Arts & Entertainment

Independents’ Day

For Doug Sitter, it was the second time that was the charm, and if things go well, there should be no need for a third.“I wanted to create a small venue that’s affordable to rent and to bring back...

DATE: March 7, 2011 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Rhythmic Circus: More than tap

If you still think Shirley Temple when you hear the term “tap dancing,” then it’s time to check out Rhythmic Circus.The innovative live performance group will bring its highly acclaimed dance...

DATE: Feb. 28, 2011 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

‘King’s Speech’ wins best picture

LOS ANGELES – “The King’s Speech” was crowned best picture Sunday at an Academy Awards ceremony as precise as a state coronation, the monarchy drama leading as expected with four Oscars and...

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

A musical quandary: What to do?

Someone must have planned it. How else to explain the multitude of musical choices this weekend? Call it a February festival or a Post-Snowdown Frolic.Tonight, there will be three stellar concerts...

DATE: Feb. 24, 2011 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Show Time

DATE: Feb. 24, 2011 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

The realities of grief

For all their differences, Izzy and Becca are true sisters, loyal, funny and combative. Izzy, the younger, lives outside the rules but in the moment. She has plenty of latitude because Becca...

DATE: Feb. 21, 2011 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

An artful comedy of manners

Stylish and smart, the set for “Art” provides a comfortable way to experience an uncomfortable subject. When friendships disintegrate, it’s not pretty. When loyalty splinters, it’s painful. When...

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

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

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