Arts & Entertainment

Hampstead Stage to perform Oliver Twist at Sunflower Theatre

The Journal Hampstead Stage will offer two free performances of “Oliver Twist” at 1 and 3 p.m. Dec. 7 at the Sunflower Theatre at KSJD, 8 East Main St. Doors will open at 12:30 p.m. Seating is...

DATE: Nov. 30, 2019 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

10 reasons to see Glass’ pharaoh

“A weird fever dream.” That’s how Phelim McDermott describes Philip Glass’ hypnotic opera “Akhnaten.” He should know. McDermott is the wildly imaginative English stage director who has transformed...

DATE: Nov. 22, 2019 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Pinkerton’s Art of the Deal: The MET streams Puccini’s masterpiece

At the beginning of Puccini’s masterpiece “Madama Butterfly,” Lt. Benjamin Franklin Pinkerton makes two shady deals. Everything that happens in this tragic opera hinges on his double subterfuge. ...

DATE: Nov. 8, 2019 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

FLC throws a ‘Gypsy Gala’

Fort Lewis College Theatre Department will host a special “Gypsy Gala” at 5:30 p.m. Monday at the Community Concert Hall at FLC, 1000 Rim Drive. A fundraiser for the theater department, the evening...

DATE: Nov. 7, 2019 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Durango, there’s been a Comic Uprising

Durango just keeps getting funnier. Comic Uprising is a new troupe for local comedians who want to hone their comedic craft. Jill Carlson, creator of the Four Corners Comedy Festival, formed the...

DATE: Nov. 7, 2019 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

November is theater month in Durango

Durango may not be the biggest town in the world – We don’t have skyscrapers, a Target or even an escalator. But what we seemingly lack, we make up for in a vibrant arts and entertainment scene....

DATE: Oct. 31, 2019 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

‘Forever Tango’ show canceled at Concert Hall

Luis Bravo’s “Forever Tango” show scheduled for Nov. 6 at the Community Concert Hall at Fort Lewis College has been canceled because of a medical emergency, officials at the Concert Hall said in a...

DATE: Oct. 26, 2019 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

A weekend of plays on tap for Durango Arts Center

When actors take the stage this weekend to perform during the ninth annual 10-Minute Play festival, Arizona-based playwright Mike Solomson will see two of his pieces come to life on stage....

DATE: Oct. 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

‘The Humans’: An American family on the ledge

In between family jokes, shared memories and old rituals, a sense of peril hangs over the Blake family as they celebrate Thanksgiving dinner. Stephen Karam’s play, “The Humans,” opened last...

DATE: Oct. 11, 2019 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Immersive art and theater in Mancos

Whimsy and thought-provoking art installations are coming to the Mancos Valley this weekend for the Purple Fox Conundrum. It’s an outdoor theater and art experience, taking over the Sacred Song...

DATE: Oct. 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Comedy Warriors fight adversity with humor

Joe Kashnow served in Iraq with the 4th Infantry Division from April to September 2003. He was wounded by a roadside bomb, and ultimately had to have his right leg amputated below the knee. Not...

DATE: Oct. 3, 2019 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Shane Gillis no longer joining ‘SNL’ cast after outcry over racist language

“Saturday Night Live” has parted ways with Shane Gillis, the just-hired stand-up comic whose past use of racist, homophobic and sexist language led to a firestorm last week. The comedian, who was...

DATE: Sept. 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

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