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

New book explores women’s voices

Mancos author, spiritual leader, healer, teacher and founder of Soulular Clarity, a vibrational healing practice, Karen Lovelien said she was compelled to get in touch with Chloe Rachel Gallaway....

DATE: Jan. 25, 2020 | CATEGORY: Books

Winter Pride events take over Durango, Purgatory

This time of winter can be tough – the holidays are over and the cold can settle in for what seems like an eternity. Fortunately for Durango, we have Snowdown coming up and, for the third year,...

DATE: Jan. 23, 2020 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Erik Weihenmayer bringing ‘No Barriers’ to Durango

The week before freshman year of high school is stressful enough under the best of circumstances. Losing your eyesight a week before high school starts takes it to a whole new level. Erik...

DATE: Jan. 16, 2020 | CATEGORY: Books

Ignacio theater students staging performance, fundraiser

Head out for dinner and show next week when Ignacio High School theater students stage their production of “The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe.” The spaghetti dinner will be a fundraiser for the...

DATE: Jan. 10, 2020 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Durango High School fashion students to send designs down runway

Durango will get a little more fashionable when Durango High School fashion students send models down the runway Wednesday night during their Fall/Winter Yin Yang Fashion Show. Kyle Houle, a senior...

DATE: Jan. 9, 2020 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Powder Hounds Art Auction helps La Plata County Humane Society

Last year, local artists stepped up to help the animals of the La Plata County Humane Society with the Powder Hounds Art Auction, using donated snowboards as their canvas. It was such a success,...

DATE: Jan. 2, 2020 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Need plans for New Year’s Eve?

Still haven’t made plans for New year’s Eve yet? Fear not, we have you covered. Here’s a list of some of the parties being held Tuesday night: New Year’s Eve at the Balcony, 4 p.m., Balcony Bar...

DATE: Dec. 28, 2019 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

A&E: Here’s to 2019

At the end of the year, we like to take a few minutes and reflect on the events of the past 365 days. In the world of Arts & Entertainment, 2019 was a mixed bag of fun news, major anniversaries and...

DATE: Dec. 26, 2019 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Artist’s quilts tell the story of her ancestors

For Navajo/Diné artist Susan Hudson, the quilts she makes are a tribute to her ancestors and way to tell their stories and the history of the Navajo people. Hudson, a member of the Kin Yaa Aanii...

DATE: Dec. 26, 2019 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Singers: It’s time to fire up those vocal chords

Singers, get ready: It’s time to send in your audition tape for the fifth annual Durango Voice singing competition, a fundraiser for Manna soup kitchen. Eighteen contestants will be selected from...

DATE: Dec. 19, 2019 | CATEGORY: Music

Mysto brings classic conjuring to concert hall

When Mysto the Magi and his assistant Quill Frank take the stage Saturday in Durango, they will be carrying on a tradition going back centuries. Mysto got started in magic when he was 10 years old....

DATE: Dec. 19, 2019 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Beads & Beyond, with residents’ help, decorates window for the holidays

When Beads & Beyond sent out the call for residents to help decorate its window for Christmas a couple of weeks ago, people turned out. “We had families coming in who had heard about it and wanted...

DATE: Dec. 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

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