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

Weekend performances of ‘Les Miserables’ a student-run production

When actors take the stage Sunday at the Henry Strater Theatre for two performances of “Les Miserables,” it will be the result of all their own work. The show is a completely student-run...

DATE: May 2, 2019 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Stillhouse Junkies release official video premiere

Durango band Stillhouse Junkies is premiering its latest video on The Durango Herald website, and it’s a bit of a departure from what the Americana, roots and blues band normally plays. The band...

DATE: May 2, 2019 | CATEGORY: Music

Paranormal activity: Local investigators want to take you on a ghost hunt

Durango is an old Western town, and with that comes a lot of history. And ghosts. There have been ghost walks and tunnel tours that have sprung up in Durango, piquing the interest of residents and...

DATE: April 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Singer-songwriter dies in head-on crash north of Durango

A well-known singer-songwriter in Durango died in a head-on crash Tuesday morning north of town. The victim was identified as 67-year-old Greg Ryder, said Capt. Adrian Driscoll with the Colorado...

DATE: April 23, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Studio &’s juried exhibit seeks the ‘Truth’

When Studio & released its call for submissions for its annual juried exhibition, it challenged artists to think about the theme “Truth.” The gallery selected local artist Shan Wells as the show’s...

DATE: April 19, 2019 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Troupe 1096 to stage imaginative ‘She Kills Monsters’

When members of Durango High School Troupe 1096 take the stage next week for their latest performance, it will be a show that will stick with audiences long after the curtain goes down. Set in...

DATE: April 18, 2019 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Comedy Showcase Durango turns 3

Comedy Showcase Durango turns 3 this year, and it has no plans of slowing down, said founder Wes Stein. In fact, he said, the Showcase is only getting bigger. In addition to the weekly open mics...

DATE: April 11, 2019 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Durango Voice to crown a winner this weekend

Ten singers will take the stage Saturday night for the Durango Voice finals. They have spent the past month in vocal training with judges/coaches Linda Mack Berven, Andreas Tischhauser, Drea...

DATE: April 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: Music

Durango Street Band brings music wherever it’s needed

When the members of Durango Street Band – An Organized Noise Society get together to play, their sound is huge. They are also a fun, supportive group always looking for new people to join them. At...

DATE: March 21, 2019 | CATEGORY: Music

‘You are not your story’: Kyle Cease to bring transformation to Durango

Ever wish you could transform your life? Author, and comedian Kyle Cease will bring his “Comedy Meets Transformation,” hosted by True Success For All, on Sunday to the Community Concert Hall at...

DATE: March 15, 2019 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Stillwater throwing a dance party this weekend

Stillwater Music wants grownups to get out their boogie shoes this weekend. The Night Out Dance Party & Fundraiser will take place from 8 p.m. to midnight Saturday at the Powerhouse Science...

DATE: March 8, 2019 | CATEGORY: Music

Anne Hillerman continues mystery series with new book ‘The Tale Teller’

Fans of the Leaphorn/Chee mystery novels will soon have another story to add to their collections: Author Anne Hillerman will continue the series with “The Tale Teller,” scheduled to be released...

DATE: March 7, 2019 | CATEGORY: Books

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