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Ragtime & Early Jazz Festival is next weekend

You can’t say there’s a lack of music in Durango. The fifth annual Durango Ragtime & Early Jazz Festival will be held March 24-26 at the Strater Hotel, and there are some pretty cool things...

DATE: March 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Music

Movies playing in Durango March 17-23

Animas City Theatre (128 E. College Drive, 799-2281, Jackie A portrait of one of the most important and tragic moments in American history, seen through the eyes of the...

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

‘SpongeBob SquarePants’ creator Stephen Hillenburg to continue on show after ALS diagnosis

Few people deliver as many round-the-clock laughs to so much of the globe. Three-fourths of the planet may be covered by water, but most of the rest of Earth seems to be covered by the ocean’s most...

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

Rocker Gregg Allman cancels all tour dates for the year

NEW YORK – Gregg Allman has canceled all of his scheduled tour dates for the year. The 69-year-old rocker posted Monday on his website that “it has been determined that Gregg will not be touring in...

DATE: March 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Music

Books for Women’s History Month

Far too often, the contributions women have made to society go unnoticed. Women’s History Month was established in 1980 by President Jimmy Carter, who said “the achievements, leadership, courage,...

DATE: March 11, 2017 | CATEGORY: Books

James Cameron says ‘Avatar’ sequel not coming in 2018

NEW YORK – Another year, another “Avatar” postponement. James Cameron says the sequel to his science-fiction epic will not be released next year. “2018 is not happening,” Cameron told The Toronto...

DATE: March 10, 2017 | CATEGORY: Film, TV and Streaming

Bridges of Madison County author Robert James Waller dies

NEW YORK – Robert James Waller, whose best-selling, bittersweet 1992 romance novel The Bridges of Madison County was turned into a movie starring Meryl Streep and Clint Eastwood and later into a...

DATE: March 10, 2017 | CATEGORY: Books

KDUR to hold its Furniture As Art Auction

For the 16th year, KDUR community radio station will be gathering the community together for its Furniture As Art Auction. Being held Thursday at the Durango Arts Center, it’s the radio station’s...

DATE: March 10, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Durango Blues Train announces June lineup

Even though we’re still in March, now’s a good time to start planning what you’re going to do this summer – especially if those plans include the Durango Blues Train, which sells out faster and...

DATE: March 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Durango High School Troupe 1096 opens ‘Drop Dead’

Rare is the time I get to leave the office in the middle of the afternoon to go see something that is almost certain to make me laugh, but that’s exactly what happened Tuesday. Durango High...

DATE: March 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Arts Calendar

Friday Durango Celtic Festival, 4 p.m., Henry Strater Theatre, 699 Main Ave., 375-7160. Andy Janowsky, 5:30-10 p.m., Diamond Belle Saloon, 699 Main Ave., 247-4431. Caprice Fox, Classical,...

DATE: March 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Tenth annual Durango Bach Festival begins Sunday

The annual Durango Bach Festival starts this weekend and not a minute too soon. Spring may be around the corner, but we’re gasping for air in a politically contentious season. A celebration of...

DATE: March 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: Music

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