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San Juan Symphony – Youth Orchestra
Apr06

San Juan Symphony – Youth Orchestra

Come hear the best and brightest young musicians in the Four Corners area.  All three San Juan Symphony Youth Orchestras (Junior, Philharmonic and Youth) will perform. Date: Monday, April 16, 2018 Time: 7:00 PM Purchase Tickets Community Concert Hall at FLC 1000 Rim Drive Durango, CO 81301 Phone: (970) 247-7657 Email: concerthall@fortlewis.edu Website:...

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Metalsmithing with Catherine Thomas-Kemp
Mar29

Metalsmithing with Catherine Thomas-Kemp

Beginning jewelry design and basic bench skills will be taught in these metalsmithing sessions. Learn about metals available for jewelry, how to cut intricate designs and put it all together. The opportunity to continue sessions after these five are finished will be discussed with interested students. For more information visit Durango Arts Center  or click here to register. Fridays April 6 – May 4  12PM – 4PM Durango Arts Center 802...

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Two more Concerts in the Park – SW Civic Winds & Baracutanga
Jul18

Two more Concerts in the Park – SW Civic Winds & Baracutanga

DURANGO, Colo. – Two shows remain in the Community Concert Hall/Alpine Bank summer series “Concerts @ The Park” – Southwest Civic Winds Jazz Orchestra (July 20) and Baracutanga (July 27). The shows are set for Durango’s Buckley Park, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Southwest Civic Winds was organized in Durango in 2012 to provide a cultural resource for both regional musicians and the audiences who appreciate their work. The all-volunteer...

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Badly Bent at the Rochester
Jul11

Badly Bent at the Rochester

Badly Bent is performing at the Secret Garden Concert Series benefiting KNOW YOUR DOUGH!  Catch other artists every Wednesday at the Community Concerts in the Secret Garden series of...

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26th Annual Art on the Animas
Jul05

26th Annual Art on the Animas

Come meet the artists and crafts persons in the 26th annual Art on the Animas Arts and Craft Festival! Cigar box guitars & banjos, wine barrel art, copper & steel wall sculptures, blown glass,LulaRoe clothing, stone bird baths and fountains, paintings, stained glass, quilts, crosses, photography, children and baby items, leather purses, hats, sheep skin slippers, and much much more. Where: Santa Rita River Walk at the...

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Apr20

Merely Players present The Beloved Musical THE SECRET GARDEN May 5,6,11,12,13 2017 @ 7pm Matiness on May 6,13,and 14 @ 1pm Durango Arts Center 802 E. 2nd Ave  Durango, Co 81301 Tickets  $25 *  www.durangoconcerts.com 970-247-7657  The Ticket Office inside Durango Welcome...

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FORT LEWIS COLLEGE CALENDAR– ART, MUSIC, SPORTS & MORE
Apr20

FORT LEWIS COLLEGE CALENDAR– ART, MUSIC, SPORTS & MORE

FORT LEWIS COLLEGE CALENDAR – April 23 – May 6, 2017 Photo from Forbes Magazine  Sunday, April 23 Skyhawk Women’s Lacrosse vs. CSU-Pueblo – 1 p.m., Dennison Field Visit www.goskyhawks.com for more information. Tuesday, April 25 MOMIX – Opus Cactus Performance – 7:30 p.m., Community Concert Hall at Fort Lewis College Visit www.durangoconcerts.com for more information. Saturday, April 29 Fort Lewis College Commencement – 8:30 &...

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Hozhoni Days Powwow – 2017
Apr10

Hozhoni Days Powwow – 2017

DURANGO, CO – The 53rd Hozhoni Days Powwow, Fort Lewis College’s annual celebration of its unique Native American heritage, begins Friday, April 14 and concludes the following day. The Powwow is one of the largest and longest-running Fort Lewis College traditions and brings hundreds of visitors to Durango each year. This year’s Powwow honors the veterans of all conflicts. Among Friday’s festivities are the Gourd Dance at 5 p.m. and...

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The HillBenders present The Who’s Tommy: A Bluegrass Opry
Apr03

The HillBenders present The Who’s Tommy: A Bluegrass Opry

Unique show features a bluegrass version of the classic rock opera Tommy DURANGO, Colo. – The HillBenders present The Who’s Tommy: A Bluegrass Opry, on stage at the Community Concert Hall at Fort Lewis College, Thursday, April 13, 2017. Local bluegrass band La La Bones will open the show at 7:30 p.m. The dance floor will be open. More than 45 years after its original release, The Who’s Tommy, the classic of classic rock, is now...

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Music in the Mountains Benefit event at Sorrel Sky
Mar17

Music in the Mountains Benefit event at Sorrel Sky

DURANGO, CO. – Sorrel Sky Gallery in Durango will be hosting a benefit event, Cocktails with the Conductor, on Saturday, April 8th, 2017 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Not only does this event allow you to be the first to hear about the much anticipated festival season from Music in the Mountains own Music Director Guillermo Figueroa, you’ll also be celebrating with Music in the Mountains as the organization celebrates 31 years within...

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Durango Independent Film Festival Kicks Off This Week
Mar01

Durango Independent Film Festival Kicks Off This Week

This week and weekend, Durango welcomes the 12th Annual Durango Independent Film Festival. March 1-5 will see an event-filled weekend dedicated to celebrating a variety of independent films. Types of films include: feature length films, short and feature-length documentaries, animated films, family films, and more. Durango has hosted a film festival since 2001, although the name of the organization has morphed over the years. We are...

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Art, Music & MORE…  at Fort Lewis College
Feb23

Art, Music & MORE… at Fort Lewis College

FORT LEWIS COLLEGE CALENDAR – February 26 – March 11, 2017 Sunday, February 26 FLC Music Department’s Student Honor Recitals– 3 p.m., Roshong Recital Hall at Fort Lewis College Visit www.fortlewis.edu/music for more information. Tuesday, February 28 Julia Robinson Mathematics Festival – 9 a.m. – 12 p.m., Student Union Vallecito Room  FLC Music Department’s Midday Music Recital– 12:20 p.m., Roshong Recital Hall at Fort Lewis College...

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Snowdown is here!!! Parade is Friday night!
Feb01

Snowdown is here!!! Parade is Friday night!

Our amazing winter event SNOWDOWN is here! A time for FUN! You can see the whole schedule of events right here Bring the whole family: There is something for everyone! And get ready for the big parade coming Friday night! Snowdown resources: Official website: SNOWDOWN.ORG SNOWDOWN FACEBOOK...

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Snowdown approaches… it’s going to be out of this world!!!
Jan29

Snowdown approaches… it’s going to be out of this world!!!

INTERGALACTIC SNOWDOWN APPROACHES…  FEBRUARY 1ST draws nigh… Prepare to BLAST INTO OUTER SPACE… with experiences out of this world!     Check out Wednesday’s Opening Schedule of Events– whether you are competing in the BRA WARS or the bartender’s contest or FASHION’s do’s and don’ts, Frisby Golf or the KIDS’ FOLLIES– time for an INTERGALACTIC communion of the highest...

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The Nile Project to bring exemplary world music to Durango
Jan27

The Nile Project to bring exemplary world music to Durango

The Nile Project to bring exemplary world music to Durango Community Concert Hall hosts inventive, unique collective on Feb. 7 DURANGO, Colo. – The music collective The Nile Project will take the stage at the Community Concert Hall at Fort Lewis College, Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017, 7:30 p.m., presenting a unique opportunity for Four Corners community members to experience the culture of the Nile River basin.   One of the tightest...

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Prepare: The INTERGALACTIC Event of the Year is Near!!!
Jan23

Prepare: The INTERGALACTIC Event of the Year is Near!!!

Get ready for INTERGALACTIC SNOWDOWN!! Stardate February 1-5 in Durango, Colorado…   Polish off your best space suit– for this year’s Intergalactic theme– and get ready to be beamed aboard! Expect fun, frolic, and folly at Durango’s five-day premiere winter celebration!  Bring the whole family to the Parade of LIGHTS, down mainstreet, Durango, Colorado, USA. This event is  truly OUT OF THIS WORLD....

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Events at Fort Lewis College –  December, 2016
Dec04

Events at Fort Lewis College – December, 2016

Are you looking for something fun to do around the holidays? Checkout the amazing talents that Fort Lewis College is bringing into town these next couple weeks! FORT LEWIS COLLEGE CALENDAR – December 4 – December 17, 2016 Sunday, December 4 Merely Players Presents “A Christmas Carol” – 1 p.m., Mainstage Theatre at Fort Lewis College Visit www.durangoconcerts.com for more information. Durango Choral Society Presents “A Traditional...

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Blind Boys of Alabama will be “Talkin’ Christmas!”
Nov29

Blind Boys of Alabama will be “Talkin’ Christmas!”

DURANGO, Colo. – The Community Concert Hall at Fort Lewis College welcomes the Blind Boys of Alabama, bringing a special holiday show, “Talkin’ Christmas” to the stage on Thursday, Dec. 15, 2016, 7:30 p.m. The Blind Boys of Alabama have the rare distinction of being recognized world-wide as both living legends and modern-day innovators. Not just gospel singers borrowing from old traditions, the group helped define those traditions in...

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The Met: Live in HD continues on Dec. 10 with L’Amour de Loin
Nov19

The Met: Live in HD continues on Dec. 10 with L’Amour de Loin

  Performance transmitted “live” to FLC campus from New York’s Metropolitan Opera   DURANGO, Colo. – The Met: Live in HD, presented by the Community Concert Hall at Fort Lewis College in partnership with The Metropolitan Opera, continues its 2016-2017 season Saturday, Dec. 10 with a new production – Saariaho’s L’Amour de Loin. L’Amour de Loin will be broadcast live in high definition from New York’s Metropolitan Opera in the Vallecito...

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Wild Women of 2017 – Official Release
Nov14

Wild Women of 2017 – Official Release

Written by Nathan Morris, durangodowntown.com. We all remember the first time we’ve reached out and did something new. It can be frightening, risky and overwhelming, so much so that in fact, most of us don’t even try new things. Today I’ve got photographer Alex Pullen here, and we’re gonna get some details about what it took to create the first calendars he will be mailing out this December, for the upcoming...

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