Arts & Entertainment

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

Pagosa Springs’ ‘Frog & Toad’ delights all ages

PAGOSA SPRINGS – “Frog and Toad are so silly,” Lucy said. Lucy is the precocious blonde 4-year-old sitting behind me at the Pagosa Springs Center for the Arts. We have just returned from...

DATE: Aug. 18, 2011 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Seasonal shows to get spruced up

If you’ve been too busy, too hot, too indifferent or otherwise just putting it off, this is a great week to get out and catch some local entertainment.Granted, institutions like the Bar D...

DATE: Aug. 15, 2011 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

On the move

DATE: Aug. 15, 2011 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Stage set for grad’s next act

It’s a good thing Dallas Padoven is used to being in the spotlight, because chances are it will be shining brightly in the next few years.The Durango High School graduate has a been a fixture in...

DATE: Aug. 4, 2011 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Santa Fe: Where Paris meets Rajaputana

SANTA FEKitty Scattergood is no Mimi. Abdul, heaven bless him, is no Rodolfo. Santa Fe Opera has set several unlikely pairs of lovers on stage this season. The most delightful arrive in Gian Carlo...

DATE: July 28, 2011 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Academic pursuits

For their first post-Durango High School production, the husband-and-wife team of Mona Wood-Patterson and Charles Ford, founders of the local theater group Merely Players, selected Neil LaBute’s...

DATE: July 21, 2011 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Dog days are a good thing for Pagosa theater co.

When it was produced in 1995, A.R. Gurney’s play about a dog, the couple who adopts her and the drama that results, was called critic-proof by The New York Times’ Vincent Canby: “At least for...

DATE: July 7, 2011 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

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