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Featured Events Colorado Springs

Anna in the Tropics

02-24-2019

Presented by Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado Coll... at Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado Coll..., Colorado Springs
Upcoming Dates: Sun, Feb 17 @ 2:00 pm Wed, Feb 20 @ 7:00 pm Thu, Feb 21 @ 7:30 pm + 3 more dates and times

Fri, Feb 22 @ 7:30 pm Sat, Feb 23 @ 7:30 pm Sun, Feb 24 @ 2:00 pm - less dates and times

Winner of the 2003 Pulitzer Prize for Drama! Anna in the Tropics is a poignant and poetic play set in 1929 Florida in a Cuban-American cigar factory, where cigars are still rolled by hand, and “lectors” are employed to educate and entertain...

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Winner of the 2003 Pulitzer Prize for Drama! Anna in the Tropics is a poignant and poetic play set in 1929 Florida in a Cuban-American cigar factory, where cigars are still rolled by hand, and “lectors” are employed to educate and entertain the workers. The arrival of a new lector is a cause for celebration, but when he begins to read aloud from Anna Karenina, he unwittingly becomes a catalyst in the lives of his avid listeners for whom Tolstoy, the tropics, and the American dream prove a volatile combination.

Recommended for ages 16+

Join a free guided backstage tour following the third Thursday performance (February 21) and a free talkback session following the final Sunday performance (February 24).

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Murder of the Heart

02-23-2019

Presented by Millibo Art Theatre at Millibo Art Theatre, Colorado Springs
Upcoming Dates: Sun, Feb 17 @ 2:00 pm Thu, Feb 21 @ 7:30 pm Fri, Feb 22 @ 7:30 pm + 1 more dates and times

Sat, Feb 23 @ 7:30 pm - less dates and times

Inspector Woo and her partner, Gloria Boxom, discover the body of the famous female mystery novelist, Clara St. King.

In crime noir fashion, it's up to the dynamic duo to survey the crime and discover the truth behind the death of St. King.

The...

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Inspector Woo and her partner, Gloria Boxom, discover the body of the famous female mystery novelist, Clara St. King.

In crime noir fashion, it's up to the dynamic duo to survey the crime and discover the truth behind the death of St. King.

The funny female duo, Birgitta De Pree and Hannah Rockey, will grace the Millibo stage once again, each playing a vast array of characters for your comedic pleasure!

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Great Expectations

02-17-2019

Presented by Simpich Showcase Theatre and Museum at Simpich Showcase, Colorado Springs
Upcoming Dates: Sun, Feb 17 @ 2:30 pm

Charles Dickens himself brings to life the colorful array of characters from the 1861 literary masterpiece.

Utilizing a full cast of hand-carved marionettes, the story follows young Philip “Pip” Pirrup through his misadventures in a village...

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Charles Dickens himself brings to life the colorful array of characters from the 1861 literary masterpiece.

Utilizing a full cast of hand-carved marionettes, the story follows young Philip “Pip” Pirrup through his misadventures in a village on the marshlands of England and a visit to a mysterious mansion that changes his life forever.

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Pikes Peak Philharmonic Presents "Animal Instincts"

02-17-2019

Presented by Pikes Peak Philharmonic at First United Methodist Church, Colorado Springs
Upcoming Dates: Sun, Feb 17 @ 3:00 pm

Continuing our season’s theme of “Animal Instincts,” we’ll feature Rossini’s “La Gazza Ladra,” Prokofiev’s “Peter and the Wolf,” and Rimsky-Korsakov’s “Flight of the Bumblebee” for your listening pleasure.

In addition,...

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Continuing our season’s theme of “Animal Instincts,” we’ll feature Rossini’s “La Gazza Ladra,” Prokofiev’s “Peter and the Wolf,” and Rimsky-Korsakov’s “Flight of the Bumblebee” for your listening pleasure.

In addition, we’ll perform Carl Nielsen’s "Symphony #2: The Four Temperaments." Each movement of this symphony is associated with one of four classic personality types.

Unfamiliar with Nielsen’s work? No worries, we’ve got you covered. We’ll help you figure out which of the four is a good fit for you!

To increase your appreciation of this program, a pre-concert lecture by the conductor will begin at 2:15 p.m.

The Pikes Peak Philharmonic has been performing great music in Colorado Springs for more than 50 years.

We are a community orchestra made up of people like you, whose love of music brings us together to create a collage greater than the sum of its parts.

We offer a low-cost entry into symphonic music and an adventurous listening experience.

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Concise Cuts

02-17-2019

Presented by UCCS Visual and Performing Arts: Theatre and Dance... at Osborne Studio Theater, Colorado Springs
Upcoming Dates: Sun, Feb 17 @ 8:00 pm

Concise Cuts is directed by Robert Rais.. Centered around diverse voices, this will be an evening of comic one-acts.

Doors open at 7:30 p.m. and the show starts at 8 p.m.

Concise Cuts is directed by Robert Rais.. Centered around diverse voices, this will be an evening of comic one-acts.

Doors open at 7:30 p.m. and the show starts at 8 p.m.

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TVTV: Video Revolutionaries

02-18-2019

Presented by Independent Film Society of Colorado at Ivywild School, Colorado Springs
Upcoming Dates: Mon, Feb 18 @ 7:00 pm

Join us in the Ivywild School Gym for this fascinating new documentary. Full bar and fresh popcorn available. Brought to you by Ivywild School and Independent Film Society of Colorado.

TVTV: Video Revolutionaries (2018, 1h, 22m)

Featuring Bill...

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Join us in the Ivywild School Gym for this fascinating new documentary. Full bar and fresh popcorn available. Brought to you by Ivywild School and Independent Film Society of Colorado.

TVTV: Video Revolutionaries (2018, 1h, 22m)

Featuring Bill Murray, Hunter Thompson, Steven Spielberg, Lynn Swan, Goldie Hawn, Abbie Hoffman, Lily Tomlin and more, "TVTV: Video Revolutionaries" is a new documentary about Top Value Television (TVTV), a band of merry video makers who, from 1972 to 1977, took the then brand-new portable video camera and went out to document the world.

In those days, there were only three TV networks, using giant studio cameras, and no one had ever seen a portable camera stuck in their face.

Because the technology was so new, there were no rules about how to use it or what to make.

So the new video journalists used it to make format-bending satirical shows about whatever interested them -- from the 1972 Republican Convention to an expose of a 15-year-old guru called "Lord of the Universe" to capturing the Steelers and Cowboys partying hard the night before Super Bowl X.

Directed by TVTV alum Paul Goldsmith, the film is like opening a treasure chest into the 1970's, filled with cultural and political events hosted by now-famous characters who were then just beginning their climb to iconic.

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The Movers and Shakers

02-20-2019

Presented by KCOS Digital Media at The Gold Room, Colorado Springs
Upcoming Dates: Wed, Feb 20 @ 6:30 pm

The Movers & Shakers are a dynamic collaboration of family and friends.

Their live performances have become the stuff of legend in the Rocky Mountain region.

The band’s energy and chemistry are the result of longstanding friendships and...

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The Movers & Shakers are a dynamic collaboration of family and friends.

Their live performances have become the stuff of legend in the Rocky Mountain region.

The band’s energy and chemistry are the result of longstanding friendships and family members. Each member is either related or has one or more friendships in the group which date back a decade or more.

Our style is rock and soul straight from the heart. We come to play!

We perform original music that is informed by everything from 60’s soul music, blues, contemporary alt rock and even post punk.

Band members ages range from mid twenties to mid sixties. Anything goes. Cover tunes range from Ray Charles and Otis Redding to Blackstreet and Nathaniel Rateliff and The Night Sweats.

Audiences are moved by the unapologetic and carefree approach to music making. If it’s good music it could wind up on the set list. We are The Movers & Shakers and we come to play!

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Smokebrush Porter Release

02-21-2019

Presented by Smokebrush Foundation for the Arts at Ivywild School, Colorado Springs
Upcoming Dates: Thu, Feb 21 @ 5:30 pm

The Smokebrush Foundation for the Arts is partnering with Bristol Brewing Company to host an evening at Bristol Brewery to unveil the 2019 Bristol Porter to support their newest non-profit project; a multi-dimensional art pavilion to be...

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The Smokebrush Foundation for the Arts is partnering with Bristol Brewing Company to host an evening at Bristol Brewery to unveil the 2019 Bristol Porter to support their newest non-profit project; a multi-dimensional art pavilion to be constructed outside Ivywild School in Colorado Springs.

This sculpture is based on a single, beehive-shaped crystal pattern, that repeats multiple times, creating many other shapes that can be traced throughout the work.

The evening will include live music, perhaps dancing – and most important –the Smokebrush Porter.

Bristol Brewery believes in giving back and creating a strong community: not only do they give non-profits in-kind, and monetary donations, but also each year they brew four new beers, their Community Ales, for four local non-profits donating 100% of the profits to the organizations.

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'One Bad Apple...or...As The Worm Turns'

08-10-2019

Presented by Iron Springs Chateau Dinner Melodrama at Iron Springs Chateau, Manitou Springs
Upcoming Dates: Thu, Feb 21 @ 6:00 pm Fri, Feb 22 @ 6:00 pm Sat, Feb 23 @ 6:00 pm + 9 more dates and times

Thu, Feb 28 @ 6:00 pm Fri, Mar 01 @ 6:00 pm Sat, Mar 02 @ 6:00 pm Thu, Mar 07 @ 6:00 pm Fri, Mar 08 @ 6:00 pm Sat, Mar 09 @ 6:00 pm Thu, Mar 14 @ 6:00 pm Fri, Mar 15 @ 6:00 pm Sat, Mar 16 @ 6:00 pm - less dates and times

The Iron Springs Chateau is excited for its first show of 2019, “One Bad Apple…or…As the Worm Turns.”

This show, written by local actor and playwright, Ms. Sallie Walker, is a hilarious classic melodrama where poor Granny Smith can’t...

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The Iron Springs Chateau is excited for its first show of 2019, “One Bad Apple…or…As the Worm Turns.”

This show, written by local actor and playwright, Ms. Sallie Walker, is a hilarious classic melodrama where poor Granny Smith can’t pay the mortgage on her orchard, because the apples are infested with worms!

Granny’s niece, Goldie Lishus, will do anything to help out, but going to work for Ella VaFlooze at the gaming hall is surely out of the question…isn’t it? However, will our hero Sheriff Fisher Cutbait rescue his true love, Goldie, from a dreadful life with the evil Gil Crabpot and save the Angler’s Haven Applery?

The melodrama is followed by a sing-along intermission and a Grand Old Opry themed Vaudeville style musical revue that will keep you laughing with songs, dances, jokes and crazy costumes!  It’s a blast for the whole family!

The show is directed by Craig and Jolene Howard, musical direction by Mark Arnest, costumes by Aaron Graves and choreography by Daisya Dowen, Jolene Howard, Craig Howard, Lori Adams-Miller and Rebekah Ratterree.

Check out the opening weekend details and specials here.

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Talisa Caldwell in Concert

02-21-2019

Presented by The Gold Room at The Gold Room, Colorado Springs
Upcoming Dates: Thu, Feb 21 @ 7:00 pm

Talisa is known for her deeply passionate music that is  filled with authentic raw emotion.

The singer-songwriter mixes the sounds of her acoustic guitar with an edge of hip hop and soulful R&B that creates a unique and inspiring sound.

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Talisa is known for her deeply passionate music that is  filled with authentic raw emotion.

The singer-songwriter mixes the sounds of her acoustic guitar with an edge of hip hop and soulful R&B that creates a unique and inspiring sound.

Talisa's lyrics focus on human empowerment, motivation, self-love, dealing with relationships, and connecting with a Higher Power.

​The 23 year old artist began her music career on the Big Island of Hawaii, and is currently based in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

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Into the Woods

02-23-2019

Presented by Discovery Canyon Campus at Discovery Canyon Campus HS Theater, Colorado Springs
Upcoming Dates: Thu, Feb 21 @ 7:00 pm Fri, Feb 22 @ 7:00 pm Sat, Feb 23 @ 1:00 pm + 1 more dates and times

Sat, Feb 23 @ 7:00 pm - less dates and times

James Lapine and Stephen Sondheim take everyone's favorite storybook characters and bring them together for a timeless, yet relevant piece and a rare modern classic.

The Tony Award-winning book and score are both enchanting and touching.

The...

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James Lapine and Stephen Sondheim take everyone's favorite storybook characters and bring them together for a timeless, yet relevant piece and a rare modern classic.

The Tony Award-winning book and score are both enchanting and touching.

The story follows a Baker and his wife, who wish to have a child; Cinderella, who wishes to attend the King's Festival; and Jack, who wishes his cow would give milk.

When the Baker and his wife learn that they cannot have a child because of a Witch's curse, the two set off on a journey to break the curse.

Everyone's wish is granted, but the consequences of their actions return to haunt them later with disastrous results.

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The War Show

02-21-2019

Presented by Independent Film Society of Colorado at Tim Gill Center for Public Media, Colorado Springs
Upcoming Dates: Thu, Feb 21 @ 7:00 pm

Join us at the Tim Gill Center for Public Media for a screening of this important and powerful documentary. Brought to you by Independent Film Society of Colorado and POV Films.

Refreshments and snacks will be available.

The War Show...

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Join us at the Tim Gill Center for Public Media for a screening of this important and powerful documentary. Brought to you by Independent Film Society of Colorado and POV Films.

Refreshments and snacks will be available.

The War Show (2016)

Radio host Obaidah Zytoon captures the fate of Syria through the intimate lens of a small circle of friends and journalists.

Beginning with peaceful Arab Spring protests in 2011, The War Show offers a four-year, ground-level look at how the country spiraled into bloody civil war.

It is a highly personal road movie that brings us a mosaic of epic, real life human stories.

Official Selection of the 2016 Toronto International Film Festival.

Directors: Obaidah Zytoon, Andreas Dalsgaard
(in Arabic and English)

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Live Music at Front Range BBQ

03-01-2019

Presented by Front Range BBQ at Front Range Barbeque, Colorado Springs
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Feb 22 @ 4:30 pm Fri, Mar 01 @ 4:30 pm

The live music will feature Joe Johnson every Friday!

Tucked away in Old Colorado City, Front Range BBQ has been serving up southern barbecue, home-cooked meals and pouring an excellent selection of draft beer for 18 years!

This winter we will...

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The live music will feature Joe Johnson every Friday!

Tucked away in Old Colorado City, Front Range BBQ has been serving up southern barbecue, home-cooked meals and pouring an excellent selection of draft beer for 18 years!

This winter we will feature an incredible Happy Hour every Friday from 3-6 p.m., with 2 for 1 craft beers and wine, $5 small plates and live music.

Come kick off the weekends with us!

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Monte Carlo Masquerade Gala

02-22-2019

Presented by Colorado Springs Chorale at Antlers Hotel, Colorado Springs
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Feb 22 @ 6:00 pm

Enjoy an evening of glamour, costumes, and masks!

Enjoy a sumptuous dinner, dance to the Bill Emery Band, bid at our Silent Auction, and enjoy your favorite casino games!

Proceeds benefit the Colorado Springs Chorale.

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Enjoy an evening of glamour, costumes, and masks!

Enjoy a sumptuous dinner, dance to the Bill Emery Band, bid at our Silent Auction, and enjoy your favorite casino games!

Proceeds benefit the Colorado Springs Chorale.

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Fond Farewell

03-02-2019

Presented by Fountain Community Theater at Fountain Community Theater, Fountain
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Feb 22 @ 6:30 pm Sat, Feb 23 @ 6:30 pm Thu, Feb 28 @ 6:30 pm + 3 more dates and times

Fri, Mar 01 @ 6:30 pm Sat, Mar 02 @ 2:00 pm Sat, Mar 02 @ 6:30 pm - less dates and times

This is our fifth Anniversary edition of fond farewell.

A comedy murder mystery theater by David Moberg.

Fond Farewell begins as a solemn inspirational memorial service commemorating wealthy and famous bachelor Benjamin Fullman.

The play...

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This is our fifth Anniversary edition of fond farewell.

A comedy murder mystery theater by David Moberg.

Fond Farewell begins as a solemn inspirational memorial service commemorating wealthy and famous bachelor Benjamin Fullman.

The play immediately catapults into hilarious chaos when the daughter, son, and three wives arrive to claim the estate.

To make the situation even worse…. Is Ben Fullman even really dead?

Quick and unexpected reversals, mistaken identities and when the police arrive it makes for an entertaining and engaging evening of comedy and of course, murder mystery theater.

​Produced by special arrangement with Notechtheatre owner and Editor, David Moberg. (notechtheatre.com)

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Cotton Club feat. The Hazel Miller Band

02-22-2019

Presented by Stargazers Theatre & Event Center at Stargazers Theatre & Event Center, Colorado Springs
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Feb 22 @ 7:00 pm

The Cotton Club celebrates a vibrant slice of Colorado Springs history by honoring and celebrating Fannie Mae Duncan as a revered and progressive proponent of inclusion.

The Cotton Club’s tradition is brought back to you by, formerly known as...

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The Cotton Club celebrates a vibrant slice of Colorado Springs history by honoring and celebrating Fannie Mae Duncan as a revered and progressive proponent of inclusion.

The Cotton Club’s tradition is brought back to you by, formerly known as Colorado Springs Diversity Forum (established in 2005), the Pikes Peak Diversity Council, Inc. (rebranded in 2016 to reflect the reach to all the Pikes Peak Region). Our mission is to connect, include, and engage our citizens in the diverse and rich culture that exists in our community and region.

This celebration is in honor of Deborah Thornton, the executive director of Imagination Celebration, with a musical performance by Hazel Miller and poetry by Ashley Cornelius.

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Mireya Mayor: Pink Boots and a Machete

02-22-2019

Presented by Ent Center for the Arts at Ent Center for the Arts, Colorado Springs
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Feb 22 @ 7:00 pm

Mireya Mayor is a primatologist, explorer and Emmy Award-nominated wildlife correspondent for the National Geographic Channel.

She'll share stories, images, and film clips of her adventures, offering a look at the hardships of life in the field,...

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Mireya Mayor is a primatologist, explorer and Emmy Award-nominated wildlife correspondent for the National Geographic Channel.

She'll share stories, images, and film clips of her adventures, offering a look at the hardships of life in the field, along with the discoveries that make it worthwhile.

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'A Raisin in the Sun'

02-23-2019

Presented by PPLD: Rockrimmon Library at PPLD - Rockrimmon Branch, Colorado Springs
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Feb 23 @ 1:00 pm

In celebration of Black History Month, come join us in our continuing classic film series for a screening of the 1961 film "A Raisin in the Sun" (NR), starring Sidney Poitier and Ruby Dee.

Snacks and drinks provided.

In celebration of Black History Month, come join us in our continuing classic film series for a screening of the 1961 film "A Raisin in the Sun" (NR), starring Sidney Poitier and Ruby Dee.

Snacks and drinks provided.

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Okilly Dokilly

02-23-2019

Presented by The Black Sheep at The Black Sheep, Colorado Springs
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Feb 23 @ 7:00 pm

Okilly Dokilly is the world's only Nedal band.

Hailing from Phoenix, Arizona, a majority of the band's lyrics are direct Ned quotes. The band's current members include Head Ned, Dread Ned, Shred Ned and Zed Ned.

Established in 2015 with...

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Okilly Dokilly is the world's only Nedal band.

Hailing from Phoenix, Arizona, a majority of the band's lyrics are direct Ned quotes. The band's current members include Head Ned, Dread Ned, Shred Ned and Zed Ned.

Established in 2015 with original members Head Ned, Red Ned, Bled Ned, Stead Ned and Thread Ned, the band found success before ever playing their first show, becoming a viral phenomenon after releasing just a few press photos and a 4-song demo.

Within 2 weeks, the band had nearly 30,000 Facebook fans and was featured by numerous publications including Billboard, Time, The Independent, BBC, Esquire, Vice and many more. In November of 2016 the band released their debut album, 'Howdilly Doodilly', a 13-track catalog filled with Flanderisms, rushing guitars and more than enough left-handed puns.

Following the departure of bassist Thread Ned and guitarist Stead Ned for left hand conversion therapy, the band acquired guitarist Dead Ned and bassist Cred Ned.

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Beethoven Extravaganza

02-23-2019

Presented by Rocky Mountain Music Alliance at Lewis Palmer High School, Monument
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Feb 23 @ 7:00 pm

Rocky Mountain Music Alliance presents a concert of Chamber Music followed by Beethoven's Choral Fantasy for Piano, Orchestra and Chorus.

This Extravaganza will feature Rose Dunphey, conductor, and Dr. Zahari Metchkov, piano, in addition to over...

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Rocky Mountain Music Alliance presents a concert of Chamber Music followed by Beethoven's Choral Fantasy for Piano, Orchestra and Chorus.

This Extravaganza will feature Rose Dunphey, conductor, and Dr. Zahari Metchkov, piano, in addition to over 50 of some of the finest musicians in the area.

RMMA has been in existence over 11 years providing the Tri-Lakes and Colorado Springs areas with magical evenings of beautiful classical music.

This Beethoven Extravaganza is a dual effort by RMMA and the Tri-Lakes Music Association who has performed beautiful seasonal concerts for over a decade.

Chamber Music Program:

  • Quintet in D-flat for Piano and Winds, Op. 16, 1st mvmt; Greg Brown, Bassoon, Nancy Brown, Oboe, Joel Lusby, Clarinet, David Richardson, French Horn, Barbara Taylor, Piano
  • Duets for Clarinet and Bassoon, Wo027; Elsa Martin, Oboe, Meer Bhatia, Oboe
  • Adelaide, Op. 48, Shai Funk, Soprano, Dr. Zahari Methkov, Piano
  • Horn Sonata, Op. 17, Henry Tayor; French Horn, Barbara Taylor, Piano
  • Trio for Oboe, Clarinet and Bassoon, C Major, Op. 87; Meera Bhatia, Oboe, Elisa Martin, Bassoon, Aria, Clarinet
  • Serenade for Flute, Violin & Viola in D Major, Op. 25; Aaron Purdue, Flute, Dr. Timothy Hsu, Violin and Ekaterina Dobrotvorskaia, Violist
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BAMExhibition Closing Party

02-23-2019

Presented by The Gallery Below at The Gallery Below, Colorado Springs
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Feb 23 @ 8:00 pm

Don't miss your last chance to catch this powerful show. To mark the closing of the exhibit we are hosting a Closing Party/Talent Showcase.

The showcase will feature music, poetry, dance, refreshments, and more.

Don't miss your last chance to catch this powerful show. To mark the closing of the exhibit we are hosting a Closing Party/Talent Showcase.

The showcase will feature music, poetry, dance, refreshments, and more.

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Anna in the Tropics

02-24-2019

Presented by Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado Coll... at Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado Coll..., Colorado Springs
Upcoming Dates: Sun, Feb 17 @ 2:00 pm Wed, Feb 20 @ 7:00 pm Thu, Feb 21 @ 7:30 pm + 3 more dates and times

Fri, Feb 22 @ 7:30 pm Sat, Feb 23 @ 7:30 pm Sun, Feb 24 @ 2:00 pm - less dates and times

Winner of the 2003 Pulitzer Prize for Drama! Anna in the Tropics is a poignant and poetic play set in 1929 Florida in a Cuban-American cigar factory, where cigars are still rolled by hand, and “lectors” are employed to educate and entertain...

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Winner of the 2003 Pulitzer Prize for Drama! Anna in the Tropics is a poignant and poetic play set in 1929 Florida in a Cuban-American cigar factory, where cigars are still rolled by hand, and “lectors” are employed to educate and entertain the workers. The arrival of a new lector is a cause for celebration, but when he begins to read aloud from Anna Karenina, he unwittingly becomes a catalyst in the lives of his avid listeners for whom Tolstoy, the tropics, and the American dream prove a volatile combination.

Recommended for ages 16+

Join a free guided backstage tour following the third Thursday performance (February 21) and a free talkback session following the final Sunday performance (February 24).

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Murder of the Heart

02-23-2019

Presented by Millibo Art Theatre at Millibo Art Theatre, Colorado Springs
Upcoming Dates: Sun, Feb 17 @ 2:00 pm Thu, Feb 21 @ 7:30 pm Fri, Feb 22 @ 7:30 pm + 1 more dates and times

Sat, Feb 23 @ 7:30 pm - less dates and times

Inspector Woo and her partner, Gloria Boxom, discover the body of the famous female mystery novelist, Clara St. King.

In crime noir fashion, it's up to the dynamic duo to survey the crime and discover the truth behind the death of St. King.

The...

[more+]

Inspector Woo and her partner, Gloria Boxom, discover the body of the famous female mystery novelist, Clara St. King.

In crime noir fashion, it's up to the dynamic duo to survey the crime and discover the truth behind the death of St. King.

The funny female duo, Birgitta De Pree and Hannah Rockey, will grace the Millibo stage once again, each playing a vast array of characters for your comedic pleasure!

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Great Expectations

02-17-2019

Presented by Simpich Showcase Theatre and Museum at Simpich Showcase, Colorado Springs
Upcoming Dates: Sun, Feb 17 @ 2:30 pm

Charles Dickens himself brings to life the colorful array of characters from the 1861 literary masterpiece.

Utilizing a full cast of hand-carved marionettes, the story follows young Philip “Pip” Pirrup through his misadventures in a village...

[more+]

Charles Dickens himself brings to life the colorful array of characters from the 1861 literary masterpiece.

Utilizing a full cast of hand-carved marionettes, the story follows young Philip “Pip” Pirrup through his misadventures in a village on the marshlands of England and a visit to a mysterious mansion that changes his life forever.

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Pikes Peak Philharmonic Presents "Animal Instincts"

02-17-2019

Presented by Pikes Peak Philharmonic at First United Methodist Church, Colorado Springs
Upcoming Dates: Sun, Feb 17 @ 3:00 pm

Continuing our season’s theme of “Animal Instincts,” we’ll feature Rossini’s “La Gazza Ladra,” Prokofiev’s “Peter and the Wolf,” and Rimsky-Korsakov’s “Flight of the Bumblebee” for your listening pleasure.

In addition,...

[more+]

Continuing our season’s theme of “Animal Instincts,” we’ll feature Rossini’s “La Gazza Ladra,” Prokofiev’s “Peter and the Wolf,” and Rimsky-Korsakov’s “Flight of the Bumblebee” for your listening pleasure.

In addition, we’ll perform Carl Nielsen’s "Symphony #2: The Four Temperaments." Each movement of this symphony is associated with one of four classic personality types.

Unfamiliar with Nielsen’s work? No worries, we’ve got you covered. We’ll help you figure out which of the four is a good fit for you!

To increase your appreciation of this program, a pre-concert lecture by the conductor will begin at 2:15 p.m.

The Pikes Peak Philharmonic has been performing great music in Colorado Springs for more than 50 years.

We are a community orchestra made up of people like you, whose love of music brings us together to create a collage greater than the sum of its parts.

We offer a low-cost entry into symphonic music and an adventurous listening experience.

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Concise Cuts

02-17-2019

Presented by UCCS Visual and Performing Arts: Theatre and Dance... at Osborne Studio Theater, Colorado Springs
Upcoming Dates: Sun, Feb 17 @ 8:00 pm

Concise Cuts is directed by Robert Rais.. Centered around diverse voices, this will be an evening of comic one-acts.

Doors open at 7:30 p.m. and the show starts at 8 p.m.

Concise Cuts is directed by Robert Rais.. Centered around diverse voices, this will be an evening of comic one-acts.

Doors open at 7:30 p.m. and the show starts at 8 p.m.

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TVTV: Video Revolutionaries

02-18-2019

Presented by Independent Film Society of Colorado at Ivywild School, Colorado Springs
Upcoming Dates: Mon, Feb 18 @ 7:00 pm

Join us in the Ivywild School Gym for this fascinating new documentary. Full bar and fresh popcorn available. Brought to you by Ivywild School and Independent Film Society of Colorado.

TVTV: Video Revolutionaries (2018, 1h, 22m)

Featuring Bill...

[more+]

Join us in the Ivywild School Gym for this fascinating new documentary. Full bar and fresh popcorn available. Brought to you by Ivywild School and Independent Film Society of Colorado.

TVTV: Video Revolutionaries (2018, 1h, 22m)

Featuring Bill Murray, Hunter Thompson, Steven Spielberg, Lynn Swan, Goldie Hawn, Abbie Hoffman, Lily Tomlin and more, "TVTV: Video Revolutionaries" is a new documentary about Top Value Television (TVTV), a band of merry video makers who, from 1972 to 1977, took the then brand-new portable video camera and went out to document the world.

In those days, there were only three TV networks, using giant studio cameras, and no one had ever seen a portable camera stuck in their face.

Because the technology was so new, there were no rules about how to use it or what to make.

So the new video journalists used it to make format-bending satirical shows about whatever interested them -- from the 1972 Republican Convention to an expose of a 15-year-old guru called "Lord of the Universe" to capturing the Steelers and Cowboys partying hard the night before Super Bowl X.

Directed by TVTV alum Paul Goldsmith, the film is like opening a treasure chest into the 1970's, filled with cultural and political events hosted by now-famous characters who were then just beginning their climb to iconic.

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The Movers and Shakers

02-20-2019

Presented by KCOS Digital Media at The Gold Room, Colorado Springs
Upcoming Dates: Wed, Feb 20 @ 6:30 pm

The Movers & Shakers are a dynamic collaboration of family and friends.

Their live performances have become the stuff of legend in the Rocky Mountain region.

The band’s energy and chemistry are the result of longstanding friendships and...

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The Movers & Shakers are a dynamic collaboration of family and friends.

Their live performances have become the stuff of legend in the Rocky Mountain region.

The band’s energy and chemistry are the result of longstanding friendships and family members. Each member is either related or has one or more friendships in the group which date back a decade or more.

Our style is rock and soul straight from the heart. We come to play!

We perform original music that is informed by everything from 60’s soul music, blues, contemporary alt rock and even post punk.

Band members ages range from mid twenties to mid sixties. Anything goes. Cover tunes range from Ray Charles and Otis Redding to Blackstreet and Nathaniel Rateliff and The Night Sweats.

Audiences are moved by the unapologetic and carefree approach to music making. If it’s good music it could wind up on the set list. We are The Movers & Shakers and we come to play!

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Smokebrush Porter Release

02-21-2019

Presented by Smokebrush Foundation for the Arts at Ivywild School, Colorado Springs
Upcoming Dates: Thu, Feb 21 @ 5:30 pm

The Smokebrush Foundation for the Arts is partnering with Bristol Brewing Company to host an evening at Bristol Brewery to unveil the 2019 Bristol Porter to support their newest non-profit project; a multi-dimensional art pavilion to be...

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The Smokebrush Foundation for the Arts is partnering with Bristol Brewing Company to host an evening at Bristol Brewery to unveil the 2019 Bristol Porter to support their newest non-profit project; a multi-dimensional art pavilion to be constructed outside Ivywild School in Colorado Springs.

This sculpture is based on a single, beehive-shaped crystal pattern, that repeats multiple times, creating many other shapes that can be traced throughout the work.

The evening will include live music, perhaps dancing – and most important –the Smokebrush Porter.

Bristol Brewery believes in giving back and creating a strong community: not only do they give non-profits in-kind, and monetary donations, but also each year they brew four new beers, their Community Ales, for four local non-profits donating 100% of the profits to the organizations.

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'One Bad Apple...or...As The Worm Turns'

08-10-2019

Presented by Iron Springs Chateau Dinner Melodrama at Iron Springs Chateau, Manitou Springs
Upcoming Dates: Thu, Feb 21 @ 6:00 pm Fri, Feb 22 @ 6:00 pm Sat, Feb 23 @ 6:00 pm + 9 more dates and times

Thu, Feb 28 @ 6:00 pm Fri, Mar 01 @ 6:00 pm Sat, Mar 02 @ 6:00 pm Thu, Mar 07 @ 6:00 pm Fri, Mar 08 @ 6:00 pm Sat, Mar 09 @ 6:00 pm Thu, Mar 14 @ 6:00 pm Fri, Mar 15 @ 6:00 pm Sat, Mar 16 @ 6:00 pm - less dates and times

The Iron Springs Chateau is excited for its first show of 2019, “One Bad Apple…or…As the Worm Turns.”

This show, written by local actor and playwright, Ms. Sallie Walker, is a hilarious classic melodrama where poor Granny Smith can’t...

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The Iron Springs Chateau is excited for its first show of 2019, “One Bad Apple…or…As the Worm Turns.”

This show, written by local actor and playwright, Ms. Sallie Walker, is a hilarious classic melodrama where poor Granny Smith can’t pay the mortgage on her orchard, because the apples are infested with worms!

Granny’s niece, Goldie Lishus, will do anything to help out, but going to work for Ella VaFlooze at the gaming hall is surely out of the question…isn’t it? However, will our hero Sheriff Fisher Cutbait rescue his true love, Goldie, from a dreadful life with the evil Gil Crabpot and save the Angler’s Haven Applery?

The melodrama is followed by a sing-along intermission and a Grand Old Opry themed Vaudeville style musical revue that will keep you laughing with songs, dances, jokes and crazy costumes!  It’s a blast for the whole family!

The show is directed by Craig and Jolene Howard, musical direction by Mark Arnest, costumes by Aaron Graves and choreography by Daisya Dowen, Jolene Howard, Craig Howard, Lori Adams-Miller and Rebekah Ratterree.

Check out the opening weekend details and specials here.

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Talisa Caldwell in Concert

02-21-2019

Presented by The Gold Room at The Gold Room, Colorado Springs
Upcoming Dates: Thu, Feb 21 @ 7:00 pm

Talisa is known for her deeply passionate music that is  filled with authentic raw emotion.

The singer-songwriter mixes the sounds of her acoustic guitar with an edge of hip hop and soulful R&B that creates a unique and inspiring sound.

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Talisa is known for her deeply passionate music that is  filled with authentic raw emotion.

The singer-songwriter mixes the sounds of her acoustic guitar with an edge of hip hop and soulful R&B that creates a unique and inspiring sound.

Talisa's lyrics focus on human empowerment, motivation, self-love, dealing with relationships, and connecting with a Higher Power.

​The 23 year old artist began her music career on the Big Island of Hawaii, and is currently based in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

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Into the Woods

02-23-2019

Presented by Discovery Canyon Campus at Discovery Canyon Campus HS Theater, Colorado Springs
Upcoming Dates: Thu, Feb 21 @ 7:00 pm Fri, Feb 22 @ 7:00 pm Sat, Feb 23 @ 1:00 pm + 1 more dates and times

Sat, Feb 23 @ 7:00 pm - less dates and times

James Lapine and Stephen Sondheim take everyone's favorite storybook characters and bring them together for a timeless, yet relevant piece and a rare modern classic.

The Tony Award-winning book and score are both enchanting and touching.

The...

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James Lapine and Stephen Sondheim take everyone's favorite storybook characters and bring them together for a timeless, yet relevant piece and a rare modern classic.

The Tony Award-winning book and score are both enchanting and touching.

The story follows a Baker and his wife, who wish to have a child; Cinderella, who wishes to attend the King's Festival; and Jack, who wishes his cow would give milk.

When the Baker and his wife learn that they cannot have a child because of a Witch's curse, the two set off on a journey to break the curse.

Everyone's wish is granted, but the consequences of their actions return to haunt them later with disastrous results.

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The War Show

02-21-2019

Presented by Independent Film Society of Colorado at Tim Gill Center for Public Media, Colorado Springs
Upcoming Dates: Thu, Feb 21 @ 7:00 pm

Join us at the Tim Gill Center for Public Media for a screening of this important and powerful documentary. Brought to you by Independent Film Society of Colorado and POV Films.

Refreshments and snacks will be available.

The War Show...

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Join us at the Tim Gill Center for Public Media for a screening of this important and powerful documentary. Brought to you by Independent Film Society of Colorado and POV Films.

Refreshments and snacks will be available.

The War Show (2016)

Radio host Obaidah Zytoon captures the fate of Syria through the intimate lens of a small circle of friends and journalists.

Beginning with peaceful Arab Spring protests in 2011, The War Show offers a four-year, ground-level look at how the country spiraled into bloody civil war.

It is a highly personal road movie that brings us a mosaic of epic, real life human stories.

Official Selection of the 2016 Toronto International Film Festival.

Directors: Obaidah Zytoon, Andreas Dalsgaard
(in Arabic and English)

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Live Music at Front Range BBQ

03-01-2019

Presented by Front Range BBQ at Front Range Barbeque, Colorado Springs
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Feb 22 @ 4:30 pm Fri, Mar 01 @ 4:30 pm

The live music will feature Joe Johnson every Friday!

Tucked away in Old Colorado City, Front Range BBQ has been serving up southern barbecue, home-cooked meals and pouring an excellent selection of draft beer for 18 years!

This winter we will...

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The live music will feature Joe Johnson every Friday!

Tucked away in Old Colorado City, Front Range BBQ has been serving up southern barbecue, home-cooked meals and pouring an excellent selection of draft beer for 18 years!

This winter we will feature an incredible Happy Hour every Friday from 3-6 p.m., with 2 for 1 craft beers and wine, $5 small plates and live music.

Come kick off the weekends with us!

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Monte Carlo Masquerade Gala

02-22-2019

Presented by Colorado Springs Chorale at Antlers Hotel, Colorado Springs
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Feb 22 @ 6:00 pm

Enjoy an evening of glamour, costumes, and masks!

Enjoy a sumptuous dinner, dance to the Bill Emery Band, bid at our Silent Auction, and enjoy your favorite casino games!

Proceeds benefit the Colorado Springs Chorale.

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Enjoy an evening of glamour, costumes, and masks!

Enjoy a sumptuous dinner, dance to the Bill Emery Band, bid at our Silent Auction, and enjoy your favorite casino games!

Proceeds benefit the Colorado Springs Chorale.

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Fond Farewell

03-02-2019

Presented by Fountain Community Theater at Fountain Community Theater, Fountain
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Feb 22 @ 6:30 pm Sat, Feb 23 @ 6:30 pm Thu, Feb 28 @ 6:30 pm + 3 more dates and times

Fri, Mar 01 @ 6:30 pm Sat, Mar 02 @ 2:00 pm Sat, Mar 02 @ 6:30 pm - less dates and times

This is our fifth Anniversary edition of fond farewell.

A comedy murder mystery theater by David Moberg.

Fond Farewell begins as a solemn inspirational memorial service commemorating wealthy and famous bachelor Benjamin Fullman.

The play...

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This is our fifth Anniversary edition of fond farewell.

A comedy murder mystery theater by David Moberg.

Fond Farewell begins as a solemn inspirational memorial service commemorating wealthy and famous bachelor Benjamin Fullman.

The play immediately catapults into hilarious chaos when the daughter, son, and three wives arrive to claim the estate.

To make the situation even worse…. Is Ben Fullman even really dead?

Quick and unexpected reversals, mistaken identities and when the police arrive it makes for an entertaining and engaging evening of comedy and of course, murder mystery theater.

​Produced by special arrangement with Notechtheatre owner and Editor, David Moberg. (notechtheatre.com)

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Cotton Club feat. The Hazel Miller Band

02-22-2019

Presented by Stargazers Theatre & Event Center at Stargazers Theatre & Event Center, Colorado Springs
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Feb 22 @ 7:00 pm

The Cotton Club celebrates a vibrant slice of Colorado Springs history by honoring and celebrating Fannie Mae Duncan as a revered and progressive proponent of inclusion.

The Cotton Club’s tradition is brought back to you by, formerly known as...

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The Cotton Club celebrates a vibrant slice of Colorado Springs history by honoring and celebrating Fannie Mae Duncan as a revered and progressive proponent of inclusion.

The Cotton Club’s tradition is brought back to you by, formerly known as Colorado Springs Diversity Forum (established in 2005), the Pikes Peak Diversity Council, Inc. (rebranded in 2016 to reflect the reach to all the Pikes Peak Region). Our mission is to connect, include, and engage our citizens in the diverse and rich culture that exists in our community and region.

This celebration is in honor of Deborah Thornton, the executive director of Imagination Celebration, with a musical performance by Hazel Miller and poetry by Ashley Cornelius.

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Mireya Mayor: Pink Boots and a Machete

02-22-2019

Presented by Ent Center for the Arts at Ent Center for the Arts, Colorado Springs
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Feb 22 @ 7:00 pm

Mireya Mayor is a primatologist, explorer and Emmy Award-nominated wildlife correspondent for the National Geographic Channel.

She'll share stories, images, and film clips of her adventures, offering a look at the hardships of life in the field,...

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Mireya Mayor is a primatologist, explorer and Emmy Award-nominated wildlife correspondent for the National Geographic Channel.

She'll share stories, images, and film clips of her adventures, offering a look at the hardships of life in the field, along with the discoveries that make it worthwhile.

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'A Raisin in the Sun'

02-23-2019

Presented by PPLD: Rockrimmon Library at PPLD - Rockrimmon Branch, Colorado Springs
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Feb 23 @ 1:00 pm

In celebration of Black History Month, come join us in our continuing classic film series for a screening of the 1961 film "A Raisin in the Sun" (NR), starring Sidney Poitier and Ruby Dee.

Snacks and drinks provided.

In celebration of Black History Month, come join us in our continuing classic film series for a screening of the 1961 film "A Raisin in the Sun" (NR), starring Sidney Poitier and Ruby Dee.

Snacks and drinks provided.

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Okilly Dokilly

02-23-2019

Presented by The Black Sheep at The Black Sheep, Colorado Springs
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Feb 23 @ 7:00 pm

Okilly Dokilly is the world's only Nedal band.

Hailing from Phoenix, Arizona, a majority of the band's lyrics are direct Ned quotes. The band's current members include Head Ned, Dread Ned, Shred Ned and Zed Ned.

Established in 2015 with...

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Okilly Dokilly is the world's only Nedal band.

Hailing from Phoenix, Arizona, a majority of the band's lyrics are direct Ned quotes. The band's current members include Head Ned, Dread Ned, Shred Ned and Zed Ned.

Established in 2015 with original members Head Ned, Red Ned, Bled Ned, Stead Ned and Thread Ned, the band found success before ever playing their first show, becoming a viral phenomenon after releasing just a few press photos and a 4-song demo.

Within 2 weeks, the band had nearly 30,000 Facebook fans and was featured by numerous publications including Billboard, Time, The Independent, BBC, Esquire, Vice and many more. In November of 2016 the band released their debut album, 'Howdilly Doodilly', a 13-track catalog filled with Flanderisms, rushing guitars and more than enough left-handed puns.

Following the departure of bassist Thread Ned and guitarist Stead Ned for left hand conversion therapy, the band acquired guitarist Dead Ned and bassist Cred Ned.

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Beethoven Extravaganza

02-23-2019

Presented by Rocky Mountain Music Alliance at Lewis Palmer High School, Monument
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Feb 23 @ 7:00 pm

Rocky Mountain Music Alliance presents a concert of Chamber Music followed by Beethoven's Choral Fantasy for Piano, Orchestra and Chorus.

This Extravaganza will feature Rose Dunphey, conductor, and Dr. Zahari Metchkov, piano, in addition to over...

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Rocky Mountain Music Alliance presents a concert of Chamber Music followed by Beethoven's Choral Fantasy for Piano, Orchestra and Chorus.

This Extravaganza will feature Rose Dunphey, conductor, and Dr. Zahari Metchkov, piano, in addition to over 50 of some of the finest musicians in the area.

RMMA has been in existence over 11 years providing the Tri-Lakes and Colorado Springs areas with magical evenings of beautiful classical music.

This Beethoven Extravaganza is a dual effort by RMMA and the Tri-Lakes Music Association who has performed beautiful seasonal concerts for over a decade.

Chamber Music Program:

  • Quintet in D-flat for Piano and Winds, Op. 16, 1st mvmt; Greg Brown, Bassoon, Nancy Brown, Oboe, Joel Lusby, Clarinet, David Richardson, French Horn, Barbara Taylor, Piano
  • Duets for Clarinet and Bassoon, Wo027; Elsa Martin, Oboe, Meer Bhatia, Oboe
  • Adelaide, Op. 48, Shai Funk, Soprano, Dr. Zahari Methkov, Piano
  • Horn Sonata, Op. 17, Henry Tayor; French Horn, Barbara Taylor, Piano
  • Trio for Oboe, Clarinet and Bassoon, C Major, Op. 87; Meera Bhatia, Oboe, Elisa Martin, Bassoon, Aria, Clarinet
  • Serenade for Flute, Violin & Viola in D Major, Op. 25; Aaron Purdue, Flute, Dr. Timothy Hsu, Violin and Ekaterina Dobrotvorskaia, Violist
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BAMExhibition Closing Party

02-23-2019

Presented by The Gallery Below at The Gallery Below, Colorado Springs
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Feb 23 @ 8:00 pm

Don't miss your last chance to catch this powerful show. To mark the closing of the exhibit we are hosting a Closing Party/Talent Showcase.

The showcase will feature music, poetry, dance, refreshments, and more.

Don't miss your last chance to catch this powerful show. To mark the closing of the exhibit we are hosting a Closing Party/Talent Showcase.

The showcase will feature music, poetry, dance, refreshments, and more.

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