• Alex Thoele, guitar player and vocalist for Chain Staion.
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    Musician Meetup

    Connect with fellow musicians and music fans! Experience group jams, get advice or listen to your favorite music genre or artist. Come with ideas of what you’d like Musician Meetup to be…and don’t forget to bring your instruments! Musician Meetup [...]
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    Dad… Trying. They are everywhere

    Blaine Howerton Being a dad these days is tough. Our world is changing and so are our families. I moved to Fort Collins four years ago with my wife and 2 little boys. I found myself here [...]
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    Take the big jump

    Fort Collins was one of 10 cities in the nation selected to participate in PeopleForBikes’ (PFB) Big Jump Project with the goal of getting more people on bikes.  Through this three-year initiative, we will work with community [...]
Alex Thoele, guitar player and vocalist for Chain Staion.
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Musician Meetup

by Cynthia Wilson in Featured 0

Connect with fellow musicians and music fans! Experience group jams, get advice or listen to your favorite music genre or artist. Come with ideas of what you’d like Musician Meetup to be…and don’t forget to bring your instruments! Musician Meetup [...]

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The Patti Fiasco photo by Cynthia Wilson

From Small Town Lights to Center Stage

Kicking off the new year, the Patti Fiasco will perform the ‘Love Fest’ at Washington’s with their longtime friends MAMA LENNY AND THE REMEDY on FRIDAY, JANUARY 25. Members of the Patti Fiasco include Ansel Foxley dobro, Alysia Kraft lead vocals and guitar, Dee Tyler lead guitarist, Niles Mischke bass and Peter Knudson, drummer. The band got its start on the small town stages in Wyoming but they have become […]

“Eden’s Favorite Apple”

  CD Review “Eden’s Favorite Apple” Amy and the Peace Pipes By Steve Graham The title might reference original sin, and Amy Russell sings “we’re all going to die” in the first chorus, but Amy and the Peace Pipes remain musical beacons of joy and positivity on their new album. Listen while you read — Eden’s Favorite Apple on Soundcloud After all, Amy follows up the above lyric with “I’m […]

Dawes photo courtesy of the band

Music you won’t want to miss

There is music in Northern Colorado all year round. January and February are no exception. Here are a few highlights of some upcoming shows at Washington’s in early February. These will be great shows you won’t want to miss. We have over 2,000 events on our online calendar in January alone! Be sure to check it out at http://scenenoco.com Dawes January 23, 8 pm It’s been nearly a decade since […]

“Damn Good Dog”

EP review “Damn Good Dog” Willy Tea Taylor and the River Arkansas By Steve Graham Mike Clark didn’t start playing and writing music until he was 27 but the songs have been flowing freely ever since. His band, The River Arkansas, is due to release a live album and at least one new studio album this year. Meanwhile, the group popped out a surprise EP, “Damn Good Dog,” with California […]

FoCoMX Artist Submissions are open

The Fort Collins Musicians Association (FoCoMA) presents the 11th Annual Fort Collins Music eXperiment (FoCoMX) on April 26 & 27, 2019. Artist submissions are now open until January 31st, 2019. All accepted artists will be offered at least one set at an official FoCoMX venue over the two (2) day span of the festival (April 26 + 27, 2019). Compensation: After expenses, the Fort Collins Musicians Association will be taking 20% of […]

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Event Calendar

Mon 21

Avo’s Open Mic

January 8 @ 7:00 pm - February 26 @ 11:00 pm
Fort Collins CO
United States
Mon 21

Avo’s Open Mic

January 15 @ 7:00 pm - March 5 @ 11:00 pm
Fort Collins CO
United States
Mon 21

Mug Night: Stand-Up Comedy Open Jam at 10PM

January 21 @ 7:00 pm - January 22 @ 12:00 am
Fort Collins CO
United States
Tue 22

City Streets Criterium Series

January 22 @ 4:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Fort Collins CO
United States
Tue 22

Open Craft

January 22 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Fort Collins CO
United States
Tue 22

Open Craft

January 22 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Fort Collins CO
United States
Tue 22

Laramie Mountain Bike Series

January 22 @ 5:50 pm - 9:20 pm
Laramie WY
United States
Tue 22

Figure Drawing and Painting Workshop

January 22 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue 22

Upstairs Rented

January 22 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue 22

The Second City’s – Best of Second City

January 22 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
BOULDER CO
United States

Local Culture, Arts & Community

The Patti Fiasco photo by Cynthia Wilson
Featured

From Small Town Lights to Center Stage

Kicking off the new year, the Patti Fiasco will perform the ‘Love Fest’ at Washington’s with their longtime friends MAMA LENNY AND THE REMEDY on FRIDAY, JANUARY 25. Members of the Patti Fiasco include Ansel Foxley dobro, Alysia Kraft lead vocals and guitar, Dee Tyler lead guitarist, Niles Mischke bass and Peter Knudson, drummer. The band got its start on the small town stages in Wyoming but they have become […]

Local Culture, Arts & Community

Flights during the holidays are such a blast – NOT!

Blaine Howerton the New SCENE Magazine In November I was lucky enough to get to travel for 14 days of the month to 5 different cities. During my travels I took 12 flights on 5 different airlines (Delta, Southwest, American, Frontier and SkyWest). The passengers and lines at the airports were generally easy to deal with. Except for a few entitled people who decided their business was much more important than anyone […]

Cynthia Wilson Managing Editor
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The New SCENE Introduces a Managing Editor

Dear the New SCENE and North Forty News readers, It is my pleasure to introduce myself as your new Managing Editor. I am truly excited about this opportunity to be at the “helm” of all content for both the New SCENE and North Forty News. In 2019, our commitment is to continue to provide a plethora of stories about Lifestyle, Music, News, the Arts, things to do and so much […]

The Loveland Museum is a quiet respite during and after the bustle of the holidays. Whether utilizing an opportunity to showcase the cultural offerings of the front range or escape for a little personal time, the museums current shows, “The Artist’s Gesture” and “Jose Guadalupe Posada” are both a delight.
Local Culture, Arts & Community

Discovering process in art-making at the Loveland Museum

The Loveland Museum is a quiet respite during and after the bustle of the holidays. Whether utilizing an opportunity to showcase the cultural offerings of the Front Range or escape for a little personal time, the museum’s current shows, “The Artist’s Gesture” and “Jose Guadalupe Posada” are both a delight.   Located in the downstairs Fotte Gallery, small selected works on loan from the University of Wyoming present a delicate […]

Bid farewell to the year 2018 and welcome 2019 with one last stroll of holiday lights. Get the Loveland Light Trail map and take a journey around Loveland. This is a self-guided tour. End at the Promenade Shops at Centerra for an ultimate NYE bash.
Local Culture, Arts & Community

Centerra New Year’s Eve Bash and Holiday Light Tour

Bid farewell to the year 2018 and welcome 2019 with one last stroll of holiday lights.   Get the Loveland Light Trail map and take a journey around Loveland. This is a self-guided tour.  End at the Promenade Shops at Centerra for an ultimate NYE bash.   The light trail map is sponsored by Loveland Water and Power.   You can download the map here or pick it up at the […]

Pianos About Town image source Visit Fort Collins website
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Artist Call for Submissions

Engaging the community through the art matters.   Art gives a voice to the voiceless. Art in public places contributes to social cohesion and allows the residents of a community to shape the landscape.  There are four open calls for submissions for an artist to create more art in Fort Collins public places. Submissions vary in age requirement and ability level.     Artist Opportunities       2019 PIANOS […]

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