Lakota Music Project finds common ground through collaboration

The Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota is as big as Delaware and Rhode Island combined, and it has some of the highest poverty rates in the United States. For the past three years, it...

DATE: Sept. 6, 2019 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

‘Durango: Wild Lands’ takes gamers to world of dinosaurs

Search for “Durango” in your phone’s app store, and one of the first results you’ll find, surprisingly, is a dinosaur-centric mobile game called “Durango: Wild Lands.” The game, developed by South...

DATE: Sept. 6, 2019 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

Men to don heels for Women’s Resource Center fundraiser

The Women’s Resource Center is inviting men to step into high heels next week, not to walk a mile, but to sprint for a good cause. Racing in heels comes with some inherent dangers, mainly to...

DATE: Aug. 29, 2019 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

High Country Hustle set for first album release

Local bluegrass band High Country Hustle is set to release its first studio album, both through online distribution sites and in hard copy, in either late August or early September. The group put...

DATE: Aug. 24, 2019 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

Four Corners Comedy Festival gets funny in Durango

Some of the players may have changed, but this weekend’s Four Corners Comedy Festival will have no shortage of gut-busting laughter. Earlier this week, it was announced that festival headliner...

DATE: Aug. 22, 2019 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

Durango Devo to launch inaugural film festival

Durango Devo will host its inaugural Film Festival from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Powerhouse Science Center, 1333 Camino del Rio. The festival will show a diverse lineup of short films that...

DATE: Aug. 22, 2019 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

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. 16, 2019 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

Estate donates Navajo weavings

FARMINGTON – A museum in northwestern New Mexico will be receiving hundreds of Navajo weavings from the estate of former Farmington Mayor Robert Culpepper. The Farmington Museum announced the gift...

DATE: Aug. 9, 2019 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

Healing music for area’s service members

There’s a lot to be said for music: It can be entertaining; it can immediately transport listeners back to a specific time and place. Music can also be used to heal. On Sunday, Soldier Songs and...

DATE: July 18, 2019 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

Durango Independent Film Festival, Animas City Theatre present Hitchcock on the big screen

When it comes to classic suspense movies, it doesn’t get better than Alfred Hitchcock. Unless, of course, it’s free Alfred Hitchcock. On the big screen. In an air-conditioned movie theater. Durango...

DATE: July 11, 2019 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

Review: Local author demystifies end of life

When embarking on the writing of a book, an author must consider how large of an audience the subject matter will draw. In “What Does It Feel Like to Die?” (Kensington Publishing, June 2019),...

DATE: June 21, 2019 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

Why are we still wild about Frida Kahlo?

Two hundred-fifty pages, 19,625 items. That’s how many products are available on Etsy.com bearing the image or words or work of Mexican painter Frida Kahlo. Cupcake toppers, painted planters,...

DATE: June 21, 2019 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

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