Local Culture, Arts & Community

Lights, Fire, Action!

Photo by: Petr Mesi Photography Colorado World Hoop Day is a yearly extravaganza held in Northern Colorado that raises funds for the World Hoop Day Organization. This group encourages folks of all ages to get outside and express their creativity with hula hoops and other flow arts. This fun event, in its fifth year, invites movers and shakers to come express themselves through yoga, dance to the live DJ, learn […]

ALBUM REVIEW: Attack on Venus EP XO

By: Kelly Suda Attack on Venus’ new EP XO gives their label of alternative a whole new flow. Throughout the EP, their sound evolves by embracing their alternative roots with the introduction of grunge, psych rock, garage rock, and metal influences. Listening to “Album Youth” resembles “Longview” of 90s Green Day with a bass line you can catch yourself effortlessly bobbing your head to. XO manifests the classic alternative sound […]


Celebrating a Bountiful Harvest Season With Bounty and Brews

An exciting day of flavorful food, aromatic beers, and celebration is approaching. The sixth annual Bounty and Brews Beer Dinner will be taking place on October 14. The community dinner, presented by Fortified Collaborations, holds the mission to celebrate a bountiful harvest season while benefiting The Growing Project. Attendees of this year’s Bounty and Brews Beer Dinner can look forward to a six-course meal crafted with local foods by Fort Collins’ best chefs […]

Astrid Reischwitz Solo Exhibition at The Center for Fine Art Photography

Photo by: Astrid Reischwitz A new exhibition is coming to The Center for Fine Art Photography this Friday, September 29. The Astrid Reischwitz Solo Exhibition will feature the Portfolio ShowCase prize-winning photographer chosen by Juror, Hannah Frieser.  The Exhibition will be on display until November 25, with Artist Talks happening October 20 from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Both are free of charge. Exhibition: September 29 – November 25, 2017 Free Admission Artist […]

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Whethan Whethan, the American DJ and music producer from Chicago, will be at Aggie Theatre September 29 in honor of his Good Nights Tour. Whethan gained attention after his remix of “XE3” which received over 8 million plays on SoundCloud. He is set to be playing alongside Bearson, a Norwegian tropical house producer, and Opia, an indie electronic group. Time: 9pm Cost: $15-$18 Tickets: ticketfly.com

Local Culture, Arts & Community


Loveland Downtown District LIVE   The Loveland Downtown District LIVE event series is back this upcoming Saturday, September 23. The series brings together the heart of Loveland for a block party to remember. This will be a chance for visitors to explore the businesses of Loveland and meet the faces who bring life to it’s downtown. Visit merchants like Artisan You, Mellivora, RJB Woodwerks, among many others. B Sweet Cupcakes, […]


Don’t Miss the Reception for the 8th Annual Photography Exhibition

Photo By: Mark Bennet The Center for Fine Art Photography in Fort Collins is holding a reception for the 8th annual photography exhibition. Center Forward will take place on Sept. 22 from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. The reception will be open to all selected artists and the public, with artist talks taking place before the reception. The talks will give the public a chance to hear artists speak about their […]

There is no There – Marcos Martinez

By: Nate Day In his self-released soft-rock album, Marcos Martinez channels his inner Paul Simon and John Lennon with less oomph and excitement than his historical predecessors. While it’s clear that Martinez is a great guitarist and a more-than-decent lyricist, his vocals are fairly boring and the songs often lack the head-banging quality that Martinez and his team are shooting for. On the other hand, Martinez is able to perform […]


Working to Save Elephants With The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust

By: Nate Day Everyone needs help sometimes. Your neighbor may need a cup of sugar, your coworker may need some backup in a meeting, or as local artist Kimberly Lavelle knows, elephants need to be saved from extinction. Levelle and her partners from Soul Squared Brewing Company are hosting a fundraising event to benefit The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust. The trust’s goal is to work toward “conservation, preservation, and protection […]

Kalamath — A.J. Fullerton

By: Nate Day   Northern Colorado is known for producing some of the best local music acts out there, and A.J. Fullerton is no exception. His debut album Kalamath features nine original folk-rock songs all written and sang by the 22-year-old artist. Sounding much older than he truly is (partly because of his voice, and partly because of his rich and meaningful lyrics), Fullerton features some other heavy hitters from […]