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Local dancers to join Santa Barbara Ballet on stage

More than 80 local dancers will join the professionals of the State Street Ballet of Santa Barbara to present the magical holiday ballet “The Nutcracker” at the Community Concert Hall at Fort Lewis...

DATE: Nov. 30, 2018 | UPDATED: 6 days 19 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Raven Narrative producers offer tips for telling an effective tale

There are natural raconteurs born with the gift of gab, and then there are the tongue-tied; the play-by-players who overshare every tedious detail in real time; and the repeat offenders who say the...

DATE: Nov. 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Cortez library, Sunflower Theatre host free showings of ‘Prince Caspian’

Cortez Public Library will present “Prince Caspian, Return to Narnia” at 1 and 3 p.m. Dec. 1. at the Sunflower Theatre. Seating is limited for both shows, and viewers may reserve a free ticket at...

DATE: Nov. 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

LGBTQ community aims to challenge social norms through storytelling at Durango Arts Center

Founder of Let It Out Productions performance company, Kristi Dean, was in a relationship training workshop where the instructor asked the class to separate into masculine and feminine groups. A...

DATE: Nov. 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

The MET Live to screen encore performance of ‘Samson et Dalila’

Heads up. The MET Live in HD will present an encore performance of Camille Saint-Saëns’ “Samson et Dalila” on Saturday at Fort Lewis College. “Encore” means a filmed version of a live performance...

DATE: Nov. 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Bayfield High School theater tackles the Bard

Theater students at Bayfield High School will wrap up their run of “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” tonight. Director Sarah Ripley said about 25 students have been working since September to bring the...

DATE: Nov. 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

20MOONs dance company program explores truth

Contemporary dance theater company 20MOONS has multiple performances throughout the year, but co-artistic director Jessica Perino said the Nov. 16–18 event “What is True?” is different than what...

DATE: Nov. 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Met goes to the movies with ‘Marnie’

Packed into the new opera “Marnie,” Freud, Jung, the #MeToo Movement and the conventions of psychological thrillers are all traveling companions. Co-commissioned by the Metropolitan and English...

DATE: Nov. 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Why local production of ‘Rocky Horror’ never gets old

The “Rocky Horror Picture Show” cult classic hasn’t gotten tired on screen or on stage after more than 40 years. Not even for Jenny Fitts-Reynolds, who has been the director of the Strater...

DATE: Oct. 28, 2018 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Puccini mines U.S. Gold Rush in latest Met Live in HD

Giacomo Puccini’s “La Fanciulla del West” (“The Girl of the Golden West”) is a spaghetti opera filled with more clichés than a horse has flies. Based on a popular melodrama by American playwright...

DATE: Oct. 25, 2018 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

What a way to make a living: Durango High School Troupe 1096 to stage ‘9 to 5’

Durango High School Troupe 1096 will be staging a battle of the sexes royale with its fall musical “9 to 5” starting next week, and it’s not a show you want to miss. Based on the 1980 hit movie...

DATE: Oct. 25, 2018 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Changes announced for MET Live in HD shows

On Oct. 13, the MET Live in HD officially began at Fort Lewis College. It was a so-called “encore” performance, not the originally scheduled live stream on Oct. 6, as schedule by the Met itself....

DATE: Oct. 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

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