Music

Quadrivium launches opera season in recital format

The program for “A Night at the Opera” is so full, it brims with operatic snapshots from Handel to Stravinsky. Solos, duets, trios and quartets will unfold both familiar and new works and probably...

DATE: Sept. 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: Music

Thousands of fans request grand jury probe of Prince’s death

MINNEAPOLIS – Thousands of Prince fans are asking federal authorities to open a grand jury investigation into his death. The petition to the U.S. Attorney’s Office has been signed by more than...

DATE: Sept. 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Music

New duo to play for Humane Society

The dogs, cats and other animals at the La Plata County Humane Society have an ally in the new music duo Wells & van Tyn. The duo – made up of CV Wells on guitar and vocals and Jeroen van Tyn on...

DATE: Sept. 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: Music

San Juan Symphony presents family concerts with ‘Peter and the Wolf’

“‘Peter and the Wolf’ is the perfect music to introduce classical music to the next generation,” said Thomas Heuser. Heuser is music director of the San Juan Symphony, our regional orchestra, and...

DATE: Sept. 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: Music

Bruno Mars not playing Prince in new movie

NEW YORK – A representative for Bruno Mars says a report claiming he will portray Prince in a new movie is “100 percent false.” The Daily Mirror, a British tabloid, published a story over the...

DATE: Sept. 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Cardi B escorted out of fashion party after lunging at Minaj

NEW YORK – Nicki Minaj and Cardi B were involved in an altercation Friday night that got physical at a New York Fashion Week party and left Cardi B with a mark on her head. A person who witnessed...

DATE: Sept. 8, 2018 | CATEGORY: Music

Mac Miller, who collaborated with rap royalty, dies at 26

LOS ANGELES – Mac Miller, the platinum hip-hop star whose rhymes vacillated from party raps to lyrics about depression and drug use, and earned kudos from the likes of Jay-Z and Chance the Rapper,...

DATE: Sept. 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Music

FLC launches recital program with chamber music

At 3 p.m. Sunday in Roshong Recital Hall at Fort Lewis College, a program of chamber music will be performed by three faculty members plus one. Titled “Piano Quartets of the Masters: Mozart, Mahler...

DATE: Sept. 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: Music

REZ-olution X is going to rock Ignacio

The Sky Ute Fairgrounds is going to rock Saturday. For the 10th year, REZ-olution X, the Southern Ute Tribal Fair Youth Concert, will feature an afternoon of rock and metal bands, most from the...

DATE: Sept. 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: Music

Dolly Parton to be honored at 2019 MusiCares

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Entertainer, actress, singer and songwriter Dolly Parton will be honored at the 2019 MusiCares Person of the Year tribute event next year. The Recording Academy announced Tuesday...

DATE: Sept. 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: Music

Longtime Durango philanthropist and orchid conservationist dies

Beatrice “Mickie” Thurston, a Durango philanthropist who supported the environment, archaeology and the arts, died last week at home on her farm south of town. She was 86. “She was brilliant, but...

DATE: Sept. 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

DHS graduate plays at Sydney Opera House

A 2018 Durango High School graduate spent the better part of July in Australia visiting family and friends, and oh, playing violin in the 2018 High School Honors Orchestra Performance Series at the...

DATE: Aug. 30, 2018 | CATEGORY: Music