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Billie Eilish dethrones Lil Nas X with her first Billboard No. 1 single

Goth-tinged pop star Billie Eilish made history Monday when she became the first artist born in this century to land a No. 1 song – “Bad Guy,” in this case – on the Billboard Hot 100 chart....

DATE: Aug. 21, 2019 | CATEGORY: Music

New ‘Matrix’ film set with Keanu Reeves and Lana Wachowski

LOS ANGELES – Keanu Reeves and Lana Wachowski are returning to the world of “The Matrix.” Warner Bros. Pictures Group chairman Toby Emmerich says Tuesday that a fourth “Matrix” is in the works....

DATE: Aug. 20, 2019 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

25th Bond movie gets a title: ‘No Time to Die’

NEW YORK – The 25th James Bond movie has a title: “No Time to Die.” Producers announced the title Tuesday for the film that has long been referred to simply as “Bond 25.” “No Time to Die” returns...

DATE: Aug. 20, 2019 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Arts Calendar

Wednesday, Aug. 21, Aug. 21 Story Hour, 9:30 a.m., James Ranch, 33846 U.S. Highway 550. Terry Rickard, 2 p.m., Office Spiritorium, 699 Main Ave. Community Concerts featuring Space Between...

DATE: Aug. 20, 2019 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Could we be any more excited? ‘Friends’ fans nuts for merch

NEW YORK – See your “Friends” on the big screen. Deck out your place with “Friends” furniture. Wear your “Friends” as jewelry. Heck, buy the “Friends” Lego set and pretend it’s for your kid. If...

DATE: Aug. 20, 2019 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Review: ‘Good Boys’ a surprisingly sweet comedy about raunchy side of tween boy life

Much has been made of how “Good Boys” – an R-rated comedy about a trio of sixth-grade nerds caught up in a misadventure involving drugs, sex toys, beer and slapstick mishaps – looks like a junior...

DATE: Aug. 18, 2019 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Review: Cate Blanchett is both otherworldly and lovable in ‘Where’d You Go, Bernadette’

Spiky, passionate, fierce and broken, the titular heroine of Maria Semple’s hilarious and touching novel “Where’d You Go, Bernadette” is one of the great characters in recent literary fiction. And...

DATE: Aug. 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

‘Easy Rider’ star and writer Peter Fonda has died at 79

LOS ANGELES – Actor Peter Fonda, the son of a Hollywood legend who became a movie star in his own right after both writing and starring in the counter-culture classic “Easy Rider,” has died. His...

DATE: Aug. 16, 2019 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Review: This ode to Springsteen and the power of music may be the feel-good movie of the summer

Arriving like a fresh gust of wind off the Jersey Shore during a largely torpid summer, “Blinded by the Light” goes one better than the jukebox musicals that have played like barely warmed-over...

DATE: Aug. 16, 2019 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Punk Rock Breakfast serving up music

Punk. It’s what’s for breakfast. On Aug. 24 at J.Bo’s Pizza & Rib Co., punk bands will take over for Punk Rock Breakfast, an event that used to happen in Durango and is seeing a comeback thanks to...

DATE: Aug. 16, 2019 | CATEGORY: Music

Gerald Wells challenges viewers with exhibit at Durango Arts Center

Burley Wisehart is one bad guy ... with a soft side. He’s also a character made up by artist Gerald Wells, who has been creating large-scale, mixed-media pieces featuring Burley Wisehart since the...

DATE: Aug. 15, 2019 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Woodstock fans flock to concert site for anniversary

BETHEL, N.Y. – Woodstock fans are expected to get back to the garden to mark the 50th anniversary of the generation-defining festival. Bethel Woods Center for the Arts is hosting a series of events...

DATE: Aug. 15, 2019 | CATEGORY: Music

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