Arts & Culture

Arts & Culture

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ilea heft peer revue

Peer Revue: Stand-Up Scientists

Scientists can get a bad—or boring—rap, but who knew they could be funny? Apparently, the founders of the Peer Revue, a stand-up comedy show...
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...
potter at van briggle pottery

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...
josh mabe, wood master of twenty1five

Josh Mabe Is the Wood Whisperer

Sponsored by: One weekend in 2014, Michael Alexander turned down tickets to a Broncos game—in New York, via private jet—to look at dining tables in...
comic

Local Comedy: A Comic Goes Into Colorado Springs…

It’s 7 o’clock on a Friday, the regular crowd has shuffled in—and they’re killing themselves laughing. This is Loonees Comedy Corner on North Academy, Colorado...
artpop dancers

Arts Month: Creativity Pops With ArtPOP

A three-dimensional archway. A divine inspiration telephone. An ancient chatroom. Not all the events making up this year’s ArtPOP include elements quite so esoteric...

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...
josep cabal-domech conducts colorado springs philharmonic

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...
lil olive the dog

Lil Olive vs. the Puppy Mills

Known for The Creep Behind the Camera and HAZE featuring Robin Wright Penn, locally based director Peter Schuermann raised development funds for the film,...
textiles west fiber art tactile event poster

Textiles West Opens the World of Fiber Art

There’s a new collaborative at Cottonwood Center for the Arts that’s putting fiber art on the map. Textiles West will provide working and educational...
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