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Guests knew the evening would be something special when they were invited to hear a poetry reading featuring works by Joel Jones, the former president of Fort Lewis College and a man who’s better...
DATE: Feb. 16, 2016 |
Durango has many glamorous events, but few are both as elegant and heartfelt as the Durango Arts Center’s Sweetheart of the Arts. The DAC switched it up a bit this year, holding it on Thursday...
DATE: Feb. 9, 2016 |
There are some events that become a tradition much-anticipated, and one prime example is the Trails 2000 dinner and auction. People start calling for tickets in October (in Durango, the...
DATE: Feb. 2, 2016 |
It wasn’t a champagne christening – hot chocolate was more appropriate given the weather – but it was still festive when the new Habitat for Humanity of La Plata County ReStore truck made its debut...
DATE: Jan. 26, 2016 |
Fifteen years. More than 6,500 blankets. Children comforted locally and around the world. And a group that just keeps sewing, quilting, knitting, crocheting and tying blankets for children who are...
DATE: Jan. 12, 2016 |
No matter where you looked, there were cool things going on for the holiday season in Durango this year. On Dec. 17, the Strater Hotel held a Victorian Christmas dinner prepared by Arnold “Chef...
DATE: Dec. 29, 2015 |
It’s clear that singing “White Christmas” or “Let it Snow” do not work like the Western version of a snow dance, or we would have snow every holiday season. But this year, I’m crediting the white...
DATE: Dec. 22, 2015 |
One has to love the sheer efficiency of Falls Creek residents. Faced with the need to cut some trees down for fire mitigation, they decided to turn it into a Christmas tree-cutting party. So they...
DATE: Dec. 15, 2015 |
When the Hundred Club of Durango held its annual banquet Nov. 19, it was, by the best of fortune, an evening of celebration. That’s not always the case, as the club was founded in the wake of the...
DATE: Dec. 1, 2015 |
There are some events I try to attend every year, and one of them is St. Columba’s annual auction and gala. Parents and faculty go all out for this event. The decorations have always been top...
DATE: Nov. 24, 2015 |
Bread for Manna (Soup Kitchen) is one of the organization’s most important fundraisers each year, and this year was no exception. In a departure, the event was actually held at the soup kitchen,...
DATE: Nov. 3, 2015 |
Two of my favorite exhibits of the last five years, TOP Jewels Jewelry Design Exhibition and the International Textile Show, both at the Durango Arts Center, came about because of New Face...
DATE: Oct. 20, 2015 |
Fire crews battled the East Canyon Fire on Tuesday, dealing with dry, hot and windy conditions.
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