20MOONS Dance Theatre interprets exhibit

20MOONS Dance Theatre is about to bring art alive with its new show, “Inside Looking Out.” Starting May 11, dancers in the ensemble will bring their own stories to Durango Arts Center’s current...

DATE: May 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

‘Avengers’ gives females their due

You probably started this story to read about a certain fight scene, and we’ll get there shortly. But first, we need to talk about behinds. Yes, that kind. In the individual character posters...

DATE: May 4, 2018 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Comedians battle it out in summerlong series

Durango’s summer just got a little funnier with the addition of Next Best Comedy Showcase at the Henry Strater Theatre. Presented by Comedy Showcase Durango and DGO magazine, the shows will start...

DATE: May 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Merely Players presents grand musical quest in ‘Man of La Mancha’

When Miquel de Cervantes first conceived of a character called Don Quixote, he probably never dreamed the old man would live for centuries. Elderly, and most likely suffering from dementia,...

DATE: May 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Dolores River Brewery gets a taste of Tennessee

Two concerts are scheduled for the Dolores River Brewery next week. The Black Lillies will play on May 9. Miss Tess and the Talkbacks will perform May 12. Originally from Knoxville, Tennessee, the...

DATE: May 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: Music

Arts Calendar

Friday Mancos Public Library Book Sale, 10 a.m., Mancos Public Library, 211 E. 1st St., 533-7600. STEAM Lab, 3:30 p.m., Durango Public Library, 1900 East Third Ave., 375-3380. Jacques Grant &...

DATE: May 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Film Academy expels Bill Cosby and Roman Polanski

LOS ANGELES – The governing body of the film academy has voted to expel Bill Cosby and Roman Polanski from its membership. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences said Thursday that its...

DATE: May 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Local galleries open their doors to spring

For the past 35 years, gallery owners in Durango have been featuring their newest pieces in their twice-a-year celebration, the Gallery Walk. Artist and owner of Karyn Gabaldon Arts, Karyn...

DATE: May 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Movies playing in Durango May 4-10

Animas City Theatre (128 E. College Drive, 799-2281, www.animascitytheatre.com ) Love, Simon Everyone deserves a great love story. But for 17-year-old Simon Spier, it’s a little more complicated:...

DATE: May 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

New film festival seeks Navajo-language entries

A group of artists from the Four Corners area is seeking Navajo speakers with a knack for storytelling to submit shorts to the first annual Navajo Film Festival . Tacey Atsitty, a Navajo poet and...

DATE: May 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Iconic guitar maker Gibson seeks bankruptcy protection

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The maker of the Gibson guitar, omnipresent for decades on the American music stage, is filing for bankruptcy protection after wrestling for years with debt. A pre-negotiated...

DATE: May 1, 2018 | CATEGORY: Music

St. Mark’s Recital Series’ ‘The Birds and the B’s’ a musical aviary

If you’re following the rolling celebration of Leonard Bernstein’s 100th birthday year, consider attending the final recital in the St. Mark’s Recital Series. It will take place Friday at the...

DATE: May 1, 2018 | CATEGORY: Music