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Movies playing in Durango Sept. 22-28

Animas City Theatre (128 E. College Drive, 799-2281, www.animascitytheatre.com) The Glass Castle A young woman who, influenced by the joyfully wild nature of her deeply dysfunctional father, finds...

DATE: Sept. 20, 2017 | UPDATED: 2 hours 12 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Film and TV

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Boxer LaMotta, immortalized in ‘Raging Bull,’ dies at 95

MIAMI – Jake LaMotta, the former middleweight champion whose life in and out of the ring was depicted in the film “Raging Bull,” for which Robert De Niro won an Academy Award, has died, his fiancée...

DATE: Sept. 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

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Graphic novel Monsters tops diverse slate of 2017 Ignatz Award winners

Emil Ferris, having brought exquisite craft to her debut graphic novel at age 55, brought extreme gratitude to the stage over the weekend, as she was twice honored at the 2017 Ignatz Awards in...

DATE: Sept. 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Books

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Linda Hamilton set to return to ‘Terminator’ franchise

NEW YORK – Linda Hamilton is returning to the “Terminator” franchise for the first time since 1991’s “Terminator 2: Judgment Day.” “Terminator” creator James Cameron announced Hamilton’s casting at...

DATE: Sept. 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

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Book World: Tale by Stephen King and son

Some dads take their boys fishing, some throw around a ball. Stephen King and his son imagine a plague that knocks out half of Earth’s population. That’s essentially the plot of Sleeping Beauties,...

DATE: Sept. 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Books

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Writers sought for six-word mystery contest

The Rocky Mountain Chapter of Mystery Writers of America is encouraging writers who can create a mystery story in six words to enter the inaugural Six-Word Mystery Contest. To win a $10 bet, Ernest...

DATE: Sept. 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

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Fall movie lineup is full of promise

Summer 2017 is already going down in history as one of Hollywood’s worst in recent memory, notwithstanding such standouts as “Wonder Woman,” “Dunkirk” and the little-rom-com-that-could, “The Big...

DATE: Sept. 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

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Lawrence radiates grit in ‘mother!’

“mother!,” Darren Aronofsky’s tour de force of allegorical misdirection, is about many things, in succession and simultaneously. What begins as a creepily insinuating chamber piece of domestic...

DATE: Sept. 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Arts Calendar

Friday Fall Gallery Walk: George Lundeen, all-day event, Sorrel Sky Gallery, 828 Main Ave., 247-3555. Preschool story time, 10:30 a.m., Durango Public Library, 1900 East Third Ave., 375-3380. ...

DATE: Sept. 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

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Durango Autumn Arts Festival is this weekend

It’s all about the art on East Second Avenue this weekend. Heading into its 23rd year, Durango Autumn Arts Festival will fill the street with both local and not-so-local artists on Saturday and...

DATE: Sept. 14, 2017 | UPDATED: 5 days 19 hours ago | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

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Husker Du drummer, singer Grant Hart dies of cancer

MINNEAPOLIS – Grant Hart, the drummer and vocalist for pioneering indie rock band Husker Du, which was seen as a major influence for Nirvana, the Pixies and other bands, has died at age 56. Hart...

DATE: Sept. 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Music