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Business of Art Center, 513 Manitou Ave., 685-1861. Tues.-Sat., 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Sun., noon to 5 p.m. Featuring Magic: From Alchemy to Zodiac opening Thurs., Jan. 20, 5-8 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's second exhibit, The Aftermath: The '60s and '70s, through Feb. 13, 2000. From Tradition to Mainstream: Prints by Native American Artists of the 1970s and 1980s, through March 12. "A Breath of Fresh Art," a gallery opening event to celebrate the opening of Colorado 2000: A Juried Exhibition of Contemporary Art and Deja Views: Contemporary Art from Recycled Sources, on Fri., Jan. 21, 5-8 p.m.

Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum, 215 S. Tejon St., 578-6650. Tues.-Sat., 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Free. John & Sarah: A Family's Journey to Freedom, an installation and photography exhibit that explores the history of Curtis Reaves' ancestors, from slavery and beyond, through April 7.

Craftwood Inn, 404 El Paso Blvd., 685-9000. Featuring the work of abstract expressionist Meredith Nelson, through Feb. 29. Opening reception: Thurs., Jan. 20, 5-7 p.m.

Fiber Goddess Gallery & Weaving Studios, 118 1/2 E. Cheyenne Road, 634-3823. Featuring the art of Brenda Cameron, Judy L. Ditmore. Eileen Tomaro, Pat Heinicke, Laura Reiley, Micheline Brierre and Tara Matthews.

Gallery of Contemporary Art at UCCS, 1420 Austin Bluffs Parkway, 262-3567. Featuring The University Collects, an original exhibition drawn from the private collections of the campus' faculty and staff, through Jan. 28.

Pottery Co-op, 1026 S. Tejon St., 329-1590. Open: Thurs.-Sat., noon to 5 p.m. Featuring pottery by Kathleen Koltes and Kristen Flourney through Jan. 31.

Warehouse Gallery, 25 W. Cimarron St., 475-8880. Mon.-Fri., 11 a.m. to midnight. Sat.-Sun., 4 p.m. to midnight. Making the Invisible Visible, an exhibit by Santa Fe artist Ramona Mitchell, through Feb. 29.

The Empty Closet, a program providing clean, professional women's clothing and accessories to women in transition. To donate items or for more information, call 635-4483 Ext. 229.

Y Go 2 Waste Millennium Food Drive by America's Second Harvest and the Kellogg Company to collect excess canned goods and bottled water. Locally, Care & Share will serve as the collection and distribution center. Call 528-1247 or 528-6767 for more.

Annual community Career Fair at UCCS in March seeking participation by local businesses. Booth rental: $60-$100. For more information, call Linda at 262-3069. Early registration recommended.

ArtsPeak, a weekly radio program hosted by David Sckolnik on KCME-FM 88.7. This week, an interview with Sean Raintree, on long-range planning for arts and cultural infrastructure in the Pikes Peak region, with a review of MahlerFestXIII. Sat., Jan. 22, 5:30-6 p.m. Rebroadcast: Tues., Jan. 25, 10:30 p.m.

Family Day previewing the spring programs at Bemis, a Gallery Presentation on "The State of Art in Colorado," and a backstage look at HMS Pinafore, at the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, 30 W. Dale St., 634-5581. Free. Sat., Jan. 22, 10 a.m. to noon.

Photography slide show and mini-clinic, focusing on nature photography techniques and composition, offered by Rocky Mountain Reflections at REI Outfitters, 1376 E. Woodmen Road. Call 277-7474 for more. Thurs., Jan. 27, 7 p.m.

Contra Dance in Gaylord Hall at Colorado College's Worner Center, 902 N. Cascade Ave. Chris Kermiet calling to the music of the Poultry in Motion. $6. Beginner workshop: 7:30 p.m. Sat., Feb. 5, 8 p.m.

Gallery Panel Discussion on Colorado 2000 at the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, 30 W. Dale St. Free, 634-5581. Features our own John Hazlehurst, Mark Arnest of the G, and Johanna Roche of UCCS. Wed., Feb. 9, noon.

Pikes Peak Community College Masquers seeking actors and technicians for the spring theater production of Robert Fulghum's All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten, a musical comedy/drama held at the Centennial Campus Mainstage Theater. 5675 S. Academy Blvd. Auditions and interviews are by appointment only. Schedule by calling 540-7314. Jan. 24-27.

Upstart Performing Ensemble casting for spring production of Cabaret by Kander and Ebb at the Community Prep School, 332 Willamette St. Bring up tempo song and dress for movement and improvs. Call 447-1615 for more. Sun., Jan. 30, 2 p.m. Mon, Jan. 31, 7 p.m. Tues., Feb. 1, 7 p.m.

Assembly Theatrix seeking experienced actors, singers and dancers who are over 17 years old for its in-school performance series. Also seeking production managers, directors, set designers and builders. Paid and volunteer positions. Call 328-0206 for more.

TheatreWorks at UCCS holding auditions for its April production of The Mystery Plays in Dwire Theater. The Mystery Plays tell the story of the Bible from creation to doomsday; the production is designed as a community event in celebration of the new millennium. Parts for men, women and children of all ages. Sun.-Mon, Jan. 30-31, 6-9 p.m. For audition appointment, call 262-3240.

Audition class in downtown Colorado Springs focusing on cold readings and script offered by New York actress with 20 years experience. Mondays, 6:30-9 p.m. Call 262-9078 for more information.

The Black Rose Acoustic Society announcing music scholarships for Coloradans who wish to study a traditional musical instrument such as guitar, mandolin, banjo, fiddle, stand-up bass or accordion. Adult and youths encouraged to apply. Call 598-3719 for more.

Call for entries the Manitou Carnivale Commissioning Program for costumes, puppets and parade performers. Cash stipends of up to $200 for new parade entries. For details, call 685-1950 or 685-9212. Submission deadline: Jan. 31. Carnivale on Sat., March 4.

Call for entries for Richard's Feast, a juried show of ceramic tableware designed to serve a particular type of food, at the Tri-Lakes Center for the Arts, Palmer Lake, 481-0475. Show will run March 15 through April 15, 2000. Deadline: Feb. 1.

Call for entries for Art on the Streets. For information on guidelines, call 632-0553. Deadline: Feb . 15.

Debtors/Spendors Anonymous, a 12-step group for debtors, over-spenders, and under-earners, meeting on Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m. at the rectory of the First Lutheran Church, 1515 N. Cascade Ave. Next meeting: Jan. 25.

Rocky Mountain Animal Defense is concerned with: the use of animals as food, clothing and entertainment; responsible stewardship of companion animals; dog and cat homelessness and overpopulation; and wildlife issues. The RMAD meets at 7 p.m. on the second Wednesday of every month at the Falcon Police Station, 7850 Goddard St. For more information, call 591-0990 Ext. 2. Next meeting: Feb. 9.

PFLAG, a nonprofit support group for families and friends of lesbians and gays so that they may better understand homosexuality, meeting on the second Wednesday of every month. Call 757-8658. Next meeting: Wed., Jan. 9, 6:30 p.m. Next meeting: Feb. 9.

Pikes Peak Environmental Forum, announcing a meeting featuring speaker Steven A. Jennings, Assistant Professor of Geography, CU the Springs, speaking on Plant Community Changes on Pikes Peak as Interpreted Through Repeat Photography at the Antlers Hotel, 4 S. Cascade Ave. $12.50 (cash only) includes meal. RSVP to Sarah Aubrey, 633-4421. Fri., Jan. 28, noon.

Managing Multiple Sclerosis, a seminar at the Doubletree Hotel, 1775 E. Cheyenne Mountain Blvd. $5 donation. Call 633-4601. Fri., Jan. 21, 2:30-4:30 p.m.

Breaking the Silence: Older Adults, Alcoholism and Substance Abuse, a presentation by Carol Colleran Egan at a symposium on the treatment of addictive disorders at the Sheraton Hotel, 576-5900, on Wed., Jan. 26, 8:15-9 a.m. and 1:30-3 p.m. For a brochure on how to talk to an older person about substance abuse, call 800/436-2273.

Free health classes offered at Metro Health Services, 4740 Flintridge Drive, Suite 101, at 6:45 p.m. "The Energy Diet" on Tues., Jan. 25. Call 594-0071 for reservations.

Heartcheck 2000 at The Citadel mall. Offering five health screening for $10 fee as well as lots of information. For more, call Memorial Hospital's Healthlink at 444-CARE. Sat., Feb. 12, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Island Time, about life and climbing in Cuba and Madagascar, by Craig Luebben at the Mountain Chalet, 226 N. Tejon St., 633-0732. Free. Thurs., Jan. 20, 8 p.m.

Create a Living Wreath at Phelan Gardens, 4955 Austin Bluffs Parkway, 574-8058. $14. Sun., Jan. 22, 1 p.m.

Great Ornamental Grasses, a gardening classes at ForestEdge Gardens, 12285 Lindsey Lane, in January. $18; call 495-9175 to register. Wed., Jan. 26, 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Program on Paraguay at the Pikes Peak area Peace Corps Alumni meeting at Colorado College's Slocum Commons. For more, call 535-8075. Wed., Jan. 26 , 7 p.m.

Extreme Alpinism, a "high-energy" slide show with Mark Twight based on His latest book Extreme Alpinism: Climbing Light, Fast and High, in Colorado College's Gaylord Hall, 902 N. Cascade Ave. Sponsored by Mountain Chalet, 633-0732. Free. Thurs., Jan. 27, 8 p.m.

Sisters of Safety Nonprofit Classes can be taken individually or as a session. Includes "Success Planners," a class on looking and feeling professional, prioritizing responsibilities, and acquiring negotiating skills, on Tuesdays, through Feb. 29. "The Parent's Role," a class on parenting skills with regards to the "respect method" of cooperative discipline, the dos and don'ts of free speech, and goal setting for the family on the second and fourth Wednesday of every month, through Feb. 23. Also offering "The Search for Self," "Play Time Bonding," "Cooperative Discipline for the Family" and "Time Management."

How Would You Balance the District 11 Budget?, a series of community meetings and Board of Education meetings that began Tues., Jan. 18. Call 520-2005 for more on meeting times and to request a questionnaire for your input.

First-hand Witness to Iraqi Sanctions, where the Colorado Springs delegation to Iraq will speak on the conditions there, at Saint Mary's Cathedral Center. Call 632-6189 for more. Sun., Jan. 23, 7 p.m.

O.W.N., the Organization of Westside Neighbors, meeting at the West Center for Intergenerational Learning, 25 20th St., on the second Thursday of every month. Call 471-4740 for more. Next meeting on Feb. 10 will be discussing the Historic Preservation Alliance and I-25 improvements.

NAACP, whose local chapter has been in operation since 1918, seeks an end to discrimination through legal action and other methods. They hold their monthly meetings at 3 p.m. on the fourth Sunday of every month at the Hillside Community Center, 925 S. Institute. For more, call 475-7255. Next meeting: Jan. 23.

League of Women Voters, a non-partisan organization focussing on voter education and citizen participation in government, open to both male and female members. Call 222-VOTE for more.

Citizens Project, a grassroots non-profit advocating civil rights and civil liberties, seeking volunteers to help with candidate surveys and forums, legislative issues, fundraising and more. Call 520-9899 for more information.

Housing Advocacy Coalition is a direct action, grassroots group seeking solutions to the shortage of affordable housing. Persons concerned about housing, homelessness and tenant-landlord problems are invited to call 634-0738 for more information.

Pikes Peak Republican Women's Roundtable holding a luncheon at the Valley Hi Golf Club, 610 S. Chelton. $7.50; call 634-8312. Mon., Jan. 31, noon.

Colorado Springs Senior Center, 1514 N. Hancock Ave., offering a variety of events. Call 385-5933 to register. "Learning Unlimited," a weekly program offering a university classroom experience to the Senior Center, begins on Wed., Jan. 26, 9 a.m. with the course "Millennial Thinking"; $1 donation per week. Second annual Crock Pot Cook-off on Thurs., Jan. 27, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Enter your recipe by Jan. 22. Lunch is $1.50 donation, but contestants eat for free.

Miracle on Wheels makes power wheelchairs available to non-ambulatory seniors (65 years old and up). For qualification requirements, call 800/749-8778.

Arthritis Warm Water Program, a program which increases your range of motion and strengthens muscles, at the Briargate Family YMCA, 4025 Family Place. $30, or free to YMCA members. 282-9622. Tuesdays and Thurdays, noon to 1 p.m.

Head Start program seeking classroom volunteers to provide one-on-one time with pre-school aged children. Training, support and recognition provided! Call 635-1536 Ext. 233 for more.

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.

Inside/Out, a gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgendered, questioning youth organization, seeking volunteers. Call 328-1056 for more information.

Community Mentor Center seeking adults to mentor area youth. Mentors are friends, role models and listeners, and are very effective toward making a difference in the life of a young person. Call 444-5414.

Blue Dahlia as part of the Classic Film Series at the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, 30 W. Dale St., 634-5583. $2.75. Tues., Jan. 25, 7:30 p.m.

Amazon at the IMAX Theater at Denver's Museum of Natural History, 303/322-7009. $4-$6. Through Feb. 29.

The Opposite of Sex starring Lisa Kudrow, Martin Donovan and Christina Ricci, at Movie Night at All Souls Unitarian Church, 730 N. Tejon St. Sponsored by FUSION! Call 578-9092 for more information. Sat., Jan. 22, 6:30 p.m.

How To Pitch Your Story, program on marketing your manuscript, sponsored by Front Range Fiction Writers, 593-2213, at Sand Creek Police Station, 4125 Center Park Drive. Fri., Jan. 21, 7 p.m.

John Pierce signing his new book, River Earth, at the Chinook Bookshop, 210 N. Tejon St., 635-1195. Sun., Jan. 23, 1p.m.

Fiction Writers Group for amateurs and professionals, at the Citadel Barnes and Noble, 637-8282. Mon., Jan. 24, 6 p.m.

Writing For Young Adults with local author S.L. Rottman on the Library Channel, cable channel 17. Mon., Jan. 24, 7 p.m.

Fiction Book Group discussing The Farming of Bones by Edwidge Danticat at Border's, 1710 Briargate Blvd., 266-1600. Mon., Jan. 31, 7 p.m.

Second annual Midwinter Music Medley with music, hors d'oevres and wine at All Souls Unitarian Church, 730 N. Tejon St. Features Tom O'Boyle, Susan Rissman and K.J. Braithwaite, Abram Minzer, and The Blues Review. $8-$10. Sun., Jan. 23, 3 p.m.

Jammy Man Band, a concert for kids and young-at-heart adults, sponsored by the Black Rose Acoustic Society at the Black Forest Community Center, Shoup Road and Black Forest Road. $1-$2, 590-8395. Fri., Jan. 28, 7:30 p.m.

The Swing Riders performing a blend of cowboy and swing music, sponsored by the Black Rose Acoustic Society at the Black Forest Community Center, Shoup Road and Black Forest Road. $1-$2, 590-8395. Fri., Feb. 11, 7:30 p.m.

Ruben Romero, flamenco guitarist, performing with guest guitarist Miguel Romero in the theater at the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, 30 W. Dale St. $23; call 633-3471 or 634-5583. Mon., Feb. 14, 8 p.m.

Ty Herdon at Cowboys, 3910 Palmer Park, 596-1212. $12, advance. $16, at the door. Fri., Feb. 18, 7:30 p.m.

Exploring the Final Frontier as part of the Colorado Springs Symphony Family Classics program at the Pikes Peak Center, 190 S. Cascade Ave. $12-$18, 520-SHOW. Sun., Jan 23, 2:30 p.m.

Performance of two of Robert Schumann's song cycles, Liederkreis and Dichterliebe, by bassist Herbert Beattie and pianist Carol Wilson at the First Christian Church, 16 E. Platte Ave., 633-8888. Sun., Jan. 23, 3 p.m.

Fine Arts Chamber Series concert by the United Air Force Band of the Rockies featuring Technical Sergeant Sarah Balian on oboe and Technical Sergeant Alex Viera on bassoon at the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, 30 W. Dale St. Free; no tickets required. Call 554-BAND for other band events. Tues., Jan. 25, 7:30 p.m.

Carmina Burana, a scenic cantana based on a 13th century manuscript about wine, women and song, featuring the Colorado Springs Chorale, as part of the Colorado Springs Symphony Classical Masterworks season at the Pikes Peak Center, 190 S. Cascade Ave. $10-$28, 520-SHOW. Fri.-Sat., Feb. 4-5, 8 p.m. Sun., Feb. 6, 2:30 p.m.

Spyro Gyra with Dotsero at the Colorado Music Hall, 2475 E. Pikes Peak Ave., 447-9797. $30.50, www.ticketweb.com. Tickets subject to service charge. Fri., Feb. 4, 8 p.m.

Bob Marley Birthday Celebration featuring Tippa Irie, Rappa Robert and Jimifar-i and The Riddim Band as well as dub poetry, rasta yoga, and Caribbean food at the Colorado Music Hall, 2475 E. Pikes Peak Ave. $19 in advance. Call 800/965-4827 or visit www.ticketweb.com. Tickets subject to service charge. Fri., Feb. 11, 8 p.m.

Tab Benoit with local band Rikki Dee Hall and the Voodoo Hawks at the Colorado Music Hall, 2475 E. Pikes Peak Ave., 447-9797. $12, www.ticketweb.com. Tickets subject to service charge. Thurs., Jan. 20, 9 p.m.

Roomful of Blues at Tres Hombres, Woodland Park, 687-0625. $20 in advance. Fri., Jan. 21, 9 p.m.

B-Positive at Sin City, 2106 E. Platte Ave., 473-3158. $ TBA. Sat., Jan. 22, 9 p.m.

Hazy Swirl with Boomchick and The Deadites performing alternative rock at the Underground, 130 E. Kiowa St., 633-0590. All ages. $2-$5. Mon., Jan. 24, 9 p.m.

Cannibal Corpse with God Dethroned, Hate Eternal, and Diabolic at the Colorado Music Hall, 2475 E. Pikes Peak Ave., 447-9797. Over-21 show. $12, www.ticketweb.com. Tickets subject to service charge. Mon., Feb. 21, 7 p.m.

Ballet British Columbia at the Pikes Peak Center, 190 S. Cascade Ave., 520-SHOW. $30.50-$40.50. Fri., Jan. 28, 8 p.m.

Veiled Spirit Middle Eastern Winter Dance at the Benet Hill Center Theatre, 2555 N. Chelton Rd. Includes pre-show Shopping Bazaar from 2:00p.m. to 5:30 p.m. $10-$15. Call 229-4797 or 888-382-7787 for more. Sat., Feb. 5, 6 p.m.

Martha Graham Dance Co. at the Pikes Peak Center, 190 S. Cascade Ave., 520-SHOW. $15-$30. Sun., Feb. 27, 8 p.m.

Bleacher Bums, a free play about Chicago baseball fans, presented by the Pikes Peak Arts Council at the Olympic Visitor Center at the United States Olympic Complex as part of the Festival of Arts in Sports. Free. Fri., Jan. 21, 7 p.m. Sat., Jan. 22, 2 p.m.

Private Lives by Noel Coward performed by the Star Bar Players in the Lon Chaney Theater, 221 E. Kiowa St. $12. Discounts for seniors over 65 and students. Call 573-7411 for tickets. Fri.-Sat., Jan. 21 through Feb. 5, 8 p.m. Sun., Feb. 6, 2 p.m.

The King and I, the Rodgers and Hammersteins classic, in Arnold Hall at the Air Force Academy. $15-$35, 333-4497. Sat., Jan. 29, 7:30 p.m.

Class Act, presented by FirstStrike Theater at Ralph Waldo Emerson School, 1420 Ogden St., $10 in advance, 303/986-1773. Sat., Jan. 29, 7 p.m.

Dream Caf: Puppetry After Dark, the fourth production in Smokebrush's Mainstage season, at the Smokebrush Center for Arts and Theater, 235 S. Nevada Ave. $12-$15, 444-0884. $5 student tickets become available 15 minutes before the show, though seating not guaranteed. Wednesdays and Thursdays, 7 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 8 p.m. Sundays, 2 p.m. Feb. 2-19.

Bottoms Rood, a Victorian murder mystery at the Old Colorado City History Center, 1 S. 24th St., 636-1225. $12.50-$20. Proceed benefit the History Center. Fri., Feb. 4, 6 p.m.

Victor/Victoria at the Pikes Peak Center, 190 S. Cascade Ave., 520-SHOW. $20.50-$35.50. Sat., Feb. 12, 3 p.m. and 8 p.m.

Cross Country Skiing, an indoor clinic on the latest equipment and techniques, at the Bear Creek Regional Park. Call 520-6387 for reservations. Sat., Jan. 22, 1-2 p.m.

Meadow Mountain Walks holding an easy hike along Homestead Trail on Sat., Jan. 22, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. $6. To reserve a space, call 578-9155.

Pikes Peak Road Runners 21st Winter Series. Next: 4-mile/8-mile race at Fort Carson Fitness Trails on Sat., Jan. 22. Next: 5K/10K on Santa Fe Trail on Sat., Feb. 12. Final: 10K/20K in Black Forest on Sat., Feb. 26. Now offering a new Senior Challenge for those 65 years and up. Pre-registration for the series: $20-$36; single race: $8-$10. Call 598-2953 for more.

Nature Detectives, a program for children accompanied by an adult features nature stories and hand-on activities and time on the trail, at the Fountain Creek Regional Park. Free, but reservations required; call 520-6745. Sat., Feb. 9, 10 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.

Junior Naturalist Program providing a variety of hands-on educational activities for children 5 to 10 at the Bear Creek Nature Center. Activities focus on sensory awareness, safety, natural exploration, and observations skills, and wildlife and outdoors appreciation. $1 provides activity book that can be completed in one visit. Call 520-6387 for more.

Junior Ranger Program offered by the Garden of the Gods Visitor Center, 1805 N. 30th St., provides self-guided hands-on activities in the park for children ages 7 to 12. $1.50. Available whenever the visitor center is open; call 634-6666.

Colorado College Hockey at the World Arena, 576-2626. Vs. University of Denver on Sat., Jan. 22, 7:05 p.m. Vs the Air Force Academy on Fri., Jan. 28, 7:35 p.m. Vs. Niagara University on Sat., Jan. 29, 7:05 p.m.

Colorado Gold Kings at the World Arena, 3185 Venetucci Blvd., 576-2626. Fri.-Sat., Feb. 4-5, 7:05 p.m.: against Tacoma. Fri.-Sat., Feb. 11-12, 7:05 p.m.: against Fresno.

US Taekwondo Olympic Qualifying Championships at the Olympic Training Center. On Sat., Jan. 22: Olympic Fly Competition for Men (under 127.6 lbs.), Olympic Fly Competition for Women (under 107.8 lbs.), and Olympic Welter Competition for Women (125.5-147.4 lbs.) starting at 9 a.m. On Sun., Jan. 23: Olympic Feather Competition (127.7-149.6 lbs.) starting at 9 a.m. Call 578-4632 for more. Jan. 21-23.

An Evening with World Renowned Mountain Climber Jake Norton on his part in the Mallory-Irvine Research Expedition at the East Library and Information Center, 531-6333. Free. Thurs., Jan. 20, 7 p.m.

John "Buck" O'Neil, legendary Negro League baseball player and manager, as part of the Festival of Arts in Sports. "Enjoy an Evening with a Legend," hosted by the Colorado Springs Chamber of Commerce on Thurs., Jan. 20, 6 p.m. at Peterson Air Force Base Officer's Club; $25; reservations deadline, Jan. 16; call 260-6821. Free program with Buck O'Neil at the East Library and Information Center on Fri., Jan. 21, 7 p.m.

A Symphonic Salute to Sports by the Colorado Springs Symphony as part of the Festival of the Arts in Sport at the Pikes Peak Center, 190 S. Cascade Ave. Books by sports authors Buck O'Neil, Jake Norton and Domonique Moceanu available for purchase and autographing before the show. $10-$30, 520-SHOW. Sat., Jan. 22, 8 p.m.

Mochitsuki, a traditional Japanese rice pounding outdoor ceremony celebrating the New Year, sponsored by the Japan America Society of Southern Colorado and the East Asian Language department of Colorado College, at CC's Worner Quad. Help pound rice in to a smooth cake, which is then shaped into bite-size portions. Free; call 389-6607 for more. Sat., Jan. 22, 10 a.m. to noon.

27th Anniversary Celebration of Roe v. Wade featuring performances by Lyn Boudreau and Kristina Hall, comedians who focus on women's issues, at the All Souls Unitarian Church, 730 N. Tejon St. Sponsored by the Pro-Choice Coalition of Colorado Springs. Refreshments at 5:30 p.m. Program at 6:30 p.m. $7.50-$8 donation. Call Sandy at 473-8537 for more. Thurs., Jan. 27.

Twelfth annual Community Design Awards presented by the Partnership for Community Design with guest speaker Richard Hansen at the Cheyenne Mountain Conference Resort. $40. Call 650-6939. Wed., Jan. 26, 7 p.m.

Air Force Academy Visitors Center, Exit 156-B off of I-25, 333-2025. Mon.-Sun., 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, 4250 Cheyenne Mountain Zoo Road, 633-9925. $4.50-$7.50. Free for children under 3. Wed.-Mon., 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; last tickets sold at 4 p.m. Twilight Tuesdays, through Aug. 31, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.; last tickets bought at 7 p.m.

Children's Museum of Colorado Springs, in the Citadel mall, 574-0077. Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sat., 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Sun., noon to 5 p.m. Children, $3. Free to adults and children under one.

Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum, 215 S. Tejon St., 578-6650. Tues.-Sat., 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sun., 1-5 p.m. Free.

Garden of the Gods Visitor Center, 1805 N. 30th St., 634-6666. Mon.-Sun., 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Park hours are 5 a.m. to 11 p.m. during the summer.

Miramont Castle Museum, 9 Capitol Hill Ave., Manitou Springs, 685-1011. Tues.-Sun., 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. $1-$4; free to children 5 and under.

Old Colorado City History Center, 1 S. 24th St., 636-1225. Free. Tues.-Sun., 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Pro Rodeo Hall of Fame and Museum of the American Cowboy, 101 Pro Rodeo Drive, 528-4764. $3-$6. Free to kids under 6. Mon.-Sun., 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Sertich Ice Rink, in Memorial Park, 1705 E. Pikes Peak Ave., 578-6883. $2.50-$3, plus $1 skate rental.

Van Briggle Art Pottery, 600 S. 21st St., 633-4080. Mon.-Sat., 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Western Museum of Mining and Industry, 1025 North Gate Road, 488-0880. $3-$6. Free to kids under 5. Mon-Sat., 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

World Figure Skating Hall of Fame and Museum, 20 1st Street, 635-5200. $2-$3. Free to kids under 6. Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

David Olney with Kate Campbell at the Swallow Hill Music Hall, Denver. $12-$14, 303/777-1003. Fri., Jan. 14, 8 p.m.

Black Rose, the widely acclaimed quintet, at the Ute Pass Cultural Center, Woodland Park. 687-1229. $3. Free to children under 12. Fri., Jan. 21, 7:30 p.m.

Record Release Concert with David Moore and 32-20 Jug Band at the Swallow Hill Music Hall, Denver. $13-$16, 303/777-1003. Fri., Jan. 21, 8 p.m.

Chuck Pyle with Rebecca Flosom at the Swallow Hill Music Hall, Denver. $12-$14, 303/777-1003. Sat., Jan. 22, 8 p.m.

E-Town with Kenny Wayne Shepard at Boulder Theater, Boulder. All ages. $11.55, 303/786-7030. Sat., Jan. 22, 7 p.m.

David Grier and Matt Flinner in the Tufts Theater in the Swallow Hill Music Hall, Denver. $12-$14, 303/777-1003. Fri., Jan. 28, 8 p.m.

John Hammond and Alvin Youngblood Hart at the Swallow Hill Music Hall, Denver. $15-$17, 303/777-1003. Fri., Jan. 28, 8 p.m.

The New Orleans Klezmer All-Stars, playing hybrid Eastern European Jewish style music at the Boulder Theater, Boulder. $7.50. 21 + show. 303/786-7030. Wed., Feb. 2, 9 p.m.

Arvada Center for the Art and Humanities, 6901 Wadsworth Blvd., Arvada, 303/431-3939. Featuring Buffalo Bill's Wild West, a touring exhibition, through Feb. 13.

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.

Denver Art Museum, 100 W. 14th Ave. Parkway, Denver, 303/640-4433. Featuring John Sorbie: Graphic Designer, an exhibit about this "giant in the field of American poster design," through March 15. Charles Simonds: Floral Font, through March 26, 2000.

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, through Jan. 22. Into the Light, an exhibit of paintings, writings, and song by artist Kay Singleton, through Jan. 22. Latkas at the Millennium: 25 Years of Pueblo Potters, an exhibit of ceramic by Tom and Jean Latka, in the Hoag Gallery, through Feb. 5. Beyond the Gate, an exhibit of the work of Pueblo artist Dorothy Mendoza, in the Regional Gallery, through Feb. 5.

Swinging Jazz Concerts Series presented by the Summit Jazz Foundation at the Seawell Grand Ballroom at the Denver Performing Arts Center, Denver. Features Harry Allen on tenor sax, Dan Barrett on trombone, Eddie Erickson on banjo, guitar and vocals, Don Grove on drums, Rebecca Kilgore on vocals, Randy Reinhart on trumpet, John Sheridan on piano and Frank Tate on string bass. $35 for reserved seating. Food and drink available for purchase. 303/674-4190. Fri.-Sat., Jan. 21-22, 7 p.m.

Colorado Symphony Orchestra with guest conductor En Shao and pianist Horacio Gutirrez in Boettcher Concert Hall at the Denver Performing Arts Complex, Denver. Performing Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 23. $12-$48, 303/830-8497. Fri.-Sat, Jan. 21-22, 7:30 p.m. Sun., Jan. 23, 2:30 p.m.

Nationally-known comedians at the Comedy Works in Denver, 303/595-3637. Carlos Mencia, host of "Funny is Funny": Jan. 20-23. Bob Nelson, featured in two HBO specials: Jan. 26-27. Bobcat Goldthwait, the man with the trademark multi-octave voice: Jan. 28-29.

Second City, the legendary satire troupe from Chicago, in the Auditorium Theatre at the Denver Performing Arts Complex, Denver. For tickets, call 520-9090. Sat., Jan. 29.

Steven Wright, deadpan comic extraordinaire, at Boulder Theater, Boulder. All ages. $25, 303/786-7030. Thurs., Feb. 3, 7:30 p.m.

The Kids in the Hall at the Fillmore Auditorium, Denver. $30-$37.50, 520-9090. Sun., Feb. 6, 8 p.m.

Ailey II, formerly the Alvin Ailey Repertory Ensemble, performing at Boulder Theater, Boulder. All ages. $18-$30, 303/786-7030. Sat., Feb. 5, 8 p.m.

Giselle by the Colorado Ballet in the Auditorium Theatre at the Denver Performing Arts Complex, Denver. $18-$95. 303/830-TIXS or 520-9090. Sat., Feb. 19, 7:30 p.m. Wed.-Sat., Feb. 23-26, 7:30 p.m. Sun., Feb. 20, 2 p.m. Sat.-Sun., Feb. 26-27, 2 p.m.

Writers Respond to Readers, their third annual all-day seminar at the Tattered Cover LoDo, Denver. For members of book clubs and individuals interested in literary discussion. With authors Mary Swick, Elizabeth Strout, Chitra Banerjee divakaruni. $40. Call 303/332-1965 Ext. 2985 for more. Sat., Jan. 29, 9 a.m.

Festival Fridays on Fridays from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Sangre de Cristo Arts Center, Pueblo. Features Dotsero on Jan. 21, Wallace Cotton & The Royals on Jan. 28. Call 719/542-1211 for more.

Karl Denson's Tiny Universe at the Fox Theater, Boulder. $12, 303/443-3399. Over-21 show. Fri.-Sat., Jan. 14-15, 9 p.m.

The Wailers with Lion of Judah at the Fox Theater, Boulder. $21, 303/443-3399. Over-21 show. Thurs., Jan. 20, 9 p.m.

Ciria at the Soiled Dove, Denver. $ TBA, 520-9090. Thurs., Jan. 20, 9 p.m.

Nina Storey at the Fox Theater, Boulder. $10.50. 303/443-3399. Over-21 show. Fri. Jan. 21, 9 p.m.

Ol' Dirty Bastard at the Gothic Theater, Denver. All-ages show. $26.25, 520-9090. Fri., Jan. 21, 8 p.m.

Otis Roach with Vido Sun at the Soiled Dove, Denver. $ TBA, 520-9090. Fri., Jan. 21, 9 p.m.

Matthew Sweet at the Fox Theater, Boulder. $12.75-$14.75, 303/443-3399. All-ages show. Tues., Jan. 25, 9 p.m.

Jungle Brothers with George Devore and The Roam at the Fox Theater, Boulder. $21, 303/443-3399. All-ages show. Wed., Jan. 26, 9 p.m.

Victor Wooten at the Fox Theater, Boulder. $14.75, 303/443-3399. Over-21 show. Thurs., Jan. 27, 9 p.m.

Maceo Parker at the Fox Theater, Boulder. $20, 303/443-3399. Over-21 shows on Fri.-Sat., Jan. 28-29, 9 p.m. All-ages show on Sun., Jan. 30, 9 p.m.

Sno-Core 2000 with System of a Down, Incubus, Mr. Bungle and Puya at the Fillmore Auditorium, Denver. $22, 520-9090. Sat., Jan. 29, 7 p.m.

Slim Cessna's Auto Club at the Gothic Theater, Denver. Over-18 show. $ TBA, 520-9090. Sat., Jan. 29, 8 p.m.

Anthrax with Fu Manchu at the Fox Theater, Boulder. $21, 303/443-3399. All-ages show. Mon., Jan. 31, 9 p.m.

Walter "Wolfman" Washington at the Fox Theater, Boulder. $5.25. Over-21 show. 303/443-3399. Tues., Feb. 1, 9 p.m.

Raekwon, of the Wu Tang Clan, at the Fox Theater, Boulder. $10-$20. All ages. 303/443-3399. Wed., Feb. 2, 9 p.m.

The Judds with Jo Dee Messina at the Pepsi Center, Denver. $28.50-$65, 520-9090. Fri., Feb. 4, 7:30 p.m.

The Pretenders with Gay Dad at the Paramount Theatre, Denver. $39, 520-9090. Tues., Feb. 8, 7:30 p.m.

Dream Theater at the Fillmore Auditorium, Denver. $ TBA, 520-9090. Wed., Feb. 9, 9 p.m.

Rebirth Brass Band at the Fox Theater, Boulder. $12.75, 303/443-3399. Over-21 show. Thurs., Feb. 11, 9 p.m.

Chris Cornell, former frontman for Soundgarden, at the Paramount Theatre, Denver. $26.50, 520-9090. Sat., Feb. 12, 7:30 p.m.

Freddy Jones Band at the Fox Theater, Boulder. $15.75, 303/443-3399. Over-21 show. Fri., Feb. 12, 9 p.m.

Del McCoury Band at the Fox Theater, Boulder. $17, 303/443-3399. Over-21 show. Mon., Feb. 15, 8 p.m.

String Cheese Incident at the Fillmore Auditorium, Denver. $25, 520-9090. Los Lobos opens on Fri., Feb. 18, 7 p.m. Alpha Blondy opens on Sat., Feb. 19, 7 p.m.

Saxaphonist David Sanborn at the Paramount Theatre, Denver. $25-$44, 520-9090. Sun., Feb. 20, 7:30 p.m.

Lloyd Richards, Tony Award-winning director of A Raisin in the Sun speaking at the Denver Center for the Performing Arts, Denver. Free, tickets and reservations are required. 303/893-4100. Sun., Jan. 30, noon.

Unique Lives and Experiences Lecture Series in the Buell Theatre at the Denver Performing Arts Complex, Denver. Features Former Texas Governor Ann Richards on Tues., Jan. 25. Attorney Star Jones on Feb. 21. Newswoman and columnist Cokie Roberts on March 20. Julie Andrews on April 5 and former Prime Minister of Pakistan Benazir Bhutto. $122 for series package. Call 303/893-4100 for more.

Winter AIDS Benefit in Telluride. Includes an "in drag" race, a fashion show, and donation dining. 970/728-0869. Thurs.-Sun., Feb. 3-6.

Denver Nuggets at 7 p.m. at the Pepsi Center, Denver. $21-$221, 520-9090. Fri., Jan. 21: against Phoenix. Mon., Jan. 24: against Vancouver. Fri., Jan. 28: against Houston. Mon., Jan. 31: against Philadelphia.

Colorado Avalanche at 7 p.m., except where noted, at the Pepsi Center, Denver. $33-$165, 520-9090. Tues., Feb. 1, 7 p.m.: against Vancouver. Thurs., Feb. 3, 7 p.m.: against San Jose. Tues., Feb. 8, 7 p.m.: against Buffalo. Tues., Feb. 10, 8 p.m.: against Calgary.

Peter Pan in the Buell Theatre at the Denver Performing Arts Complex, Denver. $15-$55, 800/641-1222. Through Jan. 23.

Red, White and Tuna in the Auditorium Theatre at the Denver Performing Arts Complex, Denver. $10-$50, 800/641-1222. Through Jan. 23.

Picasso at the Lapin Agile, an absurdist comedy by Steve Martin, at the Avenue Theater, Denver. $17. Call 303/321-5925. Fridays and Saturdays, 8 p.m. Through Jan. 29.

The Winter's Tale, by William Shakespeare, performed by the Denver Center Theater Company, in the Stage Theatre at the Denver Performing Arts Complex, Denver. 800/641-1222, $23-$36. Jan 27 through Feb. 26.

Byrd's Boy, by Bruce Robinson, performed by the Denver Center Theater Company, in the Ricketson Theatre at the Denver Performing Arts Complex, Denver. 800/641-1222, $23-$36. Feb. 2 through March 11.

To Kill a Mockingbird, Harper Lee's classic American tale, at the Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities, Arvada. $22-$28. 303/431-3939. Feb. 3-27.

Western Weekend at Powderhorn. Includes swing dancing and line dancing -- in your ski-boots. 970/268-5700, Ext. 2030. Jan. 22-23.

Ullr Fest, celebrating the Norse god of winter, in Breckenridge. Includes a parade, Olympic games, concerts, ice skating and fireworks. 800/221-1091. Tues.-Sun., Jan. 25-30

Snowdown in Durango. Includes snow softball, a dog and cat fashion show, and other wacky winter events. 970/247-0312. Wed.-Sun., Jan. 26-30.

Sports in Motion, a cartooning workshop for kids ages 8 and up, as part of the Festival of Arts in Sports at three library locations. Penrose Library on Thurs., Jan. 20, 7 p.m. Ruth Holly Branch Library on Thurs., Jan. 22, 10:30 a.m. Cheyenne Branch Library on Sat., Jan. 22, 2 p.m. Call 531-6333, Ext. 1200 to register.

Baseball Story-telling with John Stansfield at the East Library and Information Center, 5550 N. Union Blvd., 531-6333. For elementary students and their families. Thurs., Jan. 22, 2 p.m.

Kids Can! A Sports Collage Craft at the East Library and Information Center, 5550 N. Union Blvd., 531-6333. Sat., Jan. 22, 2:45 p.m.

Rocky Mountain Theater Performing Arts Academy seeking 100 children ages 4 to 14 to perform in Peter Pan, The Secret Garden, The Velveteen Rabbit and Ramona Quimby. Call 328-0206 for more.

Bemis School of Art beginning a new schedule for adult and children's classes on Jan. 31. Call 475-2444 for more.

Children's programs are available at all public library branches. "Storytimes" at all local branches offer stories and films for children ages 3 and up. "Snuggle-up Storytime" is an early evening program at the East Library and Information Center for children ages 3 and up, who are invited to come in pajamas. "Tales for Tots" is a program for parents and 2-year-olds and young 3-year-olds at the East Library and Information Center and the Penrose Public Library. "Nursery Rhyme Time" is a parent and child storytime for 1-year-olds and young 2-year-olds olds at the East Library and Information Center and the Penrose Public Library. Call 531-6333 Ext. 1200 for specific schedules.

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