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Cheers to a Growing Music Venue

by Sean Clancy “Prost!” means “Cheers!” as you lift a glass of some of the best ice-cold German-style biers you’ll find anywhere in Colorado! But what got me excited when I first came on board, last February was that besides an excellent selection of quality biers and a spacious interior, Prost has a feature not commonly found in breweries — a stage. Endless possibilities came to mind as I considered […]

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‘People Power: Building Effective Coalitions Across Social Movements

On December 7, 2019, The Marigold Project will host a community-centered summit, People Power at INDUSTRY on Brighton Boulevard. The Marigold Project is Nathaniel Rateliff’s foundation established in 2017 to support community and nonprofit organizations working on economic and social justice. People Power opens the conversation around a wide range of topics rooted in social justice and how individuals can effectively drive social change and create a more equitable society.  The […]

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OPENSTAGE THEATRE REVEALS ALL IN “THE FULL MONTY”

By Kate Forgach Let’s get this out of the way upfront: OpenStage Theatre’s production of “The Full Monty” musical will, indeed, bare all when it runs Nov. 2 to 30 in the Lincoln Center Magnolia Theatre. Those who have seen the movie may recall the plot offers a new twist on an old story. Six unemployed steelworkers in Buffalo, New York, are miserable. They have no cash and no prospects. When they […]

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Fort Collins Poetry Slam Draws Loud & Proud Poets

by Larry Holgerson Downtown Fort Collins rolls pretty good any Friday night of the month. But the first Friday of every month brings art lovers out for the Art Walk to visit art studios, indulge in wine, cheese, and schmoozing. But one Old Town coffee shop swells with literary creatives. Picking through their best poems, raps, spoken-word performances and ravings, they bring them out for a friendly competition at the […]

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The Lincoln Center’s Gifts for Good to Benefit Crossroads Safehouse

By Victoria Erickson 970-416-2765 verickson@fcgov.com   The Lincoln Center and Crossroads Safehouse are teaming up to give Gifts for Good and make this holiday season a little brighter for those looking to escape domestic violence. Benefiting Crossroads’ Holiday Gift Shop, The Lincoln Center’s Gifts for Good donation drive will take place Nov. 5–Dec. 1, in conjunction with the Broadway national tour of The Color Purple playing The Lincoln Center Nov. 21-23. Crossroads’ free Holiday Gift Shop provides […]

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Wasteland Hop “Erosion Osmosis”

  Note: The new album is not on Bandcamp and such, but folks can find it on their favorite streaming platforms. The new Wasteland Hop album is all over the map in every sense of the phrase. The music draws on a vast range of influences from the Pharcyde to A Perfect Circle. To call it rap-metal is reductive and potentially off-putting, but think System of a Down more than […]

Art Educators Go Above and Beyond in Inspiring the Next Generation of Artists
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Art Educators Go Above and Beyond in Inspiring the Next Generation of Artists

Twenty-eight K-12 art instructors from schools in Weld County will have the opportunity to have their artwork on display in the exhibit “Discovery – Art Educators Inspiring the Next Generation of Artists” at the Tointon Gallery, 651 10th Ave,. Ed Rogers, Chair of the Greeley Art Commission and retired Greeley art teacher, organized the exhibit. Rogers is passionate about art education, “the show is about the teachers who inspire all student artists,” says Rogers. […]

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Celebrate Music by Giving Back

Brandon Barrios studied Music Education in Florida at Stetson University, with his main instrument being the trombone. Post education, Brandon spent his days teaching the youth the art of musicianship. Barrios’ heart was tugging for a move and a change. Barrios decided that change was to open Music Go Round and this year it turns five.   It all started in 2014 when Brandon discovered a music store for sale […]

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PR Agency Grasslands Expands Staff to 13 Full-Timers, Accelerates Client Growth

Ricardo Baca was a staff writer, editor, and critic at daily newspapers, and he had been for two decades. In 2013 Ricardo’s editors at The Denver Post named him the paper’s first-ever Cannabis Editor. Taking that torch was a risk. No other legitimate news outlets were even thinking of doing something like that.    The Managing Editor of the post and the news director Kevin Dale presented the role, as […]

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Sweet Sounds and Country Twang

Josh Long of Sugar Britches performed solo recently at Prost Brewing Co. He was joined by Michele Crockett of Trucker’s Daughter for several tracks that demonstrated both of their sweet vocals along with Josh’s incredible (country twang) guitar work. More information about Sugar Britches: https://scenenoco.com/article/the-sugar-britches-classic-country-in-a-modern-world/ More information about Trucker’s Daughter: https://www.facebook.com/truckersdaughterband/ More information about Prost: https://prostbrewing.com/