A&E Happenings for July 25

Courtesy of KVision/Lipbone Redding

Storyteller, songwriter, guitarist and “voice-stramentalist” Lawrence “Lipbone” Redding will be in Ignacio today performing and offering music workshops for kids to benefit Dancing Spirit Community Arts Center and Stillwater Foundation’s Daniel Finn Scholarship. Redding will offer a music workshop at 4 p.m. for ages 6–12 and from 4:45 to 5:30 p.m. for ages 13–18. He will explore sounds and vocal warm up activities with the younger kids. With the older kids, Redding will delve into rhythm and melody as well as the exploring sounds the mouth can make along with a good vocal warm-up. The workshop fee is $5 and pre-registration is required. Download the registration form at DancingSpiritCommunityArtsCenter.org or pick one up at 755 Goddard Ave. A community potluck is scheduled at 5:30 p.m.. Redding will perform solo and with the kids from the music workshops from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on his new Gypsy Wagon Stage built by Denny Finn. Tickets cost $10 for adults and $6 for children and students under 18, available at the door.

Thursday, July 25

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

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

Ska-B-Q with The Flume Canyon Boys, 5 p.m., Ska Brewing Co., 225 Girard St., 247-5792, www.skabrewing.com.

Carute Roma with the Durango Jazz Septet, 5-7 p.m., free, Buckley Park (12th Street and Main Avenue), www.durangoconcerts.com.

The Jeff Solon Jazz Duo, 5 p.m., Animas River Café at the DoubleTree Hotel, 501 Camino del Rio, 259-6580.

Lisa Blue Trio, 5 p.m., Mountain Madness Brewing Co., 1644 County Road 203, 247-5236, www.mountainmadnessbrewing.com.

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

Terry Rickard, 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.

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

4 Corners Peggers Cribbage Club (all invited/all levels); also Lacey Black, piano, 6 p.m., Lost Dog Bar & Lounge, 1150 Main Ave, Durango, 259-0430.

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

Ruby Velle & The Soulphonics with Big Sandy & His Fly Rite Boys, 6 p.m., Ridgway Town Park, www.pickinproductions.com.

Black Velvet, 7 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.

“The Full Monty,” Thingamajig Theatre Co., 7 p.m., $22/$27, Pagosa Springs Center for the Arts, 2313 Eagle Drive, 731-7469, www.pagosacenter.org.

“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.

Yvonne & Cook, 8 p.m., 6512, 128 E. College Drive, 247-9083.

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

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


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

The Lost Dog Art Spectacle presents the art of Brian Simmonds, through Aug. 6, 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.

Mythical Creatures: An Exploration of Imaginary Beasts by Erin Camarca, through Aug. 3, Pine River Valley Bank, 1701 Main Ave., 385-9583.

“Bird Talk Too,” paintings by Susan Reed, through Aug. 5, 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.

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

“Woven to Wear: textiles from The Durango Collection, through May 2014, Center for Southwest Studies at Fort Lewis College, http://swcenter.fortlewis.edu/index.shtml.

Far Out

San Ignacio Fiesta Dance with music by Joker’s Wild and Royal Flush, July 27, $15, Sky Ute Event Center, 749-6830.

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

ZAP MAMA with Onye & The Messengers, Aug. 16, $35 ($75 VIP), Buckley Park, www.tamigraham.com/presents


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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