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KCSU is hosting a spring DJ-athon fundraiser

It’s that time of the year again! The frost is lifting, flowers are blooming, and seniors are preparing to walk across the stage and receive their diplomas. KCSU is graduating 13 seniors of our very own this spring semester; we took a minute to ask them about the most important lesson that they learned at KCSU. Emily Mashak, KCSU news director and co-host of the Rocky Mountain Review, said the […]

Art

Sculpture in the Square

On Saturday, April 27, Fort Collins Downtown Development Authority will be removing the six sculptures that have resided in Old Town Square for the past year. They will be replaced with six new sculptures from artists across Colorado and will be on display through April 2020. Sculpture in the Square, now in its fourth year, is a year-round outdoor sculpture exhibit displayed in Old Town Square. Artists in this year’s […]

Music News

“Sunday” CD review

    “Sunday” is Late Night Radio’s uplifting and funky answer to “Check Your Head.” Ironically, both albums open with retro-style vocal samples, but thereafter they mostly shun samples in favor of live guitars and drums. In 1992, the Beastie Boys moved away from the mind-boggling sample stew of “Paul’s Boutique” and adopted more instrumentation. Likewise, the latest LNR album forgoes the musical samples of earlier records and uses a […]

Race to Neptune
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“Abandon Fashion”

  Race to Neptune “Abandon Fashion” Race to Neptune isn’t shy about loving the ’90s. They proudly proclaim their debt to the alternative era, and they wear some of their influences on their sleeves. “Departure” has some Ride-worthy shoegaze guitar swirl and the soaring melody of an early Smashing Pumpkins track. Elsewhere, “Mortal Melody” opens with minor-chord Soundgarden fuzz in a long, confident and slow-building instrumental intro. Then singer Brian Maier […]

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The human-pedaled, mixed and amplified soundstage rolls into FoCoMx

TheRickshawLive is only mobile venue parading the streets of Fort Collins with live musicians in tow and is making a debut at FoCoMx with a multimedia reel, and an expanded stage. Dreamt up by Tim Ryschon, President at Ryschon Inc, ‘Hybridizing technology and disease prevention in the service of improved human health’ by day, and innovating new technologies for music transport by night. In 2019, TheRickshawLive received a Marketing Study […]

The Sustainable Living Association presents the ninth annual Earth Day Fort Collins on Saturday, April 20th from 11:00 AM-5:00 PM at Civic Center Park in Old Town.
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Earth Day Fort Collins Inspires Action Through Volunteerism

Earth Day Fort Collins Inspires Action Through Volunteerism The Sustainable Living Association presents the ninth annual Earth Day Fort Collins on Saturday, April 20th from 11:00 AM-5:00 PM at Civic Center Park in Old Town. Earth Day Fort Collins is a combination of activities and events for the entire family, featuring informational booths and displays, arts and crafts, an electric vehicle ride and drive, live music, speakers, local food, and […]

Equally Challenged performs at the 2018 Lagoon Summer Concert Series.
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LAGOON SUMMER CONCERT SERIES ANNOUNCES 2019 LINEUP

The Lagoon Summer Concert Series returns this year bringing high-quality entertainment to the community starting June 19. Produced by Mantooth Marketing Company, the free concerts will take place on the west lawn of Colorado State University’s Lory Student Center Wednesday nights at 6:00 p.m. The popular summer tradition will feature various talents over seven weeks, excluding July 3. The 2019 lineup will showcase a wide range of music from country […]

Beer

Red Truck Beer Company gets real. Because what’s more honest than a red truck?

By Emily Kemme The slogan is painted on the wall of Red Truck Beer Company’s meeting room in the Fort Collins Truck Stop, 1020 E. Lincoln Avenue, Fort Collins. It’s a reminder of generations, connections and the homespun nostalgia of a red truck: “You never forget your first truck.” But even with the tongue-in-cheek word slide, and cherry red pops of paint adorning everything from handrails to the Adirondack chairs […]

Top 5 Breakfast Burritos in NoCo
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Top 5 Breakfast Burritos in Northern Colorado

  Big City Burrito To illustrate just how much people love Big City Burrito (BCB), I have a friend who once drove from out-of-state to visit me just so she could eat there. A staple in Fort Collins, BCB has been fulfilling cravings of many locals and tourists alike since 1994. Their taquería-inspired menu has something special for just about anyone who wanders in with a need for portable deliciousness. […]

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Meet Steve Graham

By Anthony Galliano Steve Graham has written other people’s stories for decades in the pages of newspapers and magazines.  But when you ask him about his own story, he says it’s not very interesting.  He’s just a little reluctant to talk about himself.  But then he begins and says, “I was born in Beirut during the first month of the Lebanese Civil War back in 1975.” His father, who worked […]