On the town
A feast for the ears: Manna's 'Voice' semi-finals

On the town

Thursday21

Yoga for Good, proceeds go to Great Old Broads for Wilderness, 8-9 a.m., Pine Needle Dry Goods, 858 Main Ave., Suite 101.
 
“Bouncing Back from the 416 Fire: Building a Strong and Diversified Economy,” part of Local First’s annual member meeting, 8:45-11 a.m., Durango Arts Center, 802 E. 2nd Ave.
 
Colorado High School State Ski Championship: Slalom Race, start at 9 a.m., Pandemonium, Purgatory Resort. www.purgatoryresort.com.
 
Here to Hear: Office Hour with Councilor Dick White, 9-10 a.m., downstairs at the Irish Embassy, 900 Main Ave.
 
?Baby Meetup with Durango Café au Play, 9:30-11:30 a.m., 2307 Columbine. durangocafeauplay.org.
 
Baby Meetup, 9:30-11:30 a.m., Columbine House at Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 419 San Juan Dr.
 
Office Hours with La Plata County Commissioner Julie Westendorff, 10-11:30 a.m., Ignacio Community Library.
 
Colorado High School State Ski Championship: Classic Cross-Country Race, noon, all afternoon event, Durango Nordic Center.
 
“Doc Swords,” PTSD Social Club for Veterans, 4-6 p.m., VFW, 1550 Main Ave.
 
Rob Webster performs, 5-7 p.m., Ska Brewing, 225 Girard St.
 
Tim Sullivan performs, 5:30 p.m., Diamond Belle Saloon, 699 Main Ave.
 
Sitting Meditation, 5:30-6:15 p.m., Durango Dharma Center, 1800 E. 3rd Ave.
 
Celebrating Shanta’s Legacy – a Shanta Foundation Founder’s Tribute Event, 6-9 p.m., Powerhouse Science Center, 1333 Camino del Rio. www.shantafoundation.org.
 
Pub Trivia, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Powerhouse Science Center, 1333 Camino del Rio. www.powsci.org.
 
Laugh Therapy, stand-up comedy open mic, sign up, 7 p.m., show starts, 8 p.m., Irish Embassy, 900 Main Ave.
 
“When and How Did We Become So Divided? Can We Ever Heal?” part of the Life Long Learning Lecture Series, 7 p.m., Noble Hall at Fort Lewis College, Room 130.
 
“Live: Road to the Stage,” presented by Alpine Aerial Acrobatics, 7:30 p.m., Animas City Theatre, 128 E. College Drive.
 
“Widows” screening, 7:30 p.m., Sunflower Theatre in Cortez. www.sunflowertheatre.org.
 
Open Mic & Stand-Up, 8 p.m., El Rancho Tavern, 975 Main Ave.
 
Karaoke, 8 p.m.-close, Wild Horse Saloon, 601 E. 2nd Ave.
 
Plursday featuring Mountain Menace, 9 p.m.-close, Starlight Lounge, 937 Main Ave.

Friday22

21st annual Dave Spencer Ski Classic, benefit event for Adaptive Sports Association, Feb. 22-24, Purgatory Resort. asadurango.com or 259-0374.
 
Durango Early Bird Toastmasters, 7-8:30 a.m., LPEA, 45 Stewart St. 769-7615.
 
Free yoga, 8:30-9:30 a.m., Lively Boutique, 809 Main Ave.
 
Colorado High School State Ski Championship: Giant Slalom Race, starts at 9 a.m., Pandemonium, Purgatory Resort. www.purgatoryresort.com.
 
Zumba Gold, 9:30-10:15 a.m., La Plata Senior Center, 2424 Main Ave.
 
Free Lunch at Turtle Lake, featuring locally grown and wild harvested foods, 11:11 a.m.-2:22 p.m., Turtle Café, 848 E. 3rd Ave. 247-8395 or www.turtlelakerefuge.org.
 
“Decoding US-China Trade,” part of the Great Decisions International Affairs Discussion Program, 11:45 a.m.-1:45 p.m., Durango Public Library. www.fpa.org.
 
Colorado High School State Ski Championship: Skate Ski Race, starts at 12 noon, Durango Nordic Center.
 
STEAM Lab: Perler Bead Tops, for ages 5-12, 3:30-4:30 p.m., Durango Public Library.
 
Spanish Speaking Parents & Littles Fridays, 3:30-5:30 p.m., Durango Café au Play, 1309 E. 3rd Ave., Room 201. durangocafeauplay.org.
 
“Burning Down the House,” annual fundraiser for Durango’s emergency responders, 4-9 p.m., Season’s Rotisserie & Grill, 764 Main Ave. www.seasonsofdurango.com or 382-9790.
 
PLACE: An Invitational Art Exhibit, featuring 25 artists, opening reception, 5-9 p.m., exhibit runs thru March 2, Studio & Gallery, 1027 Main Ave.
 
Outlier Cellars’ One-Year Anniversary Party, featuring live music from the Crags, new ciders and more, 5-10 p.m., 141 S. Main St., Mancos.
 
Greg Ryder performs, 5:30 p.m., Diamond Belle Saloon, 699 Main Ave.
 
Open Mic 5:30-8 p.m., sign up 3-5 p.m.; Smiley Cafe, 1309 E. 3rd Ave. Sign up at 335-8929.
 
PAWS for Celebration, benefit for Lisa Parkers Puppies featuring live music by the Lisa Blue Trio, silent auction and more, 5:30-8:30 p.m., Durango Elks Lodge, 901 E. 2nd Ave. 769-2584.
 
Joel Racheff performs, 6 p.m., The Office, 699 Main Ave.
 
“A Star is Born” screening, 6 p.m., Pine River Library in Bayfield.
 
Devin Scott performs, 6-9 p.m., DJ Hakan, 9 p.m.-close, Starlight Lounge, 937 Main Ave.
 
“Doubt: A Parable,” a drama by John Patrick Shanley, presented by Merely Players, 7 p.m., show also run Feb. 23, and 2 p.m., Feb. 24, Durango Arts Center, 802 E. 2nd Ave.
 
An Evening with Martha Scanlan and Jon Neufeld, 7:30 p.m., Henry Strater Theatre, 699 Main Ave. www.henrystratertheatre.com.
 
Wild Country, 8 p.m.-midnight, Billy Goat Saloon, Gem Village.
 
El Ten Eleven with special guest the Missing Lynx, 10 p.m., Animas City Theatre, 128 E. College Drive. www.animascitytheatre.com.

Saturday23

The Pine Needle Langlauf, part of the Southwest Nordic Race Series, 8 a.m.-1 p.m., Durango Nordic Center. www.durangonordic.org.
 
10th annual Diversity Dialogue, hosted by the City of Durango’s Community Relations Commission, 8:45 a.m.-3 p.m., Student Union Ballroom, Fort Lewis College.
 
“Optimal Wellness Through Nutrition: Living an Anti-Inflammatory Lifestyle,” part of the Cancer Wellness Series, 8:50 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Durango Public Library. www.blueprintsofhope.org or 403-3711.
 
Henry Stoy performs, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Jean-Pierre Restaurant & Wine Bar, 601 Main Ave.
 
VFW Indoor Flea Market, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 1550 Main Ave. 247-0384.
 
Story Tellers featuring writer, educator, motivational speaker and poet Tanaya Winder, 11 a.m., Southern Ute Museum in Ignacio.
 
“I’m Not Running,” screened by National Theatre Live Productions, 11 a.m., also shows 1 p.m., April 7, Animas City Theatre, 128 E. College Dr.  www.animascitytheatre.com.
 
Aztec Steampunk Convention, 1-11 p.m., Aztec Community Center, 101 S. Park Ave., Aztec. www.steamersanddreamers.com.
 
DJ CodeStar, 2-4 p.m., the Beach at Purgatory. djcodestar.com.
 
Adam Swanson performs, 5:30 p.m., Diamond Belle Saloon, 699 Main Ave.
 
Kirk James performs, 6-8 p.m., Dalton Ranch Patio.
 
“Doubt: A Parable,” a drama by John Patrick Shanley, presented by Merely Players, 7 p.m., show also run 2 p.m., Feb. 24, Durango Arts Center, 802 E. 2nd Ave.
 
The Durango Voice: Blind Auditions, a fundraiser for Manna, 7 p.m., Henry Strater Theatre, 699 Main Ave. www.henrystratertheatre.com.
 
Comedy Cocktail open mic stand up, 8 p.m., Eno Wine Bar, 723 E. 2nd Ave.
 
DJ Affex, 9 p.m.-close, Starlight Lounge, 937 Main Ave.
 
Euforquestra with special guest Pherkad, 9 p.m., Animas City Theatre, 128 E. College Drive. www.animascitytheatre.com.

Sunday24

Snowmobile Fun Days, hosted by the Silverton Snowmobile Club, 10 a.m., Molas Lake Park.
 
Henry Stoy performs, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Jean-Pierre Restaurant & Wine Bar, 601 Main Ave.
 
Traditional Irish Music Jam, 12:30-4 p.m., Irish Embassy, 900 Main Ave.
 
“Antony & Cleopatra,” presented by National Theatre Live Productions, 1 p.m., Animas City Theatre, 128 E. College Dr.  www.animascitytheatre.com.
 
“Doubt: A Parable,” a drama by John Patrick Shanley, presented by Merely Players, 2 p.m., Durango Arts Center, 802 E. 2nd Ave.
 
“Fantasy and Fairy Tale,” performance by San Juan Symphony, 3 p.m., Community Concert Hall at Fort Lewis College. www.durangoconcerts.com.
 
Blue Moon Ramblers, 5:30 p.m., Diamond Belle Saloon, 699 Main Ave.

Monday25

Yoga Storytime, 9:30-10:45 a.m., Smiley Building Studio 10, 1309 E. 3rd Ave.
 
Watch Your Step class, 10:15 a.m., Durango Senior Center, 2424 Main Ave.
 
Joel Racheff performs, 5:30 p.m., Diamond Belle Saloon, 699 Main Ave.
 
Trivia Night, 7 p.m., Blondies in Cortez.
 
Rob Webster performs, 7 p.m., The Office, 699 Main Ave.
 
Books & Brews, hosted by the Durango Public Library, 7-8:30 p.m., Animas Brewing Co., 1560 E. 2nd Ave.
 
Contiki Party with the Aussies, 9 p.m.-close, Starlight Lounge, 937 Main Ave.

Tuesday26

“Decoding U.S.-China Trade,” part of the Great Decisions discussion series, 11:45 a.m.-1:45 p.m., Durango Public Library. www.lwvlaplata.org.
 
Terry Rickard performs, 5:30 p.m., Diamond Belle Saloon, 699 Main Ave.
 
Rotary Club of Durango, presentation from Holly Zink with Sunnyside Meats, 6 p.m., Strater Hotel. 385-7899.
 
Super Ted’s Super Trivia, 6:12 p.m., Henry Strater Theatre, 699 Main Ave.
 
“Beyond the Chlorophyll: How Life in the Soil Influences Plant Growth in Changing Climates,” presentation by Michael Remke, 6:30-8 p.m., Center for Southwest Studies at Fort Lewis College, Lyceum Room.
 
The Trivia Factory, hosted by Ben Bernstein, 6:30-8:30 p.m., The Roost, 128 E. College Dr.
 
DJ Crazy Charlie, 6:30-10:30 p.m., Billy Goat Saloon, Gem Village.
 
Leah Orlikowski performs, 7 p.m., The Office, 699 Main Ave.
 
“Spare No Pains: Zebulon Pike’s Adventures in the Rocky Mountains,” 7 p.m., Noble Hall at Fort Lewis College, Room 130. 247-7456.
 
Latin Social Nights, 8-11 p.m., Wild Horse Saloon, 601 E. 2nd Ave. 375-2568.
 
Open Mic Night, 8 p.m.-close, Starlight Lounge, 937 Main Ave.

Wednesday27

14th annual Durango Independent Film Festival, Feb. 27-March 3, screenings around Durango. 375-7779 or www.durangofilm.org.
 
Beneficial Electrification, part of LPEA’s free community education series, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., La Plata Electric Association headquarters. Register at 247-5786 or dmay@lpea.coop.
 
Free Trauma Conscious Yoga for Veterans and Families, noon-1 p.m., Elks Lodge, 901 E. 2nd Ave.
 
Greg Ryder performs, 5:30 p.m., Diamond Belle Saloon, 699 Main Ave.
 
Durango Creative District Shared Vision Group meets, 5:30-7 p.m., Durango Rec Center. www.local-first.org.
 
Thank the Veterans potluck, Peter Neds and Glenn Keefe perform, 5:30-8:30 p.m., VFW, 1550 Main Ave. 828-7777.
 
Terry Rickard performs, 6 p.m., The Office, 699 Main Ave.
 
Loki Moon – Raw Experiments performs, 6-8 p.m., Eno Wine Bar, 723 E. 2nd Ave.
 
Joint Public Hearing on the Silverton Area Trails Plan, with the Silverton Town Board and San Juan County Board of Commissioners, 6:30 p.m., Silverton Town Hall.
 
Delfeayo Marsalis & the Uptown Jazz Orchestra, 7:30 p.m., Community Concert Hall at Fort Lewis College. www.durangoconcerts.com.
 
Karaoke, 8 p.m., Blondies in Cortez.
 
Karaoke with Crazy Charlie, 8 p.m.-close, Wild Horse Saloon, 601 E. 2nd Ave.

Ongoing

Art exhibit and silent auction featuring National Art Honor Society students, thru Feb. 28, Durango Public Library.
 
“Riders of the West: Portraits from Indian Rodeo,” exhibit runs thru Feb. 28, Southern Ute Museum, 503 Ouray Drive.  www.southernutemuseum.org.
 
“Sands of Oman” photography by Margy Dudley, thru March 9, DAC Friends of the Arts Gallery, 802 E. 2nd Ave.
 
After-school program, 4:15-5:15 p.m. Wednesdays, Mancos Library.
 
Free Morning Yoga with YogaDurango, 8:30-9:30 a.m., Saturdays and Sundays, Durango Mountain Institute at Purgatory.
 
Karaoke, 8 p.m., Thur-Sun, 8th Ave. Tavern, 509 E 8th Ave.

Upcoming

Bonita Peak Mining District Community Advisory Group meets, 3-6 p.m., Feb. 28, Durango Rec Center. www.bonitapeakcap.org.
 
The 416 Fire and Its Effects on Water and Forest with Mountain Studies Institute and San Juan National Forest, 6:30 p.m., Feb. 28, Animas Valley Grange Hall, 7271 CR 203. 385-5298.
 
KDUR’s 18th annual Furniture as Art Auction, 7 p.m., Feb. 28, Durango Arts Center, 802 E. 2nd Ave.
 
Thee Fearless Peasants perform, 5:30 p.m., March 1, Irish Embassy, 900 Main Ave.
 
Women of Resolution presents a film featuring four women in sanctuary in Colorado, 7-9 p.m., March 1, Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 419 San Juan Dr.
 
Lawn Chair Kings perform, 7-10 p.m., March 1, WildEdge Brewing Collective, Cortez.
 
Blue Lotus Feet Kirtan, 7:30-9:30 p.m., March 1, YogaDurango, Florida Road.
 
“La Fille du Régiment,” presented by the Met: Live in HD, 10:55 a.m., March 2, Student Union at FLC. www.durangoconcerts.com.
 
Sara Illsley and Friends in Concert, half of the proceeds go to Colorado Rapid Response Network, 7-9 p.m., March 2, Durango Arts Center, 802 E. 2nd Ave.