Arts (general)

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Documentary footage on missing Mesa Verde hiker filmed in Cortez

A studio is filming a documentary in Cortez and Mesa Verde National Park this week, to focus on the search and rescue efforts surrounding the disappearance of Mitchell Dale Stehling, 51, in 2013....

DATE: June 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Cortez Quilt Co. makes Top 20 list

Cortez Quilt Co. has been named one of the top 11 quilt shops in North America by the Better Homes and Gardens Quilt Sampler Magazine. The magazine is published twice a year, and 20 shops are...

DATE: May 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

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Mancos Creative District hires new staffers

The Mancos Creative District has hired several new staff members and has plans for a major project over the next few months. Sarah Syverson is the new director for the group, and Carol Mehesy will...

DATE: May 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Artists show off work at Cortez City Hall

Cortez city staff have held numerous tours and open houses since they moved into the new City Hall, but at a special reception on Wednesday, the focus was on the art decorating the walls. Several...

DATE: April 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Sunflower Theatre in Cortez hosts agricultural film festival

The Montezuma Land Conservancy will show a series of short movies this Saturday in an agriculture-themed film festival at the Sunflower Theatre. “Of Life and Land” will include 13 films about the...

DATE: March 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

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Local artists petition Cortez City Council to pay for art

A group of local artists presented a petition to the Cortez City Council on Tuesday, asking for the government to pay for public art instead of borrowing it. Several artists attended the first...

DATE: March 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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The man who built the Arc of History

On an August day in 2014, a 20-foot-long structure of hand-broken stone was erected in Durango at the busy intersection of U.S. highways 160 and 550. Intended to be an innocuous piece of artwork...

DATE: March 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: Living

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Display of Mesa Verde watercolors opens at St. Barnabas in Cortez

A Mancos artist opened a new exhibit of paintings inspired by Mesa Verde at St. Barnabas Episcopal Church on Friday. Jan Wright completed the national park’s artist-in-residence program in 2012,...

DATE: March 5, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

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M-CHS explores space, sci-fi in ‘Tempest’ production

Audiences will be transported back in time and to outer space with Montezuma-Cortez High School drama department’s production of Shakespeare’s “The Tempest” this month. The M-CHS version of the...

DATE: Nov. 7, 2016 | CATEGORY: Education

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Mancos misses out on Space to Create

Mancos has lost out to Ridgway in a project that could have brought affordable housing for artists to town, officials learned last week. The Space to Create program aims to construct affordable...

DATE: Aug. 25, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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3-D art show is opening at restaurant in Mancos

Cortez artist Rosie Carter brings her three-dimensional works to Olio Restaurant in Mancos this week. Carter’s show, titled “All Shining Briefly,” runs Aug. 27 through Oct. 15. It will be the third...

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

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Arc of History artist considers legal action

Tom Holmes, creator of the Arc of History sculpture, is investigating the possibility of taking legal action against the city of Durango. Holmes, who lives in Pennsylvania, has been in contact...

DATE: Aug. 3, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News