Program looks to blend music with artwork

The demise of this year's summer art festival on Second Avenue had Denise Leslie, Communication Manager for Music in the Mountains, thinking about how to bring art to their Durango Mountain Resort...

DATE: June 23, 2009 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Winking at the American musical

Jeepers. The gods of musical comedy have smiled on the Henry Strater Theatre."Dames at Sea," a spoof of American feel-good musicals, opened last weekend for a summerlong run. Sparkling and silly,...

DATE: June 23, 2009 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Filmmaker aims to raise awareness with 'The Tijuana Project'

The giant waste depositories outside of Tijuana, Baja California, may be a bit south of Southern California's movie-production studios, nevertheless, they are the backdrop for acclaimed local...

DATE: June 19, 2009 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Street festival offers a day of music, more

The "Who's Your Daddy?" festival is an event that celebrates Father's Day, in addition to raising funds for the forthcoming Durango Discovery Museum. It's also turning into a great street party...

DATE: June 19, 2009 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Artist English refuses passivity in face of Madison Ave. pressure

He's one of the most sought-after artists working today, but when Ron English got his start in the 1980s, few outside of the NYPD knew the man's name. But thousands, maybe millions, saw his work...

DATE: June 19, 2009 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Art briefs

Library to present Spanish story time The Durango Public Library will hold Spanish story time at 10:30 a.m. Saturday in the Storytime Room of the library.Teresa Castanon Fry and Micah Fry will read...

DATE: June 19, 2009 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

City Hall serenade

DATE: June 19, 2009 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Troupe brings mystery to DAC

Durango's homegrown murderers are at it again, and it's up to you to nab them.Sinister Shadows, the original murder mystery troupe, will bring its latest creation, "The Counterfeit Murders," to the...

DATE: June 19, 2009 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Red House Gallery shows work of 2 locals

Right, wrong or otherwise, the fate of most artists depends on having access to show their work to the public - a classic case of "not what you know, but who you know." For up-and-comers Dakotah...

DATE: June 19, 2009 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Community & Government Access TV for June 17-23

DCAT Channel 22 School District 9-R Board Meeting. Sunday and Monday at noon, Friday at 7p.m. and Tuesday at 5:30 p.m.Durango Independent Film Festival: Awards ceremony. Thursday, Saturday and...

DATE: June 16, 2009 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

High C's on the high seas

When Rachel Taulbee still was a student at Farmington High School, her choir director, Gary Walker, said something that would set the imagination of any young chanteuse afire, let alone one in...

DATE: June 16, 2009 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Art briefs

DCAT conducting membership drive Durango Community Access Television is holding its annual membership drive through June 23.During the drive, members have access to all DCAT facilities, including...

DATE: June 16, 2009 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

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