Arts & Entertainment

St. Mark’s to host academy for young string players

The future of classical music in Durango gets stronger with each passing year.Already bolstered by programs such as Music in the Mountains Goes to School, aspiring young musicians can stay...

DATE: May 26, 2011 | CATEGORY: Music

Look who’s back in town

DATE: May 23, 2011 | CATEGORY: Music

Couple make beautiful music together

Sarah Siskind couldn’t have picked a better night to make her return to Durango.The acclaimed singer-songwriter, who will perform tonight as a duo at the Henry Strater Theatre with her husband,...

DATE: May 12, 2011 | CATEGORY: Music

High Rollers a hit with the French

Sometimes you’ve got to be lucky and good.That’s how three of Durango’s High Rollers – Andy Janowsky, Jeff Johnson and Mike Canterbury – ended up in Pontivy, France, last weekend for the village’s...

DATE: May 12, 2011 | CATEGORY: Music

Festival will be Sokol-Borup’s farewell

Violinist Kasia Sokol-Borup has made a lot of music here in four years. On Aug. 15, 2007, she came to Durango to join the music faculty at Fort Lewis College. Since then, she has taught violin,...

DATE: May 9, 2011 | CATEGORY: Music

World beat legend to play in Durango

Johnny Clegg gives new meaning to the title of International Pop Star.He’s a Brit by birth, but for the last 30 years, Clegg has been the face of South African music. His appeal comes from his...

DATE: May 5, 2011 | CATEGORY: Music

Hot 8 takes break from Jazz Fest for Durango

It’s one of the busiest times of the year for New Orleans musicians, but the Hot 8 Brass Band found time to make a stop Thursday at the Community Concert Hall at Fort Lewis College.The Hot 8 Brass...

DATE: May 2, 2011 | CATEGORY: Music

Willie Nelson headlines Blues & Brews lineup

The Read Headed Stranger will bring a country flair to the 18th Annual Telluride Blues & Brews Festival, which will be held Sept. 16 to 18. Joining Willie Nelson as headliners will be The Flaming...

DATE: April 19, 2011 | CATEGORY: Music

Bayfield band hits the big stage

There’s nothing wrong with Bayfield High School’s gymnasium – really. But then again, it’s not exactly the Community Concert Hall at Fort Lewis College, either.Bayfield’s bands – concert, jazz or...

DATE: April 18, 2011 | CATEGORY: Music

Simon uses old methods for new disc

NEW YORK – It seems strange to think that one of popular music’s most successful singer-songwriters considered it a change of pace to sit in a room with an acoustic guitar to compose.But since Paul...

DATE: April 14, 2011 | CATEGORY: Music

Symphony to close silver season

Arthur Post has a knack for picking just the right music to fit a mood, and this time even Mother Nature is on his side.On Saturday and Sunday, the musical director and conductor of the San Juan...

DATE: April 14, 2011 | CATEGORY: Music

A sweet incantation to the moon

Remember “Clair de Lune”? Debussy’s impressionistic evocation of moonlight? Every piano student I’ve ever known has had to memorize it. Some tire of it, and there have been musical jokes made about...

DATE: April 11, 2011 | CATEGORY: Music

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