Arts & Culture

Arts & Culture

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

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Holiday Traditions in Colorado Springs: The Most Wonderful Time of the Year

What makes Colorado Springs special during the holidays? For one, locals love traditions. We all have our personal favorites, but collectively we have decades-long...
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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....
Blue Dot Place public art

Blue Dot Place: The Making of Public Art

In a downtown area well populated with public art, the colorful work on the street side of Blue Dot Place stands out: The work...

Q&A: Sculptor Pard Morrison

I first met Pard Morrison a decade ago. I asked him what he did for a living and his reply was simple: "I'm a...
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...
little black dress fashion ensemble

That Little Black Dress

The little black dress probably has been part of a woman’s wardrobe longer than any other piece of clothing. The fashion staple never goes...
Ballet Hispánico

26 Ways to Celebrate Arts Month in Colorado Springs

Now’s your chance to get out of a rut and explore the local arts scene. October is Arts Month in the Pikes Peak Region,...
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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,...
719 rocks collection

You Rock, We Rock, 719 Rocks

The concept is simple. Paint a rock, and hide it somewhere in the Pikes Peak region for someone else to find. The purpose behind 719...
Girl posing for Rick Guidotti at Positive Exposure

Positive Exposure With Photographer Rick Guidotti

New York City-based fashion photographer Rick Guidotti was living a high profile, award-winning professional life just 20-some years ago. His travels took him to...
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