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‘Despicable Me 3’ is good enough, but far from great

Like yet another cold, sugary soft drink dispensed from a vending machine, the animated sequel “Despicable Me 3” is only satisfying in direct proportion to one’s thirst. If you are someone for whom...

DATE: July 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: Film, TV and Streaming

Oprah picks debut novel Behold the Dreamers for book club

NEW YORK – Imbolo Mbue, whose debut novel Behold the Dreamers is Oprah Winfrey’s latest selection, owes her career in part to the talk-show host. “Years ago, I went to the library one day in Falls...

DATE: July 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: Books

‘The House’ has Amy Poehler and Will Ferrell but zero laughs

“The House” is astonishingly, mystifyingly unamusing. With Will Ferrell and Amy Poehler in lead roles, the comedy could have been solid counterprogramming to summer franchise-mania. Instead,...

DATE: July 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: Film, TV and Streaming

Actor James Cromwell sentenced to jail for NY plant protest

WAWAYANDA, N.Y. – Oscar-nominated actor James Cromwell has been sentenced to jail for refusing to pay fines related to his arrest at a protest at a New York power plant. The Times Herald-Record of...

DATE: July 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: Film, TV and Streaming

Kendall and Kylie Jenner accused of cultural appropriation, this time by Notorious B.I.G.’s mom

Here we go again. Reality TV stars Kendall and Kylie Jenner pulled their new line of T-shirts after the mother of Notorious B.I.G. blasted the sisters for using the late rapper’s image without...

DATE: June 30, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Jay-Z gets personal and deep on new album ‘4:44’

NEW YORK – Jay-Z gets personal and deep on his new album, opening up about his relationship with Beyoncé, his children and the elevator fight with Solange. The icon released “4:44” on Friday, and...

DATE: June 30, 2017 | CATEGORY: Music

Scenic Aperture focuses on fine art photography

Editor’s note: This article is the first in a monthly series profiling Durango’s art galleries. By Katie Chicklinski-Cahill Herald Arts & Entertainment editor When you first walk into Scenic...

DATE: June 30, 2017 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

‘X-Files’ writers all men – how does this still happen?

The truth is out there, and it’s a bit imbalanced. As “X-Files” fans gear up for the show’s 11th season, which follows a reboot of the 1990s series in 2016, IndieWire reports that creator Chris...

DATE: June 29, 2017 | CATEGORY: Film, TV and Streaming

Arts Calendar

Friday Adam Swanson, 5:30 p.m., Diamond Belle Saloon, 699 Main Ave. Friday Nights at Fox Fire Farms with The Assortment, 6 p.m., Fox Fire Farms, 5513 County Road 321, Ignacio. Caprice Fox, ...

DATE: June 29, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Concert at Buckley Park canceled

The Halden Wofford and the Hi*Beams concert scheduled for 5:30 to 7 p.m. today at Buckley Park has been canceled, according to a news release from the Community Concert Hall at Fort Lewis College. ...

DATE: June 29, 2017 | CATEGORY: Music

Rob Lowe says he feared death during bigfoot-like encounter

Rob Lowe says he thought he was going to be killed during an encounter with a bigfoot creature while filming his new A&E docuseries. Lowe tells Entertainment Weekly the encounter took place in the...

DATE: June 29, 2017 | CATEGORY: Film, TV and Streaming

Movies playing in Durango June 30-July 6

Animas City Theatre (128 E. College Drive, 799-2281, www.animascitytheatre.com) Lost City of Z The incredible true story of British explorer Percy Fawcett, who journeys into the Amazon at the dawn...

DATE: June 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Film, TV and Streaming

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