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Rock of Ages

Guest post by Christian Toto www.WhatWouldTotoWatch.com   Matt Weaver spent years trying to convince the world his idea for a “guys” musical featuring hair metal hits from the “˜80s would rock the Great White Way. Now, Weaver is huddling with Tom Cruise on bringing “Rock of Ages” to the big screen next year. It seems every day there’s a new star attached to the big screen “Ages,” which Weaver is

Greeley Stampede Rodeo

You don’t have to be a cowboy, or even own a pair of boots, in order to love the Greeley Stampede. This week long event has been held in Greeley, Colorado for over 100 years. The Stampede is a family-friendly celebration of western culture and American independence. While you can expect all the usual stuff at the Stampede, this year’s event has lots of new entertainment as well. Read all

Courtesy photo of The King & I at Candlelight Dinner Playhouse in 2011

“The King & I” is a movie I have cherished since childhood, and after my first experience at the Candlelight watching their production of “Clue,” I was a little concerned. Could they put on such a well-known and well-liked classic? While I was a little let down by “Clue,” I can happily report that my concerns about their current show vanished as soon as the first scene began to unfold.

"Smokey Joe's Cafe" at Carousel Dinner Theater

My husband and I finally had the opportunity to check out Carousel Dinner Theater thanks to a great deal they ran on Facebook. Carousel has been in Fort Collins, Colorado since 2002, and they recently moved to The Midtown Art Center at 3750 South Mason. The new location is classy and houses a foyer, bar area, a theater and a ballroom for conferences, parties and weddings. I  never saw the

"Crazy Heart" from straight-to-DVD to 3 Oscar nominations

Jeff Bridges as Bad Blake in “Crazy Heart,” a film by Fox Searchlight Pictures. Rated R Directed by Scott Cooper Starring Jeff Bridges, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Colin Farrell, Robert Duvall, Beth Grant Heidi’s Illustrious Rating: 3.75/5 Word of Warning: It’s helpful if you already like country music, because this story unfolds like a country song. Also, the R-rating is mostly about language and adult-themes, such as alcoholism. In my opinion, this

"Clue" by Candlight

Being a true fan of dinner theater, I’ve been anxious to visit this relatively new playhouse located just off I25 near the famous Johnson’s Corner in Johnstown, Colorado. I’d heard the 6 million dollar facility is fantastic inside and I was not disappointed; the place is outstanding. I felt like I’d just walked out of Northern Colorado and into a Broadway playhouse.   Dinner seating begins at 6 p.m. and