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

Bob’s Yr Uncle bringing music to Noel Night

Friday, downtown Durango will be awash in activity as the town kicks the holiday season into full gear. Along with shops offering a host a deals on goods, there will be plenty of hot chocolate and...

DATE: Dec. 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: Music

‘Andy Irons: Kissed By God’ tackles mental illness, addiction

Professional surfer Andy Irons seemed to have everything going for him: multiple championship titles, money and fame. But he was also battling mental illness and an opioid addiction. He died in...

DATE: Nov. 30, 2018 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Violinist Casey Reed finds fun in music, mentoring

One of the musicians performing this weekend with the San Juan Symphony Youth Orchestra is no stranger to the stage. Casey Reed has been playing violin since he was 5. Now a freshman at Durango...

DATE: Nov. 29, 2018 | CATEGORY: Music

Michael Martin Murphey keeping history alive

For the past 25 years, beginning right after Thanksgiving and running up to Christmas, country music icon Michael Martin Murphey has been bringing his Cowboy Christmas show to towns across the...

DATE: Nov. 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: Music

‘Te Ata’ brings Native American actor’s story to Durango

Mary Thompson Fisher, a member of the Chickasaw Nation and a Native American performer, is the subject of a movie Durango Film festival will screen Saturday as part of Native American Heritage...

DATE: Nov. 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Bayfield High School theater tackles the Bard

Theater students at Bayfield High School will wrap up their run of “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” tonight. Director Sarah Ripley said about 25 students have been working since September to bring the...

DATE: Nov. 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Studio & artist introduces ‘The Sheet’

There’s a new project coming out of Studio &, and not only will you get to learn about Durango’s interesting people, you’ll get a free poster, too. Called “The Sheet: Conversations with Durango’s...

DATE: Nov. 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Durango Arts Center names new director

Durango Arts Center has named Brenda Macon its new executive director, and she’s ready to get to work. Macon takes the reins from Jamie Wienk, who has been serving as interim director since Cristie...

DATE: Nov. 8, 2018 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Mountainfilm on Tour bringing adventure to Durango

On Saturday, Durango Nature Studies will celebrate its 10th year of hosting Mountainfilm on Tour in Durango, with proceeds from the event benefiting the DNS’ environmental education programs....

DATE: Nov. 8, 2018 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

On the air: KSJD DJ earns international recognition for second consecutive year

For more than15 years, Mancos resident Barbara Richhart has kept the airways at KSJD in Cortez buzzing with cowboy-Western music. And for the past two years, she has been recognized as DJ of the...

DATE: Nov. 1, 2018 | CATEGORY: Music

1st Indigenous Arts Festival kicks off at Fort Lewis College

The inaugural Indigenous Arts festival kicked off this week at Fort Lewis College, and if Ginny Davis, head of the FLC theater department, has her way, it’s a festival that is only going to get...

DATE: Oct. 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

What a way to make a living: Durango High School Troupe 1096 to stage ‘9 to 5’

Durango High School Troupe 1096 will be staging a battle of the sexes royale with its fall musical “9 to 5” starting next week, and it’s not a show you want to miss. Based on the 1980 hit movie...

DATE: Oct. 25, 2018 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

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