DGO’s picks in and around Durango
Nakedry at the StraterFor your erotic viewing pleasure, the Bohemian Burlesque Society will host “Nature vs. Nurture” at the Strater Theatre. Over 20 performers will shimmy, shake, and make your body quake. The VIP package includes champagne, chocolate, and front-row seating. After the show, there’s a Best Cross Dress contest and an after-party at Moe’s, 937 Main Ave.
Details: $25, $50 VIP, 21 and over, 8 p.m., Friday, Feb. 23, Henry Strater Theatre, 699 Main Ave., www.henrystratertheatre.comJewelry art openingYou, quite obviously, deserve to be drenched in jewels and bedecked in baubles. Find hella unique broaches, rings, necklaces, and other wonders at WOW! A Jewelry Exhibition. Artists include the marvelous Crystal Hartman, Carol Salomon, Amina Bettayeb, and Janet Spear.
Details: Free, all ages, 5-9 p.m., Friday, Feb. 23, Studio &, 1027 Main Ave., www.anddurango.comTelluride Gay Ski Week kicks offTelluride’s Gay Ski Week kicks off with a helluva rainbow glitter bang this weekend. Notable events include a drag show/dance party with “RuPaul’s Drag Race” season 3 winner Raja Gemini and Miss Gay America 2017 Suzy Wong, a show with YouTube and Broadway sensation Franke Grande, an AIDS benefit fashion show, and more. For a full schedule, hit up www.telluridegayski.com/event-directory.
Details on opening night drag show/dance party: $30 balcony, $45 floor seats, $300 VIP table (with five seats), 21 and over, 8 p.m. doors, 9 p.m. show, Saturday, Feb. 24, Sheridan Opera House, 110 North Oak St, Telluride, www.sheridanoperahouse.comDurango Voice coming atchyaThe Durango Voice is back for its third year of fundraising for Manna soup kitchen. Pre-selected singers will perform for live, blind auditions. Twelve finalists will be selected and coached to compete in the finals on April 7. Last year sold out, so don’t wait too long for tix.
Details: $35, all ages, 7 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 24, Henry Strater Theatre, 699 Main Ave., www.henrystratertheatre.comMeet Crazy Horse family members Author William Matson and Floyd Clown and Doug War Eagle, the nearest living relatives to Crazy Horse, will be at the Durango library to talk about the new book, “Crazy Horse The Lakota Warrior’s Life and Legacy.”
Details: Free, all ages, 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 27, Durango Public Library, 1900 East Third Ave., www.facebook.com/durangopubliclibrary