New Year’s won’t halt our First Thursday

The first Thursday of every month is a day when locals and tourists alike can tour local art galleries, many of which launch new exhibits that day, while enjoying snacks, and in some instances,...

DATE: Dec. 31, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dinosaur head devours $5,000

After a furious last-minute bidding war, the weeklong dinosaur head auction ended with Karen Zink writing a $5,000 check to Durango Arts Center, and, fittingly, another mystery. Once Studio &...

DATE: Nov. 26, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

How good of an idea will STEAM Park be?

A third party is going to take a hard look at the Science, Theatre, Education, Arts and Music Park – or STEAM Park – proposed near downtown Durango to see if can be more than just a good idea. A...

DATE: Nov. 17, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Film night to celebrate open space

Vast ranches are a hallmark of the West, but many modern factors can make selling to developers ever more appealing. Local landowners will gather at the Durango Arts Center to tell their stories...

DATE: Oct. 27, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Snoop Dogg may stump for candidate

DENVER – The potential for a star-studded endorsement concert for unaffiliated gubernatorial candidate Mike Dunafon has got the Glendale mayor singing, “Bow-wow-wow yippee-yo-yippee-yay!” Dunafon’s...

DATE: Oct. 15, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

She’ll keep Mancos a-growin’

A retired police captain from Virginia Beach, Virginia, has been hired to lead the Mancos Valley Chamber of Commerce/Visitors Center. Marie Chiarizia moved to Summit Lake with her husband two years...

DATE: Oct. 14, 2014 | CATEGORY: Business

Drive-in on Main may ring a ‘Bell’ Half-century-old memories on Main now hidden by courts and field

Say you were playing tennis on the Durango High School courts 60 years ago just as it was getting dark. While you were sweating and grunting with every forehand and overhead, others would be...

DATE: Aug. 31, 2014 | COLUMN: John Peel

Report: $5.6B impact from N.M. arts, culture

ALBUQUERQUE – New Mexico’s uninterrupted vistas and intertwined Hispanic and Native American cultures have long been a draw for tourists and artists. However, a report commissioned by the...

DATE: Aug. 13, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Archie to die for best friend

LOS ANGELES – For the fans of Archie Andrews, his impending death marks a fitting end for the do-gooder comic book icon. The famous 73-year-old red-headed comic book character will die in...

DATE: July 13, 2014 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Too busy on the weekend? Not a problem

The smell of fresh pizza and sound of live folk music filled the air at the first evening farmers market in Cortez. The July 1 event drew a different mix of artists and farmers than the regular...

DATE: July 8, 2014 | CATEGORY: Business

Genius doesn’t pay

Art can be a devastating profession, subjecting its most passionate disciples to rejection, woe and penury. Initially, impoverished painter Van Gogh self-mutilated; still broke, he later committed...

DATE: April 10, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Stage set for Mancos Melt

The Fifth Annual Mancos Melt is bringing four days of fun to town this weekend to help cure cabin fever. The proceeds will go to benefit the newly reformed Mancos Valley Historical Society, and...

DATE: March 10, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

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