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DGO picks in and around Durango: December 13 to December 19

SoDown with TruFeelzRock out to two acts coming through to Durango’s Animas City Theatre this week: SoDown and TruFeelz. Described as bass music with soul, SoDown, aka Ehren River Wright, has played at festivals across the country and has served a huge role in the Colorado music scene....

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DGO picks in and around Durango: September 20 to 26

Doggy do-goodersLove puppies, kitties, and a buncha badass grown-up music? Sweet. Then we have the event for you. We’re talking about the Humane Society Benefit Concert Featuring Wells & van Tyn, which features a ton of story-telling artists from genres like folk to Celtic music, and...

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DGO picks in and around Durango: September 13 to 19

Chili willieChili AND running? Anything is possible, including a 10k/chili cook-off, which is precisely what will be happening this Saturday at Overend Mountain Park. The event starts with a 10k race and ends with a chili cook-off that includes over 20 chili dishes served up by local...

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Piecing together the pack

The midday sun is menacing, and it beats down relentlessly on the small group of people as they make their way up the hill toward the sound of high-pitched howling.

One man – an older gentleman in a gray wolf t-shirt – trudges halfway up before abruptly turning back toward the purple yurt. Too high, he says, and no,...

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Savage Love: Gay and lonely

I am a gay man in my late 50s and have never been in a relationship. I am so lonely, and the painful emptiness I feel is becoming absolutely unbearable. In my early 20s, I hooked up off and on, but it never developed into anything. I have always told myself that’s okay; I’m not a people...

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Gorilla Hood bubble hash made my weekend pretty hazy

We got to double up on the reviews for strains from Prohibition Herb this week, which means we are lucky, lucky, weed writers. And no, we won’t trade lives with you for nothin’.

Our second strain this week isn’t really a straight strain, per se – it’s Gorilla Hood full melt bubble hash. If you’re not familiar with what...

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A cliche writer intro column

When starting this intro-to-me column, I did the very cliche writer thing of staring longingly into the abyss of my blank word document while praying that, after spending a solid 15 minutes looking up quotes about journeys (spoiler alert: life is a journey), I would be awakened to what was sure to be an inspiring but...

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Thrill Me Up

Patty Templeton loves your tiny rat dog. Find her randomry at www.instagram.com/pattytempleton.

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Sex and spotting: Adventures in IUDs, part III

Boomchickey. I’ve made it nine months with ParaGard, the copper IUD. Darling readers, biological enthusiasts, I ain’t gonna lie. At times, I’ve wanted to rip this sciencey BS straight outta my cooch. BUT. That would be insane. (You should have it removed by a professional.) Besides, things have gotten better...ish.


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Life Hax: My friend’s secret affair with another friend’s husband

I have a close group of girlfriends I have known for decades. We have helped each other through very difficult times over the years. As you can imagine, we have also gotten to know each other’s husbands and children very well. I recently learned...

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Pass Me the Bottle

Patty Templeton is listening to Murder by Death’s “The Other Shore” . . . a lot. Say hi to her on Twitter via @PattyTempleton or oninstagram.com/pattytempleton.

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DGO picks in and around Durango: September 6 to 12

Cheshire circusEver wonder what the Cheshire Cat would look like if he could perform aerial stunts? Curious as to whether Alice can maneuver the silk ropes swinging high above your head? Well, you’re weird, but it’s cool, cause so are the weirdos at The Durango Circus. They’ll be puttin’ on a...

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You Fascists Bound to Lose

Patty Templeton read an interview with Toni Morrison by Pam Houston for Oprah Magazine. Morrison said, “…Just remember that your real job is that if you are free, you need to free somebody else. If you have some power, then your job is to empower somebody else.” Hell yeah. Find Templeton at...

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