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Arts and Entertainment Calendar

Friday George Lundeen “At the Heart of It” show, 9 a.m., Sorrel Sky Gallery, 828 Main Ave, https://sorrelsky.com/events-exhibitions.php. Open mic, 7-11 p.m., Steaming Bean, located downstairs at...

DATE: Aug. 4, 2016 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Ready to party with Michael Franti & Spearhead?

Michael Franti & Spearhead are coming back to Durango for a birthday party. It’s not just any birthday or any old party: KSUT turns 40 this year, and it is capping off its series of concerts and...

DATE: Aug. 4, 2016 | CATEGORY: Music

Arts Briefs

Musical theater campers to perform Durango Arts Center will present the finale of its musical theater summer camps at 7 p.m. Friday and 1 p.m. Saturday at 802 East Second Ave. Camp students ages...

DATE: Aug. 4, 2016 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Gold King Mine spill’s effect on artists

Nature can be a huge influence on art, and when something disastrous happens in nature – such as the Gold King Mine spill that overwhelmed the Animas River with its mustard-yellow plume last August...

DATE: Aug. 4, 2016 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Godzilla comes back to Japan, in ways fresh and familiar

TOKYO – Godzilla is back in its homeland of Japan after a 12-year absence, still breathing fire and mercilessly stomping everything in its way. The Associated Press noted four ways the new film...

DATE: Aug. 2, 2016 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Aniston essay inspires actresses to address sexist standards

LOS ANGELES – When one of Hollywood’s most objectified women talks about tabloid culture, people listen. But while actresses are cheering Jennifer Aniston’s recent essay connecting the media’s...

DATE: July 29, 2016 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Arts and Entertainment Calendar

Friday Durango Fiesta Days, 9 a.m., La Plata County Fairgrounds. Open Orchestra Rehearsal, Music in the Mountains, 10 a.m., Festival Tent, Purgatory Resort. Lacey Black piano and singing, ...

DATE: July 28, 2016 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Arts and Entertainment Briefs

Registration open for DAC’s BoysART The Durango Arts Center’s BoysART program is intended for art-loving boys ages 12-15. This year, BART will feature multiple creative sessions taught by local...

DATE: July 28, 2016 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Strater’s summer show offers new format

The Strater knows how to put on a show. Since 1962, the iconic hotel in downtown Durango has been entertaining people – tourists and locals alike – with its summer performances. This summer,...

DATE: July 28, 2016 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Mancos gallery to exhibit rare photos from the West

If you’ve never seen the work of William Henry Jackson, you should really head out to Mancos for a cool new exhibit. FAD (Furniture, Art & Design) Gallery is hosting the exhibit that will kick off...

DATE: July 28, 2016 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Blake Crouch is back with new book, Dark Matter

Local author Blake Crouch is on a rising trajectory of writing success with the release of his newest novel, Dark Matter. Currently, he is in Los Angeles working on the screenplay for the movie...

DATE: July 28, 2016 | CATEGORY: Books

‘Experimenter’ investigates sadism, reality and human nature

By Nick Gonzales Herald Staff Writer “Experimenter: The Stanley Milgram Story” probes not only the subject of the film, psychologist Stanley Milgram and his controversial experiments, but the...

DATE: July 27, 2016 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

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