‘Of Life and Land’ festival opens at Sunflower Theatre

The Journal The Montezuma Land Conservancy and KSJD present the first annual “Of Life and Land” Film Festival on Saturday, March 25 at the Sunflower Theatre in downtown Cortez. Doors open at 6:30...

DATE: March 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts and entertainment

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Artist reception planned at St. Barnabas Church

The Journal Southwest watercolor artist Jan Wright exhibits 20 paintings, mainly of Mesa Verde dwellings, at St. Barnabas Church through mid-April. A reception is planned for Friday, March 3, from...

DATE: March 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts and entertainment

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Artist reception planned at St. Barnabas Church

The Journal Southwest watercolor artist Jan Wright exhibits 20 paintings, mainly of Mesa Verde dwellings, at St. Barnabas Church through mid-April. A reception is planned for Friday, March 3, from...

DATE: Feb. 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts and entertainment

Four Corners Film Office hosts panel on making local films

The Journal The Four Corners Film Office plans a panel discussion during the Durango Independent Film Festival on how to make films in the Four Corners area. Emmy-winning producer Michael Killen,...

DATE: Feb. 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts and entertainment

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Air Force band to play Cortez, Bayfield

Editor’s Note: Free tickets were available at the Cortez Welcome Center, but were gone by Tuesday afternoon. If there are still seats available, people without tickets will be let in to the...

DATE: Feb. 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts and entertainment

Horsemen present talk ‘Olga Little – Packer Extraordinaire’

The Journal The Mesa Verde Back Country Horsemen will host a presentation by Wayne Schaaf on the history of his great aunt, Olga Little, at the Horsemen’s meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 7 at the Elks...

DATE: Jan. 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts and entertainment

Four Corners Community Band looking for new members

The Journal The Four Corners Community Band is looking for new members from the Cortez and Durango areas. The only requirements are experience with a band instrument – woodwind, brass, or...

DATE: Jan. 11, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts and entertainment

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Moetones play New Year's show

Local country favorite The Moetones will play a New Year’s Eve show at the Riverfront Bar and Grill in Dolores.Formed in 2009, the Moetones are made up of Moe Cooley (guitar, vocals), Tomoe Gozen...

DATE: Dec. 27, 2016 | CATEGORY: Arts and entertainment

Carute Roma performs Saturday in Cortez

Carute Roma, a high-energy Colorado-based Roma music band that combines classic Roma songs with original tunes, modern dance-oriented and “Gypsy-punk” styles, plays Saturday, Nov. 12 at the...

DATE: Nov. 9, 2016 | CATEGORY: Arts and entertainment

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Movie ‘Shooting in Vein’ needs extras in Pagosa Springs

“Shooting in Vein,” a psychological thriller intended to raise awareness of the rising heroin epidemic without moral judgment of its victims, is looking for extras for filming in Pagosa Springs....

DATE: Oct. 21, 2016 | CATEGORY: Arts and entertainment

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High-energy Latin-American Duo del Sol will heat up auditorium

Guitarist Tom Farrell and violinist Javier Orman of Duo del Sol have been described as “avant-sonic acrobats” by LA Weekly and as a band with “exceptional genius” by I Am Entertainment Magazine....

DATE: Oct. 13, 2016 | CATEGORY: Arts and entertainment

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Barbary Coast Dixieland Showband performs in Cortez

The Barbary Coast Dixieland Showband performed two concerts as part of the “farewell tour” on Sept. 29 at Montezuma-Cortez High School’s Ralph E. Vavak Memorial Auditorium. The band was founded by...

DATE: Oct. 7, 2016 | CATEGORY: Arts and entertainment