People & Community

People & Community

Colorado Springs Andy Vick COPPeR

Living in the Canvas

Sponsored by: It’s hard to pinpoint a single takeaway from a visit to Andy Vick and Beth Piver’s home. Would it be the neon faux-fur...
troy calhoun on sideline coaching air force football

Q&A: Coach Troy Calhoun on Air Force Football

With a win over Army, the Air Force Falcons secured bowl eligibility for the ninth time in 10 seasons under coach Troy Calhoun. We...
woodshed red plays porchfest

Porchfest: The Ultimate Block Party

On a golden Sunday afternoon early last autumn, hundreds of neighbors in the Patty Jewett neighborhood near downtown took to the streets. Or, more...
Kentucky Derby hat

How to Celebrate the Kentucky Derby in Colorado Springs

The Kentucky Derby isn't just an event celebrated east of the Mississippi. The 140 years of genteel traditions surrounding the Run for the Roses...
Violinist playing in Colorado College Summer Music Festival

CC Summer Music Festival: 35 Years and Counting

When Colorado College kicked off its annual Summer Music Festival in 1984, it was just 10 days long and involved about eight faculty artists...

FAC 100th Anniversary: A Century of Significant Art

When the Broadmoor Art Academy began 100 years ago and grew into the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center ( FAC ), it was big...
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...
First responders: Brooks Dillahunty, Flight for Life medic with helicopter

First Responders: Brooks Dillahunty, Flight for Life

Meet a handful of first responders, representatives of the thousands in our community who give their best when the worst comes calling. BROOKS DILLAHUNTY Flight Paramedic Flight...
Urban community garden

How Does Your Pikes Peak Garden Grow?

Sponsored by: A New York transplant to Colorado Springs, I was a bit naive about local gardening. Let’s just say my early forays into deck...
cello from symphony

Musical Holiday Traditions in Colorado Springs

Immediately after moving to the Springs, we enrolled our kids in the Youth Symphony—at first it was one, now it’s all three. Ever since,...
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