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Beyonce's 'Lemonade' turns life's lemons into furious pop

However many senses you have, Beyoncé wanted all of them working overtime on Saturday night with the presto-release of her sixth album, “Lemonade.” You could stream it as a dozen songs on Tidal, or...

DATE: April 26, 2016 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Rudolfo Anaya’s Bless Me, Ultima to be made into an opera

ALBUQUERQUE – Rudolfo Anaya’s famed novel Bless Me, Ultima, one of the most recognizable works of Mexican-American literature, is being made into an opera. National Hispanic Cultural Center in...

DATE: April 26, 2016 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Prince record sales jump by 40,000 percent after death

After Prince’s death last Thursday, the nation mourned. Condolences and tributes poured out of cities and social media sites, honoring the Purple One. The Internet swelled with thought-pieces and...

DATE: April 26, 2016 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Music icon Prince dead at 57

CHANHASSEN, Minn. – Pop superstar Prince, widely acclaimed as one of the most inventive musicians of his era with hits including “Little Red Corvette,” “Let’s Go Crazy” and “When Doves Cry,” was...

DATE: April 21, 2016 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Viewers not amused by SNL's joke about the heroin epidemic

At first it seemed like an uncomfortable coincidence, and then they showed the chart. Right there on “Saturday Night Live,” a little white line was showing the rapid pace of America’s heroin...

DATE: April 19, 2016 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

'Jungle Book' ensures it: Parade of Disney-classic remakes will continue, whether we want it or not

There’ll be no stopping Disney now as it hits the mother lode – and the mother of all reloads. From panthers to tigers to post-”Oz” bears, the studio behind “The Jungle Book” became the Mouse House...

DATE: April 19, 2016 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Artists with N.C. tours: Skip out or speak out?

For touring artists opposed to North Carolina’s “bathroom bill,” a complicated question looms: To boycott or not to boycott? Bruce Springsteen, Ringo Starr, Ani DiFranco and author Sherman Alexie...

DATE: April 19, 2016 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Doris Roberts of 'Everybody Loves Raymond': 'None of the men in my life ever wanted me to be successful'

For nine years on “Everybody Loves Raymond,” Doris Roberts, as Raymond’s meddling mother Marie, dispensed sage advice or withering put-downs, usually over Italian food. Faced with the fact that a...

DATE: April 19, 2016 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Miss Hozhoni Pageant a test of cultural lessons

When Miss Hozhoni is crowned Saturday, it will mark her first day as a leader and a cultural ambassador. Over the last three weeks, the four contestants spent hours demonstrating knowledge of...

DATE: April 14, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

The Met series continues with ‘Roberto Devereux’ at Fort Lewis

When Donizetti’s opera “Roberto Devereux” begins, the man of the title finds himself trapped in a brocade of lies. Roberto (tenor Matthew Polenzani), the young, swaggering Earl of Essex, has been...

DATE: April 14, 2016 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

The A&E editor torch is passed: An introduction

Editor’s note: The Durango Herald has promoted Katie Chicklinski-Cahill to its arts & entertainment editor. She replaces David Holub, who has become the full-time editor of DGO, our free weekly A&E...

DATE: April 14, 2016 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Record Store Day is Saturday

Do you have your list ready? In an increasingly digitized world, where your music collection may be confined to your smartphone, there’s a day for music lovers to step back and appreciate small,...

DATE: April 14, 2016 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

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