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Andre Williams, R&B singer and producer known as Mr. Rhythm, dies at 82

Andre Williams, an R&B singer and record producer whose talking, proto-rap style and strutting stage persona earned him the sobriquet “Mr. Rhythm,” died Sunday at a nursing home in Chicago. He was...

DATE: March 19, 2019 | CATEGORY: Music

Medical bills kept surf-rock legend Dick Dale touring till the end

It was the mid-1960s and the rapid-fire sounds Dick Dale was pulling out of his gold-painted Fender Stratocaster had already reshaped popular music. In the space of a few short years, the...

DATE: March 19, 2019 | CATEGORY: Music

Filmmaker David Lynch teaching a class about creativity

LOS ANGELES – According to filmmaker David Lynch, all it takes are 70 ideas to make a feature film. The visionary mind behind “Blue Velvet,” “Mulholland Drive” and “Twin Peaks” is imparting this...

DATE: March 19, 2019 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Bernie Torme, guitarist for Ozzy Osbourne, dead at 66

NEW YORK – Bernie Torme, a guitarist for Ozzy Osbourne, died a day before his 67th birthday, according to his drummer. Drummer Mik Gaffney told The Associated Press on Tuesday that Torme died...

DATE: March 19, 2019 | CATEGORY: Music

Lou Pearlman was a disgraced mogul who defrauded ’90s boy bands – then came the $300 million Ponzi scheme

Before he was implicated in one of the largest Ponzi schemes in U.S. history, Lou Pearlman’s lies started to unravel at a meal with ’N Sync at a Los Angeles steakhouse. Sitting around the table...

DATE: March 18, 2019 | CATEGORY: Music

New book recounts how daring divers saved 12 boys in a flooded cave

Do you remember last summer’s big news story about 12 boys who were trapped with their soccer coach deep inside a cave in Thailand? As each day passed, and more and more rain flooded the cave,...

DATE: March 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: Books

Postcard-style mural approved for building on north Main Avenue

A postcard-style mural featuring iconic symbols of Durango is expected to adorn the side of a marketing agency near north Main Avenue and 26th Street this spring. The mural, called...

DATE: March 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Rewatching ‘Game of Thrones’ before the final season? Here are 5 episodes you need to revisit

(Editor’s note: This post obviously contains more spoilers than there are secrets in the restricted reading room of the Citadel.) BY Travis M. Andrews The Washington Post It’s “Game of Thrones”...

DATE: March 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Recovered de Kooning painting back in the spotlight

PHOENIX – More than 30 years after it was brazenly stolen from an Arizona museum, a painting by Willem de Kooning reportedly worth $100 million is going on display back where it all began. The...

DATE: March 16, 2019 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

‘Wonder Park’ is a movie about a girl with an overactive imagination, made by people who have none

It’s safe to assume that any animated movie made for children will probably not entirely cleave to reality. When a tale pretty much starts off with a talking mouse, you know things are going get...

DATE: March 16, 2019 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

‘Five Feet Apart’ is the movie for you if you’re 15 and have a crush on Cole Sprouse

Full disclosure: I am so not the target demographic for “Five Feet Apart,” a mushy, three-hankie weeper that is aimed squarely between the eyes of every 15-year-old girl with a crush on Cole...

DATE: March 16, 2019 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

‘You are not your story’: Kyle Cease to bring transformation to Durango

Ever wish you could transform your life? Author, and comedian Kyle Cease will bring his “Comedy Meets Transformation,” hosted by True Success For All, on Sunday to the Community Concert Hall at...

DATE: March 15, 2019 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

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