Position: Arts & entertainment editor

Email: katie@durangoherald.com

About: Katie Chicklinski-Cahill has been with The Durango Herald since 2001. Born and raised in Connecticut, she began her love affair with all things arts and entertainment related – especially movies, music and books – at a very young age. She has lived in Durango since 1994 and is a Fort Lewis College alumna. Read More

San Juan Symphony unveils digital season passes for music lovers

The San Juan Symphony is taking its 35th season online for 2020-21, and is offering its subscribers a series of four concerts and a lot more. Like just about every other form of local...

DATE: Aug. 14, 2020 | CATEGORY: Music

Wanted: Actors, extras for television pilot

Calling local actors – here’s your chance to be in a television pilot that will be filmed locally. Actors and extras interested in appearing in a television pilot to be filmed in and around...

DATE: Aug. 13, 2020 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Durango getting a pop-up drive-in movies series

Durango, our time has come – starting Aug. 27, we will have our own pop-up drive-in series. From the end of August through Sept. 20, Durango Drive-In will take over the Durango & Silverton Narrow...

DATE: Aug. 13, 2020 | UPDATED: 18 hours 22 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Film, TV and Streaming

Artist Paul Folwell pivots during the pandemic

Every summer, local artist Paul Folwell flings open the doors to his studio for a weekend-long party and sale. This year, his 27th, will be a little different. Because of the novel coronavirus we...

DATE: July 24, 2020 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Celtic Festival looks ahead to 2021

While closures because of the novel coronavirus pandemic continue to lay waste to just about everything fun – or forcing a lot of the fun stuff online – Durango Celtic Festival is getting ready for...

DATE: July 17, 2020 | CATEGORY: Music

Charlie Daniels: ‘I would like to be remembered as an entertainer’

One of the best things about being Arts & Entertainment editor is the people I get to interview, whether it’s authors, filmmakers, artists or musicians, there’s something really cool about chatting...

DATE: July 9, 2020 | CATEGORY: Music

A haunted jaunt: Durango’s Ghost Walk returns

With what feels like everything fun being canceled this summer, it’s refreshing to announce the things that are open – including the popular Ghost Walk Durango guided walking tour, which opened for...

DATE: July 2, 2020 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Durango Arts Center slowly reopening

It’s going to be nice when the first couple of sentences of an A&E story – or any story, for that matter – don’t start off with something to the effect of: “Because of the COVID-19 lockdown ...” or...

DATE: June 25, 2020 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Stadium 9 to reopen movie screens Friday

With all of the difficult stuff going on in the world, a little good news: Starting Friday, Stadium 9 in Durango will be firing up the projectors and movies will return – safely. Because of the...

DATE: June 24, 2020 | CATEGORY: Film, TV and Streaming

Ciao, passeggiata! Night Bazaar gets reworked

While we’re still seeing shows, festivals and other events canceled this summer because of the novel coronavirus pandemic, plenty of summer activities are still going strong – maybe just in a...

DATE: June 20, 2020 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Artist Karyn Gabaldon emerges from lockdown with new show

A global pandemic was not how artist Karyn Gabaldon envisioned celebrating a milestone in the art business in Durango. “This is my 40th anniversary, and I was planning on having a big 40th...

DATE: June 11, 2020 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Musicians unite for Navajo/Pueblo COVID-19 Relief fundraiser

The coronavirus pandemic we’ve been living with the last few months has been hard on just about everybody – financially, emotionally, psychologically and physically. With all the emotions that have...

DATE: May 28, 2020 | CATEGORY: Music

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