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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 | UPDATED: 3 days 5 hours ago | 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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Community Band performance

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

Sunflower Theatre hosts Foucault, Conway and Burtt

The Journal Jeffrey Foucault, accompanied by former Morphine drummer Billy Conway, will appear at the Sunflower Theatre on Sunday, May 7, with opening act Megan Burtt, of Denver. Doors and cash bar...

DATE: April 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

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Mountain Film coming to Dolores

Telluride Mountain Film on Tour will take place on April 21, at 6 p.m., at the Dolores Community Center. The annual event is a fundraiser for the June 10 Dolores River Festival, produced by Greater...

DATE: March 29, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

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Sunflower Theatre in Cortez hosts agricultural film festival

The Montezuma Land Conservancy will show a series of short movies this Saturday in an agriculture-themed film festival at the Sunflower Theatre. “Of Life and Land” will include 13 films about the...

DATE: March 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment