Durango Arts Center to stage play festival

Durango Arts Center will hold its eighth annual 10-Minute Play Festival at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 12, Oct. 13 and at 2 p.m. Oct. 14 in the theater at DAC, 802 East Second Ave. The festival features the...

DATE: Oct. 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Metropolitan Opera presents encore performance of ‘Aida’

The Metropolitan Opera presents an encore performance of Verdi’s “Aida” live in HD at 10:55 a.m. Saturday in the Vallecito room of Fort Lewis College’s Student Union, 1000 Rim Drive. Tickets are...

DATE: Oct. 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

FLC Art Gallery hosts Peter Precourt

The Fort Lewis College Art & Design Gallery will host a presentation with artist Peter Precourt from 2 to 3 p.m. and an opening ceremony from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Monday at the Art & Design Gallery,...

DATE: Oct. 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

‘Peggy Sue,’ immortalized by Buddy Holly, dies at 78

Peggy Sue Gerron was 17 years old, a senior at a Catholic girls school, when the world heard her name radiate through the airwaves over and over on its way to rock ’n’ roll immortality. And she was...

DATE: Oct. 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: Music

Beatles recording engineer Geoff Emerick dies at 72

LONDON – Geoff Emerick, who worked as recording engineer for the Beatles for many years and played an important role in the creation of “Revolver,” “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band” and other...

DATE: Oct. 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: Music

Movies playing in Durango Oct. 5-11

Animas City Theatre (128 E. College Drive, 799-2281, www.animascitytheatre.com ) NTLive: Julie (1 p.m. Sunday only) . Wild and newly single, Julie throws a late-night party. In the kitchen, Jean...

DATE: Oct. 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Oprah Winfrey reality show filmed in Dolores

Television crews for the Oprah Winfrey Network visited Dolores last month to shoot a reality show about a local man engaged to pop singer Michelle Williams. “Chad Loves Michelle” features Dolores...

DATE: Oct. 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Marty Balin, founder of Jefferson Airplane, dies at 76

NEW YORK – Marty Balin, a patron of the 1960s “San Francisco Sound” both as founder and lead singer of the Jefferson Airplane and co-owner of the club where the Airplane and other Bay Area bands...

DATE: Sept. 28, 2018 | CATEGORY: Music

Changes coming to local music hub

Changes are coming to the Balcony Bar and Grill, the indoor/outdoor watering hole known for live music. Owner Jeff Wall said they are downsizing the Backstage, the indoor portion of the bar, to...

DATE: Sept. 28, 2018 | CATEGORY: Music

Film fest looking for your votes

It’s not often the average movie-goer gets to have a hand in selecting a film that may end up an Oscar nominee. Next weekend, the chance is ours. For three days and in three locations – Durango,...

DATE: Sept. 28, 2018 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

‘Night School’ funny, heartfelt

There’s a genuine desire for self-improvement at the heart of the adult education comedy “Night School.” Yet, much as he did with “Girls Trip,” director Malcolm D. Lee tempers sensitive character...

DATE: Sept. 28, 2018 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

‘Space speaks’: Merely Players to perform at Old Fort Lewis

“When we saw the library at the Old Historic Fort site, we knew it would be perfect for our production of ‘Sense and Sensibility,’” said Mona Wood-Patterson. “Space speaks. There’s a high ceiling...

DATE: Sept. 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

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