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Martin Scorsese’s epic ‘The Irishman’ premieres in New York

NEW YORK – Martin Scorsese’s “The Irishman” premiered Friday at the New York Film Festival, finally raising the curtain on the director’s long-awaited, 209-minute crime-drama opus. Though the...

DATE: Sept. 30, 2019 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Animated adventure ‘Abominable’ is beautiful – though a little formulaic

As clichéd as it sounds, there’s no reason to reinvent the wheel. But if a wheel can’t be improved on, it can be made lovelier. That’s what “Abominable” does. The animated film takes a standard...

DATE: Sept. 28, 2019 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

‘Outrage is a commodity’: Director Todd Phillips bashes ‘far left’ criticism of ‘Joker’

Since debuting at the Venice International Film Festival earlier this month, “Joker,” an R-rated supervillain origin story, has drawn both rave reviews and concerns about its realistic portrayal of...

DATE: Sept. 28, 2019 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Metallica’s James Hetfield enters rehab; tour dates canceled

LOS ANGELES – Metallica says its frontman James Hetfield has entered rehab, and the band is canceling its upcoming tour in Australia and New Zealand. Three of the heavy metal band’s members posted...

DATE: Sept. 27, 2019 | CATEGORY: Music

Spider-Man will still be an Avenger, as Marvel and Sony agree to make a movie together after all

Well, look who’s still an Avenger after all. Sony Pictures Entertainment and Walt Disney Studios have announced that they will team up on another Spider-Man film, after negotiations between the two...

DATE: Sept. 27, 2019 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

San Juan Symphony: 34 years and counting

San Juan Symphony Music Director Thomas Heuser will launch the 34th season in twin concerts this weekend. On Sept. 28 and 29, “Absolute Refinement” will distill the clear and elegant music of...

DATE: Sept. 26, 2019 | CATEGORY: Music

The Who cuts concert short after Roger Daltrey loses voice

HOUSTON – The Who cut short a Houston concert after lead singer Roger Daltrey lost his voice midway through the event. The legendary British rock group was eight songs into the concert when Daltrey...

DATE: Sept. 26, 2019 | CATEGORY: Music

Meet Tim Cox, artist of this year’s Cowboy Poetry Gathering poster

Bloomfield, New Mexico-based artist Tim Cox’s painting, “Riding out to Meet the Day,” is this year’s official Durango Cowboy Poetry Gathering poster. Cox has been both an artist and cowboy for a...

DATE: Sept. 26, 2019 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Durango Cowboy Poetry Gathering brings Trinity Seely to Henry Strater Theatre

Next week, the annual Durango Cowboy Poetry Gathering will roll into Durango, including the cowboy parade, this year to be led by members of longtime local ranching family the Cugninis. Also...

DATE: Sept. 26, 2019 | CATEGORY: Music

Movies playing in Durango Sept. 27-Oct. 3

Animas City Theatre (128 E. College Drive, 799-2281, ) David Crosby: Remember My Name You thought you knew him. Meet David Crosby now in this portrait of a man with...

DATE: Sept. 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Plácido Domingo withdraws from ‘Macbeth,’ ends Met Opera career

In the wake of sexual harassment allegations, Plácido Domingo has withdrawn from the Metropolitan Opera’s production of Verdi’s “Macbeth,” in which he was to appear Wednesday night. The superstar...

DATE: Sept. 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Dern, Neill, Goldblum to return for ‘Jurassic World 3’

NEW YORK – Jeff Goldblum, Laura Dern and Sam Neill will reprise their “Jurassic Park” roles in the upcoming “Jurassic World 3.” Their castings were announced Tuesday night by executive producer and...

DATE: Sept. 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

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