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Movies playing in Durango Oct. 6-12

Animas City Theatre (128 E. College Drive, 799-2281, (For showtimes, visit Gaslight Theatre (102 Fifth St. Next to the railroad depot,...

DATE: Oct. 4, 2017 | CATEGORY: Film, TV and Streaming

Jennifer Lopez cancels Las Vegas performances after shooting

LAS VEGAS – Jennifer Lopez is canceling her Las Vegas performances this week out of respect to the victims of the deadliest shooting in modern U.S. history. The entertainer on Tuesday announced the...

DATE: Oct. 4, 2017 | CATEGORY: Music

Garth Brooks releasing 5-part anthology of his music, career

LOS ANGELES – Garth Brooks is taking a long look back at his career in a five-part anthology series comprising of books and unreleased music, the first of which will go on sale in November. The...

DATE: Oct. 3, 2017 | CATEGORY: Books

‘This Is Us’ returns, and this is what made us cry the hardest

(Spoilers ahead. You’ve been warned.) Weep-inducing “This Is Us” has returned, and the NBC drama has once again delivered an hour of television that prompted tears to fall across this great land....

DATE: Oct. 2, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

The pleasant, but entirely unnecessary, return of ‘Will & Grace’

NBC’s “Will & Grace” returned eerily unchanged and sharply intact Thursday night, as if the past 11 years never occurred. Those sappy denouements seen in the show’s finale back in 2006? It was all...

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

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