culture and entertainment

Tour a cemetery with Ghost Walk Durango

For the third year, Ghost Walk Durango founder Joe Nelson will take brave souls on a Halloween Cemetery Tour, offering a spooky, nighttime history lesson ... and, perhaps, a chance encounter with...

DATE: Oct. 10, 2019 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

‘We’re not alone’ – ‘Sesame Street’ tackles addiction crisis

NEW YORK – “Sesame Street” is taking a new step to try to help children navigate life in America – it’s tackling the opioid crisis. Sesame Workshop is exploring the backstory of Karli, a bright...

DATE: Oct. 10, 2019 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Tom Hanks returns to New Mexico to film adventure saga

SANTA FE – Tom Hanks is in New Mexico working on another film. The New Mexico Film Office announced Wednesday that Hanks is co-producing and starring in “News of the World,” a post-Civil War...

DATE: Oct. 10, 2019 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Owners of Charlie Brown song sue Dollywood

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – The copyright owners of the “Charlie Brown Christmas” theme song have sued Dollywood in federal court for copyright infringement. News outlets report the complaint says the East...

DATE: Oct. 10, 2019 | CATEGORY: Music

Bedbound and ‘bored stiff’ Ozzy Osbourne cancels tour dates

LOS ANGELES – Ozzy Osbourne is stuck at home with health woes, but plans to be back on track soon. Osbourne says in a video posted to Twitter on Wednesday that in a “bad fall” early this year he...

DATE: Oct. 9, 2019 | CATEGORY: Music

Book World: Andrew Ridgeley reminisces about George Michael and the meteoric rise of Wham!

Warning: Reading Andrew Ridgeley’s memoir “Wham! George Michael & Me” may send you straight down a YouTube or Spotify rabbit hole. It’s a reminder that the pair, in a mere four years, churned out...

DATE: Oct. 9, 2019 | CATEGORY: Books

College-scandal movie got early decision from Lifetime Network

Those riveted by the college-admissions scandal will get a double dose Saturday, when the Lifetime cable network airs a two-hour movie and hourlong investigative piece about the topic. But another...

DATE: Oct. 9, 2019 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Matt Lauer accused of raping a former colleague in Ronan Farrow’s new book

The “Today” show took a somber turn Wednesday as co-hosts Savannah Guthrie and Hoda Kotb confronted a report that their former colleague Matt Lauer allegedly raped a former NBC News employee in his...

DATE: Oct. 9, 2019 | CATEGORY: Books

Movies playing in Durango Oct. 11-17

Animas City Theatre (128 E. College Drive, 799-2281, www.animascitytheatre.com ) High Anxiety (Sunday only) This is Mel Brooks’ spoof of more than 10 Alfred Hitchcock classics, including “Psycho,”...

DATE: Oct. 9, 2019 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Kurt Cobain’s ‘Unplugged’ sweater, guitar, head to auction

LOS ANGELES – The olive green cardigan that Kurt Cobain wore during Nirvana’s MTV “Unplugged” performance and one of the late rocker’s custom guitars are headed to auction. Julien’s Auctions said...

DATE: Oct. 9, 2019 | CATEGORY: Music

Arts Calendar

Wednesday, Oct. 9 Fired Up Stories, 10:30 a.m., Durango Public Library, 1900 East Third Ave. Teen Time, 4 p.m., Durango Public Library, 1900 East Third Ave. Knit Night, 5 p.m., Yarn Durango,...

DATE: Oct. 8, 2019 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Eagles plan massive ‘Hotel California’ performances on tour

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Eagles are planning massive performances of their album “Hotel California” during their 2020 tour. Performances of the band’s 1976 album will include a 46-piece orchestra and a...

DATE: Oct. 8, 2019 | CATEGORY: Music

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