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Friday Artists’ Opening Reception, Beth Moon, Jeremy Wade Shockley and Karen Peterson, 5-8 p.m., Open Shutter Gallery, 735 Main Ave., 382-8355. The Assortment, 6-9 p.m., Fox Fire Farms, 5513...

DATE: July 14, 2016 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Arts and Entertainment Brief

Beach-themed benefit planned at Elks Lodge “Snowdown Follienesia” will be a beach-themed evening of entertainment to benefit Snowdown Board Emeritus Bob Larson. Larson recently suffered a spinal...

DATE: July 14, 2016 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

‘Game of Thrones’ grabs 23 Emmy nods

“Game of Thrones,” HBO’s epic fantasy series, was nominated for 23 Emmy awards, including best TV drama, propelling Time Warner Inc.’s premium cable network to the front of the pack in the annual...

DATE: July 14, 2016 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Swimming against the Stream ‘Difret’: Modern morality combats tradition

On a technical level alone, “Difret” is not a great film. The characters are not particularly deep. The dialogue is pretty forgettable. When it comes to cinematography, there’s nothing here that we...

DATE: July 14, 2016 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Pokemon Go: Where to ‘catch ’em all’ in Durango

Since the release of “Pokemon Go” on July 6, Pokemon fever has taken the nation by storm – and Durango is no exception. On any given day – or night – Pokemon trainers can be found wandering around...

DATE: July 14, 2016 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Bernie Sanders has book deal; will reflect on campaign

NEW YORK – Just days after ending his campaign and endorsing Hillary Clinton for president, Sen. Bernie Sanders is preparing to take his message to the printed page. Thomas Dunne Books told The...

DATE: July 14, 2016 | CATEGORY: Books

Sept. 11 museum stages art exhibition rife with reality

NEW YORK – To mark the 15th anniversary of the World Trade Center attacks, the 9/11 Memorial Museum is staging an art exhibition that in some cases uses actual remnants of the day of terror in...

DATE: July 14, 2016 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

‘Game of Thrones’ earns a leading 22 Emmy Award nominations

LOS ANGELES – Power-and-blood fantasy saga “Game of Thrones” ruled the Emmy Award nominations Thursday with a leading 23 bids, including best drama, while a real-life epic of murder and celebrity,...

DATE: July 14, 2016 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Reviving ‘Ghostbusters’ and keeping the original spirit

LOS ANGELES – Forget everything you think you know about the new “Ghostbusters” movie. For all the scrutiny, hand-wringing and vitriol, you’d think it was about a presidential campaign, not just a...

DATE: July 12, 2016 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Stevie Wonder urges people to choose ‘love over hate’

LONDON – Stevie Wonder urged his fans to choose “love over hate” and expressed dismay about the troubles in the world at a concert devoted to one of his classic albums. The legend performed Sunday...

DATE: July 12, 2016 | CATEGORY: Music

Female rappers to be honored by VH1

NEW YORK – Queen Latifah remembers being on set in 1997 for the music video for “Ladies Night (Not Tonight),” the female rap anthem starring Lil Kim, Missy Elliott and others. It featured a number...

DATE: July 9, 2016 | CATEGORY: Music

Mike and Dave did NOT bring crazy wedding dates

NEW YORK – Adventure. Suspense. True Love. Royalties! Those are just a few of the things Mike and Dave Stangle promised in a Craigslist ad they posted in search of dates for a cousin’s wedding in...

DATE: July 9, 2016 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

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