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‘You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown’

How crabby are you? In Act II of “You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown,” Lucy takes a crabbiness survey. She doesn’t like what she learns. Linus, her younger brother, gives her a 95. So Lucy punches...

DATE: June 23, 2016 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Music in the Mountains kicks off July 8

The 30th annual Music in the Mountains season just around the corner. The festival will officially open its season with the Harpeth Rising at the Bayfield Performing Arts Center. You may be...

DATE: June 23, 2016 | CATEGORY: Music

Hour of the Bees a great summer read for young teens

Hour of the Bees by Linsay Eagar, a debut novel for young teens, is a perfect story for summer readers to keep them entertained indoors during the current heat wave. Hopefully, there will many more...

DATE: June 23, 2016 | CATEGORY: Books

Arts and entertainment calendar

Friday Pride@Purg, 9:30 a.m., Purgatory Resort, 247-9000. 40th Annual Juried Exhibit, 10 a.m., Durango Arts Center, 802 East Second Ave., 259-2606. Stop & Smell the Chocolate: A floral...

DATE: June 23, 2016 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Jury: Led Zepplin not guilty

The Associated Press LOS ANGELES – Los Angeles jury finds Led Zeppelin did not steal intro to rock epic ‘Stairway to Heaven’

DATE: June 23, 2016 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Robert Plant testifies he can’t read music or remember the ’60s

For music geeks, what has unfolded in a Los Angeles courthouse over the past week has been like some epic Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony – except with everyone wearing suits, and way...

DATE: June 22, 2016 | CATEGORY: Music

Ticketmaster tries redeeming itself with millions of free tickets but fans aren't happy

Who doesn’t like a free concert? Apparently, a whole heck of a lot of people. In 2003, two men purchased tickets to a Wilco show and – like many people who buy tickets from Ticketmaster – were...

DATE: June 22, 2016 | CATEGORY: Music

How Sigourney Weaver and Ed O’Neill wound up in ‘Finding Dory’

“Finding Dory” brings back a lot of familiar faces from “Finding Nemo” – but if you’ve seen the movie, you know some of the newer characters steal the show. One such character doesn’t even have a...

DATE: June 21, 2016 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

To make summer show pop, Rockettes turn to light wizards

NEW YORK – Madonna has turned to them for a little stage magic. So have Muse and Nine Inch Nails. In search of their own visual bang, companies as different as Chevy, Cirque du Soleil, Royal...

DATE: June 21, 2016 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Arts & Entertainment Calendar

Friday Open mic, 7-11 p.m., Steaming Bean, located downstairs at the Irish Embassy Pub, 900 Main Ave., 403-1200, theirishembassypub.com. Karaoke, 8 p.m., 8th Avenue Tavern, 509 East Eighth Ave.,...

DATE: June 16, 2016 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Party for Pride

The seventh annual Durango Pride Festival will be kicking off Wednesday. Formerly called the Four Corners Pride Festival, the event offers five days of fun events for everyone. And, in the wake of...

DATE: June 16, 2016 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

‘It’s my baby. It was my creative outlet’

After 15 years, Open Shutter Gallery will close its retail space on Nov. 30. The gallery has been a fine-arts photography presence in downtown Durango since 2001. The business will head in a new...

DATE: June 16, 2016 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

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