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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

Musicians unite for Navajo/Pueblo COVID-19 Relief fundraiser

The coronavirus pandemic we’ve been living with the last few months has been hard on just about everybody – financially, emotionally, psychologically and physically. With all the emotions that have...

DATE: May 28, 2020 | CATEGORY: Music

Remembering Cy Scarborough: Durango icon leaves behind more than musical legacy

For more than 50 years, Cy Scarborough spent summer nights entertaining countless tourists and residents at the Bar D Chuckwagon. His sense of humor and big heart have made him an icon. And while...

DATE: May 21, 2020 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Cy Scarborough, co-founder of Bar D Chuckwagon, dies at 93

Cy C. Scarborough, a businessman, comedian and entertainer who performed for millions of guests at Durango’s iconic Bar D Chuckwagon, died Monday of natural causes complicated by underlying health...

DATE: May 19, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Caitlin Cannon releases latest album

Being a woman is complicated. Being a woman staring down life’s challenges, disappointments and triumphs can be ... complicated. “The TrashCannon Album,” the latest album from local musician...

DATE: May 14, 2020 | CATEGORY: Music

Durango Spring Gallery Walk takes a different path

While many local festivals and annual events have been canceled or postponed because of the novel coronavirus pandemic, one event is going a different route – the Durango Spring Gallery Walk is...

DATE: May 7, 2020 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

J-Calvin drops new single just when we need it

Local soul-funk-groove band J-Calvin has released a new single, and it couldn’t come at a better time, said Jesse Ogle, the band’s bass player and leader-composer. “We thought it was a great time...

DATE: May 2, 2020 | CATEGORY: Music

Studio &’s newest member-owner: ‘This crisis has changed people’s perspectives’

When local studio potter Lorna Meaden joined Studio & as the newest member-owner in January, little did she – or the four other member-owners at the gallery – know that within weeks, things would...

DATE: May 1, 2020 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Colorado’s poet laureate talks pandemic, National Poetry Month

If there’s a bright spot in the strangeness and anxiety that so far has marked April 2020 forever in our collective memory is that this is also National Poetry Month. Founded in April 1996 by the...

DATE: April 24, 2020 | CATEGORY: Books

Durango dancer keeping on her toes

Francesca Bianchi was working through her sophomore year at Point Park University in Pittsburgh when the coronavirus pandemic hit and she was sent back home to Durango. A jazz dance major who is...

DATE: April 21, 2020 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Local musicians to CERF The Airwaves to help community

Because of the novel coronavirus pandemic, all forms of nightlife have come to a halt over the last month or so, which stinks for a town like Durango, which, on any given pre-pandemic night,...

DATE: April 16, 2020 | CATEGORY: Music

Local artist offers coloring pages to download

There’s probably nothing worse than being cooped up in the house – and by now, we’ve been under Colorado’s stay-at-home order for what feels like years. And while this may be nirvana for the more...

DATE: April 11, 2020 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Residents stay safe while being stylish

Durango may never be accused of being the most stylish town, but when it comes to rocking a customized face covering as a way to help slow the spread of the novel coronavirus, we make it look good....

DATE: April 9, 2020 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

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