Position: Arts & entertainment editor

Email: katie@durangoherald.com

Phone Number: (970) 375-4558

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

‘You are not your story’: Kyle Cease to bring transformation to Durango

Ever wish you could transform your life? Author, and comedian Kyle Cease will bring his “Comedy Meets Transformation,” hosted by True Success For All, on Sunday to the Community Concert Hall at...

DATE: March 15, 2019 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Stillwater throwing a dance party this weekend

Stillwater Music wants grownups to get out their boogie shoes this weekend. The Night Out Dance Party & Fundraiser will take place from 8 p.m. to midnight Saturday at the Powerhouse Science...

DATE: March 8, 2019 | CATEGORY: Music

Anne Hillerman continues mystery series with new book ‘The Tale Teller’

Fans of the Leaphorn/Chee mystery novels will soon have another story to add to their collections: Author Anne Hillerman will continue the series with “The Tale Teller,” scheduled to be released...

DATE: March 7, 2019 | CATEGORY: Books

Lego Bomber to put fine art work on display

The Lego Bomber is striking again, this time, in a fine art solo exhibit. “Sam Bridgham: Works in Lego,” will kick off with an opening reception from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday at IlluminArts Studio, Room...

DATE: March 7, 2019 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Sara Illsley and Friends to perform benefit ‘to speak for the ones that can’t’

Social justice is a guiding principle for Durango singer Sara Illsley, and now she wants to incorporate it into her shows by making each performance a benefit. “I grew up in a family that had that...

DATE: Feb. 28, 2019 | CATEGORY: Music

New judge takes seat for ‘Durango Voice’

When the 17 contestants of the fourth annual Durango Voice singing competition take the stage this weekend, there will be a new judge watching. Added to this year’s roster is Linda Mack Berven,...

DATE: Feb. 22, 2019 | CATEGORY: Music

Durango High School Troupe 1096 to stage magical ‘Peter and the Starcatcher’

By the time members of Durango High School Troupe 1096 got on stage Wednesday to run through their newest production, “Peter and the Starcatcher,” they had not practiced for a week because of the...

DATE: Feb. 22, 2019 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Durangoan to screen film about epic river journey during Durango Independent Film Festival

Taylor Graham never thought he would have the chance to explore Glen Canyon in Southern Utah. The canyon, in southern Utah and extending into Arizona, was flooded in 1963 when the controversial...

DATE: Feb. 21, 2019 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

‘The Vagina Monologues’ will include reading by men

This weekend, men will be taking the stage for the annual performance of “The Vagina Monologues.” Matthew Gomez, one of four men who will perform the reading “Man Prayer” during Friday and...

DATE: Feb. 14, 2019 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Navajo fashion designer Jolonzo Goldtooth to show collection in Paris

News that 32-year-old Jolonzo Goldtooth’s his fashion designs have been accepted for International Indigenous Fashion Week in March hasn’t set in for him. “It’s still surreal,” he said. “The great...

DATE: Feb. 7, 2019 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

‘Pump and Dump Show’ wants to make moms laugh

Moms, comedians Tracey Tee and Shayna Ferm know you’re overworked, overtired and seriously need a break. They also know that some of you haven’t been out of the house without the kiddos in about a...

DATE: Jan. 31, 2019 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

2019 Snowdown Follies keeps the comedy coming

Thirty-three years. Thirty-one years. Twenty-eight years. Some of the cast and crew of the annual Snowdown Follies have been volunteering in the show longer than some participants and audience...

DATE: Jan. 31, 2019 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

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