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

Sorrel Sky art damaged

The Spring Gallery Walk is generally a time for art lovers to peruse the latest offerings in their favorite galleries while they socialize. But on Friday, the spring walk resulted in some serious...

DATE: May 11, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

The Arc of History is expecting ...

DATE: April 15, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Here it is: The latest in artful style

A changing of the guard occurred at Durango School District 9-R headquarters. Eleven pieces of student-produced art that have watched over events from a wall in the auditorium for the last year...

DATE: April 1, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Arc of Styrofoam

DATE: Feb. 28, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Art show to benefit truancy prevention

So far this school year, not a single student in Durango School District 9-R has gone before a judge for being chronically absent. Students instead have been supported through in-school mentoring...

DATE: Jan. 26, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Microgrants available to local artists

The Durango Arts Center is offering small grants to help local artists further their work. The grant funds are available to artists in a variety of mediums including visual, performing, musical,...

DATE: Dec. 11, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Tipton brothers sell tourism icon

The Ute Mountain Ute Tribe has purchased Mesa Verde Pottery, an enduring icon of local tourism on the eastern entrance to Cortez. According to several sources, the tribe plans to establish its...

DATE: Nov. 25, 2014 | CATEGORY: Business