Arts & Entertainment

Open Shutter brings distinct, surprising outlooks with two new photography shows

A fancy show dog is groomed atop its cage, which has a child inside. Clothespins cling to a line as children bounce on a trampoline in the background. A massive, pinkish-orange sky dwarfs Sleeping...

DATE: July 2, 2015 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

DAC showcases regional photography talent

Like last summer’s inaugural photography show at Durango Arts Center, “Exhibit REPRISE” may take everyone by surprise – again. The show, which opens Friday and runs through August 1, is the second...

DATE: June 25, 2015 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Skin in the game: Artist Shay Lopez displays his versatility in new show ‘Skinscapes’

Walking into Studio & last Wednesday, one would have found Shay Lopez with his back to the entrance, standing before an easel in leather flip-flops he made himself, both his right thumb and...

DATE: June 11, 2015 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Show reveals Frida Kahlo as an artist, gardener

NEW YORK – In a sprawling, multi-disciplinary show, The New York Botanical Garden focuses on a long-overlooked side of artist Frida Kahlo: her deep connection to Mexico’s plants and flowers, and...

DATE: June 4, 2015 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Cuban-born painter celebrates 100th birthday

NEW YORK – Cuban-born artist Carmen Herrera says she’s still bursting with ideas she wants to put on canvas, but the centenarian doesn’t feel any urgency to hurry. “I don’t let anything push me,”...

DATE: June 1, 2015 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Art collectors rush to Cuba

HAVANA – A surge in interest in all things Cuban is extending to paintings and sculpture, with U.S. art collectors and dealers descending on Havana for a monthlong exhibition amid expectations that...

DATE: May 28, 2015 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

‘Ladies’ night’ at Lost Dog

Alexi Hubbell’s photography show “Sirens,” which opened Friday at the Lost Dog Bar & Lounge, could be about the numbers: 13 women, 11 months in production, styles ranging from 25 B.C. (Cleopatra)...

DATE: May 18, 2015 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

April brings entertainment for everyone

April at the Fort is filled with a flurry of activities as we say good-bye to graduating seniors and this school year. Stop by the Art Gallery to view the 54th Annual Student Juried Exhibition,...

DATE: March 30, 2015 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Film highlights art from Works Progress Administration

Eighty years after the federal Works Progress Administration put unemployed artists to work creating sculptures and murals for post offices and courthouses comes this reminder from film maker...

DATE: March 23, 2015 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Buy furniture for a good cause

Move over, Tim McClellan, it’s time for other Durango furniture makers to shine. Need to spruce up your living room? Do you like the local radio station KDUR? Well then the 14th annual KDUR...

DATE: March 9, 2015 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Downtown art is ‘Doggone Beautiful’

What better way to start the new month than with local art? Take a stroll along Main Avenue for First Thursdays Art Walk. And while you’re at it, stop at Sorrel Sky Gallery to see its most recent...

DATE: March 2, 2015 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Good role models

DATE: Jan. 12, 2015 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

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