Floyd’s death hastens shift in police portrayals

NEW YORK – Gary Phillips, a prize-winning crime novelist from Los Angeles, grew up on TV shows that showed a world nothing like the one he lived in. “I watched them all, ‘Dragnet,’ ‘Adam 12,’ ‘The...

DATE: June 16, 2020 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Warner Bros to hold massive virtual event for DC Comics fans

LOS ANGELES – Comic-Con may be canceled this year, but Warner Bros. will convene a 24-hour virtual gathering of the biggest names in the DC Comics universe. The studio announced Tuesday that DC...

DATE: June 16, 2020 | CATEGORY: Film, TV and Streaming

Art vending machines heading to Mancos

Fritos bags and Coca-Cola bottles are normal vending machine sights, ready to be dispensed at the touch of a button. But artwork? Two art vending machines are headed to Mancos, to be stationed by...

DATE: June 16, 2020 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

ABC names Matt James as its first black ‘Bachelor’

NEW YORK – ABC has named Matt James, its first black “Bachelor” to lead the network’s long-running dating competition show. The casting was announced Friday on “Good Morning America.” James, a...

DATE: June 12, 2020 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Country group Lady Antebellum changes its name to Lady A

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Grammy-winning country group Lady Antebellum is changing its name to Lady A, with members saying they are regretful and embarrassed for not taking into consideration the word’s...

DATE: June 11, 2020 | CATEGORY: Music

Artist Karyn Gabaldon emerges from lockdown with new show

A global pandemic was not how artist Karyn Gabaldon envisioned celebrating a milestone in the art business in Durango. “This is my 40th anniversary, and I was planning on having a big 40th...

DATE: June 11, 2020 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Shows between June 18 and July 30 will be held virtually to adhere to current requirements

The free summer “Concerts @ The Park” series will be livestreamed at 5:30 p.m. June 18 and 25, and July 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30. To view the shows, visit www.durangoconcerts.com and log in for a live...

DATE: June 10, 2020 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Durango Cowboy Poetry Gathering barn dance canceled

Durango Cowboy Poetry Gathering has announced the cancellation of the annual Barn Dance and Picnic Fundraiser because of the current public health order that prohibits gatherings of more than 10...

DATE: June 10, 2020 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

HBO Max removes ‘Gone With the Wind,’ will add context

NEW YORK – HBO Max has temporarily removed “Gone With the Wind” from its streaming library in order to add historical context to the 1939 film long criticized for romanticizing slavery and the...

DATE: June 10, 2020 | CATEGORY: Film, TV and Streaming

Four ‘Vanderpump’ regulars ousted over slurs, racial profiling

NEW YORK – Four cast members are not returning for another season of Bravo’s “Vanderpump Rules” – two over their racist social media posts, and the others after they racially profiled a coworker....

DATE: June 9, 2020 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Studio & reopens its doors

Studio & Gallery has reopened after being closed like just about everything else the past few months because of the COVID-19 pandemic. “After being closed for nearly three months we are so happy to...

DATE: June 9, 2020 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

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Editor’s note: It’s awesome to see events making their way back into the weekly A&E calendar after these crazy few months. If you have an event – including livestreams – please submit them to...

DATE: June 9, 2020 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

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