culture and entertainment

‘Widows’ isn’t a feel-good feminist heist movie – and that’s why it’s so great

From its first moments, “Widows” signals that audiences aren’t in for just another heist movie. We commence with a tender, deeply sensuous moment between Veronica Rawlins (Viola Davis) and her...

DATE: Nov. 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

William Goldman, Oscar winner for ‘Butch Cassidy,’ has died

NEW YORK – William Goldman, the screenwriter and Hollywood wise man who won Academy Awards for “Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid” and “All the President’s Men” and summed up the mystery of making...

DATE: Nov. 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

LGBTQ community aims to challenge social norms through storytelling at Durango Arts Center

Founder of Let It Out Productions performance company, Kristi Dean, was in a relationship training workshop where the instructor asked the class to separate into masculine and feminine groups. A...

DATE: Nov. 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

‘Instant Family’? New movie more like a slow-cooker

“Things that matter are hard.” That’s the lesson a new father teaches in “Instant Family,” a comedy-drama about a couple (Mark Wahlberg and Rose Byrne) who are unable to conceive children of their...

DATE: Nov. 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

The MET Live to screen encore performance of ‘Samson et Dalila’

Heads up. The MET Live in HD will present an encore performance of Camille Saint-Saëns’ “Samson et Dalila” on Saturday at Fort Lewis College. “Encore” means a filmed version of a live performance...

DATE: Nov. 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

‘Te Ata’ brings Native American actor’s story to Durango

Mary Thompson Fisher, a member of the Chickasaw Nation and a Native American performer, is the subject of a movie Durango Film festival will screen Saturday as part of Native American Heritage...

DATE: Nov. 15, 2018 | UPDATED: 1 day 3 hours ago | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Roy Clark, ‘Hee Haw’ star, has died at 85

Country star Roy Clark, the guitar virtuoso and singer who headlined the cornpone TV show “Hee Haw” for nearly a quarter century and was known for such hits as “Yesterday When I was Young” and...

DATE: Nov. 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Music

Bayfield High School theater tackles the Bard

Theater students at Bayfield High School will wrap up their run of “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” tonight. Director Sarah Ripley said about 25 students have been working since September to bring the...

DATE: Nov. 15, 2018 | UPDATED: 1 day 3 hours ago | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

The Mancos Valley Chorus is coming to Cortez

As it enters its 21st year, the Mancos Valley Chorus is preparing for its winter concert schedule, which will bring the group through the Montezuma-Cortez High School, Mancos United Methodist...

DATE: Nov. 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Music

Work on film underway in New Mexico

SANTA FE – The feature film “Rattlesnake” is being filmed at a handful of locations around northern New Mexico. The New Mexico Film Office said Tuesday that the work will continue through...

DATE: Nov. 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Aerosmith’s Perry tweets ‘doing well’ after hospitalization

NEW YORK – Joe Perry is feeling the love from fans after he was hospitalized with breathing problems that began after a guest performance with Billy Joel in New York. The Aerosmith guitarist on...

DATE: Nov. 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: Music

Movies playing in Durango Nov. 16-22

Animas City Theatre (128 E. College Drive, 799-2281, www.animascitytheatre.com ) Te Ata (Saturday only) Based on the true story of Mary Thompson Fisher, a woman who traversed cultural barriers to...

DATE: Nov. 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

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