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‘La La Land’: Homage to the musical

“La La Land,” Damien Chazelle’s exuberant, thoughtful ode to bygone movie musicals, begins with two bravura gestures. After a retro-looking CinemaScope logo announcing the film’s big-screen...

DATE: Feb. 4, 2017 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Arts Calendar

Friday Durango High School Rocks fundraiser, 8:30 a.m., Durango High School Auditorium, 2390 Main Ave., 259-1630. Snowdown, 9 a.m.-11 p.m., events will be hosted at several locations in Durango,...

DATE: Feb. 4, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Follies a bawdy romp for newbie

Full disclosure: This was my first Snowdown Follies. I’m not quite sure how I managed to not go to a single show in the 22 years I’ve lived in Durango, mostly a combination of having to work and...

DATE: Feb. 3, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Garrett Young releases new single

Local musician Garrett Young has just released his new single, “Do You Hear My Cries,” online. I had a chance to talk to the Bayfield resident, whom some of you may remember from the band...

DATE: Feb. 2, 2017 | CATEGORY: Music

The Unsettlers explores simpler living

The quest for the simple life is one that has been undertaken by many throughout America’s history. However, in the age of consumption and global warming, we can see that the traditional ways that...

DATE: Feb. 2, 2017 | CATEGORY: Books

Beyoncé announces she’s pregnant with twins

NEW YORK – Blue Ivy is about to become a big sister – twice over. Beyoncé and Jay Z announced Wednesday on Instagram that the superstar singer is pregnant with twins. “We have been blessed two...

DATE: Feb. 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: Music

Movies playing in Durango Feb. 3-9

Animas City Theatre (128 E. College Drive, 799-2281, (For movies, visit Gaslight Theatre (102 Fifth St. Next to the railroad depot, 247-8133,...

DATE: Jan. 31, 2017 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

The Weeknd set to perform with Daft Punk at Grammys

LOS ANGELES – The Weeknd will team up with Daft Punk for a performance at the Grammy Awards. The collaboration between the singer and the electronic music duo is one of a number of pairings...

DATE: Jan. 31, 2017 | CATEGORY: Music

Oprah Winfrey to be ‘special contributor’ to ‘60 Minutes’

NEW YORK – Oprah Winfrey has been named a “special contributor” to CBS News’ “60 Minutes.” Winfrey will bring occasional reports to the newsmagazine starting this fall, when it begins its 50th...

DATE: Jan. 31, 2017 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Butch Trucks, founding member of Allman Brothers, dies at 69

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Drummer Butch Trucks, one of the founding members of the Southern rock legend The Allman Brothers, has died. He was 69. Page Stallings, Trucks’ booking agent, said Trucks died...

DATE: Jan. 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Music

Pioneering TV actress Mary Tyler Moore dies at 80

NEW YORK – Mary Tyler Moore, the star of TV’s beloved “The Mary Tyler Moore Show” whose comic realism helped revolutionize the depiction of women on the small screen, died Wednesday. She was 80....

DATE: Jan. 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Oscar nominations 2017: Complete list of nominees; ‘La La Land’s’ 14 ties all-time record

The Academy Award nominations were announced in Los Angeles on Tuesday morning, kicking off the most prestigious award-show frenzy of them all. The Oscars will air Feb. 26 on ABC. The list of...

DATE: Jan. 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

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