culture and entertainment

Get ready for a ‘Dynasty’ reboot

Add another TV reboot to the long list of shows back from the dead: “Dynasty” will debut on the CW this fall. The new version of “Dynasty,” the prime-time soap that aired on ABC from 1981 to 1989,...

DATE: May 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Chris Cornell’s family believes prescription drugs may have caused his death

Chris Cornell’s family is disputing the findings of the Wayne County Medical Examiner’s Office, which ruled that the Soundgarden frontman died from suicide by hanging. Lawyers for the family issued...

DATE: May 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Music

Arts Calendar

Friday Iam Music Spring Student Fest, 5 p.m., Henry Strater Theatre, 699 Main Ave., 375-7160. Pete Giuliani, 5-8 p.m., El Rancho Tavern, 975 Main Ave., 259-8111. Caprice Fox, Classical,...

DATE: May 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell, a founding father of grunge, dead at 52

Chris Cornell, a key figure in the grunge rock movement as the banshee-voiced singer in the seminal Seattle band Soundgarden died after playing a Wednesday night concert with the Grammy-winning...

DATE: May 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Music

Roger Ailes, architect of conservative TV juggernaut Fox, is dead at 77

Roger Ailes, who mastered the art of selling political candidates like Hollywood celebrities and was the architect of conservative-oriented TV news, has died at 77. Fox News reported the death,...

DATE: May 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

‘Alien: Covenant’ doesn’t reinvent the squeal

Michael Fassbender delivers a crafty, Cronenbergian double performance in “Alien: Covenant” that almost makes the movie worth its weight. Almost. A largely turgid, often thoroughly unpleasant...

DATE: May 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Movies playing in Durango May 19-25

Animas City Theatre (128 E. College Drive, 799-2281, www.animascitytheatre.com) Norman: The Moderate Rise and Tragic Fall of a New York Fixer Norman (Richard Gere), a New York fixer, knows the...

DATE: May 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Katy Perry is the first judge named for new ‘American Idol’

Pop star Katy Perry is the first judge to be named for the new season of “American Idol,” which was revived by ABC for the 2017-2018 season. The show, which pulled in 38 million viewers at its peak...

DATE: May 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Music

Familiar faces turn up in summer kids movies

If there’s a big-screen character you liked a few years ago, chances are that person is back for this summer of sequels. “Wimpy Kid” Greg Heffley can’t escape embarrassment in “The Long Haul.” The...

DATE: May 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Book World: Ivanka’s tips is for some working women

The new book that Ivanka Trump has written, Women Who Work: Rewriting the Rules for Success, is trite and tedious. So focused on exhorting readers to define success on their own terms, it manages...

DATE: May 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Books

Rolling Stones heading back on the road, this time in Europe

LONDON – The Rolling Stones are going back on the road, this time staying a bit closer to home with a European tour. The rock stalwarts said they will play 13 gigs in nine countries starting in...

DATE: May 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Music

Small and cute: why crafters love ‘little thingies’

When my daughter Grace was little, she collected tiny objects, sometimes pilfered from her sister and squirreled away in her bedroom. Among the 4-year-old’s prized collection of teeny-tiny items...

DATE: May 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

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