Position: Special to the Herald

A cycling, tramping mecca

TE ARAROA TRAIL, New Zealand The water taxi bounced across white-capped waves, rain and saltwater splattering on the windshield. On board were a dozen or so other hikers and mountain bikers –...

DATE: March 18, 2015 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Local filmmaker finds beauty in all

Within just a few hours of visiting Hospital Gea Gonzalez in Mexico City, the Durango-born filmmaker and author Russell Martin knew he wanted to make a film. The hospital is known throughout the...

DATE: Feb. 24, 2014 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

‘Journey’ underway at Arts Center

In many ways, America is a nation built upon the intersecting and never-ending journeys of its people. In its annual Four Corners Commission exhibit, Durango Arts Center will explore the stories...

DATE: Jan. 9, 2014 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Artist realizes dream, opens Gem Village gallery

On Friday, Karrie Sellke realized a lifelong ambition – owning an art gallery. Studio Sellke in Gem Village represents a growing number of photographers, painters, metalworkers and jewelers. “It’s...

DATE: Dec. 2, 2013 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Pagosa players dodge plague in ‘One Flea Spare’

Pagosa’s Thingamajig Theatre Company is mirroring the drastic transition of seasons from summer into a cold, snowy fall. For its October production, Thingamajig unveiled the dark and...

DATE: Oct. 24, 2013 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Things are tough all over

To conclude the summer season, Thingamajig Theatre Co. artistic director Tim Moore selected a thoughtful and timely comedy to balance out the uproarious productions of “Spamalot” and “The Full...

DATE: Aug. 19, 2013 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Pagosa gallery honors printmaking

Print International 4 at Shy Rabbit Contemporary Arts in Pagosa Springs is an affirmation to the viability of printmaking in the 21st century. Though they have long called it a dying art form,...

DATE: Aug. 1, 2013 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

On a quest for laughs

Pagosa Springs’ Thingamajig Theatre Co. storms into its summer season with a rip-roaring production of “Monty Python’s Spamalot.” As the first of four “Spamalot” productions in Colorado this...

DATE: June 17, 2013 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Ouray’s Wright Opera House series offers music old and new

Last summer, the historic Wright Opera House in Ouray unveiled its rebirth with a new alt-country music series. This year, the Summer Music Series has attracted an eclectic lineup of new and...

DATE: June 3, 2013 | CATEGORY: Music

What would you do?

“Hidden: Stories From the Dutch Resistance,” this year’s opening offering at the Pagosa Springs Center for the Arts, is a delicate, yet blatant reminder of what human beings are capable of – for...

DATE: May 13, 2013 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Drawing inspiration

For 20 years, Durango Arts Center has sought to foster children’s art through the annual Creativity Festivity. This year’s version includes a stronger focus on poetry and music as well as visual...

DATE: April 22, 2013 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Fort Lewis to host Ignacio film festival

Ignacio is less than 30 miles away from Durango, yet demographically, it is a world apart. Tonight, however, Durangoans can gain a unique insight about lives of Ignacio school children at the...

DATE: April 15, 2013 | CATEGORY: Film and TV