Patricia Miller

Position: Arts & Entertainment Editor

Regrets, commands, Rule of Love

When considering this film, you won't have to sigh to yourself, "Oh, another of those Kabbalistic, lesbian, coming-of-age romps."Avi Nesher, the film's director and writer, with Hadar Galron, takes...

DATE: Sept. 30, 2010 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Local author recycles Mesa Verde lore

Local author Duane A. Smith, who has written or collaborated on five books about Mesa Verde, has made the most of his expertise in a slim new book. In Mesa Verde National Park, Smith contributes...

DATE: May 1, 2009 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

FLC winners at Nevada, Reno Jazz Festival

The 18-piece Fort Lewis College Jazz Ensemble took third place in the four-year college band category at the University of Nevada, Reno, Jazz Festival. The festival, which ran from April 24-25,...

DATE: May 1, 2009 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Taking flight

Theaters packed with school children waiting for a show are far noisier than a comparable number of adults.The middle-school pupils packing Fort Lewis College's Mainstage Theatre on Thursday were...

DATE: April 28, 2009 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

A family affair

The cast of the first comic operetta Durango has seen in years is a family affair.For instance, Marcia Heidenreich is the accompanist for the Durango Lively Arts Company's production of "The Mikado...

DATE: April 24, 2009 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Another executive leaves Arts Center

Heather Leavitt, exhibits director of the Durango Arts Center, has resigned. She would cite only "lack of leadership from the organization and lack of community support" as her reasons for...

DATE: April 24, 2009 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Entrepreneur starts gallery in Bayfield home

Bayfield has a new art gallery: The Red House Gallery, plus an annex, no less. It's the result of a former resident moving back home after 10 years and deciding she was fed up with traveling to...

DATE: April 21, 2009 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Artists chosen for guard station

Nine artists and teachers have been chosen to hide away and work on their art in solitude within the beautiful landscape surrounding the Aspen Guard Station near Mancos.This year's judges of the...

DATE: April 21, 2009 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Local historian recounts Durango deeds

Historian Duane Smith has hit one out of the park for posterity by compiling a second volume of his Durango Herald columns into a book Durango Diary II 1890s-1945. Who knows what students or any...

DATE: April 17, 2009 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Farmington duo create kids' book

A Farmington author and illustrator, both of whom have been crazy for horses for years, have created a children's book with the help of Durango photographer Christopher Marona. Marona took pictures...

DATE: April 14, 2009 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

FLC students kick up heels

More than a hundred dancers milled around the halls of the Smiley Building on Wednesday night during the final two dress rehearsals of "Just Dance!" by Fort Lewis College's popular dance group...

DATE: April 10, 2009 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment


How strongly does painting run in families? Pat Howard, whose watercolors of flowers have long been a staple of Durango's art scene, is the mother, daughter, granddaughter and daughter-in-law of...

DATE: April 10, 2009 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

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