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Film good, but not quite ‘Gifted’

The tale of a rancorous battle for custody of a motherless mathematical prodigy, “Gifted” manages, for the most part, to rise above not just the “Kramer vs. Kramer” dynamic of a kindhearted man...

DATE: April 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Film, TV and Streaming

Arts Calendar

Friday Sorrel Sky Gallery 15th anniversary, 5 p.m., Sorrel Sky Gallery, 828 Main Ave., 247-3555. Durango Bluegrass Meltdown, 5 p.m., Powerhouse Science Center, 1333 Camino del Rio,...

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

Writers group launches Cedar Moon literary journal

The Ignacio Writers Group is taking their writing to the next level, and they want you to help them celebrate. Friday (today) at the Ignacio Community Library , the group will be launching their...

DATE: April 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Books

People magazine names Julia Roberts ‘World’s Most Beautiful’

LOS ANGELES – Julia Roberts is more than just a “Pretty Woman.” People magazine has named her the “World’s Most Beautiful Woman” for a record fifth time. The magazine announced Roberts’ selection...

DATE: April 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Film, TV and Streaming

Movies playing in Durango April 21-27

Animas City Theatre (128 E. College Drive, 799-2281, www.animascitytheatre.com) This Beautiful Fantastic Bella Brown is a beautifully quirky young woman who dreams of writing and illustrating a...

DATE: April 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Film, TV and Streaming

What Margaret Atwood thinks of Hulu adaptation of ‘Handmaid’

When Canadian author Margaret Atwood stepped onto the set of the Hulu adaptation of her dystopian novel The Handmaid’s Tale, she was given a strange task: to hit lead actress Elisabeth Moss from...

DATE: April 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: Film, TV and Streaming

Jake Tapper achieves a childhood dream by drawing for the new book MAD About Trump

Jake Tapper remembers it well, the way certain childhood memories remain as indelible as the deepest India ink. It was the bicentennial year, when he was an impressionable 7-year-old, and staring...

DATE: April 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Books

‘Fate of the Furious’ silly and loud

“The Fate of the Furious” doesn’t need your stinkin’ laws. Speed limits? Optional. Ditto, gravity. Only one unwritten commandment of silly action moviemaking – thou shalt not exceed two hours –...

DATE: April 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Film, TV and Streaming

‘Growing up Whittaker’

In 1963, Jim Whittaker became the first American to stand on the summit of Mount Everest. Hailed as a hero back home, his adventures affected every element of his life. In My Old Man and the...

DATE: April 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Books

A chance to slow down at the Creativity Festivity

Last Saturday, I visited Creativity Festivity, the Durango Arts Center’s annual student show, for the third time. Partly by chance, partly because one work called me back, and partly because...

DATE: April 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

‘Be confident and find your happiness’

Artist Jennifer Jung, who lives in Hotchkiss, north of Montrose, will be celebrating the opening of her new show Friday at Diane West Jewelry & Art on Main Avenue. Originally from Ohio, Jung began...

DATE: April 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

A night of live music for a cause

If you’re looking for live music, tonight’s the night. iAM MUSIC will be hosting its #MUSICSAVES show at the Durango Arts Center. Featuring headliners Alpen Rising, Elder Grown Family (“Family”...

DATE: April 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Music

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