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Fort Collins Museum of Art, Fort Collins, Colorado

“A great photograph is one that fully expresses what one feels, in the deepest sense, about what is being photographed and is, thereby a true manifestation of what one feels about life in its entirety.”   -Ansel Adams (1902 – 1984) The Fort Collins Museum of Contemporary Art is now the  Fort Collins Museum of Artand to celebrate this transformation the museum is hosting an American legend. Currently, MOA is

An Ice Sculpture at Sculpture in the Dark in Loveland, Colorado 2

The 2011 Snow Sculpture in the Dark in Loveland, Colorado will run December 5-10.  An updated blog about the event will be posted on Nov. 18.  In the meantime, go  here for details. While at downtown Loveland’s Winter Walk today I came across some ice sculptures in the making. Witnessing art being made is fascinating to me, especially since I have a hard time drawing stick figures, so of course

Fall in Colorado

The weather along Colorado’s Front Range is predicted to be more spring-like than fall-like this weekend. With temps in the mid-70s, it will be a great weekend to stroll the streets of Denver or take the family on a bike ride in the foothills. Whatever you do, I recommend getting outside! From soccer to art, there’s a lot going on this weekend. As a reminder HeidiTown is not a calendar

The Hotel de Paris in Georgetown, Colorado

Museum: a building or place where works of art, scientific specimens, or other objects of permanent value are kept and displayed. With the fall season up on us, and the festival and event season slowing down, individuals and families will be looking for ways to fill their weekends with fun. So I’ve decided to introduce a new section in HeidiTown dedicated to museums. In these posts, appearing on the front

What to do this weekend & where to do it in Colorado (October 2-3, 2010)

As promised here’s a list of weekend events that caught the Mayor’s eye. Again, this is not a calendar of event, just stuff the Mayor thought was worth mentioning. I’m sure there are lots of other fun events happening this weekend. If you know of something, please share it in the comment section. First Friday Art Walks –  An art walk is just the thing to light your creative fire.

Mad about Mandolin Cafe

I recently discovered Mandolin Cafe  at 210 East 4th Street in Loveland, Colorado.   This relatively new addition to downtown, is a funky coffee shop  with a musical soul. Last Thursday evening,  Stoll Vaughan, a singer/songwriter and stellar guitarist  played a free show  at Mandolin Cafe. Vaughan had approached owner Alex Zoll about playing at the  coffee shop  after Vaughan opened for The Elders at The Rialto Theater in Loveland,

A HeidiTown fun place: Lyon's Classic Pinball

He’s a pinball wizard There has to be a twist. A pinball wizard, Got such a supple wrist! He’s a pinball wizard His score shoots even more! -The Who Lyons, Colorado is a cool little town, just about an hour northwest of Denver. It’s most famous landmark is probably Oskar Blues, home of Dale’s Pale Ale, but there’s another gem tucked away in this tiny town. Lyons Classic Pinball is

Loveland loves sculpture

Each summer, on the second weekend in August, an internationally renowned event occurs in Loveland, Colorado. In the weeks leading up to the grand affair, giant figures can be seen making their way into town, via large flatbed trucks. Eagles, stallions, buffalos and more, make their way down the streets of Loveland, on their way to participate in this special event. Sculpture show weekend in Loveland consists of three art