Snowbank Brewing

Snowbank Brewing

There is a saying in Northern Colorado. Today’s snow is tomorrow’s water, which eventually turns into beer. That being said, the area’s newest microbrewer, Snowbank Brewing Company at 225 North Lemay Avenue in Fort Collins, is right in line with this! The snow and water they use eventually turns into great beer. The brewery isContinue Reading

Short Bus

Short Bus

The Rockies have inspired many to experiment with the flavors and combinations that make amazing beers. NoCo Short Bus tours provides insights into these great Northern Colorado craft breweries that you probably won’t get anywhere else. You’ll have a chance to experience the distinctive combinations and some of the exclusive brews that the nano-breweries inContinue Reading

Party with a Purpose

Party with a Purpose

Join local nonprofit organizations FoCo Cafe and Trees, Water & People to celebrate the wrap up of Colorado Gives Day (Tuesday, December 9, 2014) an annual day of giving and celebration of Colorado nonprofits across the state. Donate to one of these organizations and join the party! Show your CO Gives Day donation receipt for freeContinue Reading

Sex and the Choice City: The Real Nutcracker

Sex and the Choice City: The Real Nutcracker

If Tchaikovsky were alive today, he would probably be on Grindr for a wham-bam-thank you, man! After receiving significant feedback from my article about Tinder (also known as the traveling business man’s secret best friend), I was quite certain that I needed to explore another dating app. This time, I wasn’t going to be the oneContinue Reading

The Nutcracker

The Nutcracker

Since 1978, the Canyon Concert Ballet Company has been an active and cherished contributor to the region’s cultural landscape. They are Northern Colorado’s preeminent professional dance company and school. This year, the company presents their 34th performance of The Nutcracker in Northern Colorado. They are thrilled to announce the addition of Daniel R. Simmons toContinue Reading

November Brewery Buzz

November Brewery Buzz

    Snowbank Brewing: The snow is (still) falling, so it’s the perfect time to visit Fort Collins’ newest brewery! Appropriately enough, Snowbank brews a lot of winter-themed beers perfect for sipping during the Rocky Mountain winter. Try their Silent Snow White IPA, the Colorado Red Ale, or the cozy and bold Pawnee Porter. TheContinue Reading

Surfside Moves

Surfside Moves

Dude, where’s my bar? Surfside 7 to move early 2015 The rumors are plenty. Some wondered if the punk rock bar on college was being evicted, others if it had gone bankrupt. These rumors are false. Yes, Surfside 7 is moving, but it’s not what you think. According to owner Kim Snodgrass, the bar isContinue Reading

AMP’ed on Biodiesel

AMP’ed on Biodiesel

Biodiesel for Bands is a not for profit professional membership association whose mission is to help performers tour safely, affordably and sustainably – by providing education, affordable vehicles, biodiesel fuel and a professional support network of businesses and nonprofits. On December 6th, the organization is hosting an Annual Membership Party (AMP) at the Higher GroundContinue Reading

Scene Magazine’s FRESH TALENT SHOWCASE raises $2000 for Charity

Scene Magazine’s FRESH TALENT SHOWCASE raises $2000 for Charity

Elise Wunder Talent Showcase winner Elise Wunder has enjoyed increasing publicity in the last few months, and for a good reason. Wunder is a soulful, smoky presence that completely enraptures the audience; it’s just her and the guitar, and when a string broke during her opening performance, Wunder kept the crowd interested with a capella.Continue Reading

Spiritual Speaker

Spiritual Speaker

The Spiritual Science Research Foundation (SSRF) is an International non-profit organization which has been researching the spiritual dimension for the past 25 years. In the presentation on the Importance of Spiritual Practice in Daily Life, SSRF seeker Mrs. Dragana Kislovski, will speak about the purpose of human life, how to rise above problems in lifeContinue Reading

“WHAT IS THE IMPORTANCE OF MUSIC TO OUR SOCIEITY?”

“WHAT IS THE IMPORTANCE OF MUSIC TO OUR SOCIEITY?”

Will Trask Drums, Percussion, Backup Vocals Jaden Carlson Band “The importance of music in society is it’s one the most effective ways to express art on a bigger level. Music is so marketable and easy to get your hands on now and I think it’s cool that such a personal form of self-expression can reachContinue Reading

Terry McNerney: redefining “street art” on a major scale

Terry McNerney: redefining “street art” on a major scale

If you live in Fort Collins, chances are you’ll never say, “oh look at that dirty old brick wall” or “how ugly those electrical transformer boxes are.” The reason for this is Terry McNerney keeping our city pretty. The veteran muralist is the personality behind the beautiful street art that makes Fort Collins so unique.Continue Reading

The Year of YES!

The Year of YES!

    What if you said YES! to everything your Soul told you to do for one year? What would your life look like? Where would your Soul take you? The Year of YES! is one woman’s spiritual journey to free herself from the conventions that bound her Soul. This memoir is a raw, unflinchingContinue Reading

ROOP VERMA

ROOP VERMA

One of the world’s premier sitar players is coming to Northern Colorado this November! Roop Verma is an internationally respected sitarist, composer, and accomplished teacher of Indian classical and sacred music. The Sitar is the most popular and respected stringed instrument from North India. Roopji’s training comes from two of the greatest masters of ourContinue Reading

SEX AND THE CHOICE CITY: A STROKE OF GENIUS

SEX AND THE CHOICE CITY: A STROKE OF GENIUS

What would you do to embrace your sexual energy? “Orgasm fundamentally roots our capacity for connection: hormonally, emotionally and spiritually.” -Nicole Daedone, founder of OneTaste© We’ve all watched Meg Ryan from 1989 show us what the “ultimate female orgasm” is supposed to look and sound like. Can you believe that some women in the ChoiceContinue Reading

BEHIND THE SCENES

BEHIND THE SCENES

Have you ever wondered what it was like behind the scenes of your favorite concert? Who are those people scrambling around on stage between bands, clearing off instruments only to set up the next act, checking mikes, raising banners, and wrapping cables? “What a cool job.” I have heard this many times, and it isContinue Reading

LARAMIE RIVER VALLEY RENDEZVOUS FRESH TALENT SHOWCASE

LARAMIE RIVER VALLEY RENDEZVOUS FRESH TALENT SHOWCASE

This month Scene Magazine has partnered with 16th Note LTD, and Yellow Bright Inc. for a new kind of talent show in benefit for Laramie River Valley Rendezvous, a non-profit benefiting at risk youth. “We wanted to step it up considerably from a traditional battle of the bands where bands could just sign themselves up,”Continue Reading

SHALEY SCOTT: BACK IN THE LIMELIGHT

SHALEY SCOTT: BACK IN THE LIMELIGHT

A little bit pop, a little bit blues and soul, and a lot of rockstar, Shaley Scott is easily becoming one of the most talented new musicians out of Northern Colorado. A Fort Collins native, Scott began her career as a performer in theater groups. She participated in the Fort Collins Children’s Theater and attendedContinue Reading

NUANCE CHOCOLATE

NUANCE CHOCOLATE

Attention chocolate lovers! Old Town Fort Collins just got a little sweeter. Nuance Chocolate, the town’s newest specialty food store, opened in October at 214 Pine Street to delicious satisfaction. Owners Toby and Alix Gadd would love for you to come in and demo their “show and smell,” where they talk you through their step-by-stepContinue Reading