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

Local artisans have your holiday shopping covered

Walking into the Barbara Conrad Gallery at the Durango Arts Center for the Winter Solstice Artisans’ Market, it is not the classy jazz, or the decorated Christmas tree or the enormity of thousands...

DATE: Nov. 25, 2015 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

‘The Bicycle Men’ is back for another spin

If you saw “The Bicycle Men” when it rode through town in 2012 during the USA Pro Cycling Challenge, you’d probably remember that it’s not the kind of show one would easily forget. The “sublimely...

DATE: Nov. 12, 2015 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Finding a voice in ‘Spring Awakening’

“Spring Awakening” was never Fort Lewis College theater professor Dennis Elkins’ favorite show. In fact, some years ago, he put the rock-infused soundtrack on in the car, listened to it, then put...

DATE: Nov. 5, 2015 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Why I love David Sedaris (and you should, too)

To say that David Sedaris is great because he’s so funny is to say that what makes Ben and Jerry’s Mint Chocolate Cookie so good is because it’s so creamy. It is creamy, for sure. Incredibly...

DATE: Nov. 5, 2015 | CATEGORY: Books

Slavery as unavoidable subject matter

Slavery. It’s a charged word we don’t encounter too often, a word that, when you hear it or see it, almost forces a confrontation with our country’s dark history, persisting racial inequality and...

DATE: Oct. 29, 2015 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Repurposed children’s toys explore the dark sides of childhood

We’d like to think the world we create for our children is a blissful one – safe, secure, wholesome, enchanting – full of fluffy stuffed animals, sweet bedtime tales and loving adult protectors....

DATE: Oct. 22, 2015 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

San Juan Symphony opens 30th season, puts first music director candidate to the test

It’s been more than a year of transition for the San Juan Symphony but starting Saturday, the sorting begins. The symphony opens its 30th anniversary season on a quest to choose a new music...

DATE: Oct. 1, 2015 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Merely Players back at ‘found space’

Discussing how technology has shaped and affected our personal lives and relationships in her 2011 book “Alone Together: Why We Expect More from Technology and Less from Each Other,” MIT professor...

DATE: Sept. 24, 2015 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Acclaimed author Perrotta has mastered the craft of the crossover

It was the novels going 20 years back that put him on the map –“The Wishbones,” “Election,” “Joe College,” “Little Children,” “The Abstinence Teacher” and “The Leftovers.” However, you might know...

DATE: Sept. 24, 2015 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

The Weekender

Overfield all around When you hear decent, quality, listenable music, you might nod your head along with the tune, smile pleasantly, tap your toe. But when you find your head not going up and down...

DATE: Sept. 17, 2015 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Gallery walk is a 30-year tradition

For more than 30 years, Durango art galleries have been anticipating fall with the annual Colorfest Gallery Walk. They’ll be at it again from 5 to 9 p.m. Friday. With the growing list of...

DATE: Sept. 17, 2015 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

It’s an art bonanza

The 21st annual Durango Autumn Arts Festival returns to East 2nd Avenue from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday between 6th and 9th streets in downtown Durango. The festival will showcase 90...

DATE: Sept. 17, 2015 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

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