culture and entertainment

Rocky Mountain Animation Labs now offering ‘free Friday’ animation classes

Rocky Mountain Animation Labs will offer free introductory animation classes 4-5:30 p.m. every Friday from Jan. 13 to Feb. 10, at the Smiley Building, 1309 East Third Ave. Each class will introduce...

DATE: Jan. 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Volunteers needed for Durango Film Festival

Volunteers are needed for the 2017 Durango Independent Film Festival, March 1-5. The film festival is an opportunity for volunteers to have fun and connect with filmmakers and the local community....

DATE: Jan. 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Brie Larson and Jennifer Hudson to announce Oscar nominees

LOS ANGELES – Oscar winners Brie Larson and Jennifer Hudson will help announce this year’s Academy Award nominees. The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences on Friday revealed the actresses...

DATE: Jan. 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

‘Sherlock’ season finale leaks online 1 day before premiere

LONDON – There’s a little less mystery about the season finale of the television series “Sherlock” after a Russian version of the episode leaked online. The show’s official Twitter account urged...

DATE: Jan. 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Think you can sing? Prove it

The Durango Voice singing competition is back for its second year, and you’re invited to audition for a spot on the Henry Strater Theatre stage. The competition, which is a fundraiser for Manna...

DATE: Jan. 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Music

Ryan Reynolds named 2017 Hasty Pudding Man of the Year

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Ryan Reynolds, who earned a Golden Globe nomination for playing the title role in 2016’s “Deadpool,” was named Man of the Year by Harvard University’s Hasty Pudding Theatricals...

DATE: Jan. 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

William Peter Blatty, author of ‘The Exorcist,’ dies at 89

William Peter Blatty, an author whose novel The Exorcist and his later screenplay for the 1973 film about a demonic possession became a phenomenon and stirred fierce public debate about the occult,...

DATE: Jan. 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Arts Calendar

Friday Joel Racheff, 5:30-10 p.m., Diamond Belle Saloon, 699 Main Ave., 247-4431. Annual underclassman gala, 7 p.m., Durango High School auditorium, 2390 Main Ave., 1096boxoffce@gmail.com. ...

DATE: Jan. 12, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Opening reception of ‘Vision All Together’ exhibit to be Jan. 19

The opening reception for art exhibit “Vision All Together: Performance Art for Video” will be at 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Durango Arts Center, 802 East Second Ave. “Vision All Together” features...

DATE: Jan. 12, 2017 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Movies playing in Durango Jan 13-19

Animas City Theatre (128 E. College Drive, 799-2281, www.animascitytheatre.com) Lion Five-year-old Saroo gets lost on a train that takes him thousands of kilometers across India, away from home and...

DATE: Jan. 11, 2017 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

British TV trailer shows Joseph Fiennes as Michael Jackson

A British TV network has offered the first glimpse of actor Joseph Fiennes playing Michael Jackson in an upcoming comedy series. Sky Arts has released a trailer for its upcoming “Urban Myths”...

DATE: Jan. 11, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Natalie Portman says co-star Kutcher paid 3 times as much

Natalie Portman says Ashton Kutcher was paid three times as much as her for co-starring in 2011’s “No Strings Attached.” Portman tells Marie Claire she knew about the pay difference at the time the...

DATE: Jan. 11, 2017 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

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