Arts & Entertainment

Siegfried is Siegfried in Met’s latest

Last week, when the big American tenor Gary Lehman called in sick, the Metropolitan Opera didn’t panic. The company had another big-voice in the wings.Enter Jay Hunter Morris, understudy. Son of...

DATE: Nov. 3, 2011 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Tarot comes to life at Mancos Opera House

If Miss Cleo prophesying your fate in a fake Jamaican accent isn’t your idea of a good fortune, “The Living Tarot Oracle” might have the answer (and perhaps a few more.) Last year’s interactive...

DATE: Nov. 3, 2011 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Mozart’s masterpiece ‘Don Giovanni’ turns 224

What delicious irony that The Met: Live in HD performance of “Don Giovanni” will be held Saturday. The premiere in Prague, with Mozart conducting, took place exactly 224 years ago on Oct. 29, 1787....

DATE: Oct. 27, 2011 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Denver’s Buell Theatre to host revival of ‘West Side Story’

The Broadway revival tour of “West Side Story” will rumble into in Denver for a holiday run at the Buell Theatre. Performances will be held Dec. 13 through Jan. 1.The new Broadway production began...

DATE: Oct. 20, 2011 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Seuss is loose on stage

DATE: Oct. 20, 2011 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Chinese Acrobats to swing through Durango

As far as fall traditions go in the Four Corners, the Golden Dragon Acrobats aren’t too far behind Halloween and Thanksgiving.Year after year, crowds keep coming back to the Community Concert Hall...

DATE: Oct. 17, 2011 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Mad about you

Opera in a nutshell: Women go mad and men gain power. With one tiny adjustment, that holds true for Gaetano Donizetti’s “Anna Bolena,” the opening opera in The Met: Live in HD 2011-2012 season....

DATE: Oct. 13, 2011 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Complexity by committee

At the beginning of “We Are the Source,” three white-clad dancers lie sleeping on a stage surrounded by a white fence that ripples around the entire auditorium. It’s a stunning image. Credit...

DATE: Oct. 6, 2011 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

A trip to the underworld

A fresh but uneven production of “Eurydice” opened last weekend at Durango High School. For her directorial debut, Mollie Mook-Fiddler has chosen a powerful contemporary interpretation of an...

DATE: Oct. 3, 2011 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Storyteller to portray female frontier legend

A modern-day actress will breathe life into a long-forgotten pioneer Saturday in honor of National Hunting and Fishing Day. Denver Chautauqua artist and storyteller will play the part of Martha...

DATE: Sept. 22, 2011 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Love Durango? YouTube? Win cash!

YouTube is full of videos, amateur and pro, but whatever the filmmaker’s status one fact remains. Good or bad, only YouTube gets paid. Not so for those fortunate enough to be selected for the...

DATE: Sept. 19, 2011 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Quick dramas for those on the go

“That boy could charm a dog off a meat truck,” Barbara says as she recalls her son’s elusive charm. In the play “Ronnie’s Charger,” mother Barbara quotes a tough non-commissioned officer. And she...

DATE: Sept. 12, 2011 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

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