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

‘Voice’ winner Chevel Shepherd heading to Durango

When Farmington high school student Chevel Shepherd won Season 15 of the television singing competition show “The Voice,” she won the grand prize of $100,000 and a recording contract with Universal...

DATE: June 27, 2019 | CATEGORY: Music

Why are we still wild about Frida Kahlo?

Two hundred-fifty pages, 19,625 items. That’s how many products are available on Etsy.com bearing the image or words or work of Mexican painter Frida Kahlo. Cupcake toppers, painted planters,...

DATE: June 20, 2019 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Durango prepares to celebrate Pride

It’s time for the Four Corners Alliance for Diversity’s Durango Pride celebration, and starting Wednesday, there will be plenty of events to keep you busy. Jake Riggs, a new main organizer, said...

DATE: June 14, 2019 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

New show at Studio & takes closer look at animals

When artist and Studio & co-owner Elizabeth Kinahan opens her latest show tonight (Friday), she’ll be doing it for the animals – 10% of sales will be donated to Spring Creek Horse Rescue . For...

DATE: June 13, 2019 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Longtime Fort Lewis College professor, artist Mick Reber leaves lasting legacy

Mick Reber, professor emeritus of Fine Art at Fort Lewis College and professional artist, died May 10 in Bayview, Texas, at age 76. For those who did not have him as a professor at FLC or knew him...

DATE: June 6, 2019 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Durango Women’s Choir to take the stage with Santa Fe singers

Members of the Durango Women’s Choir and Durango Choral Society have a busy week ahead of them. On Sunday, the 17-member Women’s Choir will team up with the 17-member Santa Fe Women’s Ensemble for...

DATE: June 1, 2019 | CATEGORY: Music

Local musician Alex Blocker releases new video

Local musician Alex Blocker has released his latest music video, “Makes Me Wonder II,” the second video off his latest album, “Heartbreak Radio.” He also has a show scheduled for June 24 at Animas...

DATE: May 30, 2019 | CATEGORY: Music

Durangoans upcycle for the environment

Single-use plastic shopping bags are seemingly everywhere: Drive down a road and chances are pretty good you’ll see a bag snagged in a tree or caught up in a breeze, boogeying across a parking lot....

DATE: May 30, 2019 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Taking grandma on a heavy metal road trip

Grandmas and heavy metal music go together like ... well, typically they don’t. But in the case of 70-year-old Cindy McEntire, heavy metal may be on the calendar for two weeks this summer....

DATE: May 23, 2019 | CATEGORY: Music

Durangoan’s book takes readers behind lines of Nazi-occupied France

For Daniel Guiet, the tin bread box that traveled with his family wherever they moved was a box full of mysteries. And then one day, he had the chance to open it, discovering inside some of the...

DATE: May 16, 2019 | CATEGORY: Books

Durango High School fashion students take to the runway

Durango may not be known as the most fashionable town in the United States, but on Wednesday, Durango High School fashion design and illustration students hope to change that when they launch a...

DATE: May 11, 2019 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Downtown venues open their doors for Spring Gallery Walk

When the Spring Gallery Walk beings at 5 p.m. Friday, art enthusiasts will notice some new changes: Additional venues have been added to the route and the Gallery Association has a new name and...

DATE: May 9, 2019 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

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