Stan Lee’s devoted fans can mourn him at Hollywood memorial

LOS ANGELES – Stan Lee’s devoted fans will have a chance to mourn him alongside his friends, family and co-creators at a memorial in Hollywood on Jan. 30, organizers announced Wednesday. Lee’s...

DATE: Jan. 9, 2019 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Movies playing in Durango Jan. 11-17

Animas City Theatre (128 E. College Drive, 799-2281, ) Bolshoi Ballet: Don Quixote (Sunday only) Cervantes’ eccentric hero Don Quixote leaves on journey full of...

DATE: Jan. 9, 2019 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Margot Robbie to play Barbie in live-action film

LOS ANGELES – Margot Robbie will bring Barbie to life in a live-action film. Mattel and Warner Bros. Pictures announced Tuesday that Robbie will star as the iconic doll in the franchise’s...

DATE: Jan. 8, 2019 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Kendall Jenner’s ‘raw,’ personal story is a paid sponsorship

On Saturday, Kris Jenner teased a forthcoming announcement from her “brave and vulnerable” daughter Kendall, who – the Kardashian matriarch said – would be sharing her “most raw story in order to...

DATE: Jan. 8, 2019 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Durango arts community says goodbye to one of its own

On Dec. 24, Durango lost a major force in the local arts community when Dennis Johnson died at age 83. Perhaps best known to most as co-owner with his wife, Anna, of Stuart’s of Durango for nearly...

DATE: Jan. 6, 2019 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

New children’s book addresses depression

A story about a friendly tortoise who likes to dress up and decorate her shell sounds like a cute children’s book, right? “The Tortoise and the Flair” is that, but it also dives into a deeper...

DATE: Jan. 6, 2019 | CATEGORY: Books

Have you seen ‘Bird Box’?

So ... “Bird Box.” If you’ve seen it, you’re aware of the multitudes that brief statement contains. If you haven’t, let us shed some light: “Bird Box” is the Netflix movie that has taken over...

DATE: Jan. 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

St. Mark’s boldly launches new year with flute quartets

Combining classical favorites with unusual new finds, the St. Mark’s Recital Series does it again. On Jan. 11, the series will continue with “Flute Quartets,” a program beginning and ending with...

DATE: Jan. 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: Music

Fox rolls out weird new competition

How weird is Fox’s new reality singing competition, “The Masked Singer”? Even before the show debuted Wednesday night, the ads were seriously strange, as they featured celebrities cloaked in...

DATE: Jan. 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Church bands help congregations connect

On a chilly, pre-Christmas Wednesday night, members of Durango Vineyard Church filed into the cafeteria of Escalante Middle School for weekly services. After a brief social time before services...

DATE: Jan. 3, 2019 | CATEGORY: Music

‘StarTalk’ season on hold amid claims against host Tyson

LOS ANGELES – The current season of Neil deGrasse Tyson’s “StarTalk” series is on hold amid sexual misconduct claims against the prominent astrophysicist. The National Geographic channel said...

DATE: Jan. 3, 2019 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Arts Calendar

Friday Disney Trivia Night, 6 p.m., Eno Wine Bar and Cocktail Lounge, 723 East Second Ave. Smiley Café Open Mic, 5:30 p.m., Smiley Café, 1309 East Third Ave. Patrick Dressen/Mark Epstein, 6...

DATE: Jan. 3, 2019 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

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