Events on this Day

 Thursday, April 18th
Sideshow Redesigns Pop-Up Shop
10:00am / Century Building, upstairs in Studio 219
Heather is popping back open with her 1-of-a-kind Sideshow Redesigns cult classic, way-out western men's snap shirts! Just in time for festival season.   Classic to psychedelic imagery rendered in embroidery, appliqué and textile collage on snap shirts and women's vintage clothing. Accompanied by a carefully-curated collection of true vintage clothing. Open 4/18-19-20 from 10am till 6pm
Tea & Tinsel Thursdays
12:00pm / Durango Sustainable Goods
Join us every Thursday at Durango Sustainable Goods for "Tea and Tinsel Thursdays." It's a weekly thing where we hang out, have tea, and watch Shaheen do her magic. Shaheen makes hair look like a shimmering work of art. Come by Durango Sustainable Goods every Thursday to chill, get some sparkle, and a cool new look.
Cinematic Creations Series
12:00pm / Center for Innovation (2nd floor of the Main Mall)
Are you new to the exciting world of social media or video creation? Join us for our "Basic Social Media and Content Creation Support" session!   In this series, we're here to assist you in navigating the introductory aspects of social media and video production. Whether you're just starting your online journey or looking to enhance your skills, our supportive community is here to guide you every step of the way.
Unveiling Histories: Boarding Schools and the Southern Ute Tribe
1:00pm / Durango Public Library
Gain a deeper understanding of the impact of these educational institutions on the Southern Ute Indian Tribe and explore the narratives that shape our collective understanding.   Don't miss this opportunity to expand your knowledge and engage in a meaningful presentation and conversation.   Presented by the Southern Ute Cultural Center & Museum
Trail Crew Brew Release Party
4:00pm / Ska Brewing World HQ
Walk, ride, drive + support your area trails! We're thrilled to announce our annual spring Membership Party for Durango Trails!   Support the trails that support you while enjoying live music from Rob Webster and the official Durango Trails beer for Earth Day 2024, the Trail Crew Brew! Join/Renew your Durango Trails membership!
Live Music: Rob Webster
5:00pm / Ska Brewing World HQ
Join us in our tasting room with live music from Rob Webster!
Business After Hours
5:00pm / Sorrel Sky Gallery
Join us for our monthly Business After Hours! This Business After Hours is co-hosted by Sorrel Sky Gallery!   Business After Hours is a networking event co-hosted by the Durango Chamber attracting professionals from all around the Durango area. Join us for an evening of connections, celebrations, and fun! Door prizes are generously provided by Star Liquors!
Mary Oliver Book Club
5:30pm / Durango Public Library
April is poetry month and we're celebrating with a Mary Oliver Book Club! Sign up online - there are two sessions to choose from.
Pots & Pipes "Special Class"
6:00pm / Durango Arts Center
It's happening again! Mr. B is back to help you celeberate the Holiday by helping you make your very own custom smoking apparatus. Come get your hands dirty as you create unique and functional pipes using slab-building techniques! Enjoy happy hour drinks, spend time with community artists, and most importantly hand-build a clay smoking device to use for years to come. You will then glaze your piece using a variety of colors. Look for an email telling you when your piece is ready for pick-up and use (about 3 weeks). Perfect for a stoner couple date idea, a great way to hang out or simply make new friends while you build the piece of your dreams. With two days of classes you'll have plenty of chances to join the fun!    No Experience Necessary! Beginners Welcome!   *$45 per attendee   *Please no smoking of any kind within the building; enjoy responsibly before or after class. Thank you!
Poetry Open Mic Night
6:00pm / Durango Sustainable Goods
The talented Millie Burns will hosting tonight's, Open Mic Poetry Nite. Come out and stretch your poetry arms and embrace the audience with your imagination!    Everyone is welcome!
Bluegrass Jam Session
6:00pm / Durango Beer & Ice Company
Every Thursday Stop in and enjoy some local Bluegrass jams by your Local bluegrass jammers!   $4 pints all day and if you'd like to join the jam session and bring your instrument you get a free pint of your favorite craft beer!
Live Music with Horizon
6:00pm / Durango Hot Springs Resort and Spa
Enjoy live music from the comfort of mineral-rich waters! Live music is included with admission.
Trivia Night
6:30pm / The Powerhouse
Five rounds of questions always including a science round and music round. Teams of 5 eligible for prizes, food and drinks available for purchase. $5 suggested team donation
Salsa Night
6:30pm / Roxy's
Salsa night is back at Roxy's! Come through for the hottest salsa tracks by DJ Ravenous this Sunday at 8:30pm. Drink specials and our full menu will be available for this event. No cover, no charges, all ages welcome.
Durango Film Monthly Movie 'The Big Lebowski'
6:30pm / Durango Arts Center
Twenty-five years ago Joel and Ethan Coen released a quirky comedy about a slacker living in Los Angeles with a love for bowling and a taste for White Russians that was destined to become a cult classic film. With a genius script and an ensemble cast of unforgettably eccentric characters, from bowling nemesis Jesus Quintana played by John Turturro, and a pair of inept hitmen performed by Steve Buscemi and Peter Stormare, to The Dude himself, Jeff Bridges and even a roving gang of nihilists. This amazing cast which also includes iconic performances by John Goodman, Juliane Moore, and Philip Seymour Hoffman, "The Big Lebowski" has become a defining work by the Coen brothers. Sponsored by Alpine Bank and The Durango Herald.
Painting Party ~ April in Paris
7:00pm / Picasso & Vino
Join us for the newest experience in Durango! Come celebrate with us while tapping into your inner artist. We'll show you step by step how to create your masterpiece.   No Experience Necessary.   Paint. Sip. Be Happy.
Trivia Night
7:30pm / Starlight Lounge
Hosted by Aria PettyOne  Featuring 3 rounds of trivia, prizes, and local drag performances! Come see if you have the brains to win our grand prize tonight! Get there early to get your seat inside!
KBong and Johnny Cosmic - Mountain High Spring Tour with Boostive
8:00pm / Animas City Theatre
$22 / $25 / 21+    Kevin Bong, aka 'KBONG' is a multi-instrumental artist who is well known for his "key" role in reggae band Stick Figure. Touring with the group since 2012, KBong has solidified his place as one of the top keyboard players in today's current Reggae scene. Kbong's first studio album 'Hopes and Dreams' released in 2014 which features him as the prominent song writer. The summer anthem "Livin Easy" features Scott Woodruff and the rest of Stick Figure. Other collaborations on the album include singer/songwriter Hirie, producer Johnny Cosmic and producer Alific. You'll hear a mix up of tasty musical ingredients that include ska, reggae, beachy surf vibes and catchy acoustic guitar riffs. Once you hear his style you will be hooked because it's fresh and pleasing to the ears. Look out for his second solo album "Easy To Love You" releasing in 2018.
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