Bruce Springsteen in Denver at the Tattered Cover Bookstore!!

Photos by Tim Van Schmidt

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The Tattered Cover Bookstore in Denver hosted rocker Bruce Springsteen on November 30, currently on a tour promoting his new memoir, “Born to Run.” More than 1000 fans waited in a line that snaked throughout the store, out the door, down the block and around the corner for a photo op with the recent Medal of Freedom winner and a signed copy of the book.

Election 2016: Fort Collins Peace and Solidarity Rally!! Bernie Sanders at CSU!! Tim Kaine/Dave Matthews in Denver!! Donald Trump, Ted Cruz, Mike Pence in Loveland!! Al Gore, Chelsea Clinton, Gloria Steinem in Boulder!! Bill Clinton, Jill Stein in Fort Collins!!

Photos by Tim Van Schmidt

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November 12
As Donald Trump’s victory in the 2016 election sparked protest events in cities across the United States, Fort Collins for Progress hosted The Fort Collins Peace and Solidarity Rally in Civic Center Park. Attendees thrust home-made signs into the air expressing a wide range of views and listened to speakers including Colorado State Senator John Kefalas in a peaceful gathering that began as a protest against Trump but grew to become a public show of diversity and support.

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November 7

Former Vice President Al Gore addressed Hillary Clinton supporters about the looming dangers of climate change at the Etown Hall in Boulder. Other speakers included United States Senator Michael Bennet, United States Representative Jared Polis and  former United States Senator Mark Udall.

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November 6

Actresses Kate Walsh and Michaela Watkins toured together to support Hillary Clinton’s campaign in Loveland and Longmont. They also visited Fort Collins, addressing volunteers and organizers at the Midtown Office to launch canvassing efforts. Also at the canvass launch was Bill E. Wright, candidate for Larimer County Commissioner, District 2.

November 4

Former President Bill Clinton rallied voters for his wife Hillary Clinton in Fort Collins at New Belgium Brewing as part of a whirlwind tour of Colorado that also included smaller rallies in Pueblo and Denver. Also speaking were United States Senator Michael Bennet, United States Representative Jared Polis and Hillary Clinton Campaign Organizer Tanya Fernandez. Local musician Matt Mahern also performed for the crowd before Clinton’s appearance.

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November 3

Actor Kevin McHale visited CSU in Fort Collins to encourage student voting- and take photos with fans- in support of Hillary Clinton.

November 2

Chelsea Clinton visited the North Boulder Office to support her mom’s bid for the White House and to answer questions from supporters. Also speaking was United States Representative Jared Polis.

Republican Vice Presidential nominee Mike Pence rallied Donald Trump supporters at The Ranch in Loveland. Also speaking was United States Representative Ken Buck.

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October 27

Actress Arielle Kebbel talked with students and encouraged voting for Hillary Clinton on the Plaza at Colorado State University in Fort Collins.

October 26

United States Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas) stumped for Republican Senate candidate Darryl Glenn at the Embassy Suites in Loveland on October 26. Also speaking were Colorado GOP Vice-Chair Derrick Wilburn and United States Representative Ken Buck.

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October 19

Over several days, actors Adam Shapiro and Katie Lowes toured college campus areas in Denver, Boulder and Greeley to campaign for Hillary Clinton, stopping in Fort Collins at Mugs to talk with students and volunteers about the election.

October 17

United States Senator Bernie Sanders (D-VT) returned to CSU to campaign for Hillary Clinton- and plenty of crowd-rousing ideas. Other speakers included Colorado State Senator John Kefalas (D-District 14) and an acoustic set by Denver duo Monaco and Alameda.

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October 10

Democrat Vice Presidential candidate Tim Kaine joined musician Dave Matthews for a Get Out the Vote Rally and Concert at the National Western Complex in Denver. Also speaking were United States Senator Michael Bennet (D-Colorado) and Denver Mayor Michael Hancock.

October 8

United States Representative Jared Polis (D-Colorado District 2) spoke at the opening of the Midtown Fort Collins Office for the Hillary Clinton campaign. Also speaking were Deputy Organizing Director Sarah Andrews and Organizers Tanya Fernandez and Alix Harrigan.

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October 3

Republican Presidential nominee Donald Trump set an attendance record at the Budweiser Events Center with his rally there on October 3. Other speakers included United States Representative Ken Buck and former Denver Broncos head coach Mike Shanahan.

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September 17

Colorado State Director for the Hillary Clinton campaign, Emmy Ruiz, spoke to organizers and volunteers in Fort Collins for a canvassing kickoff event.

September 16

Author and activist Gloria Steinem spoke to organizers and community members about the importance of electing Hillary Clinton at the Boulder Field Office, kicking off a Weekend of Action.

August 27

Green Party Presidential Nominee Jill Stein rallied in Fort Collins at Avogadro’s Number on August 27, outlining the Green Party platform while taking digs at the bigger party nominees. Also speaking was Green Party United States Senate candidate in Colorado, Arn Menconi.