Life in the cards

“Living Tarot Oracle,” an entertaining presentation of the 22 Major Arcana cards, will be presented in the Mancos Opera House on Saturday, Nov. 5, 5 to 8 p.m., and again on Sunday, Nov. 6, 3 to 6...

DATE: Oct. 27, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

Cultural Center offers variety of fall activities

Though tourist season has subsided, there are still plenty of events to enjoy at the Cortez Cultural Center in the fall and winter. This year, the center is partnering with Susie’s Hallmark for the...

DATE: Oct. 27, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

Delicate Arches

Former Montezuma-Cortez High School English teacher David Feela has published a travel guide for area residents who aren’t going anywhere.The book contains bite-sized vignettes and musings about...

DATE: Oct. 20, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

Wild art

A man of many interests, R. Christopher Vest arrived at his art opening with five dogs, a sheep, and a case of his home-brewed beer.A Friday gathering at Spruce Tree Coffee House featured a beer...

DATE: Oct. 13, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

Park painter will give demo

Saint George, Utah, artist Roland Lee has spent the past 30 years exploring national parks with sketchbook and paintbrush. Currently working at Mesa Verde National Park as artist-in-residence, Lee...

DATE: Oct. 6, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

Artist Carole Seibel finds time to pursue dream

In her youth, Carole Seibel said it was decided for her that she would study journalism and home economics. It wasn’t until her retirement that she was able to pursue her life-long dream of being...

DATE: Oct. 6, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

Artist Beach brings talent to Mesa Verde

Linda Beach will join Mesa Verde National Park as an artist-in-residence.Beach is a fiber artist whose love of nature is reflected in her work and life, according to a written statement from the...

DATE: Sept. 29, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

Mountain Magic

DURANGO — Fifteen years after “The Western San Juan Mountains” introduced the geology, ecology and human history of half of the towering range that dominates Southwest Colorado, a companion tome is...

DATE: Sept. 29, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

Award Winner

DATE: Sept. 22, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

Spruce Tree hosts book signing tonight

The Cortez region as well as all of southwestern Colorado, is rich with history.Some of that fascinating history has been captured in a new book from a trio of local residents.Local authors Vila...

DATE: Sept. 22, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

Costumer, artist and historian to speak

Costume designer, artist and historian Cathy A. Smith will present “The Demise of Tonto” Friday, Sept. 23. The lecture will be held in Mancos at the Mancos Community Center, 130 Grand Ave., from...

DATE: Sept. 22, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

Acrylic Allure

Even when painting with oils, artist Joe Slaughenhoupt prefers an acrylic sky.“I just enjoy blending it,” he said. “I think acrylics go on better than a wet oil.”Slaughenhoupt got a bit of a slow...

DATE: Sept. 22, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

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