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Jazz Master Find His Rhythm 

    Weaving elements of American jazz and Afro-Caribbean rhythms, Eddie Palmieri’s music spans many cultures and generations, embracing modern-day sound through a vision unique to him. Backed by a band of all-star musicians, Palmieri will bring his one-of-kind rhythms to The Lincoln Center on November 9th.   Known as one of the finest pianists of the past 60 years, Eddie Palmieri is a bandleader, arranger, and composer of salsa and […]

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Denver Film Festival: Brought to you by the Lyric Cinema

Opening Night Film: Knives Out starring Daniel Craig on October 31st I was thrilled to learn that a few films from Denver Film Festival’s extensive program will screen at the Lyric Cinema in Fort Collins. The Lyric has incredible programming already, but they’re doing a great job of including local and traveling film festival screenings. The Front Range is lucky to have them. You can skip the drive to Denver and still catch […]

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SONS OF THE SAHARA ~ Bombino and Vieux Farka Toure

Vieux Farka Toure & Bombino   A unique collaboration between two of Africa’s most esteemed and dynamic guitar masters. Bombino (Niger) and Vieux Farka Toure (Mali) perform separate sets and together, electric and acoustic, transporting the audience on a dazzling and intimate musical journey to the Sahara Desert, the original birthplace of the blues.   Omara “Bombino” Moctar, whose given name is Goumour Almoctar, was born on January 1, 1980, […]

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Come to the Community Table

Exactly when Kristina Cash realized her connection to community is unknown, but it has always been a part of her. Cash grew up in a rural town in Southern Colorado, aware of the seasons, and the plight of the farmer, and the way everyone looked after one another. That deep seeded set of relationships inspired the Farm dinner series, where she pairs farms, chefs, beers and local food together with […]

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Who Will You Be This Year?

By Kim Sewald All throughout the year, Coloradans love to dress up and become someone else — whether at the Renaissance Festival, on stage in a theatrical production, at Comic Con, the annual 40’s Balls in Denver and Boulder, the annual December celebration of the end of national Prohibition, or at that theme anniversary party. But hey, it’s October and we know you’ve been thinking about who you’ll morph into […]

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An Insider’s Guide to the FoCo Book Fest

The fourth annual Fort Collins Book Fest returns in October to celebrate literature, Colorado writers, and community. This year’s event is billed as “a literary feast for the foodie in all of us” and explores food culture and food systems through books, poetry, and conversations. Over 40 authors will participate in book talks, panel discussions, cooking demos, readings, writing workshops, and other literary activities during the free two-day event. But, […]

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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, […]