FORT COLLINS HISTORIC HOME TOUR

Spend a day traveling back in time through historic Victorian, Craftsman, Cottage, and National style FoCo homes. The 33rd Annual Historic Homes Tour is set to take place Saturday, September 16 between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. The tour will be opening six private residences along with two historic city-owned properties: the 1879 Avery House and 1883 Water Works. All the homes featured were built between 1879 and 1920, except […]

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Off the Hook Arts is Coming Take Over FoCo With Classical Music This Summer

By: Jennifer Ortega Off the Hook Arts is a nonprofit music education program with large aspirations. Geared towards children and young adults in k-12, Off the Hook Arts provides free and low-cost classical music instruction across Fort Collins and the Northern Colorado area. As part of the program, Off the Hook Arts produces a winter and summer classical music festival every year. From June 19 to July 14, Summerfest will […]

CITY BUZZ: MARCH

FORT COLLINS CRAFT SCENE FEATURED IN NATIONAL MAGAZINE  American Craft Magazine Highlights Local Makers  Northern Colorado makers, business owners, artists, and anyone invested in the creative and commercial success of the region will be excited to hear that Fort Collins’ craft scene was recently featured in the national bimonthly magazine, American Craft. The article titled “Hand in Hand: Fort Collins, Colorado” and appearing in the “Wide World of Craft” section […]

A Peek into The Downtown Artery

  By: Kaia Femenías I opened the door into The Artery in the heart of downtown Fort Collins to find myself immersed in a unique environment.  A warm cafe beckoned me in closer, and as I walked in further I found myself in a very posh looking room with a stage. Off to the left was a rehearsal studio, and upon being given a complete tour by one of the […]

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SHEL Returns to FOCO for NewWestFest

Scene recently caught up with Eva Holbrook from the band, SHEL, a rising supergroup that started out right here in Fort Collins. The indie-folk, four sister band that brings together a mandolin, violin, piano, and drum set for a unique sound has been touring non-stop, recording singles, and will be found performing at NewWestFest this Saturday, August 13. Here is what we asked Eva:   1. You’ve been many places nationally and […]

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Voices of Fort Collins

By: Rebecca LaPole Voices on radio help us navigate traffic, warn us of incoming weather, tell us who won the game, and keep us entertained during our commute. These same voices can also command our attention in person when introducing bands, the next lovely lady to grace the stage, or informing us about goings-on around town. Six of Fort Collins’ most unique and well-known voices took the time to answer […]

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ELECTION 2015 Q&A WITH THE CANDIDATES

SCENE MAGAZINE WANTED IT’S READERS AND MEMBERS OF THE FORT COLLINS COMMUNITY TO HAVE THE CHANCE TO GET TO KNOW THE CANDIDATES RUNNING FOR THE FOLLOWING SEATS: MAYOR – WARD LUTHI & WADE O. TROXELL COUNCILMEMBER DISTRICT 2 – RAY MARTINEZ & NANCY TELLEZ COUNCILMEMBER DISTRICT 4 – ERIC KRONWALL & KRISTIN STEPHENS COUNCILMEMBER DISTRICT 6 – GERRY HORAK & CARL WANGSVICK These people want to represent our community and […]

FORT COLLINS IS IN LOVE WITH THE PATTI FIASCO

On February 13, The Patti Fiasco is musically “marrying” Mama Lenny and the Remedy at Hodi’s Half Note in Old Town. “Our bands have been in love with one another for some time, so in the Valentine’s spirit, we’re hosting a very romantic and collaborative performance between our two bands at Hodi’s,” lead singer Alysia Kraft says. Kraft knows about the love and support available in Fort Collins and the […]