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Filmmaker seeking actors for new movie

Filmmaker Travis Holt Hamilton was running along a pier early in the morning in California when he saw the woman. She was older and in a wheelchair being pushed by an older man on a pier that...

DATE: Feb. 13, 2020 | CATEGORY: Film, TV and Streaming

Music in the Mountains to host local fourth and fifth graders for Taste of Music concert

Music in the Mountains announced the return of its Taste of Music concert Tuesday. Students in fourth and fifth grade from Durango, Bayfield, Ignacio, Dolores and Mancos will attend a free field...

DATE: Feb. 12, 2020 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Movies playing in Durango Feb. 14-20

Animas City Theatre (128 E. College Drive, 799-2281, ) NTLive: Hansard (Saturday and Sunday only) It’s a summer’s morning in 1988, and Tory politician Robin Hesketh has...

DATE: Feb. 12, 2020 | CATEGORY: Film, TV and Streaming

German filmmaker Vilsmaier, known for ‘Stalingrad,’ dies

BERLIN – Joseph Vilsmaier, a German filmmaker whose striking portrayal of the Battle of Stalingrad brought home the horrors of war to a new generation, has died. He was 81. His agent confirmed...

DATE: Feb. 12, 2020 | CATEGORY: Film, TV and Streaming

Catch Durango native on Disney’s ‘Zombies 2’

The full moon may have been this past weekend, but a Durango native will work a little werewolf magic Friday night in Disney’s “ Zombies 2.” Pearce Joza plays teenage werewolf Wyatt in the movie,...

DATE: Feb. 11, 2020 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Arts Calendar

Wednesday, Feb. 12 Knit Night, 5 p.m., Yarn Durango, 1125 South Camino del Rio, #300B. Donny Johnson, 5:30 p.m., Diamond Belle Saloon, 699 Main Ave. Bluegrass Jam, 6 p.m., The Union: A Social...

DATE: Feb. 11, 2020 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

From Pitt to ‘1917,’ what to anticipate at Sunday’s Oscars

LOS ANGELES – The Oscars are here, already. After the shortest awards season in decades, the 92nd annual Academy Awards will get underway Sunday evening at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. The red...

DATE: Feb. 9, 2020 | CATEGORY: Film, TV and Streaming

Focus turns to Latino authors amid ‘American Dirt’ debate

ALBUQUERQUE – When Oprah Winfrey endorsed the novel “American Dirt” for her book club last month, many Latinos took to social media to decry the selection for its stereotypes and caricatures. The...

DATE: Feb. 9, 2020 | CATEGORY: Books

Robert Conrad, star of “The Wild, Wild West,” dies at 84

LOS ANGELES – Robert Conrad, the rugged, contentious actor who starred in the hugely popular 1960s television series “Hawaiian Eye” and “The Wild, Wild West,” has died. He was 84. Family...

DATE: Feb. 8, 2020 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Irish folk/ballad band The High Kings reschedule show

Because of a delay in the band members’ visas in Ireland, Irish folk band The High Kings will not be able to perform as scheduled Feb. 15 at the Community Concert Hall at Fort Lewis College,...

DATE: Feb. 8, 2020 | CATEGORY: Music

Actor-comedian Orson Bean, 91, hit and killed by car in LA

LOS ANGELES – Orson Bean, the witty actor and comedian who enlivened the game show “To Tell the Truth” and played a crotchety merchant on “Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman,” was hit and killed by a car in...

DATE: Feb. 8, 2020 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Durango filmmaker explores Silverton in new documentary

When it comes to small towns, Silverton certainly fits the description with a population of about 694, according to the most recent census estimates. Of course, that number explodes in the summer...

DATE: Feb. 7, 2020 | CATEGORY: Film, TV and Streaming

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