Party to mark Abbey's legacy

It's been 20 years since the region's most passionate outdoor writer, Edward Abbey, died at the age of 62 on March 14, 1989.Through his novels, essays, letters and speeches, Abbey kept insisting...

DATE: Feb. 27, 2009 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Iron horse

DATE: Feb. 24, 2009 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Queen tribute band coming to Durango

There are cover bands and then there are "tribute" cover bands. The former is just a band that will rip through other bands' material; maybe they'll put their own spin on the music, maybe they...

DATE: Feb. 24, 2009 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Bryant Liggett promoted to top job at KDUR

The succession to the top job at Fort Lewis College's FM radio station KDUR is flowing along from one veteran to another.Nancy Stouffer is leaving to do what she will while the station's longtime...

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

There's no keeping a good murdering freak down

"Friday the 13th" is about the best "Friday the 13th" movie you could hope for. Its technical credits are excellent. It has a lot of scary and gruesome killings. Not a whole lot of acting is...

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

Sirius pulled from brink

NEW YORK - Facing a likely bankruptcy, Sirius XM Radio Inc. found a savior in Liberty Media Corp., which will lend $530 million to the satellite radio provider and block a bid for control that had...

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

the Carnegie and the choral

A seasonal highlight in choral music is speeding toward Durango with a concert by 175 singers, tonight and another by 116 performers next weekend.Both will be conducted, wholly or in part by...

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

Hall-of-famer Stills to play at Fort Lewis

Who was the only artist ever to be inducted twice in the same night into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame? You can no doubt guess from the picture on the page that it's singer-songwriter/guitarist...

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

Conductor to play solo in concerto written about him

Guillermo Figueroa, music director of Music in the Mountains, will play a violin solo in Harold Farberman's "Double Concerto for Violin and Percussion" with the New Mexico Symphony Orchestra.The...

DATE: Feb. 17, 2009 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Artists, gallery to auction pieces for cancer fund

Thirty five artists who show their work at Sorrel Sky Gallery will contribute their paintings, sculpture and jewelry to benefit the Mercy Breast Care Center at Mercy Regional Medical Center.The...

DATE: Feb. 17, 2009 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Abstract beauty

It's tough to recommend paying $85 for a book anytime, but there's no escaping the conclusion that paying such a sum for Mary Voelz Chandler and Michael Paglia's Colorado Abstract Paintings and...

DATE: Feb. 17, 2009 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

City awards grant for art at police substation

Durango sculptor Preston Parrott's 12-foot-high steel abstract has been chosen for a $15,000 grant from the city of Durango. It will be erected this summer at the police substation in Three...

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

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