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ABC revives ‘The Gong Show,’ but does it still work?

Does “The Gong Show” belong in 2017? ABC, which has a lazy habit of exhuming old game shows, brings “The Gong Show” back essentially unaltered – it’s a dank and shticky amateur talent show with the...

DATE: June 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Lauren Hutton to be honored at Maine film festival

WATERVILLE, Maine – Lauren Hutton is going to be this year’s honoree at the 20th annual Maine International Film Festival. The 73-year-old actress, model and producer will be awarded the Mid-Life...

DATE: June 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Film, TV and Streaming

Watch ole ‘Bandit’ run: Fans ride to Georgia for film’s 40th

ATLANTA – They had a long way to go and a short time to get there, but hundreds of fans in Trans Ams have put the hammer down and made it to Atlanta to celebrate the 40th anniversary of “Smokey and...

DATE: June 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Film, TV and Streaming

Ron Howard takes helm of Han Solo film

NEW YORK – Ron Howard is taking command of the Han Solo “Star Wars” spinoff after the surprise departure of directors Phil Lord and Christopher Miller. Lucasfilm announced their replacement...

DATE: June 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Film, TV and Streaming

Fall art show submissions sought at Pine River Library

Samples of artwork from area artists of all ages and mediums are being accepted for the fall community art show at Pine River Library, 395 Bayfield Center Drive. Each artist may submit two to three...

DATE: June 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Pine River Library starts ‘movies outdoors’ series

Bayfield will start its summer “movies outdoors” series Friday with a showing of Lego Batman on the outdoor screen at Pine River Library, 395 Bayfield Center Drive. All movies will start at sunset...

DATE: June 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Durango’s got handcrafted talent

There’s a lot more to quilts than you might think. Barb Morgan, who’s been with the Quilters Guild for 20 years, says that making quilts is no easy task. “If it’s a simple design, you can whip it...

DATE: June 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Durango Arts Center kicks off inaugural Pride Art Show

Friday night’s going to be a big night at the Durango Arts Center. Along with the launch of its 41st annual Juried Exhibit, the DAC will also be kicking off its Inaugural Durango Pride Art Show,...

DATE: June 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

In the stars: New John Green novel coming in October

NEW YORK – John Green fans, mark your calendar. The author of the million-selling The Fault in Our Stars has a new novel coming Oct. 10, Dutton Books announced Thursday. The book is called Turtles...

DATE: June 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Books

Arts Calendar

Friday Literary Fridays @ the Library presents Joey Leone, master of the electric guitar and consummate entertainer, 10 a.m., Cortez Public Library, 202 N. Park St. Lego Club for Kids, 1 p.m.,...

DATE: June 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Family: Peter Tosh’s son left in coma after jail beating

TRENTON, N.J. – The family of the late reggae icon and marijuana activist Peter Tosh is seeking answers after they say his son was left in a coma after an attack in a New Jersey jail, where he was...

DATE: June 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Music

This ’80s female wrestling league was dangerous, sexist

LOS ANGELES – The Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling have endured kicks to the head, knees to the groin, body-slams, insults, rivalries, ridicule and spangly neon unitards. On Friday, they face what may...

DATE: June 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

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