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

Durangoan’s book takes readers behind lines of Nazi-occupied France

For Daniel Guiet, the tin bread box that traveled with his family wherever they moved was a box full of mysteries. And then one day, he had the chance to open it, discovering inside some of the...

DATE: May 16, 2019 | UPDATED: 6 days 10 hours ago | CATEGORY: Books

Durango High School fashion students take to the runway

Durango may not be known as the most fashionable town in the United States, but on Wednesday, Durango High School fashion design and illustration students hope to change that when they launch a...

DATE: May 11, 2019 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Downtown venues open their doors for Spring Gallery Walk

When the Spring Gallery Walk beings at 5 p.m. Friday, art enthusiasts will notice some new changes: Additional venues have been added to the route and the Gallery Association has a new name and...

DATE: May 9, 2019 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Weekend performances of ‘Les Miserables’ a student-run production

When actors take the stage Sunday at the Henry Strater Theatre for two performances of “Les Miserables,” it will be the result of all their own work. The show is a completely student-run...

DATE: May 2, 2019 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Stillhouse Junkies release official video premiere

Durango band Stillhouse Junkies is premiering its latest video on The Durango Herald website, and it’s a bit of a departure from what the Americana, roots and blues band normally plays. The band...

DATE: May 2, 2019 | CATEGORY: Music

Paranormal activity: Local investigators want to take you on a ghost hunt

Durango is an old Western town, and with that comes a lot of history. And ghosts. There have been ghost walks and tunnel tours that have sprung up in Durango, piquing the interest of residents and...

DATE: April 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Singer-songwriter dies in head-on crash north of Durango

A well-known singer-songwriter in Durango died in a head-on crash Tuesday morning north of town. The victim was identified as 67-year-old Greg Ryder, said Capt. Adrian Driscoll with the Colorado...

DATE: April 23, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Studio &’s juried exhibit seeks the ‘Truth’

When Studio & released its call for submissions for its annual juried exhibition, it challenged artists to think about the theme “Truth.” The gallery selected local artist Shan Wells as the show’s...

DATE: April 19, 2019 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Troupe 1096 to stage imaginative ‘She Kills Monsters’

When members of Durango High School Troupe 1096 take the stage next week for their latest performance, it will be a show that will stick with audiences long after the curtain goes down. Set in...

DATE: April 18, 2019 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Comedy Showcase Durango turns 3

Comedy Showcase Durango turns 3 this year, and it has no plans of slowing down, said founder Wes Stein. In fact, he said, the Showcase is only getting bigger. In addition to the weekly open mics...

DATE: April 11, 2019 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Durango Voice to crown a winner this weekend

Ten singers will take the stage Saturday night for the Durango Voice finals. They have spent the past month in vocal training with judges/coaches Linda Mack Berven, Andreas Tischhauser, Drea...

DATE: April 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: Music

Durango Street Band brings music wherever it’s needed

When the members of Durango Street Band – An Organized Noise Society get together to play, their sound is huge. They are also a fun, supportive group always looking for new people to join them. At...

DATE: March 21, 2019 | CATEGORY: Music

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