Stillwater now offering private music lessons

Stillwater Music has taken on the private lesson program offered by the now-closed Katzin Music. Jeroen van Tyn, executive director of Stillwater, said given his organization’s mission of providing...

DATE: April 17, 2018 | UPDATED: 2 days 3 hours ago | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

Mangan fuses family and guitars in Cortez string business

The next time you listen to a band, you just might be hearing the strumming sounds of guitar strings made by Curt Mangan Fusion Matched Strings. Curt Mangan, owner of Curt Mangan Fusion Matched...

DATE: March 31, 2018 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

Famous Glenn Miller Orchestra will wrap up Southwest Colorado concerts

Southwest Colorado Concerts’ 2017-2018 season wraps up with the world-famous Glenn Miller Orchestra. The orchestra, under the guidance of singer and director Nick Hilscher, will perform at...

DATE: March 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

Erratic Chicano writer who vanished is focus of new documentary

ALBUQUERQUE — Oscar Zeta Acosta, a volatile Mexican-American writer who was the inspiration for Hunter S. Thompson’s Dr. Gonzo in “Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas,” is the focus of a new VOCES/PBS...

DATE: March 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

Fort Lewis College students’ film about uranium draws crowd at festival

Herald Staff Report “Duranium,” a film created and edited by Fort Lewis College students, garnered a large turnout last month at the Colorado Environmental Film Festival in Golden. Shawna Crocker,...

DATE: March 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

FLC showcases student performers at an honors recital on Feb. 25

At the annual honors recital Feb. 25 at Fort Lewis College, 11 music students will perform works by Mozart and Beethoven, Poulenc and Faure, and others. “This is my favorite student event of the...

DATE: Feb. 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

Fundraiser film screening to support residents’ legal defense

The documentary “No Man’s Land,” by director David Byars, will be shown from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Durango Arts Center, 802 East Second Ave., to raise money for the legal defense of Durango...

DATE: Feb. 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

Role-playing games regaining popularity

A small thief carefully inserts a metal rod into a lock and wiggles it around until it clicks. As the locked door opens, the adventurer motions for the other members of her party to enter the newly...

DATE: Jan. 4, 2018 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

New technology aims to slow damage to O’Keeffe works

SANTA FE – Chemical reactions are gradually darkening many of Georgia O’Keeffe’s famously vibrant paintings, and art conservation experts are hoping new digital imaging tools can help them slow the...

DATE: Jan. 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

Sounds of the season

DATE: Dec. 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

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 | 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