Post Paradise at Hodi's

Celebrate 11 years of Post Paradise and Nick’s ultimate birthday show

11 years of Post Paradise and Nick’s ultimate birthday show is February 15, 2019, at Hodi’s Half Note. It started randomly, get a few friends together, play a few tunes, have a good time, celebrate and live. It evolved into a yearly explosion that the music community looked forward to, especially the local friends and fans. The last 18 months  Post Paradise focused on writing and recording a new record […]

Wine on draft. Photo by Cynthia Wilson

The new Infinite Monkey Theorem

The Infinite Monkey Theorem is opening a wine bar in Fort Collins in the Exchange. The Grand Opening Party is on Saturday, February 16th, luckily Scene got a sneak peek.   The Infinite Monkey Theorem will serve wine on draft, in a can, and by the bottle. Owner Ben Parsons is a brilliant winemaker and the first person to can wine and put it in a keg. The Infinite Monkey […]

The New Scene Calendar and events

New calendar..who dis?

Do you have an event you have worked hard to plan? Do you need a vehicle to get the word out? The New Scene and North Forty News just launched a super robust multimedia calendar that is free and easy to use. Take these steps: Use this link  Click ‘add event’ Create a login Upload your info The event will be posted on the web (on two sites) and in print, […]

This week in beer

Limited beer opportunities

Whether you’re looking for a super dank IPA, refreshing Belgian-style beer or a mouth-puckering sour, there are plenty of options to try in Northern Colorado. Here are some limited offerings currently available:   Berthoud Brewing Dankfield IPA: Currently on tap at Berthoud Brewing and 5030 Local, this super limited one-batch beer is available for a limited time only. Brewed with Troubadour Malting’s Serenade malt, this light orange IPA lives up […]

artist submissions

Cover contest: call for submissions

The New Scene Magazine wants your art. We are launching a cover art contest on Feb. 1, 2019. We will take submissions until March 8, 2019. We will create an online gallery of our favorites and open public voting until March 15, 2019. The most votes win the April cover of the New Scene. Theme: FoCoMx 11. Mediums: Poster Art Design using any medium that is suitable Submissions: Send all submissions to […]

Simply Talented is a television inspired talent competition. The winner will receive $1,000, promo/performance opportunities and other prizes. Second place will receive $500 and Third Place will receive $100

Simply Talented Gala television inspired talent competition

Simply Talented Gala is set for Friday, March 8, 2019. Doors open at 5 pm for a cocktail hour. Dinner and performances start at 7 pm at the Hilton Fort Collins. Tickets with Dinner, $50 GA, side seats only, no food or drink included $10 (intended for youth/friends of contestants.) Cocktail attire with pops of RED encouraged.   Simply Talented is a television-inspired talent competition. The winner will receive $1,000, promo/performance […]

Downtown Artery’s month of mental health art and exploration:
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Downtown Artery’s month of mental health art and exploration kicks off tonight

Downtown Artery’s month of mental health art and exploration kicks off today. Wellbeing: Stigma and Impact is the feature for the month of mental health art & exploration during February. As the Fort Collins community, neighborhoods, organizations, businesses, and families face uncertain and turbulent times, The Artery examines ‘What does wellbeing mean in the current environment? How do stigmas of mental and behavioral health impact wellbeing? Can a better understanding […]


Nancy Richardson Design Center opens its doors to a state-of-the-art creative space

The Nancy Richardson Design Center — an innovative hub for design of all kinds at Colorado State University — opened to students on the first day of the spring semester and was heralded as a place where interdisciplinary creative works will not just be made, but also shown off. “This building was designed for you, the end goal was you,” Nancy Richardson told the students gathered in the Design Exchange, […]

One night only: GREEN DREAM plays Green Day's Dookie in its entirety on the 25th anniversary of the album’s release. Let’s party like it’s 1994! Fort Collins’ own GREEN DREAM is a hypercolor oasis of raw nostalgia, the Go-Go’s meets Green Day, a pop punk pillow fight featuring Shane Zweygardt of Wire Faces on drums, Josh Rivera of I Am The Owl on bass, Jessi Reed of Robert Shredford + Hanna Brown on guitar and vocals, and special guests.
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GREEN DREAM performs Dookie

It is the 25th anniversary of Green Day’s classic album “Dookie”, and there is a new Green Day tribute band “Green Dream” in town. See them perform the album in its entirety on  Friday, February 1, 2019, at Surfside 7. Doors @ 8PM Show @ 9PM. Fort Collins’ own GREEN DREAM describe themselves as “a hyper color oasis of raw nostalgia, the Go-Go’s meets Green Day, a pop-punk pillow fight featuring Shane Zweygardt […]