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

Comedians battle it out in summerlong series

Durango’s summer just got a little funnier with the addition of Next Best Comedy Showcase at the Henry Strater Theatre. Presented by Comedy Showcase Durango and DGO magazine, the shows will start...

DATE: May 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Local galleries open their doors to spring

For the past 35 years, gallery owners in Durango have been featuring their newest pieces in their twice-a-year celebration, the Gallery Walk. Artist and owner of Karyn Gabaldon Arts, Karyn...

DATE: May 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Durango Arts Center’s executive director leaving for California

Durango Arts Center announced this week that Executive Director Cristie Scott will be leaving her post at the end of May. According to a news release, Scott, who grew up in Durango, will be leaving...

DATE: April 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Durango High School theater troupe sees the light in ‘Godspell’

For its final production of the school year, Durango High School Troupe 1096 is singing to the rafters with “Godspell.” First debuted on Broadway in 1971, the rock opera is based on the Gospel of...

DATE: April 25, 2018 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Ska Brewing releasing compilation album

To help celebrate Record Store Day, Ska Brewing teamed up with Chicago’s JUMP UP RECORDS to release “Drink the Ska,” a compilation of 17 ska hits curated by Ska and JUMP UP. The album wil be...

DATE: April 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: Music

New Durango Arts Center exhibit explores ‘The Wall’

There are walls all around us: from walls that hold up buildings, to walls to keep people out (or in), to the walls we put up in our minds. It’s the idea of walls that is the subject of the new...

DATE: April 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Local writer taking story from paper to screen

Motorcycles rumble through the mountains around Durango, the riders take in the expansive vistas and navigate the winding roads. Later, they head into downtown Durango’s local watering holes,...

DATE: April 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

New exhibit looks at what ‘WOMAN’ means

With its new juried exhibit, Studio & Gallery wants you to think about what “WOMAN” means. Artist and former Durango resident Elizabeth Somers was tasked with paring down the field of artist...

DATE: April 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Mountain Middle School students tackle Shakespeare

For its first theatrical production, Mountain Middle School has set the bar for future shows pretty high with its staging of Shakespeare’s “Macbeth.” “Macbeth,” the classic tragedy of what happens...

DATE: April 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

I’m With Her a band with regional roots

Folk trio I’m With Her has a cool, local origin story, having gotten together in Telluride. Featuring musical heavy-hitters Aoife O’Donovan, Sarah Jarosz and Sara Watkins, the women are currently...

DATE: April 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: Music

Who will win Durango Voice?

This year’s Durango Voice finalists will take the stage at Henry Strater Theatre on Saturday to show off a month’s worth of vocal coaching courtesy of judges Jill Holly, Bailey Barnes-Fagg, Andreas...

DATE: April 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: Music

Durango Olympian bridges gap between art and sport

Durangoan and Olympic biathlete Lanny Barnes went to the Winter Olympics in South Korea, but this time, she traded her cross-country skis and rifle for paint and canvases. Barnes , who retired...

DATE: March 22, 2018 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

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