culture and entertainment

‘Embarrassed’ Geraldo Rivera apologizes for ‘tawdry’ memoir

NEW YORK – Geraldo Rivera is apologizing for a memoir published a quarter-century ago that recounts sexual experiences he says he’s now “embarrassed” about. In a tweet on Friday, Rivera, now a Fox...

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

Noel Night activities

Durango will kick off the holiday season with Noel Night starting at 5 p.m. today. Here are some of the music and entertainment activities being offered: 5-5:30 p.m: Escalante Orchestra, Main Mall,...

DATE: Nov. 30, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Arts Calendar

Friday Public Lands Art Show, all-day event, Smiley Cafe, 1309 East Third Ave. Fifth annual Bizarre Bazaar, 10 a.m., Studio & Gallery, 1027 Main Ave. Noel Night, 10 a.m., Downtown Durango,...

DATE: Nov. 30, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Book review: The Go-Backer

The crux of the conflict in Peter R. Decker’s novel The Go-Backer illustrates the frustrations of “those who moved west and followed the mandate of Manifest Destiny,” but who never succeeded in...

DATE: Nov. 30, 2017 | CATEGORY: Books

Louis L’Amour’s son publishes writer’s ‘Lost Treasures’

Posthumous publishing isn’t uncommon when it comes to writers who were as prolific as Louis L’Amour. Sometimes, the volume of unpublished work is big enough that what comes after their deaths ends...

DATE: Nov. 30, 2017 | CATEGORY: Books

Jim Nabors, TV’s homespun Gomer Pyle and singer, dies at 87

HONOLULU – Jim Nabors, the shy Alabaman whose down-home comedy made him a TV star as Gomer Pyle and whose surprisingly operatic voice kept him a favorite in Las Vegas and other showplaces, died...

DATE: Nov. 30, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Russell Simmons steps down from companies amid allegation

NEW YORK – Russell Simmons has stepped away from his companies after a second allegation of sexual misconduct, though the Def Jam founder again denied ever being violent. “Rachel Getting Married”...

DATE: Nov. 30, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Movies playing in Durango Dec. 1-7

Animas City Theatre (128 E. College Drive, 799-2281, www.animascitytheatre.com ) The Florida Project The story of a precocious 6-year-old and her ragtag group of friends whose summer break is...

DATE: Nov. 29, 2017 | CATEGORY: Film, TV and Streaming

The Latest: MPR confirms Keillor firing, says 1 allegation

MINNEAPOLIS – Minnesota Public Radio has confirmed it fired Garrison Keillor, the former host of “A Prairie Home Companion,” after he was accused of inappropriate behavior. MPR says the allegation...

DATE: Nov. 29, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

13 Grammy facts on day of nominations Sheeran snubbed, Cornell nominated

NEW YORK – Thirteen things worth noting about Tuesday’s nominations for the 2018 Grammy Awards: This is not #Oscarssowhite The Recording Academy is ensuring black or Latino artists will win big at...

DATE: Nov. 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

A whale’s tale: Longest painting in North America restored

NEW BEDFORD, Mass. – A museum has restored the longest painting in North America so it can share the story of American whaling with the public. The quarter-mile-long panorama toured the U.S. after...

DATE: Nov. 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Durango’s Earthen Vessel Gallery ‘opens art to everyone’

Earthen Vessel Gallery has been in Durango a lot longer than most residents. Opened in 1976 as a pottery gallery and sold in 2003, the gallery has evolved to include much more than that. Owner...

DATE: Nov. 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

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