culture and entertainment

Changes announced for MET Live in HD shows

On Oct. 13, the MET Live in HD officially began at Fort Lewis College. It was a so-called “encore” performance, not the originally scheduled live stream on Oct. 6, as schedule by the Met itself....

DATE: Oct. 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

‘The Heroes’ merges Navajo origin story with comics

The legend of the Monster Slayer Twins is an important part of the Navajo creation story. And soon, an adaptation of the story will be gracing the shelves of comic book stores around the Four...

DATE: Oct. 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Books

Film explores history, importance of food cooperatives

Filmmaker Steve Alves’ movie “Food For Change: The Story of Cooperation in America” will be shown next week at Durango Arts Center. The event is hosted by Durango Natural Foods. “October is...

DATE: Oct. 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Enter the area’s haunted houses next week ... if you dare

’Tis the season for all things spooky, and there’s nothing scarier than a good haunted house. Here are three haunted houses opening their doors next week: Nightmare on Elk Street Now in its third...

DATE: Oct. 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

A broken heart reignites Steve Perry’s love for music

NEW YORK – In the years after Steve Perry left Journey, he didn’t sing for anyone – not even for himself. No songs in the shower, humming tunes on the radio, or private concerts for family or...

DATE: Oct. 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Music

Movies playing in Durango Oct. 19-25

Animas City Theatre (128 E. College Drive, 799-2281, ) The Wife After nearly 40 years of marriage, Joan and Joe Castleman are complements. Where Joe is casual, Joan is...

DATE: Oct. 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

‘Bad Times’ is a far-out flick

The setup of “Bad Times at the El Royale” sounds familiar, even cliché: Seven strangers, each with a skeleton in the closet, find themselves thrown together at a hotel that has seen better days,...

DATE: Oct. 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Durango, are you ready to get roasted?

The monthly comedy show at the Henry Strater Theatre will be a little different Saturday night. More than 10 regional comics will lampoon the town at Roast of Durango. No dog, Subie or dreadlock...

DATE: Oct. 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

‘The Mummy’ poster could fetch $1.5M

An original poster for the 1932 horror classic “The Mummy” is heading to Sotheby’s just in time for Halloween. Offered in an online-only auction that will run through Oct. 31, the promotional...

DATE: Oct. 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Mancos’ 1st DocFest plans weekend of films

The inaugural Mancos DocFest will kick off tonight (Friday) at the Mancos Opera House, 136 West Grand Ave. in Mancos, with the theme of “belonging” – to a place, to each other and to ourselves. ...

DATE: Oct. 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Downtown tour takes you up – and under – Main Avenue

Durango is known for a lot of things: The train, the architecture, the history, the tunnels. The ghosts. Now, through the first weekend in November, “Underground, ” a haunted guided walking tour,...

DATE: Oct. 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Buyer of Banksy work that self-destructed to keep it

The anonymous buyer of a Banksy painting that mysteriously shredded just after it was auctioned off at Sotheby’s last week plans to keep the work. The 2006 work, “Girl with Balloon,” will be...

DATE: Oct. 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

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