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Reconnecting to Martin Luther King's Message

Berthoud Elementary Student Receives First Place Award for King Day Essay By Sandy Barnes Berthoud Recorder Berthoud Elementary fourth-grade student Shannia Koontz received a first place award for her essay on courage during the Martin Luther King Day celebration at Thompson Valley High School in Loveland on Monday, Jan. 19.  “To me, courage is doing the right thing, even if it’s hard,” Shannia said while reading her speech during the program. Koontz was among several students in the ... Full Story

"The Wrestler" Feels Almost Real-Life Like

By Michael Hicks Berthoud Recorder "The Wrestler" Director: Darren Aronofsky Producer: Scott Franklin Cast: Mickey Rourke (Randy “The Ram” Robinson), Marisa Tomei (Cassidy), Evan Rachel Wood (Stephanie Robinson) MPAA Rating: R Running time: 1 hour, 55 minutes Reviewer’s rating: 4 out of 5 stars If I didn’t know better, I would say ”The Wrestler,” starring the comeback-of-the-year Mickey Rourke, was a real-life story. Not only about Rourke, but also the independent wrestling circuit. ... Full Story

Lincoln Center Showcases Eclectic Mix of Talent

By Recorder Staff Fort Collins’ Lincoln Center perfomances will showcase an eclectic and vibrant mix of artists and performers. WHAT: Soul Street Dance Co. WHEN: Thursday, Jan. 22 and 23 at 5:30 and 7:30 p.m. COST: $10 center, $8 sides The all-male Soul Street Dance Company, from Houston, Texas, will bring a lively street-style dance performance to the Lincoln Center this Thursday and Friday. Set to a wide mix of music, from hip hop to classical, Soul Street pushes artistic boundaries in ... Full Story

The Golden Gates of Russia

By Lizzy Scully Berthoud Recorder Loveland’s Rialto Theater hosted yet another diverse and interesting event when it brought Golden Gates, a Russian musical and dance troupe, along with members of the Russian music group Moscow Nights, to its stage this past weekend. Offering an authentic glimpse into Old Russia through music, song, dance and costumes, the performance featured popular Russian folklore songs, humorous tunes sung by some fabulously talented youngsters (ages 5-16), and melodies ... Full Story

Outdoors Near Your Backdoor: Not Far from Berthoud,

By Deborah Huth Price Berthoud Recorder Many open space properties were ranches or farms at one time. One of these — Heil Valley Ranch — still exhibits part of its ranching history, while opening up a beautiful landscape for hikers, bikers and equestrians. A little more than 20 miles from Berthoud, Heil Valley Ranch offers 15 miles of trails through coniferous forest. Entering the property off Highway 36 near Boulder, the road takes you through the remaining operations of the ranch, with an ... Full Story

Last Day for Colorado Indian Market and Southwest

Dozens of award-winning artisans and musicians, featuring Brule’, Robert Mirabal, the Hypno Cowboy and master fiddle player Arvel Bird, plus traditional dance groups and performers throughout the festival held at the Denver Merchandise Mart. Sunday, Jan. 25 - 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission Price Adults - $10, Children (under 13) - Free A single admission is good for the entire weekend. Purchaser receives a hand stamp that allows them to come and go to the festival as they please, all three days. ... Full Story

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