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Art seen: Karyn Gabaldon Arts

Editor’s note: This article is the second in a monthly series profiling Durango’s art galleries. By Katie Chicklinski-Cahill Herald Arts & Entertainment editor It’s no easy feat for a business to...

DATE: July 27, 2017 | UPDATED: 2 hours 58 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

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Artist Paul Folwell holding 24th annual Studio Show

When you meet local artist Paul Folwell, the first thing you notice is that he’s a really funny guy. The second? He’s a really talented painter, working primarily in oils.. For the 24th year,...

DATE: July 27, 2017 | UPDATED: 2 hours 57 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Arts Calendar

Friday Adam Swanson, 5:30 p.m., Diamond Belle Saloon, 699 Main Ave., 247-4431. The Assortment, 5:30 p.m., Balcony Bar & Grill, 600 Main Ave. Friday Nights at Fox Fire Farms, 6 p.m., Fox Fire...

DATE: July 27, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

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Sherman Alexie to speak Friday in Santa Fe

SANTA FE – Native American writer Sherman Alexie is scheduled to speak in Santa Fe after announcing he was canceling a book tour from his new intense memoir about his mother. The Seattle poet and...

DATE: July 27, 2017 | CATEGORY: Books

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Movies playing in Durango July 28-Aug. 3

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

DATE: July 26, 2017 | UPDATED: 1 day 11 hours ago | CATEGORY: Film and TV

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Michael Phelps defends Shark Week ‘race’ against great white

Don’t expect an apology from Michael Phelps to TV viewers who were disappointed with his race against a simulated great white shark for a Discovery Channel Shark Week special. The Olympic champion...

DATE: July 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

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Toni Morrison, Joan Didion among those in PEN online archive

NEW YORK – Toni Morrison moderating a discussion about writing in the Soviet Union. Joan Didion defending Salman Rushdie against an Iranian death decree. Pablo Neruda explaining the role of the...

DATE: July 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Books

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Taraji P. Henson to host Black Girls Rock honoring Issa Rae

NEW YORK – Taraji P. Henson will host BET’s 2017 Black Girls Rock Awards honoring “Insecure” creator and star Issa Rae and others. BET said the Oscar nominee and “Empire” actress will host the Aug....

DATE: July 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

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For Spoon’s Britt Daniel, Prince is the one influence that reigns above all

After Prince died in April of last year, Britt Daniel bought a mammoth collection of unreleased Prince songs off eBay. The fidelity wasn’t always great and its origins were questionable, but to the...

DATE: July 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Music

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Aquaman used to be a king – now he’s a vigilante

Dan Abnett is sending Aquaman somewhere he’s never been: deep into the sea. When in Atlantis sitting atop the throne, he’s just Arthur Curry, the half-Atlantean, half-human king of Atlantis. He was...

DATE: July 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

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“Girls Trip” unleashes laughter and love – along with a torrent of R-rated raunch

Hot on the heels of “Rough Night” comes another raunchy comedy about girls – or, rather, grown women – gone wild. “Girls Trip” follows a quartet of longtime friends who convene in New Orleans,...

DATE: July 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

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‘Jersey Boys’ nostalgia fades, but the ‘Hit Men’ play on

CRANFORD, N.J. – Five years ago, some musicians who had played with Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons during his comeback in the 1970s rounded up some of their friends, slicked back what hair they...

DATE: July 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Music