New columnist alert!

New columnist alert!

This week we welcome a new A&E writer, Alex Vick, who has been involved in the Durango music scene for years. Among his many music side hustles, he currently plays in Immediate Family and Your Bones (which you can go see at Punk Rock Breakfast on Saturday).

When he’s not head thrashing or in the depths of a mosh pit, Vick is also the creative director for The Hive, a nonprofit that provides an inclusive safe space for youth, including music classes.

While maybe lesser known, Durango has a vibrant underground alternative music scene, and Vick plans to highlight and provide a platform for these musicians in town, and we’re excited to read about it.

The Telegraph is also still looking for an A&E writer who wants to focus on the bluegrass/jam band/Americana side of life. If you’re interested, reach out to telegraph@durangotelegraph.com.

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The Pole

Burned out
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One of the M.C.’s favorite family friendly biking spots is back open for business. After being closed recently for a prescribed burn, Boggy Draw opened back up to the public Wed., May 14.

Bringing the funny
05/16/2024

Durango has a new collection of funny folks. The cleverly named Lower Left Improv – which takes its name form Durango’s location in the state – is hosting its first show of original comedy sketches, “Mind Your Manners,” Fri.-Sat., May 24-25, at Stillwater’s Light Box Theater, 1316 Main Ave. 

Burt the bard
05/09/2024

Regular readers of this fine publication no doubt are familiar with the works of Burt Baldwin, the unofficial Telegraph poet laureate. Since the early days, Baldwin’s poetry, essays and short stories have been a recurring feature in the paper.

In the same boat
05/02/2024

For many Durangoans, spring is time to hit the water. But for a few extra hearty souls, it will be time to really hit the water. On June 8, team “Human Powered Potential” will be setting out in their 28-foot fiberglass sea home, American Spirit, to row from California’s Monterey Bay to Kauai. 

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