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Review: Issa Rae is the best part of ‘Little,’ a pretty unfunny reversal of the movie ‘Big’

In “Little,” an obnoxious Atlanta tech entrepreneur faces two dilemmas: She’s just been transformed back into her 13-year-old self, and she has to pitch a new product to her biggest client or lose...

DATE: April 13, 2019 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Review: ‘Missing Link’ is missing something

Men, women and not-so-mythical beasts have world-spanning adventures in the ingeniously wrought and intermittently enthralling “Missing Link.” Although it breaks new ground visually, elements of...

DATE: April 13, 2019 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

‘The Rise of Skywalker’ trailer released

“This movie, in addition to being the end to these three trilogies, is also its own movie. It’s about the new generation,” filmmaker J.J. Abrams told the flock of fans Friday at Star Wars...

DATE: April 12, 2019 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

‘The Rise of Skywalker’ is title for next ‘Star Wars’ film

“No one is ever really gone,” says the voice of Luke Skywalker in the first teaser trailer for “Star Wars: Episode IX,” which audiences finally learned will be called “Star Wars: The Rise of...

DATE: April 12, 2019 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Review: ‘Hellboy’ reboot has more gore and profanity than the original, but that doesn’t make it better

Sometimes, “more adult” does not mean “more mature.” That’s the central problem facing “Hellboy,” the reboot of the comic book character popularized in films by Guillermo del Toro. The original...

DATE: April 12, 2019 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Recital sends musical postcards from around the world

From Brahms to Bolcom, tonight’s recital program at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church reads like a musical travelogue. “That’s how we conceived the program,” said violinist Lauren Avery Heuser. “It’s a...

DATE: April 11, 2019 | CATEGORY: Music

Comedy Showcase Durango turns 3

Comedy Showcase Durango turns 3 this year, and it has no plans of slowing down, said founder Wes Stein. In fact, he said, the Showcase is only getting bigger. In addition to the weekly open mics...

DATE: April 11, 2019 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Cortez Middle School to perform ‘The Miracle Worker’

Communication themes take center stage at Cortez Middle School, as theater students tackle the 1957 drama “The Miracle Worker.” The play tells the story of Helen Keller, the famous deaf-blind child...

DATE: April 11, 2019 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Youth Orchestra to perform in Durango, Bayfield

Bartok, Beethoven, Mozart and Rachmaninoff. That’s only a sampling of what’s on the program for another ambitious concert by the San Juan Symphony Youth Orchestra. Sunday afternoon at the Bayfield...

DATE: April 11, 2019 | CATEGORY: Music

Mariah Carey to receive Icon Award at Billboard Music Awards

NEW YORK – No artist has more No. 1 hits on the Billboard Hot 100 chart than Mariah Carey, so it’s only fitting that the singer will receive the Icon Award at the 2019 Billboard Music Awards. NBC...

DATE: April 11, 2019 | CATEGORY: Music

Twitter removes Trump video for use of ‘Dark Knight’ score

WASHINGTON – Twitter removed a campaign video posted by President Donald Trump after Warner’s Bros. Pictures complained about the use of the score from its 2012 movie “The Dark Knight Rises.” Trump...

DATE: April 10, 2019 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Newcomer Emma Corrin nabs Diana role in ‘The Crown’

LOS ANGELES – Lady Diana Spencer, aka Princess Diana, is joining Netflix’s “The Crown.” British newcomer Emma Corrin will play the ill-fated future wife of Prince Charles in the drama series....

DATE: April 9, 2019 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

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