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Fort Lewis College Theatre Department announces auditions

Fort Lewis College Theatre Department will be holding its fall 2017 auditions from 6 to 8 p.m. Aug. 30 and 31 at the MainStage in Theatre Hall. All callbacks will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. Sept. 1....

DATE: Aug. 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Durango Arts Center presents ‘Rock of Ages’

“You may love or hate my character, Stacee Jaxx,” Dave Mensch said. A professional singer/songwriter who performs up to 250 concerts a year, Mensch portrays a monstrously successful rock ’n’ roll...

DATE: Aug. 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

‘Steve Jobs’ takes over Santa Fe

Late in the new opera “The (R)evolution of Steve Jobs,” two events collide with telling force. It’s 2007; Jobs has triumphantly launched the iPhone and yet he’s hollowed out. At home, he denies his...

DATE: Aug. 11, 2017 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Know about the West?

“I may have been born on the other side of the world, but my heart has always been in the West.” When she says she’s from the other side of the world, Carol Heuchan isn’t kidding: The professional...

DATE: Aug. 4, 2017 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Taking in Shakespeare and opera

Editor’s note: This is the last of a two-part series about summer theater road trips. By Judith Reynolds Special to the herald Our summer theater road trip continues this week. From Cedar City,...

DATE: July 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Super summer theater is just a road trip away

Editor’s note: This is the first of a two-part series about regional summer theater. By Judith Reynolds Special to the Herald Take a drive and add to your summer entertainment. From professional...

DATE: July 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Teenage boy from Mumbai slum dances way to N.Y. ballet school

MUMBAI, India – The son of a welder from this city’s slums had a dream few Indians dared to dream – to dance with the New York City Ballet. In a few months, that dream may be a little bit closer as...

DATE: June 27, 2017 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Geoff Johnson – character actor for all seasons

He’s played fathers, brothers, peddlers, preachers and police inspectors. He’s portrayed a conniving attorney, a crafty magician, a smarmy hotel clerk, an inquisitive pilgrim descending into hell...

DATE: June 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Turner family to present ‘Durango Native Stories’

If you’ve lived in Durango for five – or 50 – years, there’s something cool about hearing stories from the town’s early days. On Thursday, the Turners, a six-generation Durango pioneer family, will...

DATE: June 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Annual Party in the Park to be held Saturday

There’s going to be a party in Buckley Park on Saturday, and you’re all invited. Stillwater Music will be holding its seventh annual Party in the Park, and between Stillwater, the Be Frank...

DATE: May 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

‘Last Comic Standing’ winner Josh Blue to headline Durango fundraiser

“Last Comic Standing” winner Josh Blue will be in town next week for a good cause. Blue, 38, who lives in Denver, will be in Durango on May 19 to perform at the Durango Arts Center for the VHL...

DATE: May 12, 2017 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

In the Age of Trump, another aging Don Juan

In Act I of “Der Rosenkavalier” (The Knight of the Rose), a boorish, elderly man brags about seducing a pretty young girl. It’s an Access Hollywood Aria. The blowhard In Richard Strauss’ comic...

DATE: May 11, 2017 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

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