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The Sound of Music presented by Lewis-Palmer High School, Monument. $3-$5, 488-4720. Thurs.-Fri., Nov. 11-12, 7 p.m. Sat., Nov. 13, 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.

Montage Sweet 16 by the Air Academy High School Performing Arts Department, in the AAHS auditorium. $4-$5, 472-1295, Ext. 402. Thurs.-Sat., Nov. 11-13, 7 p.m.

Mist in the Mourning, a one-man play adapted for the stage from C.S. Lewis' autobiographically-based book, A Grief Observed, starring David Payne as Lewis, at the Glen Eyrie Castle. $20, 634-0808. Fri.-Sat., Nov. 12-13, 7 p.m.

The Real Thing, a Tony Award-winning comedy by Tom Stoppard, by the Pikes Peak Community College Masquers in the Centennial Campus Mainstage Theatre. $5-$8, 540-7314. Fri.-Sat., Nov. 19 through Dec. 11, 8 p.m. Matinees on Sundays, Nov. 21 through Dec. 5, 2 p.m.

Cats presented by Theater League of Colorado Springs at the Pikes Peak Center, 190 S. Cascade Ave., 520-SHOW. $18-$53. Fri., Nov. 19, 8 p.m. Sat., Nov. 20, 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. Sun., Nov. 21, 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.

A Raisin in the Sun, by Lorraine Hansberry, performed by Theatreworks at UCCS, 262-3232. $15, reserved seats. $5, students. Thursdays, 7 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 7:30 p.m. Sundays, 4 p.m. Saturday matinees on Dec. 4 and 11, 2 p.m. Runs Nov. 19 through Dec. 12.

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. Through Dec. 4.


AUDITIONS

Fund raiser for the Smokebrush Theater at the Chinook Bookshop, 210 N. Tejon St., 635-1195. Cast members from You Can't Take It With You will entertain. Get a chance to win tickets the play. 15% of sales will be donated. Sat., Nov. 13, 2-6 p.m.

Springs Community Theatre seeking two women for starring roles in1776. Abigail Adams, 30ish, a soprano. Martha Jefferson, 20ish, second soprano. Call 533-1571 by Nov. 19 for audition.


OUT OF TOWN THEATER

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

Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? by Edward Albee, performed by the Shadow Theatre Company. $15. Call 303/837-9355. Fridays and Saturdays, beginning Nov. 11.

Vox Femma, "a performance tribe of eco-feminists," celebrating 10 years of performance art in Boulder with "Feral in the Forest" Sliding scale admission at the door, $10-$15. At the Old Main Theater CU Campus, Boulder, on Fri.-Sat., Nov. 12-13, 8 p.m. At the Mercury Cafe, Denver, on Fri.-Sat., Nov. 19-20, 8 p.m.

Picasso at the Lapin Agile, an absurdist comedy by Steve Martin, at the Avenue Theater, Denver. $ TBA. Call 303/321-5925. Fridays and Saturdays, 8 p.m. Open-ended run begins Nov. 12.

A Christmas Carol, by Charles Dickens, performed by the Denver Center Theater Company, in the Stage Theatre at the Denver Performing Arts Complex, Denver. 800/641-1222, $23-$36. Nov. 26 through Dec. 24.

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 Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, 30 W. Dale. St. $19-$23, 634-5583. Thurs.-Sat., Nov. 11-13.

Risque en la Rond presented by the Colorado College Dance Workshop in Colorado College's Cossitt Gym, behind Worner Center. Thurs., Nov. 18, 9 p.m. Fri., Nov. 19, 9 p.m. Sat., Nov. 20, 7 p.m. and 10 p.m.

The Nutcracker Ballet performed by San Diego's California Ballet at the Pikes Peak Center, 190 S. Cascade Ave. $12-$47, 520-SHOW. Fri.-Sat., Nov. 26-27, 2:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. Sun., Nov. 28, 2:30 p.m.


DANCE NOTICES

African Dance Movement Classes at the Studio Dance Center, 3020 W. Colorado Ave., on Mondays from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Call 632-3318 for more.

Motion Studies offering Art of Movement classes on Thursdays, 7-8:15 p.m., and Saturdays, 9:30-10:30 a.m., combining Pilates, Vinyasa Yoga and Laban to develop strength, flexibility, grace in movement; The Method Matwork, a traditional Pilates mat class on Mondays, 7:15-8:15 a.m., and a Vinyasa Yoga class on Wednesdays, 7:15-8:15 a.m., and Fridays, 7-8:15 p.m. 310-B S. 8th St.. $8-$10/class. To register, call 635-7844.

Diesel Boy at the Colorado Music Hall, 2475 E. Pikes Peak Ave., 447-9797. $7, www.ticketweb.com. Tickets subject to service charge. Sat., Nov. 13, 8 p.m.

Reel Big Fish at the Colorado Music Hall, 2475 E. Pikes Peak Ave., 447-9797. $12, www.ticketweb.com. Tickets subject to service charge. Sun., Nov. 14, 8 p.m.

Brethren Fast holding a CD release party at Jack Quinn's, 21 S. Tejon St., 385-0766. Sat., Nov. 20, 9:30 p.m.

Rick Berthrod and The Persuader Band at Tres Hombres, Woodland Park, 687-0625. $ TBA. Sat., Nov. 20, 9 p.m.

Suicidal Tendencies at the Colorado Music Hall, 2475 E. Pikes Peak Ave., 447-9797. $16, www.ticketweb.com. Tickets subject to service charge. Sun., Nov. 21, 9 p.m.

Mirv from San Francisco at Jose Muldoon's, 222 N. Tejon St., 636-2311. Tues., Nov. 23, 9 p.m.

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

Club Retro '99 New Year's Eve celebration at the World Arena, 3185 Venetucci Blvd. Featuring Howard Jones and Bristol Fashion. $79-$99, 576-2626. Fri., Dec. 31, 9 p.m.

Ky-Mani Marley at the Fox Theater, Boulder. $10.50, 303/443-3399. Over-21 show. Thurs., Nov. 11, 9 p.m.

William Topley at the Fillmore Auditorium, Denver. $22, 520-9090. Fri., Nov. 12, 8 p.m.

The Samples at the Ogden Theater, Denver. $14, 800/965-4827 or visit www.ticketweb.com. Fri., Nov. 12, 9 p.m.

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

Superdiamond, "the closest thing to the real Neil," at the Ogden Theater, Denver. $12, 800/965-4827 or visit www.ticketweb.com. Sat., Nov. 13, 9 p.m.

Robyn Hitchcock moved from the Bluebird to the Soiled Dove, Denver. $20, 800/965-4827 or visit www.ticketweb.com. Sat., Nov. 13, 8 p.m.

Aquabats at the Fox Theater, Boulder. $10.50, 303/443-3399. All-ages show. Sat., Nov. 13, 7 p.m.

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

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

The Beatnuts with Dead Prez at the Fox Theater, Boulder. $15, 303/443-3399. All-ages show. Mon., Nov. 15, 9 p.m.

Mike Ness with The Roadkings at the Fox Theater, Boulder. $21, 303/443-3399. All ages. Tues., Nov. 16, 8 p.m.

Sod with Crowbar and Skinlab at the Ogden Theater, Denver. $12-$14, 800/965-4827 or visit www.ticketweb.com. Wed., Nov. 17, 9 p.m.

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

Shawn Mullins at the Fox Theater, Boulder. $14.75-$15.75, 303/443-3399. All ages. Thurs., Nov. 18, 9 p.m.

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

Jimmy Cliff at the Fox Theater, Boulder. $31, 303/443-3399. Over-21 show. Wed., Nov. 24, 9 p.m.

Melissa Etheridge in the Magness Arena at the new Ritchie Center at the University of Denver. $55-$75, 520-9090. Sat., Nov. 27, 8 p.m.

Danzig with Samhain at the Ogden Theater, Denver. $22.50-$24.50, 800/965-4827 or visit www.ticketweb.com. Mon., Nov. 29, 8 p.m.

Stereolab at the Fox Theater, Boulder. $14, 303/443-3399. All ages. Wed., Dec. 1, 9 p.m.

Bette Midler, on "The Divine Miss Millenium Tour," at the new Pepsi Center, Denver. $47.50-$132.50, 520-9090. Thurs., Dec. 2, 7:30 p.m.

Martin Sexton at the Fox Theater, Boulder. $12.75, 303/443-3399. Over-21 show. Fri., Dec. 3, 7 p.m.

Hot Tuna. At the Fox Theater, Boulder, $21, 303/443-3399, over-21 show. on Sat., Dec. 4, 9 p.m. At the Gothic Theater, Denver, $20, 800/965-4829, on Sun., Dec. 5, 9 p.m.

Steven Curtis Chapman at the Fillmore Auditorium, Denver. $25.50, 520-9090. Sun., Dec. 5, 7:30 p.m.

Gregory Isaacs with Heavyweight Dub Champions at the Fox Theater, Boulder. $19, 303/443-3399. Over-21 show. Sun., Dec. 12, 9 p.m.

The Abyssinians at the Fox Theater, Boulder. $15, 303/443-3399. Over-21 show. Tues., Dec. 14, 9 p.m.

Amy Grant Christmas with Nashville 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.


NEW YEAR'S EVE BASHES

Sonia Dada at the Fox Theater, Boulder. 303/443-3399. Over-21 show. Wed.-Thurs., Dec. 29-30, 9 p.m.; $31.50. Fri., Dec. 31, 9 p.m.; $52.50.

Dark Star Orchestra at the Fillmore Auditorium, Denver. $17, 520-9090. Thurs., Dec. 31, 7:30 p.m.

Gwar at the Ogden Theater, Denver. $35, 800/965-4827 or visit www.ticketweb.com. Fri., Dec. 31, 8 p.m.

Leftover Salmon's Mile High Millennium featuring Sam Bush, John Cowan, Peter Rowan, and the Tony Furtado Band at the Fillmore Auditorium, Denver. $50, 520-9090. Fri., Dec. 31, 6 p.m.

Emmylou Harris at Boulder Theater, Boulder. 303/786-7030. Fri., Dec. 31; $55-$62.50. Sat., Jan. 1; $26.50-$34.

Neil Diamond at the Pepsi Center, Denver. $100-$250, 520-9090. VIP packages for $500-$1000. Fri., Dec. 31, 8 p.m.

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ACOUSTIC, FOLK, COUNTRY & BLUEGRASS

SOLD OUT John McCutcheon in a member appreciation concert at the Black Forest Community Center, Shoup Road and Black Forest Road on Fri., Nov. 12, 7:30 p.m. $7 for members. $16 for non-members, 590-8395. Also at the Swallow Hill Music Hall in Denver, 303/777-1003, $14-$16, on Sat., Nov. 13, 8 p.m.

Cheryl Wheeler at the Swallow Hill Music Hall, Denver. $14-$16, 303/777-1003. Fri., Nov. 12, 8 p.m.

Phil Volan, Joe Uveges, Jim Sokol and Jennifer Griffis holding a concert of original song-writing and acoustic music at the Tri-Lakes Center for the Arts, 304 Highway 105, Palmer Lake. $10. Call 481-0475 for more. Sat., Nov. 13, 8 p.m.

Paul Geremia in the Tuft Theater at Swallow Hill, Denver. $11-$13, 303/777-1003. Sat., Nov. 13, 8 p.m.

Amy Denio, vocalist and multi-instrumentalist, at the Smokebrush Cabaret, 235 S. Nevada Ave., 444-0884. $10. Fri., Nov. 19, 10 p.m.

Mollie O'Brien at the Swallow Hill Music Hall, Denver. $13-$15, 303/777-1003. Fri., Nov. 19, 8 p.m.

Lucy Kaplansky at the Swallow Hill Music Hall, Denver. $11-$13, 303/777-1003. Sat., Nov. 20, 8 p.m.

Battlefield Band, at the forefront of Celtic music for over 25 years, at the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, 30 W. Dale St., 634-5583. Sun., Nov. 21, 8 p.m.

Tony Furtado Band at Boulder Theater, Boulder. $ TBA, 303/786-7030. Sat., Nov. 27, 9 p.m.

Bluegrass Winter Heritage with Newgrange at Boulder Theater, Boulder. All ages. $22, 303/786-7030. Sun., Dec. 5, 8 p.m.

Emmylou Harris at Boulder Theater, Boulder. 303/786-7030. Fri., Dec. 31; $55-$62.50. Sat., Jan. 1; $26.50-$34.


JAZZ AND SWING MUSIC

Second Sunday Jazz Affair by the Pikes Peak Jazz and Swing Society at the Best Western Palmer House, at I-25 and Fillmore St. Announcing an open jam featuring the music of Duke Ellington hosted by the Bruce Pennington Trio. $4-$6, at the door. Sun., Nov. 14, 2-5 p.m.

Jazz at Primitivo, 28 S. Tejon St., 473-4900. Eric Gunnison Trio on Mon., Nov. 15, 5-7:30 p.m. Jeff Jenkins Trio on Tues., Nov. 16, 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m.

Stephanie Hancock, former U.S. Air Force Academy Band vocalist, performing with Dennis Bueno on drums, Eduardo "Beaujoux" Barbosa on bass, Eric Gunnison on piano, and Bill Murray on Reeds at the Original Castaways' Speakeasy Room, 107 Manitou Ave. $15, 685-5166. Sun., Nov. 21, 2 p.m.

Hoagy Carmichael Centennial Celebration presented by Tube Radio Orchestra at Pikes Peak Community College's downtown campus, 100 W. Pikes Peak Ave. $5; proceeds benefit PPCC's arts programs. Sun., Nov. 21, 2 p.m.


CLASSICAL MUSIC

Teen trumpeter Sean Hennessy with accompanist Tamara Goldstein performing works by Paginini, Bach and Arutunian at the Broadmoor Community Church, 315 Lake Ave. Fri., Nov. 12, 7:30 p.m.

Colorado Springs Guitar Society Fund-raiser Concert, featuring USC guitar department instructors Jim Bosse and Woody Callahan, USC Guitar Ensemble and USC guitar major students at the Fine Arts Center, 30 W. Dale St. $10, $5 for students and seniors, 634-5581. Sat., Nov. 13, 7:30 p.m.

The Art of Music, with Christopher Wilkins conducting, as part of the Colorado Springs Symphony 71st season at the Pikes Peak Center, 190 S. Cascade Ave. Features Respighi's Trittico Botticelliano, Hindemith's Mathis der Maler, and Mussorsky's Pictures at an Exhibition. $10-$28, 520-SHOW. Fri.-Sat., Nov. 12-13, 8 p.m. Sun., Nov. 14, 2:30 p.m.

Music of the New World featuring the Veronika String Quartet performing Dvorak's American Quartet and joining the Pueblo Symphony for Dvojak's New World Symphony, at University of Southern Colorado's Hoag Recital Hall, Pueblo. $15-$20, 719/549-2404. Sat., Nov. 13, 7:30 p.m.

Rie Hiroe-Lang performing as part of the Distinguished Organist Series in Colorado College's Shove Chapel. Free. Tues., Nov. 16, 7:30 p.m.

Young Concert Artists opening its fourth season with a free performance of Vivaldi, Mendelssohn, Beethoven and Byrd at the First Christian Church, northeast corner of Platte and Cascade. Call 380-8711 for more. Sun., Nov. 21, 2:30 p.m.


MUSIC NEWS

Fountain Creek Brass Band performing with the Colorado College Concert Band in a 10th annual celebration concert in Colorado College's Packard Hall. Sun., Nov.14, 7:30 p.m.

Fund raiser for the Colorado Springs Symphony at the Chinook Bookshop, 210 N. Tejon St., 635-1195. Performances by future sugar plum fairies. 15% of sales will be donated. Tues., Nov. 16, 4-7 p.m.

Music For the Soul with concert violinist and brain surgery survivor Martha Curtis in the Lodge at UCCS, 1420 Austin Bluffs Pkwy. Free, 262-3450. Thurs., Nov. 18, 7-8:30 p.m.

Everybody Welcome, a profile of Colorado Springs business woman and local African American leader Fannie Mae Duncun, whose nightclub, "The Cotton Club," was open to both black and white patrons in an era when segregation was practiced, on the Library Channel, cable channel 17. Fri.-Sun., Nov. 12-14, 7 p.m.

World Horizons Film Series, with film makers present, at the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, 30 W. Dale St., 634-5583. $6. Headwaters of the Amazon, with film makers Rick and Jan Rosefield. Sun.-Mon., Nov. 14-15.

The Fountainhead as part of the Classic Film Series at the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, 30 W. Dale St., 634-5583. $2.75. Tues., Nov. 16, 7:30 p.m.

Dr. Strangelove: or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb preceded by a short presentation on how the military tries to prevent accidental nuclear war, at the Pueblo Weisbrod Aircraft and International B-24 Memorial Museum, 719/948-9219. Wed., Nov. 17, 7 p.m.

The Sum of Us, an Australian gay comedy, at Movie Night at All Souls Unitarian Church, 730 N. Tejon St. Sponsored by FUSION! Sat., Nov. 20, 6:30 p.m..

Great Books Discussions at the East Library and Information Center, 5550 N. Union Blvd., 531-6333. Discussing One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez. Thurs., Nov. 11, 6:45-9 p.m.

Alfredo Vea Jr., the influential Native American novelist, reading from his work in Colorado College's WES Room, on the lower level of the Worner Center. Fri., Nov. 12, 3 p.m.

Tedd Benson presenting The Timber-Frame Home at the Chinook Bookshop, 210 N. Tejon St., 635-1195. Sun., Nov. 14, 1 p.m.

Lively Exchange Reading Groups, sponsored by the Pikes Peak Library District, at the Rockrimmon Branch, 593-8000. Discussing The Reader by Bernhard Schlink on Tues., Nov. 16, 7-9 p.m.

Bare-Knuckle Poetry presenting "Under the Influence" at The Warehouse, 26 W. Cimmaron St. Come read your own work and the poem that's most influenced it. Call 447-9039 for information. Tues., Nov. 16, 7:30 p.m.

Letty Halloran Flatt presenting the new cookbook Chocolate Snowball and Other Fabulous Pastries from Deer Valley Bakery at the Chinook Bookshop, 210 N. Tejon St., 635-1195. Includes free samples! Wed., Nov. 17, 5:30 p.m.

Literary Discussion Group discussing The Farming of Bones by Edwidge Darticut at the Briargate Barnes and Noble, 1565 Briargate Blvd., 266-9960. Wed., Nov. 17, 7 p.m.

Frank McCourt, author of Angela's Ashes, presenting his new book 'Tis at the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, 30 W. Dale St. Complimentary ticket with purchase of the book at the Chinook Bookshop, 635-1195. Thurs., Nov. 18, 7 p.m.

Robert Castellino, author and photographer of Colorado Heart and Soul, at the Pueblo Barnes and Noble, 719/542-0698. Thurs., Nov. 18, 7 p.m.

Jolie Kramer, noted novelist and screen writer, presenting a workshop on plotting at the Mountain View Presbyterian Church, 2520 Arlington Drive. Sponsored by the Pikes Peak Romance Writers. $30 for non-members. Call 598-1668 for more. Sat., Nov. 20, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Michael Hague signing his new books, The 23rd Psalm and Michael Hague's Magical World of Unicorns at the Chinook Bookshop, 210 N. Tejon St., 635-1195. Sun., Nov. 21, 1 p.m.

Arati Artists Gallery, 2425 W. Colorado Ave., 636-1901. Hours: Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Featuring Hats, an exhibit of oils and watercolors by Catherine Volan, during November.

Border's Caf, Chapel Hills Mall. Featuring an exhibit of Bruce Elliott's landscape photography, through Nov. 30.

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 From the Deck, an exhibit of new paintings by Pam Chadick, through Nov. 21.

Business of Art Center, 513 Manitou Ave., 685-1861. Tues.-Sat., 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Sun., noon to 5 p.m. In the caf: fine wood art and wood turnings by Pete Nichol and colored pencil drawings by Deb Komitor, through Nov. 19. Featuring Red, the 11th annual BAC show studio artist show, through Nov. 28. POP! Panorama of Polymer, a national show featuring the work of 50 artists from 25 states, opening on Dec. 3, 5-8 p.m.

Colorado Springs Art Guild holding an exhibit at Stifel, Nicolaus and Co, 111 S. Tejon St., seventh floor, Suite 705. Featuring sculpture by Belva Cline-Woodruff and paintings by K. Parks-Jackson, T. Henderson, M. Pouton, C.A. Bryant and J. Padgett, through Dec. 20.

Colorado Springs Art Guild holding an exhibit at the Robert Isaac Building, corner of Weber and Kiowa streets. Featuring the work of R. Schmidt, R. Epley, A. Zapel and T. Lacy-Reed, through Nov. 10.

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's second exhibit, The Aftermath: The 60s and 70s, through Feb. 13, 2000. Master Drawings: 700 Years of Inspiration from the Worcester Art Museum, through Nov. 21. Something New: Contemporary Regional Artists, through Nov. 28. From Tradition to Mainstream: Prints by Native American Artists of the 1970s and 1980s, through March 12.

Commonwheel Artists, 102 Cañon Ave., 685-1008. Mon.-Sun., 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Featuring Energy at Work, an exhibit of the work of David Gonzales, through Nov. 22.

Craftwood Inn, 404 El Paso Blvd., 685-9000. Featuring paintings and pottery by Ken and Tina Riesterer, through Dec. Reception: Thurs., Nov. 18, 5-7 p.m.

David Cook Fine American Art Gallery, 1637 Wazee Street, Denver, 303/623-8181. Featuring John F. Carlson and Artists of the Broadmoor Academy, a show which coincides with the 80-year-anniversary of the opening of the Broadmoor Art Academy, through Jan. 31.

East Library and Information Center Art Gallery, 5550 N. Union Blvd., 531-6333. Featuring an exhibit of wildlife photographs by John Hayes, through Nov. 23.

El Dorado Fine Arts Gallery, 2504 W. Colorado Ave., 634-4075. Featuring The Broadmoor 1948 -- A Haven for Royalty and Celebrities, an exhibit by Shirley Ehrhart Mitton, through Nov. 14.

Frameworks Gallery, 2236 N. Wahsatch Ave., 636-2427. Mon.-Fri., 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Sat., 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Exhibiting the works of Lorraine Danzo.

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.

Garden of the Gods Trading Post Southwest Art Gallery, 324 Beckers Lane, 685-9045. Mon.-Sun., 8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Wacky, Whimsical and a Wee Bit Spooky, through Nov. 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, through December.

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 Peaks Center, 190 S. Cascade Ave. Featuring the 13th annual Members' Exhibit and Sale by the Pikes Peak Watercolor Society, through Dec. 31.

Permanent Professors Art Gallery at the Air Force Academy. Open Mon.-Fri., 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. or by appointment. Call 333-2416. Featuring Girl Scouts: Music, Poetry and Artwork, featuring two- and three-dimensional work by Girl Scouts of all ages, through Nov. 23.

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 Abstractions and Constructions through Dec. 17.

Pottery Co-op, 1026 S. Tejon St., 329-1590. Open: Wed.-Sat., noon to 5 p.m. Featuring pottery by John Corr, though Nov. 27.

Sangre de Cristo Arts Center, Pueblo, 719/543-0130. Mon.-Sat., 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free. Enduring Legacy: Triumph of the Spirit, on the strength an beauty of the Native American spirit, in the King Gallery, opening Nov. 13. Into the Light, an exhibit of paintings, writings, and song by artist Kay Singleton, opening Nov. 13. Latkas at the Millennium: 25 Years of Pueblo Potters, an exhibit of ceramic by Tom and Jean Latka, in the Hoag Gallery, opening Nov. 27. Beyond the Gate, an exhibit of the work of Pueblo artist Dorothy Mendoza, in the Regional Gallery.

Warehouse Gallery, 25 W. Cimarron St., 475-8880. Mon.-Fri., 11 a.m. to midnight. Sat.-Sun., 4 p.m. to midnight. Up Against the Wall, an exhibit of contemporary paintings by Jason Chase, mixed media work by Lin Fife and photography by Larry Hampton, through Dec. 31.


ART ANNOUNCEMENTS AND EVENTS

Reclaiming Art: The Monastic Voice, by Joel Upton, professor of fine arts at Amherst College, in Colorado College's Gates Common Room, on the third floor of Palmer Hall. Thurs., Nov. 11, 7:30 p.m.

Pikes Peak Weavers' Guild presenting Cathy Wright, curator of the Taylor Museum in the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, who will speak about the museum's textile collection and show some textiles rarely displayed. Call 471-4869 for more. Fri., Nov. 12, 10:30 a.m.

Annual Holiday Craft Fair at the Russell Middle School, 3825 Montebello Drive. Sat., Nov. 13, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Prize-winning Nature Photography, with Dennis Green at the Bear Creek Nature Center. Reservations required; call 520-6387. Sat., Nov. 13, 10-11:30 a.m.

Pikes Peak Watercolor Society Gallery Walk with prominent watercolorist Carl Dalio at the Pikes Peaks Center, 190 S. Cascade Ave. Free. Sat., Nov. 13, noon.

Gallery Discussion on Native American prints and drawings at the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, 30 W. Dale St. Free, 634-5581. Wed., Nov. 17, noon.

Manitou Springs Small Business Partnership presenting a program on its low-interest loan program for small businesses (especially local artists and craftspersons) at the Business of Art Center, 513 Manitou Ave., 685-1861. Wed., Nov. 17, 6 p.m.

Amado Pena, famous southwestern artist appearing at the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, 30 W. Dale St. Free, 634-5581. Sat., Nov. 20, 1-5 p.m.

Photography slide show by Andy Cook and James Egbert as a precursor to their photography workshop season at the Sand Creek Family Center, 550 Sand Creek Drive. Call 630-0136 or 277-7474 to RSVP. Free. Tues., Nov. 23, 7 p.m.

Call for entries for Magic: From Alchemy to Zodiac at the Business of Art Center, 513 Manitou Ave. The theme is magic. Two- and three- dimensional work in all mediums will be accepted. Intake: Jan. 14-15. Call 685-1861 for more.

Call for entries for Colorado 2000, a juried art exhibit presented by the Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art to focus on cutting edge work by living Colorado Artists. Deadline extended to Nov. 20. Call 303/443-2122 for submission information.


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ARTSPEAK

A weekly radio program hosted by David Sckolnik on KCME-FM 88.7. This week, an interview with Don Clark Williams, a New York-based actor in town to perform in Theatreworks' new production, A Raisin in the Sun, and a review of Art and Music, by the Colorado Springs Symphony. Sat., Nov. 13, 5:30-6 p.m. Rebroadcast: Tues., Nov. 16, 10:30 p.m.

Nationally-known comedians at the Comedy Works in Denver, 303/595-3637. Brian Regan, named Best Male Stand-Up at the American Comedy Awards: Nov. 12-13. Jake Johannsen, host of Comedy Central's "Two Drink Minimum": Nov. 18-20.

Focus on the Insanity, an evening of comedy for all non-conformists, showcasing the comedic talents of Paul Cardozo, Emily Grove, Sarah Sirius, Barry Reed and Arthur Samuels with host Tibby Deaux at Loonees Comedy Corner, 1305 N. Academy Blvd. $3-$5, 591-0707. Tues., Nov. 30, 7 p.m.

John Hightower, syndicated columnist and national radio commentator speaking on "Power, Politics and Populism in America" in Colorado College's Packard Hall. Free. Call 389-6607 for more. Thurs., Nov. 11, 7:30 p.m.

Cantorial Shabbat with Hazzan David Feuer, one of the greatest Cantors in America, at Temple Shalom, 1523 E. Monument. Free, 634-5311. Nov. 12-13.

Holiday Magic, a gala auction to benefit the Colorado Springs School at the El Pomar Academic Center. 475-9747. Sat., Nov. 13, 6 p.m.

American Cancer Society's Cancer Ball with silent auction, dinner and dancing to the Rockaholics. Dr. Nancy Salzman, principal of Broadmoor Elementary and a cancer survivor, will be honored. Proceeds benefit nationwide cancer research and Colorado Springs programs. $100; call 636-5101. Sat., Nov. 13, 7 p.m.

Shangri-La Chinese Acrobats at the Historic Paramount Theatre, Denver. $19-$26, 520-9090. Tues., Nov. 16, 7:30 p.m.

International Thanksgiving Festival at UCCS, 1420 Austin Bluffs Pkwy. Foods from all over the world will be provided by local restaurants and students. $4-$8, or $3 with a pre-registered dish. 262-3238 or 262-3819. Wed., Nov. 17, 11:00 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Colorado Springs Doll Sale to benefit Goodwill Industries at the Rocky Mountain Greyhound Park, 3701 N. Nevada Ave. Free, 635-4483. Fri.-Sat., Nov. 19-20, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Brews, Bluegrass and Biodiversity, an evening of fine art, hand-crafted ales and homegrown bluegrass music, to benefit The Nature Conservancy of Colorado, at the Boulder Theatre, Boulder. Features $2 pints of Mountain Sun, Tabernash and Lefthand all night and music by Yonder Mountain String Band with Pete Wernick, Nick Forster and Sally VanMeter, and the Sugarloaf String Band. $8, 303/786-7030. Thurs., Nov. 18, 8 p.m.

An Evening in Italy -- A Night to Remember, a silent auction featuring over 500 items for the Rush Washburn Cooperative Nursery School at the U.S. Figure Skating Museum, 20 First St. Catered by Pasta di Solazzi. $15, 636-3084. Sat., Nov. 20, 5-8 p.m.

Tellebration 99, a storytelling event sponsored by the Pikes Peak Storytellers Guild and the National Storytelling Network, at the High Plains Unitarian Church, 1714 Brookwood Drive. $5, family. $1-$2, individuals. 528-5448. Sat., Nov. 20, 7-9 p.m.

Mountain Holiday Festival, featuring food, crafts and holiday gifts, at the Ute Pass Cultural Center, Woodland Park. Free, 687-9885. Sat., Nov. 20, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sun., Nov. 21, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Arts, Crafts and Trade Show to benefit Walking Shield Native American Indian Society in the City Auditorium, 221 E. Kiowa St. Admission with donation of canned good. Call 635-6742 for show or booth information. Sat., Nov. 20, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sun., Nov. 21, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Fifth annual Gingerbread Village to benefit the Colorado Springs Nursery Centers. This year's theme is "The Storybook Journey." Includes "Gingerbread and Jazz," the gala opening party, at the Day Nursery, 104 E. Rio Grande Street, $60-$90, on Sat., Nov. 20, 7-11 p.m. Then the Village moves on the Citadel Mall to be displayed Nov. 21 to Dec. 25. There will be two "Breakfasts with Santa" at the Day Nursery on Dec. 4 and 11, $5-$6. Call 632-1754 for more information.

Celebration IV, a three-day celebration hosted by Clarence and Peggy Shivers to raise funds for the Pikes Peak District's African American Historical and Cultural Collection. Trip to Black Hawk on Fri., Nov. 26; $25. "An Evening of Elegance," a formal banquet with dancing; $45. Art show featuring works by Alice Hudson, Orkendell Ford, and John Sanders with reception on Sun., Nov. 28. Reservations due by Nov. 19. Call 593-8400.

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STUFF FOR KIDS

Whose Clues?, a Bear Creek Children's Corner program for 4- to 7-year-olds on finding fur, feathers, tracks and scat to tell us who's been scurrying around, at the Bear Creek Nature Center. Reservations required; call 520-6387. Sat., Nov. 13, 1-2:30 p.m.

Neon Nites for youth ages 8 to 14 on Friday evenings at the Sertich Ice Center sporting a "new atmosphere" this year with music and lighting. $2.75 includes skate rental.

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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. Third annual Salute to Veterans, a Senior Center Performance Showcase, on Fri., Nov. 12, 1:30-4 p.m.

A Speakers' Exposition presented by the Senior Resource Council at the Penrose House at the El Pomar Center, 1661 Mesa Road. Featuring 11 speakers on a wide variety of senior issues. Community members of all ages invited to attend all or just one session. Free, but seating is limited. Lunch for $6.25 must be pre-paid. RSVP to 260-0744 by Nov. 11. Tues., Nov. 16, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

1999 Pikes Peak Youth Sports Summit hosted by the Colorado Springs Sports Corporation, 219 W. Colorado Ave., Suite 200. $10; call 634-7333 for information. Fri., Nov. 19.

Pikes Peak Road Runners Fall Series Awards at the YMCA Downtown. Catered pasta buffet, please bring desserts to share. $3 for PPRR members, $6 for non-members, reserve by Nov. 16. with Patricia, 598-2953. Sat. Nov. 20, 6-9 p.m.

1999 Turkey Trot 5K Predict, a predict-your-time fun run, winners receive turkeys, at Memorial Park. Free for Pikes Peak Road Runners, $3 for non-members, race day registration only. Phil at 575-0387 or Bob at 473-2483. Sat., Nov. 20, 10 a.m.

Open gym sessions offered by Parks and Recreation on Mon.-Wed., Nov. 22-24, 6-9 p.m. Volleyball at the City Auditorium, 221 E. Kiowa, $20 per hour per team. Basketball at Panorama Middle School, 2145 S. Chelton Road, $20 per hour per team. Call 578-6404 for more.

Co-ed Ultimate Frisbee on Bear Creek Park playing fields on Saturdays at noon. No experience necessary. Show up and bring a friend.



SPECTATOR SPORTS

Air Force Falcons Football home games in the Air Force Falcon Stadium. $20-$56, 472-1895. Versus UNLV in a MWC game on Sat., Nov. 13.

Colorado College Hockey at the World Arena, 576-262600. Vs. Michigan Tech University: Fri., Nov. 12, 7:35 p.m.; Sat., Nov. 13, 7:05 p.m. Vs. University of Denver: Fri., Nov. 19, 7:35 p.m.

1999 Christmas Pops on Ice with the Colorado Springs Symphony and the Broadmoor Skating Club, at the World Arena, 3185 Venetucci Blvd. $20-$50, 576-2626. Sat., Dec. 8, 2 and 8 p.m.

Steve Balsiger speaking on how to hut ski at the Mountain Chalet, 226 N. Tejon St., 633-0732. Free. Thurs., Nov. 11, 8 p.m.

Prize-winning Nature Photography, with Dennis Green at the Bear Creek Nature Center. Reservations required; call 520-6387. Sat., Nov. 13, 10-11:30 a.m.

Meadow Mountain Walks holding a easy to moderate hike in Red Rock Canyon on Sat., Nov. 13, 9 a.m. to noon. To reserve a space, call 578-9155.

40 Years of Mapping in the Pikes Peak Region, presented by Robert Houdak, partner of many years with Bob Ormes, who came out with the first edition of the Pikes Peak Atlas in 1959, speaking at the Garden of the Gods Visitor Center, 634-6666. Sun., Nov. 14, 2 p.m.

Fall bird walk at the Beidleman Environmental Center, 740 W. Caramillo, 578-7088. No reservations required. Wed., Nov. 17, 7 a.m.

Nick Logan speaking on Avalanche 101 at the Mountain Chalet, 226 N. Tejon St., 633-0732. Free. Thurs., Nov. 18, 8 p.m.

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GARDENING

Annual Meeting and Dinner of the Horticultural Arts Society of Colorado Springs at the Country Club of Colorado with guest speaker Andrew Pierce, director of Hudson Gardens in Littleton. $21, reservations required. 475-0250. Fri., Nov. 12, 6 p.m.

Holistic Health and Metaphysical Fair at the Ute Pass Cultural Center, Midland and Fairview in Woodland Park. $1 or non-perishable food item, 686-1622. Sat., Nov. 13, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sun., Nov. 14, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The Post Polio Syndrome Support Group meeting on the second Saturday of each month from 10 a.m. to noon at the Easter Seals Southern Colorado, 225 S. Academy, Suite 104. Next meeting: Sat., Nov. 13.

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: Nov. 17.

Adults With Aging Parents meeting on the fourth Monday of the month at Penrose Hospital, 2215 N. Cascade Ave. For more, call 266-8773. Next meeting: Nov. 22.

Past Lives and the Illusion of Time, a workshop presented Dr. Charles Lewis Richards, one of the world's foremost experts on non-hypnotic Past Life Therapy at Centennial Hall, 200 S. Cascade Ave. $15 suggested donation. Sat., Nov. 13, 2-4 p.m.

Improving Communications Workshop with Dan Lundy, who was trained by Dr. John Gray, known for his Men Are From Mars, Women Are From Venus workshops. $99. $164 for couples. 227-0606. Sat., Nov. 13, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Interviewing Well with Lois Trager at the Pueblo Barnes and Noble, 719/542-0698. Sat., Nov. 13, 1:30 p.m.

Bringing Dreams Alive, a weekend seminar on balancing emotions and finding greater happiness, on Sat.-Sun., Nov. 13-14. $50-$110. Call 574-5452.

Bible Stories They Never Taught Us in Sunday School, Rabbi Glusman's adult education class, at Temple Shalom, 1523 E. Monument. Free, 634-5311. Sun., Nov. 14, 11 a.m.

Unearth Your Greatest Treasure: The Power Within by Cathy Angell, founder of The Power Project, at the Pikes Peak Church of Religious Science. $35, 596-6894. Sun., Nov. 14, 2-5 p.m.

The History of Ute Pass by Jan Pettit, author of Ute Pass: A Short History and founding member of the Ute Pass Historical Society, at the Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum, 215 S. Tejon St., 578-6650. Thurs., Nov. 18, 7 p.m.

Pueblo Weisbrod Aircraft and International B-24 Memorial Museum presenting a series of lectures to mark the end of the Cold War 719/948-9219. "B-52 Stratofortress in the Cold War" on Tues., Nov. 16, 7 p.m. "U.S. Army Doctors in Somalia -- Operation Restore Hope" on Tues., Nov. 23, 7 p.m. "WWIII in Central Europe: How It Might Have Happened" on Tues., Nov. 30, 7 p.m.

Pikes Peak Community College offering registration for the spring semester. Register in person during office hours: The Centennial Campus, 5675 S. Academy Blvd., 540-7113, open Mon.-Tues., 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Wed.-Fri., 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Downtown Studio Campus, 100 W. Pikes Peak Ave., 527-6000, open Mon.-Thurs., 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., and Fri., 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Rampart Range Campus, 11195 Highway 83, 538-5113, open Mon.-Tues., 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Wed.-Fri., 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

FUSION! heading to Denver to see The Importance of Being Earnest, by Oscar Wilde, at the Phoenix Theater. Call 578-9092 for more. Sat., Nov. 13, 8 p.m.

Colorado Progressive Coalition holding its fall quarterly membership meeting at the Hillside Community Center, 925 S. Institute, offering a "progressive crystal ball" for the year 2000 Legislature and elections. If you are interested in expanding progressive solidarity in the Springs, please attend. $5 or potluck dish to share. Sat., Nov. 20, 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Full Circle Alternatives, a safe house to assist women in early recovery from drug or alcohol abuse, needs volunteers 24-7 for 12-step service work. Call Nancy at 471-4372.

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