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ONE ON ONE WITH EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE DBA MICHAEL SHORT

In late December after serving almost four years as Executive Director of the Downtown Business Association (DBA), Scene Magazine had a chance to sit down with Short and talk to him about his perspective on the ups and downs of what has been happening downtown, his new role as a consultant to the DBA, and where he thinks things are heading for Downtown Fort Collins. The seasoned professional spoke about […]

Music News

“WHAT ADVICE WOULD YOU GIVE TO ASPIRING MUSICIANS?”

JON THURSDAY Lead Vocals Rowdy Shadehouse “Keep Your Chin up, eyes open, music raw, friends close, business in front of you, bad times behind you, ears peeled, body ready, chicks satisfied, money saved, plans in plain sight, dick out, mind sharp, wit sharper, smile white, resolve golden, show unique, lyrics edgy, and above all keep your fans knowing that you do all of this, for them.”     JOEL VAN […]

BEN GALLAGHER – HEART SHAPED ROCKS

– By Rebecca LaPole Ben Gallagher has been making art rock, playing mountain country, accompanying ballets and avant garde art performances, as well as playing Abraham Lynch, the pianist from the dark, zombie-death-polka band, The Widow’s Bane. Recently, he has branched out on his own and created a solo masterpiece called Heart Shaped Rocks. Released in January 2015, Ben Gallagher’s album is brooding, poetic genius. It’s a perfect album to […]

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HOPPY VALENTINE’S DAY: TAKE YOUR DATE ON A BREW CRAWL

Valentine’s Day probably has you conjuring thoughts of love, roses, chocolate and other sappy stuff. That’s all well and good, but for some of us, this Hallmark holiday is better known as “Singles Awareness Day.” But it’s ok, because there is always beer! Whether you’re madly in love or bitterly single, there are plenty of places to celebrate the season of love. I suggest spending your Valentine’s Saturday on a […]

SLAMMIN’ FAMINE

Be part of the solution to stop worldwide hunger. On Friday and Saturday, February 27 and 28, Feed My Starving Children will be hosting an event in Northern Colorado at The Ranch in Loveland to pack up to 500,000 meals. You can make a difference by contributing financially, signing up for a 2 hour packing session, or both. It’s a great opportunity for your entire family to make a big […]

NEW VISIONS

The 2015 New Visions Dance Festival will be presented on February 7 at 7:00 p.m. in the Lincoln Center Magnolia Theatre in Fort Collins. The performance will feature dance works by Northern Colorado student and professional choreographers. High Performance Dance Theatre, a Northern Colorado non-profit dance organization providing opportunities for independent dance artists, produces the New Visions Dance Festival. Choreographers, ages 12 and up, working in all dance forms are […]

FORT COLLINS IS IN LOVE WITH THE PATTI FIASCO

On February 13, The Patti Fiasco is musically “marrying” Mama Lenny and the Remedy at Hodi’s Half Note in Old Town. “Our bands have been in love with one another for some time, so in the Valentine’s spirit, we’re hosting a very romantic and collaborative performance between our two bands at Hodi’s,” lead singer Alysia Kraft says. Kraft knows about the love and support available in Fort Collins and the […]

ENERGY CARNIVÀLE

Odell Brewing Company presents the first ever Community for Sustainable Energy Carnivàle on February 21, at the CSU Powerhouse Energy Campus located at 430 N. College Avenue in Fort Collins. The event will bring together an array of citizen groups, projects, and organizations that are dedicated to the ideas of sustainable or renewable energy. CforSE helps develop energy systems fostering protection of the natural environment, economic prosperity and the continued […]

Local Culture, Arts & Community

COLORADO’S FINEST ROCK RADIO 94.9

There is a new station in Northern Colorado: iHeart Radio 94.9. Launched May 2013, Radio 94.9 is a collaboration of people who believe in the rich and diverse music thriving throughout Colorado, as well as the importance of building strong community connections and the desire to create a station that lives outside the box of mainstream radio. “We’re proud of being able, and given the opportunity to launch this station […]