The few, the proud and the persistent were rewarded for their efforts this week with tickets to the Snowdown Follies, hosted by the Durango Arts Center and the Diamond Circle Theatre. The annual variety show, now in its 22nd year, kept perma-grins on a raucous DAC crowd with skits and songs on topics ranging from feline cuisine at local restaurants to the trials and tribulations of super hero living. The Ska beer was flowing freely as locals got in the mood for the multitude of upcoming Snowdown events. With a little help and guidance from Durango’s local Follies entertainers, there shouldn’t be a dry eye in town this weekend.

Wes Nile and Sallye Monella, aka Mike Smedley and Candye Sauer, ham it up during the second half of the show at the Durango Arts Center on Tuesday night

The 69th Street “In Your Pants Co.” gets a little too close for comfort.

A young super hero belts out a tune during a therapeutic session of “ Super Heroes Anonymous.” Gangsta Folk made the crowd jump from both the East Coast and the West Coast.
The crew of “Dental Man” work in unison to prevent gum disease in a client, much to the delight of the DAC crowd.
Mary Jill DeBelina and Steve DeBelina, as Wonder Woman and Superman, try to work out their differences to the humorous sounds of John Prine during “In Spite of Ourselves.”
The prison foreman in “Martha Stewart Living Behind Bars” gets into the show during the second act of the evening at the Durango Arts Center.




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