culture and entertainment

Movies playing in Durango Aug. 11-17

Animas City Theatre (128 E. College Drive, 799-2281, Maudie Based on a true story. An unlikely romance in which the reclusive Everett Lewis (Ethan Hawke) hires a fragile...

DATE: Aug. 12, 2017 | CATEGORY: Film, TV and Streaming

Elvis Presley’s friends feel love, pain, 40 years after his death

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – It isn’t just the legend of Elvis Presley that has unmatched staying power 40 years after his death. The guilt, pain and regret felt by those who knew and loved him lingers, too....

DATE: Aug. 12, 2017 | CATEGORY: Music

‘Annabelle: Creation’ scary good

If we have learned anything from the Cooking Channel, it’s that talent isn’t defined by the ingredients you use but what you do with them. By that measure, director David F. Sandberg is an...

DATE: Aug. 11, 2017 | CATEGORY: Film, TV and Streaming

Judge tosses DJ’s lawsuit against Taylor Swift in groping trial

DENVER – A judge on Friday threw out a former radio host’s case against Taylor Swift in a trial that delved into their dueling lawsuits over whether he groped her during a backstage meet-and-greet...

DATE: Aug. 11, 2017 | CATEGORY: Music

James McMurtry to perform at Durango Arts center

It’s a pretty cool day when Stephen King says you’re the country’s “fiercest songwriter,” which is what he said about Austin, Texas-based James McMurtry. He’s a man who’s not shy about talking...

DATE: Aug. 11, 2017 | CATEGORY: Music

Third annual Durango Rockfest powers into Buckley Park

The third annual Durango Rockfest will be going all afternoon and into the night Saturday at Buckley Park, and the guys from the band Of Broken Dreams want to see you there. With 13 bands mostly...

DATE: Aug. 10, 2017 | CATEGORY: Music

Arts Calendar

Friday Lawn Chair Kings, 5:30 p.m., Balcony bar & Grill, 600 Main Ave. Lacey Black, 6 p.m., Fox Fire Farms, 5513 County Road 321. Kyle Park in concert, 6:30 p.m., (gates open), show starts at...

DATE: Aug. 10, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Kyle Park helps kick off new La Plata County Fair concert event

There’s more to the La Plata County Fair this year with the addition of a concert Friday (Aug. 11) at the Fairgrounds Rodeo Arena. Taking the stage will be country music’s Kyle Park , with special...

DATE: Aug. 10, 2017 | CATEGORY: Music

Taylor Swift testifies former DJ groped her under her skirt

DENVER – Taylor Swift testified Thursday that a former radio DJ reached under her skirt and intentionally grabbed her backside during a meet-and-a-greet photo session before a 2013 concert in...

DATE: Aug. 10, 2017 | CATEGORY: Music

Chris Cornell statue planned for Seattle

SEATTLE – Chris Cornell’s widow says she has commissioned a statue of the late Soundgarden frontman to be placed in his home town of Seattle. Vicky Cornell tells The Seattle Times she has hired...

DATE: Aug. 10, 2017 | CATEGORY: Music

Mom says she didn’t want incident to define Swift’s life

DENVER – Taylor Swift’s mother and confidante took the witness stand Wednesday, saying she and her daughter’s managers had told the bosses of a disc jockey accused of groping the singer-songwriter...

DATE: Aug. 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Taylor Swift wants case to serve as example to other victims

DENVER – Taylor Swift’s attorneys told jurors they aren’t trying to bankrupt a former Colorado DJ accused of groping the pop superstar before a concert, but they do want others to know “that you...

DATE: Aug. 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Music

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