Ellen Audley with her mandolin and electric mandolin. Photo by Brian Dusek.
Local Culture, Arts & Community

CSU employee inducted into the Colorado Music Hall of Fame

By THE SOURCE She’s Colorado State University’s summer program coordinator, a current journalism student, a band member — and a recent Colorado Music Hall of Fame inductee. Accomplished is definitely a word to describe Ellen Audley. While she says she is honored to be recognized for her musical talent, Audley just sees it as doing what she loves with the people she loves. Audley has been a member of the […]


Celebrate Small Beer’s Big Impact on “Small Brewery Sunday”

Brewers Association’s inaugural holiday takes place December 1   A new holiday celebrating small and independent U.S. craft breweries will take place the Sunday after Thanksgiving, on December 1. The Brewers Association – the not-for-profit trade association dedicated to small and independent American brewers – has created the inaugural “Small Brewery Sunday” celebration to encourage beer lovers to support craft brewers and seek the independent craft brewer seal a certified mark […]


‘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 […]



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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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 […]

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

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. […]


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 […]


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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Top 5 Northern Colorado Holiday Things to Do

1. 2019 Festival of Trees Union Coloney Civic Center Fri, Nov 29 – Dec 7 5:00pm – 5:00pm WEBSITE   A holiday tradition of beautifully decorated trees, wreaths, and yuletide displays, presented by the City of Greeley Government and the Greeley Philharmonic Guild, begins the Friday after Thanksgiving and runs through December 7. The Union Colony Civic Center’s lobbies are transformed into a winter wonderland of holiday splendor created around beautifully decorated […]

The Passport Program has gone digital! Once a Passport has been purchased and approved, redeeming lift tickets is easy. To claim available lift tickets, your Passport holder will just need to provide their birthdate and their first and last name at a participating CSCUSA member ski area. No hard card needed! Because of the changes to the Passport Program, if you had a 5th or 6th Passport in previous years, you will need to create a new account this year. Click here to register

What’s new in Colorado Ski Country this Winter?

It is winter and time to dust off your gear and play in the Colorado mountains. The resorts have been making some capital improvements and upgrades. There are new improvements for all riders from newbies to top shredders to make the experience even better if that is even possible. A-Basin New modern bathrooms in the main lodge. Aspen Snowmass Four Mountain Sports rental shop in the new W Hotel at the […]