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SHEL: Soulful, Spunky Sister Quartet Takes Flight

By Rhea Maze Sisters make each other laugh like no one else can. They share clothes, code languages, and every detail of their lives with one another. Anyone who has sisters can easily relate to the folk/ pop/ rock sister quartet known as SHEL (an acronym for Sarah, Hannah, Eva, and Liza Holbrook) who used to intimidate their peers when they were younger by always being in a four-part mob […]

Local Culture, Arts & Community

New Innovative Opportunity for Artists Drawing National Attention to Fort Collins

By: Emily Clingman Are you a closet artist? Do you sing in the shower? Have you ever wondered what the magic trick is to make money from your creative talents? Well, the new Arts Incubator of the Rockies (AIR) has launched a program just for you! Visual artists, writers, musicians, performers, designers, arts administrators and all other creatives alike can learn about the business of art, connect with other artists […]

Local Culture, Arts & Community

History Meets State-of-the-Art Technology at New Museum

By Emily Clingman The Fort Collins Museum of Discovery will open its doors on Saturday, November 10th to unveil 47,000 square feet of engaging and interactive exhibits, including Music & Sound, Wildlands & Wildlife, People on the Move, First Peoples, Food, Forage & Farm, and the hands-on Science Discovery Zone – a unique merge of science, history and culture presented with unbelievable state-of-the-art of technology. One highlight not to be […]

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Kira Lynn Sands: Hardest Working Woman in Show Business

By: Hap Fry Kira Lynn Sands didn’t have to wait too long in life to have her first epiphany. All of 2 years old, Sands was traveling in her parents’ car when the Rolling Stones’ “You can’t always get what you want” shot through the radio airwaves. “It was the first time I had ever been aware of myself,” Sands said during a recent interview with Scene at an Old […]

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Joe Buck Preaches His Anti-Nashville Gospel at Hodi's

By Chance Johnson Joe Buck, aka Jim Finkley, is taking a stand against the current state of country music. “There is no country music, its dead,” he said. “It’s been dead for a long time.” “There are no country people, there are no country values, so there’s going to be no country music.” Finkley’s band, Joe Buck Yourself, is on its way to perform at Hodi’s Half Note on Nov. […]

Santa's Coming to Town

The holidays are just around the corner and all of downtown is preparing for Santa’s arrival.  Jolly old St. Nick will make his first appearance at Old Town Square in a horse drawn carriage at 12:00 p.m. on Saturday, November 17, 2012.  Get into the holiday spirit by dressing up in elf caps or your holiday costume to greet Santa and join him as he parades around downtown. Santa will be listening to children’s holiday wishes […]

Fort Collins Thanksgiving Day Run

Thanksgiving is on it’s way and what better way to start off the glutinous day with a little run (or walk if you don’t want to use up all your energy)? The day starts on Mountain and College and takes you on a 5k loop ending up at College. The assembly begins at 8:45a.m. and the run starts at 9a.m. Preregister for this event at the Fort Collins Club, Runner’s […]

Art in the Alleys

By now you’ve noticed the pianos around town and the electrical transformer cabinets and have probably stopped to look at the artwork on them. This is all a part of how Fort Collins shows off it’s talents – and helps to eliminate unwanted graffiti. As a new part of the “Art in Public Places” initiative which has been around for several years, “Art in the Alleys” makes the road less […]


Foodie Walk Fort Collins

On the third Friday of each month comes the “Foodie Walk”. What began in October continues on as downtown Fort Collins offers a culinary adventure. The Foodie Walk is a self-guided walk that features new presentations, tasting opportunities, and themes each month. Who is a foodie? Foodies are people who simply love food for consumption, study, preparation, and recreation. Foodies wish to learn everything about food, the best and the […]