Display of Mesa Verde watercolors opens at St. Barnabas in Cortez

A Mancos artist opened a new exhibit of paintings inspired by Mesa Verde at St. Barnabas Episcopal Church on Friday. Jan Wright completed the national park’s artist-in-residence program in 2012,...

DATE: March 5, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

Artist reception planned at St. Barnabas Church

The Journal Southwest watercolor artist Jan Wright exhibits 20 paintings, mainly of Mesa Verde dwellings, at St. Barnabas Church through mid-April. A reception is planned for Friday, March 3, from...

DATE: Feb. 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

Four Corners Film Office hosts panel on making local films

The Journal The Four Corners Film Office plans a panel discussion during the Durango Independent Film Festival on how to make films in the Four Corners area. Emmy-winning producer Michael Killen,...

DATE: Feb. 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

Indelible is a remarkable first novel

The debut novel Indelible by Adelia Saunders, who grew up in Durango, is a complex, intriguing and compelling tale. Saunders shares the story of Magdalena, a young Lithuanian woman living in...

DATE: Feb. 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

Air Force band to play Cortez, Bayfield

Editor’s Note: Free tickets were available at the Cortez Welcome Center, but were gone by Tuesday afternoon. If there are still seats available, people without tickets will be let in to the...

DATE: Feb. 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

San Juan Symphony celebrates Gershwin

Like a fading memory of times gone by,” Thomas Heuser said in an interview this week, “images seem to dissolve and break apart. A saxophone soloist creates the mood of a smoky cabaret theater...

DATE: Feb. 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

Center of Southwest Studies receives $25,000 grant

With the help of a $25,000 grant, the Center of Southwest Studies will open its new permanent Treasures of the Southwest exhibit Wednesday. The grant was awarded by the Henry Luce Foundation, which...

DATE: Feb. 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

Dallas Brass strikes up the band with Cortez students

The Dallas Brass performed Wednesday, Feb. 8, to a capacity audience at the Ralph E. Vavak Memorial Auditorium at the Montezuma-Cortez High School. The concert was a bonus concert presented by...

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

Author Craig Childs to discuss ‘Apocalyptic Planet’

Author Craig Childs will visit Fort Lewis College Wednesday and Thursday to discuss his book, Apocalyptic Planet: Field Guide to the Future of the Earth , this year’s selection for FLC’s common...

DATE: Feb. 5, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

Air Force band to play Cortez, Bayfield

The U.S. Air Force Academy Band will visit Montezuma-Cortez High School on Feb. 17 as part of its Western Slope tour.The band’s eight-day tour will feature seven performances, starting in Salt Lake...

DATE: Feb. 5, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

Delbert Anderson Trio appears in Cortez with hip-hop Def-I

The Delbert Anderson Trio with Def-I, rebranding themselves as DDAT, return to the Sunflower Theatre on Friday, Feb. 3 , with their unique mix of Southwestern funk, jam, world, jazz and hip-hop....

DATE: Jan. 30, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment