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Friday The Assortment, 5:30-8:30 p.m., Balcony Backstage, 600 Main Ave., 422-8008. Donny Johnson, 5:30-10 p.m., Diamond Belle Saloon, 699 Main Ave., 247-4431. Caprice Fox, Classical, Broadway...

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

Air Force Academy Band to play Bayfield, Cortez

After visiting the Bayfield Performing Arts Center, the U.S. Air Force Academy Concert Band tour manager knew he had found the right venue for a concert in Southwest Colorado. The band will perform...

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

Tommy Hilfiger leans on model Gigi Hadid for new collection

LOS ANGELES – The thick fog hanging over Venice Beach did little to disrupt Tommy Hilfiger’s carnival-esque runway show co-created by and featuring supermodel Gigi Hadid. Hadid helped pick out the...

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

Stephen King and son Owen King to team up at book convention

NEW YORK – This year’s BookExpo will feature a popular father-and-son combination: Stephen and Owen King. Convention organizers ReedPop told The Associated Press on Tuesday that the authors will be...

DATE: Feb. 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: Books

Rushdie novel takes on age of Obama, and Trump

NEW YORK – Salman Rushdie’s next novel will be a take on the age of Obama, with an added dash of Trump. The author best known for Midnight’s Children and The Satanic Verses is working on a...

DATE: Feb. 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: Books

Animas City Theatre closed until Valentine’s Day

Despite conflicting signs declaring Animas City Theatre both open and closed, it is, in fact, closed. Around this time last year, the soda machine at the bar broke and flooded the theater,...

DATE: Feb. 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

‘John Wick: Chapter 2’: Stylish, hyperviolent and almost irrationally satisfying

John Wick, as fans of the eponymous 2014 hit about a ruthlessly efficient assassin already know, once killed three people in a bar, using only a pencil. That legend gets repeated in the new,...

DATE: Feb. 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Movies playing in Durango Feb. 10-16

Animas City Theatre (128 E. College Drive, 799-2281, www.animascitytheatre.com) (For movies, visit www.animascitytheatre.com) Gaslight Theatre (102 Fifth St. Next to the railroad depot, 247-8133,...

DATE: Feb. 7, 2017 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Lady Gaga’s Super Bowl appearance spurs huge digital sales

NEW YORK – The Super Bowl was a triumph for fans of the New England Patriots but it also became very lucrative for Lady Gaga. The superstar singer who performed at the halftime show sold about...

DATE: Feb. 7, 2017 | CATEGORY: Music

Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale latest dystopian novel to top best-seller lists

Move over, 1984. There’s a new dystopian novel topping the charts. Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale has just become the best-selling book on Amazon.com. “New,” of course, is a relative term....

DATE: Feb. 7, 2017 | CATEGORY: Books

American Humane: Third-party report clears ‘A Dog’s Purpose’

LOS ANGELES – Leaked video showing a frightened dog being forced into churning water during filming of “A Dog’s Purpose” was misleadingly edited and the German shepherd was unharmed, according to...

DATE: Feb. 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Lady Gaga says Super Bowl halftime show is ‘for everyone’

HOUSTON – Lady Gaga said she hopes her Super Bowl halftime show will celebrate “inclusion” and the “spirit of equality” during a time of national division. “This performance is for everyone. I want...

DATE: Feb. 4, 2017 | CATEGORY: Music

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