ACT Human Rights Film Festival
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ACT Human Rights Film Festival returns to Fort Collins 

On Friday, April 5, the fourth annual ACT Human Rights Film Festival returns to Fort Collins for a nine-day run, closing the evening of Saturday, April 13. A Kick-off and Tapping Party will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. on Tuesday, March 5, at Odell Brewing Company, featuring sneak peeks of films and a special beer brewed for the festival. “We are thrilled to include short films in our 2019 program,” […]

Steve Poltz. Photo credit Laura Partain
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Shine On Steve Poltz

Steve Poltz new release Shine On is a well-written spark of light and creation that truly lives up to its title. Poltz is coming to The Armory on March 7, 2019, to shed some of his positive vibes on Fort Collins. “I just sort of always make up songs. It’s super fun to create and put words together. So I usually end up with a bunch of tunes and sometimes I […]

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The Mishawaka Amphitheatre and Z2 Entertainment join forces

The Mishawaka Amphitheatre and Z2 Entertainment are proud to announce that they are joining forces once again to enhance the live music landscape of Fort Collins with an agreement to book and operate the historic Aggie Theatre, 204 S. College Avenue, Fort Collins, Colo., currently operated by the ownership group of Cervantes Masterpiece Ballroom in Denver. “Z2 Entertainment has been considering the Fort Collins market for quite some time,” says […]

Diving Deep with Waylo
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Diving Deep with Waylo

How does an artist combat oversaturation? Well, they grow to become more potent. Through a deep, dark, glitched-out lens, Denver-born Waylo has accomplished just that. Coming up in a state considered globally as a mecca for bass and electronic music, Waylo has made strides in Colorado; gaining recognition across the spectrum, from internationally-acclaimed underground institutions like Sub.Mission, to one of North America’s top-ranked clubs, Beta Nightclub (prior to its closing […]

 New Belgium Brewing has teamed up with Brooklyn Bicycle Co. to build its 2019 coveted custom cruisers.
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 New Belgium Brewing and Brooklyn Bicycle Co create custom cruisers

 New Belgium Brewing has teamed up with Brooklyn Bicycle Co. to build its 2019 coveted custom cruisers. Over the last 20 years, New Belgium has partnered with some world’s most storied bike makers including Schwinn, Electra, Felt, Spot, and Detroit Bikes to make beautiful, human-powered masterpieces that have become collector’s items and pieces of craft brewing history. The 2019 bike is a custom version of the Driggs 3, with Brooklyn Bicycle’s signature double top tube design and a fully […]

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Inaugural BIFF Fort Collins Film Festival Kicks Off March 8

Festival Event to Feature Films, Live Local Music, Post-film Call2Actions with Local Nonprofits   Northern Coloradans will have a stimulating new way to spend a cozy winter weekend when the Boulder International Film Festival (BIFF) brings a showcase to Fort Collins on March 8-9. According to its co-founder (with her sister) and director Kathy Beeck, the acclaimed BIFF’s expansion to Fort Collins highlights the organization’s desire to broaden the reach […]

2018 Cannabis Rehash
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2018 Cannabis Rehash

Err … recap 2018 was bookended by two major developments in the cannabis industry, and my oh my, what a lot of interesting stuff got sandwiched in-between! The year did not get off to a promising start for cannabusiness. On January 4, then-Attorney General Jeff Sessions rescinded the Cole Memo, to the dismay of dispensary operators and investors (not to mention virtually everyone in the entire country with dreadlocks). The […]

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What do farm-to-table foods; craft ales, sours and stouts; and Northern Colorado’s water heritage have in common?

What do farm-to-table foods; craft ales, sours and stouts; and Northern Colorado’s water heritage have in common? The Poudre River! The Poudre Heritage Alliance, in partnership with local craft brewers, is hosting the 2nd Annual POUDRE POUR – an educational celebration of the bounty that flows from the Poudre River. The event features craft brew tastings, coffees, and natural sodas; farm fresh ale inspired appetizers; history and heritage activities; art exhibit and auction; […]

The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane
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Happy Lucky’s Tea House Hosts Tea Club for Book Lovers

Happy Lucky’s Teahouse is hosting a very special Pu-er tea tasting event on February 27 from 6:30 – 8:00 pm in the Old Town teahouse (236 Walnut Street).   Inspired by Lisa See’s novel, The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane, Tea Club for Book Lovers is an opportunity to learn more about the history and making of Pu-er, the tea featured in this New York Times bestseller. Five rare and […]

Courtney Whitehead (Vocals, Guitar) of Bison Bone
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“Take up the Trouble”

  Album Review “Take up the Trouble” Bison Bone By Steve Graham I miss the golden era of alt-country, after Uncle Tupelo started playing punk rock on the back porch. And when the Jayhawks threw Big Star and the Byrds in a blender. And when Ryan Adams first started breaking hearts on Whiskeytown duets with Caitlin Cary. I know I’m not alone because Colorado’s own Bison Bone draws on the […]