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Cameron Duddy harmonizes with band Midland during their headlining performance at this years RamFest, April 25.

Gallery: RamFest takes a country twist with headlining band Midland

Ruby Secrest, Staff Photographer May 4, 2024

Sound of Honeys lead singer Emma Rose joins Jesus Christ Taxi Driver for their headlining performance at Aggie Theatre for the annual Fort Collins Music Experiment festival April 19.

FoCoMX brings concert exposure to seasoned bands, newcomers

Ruby Secrest, Staff Reporter April 24, 2024

The annual festival Fort Collins Music Experiment is exposure therapy for anyone who says, "No, that genre's just not for me," bringing together over 400 bands, DJs and solo acts across all music genres. The...

MaveRick Smith takes a breath during the end of their performance at Colorado State University’s annual drag show April 14.

Gallery: CSU annual drag show raises LGBTQIA+ scholarship funds

Cait McKinzie, Staff Photographer April 18, 2024

Colorado State University drag show headliner Mirage kneels onstage during her first number April 14. Mirage was a contestant in Season 16 of the reality show “RuPaul’s Drag Race.”

CSU annual drag show raises LGBTQIA+ scholarship funds

Katie Fisher, Staff Reporter April 17, 2024

A luminous stage lined with white flowers and colorful baby’s breath accents awaits an audience giddy with anticipation for the first performer to appear. Hosted by the Pride Resource Center, Colorado...

Photo courtesy of Jennifer Clary Jacobs, Colorado State University School of Music, Theatre, and Dance.

Spring Dance Concert exhibits artistic talent of CSU students

Caleb Ediger, Staff Reporter April 15, 2024

The room starts dark and quiet but is quickly lit up by multicolored lights, smoke effects and music directing the audience's attention to the practiced movements of the dancers. The Spring Dance Concert...

Riley Merino and Ian Ehrhart of Jesus Christ Taxi Driver at Fools Fest at Colorado State University April 4.

Gallery: KCSU’s Fools Fest rocks Sutherland Garden

Ruby Secrest and Abigail Burns April 13, 2024

Chef Su Wong demonstrates how to prepare dough for pork cha siu bao during a Cantonese Dim Sum class at the Cooking Studio located in downtown Fort Collins, April 4.

Gallery: The culinary masterminds of Old Town’s The Cooking Studio

Aria Paul, Staff Photographer April 11, 2024

Photo courtesy of Sugar Britches

RamFest is ready for country lovers of CSU

Alex Hasenkamp, Arts & Entertainment Director April 9, 2024

Country is the theme of this year’s RamFest, featuring the traditional sound of the trio Midland and preceded by the more alternative country group Sugar Britches.  Ashliee Treblik, the president...

King Carlo and Brother Josh pose after receiving their reward for taking third place in a 2v2 dance battle bracket during Vision:Provoke Imagination March 30.

Hip-hop at CSU bounces back with Vision Dance Expo

Liv Sewell, Staff Reporter April 2, 2024

Hip-hop is a way of life.  Created in the 1970s, hip-hop started as an underground dance movement that permeated mainstream pop culture. It has come a long way from its start in the Bronx, New York;...

Matthew Bush playing Mack, Nicolet Endean playing Suze, Bolt Saliu playing Keisha, Faith Buckley playing Jasmine and Nylah Walker playing Beverly perform in the production of Fairview put on by Colorado State University School of Music, Theatre, and Dance, directed by Dr. Ray Black Feb 28.

CSU’s ‘Fairview’ brings comedy, reflection to stage

Aubree Miller, Staff Reporter March 6, 2024

With outstanding performances and brilliant wit, Colorado State University's production of “Fairview” by Jackie Sibblies Drury is a must-see, with shows up until March 8. The Pulitzer Prize-winning...

Coast Contra puts on a show for Colorado State University students at their concert Thursday night in the Lory Student Center Theatre Feb. 22.

B/AACC fashion show celebrates Black joy

Sophia Masia, Staff Reporter February 26, 2024

In honor of Black History Month, the Black/African American Cultural Center at Colorado State University is celebrating students and their heritage with this year’s theme: Redesigning Our Future. B/AACC...

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