Scotland-bound youths will perform

After more than a year of anticipation, supporters of StageDwellers Productions will have the opportunity to preview StageDwellers’ performance of “Standing On My Knees” by John Oliver from 5 to 7...

DATE: July 21, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

A way with words

Some people have a way with words. Mancos artist Beth Wheeler turns those words into works of art. Wheeler practices calligraphy, the art of beautiful writing. “I’ve always been interested in the...

DATE: July 14, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

Theater comes to Mancos Days

Something new will be added to the Mancos Days lineup this year. The Painted Turtle Renaissance Players, a group of improvisational actors, will bring Shakespeare, theater games and Medieval...

DATE: July 14, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

Rico part-timer pens ‘Acid Reign’

Part-time Rico resident Patrick Curran still remembers a beautiful evening on his mother’s deck in Rico when he heard the story of the acid plant incident.It was a story of a large corporation,...

DATE: July 7, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

Lens to the West

In the opening scene, Old West music plays as a massive waterfall pours down a rock cliff into the winding river below. The next shot is of the most significant feature in the world’s first...

DATE: July 7, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

In league with art

More than a dozen artists from Montezuma County will participate in the Southwest Artists League art show at the Cortez Cultural Center in July. Anna Bousquet, president of the league and...

DATE: June 30, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

Storyteller, puppeteer will perform

Storyteller and puppeteer Don Kirk will enthrall audiences of all ages in “Stories and Puppets to Grow By” at 6 p.m. Wednesday, July 6, in the Main Gallery of the Cortez Cultural Center, 25 N....

DATE: June 30, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

Sky’s the limit

Cortez artist Karen Kristin dipped her brush in an orange-flame-colored paint and furiously began applying it to her canvas. This time, however, Kristin wasn’t painting her realistic skies that...

DATE: June 23, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

Libraries offer more services with computers

Our library, along with other local libraries and libraries throughout the state, is receiving grant money from the Broadband Technology Opportunity Program to improve computer service to patrons....

DATE: June 23, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

Mancos will host Grand Summer Nights activities

The first of three Grand Summer Nights will kick off Friday, June 24 from 5 to 8 p.m. on Grand Avenue in Mancos.To start off, the Goodnight Trail Gallery will have a “Summer Wildlife Show” from 5...

DATE: June 23, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

Museum shows RR exhibit

A new exhibit at the Galloping Goose Historical Society Museum details the short history of the Rio Grande Southern and the man behind the railroad that defied all odds.Otto Mears built the first...

DATE: June 23, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

Photographer Grist plans open house at Aspen Guard Station

Cortez artist Barbara Grist will hold a public open house at the Aspen Guard Station from 1 to 4 p.m. Friday, June 17.Participants are invited to come with materials to create art, photography,...

DATE: June 16, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment