Sony to release Gary Hart drama starring Hugh Jackman

LOS ANGELES — Sony Pictures has acquired the worldwide distribution rights for a film about Gary Hart’s 1988 presidential bid. The studio said Thursday that it will release “The Front Runner” in...

DATE: May 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

Brewer wins gold at World Beer Cup

Competing with craft beers from around the world, Steamworks Brewing Co.’s Night Train topped the Dark Lager category at the 2018 World Beer Cup, earning a Gold Award in the international judging....

DATE: May 8, 2018 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

Iconic guitar maker Gibson files for bankruptcy

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The maker of the Gibson guitar, omnipresent for decades on the American music stage, is filing for bankruptcy protection after wrestling for years with debt. A pre-negotiated...

DATE: May 1, 2018 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

El Moro chef pairs beer, dinner at New York’s James Beard House

When tasked with pairing beer with food at an elite level, El Moro Spirits and Tavern Executive Chef Sean Clark brought a taste of home to the global culinary stage at the James Beard House in New...

DATE: April 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

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 | 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