Arts

Art piece to decorate Fort Lewis Community Concert Hall wall

Visitors arriving at the Community Concert Hall at Fort Lewis College have been greeted by a giant blank wall. But by the end of the summer, that wall will be blank no more. “Reflection,” a...

DATE: May 7, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

‘It’s the soul of Durango’

The view of the Animas River from longtime local artist and gallery owner Karyn Gabaldon’s home studio is spectacular, and is the inspiration for her new show, “Homage to EL Rio De Las Animas...

DATE: May 5, 2016 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Help pick a sculpture for Carnegie Building

A student-crafted sculpture is planned for the grounds of the Carnegie Building, and the public can weigh in on three finalists Wednesday. Durango High School students designed the concepts and...

DATE: April 24, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Three sculptures chosen for public art displays

Sculptures of a dancer, a drummer and a whimsical bicycle-gear fish will go up around Durango in early summer, a city committee decided Thursday. The nine-member selection committee chose the...

DATE: April 14, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Hey, do bunnies lay eggs?

DATE: March 28, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Easter Arc eggs

DATE: March 20, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Jeff Madeen: A man with something to say

Every once in a while in Durango, an art show will generate buzz months before it is hung. Usually, it’s an artist who hasn’t shown widely in a while or someone whose work is simply a must-see....

DATE: Feb. 25, 2016 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Durango Arts Center docents teach love of art to all ages

Whether it’s the mobiles of Alexander Calder, the genius of Leonardo da Vinci or the landscapes of the Colorado Plateau by Durango’s own Stanton Englehart, the docents of the Durango Arts Center...

DATE: Feb. 23, 2016 | CATEGORY: Education

Finding a voice in ‘Spring Awakening’

“Spring Awakening” was never Fort Lewis College theater professor Dennis Elkins’ favorite show. In fact, some years ago, he put the rock-infused soundtrack on in the car, listened to it, then put...

DATE: Nov. 5, 2015 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Comedian Steve Martin gets serious as curator

LOS ANGELES – Comedian, actor, writer, musician and now we can add art curator to that long list of titles placed alongside Steve Martin’s name. The man who brought bluegrass music to mainstream...

DATE: Oct. 10, 2015 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Vandals strike Arc of History

Despite the controversy of the selection of the Arc of History for a key intersection in town, response has mainly been playful – from a Jurassic Arc dinosaur head to a Chinese New Year dragon...

DATE: July 29, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Picture perfect

DATE: July 15, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News