Netflix’s ‘Maniac’ is an engaging, retro-futuristic romp through the subconscious

“Maniac,” Netflix’s retro-futuristic rumination on subconscious love, comes from creator Patrick Somerville (a novelist whose TV writing includes episodes of “The Leftovers”) and director Cary Joji...

DATE: Sept. 22, 2018 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

This horror movie for kids mixes high-tech special effects and old-school storytelling

Spookiness rattles the screen just enough to give kids a shiver – and more than a few laughs – in “The House with a Clock in Its Walls.” Because it takes place in 1955, neither laptop nor cellphone...

DATE: Sept. 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Quadrivium launches opera season in recital format

The program for “A Night at the Opera” is so full, it brims with operatic snapshots from Handel to Stravinsky. Solos, duets, trios and quartets will unfold both familiar and new works and probably...

DATE: Sept. 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: Music

Banned Books Week highlights value of free and open access

Toni Morrison, J.K. Rowling, Judy Blume, John Green. These authors are some of the most banned or challenged writers in the United States. Their stories have consistently make the list of books...

DATE: Sept. 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: Books

Catching up with author Rebecca Clarren

Rebecca Clarren has just published her first novel “Kickdown.” She has a strong connection to Durango and will be at Maria’s Bookshop on Thursday. How long ago and for how long did you live in...

DATE: Sept. 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: Books

Former Durangoan tackles small-town life in debut novel

Former Durangoan Rebecca Clarren has released her first novel, “Kickdown.” Her experience as a journalist here and in Paonia led to her working for High Country News. As an investigative reporter,...

DATE: Sept. 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: Books

Annual Fall Art Walk gets public through doors while keeping it interesting

There are no art museums in Durango to bring the community touring Van Goghs, large-scale surreal installations or other visual delights. Local galleries and Durango Arts Center are left to fill...

DATE: Sept. 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Arts Calendar

Friday Joe Curry & Friends Classical Quartet, 10 a.m., Cortez Public Library, 202 N. Park St., Cortez. Preschool Storytime, 10:30 a.m., Durango Public Library, 1900 East Third Ave. STEAM Lab, ...

DATE: Sept. 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Fukunaga to direct next James Bond film set for 2020 release

LONDON – American filmmaker Cary Joji Fukunaga is replacing Danny Boyle as director of the next James Bond movie, producers announced Thursday. Michael G. Wilson, Barbara Broccoli and star Daniel...

DATE: Sept. 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Friends of the Arts’ grant applications available

Durango Friends of the Arts’ 2019 grant applications are available at Karyn Gabaldon Arts Gallery, 680 Main Ave. Completed applications must be returned to the gallery no later than Oct. 15. ...

DATE: Sept. 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Style ‘N’ Stones jewelry show to be Oct. 12

The 14th annual “Style ‘N’ Stones” jewelry show will be held from noon to 6 p.m. Oct. 12 at First United Methodist Church, 2917 Aspen Drive. The show will feature jewelry designers Nancy Conrad,...

DATE: Sept. 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Rainbow Youth Center to host music, cocktails

The Four Corners Rainbow Youth Center will host music and cocktails in the Rochester’s Secret Garden from 2 to 4 p.m. Sept. 30 at the Rochester Hotel, 726 East Second Ave. Music will be provided by...

DATE: Sept. 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

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