A&E Happenings for March 8-10

Visiting artist Karen Kunc speaks to a group of Fort Lewis College art students Thursday in the college’s art gallery. Kunc is the Willa Cather Professor of Art at the University of Nebraska – Lincoln and is represented in the collections of the Museum of Modern Art, the Library of Congress and the Smithsonian American Art Museum. Her exhibit of reduction woodcut prints will remain on display through March. Enlarge photo

Courtesy of Linda Maier

Visiting artist Karen Kunc speaks to a group of Fort Lewis College art students Thursday in the college’s art gallery. Kunc is the Willa Cather Professor of Art at the University of Nebraska – Lincoln and is represented in the collections of the Museum of Modern Art, the Library of Congress and the Smithsonian American Art Museum. Her exhibit of reduction woodcut prints will remain on display through March.

Thursday, March 8

Ruth Cutcher, classical guitar, 11 a.m., Durango Public Library, 1900 East Third Ave., 375-3387, www.durangopubliclibrary.org.

Chili Night with Rusted Prairie, 5 p.m., Ska Brewing Co., 225 Girard St., 247-5792, www.skabrewing.com.

Jose Villarreal, 5:30 p.m., Diamond Belle Saloon, 699 Main Ave., 375-7150.

Lacey Black, piano, 5:30 p.m., Lost Dog Bar & Lounge, 1150 Main Ave., 259-0430.

Tyller Gummersall, 7 p.m., Office Spiritorium, 699 Main Ave., 375-7260.

Karaoke hosted by Johnny Horton Jr., 7 p.m., American Legion Hall, 878 East Second Ave., 247-1590.

Karaoke, 8 p.m., 8th Avenue Tavern, 509 East Eighth Ave., 259-8801.

Karaoke Dance Party hosted by Steve Kahler, 8 p.m., Pongas, 121 W. Eighth St., 382-8554.

Diego’s Umbrella with Carute Roma, 8:30 p.m., $10-$15, Abbey Theatre, 128 E. College Drive, 385-1711, www.abbeytheatre.com.

Thirsty Thursday with Holding Space, 10 p.m., no cover, The Summit, 600 Main Ave., 247-2324, www.durangosummit.com.

Friday, March 9

Winter Jubilee; workshops 9 a.m.-noon; concert with SHEL, Mighty Tempest and Annie Brooks, 7 p.m., $15/$12, tickets at Durango Joe’s/Town Plaza, Southwest Sound or at the door.

DAC Docents tour of the Four Corners Commission, 3 p.m., free, Durango Arts Center, 802 East Second Ave., 259-2606, www.durangoarts.org.

Terry Rickard, 5:30 p.m., Diamond Belle Saloon, 699 Main Ave., 375-7150.

Happy Hour with Chaz McFlash,6 p.m., The Summit, 600 Main Ave., 247-2324, www.durangosummit.com.

Happy Hour with Sam Swisher, 6 p.m., Moe’s, 937 Main Ave., 259-9018.

TBA, 7 p.m., Office Spiritorium, 699 Main Ave., 375-7260.

The Tumblin’ Dice, 7 p.m., Desperados Bar & Grill, 351 South Camino del Rio, 385-5533.

Karaoke, 8 p.m., 8th Avenue Tavern, 509 East Eighth Ave., 259-8801.

The Dean Murphy Band, 8 p.m., Billy Goat Saloon, 39848 U.S. Highway 160, Gem Village, 884-9155.

Band of Heathens, 9 p.m., $12-$15, Abbey Theatre, 128 E. College Drive, 385-1711, www.abbeytheatre.com.

DJ CK, 9 p.m., Pongas, 121 W. Eighth St., 382-8554.

DJs TBA, 10 p.m., The Summit, 600 Main Ave., 247-2324, www.durangosummit.com.

DJ music/dancing with Juice Box, 10 p.m., Moe’s, 937 Main Ave., 259-9018.

Saturday, March 10

Terry Rickard, 5:30 p.m., Diamond Belle Saloon, 699 Main Ave., 375-7150.

Happy Hour with Rupnow & Friends, 6 p.m., The Summit, 600 Main Ave., 247-2324, www.durangosummit.com.

Greg Ryder, 7 p.m., Office Spiritorium, 699 Main Ave., 375-7260.

Chad MacCluskey (Celtic finger guitar) and Dr. Jonathan Latta (Irish Bodhran), 7 p.m., Eno, 723 East Second Ave., 385-0105.

Karaoke hosted by Johnny Horton Jr.,7 p.m., American Legion Hall, 878 East Second Ave., 247-1590.

“The Laugh of the Irish,” Durango DOT Comedy, improv, 8 p.m., $10, Durango Arts Center, 802 East Second Ave., 259-6004, durangodotcomedy@yahoo.com.

Karaoke, 8 p.m., 8th Avenue Tavern, 509 East Eighth Ave., 259-8801.

Dave Luna, 8 p.m., Derailed Saloon, 725 Main Ave., 247-5440, www.derailedsaloon.com.

Freeplay,9 p.m., 49 Lounge/Sky Ute Casino Resort, 14324 Colorado Highway 172, Ignacio, 563-7777, www.skyutecasino.com.

DJ Juan Blanco & Friends, 9 p.m., Moe’s, 937 Main Ave., 259-9018.

Big Money and the Corporate Citizens, 9 p.m., $5, Hollywood Bar & Grill, 417 Central Ave., Dolores, 882-9998.

Jet Edison, 10 p.m., The Summit, 600 Main Ave., 247-2324, www.durangosummit.com.

Ongoing

Abstract portraiture, Heidi Lender and Brooke Shaden, through April 4, Open Shutter Gallery, 735 Main Ave., 382-8355, www.openshuttergallery.com.

Lost Dog Art Spectacle presents Fairy Tales & Fantasies, through March 14, Lost Dog Bar & Lounge, 1150 Main Ave., 259-0430.

Four Corners Commission, juried show, through March, Durango Arts Center, 802 East Second Ave., 259-2606, www.durangoarts.org.

Karen Kunc, FLC Art Gallery, through March, 247-7167, www.karen-kunc.com.

“Flow,” works by Joyce Majiski, through April 21, Art Library, Durango Arts Center, 802 East Second Ave., 259-2606, www.durangoarts.org.

Patty McClaflin, Fifth Corner Photo Gallery, through March, Durango Arts Center, 802 East Second Ave., 903-8267, www.thefifthcornerphotogallery.com.

Jay Strommen, pottery and tea vessels, through March, White Dragon Tea Room & Gallery, 820 Main Ave., 769-1022.

“Chromatic Delation,” works by Maureen May, through March, Rochester Hotel, 721 East Second Ave., 385-1920.

The Metal Show, works by Steve Williams, Marilyn Kroeker and Lee Pavlika, through March 14, Mancos Town Gallery, Bauer Avenue at the Park, 533-7434.

Ann Smith, watercolors, through March, Eno, 723 East Second Ave., 385-0105, www.annsmithwatercolors.com.

Submissions

Submit events at www.durangoherald.com/section/eventsubmit, or fax, mail or deliver a listing for your event to the Herald no later than noon Wednesday for the coming week.

Ted Holteen is compiling the calendar: Email him at ted@durangoherald.com.

San Francisco’s Diego’s Umbrella will return to the Abbey Theatre on Thursday night to headline a “Gypsy Rock” show with locals Carute Roma. The band struck a chord with the Abbey audience in January when Diego’s Umbrella played a warm-up set for the March Fourth Marching Band and now they’ll get top billing for this week’s concert. Enlarge photo

Courtesy of the Abbey Theatre

San Francisco’s Diego’s Umbrella will return to the Abbey Theatre on Thursday night to headline a “Gypsy Rock” show with locals Carute Roma. The band struck a chord with the Abbey audience in January when Diego’s Umbrella played a warm-up set for the March Fourth Marching Band and now they’ll get top billing for this week’s concert.