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Durango Arts Center shows early Englehart works

Stanton Englehart often described Gaia, the ancient Greek earth mother, as “the real driver of our lives.” Englehart , who died April 22, 2009, was a child of the Southwest, an eminent landscape...

DATE: Feb. 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Living

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Navajo paintings reflect Gold Mine spill

Navajo artist Venaya Yazzie wrote the Diné expression – Tó éí ííná – beside a photograph of a friend sullenly looking out on the tainted San Juan River in the days after the Gold King Mine spill. ...

DATE: April 12, 2016 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

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Mancos Creative District prepares for independence

While working toward creative district designation, a group of volunteers has founded the Mancos School of the West, the Fall Harvest Festival and brought in $26,700 in grant funds. Now the Mancos...

DATE: March 8, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Artist presents clouds in a new light

The taxidermy of clouds is the avant-garde topic of an upcoming art show at the Dolores River Brewery on April 1-4. “Taxidreamy” is the creation of Dolores artist Megan Stout, who has painted 70...

DATE: March 8, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Picture perfect

DATE: July 16, 2015 | CATEGORY: Living

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Local artist honors cowboy legend

Family history and pride surrounding a Cowboy Hall of Fame member are enshrined in the latest brand bottle from local artist Cara Randolph. Sandblasted into the bottle are Phil Stadtler’s 20...

DATE: July 17, 2014 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

Downtown getting creative district funds

The state of Colorado selected downtown Mancos as a candidate for Colorado Creative District designation last week. The Mancos Valley Cultural District will receive funding, new signage,...

DATE: June 24, 2014 | CATEGORY: MT - News

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Crafting history

Few artists start learning their craft by forging their own tools out of metal. But at the Cowboy Forge and School, Robert Kovarik and Joe Archuleta were hard at work Saturday during The Great...

DATE: June 17, 2014 | CATEGORY: MT - Living

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It's Arts Roundup time

If you've ever wondered about the magic of a photographer's dark room or the hypnotic motion of a potter's skillful hands, The Great Mancos Arts Roundup offers the opportunity to tour local studios...

DATE: May 27, 2014 | CATEGORY: MT - News

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Rock and water

A solemn rock wall worn with time overlooks a jubilant stream crashing down through a hewn canyon, while a group of horsemen can be seen charging through a slit in the ancient stone. These are just...

DATE: April 29, 2014 | CATEGORY: MT - News

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Mesa Verde in watercolor

DATE: March 25, 2014 | CATEGORY: MT - News

Art Beat, by Dian Law Poetry contest on our wilderness areas

Cortez Cultural Center in collaboration with Conservation Colorado announces a Youth Poetry Contest. The Cortez Cultural Center and Conservation Colorado have united to celebrate the 50th...

DATE: Feb. 18, 2014 | CATEGORY: MT - Columnists