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So You Want to Be a Backyard Farmer?
So You Want to Be a Backyard Farmer?
On a summer day in Colorado Springs, you may see backyards abundant with bean-heavy vines, rows of kale, pecking chickens or other small animals typically...
5 More Food Trucks to Go Find Now
5 More Food Trucks to Go Find Now
The Colorado Springs food truck just keeps rolling as more and more food trucks pop up around town. Whether you’re stopping in for Food Truck...
She Brews: Jessica Fierro of Atrevida Beer Company
She Brews: Jessica Fierro of Atrevida Beer Company
Jessica Fierro discovered her love for beer while living in Europe for five years with her husband, Rich. When they returned to the United States...
Upgrade Your S’mores
Upgrade Your S’mores
Campfires are one of the most beloved traditions of trail-trekkers everywhere. A source of light and warmth. A place to cook and share company. Nostalgia...
Oktoberfest: Where to Celebrate Your Inner German
Oktoberfest: Where to Celebrate Your Inner German
Cooler evenings and hints of color in the trees mean one thing for beer lovers and Germanophiles: Oktoberfest. There’s no need to hop a plane...
21 Ways to Celebrate Arts Month
21 Ways to Celebrate Arts Month
The arts are not just for artists. And every October since 2014, the Cultural Office of the Pikes Peak Region has encouraged everyone to have...
Jay Gust Goes Scandi With Smorbrod
Jay Gust Goes Scandi With Smorbrod
There’s been a lot of buzz since the summer opening of Colorado Springs’ first Scandinavian restaurant, Smørbrød. And there’s a good chance you’ve seen social...
Colorado Springs Philharmonic: Raising the Baton – and the Bar
Colorado Springs Philharmonic: Raising the Baton – and the Bar
In 2011, Josep Caballé-Domenech burst upon the Springs classical music scene like a fireball: smart, passionate, deeply knowledgeable about the repertoire, and perhaps most important,...
The Art(us) of Van Briggle
The Art(us) of Van Briggle
After training in Paris as a renowned young painter, Van Briggle returned to Ohio to pursue his true artistic love: pottery. But at just 30,...
Project Imagination at the Twine Lab
Project Imagination at the Twine Lab
The 3- to 5-year-old students in Mini Makers Class are playing in the dirt at the Twine Lab. They dig their hands into plastic tubs...
Pete Schuermann: Outsider Art
Pete Schuermann: Outsider Art
It catches your eye, that shiny, gold Emmy sitting on a lonely filing cabinet. “Pete Schuermann, Writer,” it says, along with Tell Me Something I...
Don’t-Miss Northside Eats
Don’t-Miss Northside Eats
Atmosphere Gastropub This trendy bar boasts upscale pub fare, and fresh, carefully crafted cocktails. The tuna tartare is our favorite, made with sushi grade ahi...
Recipe: Impress Your Guests With Elk Strudel
Recipe: Impress Your Guests With Elk Strudel
This is delicious served as a hot appetizer or light dinner. In the restaurant we use morel mushrooms and truffles in the sauce, but any...
8 Great Ways to Celebrate Fall in Colorado Springs
8 Great Ways to Celebrate Fall in Colorado Springs
Now that it’s finally fall, and the weather is beginning to cooperate, we can start thinking about flannels, jeans and pumpkin spice lattes — and...
Inspiration for Mind and Soul at Local Speaker Series
Inspiration for Mind and Soul at Local Speaker Series
After listening to poet Richard Blanco speak, I want to run outside and embrace the moon. My mind is alive and my soul inspired. I...
ArtPop Brings Free, Unique Performances All Over Town
ArtPop Brings Free, Unique Performances All Over Town
October in Colorado Springs means it’s Arts Month, when our local artists and musicians shine alongside the beauty of the changing leaves. As part of...
Cocktails 101: How to Mix Your Own Craft Libations
Cocktails 101: How to Mix Your Own Craft Libations
So you don’t want to take off your sweatpants or deal with crowds—but you still want a great cocktail? Some Colorado Springs bartenders are making...
Honoring Fannie Mae Duncan
Honoring Fannie Mae Duncan
It’s been 100 years since Fannie Mae Duncan was born, and the centennial of the entrepreneurial businesswoman and social changemaker is being recognized in multiple...
How To Win The Emma  Crawford Coffin Races
How To Win The Emma Crawford Coffin Races
Manitou Springs hosts an annual morbid match inspired by a girl whose casket washed down Red Mountain in 1929 after years of erosion. The eponymous...
Monse’s Taste of El Salvador: Sweetly  Salvadoran
Monse’s Taste of El Salvador: Sweetly Salvadoran
Monse Hines stuffs her pupusas with some classic combinations: mozzarella cheese and black beans, for instance, or pinto beans and Pueblo chiles. But what really...
Peak Radar
Visiting Artist Concert: Brook Ferguson with Susan Grace
Visiting artist Brook Ferguson, flute, and Susan Grace, piano, will be performing "American Treasure" a selection of works by Aaron Copland, Eve Belgarian, John Drumheller,...
Tevin Draft
Counter Culture presents Tevin Draft and Parrish, T-Swerk, DIEAGZ, and DJ Nomad.
Jaune Quick-to-See Smith: In the Footsteps of My Ancestors
Jaune Quick-to-See Smith is one of the U.S.’s finest indigenous talents and a late-career artist with extraordinary aesthetic, intellectual and curatorial achievements to her credit.
Desert ArtLAB: Ecologies of Resistance
The exhibition Ecologies of Resistance illustrates the artistic process of the collaborative’s site-specific ecological installation in the high desert of Southern Colorado through the use...
Tish Lacy Reed
Colorado artist Tish Lacy Reed's newest collection of cold wax and encaustic work.
'Los Colores y Texturas de San Miguel de Allende'
A collection of work inspired by the light, colors, and textures of Mexico.
Visiting Artists and Critics Series: Sheilah and Dani Restack
The UCCS Visiting Artists and Critics Series fosters understanding and appreciation of contemporary art through dialogue and critical conversations.
Chris Isaak
You won’t want to miss an evening with Chris Isaak singing his all-time greatest hits along with his favorite Christmas songs.  Get your tickets today!
Just Juice
Just Juice With Dax, Juz J, and LoUd Life Crew!
Deafheaven
Deafheaven with DIIV!
Holiday Art & Gift Market
Join Cottonwood Studio Artists on Small Business Saturday for a day of non-traditional shopping and fun! Find unique gifts that are handmade by working artists...
Small Works XI: a Call for Artists at The Modbo and SPQR
This is a rare, exciting call for artists for a beloved and high-volume event in the Arts Alley!
The Nutcracker
Add a little dash of magic to the holiday season with an incredible adventure into a wonderful world of delights!
Fighting the Phoenix and Mothersound
Join us for Fighting the Phoenix with Mothersound, Sentinels, and Degrader.
Ritual 2 Video Premier
Ritual Skateboards Presents: RITUAL 2 Video Premier.
Mannheim Steamroller
The shows will feature the favorite Christmas music of Mannheim Steamroller along with state-of-the-art multimedia effects in an intimate setting.