Arts & Entertainment

New duo to play for Humane Society

The dogs, cats and other animals at the La Plata County Humane Society have an ally in the new music duo Wells & van Tyn. The duo – made up of CV Wells on guitar and vocals and Jeroen van Tyn on...

DATE: Sept. 14, 2018 | UPDATED: 4 days 17 hours ago | CATEGORY: Music

San Juan Symphony presents family concerts with ‘Peter and the Wolf’

“‘Peter and the Wolf’ is the perfect music to introduce classical music to the next generation,” said Thomas Heuser. Heuser is music director of the San Juan Symphony, our regional orchestra, and...

DATE: Sept. 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: Music

Cardi B escorted out of fashion party after lunging at Minaj

NEW YORK – Nicki Minaj and Cardi B were involved in an altercation Friday night that got physical at a New York Fashion Week party and left Cardi B with a mark on her head. A person who witnessed...

DATE: Sept. 8, 2018 | CATEGORY: Music

Mac Miller, who collaborated with rap royalty, dies at 26

LOS ANGELES – Mac Miller, the platinum hip-hop star whose rhymes vacillated from party raps to lyrics about depression and drug use, and earned kudos from the likes of Jay-Z and Chance the Rapper,...

DATE: Sept. 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Music

FLC launches recital program with chamber music

At 3 p.m. Sunday in Roshong Recital Hall at Fort Lewis College, a program of chamber music will be performed by three faculty members plus one. Titled “Piano Quartets of the Masters: Mozart, Mahler...

DATE: Sept. 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: Music

REZ-olution X is going to rock Ignacio

The Sky Ute Fairgrounds is going to rock Saturday. For the 10th year, REZ-olution X, the Southern Ute Tribal Fair Youth Concert, will feature an afternoon of rock and metal bands, most from the...

DATE: Sept. 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: Music

Dolly Parton to be honored at 2019 MusiCares

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Entertainer, actress, singer and songwriter Dolly Parton will be honored at the 2019 MusiCares Person of the Year tribute event next year. The Recording Academy announced Tuesday...

DATE: Sept. 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: Music

DHS graduate plays at Sydney Opera House

A 2018 Durango High School graduate spent the better part of July in Australia visiting family and friends, and oh, playing violin in the 2018 High School Honors Orchestra Performance Series at the...

DATE: Aug. 30, 2018 | CATEGORY: Music

‘Michael Jackson’s Thriller 3D’ to be remastered for IMAX

LOS ANGELES – Michael Jackson’s estate and IMAX are partnering to digitally remaster “Michael Jackson’s Thriller 3D” into IMAX 3D. The partnership was announced Wednesday, which would have been the...

DATE: Aug. 29, 2018 | CATEGORY: Music

San Juan String Band to perform at Cortez Public Library

The Journal The San Juan String Band is scheduled to perform from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Cortez Public Library. The band will help the library launch its Wednesday Activities Club....

DATE: Aug. 29, 2018 | CATEGORY: Music

Fans mourn Aretha Franklin at gospel-infused public viewing

DETROIT – The regal presence Aretha Franklin exuded in life was captured at her viewing on Tuesday, with the late Queen of Soul in a gold-plated casket dressed completely in red, including...

DATE: Aug. 28, 2018 | CATEGORY: Music

Local musicians committed to the cause

Anthony McCargar’s coltish black kitten Beelzebub (“Bub”) is far less vicious than his name suggests. The whiskered guard stands in the doorway that leads to McCargar’s underground heavy metal...

DATE: Aug. 24, 2018 | CATEGORY: Music