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Celebrating the season with art: Three San Juan County artists to show their work at Durango festival

09/17/2014 03:34 PM MDT
FARMINGTON — As autumn colors begin to decorate the hillside around Durango, Colo., the Durango Arts Center is gearing up for its annual autumn arts festival. 
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Realizing a dream: PEO Sisterhood hosts silent auction to raise scholarship money
09/10/2014 05:19 PM MDT - FARMINGTON — Lona Warne learned about Cottey College while researching colleges she might attend after graduating high school. Full Story

The pleasure of pottery: Exhibit features glass and ceramic works of San Juan College students, professor
09/03/2014 01:47 PM MDT - FARMINGTON — For the last 35 years, San Juan College instructor Don Ellis has been creating pottery. Full Story

Call to artists: San Juan College looks for actors, Totah Festival entries due Friday and Mancos Town Gallery to host new show
08/27/2014 01:58 PM MDT -

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What: The San Juan College Theatre department is preparing for its fall production, "James and the Giant Peach" as well as a Black Box Theatre world premiere written for members of the Farmington Community. Guest artist and New York based playwright Peter Gil-Sheridan will work with San Juan College theatre to write an original work based on the theme of tradition. Company members will devise an original play that speaks directly to the Farmington community, its rich cultural history and its imagined future.

 
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The annual Totah Festival showcases Native talent
08/27/2014 01:43 PM MDT - FARMINGTON — The annual Totah Festival starts Saturday at the Farmington Civic Center. The 26th annual festival is an opportunity for Native American artists to show off their culture and craft. Full Story

Three venues come together to showcase Aztec artists
08/20/2014 06:53 PM MDT -
FARMINGTON — Three Aztec venues will come together on Friday to feature 15 different Aztec artists as part of a series of shows.

 
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Tools of the trade: Watercolor artist to lead drawing workshop for painters
08/13/2014 02:26 PM MDT - FARMINGTON — Artist Carl Purcell says painting is like building a house. And the foundation of a painting is drawing, he said. Full Story

Unique car show takes place at Wines of the San Juan this weekend
08/13/2014 02:23 PM MDT - FARMINGTON — With her father and brother both rebuilding automobiles, Brittny Arnold grew up around cars. Full Story

Artifacts Gallery hosts themed exhibit
08/06/2014 03:46 PM MDT - FARMINGTON — A variety of work by artists of all ages will be displayed at Artifacts Gallery this month. Full Story

Durango's art walk features local, national artists
07/30/2014 07:15 PM MDT -
FARMINGTON — Food, music and art come together every month in Durango, Colo. during the First Thursday Art Walks.
 
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Ig Nobel winner: Using pork to stop nosebleeds

BOSTON (AP) — There's some truth to the effectiveness of folk remedies and old wives' tales when it comes to serious medical issues, according to findings by a team from Detroit Medical Center. Full Story
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Backup dancers sue Cher for alleged discrimination

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Three backup dancers sued Cher on Thursday claiming they were wrongfully fired from her current tour and the singer engaged in racial discrimination to prevent another black dancer from joining her onstage. Full Story