Ignite Fort Collins

This is one of the coolest events I have ever been to. Where else can you hear an 11 year-old talk about the history of Tesla or listen to poems by Sand Crab Sam while also taking a peek inside the teenage mind with an eloquent local teenager? Enlighten Us – But Make It Quick! is the catchphrase for Ignite Fort Collins. Similar to independent TEDx talks, Ignite is a […]

Folsom’s 93: The Lives and Crimes of Folsom Prison’s Executed Men

“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 […]

Global Village Museum

Become familiar with Old Town’s cultural treasure! Located at 200 W. Mountain Ave. is a non-profit dedicated to showcasing folk art from around the world. “This is the only international museum in Colorado,” says John Roberts, chair of the museum board of directors. Roberts’ travels have allowed him to collect a variety of art, jewelry and clothing intended to “teach people about the world.” Since its opening in April 2011, […]

2013 Bohemian Nights at NewWestFest. Photo courtesy of Bohemian Nights at NewWestFest.

Bohemian Nights Combines New Talent and Old Friends for 9th Annual Festival

2013 Bohemian Nights at NewWestFest By Mary Willson  The long-awaited Bohemian Nights Music Festival and NewWestFest street fair rolls around again from August 16-18, bringing new sounds, old friends and a lot of Northern Colorado culture. “Bohemian Nights has always been about sharing the gift of music, revealing Fort Collins as a city recognized for its live music scene and showcasing new, emerging and established Colorado bands,” Liz Barnez, artist relations […]