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

Durango prepares for annual Fall Walk, Autumn Arts Festival

Two of the surest signs of autumn in town are the Durango Art Galleries Collective’s annual Fall Gallery Walk and the Durango Autumn Arts Festival. The walk, to be held Friday, offers art...

DATE: Sept. 20, 2019 | UPDATED: 2 days 12 hours ago | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Karla Bonoff, Grammy award-winning singer-songwriter, heading back to Durango

Having a successful career as a singer-songwriter in your own right is something, but when that 40-year career also includes writing songs that have been sung by performers such as Linda Ronstadt,...

DATE: Sept. 19, 2019 | UPDATED: 1 day 13 hours ago | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Go back in time with Animas Museum

In our modern times, if we had to churn our own butter, build our own houses or do our own sewing and weaving, a lot of us would be in big trouble. On Saturday, thanks to the Animas Museum, you can...

DATE: Sept. 13, 2019 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Native REZ-olution XI Youth Concert hits stage in Ignacio

Ignacio is getting ready to rock. On Saturday, six Four Corners bands will converge for the Rock the Youth Native REZ-olution XI Youth Concert, which for the first time will be held in the ELHI...

DATE: Sept. 12, 2019 | CATEGORY: Music

Durango High School Troupe 1096 announces shows, Patron Drive

Durango has no shortage of super theater, including productions put on by Durango High School’s Troupe 1096, whose shows almost always sell out. Troupe 1096’s season will kick off in November with...

DATE: Sept. 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Durango’s Bar D Chuckwagon hosts annual Jamboree

For 43 years, members of the Chuckwagons of the West Association have held their annual Jamboree, with each member taking turn hosting the event. This year, Durango’s Bar D Chuckwagon will do the...

DATE: Aug. 29, 2019 | CATEGORY: Music

Artist Jenn Rawling explores botanical connection

Local artist Jenn Rawling knows her plants. In her latest show, “Secret Life of Plants: Exploring the Botanical Connection,” which will open with an artists reception tonight at Studio &, Rawling...

DATE: Aug. 23, 2019 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Four Corners Comedy Festival gets funny in Durango

Some of the players may have changed, but this weekend’s Four Corners Comedy Festival will have no shortage of gut-busting laughter. Earlier this week, it was announced that festival headliner...

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

Punk Rock Breakfast serving up music

Punk. It’s what’s for breakfast. On Aug. 24 at J.Bo’s Pizza & Rib Co., punk bands will take over for Punk Rock Breakfast, an event that used to happen in Durango and is seeing a comeback thanks to...

DATE: Aug. 16, 2019 | CATEGORY: Music

Gerald Wells challenges viewers with exhibit at Durango Arts Center

Burley Wisehart is one bad guy ... with a soft side. He’s also a character made up by artist Gerald Wells, who has been creating large-scale, mixed-media pieces featuring Burley Wisehart since the...

DATE: Aug. 15, 2019 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Chevel Shepherd talks about life after ‘The Voice’

In the summer, many teenagers spend their time off from the daily grind of school by participating in the daily grind of work. For country singer Chevel Shepherd, that daily grind does not include...

DATE: Aug. 8, 2019 | CATEGORY: Music

‘Indian Horse’ movie to open Aug. 11 at Animas City

“You can’t understand where you’re going if you don’t understand where you’ve been,” Saul Indian Horse says in the opening scene of the film “Indian Horse.” And for Indian Horse, looking back meant...

DATE: Aug. 3, 2019 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

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