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Friday Durango Independent Film Festival, 9 a.m.-9 p.m., Downtown Durango, 375-7779, Steam-tastic Friday, 3:30 p.m., Durango Public Library, 1900 East Third Ave., 375-3380....

DATE: March 2, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

‘Soy Cubana’ short included in Durango Film fest kicks off tonight

Durango Film: An Independent Film Festival kicks off five days of films tonight with its free movie night at the Gaslight Theatre. Movies shown will include “The Tiger Hunter,” “Sea Gypsies: The...

DATE: March 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Oprah Winfrey teases at a possible run for president

Media mogul Oprah Winfrey, one of the few celebrities whose political endorsement actually meant something (see “the Oprah Effect” of 2008), is now toying with a presidential bid of her own. In a...

DATE: March 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

I pity the fool who doesn’t watch ‘Dancing with the Stars’

NEW YORK – Mr. T, Simone Biles and Nancy Kerrigan are among the competitors for the upcoming season of “Dancing with the Stars.” ABC announced the cast for the 24th season of the reality...

DATE: March 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Benedict Cumberbatch to star in short Showtime series

NEW YORK – Benedict Cumberbatch will play an aristocratic playboy, the title character in a five-part Showtime series “Melrose” that will begin production this summer. The series is based on Edward...

DATE: Feb. 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

FX to follow ‘Bette and Joan’ with ‘Feud: Charles and Diana’

The Associated Press NEW YORK – Producer Ryan Murphy’s first edition of “Feud,” which tells the story of film legends Bette Davis and Joan Crawford, won’t premiere until this weekend. But already...

DATE: Feb. 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Movies playing in Durango March 3-9

Gaslight Theatre (102 Fifth St. Next to the railroad depot, 247-8133, (Movies starting Monday) Moonlight A timeless story of human connection and self-discovery,...

DATE: Feb. 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Arts and culture new addition to comp plan

The Smiley Building, the Powerhouse Science Center, the Durango Arts Center and other cultural institutions in town could have the makings of a Colorado Certified Creative District. A group working...

DATE: Feb. 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Juried exhibition to open Wednesday at FLC Art Gallery

The 56th annual juried student exhibition will open Wednesday and continue through March 27 at the Fort Lewis College Art Gallery. The event is free and open to all. Peter Hay, exhibits director at...

DATE: Feb. 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Celtic festival to be held March 9-12

The fifth annual Durango Celtic Festival will be held from March 9 to March 12 at the Henry Strater Theatre, 699 Main Ave., and Irish Embassy Pub, 900 Main Ave. The festival will feature...

DATE: Feb. 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Durango Arts Center shows early Englehart works

Stanton Englehart often described Gaia, the ancient Greek earth mother, as “the real driver of our lives.” Englehart , who died April 22, 2009, was a child of the Southwest, an eminent landscape...

DATE: Feb. 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Peele turns his focus to directing

LOS ANGELES – Jordan Peele is “kind of done” with performing. While that might be a dagger in the hearts of fans who came to know and love Peele as an uncannily calm Barack Obama, the endlessly...

DATE: Feb. 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

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