Library starts independent film series

The Cortez Public Library will feature independent films once a month on Tuesdays at 7 p.m. These films are from the Film Movement Series and have been selected by a panel of film experts. Each...

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

Turner pens ‘Notorious San Juans’

Add Carol Turner’s “Notorious San Juans” to your summer reading list. You won’t be disappointed.It’s the fourth book by the Broomfield author and history columnist for the Broomfield Enterprise;...

DATE: Aug. 18, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

Renaissance Faire brings fun

The location for the Mancos Renaissance Faire is Cottonwood Park in Mancos, Colorado. Take the business route of Highway 160 into Mancos which becomes Grand Avenue. Turn south on Spruce Street. The...

DATE: Aug. 11, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

Best art forward

In Dr. Seuss’ “Foot Book,” he writes about left feet, right feet, wet feet, dry feet, slow feet and quick feet. Local, retired art educators Karen Stapf-Harris and Barbara Grist are putting their...

DATE: Aug. 11, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

‘Westward Bound’

Just home from a recent book tour in Minnesota, Lowell Volk knows how to balance work and play. However, he’s having difficulty at the moment enjoying his recreational life because of a leak on one...

DATE: Aug. 4, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

Paperback Peddler

Roxanne Lord has always been a reader. She loves books, almost as much as she loves music.Her laugh punctuates many of her thoughts.“I’m an ‘80s girl, so I love classic rock and heavy metal.”Then...

DATE: July 28, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

Lots of Books

Yale Fyler is a quiet and mild-mannered man.Yale Fyler is not an open book. Although it’s doubtful that he would ever admit it, he’s a bit more complex than his soft-spoken demeanor shows at times....

DATE: July 28, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

Bent reflections

Photographer Cole Thompson likes tall buildings. He likes them so much he traveled to more than 15 cities around the United States taking pictures, even at the risk of being detained for suspicious...

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

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

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