Unique characters, setting create entertaining new novel

The writing team of Win and Meredith Blevins has created a new novel, The Darkness Rolling, featuring a unique hero, Yazzie Goldman. This is to be the first in a series that features Yazzie, who is half Navajo/Diné and half Jewish. The setting and time frame also are unusual. The story opens as Yazzie musters out of the Navy at the end of World War II and returns to his home in Oljato, near Monument Valley.

Yazzie’s mother,...

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Open Shutter Gallery announces exhibits

The Open Shutter Gallery, 735 Main Ave., will present an exhibit of regional and Midwestern photographs by Durango resident Deborah Sussex in a show titled “Back There, Here Now,” in the Red Room.

The show will begin July 3 and continue through Aug. 5. An opening reception will take place in the Red Room with Sussex from 5 to 8 p.m. July 3. This will coincide with the opening reception for James Cammack and O. Rufus Lovett in the main room, also from 5 to 8 p.m.

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