Arts & Entertainment

In the flesh & in a box

Even those of us who know her well have given up wondering where McCarson Jones finds the inspiration for some of her projects. But the end result always is something to talk about.Few local...

DATE: Dec. 1, 2011 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

What’s spent here stays here

It’s no Miracle Mile, but Durango’s got a pretty impressive block or so when it comes to holiday shopping for local art.The hot corner again on this Black Friday is East Second Avenue and Eighth...

DATE: Nov. 24, 2011 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Don’t just buy local – wrap local, too

Gift givers can add local flair to holiday packages with the second go-round of Local First’s wrapping paper. The organization that lives to implore locals to buy local recruited six Durango...

DATE: Nov. 24, 2011 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Filling in the blanks

Who doesn’t remember that tragic sense of loss when the playground bully outed Santa? Suddenly, the world was slightly less magical. Growing up seemed to be about demystifying our childish sense of...

DATE: Nov. 17, 2011 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Cats reign at the Lost Dog art show

No longer are portraits of cats restricted to the dusty homes of crazy cat ladies – they now hold a place in one of Durango’s trendiest bars. The latest Lost Dog Art Spectacle features enormous...

DATE: Nov. 14, 2011 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

‘Small’ by any other name isn’t small

Choose your words carefully, because when it comes to art, little things mean a lot.Like the difference between “miniature” and “small.” For the second year, Sorrel Sky Gallery on Main Avenue is...

DATE: Nov. 10, 2011 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

It’s Coffee time at the Tea Room

Who could count all the tea in China, much less the world? With so many varieties of tea influenced by factors from annual rainfall to how the leaves were picked, you’d think finding a teacup would...

DATE: Nov. 10, 2011 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

A stern look

It’s easy enough to see the classic photography of Phil Stern. In addition to his new namesake Los Angeles gallery, his images of some of the biggest stars have graced the walls of the nation’s...

DATE: Nov. 7, 2011 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Bischoff channels the muse

Anyone who has ever held a pen to an unwritten stanza or a paintbrush to an empty canvas knows the terror of losing one’s artistic identity to a creative block. Though the muse never truly packs...

DATE: Nov. 3, 2011 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Cycling through history

DATE: Nov. 3, 2011 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

5 women, 1 night, a hotel, a Panoply

Audiences, be forewarned. Mayhem is scheduled tonight at the Rochester Hotel.The newly formed Panoply Art Collective will present “I am a Scientist,” a five-woman collaborative effort of mixed...

DATE: Oct. 27, 2011 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Livening up Day of the Dead

Like leaves, art changes with the seasons.“Some people just kind of come in to escape, to feel like they’re in an urban setting. I think that’s what ‘Deliciously Weird’ has historically done – made...

DATE: Oct. 24, 2011 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

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