Arts & Entertainment

A bold opening

When you walk into “Standing Outside, Sitting Outside,” a spacious feeling of serenity fills the air. A large circle of sand rests on the floor encompassing other circles. Stones and shells mark...

DATE: Sept. 1, 2011 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Dumpster Project back for 4th year in 2012

One of Durango’s most surprisingly successful underground art projects will take its winter hiatus after today.The 2011 Dumpster Beautification Project season comes to an end as 8-year-old Cormac...

DATE: Aug. 29, 2011 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

A masterful reunion

It’s been 26 years since artists Ben Nighthorse and Gerald Balciar put on a show together. They’ve been busy.Nighthorse drops the Campbell surname so familiar to most in these parts from his years...

DATE: Aug. 25, 2011 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Cyber exhibits: Art on demand

There may never be enough space in the Durango Arts Center to house all that Durango has to offer in the way of art. So to open things up a bit, Executive Director Sheri Rochford Figgs decided to...

DATE: Aug. 22, 2011 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

New friends and old

As an arts collaborative, art shows at the& studio are expected to be a team effort. Put five working artists in a room, and there’s a built-in network that connects nearly every artist in town...

DATE: Aug. 18, 2011 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

‘Super Amazing’ artists do it again

Once is an event; twice is a sequel. But now that the Super Amazing Art Show is in its third year, let’s just call it a tradition.The show began as a way for a bunch of artists to sell work and...

DATE: Aug. 18, 2011 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Bringing the World to Durango

It should come as no surprise that “Exposure,” the Open Shutter Gallery’s latest exhibit, has a decidedly international flair. It was juried by one of the most well-traveled and respected...

DATE: Aug. 15, 2011 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

An unfamiliar pattern

August isn’t typically the time when thoughts turn to things warm and cozy like quilts, but the ones on display this month at the Durango Arts Center can barely be called quilts anyway. They are,...

DATE: Aug. 11, 2011 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Art to go

There’s nothing new about bringing a few favorites from home when traveling to make life on the road a bit more comfortable. Usually it’s the familiarity of a pillow or a towel that adds a homey...

DATE: Aug. 8, 2011 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

The bigger picture

SANTA FE “Mao,” Andy Warhol’s stark silkscreen from 1973, is just one of many surprises in the Georgia O’Keeffe Museum this summer. The forceful portrait of China’s leader stairs at you from its...

DATE: Aug. 4, 2011 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

A bridge too far

Say what you will about the art of Jeff Madeen, but it gets a reaction.This time around, however, not many people got to see the latest project by the Durango artist and his partner, Elizabeth...

DATE: July 25, 2011 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

East meets West at Durango Arts Center

This summer the Durango Arts Center Library may be the coolest, most calming space in town. Contemporary prints by Japanese-American artist Kumi Korf are on display. With airy abstract references...

DATE: July 21, 2011 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

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