Season 5 begins Jan. 22, 2020. All sessions are at 6 p.m. and are held at The Durango Public Library.
Wednesday, Jan. 22: Comedians (Click here to view Facebook event)
is the founder of Comedy Showcase Durango and the host of Next Best Comic of the Four Corners. He has produced shows with popular headliner comics, hosted and emceed events around the country and is featured on the album Durango Is Funny available on iTunes and Spotify.
is a comedian based out of Durango and is the winner of 2018's Next Best Comic of the Four Corners and the loser of Comedian's Power Hour, which is a drinking competition so it's not that big of a deal. She is a student and bartender, which makes her very unique in Durango.
hosts Laugh Therapy at the Irish Embassy, which was created in an effort to provide a therapeutic outlet for both performers and audience members to cope with the stress of life. He has also twice competed in the regional Next Best Comic of the Four Corners.
Wednesday, Feb. 5: Sex education (Click here to view Facebook event)
A sexologist and sex columnist, a Fort Lewis College public health student who manages the @hornythesexbox Instagram account and a public health employee will share some of the lighter and more serious questions they encounter about sex.
Wednesday, Feb. 19: Growing a business
Local business owners who have grown startups from small, scrappy companies to major organizations will share how they accomplished their dreams.
Wednesday, March 4: Alternative living
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People who have lived off the grid, in yurts, teepees and tiny homes will share the stories of why they opted to live in nontraditional ways.
Wednesday, March 18: Self care
A popular buzzword, self care is more than just getting a massage, its taking care of your mind body and soul. Three local self care professionals will share their stories about how they discovered their paths.
Wednesday, April 1: Urban legends (Click here to see the Facebook event)
From settlers hiding gold to ghosts haunting the towns underground tunnels, Durango is full of urban legends, some of which are based in fact. For April Fools Day three storytellers share some of the tall tales about the place we call home.
Wednesday, April 22: Earth Day (Click here to view Facebook event)
On Earth Day, four local environmentalists will share their stories of how they work to build a better world.
Wednesday, May 6: Inventors
Coming up with an idea is just half the battle; manufacturing and producing your idea from start to finish is what separates the dreamers from inventors. Three local inventors will share their journeys from idea to item.