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Bailey’s Bits
Jun01

Bailey’s Bits

Bailey’s Bits I’ve learned so much from my mistakes, I’m thinking of making a few more. Life Lessons Learned from Hanging out at RE/MAX Pinnacle Meet Bailey at https://homesindurango.com/meet-bailey

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Bailey’s Bits
May26

Bailey’s Bits

Bailey’s Bits “What the world really needs is more love and less paperwork.” Life Lessons Learned from Hanging out at RE/MAX Pinnacle Visit Bailey at: https://homesindurango.com/

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Animas Museum Online Exhibits
May14

Animas Museum Online Exhibits

Are you familiar with Durango’s vast history? Our local Animas Museum in Durango offers rich details of past local events, people, and economy. With the COVID measures, they now feature an interesting and informative online exhibit! The first exhibit tells the story and history of Zaidee Rockwood Perkins’ wedding dress. Married in Durango in 1901, the online exhibit tells of her family history and the festivities of the wedding. In...

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Petition: Colorado & COVID-19: do something different!
May12

Petition: Colorado & COVID-19: do something different!

COVID-19 is rapidly spreading throughout the United States, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is neither transparent nor up-to-date. It is likely that hundreds of people in the greater Denver area are carrying this novel disease due to the constant flow of skiing/snowboarding tourism as well as our big international airport. They are likely experiencing mild symptoms or are asymptomatic and unaware. This...

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Bailey’s Bits
May04

Bailey’s Bits

Bailey’s Bits “It is better to have loafed and lost than to never have loafed at all.” Life Lessons Learned from Hanging out at RE/MAX Pinnacle Visit Bailey at https://homesindurango.com/

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Tee Time – Golfing Allowed With COVID-19 Restrictions
Apr16

Tee Time – Golfing Allowed With COVID-19 Restrictions

GOOD NEWS… Hillcrest Golf Course right in-town town re-opened to the public on April 7th with COVID-19 restriction in place to allow golfers a safe outdoor activity. http://www.golfhillcrest.com/ Dalton Ranch, just 6 miles north of town, golf course is now open (Clubhouse is closed) with restrictions in place. Call 970-247-8774 to pre-pay tee time and review restrictions. https://www.daltonranch.com/golf The Glacier Club’s...

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Manna Soup Kitchen Continues to Provide for our Community during Quarantine
Apr14

Manna Soup Kitchen Continues to Provide for our Community during Quarantine

Each week for the last several years, we have highlighted a “lifestyle” aspect of life in La Plata County. This week, our focus is one of huge importance, especially in these times. Since 1985, locals have worked together to provide meals for those in need at The Manna Soup Kitchen. “The mission of Manna is to provide, in the spirit of faith and love, nourishing meals and supportive services in an atmosphere of acceptance and caring...

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Life on the road: A recount by Derek Abt of Liver Down the River
Mar25

Life on the road: A recount by Derek Abt of Liver Down the River

We all know the life of a musician is a glorified one. But not all of us realize the all-encompassing commitments of being in a band. As the great Bon Scott of AC/DC said, “it’s a long way to the top if you wanna rock and roll.” Touring really has its ups and downs. I mean, you’re in a 6-person marriage living in a van. For people who have issues regarding personal space, it’s probably not the best career path for you. That being...

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Bailey’s Bits
Mar16

Bailey’s Bits

“When you are going through Hell… keep going!! Life Lessons Learned from Hanging out at RE/MAX Pinnacle Visit Bailey at https://homesindurango.com/

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An Evening with Suzy Bogguss- POSTPONED
Mar08

An Evening with Suzy Bogguss- POSTPONED

Walking the line between critical acclaim and commercial success, Suzy Bogguss remains one of the rare artists who has pleased fans and critics alike with her vocal style, musicianship and meaningful lyrics. One of the most acclaimed female country singers of the late ’80s and ’90s, she blends songs of substance and depth with mass-market appeal and balanced country tradition with a contemporary mainstream sensibility....

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LEFTOVER SALMON
Mar08

LEFTOVER SALMON

Called the architects of what is now popularly known as “jamgrass,” Leftover Salmon has established itself as one of the great purveyors of Americana music, digging deep into the well that supplies its influences: rock ‘n’ roll, folk, bluegrass, Cajun, soul, zydeco, jazz and blues. ~ Ticket prices include all service fees ~ More info at:...

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The San Juan Symphony
Feb23

The San Juan Symphony

Have you ever been to a show by the San Juan Symphony? On Sunday, February 23, a 250th celebration of Beethoven will take place at the Community Concert Hall at Fort Lewis. On Saturday, the performance will be held in Farmington. According to the website, “In addition to the monumental “Eroica” Symphony, enjoy the Leonore Overture played Side-by-Side with student musicians and a World Premiere by David Biedenbender to honor the...

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Pilobolus – Come to Your Senses
Feb23

Pilobolus – Come to Your Senses

Pilobolus – Come to Your Senses After nearly 50 years, Pilobolus Dance Theatre remains a major American dance company of international influence. Pilobolus, with its unique vision of modern dance, stretches the boundaries of human movement with a dazzling mix of humor, intelligence, physical invention and raw athleticism. The troupe’s collaborative choreographic process and unique weight-sharing approach to partnering gives the...

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Donny McCaslin Trio
Feb16

Donny McCaslin Trio

A graduate of the Berklee School of Music, Donny McCaslin began playing the saxophone during his early childhood years. While perhaps best recognized for his contributions to Blackstar, David Bowie’s final studio album, McCaslin’s comprehensive approach to jazz as a popular American music genre is vast and mesmerizing. Throughout his extensive career his repertoire has integrated the full range of sounds that a tenor sax...

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Focus on Film: March 4th – 8th – Durango Film Festival
Feb13

Focus on Film: March 4th – 8th – Durango Film Festival

20/20 Festival Schedule is now LIVE! Catch some of the best films around and join us for fantastic films and fun this year. Spring ski season will be in full swing – (we’re finally getting some white stuff) with downhill, nordic and backcountry opportunities everywhere you do your turns! There’s no shortage of activities in Durango, Colorado and with the film festival centered in historic downtown Durango, you’ll enjoy walking from...

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Macbeth presented by Merely Players
Feb13

Macbeth presented by Merely Players

“Fair is foul, and foul is fair.” Spurred by prophesy and consumed by ambition, Macbeth and his wife embark upon a murderous path to claim Scotland’s throne. Greed and lust for power become entwined with guilt and paranoia in one of the most powerful plays of all time. Told with the imagination and invention for which Merely Players has become known, Shakespeare’s famous tragedy bursts on to the local stage. Something...

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SNOWDOWN Rocks on–2020! LIGHT Parade Tonight!!
Jan31

SNOWDOWN Rocks on–2020! LIGHT Parade Tonight!!

SNOWDOWN Rocks on 2020!!!  Light Parade tonight!  Friday January 31st… right there on Main Street.  Tonight’s the night!! As the sun goes down!!  From College Drive to 12th Street…  Live in costume!   COLORADO’S PREMIER WINTER CELEBRATION 42ND ANNUAL SNOWDOWN JANUARY 29TH-FEBRUARY 2ND 2020 The Snowdown SNEER quotes “City” as saying, “Rock  N Roll all night” and some folks will try. ...

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The High Kings – 2020 U.S. Tour
Jan31

The High Kings – 2020 U.S. Tour

A so-called “bunch” of Irish lads, The High Kings have brought back the tradition and richness of the Irish ballad. The group maintains the core of traditional Irish music but performed in a contemporary style and arrangement. ~ Ticket prices include all service fees ~ https://durangoconcerts.tix.com/Event.aspx?EventCode=1161486

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The New Colossus – The Actors Gang, directed by Tim Robbins
Jan31

The New Colossus – The Actors Gang, directed by Tim Robbins

By The Actor’s Gang, directed by Tim Robbins Presented by the Community Concert Hall @ FLC and New Face Productions A powerful production of The Actors’ Gang Theater, The New Colossus reflects on America’s immigrant history as the actors tell their ancestors’ stories, their struggles and their journeys from oppression to freedom. The play celebrates the courage and great character of the refugees who came to this country...

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The Metropolitan Opera – ENCORE Showing in HD – The Gershwins’ PORGY AND BESS (Gershwin)
Jan24

The Metropolitan Opera – ENCORE Showing in HD – The Gershwins’ PORGY AND BESS (Gershwin)

The Gershwins’ modern American masterpiece has its first Met performances in almost three decades, starring bass-baritone Eric Owens and soprano Angel Blue in the title roles. Director James Robinson’s stylish production transports audiences to Catfish Row, a setting vibrant with the music, dancing, emotion, and heartbreak of its inhabitants. Tickets available at: https://durangoconcerts.tix.com/Event.aspx?EventCode=1146175 This is...

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