Music News

Northern Colorado Classical Musician Inspires and Leads Others

By Shelby Britt When I sat down to interview Jephta Bernstein about her organization Off the Hook Arts, I knew it would be a fascinating interview, but I didn’t realize just how much I would learn from her.  Not only did I learn more about her as a person, the creative vision of Off the Hook Arts, but she inspired me to pick up my violin and play for the […]

Events

The Musical Intersection: Music Correlates with Achievement in Schools

By Anne Cleary   “There is a connection, hard to explain logically but easy to feel, between achievement in public life and progress in the arts.” –John Fitzgerald Kennedy   This quotation, engraved on the walls of the Kennedy Center River Terrace in Washington DC, states what I believe is a profound truth: Accomplishment in the arts is tied very tightly to accomplishment in most other human endeavors.  And science […]

Events

Aggie Theatre to Host Innovative Sound and Light Series in March

Second of 4 quarterly events – Sunday, March 15th at The Aggie The Sound and Light series is a professionally curated quarterly live music production that will develop artists, mentor industry professionals and provide a platform for our most talented up and coming local artists. The Aggie staff crafted this series of productions in an effort to develop local industry talent and partner with the community to cultivate long term […]

US singer/songwriter ​Laura Brehm​ has announced an eco-initiative in collaboration with ​One Tree Planted​, aiming to plant at least 10,000.
Local Culture, Arts & Community

LAURA BREHM RE-RELEASES ‘BREATHE’ EP, ASKS FANS TO HELP PLANT 10,000 TREES

  EXCLUSIVE DOWNLOAD ON BANDCAMP US singer/songwriter ​Laura Brehm​ has announced an eco-initiative in collaboration with ​One Tree Planted​, aiming to plant at least 10,000 trees across the United States. Re-releasing her 2017 EP ​‘Breathe’​ on Bandcamp – including remixes of the original songs by​ AK, Ephixa, Elliot Berger, Rameses B, Faodail, Last Heroes & Crystal Skies​ and ​Watgood​ – Brehm will donate all proceeds from the collection to the […]

Local Culture, Arts & Community

NEW YEARS EVENTS

        Moonlight Dine & Ski: New Year’s Eve Dec 31 07:00 PM – Dec 31 @ Copper Mountain     Winter Wonderland at the Mishawaka Dec 31 07:00 PM – Dec 31 @ Mishawaka Amphitheatre     New Year’s Eve at Copper Dec 31 08:00 PM – Dec 31 @ Copper Mountain     Red Rocks New Years Eve Bash Dec 31 08:00 PM – Jan 1 @ Red Rocks Amphitheater     New Years Eve with Shakedown Street Dec […]

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BOHEMIAN FOUNDATION AWARDS MORE THAN HALF-MILLION DOLLARS TO LOCAL ORGANIZATIONS

Bohemian Foundation today announced that it awarded $557,228 to 39 local organizations working to encourage and enable youth to thrive, empower individuals and families on the path toward economic stability, and strengthen our vibrant community. Bohemian Foundation awards Pharos Fund grants twice every year. Since its inception in 2001, Bohemian Foundation has awarded $19,906,690 in Pharos Fund grants to a variety of organizations serving the Fort Collins area.   Pharos […]

Bikes

Recycled Cycles Named as One of America’s Best Bike Shops 2019 

By Jeanne McDonald Jeanne@Recycled-Cycles.com  For the 7th year running, the National Bicycle Dealers Association (NBDA) has certified Recycled Cycles as being among the top locally owned bicycle retailers in the United States.  Dave Hudson, owner, and founder of Recycled Cycles, comments, “We are very proud to be recognized seven years in a row but even more pleased to be the largest locally owned bicycle shop serving the cyclists in our […]

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Upstream Mountain Songwriting Retreat

Songwriting happens with inspiration and intention, along with time & space. Join us for an Upstream Retreat where we will provide time and space at Murphy’s Resort, and coaching from seasoned songwriters. Tuition $275. Lodging not included intuition. $100 Deposit confirms your spot. It is 50% refundable until January 10th. After January 10, it is 100% non-refundable.   Instructors: Clay Rose (Gasoline Lollipops) Daniel Rodriguez (Elephant Revival) Neyla Pekarek (formerly […]

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2 Great Places to Watch Jazz in Fort Collins

  By Leo Friedman Suit-and tie-wearing musicians. Highball cocktails. Lively jazz music. When one thinks of Fort Collins, this isn’t necessarily what comes to mind. However, the city boasts a couple of jazz clubs that may transport you straight to an old school swanky jazz club in a big city. Here are two.   Ace Gillet’s-239 S. College Ave.   Ace Gillet’s, the subterranean bar and restaurant of The Armstrong […]

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Live Christmas Tree Recycling

Come January sights and sounds of the holidays will cease. The sparkles will come down and the remnants of Christmas will litter the sidestreets, awaiting the landfill.  There are approximately 25-30 million Real Christmas Trees sold in the U.S. every year. There are close to 15,000 farms growing Christmas Trees in the U.S., and over 100,000 people are employed full or part-time in the industry. A real tree is biodegradable […]