Fifth annual Cortez ‘Messiah’ Sing-in scheduled for Dec. 4

For the fifth year in a row, the Cortez community will come together this December to sing a famous Christmas choral work. The “Messiah Sing-in” is a chance for any musically inclined Cortez...

DATE: Nov. 12, 2016 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

Carute Roma performs Saturday in Cortez

Carute Roma, a high-energy Colorado-based Roma music band that combines classic Roma songs with original tunes, modern dance-oriented and “Gypsy-punk” styles, plays Saturday, Nov. 12 at the...

DATE: Nov. 9, 2016 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

Cortez Middle School musical features cast of superheroes

Spectators at can expect an uplifting and funny underdog story during Cortez Middle School’s production of the musical “Adventures of a Comic Book Artist” this weekend. Performances are Friday,...

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

Movie ‘Shooting in Vein’ needs extras in Pagosa Springs

“Shooting in Vein,” a psychological thriller intended to raise awareness of the rising heroin epidemic without moral judgment of its victims, is looking for extras for filming in Pagosa Springs....

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

Holiday Festival set for Nov. 5 at First United Methodist

The Journal A Holiday Festival is planned for Saturday, Nov. 5 from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, 515 N. Park St. in Cortez. The feature will be authentic Navajo Tacos...

DATE: Oct. 19, 2016 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

Cortez Public Library sponsors film ‘Landfill Harmonic’

The Journal The Cortez Public Library in collaboration with the Sunflower Theatre, will be showing the documentary film “Landfill Harmonic” on Monday, Nov. 14. In one of the poorest slums in Latin...

DATE: Oct. 18, 2016 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

High-energy Latin-American Duo del Sol will heat up auditorium

Guitarist Tom Farrell and violinist Javier Orman of Duo del Sol have been described as “avant-sonic acrobats” by LA Weekly and as a band with “exceptional genius” by I Am Entertainment Magazine....

DATE: Oct. 13, 2016 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

Barbary Coast Dixieland Showband performs in Cortez

The Barbary Coast Dixieland Showband performed two concerts as part of the “farewell tour” on Sept. 29 at Montezuma-Cortez High School’s Ralph E. Vavak Memorial Auditorium. The band was founded by...

DATE: Oct. 7, 2016 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

Victor and Penny ignite crowd with brass and horn

Victor and Penny deliver their swing-infused folk-jazz in the band’s signature high-energy style with joy, humor, and soaring musical improvisation to the Sunflower Theatre on Friday, Oct. 7.Victor...

DATE: Oct. 4, 2016 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

Finnders & Youngberg bring American roots music to Cortez

For decades, Colorado has been a wellspring for American roots music, combining the traditional Appalachian old-time and honky-tonk strains of the East with the spirit of adventure and openness of...

DATE: Oct. 4, 2016 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

Watercolorist is next artist in residence at Mesa Verde

Watercolorist Joyce Heuman, of Grand Junction, will be artist in residence at Mesa Verde National Park from Oct. 3-16. During her residency, she will explore the park through drawing and painting....

DATE: Sept. 30, 2016 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment