Arts & Entertainment

Why it’s surprising Justin Bieber confirmed his engagement to Hailey Baldwin

Justin Bieber confirmed his engagement to Hailey Baldwin in a lengthy and candid Instagram post Monday night. “You are the love of my life ... and I wouldn’t want to spend it with anybody else,”...

DATE: July 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: Music

Virginia indie-folk group taking stage Saturday in Bayfield

With a mother who taught violin lessons and a dad who played classic rock guitar, “we had these two worlds collide, and somehow we all landed in the middle with the folk music,” Jenni Hunt said...

DATE: July 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: Music

It’s fantasy and tragic realism at Santa Fe Opera

When baritone Kevin Burdette strolls on stage in Santa Fe Opera’s dazzling new production of “Candide,” he enters as the famous 18th-century writer Voltaire. Dressed in period costume – wig,...

DATE: July 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: Music

Music in the Mountains reinvents itself

Music in the Mountains, Durango’s signature summer festival, has a different shape and contour in 2018. On Saturday, MiTM will launch its 32nd season with an array of classical and world music...

DATE: July 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: Music

Music in the Mountains will play on as scheduled

Plan A is on. Plan B is in the wings. When Purgatory Resort closed down as a result of the 416 Fire, Music in the Mountains seemed in jeopardy. After the June 1 fire persisted, organizers of our...

DATE: July 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: Music

Santa Fe Opera offers ‘best of all possible worlds’

This summer, the Santa Fe Opera will join the 2018 Leonard Bernstein Centennial in a big way. On Friday, SFO will open its 62nd season with a full production of “Candide,” Bernstein’s Broadway...

DATE: June 29, 2018 | CATEGORY: Music

Joseph Jackson, pop-music patriarch who guided his children to stardom, dies at 89

Joseph Jackson, a steelworker from Gary, Indiana, who forged a musical dynasty by launching the careers of the Jackson 5, his son Michael Jackson and daughter Janet Jackson, but whose legacy was...

DATE: June 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: Music

‘Notorious RBG’ now has a CD

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has often said, in interviews, that she would have loved to have been an opera singer. She has certainly become a fixture at many opera houses around the country: She is...

DATE: June 25, 2018 | CATEGORY: Music

Barbershop Harmony Society to integrate women after 80 years

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – After 80 years of being a male-only organization, the Barbershop Harmony Society has announced that women will be allowed to join the a capella singing organization. The...

DATE: June 23, 2018 | CATEGORY: Music

Vinnie Paul, co-founder, drummer of Pantera, dies at 54

Vinnie Paul, co-founder and drummer of metal band Pantera, has died at 54. Pantera’s official Facebook page posted a statement early Saturday announcing his death. Paul’s representative confirmed...

DATE: June 23, 2018 | CATEGORY: Music

StillHouse Junkies write song for fire-relief effort

In tough times, it may be hard to know how to help. In the case of Durango band StillHouse Junkies, they decided to help 416 Fire relief efforts by doing what they do best: writing and recording a...

DATE: June 22, 2018 | CATEGORY: Music

New Stonefish-Lizard stage to host New Orleans singer on Saturday in Cortez

Loungin’ Lizard and Stonefish Sushi and More in Cortez will host the first concert on a new outdoor stage Saturday, featuring New Orleans R&B singer Heidijo . After several months of construction...

DATE: June 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: Music