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 Hide

Bringing Pokemon to Durango

When 10-year-old Samson Drake was given Pokémon cards a little more than a year ago, he couldn’t have known where the gift from his cousin would take him. Now, the Durangoan will compete in the...

DATE: Aug. 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Two artists, living 7 hours apart, bridge a divide

Two artists are coming together in a show that explores how pieces can be different but also can converge. “Parallel Intersections” by Maureen May and Barbara Ellard will open Friday at Studio &...

DATE: Aug. 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Sundance Head, ‘The Voice’ winner, coming to Durango

For the second year, there will be live music at the upcoming La Plata County Fair. And this year’s performer comes with a pretty serious résumé. Soul country singer Sundance Head, who won the...

DATE: Aug. 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: Music

New music store owned by a familiar face

When Katzin Music closed this past spring, musicians were left with few local options when it came to buying the supplies they needed. But not long after Katzin’s retail doors closed for good, new...

DATE: Aug. 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Music

La Plata County Humane Society goes to the movies

There’s no question Durango loves its dogs, and when it comes to helping them out, residents tend to show up. La Plata County Humane Society will host the fourth annual Bow Wow Film Festival on...

DATE: July 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Bayfield musician to support Grief Center through album sales

For Bayfield resident and alternative/indie musician Garrett Young, the topic of suicide hits close to home. “It’s the fifth time in my life that people close to us have taken their lives,” the...

DATE: July 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Music

Durango Police Department takes the ‘Lip-Sync Challenge’

Who knew members of our local law enforcement could make music videos with the best of them? Or that they knew the words to ’90s pop hits? If you’ve scrolled through your Facebook newsfeed lately,...

DATE: July 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Music

Saying goodbye to Southwest Sound

When Robert Stapleton, owner of Southwest Sound, flips off the lights and locks the door behind him Saturday night, he’ll be closing the door on an iconic downtown Durango mainstay. Southwest...

DATE: July 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Music

Four Corners Gem and Mineral show turns 65

For the 65th year, the Four Corners Gem and Mineral Club will host its weekend-long Gem and Mineral Show at the La Plata County Fairgrounds. Randy Ferris, current president of the club, which was...

DATE: July 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Local artist includes students in north Main Avenue project

At the corner of 31st Street and Main Avenue, artist Jeff Wise and four high school interns are building a new piece of art as part of the city of Durango’s plan to jazz up the north Main corridor....

DATE: July 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Film Festival’s Best of the Fest helping community

Going to the movies on a Friday night is always a good way to kick off the weekend. And when those movies are being screened as a way to help those in our community, that night out becomes even...

DATE: June 28, 2018 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

StillHouse Junkies write song for fire-relief effort

In tough times, it may be hard to know how to help. In the case of Durango band StillHouse Junkies, they decided to help 416 Fire relief efforts by doing what they do best: writing and recording a...

DATE: June 22, 2018 | CATEGORY: Music

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