Arts & Culture

Arts & Culture

Stay updated on everything to know about the local art and culture.

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Where to (Safely) Celebrate the Fourth of July

(Small) backyard barbecues, red, white and blue, plus a COVID-19 mask too. The coronavirus has altered Fourth of July plans and festivities—along with everything...
Pikes Peak Library District takes on COVID-19

Your PPLD Library Card Has Superpowers

If your idea of the public library is the antiquated knowledge repository of yore, then you probably haven’t been paying attention. But all the...
day camp at city rock

Summer Day Camp Is Open in Colorado Springs

Summer’s here, and kids are clamoring to get their adventures started. Now they have something to cheer about. Even though COVID-19 has thrown a...
Gabe Jacobson, filmmaker and founder of Storyteller Creative

Collaboration Is Key for Local Filmmaker

The moody music video for Jarrod Gipson’s Clockwise is bathed in stark, contrasting colors, alternating between a saturation of red and blue imagery that...
Kate Perdoni and Michael Gadlin, co-hosts of Arts District on Rocky Mountain PBS

Kate Perdoni Is a Local Creative Force

Kate Perdoni has always had a big imagination. As a young child, the future journalist scrawled answers to imaginary inquiries asked in invisible interviews....
Pandemic heroes photos by Allison Daniell Moix, Penrose-St. Francis ICU nurse

Allison Daniell Moix Processes the Pandemic Through Photos

The photos are emotive portraits and evocative streetscapes that offer human perspective on the uncertainty and resilience during the COVID-19 pandemic. You might have...
Paintings in the Fable exhibit by Shannon Dunn at Kreuser Gallery, part of Virtual First Friday

Local Arts and Entertainment in Your Living Room

“The internet has suddenly become the new stage,” says Andy Vick, executive director of the Cultural Office of the Pikes Peak Region.  That’s what happens...
Charcuterie at Tapateria

7 Ways to Support Local Business During the Pandemic

With a statewide stay-at-home order for Colorado, it’s difficult to support local business, but there are ways even without being able to leave our...
Colorado Springs history books

Books: A Reading Guide to Colorado Springs History

In the Shadow of Pikes Peak: An Illustrated History of Colorado Springs by Mark L. Gardner, 1999 This all-ages read tells the tale of peoples who...
four people toast beers at trivia night

Trivia Night in the Springs

Everyone has a friend (or two) who knows the artist and name of every song, the name of obscure historical figures and why they're...
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