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Fort Collins Seconds to Years Releases New Single ‘Blurred Lines’

Seconds to Years is a new band in the Fort Collins area. They just released a new single called ‘Blurred Lines.’ Wes Klukkert answered some questions.   Tell us about Seconds to Years. We started as a duo in 2015 under the name Hot Sisters before bringing on additional members and recording our single as Seconds to Years. Over the years we’ve had many shining moments like competing in Bandwagon’s […]

Piano Donations Needed for Pianos About Town Program

Pianos About Town, an interactive public art program in Fort Collins, is seeking piano donations to be painted or artistically decorated for the program.  The program needs full-size upright pianos that are at least 48″ tall and in good working order. Individuals who have pianos that they’d like to donate can email a photo of the piano to Liz Good, Visual Arts Coordinator for the City of Fort Collins at lgood@fcgov.com or call (970) 416-2646. Site visits are scheduled to determine if the piano is […]

The Larimer Chorale Presents Annelies

The Larimer Chorale will be honoring the victims of the Holocaust by presenting “Annelies”, a choral masterwork by James Whitbourn on March 14, 2020 at 7:30 pm and March 15, 2020 at 2:00 pm at CSU’s Lory Student Center. Millions have read The Diary of Anne Frank and have been struck by the beauty and resilience of the human spirit during horrible and inhumane times. Composer James Whitbourn has created a concert […]

Fort Collins Based Nadalands Releases New Ep “All Souls Day”

Listen to his previous release (The 49th Parallel) while you read: Nadalands – The 49th Parallel (live) from Nada Lands on Vimeo. Nadalands started recording in 2000 with performances in 2004. It is Fort Collins based John Lindenbaum’s solo songwriting and recording project. “All I hope to accomplish with my music is to express some confused concepts and emotions and then find a few people to hear it. Global stardom, […]

Lil’ Smokies at Washington’s in Fort Collins Puts on a Great Show

By Blaine Howerton The house was packed and the bar at Washington’s in Fort Collins was somewhat empty on a Thursday winter night. Lil’ Smokies told the crowd about their adventure in. “We almost didn’t make it,” said Jake Simpson. He said the group drove around I70 into Wyoming and then back down South to get to Fort Collins. They went miles out of their way to get to the […]

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Fort Collins Author Releases Novel Inspired by US Aid Worker in Peru

THE GRINGA, by Andrew Altschul, is set in Peru during the 1990s and 2000s. Inspired by the real-life story of Lori Berenson, who spent fifteen years in a military prison following her conviction on terrorist charges, it is the story of Leonora Gelb, a U.S. aid worker, Stanford graduate, and child of privilege who gets involved with leftist militants in the volatile years after Peru’s “dirty war” against the Shining […]

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Get Free Admission to Museum’s and Cultural Institutions with Poudre Library Districts New Curiosity Pass

LIBRARY DISTRICT’S NEW CURIOSITY PASS PROGRAM YOUR TICKET TO CULTURE, ARTS, AND ENTERTAINMENT Poudre River Public Library District is proud to introduce the Curiosity Pass program. It provides library cardholders with free admission to 12 different museums, art galleries, attractions, and other cultural institutions along the Front Range. Poudre River Public Library District resident cardholders can visit these participating sites using passes borrowed from the library using an online reservation […]

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Soundtrack of a Generation

By: Taylor Roberts From teenage songwriter to prolific performer, Carole King’s music became the soundtrack of a generation and you can experience her influence live onstage when Beautiful – The Carole King Musical plays The Lincoln Center February 27–29. “Her music shaped an entire generation of background soundtracks to people's lives,” says Kennedy Caughell, who plays Carole King in the national Broadway touring production of Beautiful. “And that means it […]

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LOCAL CRAFT SPIRITS DISTILLERY, THE FAMILY JONES, SIGNS WITH RNDC FOR COLORADO STATE-WIDE DISTRIBUTION

Rolling out in January, local spirits from The Family Jones will be available state-wide through a new exclusive distribution partner Republic National Distributing Company (RNDC). The Family Jones, which launched in the fall of 2016, has been self-distributing products to bars, restaurants, and liquor stores since its inception. “We like to say, up to this point, we’ve been three guys and a Four Runner,” jokes Sales Director Troy Karnes. That […]

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6 municipal and public ski areas that won’t break the bank

Skiing doesn’t have to be expensive.  Colorado has six publicly-owned ski parks that offer winter activities without the big price tag. 1. Lake City Ski Hill, located on Highway 149, is one mile south of Lake City in Hinsdale County. One Poma lift carries skiers and boarders up the hillside to access 7 runs and a terrain park. $20/day Adult (Equipment included: first come first serve availability) and $10/day Children […]

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Learning-based terrain taught me how to ski

True confession – I can’t ski. Well, I am a beginner. I am 41. I live in Colorado, and I have since 2005. I have put little effort into mastering the sport, but I make an annual pilgrimage to the mountain. I fail brutely. I do yoga and ride my bicycle (not that fast or competitive). I have never played sports. Most of my life, I studied music and writing. […]

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