A rare tribute to a rare musician: Cellist Lynn Harrell dies and Carnegie Hall marks his passage

Acclaimed American cellist Lynn Harrell died on April 27. His sudden death was not associated with the coronavirus. The news sent shock waves throughout the world of international music. On...

DATE: May 19, 2020 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

Santa Fe Opera cancels season because of virus

ALBUQUERQUE – The famed Santa Fe Opera has been forced to cancel its season, with officials saying Monday that the decision was made to ensure the health and safety of staff, artists, patrons and...

DATE: May 12, 2020 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

Local musicians to CERF The Airwaves to help community

Because of the novel coronavirus pandemic, all forms of nightlife have come to a halt over the last month or so, which stinks for a town like Durango, which, on any given pre-pandemic night,...

DATE: April 16, 2020 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

Tim Robbins, The Actor’s Gang to stage ‘The New Colossus’ at Concert Hall

We all have a story about our ancestors, and when Oscar-winning actor and director Tim Robbins comes to town next week with The Actors’ Gang to stage “The New Colossus,” he wants to hear yours....

DATE: Feb. 20, 2020 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

Catch Durango native on Disney’s ‘Zombies 2’

The full moon may have been this past weekend, but a Durango native will work a little werewolf magic Friday night in Disney’s “ Zombies 2.” Pearce Joza plays teenage werewolf Wyatt in the movie,...

DATE: Feb. 12, 2020 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

Durango Arts Center to host story slam

The Journal The Raven Narratives story slam “Home” is 7:30 p.m. Dec. 7 at Durango Arts Center, 802 East Second Ave. Storytellers from the audience tell 6- to 8-minute off-the-cuff stories. Stories...

DATE: Nov. 29, 2019 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

Ring in holidays with film feasts

The holidays have arrived. For the next six weeks or so, people will be getting together; presents will be exchanged and meals will be eaten – most likely around a dining room table, where gloves...

DATE: Nov. 22, 2019 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

Durango to host iconic singer-songwriter, guitarist Bruce Cockburn

When iconic Canadian singer-songwriter and guitarist Bruce Cockburn takes the stage at Henry Strater Theatre on Nov. 16, he’ll be joined by his nephew, John Aaron Cockburn, a whole bunch of guitars...

DATE: Nov. 10, 2019 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

Reel Rock 14 celebrates climbers

There is a community of athletes who go to great – and, more often than not, dangerous – heights for their sport. Sometimes with little fanfare. Enter Reel Rock Film Tour. Since it was founded in...

DATE: Oct. 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

Tour a cemetery with Ghost Walk Durango

For the third year, Ghost Walk Durango founder Joe Nelson will take brave souls on a Halloween Cemetery Tour, offering a spooky, nighttime history lesson ... and, perhaps, a chance encounter with...

DATE: Oct. 14, 2019 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

Music in the Mountains announces music lesson scholarships

The Journal Applications are now available for the 2020 Music in the Mountains private lesson scholarships for all students in K-12. Sponsored by Bank of Colorado, the scholarships provide...

DATE: Oct. 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

Blue Note Records to celebrate 80th birthday

The Journal Blue Note Records will celebrate its 80th birthday with “The State of Jazz” concert 7:30- 9:30 p.m. Friday at Farmington Civic Center, 200 W. Arrington St. in Farmington. Blue Note...

DATE: Oct. 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

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