The original True Grit, produced in 1969, starring John Wayne as Rooster Cogburn, Glen Campbell, and Kim Darby. The story of a drunken, hard-nosed U.S. Marshal and a Texas Ranger who help a stubborn teenager track down her father’s murderer in Indian Territory. PG.
Patsy and Kenny Smith, avid outdoors people, will take us along on their 714-mile bikepacking expedition across South Dakota last summer. Using both Go-Pro and conventional photography, they will enable us to experience from the seat of a mountain bike the journey from Beulah, Wyoming, to North Sioux City, Iowa. They will share the new skills they developed and the inner strength they found on their life-changing adventure.
Jackson Clark, a master storyteller and owner of Toh-Atin Gallery in Durango, will present “Threads Through Time: The Changing Face of Navajo Weaving” at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, January 19, at the Mancos Public Library, 211 W. First Street.
Clark, an expert on Navajo weavings, will speak about changes in the artform, comparing the present with the past. He is the third-generation of the Clark family to foster the work of the Navajo weavers and will relate stories of individual weavers to provide an understanding of the place of weaving in Navajo life and the challenges the weavers now face.