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Music in the Mountains is a classical music festival and conservatory program that features world-class musicians, orchestra performances and chamber concerts. Every summer since 1987, the Music in the Mountains festival has brought classical music to venues in and around Durango.

Um, hey guys? So it’s here. The once-every-365-day event that pretty much makes our entire year. Yes. It’s the — dare we say it — Macaroni and Cheese Festival at Fort Lewis College in Durango, Colorado. We can’t tell you how happy this makes us. The 21-and-over event kicks off at 1 p.m. this Saturday, June 13, and runs until 6 p.m. at the college, 1000 Rim Drive in Durango. With the purchase… Read More

It’s not hard to get into the holiday spirit in Durango. Downtown is lit up, snow is on the ground, everything drips with holiday goodness. But for those who want to start a new holiday custom or perhaps continue a longtime Christmas tradition, these holiday concerts, ballets and musicals always oomph up the holiday spirit. A Traditional Family Christmas Who’s ready to sing some carols? The Durango Choral Society! And you — you… Read More

If you haven’t seen it yet, now’s your chance. The Tony award-winning musical Avenue Q  opens at the Community Concert Hall at Fort Lewis College in Durango, Colorado, this weekend and will be showing through April 13. Avenue Q is a two-act musical that uses puppets alongside human actors in a sarcastic, satirical, saucy coming-of-age story about a recent college graduate. The musical tackles the issues and anxieties that accompany entering adulthood, but it… Read More

Handel’s Messiah is an annual rite of passage to mark the start of the Christmas season, and it has become an beloved annual tradition for those who love the holidays. This weekend, the Durango Choral Society and the San Juan Symphony will partner for the first time to perform selected movements from Handel’s Messiah during two concerts: 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 23, at Henderson Hall at San Juan College in Farmington, New Mexico. 3 p.m., Sunday, Nov…. 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

Cyclists have a long-running love affair with Durango — heck, with all of Southwest Colorado — and the Durango Fall Blaze Bicycle Tour is the perfect time to wallow in that love. (And we do mean love. Have you read about how the Iron Horse Bicycle Classic got its start? ) Registration is still open for the Sept. 28 Fall Blaze Bicycle Tour, which is hosted by Fort Lewis College. Riders have… Read More