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

Bar D Chuckwagon celebrates 50th summer season

For 50 summers, the people at the Bar D Chuckwagon have been doing their part to keep cowboy culture alive with their nightly chuckwagon dinners and live show featuring music and comedy by the Bar...

DATE: June 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Durango Shimmy Mob belly dances for a cause

It’s been two weeks since the 416 Fire broke out north of town, and we could all use some entertainment – and help support our community. That’s where the 2018 Durango Hafla & Fundraiser Belly...

DATE: June 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Artists want you to explore what you may not see in ‘Rivers’

When the Animas River turned mustard yellow from the Gold King Mine spill in 2015, artist Peter Hay was there to collect some of the silt in jars. Hay, who is also exhibits director at Durango...

DATE: June 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Paula Poundstone: ‘There is a thing about shared laughter that’s amazing’

A phone interview with award-winning comedian Paula Poundstone is something everyone should get to do: By the end, the call has ceased to feel official, becoming more of a chat with someone you’ve...

DATE: June 8, 2018 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Barbershoppers celebrate 50 years in Durango

The year 1968 is mostly remembered for turmoil in the United States: Martin Luther King Jr. and Robert F. Kennedy were assassinated, we were knee-deep in the Vietnam War, and civil unrest was rife....

DATE: June 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Music

Durango Arts Center offers annual juried exhibit with twist

Josie Lopez from Albuquerque is juror of this year’s Juried Exhibit at Durango Arts Center, which will open Friday. This is DAC’s 42nd juried show, and it’s national, which means that submissions...

DATE: May 31, 2018 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

San Juan String Band plays to educate and entertain

Not many musicians can whip up a crowd with songs about dirt and humidity and then bring down the house with the appearance of Smokey Bear. But the San Juan String Band has been doing just that...

DATE: May 31, 2018 | CATEGORY: Music

Durango’s J-Calvin brings Amy Winehouse’s music to life

Amy Winehouse may have lived a short life, but her music lives on, and for one night in Durango, you can hear it live, courtesy of Durango’s J-Calvin. Winehouse exploded onto the music scene in the...

DATE: May 24, 2018 | CATEGORY: Music

Redmesa native explores imagination in ‘The Thunderbird’

Filmmakers Levi Harris and Cole Squires want to tell you a story. Harris, who grew up in Redmesa and now splits his time between here and Utah, said he wanted to make a movie about imagination, but...

DATE: May 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Ignacio High School rubs lantern, hopes to let theater out of the bottle

The genie will be let out of the lamp when Ignacio High School presents “Aladdin” on Saturday and Monday. The production is a step in what hopefully will be a growing theater program in Ignacio,...

DATE: May 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Circus classes teach kids confidence, life lessons

A handful of girls, in full costume and stage makeup, took over the Secret Garden at the Rochester Hotel on Wednesday night to practice for the show they are putting on this weekend. The kids were...

DATE: May 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

20MOONS Dance Theatre interprets exhibit

20MOONS Dance Theatre is about to bring art alive with its new show, “Inside Looking Out.” Starting May 11, dancers in the ensemble will bring their own stories to Durango Arts Center’s current...

DATE: May 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

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