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Mancos artist’s work stolen at Utah festival

Mancos artist Kevin DesPlanques said about $11,000 of his handcrafted wood furniture was stolen during the Kimball Arts Festival in Park City, Utah. Several artists had art stolen overnight during...

DATE: Aug. 19, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango’s Cannondolls releasing new album

Editor’s note: This interview with local band The Cannondolls kicks off a new Herald Arts & Entertainment feature called “Listen Up,” which will feature Durango’s local bands. By Katie...

DATE: Aug. 18, 2016 | CATEGORY: Music

Arts Briefs

Photographer featured at Open Shutter Durango photographer Paul Boyer’s “My years with an open shutter: A retrospective” exhibit is on display in the Red Room of the Open Shutter Gallery through...

DATE: Aug. 18, 2016 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Arts and Entertainment Calendar

Friday Railfest, 8 a.m.-6 p.m., Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad, 479 Main Ave., www.durangotrain.com/events/railfest, 888-872-4607. iAM MUSIC Fest, 11:30 a.m.-1 a.m., multiple stages...

DATE: Aug. 18, 2016 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Gawker.com, the brash internet mainstay, closing

Gawker.com, the news site that attracted millions of readers with its insider gossip, scoops, speculation and a writing style that helped shape the voice of the internet, will close next week, the...

DATE: Aug. 18, 2016 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Southern Ute Museum is a space in transition

On May 6, the Southern Ute Museum and Culture Center transitioned its operation from a Board of Directors to the Southern Ute Indian Tribe Permanent Fund. Two weeks and one day later, the Temporary...

DATE: Aug. 18, 2016 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

The Weekender

Local artist to unveil new children’s book at James Ranch Time to pack the kids up in the car and head just a little north (10 miles from Durango. to be exact) to James Ranch, where Lori Preusch...

DATE: Aug. 18, 2016 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Satire in Santa Fe: Native American artists reframe imagery

Sponge Bob Square Pants dances on a traditional ceramic plate. Tweety and Sylvester stand at attention in a beautifully woven Navajo rug. Po’pay, the historical leader of the bloody 1680 Pueblo...

DATE: Aug. 18, 2016 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Who is Durango’s Lego bomber?

Late one night this spring, Durango resident Sam Bridgham was feeling a bit bored and somewhat rebellious. His mind was restless for lack of ideas and inspiration. “I only feel tired and old when I...

DATE: Aug. 14, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Arts & Entertainment Briefs

Chamber singers seek tenors, basses The Durango Chamber Singers are currently auditioning for tenors and basses for their 2016/2017 season beginning Aug. 22. Rehearsals are 5:30 to 7 p.m. Mondays...

DATE: Aug. 11, 2016 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Arts and Entertainment Calendar

Friday The Assortment, 6-9 p.m., Fox Fire Farms, 5513 County Road 321, Ignacio. Opening Reception, “Work time: Indigo Textiles” by Rowland Ricketts, 5-7 p.m., Durango Arts Center, 802 East...

DATE: Aug. 11, 2016 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

‘Keep creating stuff and see what they say about you later’

R. Carlos Nakai, legendary performer of the Native American flute, will be in Durango with the R. Carlos Nakai Quartet on Aug. 21 at the Durango Arts Center. The following is from a recent phone...

DATE: Aug. 11, 2016 | CATEGORY: Music

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