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The Art Gallery at Fort Lewis College will host its 2022 Faculty Biennial. (Courtesy)
Highlight of the week

The Art Gallery at Fort Lewis College will open its doors to the community for the 2022 Faculty Biennial with an opening reception from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Thursday. The gallery will exhibit works by Paul Booth, David Cahoon, Meghan Chase, Chad Colby, Jay Dougan, Tony Holmquist, Julia Klema, Melissa Sclafani and Amy K. Wendland. The show offers unique insight into the perspectives of FLC Art & Design professors regarding politics, identity and daily life.

For more information, visit www.fortlewis.edu/art-gallery or contact Gallery Director Melissa Sclafani by email at msclafani@fortlewis.edu or phone at 247-7379.

Wednesday, Sept. 14

The Chaco Solstice Project: An Update, 7-9 p.m., Ballroom at Fort Lewis College, 1000 Rim Drive. Details: Sjbas.org.

Great Garden Series, 4-6 p.m., Durango Public Library, 1900 East Third Ave. Free.

Thursday, Sept. 15

2022 Faculty Biennial, 4:30-6 p.m., Art Gallery at Fort Lewis College, 1000 Rim Drive.

Sunsets, Suburbs or The Sublime: Which West is Yours?, 7-8:30 p.m., 130 Noble Hall, Fort Lewis College. Explore visions of the American West with journalist and art historian Judith Reynolds as she examines the Romantic idealism of Ansel Adams, the documentary eye of W.H. Jackson, the bleak realism of Richard Misrach, the fantastic imagery of Jerry Uelsmann and the plainspoken record of Durango’s own Frank Gonner.

Friday, Sept. 16

Jack Ellis and Larry Carver, 6 p.m., Derailed Pour House, 725 Main Ave.

Terry Rickard, 6-9 p.m., Union Social House, 3062 Main Ave.

Autumn Gallery Walk, 5-8 p.m., downtown Durango galleries.

Saturday, Sept. 17

Victor Andrada, Farmers Market and Music, 8 a.m.-12 p.m., TBK Bank, 259 W. Ninth St.

Autumn Arts Festival, 10 a.m.,-5 p.m., East Second Avenue from College Drive to 10th Street.

Ancient Life Ways Technology Workshop: Yucca Cordage Manufacturing with Mary Weahkee, 10 a.m.-12 p.m., Southern Ute Cultural Center and Museum, 503 Ouray Drive, Ignacio.

Sen. Henry Teller’s Whistlestop Tour, 1-2:30 p.m., Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad, 479 Main Ave. Join the Animas Museum and D&SNG as they re-create a campaign stop by Sen. Henry Teller supporting William Jennings Bryan for president in 1896.

iAM MUSIC Fest and Late Show, 5-9 p.m. and 9-11 p.m., Buckley Park, 1200 Main Ave. Main show: Ghost Tapes, Hello Dollface, Ramakandra, Delaney Davis and Secret Circus Society. Late show: Palo Brea.

Jack Ellis and Larry Carver, 6-9 p.m., Fur Trapper’s Steakhouse, 701 East Second Ave.

Dustin Burley, 6-9 p.m., Union Social House, 3062 Main Ave.

Sunday, Sept. 18

Autumn Arts Festival, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Along East Second Avenue from College Drive to 10th Street.

A Brief History of Ragtime Jazz, 3-5 p.m., Pine River Arts at the Walchak residence. Pianist and music historian Adam Swanson will discuss the history of ragtime and jazz, with a performance. Tickets and details: www.pineriverarts.org.

Tuesday, Sept. 20

Whole Histories: Missing Stories, 6-7:30 p.m., Maria’s Bookshop, 960 Main Ave.

Thursday, Sept. 22

Marie Curie Chautauqua Portrayal by Susan Marie Frontczak, 7-8:30 p.m., 130 Noble Hall, Fort Lewis College, 1000 Rim Drive.

Friday, Sept. 23

Erma Bombeck Chautauqua Portrayal by Susan Marie Frontczak, 7-8:30 p.m., 130 Noble Hall, Fort Lewis College, 1000 Rim Drive.

Saturday, Sept. 24

Rim Trio, Farmers Market and Music, 8 a.m.-12 p.m., TBK Bank, 259 W. Ninth Street.