Arts & Entertainment

A Western twin bill with a twist

We’re awash in Westerns: “True Grit,” the new, old Western, and “Girl of the Golden West,” the new, old opera-Western. Both can be seen at the Durango Stadium 9 this weekend. Some genres never...

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

East comes west for ‘A Week of Butoh’

The Daipan Butoh Collective of Seattle will present “A Week of Butoh,” a series of workshops and performances, beginning Tuesday.Butoh is a 50-year-old Japanese avant-garde dance form, created as a...

DATE: Dec. 30, 2010 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Feast for the feet

DATE: Nov. 11, 2010 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Living Tarot

Leave it to Tami Graham to come up with yet another indescribable yet irresistible happening.“We intend this to be a useful event and not just entertaining, but I think it’ll be pretty...

DATE: Nov. 4, 2010 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

FLC’s ‘Almost, Maine’ a beautiful, quirky production

When Jimmy meets Sandrine accidentally in a bar, conversation sputters. When East stumbles onto Glory in his backyard, two separate lives become intertwined. When Marci and Phil go skating, a...

DATE: Nov. 4, 2010 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Hidden treasures

When the Rev. Shaw Moore (ably portrayed by Conor Sheehan) sings his two soliloquies, they become every father’s wish. When his wife, Vi (quietly and convincingly played by Molly McCue), sings a...

DATE: Oct. 31, 2010 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Season of variety continues on the Rim

Charles Leslie likes to keep audiences guessing, and the director of the Community Concert Hall at Fort Lewis College has outdone himself this weekend.Continuing what’s already been a diverse fall...

DATE: Oct. 28, 2010 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Met HD broadcast serves up impressive production

Last Saturday morning, the Stadium 9 Cineplex was the place to be. Despite drizzling rain, youngsters lined up for popcorn, cider and a kiddie movie. Grownups lined up for popcorn and “Boris...

DATE: Oct. 25, 2010 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

World-class dance

Modern dance returns to the Community Concert Hall at Fort Lewis College on Thursday with ODC of San Francisco.Of the ODC dance company, it has been said that if dance were edible, a performance by...

DATE: Oct. 25, 2010 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Inaugural Juggling Fest brings circus to the streets

The streets of Durango will be filled with freaks this weekend, but don’t avert your eyes – they want you to stare.Circus-types from all over the country are in town for the inaugural Juggling...

DATE: Oct. 14, 2010 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Stadium 9 to begin Met opera simulcasts

Durango audiences will have a front-row seat to one of the Metropolitan Opera’s most popular shows this season when “The Met: Live in HD” series debuts Saturday at the Durango Stadium 9 with a live...

DATE: Oct. 4, 2010 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Poetry event about the art of cowboy

For 22 years, the Durango Cowboy Poetry Gathering has reminded us that there’s a lot more to the mythical heroes of the West than ropin’ and spittin’ and fightin’. A lot more.There also were many...

DATE: Sept. 30, 2010 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts