Ted Holteen

Position: Arts & Entertainment Editor

Email: ted@durangoherald.com

About: Ted Holteen is Arts and Entertainment editor at The Durango Herald.

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KDUR founder left a local legacy

For some of us, Jim Vlasich is every bit as important of a Durango pioneer as General Palmer, Otto Mears or Henry Strater. When KDUR, Fort Lewis College’s radio station, broke radio silence in...

DATE: Sept. 17, 2012 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

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Movie is the message

Some films are so important that they need to be seen, regardless of box-office receipts.That’s the idea behind the Durango Community Cinema series, but it is not an idea unique to Durango. The...

DATE: Sept. 17, 2012 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

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Playing Koi

It was chance that brought Elizabeth Kinahan’s artwork to the walls of the tiny White Dragon Tea Room, and it’s hard to call it anything other than good luck.Tea Room owner Michael Thunder was...

DATE: Sept. 13, 2012 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

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Former Sen. Hart to revisit ‘Durango’

Gary Hart is a household name nationwide, but he’s a Colorado guy first and foremost. And his affinity for his home state doesn’t stop at the Front Range, as evidenced by his latest novel, Durango....

DATE: Sept. 7, 2012 | CATEGORY: Books

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Finding her niche

Mary Kenez, like most artists, is different. Visit Gallery 530, and you’ll see how different.The unassuming building on Main Avenue is home to a lawyer’s office, a design firm and a handful of...

DATE: May 3, 2012 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

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Author touts Colo. wine experience

The Durango Wine Experience will bring the wines of the world to our doorstep this weekend. But one Colorado woman wants to make sure that even if we think globally, we should drink locally.“A lot...

DATE: May 3, 2012 | CATEGORY: Books

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Canadian trio is enjoying the ride

We hear so much about how hard it is to be a working musician that it’s really nice to hear that some people are still just in it for the fun of it. Case in point: a Canadian trio, Good...

DATE: April 16, 2012 | CATEGORY: Music

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Vanishing landscape

Artists find inspiration in a lot of places, but few will ever know exactly what Durango artist Rebecca Barfoot will experience during her artist-in-residency in Greenland this summer.“I was doing...

DATE: April 16, 2012 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

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That’s a wrap

The Durango Independent Film Festival ended Sunday seemingly how it began last week: With great fanfare and plenty of celebration at the Durango Arts Center.In fact, four days of celebrating may...

DATE: March 5, 2012 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

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Durango film festival keeps rolling

The Durango Independent Film Festival is about halfway over, but some of the 2012 highlights are yet to come – and they’re not on the silver screen.This year’s panels, though there are just three...

DATE: March 1, 2012 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

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Thrice as nice

Agoraphobics beware.It will be a festive and standing-room-only affair tonight at the Durango Arts Center. On this first Friday, the center will host parties for three new exhibits as movie buffs...

DATE: March 1, 2012 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

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Movie buffs can catch nearly 100 films in annual local event

There are, by my count, 97 films in this year’s Durango Independent Film Festival.It could be argued that it’s my job to review films, and so this would be the place to find what to see and maybe...

DATE: Feb. 28, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News