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An Insider’s Guide to the FoCo Book Fest

The fourth annual Fort Collins Book Fest returns in October to celebrate literature, Colorado writers, and community. This year’s event is billed as “a literary feast for the foodie in all of us” and explores food culture and food systems through books, poetry, and conversations. Over 40 authors will participate in book talks, panel discussions, cooking demos, readings, writing workshops, and other literary activities during the free two-day event. But, […]

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2019 October Virtuoso Series Concerts

By Chloie Piveral, Communications Assistant, University Center for the Arts (970) 491-5891, Chloie.Piveral@colostate.edu The Colorado State University 2019 Virtuoso Series Concerts, presented by the School of Music, Theatre, and Dance, continues this October with two performances by CSU faculty. Information about each performance is included below. The two concerts all take place at 7:30 p.m. at the University Center for the Arts, located at 1400 Remington St. Margaret Miller, Viola With Tim […]

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Fort Collins Fitness Festival is Bigger and Better for 2019 

When Rachel Pastor walks into a room, the mood changes.  One conversation with Pastor has you motivated to train for that 5k you’ve been mulling over or join your buddy at that fitness class she keeps asking you about.  “I really aim to bring the joy of health and fitness to people’s lives,” Pastor said. And I’d say she’s accomplishing that.  Pastor, the visionary and creator behind the Fort Collins […]

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K. Flay to Headline at Edge Fest 2019 in Cheyenne

Edge Fest is an annual concert in Cheyenne, Wyoming celebrating live music, food and drink, regional vendors, and the historic West Edge. Edge Fest 2019 will take place on Saturday, August 24 from 5-10pm in downtown Cheyenne. This year, the Edge Fest planning committee is beyond excited to announce that Grammy-nominated, K. Flay will be headlining the 6th annual event. Admission is free, thanks to our sponsors, with access to […]

Ska Brewing Brings Back World-Class Oktoberfest
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Ska Brewing Brings Back World-Class Oktoberfest

It’s hard to top the first year of Ska Brewing’s Oktoberfest, with wins at prestigious beer competitions across the globe. Nevertheless cans of this world-class German-Style Lager return to Ska’s World Headquarters for the season on Friday, August 2. Ska brewed and canned a small batch of this craft lager for the first time in 2018, and it sold out in record time— well before Oktoberfest season was over. That first […]

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Wailing At Washington’s

The Wailers at Washington’s By Robin Shaffer, Rock ‘N Robins From the Chinese in Shanghai to the El Molo in Kenya, everyone has heard of Bob Marley. Some think of him as proper mood music for a party. To others he was a teacher, an uplifter; to many he was a prophet and savior. When he died -ostensibly of cancer – on May 11, 1981 his mission continued.  That mission […]

The City of Loveland Art in Public Places will install seven new sculptures in downtown Loveland, beginning on Thursday, June 6. 
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Seven New Sculptures to be installed in downtown Loveland

The City of Loveland Art in Public Places will install seven new sculptures in downtown Loveland, beginning on Thursday, June 6.  The sculptures to be installed along 4th Street between Washington and Garfield Avenues are part of The Art Advocacy Project, commonly known as TAAP.  These seven artworks were chosen from the 81 submissions received during a national call for entry and were selected by a citizen panel and members of […]

The Sustainable Living Association presents the ninth annual Earth Day Fort Collins on Saturday, April 20th from 11:00 AM-5:00 PM at Civic Center Park in Old Town.
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Earth Day Fort Collins Inspires Action Through Volunteerism

Earth Day Fort Collins Inspires Action Through Volunteerism The Sustainable Living Association presents the ninth annual Earth Day Fort Collins on Saturday, April 20th from 11:00 AM-5:00 PM at Civic Center Park in Old Town. Earth Day Fort Collins is a combination of activities and events for the entire family, featuring informational booths and displays, arts and crafts, an electric vehicle ride and drive, live music, speakers, local food, and […]

7 things to do on St. Patrick's Day.
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No parade? No problem

      Saint Patrick’s Day, feast day (March 17) of St. Patrick, patron saint of Ireland. He was born in Roman Britain in the late 4th century. Patrick was kidnapped when he was 16 and taken to Ireland as a slave. Luckily he escaped but returned about 432 to convert the Irish to Christianity. When he died on March 17, 461, his accomplishments were establishing monasteries, churches, and schools. He left legends of driving out […]

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Envy Brewing Now Open

As a member of the NoCo craft beer scene for some time, walking into the industry soft-opening of Envy Brewing felt like a family reunion. Brewers, beertenders, sales reps and owners from Purpose, Gilded Goat, Intersect, Funkwerks, Jessup Farms, Timnath, Troubadour Malting and so many more were showing their support. Envy is being welcomed into the community with open arms and full glasses. The owners started their brewery with community […]