Position: Arts & Entertainment Editor

Email: [email protected]

Phone Number: (970) 375-4554

About: Ted Holteen is a native of Philadelphia and has lived in Durango since 1995 where he graduated from Fort Lewis College. A lifelong fan of all things entertaining, he previously wrote for the Durango Telegraph and worked at Four Corners Public Radio KSUT-FM as a reporter and DJ and at KDUR-FM as Operations Manager and Program Director. He also hosts the "Ike's America Radio Program" on KDUR and is a member of the 2010-11 class of Leadership La Plata. Read More

Taking stock in art

It’s much easier to explain the inexplicable the second time around. Last year, the oft-bizarro artist members at Studio & launched Durango’s inaugural CSArt program, modeled on the popular...

DATE: March 27, 2014 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Sorrel Sky is expanding where?

The power of suggestion can be an effective motivational tool. For years, Sorrel Sky Gallery owner Shanan Campbell Wells has been asked, “Do you have a gallery in Santa Fe?” Until this year, the...

DATE: March 23, 2014 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Our country boy

To call Tyller Gummersall a lifelong performer may be stretch – but not much of one. The Bayfield-based musician got his start shortly after arriving in Durango in 1995 from Southern California...

DATE: March 23, 2014 | CATEGORY: Music

Happy days?

If the hectic pace of modern society has ever made you long for the simpler times of days gone by, “Maple and Vine” will make you think again and appreciate the here and now. Jordan Harrison’s...

DATE: March 13, 2014 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Durango Celtic fest is on the grow

Starting a music festival is not easy. Just ask C.J. Alderton, who against all odds will lead the way for what promises to be a successful second annual Durango Celtic Festival this weekend. “The...

DATE: March 6, 2014 | CATEGORY: Music

A neighborhood photo album

Once a year, Open Shutter owner Margy Dudley gives valuable space on the walls to allow local photographers a chance to measure up against some of the world’s best. This year’s community show theme...

DATE: March 6, 2014 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

And the (other) winners are ...

Shortly before the Academy Awards were handed out Sunday night honoring the best of Hollywood’s 2013 offerings, Durango Film: An Independent Film Festival wrapped with its own awards ceremony at...

DATE: March 2, 2014 | CATEGORY: Film, TV and Streaming

Film festival in ‘High’ gear

Durango Film: An Independent Film Festival is well underway, and if the first two nights are any indicator, it’s going to be a great weekend for passholders and guests alike. The guests of honor –...

DATE: Feb. 27, 2014 | CATEGORY: Film, TV and Streaming

Sydney Spies comes home for festival visit

It won’t show up in this year’s program, but one of Durango’s own appears in a feature documentary made by Chicago filmmaker Darryl Roberts. The film is included in Durango Film: An Independent...

DATE: Feb. 27, 2014 | CATEGORY: Film, TV and Streaming

Everybody’s in showbiz

It might be the most cumbersome moniker for any annual event anywhere, but Durango Film: An Independent Film Festival is the ninth yearly local showcase of regional, national and international...

DATE: Feb. 24, 2014 | CATEGORY: Film, TV and Streaming


Mountain Middle School isn’t like most schools, so it’s only fitting an art show to benefit the institution isn’t like most art shows. The Mystery Art Show will include more than 60 works of...

DATE: Feb. 24, 2014 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Manipulating marionettes

One of the highlights of this year’s theater season at Fort Lewis College will be the April production of “Avenue Q,” so this weekend’s visit by master puppeteer Blair Thomas seems to be a perfect...

DATE: Feb. 20, 2014 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

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