Katie Chicklinski-Cahill

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.

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Rocky Mountain UkeFest hosting ukulele teacher, performer this weekend

Rocky Mountain Uke Fest is hosting ukulele teacher and performer Mark Baker in Durango this weekend. Baker, from Sun City, Arizona, will be at the Rochester Hotel on Sunday for a workshop and...

DATE: Sept. 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Music

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Durango Autumn Arts Festival is this weekend

It’s all about the art on East Second Avenue this weekend. Heading into its 23rd year, Durango Autumn Arts Festival will fill the street with both local and not-so-local artists on Saturday and...

DATE: Sept. 14, 2017 | UPDATED: 4 days 23 hours ago | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

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Rock climber falls about 100 feet in Transfer Park

A rock climber fell about 100 feet while climbing at Transfer Park, past Lemon Reservoir on Saturday afternoon. The 30-year-old male, who has not been identified, was “believed to be in critical...

DATE: Sept. 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Grieves coming to Animas City Theatre

Benjamin Laub, aka rapper Grieves, likes to talk about music. Our 15-minute interview could easily have gone on much longer because the guy knows his stuff – and his passion for what he does comes...

DATE: Sept. 7, 2017 | CATEGORY: Music

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Durango’s Fall Gallery Walk to be Sept. 15

Before you head out for the soon-to-be-upon-us leaf-peeping season, do a little art-peeping and head downtown for Durango Gallery Association’s Fall Gallery Walk, which will be held from 5 to 9...

DATE: Sept. 7, 2017 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

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Party down at Four Corners Folk Festival this weekend

Bianca Caruso and Lee Ferris, duo behind the Americana-soul group Freddy & Francine, have been working on the band for the better part of a decade. Their songs have a cool, almost retro, feel about...

DATE: Aug. 31, 2017 | CATEGORY: Music

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Ghost Walk Durango explores town’s history ... and who may still be here

If you have lived in Durango for any amount of time, you have probably heard a range of tales about the town’s storied past – from the tunnels under Main Avenue to the old red light district, to...

DATE: Aug. 27, 2017 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

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Stew Mosberg releases book of short stories

Stew Mosberg didn’t start off as a published writer. The Brooklyn, New York, native had spent his first career in package design and branding in Manhattan. It was during that time that he first...

DATE: Aug. 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Books

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Rosie Carter and David Butler open new show at Durango’s Studio &

Artists Rosie Carter and David Butler have been working on their first artistic collaboration, “Rural Electric Underground: Lit Works by Rosie Carter & David Butler,” for the past few months. The...

DATE: Aug. 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

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James McMurtry to perform at Durango Arts center

It’s a pretty cool day when Stephen King says you’re the country’s “fiercest songwriter,” which is what he said about Austin, Texas-based James McMurtry. He’s a man who’s not shy about talking...

DATE: Aug. 11, 2017 | CATEGORY: Music

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Third annual Durango Rockfest powers into Buckley Park

The third annual Durango Rockfest will be going all afternoon and into the night Saturday at Buckley Park, and the guys from the band Of Broken Dreams want to see you there. With 13 bands mostly...

DATE: Aug. 10, 2017 | CATEGORY: Music

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Kyle Park helps kick off new La Plata County Fair concert event

There’s more to the La Plata County Fair this year with the addition of a concert Friday (Aug. 11) at the Fairgrounds Rodeo Arena. Taking the stage will be country music’s Kyle Park , with special...

DATE: Aug. 10, 2017 | CATEGORY: Music