Durango Cowboy Poetry Gathering to kick off Sept. 29

Mosey on downtown starting this weekend for the annual Cowboy Poetry Gathering. The four-day celebration will offer residents and visitors a look into cowboy and Western culture. Now in its 28th...

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

Barbary Coast Dixieland Show Band headed to Cortez

On its farewell tour, the popular Barbary Coast Dixieland Show Band will make its final appearance in Cortez on Thursday, Sept. 29 at 7 p.m. at the Montezuma-Cortez High School Auditorium. Tickets...

DATE: Sept. 20, 2016 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

Sunflower presents comedy night with Adrianne Chalepah

Comedian Adrianne Chalepah, who made her stage debut while attending Fort Lewis College, will perform at the Sunflower Theatre with special guest Isiah Yazzie on Friday, Sept. 23. Chalepah, a...

DATE: Sept. 20, 2016 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

Bluff Arts Festival begins on Oct. 14

The town of Bluff, Utah – surrounded by national parks, prehistoric sites, wild canyons and river recreation – will celebrate its 12th annual Arts Festival on Oct. 14-16. Writers, filmmakers,...

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

Cortez Elks lodge plans Autumn Fest

The Journal The Cortez Elks Lodge is making plans for its Autumn Fest on Oct. 15 at the Elks Lodge, 2100 N. Dolores Road. The event will be 1-5 p.m. and is open to the public. The event will...

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

Zakotah Sevon nominated for Reno arts award

Zakotah Sevon, formerly of Dove Creek, has been nominated for a Forte Award, a contest in which the public may vote for top performers in Reno, Nevada. Sevon was a member of Ruth Wilson Francisco’s...

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

Manhattan Short Film festival returns to Cortez

The Manhattan Short Film Festival will come to the Sunflower Theatre on Sept. 24 at 7 p.m. The festival will feature 10 short films from eight countries, including “The Tunnel” (Norway), “Carousel”...

DATE: Sept. 8, 2016 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

Sunflower Theatre presents 'Waking the Mammoth'

KSJD’s Sunflower Theatre is screening the award-winning film “Waking the Mammoth” on Friday, Sept. 16 at 7 p.m.The screening will be followed by a panel discussion featuring author and scholar...

DATE: Sept. 5, 2016 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

Archaeologists plan meeting on ancients’ mortuary practices

The Journal The public is invited to attend the next meeting of the San Juan Basin Archaeological Society at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 8, in the Lyceum at the Center of Southwest Studies at Fort Lewis...

DATE: Sept. 5, 2016 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

New Mexico author Redsand to visit Cortez

New Mexico author Anna Redsand’s new memoir “To Drink From The Silver Cup” details her upbringing as a missionary on the Navajo Nation and her decision to leave the church as she reconciled her...

DATE: Sept. 5, 2016 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

Memoir portrays lesbian’s search for acceptance, respect

The Journal Author Anna Redsand plans to read from her memoir “To Drink from the Silver Cup: From Faith Through Exile and Beyond,” in Cortez on Saturday, Sept. 10. An open discussion will follow...

DATE: Aug. 24, 2016 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

Dolores Mountain Quilters are set to launch show

The Dolores Mountain Quilters Guild holds its 2016 biennial quilt show, which promises to be an exciting showcase for local quilting artistry, on Friday and Saturday, Aug. 26-27.The show will be...

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