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Baby steps lead to guitar mastery

A 3-year-old could say that you don’t play a guitar with your feet and that the strings stretch across the frets and not the floor. And yet early Saturday morning, a group of preschoolers, some...

DATE: Nov. 7, 2011 | CATEGORY: Music

Bischoff channels the muse

Anyone who has ever held a pen to an unwritten stanza or a paintbrush to an empty canvas knows the terror of losing one’s artistic identity to a creative block. Though the muse never truly packs...

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

Tarot comes to life at Mancos Opera House

If Miss Cleo prophesying your fate in a fake Jamaican accent isn’t your idea of a good fortune, “The Living Tarot Oracle” might have the answer (and perhaps a few more.) Last year’s interactive...

DATE: Nov. 3, 2011 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

5 women, 1 night, a hotel, a Panoply

Audiences, be forewarned. Mayhem is scheduled tonight at the Rochester Hotel.The newly formed Panoply Art Collective will present “I am a Scientist,” a five-woman collaborative effort of mixed...

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

Livening up Day of the Dead

Like leaves, art changes with the seasons.“Some people just kind of come in to escape, to feel like they’re in an urban setting. I think that’s what ‘Deliciously Weird’ has historically done – made...

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

Ranch bonds artists, places

PAONIA – A poet, a man trading canned coal, a mixed-media artist and a photographer, who appears only at night, walk into an art studio.No, this isn’t a setup for a bad joke, it’s the beginning of...

DATE: Oct. 24, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Home is where the art is

The 43-page guide for the third annual Durango Open Studios tour is a lot like a scavenger-hunt list. But instead of searching for empty soda cans and dead batteries, art hunters race the clock to...

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

‘Hands On II’ is art in progress

How can knowledge – the learning process, the ‘ah-ha!’ moment – be represented visually? If you threw in the idea that “the more you learn, the less you know,” you would have the Durango Arts...

DATE: Oct. 10, 2011 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Artists team up with train for perfect picture

As the afternoon clouds burned off above Cascade Canyon on Saturday, a commanding whistle resonated through the aspen. Around the bend, across the trestle and to a chug-chug-chugging stop, the...

DATE: Oct. 3, 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

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