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

Aerial arts, acrobatics showcase takes form of high school circus

Cirque de Lycée, a joint show put on by Durango Aerial Arts & Acrobatics and The Durango Circus, not only depicts high school life – the name of the show means “high school circus” in French – but...

DATE: May 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

C.J. Box’s ‘Wolf Pack’ a fast-paced thriller

“Wolf Pack” by C. J. Box is the 19th novel featuring intrepid Wyoming game warden Joe Pickett. One of the best things about a Pickett adventure is that there will always be a mix of domestic drama...

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

One Stan Band to perform at Mancos Brewing Co.

The Journal The three-person combo The One Stan Band will perform Friday night at the Mancos Brewing Co. Based out of Cortez, the band includes Stanley McNeil on guitar and vocals, Jim North on...

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

Durango Voice to crown a winner this weekend

Ten singers will take the stage Saturday night for the Durango Voice finals. They have spent the past month in vocal training with judges/coaches Linda Mack Berven, Andreas Tischhauser, Drea...

DATE: April 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

Kiowa writer finally gets the film he deserves

In the new documentary “Words from a Bear,” there is a scene in which the subject of the film, N. Scott Momaday, hangs on for dear life from the side of a tall cliff, somewhere in the outer regions...

DATE: March 24, 2019 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

O’Keeffe Museum buys her ‘Ritz Tower’ painting

SANTA FE – The Georgia O’Keeffe Museum has purchased the American artist’s “Ritz Tower” painting, a rare work of her take on a New York skyscraper, the museum announced this week. Officials at the...

DATE: Feb. 3, 2019 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

‘Pump and Dump Show’ wants to make moms laugh

Moms, comedians Tracey Tee and Shayna Ferm know you’re overworked, overtired and seriously need a break. They also know that some of you haven’t been out of the house without the kiddos in about a...

DATE: Jan. 31, 2019 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

Raven Narratives to tell stories of ‘Love’ in Cortez, Durango

The Journal Two Raven Narratives Live Storytelling Events in February will feature eight storytellers from Montezuma and La Plata counties telling stories from their lives with the theme of “Love.”...

DATE: Jan. 21, 2019 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

Local group forms to help restaurant workers cope with stress, share stories

Restaurant workers face high-pressure, low pay, odd hours and sometimes unrelenting working conditions. As a result, those employees tend to be more susceptible to stress, unhealthy drinking habits...

DATE: Jan. 14, 2019 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

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