culture and entertainment

John Goodman reveals Roseanne will be killed off in ‘The Conners’ spinoff

Dan Conner had a heart attack in the second-to-last season cliffhanger of “Roseanne.” He survived. Until he didn’t. John Goodman’s character, it was revealed by Roseanne in the last season’s...

DATE: Aug. 28, 2018 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Art commission approves butterfly mural in north Durango

The Durango Public Art Commission on Tuesday approved funding for a new mural on the Think Network Technologies building in the 3000 block of north Main Avenue. The proposed mural features...

DATE: Aug. 28, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Movies playing in Durango Aug. 31-Sept. 6

Animas City Theatre (128 E. College Drive, 799-2281, www.animascitytheatre.com ) [video:10 ] Leave No Trace Will (Ben Foster) and his teenage daughter, Tom (Thomasin Harcourt McKenzie), have lived...

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

Fans mourn Aretha Franklin at gospel-infused public viewing

DETROIT – The regal presence Aretha Franklin exuded in life was captured at her viewing on Tuesday, with the late Queen of Soul in a gold-plated casket dressed completely in red, including...

DATE: Aug. 28, 2018 | CATEGORY: Music

‘Living with Wolves’ exhibit opens at Southern Ute Museum

Wolves – both images of them and the live, furry kind – filled the Southern Ute Museum on Aug. 16. Ambassador animals from Wolfwood Refuge attended the opening reception and talk for “Living With...

DATE: Aug. 24, 2018 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Dylan Farrow to publish two young adult fantasy novels

NEW YORK – Dylan Farrow is getting into the book business by releasing two young adult novels. The story is set in a fantasy world where those in control of society use magic to change the truth....

DATE: Aug. 24, 2018 | CATEGORY: Books

Before ‘MTV Cribs’ and the Kardashians, there was Robin Leach’s ‘Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous’

Robin Leach, who died Thursday at 76, blazed a new trail in our celebrity- and wealth-obsessed culture. His idolizing of “champagne wishes and caviar dreams” wasn’t entirely new in American pop...

DATE: Aug. 24, 2018 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Photo: ‘Next to Normal’ opens at Durango Arts Center

“Next to Normal,” opened Thursday at Durango Arts Center and will be performed at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Saturday, Thursday, Aug. 31, Sept. 6, 7 and 8. There will be a 2 p.m. matinee Sept. 9. The play...

DATE: Aug. 24, 2018 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Local musicians committed to the cause

Anthony McCargar’s coltish black kitten Beelzebub (“Bub”) is far less vicious than his name suggests. The whiskered guard stands in the doorway that leads to McCargar’s underground heavy metal...

DATE: Aug. 24, 2018 | CATEGORY: Music

Merely Players tickets available

Merely Players is now selling tickets for its 2018-19 season. The show lineup includes a found-space production of “Sense and Sensibility,” which will be presented in the Old Fort Library building...

DATE: Aug. 23, 2018 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Durango native competes for $15,000 on new game show

Being an armchair game show contestant is a piece of cake: We know all the answers to all the questions, and always hit the buzzer faster than the contestants on television. It’s not that easy in...

DATE: Aug. 23, 2018 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Arts Calendar

Friday Dolores Quilt Show, 9 a.m., Dolores Community Center, 400 Riverside Ave., Dolores. Preschool story time, 10:30 a.m., Durango Public Library, 1900 East Third Ave., 375-3380. Lacey Black, ...

DATE: Aug. 23, 2018 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment