Position: Arts & Entertainment Editor

Email: ted@durangoherald.com

Phone Number: (970) 375-4554

About: Ted Holteen is a native of Philadelphia and has lived in Durango since 1995 where he graduated from Fort Lewis College. A lifelong fan of all things entertaining, he previously wrote for the Durango Telegraph and worked at Four Corners Public Radio KSUT-FM as a reporter and DJ and at KDUR-FM as Operations Manager and Program Director. He also hosts the "Ike's America Radio Program" on KDUR and is a member of the 2010-11 class of Leadership La Plata. Read More

Thumbs up? Thumbs down?

If you were planning on going to the movies anyway tonight, why not go where your opinion of what’s on screen will be heard? The 16th annual Manhattan Short film festival is back in Durango – and...

DATE: Sept. 26, 2013 | CATEGORY: Film, TV and Streaming

Not missing a beat

The current state of classical music is precarious enough without having to worry about the future. Here in the Four Corners, both would appear sound for the time being. That didn’t appear to be...

DATE: Sept. 19, 2013 | CATEGORY: Music

Fall colors indoors for Gallery Walk

Every spring and fall, Durango’s downtown galleries celebrate the changing seasons with a downtown party, and everyone’s invited. The recent rain may make it feel more like the vernal version than...

DATE: Sept. 19, 2013 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Green light

Hollywood is a world of uncertainty, so when Durango author Blake Crouch got word earlier this year that Fox television had decided to make a TV series from his novels Pines and Wayward, he was...

DATE: Sept. 16, 2013 | CATEGORY: Film, TV and Streaming

Galleries find markets in wedded bliss

When Taylor-Raymond Jewelers closed its doors for good last year, it didn’t take long for Shanan Campbell Wells to see an opportunity and seize it. The owner of Sorrel Sky Gallery, whose business...

DATE: Sept. 12, 2013 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

No end in sight

It’s no Sistine Chapel, but Maureen May has nonetheless given folks a lot to look at this month at Steaming Bean Coffee Co. May is an artist of many talents and pursuits, among them printmaking. To...

DATE: Sept. 9, 2013 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Creede troupe bringing comic relief

Acting is serious business, and every so often actors need to lighten up a bit. Or a lot. It’s not like working at the Creede Repertory Theatre is so soul-crushingly dramatic that the cast is...

DATE: Sept. 5, 2013 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Dye selling his soul for art

When you put it all in one place, the work of the devil really lives down to its shady reputation. And Durango artist Scott Dye has done his best to put it all in one place. That place is the...

DATE: Sept. 5, 2013 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

‘The Nanny’ is here

If James Cammack’s photos draw throngs of bikers to the Open Shutter Gallery this weekend – and they should – then the “Nanny Photographer” will keep them there for a second look. Cammack is a...

DATE: Aug. 28, 2013 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

‘Lilia!’ tells an incredible story

I can’t speak to the quality of the one-woman play “Lilia!” I haven’t seen it. But if the hour I spent speaking with the show’s playwright and star, Libby Skala, is any indication, I don’t want to...

DATE: Aug. 28, 2013 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Revving up the music scene

The laid-back isolation that draws so many to the Four Corners also is the bane of the music business in this part of the world. Being hundreds of miles removed from the big city also means no...

DATE: Aug. 22, 2013 | CATEGORY: Music

San Juan Brewfest taking it from the streets

Don’t be fooled. Just because there might be a couple hundred kegs in Buckley Park on Saturday doesn’t mean it’s a keg party. The United Way doesn’t throw keg parties. “There will be 100 different...

DATE: Aug. 22, 2013 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

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