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Spilling the tea about the 5 best chais in FoCo

Spilling the tea about the 5 best chais in FoCo

Ivy Secrest, Life and Culture Director January 31, 2023

The cold of January has fully set in, and while some may turn to coffee or hot cocoa, chai offers a depth of spice and warmth that coffee and hot cocoa cannot compete with. Unfortunately, with chai,...

The Looking Glass Escape Lounge

The 5 best activity bars in Fort Collins

Yael McLoud, Guest Author November 17, 2022

It is no secret that Fort Collins is known for its microbreweries and craft beers. But did you know there is a plethora of amazing bars outside the beer scene? So what do people in Fort Collins do when...

Maddi Studer, Kenzie Hunter, Krista Bratvold and Kady Williams are the artists at the newly opened Witch of The West Tattoo Collective Oct. 26.

New tattoo shop creates a safe experience for clients

Sophia Masia , Staff Reporter November 8, 2022

A new women- and queer-owned tattoo shop recently opened up at 706 S. College Ave., just northeast of campus, with a mission to make getting tattooed a bit less intimidating.  Krista Bratvold opened...

Two skeletons dressed in bride and groom wedding attire sit at a table with fake fruit and a bottle of wine for Dia de los Muertos at Global Village Museum of Arts and Cultures

Global Village Museum celebrates Día de los Muertos with exhibition

Emmalee Krieg, Staff Reporter October 31, 2022

Honoring loved ones who have died can be a somber experience for some. For others it can be a time for commemoration and celebration of the lives they once lived.  Beginning earlier this month and...

Liz Agna performs during the drag show

The Lyric presents a special Halloween drag show

Alex Wilson, Social Media Coordinator October 26, 2022

The Lyric held a Halloween drag show Friday, Oct. 21, where the performers executed an extra spooky production.  Krisa Gonna, the hostess and mastermind of the show, produced the screen projections...

Upcoming Halloween events near Fort Collins

Upcoming Halloween events near Fort Collins

Samy Gentle, Staff Reporter October 26, 2022

As the weekend before Halloween approaches, so do several spooky events in town. From bar crawls to haunted houses, Fort Collins and nearby towns have something for everyone. Harrington Art Alliance’s...

Artwork at the Fort Collins Friday Art Walk

First Friday Art Walk: Explore Old Town, discover up-and-coming artists

Alex Hasenkamp, Arts and Entertainment Director October 10, 2022

If you’re looking for an immersive way to learn more about art in your community, Fort Collins presents First Friday Art Walk — a completely self-guided tour that takes you all around the downtown...

The exterior of the Avery House

Poudre Landmarks Foundation hosts 38th Historic Homes Tour

Alex Hasenkamp, Arts and Entertainment Director September 19, 2022

The Poudre Landmarks Foundation hosted its 38th annual Historic Homes Tour Sept. 17. With five private residences and two city-owned, restored midcentury modern houses, the guests were free to wander from...

Audience members watch Nosferatu at The Lyric

‘Nosferatu: A Symphony of Horror’ rocks The Lyric

Ivy Secrest, Life and Culture Director September 12, 2022

On Sept. 9, the Invincible Czars returned to The Lyric in Fort Collins to perform their live soundtrack to “Nosferatu: A Symphony of Horror,” a classic silent horror film directed by F. W. Murnau in...

KRFC 88.9 Radio Fort Collins expands radio signal

KRFC 88.9 Radio Fort Collins expands radio signal

Alex Hasenkamp, Arts and Entertainment Director September 7, 2022

KRFC 88.9 Radio Fort Collins, a local not-for-profit radio station, recently expanded its sound. The new broadcasting range increased the previous signal from 3kW to 50kW and greatly expanded the station's...

Maddy Erskine and Maxwell Hendrickson pose with all six editions of Scrapped Magazine Aug. 3 at City Park in Fort Collins. Erskine and Hendrickson are editors of the local music zine alongside Max Hogan.

Scrapped brings zines, subculture documentation back to NoCo

Serena Bettis, Editor in Chief August 18, 2022

Just like fashion trends and reruns of “Friends,” elements of life from the 1990s are making a comeback in Fort Collins’ local music scene. For the last six months, fans of Fort Collins artists,...

Blacksmith Raven Hammer bends a twisted rod to create the Norse world snake Feb.8

Local blacksmith Raven Hammer keeps ancient art alive

Max Hogan, Arts & Culture Reporter February 15, 2022

In the forested hills of Bellvue, Colorado, one local artisan twists, bends and hammers red-hot metal in a weathered wooden workshop, informed by the ancient legacy of metalwork.  Aptly named, Raven...

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