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

Ute artists

Ute art techniques passed down through generations take on a contemporary twist at the Ute Mountain Ute Art Show on display now at the Chapin Mesa Archaelogical Museum in Mesa Verde National...

DATE: Sept. 15, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

Ladybug! Ladybug! Fly away ...

Mike Hernandez, a new pilot to the Mancos Valley/Mesa Verde Country Balloon and Art Festival, is scheduled to arrive in Mancos today from Glens Falls, N.Y. He’ll bring two balloons: a...

DATE: Sept. 15, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

Snapdragons in residence

By the flicker of candlelight, Crawford, Colo., artist Kathy Steckel paints freshly cut snapdragons in a vase. The pastels were laid out ahead of time because darkness was quickly falling inside...

DATE: Sept. 7, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

Signal 99

Growing up, local rocker Chuck Haven listened to famed metal band Powerman 5000, never knowing he would one day sit down with the band members to eat posole and fry bread.“We’ve played with them a...

DATE: Sept. 1, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

Conservancy taps beer fest

Montezuma Land Conservancy will hold its Annual Harvest Beer Festival from 4 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 10, at Parque de Vida in Cortez.All proceeds from the festival will benefit the conservancy,...

DATE: Aug. 25, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

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