DCAT to film Snowdown parade, show

For the first time, Durango Community Access Television will broadcast the Snowdown Light Parade live on Bresnan Cable Channel 22.The broadcast will begin about 5:45 p.m. Jan. 30, before the...

DATE: Jan. 23, 2009 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

'All that glisters'

Making art out of a bathroom scale: That's a project artists seldom undertake. But that is exactly what is desired for a show at the Durango Public Library.The local committee for National Eating...

DATE: Jan. 20, 2009 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Oregon artist makes book from Blotter items

We have long known that the daily blotter compiled by the Durango Police Department and excerpted in The Durango Herald is a work of art. It's the people's poetry.When we send the Blotter to our...

DATE: Jan. 16, 2009 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Spoken word series to start at new library

The Durango Public Library's is initiating a spoken-word series this month. The first production will be a free, readers' theater version of the late Welsh poet Dylan Thomas' one-act play "Under...

DATE: Jan. 16, 2009 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Canines are the stars in 'Hotel for Dogs'

"Hotel for Dogs" is a sweet, innocent family movie about stray dogs that seem as well-trained as Olympic champions. Friday, the Jack Russell terrier who's the leader of the pack, does more acting...

DATE: Jan. 16, 2009 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

'Bride Wars': No depth, no personality, no quirks

By Roger EbertIs there anyone old enough to care about weddings and naive enough to believe "Bride Wars"? Here is a sitcom about consumerism, centering on two bubble-brained women and their vacuous...

DATE: Jan. 16, 2009 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

TV makers seek depth, adding a third dimension

LAS VEGAS - This year, superficial was out at the nation's largest electronics gala. Every exhibitor at the International Consumer Electronics Show, it seemed, wanted to show some depth. Depth as...

DATE: Jan. 16, 2009 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

2009 Snowdown Follies tickets to go on sale Saturday

Herald Staff ReportThe annual scramble to lay hands on scarce tickets for the Snowdown Follies "Snowdown in Da Nile!" starts Saturday.About 580 tickets will be sold Saturday at the Elks Lodge in a...

DATE: Jan. 16, 2009 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Something in the air

If plein-air is the sort of thing you like, the Four Corners Commission Show is the sort of thing you'll like.The juror of the annual show at the Durango Arts Center, Veryl Goodnight, is a...

DATE: Jan. 13, 2009 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Charlie Daniels to rock in town

The star of the first of Durango's three giant concerts, either outdoors or in Fort Lewis College's Whalen Gymnasium, this year will be the veteran musician Charlie Daniels, who won a Grammy for...

DATE: Jan. 13, 2009 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

'King of Newgrass' Sam Bush to hold court at concert hall

It's been almost six years since the King of Newgrass has played Durango, but bluegrass fans will have to wait little more than a week to see Sam Bush take the stage at the Community Concert...

DATE: Jan. 9, 2009 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Regrets, commands, Rule of Love

When considering this film, you won't have to sigh to yourself, "Oh, another of those Kabbalistic, lesbian, coming-of-age romps."Avi Nesher, the film's director and writer, with Hadar Galron, takes...

DATE: Jan. 9, 2009 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

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