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SAAC Summary: Sept. 9, 2009

The Berthoud High School Accountability Advisory Committee (SAAC) met on Sept. 9. (more…)

Picture This: You as an Artist

By Jamie Folsom Berthoud Recorder Picture This Custom Framing owner and artist Michael Georges is teaming up with Indigo Sky to offer classes on the essentials of drawing portraits and oil painting. With 20 years experience in several media under his belt, Georges hopes to build a foundation for a larger Berthoud-based artist community. He says he’d love to “get something going on every week with local art center,” such as Wildfire. But first, he says aspiring artists should know some ... Full Story

Loveland Opera Hopes to Hit High Note With

By Jamie Folsom Berthoud Recorder For those who enjoy Garrison Keillor’s ultra-suave gumshoe character Guy Noir, has Loveland Opera Theatre got an event for you –– a night of murder, mystery, music and Guy’s younger brother, Chad Noir. Their fourth annual gala fundraiser looks to be a night of uptown fun in downtown Loveland, with their original production of “Mystery on the High Cs,” discounts in local restaurants and an impressive selection of silent auction items.

Healthy Gourmand: Warming Up with Hearty Vegetable

By Sandy Barnes Berthoud Recorder Sitting down to a bowl of home-cooked vegetable soup is a simple pleasure, as well as a nutritious one — especially as the weather cools down into fall mode. Here is a fairly easy recipe aimed to please busy cooks and their families. And it only takes about 15 minutes of preparation and an hour of simmering. When paired with a grilled cheese sandwich, this makes a great meal for lunch or supper. (more…)

Price of Admission: '9' is Animation Showing

By Dani White Berthoud Recorder The film “9,” with an appropriately timed release on the Sept. 9, is a new kind of computer-animated film with heavy content and a moody backdrop, imagined for a mature audience. There are lessons and laughs to be found along this dark journey, but it is not a sugarcoated children’s story. (more…)

Fit and Fun: Dance the Summer Away

By Megan Reece Thomas Berthoud Recorder If you are still looking for great ways to sneak in some physical activity, consider dancing. Throughout the summer, we've touched on belly dancing, foam sword fighting and fitting in activity in small bursts to get healthy and boost your immunity for the coming fall and winter. With every week, that time gets closer but it’s still not too late to pick up a physical activity program. (more…)

Estes Park Elk Fest Oct. 3-4

Oct. 3 and 4 marks the 11th annual Elk Fest in Estes Park. Bond Park at the intersection of MacGregor and Elkhorn avenues will be festival headquarters from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. both Saturday and Sunday. The event features bugling contests, educational areas, live wolves and raptors, elk seminars, music by Brad and Kathy Fitch, a Mountain Man Rendezvous, Native American storytelling and music and elk-viewing bus tours. (more…)

Visual Artist of the Year

The 2009 Open Lands Visual Artist of the Year, Diane Findley, will unveil several paintings inspired by Larimer County Open Spaces at a show entitled “Open Landscape Paintings” Friday, Oct. 2, from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Cache Bank and Trust at 100 S. College Ave., Fort Collins.  Findley has been diligently working on her paintings since she was chosen as the 2009 Visual Artist of the Year in March, and this event showcases the pieces created from the partnership between Findley and the ... Full Story


Virtuosa Performances On Friday, Oct. 3, the Niwot Timberline Symphony Orchestra is performing the nostalgic and folksy 8th Symphony of Antonin Dvorak along with Violin Concerto in D Major, Op. 77 featuring the stunning, virtuosic, young violinist, Rebekah Durham.   Hailed as a “marvelous violinist, who is absolutely scintillating and full of vitality,” Rebekah, only 23, has recently created a stir in the local classical music scene and is on track to becoming the next Hilary Hahn of ... Full Story

It's News to Me: My Economic Development Wish

By Shari Phiel Berthoud Recorder Over the past few weekends I’ve spent quite a bit of time in visiting various small towns throughout the northern Front Range; mostly while attending various festivals and events. Last weekend in particular, I attended the Longs Peak Scottish Highland Festival in Estes Park and while there I spent some time thinking about why some towns seem to thrive while others continue to struggle just to maintain the status quo. (more…)

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