Arts & Entertainment

East meets West at Durango Arts Center

This summer the Durango Arts Center Library may be the coolest, most calming space in town. Contemporary prints by Japanese-American artist Kumi Korf are on display. With airy abstract references...

DATE: July 21, 2011 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Change is good

For those familiar with Tess Corrinne Jordan’s paintings, Thursday’s “Publicity & Privacy” show at & will mark a complete change in the Durango artist’s work.Jordan is best-known for her simplistic...

DATE: July 18, 2011 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

The shape of things DAC's ‘Ceramics & Sculpture' is about forms and function

Even the Durango Arts Center has gotten on the 3-D bandwagon, but it doesn't take special glasses to view “Ceramics & Sculpture,” the July exhibition in the Barbara Conrad Gallery.“I've always...

DATE: July 14, 2011 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Once a painter ...

Susan Wise has always been an artist, but now she finally feels like one.“I’ve been making art all my life, but this is reIf Wise’s name sounds familiar, it should. She and her husband, Jeff, are...

DATE: July 11, 2011 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Freedom of choice

The life of an artist is, by nature, one of independence. And for renowned Western artist Carrie Fell, it has never been more true.“It’s a scary place – I’m really OK with it, but I just have to...

DATE: July 7, 2011 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Spin your imagination Wendland, Haas star in Pagosa’s ‘Down to the Bone’

Into the bizarre world of an uncensored imagination enters a pair of rusty forceps. One by one, the forceps clasp discarded playthings – distorted memories – and pull them into reality. Place these...

DATE: June 27, 2011 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Art adorns local airport

Whether it’s locals who will be back in days or weeks or departing tourists who may never return, passengers flying out the Durango-La Plata County Airport will be left with a lasting impression of...

DATE: June 27, 2011 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Strength in numbers

Becky Plemons has this whole Durango rent thing figured out – just split it 100 ways.That’s essentially how it works at Antiques & Art on Main, where five of Plemons’ “roommates” will hold a show...

DATE: June 16, 2011 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Remembering a legendary life

DATE: June 16, 2011 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

The verdict is in

Creativity, technical refinement and – playfulness. On Friday night, juror Chad Colby summarized his criteria for the 35th annual Juried Exhibit at the Durango Arts Center. Associate professor of...

DATE: June 6, 2011 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Like a zoo, only quieter

Where in Durango do bears rub shoulders with mountain lions, marmots mingle with bald eagles and elk stand surrounded by owls, ducks, coyotes and bighorn sheep?The answer, technically, is nowhere....

DATE: May 30, 2011 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Iron Horse finishers to be rewarded with medal

Regardless of their times, the owners of the Irish Embassy Pub think every rider in the 40th annual Iron Horse Bicycle Classic who crosses the finish line Saturday in Silverton will be a winner....

DATE: May 26, 2011 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

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