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

Paris, Milan ... Durango

In the minutes before the models took to the runway, backstage at the first ever Fashion Fusion – Deconstructed show was bustling, as everyone put the finishing touches on their hair and makeup and...

DATE: May 26, 2016 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Four Corners parents log long miles for kids’ activities

Being a parent requires endless dedication. Dedication to keeping your child alive, healthy, fed, educated and happy. Then, there are the extracurricular activities. For those of us living in the...

DATE: May 25, 2016 | CATEGORY: Family

When storytelling gets real – really real

If you’ve ever been in a play and had to deliver lines you memorized and rehearsed a thousand times, you know how unsettling – and perhaps even frightening – that can be. Now, imagine baring your...

DATE: May 19, 2016 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Get ready for the high-fashion runway, Durango

It’s not very often Durango gets a fashion show, especially not one that features clothes made from primarily raw, unconventional materials: Think cement tools, automotive parts, cat food bags, a...

DATE: May 19, 2016 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Thrive! brings film to Animas City Theatre

La Plata County THRIVE! Living Wage Coalition will host the premier Durango screening of the documentary, “The Look of Silence,” from 4:30 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Animas City Theatre, 128 E. College...

DATE: May 19, 2016 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Yarn shop set to close its doors

For the fiber arts community in Durango, the closing of local yarn shop Yarn on Sunday isn’t going to be just another shop closing; it’s going to also be the loss of a social hub. Along with the...

DATE: May 19, 2016 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Third time’s a charm for mystery series

You may know Scott Graham as a former Durango city councilor, but did you know he’s also a National Outdoor Book award winner turned mystery writer? Next week, Graham, who was raised in Durango, in...

DATE: May 19, 2016 | CATEGORY: Books

Spring Gallery Walk

It’s time once again for the Spring Gallery Walk in downtown Durango. Thirteen galleries will fling open their doors Friday night for an fun evening that showcases what they’ve got going on. ...

DATE: May 12, 2016 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Salsa Dance Durango wants to spice up your Tuesday nights

There’s no denying it: Tuesday nights can be pretty boring. The weekend is long over, and the next seems like an eternity away. A group in Durango is trying to take a fairly ordinary evening and...

DATE: May 5, 2016 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

‘It’s the soul of Durango’

The view of the Animas River from longtime local artist and gallery owner Karyn Gabaldon’s home studio is spectacular, and is the inspiration for her new show, “Homage to EL Rio De Las Animas...

DATE: May 5, 2016 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Time to celebrate indie bookstores

For the past few years, a day has been put aside to celebrate independent bookstores. What started out as a day for just California stores has grown to encompass indie bookstores across the nation....

DATE: April 28, 2016 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

‘Shrek’: From swap to a stage near you

You know the ogre with the crazy green ears and brown homespun vest who hangs out with a wisecracking donkey and a princess who looks just like him? Merely Players will be bringing them to life on...

DATE: April 28, 2016 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

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