Arts & Entertainment

Durango Bach Festival is back at St. Mark’s

The way he’s made a reality of the dream that was the Durango Bach Festival, C. Scott Hagler is every bit the artistic powerhouse as old J.S. himself.As Minister of Music and Arts at St. Mark’s...

DATE: March 15, 2012 | CATEGORY: Music

The world stops at our doorstep

It’s never been easy to get to Durango – even Will Rogers said so, after all – but for some the road is longer than others.Celtic superstars SOLAS learned that lesson firsthand in October when an...

DATE: March 12, 2012 | CATEGORY: Music

Hands-on learning, hands-free listening

Three years ago, Jacob Brooks watched as his wife, Annie, played guitar at an impromptu gathering in an Irish youth hostel. Little did he know that the experience would lead to the creation of an...

DATE: March 8, 2012 | CATEGORY: Music

Otero, French horn to star in recital series’ 3rd show

The third concert in the 2011-12 Recital Series at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship will feature Erica Otero, a French horn player, in a program of works from the 19th and 20th centuries. She...

DATE: March 1, 2012 | CATEGORY: Music

O’Brien feels at home in Colo.

Tim O’Brien has laid down a lot of musical roots all over the world, and some of the earliest were planted in Colorado.The West Virginia-born musician set his sights on Boulder in the ’70s and soon...

DATE: Feb. 27, 2012 | CATEGORY: Music

Broadway show finally makes its way to Durango

Weather permitting, when Neil Berg brings his popular “100 Years of Broadway” show to town Monday night, Rachel Saul Pollack will cash in a 3-year-old rain check.Berg’s traveling revue is like...

DATE: Feb. 23, 2012 | CATEGORY: Music

‘Russian Gems’ to cap choral concerts

Four local choirs will strive to join Heaven and Earth together this weekend. In song, anyway. The Durango Choral Society will play ringmaster for a vocal extravaganza that also includes...

DATE: Feb. 23, 2012 | CATEGORY: Music

Sans takes baton for Symphony’s ‘Laughter’

It’s hard to imagine the San Juan Symphony without Arthur Post leading the way from the conductor’s podium, but the musicians will have to get by without their maestro this weekend.For Sunday’s...

DATE: Feb. 16, 2012 | CATEGORY: Music

Irish pub crowds go Underground

The “build it and they will come” line might not work for everyone in today’s economic world, but for the owners of the Irish Embassy Pub, it’s the gospel truth.Opened in 2008 as a traditional...

DATE: Feb. 16, 2012 | CATEGORY: Music

Bibb, Davis keep the blues fresh

It will be about two years exactly on Thursday since Eric Bibb performed at the Community Concert Hall at Fort Lewis College.On that night in 2010, Bibb was on his “Booker’s Guitar” tour, paying...

DATE: Feb. 6, 2012 | CATEGORY: Music

The songs remain the same

DATE: Jan. 23, 2012 | CATEGORY: Music

Yoakam brings his iconic country twang to Ignacio

The inimitable Dwight Yoakam snuck into Ignacio on Saturday night, kept 1,350 disciples waiting and eventually jeering, foot-stomping and catcalling for 50 minutes at the sold-out Sky Ute Casino...

DATE: Jan. 23, 2012 | CATEGORY: Music

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