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Consider the Source – Hodi’s Half Note – Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017

At Hodi’s Half Note Saturday, New York-based trio Consider the Source transcended the lexicon by which music is described. With just a guitar, a bass and a drum set, the band created and traversed a rich musical landscape that is worth writing about, inadequate lexicon notwithstanding. Guitarist Gabriel Marin, bassist John Ferrara and drummer Jeff Mann are the men behind the magic. Marin wields a fretless, double-necked ax capable of […]

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#SHOPLOCAL: Small Business Saturday is the new Black Friday

Over the past 15 years, Thanksgiving has grown to signify more than turkey dinners and family time. The holiday also anticipates what some may consider yet another holiday— Black Friday, the biggest shopping day of the year. Black Friday tends to focus on big corporate stores, the same ones we see countless advertisements for day after day. This holiday season, we encourage you to try something new by supporting FoCo’s […]


Winter is Coming, but the Farmers Market is Here to Stay

Don’t let the setting sun and chilly weather stop you from enjoying Fort Collins’ best local products! NoCo Food is bringing the ever-popular farmers market inside again this winter, located at the Opera Galleria in Old Town. Join your fellow community members every Saturday starting November 4 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. for a morning you won’t want to miss. Visit over 40 vendors to shop from their collections […]

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The Lyric Reborn!

Calling all cinemagoers – The Lyric’s grand opening is finally here! At 6 p.m. on October 26, staff and friends of The Lyric will parade through Old Town Square with a marching band to the front doors of their new building for a night of high energy and fresh beginnings. Upon arrival, expect live bands in Area 52, a DJ spinning tunes in Space, and live video art in The […]

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Soul Searching?

If you’re seeking some live soul or rhythm and blues in NoCo, The Lincoln Center promises to deliver a historical night of just that on October 26 with Take Me to the River Live. Based on the award-winning documentary film and record of the same name, Take Me to the River is a live performance experience that features a once-in-a-lifetime chance to see Grammy award-winning R&B and soul legends William […]

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Fun and Frightening Fort Collins Museum of Discovery Events

National Fossil Day Celebration — Saturday, Oct. 14 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Fossils, the petrified, preserved remains of plants, animals, and other organisms, tell us what the world was like throughout deep time – the estimated 3.5 billion years that life has existed on Earth. Discover how fossils form and what makes them so vital to understanding our planet. Free with museum admission. LaserDome: Michael Jackson — Friday, 10/20 and Saturday, […]

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Downtown CSU Gameday Extravaganza

It’s football season again! Now that CSU has a stadium on campus, the students and the community have more local businesses nearby to support, and Downtown Fort Collins has plenty to offer! Shops and restaurants have deals and giveaways during every home game, and all weekend long. Alpine Arts, The Santa Fe Craftsman, and Ram Zone are among the shops offering free prizes for shoppers that come in sporting their […]

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Dance Like No One is Watching

Ecstatic Dance is not only growing rapidly across the United States but the globe too. Not to be confused for a theme at a nightclub or some sort of rave, Ecstatic Dance is a sacred space for a conscious freeform dance every Thursday evening at Club Tico. With inspiration ranging from live DJ music, the communion of a community, and the harmony of a collective field, Ecstatic Dance serves hundreds […]

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Blind Pig Thursday Nights Live!

In photo: Taylor Scott Band and Shaped Music have joined forces to form B.E.A.T. (Best Entertainment Around Town) Productions. Their collaborative efforts bring a series of free live concerts every week, billed as Thursday Nights Live! at the Blind Pig. These concerts are made possible by a sponsorship from Organic Alternatives that brings a brand new PA system, installed in September, exclusively for these events. All performances are filmed […]

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Take Back Your Voice, Take Back the Night on Friday, September 22 from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. at the Agave Room above the Rio Grande with Project 31:25’s 2nd Annual Masquerade Ball Fundraiser. This event is an evening filled with hope and inspiration with a gourmet dinner provided by the Rio Grande, complimentary beer from Black Bottle Brewery, cash bar, door prizes, a live auction, and a chance to win […]