The 14th issue of the Matter Journal, published by Fort Collins-based Wolverine Farm Publishing, is finished. And it’s time to celebrate! The Let’s Get Furry: Matter Journal Issue #14 Animal Release Party will be held at New Belgium Brewery on December 16 at 7pm. This event costs $15, which includes the book, or $10 to just attend the event. If you choose the book option (which you should), this animal issue of the Matter Journal includes over 50 authors and artists throughout Colorado and other areas. The party will consist of readings from the 14th issue, music, food, drink and dancing. Tickets can be purchased at the door or in advance at the Matter Bookstore, which is located inside the Bean Cycle at 144 N. College Ave. Find more information by visiting wolverinefarmpublishing.org.
Andy Weiss, the former owner of MRKT Skateshop, wants to give back to the community. He founded a non-profit organization designed to do just that, called Launch: Community Through Skateboarding. Launch uses skateboarding to promote a culture of creativity and self expression for kids, and Weiss is currently trying to raise money to create a headquarters that will house a ramp, a skateboarding history museum and library, and more. Help […]
June 10 – the Downtown Artery will host a new event called BE PECULiAR Fashion Show + Dance Party, featuring apparel from eight local companies and music by DJ D2. Seeking to bring area companies together in the spirit of what makes Fort Collins the quirky, odd place we call home, this event will showcase apparel from Akinz, Magnolia Moon, The Wright Life, Peculiar Press, Rustic Thread, Satin Camisole, Sunday […]
“Hanged by the neck until dead,” as the courts ruled. Folsom Prison executed a total of 93 inmates, occurring between 1895 and 1937. Written by local author April Moore, Folsom’s 93: The Lives and Crimes of Folsom Prison’s Executed Men will be the first book to profile in detail the lives and crimes of these men, as well as the lives of their victims. April Moore became acquainted with these […]