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Liverpool fetes ‘Sgt. Pepper’ with help from its friends

LIVERPOOL, England – It was 50 years ago, almost to the day, that Sgt. Pepper taught the band to play. The band is long gone, but the music of The Beatles still reverberates – and nowhere more...

DATE: June 3, 2017 | CATEGORY: Music

Autopsy: Drugs taken by Chris Cornell didn’t cause death

DETROIT – Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell had drugs in his body, including an anti-anxiety medication, but they didn’t contribute to his death by hanging in a Detroit hotel room, according to...

DATE: June 2, 2017 | CATEGORY: Music

Griffin not ‘laying down’ for Trump, fears career is over

LOS ANGELES – Embattled comedian Kathy Griffin says she’s not afraid of Donald Trump and plans to keep making fun of him but maintained that she’s sorry for a video that depicted her holding a...

DATE: June 2, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Berner joins Artisans of Mancos gallery

Mixed media artist Kathleen Berner is the latest to join the Artisans of Mancos gallery. Her reception will be held from 2-5 p.m. Saturday at the Artisans of Mancos, 101 Grand Ave. in Mancos....

DATE: June 2, 2017 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

David Sedaris is 60 and ready to look back – again

“I think I peaked in 1988, and it’s all downhill now. How awful, to decline this way. What makes young people young is that they see themselves going up, up, up. Not me, though. I’m old now.” –...

DATE: June 2, 2017 | CATEGORY: Books

Ariana Grande’s Manchester benefit airing on Disney channels

NEW YORK – Disney says its networks will air Ariana Grande’s “One Love Manchester” benefit on Sunday. The concert, to be carried by broadcasters around the world, is aimed at helping victims of the...

DATE: June 2, 2017 | CATEGORY: Music

Kathy Griffin says she’s under Secret Service inquiry

LOS ANGELES – The Latest on Kathy Griffin (all times local): 9:20 a.m. Kathy Griffin’s attorney says the comedian has been contacted by the Secret Service in the wake of her controversial photo...

DATE: June 2, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

‘Captain Underpants’ hits big screen

You all should be ashamed of yourselves. Honestly, it is just so immature to giggle at toilet humor. If you don’t watch out, the evil Professor Poopypants may just zap the laughter lobes of your...

DATE: June 2, 2017 | CATEGORY: Film, TV and Streaming

Arts Calendar

Friday Demo garden tour, 9:30 a.m., Durango Public Library, 1900 East Third Ave., 375-3380. Donny Johnson, 4:30 p.m., Diamond Belle Saloon, 699 Main Ave., 247-4431. “Bridging Worlds – Human, ...

DATE: June 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Beyond tradition at DAC

The big exhibit currently at the Durango Arts Center pulls together wildly disparate artworks. “Exploration Beyond Tradition” is an unusual group show that makes its own sense – if you give it some...

DATE: June 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Dinosaur train to depart station two weekends in June

The Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad will offer two weekends of dinosaur-themed train rides on “The T-Rex Express,” June 17-18 and June 24-25. Three trains each day, a total of 12, will...

DATE: June 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Jerry Garcia’s guitar fetches $1.9M at auction

NEW YORK – A guitar that Jerry Garcia played everywhere from San Francisco’s Winterland Ballroom to Egypt’s Great Pyramids fetched over $1.9 million at an auction Wednesday night. The Grateful Dead...

DATE: June 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: Music

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