Steelman takes Wild Shots downtown

If you love horses, Colorado, wildlife and nature, you probably are familiar with the work of photographer Claude Steelman.You also might know the Durango resident from his work at Open Shutter...

DATE: Jan. 20, 2011 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Follies tickets go on sale Saturday

To get an idea of what it’s like to buy Snowdown Follies tickets, envision the hellish melding of 1990s Russian breadlines and the running of the bulls in Pamplona, Spain. It’s not for the faint of...

DATE: Jan. 17, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

‘Potter,’ ‘Pirates,’ ‘Twilight’ lead big film year

LOS ANGELES – A momentous finale lies ahead for Hollywood this year. “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2” is the biggest screen farewell since the final “Star Wars” movie, closing out a...

DATE: Jan. 17, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Arts Briefs

Art Ranch to host Saloon Salon The Colorado Art Ranch will present a Saloon Salon from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Irish Embassy Pub, 900 Main Ave. This is a fun and relaxed gathering of...

DATE: Jan. 17, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Home grown talent

It was hard to tell the stars from the spectators Friday night at the Open Shutter Gallery. That’s because for this show each year, they’re often one and the same.The Open Shutter’s community show...

DATE: Jan. 17, 2011 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Italian researcher: symbols found in ‘Mona Lisa’

ROME – Forget her smile. An Italian researcher says the key to solving the enigmas of “Mona Lisa” lies in her eyes.Silvano Vinceti claims he has found the letter “S” in the woman’s left eye, the...

DATE: Jan. 13, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Book preserves Havasupai history

The Sacred Oral Tradition of the Havasupai: As Retold By Elders and Headmen Manakaja and Sinyella 1918–1921 had an interesting history before it reached publication. As renowned anthropologist...

DATE: Jan. 13, 2011 | CATEGORY: Books

Arts Briefs

& welcomes new artists Local artists Tess Corrinne Jordan and Shay Lopez recently joined Studio &, the arts collaborative at 1027 Main Ave. Lopez has lived in Durango for seven years and works in...

DATE: Jan. 13, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

A Colorado original

Paul Folwell remembers two Frederic Remington prints at his grandparents’ home provoking his early interest in art; that, plus the great illustrators of the day. A native Coloradan, Folwell’s...

DATE: Jan. 13, 2011 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Make ’em laugh, but make it quick

Ten minutes may not sound like a lot of time to tell a story – especially on a theatrical stage – but prepare to be surprised.The Durango Arts Center, following a popular trend nationwide, will...

DATE: Jan. 10, 2011 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Poetry in motion

It’s hip to be square. Or so the San Juan Square Dancers Club members believe so. They dance every Friday night at the Durango/La Plata Senior Center and are looking to grow their numbers.When a...

DATE: Jan. 10, 2011 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Arts Briefs

Arts Center to offer collage class The Durango Arts Center will offer a collage class for adults and teens for six weeks beginning Wednesday and continuing through Feb. 16. Taught by Joan Russell,...

DATE: Jan. 10, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

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