Judith Reynolds

Position: Special to the Herald

Email: judithlreynolds@yahoo.com

About: Judith Reynolds is an arts journalist and member of the American Theater Critics Association.

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Collaboration between Durango Arts Center, Fort Lewis College, brings fiber artist to town

In the universe of contemporary art, Pat Hickman holds an unusual spot. She’s prominent in her field, works with unusual media, creates exquisite objects and believes titles matter. Known in the...

DATE: Sept. 7, 2017 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

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London theater lands on College Drive

“Love is a trap,” Roy M. Cohn sardonically warns Prior Walter in “Angels in America.” “Responsibility is a trap, too.” Cohn’s sardonic lines appear in Tony Kushner’s kaleidoscopic, award-winning...

DATE: Sept. 7, 2017 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

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Durango Arts Center presents show about environmental realism

“My work stems from my need to investigate the natural world,” Peter Hay said in an interview last week at the Durango Arts Center. He and I sat in the DAC Library surrounded by five works on paper...

DATE: Aug. 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

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Durango Arts Center presents ‘Rock of Ages’

“You may love or hate my character, Stacee Jaxx,” Dave Mensch said. A professional singer/songwriter who performs up to 250 concerts a year, Mensch portrays a monstrously successful rock ’n’ roll...

DATE: Aug. 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

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‘Steve Jobs’ takes over Santa Fe

Late in the new opera “The (R)evolution of Steve Jobs,” two events collide with telling force. It’s 2007; Jobs has triumphantly launched the iPhone and yet he’s hollowed out. At home, he denies his...

DATE: Aug. 11, 2017 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

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Music in the Mountains welcomes violist Jiah Kyun

As the daughter of a South Korean diplomat, Jiah Kyun (pronounced GEE-a Ken) studied and performed in countries all over the world before arriving in the United States. Kyun, 30, will be the...

DATE: July 27, 2017 | CATEGORY: Music

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The tuba man’s coming back to town

The tuba has rumbled, roared and oom-pahed its way through much of Western music. It has a deeper, thicker and lower voice than the bassoon, string bass or even a bass drum. But like every good,...

DATE: July 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Music

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Music meets fate in the mountains

When pianist Inna Faliks arrives in Durango, she’ll be between music festivals. Having just appeared at Rhode Island’s Newport Festival (July 6-14), Faliks will perform Sunday with the Festival...

DATE: July 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Music

Competing for excellence

Not wasting any time, Conservatory Music in the Mountains will launch its own recital sequence Monday. At 7 p.m. in Roshong Recital Hall on the Fort Lewis College campus, student finalists will...

DATE: July 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Music

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It’s almost time for Music in the Mountains

The white-spired Festival Tent seems to sail above a sea of wildflowers in this year’s Music in the Mountains poster. Created by Denver artist Stephanie Hartshorn, it could be a ship floating...

DATE: June 29, 2017 | CATEGORY: Music

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Geoff Johnson – character actor for all seasons

He’s played fathers, brothers, peddlers, preachers and police inspectors. He’s portrayed a conniving attorney, a crafty magician, a smarmy hotel clerk, an inquisitive pilgrim descending into hell...

DATE: June 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

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This summer, share ‘music among friends’

“The central idea,” Mika Inouye said in an interview last week, “is that music is something to share with friends.” Inouye, pianist, educator and artistic director of The Durango Chamber Music...

DATE: June 2, 2017 | CATEGORY: Music