Arts

Silver Sparrow jewelry gallery opens in Dolores

Silver Sparrow Designs has opened a new gallery and studio in Dolores. Owner and silversmith Kristi Smith has spent decades perfecting her custom jewelry designs. She recently renovated the back of...

DATE: Nov. 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos students’ posters will compete for state prize

Winners of a fifth-grade poster contest were announced at the Mancos Public Library on Oct. 3. The Colorado Association of Conservation Districts and the National Association of Conservation...

DATE: Oct. 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fake art threatens Native American livelihood

SANTA FE – The recent spread of fake Native American art and jewelry has shown the need to update how the federal government protects tribal artists from fraud that undercuts the value of their...

DATE: July 11, 2017 | CATEGORY: Living

Lewis artist shares beading expertise at Dolores library

Long-time beader Betty Schneider, of Lewis, has taken the art form to new and creative places. She will share her artistic beading techniques during a free class on May 20th at the Dolores Library...

DATE: April 4, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

How to keep your heart warm through winter

By Mac Neely Tired of the cold miserable weather? Lots going on in Mancos, so come visit us! They just keep coming The Absolute Bakery on Main Street in Mancos is celebrating its 10th year. Ten...

DATE: Feb. 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Wool, leather shop opens in Dolores

A Dolores couple has opened a new shop featuring hand-crafted wool clothing and custom wood and leather products. Red Tail Creations, located at 501 Central Ave., is housed in the old JJ Harris...

DATE: Nov. 23, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Zuni fetishes highlight ancient culture

Small, intricately carved fetishes of ceremonial animals and figures are a popular form of contemporary art created by the Zuni Tribe of eastern New Mexico. The origins and significance of the Zuni...

DATE: Nov. 6, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Judy Bryan wins Best of Show at Dolores quilt show

Judy Bryan is the winner of the Best of Show award in the 2016 Dolores Mountain Quilters Guild show, held Friday and Saturday at the Dolores Community Center. Linda Towle is the second-place...

DATE: Aug. 28, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores Mountain Quilters show off talent this weekend

On Friday and Saturday, stop by the Dolores Community Center to support a biennial charity event put on by the Dolores Mountain Quilter’s Guild. The event features 100 locally made quilts, which...

DATE: Aug. 23, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Runners turn out for Mancos races

By Mac Neely What a great turnout for the Mancos Library Marathon – 136 runners! For the half marathon, Curtis Moore, of Flagstaff, came in first place at 1:58, and Keri Nelson finished first among...

DATE: June 28, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

La Plata Quilters Guild celebrates 30 years of artistry, philanthropy

Quilting historically has provided a way to keep people warm, offered a creative outlet to women and served, upon occasion, as a means of protest or advocacy. For the La Plata Quilters Guild ,...

DATE: June 22, 2016 | CATEGORY: Living

Volunteers are needed for Dolores river festival

Volunteers are needed to help run the 13th annual Dolores River Festival on Saturday, June 11. In exchange for working two-hour shifts, volunteers will receive free admission to the festival, a...

DATE: May 25, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News