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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

Celebrate Indies First Day on Saturday at Maria’s

Celebrate Indie bookstores and Small Business Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at Maria’s Bookshop, 960 Main Ave. Local authors and literary personages who will work as booksellers...

DATE: Nov. 25, 2016 | CATEGORY: Books

Sorrel Sky Gallery to open new show

Sometimes, the smallest things can have the biggest impact. Sorrel Sky Gallery will be opening a new show Dec. 2 called “Little Windows with a Big View” Small Works Show. Two artists included in...

DATE: Nov. 24, 2016 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

‘Moana’ a breath of fresh air

Disney films tend to follow a recipe that includes a hero’s journey (either figurative or literal), a sidekick, catchy songs, a villain and a lesson. The studio’s latest animated feature checks all...

DATE: Nov. 24, 2016 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Magazine prints never-before-published H.G. Wells ghost story

NEW YORK – Here’s an odd story, from long ago: A man by the name of Meredith has converted a room in his house to a cluttered, dirty study. Meredith has a taste for Scotch whisky, and one day asks...

DATE: Nov. 24, 2016 | CATEGORY: Books

Arts Calendar

Friday Winter Solstice Artisans’ Market opening, featuring more than 40 regional artists and their work, Nov. 25-Dec. 23, Durango Arts Center, 802 East Second Ave., 259-2606. Singing with Santa,...

DATE: Nov. 23, 2016 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Movies playing in Durango Nov. 18-24

Animas City Theatre (128 E. College Drive, 799-2281, www.animascitytheatre.com) Deadpool Based on Marvel Comics’ most unconventional anti-hero, “Deadpool” tells the origin story of former Special...

DATE: Nov. 23, 2016 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Bruno Mars opens AMAs; Drake, twenty one pilots win awards

Bruno Mars kicked off the 2016 American Music Awards with some serious uptown funk: He sang his groovy hit, “24K Magic,” backed by his band who matched his slick, upbeat dance moves. The song is...

DATE: Nov. 20, 2016 | CATEGORY: Music

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