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Regis Philbin, television personality and host, dies at 88

NEW YORK – Regis Philbin, the genial host who shared his life with television viewers over morning coffee for decades and helped himself and some fans strike it rich with the game show “Who Wants...

DATE: July 25, 2020 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Farmington resident and ‘The Voice’ winner to hold virtual concert

FARMINGTON – Farmington native and “The Voice” winner Chevel Shepherd announced she will hold a virtual concert July 31. Shepherd won season 15 of the “The Voice,” a popular reality television...

DATE: July 25, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

Powell Brothers cancel Wild Horse shows – but there’s a bright side

Houston-based country/rock musicians The Powell Brothers were all set to play two nights this weekend at the Wild Horse Saloon, but because of the coronavirus pandemic and all the havoc it has...

DATE: July 24, 2020 | CATEGORY: Music

Artist Paul Folwell pivots during the pandemic

Every summer, local artist Paul Folwell flings open the doors to his studio for a weekend-long party and sale. This year, his 27th, will be a little different. Because of the novel coronavirus we...

DATE: July 24, 2020 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Kim Kardashian asks public to show compassion, empathy to Kanye West

NEW YORK – Kim Kardashian West is asking the public to show compassion and empathy to husband Kanye West, who caused a stir this week after fulminating in a series of social media posts. She says...

DATE: July 22, 2020 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Comic-Con is virtual for the first time, and anyone can attend free

The granddaddy of American pop-culture festivals will be so different in the time of coronavirus that it’s even going by a new name – yet there will be enough familiar faces and entertainment...

DATE: July 22, 2020 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Clint Eastwood sues CBD sellers over use of his name, image

LOS ANGELES – Clint Eastwood sued several companies that sell CBD supplements on Wednesday, alleging that they are falsely using his name and image to push products he would never agree to endorse....

DATE: July 22, 2020 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

iAM MUSIC Institute brings live music back to Durango

The local iAM MUSIC Institute found a creative way to persevere with a performance during the coronavirus pandemic on Saturday. Earlier that morning, the staff measured and marked hexagons across...

DATE: July 21, 2020 | CATEGORY: Music

Spike Lee film of Byrne’s Broadway show to open TIFF

NEW YORK – The 45th Toronto International Film Festival will be a much diminished event this year because of the coronavirus pandemic, but it has an opening-night film. Spike Lee’s filmed version...

DATE: July 21, 2020 | CATEGORY: Film, TV and Streaming

Kanye West criticizes Harriet Tubman at political rally

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Rapper Kanye West, in his first event since declaring himself a presidential candidate, ranted against historical figure Harriet Tubman on Sunday, saying the Underground Railroad...

DATE: July 21, 2020 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Arts Calendar

Editor’s note: It’s awesome to see events making their way back into the weekly A&E calendar after these crazy few months. If you have an event – including livestreams – please submit them to...

DATE: July 21, 2020 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Singer says lawsuit over Lady A name is ‘white privilege’

Singer Anita White, who was sued by a country group over the use of the name Lady A, says the group is using their white privilege against her. The band, who had previously been known as Lady...

DATE: July 18, 2020 | CATEGORY: Music

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