culture and entertainment

President meets Nobel Prize winners, but what about Bob?

WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama welcomed four recipients of the Nobel Prize to the White House on Wednesday. Singer Bob Dylan wasn’t among them. Obama used the Oval Office meeting to send a...

DATE: Dec. 1, 2016 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

‘The Man from the Future’ a time-travel movie with heart

When it comes to science fiction staples, time travel is one of my favorites. The best time-travel movies use the concept to explore some aspect of the human condition, and “The Man from the...

DATE: Dec. 1, 2016 | COLUMN: Swimming Against the Stream

Noel Night entertainment

10 a.m. (all day) Winter Solstice Market, live music, hot cocoa and treats. Durango Arts Center, 802 East Second Ave. 25% off tickets for “The Nutcracker” by State Street Ballet of Santa Barbara...

DATE: Dec. 1, 2016 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Movies playing in Durango Dec. 2-8

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

DATE: Dec. 1, 2016 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Arts Calendar

Friday Holiday Arts and Crafts Festival, 2-5 p.m., La Plata County Fairgrounds, 2500 Main Ave., 247-2117. Noel Night, 5-9 p.m., Main Avenue, East Second Avenue and side streets,...

DATE: Dec. 1, 2016 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

There’s a new rapper in town

Rapper Nikolai Thers is new to town and is gearing up to take the stage at Animas City Theatre next week for his first headlining show. We chatted with him about his influences, his music and what...

DATE: Dec. 1, 2016 | CATEGORY: Music

Netflix unveils download feature for offline binge-watching

Netflix Inc. is making some TV shows and movies available for download to watch offline, providing its users a feature that has become a must-have for binge-watchers. Many fans have requested to...

DATE: Nov. 30, 2016 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

New Star Wars ‘Rogue One’ trailer reflects everything we know so far, as tickets go on sale

A 30-second TV spot for “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” debuted to herald Monday’s ticket-sales kickoff, and what we glimpse in that trailer cleanly encapsulates everything we’ve seen so far. The...

DATE: Nov. 30, 2016 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Arts & Crafts Festival returns for 42nd year

The 42nd annual Holiday Arts & Crafts Festival will be held from Friday to Sunday at the La Plata County Fairgrounds. The festival will offer an array of crafts, foods, and lifestyle enhancers....

DATE: Nov. 29, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ron Glass, co-star of TV’s ‘Barney Miller’ dead at 71

LOS ANGELES – Ron Glass, a prolific character actor best known for his role as Detective Ron Harris, the handsome, good-natured police officer in the long-running comedy series “Barney Miller,” has...

DATE: Nov. 26, 2016 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

In Florence Henderson’s Carol Brady, a reassuring (and vanishing) sense of adulthood

Florence Henderson was 34 when she was cast as Carol Brady, an unmarried (presumably divorced; it’s still up for debate) mother of three little girls who met and married a widowed father of three...

DATE: Nov. 25, 2016 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Buy tickets for Dec. 9 ‘Nutcracker’ performance

On Noel Night, between 10 a.m. and 9 p.m. Dec. 2, you can purchase tickets to the Dec. 9, 7:30 p.m. performance of State Street Ballet of Santa Barbara’s “Nutcracker” and save 25 percent per...

DATE: Nov. 25, 2016 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

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