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Magazine prints never-before-published H.G. Wells ghost story

NEW YORK – Here’s an odd story, from long ago: A man by the name of Meredith has converted a room in his house to a cluttered, dirty study. Meredith has a taste for Scotch whisky, and one day asks...

DATE: Nov. 24, 2016 | CATEGORY: Books

Arts Calendar

Friday Winter Solstice Artisans’ Market opening, featuring more than 40 regional artists and their work, Nov. 25-Dec. 23, Durango Arts Center, 802 East Second Ave., 259-2606. Singing with Santa,...

DATE: Nov. 23, 2016 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Movies playing in Durango Nov. 18-24

Animas City Theatre (128 E. College Drive, 799-2281, www.animascitytheatre.com) Deadpool Based on Marvel Comics’ most unconventional anti-hero, “Deadpool” tells the origin story of former Special...

DATE: Nov. 23, 2016 | CATEGORY: Film, TV and Streaming

Bruno Mars opens AMAs; Drake, twenty one pilots win awards

Bruno Mars kicked off the 2016 American Music Awards with some serious uptown funk: He sang his groovy hit, “24K Magic,” backed by his band who matched his slick, upbeat dance moves. The song is...

DATE: Nov. 20, 2016 | CATEGORY: Music

Fake Donald Trump returns to ‘SNL,’ and the real one is not happy

Alec Baldwin returned to “Saturday Night Live” this weekend in his first post-election appearance, portraying President-Elect Donald Trump as he grapples with his transition from candidate into...

DATE: Nov. 20, 2016 | CATEGORY: Film, TV and Streaming

Kanye West goes on epic rant, storms out of Sacramento concert after 30 minutes

Kanye West brought his Sacramento concert to an abrupt end Saturday night, going on a stream-of-consciousness rant before walking off the stage to boos and confusion from fans. West started the...

DATE: Nov. 20, 2016 | CATEGORY: Music

Big-voiced Dap-Kings soul singer Sharon Jones dies at 60

NEW YORK – Sharon Jones, the stout powerhouse who shepherded a soul revival despite not finding stardom until middle age, has died. She was 60. Jones’ representative, Judy Miller Silverman, said...

DATE: Nov. 19, 2016 | CATEGORY: Music

Movies playing in Durango Nov. 18-24

Animas City Theatre (128 E. College Drive, 799-2281, www.animascitytheatre.com) The Dressmaker After years working as a dressmaker in exclusive Parisian fashion houses, Tilly Dunnage arrives like a...

DATE: Nov. 17, 2016 | CATEGORY: Film, TV and Streaming

‘Phoenix’ a dark and moody post-WWII exploration of identity

The history of World War II has been well-documented cinematically. But “Phoenix” takes a unique perspective – that of a Holocaust survivor who returns to Germany. Upon returning from Auschwitz,...

DATE: Nov. 17, 2016 | COLUMN: Swimming Against the Stream

Keeping it local: Spend holidays at Durango Arts Center

What is the impact of your holiday gift? What is the value of giving a beautiful memory or a masterfully crafted object? The most direct ways we show what we value are through the ways we spend...

DATE: Nov. 17, 2016 | COLUMN: View from the Center

‘It’s all new to me’

Denny Bertrand didn’t always know he could write. In fact, the 64-year-old semi-retired Cortez resident didn’t publish his first book – Western Poetry with a Cowboy Flair – until 2010. That was the...

DATE: Nov. 17, 2016 | CATEGORY: Books

Arts Calendar

Friday Andy Janowsky, 5:50-10 p.m., Diamond Belle, 699 Main Ave. “Beauty and the Beast, ” presented by Durango High School Troupe 1096, 7 p.m., DHS Auditorium, 259-1630, ext. 2141,...

DATE: Nov. 17, 2016 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

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