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

A music festival all our own

Pagosa Springs has a few. Tiny Salida has a massive one. And you can’t walk a block in Telluride without finding yourself in one. But Durango? When it comes to a dedicated music festival, not so...

DATE: Sept. 10, 2015 | CATEGORY: Music

The Weekender

Zebra’s Randy Jackson to rock Bayfield The new Bayfield Performing Arts Center has hosted local and national folk musicians, a Music in the Mountains classical concert, and coming next - rock...

DATE: Sept. 10, 2015 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

The Weekender

Bacon on the Balcony Their presence on the Durango funk scene has been growing steadily since forming in 2012, and their sizzling sounds just might be more delicious than the savory meat that...

DATE: Sept. 3, 2015 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

The Weekender

A hard-working super group Call it an alt-country, bluesy Southern folk-rock super group. While the Hard Working Americans has a tour bus full of big names – singer/songwriter Todd Snider, bassist...

DATE: Aug. 27, 2015 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Ambition and emotion run high in ‘Rent’

Get ready for big, Durango. Everything about this show is big. The subject matter is big and heavy – enduring love, heartbreaking loss, sexuality, addiction, poverty and AIDS in 1990s New York...

DATE: Aug. 27, 2015 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Oh, the kitsch these days!

At first glance, they are cheap, yellow, rubber dishwashing gloves with a peculiar floral pattern – perhaps an ingenious, cutting-edge promotional movie product tie-in, or maybe just...

DATE: Aug. 27, 2015 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

The Weekender

Pickin’ up steam This might be the only musical experience that is guaranteed to move you. And we do mean that quite literally. The Durango Blues Train is back for two nights this weekend with live...

DATE: Aug. 20, 2015 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Trash and treasure: The art of the dumpster

They are receptacles for our refuse, the items we’ve deemed unfit in our presence: food waste, broken chairs, filthy tissues, diapers. They’re where we throw our garbage, massive metal bins usually...

DATE: Aug. 20, 2015 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

The Weekender

Regional beer, tunes to flow in Mancos Does the world need yet another beer festival? Clearly, the answer is “yes, please.” This time, it’s the Mancos Valley Summer BrewFest doing the honors. The...

DATE: Aug. 13, 2015 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

The Weekender

Two dreamy shows at Open Shutter Imagine a place where time, space, era and the laws of physics are fluid, where a flying dove carries a birdcage occupied by a strongman, where men paddle rowboats...

DATE: Aug. 6, 2015 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

When legend becomes fact, paint the legend

You might expect the story to go like this: Guy grows up around ranches and cowpokes and gets swept up in traveling rodeos. So knee-deep in the culture, when he begins painting, he naturally...

DATE: Aug. 5, 2015 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

‘A canvas never goes into shock’ and other observations by a tattooer moonlighting as an artist

Looking at the poster promoting Tom Kipp’s upcoming show, you’ll notice this peculiar description: “An exercise in willful self-motivation disguised an art show.” It’s one part pure, oozing, Tom...

DATE: Aug. 4, 2015 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

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