culture and entertainment

DuVernay to make Prince documentary

NEW YORK – Ava DuVernay is making a multipart documentary about Prince for Netflix with the support of the late musician’s estate. The director on Tuesday confirmed Twitter reports late Monday that...

DATE: Nov. 4, 2018 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Maria’s Bookshop to host a mystery extravaganza

Durangoans will be treated to a trio of Colorado mystery writers Thursday at Maria’s Bookshop. The featured authors are Scott Graham, Emily Littlejohn and Margaret Mizushima. Graham’s newest...

DATE: Nov. 4, 2018 | CATEGORY: Books

Grammy-winning jazz trumpeter Roy Hargrove dies at age 49

LOS ANGELES – Trumpeter Roy Hargrove, a prolific player who provided his jazz sound to records across a vast range of styles and won two Grammys, has died at age 49, his manager said Saturday....

DATE: Nov. 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: Music

Orchestra marks Bernstein Centennial – one more time

“My idea,” Music Director Thomas Heuser said in an interview earlier this year about the Bernstein centennial (1918-2018), “was to present works of a celebratory nature, works with the same kind of...

DATE: Nov. 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: Music

Vinyl album lovers, unite: Record swap to be held at VFW

On Saturday, record collectors who are still mourning the loss of Southwest Sound last spring can get together and perhaps fill the hole in their record collections. Sponsored by the new Four...

DATE: Nov. 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ bad but entertaining

We can stipulate a few things about “Bohemian Rhapsody.” We can stipulate that it’s not a great movie. We can stipulate that, in many ways, it’s not even a very good movie. As a trite, often...

DATE: Nov. 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

On the air: KSJD DJ earns international recognition for second consecutive year

For more than15 years, Mancos resident Barbara Richhart has kept the airways at KSJD in Cortez buzzing with cowboy-Western music. And for the past two years, she has been recognized as DJ of the...

DATE: Nov. 1, 2018 | CATEGORY: Music

Work on Netflix series ‘Daybreak’ to begin in N.M.

ALBUQUERQUE – Filming of the Netflix series “Daybreak” is scheduled to begin in New Mexico at the end of November. Officials with the state film office said Wednesday that principal photography on...

DATE: Nov. 1, 2018 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Movies playing in Durango Nov. 2-8

Animas City Theatre (128 E. College Drive, 799-2281, ) NTLive: Julie (11 a.m. Saturday only) Wild and newly single, Julie throws a late night party. In the kitchen, Jean...

DATE: Oct. 30, 2018 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Classic ‘Hocus Pocus’ turns 25

Twenty-five years ago, the three shrieking witches of “Hocus Pocus” flew across the big screen and, at least for a time, promptly out of everyone’s periphery. Resurrected from the dead 300 years...

DATE: Oct. 28, 2018 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Why local production of ‘Rocky Horror’ never gets old

The “Rocky Horror Picture Show” cult classic hasn’t gotten tired on screen or on stage after more than 40 years. Not even for Jenny Fitts-Reynolds, who has been the director of the Strater...

DATE: Oct. 28, 2018 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

1st Indigenous Arts Festival kicks off at Fort Lewis College

The inaugural Indigenous Arts festival kicked off this week at Fort Lewis College, and if Ginny Davis, head of the FLC theater department, has her way, it’s a festival that is only going to get...

DATE: Oct. 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

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