Harlis Sweetwater Band featuring Hurricane Jake coming to Cortez

Hurricane Jake Heath, who has become a national award-winning bluesman with his latest project, “Hurricane Jake’s One Man Band,” will perform at the Sunflower Theatre in Cortez on Thursday, Nov....

DATE: Nov. 10, 2017 | UPDATED: 6 days 11 hours ago | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

Sunflower hosts Reader’s Theatre

The Sunflower Theatre presents two classic American short stories – “The Tell-Tale Heart” by Edgar Allen Poe, performed by James Campuzano, and “The Yellow Wallpaper” by Charlotte Perkins Gilman,...

DATE: Nov. 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

SouthWest Colorado Concerts awarded state grant

Southwest Colorado Concerts Inc. recently was awarded a $4,000 Colorado Creates grant from the Colorado Creative Industries Division of the Office of Economic Development, according to a news...

DATE: Nov. 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

Carol Chamberland offers free public programs at Mesa Verde

Artist Carol Chamberland, a painter from Albuquerque, plans two free public programs during her residency at Mesa Verde National Park. On Sept. 28 at the Mancos Public Library, from 6:30-8 p.m.,...

DATE: Sept. 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

Chris Eaton talks night photography at Mesa Verde

The latest artist-in-residence at Mesa Verde National Park gave photography-minded visitors a free guide to the night sky on Friday.Chris Eaton, a fine art photographer from Grand Junction, took...

DATE: Sept. 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

Ballet Folklorico de Durango seeking new dancers for fall semester

The Journal Ballet Folklorico de Durango seeks dancers and performers to join the traditional Mexican dance group, which performs publicly for events at venues across the Four Corners. The program...

DATE: Aug. 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

George Geer Memorial Car Show draws classic cars, honors fallen soldiers

Surrounded by classic cars of all shapes and sizes at the George Geer Memorial Car Show on Aug. 12, Mike and Kaitlyn Youell’s 2013 Ford Mustang stood out. Gray with an American flag adorning the...

DATE: Aug. 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

Metcalf and Boyd present ‘Boyd Meets Girl’

Laura Metcalf, who performed at the Sunflower Theatre in July 2016 with the classic music ensemble Sybarite5, returns with her husband, the acclaimed cellist and classical guitarist Rupert Boyd,...

DATE: Aug. 4, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

Geeks from all over the Southwest gather at Denver Comic Con

To spend a day at Denver Comic Con is to get a glimpse of what it looks like when lots of very different people unite around a common interest. I was one of about 115,000 people who traveled to the...

DATE: July 11, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

Rocky Mountain UkeFest to be held July 7-9

The third annual Rocky Mountain UkeFest is coming up July 7 through 9, and it will be a weekend packed with workshops, open mic sessions and ukuleles. Lots of ukuleles. This year’s festival will...

DATE: July 3, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

Chinese artists Huihan and Weizhen showing paintings in Mancos

The Veryl Goodnight Gallery in Mancos hosts the works of impressionist painters Huihan Liu and Weizhen Liang, who received their training in Western art while living in China. The couple’s work...

DATE: June 27, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

Community Band performance

DATE: April 27, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment