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, there’s been a Comic Uprising

Durango just keeps getting funnier. Comic Uprising is a new troupe for local comedians who want to hone their comedic craft. Jill Carlson, creator of the Four Corners Comedy Festival, formed the...

DATE: Nov. 7, 2019 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Durango to host iconic singer-songwriter, guitarist Bruce Cockburn

When iconic Canadian singer-songwriter and guitarist Bruce Cockburn takes the stage at Henry Strater Theatre on Nov. 16, he’ll be joined by his nephew, John Aaron Cockburn, a whole bunch of guitars...

DATE: Nov. 7, 2019 | CATEGORY: Music

New exhibit is a love letter to the West

Louise Grunewald loves the West. She was born here, and grew up here. It’s a place she loves. And now, she’ll open a new exhibit, “My Beloved West,” with an artist’s reception Friday in the Art...

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

Durango speakers ‘Finding the Humor’

On Sunday, Allie Wolfe will take the stage as part of the inaugural TEDxDurango event – a daylong series of talks and other performances that will be held at Fort Lewis College. We don’t want to...

DATE: Nov. 2, 2019 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Artwork that’s serving a higher calling

Plenty of things can inspire art: The outdoors, a thought or feeling. For Christ the King Lutheran Church’s Pastor Tim Orlowski, inspiration can be found in the books of the Bible. For the fourth...

DATE: Nov. 1, 2019 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

November is theater month in Durango

Durango may not be the biggest town in the world – We don’t have skyscrapers, a Target or even an escalator. But what we seemingly lack, we make up for in a vibrant arts and entertainment scene....

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

Environmentalist Jack Loeffler headed to Durango to discuss new memoir

Environmentalist Jack Loeffler has just about done it all: He’s been a jazz trumpeter, served in the military, acted as a fire lookout, a museum curator, an aural historian, writer, radio producer...

DATE: Oct. 24, 2019 | CATEGORY: Books

Looking for a good scare for Halloween?

We’re a little less than a week away from Halloween, and if you haven’t made plans yet, fear not – here’s a list of some of the haunted houses, shows and straight-up candy riots that will be held...

DATE: Oct. 24, 2019 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

A weekend of plays on tap for Durango Arts Center

When actors take the stage this weekend to perform during the ninth annual 10-Minute Play festival, Arizona-based playwright Mike Solomson will see two of his pieces come to life on stage....

DATE: Oct. 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

REEL ROCK 14 celebrates climbers

There is a community of athletes who go to great – and, more often than not, dangerous – heights for their sport. Sometimes with little fanfare. Enter REEL ROCK Film Tour. Since it was founded in...

DATE: Oct. 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: Film, TV and Streaming

Tour a cemetery with Ghost Walk Durango

For the third year, Ghost Walk Durango founder Joe Nelson will take brave souls on a Halloween Cemetery Tour, offering a spooky, nighttime history lesson ... and, perhaps, a chance encounter with...

DATE: Oct. 10, 2019 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Sorrel Sky to host benefit for Wolfwood

At Sorrel Sky Gallery next weekend, it’s all about the residents of Wolfwood Refuge, the Ignacio nonprofit that offers safe haven to 60 wolves and wolf-dogs. Wildlife artist Edward Aldrich is...

DATE: Oct. 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

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