Arts (general)

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Taking in Shakespeare and opera

Editor’s note: This is the last of a two-part series about summer theater road trips. By Judith Reynolds Special to the herald Our summer theater road trip continues this week. From Cedar City,...

DATE: July 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

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Super summer theater is just a road trip away

Editor’s note: This is the first of a two-part series about regional summer theater. By Judith Reynolds Special to the Herald Take a drive and add to your summer entertainment. From professional...

DATE: July 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

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Teenage boy from Mumbai slum dances way to N.Y. ballet school

MUMBAI, India – The son of a welder from this city’s slums had a dream few Indians dared to dream – to dance with the New York City Ballet. In a few months, that dream may be a little bit closer as...

DATE: June 27, 2017 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

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Documentary footage on missing Mesa Verde hiker filmed in Cortez

A studio filmed a documentary in Cortez and Mesa Verde National Park this week, to focus on the search and rescue efforts surrounding the disappearance of Mitchell Dale Stehling, 51, in 2013....

DATE: June 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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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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Turner family to present ‘Durango Native Stories’

If you’ve lived in Durango for five – or 50 – years, there’s something cool about hearing stories from the town’s early days. On Thursday, the Turners, a six-generation Durango pioneer family, will...

DATE: June 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

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Annual Party in the Park to be held Saturday

There’s going to be a party in Buckley Park on Saturday, and you’re all invited. Stillwater Music will be holding its seventh annual Party in the Park, and between Stillwater, the Be Frank...

DATE: May 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

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Cortez Quilt Co. makes Top 20 list

Cortez Quilt Co. has been named one of the top 11 quilt shops in North America by the Better Homes and Gardens Quilt Sampler Magazine. The magazine is published twice a year, and 20 shops are...

DATE: May 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

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‘Last Comic Standing’ winner Josh Blue to headline Durango fundraiser

“Last Comic Standing” winner Josh Blue will be in town next week for a good cause. Blue, 38, who lives in Denver, will be in Durango on May 19 to perform at the Durango Arts Center for the VHL...

DATE: May 12, 2017 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

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In the Age of Trump, another aging Don Juan

In Act I of “Der Rosenkavalier” (The Knight of the Rose), a boorish, elderly man brags about seducing a pretty young girl. It’s an Access Hollywood Aria. The blowhard In Richard Strauss’ comic...

DATE: May 11, 2017 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

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An abundance of theater in Durango

Unexpectedly, a spring theater festival is upon us. On Thursday, Durango High School Thespian Troupe 1096 opened “A Streetcar Named Desire.” Tonight (Friday), it runs directly opposite “The Secret...

DATE: May 4, 2017 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

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Real-life ‘Rocky’ gets his moment on-screen

BAYONNE, N.J. –Forty-two years after he stepped into the ring against Muhammad Ali as a 40-to-1 underdog, Chuck Wepner’s business card still has a picture of the moment when he knocked down the...

DATE: May 3, 2017 | CATEGORY: Sports