Arts & Entertainment

L.A. shows off

LOS ANGELES The the city itself: diverse, scattered all over the place and not always to everybody’s taste. Thus the town that nurtured Ed Ruscha and Joe Goode to greatness, the sun-drenched berg...

DATE: Sept. 26, 2011 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Art as fashion

Just because Friday night’s TOP extravaganza is billed as the second annual and it’s expected to top (sorry) last year’s phenomenally successful inaugural event, don’t bet on a third year in 2012,...

DATE: Sept. 19, 2011 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Mountain Middle School hopes to raise funds by the barrel

On its surface, a fundraiser for Mountain Middle School called “The Art of Wine” might raise an eyebrow or two. But remember – it’s for the kids, not by the kids.This one’s a bit different. The art...

DATE: Sept. 15, 2011 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Let’s get small

There’s nothing like spending a couple of weeks alone in the woods to inspire an artist. It worked for Thoreau, and a couple of centuries later, the beauty of the forest had no less of an effect on...

DATE: Sept. 15, 2011 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Lost Dog taps McLean for art debut

When Lost Dog Bar & Lounge owner Ann Morse decided to renovate the Main Avenue business earlier this summer, there was really only one guaranteed holdover from its days as a late-night club.“We’ve...

DATE: Sept. 15, 2011 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Please be seated

Modernist poet Wallace Stevens found Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Blackbird. Karl Isberg has found nearly 50 ways of looking at his living room chair. In every piece at Shy Rabbit Contemporary...

DATE: Sept. 12, 2011 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Autumn colors

The kids are off the streets again until next summer, the NFL has kicked off and it’s time once again for Fall Gallery Walk. All is right in the world, or at least here in Durango.The biannual...

DATE: Sept. 8, 2011 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Docents offer grown up options for art lovers

The tireless volunteers known as the Docents of the Durango Arts Center are stepping out this fall. This month, they will present four of the programs that are given all year long to public school...

DATE: Sept. 5, 2011 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

A bold opening

When you walk into “Standing Outside, Sitting Outside,” a spacious feeling of serenity fills the air. A large circle of sand rests on the floor encompassing other circles. Stones and shells mark...

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

Dumpster Project back for 4th year in 2012

One of Durango’s most surprisingly successful underground art projects will take its winter hiatus after today.The 2011 Dumpster Beautification Project season comes to an end as 8-year-old Cormac...

DATE: Aug. 29, 2011 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

A masterful reunion

It’s been 26 years since artists Ben Nighthorse and Gerald Balciar put on a show together. They’ve been busy.Nighthorse drops the Campbell surname so familiar to most in these parts from his years...

DATE: Aug. 25, 2011 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Cyber exhibits: Art on demand

There may never be enough space in the Durango Arts Center to house all that Durango has to offer in the way of art. So to open things up a bit, Executive Director Sheri Rochford Figgs decided to...

DATE: Aug. 22, 2011 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

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