HEART CITY GUITARS

On a quiet street corner in Loveland sits a little shop that’s making BIG noise for guitar players. With 40 years combined experience, luthiers Michael and Charlie are crafting electric guitars that every local musician must check out. As you walk into this home-like shop, you quickly realize that this is not your ordinary music store. With beautiful handcrafted instruments displayed around the show room, and the visible workshop in […]

JADEN CARLSON BAND – POLYCHROMATIC

Hailing form Boulder Colorado, Jaden Carlson Band blends funk, rock, jazz, and soul perfectly. Jaden’s vocals are smooth and meld perfectly with the music. Each song on the album has an interesting funk sound that will make you want to dance all night long. Their sound is reminiscent of a jam band mentality with drawn out vocals and riffs. “Backwards Kick” is one of the most fun songs on the […]

MARILYN

The Fort Collins Museum of Art in the historic building at 201 South College Avenue is the Northern Colorado host to America’s most beloved sex symbol. The Marilyn: Celebrating an American Icon exhibit will be proudly displayed November 1 – December 27 with First Friday extended hours on November 7 (5-9 p.m.). Admission is charged. Adults, $8; students with ID and seniors over 65, $5; youth 7-18, $2. Children 6 […]

Music News

“WHAT ARE YOUR FONDEST MUSICAL MEMORIES?”

JADEN CARLSON Lead Vocals, Guitar Jaden Carlson Band “I would say that some of my fondest musical memories are definitely the first time I played with Eric Luba and Will Trask a couple of years ago, and when I got to play with Umphrey’s McGee at the Fillmore in Denver last year. It was just amazing to be on stage with someone like Jake Cinninger who I look up to. […]

Cannabis

CANNABIS CORNER: PROFESSIONAL INSIGHT INTO COLORADO’S MARIJUANA INDUSTRY

by DR. RMJ (I’m not really a doctor, though I play one in this column) Hello Dr. R.: I have been experiencing a lot of back pain recently and my current physician wants to put me on a pain relieving medication called Percocet. I have also heard that marijauna can be effective in the treatment of pain. What’s the deal here? Dear Gain Less Pain: Percocet is a narcotic that is […]

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NOVEMBER BREWERY BUZZ One

Fall festivities have begun! Colorado Autumns are unsurpassed in beauty, so get out and have some fun. Here are a few places to hit for drinks: SCRUMPY’s The Old Town cidery uses organic apples from local orchards, and masters the up-and-coming art of cider-making. Cidermaster and manager Jennifer Seiwald has concocted a few ciders perfect for Autumn. The fall line starts with Della’s Apple Strudel: it tastes and smells like […]

Local Culture, Arts & Community

POUR BROTHERS

Shops in Old Town come and go, but there always seems to be room for something wonderful and unique. Pour Brothers Community Tavern aims to provide us with just that. The bar opened earlier this year, and has enjoyed a successful first few months. Co-owners Aria Khosravi and Alan Blue graduated from CSU, and have been living on and off in Fort Collins and Denver for 10 years. They also […]

SEUSSICAL THE MUSICAL

The Fort Collins Children’s Theatre proudly presents their 2014 fall production, Seussical the Musical! A multitude of classic, colorful Dr. Seuss tales are seamlessly brought together by JoJo, a young boy and thinker of strange and wonderful thinks, along with the mischievous Cat in the Hat. As each story unfolds you will marvel at how relevant and profound Seuss’s subtle themes are; this musical happily appeals to all ages. Performances […]