Arts & Entertainment

Your Monsters Ball

When Brian Zink rolled out on stage in his barrel costume, I knew the evening would go downhill from there. With a fake beard, presumably no clothes underneath, and a washboard fixed to his front,...

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

Ailey II nearing sellout at the Hall

One of the most-revered African-American dance companies is coming to Durango, and tickets are going fast.Ailey II is the junior touring company for the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater – but...

DATE: Jan. 31, 2011 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Make ’em laugh, but make it quick

Ten minutes may not sound like a lot of time to tell a story – especially on a theatrical stage – but prepare to be surprised.The Durango Arts Center, following a popular trend nationwide, will...

DATE: Jan. 10, 2011 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Poetry in motion

It’s hip to be square. Or so the San Juan Square Dancers Club members believe so. They dance every Friday night at the Durango/La Plata Senior Center and are looking to grow their numbers.When a...

DATE: Jan. 10, 2011 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

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

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