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Pianos About Town Program Seeks Artists to Paint Pianos

What is Pianos About Town? Pianos About Town is an interactive public art program in Fort Collins, Colorado. Community members watch as local artists transform donated…
Cheng Li learned to play piano as a young child. “I remember riding my little sky-blue bike down to my piano teacher’s house for my weekly…
What do skateboards, graffiti art, and painted pianos have in common? For Fort Collins artist Evan Scott, they are all about community and belonging. “The community…

Event celebrates music from around the world in Fort Collins’ Old Town Square

Global Sounds in the Square, a one-day concert produced by Bohemian Nights, is coming to Old Town Square on Sunday, Sept. 18. We sat down with…
The university and foundation’s shared goal of gender equity led to a record-setting gift from Bohemian Foundation. It’s a gift that will have a transformative impact…
Local nonprofits, schools and government units are using their Bohemian Fund grants to make Fort Collins a more equitable place. The next chance to request a…
In May, students at Rocky Mountain High School gathered among an audience of peers, teachers, and community members to award more than $8,000 to local nonprofits…

Colorado Artist Paints a Piano in Drag

A Colorado artist is painting a piano in drag in celebration of Pride Month. Kris Mendonça (he/him/his) is a Brazilian multimedia artist based in Fort Collins,…
Live music returns to Fort Collins’ Old Town Square this week with Thursday Night Live performances kicking off on Thursday. This year’s series has been expanded…
When Cheng Li moved to the U.S. from Japan, she found that her passion for music remained the constant amidst change in her life. “When I…