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5 unconventional summer albums

Brody Coronelli June 10, 2017

The summer song is a staple in pop culture at this point. Every year in late May, early July, the charts are bombarded with a slew of "Summer anthems": songs detailing carefree days under the sun and nights...

(Left to right) Singer/guitarist Caleb McFadden, Drummer Mike Davis, and bassist Justin Daggett. Photo by Wellspring 5280 Media, courtesy of Chess at Breakfast.

Local Spotlight: Chess at Breakfast is a self-made rock powerhouse

Brody Coronelli May 1, 2017
Local experimental alt-rockers aim to put Fort Collins on the map
One of the child refugees interviewed for This is Exile. Image by MAKE Productions.

ACT Human Rights Film Festival: “This is Exile” delivers unwavering pathos

April 18, 2017

Syria is a hard topic to get away from lately. From the chemical attack and our subsequent retaliation, to the split attitudes of Americans toward refugees and immigration from Middle Eastern countries,...

(Photo courtesy of Evan Olea)

Local Spotlight: Race to Neptune dominates Fort Collins’ indie-rock scene

April 13, 2017
Lead singer/guitarist Brian Maier talks influences, the local scene, and the state of rock 'n' roll
Rory ONiell stars in The Queen of Ireland, which will screen at the ACT Human Rights Film Festival at CSU on April 14. (Photo courtesy of Tammy Brislin)

Q&A: ‘The Queen of Ireland’ director speaks about the film’s message, social impact

April 13, 2017
The Irish director on his new documentary "Queen of Ireland"
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‘Song to Song’ hits a high note, Rooney Mara excels

March 29, 2017
Terence Malik's music-centered romantic drama is alluring and emotionally dense
Photo by Dona Laurita (courtesy of Mitchel Evan)

Local spotlight: Americana singer-songwriter Mitchel Evan

March 21, 2017

Singer and songwriters are in no short supply, but truly achieving success as a solo performer is not easy. With poetic and forthright songwriting that manages to create a portrait of himself as an artist...

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