‘50 Adventures in the 50 States’ cultivates kids’ spirit of discovery

OK, kiddos, get ready – with the help of the new book, “50 Adventures in the 50 States,” you’re going on an adventure around the country – and in your own backyard. “50 Adventures” is written by...

DATE: Oct. 16, 2020 | CATEGORY: Books

Merely Players stages tragicomedy online

“We are theater makers not filmmakers. So, the challenge has been to find a way to present a play that reflects that,” said Merely Players Director Mona Wood-Patterson. “I chose Will Eno’s ‘WAKEY,...

DATE: Oct. 15, 2020 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Thurston Moore’s remedy for 2020

One of the best things about being A&E editor at a newspaper is getting to chat with cool people about what they’re doing – it doesn’t matter if they’re local or, in the case of Sonic Youth founder...

DATE: Oct. 15, 2020 | CATEGORY: Music

Korean boy band BTS faces uproar in China over war comments

SEOUL – Chinese nationalists erupted in anger at South Korean boy band BTS after its leader thanked Korean War veterans for their sacrifices. The singer, who goes by RM, made the remark in a...

DATE: Oct. 14, 2020 | CATEGORY: Music

Wave of ‘Nutcracker’ cancellations hits dance companies hard

COLUMBUS, Ohio – For many, it’s not Christmas without the dance of Clara, Uncle Drosselmeyer, the Sugar Plum Fairy, the Mouse King and, of course, the Nutcracker Prince. But this year, the...

DATE: Oct. 13, 2020 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Stevie Wonder releases new songs

NEW YORK – Stevie Wonder released two new songs Tuesday reflecting the current times that he hopes inspires change. The piano-playing icon dropped the tracks “Where Is Our Love Song” and “Can’t Put...

DATE: Oct. 13, 2020 | CATEGORY: Music

Arts Calendar

Wednesday, Oct. 14 Donny Johnson, 5:30 p.m., Diamond Belle Saloon, 699 Main Ave. Terry Rickard, 5:30 p.m., Office Spiritorium, 699 Main Ave. Historical Ghost Walk Tour, 7 p.m., $20, 201 E....

DATE: Oct. 13, 2020 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

‘Two and a Half Men’ star Conchata Ferrell dies at 77

LOS ANGELES – Conchata Ferrell, who became known for her role as Berta the housekeeper on TV’s “Two and a Half Men” after a long career as a character actor on stage and in movies, including...

DATE: Oct. 13, 2020 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Manna announces cancellation of Durango Voice

Manna has announced the cancellation of The Durango Voice Finals, which were set to take place Oct. 17. To protect the health and safety of The Durango Voice attendees, contestants, volunteers and...

DATE: Oct. 8, 2020 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

A cinematic Western bloodbath

The Western movie genre immediately conjures up visions of tough cowboys riding the plains, shooting stuff and mingling with ladies in saloons. Then there are Western horror movies, which include a...

DATE: Oct. 8, 2020 | CATEGORY: Film, TV and Streaming

Movies playing in Durango Oct. 9-15

Durango Stadium 9 (Next to Durango Mall, 247-9799, www.allentheatresinc.com) Coco Aspiring musician Miguel teams up with charming trickster Hector on an extraordinary journey through the Land of...

DATE: Oct. 7, 2020 | CATEGORY: Film, TV and Streaming

Arts Calendar

Wednesday, Oct. 7 Chuck Hank, 5 p.m., 11th Street Station, 1101 Main Ave. Patrick Crossing Lite, 5:30 p.m., Union Social House, 3062 Main Ave. Terry Rickard, 5:30 p.m., Office Spiritorium, 699...

DATE: Oct. 6, 2020 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

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