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Sorrel Sky Gallery to feature Aldrich Art

The work of Aldrich Art will be featured at Sorrel Sky Gallery, 828 Main Ave., for an early Valentine’s Day trunk show from 5 to 7 p.m. Feb. 3 and continuing through the month. Original, handmade...

DATE: Jan. 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Adrift a marvelous debut novel by Micki Browning

Former Durango Police Capt. Micki Browning has just released Adrift, her first mystery novel. Since retiring, Browning has moved to the Florida Keys and now has much greater opportunity to enjoy...

DATE: Jan. 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Books

‘Snowdown Fashion Do’s & Don’ts’ tickets available Jan. 21

Ticket sales for the “Snowdown Fashion Do’s & Don’ts” will open at 6 a.m. Saturday at Magpie’s Newsstand, 707 Main Ave. The event is expected to sell out quickly. Tickets cost $15 for regular...

DATE: Jan. 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Purgatory, Four Corners Alliance for Diversity to host first gay ski weekend

Following in the footsteps of towns such as Telluride and Aspen, Durango will celebrate its first gay ski weekend next week. Purgatory Resort partnered with the Four Corners Alliance for Diversity...

DATE: Jan. 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Streep, Meyers, ‘Moonlight’ to be honored at LGBTQ gala

NEW YORK – Actress Meryl Streep, TV host Seth Meyers, and the Golden Globe-winning movie “Moonlight” will be honored next month by the Human Rights Campaign, the LGBT civil rights organization. The...

DATE: Jan. 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

A movie about three black female mathematicians is beating Affleck and Scorsese at the box office

There are no guarantees in life, least of all in the movie business. Megastars Ben Affleck and Martin Scorsese have reliably provided hits before. But both men’s films bombed at the box office...

DATE: Jan. 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Film, TV and Streaming

‘Aladdin’ star James Monroe Iglehart switches to ‘Hamilton’

NEW YORK – Tony Award-winner James Monroe Iglehart is trading in his genie bottle for a place in American history onstage. Iglehart, the star of “Aladdin” on Broadway, will join “Hamilton” in the...

DATE: Jan. 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

‘The Founder’ spins the sordid success story of McDonald’s mogul Ray Kroc

‘The Founder” is a wink of a title. It’s about Ray Kroc, the man who turned a California hamburger stand called McDonald’s into a global empire, although the original restaurant wasn’t even his...

DATE: Jan. 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Film, TV and Streaming

Paul Boyer to speak Jan. 19 at Durango Photography Club meeting

The Durango Photography Club will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday in the Pine Room at La Plata County Fairgrounds, 2500 Main Ave. Participants will learn what defines a winning photograph and how to make...

DATE: Jan. 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Curator and artist lecture to be held at Durango Arts Center

There will be a free lecture with curator and a featured artist of the exhibit “Vision All Together: Performance Art for Video” Adam Forrester at 5:30 p.m. Friday at the Durango Arts Center...

DATE: Jan. 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Music in the Mountains to hold ‘High Notes’ meeting Jan. 18

Music in the Mountains will hold the next High Notes committee meeting 4-5:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Music in the Mountains office, 1063 Main Ave. Wine and light snacks will be provided. Guests are...

DATE: Jan. 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: Music

Rocky Mountain Animation Labs now offering ‘free Friday’ animation classes

Rocky Mountain Animation Labs will offer free introductory animation classes 4-5:30 p.m. every Friday from Jan. 13 to Feb. 10, at the Smiley Building, 1309 East Third Ave. Each class will introduce...

DATE: Jan. 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

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