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“Pantsuit Power” flashmob video for Hillary Clinton: Two women, 170 dancers and no police

It came together in about a week. First, the idea for a punchy, uplifting dance video that would tell a story about diversity, difference and communal support. Then, 170 dancers, a few hours of...

DATE: Oct. 7, 2016 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

A new Superman comic honors an artist who died too young

DC Comics is paying tribute to late artist and writer Darwyn Cooke in the pages of Superman No. 8 in a two-part story titled Escape From Dinosaur Island, which arrived Wednesday on newsstands both...

DATE: Oct. 6, 2016 | CATEGORY: Books

‘Quiz Show’ examines reality of television

By Nick Gonzales Herald staff writer In the modern wasteland of reality television, I like to think few people would be surprised to find out that their favorite shows – purporting to present...

DATE: Oct. 6, 2016 | CATEGORY: Film, TV and Streaming

‘13th’ explores racism and criminal justice

Ava DuVernay’s documentary “13th” lands with unsettling, unstoppable force, delivering a long-buried lesson on race, history, criminal justice and political cynicism with such swift concision that...

DATE: Oct. 6, 2016 | CATEGORY: Film, TV and Streaming

Fall is the season for Important Movies

At the Toronto International Film Festival last month, one word was heard more often than any other when writers, directors and actors appeared to publicize the movies they were in: Important....

DATE: Oct. 6, 2016 | CATEGORY: Film, TV and Streaming

Arts Calendar

Friday “Walk of Fame, ” fundraiser for Durango Film, starts at 5 p.m., Rochester Hotel, Four Leaves Winery, BREW Irish Embassy, Artist Reception for Holly Roberts, new exhibition...

DATE: Oct. 6, 2016 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Stones from Arc of History are for sale

What remains of the fallen Arc of History went up for auction Wednesday morning, but no bids have been placed on Durango’s most controversial piece of artwork. Four-and-a-half pallets loaded with...

DATE: Oct. 6, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

For 2017, Chanel is embracing tech; first step: bedazzling your geeky lanyard

PARIS – Exquisitely beaded lanyards, tweed baseball caps, luxe laptop bags – are these the trinkets that can satisfy the Chanel customer who fancies herself a tech geek as well as a fashion fiend?...

DATE: Oct. 5, 2016 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Demi Lovato ‘taking a break’ after slamming Taylor Swift

Demi Lovato has announced that she’s “taking a break from music and the spotlight” in the wake of criticism of her comments about Taylor Swift in a magazine interview. In a recent interview with...

DATE: Oct. 5, 2016 | CATEGORY: Music

James Patterson plans new round of bonuses for booksellers

NEW YORK – Employees at independent bookstores can look forward to another round of holiday bonuses from James Patterson. The best-selling author said he plans to distribute $250,000, the same...

DATE: Oct. 5, 2016 | CATEGORY: Books

How ‘The Girl on the Train’ tries to go deeper than your average mystery thriller

Director Tate Taylor didn’t exactly roll his eyes when he was first approached to adapt the international best-seller mystery The Girl on the Train into a movie, but he wasn’t jumping at the...

DATE: Oct. 5, 2016 | CATEGORY: Film, TV and Streaming

Lady Gaga picks dive bars over arenas to introduce album

LOS ANGELES – Lady Gaga is choosing the intimacy of dive bars over arenas to showcase songs from her new album, “Joanne.” She’ll appear at a handful of bars beginning this week as a nod to the...

DATE: Oct. 4, 2016 | CATEGORY: Music

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