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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...

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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...

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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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Final Exhibition Opening at the Open Shutter Gallery: Ilze Aviks + Deborah Sussex
Oct17

Final Exhibition Opening at the Open Shutter Gallery: Ilze Aviks + Deborah Sussex

Open Shutter Gallery announces final opening, Thursday, Oct. 20 at 5 p.m. EXHIBITIONS: Ilze Aviks exhibition of new work in the Red Room Gallery and Deborah Sussex, Each Day A Landscape; Hiking The Colorado Trail in the Vault Gallery. EXHIBITION DATES: October 20 to November 30, 2016. VENUE: Open Shutter Gallery, 735 Main Ave., Durango, Colorado. OPENING HOURS: 10 A.M. – 6 P.M. Mon – Sat ARTISTS’ RECEPTION: Thursday, October 20,...

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Open Shutter Galler Presents “Noting the Effect” – Ilze Aviks
Oct13

Open Shutter Galler Presents “Noting the Effect” – Ilze Aviks

The Open Shutter Gallery, 735 Main Avenue, Durango, is excited to present their new Red Room exhibition, Noting the Effects, showcasing one-of-a-kind photography, collage, and stitching on linen, silk, and felted wool by internationally exhibited textile artist, Ilze Aviks. The show begins Thursday, October 20, and continues through. Ilze Aviks, MFA, is renowned for her thought-provoking, innovative work with fibers, stitching,...

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Final Exhibition Opening at the Open Shutter Gallery: Ilze Aviks + Deborah Sussex
Oct03

Final Exhibition Opening at the Open Shutter Gallery: Ilze Aviks + Deborah Sussex

Open Shutter Gallery announces final opening, Thursday, Oct. 20 at 5 p.m. EXHIBITIONS: Ilze Aviks exhibition of new work in the Red Room Gallery and Deborah Sussex, Each Day A Landscape; Hiking The Colorado Trail in the Vault Gallery. EXHIBITION DATES: October 20 to November 30, 2016 VENUE: Open Shutter Gallery, 735 Main Ave., Durango, Colorado. OPENING HOURS: 10 A.M. – 6 P.M. Mon – Sat ARTISTS’ RECEPTION: Thursday, October 20,5...

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Meet artist Holly Roberts at the Open Shutter Gallery in Durango Oct. 7
Sep29

Meet artist Holly Roberts at the Open Shutter Gallery in Durango Oct. 7

Open Shutter Gallery to host an artist reception for Holly Roberts, with refreshments, at 5 p.m. Oct. 7. ARTIST RECEPTION: Friday, October 7, 5 – 7 p.m. VENUE: Open Shutter Gallery, 735 Main Ave., Durango, Colorado. OPENING HOURS: 10 A.M. – 6 P.M. Mon – Sat EXHIBITION DATES: Fox Dreaming, September 16 to November 30, 2016. Durango, CO: Holly Roberts transforms photographs with paint, telling symbolic narratives that reference...

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Land Designations: Are we Achieving our Goals?
Sep28

Land Designations: Are we Achieving our Goals?

Are we achieving the management goals we think we are? Originally written by Michael Remke   In this essay, I hope to open up a conversation about federal land designation policy and true success in terms of follow-through in attaining these goals. Our public lands cover hundreds of thousands of acres across the U.S. and there are many barriers to reaching our diverse goals and visions. In some cases the goals of the designation...

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Open Shutter Gallery to celebrate 15th Anniversary during Gallery Walk
Sep08

Open Shutter Gallery to celebrate 15th Anniversary during Gallery Walk

15th Anniversary Opening Reception with Holly Roberts, Margy Dudley Open Shutter Gallery to celebrate 15th Anniversary during Fall Gallery Walk, 5 p.m., Friday Sept. 16. EXHIBITION TITLES: Fox Dreaming, by Holly Roberts, and Timbuktu & Beyond, by Margy Dudley EXHIBITION DATES: Fox Dreaming, September 16 to November 30, 2016. Timbuktu & Beyond, September 16 to October 19, 2016. VENUE: Open Shutter Gallery, 735 Main Ave.,...

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Dog Love Dog World
Sep02

Dog Love Dog World

Southwest Colorado residents love their dogs, and one Durango artist has capitalized on the canine-human relationship to create a line of greeting cards cuter than a six-week-old puppy. It’s an antique shop, a costume store, and second-hand treasure chest. Now Treasures by Terese is planning to close after 30 years in business. And big changes are planned for College Drive. Find out what they are, on this edition of Durango TV...

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“Bringing History Alive”
Aug30

“Bringing History Alive”

Chautauqua as part of the ongoing series, “Bringing History Alive” will again bring to Durango two actors/presenters Durango, CO –  Chautauqua as part of the ongoing series, “Bringing History Alive” will again bring to Durango two actors/presenters who will portray different historic people known for their courage and leadership at pivotal decision points in American history. On Tuesday, September 20 at the Durango Arts Center 7...

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San Diego Gets Extra Sandy During Labor Day Weekend
Aug29

San Diego Gets Extra Sandy During Labor Day Weekend

5th Annual U.S. Sand Sculpting Challenge San Diego, Calif. – July 18, 2016 – USA Today has named it one of their 10 Best and American Express calls it one of the top 20 “Must See” seaside events in the world. The U.S. Sand Sculpting Challenge is returning to San Diego and the ‘B’ Street Cruise Ship Pier downtown. This will be the fifth year that one of the world’s most important sand-sculpting competitions will be held on this...

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Sculpture to Come Down
Aug05

Sculpture to Come Down

The annual monsoon season brings badly needed moisture to Southwest Colorado—and mosquitoes, including those that carry West Nile and other diseases. Learn what you can do to reduce the mosquito population in your own back yard. Feeling stressed and overworked? Taking small breaks throughout the day can help you with your energy and efficiency. San Juan Regional Medical Center offers more stress reducing tips as part of its Full...

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PARTY IN THE PARK – Saturday July 16th

MARK YOUR CALENDARS!!! This Saturday, July 16th – Party in the Park all afternoon! KSUT, Music in the Mountains and The Wells Group present Stooges Brass Band and four other groups at our 2016 Party in the Park. For the first time, Party in the Park is an all afternoon event! KSUT Public Radio, Music in the Mountains, and The Wells Group present 5 bands on Saturday, July 16. Last year’s event was a huge success as over 700...

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BLUES JAM TO UNEARTH HOMEGROWN TALENT
Jul11

BLUES JAM TO UNEARTH HOMEGROWN TALENT

“MISSY AND THE BLUETONES” WILL ATTRACT SOME OF THE BEST JAMMERS IN TOWN TO MOE’S ON MONDAY NIGHTS” EVENT DETAILS: DATE: Mondays TIME: 7pm – 10ish COST: Free VENUE: Moe’s – 937 Main, Durango PHONE: (970) 259-9018 FACEBOOK:  @moesdurango  @missyandthebluetones DURANGO, CO (July 9th, 2016) – MONDAY NIGHT BLUES JAM hosted by Durango’s freshest blues band “MISSY and the BLUETONES”. Get the Blues every...

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ANNUAL GEM & MINERAL SHOW
Jun19

ANNUAL GEM & MINERAL SHOW

The Four Corners Gem & Mineral Club is proud to announce the 63rd Annual Gem & Mineral Sale to be held Friday July 8 to Sunday July 10 at the La Plata County Fairgrounds, 2500 North Main. The event features over 50 vendors with rocks, gems, minerals, fossils, beads, and more from around the world, gold panning, raffle, door prizes, silent auction, kids activities, food and more. $1 donation, kids free. For details, visit...

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