Music News

Weaving the Social Fabric of Elders through deTour

Hanna Doreen Brown’s full-time work is an independent musician playing music in nursing homes and senior centers all over the Front Range, mostly in Northern Colorado. She joined Courtney Hartman and Taylor Ashton on a deTour around Colorado. Courtney recently moved back to her hometown of Loveland. Formerly she made an album with her and her grandmother’s favorite songs. It was impactful to her as she processed how much she […]

Local Culture, Arts & Community

The Loveland Ladyface of Gressiwick

Located in Downtown Loveland at 426 N. Lincoln Ave is a recently painted mural called “Ladyface” or “The Lady of Gressiwick” on the side of what’s now named ‘The Gressiwick’ building. Ladyface is a bright, colorful depiction of “an every woman” with a flowing blue braid, a foliage of metallic flowers and butterflies in her hair, and a set of interactive butterfly wings. It was created with a special mineral […]

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Fort Collins musicians come together to pay tribute to rock legends

Labeled as The Last Waltz Again, area musicians will come together to perform at Washingtons on November 23rd. The Last Waltz was the celebratory 1976 farewell concert by rock legends The Band, spawning the likewise legendary “rockumentary” by Martin Scorcese, and featuring performances by Bob Dylan, Neil Young, Eric Clapton, Van Morrison, Joni Mitchell, and Muddy Waters, among others. This 1st Annual event at Washington’s is sure to be a […]

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Interview with Ben Nichols of Lucero

Lucero celebrated two decades since original members Ben Nichols, Brian Venable, Roy Berry, and John C. Stubblefield (keyboardist Rick Steff joined in 2006) started playing shows in Memphis. The band released their ninth studio album, Among the Ghosts, and their first notable short film Written & Directed by Ben’s younger brother Jeff Nichols featuring the song Long Way Back Home this year. They will headline WASHINGTON’S THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 2018. […]

Bikes

Let The Crooked Wheel Fix your Crooked Wheel

By Laura Smith Rico Lighthouse didn’t set out to be the first bicycle-propelled bike repair station. “The idea just kind of popped into my head,” Lighthouse said. A light bulb had gone off. One that got Rico out of his house, and into the community, doing what he loves. Early this year, Lighthouse underwent hernia surgery, forcing him to take two months off at his full-time job at Recycled Cycles. […]

Local Culture, Arts & Community

Health District launches campaign to raise awareness of substance use disorders and addiction

The Health District of Northern Larimer County, in conjunction with the Mental Health and Substance Use Alliance, has launched a campaign to increase public awareness of substance use disorders and addiction in our community. The goals of the Changing Minds campaign are to shed light on the public health crisis of addiction in Larimer County, de- stigmatize the disease of addiction and give hope to the 26,000 in our community […]

Music News

ItyDity and non-profit #WomenCrush Music Best original song by a female artist CHALLENGE

ItyDity partnered with the non-profit #WomenCrush Music to giveaway two song production and marketing packages to two female songwriters. The nation-wide giveaway is entirely free to enter. Deadline is Nov.15, 2018. Free to enter. A singer-songwriter herself, ItyDity’s founder, Emily Satterlee aims to make it easier for artists to find collaborators who understand their musical vision and to help producers and talented instrumentalists get matched with paid opportunities for work. […]

Food

Kids Eat Free (and Almost Free in FoCo)

November 2018: We have updated our Kids Eat Free Listing. If you’ve got little ones at home, not a clue what you’re going to make for dinner, and your budget is tight, don’t look any further. Here’s a list of places kids can eat free (or for cheap) on any day of the week in Fort Collins. Seven days a week kids can eat free at IHOP with an adult […]

Music News

Why should I support a college radio station?

As we at KCSU move into our fundraising season, this question has been on our minds constantly. When we think of why we value our station, a few things come to mind: the commercial-free music we play 24/7, the give-a-ways for concert and game tickets, the local artists that play live on our airways. While these are undeniably great features,they don’t fully showcase how we are unique. Taking a step […]

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Swingin’ Around the Christmas Tree with Big Bad Voodoo Daddy

For nearly 25 years, Big Bad Voodoo Daddy’s unique take on American swing and jazz music has thrilled audiences around the world. Now they’re taking their “Wild and Swingin’ Holiday Party” to the Fort Collins Lincoln Center November 24. Singer and band leader Scotty Morris says, “If you’re going to go to a holiday show with your family, this is the one! It really does offer something for everyone.” Drawing on […]