iAM MUSIC Institute brings live music back to Durango

The local iAM MUSIC Institute found a creative way to persevere with a performance during the coronavirus pandemic on Saturday. Earlier that morning, the staff measured and marked hexagons across...

DATE: July 21, 2020 | CATEGORY: Music

Spike Lee film of Byrne’s Broadway show to open TIFF

NEW YORK – The 45th Toronto International Film Festival will be a much diminished event this year because of the coronavirus pandemic, but it has an opening-night film. Spike Lee’s filmed version...

DATE: July 21, 2020 | CATEGORY: Film, TV and Streaming

Kanye West criticizes Harriet Tubman at political rally

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Rapper Kanye West, in his first event since declaring himself a presidential candidate, ranted against historical figure Harriet Tubman on Sunday, saying the Underground Railroad...

DATE: July 21, 2020 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Arts Calendar

Editor’s note: It’s awesome to see events making their way back into the weekly A&E calendar after these crazy few months. If you have an event – including livestreams – please submit them to...

DATE: July 21, 2020 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Singer says lawsuit over Lady A name is ‘white privilege’

Singer Anita White, who was sued by a country group over the use of the name Lady A, says the group is using their white privilege against her. The band, who had previously been known as Lady...

DATE: July 18, 2020 | CATEGORY: Music

Celtic Festival looks ahead to 2021

While closures because of the novel coronavirus pandemic continue to lay waste to just about everything fun – or forcing a lot of the fun stuff online – Durango Celtic Festival is getting ready for...

DATE: July 17, 2020 | CATEGORY: Music

iAM MUSIC Festival to be held at Buckley Park with social-distancing rules

The music industry has always been an unpredictable mess. Never an easy way to make a living, the music business is an unpredictable venture with ever-changing rules and ever-changing methods of...

DATE: July 16, 2020 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Jimmy Fallon, ‘Tonight’ show return to studio, sans audience

NEW YORK – The studio is largely empty, but Jimmy Fallon is out of his home and back to the “Tonight” show stage. The NBC late-night host returned to NBC’s Rockefeller Center headquarters Monday,...

DATE: July 15, 2020 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Movies playing in Durango July 17-23

Durango Stadium 9 (Next to Durango Mall, 247-9799, www.allentheatresinc.com) Annabelle She terrified you in “The Conjuring,” but this is where it all began for Annabelle. Capable of unspeakable...

DATE: July 15, 2020 | CATEGORY: Film, TV and Streaming

Telluride Film Festival canceled because of pandemic

NEW YORK – The Telluride Film Festival, the annual film retreat held in the Colorado mountains and one of the fall movie season’s top launching pads, has been canceled. Organizers said Tuesday that...

DATE: July 14, 2020 | CATEGORY: Film, TV and Streaming

World-class hoop dancer Nakotah LaRance dies

Champion hoop dancer Nakotah LaRance, who traveled the world performing with Cirque du Soleil then returned to New Mexico to coach youth dancers, has died at age 30. LaRance, who was Tewa, Hopi,...

DATE: July 14, 2020 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Naya Rivera, who rose to fame on ‘Glee,’ dies at 33

NEW YORK – Naya Rivera, a singer and actor who played a gay cheerleader on the hit TV musical comedy “Glee,” was found dead Monday in a Southern California lake. She was 33. Rivera’s body was...

DATE: July 14, 2020 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

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