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Sturgill Simpson leads nominees with 3 at Americana Awards

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Grammy-winning country singer Sturgill Simpson leads the Americana Honors and Awards nominees with three nominations, including album, artist and song of the year. The Americana...

DATE: May 10, 2017 | CATEGORY: Music

ABC reportedly inks deal to bring back “American Idol”

ABC has reportedly struck a deal to air a revival of the beloved singing competition “American Idol.” Variety reported on Friday that Core Media Group and FreemantleMedia, the production companies...

DATE: May 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Loretta Lynn remains hospitalized in Nashville after stroke

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – A publicist says country music legend Loretta Lynn remains hospitalized after having a stroke. Sony Music publicist Maria Malta said Saturday that nothing has changed from...

DATE: May 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: Music

‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2’ improves on the first

In 2014, the groovy, lighthearted “Guardians of the Galaxy” was a breath of fresh air, at least when it comes to superhero movies. Then, like now, there was a trend to make every comic book...

DATE: May 5, 2017 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Cher to sing ‘Believe’ at Billboard Music Awards this month

NEW YORK – Cher will sing her late 1990s anthem “Believe” at the Billboard Music Awards this month. Dick Clark Productions announced Thursday that Cher also will receive the ICON Award at the May...

DATE: May 5, 2017 | CATEGORY: Music

Jann Wenner reflects on Rolling Stone at 50

NEW YORK – Fifty years after he launched an underground newspaper that changed music journalism and a great deal more, Jann S. Wenner finds Rolling Stone being showcased in a once-unthinkable...

DATE: May 5, 2017 | CATEGORY: Books

‘Guardians 2’ is bigger, better

With a title slyly evoking the music-compilation aesthetic embodied by its 1970s-hit-heavy sound track, “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2” manages to re-create the formula of self-aware, snarky humor...

DATE: May 5, 2017 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Durango Friends of the Arts to meet in Mancos

Durango Friends of the Arts will hold a membership meeting from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday at Veryl Goodnight’s home and studio, and tour her art gallery, located at 106 Grand Ave., Mancos....

DATE: May 5, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Bar D Wranglers to perform at Fort Lewis College

The Bar D Wranglers will perform their new show at 7 p.m. Sunday in the Student Union Ballroom at Fort Lewis College, 1000 Rim Drive. Proceeds will benefit LifeGuard. Tickets are $18. Light...

DATE: May 4, 2017 | CATEGORY: Music

Arts Calendar

Friday Cinco de Mayo, with music by And Beyond, 4-9 p.m., The Balcony, 600 Main Ave. “Wunderkammers” opening reception, 5 p.m., Durango Arts Center, 802 East Second Ave., 259-2606. Caprice Fox,...

DATE: May 4, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Hit the streets for Spring Gallery Walk

One of the surest signs that spring is here to stay in Durango is the Spring Gallery Walk. Starting at 5 p.m. May 12, 10 downtown galleries will welcome you in to check out their new exhibits....

DATE: May 4, 2017 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Arts Center to host upcoming exhibit, workshops, camps

Durango Arts Center, 802 East Second Ave., will host the following events: The 3-dimensional exhibit, “Wunderkammers,” by Denver artist Alicia Bailey, opening reception will be 5 to 7 p.m. on May...

DATE: May 4, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

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