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Fangoria, the fabled horror magazine, has risen from the dead

Like Freddy Krueger, Fangoria is back – bloodier than ever. The fabled horror magazine that has thrilled and terrified readers since 1979 looked dead and buried last year. But now, just in time...

DATE: Oct. 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Books

Movies playing in Durango Oct. 12-18

Animas City Theatre (128 E. College Drive, 799-2281, ) National Theatre Live: Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (11 a.m. Saturday only) Tennessee Williams’ 20th century masterpiece....

DATE: Oct. 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Stevie Nicks, Janet Jackson and Def Leppard are nominated for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Stevie Nicks, Devo and Def Leppard are among the artists included in this year’s list of Rock and Roll Hall of Fame nominees, announced Tuesday. Other possible inductees include Rufus & Chaka Chan,...

DATE: Oct. 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Music

Review: ‘Venom’ is a surprisingly funny guilty pleasure

Some time in the far future, there will be deep debates about the impact the Spider-Man universe had on superhero cinema. First film to ever have a $100 million dollar weekend? “Spider-Man.” One of...

DATE: Oct. 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Mancos Doc Fest explores what it means to belong

Hollywood’s lack of creativity – remaking remakes, sequels upon sequels and a never-ending supply of superhero flicks – have some moviegoers yearning for more depth. That is what Raven Narratives...

DATE: Oct. 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga’s hotly anticipated ‘A Star is Born’ is here – and it is lavishly delightful

The skeptics scoffed when they heard Bradley Cooper had decided to make his directorial debut with yet another remake of “A Star is Born.” What could this relative newcomer to the Hollywood...

DATE: Oct. 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

10-Minute Play Festival stages best of the best

For the eighth year, Durango Arts Center will stage its 10-Minute Play Festival, the final stage of a multi-tiered competition. The contest starts with playwrights submitting their plays. This...

DATE: Oct. 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Cowboy poet Sam Noble takes the stage again

Durango Cowboy Poetry Gathering is celebrating three decades of entertaining this weekend, and Sam Noble has been with it the entire time. “When they first put the Cowboy Poetry Gathering together...

DATE: Oct. 4, 2018 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Taking their painting outside: Sorrel Sky to host Plein Air Artists Colorado show

The for 22nd year, Plein Air Artists Colorado will hold its National Juried Fine Art Exhibition, and this year, they have selected Durango’s Sorrel Sky Gallery to be the host. Along with the...

DATE: Oct. 4, 2018 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Review: Merely Players celebrate Jane Austen in historic library

No doubt about it, “Sense and Sensibility” is a sacred text for Jane Austen fans. Published anonymously in 1811, the story of the Dashwood family has enjoyed innumerable iterations and fierce...

DATE: Oct. 4, 2018 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

‘Peggy Sue,’ immortalized by Buddy Holly, dies at 78

Peggy Sue Gerron was 17 years old, a senior at a Catholic girls school, when the world heard her name radiate through the airwaves over and over on its way to rock ’n’ roll immortality. And she was...

DATE: Oct. 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: Music

Beatles recording engineer Geoff Emerick dies at 72

LONDON – Geoff Emerick, who worked as recording engineer for the Beatles for many years and played an important role in the creation of “Revolver,” “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band” and other...

DATE: Oct. 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: Music

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