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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

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Ragtime & Early Jazz Festival is next weekend

You can’t say there’s a lack of music in Durango. The fifth annual Durango Ragtime & Early Jazz Festival will be held March 24-26 at the Strater Hotel, and there are some pretty cool things...

DATE: March 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

‘Of Life and Land’ festival opens at Sunflower Theatre

The Journal The Montezuma Land Conservancy and KSJD present the first annual “Of Life and Land” Film Festival on Saturday, March 25 at the Sunflower Theatre in downtown Cortez. Doors open at 6:30...

DATE: March 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

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New young adult book The Luckiest Scar on Earth educates, entertains

Just in time for spring break, author Ana Spagna breaks into fiction in a big way with her young adult novel The Luckiest Scar on Earth. This is a classic coming-of-age story with a twist. This is...

DATE: March 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

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Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain coming to Cortez

The Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain, a group of singing, strumming ukulele players, will take the stage at the Montezuma-Cortez High School Auditorium at 7 p.m. on Saturday, April 8. Founded in...

DATE: March 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment