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As MTV launches a Staten Island reality show, New York’s mayor accuses it of ‘peddling stereotypes’

MTV will crack the proverbial champagne bottle over “Made in Staten Island,” a new series following a handful of young adults from the New York borough. The reality TV show follows the gritty...

DATE: Jan. 15, 2019 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

The Met’s ‘Adriana Lecouvreur’: A lesson in love triangles

When the real Adriana Lecouvreur died in Paris on March 30, 1730, she was only 37. Rumors spread that she had been poisoned by the Duchesse de Bouillon, her rival for the love of Maurice de Saxe. ...

DATE: Jan. 13, 2019 | CATEGORY: Music

Four Corners Community Band to resume practice in Cortez

The Four Corners Community Band will resume practice from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. every Monday beginning Jan. 14 at First Baptist, 100 N. Market St., in Cortez. The voluntary band, made up of members...

DATE: Jan. 12, 2019 | CATEGORY: Music

Georgia O’Keeffe Museum’s director to step down

SANTA FE – Georgia O’Keeffe Museum’s director is stepping down. The Santa Fe New Mexican reports the board of trustees of the Santa Fe museum announced this week that Robert Kret will be leaving...

DATE: Jan. 11, 2019 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

‘On the Basis of Sex’: Doesn’t do RBG justice, but fans may dissent

By combating gender discrimination that was enshrined in American law, future Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg helped expand the concept of “equal justice for all” to encompass a lot more...

DATE: Jan. 11, 2019 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Retired musician uses skills to teach square dance

Carla Roberts of Wild West Squares wants to teach you how to square dance. The Durango resident teaches classes in town and in Pagosa Springs and has been a caller – a person who announces specific...

DATE: Jan. 10, 2019 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Photography club to meet Thursday

Durango Photography Club will presents “Cave Photography: Illuminating Space in the Absence of Light” with Stephen Eginoire at its January meeting. Durango photographer and writer Eginoire will...

DATE: Jan. 10, 2019 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

DHS students accepted into Western Slope Honor Jazz Band

Durango High School Jazz Band members Warner Becher (trombone), Holden Becher (tenor saxophone), Celia Chick (bass), Ben DeBelina (alternate bass) and Ella Gavlinski (piano) have been accepted into...

DATE: Jan. 10, 2019 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Four Corners Film Office to go under Durango Film Institute

The Region 9 Economic Development District of Southwest Colorado announced this week that the Four Corners Film Office program will move under the Durango Film Institute. The Durango Film...

DATE: Jan. 10, 2019 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Fierce woman in jazz takes shot at first Grammy

NEW YORK – Saxophonist Tia Fuller was crying in bed. And praising God. She’d just received the news that she was nominated for her first-ever Grammy Award – but it’s not just any nomination: Her...

DATE: Jan. 10, 2019 | CATEGORY: Music

Sundance adds documentary about Michael Jackson accusers

LOS ANGELES – Sundance said Wednesday that a documentary about two boys who accused Michael Jackson of sexual abuse will premiere at its film festival later this month, while the Jackson estate...

DATE: Jan. 10, 2019 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Liz Cheney: Christian Bale blew his chance to play ‘a real superhero’ – her father

Rep. Liz Cheney, R-Wyo., fired back Wednesday at actor Christian Bale, who said Sunday in an acceptance speech at the Golden Globes that Satan was an inspiration for his portrayal of her father,...

DATE: Jan. 9, 2019 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

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