Broadway star Jeri Sager will perform

SouthWest Colorado Concerts will close its 2010/2011 winter concert series with Broadway Star Jeri Sager at 7 p.m. Friday, May 13, at the Montezuma-Cortez High School auditorium, 206 W. Seventh...

DATE: May 12, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

Sandra’s story

What does an award-winning, internationally acclaimed author look for when visiting Cortez?“I’d like to find the best thrift store in town,” said Sandra Cisneros. “I love thrift stores. I...

DATE: May 12, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

Artist illustrates love of design

The featured artist at Raven House gallery for May is Brad Goodell, an artist whose background is in illustrating, but he uses his talent for a variety of media. Right now he’s working on glass...

DATE: May 12, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

Music legend Crystal Gayle will perform in Towaoc

Country music legend Crystal Gayle is coming to Towaoc for Mother’s Day.“It’s one of those shows that there’s something for everyone,” said Darrell Beatty, road manager and assistant for...

DATE: May 5, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

Dewey has left indelible mark on libraries

In honor of National Library Week, which was the second week of April, I wanted to write about the “Father of Librarianship,” Melvil Dewey. Now before you decide to turn the page, this guy was an...

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

Poetry Corner hosts Cisneros

Sandra Cisneros will perform at The Poetry Corner Presents at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 12, at the Cortez Public Library, 202 N. Park St.Cisneros is best known for her first novel, “The House on Mango...

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

Former Cortez physician Marcus Higi pens tale of treasure in Canyon de Chelly

A treasure hunter in debt to a vicious crime boss organizes an expedition in a quest for gold in Canyon de Chelly. This is the stuff stories are made of, and former Cortez physician and author Dr....

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

Program picks artists for Aspen Guard Station

The following artists, teachers, and alternates have been chosen to participate in the 2011 San Juan National Forest Artist-in-Residence Program at the Aspen Guard Station: Artists in residence:...

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

Pirate Carlomagno

Recorded by history are the triumphs and tribulations of extraordinary individuals who shaped the outcome of contemporary civilization. However, some stories went unrecorded and lost in the ether...

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

1 woman, 12 characters

The incomparable Sarah Syverson will perform her one-woman, 12-character comedy show entitled “The Secret Lives of the Divine.” Benefitting Painted Turtle Studio, the performance will be held at...

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

Cortez Public Library will display art through April

The Cortez Public Library is now featuring two displays in their glass cases through the end of April. Tammy Lindsay is showing “Symbols and Their Meanings” and Justin Dodson is showing his...

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

A spin on art

Nancy Hains, one of the newest members of the Artisans Co-op in Mancos, has been a weaver and spinner for 15 years. But, she said, she’s been working with natural fibers for most of her life.“I...

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