Laugh battle The final round of “Next Best Comic of the Four Corners” will take place this week, followed by a set from New York City’s Camille Theobald. Three comics will take the stage to tell their sharpest jokes for bragging rights and glass trophies that look like they should be awarded to the region’s top mortgage lenders.
Details: July 5, 6:15 p.m., $20, Henry Strater Theatre, 699 Main Ave., henrystratertheatre.com
Get stonedThe fairgrounds will be rockin’ this week for the 64th Annual Four Corners Gem and Mineral Club Show. See all the shiny and sparkly things. Go gold panning. Win stuff.
Details: July 6-8, 10 a.m., La Plata County Fairgrounds, 2500 Main Ave., durangorocks.org
Kaleidoscope soundsGypsy punk/circus/marching band MarchFourth is bringing eclectic energy to the Animas City Theatre this weekend for an encore show. It’s difficult to describe these genre-bending musicians, but you can see and hear the strangeness for yourself.
Details: July 7, 9 p.m., $35, Animas City Theatre, 128 E. College Drive, animascitytheatre.com
Fam jamThe hills are alive with the sound of muzak. Catch classical festival Music in the Mountains throughout the month of July. This week, you can hear indie-folk band The Hunts, which is made up of seven siblings from Virginia. We hope they can dance as well as the Jackson Five.
Details: July 7, 7 p.m., $20, Bayfield Performing Arts Center, 800 County Road 501, Bayfield, musicinthemountains.com
Laser showMulticultural artist Jave Yoshimoto’s “Intransigent Stratum” is opening this week at Durango Arts Center. His socially conscious works are inspired by his travels. The painter also makes some super cool laser-cut relief sculptures that look like modern interpretations of ancient Japanese scrolls that we definitely want to see in person. Yoshimoto will discuss the work during the artist talk on opening night. Also opening this night is Mary Ellen Long’s “Collection.”
Details: July 7, opening at 5 p.m., artist talk at 7 p.m., free, Durango Arts Center, 802 E 2nd Ave., durangoarts.org