culture and entertainment

Movies playing in Durango Feb. 23-March 2

Animas City Theatre (128 E. College Drive, 799-2281, www.animascitytheatre.com ) NTLive: Young Marx (11 a.m. Saturday only) 1850, and Europe’s most feared terrorist is hiding in Dean Street, Soho....

DATE: Feb. 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Arts Calendar

Friday Caregiver Cafe, 10 a.m., Pine River Library, 395 Bayfield Center Drive, Bayfield, 884-2222. Preschool story time, 10:30 a.m., Durango Public Library, 1900 East Third Ave. STEAM Lab, ...

DATE: Feb. 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Review: Black Panther

“Black Panther,” an adaptation of the iconic comic book that has been decades in coming, proves to be more than worth the wait. This lush, impressively well-acted film, about an African king...

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

Artist Rosemary Meza-DesPlas takes over Durango Arts Center

A huge wall drawing of a nude woman crawling forward expresses the title and themes of an unusual exhibit at the Durango Arts Center this month. “nevertheless: She Persisted” is a solo show of...

DATE: Feb. 15, 2018 | UPDATED: 5 days 18 hours ago | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Olympic figure skating unveils new, modern soundtrack

GANGNEUNG, South Korea – When the International Skating Union made the popular decision to allow lyrics in all performances, the Paul Simon classic “The Sound of Silence” seemed like it would be a...

DATE: Feb. 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: Music

Movies playing in Durango Feb. 16-22

Animas City Theatre (128 E. College Drive, 799-2281, www.animascitytheatre.com ) NTLive’s “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?” (11 a.m. Saturday only) In the early hours of the morning on the campus...

DATE: Feb. 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

LA art museum unveils wide-ranging tribute to Jasper Johns

LOS ANGELES – Jasper Johns has said it was a young man’s decision to paint a picture of an American flag that launched one of the most heralded pop-art careers of modern times. Seizing on that...

DATE: Feb. 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Concepts for public art at intersection draw curious crowd

Curious residents packed Ska Brewing on Friday eager to learn about three public art concepts that could be installed at the U.S. Highway 550/160 intersection in Durango. Many attendees at the open...

DATE: Feb. 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Native American poet, writer, musician to discuss memoir at Fort Lewis College

The Fort Lewis College Common Reading Experience has selected its first Native American author since the program started in 2006. Joy Harjo’s memoir Crazy Brave is being read by the college’s...

DATE: Feb. 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Books

Durango, Cortez students have stories to tell

Cortez high schooler Alexandra York had to pause a few times to compose herself. York, a sophomore at Southwest Open School, stood on an empty stage Tuesday at the Sunflower Theatre in Cortez. She...

DATE: Feb. 8, 2018 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Arts Calendar

Friday Preschool story time, 10:30 a.m., Durango Public Library, 1900 East Third Ave. Meet the Artists Open House for Community Art Project, 4:30 p.m., Ska Brewing Co., 225 Girard St., 247-5792....

DATE: Feb. 8, 2018 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

The growing Quentin Tarantino controversy, explained

The “Kill Bill” script called for Uma Thurman to be spit on by co-star Michael Madsen, but Quentin Tarantino was the one who did it. He didn’t trust anyone else to spit right. “I’m the director, so...

DATE: Feb. 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: Film and TV