culture and entertainment

Donate “for art’s sake”

Durango Arts Center is seeking donations of artwork in good condition, framed or unframed, to be sold at the upcoming “For Art’s Sake” fine art sale. Art will be priced to inspire the next...

DATE: Sept. 22, 2016 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Fort Lewis College’s varsity players on the line

By late September, Fort Lewis College athletics are well underway. It’s also time to showcase Skyhawk faculty talents in art and music. The annual Faculty Collage Concert took place Sunday in...

DATE: Sept. 22, 2016 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

‘The Automatic Hate’ a tense drama

With a plot bordering on the surreal, “The Automatic Hate” is one of the most interesting and intriguing family dramas I’ve seen in a while. The story begins when Davis (Joseph Cross) is visited by...

DATE: Sept. 22, 2016 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

The Gift of Caring an important resource

Only days ago, the lead article on the front page of this very paper exclaimed that this nation is facing a Silver Tsunami. As stated then, readers were informed that baby boomers – those born...

DATE: Sept. 22, 2016 | CATEGORY: Books

Do you read banned books?

According to the American Library Association, more than 11,300 books have been banned in the United States since 1982. Banning books feels impossible in America, with the First Amendment...

DATE: Sept. 22, 2016 | CATEGORY: Books

A&E Calendar

Friday Manhattan Short Film Festival, 4 p.m. and 7 p.m., Animas City Theatre, 128 College Drive, http://durangofilm.org/wp. 12th Annual Balloon Festival and Art Fair, Downtown Mancos (Grand...

DATE: Sept. 22, 2016 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Movies playing in Durango Sept. 23-29

Animas City Theatre (128 E. College Drive, 799-2281, www.animascitytheatre.com) Embrace (Sunday and Monday only) The global issue of body image, associated negative stereotypes and what women can...

DATE: Sept. 21, 2016 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Angelina Jolie files for divorce from Brad Pitt

Is love dead? Unclear. But Brangelina is through. Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt, whose coupling nearly caused a tabloid meltdown when they started dating more than a decade ago, are headed for a...

DATE: Sept. 20, 2016 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Tom Jones isn’t letting the green, green grass grow under his feet

Tom Jones, the hitmaker whose work dates back more than a half-century, continues to draw fans and make interesting recordings. Since 2010, he has been working with rock producer Ethan Johns (Ryan...

DATE: Sept. 20, 2016 | CATEGORY: Music

Emmy predictions: Who will win, who deserves it

After years of fans crying foul, “The Americans” finally got some Emmy nomination love – but can the FX Cold War drama actually win? Will anyone break the “Veep” stranglehold on the comedy...

DATE: Sept. 17, 2016 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Photo: Fine art

DATE: Sept. 17, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Galleries open their doors for Colorfest Gallery Walk

There’s no better time to get out and walk downtown than during the fall. And though autumn doesn’t technically begin until Thursday, leaves have started changing and you can see your breath in the...

DATE: Sept. 15, 2016 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

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