Cannes appoints Spike Lee to lead

PARIS – American director Spike Lee will lead the jury of this year’s Cannes Film Festival, the first black person to hold the post in the event’s 73-year history. Festival organizers hope Lee will...

DATE: Jan. 14, 2020 | CATEGORY: Film, TV and Streaming

Arts Calendar

Wednesday, Jan. 15 Kindergarten Readiness Play & Learn Group, 10:30 a.m., Durango Public Library, 1900 East Third Ave. Teen Time, 4 p.m., Durango Public Library, 1900 East Third Ave. Knit...

DATE: Jan. 14, 2020 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Review: How Andy Warhol painted the West

In 1986, the year before he died, Andy Warhol produced “Cowboys and Indians,” a portfolio of prints commemorating the American West. Featuring almost psychedelic silkscreens of Theodore Roosevelt,...

DATE: Jan. 13, 2020 | CATEGORY: Books

Review: Kristen Stewart can’t save ‘Underwater’ from sinking

Welcome to January, which, in terms of quality movies, is the worst, the lowest, the abyss. Actually, that’s pretty accurate when it comes to the latest, straight-to-January release “Underwater,”...

DATE: Jan. 12, 2020 | CATEGORY: Film, TV and Streaming

Bye, Ricky Gervais: Poehler, Fey to host 2021 Golden Globes

PASADENA, Calif. – Tina Fey and Amy Poehler will share host duties for the Golden Globes ceremony in 2021. Poehler herself shared the announcement at a TV critics meeting Saturday, just a week...

DATE: Jan. 11, 2020 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Neil Peart, drummer for influential rockers Rush, dead at 67

SANTA MONICA, California – Neil Peart, the renowned drummer and lyricist from the influential band Rush, has died. He was 67. His representative, Elliot Mintz, said in a statement Friday that Peart...

DATE: Jan. 10, 2020 | CATEGORY: Music

Ignacio theater students staging performance, fundraiser

Head out for dinner and show next week when Ignacio High School theater students stage their production of “The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe.” The spaghetti dinner will be a fundraiser for the...

DATE: Jan. 10, 2020 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Trebek: ‘Jeopardy!’ retirement isn’t imminent despite cancer

PASADENA, Calif. – The brief farewell that Alex Trebek says will close his final “Jeopardy!” episode isn’t on the horizon. “I don’t foresee that 30-second moment coming up in the near future,”...

DATE: Jan. 9, 2020 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Frustration with lack of diversity grows at Romance Writers

NEW YORK – Turmoil continued Thursday at the Romance Writers of America as it faced another high-level departure and several publishers announced they would not participate in this summer’s annual...

DATE: Jan. 9, 2020 | CATEGORY: Books

Durango High School fashion students to send designs down runway

Durango will get a little more fashionable when Durango High School fashion students send models down the runway Wednesday night during their Fall/Winter Yin Yang Fashion Show. Kyle Houle, a senior...

DATE: Jan. 9, 2020 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Justin Bieber says he’s battling Lyme disease

NEW YORK – Justin Bieber says he has been battling Lyme disease. In an Instagram post Wednesday, the pop star wrote that “it’s been a rough couple years but (I’m) getting the right treatment that...

DATE: Jan. 8, 2020 | CATEGORY: Music

Recital series continues with ‘Windswept’

“Windswept,” a diverse program of music for woodwind trio, will be held at 7 p.m. today at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 910 East Third Ave. Part of the St. Mark’s Recital Series, the program will...

DATE: Jan. 8, 2020 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

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