Is Arts Incubator of the Rockies Imperiled by Rent Default? from

The future of Fort Collins’s national grant-winning arts organization Beet Street/Arts Incubator of the Rockies may be imperiled after the organization was recently in default on a year of rent to the City of Fort Collins.  Reached by telephone, Beet Street/AIR executive director Beth Flowers told AdobeAirstream that the mission for AIR is changing. With that change comes…

Fort Collins to Make a Rocky Mountain Regional Arts Incubator from

Fort Collins, Colorado, tasked with creating a Rocky Mountain Regional Arts Incubator, won a $100,000 “Our Town” grant from the National Endowment for the Arts. The collaborators on this public-private “creative placemaking” initiative include the city of Fort Collins’s Cultural Services Department, Colorado State University and Beet Street, a cultural programmer behind Fort Collins’s creative industry. When developed, AIR (Arts Incubator of the Rockies), plans to serve 10 states.