culture and entertainment

Movies playing in Durango Jan. 31-Feb. 6

Animas City Theatre (128 E. College Drive, 799-2281, ) (For showtimes, visit Gaslight Theatre (102 Fifth St. Next to the railroad depot,...

DATE: Jan. 29, 2020 | CATEGORY: Film, TV and Streaming

‘American Dirt’ Latino backlash part of long publishing war

During a trip to Mexico to visit family, writer Myriam Gurba took “American Dirt,” a novel about immigration and cartel violence that was being touted as one of the biggest U.S. releases of 2020....

DATE: Jan. 29, 2020 | CATEGORY: Books

Can equality pledges fix gender problem in country music?

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – What started as a joke on Twitter about an unwritten rule among country radio stations not to play two female artists in a row prompted outrage by country music stars, but also...

DATE: Jan. 28, 2020 | UPDATED: 19 hours 34 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Music

Arts Calendar

For a full Snowdown schedule, visit . Wednesday, Jan. 29 Teen Time, 4 p.m., Durango Public Library, 1900 East Third Ave. Knit Night, 5 p.m., Yarn Durango, 1125 South...

DATE: Jan. 28, 2020 | UPDATED: 19 hours 34 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Bob Marley’s kids celebrate late reggae icon’s 75th birthday

LOS ANGELES – At a celebration for Bob Marley’s 75th birth anniversary, the late icon’s children – famous in their own right – gathered to tell stories about the reggae king and discuss passing the...

DATE: Jan. 26, 2020 | CATEGORY: Music

Mancos Creative District offers arts scholarship

The Mancos Creative District is currently accepting applications for a scholarship that will be awarded to one artistic student. The Create 81328! Scholarship fund was established for public,...

DATE: Jan. 25, 2020 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

New book explores women’s voices

Mancos author, spiritual leader, healer, teacher and founder of Soulular Clarity, a vibrational healing practice, Karen Lovelien said she was compelled to get in touch with Chloe Rachel Gallaway....

DATE: Jan. 25, 2020 | CATEGORY: Books

Taylor Swift shakes Sundance with revealing documentary

PARK CITY, Utah – The normally private Taylor Swift premiered an intimate documentary Thursday at the Sundance Film Festival in which the pop star discloses a past eating disorder, chronicles her...

DATE: Jan. 24, 2020 | CATEGORY: Film, TV and Streaming

‘Punk’d’ to be revived with Chance the Rapper doing pranks

NEW YORK – Celebrities, beware: “Punk’d” is being revived. And this time Chance the Rapper is the one doing the punk’ing. MTV Studios and Quibi said Friday they are teaming up to revive the show...

DATE: Jan. 24, 2020 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Winter Pride events take over Durango, Purgatory

This time of winter can be tough – the holidays are over and the cold can settle in for what seems like an eternity. Fortunately for Durango, we have Snowdown coming up and, for the third year,...

DATE: Jan. 23, 2020 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

‘Writing The Woods’ rescheduled

The Journal Lorena Williams, a local writer and wildland firefighter, will lead several workshops in February at Willowtail Springs Nature Preserve and Education Center in Mancos. The first class,...

DATE: Jan. 23, 2020 | UPDATED: 5 days 20 hours ago | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Sundance festival kicks off with Taylor Swift, ‘Crip Camp’

PARK CITY, Utah – Plenty of change is in the air at the Sundance Film Festival, where about 118 feature films are set to premiere over the next 10 days beginning Thursday. Streaming companies are...

DATE: Jan. 23, 2020 | CATEGORY: Film, TV and Streaming

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