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Stephen King joins moviegoers for special screening of “It”

BANGOR, Maine – Movie fans attending a special screening of the movie “It” in Bangor, Maine, got a bonus: Author and local resident Stephen King joined them. King’s radio station, WKIT-FM,...

DATE: Sept. 7, 2017 | CATEGORY: Film, TV and Streaming

HBO’s ‘Veep’ to end after seventh season in 2018

LOS ANGELES – HBO says its much-honored political satire “Veep” is coming to an end. The cable channel said Wednesday that “Veep” will air its seventh and final season in 2018. Series star Julia...

DATE: Sept. 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Movies playing in Durango Sept. 8-14

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

DATE: Sept. 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: Film, TV and Streaming

Lacheys, Debbie Gibson lead ‘Dancing with the Stars’ cast

NEW YORK – Nick and Vanessa Lachey, retired athletes Derek Fisher and Terrell Owens, and singer Debbie Gibson headline the upcoming season of “Dancing with the Stars.” Other cast members on the ABC...

DATE: Sept. 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

CMT Artists of the Year event to support hurricane recovery

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – This year, CMT will use its annual Artists of the Year event to highlight Hurricane Harvey recovery efforts while also recognizing the biggest artists in country music. CMT...

DATE: Sept. 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: Music

The secrets to making a great Stephen King movie

Since the second half of 1983, when “Cujo,” “The Dead Zone” and “Christine” rolled into theaters, one after another, it’s been unofficial Hollywood writ that no Stephen King novel, novella or short...

DATE: Sept. 4, 2017 | CATEGORY: Music

While you were watching summer’s biggest TV show, you missed summer’s best TV show

A curious thing happened on the way to television greatness this summer: The highly anticipated return of a critically revered show that some viewers might avoid because of its reputation as a...

DATE: Sept. 3, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Harley Quinn teams with Batman in new movie

Harley Quinn’s animated homecoming is quite the grown-up affair in Warner Bros. Animation’s latest straight-to-home-video DC Comics movie. Harley Quinn is now a movie star (“Suicide Squad”), soon...

DATE: Sept. 3, 2017 | CATEGORY: Film, TV and Streaming

Singer Tom Jones postpones US tour due to medical issues

LONDON – Singer Tom Jones has postponed his planned U.S. tour because of health issues. He said on Twitter on Saturday that his fall tour will be delayed “following medical advice,” without...

DATE: Sept. 2, 2017 | CATEGORY: Music

Movies playing in Durango Sept. 1-7

Animas City Theatre (128 E. College Drive, 799-2281, www.animascitytheatre.com) The Only Living Boy in New York Thomas Webb (Callum Turner), the son of a publisher and his artistic wife, has just...

DATE: Sept. 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: Film, TV and Streaming

Shelley Berman, comedian-bard of everyday life, has died

NEW YORK – Comedian Shelley Berman, who won gold records and appeared on top television shows in the 1950s and 1960s delivering wry monologues about the annoyances of everyday life, has died. He...

DATE: Sept. 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Arts Calendar

Friday Durango Labor Day Party, 5 p.m., downtown Durango, 10th Street and Main Avenue, http://bit.ly/2wlny8d. Terry Hartzel, 5:30 p.m., Diamond Belle Saloon, 699 Main Ave., 247-4431. Lisa Blue,...

DATE: Aug. 31, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

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