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Beyoncé announces she’s pregnant with twins

NEW YORK – Blue Ivy is about to become a big sister – twice over. Beyoncé and Jay Z announced Wednesday on Instagram that the superstar singer is pregnant with twins. “We have been blessed two...

DATE: Feb. 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: Music

Movies playing in Durango Feb. 3-9

Animas City Theatre (128 E. College Drive, 799-2281, (For movies, visit Gaslight Theatre (102 Fifth St. Next to the railroad depot, 247-8133,...

DATE: Jan. 31, 2017 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

The Weeknd set to perform with Daft Punk at Grammys

LOS ANGELES – The Weeknd will team up with Daft Punk for a performance at the Grammy Awards. The collaboration between the singer and the electronic music duo is one of a number of pairings...

DATE: Jan. 31, 2017 | CATEGORY: Music

Oprah Winfrey to be ‘special contributor’ to ‘60 Minutes’

NEW YORK – Oprah Winfrey has been named a “special contributor” to CBS News’ “60 Minutes.” Winfrey will bring occasional reports to the newsmagazine starting this fall, when it begins its 50th...

DATE: Jan. 31, 2017 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Butch Trucks, founding member of Allman Brothers, dies at 69

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Drummer Butch Trucks, one of the founding members of the Southern rock legend The Allman Brothers, has died. He was 69. Page Stallings, Trucks’ booking agent, said Trucks died...

DATE: Jan. 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Music

Pioneering TV actress Mary Tyler Moore dies at 80

NEW YORK – Mary Tyler Moore, the star of TV’s beloved “The Mary Tyler Moore Show” whose comic realism helped revolutionize the depiction of women on the small screen, died Wednesday. She was 80....

DATE: Jan. 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Oscar nominations 2017: Complete list of nominees; ‘La La Land’s’ 14 ties all-time record

The Academy Award nominations were announced in Los Angeles on Tuesday morning, kicking off the most prestigious award-show frenzy of them all. The Oscars will air Feb. 26 on ABC. The list of...

DATE: Jan. 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

City’s arts and culture goals take shape

The city’s vision for arts and culture is taking shape and may include an arts council, new arts buildings and improving the city’s gateways. For the first time, the city is including an arts and...

DATE: Jan. 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Sorrel Sky Gallery to feature Aldrich Art

The work of Aldrich Art will be featured at Sorrel Sky Gallery, 828 Main Ave., for an early Valentine’s Day trunk show from 5 to 7 p.m. Feb. 3 and continuing through the month. Original, handmade...

DATE: Jan. 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Adrift a marvelous debut novel by Micki Browning

Former Durango Police Capt. Micki Browning has just released Adrift, her first mystery novel. Since retiring, Browning has moved to the Florida Keys and now has much greater opportunity to enjoy...

DATE: Jan. 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Books

‘Snowdown Fashion Do’s & Don’ts’ tickets available Jan. 21

Ticket sales for the “Snowdown Fashion Do’s & Don’ts” will open at 6 a.m. Saturday at Magpie’s Newsstand, 707 Main Ave. The event is expected to sell out quickly. Tickets cost $15 for regular...

DATE: Jan. 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Purgatory, Four Corners Alliance for Diversity to host first gay ski weekend

Following in the footsteps of towns such as Telluride and Aspen, Durango will celebrate its first gay ski weekend next week. Purgatory Resort partnered with the Four Corners Alliance for Diversity...

DATE: Jan. 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

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