Arts & Entertainment

Furniture as Art turns 10

It has been 10 years since former KDUR station manager Nancy Stoffer stole the idea for Furniture as Art from a children’s charity in Pittsburgh. And for the Fort Lewis College-based community...

DATE: March 28, 2011 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Inspired, introspective, expressive

One of the first things you notice about artist Alexis McLean is her intense blue eyes. While much of her work happens to incorporate a similar color blue, the real intent is to portray a mood...

DATE: March 10, 2011 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Members Only

It’s not often that the Durango Arts Center gets picky about who can and can’t put their artwork on display. Sure, jurors often decide what gets in, but they’re not supposed to consider who’s...

DATE: March 3, 2011 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Revive with new DAC exhibit

When I walked out of the new exhibit at the Durango Arts Center last week, I spun around in slow circles all the way to my car. No straight line, no hurried rush to the next chore on my to-do list....

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

The people have spoken

Ethan Wortis’ sculpture “A Beckoning Dance to Winter” won the People’s Choice Award at the Durango Arts Center’s Four Corners Commission exhibit. Visitors to the Barbara Conrad Gallery cast their...

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

Snowdown’s finer side Art exhibition raises funds for open space

Not all Snowdown events, it turns out, end with a potential stomach pump or bail hearing.If our winter carnival has a cultural apex, it will come Thursday at the DoubleTree Hotel. That’s the site...

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

A monster of a show at &

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

End of an era

Sometimes it really seems that we live a charmed life here in Durango.The latest example is on display at the Open Shutter Gallery, where an exhibition of photographs by Hal Gould will open tonight...

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

A New Generation ... 50 years later

Americans from coast to coast remembered President John F. Kennedy last Thursday on the 50th anniversary of his gala inauguration. And few had a better seat for the festivities than a Durango...

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

Eno gives exposure to local artists

As a wine bar, a tapas bar and a coffee house, Eno naturally seems to attract an artistic crowd. To further satiate the clientele, owner Alison Dance has committed to filling the East Second Avenue...

DATE: Jan. 20, 2011 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Steelman takes Wild Shots downtown

If you love horses, Colorado, wildlife and nature, you probably are familiar with the work of photographer Claude Steelman.You also might know the Durango resident from his work at Open Shutter...

DATE: Jan. 20, 2011 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Home grown talent

It was hard to tell the stars from the spectators Friday night at the Open Shutter Gallery. That’s because for this show each year, they’re often one and the same.The Open Shutter’s community show...

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