Events on this Day

 Thursday, November 17th
Pastiche Art Exhibit
7:00am / The Smiley Building
pas.tiche  /pa'steSH, pä'steSH/  -an artistic work in a style that imitates that of another work, artist, or period.   7 artists interpreted 8 works of art ranging from Matisse and Van Gogh to more contemporary artists in a variety of media.   Bethany Bachmann  Cindy Coleman  Linda Geer  Janet Kenna   Amanda Preston Araujo  Jenny Treanor  Amy Vaclav  Upstairs gallery at the Smiley Building. Drinks and snacks provided.
Dancing Spirit Gallery Grand Opening
10:00am / Dancing Spirit Community Arts Center
Dancing Spirit Community Arts Center is excited to invite you to the grand opening of the Blue Gallery! Please join us! Enjoy a cup of cider or cocoa and a cookie while you browse our selection of locally crafted gifts and unique works of art and get an entry for door prize drawings just for stopping by!   Questions or comments, call 970-563-4600, email or visit us online at
Start-Up Flex and Stretch
11:00am / Center for Innovation
Join Elizabeth Calagias at the Center for Innovation this December for: Start-Up Flex and Stretch! November 17th - Practice Creating Flyer's and Presentations for Your Business
Thursday Extreme Art With An Emphasis on DAC Theater Productions - Middle/High School
4:00pm / Durango Arts Center
Each session students will discover fun and different mediums and concepts while creating extremely unique art projects! This class will focus on designing, painting, sculpture and prop techniques with an emphasis on correct shading, values, textures, and color.   September- Odd and Unusual Theater Posters and props, October - Halloween Extreme, November and December - We will celebrate DAC's Theater Production by creating posters, paintings and theater sets!   Create and become involved with DAC Theater Production of "We Will Rock You!" Theater Tickets are included with the class price. The classes offer fun, non competitive opportunities to explore new skills and individual expression.
Ignacio Creative Dist. Meet & Greet!!
5:00pm / Ignacio Community Library
Join the Ignacio Creative District at our next Meet & GREET! Enjoy light snacks, meet the ICD team, hear what we have been up to and what our plans are for the future, SEE HOW YOU CAN JOIN US, and tell us how you envision your community creative district at the networking, free event!!
Live Music
5:00pm / Diamond Belle
Grab a drink, enjoy some food while listening to live music!
Live Music
5:00pm / The Office Spiritorium
At the historic Strater hotel!
Durango Green Drinks
5:00pm / 11th Street Station
Hosts this month are American Rivers, Give a Dam, and Visit Durango. Announcements and presentations will start a little earlier this month since it's chilly = 5:15.
Magical Art and Happiness
6:00pm / Durango Arts Center
Build your skill during a 10-week art introduction workshop for anyone who needs to leave their mental stress and anxiety behind. Progressive genre introductions of drawing in pencil and charcoal, ceramic clay, soft pastels, and acrylic paints.   Leave your mental stress and anxiety behind and get lost in various arts!
Powerhouse Trivia Night
6:30pm / The Powerhouse
Join us inside The Powerhouse exhibit gallery for Trivia night every 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month. Our trivia includes four rounds- general trivia, science, pictures, and music. Bar open for drink purchases.
Merely Players presents The Half-Life of Marie Curie
7:00pm / Merely Underground
The true story of two extraordinary women by Lauren Gunderson   Tickets $30
Drag Queen Trivia
7:00pm / Starlight Lounge
Hosted by the one and only Aria Petty One
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