Arts Briefs for Feb. 8

Bank seeks artwork for lobby display

Pine River Valley Bank is looking for artists or photographers to display their framed artwork in the bank’s lobby at 1701 Main Ave. Featured artwork is scheduled in advance and rotated monthly.

Applications are being accepted; call Mark or Leslie at 385-9583 or email

Gillian Kelly to play Valentine’s fundraiser

Chicago cabaret singer Gillian Kelly will perform “Pop Meets the Classics” at 8 p.m. Thursday and Feb. 15 at Durango Arts Center. Tickets cost $30 each and Feb. 15’s show includes the option for a three-course dinner at Cosmo for $75.

Kelly shows how master composers have influenced contemporary musicians. She also puts her own twist on pop songs and arias.

For tickets and more information, call 259-2606 or visit

Deadline nearing for 10-Minute Play contest

Durango Arts Center invites submissions for the 2013 10-Minute Play Contest, which will culminate in a full production this fall.

Submissions must be postmarked on or before Feb. 15, no exceptions. A $10 entry fee (check made out to Durango Arts Center) must accompany each entry. Send submissions to: 10-Minute Play Contest, 802 E. Second Ave., Durango, CO 81301.

For more information, email

Herald Staff