Arts & Entertainment

Bear season

Beware Durango: cute, cuddly bears are on the loose. These furry, brown creatures are looking for some love, and with their big brown eyes, they are irresistible.Bear artist Kelly Previti is...

DATE: April 11, 2011 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

A stitch in time

The tendency when trying to describe Ilze Aviks’ artwork is to explain the materials and techniques she uses.Let’s see. ... There are pins, buttons, gingko leaves, cotton thread, even rose petals....

DATE: April 7, 2011 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Sorrel Sky looks local for Spring Show

For the ninth and final time, Sorrel Sky Gallery will welcome the changing of the seasons this weekend with its annual Spring Show. But far from a swan song, “6 Local Ladies” marks the end of one...

DATE: April 7, 2011 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Welcome to the real world

If Fort Lewis College’s 50th Juried Student Exhibition is any indication, the future of art is bright. “You have some very talented students at the college,” said Cyndi Conn, an independent curator...

DATE: March 31, 2011 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

A tasty read

DATE: March 31, 2011 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

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

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