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

Folk duo bringing literature-inspired music to Durango

You don’t have to look too far for a live music venue in Durango. And now, you can add Maria’s Bookshop to the list, at least this weekend when The Bookshop Band comes to play a set Sunday at the...

DATE: Jan. 18, 2019 | CATEGORY: Music

Durango Arts Center exhibit will take viewers on photographic journey

Durango Arts Center has a full slate of openings tonight (Friday), including “Innocent Wisdom: Juanita Ainsley and the Art of Discovery,” “Science and Story by Rebecca Lynn Dash,” “Color Visions –...

DATE: Jan. 17, 2019 | UPDATED: 5 days 7 hours ago | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Country Music Hall of Famer Charlie Daniels reflects on life in new book

Charlie Daniels has just released his fifth book, “Let’s Make the Day Count: The Everyday Wisdom of Charlie Daniels,” and he will be in Durango this weekend to sign copies and greet fans. “Let’s...

DATE: Jan. 17, 2019 | UPDATED: 6 days 7 hours ago | CATEGORY: Books

Papadosio settling in for two nights in Durango

Progressive electronic rock band Papadosio will play Friday and Saturday nights at Animas City Theatre. The band, which began about 13 years ago in Athens, Ohio, and which now calls Asheville,...

DATE: Jan. 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: Music

Retired musician uses skills to teach square dance

Carla Roberts of Wild West Squares wants to teach you how to square dance. The Durango resident teaches classes in town and in Pagosa Springs and has been a caller – a person who announces specific...

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

Durango arts community says goodbye to one of its own

On Dec. 24, Durango lost a major force in the local arts community when Dennis Johnson died at age 83. Perhaps best known to most as co-owner with his wife, Anna, of Stuart’s of Durango for nearly...

DATE: Jan. 6, 2019 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Church bands help congregations connect

On a chilly, pre-Christmas Wednesday night, members of Durango Vineyard Church filed into the cafeteria of Escalante Middle School for weekly services. After a brief social time before services...

DATE: Jan. 3, 2019 | CATEGORY: Music

Planning to hit the town on New Year’s Eve?

New Year’s Eve is rapidly approaching, begging the question: What are your plans? If you are still unsure, here are a few of the area’s parties being held: 2018 New Year’s Eve Celebration –...

DATE: Dec. 28, 2018 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Fire, films and changes mark memorable 2018 for the arts in Durango

In Durango, 2018 may best be remembered for the 416 Fire, which took over the summer season. But in Arts & Entertainment, it was a full year of music, books, art shows and theater (including new...

DATE: Dec. 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Teen country singer returns to hero’s welcome

Farmington teenager Chevel Shepherd used her voice to win this season’s “The Voice” TV singing competition, but she’s since lost that same voice. Since being announced the winner during Tuesday...

DATE: Dec. 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Caitlin Cannon reclaiming life’s challenges in new album

Caitlin Cannon is repurposing her inner trash. The local musician has written and recorded “TrashCannon” and has taken the project to KickStarter to get the money required to get the album mixed,...

DATE: Dec. 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: Music

Is Centennial State a hot spot for extraterrestrial visitors?

Is Colorado a destination for those from other galaxies? Longmont-based author and paranormal investigator Richard Estep’s new book, “Colorado UFOs,” talks to those who claim they have seen UFOs...

DATE: Dec. 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: Books

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