Eddie Van Halen, guitar virtuoso with a shimmering sound, dies at 65

Eddie Van Halen, a guitar virtuoso whose pyrotechnic riffs and solos expanded the vocabulary of hard rock, inspired legions of headbanging imitators and propelled his band Van Halen to four...

DATE: Oct. 6, 2020 | CATEGORY: Music

James Bond film ‘No Time To Die’ pushed again, to 2021

The release of the James Bond film “No Time To Die” has been delayed again, this time to 2021, because of the effects of COVID-19 on the theatrical business. MGM, Universal and Bond producers,...

DATE: Oct. 3, 2020 | CATEGORY: Film, TV and Streaming

Music in the Mountains announces music lesson scholarships

Applications are now available for the 2021 Music in the Mountains Private Lesson Scholarships for all students in kindergarten through 12th grade. Sponsored by Bank of Colorado, these...

DATE: Oct. 2, 2020 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

MSI, Maria’s Bookshop to host virtual author event

Mountain Studies Institute and Maria’s Bookshop will host a virtual conversation with author Laura Paskus about her book “At the Precipice” from 6:40 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday via Zoom. “At the...

DATE: Oct. 2, 2020 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Spend a night at the opera: The MET makes it easy online

Will the biggest of all art forms, grand opera, survive the pandemic? Will die-hard Durango fans ever gather again Saturday mornings at Fort Lewis College for The MET Live in HD? Who knows? As of...

DATE: Oct. 2, 2020 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Haunted history: Downtown ghost tour now available in person, through app

We’re now entering that most wonderful time of the year – leaves are turning, there’s a nip in the air and it’s time to revel in all things scary. And it’s also a good time to catch up with Durango...

DATE: Oct. 1, 2020 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Fort Lewis College to host a virtual music showcase Sunday

When saxophonist Jeff Solo saunters onto a stage with his inimitable smile, you know you are in for a jazzy treat. That will be the case at 3 p.m. Sunday, when Solon joins other Fort Lewis College...

DATE: Oct. 1, 2020 | CATEGORY: Music

Movies playing in Durango Oct. 2-8

Durango Stadium 9 (Next to Durango Mall, 247-9799, www.allentheatresinc.com) A Call to Spy In the beginning of WWII, with Britain becoming desperate, Churchill orders his new spy agency – the...

DATE: Sept. 30, 2020 | CATEGORY: Film, TV and Streaming

Country star and hit Elvis songwriter Mac Davis dies at 78

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Country star Mac Davis, who launched his career crafting the Elvis hits “A Little Less Conversation” and “In the Ghetto,” and whose own hits include “Baby Don’t Get Hooked On...

DATE: Sept. 30, 2020 | CATEGORY: Music

‘I Am Woman’ singer Helen Reddy, ’70s hitmaker, dies at 78

LOS ANGELES – Helen Reddy, who shot to stardom in the 1970s with her rousing feminist anthem “I Am Woman” and recorded a string of other hits, has died. She was 78. Reddy’s children Traci and...

DATE: Sept. 29, 2020 | CATEGORY: Music

Arts Calendar

Wednesday, Sept. 30 The Great Animas City Passeggiata, 5 p.m., 3057 Main Ave. Terry Rickard, 5:30 p.m., Office Spiritorium, 699 Main Ave. Adam Swanson, 5:30 p.m., Diamond Belle Saloon, 699...

DATE: Sept. 29, 2020 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

New frontier for Durango Choral Society

Along with stretching their vocal chords for the Durango Choral Society, singers are also stretching their technological capabilities to bring music to audiences that have not been able to meet in...

DATE: Sept. 25, 2020 | CATEGORY: Music

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