culture and entertainment

Bruce Springsteen: Born to run on Broadway?

NEW YORK - What would Walter Kerr think? It’s a safe bet that Kerr’s name will mean nothing to many of the Bruce Springsteen fans who, starting Tuesday, will be filling the 975 seats of the...

DATE: Oct. 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Cruise is a roguish antihero in ‘American Made’

Barry Seal, a real-life, albeit minor, figure in the Iran-contra scandal, takes center stage in the fact-based yet heavily fictionalized “American Made,” with such major figures as Oliver North...

DATE: Sept. 30, 2017 | CATEGORY: Film, TV and Streaming

In Quality of Mercy, a new crime-fighting duo is born

The Quality of Mercy, a debut novel by Katayoun Medhat, is garnering kudos from across the literary landscape. Comparisons to Tony Hillerman, Craig Johnson and others are being bandied about. This...

DATE: Sept. 30, 2017 | CATEGORY: Books

‘Let’s Make a Deal’ host, philanthropist Monty Hall dies

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. – Monty Hall, the genial TV game show host whose long-running “Let’s Make a Deal” traded on love of money and merchandise and the mystery of which door had the car behind it,...

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

‘SNL’ gears up for new season launch with Gosling, Jay-Z

NEW YORK – “Saturday Night Live” kicks off its new season with Ryan Gosling as host, Jay-Z as the musical guest – and pretty likely some jokes at the expense of the White House. The sketch comedy...

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

Artist Maura Allen to open new show at Sorrel Sky

For artist Maura Allen, who was born and raised in northern California and who currently lives in Denver, the West is a place she’s always loved. Allen will open her newest show, “The Only Road You...

DATE: Sept. 29, 2017 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Arts Calendar

Friday Artist workshop with Robert Turner, 9:30 a.m., $450, Sorrel Sky Gallery, 828 Main Ave., 247-3555. Preschool story time, 10:30 a.m., Durango Public Library, 1900 East Third Ave., 375-3380....

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

Durango Cowboy Poetry Gathering to celebrate 29th year

Durango Cowboy Poetry Gathering will start Thursday and run through Oct. 8. It’s a weekend filled with music, poetry, a cowboy parade and other events that celebrate the American West. This year,...

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

‘Veep’ star Julia Louis-Dreyfus says she has breast cancer

LOS ANGELES – Julia Louis-Dreyfus says she has been diagnosed with breast cancer. The star of “Veep” and “Seinfeld” posted word of her illness Thursday on social media. A spokeswoman for...

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

Hefner dreamed of being cartoonist; instead, he changed market for top comic artists

Before he became a publisher of posed flesh and prose, Hugh Hefner dreamed of becoming a cartoonist. Young Hugh knew that the striking visual line could help deliver a message, and so he sketched...

DATE: Sept. 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Books

Movies playing in Durango Sept. 29-Oct. 5

Animas City Theatre (128 E. College Drive, 799-2281, www.animascitytheatre.com) The Glass Castle A young woman who, influenced by the joyfully wild nature of her deeply dysfunctional father, finds...

DATE: Sept. 27, 2017 | CATEGORY: Film, TV and Streaming

Nemirov to present artist talk at Durango Arts Center

Artist Meredith Nemirov will present an artist talk, “Why Draw a Tree in Mallorca?” at 7 tonight (Wednesday) at Durango Arts Center, 802 East Second Ave. Every year, Nemirov travels to Mallorca,...

DATE: Sept. 27, 2017 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

click here to add your event
Area Events
Directory Plus

Search Directory Plus

Find:
Where: