Music News

Fort Collins Seconds to Years Releases New Single ‘Blurred Lines’

Seconds to Years is a new band in the Fort Collins area. They just released a new single called ‘Blurred Lines.’ Wes Klukkert answered some questions.   Tell us about Seconds to Years. We started as a duo in 2015 under the name Hot Sisters before bringing on additional members and recording our single as Seconds to Years. Over the years we’ve had many shining moments like competing in Bandwagon’s […]

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Piano Donations Needed for Pianos About Town Program

Pianos About Town, an interactive public art program in Fort Collins, is seeking piano donations to be painted or artistically decorated for the program.  The program needs full-size upright pianos that are at least 48″ tall and in good working order. Individuals who have pianos that they’d like to donate can email a photo of the piano to Liz Good, Visual Arts Coordinator for the City of Fort Collins at lgood@fcgov.com or call (970) 416-2646. Site visits are scheduled to determine if the piano is […]

Local Culture, Arts & Community

Fort Collins Author Releases Novel Inspired by US Aid Worker in Peru

THE GRINGA, by Andrew Altschul, is set in Peru during the 1990s and 2000s. Inspired by the real-life story of Lori Berenson, who spent fifteen years in a military prison following her conviction on terrorist charges, it is the story of Leonora Gelb, a U.S. aid worker, Stanford graduate, and child of privilege who gets involved with leftist militants in the volatile years after Peru’s “dirty war” against the Shining […]

Events

Home2Heath announces “The Storytellers Project”

The City of Fort Collins’ Home2Health program will host “The Storytellers Project,” a free video screening and panel discussion to showcase local housing and health stories, on Thursday, Feb. 27, from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at The Lyric. The event will feature five community members who will share their stories about housing and health in Fort Collins through short films. A panel discussion with the community members will follow. […]

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The Larimer Chorale Presents Annelies

The Larimer Chorale will be honoring the victims of the Holocaust by presenting “Annelies”, a choral masterwork by James Whitbourn on March 14, 2020 at 7:30 pm and March 15, 2020 at 2:00 pm at CSU’s Lory Student Center. Millions have read The Diary of Anne Frank and have been struck by the beauty and resilience of the human spirit during horrible and inhumane times. Composer James Whitbourn has created a concert […]

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Fort Collins Based Nadalands Releases New Ep “All Souls Day”

Listen to his previous release (The 49th Parallel) while you read: Nadalands – The 49th Parallel (live) from Nada Lands on Vimeo. Nadalands started recording in 2000 with performances in 2004. It is Fort Collins based John Lindenbaum’s solo songwriting and recording project. “All I hope to accomplish with my music is to express some confused concepts and emotions and then find a few people to hear it. Global stardom, […]

Art

Beyond Suffrage Exhibit Opens at Greeley History Museum in January

Next year marks the 100-year anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment, giving women the right to vote across the nation. The City of Greeley Museums will celebrate with “Beyond Suffrage: 100 Years of Progress,” which opens Jan. 17, 2020 at the Greeley History Museum, 714 8th St. The exhibit focuses on the accomplishments of Weld County women after women gained the right to vote. Lottye Miner was the first woman […]

Featured

Lil’ Smokies at Washington’s in Fort Collins Puts on a Great Show

By Blaine Howerton The house was packed and the bar at Washington’s in Fort Collins was somewhat empty on a Thursday winter night. Lil’ Smokies told the crowd about their adventure in. “We almost didn’t make it,” said Jake Simpson. He said the group drove around I70 into Wyoming and then back down South to get to Fort Collins. They went miles out of their way to get to the […]

Art

Sharpie Art at It’s Finest: Olivia DeLacey Phillips from Fort Collins

Olivia Phillips positivechangetherapyllc@gmail.com My medium is sharpie on paper – and I complete the designs without sketching out what they will look like.  Sometimes I don’t know what I’m drawing until it is almost complete, and sometimes I do commissioned work and adhere to a request. There is no room for error so every “mistake” becomes part of the art.  (Such is life) For more information about my art you […]

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Antibalas: Music to Nourish the Mind, Body and Soul

Antibalas will perform at Washington’s in Fort Collins on February 28th. By Blaine Howerton   Listen while you read (KEXP Seattle/YouTube):   Martin Perna conceived of the band in 1997 while visiting family in Mexico. He said there were exceptional amounts of kidnapping at the time, and the word Antibalas — meaning ‘bulletproof’ or ‘anti-bullets’— kept coming to mind.  When he went back to NYC, he asked some of his […]