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The Nature of Storms Whippoorwill

The Nature of Storms Whippoorwill   Sportsball nerds play fantasy football. As a music nerd, I play fantasy concerts. It’s not an organized league or anything. It’s just me daydreaming about concert lineups and bucket list shows I would love to see. One of my current top fantasy shows would be Whippoorwill opening for the Highwomen. The Fort Collins alternative folk-rock trio perfectly complements the Nashville supergroup that unites Amanda […]

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
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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 […]

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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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ACT OUT, ACT IN POWER, ACT TOGETHER

Ryane Delka started practicing pilates about 12 years ago. At the time she lived in a fast-paced world, with a demanding job in sales, and maintained curved scoliosis that was debilitating. Sometimes Ryane could barely move her body; her top tier Doctors wanted to do spinal injections and pushed medications as solutions. The Doctors suggested something for pain, something for sleep, and something for almost every ailment, but Ryane rejected […]

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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Jim Marshall: A Rock ‘N’ Roll Suicide Whose Work Will Never Die

They don’t make ‘em like Jim Marshall (1936-2010) anymore. Not unlike Allen Ginsberg, Marshall – known mostly for his iconic photos of rock stars – was not just present. Still, at the center of numerous peaks of American culture, from the early ‘60s, San Francisco immortalized via Kerouac books and live Miles Davis albums to Bob Dylan’s babyfaced Greenwich Village days, the summer of love, Woodstock, Monterey Pop, the Beatles’ […]

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David Sedaris Still Loves His Job

By Christina Kuzmych CKuzmych@uwyo.edu (Originally published and aired on Wyoming Public Radio October 18, 2019.) David Sedaris is a humorist, author, NPR contributor, and soon he’ll return to Laramie on Monday, October 28th. Dubbed “the master of satire,” Sedaris will spend the evening sharing his hilarious observations on the human condition. In advance of this one-night-only event, the author, whose works include Santaland Diaries, Squirrel Seeks Chipmunk, and his most recent bestseller, Calypso, spoke with […]

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Going Back to Colorado: Class of 2019 Induction

Tommy Bolin, Zephyr, Otis Taylor, and Freddi & Henchi, with Special Guests Tuesday, December 3, 2019, at The New Mission Ballroom   On December 3, 2019, the Colorado Music Hall of Fame presented by Comfort Dental will host the inductions of ‘70s rock/fusion guitarist Tommy Bolin; award-winning blues pioneer Otis Taylor; Zephyr and its dynamic lead singer, Candy Givens; Colorado legends Freddi & Henchi, “The Crown Princes of Funk;” legendary […]

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A house of wonders

By Steve Graham Whitney Phippen’s first memory reflects both her creative spirit and her business sense. “I’ve always loved art my entire life,” she said. “I think the earliest memory I can remember was making birds nests out of grass clippings in my front yard, and then I painted little rocks and tried to put them in it like eggs, and I tried to sell them on Prospect.” The Fort […]