A&E Happenings for July 4

Courtesy of Sorrel Sky Gallery

Taos artist Stephen Day, who graduated from Durango High School in 1972, will debut “Morning View – South Rim” and 16 other new works in his show “Western Landscapes” at Sorrel Sky Gallery for the First Thursday Art Walk. Thursday’s event will include 15 venues in downtown Durango.

Thursday, July 4

Desert Thunder Band, 3 p.m., Doc’s Marina at Vallecito Lake.

Early Bird Karaoke, 3-7 p.m.; also 8 p.m.-close, 8th Avenue Tavern, 509 East Eighth Ave., 259-8801.

First Thursday Art Walk, 5-7 p.m., downtown venues, www.box.com/shared/static/g6qmitkju4n5gtbo01ba.pdf.

“Politics & Other Diversions: Satirical works on political and societal issues by Joan Iversen Goswell, opening reception 5-7 p.m., Art Library at the Durango Arts Center, 802 East Second Ave., 259-2606, www.durangoarts.org.

Burger & a Band with The Blue Moon Ramblers, 5-8 p.m., $20, James Ranch, 33800 U.S. Highway 550 North, 676-­‐1023, (email) harvestgrill@jamesranch.net.

Ska-B-Q with Little Wilderness, 5 p.m., Ska Brewing Co., 225 Girard St., 247-5792, www.skabrewing.com.

Gary B. Walker, jazz piano, 5 p.m., Cyprus Café, 725 East Second Ave., 385-6884.

The Chills, 5 p.m., Balcony Bar & Grill, 600 Main Ave., 422-8008, www.balconybarandgrill.com.

Trivia Night, 5:30 p.m., Durango Discovery Museum, 1333 Camino del Rio, 259-9234, www.durangodiscovery.org.

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

Open mic with Patrick and Anton, 6-9 p.m., Desperados Bar & Grill, 351 S. Camino del Rio, 385-5533.

Red Ryder Rodeo Roundup presents McKenzies Mill, 6 p.m., $15/$6, Western Heritage Event Center Rodeo Grounds, Highways 160 and 84, Pagosa Springs, 264-2730.

Yo Mama’s Big Fat Booty Band with Isa & JoeAlan, 6 p.m., Ridgway Town Park, www.pickinproductions.com.

Alice Wallace, 6 p.m., Derailed Pour House, 725 Main Ave., 247-5440, www.derailedpourhouse.com.

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

“They’re Playing Our Song,” Neil Simon musical, 7:30 p.m., $24/$22, Durango Arts Center, 802 East Second Ave., 259-2606, www.durangoarts.org.

Salsa Night, 9 p.m., Moe’s, 937 Main Ave., 259-9018.

TBA, 9 p.m., The Summit, 600 Main Ave., 247-2324, www.durangosummit.com.

Robin Davis Duo, 9:15 p.m., 6512, 128 E. College Drive, 247-9083.


“Dirty Deeds at the Depot,” Durango Melodrama & Vaudeville, 7:15 p.m. nightly (dark Mondays), $18-$30, Henry Strater Theatre, 699 Main Ave., 375-7160, www.henrystratertheatre.com.

The Lost Dog Art Spectacle presents “Heart of the Family” by Jesse Fahrenz & Family, through July 9, Lost Dog Bar & Lounge, 1150 Main Ave., 259-0430.

Southside Artisans Guild presents the multi-media art of Eric Way, through July, Raider Ridge Café, 509 East Eighth Ave., 375-9727.

“Capturing Steam,” photography of Darel Crawford and Yvonne Lashmett, through July 5, Pine River Valley Bank, 1701 Mainn Ave., 385-9583.

37th Annual Juried Exhibition, through July 20, Durango Arts Center, 802 East Second Ave., 259-2606, www.durangoarts.org.

“Bird Talk Too,” paintings by Susan Reed, through Aug. 5 (opening reception June 28), Rochester Hotel, 726 East Second Ave., 385-1920.

“The Importance of Elsewhere,” new work and unexhibited images by Steve McCurry, through Aug. 22, Open Shutter Gallery, 735 Main Ave., 382-8355, www.openshuttergallery.com.

“Fancy This,” mixed media works by Juanita Ainsley, through Saturday, Art Library at Durango Arts Center, 802 East Second Ave., 259-2606, www.durangoarts.org.

Far Out

Under the Sun Tour with Smash Mouth, Sugar Ray, Gin Blossoms, Vertical Horizon and Fastball, July 5, $25-$100, Sky Ute Casino Resort, 14324 Highway 172, Ignacio, 563-7777, www.skyutecasino.com.

Los Lonely Boys with Thom Chacon, Aug. 2, $31.50-$45, Community Concert Hall at FLC, 247-7657, www.durangoconcerts.com.


The calendar runs through Thursday. 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 compiles the calendar. Email him at ted@durangoherald.com. Check www.durangoherald.com for updates to the calendar throughout the week.

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