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KCME Radio Theatre presenting Catwife, a tale of horror that will not please cat lovers or angry husbands, on 88.7-FM. Thurs., Oct. 14, 8 p.m.

Calamity Jane Tells Her Tale presented by the Cheyenne Mountain Heritage Center, Cheyenne Mountain High School, 1200 Cresta Road. Free. Thurs., Oct. 14, 7:30 p.m.

Fourth annual Gay and Lesbian Theater Festival at the Smokebrush Center for Arts and Theater, 235 S. Nevada Ave., 444-0884. $12. The Eye of the Gull; Thurs.-Sat., Oct. 14-16, 8 p.m, with matinee on Oct. 16, 2 p.m.

Master Class, winner of three 1996 Tony Awards, including Best Play, in Arnold Hall at the Air Force Academy. $15-$25, 333-4497. Sat., Oct. 16, 7:30 p.m.

Greater Tuna by the Woodland Players at the Ute Pass Cultural Center, Woodland Park. $8.50-$10, 687-5284. Fridays and Saturdays, Oct. 15-23, 7:30 p.m. Sundays, Oct. 17 and 24, 2 p.m.

Les Miserables presented by Theater League of Colorado Springs at the Pikes Peak Center, 190 S. Cascade Ave., 520-SHOW. $18-$53. Matinees on Thursday, Saturday and Sunday at 2 p.m. Evening performances daily at 7:30 p.m. Wed.-Sun., Oct. 20-24.

All My Sons, written by Arthur Miller, performed by the Air Force Academy Bluebards in Arnold Hall. $6-$8, 333-4497. Thurs.-Sat., Oct. 21-23, 7:30 p.m. Sun., Oct. 24, 2 p.m.

Stand-up Tragedy, a play about a teacher and his students at a Hispanic Catholic school, presented by Colorado College's Drama and Dance department in Armstrong Theater, northeast corner of Cache La Poudre and Cascade. $5. Thurs.-Sat., Oct. 21-23, 8 p.m.

Phantom, the original musical, presented by the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center Repertory Theatre Company, at the FAC, 30 W. Dale St., 634-5583. $22. Fridays and Saturdays, 8 p.m. Sundays, 2 p.m. Runs through Oct. 24.

Moliere's Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme by Theatreworks at UCCS, 262-3232. $15, general admission. $5, students. Thursdays, 7 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 7:30 p.m. Sundays, 4 p.m. Saturday matinees on Oct. 16 and 23. Runs through Oct. 24.

Class Act, "a rollicking take on the economy," by First Strike Theatre at the Lon Chaney Theater, southwest corner of Kiowa and Weber. $5-$8, though no one turned away for lack of funds. 632-6189. Fri.-Sat., Oct. 29 through Nov. 6, 8 p.m.

You Can't Take It With You at the Smokebrush Center for Arts and Theater, 235 S. Nevada Ave., 444-0884. $12-$15. Wednesdays and Thursdays, 7 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 8 p.m. Sundays, 2 p.m. Nov. 10 through Dec. 4.

The Real Thing, a Tony Award-winning comedy by Tom Stoppard, by the Pikes Peak Community College Masquers in the Centennial Campus Mainstage Theatre. Call 540-7314 for more information. Runs Nov. 17 through Dec. 12.

Cats presented by Theater League of Colorado Springs at the Pikes Peak Center, 190 S. Cascade Ave., 520-SHOW. $25.50-$43. Fri.-Sun., Nov. 19-21.


AUDITIONS AND NOTICES

Springs Community Theatre holding a second audition for its production of 1776. Seeking 2 women and 15 men for leads and speaking roles. Call 533-1571 for an appointment. Sun., Oct. 17, 4-6 p.m.

The Repertory Theater Company of the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, 30 W. Dale St., holding auditions for its production of Scrooge!, which will run Dec. 3-19. Call 634-5583 for more.

Playwriting contest by the KCME Radio Theatre. Scripts must conform to a half-hour length, should include sound effects and music cues and must be original. The winning script will be produced and broadcast on March 9, 2000. Call 471-3866 for entry information. Cash prizes will be awarded to winners. Deadline: Nov. 1.


OUT-OF-TOWN THEATER

The Ice Fishing Play, a surreal comedy by Kevin Kling, at the Aurora Fox, Aurora. $16, 303/361-2910. Through Oct. 16.

Dearly Departed, a lively comedy about a colorful and dysfunctional group of Southern eccentrics, at the Avenue Theater, Denver. $15, discounts available. Call 303/321-5925. Fridays and Saturdays, through Oct. 16.

Riff Raff by Lawrence Fishburne, performed by the Shadow Theatre Company. $15. Call 303/837-9355. Fridays and Saturdays, though Oct. 16

Chicago, the "drop dead Broadway musical," in the Buell Theater at the Denver Center for the Performing Arts, Denver. $10-$55, 800/641-1222. Oct. 19-24.

Gross Indecency: The Three Trials of Oscar Wilde, by Moises Kaufman, performed by the Denver Center Theater Company, in the Ricketson Theatre at the Denver Performing Arts Complex, Denver. 800/641-1222, $23-$36. Through Oct. 23.

The Fantasticks, the longest-running American musical, by Boulder's Dinner Theatre. $27.50-$41, 800/448-5501. Through Oct. 25.

The Search for Signs of Intelligent Life in the Universe featuring Lily Tomlin in the Buell Theatre at the Denver Performing Arts Complex, Denver. 800/641-1222, $25-$50. Sat.-Sun., Nov. 6-7, 8 p.m.

River Dance in the Buell Theatre at the Denver Performing Arts Complex, Denver. $27.50-$67.50, 800/641-1222. November 11-21.

Corpus Christi, a controversial play about a young, gay man and his twelve "disciples" by Terrence McNally, at the Theatre On Broadway, Denver. $10-$18, 303/860-9360. Through Nov. 27.

Phantom of the Opera in the Buell Theatre at the Denver Performing Arts Complex, Denver. $15-$67.50, 800/641-1222. Eight new performances scheduled to meet the demand. December 1, 1999, through January 8, 2000.


TANGOkinesis, from Buenos Aires. At the Sangre de Cristo Arts Center, Pueblo, $15, 719/542-1211, on Thurs., Oct. 21, 7:30 p.m. At the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center on Thurs.-Sat., Nov. 11-13.


DANCE NOTICES

Contra Dance sponsored by Pikes Peak Traditional Dance in Gaylord Hall at Colorado College's Worner Center, 902 N. Cascade Ave. Mark Turbin calling. $6. Beginner workshop: 7:30 p.m. Sat., Oct. 23, 8 p.m.

DanceQuest holding auditions for its April production of Return to Gaia at the Dance Center, 444 Barnes Road. Seeking boys and girls, ages 10 to 12, with at least 2 years of dance experience. Sat., Oct. 30, 4:30 p.m. Call 596-1134 for more.

Coal Chamber at the Colorado Music Hall, 2475 E. Pikes Peak Ave., 447-9797. $17. Tickets subject to service charge. Thurs., Oct. 14, 8 p.m.

Bugs Henderson at Tres Hombres, 116 Midland Ave., Woodland Park, 687-0625. $10. Fri., Oct. 15, 9 p.m.

Looks Like Me with Section 16 and offering74 at the Colorado Music Hall, 2475 E. Pikes Peak Ave., 447-9797. $3-$5. Tickets subject to service charge. Fri., Oct. 15, 8 p.m.

Shades at Tres Hombres, 116 Midland Ave., Woodland Park, 687-0625. $ TBA. Sat., Oct. 16, 9 p.m.

Manowar with Six Feet Under and Last Supper at the Colorado Music Hall, 2475 E. Pikes Peak Ave., 447-9797. $15. Tickets subject to service charge. Sat., Oct. 16, 8 p.m.

Kevorkian Death Cycle with Society 1 and Filth Industry at Sin City, 2106 E. Platte Ave., 473-3158. All-ages show. $11, in advance. Sat., Oct. 16, 9 p.m.

Genitorturers with Electric Hellfire Club at the Colorado Music Hall, 2475 E. Pikes Peak Ave., 447-9797. $10. Tickets subject to service charge. Mon., Oct. 18, 8 p.m.

Radio London at Tres Hombres, 116 Midland Ave., Woodland Park, 687-0625. $ TBA. Fri., Oct. 22, 9 p.m.

Kim Lenz and the Jaguars, the hottest female rockabilly singer on the circuit, at Tres Hombres, 116 Midland Ave., Woodland Park, 687-0625. $ TBA. Sat., Oct. 23, 9 p.m.

Bonefarm with Sinister Creed and Mystic Rose at the Colorado Music Hall, 2475 E. Pikes Peak Ave., 447-9797. $5. Tickets subject to service charge. Sat., Oct. 23, 9 p.m.

Smack with Faceless at Sin City, 2106 E. Platte Ave., 473-3158. Sat., Oct. 23, 9 p.m.

Mackeel at Jack Quinn's, 21 S. Tejon St., 385-0766. $5 cover. Mon.-Tues., Oct. 25-26.

Creed with Our Lady Peace and Oleander at the City Auditorium, 221 E. Kiowa St. $27.50, 800/965-4827. Wed., Oct. 27, 8 p.m.

Godsmack with Jim Rose Circus and Reveille at the City Auditorium, 221 E. Kiowa St. $18.50, 520-9090. Thurs., Nov. 4, 7:30 p.m.

Jonny Lang at the Colorado Music Hall, 2475 E. Pikes Peak Ave., 447-9797. $23.50. Tickets on sale Sept. 11 and are subject to service charge. Sun., Nov. 7, 8 p.m.

O.C. Supertones with All Star United, Plankeye, and 180 at the City Auditorium, 221 E. Kiowa St. $15-$17, 520-9090. Tues., Nov. 16, 7 p.m.

Oak Ridge Boys at the Air Force Academy. $15-$21, 333-4497. Sat., Dec. 4, 7:30 p.m.

DRI with All Out War and Tree at the Colorado Music Hall, 2475 E. Pikes Peak Ave., 447-9797. $10. Tickets subject to service charge. Thurs., Dec. 9, 9 p.m.

Looks Like Me releasing their debut CD at Sam Goody in the Chapel Hills Mall on Fri., Dec. 11, 6 p.m.

Gov't Mule at the Fox Theater, Boulder. Over 21. $16.75, 303/443-3399. Thurs.-Fri., Oct. 14-15, 9 p.m.

SOLD OUT 311 at the Aggie Theater, Odgen Theater and Fox Theater, Oct. 15-17.

John Popper Band with Chris Perez Band at the Fillmore Auditorium, Denver. $22, 520-9090. Fri., Oct. 15, 8 p.m.

Maceo Parker with The Funky Meters and Karl Denson's Tiny Universe at the Fillmore Auditorium, Denver. $23, 303/837-0360. Sat., Oct. 16, 6 p.m.

Public Enemy at the Gothic Theatre, Denver. $23.75, 520-9090. Sun., Oct. 17, 8 p.m.

Immolation with Corruption and Mentally Murdered at the Aztlan Theater, Denver. All ages. $7-$8, 520-9090. Mon., Oct. 18, 8 p.m.

Ben Harper & the Innocent Criminals with Dirty Dozen Brass Band at the Fillmore Auditorium, Denver. $25, 520-9090. Tues., Oct. 19, 8 p.m.

Wyclef Jean and The Refuge all-Stars in the Hamilton Gymnasium at the new Ritchie Center at the University of Denver. $30, 520-9090. Wed., Oct. 20.

Garbage in the Magness Arena at the new Ritchie Center at the University of Denver. $25-$28, 520-9090. Wed., Oct. 20, 7:30 p.m.

Les Nubians at the Fox Theater, Boulder. Over 21. $15.75, 303/443-3399. Thurs., Oct. 21, 9 p.m.

The Pietasters with Spring Healed Jack and Pilfers at the Aztlan Theater, Denver. $10-$12, 520-9090. All ages. Thurs., Oct. 21, 8 p.m.

Phil Lesh & Friends at the Fillmore Auditorium, Denver. $30, 520-9090. Thurs.-Sat., Oct. 21-23, 8 p.m.

Mr. Bungle at the Fox Theater, Boulder. Over 21. $21, 303/443-3399. Fri., Oct. 22, 9 p.m.

Margaret Cho at the Gothic Theater, Denver. $35, 520-9090. Sat., Oct. 23, 8 p.m.

Molly Hatchet at the Buffalo Rose Saloon, Golden. $12, 303/279-5190. Sat., Oct. 23, 9 p.m.

Rock and Rock Revival with Lesley Gore, Sam the Sham, Brian Hyland, Gary Lewis and the Playboys, and Little Eva at the Pueblo Memorial Auditorium, Pueblo. $22-$40, 520-9090. Sat., Oct. 23, 7 p.m.

John Paul Jones, bass and keyboardist for Led Zeppelin, on his first solo tour, at the Ogden Theatre, Denver. $ TBA, 303/830-2525. Sat., Oct. 23.

Radiators at the Fox Theater, Boulder. Over 21. $19, 303/443-3399. Sat., Oct. 23, 9 p.m.

Steve Vai with Eric Sardinas at the Fox Theater, Boulder. Over 21. $15.75, 303/443-3399. Sun., Oct. 24, 8 p.m.

Family Values Tour with Limp Bizkit, Filter, Method Man/Redman, Primus and System of a Down at the Pepsi Center, Denver. $35, 520-9090. Mon., Oct. 25, 7 p.m.

Zap Mama at Boulder Theater, Boulder. All ages. $21, 303/786-7030. Tues., Oct. 26, 8 p.m.

Long Beach Dub Allstars with G. Love and Special Sauce at the Fillmore Auditorium, Denver. $25, 520-9090. Tues., Oct. 26, 8 p.m.

Mission UK with Gene Love Jezebel and Mike Peters at the LoDo Music Hall, Denver. $15-$20, 520-9090. Sat., Oct. 30.

The Moody Blues with The Boulder Philharmonic in the Magness Arena at the new Ritchie Center at the University of Denver. $30-$40, 520-9090. Sun., Oct. 31.

Frontline Assembly with Clan of XYMOX at the Ogden Theater, Denver. $17.50, 800/965-4829. Sun., Oct. 31, 8 p.m.

SOLD OUT Backstreet Boys at the new Pepsi Center, Denver. $29.50-$38.50, 520-9090. Sun., Oct. 31, 9 p.m.

Pet Shop Boys in the Auditorium Theatre, Denver. $28.50-$39.50, 520-9090. Fri., Nov. 5, 8 p.m.

Jonny Lang with Nina Storey at the Fillmore Auditorium, Denver. $24.50, 520-9090. Sat., Nov. 6, 8 p.m.

moe. at Boulder Theater, Boulder. All ages. $15, 303/786-7030. Fri.-Sat., Nov. 12-13, 7 p.m.

Bryan Ferry at Macky Auditorium, Boulder. $29.50-$49.50, 520-9090. Sat., Nov. 13, 7:30 p.m.

Queensryche at the Fillmore Auditorium, Denver. $29.50, 520-9090. Sat., Nov. 13, 8 p.m.

Kid Rock with Powerman 2000 at the Fillmore Auditorium, Denver. $24.50, 303/837-0360. Thurs., Nov. 18, 7:30 p.m.

Indigo Girls at the Fillmore Auditorium, Denver. $28.50, 520-9090. Fri., Nov. 19, 8 p.m.

Hot Tuna at the Gothic Theater, Denver. $20, 800/965-4829. Sun., Dec. 5, 9 p.m.

Amy Grant Christmas with Nashvill Symphony Orchestra, Michael Smith, and Point of Grace at the Pepsi Center, Denver. $32.50-$52.50, 520-9090. Tues., Dec. 14, 7 p.m..

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ACOUSTIC, FOLK, COUNTRY & BLUEGRASS

Carolyn Cruso, singer and songwriter and musician on hammered dulcimer, guitar, flute and whistle, at the Black Forest Community Center, Shoup Road and Black Forest Road. $1-$2, 590-8395. Fri., Oct. 22, 7:30 p.m.

John McCutcheon in a member appreciation concert at the Black Forest Community Center, Shoup Road and Black Forest Road. $7 for member. $16 for non-members, 590-8395. Fri., Nov. 12, 7:30 p.m.


JAZZ AND SWING MUSIC

Rich Chiarluce Trio at Primitivo, 28 S. Tejon St., 473-4900. Mon., Oct. 18, 5-7:30 p.m.

Hazel Miller at Primitivo, 28 S. Tejon St., 473-4900. Tues., Oct. 19, 7:30-11:30 p.m.

Fall Jazz Concert, a fund raiser for the Springs Contemporary Jazz Big Band, at the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, 30 W. Dale St. $10-$15; call KCME at 578-5263 for more. Wed., Oct. 27, 7 p.m.


CLASSICAL MUSIC

The Buck Ram Platters presented as part of the Super Pops Series by the Colorado Springs Symphony at the Pikes Peak Center, 190 S. Cascade Ave. Five vocalists from the Platters revive the '50s Doo-Wop era. $9-$40, 520-SHOW. Fri., Oct. 15, 8 p.m. Sat., Oct. 16, 8 p.m.

The Fountain Creek Brass Band, a 30-member, British-style brass band, performing its first fall concert at the Sunrise United Methodist Church. Sun., Oct. 17, 4 p.m.

Family Classics by the Colorado Springs Symphony at the Pikes Peak Center, 190 S. Cascade Ave. Offering a Renaissance-themed performance. $ TBA, 520-SHOW. Sun., Oct. 17, 2:30 p.m.

The Bates Ensemble, a 45-piece concert band, performing a free concert at Mesa Ridge High School Auditorium, Widefield. Sun., Oct. 17, 3 p.m.

Totally Tallis, in celebration of the 450th anniversary of Thomas Cramner's Booke of Common Prayer offering only works by English composer Thomas Tallis, by the Taylor Memorial Choir at Grace Episcopal Church, 631 N. Tejon St. Free. Sun., Oct. 24, 4 p.m.

A Smorgasbord of Music, a Fine Arts Chamber Series concert by the United Air Force Band of the Rockies, at the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, 30 W. Dale St. Free. Tues., Oct. 26, 7:30 p.m.

On the Waterfront as part of the Classic Film Series at the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, 30 W. Dale St., 634-5583. $2.75. Tues., Oct. 19, 7:30 p.m.

The Realm, Teton Gravity Research's new ski and snowboard film for 1999-2000, presented by the Freeriders Union of Colorado College, the campus ski, snowboard and telemarking club, in Colorado College's Gates Common Room, on the third floor of Palmer Hall.$6-$7; tickets are available at the Worner Desk. Fri.-Sat., Oct. 21-22, 8 p.m.

Jesus of Montreal at Movie Night at All Souls Unitarian Church, 730 N. Tejon St. Sponsored by FUSION! Sat., Oct. 23, 6:30 p.m.

The Twentieth Century: Profilers of American Life, a short film that captures the memories of people in their 80s, 90s and 100s, in UCCS' University Center, Room 110, 262-3450. Tues., Oct. 26, 12:15 p.m.

World Horizons Film Series, with film makers present, at the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, 30 W. Dale St., 634-5583. $6. North by West, on the Pacific Northwest, with film maker Gray Warriner. Sun.-Mon., Oct. 31 and Nov. 1.

Mary Jo Salter reading from her recent book of poetry, A Kiss in Space, in Colorado College's Gates Common Room, on the third floor of CC's Palmer Hall. Thurs., Oct. 14, 7:30 p.m.

James Fore reading and signing Tragedy and Triumph, his amazing story of experiences as an Air Force pilot in WWII, at the Chinook Bookshop, 210 N. Tejon St., 635-1195. Thurs., Oct. 14, 2 p.m.

Open mike poetry night at the Briargate Barnes and Noble, 266-9960. Fri., Oct. 15, 7 p.m.

Jillian Lund reading and signing Way Out West Lives a Coyote Named Frank at the Chinook Bookshop, 210 N. Tejon St., 635-1195. Sat., Oct. 16, 2 p.m.

Better Book Sale at the Old Colorado City Branch on Sat., Oct. 16, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Sandy Butler, author of Train Your Dog in One Hour, at the Citadel Barnes and Noble, 637-8282. Watch her in action as she trains a dog on the spot. Sat., Oct. 16, 1 p.m.

Annual Book Sale by the Friends of the Pueblo Library District in the Occhiato Cetner Ballroom at the University of Southern Colorado, Pueblo. Sat., Oct. 16, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Books by the bag on Sun., Oct. 17, noon to 3 p.m.

Jefferson Spivey discussing and signing Wind Drinker, his book about riding from the Pacific to the Atlantic, and from Canada to Mexico, on horseback at Border's, 1710 Briargate Blvd., 266-1600. Sun., Oct. 17, 4 p.m.

S.L. Rottman signing her new book for young adults, Head Above Water, at the Chinook Bookshop, 210 N. Tejon St., 635-1195, on Sun., Oct. 17, 1 p.m. Visiting the Fountain Branch of the PPLD, 531-6333, on Tues., Oct. 19, 7-8:30 p.m. Visiting the East Library on Thurs., Oct. 21, 7-8:30 p.m.

Local science fiction author Kevin Anderson and Brian Herbert, son of Frank Herbert, author of Dune, offering up their prequel to the book, at the Chinook Bookshop, 210 N. Tejon St., 635-1195. Mon., Oct. 18, 5:30-7 p.m.

Bare-Knuckle Poetry with featured reader Janet Emmons at The Warehouse, 26 W. Cimarron St., 447-9039. Poets and listeners welcome. Tues., Oct. 19, 7:30 p.m.

Israeli poet Schulamith Halevy reading from her work in Colorado College's Max Kade Theater, on the third floor of CC's Armstrong Hall. Tues., Oct. 19, 7:30 p.m.

JoAnna Lund sharing recipes from her book Make a Joyful Table at the Briargate Barnes and Noble, 266-9960. Tues., Oct. 19, 7 p.m.

Oprah's Book Club discussing She's Come Undone by Wally Lamb at the Citadel Barnes and Noble, 637-8282. Wed., Oct. 20, 7 p.m.

James Gurney, author of Dinotopia and his new novel Dinotopia: First Flight at the Chinook Bookshop, 210 N. Tejon St., 635-1195. Thurs., Oct. 21, 5:30 p.m.

Two authors at the Briargate Barnes and Noble, 266-9960 on Sat., Oct. 23, 1 p.m. Dr. Fred Kiley, author of Honor Bound: American Prisoners of War in Southeast Asia 1961-1973 and James W. Fore, author of Tragedy & Triumph: A Pilot's Life through War and Peace.

Harry Combs, acclaimed Western writer, signing his new book, At the Battle of Little Big Horn, Where was Custer? at the Chinook Bookshop, 210 N. Tejon St., 635-1195. Mon., Oct. 25, 5:30 p.m.

Lively Exchange Reading Groups at the Rockrimmon Branch, 832 Village Center Drive, 593-8000. Discussing Tracks by Robyn Davidson. Tues., Oct. 26, 7-9 p.m.

Literary Discussion Group discussing The Sweet Hereafter by Russell Banks at the Briargate Barnes and Noble, 1565 Briargate Blvd., 266-9960. Wed., Oct. 27, 7 p.m.

Lynne Barrett reading from her latest collection of short stories, The Secret Names of Women, at the All Souls Unitarian Church, 730 N. Tejon St. Sat., Oct. 30, 7-9 p.m.

Colorado Women Playwriters' Festival accepting new, unproduced scripts from Colorado women. Full-length and one-act plays accepted. Send script and SASE to: CWPF, c/o Industrial Arts Festival, P.O. Box 40066, Denver, CO, 80204-0066. Deadline: Oct. 31.

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GALLERIES & ART SHOWS

Arati Artists Gallery, 2425 W. Colorado Ave., 636-1901. Hours: Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Featuring Scenes Around the Springs, an exhibit by Richard Williams, through Oct. 30. Artist demonstration on Sat., Oct. 16, 2-4 p.m.

Bridge Gallery, 218 W. Colorado Ave., 630-1514. Saturdays, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sundays, noon to 3 p.m. Appointments available. Featuring Trick or Treat, an exhibit of paintings, prints, drawings and mixed media work. Opening night: Fri., Oct. 15, 5-8 p.m. in conjunction with Depot Arts District Open House (See Seven Days.)

Business of Art Center, 513 Manitou Ave., 685-1861. Tues.-Sat., 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Sun., noon to 5 p.m. FOCUS: 24 Hours in the Pikes Peak Region, an exhibit of the photographs taken between noon July 24 and noon July 25, through Oct. 16. Then, Red, the 11th annual BAC show studio artist show, opens Oct. 21, 5-8 p.m., with live music by Mango fan Django. Runs through Nov. 28.

Colorado College's Coburn Gallery, Worner Campus Center, 902 N. Cascade Ave., 389-6797. Tues.-Sat., 12:30-7:30 p.m. Featuring Faculty Exhibition 1999, through Oct. 27. Opening reception: Fri., Oct. 15, 5 p.m.

Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, 30 W. Dale St., 634-5581. $2-$4. Free to members and free to all on Saturdays. Tues.-Fri., 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sat., 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sun., 1-5 p.m. Daily docent tours at 10:30 a.m. Pikes Peak Legacy: Art of the Century offering an exhibit on the BAA and the CSFAC School of Art through Oct. 17. Efectos del Pas: Hispanic Weaving of Colorado and New Mexico through Oct. 31. Something New: Contemporary Regional Artists, through Nov. 28. Master Drawings: 700 Years of Inspiration from the Worcester Art Museum, through Nov. 28.

Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum, 215 S. Tejon St., 578-6650. Tues.-Sat., 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Free. Quilts and Woodworking, through Nov. 13.

Denver Art Museum, 13th Avenue at Acoma Street in downtown Denver, 303/640-4433. Featuring Impressionism: Paintings Collected by European Museums featuring works by Monet, Degas, Renoir, van Gogh, and Cassatt in the largest presentation of European impressionists ever shown in the Rocky mountain region. Through Dec. 12.

Gallery of Contemporary Art at UCCS, 1420 Austin Bluffs Parkway, 262-3567. Featuring Dreamers Art featuring the work of 27 local artists, through Dec. 3.

Gallery at Premier Vision, 4280 N. Academy Blvd., 264-6411. Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sat., 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Local Color, the work of twenty-five local artists watercolor, block print, colored pencil, jewelry and photography. Through Dec. 30.

Human Touch Gallery, 14 Ruxton Ave., Manitou Springs, 685-1241. Mon.-Sat., 11 a.m. to 5 p.m, except Tuesdays. Sun., noon to 5 p.m. Featuring visionary clay sculptures by Julie and Joshanna of Fire in Belly, through Oct. 30.

Los Robles Nursery, 918 W. Costilla, 636-3258. Mon.-Sat., 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sun., 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Featuring Shrine, Whine, Divine, an exhibit of alters and shrines, opening with a reception on Sat., Oct. 23, 3-6 p.m.

Manitou Springs Fine Art Castings and Gallery, 1136 Manitou Ave., 685-1588. Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Featuring new works by several regional and local artists.

Pikes Peak Community College, Downtown Campus, 100 W. Pikes Peak Ave. Gallery open: Mon.-Thurs., 8 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.; Fri., 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; Sat., 8 a.m. to noon. Featuring its annual faculty art show, through Oct. 26.

Pottery Co-op, 1026 S. Tejon St., 329-1590. Open: Wed.-Sat., noon to 5 p.m. Featuring pottery Glenda Kleinsasser and Jamie Howard, through October 30.

Sangre de Cristo Arts Center, Pueblo, 719/543-0130. Mon.-Sat., 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free. Tracy Felix: Landscape Paintings in the King Gallery, through Oct. 30. The Wild West: Photographs of David Levinthal in the Third Floor Foyer Gallery, through Oct. 30. Oil Painters of America in the Hoag and Regional Galleries, through Nov. 13. Impressions of the Southwest, an exhibit showcasing the work of 34 regional artists, in the White Gallery, through Nov. 6.

Warehouse Gallery, 25 W. Cimarron St., 475-8880. Mon.-Fri., 11 a.m. to midnight. Sat.-Sun., 4 p.m. to midnight. Blue Streak, a diverse showing of all blue work by The Mothers, a group of women artists who focus on experimental work, through Oct. 31.

Western National Bank, 102 N. Cascade Ave., showcasing work from the Cheyenne Mountain High School's advanced placement studio art class through Oct. 26.


ART ANNOUNCEMENTS AND EVENTS

Art Auction sponsored by Temple Shalom's sisterhood featuring more than 200 works by artists including Norman Rockwell, Salvador Dali, Agam, Erte, Miro and Vasarely. Most range from $75 to $300. $5 admission. Call 634-5311 for more. Sat., Oct. 16, 7 p.m.

Calligraphy Workshop at the Business of Art Center, 513 Manitou Ave., 685-1861. $45. Sat., Oct. 16 and 23, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Fountains as Public Art, offering historical and local perspectives, at the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, 30 W. Dale St., 634-5583. $3. Wed., Oct. 20, 7 p.m.

Art to Heart, 726 N. Weber St., 575-0222, holding an art sale featuring the works of Melinda King, Karen Pierce, Linda Sabo and Marsha Sterling. Fri.-Sat., Oct. 22-23, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Call for entries for Shrine, Whine, Divine, the first juried art show at the Los Robles Nursery, 918 W. Costilla St., 636-3258. Opens Oct. 23.

The Creative Crafters' Showcase, a craft show at Lewis Palmer High School, Monument, off of Exit 158. $1 admission. Child care available. Call 488-3046 prior to show date. Sat., Oct. 23, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Blizzard date: Oct. 30.

Third annual Fundraising Dinner to benefit the Business of Art Center at the Craftwood Inn, 404 El Paso. Evening includes a live and silent auction of orginal art work by local and BAC artists. $75, $55 of which is tax-deductible. Mon., Oct. 25, 5 p.m.

Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 4720 Galley Road, holding a craft fair and fall festival on Sat., Oct. 30, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Gambling on the Arts, a casino night to benefit the Tri-Lakes Center for the Arts. Black tie attire optional. $10-$12, 481-0475. Sat., Oct. 30, 7 p.m. to midnight.


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ARTSPEAK

A weekly radio program hosted by David Sckolnik on KCME-FM 88.7. This week, an interview with William Lightfoot, of the new PeakArts Association, and a review of Art, the Tony Award-winning play starring Judd Hirsh. Sat., Oct. 16, 5:30-6 p.m. Rebroadcast: Tues., Oct. 19, 10:30 p.m.

Comedy Night featuring Al Ducharme, a.k.a. Spanky, who has over 34 television appearances under his belt, at UCCS's University Center Pub, 262-3450. Fri., Oct. 15, 7 p.m.

Comedy Rx featuring Sue Murphy, a fundraising event for Memorial Hospital's breast cancer awareness programs, at Loonies Comedy Corner, 1305 N. Academy Blvd. $10; call 389-4687. Mon., Oct. 18, 8 p.m.

Suzanne Westenhoefer, the out and outlandish stand-up comedian, at the Boulder Theater, Boulder. $23.25, 303/786-7030. Fri., Oct. 22, 7:30 p.m.

23rd annual Southern Colorado Economic Empowerment Breakfast, a method for small vendors and suppliers to link up with large businesses, with speaker Patricia Barela Rivera of the Small Business Administration, at the Antler's Adams Mark Hotel, 4 S. Cascade Ave. $15-$20; call 575-4325 for reservations. Fri., Oct. 15, 7-10 a.m.

Metaphysical Celebration at the Colorado Springs Auditorium, 221 E. Kiowa St. Daily admission, $4. Fri., Oct. 15, 1-9:30 p.m. Sat.-Sun., Oct. 16-17, 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Seventh annual "Best of the Southern Hemisphere" Wine Tasting to benefit the Arthritis Foundation of Southern Colorado at The Broadmoor hotel Lake Terrace Ballroom. $35-$40, 520-5711. Fri., Oct. 15, 7-9 p.m.

Self-guided Solar Homes Tours sponsored by the American Solar Energy Society and the Colorado Renewable Energy Society. Manitou Springs Tour and Colorado Springs/Monument/Blackforest Tour. Maps, $5. Call 685-5089 for more. Sat., Oct. 16, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Harvest Festival at Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site, off 30th St. at the east entrance to the Garden of the Gods, 578-6777. Visit with wool spinners, see apple pressing demos. Silent auction of folk art. Admission free, but small fee for wagon rides, etc. Sat., Oct. 16, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Pacific Island Enchantment, the third annual luau presented by the Famagu'on Natibu Guam, Pacific Cultural Dancers, at the Disabled American Veterans Chaper 26, 6880 Palmer Park Blvd. $7.50-$15; 390-8862. Sat., Oct. 16, 5:30 p.m.

Homosexuality and the Bible, a 2-part workshop, at Pikes Peak Metropolitan Community Church, a church with prodominently gay and lesbian congregants, 1102 S. 21st. St., 634-3771. Sat., Oct. 16 and 23, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Gender and Equity: Choices in a Changing World, a panel presentation exploring the challenges women have faced in the workplace and future career opportunities for women in the military, business and engineering field, in the WES Room in Colorado College's Worner Center, Cascade and Cache La Poudre. $4; call 597-7161 for reservations. Tues., Oct. 19, 7 p.m.

Women's Foundation of Colorado's annual luncheon celebrating the achievements of women over the last 100 years at the Antlers Adam's Mark Hotel, 2 S. Cascade Ave. Features keynote speaker Kathryn Beisner, author of Ordinary Women with Extraordinary Spirit. $55-$70; call 262-9883 or fax 532-1019. Wed., Oct. 20, 11:30 a.m.

Dreampower Animal Rescue and Coalition of Artists Toward a Humane Society holding an art show, silent auction and wine-tasting fundraiser at the Patty Jewitt Clubhouse, 900 E. Espanola. Proceeds fund spay and neutering costs, medical costs, and food and shelter for animals. $15-$20. Call 683-7292 for reservations by Oct. 18. Fri., Oct. 22, 5:30 p.m.

Leatherfest Colorado 2000 at the Hide & Seek Complex, 512 W. Colorado Ave. Featuring contests, workshops and more. For info, call 347-2749. Fri.-Sat., Oct. 22-23.

Society for Creative Anachronism hosting a medieval festival with dancing, games, fencing and fighting in Colorado College's Bemis Hall and Worner Quad. $10, 596-8654. Sat., Oct. 23, 10 a.m. to 11 p.m.

Colorado Co-op's Annual Fashion Show to benefit Chins Up Youth & Family Services at ABC Supply Company. $10. For tickets, call Colorado Co-Op, 389-0696. Sat., Oct. 23, 8 p.m.

Form/Reform, the National Conference on Environment and Art for Catholic Worship, in Colorado Springs. Call 444-0409 or email GreerStudios@compuserve.com for more. October 23-26.

Second Annual Silent Witness March by the Center for the Prevention of Domestic Violence. Begins in Acacia Park. Sun., Oct. 24, 1:30 p.m.

Third annual Fundraising Dinner to benefit the Business of Art Center at the Craftwood Inn, 404 El Paso. Evening includes a live and silent auction of orginal art work by local and BAC artists. $75, $55 of which is tax-deductible. Mon., Oct. 25, 5 p.m.

Colorado Tech Career Fair at the Antlers Adam's Mark Hotel, 2 S. Cascade Ave. Tues., Oct. 26, 2-7 p.m.

The Road Less Taken: Non-traditionally Educated Women, the topic of the Women's Educational Society's annual fall program in Gates Common Room in Palmer Hall. $5, includes light lunch. Call 574-4343 for reservations before Oct. 21. Thurs., Oct. 28., 11:30 a.m.

Penn and Teller bringing their off-beat magic to the Buell Theater at the Denver Center for the Performing Arts, Denver. $30-$33, 520-9090. Sat., Oct. 30.

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HOLIDAY EVENTS

Blair Witch Project party at Border's, 1710 Briargate Blvd., 266-1600. Thurs., Oct. 28, 7 p.m.

Victorian Halloween Party geared for children ages 3 to 11 at the Rock Ledge Ranch, 578-6777. Features Victorian parlor games, mask making, musical games and dances. Children encouraged to wear their costumes. Sat., Oct. 30, 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sun., Oct. 31, 1-2:30 p.m.

Halloween Spookfest at the Ute Pass Cultural Center, Woodland Park, 687-5284. $10, adults. Kids 12 and under are free. Sat., Oct. 30, 6:30 p.m.

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STUFF FOR KIDS

History of Dinosaurs in Colorado at the Children's Museum in The Citadel mall. Free with $3 admission to the Dinosight! exhibit. Sat., Oct. 16, 1-2 p.m.

Kids' Climb Time at the Sport Climbing Center, 4650 Northpark Drive, 260-1050. Offering belayed supervision for kids at least 6 years old. Parents need not be present. $15, includes harness. Fridays, 4:30-6 p.m. Reservations required by Wednesday.

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STUFF FOR SENIORS

Colorado Springs Senior Center, 1514 N. Hancock Ave., offering a variety of events. Call 385-5933 to register. Shakespeare in Love, rated R, with popcorn and soda, on Tues., Oct. 19, 1:30 p.m. Medicare and You: The Knowledge to Make Good Decisions, on Sat., Oct. 23, 1-5 p.m. Halloween Gala on Fri., Oct. 29, 5-8 p.m.

Fall Cross Country Series 1999 sponsored by the Pikes Peak Road Runners. Second in the series in Bear Creek Park. Sun., Oct. 17, 2 p.m. Visit www.pprrun.org for more.

Watt Ventures Jackpot Barrel Racing, a three-cornered course for horses around 55-gallon drums, at the indoor arena at the Penrose Equestrian Center, 520-6711. Free. Sat.-Sun., Oct. 23-24.

Peggy Fleming, Olympic skating star, signing copies of her new autobiography at the Chinook Bookshop, 210 N. Tejon St., 635-1195. Tues., Oct. 26, 5:30 p.m.



SPECTATOR SPORTS

Colorado College Hockey at the World Arena, 477-2100. Vs. Wilfrid Laurier University: Sat., Oct. 16, 7:35 p.m. Vs. Colgate University: Fri., Oct. 22, 7:35 p.m.; Sat., Oct. 23, 7:05 p.m.

Air Force Falcons Football home games in the Air Force Falcon Stadium. $20-$56, 472-1895. Versus Utah in a MWC game on Sat., Oct. 16. Versus the Army on Military Appreciation Day on Sat., Nov. 6. Versus UNLV in a MWC game on Sat., Nov. 13.

Jay Mathers speaking on skiing and climbing in Denali at the Mountain Chalet, 226 N. Tejon St., 633-0732. Free. Thurs., Oct. 14, 8 p.m.

Orienteering -- The Unlost Art at the Beidleman Environmental Center, 740 W. Caramillo, 578-7088. For adults and children over 10. Free. Call 578-7088 to reserve a space. Sat., Oct. 16, 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Painting the Sky with Kites at the Bear Creek Nature Center, in Pavilion #1 off of Argus Drive. $3, if you want to design a kite. Reservations required; call 520-6387. Sat., Oct. 16, 9 a.m. to noon.

Guided hike on the Mid-Columbine Trail sponsored by the Starsmore Discovery Center. For adults and children over 10 accompanied by adults. Call for reservations, 578-6146. Sun., Oct. 17, 1-2:30 p.m.

Sunday Autumn Nature Hike with a naturalist sponsored by the Starsmore Discovery Center. Call for reservations, 578-6146. Sun., Oct. 17, 1:30-2:15 p.m.

Mark VanHorn speaking on rock climbing Shelf Road at the Mountain Chalet, 226 N. Tejon St., 633-0732. Free. Thurs., Oct. 21, 8 p.m.

The Great Siberian Grizzly (behind the scenes) at the Beidleman Environmental Center. Meet the Colorado Springs film company that produced an Emmy Award-winning film on Siberian Grizzly bears. Call 578-7088 for more. Thurs., Oct. 21, 7-9 p.m.

Star Watch sponsored by the Southern Colorado Astronomical Society at the Greenway and Nature Center, Pueblo, 719/560-STAR. Free. Fri., Oct. 22, dusk.

Meadow Mountain Walks holding a easy, full-moon hike up Mount Cutler on Sat., Oct. 23, 6-8:30 p.m. To reserve a space, call 578-9155.

Colorado Springs Jung Society presents "The Physiological Foundation for Jung's Typology Model" at the First United Methodist Church, 420 N. Nevada Ave. $5-$10, 389-6442. Thurs., Oct. 14, 7-9 p.m.

Climate Change, El Nio and Disease, a lecture as part of the Global Change series sponsored by UCCS' President's office, in the Lodge, 1420 Austin Bluffs Pkwy, 262-3450. Mon., Oct. 18, 7:30 p.m.

Self-Hypnosis to Connect With Your Inner Self, Spirit and Soul at the Center for Inner Healing, 2229 N. Weber St., 447-8898. Mon., Oct. 18, 7-8 p.m.

Millenium of Prophecy, a seminar on "what the Bible says about coming world events," at the Central Adventist Church, 1305 N. Union Blvd. Free. Runs Fri., Oct. 15 through Nov. 13, 7-8:30 p.m. Call 578-5616.

Housing Advocacy Coalition holding a membership meeting at St. Mary Cathedral, 22 W. Kiowa St. Call 634-0738 for more. Sat., Oct. 16, 1-3 p.m.

Adult Epilepsy/Seizure disorder support group meeting on the third Wednesday of every month from 5:30-6:30 p.m. at the Easter Seals Southern Colorado, 225 S. Academy, Suite 104. Call 636-0009 for more. Next meeting: Oct. 20.

Raise the Roof on the Hill, an all-day event as part of a nationwide campaign to alleviate the shortage of affordable housing, seeking volunteers to help fix up four houses in the area. Free child care is available from 8 a.m to 4 p.m. and free food will be served from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Call 641-7736 to volunteer.

Free mammograms available during October for El Paso County women who meet income guidlines. Call 578-3111 for more.

Keep Colorado Springs Beautiful seeking volunteers for educational programing, beautification projects and litter-free projects. Call 577-9111.

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