Arts & Culture

Arts & Culture

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

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July 4 Fireworks Celebrations

There’s no shortage of red, white and boom in the region. Here’s where to celebrate America with a blast in Colorado Springs. All celebrations...
mutton bustin at COS rodeo

Summer Rodeo Roundup

Pikes Peak or Bust Rodeo This granddaddy of the local rodeo scene boasts classic pro rodeo tradition. Rodeo Days kick off July 11 at 6:30...

Sounds of Summer: Free Outdoor Concerts 2017

Break out the lawn chairs. Throw a blanket on the grass. Kick off your shoes. If you’re a lover of live music, Colorado Springs...
bear suit with festival crowd

My Inner—and Outerwear—Festivarian

It began with a mandolin. My wife found it at a garage sale. A week later she played the opening riff to “Jolene” for...
Sonic Bloom

Festival Season in Colorado Springs

Music Colorado College Summer Music Festival June 4-24 | Colorado Springs Renowned musicians—including Grammy-nominated Carol Wincenc, one of the biggest names in the flute world—gather for 26...
Blind Boys of Alabama live

Q&A: The Blind Boys of Alabama

It’s no hyperbole to say the Blind Boys of Alabama are living legends. The original members, including current leader Jimmy Carter, began singing together...
Jazz master, Tony Exum Jr

Sax and the Springs: Q&A With Tony Exum Jr.

A love of jazz took root early in life for Tony Exum Jr. Raised in a military family, Exum spent his childhood living abroad,...
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Inside GOCA’s Cybercy

Just beyond the doors of GOCA 121, there is a giant white cube with a barber chair, a cart with scissors and shorn hair...
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Behind the Scenes of The River Arkansas “All the Way Down” Video

Following the March 2017 You Animal, The River Arkansas recently released the first video from the album: “All the Way Down.” Check it out,...
illustrator and author Luke Flowers in his office

Luke Flowers: Imagination Illuminated

Days on the family farm beneath the Collegiate Peaks could grow long for a second-grader, so Luke Flowers would free his imagination. Reading and...