Mesa Verde artist Gwen Sullivan uses soil pigments for painting

Painter Gwen Sullivan, Mesa Verde National Park’s artist-in-residence from May 14-26, will use a variety of painting techniques and mediums while making oil and watercolor paint using pigments...

DATE: May 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Givenchy’s Clare Waight Keller designs Markle’s sleek dress

LONDON – Clare Waight Keller of Givenchy is the master British designer behind the sleek silk boat-necked gown and long billowing veil worn by Meghan Markle as she walked down the nave of St....

DATE: May 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Royal wedding: Where to watch online and on TV

The day has almost arrived: Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will tie the knot Saturday in the royal-family-and-”Suits” mash-up we never knew we needed. The couple will marry at St. George’s Chapel...

DATE: May 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

‘Deadpool 2’ has subversive power

In a recent interview, the star of “Deadpool 2” joked that his character probably wouldn’t like the actor who plays him very much, saying, “I feel like Deadpool can’t stand Ryan Reynolds.” And he’s...

DATE: May 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Local’s mystery series returns

Local author Scott Graham continues his successful National Park Mystery Series with book four, Yosemite Fall. The spectacular setting of the granite cliffs of Yosemite Valley frame the...

DATE: May 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Books

Exhibit will feature Georgia O’Keeffe’s sister

DALLAS – The abstract painting of a lighthouse caught the eye of Dallas Museum of Art curator Sue Canterbury as she visited a private collector about five years ago. Struggling to identify the...

DATE: May 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Arts Calendar

Friday Preschool story time, 10:30 a.m., Durango Public Library, 1900 East Third Ave. STEAM Lab, 3:30 p.m., Durango Public Library, 1900 East Third Ave., 375-3380. “Inside Looking Out, ” 5:30...

DATE: May 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Redmesa native explores imagination in ‘The Thunderbird’

Filmmakers Levi Harris and Cole Squires want to tell you a story. Harris, who grew up in Redmesa and now splits his time between here and Utah, said he wanted to make a movie about imagination, but...

DATE: May 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Durango Arts Center to teach about careers

An art career theorem workshop will be offered from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at Durango Arts Center, 802 East Second Ave. Heather Martinez will lead the class to help participants evaluate their...

DATE: May 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Durango Arts Center to offer paint party

A “Picasso and Vino” paint party will be offered from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at Durango Arts Center, 802 East Second Ave. Participants will paint, sip wine and spend time with friends, co-workers and...

DATE: May 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Ignacio High School rubs lantern, hopes to let theater out of the bottle

The genie will be let out of the lamp when Ignacio High School presents “Aladdin” on Saturday and Monday. The production is a step in what hopefully will be a growing theater program in Ignacio,...

DATE: May 16, 2018 | UPDATED: 2 days 11 hours ago | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Movies playing in Durango May 18-24

Animas City Theatre (128 E. College Drive, 799-2281, www.animascitytheatre.com ) RBG At the age of 84, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has developed a breathtaking legal legacy...

DATE: May 15, 2018 | UPDATED: 4 days 13 hours ago | CATEGORY: Film and TV