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Music in the Mountains offers summer fest, volunteers sought

Tickets are now on sale for the Music in the Mountains summer classical music festival, to be held July 9-30. The event will feature orchestra, chamber music, and conservatory classical and world...

DATE: May 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Music

Chamber Music Festival to arrive in June

The ninth annual Durango Chamber Music Festival is scheduled June 5-9 and June 12-16, and will feature ten 30-minute concerts each day at 12:15 p.m., at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 910 East Third...

DATE: May 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Music

Moonhead Man, Movumundo to hit the road

When the last election threw sculptor Jeff Glode Wise for a loop, he decided to do something about it. What he came up with was to pack two bronze sculptures – Moonhead Man and Movumundo – onto a...

DATE: May 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Arts Calendar

Friday Free Friday, 4 p.m., Rocky Mountain Animation Labs, 1309 East Third Ave., Suite 3B. (970) 903-9695. The Ben Gibson Band, 5 p.m., Balcony Bar & Grill, 600 Main Ave. Andy Janowsky, 5:30...

DATE: May 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Chris Cornell’s wife writes note: ‘I know that was not you’

LOS ANGELES – Chris Cornell’s widow has written a letter addressed to the late Soundgarden frontman days after he took his own life. Vicky Cornell writes in the note published online by Billboard...

DATE: May 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Music

Movies playing in Durango May 26-June 1

Animas City Theatre (128 E. College Drive, 799-2281, www.animascitytheatre.com) (For more information, visit www.animascitytheatre.com.) Gaslight Theatre (102 Fifth St. Next to the railroad depot,...

DATE: May 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Film, TV and Streaming

ABC’s chemistry-lacking ‘Dirty Dancing’ has two left feet

You will not have the time of your life watching ABC’s “Dirty Dancing” musical. It is neither good nor deliciously bad. It is a banal, three-hour time-suck that manages to feel both rushed and...

DATE: May 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

How did Rashad Jennings win ‘Dancing with the Stars’? It’s still an athlete’s show

NFL running back Rashad Jennings won Season 24 of “Dancing With the Stars” on Tuesday night, a well-deserved victory after a season of high scores and fan-favorite dances. “I don’t know if you were...

DATE: May 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Parents weigh in on concert fears after Manchester

Iris Azulai’s 17-year-old daughter, Carmel, recently attended a large concert in Tel Aviv of the Argentine singer Lali. Given Israel’s history, the fear of terrorism is always lurking, particularly...

DATE: May 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Music

Harry Styles’ next direction: Self-deprecation in song

Surely, all the young dudes in boy bands believe in reincarnation. It’s part of the deal. You spend your adolescence touring the planet as a well-behaved multimillionaire, driven mad by teenage...

DATE: May 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Music

‘Game of Thrones’ might spawn new HBO shows, says creator

NEW YORK – HBO’s “Game of Thrones” is in its home stretch. But the game isn’t over for its creator, George R.R. Martin, who is in the thick of planning for potential new series on the network....

DATE: May 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

‘Twin Peaks’ in a time of peak weirdness

Last we saw FBI Agent Dale Cooper, he was in the Great Northern Lodge in the fictional town of Twin Peaks, Washington, staring into a cracked bathroom mirror with a maniacal grin. Staring back at...

DATE: May 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

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