November Brewery Buzz

    Snowbank Brewing: The snow is (still) falling, so it’s the perfect time to visit Fort Collins’ newest brewery! Appropriately enough, Snowbank brews a lot of winter-themed beers perfect for sipping during the Rocky Mountain winter. Try their Silent Snow White IPA, the Colorado Red Ale, or the cozy and bold Pawnee Porter. The season of dark beers is here, and the Pawnee Porter ranks up there with Horse […]

Local Culture, Arts & Community

Surfside Moves

Dude, where’s my bar? Surfside 7 to move early 2015 The rumors are plenty. Some wondered if the punk rock bar on college was being evicted, others if it had gone bankrupt. These rumors are false. Yes, Surfside 7 is moving, but it’s not what you think. According to owner Kim Snodgrass, the bar is switching locations because of their landlord’s request that alcohol no longer be served in the […]

Local Culture, Arts & Community

AMP’ed on Biodiesel

Biodiesel for Bands is a not for profit professional membership association whose mission is to help performers tour safely, affordably and sustainably – by providing education, affordable vehicles, biodiesel fuel and a professional support network of businesses and nonprofits. On December 6th, the organization is hosting an Annual Membership Party (AMP) at the Higher Ground Rehearsal Studio from 6:00 – 11:00pm. The new rehearsal space for local musicians at 208 […]

Music News

Scene Magazine’s FRESH TALENT SHOWCASE raises $2000 for Charity

Elise Wunder Talent Showcase winner Elise Wunder has enjoyed increasing publicity in the last few months, and for a good reason. Wunder is a soulful, smoky presence that completely enraptures the audience; it’s just her and the guitar, and when a string broke during her opening performance, Wunder kept the crowd interested with a capella. Her vocal range is outstanding, and proves that even without the guitar, Wunder is a […]

Reed Foehl- Lost in the West

Reed Foehl is no stranger to the music scene in Colorado. Fohel has been playing here since the ‘90s when he formed the band Acoustic Junction after moving here from New England. Foehl is now on his own, pursuing an acoustic folk career. His voice is so beautiful and makes for an amazing folk sound. “Caroline” is one of the best tracks on the album. It makes me think of […]

Spiritual Speaker

The Spiritual Science Research Foundation (SSRF) is an International non-profit organization which has been researching the spiritual dimension for the past 25 years. In the presentation on the Importance of Spiritual Practice in Daily Life, SSRF seeker Mrs. Dragana Kislovski, will speak about the purpose of human life, how to rise above problems in life which have root causes in the spiritual dimension, ensure a more happy life and how […]

“WHAT IS THE IMPORTANCE OF MUSIC TO OUR SOCIEITY?”

Will Trask Drums, Percussion, Backup Vocals Jaden Carlson Band “The importance of music in society is it’s one the most effective ways to express art on a bigger level. Music is so marketable and easy to get your hands on now and I think it’s cool that such a personal form of self-expression can reach the general mass so easily. The impact that expression can have can be positive in […]

The Year of YES!

    What if you said YES! to everything your Soul told you to do for one year? What would your life look like? Where would your Soul take you? The Year of YES! is one woman’s spiritual journey to free herself from the conventions that bound her Soul. This memoir is a raw, unflinching confrontation with the pain and regrets of a jagged past, an exploration of sacred (and […]

Terry McNerney: redefining “street art” on a major scale

If you live in Fort Collins, chances are you’ll never say, “oh look at that dirty old brick wall” or “how ugly those electrical transformer boxes are.” The reason for this is Terry McNerney keeping our city pretty. The veteran muralist is the personality behind the beautiful street art that makes Fort Collins so unique. Illustrator McNerney originally had no experience painting when he was asked to do a mural […]