Local Culture, Arts & Community

Multi-Talented Young Artist Charts Her Own Course

By Emily Clingman Sometimes artists don’t have to be famous or seasoned to be recognized. Fort Collins nurtures lots of up-and-comers, and one young particular young woman has claimed her space in the ranks of […]

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Dead Floyd: Taking the Animals Out of the Farm

By: Emily Clingman What do pigs, sheep and dogs, dudes in a band, and the Mishiwaka have in common—a one-time-only performance of Pink Floyd’s, Animals, by FOCO’s favorite cover band, Dead Floyd. Fans can expect […]


Mosey West – Merica

By Emily Clingman In the true spirit of Americana music, Mosey West’s sophomore album, Merica, feels like a back yard barbecue or a summer road trip. The raspy harmonies of Mike McGraw and Adam Brown […]


LeeLah – Kali’s Fire

By Emily Clingman Self described as an original world beat rock band devoted to wholeness, oneness, healing and connection to the divine, local group LeeLah debuts with Kali’s Fire. With 11 songs about yoga, peace […]

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Mishawaka Gearing Up for 2012 Season

By Emily Clingman With an internal makeover, more professional operating standards, and a new shuttle service, the legendary Mishawaka Amphitheater has settled into its revitalized image and owner, Dani Grant, couldn’t be happier. “We set […]

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SHEL: Talented Sister Act Continues to Amaze

By Emily Clingman I first met with the Holbrook sisters (otherwise known as SHEL) three years ago. Just barely emerging from their teens, these talented young women were getting their feet wet in the music […]