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Stand up comedian Michelle Buteau performs at the Lory Student Center Grand Ballroom April 30.

Seales, Buteau bring race, sexual health, solidarity to comedy

Kota Babcock, Arts and Culture Director May 3, 2022
On April 30, comedians Michelle Buteau and Amanda Seales graced the Lory Student Center Ballroom with stories of being high, young and in love.
Mx Freudian Slip performs at the annual Colorado State University drag show as cash thrown onstage by crowd members rains down

CSU drag show brings back energy, representation to community

Katrina Leibee, Editor in Chief April 18, 2022

Performers brought glitz, glamour and energy to the Lory Student Center Grand Ballroom April 16 for Drag Show: Resurrection. After a two-year hiatus due to COVID-19, visitors finally packed the ballroom...

The logo for the ACT film festival on a check-in table March 31, 2022.

ACT Human Rights Film Festival ends with powerful message

Maddy Erskine, Arts and Culture Editor April 4, 2022

The seventh annual ACT Human Rights Film Festival was a reminder and example of the importance of conversation, learning and understanding the issues many face. The festival offered insight into the complexities...

Colorado State chair of the department of communication studies Greg Dickinson addresses the crowd at the ACT film festival March 31, 2022.

ACT Human Rights Film Festival premieres, discusses corruption

Kadyn Thorpe, Arts and Culture Reporter April 3, 2022

After two years, the ACT Human Rights Film Festival returned in person and ready to make up for lost time. From March 31 to April 3, the ACT Human Rights Film Festival held 12 human rights-related film...

A sign outside The Lyric advertises its weekly open mic nights June 14, 2021.

ACT Film Fest to bring social justice, war narratives to FoCo

Kota Babcock, Arts and Culture Director March 23, 2022

Starting Thursday, March 31 with an opening night reception, the ACT Human Rights Film Festival will bring music, art and war to the Fort Collins community through a variety of events. With film viewings,...

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‘Fresh’ borrows common horror tropes to create a unique story

Hailee Stegall, Arts and Culture Reporter March 22, 2022

Hulu has an iffy track record when it comes to originals. Movies like “Run” (2020) and shows such as “The Handmaid’s Tale” have made a splash throughout the media. The kicker is they’re exclusive...

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Netflix’s new dark comedy-thriller will keep you guessing

Kadyn Thorpe, Arts & Culture February 23, 2022

*Spoiler Warning* This article includes spoilers of the Netflix show “The Woman in the House Across the Street from the Girl in the Window.”  If you think you understand what’s going on, you...

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‘Don’t Look Up’: A disturbingly accurate parody of US society

Chase Hontz, Arts and Culture Reporter February 3, 2022

Over the course of his career, director Adam McKay has proven that he is not one to shy away from bold social or political commentary. While many know him best for his mindless and hysterical classic...

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Thom LaFond talks solo album ‘The Moon Leans In’

Kota Babcock, Arts and Culture Director January 27, 2022
Named for his time spent under the stars while recording, Thom LaFond's debut album “The Moon Leans In” traverses genres to create melodies that stick with listeners.
The walls of The Gorehounds Playgrounds mini-theather are covered with movie posters, and lifesize statues of horror characters stand in the corners, Jan. 22nd.

Patrons find horror community at The Gorehound’s Playground

Ivy Secrest, Arts and Culture Reporter January 25, 2022
The modern perception of horror is often boxed in with slasher films and the strange people who enjoy them.
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‘Spider-Man: No Way Home’ offers fans nostalgia

Brooke Pippin, Arts and Culture Reporter January 20, 2022
The final installment in the current Spider-Man trilogy starring Tom Holland implements what fans have been asking for and appeals to multiple generations of Spider-Man fans.
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In Defense Of: Respecting fruitcake as a holiday dessert

Scotty Powell December 8, 2021

It’s wintertime again. At least, I’m pretty sure it is. Of course, given the scorching heat we’ve been experiencing these past few weeks, it’s also possible that the weather machine responsible...

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