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Sparge Brewery Brings a Taste of Alaska to The Front Range

By Matt Dierlam Visions of sled dog racing and the taste of Alaska fishing might have flashed through the minds of hundreds of area residents this past weekend, thanks to Sparge Brewery. The Wellington-based craft brewery brought the Last Frontier to the Front Range on Saturday evening when they hosted a special event at their Wellington facility. As part of an event to showcase the brewery’s many specially-crafted beverages, Sparge […]

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Barenaked Ladies: Last Summer on Earth Tour Coming to Colorado

Tickets For Their Summer Show at Red Rocks on June 23 Go On Sale On Friday January 24th. Multi-platinum rock band Barenaked Ladies has announced their extensive Last Summer On Earth tour of North America in 2020. Gin Blossoms and Toad the Wet Sprocket will round out the incredible lineup. Watch the video announcement here: “We’re looking forward to getting back out on the Last Summer On Earth tour,” vocalist/guitarist […]

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Sean McConnell To Stop in Fort Collins on Secondhand Solo 2020 Tour

Acclaimed singer/songwriter and performer Sean McConnell kicks off the new year with his Secondhand Solo 2020 tour with a stop at The Magic Rat in Fort Collins on Saturday, January 25th. This is a free show with showtime beginning at 8:00pm. Special guests Garrison Starr and My Sister, My Brother. To reserve tickets and more information visit: https://www.facebook.com/events/2425725837670089/ Praised for his mesmerizing shows, McConnell’s Secondhand Solo 2020 Tour is in support of his critically […]

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Cheers to a Growing Music Venue

by Sean Clancy “Prost!” means “Cheers!” as you lift a glass of some of the best ice-cold German-style biers you’ll find anywhere in Colorado! But what got me excited when I first came on board, last February was that besides an excellent selection of quality biers and a spacious interior, Prost has a feature not commonly found in breweries — a stage. Endless possibilities came to mind as I considered […]

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Fort Collins Poetry Slam Draws Loud & Proud Poets

by Larry Holgerson Downtown Fort Collins rolls pretty good any Friday night of the month. But the first Friday of every month brings art lovers out for the Art Walk to visit art studios, indulge in wine, cheese, and schmoozing. But one Old Town coffee shop swells with literary creatives. Picking through their best poems, raps, spoken-word performances and ravings, they bring them out for a friendly competition at the […]

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A second ‘Waltz’

By Steve Graham School’s out on Thanksgiving weekend, but you can still learn about both music history and the local music scene. On Friday, Nov. 29, Washington’s will host a second local edition of Last Waltz Again, with a showcase of northern Colorado talent playing tribute to the farewell concert by The Band. The original show was on Thanksgiving night in 1976, and it featured a stellar lineup of guest […]

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Feel the Wild: Book Signing

Meet photographer and author Daniel Fox at The Elizabeth Hotel on November 8 from 4 to 6 pm. Fox will sign his new book Feel the Wild, an intimate collection of short stories and photos, as told through Daniel’s heart focused lens.    “The book is a compilation of 10 years of expeditions. It’s not just the photo book. Every expedition that I do always has insight or a lesson […]

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Sharing his “Lonely Worlds”

By Steve Graham It should have been the happiest time of Nick Duarte’s life. His personal life was happy, he had a good job at the Fort Collins Museum of Discovery, and his band, Post Paradise, was continuing its upward trajectory in the local music scene. “I’m the most creative I have ever been, everything is coming up Milhouse, everything is going great on paper, but why do I feel […]

Black Belt Eagle Scout. Photo provided by Black Belt Eagle Scout.
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Black Belt Eagle Scout

  Multimedia-instrumentalist Katherine Paul, aka ‘KP, performing under the moniker Black Belt Eagle Scout, released At the Party With My Brown Friends (CD, LP, TAPE) August 30, 2019, on Saddle Creek Records. The album examines her evolution in life and unearths the true meaning of friendship and support from her friend group to her. On November 8, Drop-Off Productions Presents Black Belt Eagle Scout + Hikes at Surfside 7, 8 PM […]

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Earthgang: ATL Rappers come to Fort Collins

By Isabelle Rayburn   Halloween is coming up, what is a better way to celebrate than a concert? The dynamic rap duo “Earthgang” is coming to shake things up in Fort Collins for their “Mirrorland” college tour. Earthgang’s show starts at eight o’clock on October 31 at Hodi’s Half Note. Ticket prices are around $40 for general admission. According to the September issue of Pitchfork Review, “EarthGang, an ATL duo […]