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Delta Rae at Washington’s tomorrow

Delta Rae Six-piece band Delta Rae hails from Durham, NC with Liz Hopkins and Brittany Holljes fronting the robust group with sultry harmonies rounded out by Holljes’ brothers Eric (vocals, piano) and Ian (vocals, guitar) as well as Mike McKee (drums) and Grant Emerson (bass). The band chose their moniker from a mythical story the Holljes siblings’ mother wrote about a Southern girl of the same name who summons the […]

Patti Smith’s debut novel, the autobiographical Just Kids, is already a true American classic, although it’s less than a decade old.
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What Dreams May Come: Patti Smith’s “Year of the Monkey”

Patti Smith’s debut novel, the autobiographical Just Kids, is already a true American classic, although it’s less than a decade old. The book viscerally and magically transports readers to a time when young, penniless, passionate artists could move to America’s biggest, most exciting and possibility filled cities and “make it” on the basis of nothing but talent, uncompromising work ethic, and unstoppable dreams. Year of the Monkey, released a few […]

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Outpost Sunsport Presents Timeless

Ski and snowboard enthusiasts will get their adrenaline rush before actually hitting the slopes with Timeless, the newest movie from Warren Miller Entertainment. Presented by Outpost Sunsport, the much-anticipated films have become a tradition for winter sports fans to kick off the season. Timeless emulates the enduring spirit of winter while featuring the majestic mountain scenery and death-defying stunts the films have become known for. Narrated by Olympic Gold Medalist, Jonny Moseley, […]

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Coda Signature Fruit Notes

Lauren Gockley, the Director of Edibles at Coda Signature, spent a lifetime working in restaurants, then ten years ago she transitioned exclusively into chocolates. Gockley’s passion took her to France, Paris, and all around the world studying chocolate and pastries. Lauren returned to the states and worked for Thomas Keller Bouchon bakery making Bon Bons for their end of meal deserts, and platters. Lauren transitioned out of restaurants and poured […]

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Sounds & Vision: Detour 360

Join us on Thursday, October 17, in the OtterBox Digital Dome Theater at Fort Collins Museum of Discovery for Sounds & Vision: Detour 360. Detour 360 explores the sonic terrain of the great state of Colorado — from Trinidad to the Canyons of the Ancients to Greeley to Red Rocks to all points in between — in all its wild and human diversity.  Internationally renowned sound artist and musician Bruce […]

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      “Mountaintop Folk-Pop” The 14ers If our head boosters tire of John Denver or decide “Where the Columbines Grow” just can’t escape the grim connotations, they can find new state songs all over the 14ers jangly catalog. Lead 14er Ryan Kirkpatrick is even a great poster boy for the state, leading climbs up those namesake peaks, and backcountry adventures as far afield as Mount Kilamanjaro. His loose references […]

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INDIE SINGER/SONGWRITER, MACY WARNER, RELEASES HER FIRST PROFESSIONALLY PRODUCED SINGLE, “ANGELINE”

By Emily Satterlee Emily@itydity.com Singer/ Songwriter Macy Warner will release her first-ever fully produced the single, “Angeline”. Late last year, Macy was awarded production of her song, winning the 1st place in a national singer-songwriting competition for women on ItyDity.com, a female-founded music production and publishing company based out of The Music District in Fort Collins. With ItyDity, Macy received the opportunity to work with producers from all over the […]

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You’ll have the time of your life

By Steve Graham To paraphrase Patrick Swayze, “Nobody puts the Shook Twins in a corner.” Even themselves. Identical twins Katelyn and Laurie Shook form the core of their namesake Portland-based folk-pop band, which focuses on a very contemporary sound. But they are also willing to break out of that box and cover some early ’60s songs that were classics — twice. The Shook Twins are playing a “Dirty Dancing” tribute […]

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Brewing up fun and laughs

  Comedy Brewers brings monthly improv games to Bas Bleu Theatre By Steve Graham Can you portray Mary Poppins killing someone with a toilet plunger in a sushi bar? With no recognizable words? If so, try out for Comedy Brewers. Every month, the eight local actors and quick thinkers take to the stage and play improv games, which often involve outlandish audience suggestions. That’s how they ended up turning everyone’s […]