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New in theaters: ‘Miss You Already’

Playing at Animas City Theatre

Rating: PG-13

Genre: Drama, romance, art house & international, comedy

Directed by: Catherine Hardwicke

Written by: Morwenna Banks

Runtime: 1 hr. 52 min.

Rotten Tomatoes Tomatometer: 66%

Synopsis: An honest and powerful story following two best...

Maria’s Bookshop top sellers: 11/8 – 11/14

11/8 – 11/14

1. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Old School, by Jeff Kinney (Hardcover)

2. How to Relax, by Thich Nhat Hanh (Paperback)

3. All the Light We Cannot See, by Anthony Doerr (Hardcover)

4. The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing, by Marie Kondo ...

What’s new: Beat Happening, “Look Around”

Beat Happening, “Look Around”

Release date: Nov. 20

Label: Domino Recording Co.

Beat Happening has never been given its fair due in my estimation. Thankfully, the good folks at Domino agree and are doing their part to rectify some of that by releasing an anthology from the Olympia, Washington, three-piece....

crafts • man • ship

Living in small, efficient dwellings is nothing new for us human beings. We’ve been cramming entire families into caves, tipis, yurts, covered wagons and small cabins for centuries. Within the last decade or so, however, a renaissance of shrinking the domestic abode has gone mobile with the advent of tiny homes built on...

Grandma

Playing at the Gaslight (Wednesday only)

Rating: R

Genre: Comedy

Directed by: Paul Weitz

Written by: Paul Weitz

Runtime: 1 hr. 22 min.

Rotten Tomatoes Tomatometer: 92%

Synopsis: Lily Tomlin stars as the brutally honest Elle, who has just gotten through breaking up with her much...

The 33

Playing at the Gaslight

Rating: PG-13

Genre: Drama

Directed by: Patricia Riggen

Written by: Steven Rogers

Runtime: 2 hr.

Rotten Tomatoes Tomatometer: 40%

Synopsis: Disaster strikes on Aug. 5, 2010, as a copper and gold mine collapses in Chile, trapping 33 men underground. With more...

Jimmy’s Hall

Playing at Animas City Theatre

Rating: PG-13

Genre: Drama

Directed by: Ken Loach

Written by: Paul Laverty

Runtime: 1 hr. 46 min.

Rotten Tomatoes Tomatometer: 77%

Synopsis: In 1921, Jimmy Gralton’s sin was to build a dance hall on a rural crossroads in an Ireland on the brink of Civil...

Trains, Planes and Automobiles

Playing at Animas City Theatre

Rating: PG-13

Genre: Drama

Directed by: Ken Loach

Written by: Paul Laverty

Runtime: 1 hr. 46 min.

Rotten Tomatoes Tomatometer: 77%

Synopsis: In 1921, Jimmy Gralton’s sin was to build a dance hall on a rural crossroads in an Ireland on the brink of Civil...

Making the animals in her art speak

If Durango artist Amy Felker’s sculptures could speak, there is no doubt they would tell their stories with as much enthusiasm as she does. Their personalities would match their brightly-painted pelts and they would smile and smirk and as they told their tales.

The purple and yellow princess snake, all covered in...

What’s new

King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard, “Paper Mâché Dream Balloon”

Release date: Nov. 13

Label: ATO Records

The seventh full-length album from Melbourne, Australia’s neo-psych folk rock outfit King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard, “Paper Mâché Dream Balloon,” is the logical extension following the...

Quirky, zany and trippy: ‘The Bicycle Men’ return

The plot of the “The Bicycle Men” is this: It’s about an American named Steve traveling through France. When his bike breaks down in a small French village, he has quite the hellish time as he waits for his bike to get fixed.

“That’s what it’s about ... that’s not what it’s about,” said co-creator, showbiz veteran and...

This week’s staff pick, from Kirbie Bennett

All That Followed, by Gabriel Urza

Set in Spain during the 2004 Madrid train bombings, the terrorist attack echoes throughout the pages of “All That Followed,” the debut novel by Gabriel Urza. The tragic event recalls a similar experience for the residents of the town Muriga.

The novel chronicles the...

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