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Festival Season in Colorado Springs
Festival Season in Colorado Springs
Music Colorado College Summer Music Festival June 3-23 | Colorado Springs Student musicians gather and perform throughout the two-week span. Styles include classical, chamber, contemporary,...
Inside the Musical Swings at Green Box Arts Festival
Inside the Musical Swings at Green Box Arts Festival
When planning for the 10th anniversary of the Green Box Arts Festival, co-founder Christian Keesee discovered that The Musical Swings was the most popular headliner...
Art on the Streets: Preview the 20th Anniversary
Art on the Streets: Preview the 20th Anniversary
It’s become tradition that new sculptures and public art installations begin popping up on street corners, buildings and open spaces around downtown in early summer....
Eat, Drink and Get Free Stuff With Passport Programs
Eat, Drink and Get Free Stuff With Passport Programs
Just in case you need motivation to sample new craft beverages. Crafts and Drafts Five secret codes in your free digital passport earns a T-shirt....
Forever Yours, The Land
Forever Yours, The Land
If the land around the Pikes Peak Region could talk, what do you think it would say? Perhaps it would tell you about the eons...
Ask a Bartender
Ask a Bartender
One of my regulars used to say, “If you have a good bartender, you will never drink alone.” One of the things I valued most...
Previewing Dos Santos and Denver Biscuit Company, Fat Sully’s, Atomic Cowboy
Previewing Dos Santos and Denver Biscuit Company, Fat Sully’s, Atomic Cowboy
The revival of South Tejon Street’s 500 block is underway. Streetcar520 is now open, and Denver exports Dos Santos Taqueria and the Atomic Provisions trio...
Pedal Power from the Mobile Music Project
Pedal Power from the Mobile Music Project
Don’t be surprised if you see stationary bikes attached to speakers at outdoor music festivals or events this summer. The Mobile Music Project (MMP) uses...
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...
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...
Peak Radar
Town Hall: Race, History, & the Arts at the FAC & Beyond
Come join a conversation about the intertwined histories of the arts and race in public art in America, and explore ways that viewers and communities...
PEN Trio Concert
Colorado College presents a Visiting Artist Concert by the PEN Trio (Reed Trio) on Wednesday, September 26 in Packard Hall.
Shakespeare in Love
Shakespeare in Love is a play with music that was adapted for the stage from the 1998 film. A delightfully crowd-pleasing, deeply romantic, and highly...
A Raisin in the Sun
With gentrification happening in neighborhoods all around us, Raisin is as powerful, thought-provoking, and timely as it was in 1959.
Go, Dog. Go!
P.D. Eastman’s classic children’s book comes to life on stage in an exploration of movement, color, and space. A big and little musical world of...
Year of the Dog
Year of the Dog deeply examines the profound human-animal bond, from a cultural obsession with our canine companions, as well as the opposing attitude of...
Colorado Farm and Art Market at the Margarita
This is your local, authentic farmers market experience: 100% Colorado, 100% of the time!
Colorado Farm and Art Market at the Museum
This is your local, authentic farmers market experience: 100% Colorado, 100% of the time!
Art of the Southwest: 1840s to Present
This exhibition explores individual stylistic movements, artists, and topics such as colonial encounters, art markets, and creative innovation, among other subjects.
Prologue: Arts, Housing, and Creative Districts
A prologue conversation on Arts, Housing, and Creative Districts with distinguished members of our local community.
Elina Vähälä: Beautiful Finland
Join the Colorado Springs Philharmonic for Elina Vähälä: Beautiful Finland, part of the Al and Leigh Buettner Signature Series.
'Shakespeare In Love' Final Dress Rehearsal
Come experience Shakespeare In Love on stage at the Fine Arts Center.
American Music Icons
Music’s greatest showmen, Bruno Mars, Michael Jackson, Elvis Presley, James Brown and more, will come to life!
John Crist
Comedian and internet sensation John Crist has announced The Human Being Tour, in partnership with Premier Productions.
"Shakespeare In Love" Preview Night
"Shakespeare In Love" on stage at the Fine Arts Center.
Chit Chat: Empathy & Bread
UCCS Anthropology faculty Kimbra Smith will share her research and projects on building empathy between people, while David McInnis, owner of Nightingale Bread at Lincoln...