Horsemen present talk ‘Olga Little – Packer Extraordinaire’

The Journal The Mesa Verde Back Country Horsemen will host a presentation by Wayne Schaaf on the history of his great aunt, Olga Little, at the Horsemen’s meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 7 at the Elks...

DATE: Jan. 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

‘Ro Sham Bo’ exhibit at Fort Lewis College art gallery to open Jan. 19

The opening reception for art exhibit “Ro Sham Bo: New Work by Jennifer Holt” will be held 4:30-6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 19 at the Fort Lewis College art gallery. The reception is free and open to the...

DATE: Jan. 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

‘Dirtbags’ author graduates with new book

How do you nest when you largely live on the road? Luke Mehall, author of Great American Dirtbags and American Climber, has released a new book about the trials of growing up a dirtbag. Revisiting...

DATE: Jan. 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

West Slope poet laureate appearing at Cortez Public Library

The Cortez Public Library hosts Rosemerry Wahtola Trommer, poet laureate of the Western Slope for 2015-2017, on Friday, Jan. 20. Trommer’s poems have appeared in magazines including O Magazine and...

DATE: Jan. 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

Carute Roma brings high-energy dance music to Cortez

Carute Roma promises to bring the party to the Sunflower Theatre in Cortez on Saturday with its original tunes and dance-oriented Gypsy-punk styles. Carute Roma, or “Gypsy Wagon,” combines classic...

DATE: Jan. 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

‘Lost World’ leads voyage through Southwestern archaeology

In “The Lost World of the Old Ones,” David Roberts merges his considerable experience of hiking in the desert Southwest with three decades of interest in the prehistoric peoples who lived there. ...

DATE: Jan. 11, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

Four Corners Community Band looking for new members

The Journal The Four Corners Community Band is looking for new members from the Cortez and Durango areas. The only requirements are experience with a band instrument – woodwind, brass, or...

DATE: Jan. 11, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

Anne Hellerman coming to Cortez for author series

The Journal Author Anne Hillerman of Santa Fe, who follows in the footsteps of her famous father, Tony Hillerman, will appear at the Cortez Public Library at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 11, as part of...

DATE: Jan. 5, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

Photo: Mysterious newcomer

DATE: Dec. 29, 2016 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

Moetones play New Year's show

Local country favorite The Moetones will play a New Year’s Eve show at the Riverfront Bar and Grill in Dolores.Formed in 2009, the Moetones are made up of Moe Cooley (guitar, vocals), Tomoe Gozen...

DATE: Dec. 27, 2016 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

Southwest Singers prepare Christmas concert of the centuries

The Southwest Singers, a choir with a long history in Montezuma County, is drawing upon an even longer history for its upcoming Christmas concert. Ruth Wilson Francisco helped to found the choir...

DATE: Nov. 21, 2016 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

Duo del Sol warms up Vavak Memorial Auditorium

The energetic Duo del Sol, composed of guitarist Tom Farrell and violinist Javier Orman, brought an eclectic and energetic mix of American and Latin American hits to audiences at the Ralph E. Vavak...

DATE: Nov. 16, 2016 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment