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Dead & Co.’s Oteil Burbridge finds magic in Grateful Dead’s music

When bassist Oteil Burbridge got the call in 2015 to join three members of the Grateful Dead and John Mayer in a new incarnation of the band called Dead & Company, he got straight to work learning...

DATE: June 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Music

CBS renews full daytime lineup; 3 more years for ‘Restless’

LOS ANGELES – The drama will keep churning on daytime TV’s “The Young and the Restless” through at least 2020. CBS said it has renewed the soap opera for three more seasons. “The Young and the...

DATE: June 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Film, TV and Streaming

Movies playing in Durango June 23-29

Animas City Theatre (128 E. College Drive, 799-2281, Paris Can Wait When her director husband is occupied with work in Paris, an American woman takes a jaunt with his...

DATE: June 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Film, TV and Streaming

New Chris Cornell music video, filmed before death, released

NEW YORK – Chris Cornell’s final music video, filmed before the singer died in May, was released Tuesday. The video for “The Promise” was released to coincide with World Refugee Day. The clip was...

DATE: June 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Music

O.J. Simpson gets July 20 parole hearing date in Nevada

LAS VEGAS – Imprisoned former football star O.J. Simpson has a July 20 parole hearing that could have him released from a Nevada prison on Oct. 1, a state parole official said Tuesday. Simpson, now...

DATE: June 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Katy Perry’s half-woke, no good, very bad album

Sometimes, a pop star drops a single so soupy and ill-conceived, it makes you wonder if the artist ever had any understanding of their own appeal to begin with. For Katy Perry, that song is...

DATE: June 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Music

Glen Campbell’s last record ‘was therapeutic,’ says daughter

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Glen Campbell’s last record, “Adios,” is a swan song for the ailing Grammy-winning performer and TV personality, but his daughter said the recording was also therapeutic for him...

DATE: June 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Artist to offer classes for children and parents

Durango artist Karen Harms will offer “Mommy and Me, Dads and Dudes” art classes for children ages 2 to 5 years old and their parents, at 10 a.m. Tuesdays, June 20 to Aug. 15, in the Twilight Room...

DATE: June 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Motorheads share the love at car show

For years, Myron Tolf saw many of the same cars at the Durango Old Car Club’s show, and so for the last three, he’s built a custom roadster for the show. The retired civil engineer worked on hot...

DATE: June 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Stephen Furst, Flounder in ‘Animal House,’ dies at 63

LOS ANGELES – Stephen Furst, who played naive fraternity pledge Flounder in the hit movie “Animal House,” has died of complications from diabetes, his family said Saturday. Furst was 63. Furst died...

DATE: June 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Film, TV and Streaming

‘Rough Night’: Something old, something new, something borrowed and something blue

The concept of “Rough Night” isn’t an especially original one. With its story about a Miami bachelorette party that goes outrageously off the rails, comparisons to “The Hangover” and “Bridesmaids”...

DATE: June 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Film, TV and Streaming

Director John Avildsen dies at 81; won Oscar for ‘Rocky’

LOS ANGELES – John G. Avildsen, who directed “Rocky” and “The Karate Kid” – two dark-horse, underdog favorites that went on to become Hollywood franchises – died Friday at age 81. Anthony Avildsen...

DATE: June 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Film, TV and Streaming

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