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‘My Little Pony: The Movie’: Sugary sweet and only slightly sticky

Lollipop-sweet and rainbow-bright, the four-legged gal pals of Ponyville go clippity-clopping from the small screen to the big in “My Little Pony: The Movie.” With its only slightly scary villain...

DATE: Oct. 10, 2017 | CATEGORY: Film, TV and Streaming

The lasting legacy of the Doors

LOS ANGELES – The door to the Doors is numbered 420. A quirk of circumstance that feels comically ordained. Technically, this is the entrance to the Doors Music Co., the licensed legal corporation...

DATE: Oct. 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Music

‘The Mountain Between Us’: Part survival drama, part romance, after a plane crash

As snowflakes go, few are more special than the ones that alight with pristine delicacy on Idris Elba’s eyebrows in “The Mountain Between Us.” Those preternaturally attractive snowflakes know...

DATE: Oct. 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: Film, TV and Streaming

‘Battle of the Sexes’ is about a tennis match – but it feels a lot like the 2016 election

Like so much in pop culture these days, “Battle of the Sexes,” seems specially made for our divisive times. Never mind that the real-life events from the movie took place in 1973. The drama...

DATE: Oct. 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: Film, TV and Streaming

Resignations, fallout grows for embattled producer Weinstein

LOS ANGELES – Attorney Lisa Bloom said Saturday she is no longer representing movie mogul Harvey Weinstein as he confronts sexual harassment allegations dating back years, while a TV news...

DATE: Oct. 7, 2017 | CATEGORY: Film, TV and Streaming

Bellini’s ‘Norma’ launches MET Live in HD at FLC

If you live in occupied territory, your choices are limited: collaborate or resist. Norma, the title character in Vincenzo Bellini’s opera of the same name, does both – with disastrous results. At...

DATE: Oct. 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: Music

‘Blade Runner 2049’ beats original

The sci-fi classic “Blade Runner” is beloved – and rightly so – not just for its compelling narrative of the lonely hunter, but for the package that the futuristic fable came wrapped in. Based on a...

DATE: Oct. 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: Film, TV and Streaming

San Juan Symphony, choral societies unite for concert

In early October, “Requiem for Eagles” will briefly alight in Durango and Telluride. At 7 pm. Saturday, David Lingle’s contemporary version of the ancient Latin Mass for the Dead will fill...

DATE: Oct. 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: Music

Manhattan Short Film Festival screens in Durango, Cortez theaters

An international short film festival will be shown in Cortez and Durango this weekend. The Sunflower Theatre and Animas City Theatre will join hundreds of venues around the world in screening the...

DATE: Oct. 5, 2017 | CATEGORY: Film, TV and Streaming

Arts Calendar

Friday Sorrel Sky Gallery 2017 Workshop Series, 9 a.m. Sorrel Sky Gallery, 828 Main Ave. Cowboy Poetry Train, 10 a.m., $59-$159, Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad, 479 Main Ave. ...

DATE: Oct. 5, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Garrison Keillor ‘Just Passing Through’ Durango

Iconic storyteller and humorist Garrison Keillor will be bringing his show “Just Passing Through” to Whalen Gymnasium at Fort Lewis College on Tuesday night. Keillor , perhaps best known as the...

DATE: Oct. 5, 2017 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Radiohead, Simone and Moody Blues are Rock Hall nominees

NEW YORK – British rockers Radiohead, singer Nina Simone and The Moody Blues are among the first-time nominees on the ballot for induction next year into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Nine of the...

DATE: Oct. 5, 2017 | CATEGORY: Music

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