A Glance into the Dreams of Katherine Emely Gómez

By: Kaia Femenías Recently, The Center for Fine Arts Photography in Fort Collins, CO housed an exhibit, “Dreams”. The exhibit was a collection of pieces based on dreaming, or “connecting the space between real and surreal” as stated by the Gallery. Scene caught up with on of the young photographers whose work was displayed at the exhibit. Through the use of her photography, Katherine Emely Gómez, was  able to convey […]


This Sunday, December 4th, Scene Magazine, along with Hodi’s Half Note and KCSU, is bringing you the 3rd Annual Fresh Talent Showcase. Ten bands have been selected to compete live for a chance to win the January cover of Scene Magazine, a gig at Arise Festival in August 2017, free recording time, and promotion! Attendees can look forward to watch the following bands compete: High Country Lowlifes The Seen and […]


Write Minded For The Win

By: Ainhoa Palacios  For those of you who haven’t heard the great news yet,  the local band Write Minded was recently awarded the Best Funk/Fusion/Jam Album for their album “Eye Above” at the 15th annual Independent Music Awards. Pretty. Big. Deal. The band, who formed January of 2015, has a unique style of music that flirts with a range of genres— everything from hip-hop, rock, reggae, funk, and soul, attracting all sorts of […]

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By: Lennix Parker Colorado has a plethora of extremely talented musicians and Brent Cowles, formerly of You Me & Apollo, is most definitely a member of that exclusive club. With a raw, rich, and unique voice that seems to transcend common surroundings and a Colorado (albeit tinged with Tennessee roots) upbringing, Cowles is an American rock force that is aggressively and steadily rising. His recent debut single, “Cold Times,” is […]


Work Music Balance at Mountain Aven Herbal

By: Rebecca LaPole Violinist Liz Gaylor of Wasteland Hop took her love, inspiration, and education, and started a business while continuing to tour and record. “The balance between being a touring musician and business owner is made easier by the fact that none of it feels like work,” Liz said. “I absolutely love all of it. If you would have told me five years ago that all my time would […]

Local Culture, Arts & Community

Music Standing with Standing Rock

By: Kaia Femenias While Fort Collins has no shortage of enticing concerts, November 27th will bring underlying purpose to Hodi’s Half Note with an event taking place in several other venues nationwide known as “Stand with Standing Rock.”   The evening will bring in local favorites like Elise Wunder, The Young Ancients, More Than Physics, and Tall Grass together for an evening of solidarity and support for those in midst of the […]

Paper Bird

Indie folk darlings Paper Bird play their hometown of Denver on November 25 for an unforgettable night of music at the Bluebird. Formed in 2006, this now six-piece act has enjoyed success as a groundbreaking band in Colorado. Their first national tour was in 2008 with New Belgium’s Tour de Fat, and this kicked off an ongoing quest to tour ever since. They have played sold out venues in NYC, […]

Local Culture, Arts & Community

The City of Fort Collins and Digital Workshop Center partner to bring scholarship opportunities to FoCo

By: Ainhoa Palacios The City of Fort Collins (CFC) and Digital Workshop Center (DWC) announced earlier this year a $10,000 partnered scholarship opportunity for the residents of Fort Collins. The scholarship named the ‘Community Development Scholarship’,  hopes to “help individuals and professionals to close the technology skills gaps that may exist in the Fort Collins workplace.” The awards for this scholarship will be primarily divided amongst several sections of the local […]

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Holiday Perform-A-Thon Brings a Music-Sharing Day to FoCo

BY: AINHOA PALACIOS BRING A FOOD. PLAY A SONG. SPREAD THE WORD.  Five local organization—The Downtown Artery, Museum of Discovery, Cohere Bandwidth, Larimer County Food Bank, and  Fort Collins Music Teachers Association are teaming up to bringing Fort Collins a full day of food-raising, music-sharing, and holiday-celebrating. On Saturday, December 3rd head to the Downtown Artery, or the Fort Collins Museum of Discovery for the Annual Holiday Perform-a-thon! Attendees are invited […]

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Catch Darlingside at The Armory!

The Massachusetts-based ensemble Darlingside will be in Fort Collins tomorrow performing at The Armory. “Pesticide is used to kill pests. Fratricide is when you kill your brother,” explains Darlingside’s Dave Senft on Darlingside’s website. “A former teacher of ours used to say ‘kill your darlings,’ which is to say, if you fall in love with something you’ve written you should cross it out. We like that idea and we thought […]