New art at Studio &The whimsical artwork of Annie Brooks, co-founder of Durango illustration company The Wells Makery, will be on display in the Recess Gallery of Studio &. Hit up the opening reception and see Brooks’ “camp”-based watercolors, all 5×7 or smaller.
Details: Free, all ages, 5-7 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 4, Studio &, 1027 Main Ave., www.anddurango.com
Low-key tunes at SkaThe PG Trio takes stage at Ska on Thursday. Expect original tunes but also covers of greats like Johnny Cash, Prince, and Led Zeppelin.
Details: Free, 21 and over, 5-7 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 4, Ska Brewing Co., www.petegiuliani.com
MakerLab + boozeeeeeeeeeeeeeThe Powerhouse’s MakerLab will host a Maker Mingle and High Tech Happy Hour. You don’t have to be a member of the MakerLab to hit up the happy hour that features $3 Ska beers and giveaways. Hang with local creators, or get a tour of the space if you’ve never been.
Details: Free, 21 and over, 5-9 p.m., Friday, Jan. 5, MakerLab at the Powerhouse, 1295 Camino del Rio, https://themakerlab.org
Tune in at BalconyRob Webster will slay you with his acoustic and pick up the pieces when he plugs in. Feel-good tunes for the first weekend of the new year.
Details: Free, 21 and over, 9 p.m., Friday, Jan. 5, Balcony Backstage, 600 Main Ave., www.balconybarandgrill.com
Contemplative tunesKirtan is a style of music that focuses on narration and chants, usually with a spiritual focus. Give your new year a connected, reflective start by listen to Blue Lotus Feet perform kirtan.
Details: $10, all ages, 7-9 p.m., Friday, Jan. 5, YogaDurango, 1485 Florida Road, C-201, https://yogadurango.com
ACT to turn into dancehallKansas City funk kings, The Floozies, take hold of Durango with electro hip-hop. Daily Bread opens. #PuttingOnDancePants
Details: $25 advance, $30 doors, 18 and over, 8:30 p.m. door, 9 p.m. show, Wednesday, Jan. 10, Animas City Theatre, 128 East College Drive, www.animascitytheatre.com