Position: Creative director

Email: dholub@bcimedia.com

Phone Number: (970) 375-4551

About: Before taking over as the DGO's Editor in October 2015, Holub was the Herald’s Arts & Entertainment editor in June 2015, Before that he taught rhetoric and writing at the University of Hartford, from 2008-2013. He received an MFA in Creative and Professional Writing from Western Connecticut State University in 2009 and has served on the part-time writing faculty at WestConn ever since. As a writer, his work has been published in more than 40 publications, most recently at Bird Watcher’s Digest, The Paris Review, Orion, American Book Review and The Rumpus. Growing up in Littleton, CO, he attended the University of Northern Colorado, getting a degree in Sociology in 1999 while concurrently starting his journalism career at the Greeley Tribune, where he covered UNC football and high school sports in Greeley. During his 15-plus years in journalism, he has been a sports reporter for the St. Joseph News-Press, a copy editor/page designer at the Corpus Christi Caller-Times and a news and sports designer at the Miami Herald and Hartford Courant. Read More

Willowtail’s Peggy Cloy, and the events that shaped her

Peggy Cloy rolled into Mancos 25 years ago from Seattle, having raised three children mostly on her own – two whom she had adopted at age 24 after both their parents died; the other she had at age...

DATE: Aug. 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Colorado painter Aldrich to show wildlife up close at Sorrel Sky show

They are paintings of jays and cranes, foxes and wolves, bobcats and mountain lions. Edward Aldrich calls these wildlife paintings portraits, as they are designed to not just show an animal in its...

DATE: March 31, 2016 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

New interactive installation in Santa Fe will blow your mind

A new art installation that opened in Santa Fe last week is wowing crowds and quickly garnering national and international press. The exhibit, produced by the artist collective/production company...

DATE: March 24, 2016 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Former Durangoan to show new film ‘Hybrids’ here

This is not your typical dysfunctional family drama. But what do you expect when a vampire marries a witch and their offspring are hybrids? Throw in some zombies and forbidden love and you’ve got...

DATE: March 24, 2016 | CATEGORY: Film, TV and Streaming

Nostalgia and virtuosos

If there were ever a fitting music festival to be held at the Strater Hotel, ragtime might be at the center. Ragtime pours from the Diamond Belle in the summer (with its staff in period garb...

DATE: March 17, 2016 | CATEGORY: Music

Heuser named San Juan Symphony music director

After a two-year process to find a new music director, the San Juan Symphony got their guy. And from all involved, it’s a slam dunk. Thomas Heuser becomes the fifth music director for the...

DATE: March 10, 2016 | CATEGORY: Music

Diane West, one block down

If you weren’t paying close attention, you may not have even noticed that Diane West moved her Jewelry & Art Gallery in downtown Durango. The move – from 934 Main Ave. to 820 – was just over one...

DATE: March 3, 2016 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Jeff Madeen: A man with something to say

Every once in a while in Durango, an art show will generate buzz months before it is hung. Usually, it’s an artist who hasn’t shown widely in a while or someone whose work is simply a must-see....

DATE: Feb. 25, 2016 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Looking back at life and art at 40

It’s no surprise that the era in which we live influences who we are. Pop culture fads and tensions, generational zeitgeist and major news events create common bonds that travel across cultural and...

DATE: Feb. 18, 2016 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Wild stories on stage: The Raven Narratives brings live storytelling event to Durango Arts Center

Storytelling seems to be making a revival. The Moth out of New York City is the 28th most popular podcast on iTunes, not to mention a successful national touring show. There’s the Porch Light...

DATE: Feb. 4, 2016 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Durango artist’s unique artwork on display

The first thing you’ll notice about Jen Pack’s artwork are the stripes and lines of vibrant color, stripped side by side in a way that can make your brain vibrate. From afar, the pieces might look...

DATE: Jan. 7, 2016 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

The Mattson method

At the beginning of September, you could say Ben Mattson’s life was rather chaotic. Not only was he playing the role of Tom Collins, an anarchist professor with AIDS in the emotionally-heavy...

DATE: Dec. 24, 2015 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

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