People & Community

People & Community

Now Is the Right Time for Art on the Streets

Colorful murals and detailed sculptures have been cropping up all over downtown since May. As part of the Downtown Partnership's annual Art on the...
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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...
I can't breathe mask at Black Lives Matter protests in Colorado Springs

Faces and Photos of the Black Lives Matter Protests

Shortly after 46-year-old George Floyd was killed by a Minneapolis police officer over Memorial Day weekend, crowds of Black Lives Matter protestors took to...
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Trail Maintenance in the Summer of COVID-19

I had been in Colorado Springs no more than two months when I found myself in the Garden of the Gods parking lot on...
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...
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Springs Magazine and the COVID-19 Pandemic

Due to the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on our economy and business, the publication of future print issues of Springs magazine has been...
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...
Grazing Yack Solar Project

How Green Is Colorado Springs?

Ask a range of residents, from the average citizen to the involved professional, “How green is Colorado Springs?” and the most common first response...
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