If you’re like us, you wait until the last minute to do your Christmas shopping. It’s OK. We can’t all be Pinterest perfect. But don’t rush out to a big box store and just grab whatever is on the clearance shelf. Durango has a great downtown packed with local boutiques, art galleries and speciality stores as well as a strong arts community that makes beautiful things — all perfect for the loved ones in… Read More

It’s going to be a culture-filled weekend in Durango, Colorado, with theater performances, live music and visual arts galore, so dust off your monocle and lift that pinkie because it’s about to get fancy (and fun). THURSDAY Take your pick Thursday night of catching a concert or browsing art galleries — or both! Robin and Linda Williams (no, not that Robin Williams) will put on a concert 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 7, at… Read More

Oh, the French with their fancy expressions. Phrases like “en plein air,” which — and this was a very difficult translation — means “in plain air.” While you’re staying with us at the Durango Quality Inn, be sure to check out the plein air art exhibit that opens Friday and runs through Aug. 17 at the Durango Arts Center in downtown. “In the Open Air: Plein Air Painters of the Four Corner” is a… Read More