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Friday Live music and dancing on the patio with Eric Keifer, 6-9 p.m., and DJ Icite, 9 p.m. to close. Moe’s, 937 Main Ave., 259-9018. Andy Janowsky, 5:30-10 p.m., Diamond Belle Saloon, 699 Main...

DATE: June 9, 2016 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Studio & presents ‘Accumulation’

Contemporary textile art is getting its day. Starting Friday, a new show at Studio & , “Accumulation: An Examination of Process Through Textiles,” will feature the work of five artists – Minna Jain...

DATE: June 9, 2016 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

The Weekender

Dolores River Festival Make the ride over to Dolores on Saturday for the 13th annual Dolores River Festival. Featuring a full day of raft rides, a river parade, food and drinks, things for the...

DATE: June 9, 2016 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

‘The Conjuring 2’: Scary, but overstuffed

At one point deep into the slick and undeniably scary but annoyingly overstuffed “The Conjuring 2,” Patrick Wilson’s 1970s ghostbuster takes out an acoustic guitar that has been sitting untouched...

DATE: June 8, 2016 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

‘Warcraft,’ inspired by a video game, a convoluted waste of mental energy

Twenty minutes into “Warcraft,” viewers will already have been whisked to such fanciful places as Draenor, Azeroth, Stormwind – and a castle in the sky. The good news is there’s no quiz at the end....

DATE: June 8, 2016 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

The uphill battle for female-driven comedies in Hollywood

LOS ANGELES – “Bridesmaids” was supposed to change the game for the female-driven comedy. But each new movie is still treated like a beta test for the genre and the next unwitting subjects are...

DATE: June 7, 2016 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Durango High drama program continues to impress on stage and off

School is out for most Durango High School students and staff, except for a notable group of high achievers. For 15 members of Troupe 1096, the DHS drama program, and program director Ben Mattson,...

DATE: June 4, 2016 | COLUMN: From our Congressman

Lines to the ‘Max’ for ‘Saved by the Bell’ pop-up restaurant

CHICAGO – Fans of the old TV show “Saved by the Bell” are getting a chance to step back in time and feel like part of their favorite ’90s high school sitcom gang. But chances are they are eating...

DATE: June 3, 2016 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

‘Me Before You’ has a disabled main character – but activists are angry. Here’s why.

Hollywood has a history of snubbing minority groups, but there’s been some incremental progress recently. Just look at “Master of None,” “Creed,” “Transparent,” “Straight Outta Compton” and “Fresh...

DATE: June 3, 2016 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

'What? Taylor and Calvin broke up?' Fans await 'revenge tunes.'

The pop-meets-electro-house mashup that was the romance between Taylor Swift and Calvin Harris is no more. Or so it is reported. Plenty of fans don’t want to believe it, though, and are praying for...

DATE: June 2, 2016 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Frank Sinatra stage musical in the works for 2018

NEW YORK – A new jukebox stage musical about the life of Frank Sinatra is in the works. The late singer’s family has teamed up with the Ambassador Theatre Group and movie producer Stewart Till to...

DATE: June 2, 2016 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

The tiniest art gallery: 8 cubic feet of work

Tucked into a teensy-tiny space in Studio & is what may very well be the smallest gallery in Durango. The Recess Gallery comes in at just over 8 cubic feet, and the art on display there is rotated...

DATE: June 2, 2016 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

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