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Art Shows and Galleries

Acoustic Coffee Lounge, 5152 Centennial Blvd., 268-9951. Featuring Nature Reflects, digital artwork by David Ball, and pastel and charcoal works by Chipeta Elementary Students.

Arati Artists Gallery, 2425 W. Colorado Ave., 636-1901. Hours: Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sun., noon to 4 p.m. Featuring Visual Joys, the watercolors of Jan Oyler, through November.

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 Stuff from the Last Couple Years, work by Mark Byzewski, through Nov. 19.

Business of Art Center, 513 Manitou Ave., 685-1861. Tues.-Sat., 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Bit-by-Bit, an all-digital show, through Nov. 19. Better than Nude, an exhibit of wearable art, Dec. 1 through Dec. 31.

Cheyenne Mountain High School Cafeteria, 1200 Cresta Road, 475-6110. Featuring the work of District 12's art faculty, through Dec. 12. Opening: Thurs., Nov. 16, 6-7:15 p.m.

Colorado College's Coburn Gallery, Worner Campus Center, 902 N. Cascade Ave., 389-6797. Tues.-Sat., 12:30-7 p.m. Featuring Pool, by Daniel Raffin, through Dec. 20.

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. Of Samurai and Chrysanthemums, Edo period woodblock prints and Meiji period Bronze Sculptures, through Nov. 26.The Nature of Looking: The Spiritual in Art, religious iconography including works from the Denver Art Museum, through Jan. 14. Mountain, Family, Spirit: Arts and Culture of the Ute Indians, guest curated by Will Wroth, through December. Holiday Lights, a multi-cultural holiday display, Dec. 1-31; Opening reception: Fri., Dec. 1, 4-7 p.m.

Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum, 215 S. Tejon St., 385-5990. Tues.-Sat., 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sun., 1-5 p.m., through October. Free. 16th annual Quilts and Woodworking, presenting some of the finest woodworkers and best quilters from across the region, through Nov. 11.

Commonwheel Artists, 102 Cañon Ave., 685-1008. Mon.-Sun., 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Featuring Shamanistic, metal sculptures by Edie Nelson and oil paintings by Tracy Miller, through Nov. 21.

Craftwood Inn, 404 El Paso Blvd., 685-9000. Featuring works by Lin Fife, through Nov. 29.

East Library and Information Center, 5550 N. Union Blvd., 531-6333 Ext. 2252. Featuring History, Art, Nature, Photography in a Digital World through Oct. 31.

Gallery of Contemporary Art at UCCS, 1420 Austin Bluffs Parkway, 262-3567. Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sat., 1-4 p.m. Together/Working, featuring recent work by 15 national and 15 regional artist couples, through Dec. 1.

Manitou Bakery, 729 Manitou Ave., 685-5808. Featuring the photography and digital art of Jim Doenges, running indefinitely.

Pasta di Solazzi, 4659 Centennial Blvd., 531-6906. Featuring works by Merr Shearn, through Thanksgiving.

Penrose Public Library, 20 N. Cascade Ave. Featuring transparent watercolor landscapes and florals by Kayoko S. Nagel, through Nov. 30.

Pikes Peak Center, 190 S. Cascade Ave., 520-7469. Featuring the Pikes Peak Watercolor Society's Annual Member's Exhibit and Sale. Gallery walk with Rodney Wood: Sat., Nov. 11, noon-2 p.m.

Poor Richard's Restaurant, 3241/2 N. Tejon St., 632-7721, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Featuring works by Yvonne Curtis, through Nov. 10.

Sangre de Cristo Arts Center, 210 N. Santa Fe Ave., Pueblo, 719/543-0130. Mon.-Sat., 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free. Selections from the Air Force Arrt Collection in the White Gallery through Nov. 11. Keeping the Peace, the sculptures of Canon City artist Robert Henderson, in the White Gallery through Nov. 11.

Tri-Lakes Center for the Arts, Palmer Lake, 481-0475. Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Featuring Between the Curtains, works by Rebecca Duke, in the regional gallery; Body Packaging, a wearable art collection; Symphony in Color and Form, works by Irmi Knoth and Irene Braun in the Lucy Owens Community Gallery, Nov 10. Also featuring pottery and fountains by Michael Roach, Nov. 10-30. Opening reception for three shows, Fri., Nov. 10, 7-9 p.m.

Warehouse Gallery, 25 W. Cimarron St., 475-8880. Mon.-Fri., 11 a.m. to midnight. Sat.-Sun., 4 p.m. to midnight. Featuring Revisiting the Past, acrylics and pastels by Caroline Lamuniere and Susan Morello, through October 31. Our Very Own, an exhibit of oils, collages, gouaches, photographs and giclee prints by Jason Chase, Louis Cicotello, Larry Hampton and Ramona Mitchell, Nov. 1 through Dec. 31.

arts events and programs

Pikes Peak Weavers Guild presenting fiber artist and teacher Elda Kohls of Fort Collins on "Sumptuous Color" at Mountain View Church of Christ, 1080 E. LaSalle. Afternoon color workshop: $15.00. Reservations: 471-4869. Fri., Nov. 10, 9 a.m.

ArtsPeak, a weekly radio program hosted by David Sckolnik on KCME-FM 88.7. This week, an interview with Louis Cicotello, UCCS's art department chair, and a review of CSSO's classical concert #3 featuring Tchaikovsky. Sat., Nov. 11, 5:30-6 p.m. Rebroadcast: Tues., Nov. 14, 10:30 p.m.

AARF, an art auction for the Adoptable Animal Rescue Force, at the Ute Pass Cultural Center, Hwy. 24 and Fairview in Woodland Park. Fri., Nov. 17, 5 p.m.

S-CAP Winter Art Show and Sale at the Warehouse, 25 W. Cimarron. Items in every price range. All proceeds benefit the Southern Colorado AIDS Project. Free, 578-9092. Fri., Nov. 17, 5-10 p.m.

Salsa Dance featuring Orquesta Sabroso at UCCS' University Center gymnasium. Salsa dance lessons: 7-8 p.m. Dance: 8-10 p.m. Admission: $2-$6. Sat., Dec. 2.

call for entries

Call for entries for the Hometown Holidays Parade in Manitou Springs at 1 p.m. on Sat., Nov. 18. Free, 685-5089.

Call for entries for Better Than Nude, an exhibit of wearable art in any media at the Business of Art Center, 513 Manitou Ave. Jewelers, designers and artists encouraged. Intake: Nov. 21-25, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., 685-1861.

Call for entries by the Tri-Lakes Center for Art's 2000 Members and Guest Show to be juried by Jane Rankin and Steven Clement. Slides or original art must be submitted by Nov. 24. Call 719/481-0849 for more.


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clubs & organizations

CURE, Citizens United for the Rehabilitation of Errants, meeting at the First Congregational Church, 20 E. St Vrain. Working to reduce crime, recidivism, violence; seek justice and rehabilitate prisoners. 473-4089 or 685-1648. Fri., Nov. 10, 7 p.m.

Trails and Open Space Coalition annual meeting at the Colorado Springs Senior center, 1514 N. Hancock. Open to the public, 633-6884. Wed., Nov. 15, 7 p.m.

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health & healing

Holistic Health Fair sponsored by the Being There Foundation at the Ute Pass Cultural Center, Hwy. 24 and Fairview in Woodland Park. $1, or free with a non-perishable food item. Sat.-Sun., Nov. 11-12, 10 a.m.

Beginning Meditation, a two-hour workshop in Garden of the Gods in introduce mindfulness, movement, sound and guided imagery meditations. Also discussing spiritual, emotional and physical health benefits. Limited class size; call 291-2309 for reservations. Sat., Nov. 11, 2-4 p.m. or Mon., Nov. 20, 2-4 p.m.

An evening with Mitch Albom, author of Tuesdays with Morrie, the Pikes Peak Hospice's 20th anniversary celebration. At the Broadmoor Hotel, 1 Lake Ave. Cocktails, 5 p.m.; Dinner, program and insights from Mitch, 6 p.m. $55, $10 discount for hospice employees and active volunteers. Reservations, call 633-3400 Sunday, Nov. 12.

Winter Remedies, gentle yoga techniques to support your immune system with Denise Johnson at the Studio, 3020 W. Colorado Ave. Class size limited to 20. Registration, 535-0503. $30-$35. Sun., Nov. 12, 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Chronic Fatigue patients: a free lecture on Symptom Management with Relaxation Therapy at 3021 N. Hancock Ave. #260. Call 271-6089 for reservations. Tues., Nov. 14, noon.

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. 16.

Healthy Holiday Cooking Class at Memorial Hospital, 1400 E. Boulder. Learn to make smart choices and prepare healthy party dishes. $10, registration required, 444-CARE. Thurs., Nov. 16, 7-8:30 p.m.

Politics & civic activism

Wrapping Up the 2000 Presidential Election by Professor Robert Loevy at Colorado College's Business and Community Alliance breakfast in CC's Gaylord Hall in the Worner Center, 902 N. Cascade Ave. Wed., Nov. 15, 7:30 p.m.

senior programs & activities

The Turkey Stomp III Line Dance Party at the Colorado Springs Senior Center, 1514 N. Hancock. All levels of experience welcome. Free, 385-5933. Tues., Nov. 21, 1:30-3 p.m.

Fountain Valley Senior Center, 5745 Southmoor Dr., offering classes in Chi Kung, T'ai Chi, fitness, dance, finance, art and more, as well as group dinners, educational, health, beauty, transportation and meal services. Call 520-6471.

Colorado Springs Senior Center, 1514 N. Hancock Ave., offering programs in the arts, woodworking, computers, dance, fitness, heath & finances education, as well as excursions to a Sky Sox game, Waterworld, Flying W Ranch and more. Call 385-5933 to register.

PILLAR, the Peak Institute of Living, Learning and Rejuvenation, provides programs and classes for those in retirement, sponsored by the Pikes Peak Community College and Elderhostel. At One Commerce Center, 722 Commerce Center Drive, Suite 103. Fees vary. Call 540-2407 for more.

Senior Community Service Employment Program, sponsored by AARP. For seniors 55 and older, economically disadvantaged and unemployed. Call 635-3579 or visit 2128 E. Bijou St.

volunteer opportunities

Suicide Prevention Partnership recruiting new volunteers who are at least 18 years old for its Suicide Prevention Hotline. Applications due Nov. 15. Those interested should call 573-7447 and leave their name, phone number and address where an application can be sent. Training begins in early 2001.

Salvation Army seeking volunteers for the Salvation Army Christmas Kettles beginning Nov. 17. Four-hour shifts available at over 50 locations, through Dec. 24. Call 328-0110.

Caring, supportive adults are needed on Monday evenings from 5 to 9 p.m. to rock babies and provide one-on-one attention to toddlers while teens attend parenting sessions at the Sand Creek Family Center. Call 578-3278 or email volunteer services of El Paso County Department of Health and Environment: karen.weber@epcdhe.org

Goodwill Industries seeking volunteers to help prepare dolls for periodic sales. Call Donna at 635-4483 for more.

Volunteer Center of the Pikes Peak Region offering a clearinghouse of opportunities, from tutoring others with ESL or GED lessons to assisting with recreational activities at nursing homes to working with teens or children. One-time events also need volunteers for those who are short on time. Call 575-4345 for more.


Film & Video

Colorado Springs Film Society meeting at Audio Visionaries, in the Mall at the Bluffs at Austin Bluffs and Academy. On Sat., Nov. 11, 6 p.m., viewing Woody Allen's Annie Hall, starring Diane Keaton, Allen, Paul Simon, Carol Kane, Christopher Walken, and Tony Roberts. Call 389-0039 to RSVP.

World Horizons Film Series at the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, 30 W. Dale St. Each travel film is narrated by the filmmaker. Sundays and Mondays, 2 p.m. $6, 634-5583. Nov. 12-13: Ireland, Gems of the Emerald Isle, with William Stockdale.

Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center's Classic Film Series, 30 W. Dale St., 634-5583. Tuesdays, 7:30 p.m. $2.75. Nov. 14: Anthony Adverse. Dec. 5: It's a Wonderful Life. Dec. 19: Miracle on 34th Street.

Warren Miller's Ride, the 51st annual installment of intense snowsports footage at the Pikes Peak Center, 190 S. Cascade Ave. on Thurs., Nov. 16, 8 p.m. and Fri., Nov. 17, 6:30 and 9:30 p.m. At the Sangre de Cristo Center, Pueblo, Sun., Nov. 16, 7 p.m. $14.50, 520-SHOW.

First Congregational Church Film Series, St. Vrain and Tejon. Enter on St. Vrain side. Potluck munchies at 6:30, film at 7 p.m. Free, 471-8215. On Sun., Dec. 10: The 400 Blows, directed by Francois Truffaut. French with English subtitles.


Learning

Backcountry Skiing in Canada with Rob Blaue of Mistay Lodge in Golden, British Columbia, at the Mountain Chalet, 226 N. Tejon St., 633-0732. Free. Thurs., Nov. 9, 8 p.m.

Creating the Perfect Holiday Party, covering development of the guest list to meal planning, preparation and serving, with the Cliff House's executive chef, at the Cliff House. $12, 685-1723. Sat., Nov. 11, 10 a.m. to noon.

Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Forensics But Were Afraid to Ask, a lecture sponsored by the UCCS Anthropology Club in the science auditorium on the UCCS Campus, 1420 Austin Bluffs Pkwy., $1-$4, Karen, 592-9780. Parts of presentation are graphic and may not be appropriate for young kids. Sat., Nov. 11, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Lectures at the Garden of the Gods Visitor Center. 634-6666. Sundays, 2 p.m. "Birds of Prey" on Nov. 12; "High Country Wildlife" with some of the people who have taken injured and orphaned wildlife under their wing on Nov. 19.

Sociology, Spirituality, and the Struggle for Justice: A Personal Pilgrimage, a lecture by author and Angelican priest Jay McLeod in Colorado College's Packard Hall, southwest corner of Cascade and Cache la Poudre. Free, 389-6607. Tues., Nov. 14, 7:30 p.m.

Himalayan Faces and Places, a slide show with Than Pulisifer, who spent seven months traveling in the Himalayas in 1999, at the Mountain Chalet, 226 N. Tejon St., 633-0732. Free. Thurs., Nov. 16, 8 p.m.

The Meaning of Progress, the Glen Gray Lecture in Philosophy given by Charles Scott in Colorado College's Packard Hall, southwest corner of Cascade and Cache la Poudre. Free, 389-6607. Fri., Nov. 17, 3:30 p.m.

The Holiday Table at the Cliff House, on flower arranging, centerpieces, candle designs, at the Cliff House. $12, 685-1723. Sat., Nov. 18, 10 a.m. to noon.

Meteorologist Madness with Mark Nelson of KRDO TV 13 on Colorado's quirky weather at Fountain Creek Nature Center. For ages 10 and up. Free, but reservations required; call 520-6745. Sat., Nov. 18, 10 a.m.

The Global Economy: Opportunities, Risks and Challenges, by former U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Robert Rubin in Colorado College's Packard Hall, southwest corner of Cascade and Cache la Poudre. Free, 389-6607. Tues., Nov. 28, 7:30 p.m.

World AIDS Day 2000, a multi-media presentation on the disease's international consequences, in the University Center Brooks Room at UCCS. Call 262-3450 for more. Wed., Nov. 29, 12:15-1:15 p.m.

Avalanche 101, a slide show and lecture with Nick Logan, a forecaster with the Colorado Avalanche Information Center, at the Mountain Chalet, 226 N. Tejon St., 633-0732. Free. Thurs., Nov. 30, 8 p.m.

Toque of the Town, a series of cooking workshops by regional chefs, at Pikes Peak Community College Culinary Arts Program. Meets 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. "Caribbean Cuisine" on Dec. 2. "New Orleans Cooking" on Jan. 6. $90 each; proceeds go to PPCC's Culinary Arts Scholarship Fund. Register by calling 540-7579.


Literary Events

Pam Houston, reading from her works including Cowboys Are My Weakness and Waltzing the Cat. Part of the CC Visiting Writers Series. In Gates Common Room on the 3rd floor of Palmer Hall, north of Armstrong Quad. Free, 389-6607. Thurs., Nov. 9, 7:30 p.m.

Christine Goff, signing A Rant of Ravens at Barnes & Noble, 795 Citadel Dr. E. Free, 637-8282. Thurs., Nov. 9, 7 p.m.

CM Mathis signing The World According to Dad: A Manual for the Good Life at Border's, 1710 Briargate Blvd., 266-1600. Fri., Nov. 10, 7 p.m.

The La Dolce Vita Writer's Salon beginning a ten-week fiction workshop at the Hooked On Books, 3918 Maizeland Road. Focussing on on organizing and developing fiction projects, short stories and novels, with emphasis on story plot and characters, for publication. Led by award-winning writer, Jim Ciletti. Fee: $125. For more, call 634-2367. Begins Wed., Nov. 15, 6:30 p.m.

Michael Ondaatje, poet and novelist whose books include Anil's Ghost, The English Patient and The Cinnamon Peeler, in Armstrong Hall Theater on the Colorado College campus. Free. 389-6853. Thurs., Nov. 16, 7:30 p.m.

An evening with Mitch Albom, author of Tuesdays With Morrie, the Pikes Peak Hospice's 20th anniversary celebration. At the Broadmoor Hotel, 1 Lake Ave. Cocktails, 5 p.m.; Dinner, program and insights from Mitch, 6 p.m. $55, $10 discount for hospice employees and active volunteers. Reservations, call 633-3400 Sunday, Nov. 12.

First Friday Fandom, a science-fiction book discussion group meeting the first Friday of each month at 8 p.m. Free, 522-0484. Dec. 1: The Darwath Trilogy by Barbara Hambly.

Imperium Proviso Publishing offering poetry and short story contests. Cash prizes, and winners will be published. All genres considered. For information, please check out www.imperiumproviso.com or call 473-2765.


Music Concerts

acoustic, folk & country

Pianist Nohema Fernandez, Colorado College visiting artist-in-residence, performing the music contemporary Latin American composers in Packard Hall, on the southwest corner of Cascade and Cache la Poudre. Free, 389-6607. Thurs., Nov. 16, 7:30 p.m.

Peace and Justice Coffee House with acoustic folk musician Keith Palmby, "Colorado Springs' own John Hiatt" at 29 S. Institute, 632-6189. Thurs., Nov. 16, 7-9 p.m.

Sage & Lace, performing classic cowboy/western and bluegrass at the Black Forest Community Hall, Shoup & Black Forest Road. A dance benefit for repairs to the hall. $10 at the door. For info or snow cancellation info, call 495-8750. Sat., Nov. 18, 8-11 p.m.

Fiddlist Johnny Cunningham and vocalist Susan McKeown with Aidan Brennan on guitar at the Colorado Theatre for the Arts, formerly Smokebrush Theatre, 235 S. Nevada Ave. $17-$19, 268-0517. Sun., Nov. 26, 8 p.m.

15th annual Colorado Springs Guitar Society concert at the Unitarian Church, 730 N. Tejon St. $8-$12. Wed., Nov. 29, 7:30 p.m.

Barbara Bailey Hutchison, Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter, at a holiday show in the Overlook Caf at UCCS. Call 262-3450 for more. Thurs., Nov. 30, 6:30-8 p.m.

choral

Pueblo Choral Society performing "An American & European Odyssey" in USC's Hoag Hall, Pueblo. Features "West Side Story Medley," "Danny Boy," Cole Porter's "Begin the Beguine" and more. $7-$8, 719/544-4455. Sat., Nov. 11, 3 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.

classical

Colorado College Music Department Student Ensemble Concerts, in Packard Hall on the southwest corner of Cascade and Cache la Poudre. Free, 389-6607. On Sun., Nov. 12, 7:30 p.m.: Concert Band Fall concert.

Sopranos Charmaine Anderson and Monica Jones singing in a benefit concert for the Pikes Peak Library District at the Sheraton Colorado Springs Hotel, 2886 S. Circle Dr. Dinner included. $35. Make reservations by Nov. 10 by mailing a check payable to: Pikes Peak Library District, 3055 Purgatory Drive, Colo. Springs, CO 80918-1635. Fri., Nov. 17, 6:30 p.m. For more information, call 593-8400.

Young Concert Artists performing their season premier at the First Christian Church, 16 E. Platte Ave. Features Franz Schubert's Symphony No. 3 and Johann Gottleib Graun's Concerto Grosso in C Minor. Free. Sat., Nov. 18, 7:30 p.m.

Lanner Faculty Artist Concert honoring the contribution of Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge (1864 - 1953) to American musical life including music by Rousell, Ravel, Hill and Carpenter. Featuring the Da Vinci Quartet and Colorado College Faculty Artists Susan Grace, Martile Rowland, Paul Nagem and Daniel Brink in Colorado College's Packard Hall, on the southwest corner of Cascade and Cache la Poudre. Free, 389-6607. Sun., Nov. 19, 3 p.m.

First Christian Church Pipe Organ Concert Series at First Christian Church, 16 E. Platte Ave. On Sun., Nov. 19, 3 p.m.: Carol Wilson performing works by composers from the Baroque to the 20th century. Free but tickets required, 633-8888.

Fine Arts Chamber Series concert by the United Air Force Band of the Rockies featuring Master Sergeant Cheryl White on flute and Technical Sergeant Alajandro Vieira on bassoon at the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, 30 W. Dale St., 634-5583. Free; no tickets required. Tues., Nov. 28, 7:30 p.m.

Holiday Concert by the Vocal Arts Ensemble with the Chamber Orchestra of the Springs at the First Christian Church, 16 E. Platte Ave. Features Handel's Dixit Dominus, two "orchestra gems" by Gustav Holst, and a selection of a cappella Christmas music.$5-$10, 520-SHOW. Sun., Dec. 3, 3 p.m.

jazz & swing

The Tom Ross Ensemble performing global jazz songs in Colorado College's Packard Hall, southwest corner of Cascade and Cache La Poudre. The event is free (no tickets required) and is sponsored by the music department. Thurs., Nov. 9, 7:30 p.m.

Second Sunday Jazz Affair by the Pikes Peak Jazz and Swing Society at The Original Castaways, 107 Manitou Ave., Manitou Springs. Featuring the Eddie Jones Quartet. $4-$6. Sun., Nov. 12, 2-5 p.m.

miscellaneous

James Diaz, winner of the 2000 Dallas International Organ Competition playing the Welte-Tripp organ in Colorado College's Shove Chapel. Free, 389-6607. Tues., Nov. 14, 7:30 p.m.

Pikes Peak Flute Choir, the 30-player ensemble, performing at the Broadmoor Community Church, 315 Lake Ave. Free, though donations welcome. Sun., Nov. 19, 3 p.m.

Experimental Percussionist Le Quan Nihn in Packard Hall, southwest corner of Cascade and Cache la Poudre. Free, 389-6607. Thurs., Nov. 30, 7:30 p.m.

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rock, pop & blues

Martyrs & Powers with Looks Like Me and The Nixon Grin at the Colorado Music Hall, 2475 E. Pikes Peak Ave. $5, 800/965-4827. Fri., Nov. 10, 8 p.m.

Blister 66 with The Color Insane and Sick at the Colorado Music Hall, 2475 E. Pikes Peak Ave. $5, 800/965-4827. Sat., Nov. 11, 8 p.m.

Ashley Cleveland, Grammy winner for Best Rock Gospel Album, at Vanguard's new location at the old Academy 6 Theater, southwest corner of Austin Bluffs and Academy. $8-$10, 278-9363. Doors at 6:30 p.m. Sat., Nov. 11.

Nile with Incantation and Impaled at the Colorado Music Hall, 2475 E. Pikes Peak Ave. $8, 800/965-4827. Doors: 8 p.m. Mon., Nov. 13.

Type O Negative at the Colorado Music Hall, 2475 E. Pikes Peak Ave. $18-$20, 800/965-4827. Wed., Nov. 15, 8 p.m.

Sinister Greed with Serberus Autopsy Commission at the Colorado Music Hall, 2475 E. Pikes Peak Ave. $5, 800/965-4827. Fri., Nov. 17, 8 p.m.

Omar and Howlers at Tres Hombres, 116 W. Midland Ave., Woodland Park, 687-0625. $10. Sat., Nov. 18, 9 p.m.

Disfunctional Therapy with Aggressive Persuasion and Downfall at the Colorado Music Hall, 2475 E. Pikes Peak Ave. $5, 800/965-4827. Sat., Nov. 18, 8 p.m.

Nina Gordon with Paloalto at the Colorado Music Hall, 2475 E. Pikes Peak Ave. $10-$12, 800/965-4827. Sun., Nov. 19, 8 p.m.

Shades at the Ute Pass Cultural Center, Hwy. 24 and Fairview, in Woodland Park. Call 687-5284 for more. Sun., Nov. 19.

Dio with Yngwie J. Malmsteen at the Colorado Music Hall, 2475 E. Pikes Peak Ave. $22.50, 800/965-4827. Fri., Nov. 24, 8 p.m.

Rikki Dee Hall & The VooDoo Hawks with Gypsy Groove at Fire Inn Roadhouse, 2631 Lake Ave., Pueblo, 719/566-6845, over-21 show. Fri.-Sat., Nov. 24-25, 9 p.m.

Paul Galaxy and The Galactix at Tres Hombres, 116 W. Midland Ave., Woodland Park, 687-0625. $ TBA. Sat., Nov. 25, 9 p.m.

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raves & alternative events

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Performances

Comedy

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Dance

Kim Robards Dance at the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, 30 W. Dale St. $15-$18, 634-5583. Fri.-Sat., Nov. 10-11, 8 p.m.

Terpsichore, a tribute to the ancient muse of dance, student- choreographed and performed by the Colorado College Dance Workshop in Cossitt Hall, behind the Worner Center on the NW Corner of Cascade and Cache la Poudre. $3, free with CC ID, 389-6607. Thurs.-Sat., Nov. 16-18, 8 p.m.

Miscellaneous

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Opera

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Theater

KCME's Radio Theater presenting Forgot in the Rains, in honor of Veteran's Day, on KCME FM-88.7. Thurs., Nov. 9, 8 p.m.

The Dining Room, by the Air Force Academy Blue Bards, in Arnold Hall. $5-$8, 333-4497. Fridays, Nov. 10 and 17, 7:30 p.m. Sat., Nov. 11, 2 p.m. Sat., Nov. 18, 7:30 p.m. Sundays, Nov. 12 and 19, 2 p.m.

The Kafkamachine, an installation/performance collage of selections from the works of Franz Kafka at CHAOS-Theatrearts, 802 N. Weber St. Featuring performances by the Art Police. $8, 634-5429. Nov. 16 through Dec. 1, 8 p.m.

Montage Around the World, a comical variety show by Air Academy High School Performing Arts Department at the AAHS auditorium. $4-$5, 472-1295 Ext. 402. Thurs.-Sat., Nov. 16-18, 7 p.m.

The Wizard of Oz by Palmer High School students at Palmer High School Auditorium, 301 N. Nevada Ave. $6-$8, 475-1105. Thurs.-Sun., Nov. 16-18, 7 p.m. Sat., Nov. 18, 2 p.m.

Hal Holbrook in Mark Twain Tonight brought to us by the Theater League of Colorado Springs at the Pikes Peak Center, 190 S. Cascade Ave. $22.60-$31.60, 520-SHOW. Sat., Nov. 18, 8 p.m.

Come for Dinner ... Stay for Death, a dinner at The Hearthstone Inn, 506 N. Cascade Ave., accompanied by magic, murder and mystery. $28, 473-4413. Overnight packages also available. Sat., Nov. 18, 7 p.m.

Harvey, a comedy by Mary Chase performed by The Colorado Actors' Theater at the Smokebrush Center, 235 S. Nevada Ave. $15-$20, 444-0884. Wednesdays and Thursdays at 7 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. Sundays at 2 p.m. Nov. 22 through Dec. 17. "Pay what you can" preview on Tues., Nov. 21, 7 p.m.

Angel Street, a suspenseful and fun melodrama a.k.a. Gaslight, written by Patrick Hamilton and presented by TheaterWorks at UCCS, 1420 Austin Bluffs Pkwy. $15, 262-3232. $5, students. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. Sundays at 4 p.m. Through Nov. 26.

Manitou Murders at Blue Skies Inn and Red Crags Bed and Breakfast Inn in which guests play the role of murder suspects for a weekend. Nov. 10-11. Call 685-3899 or 685-1920 for package prices.

Crimes of the Heart by Beth Henley performed by Star Bar Players at the Lon Chaney Theater, corner of Kiowa and Weber streets, Colorado Springs. Fri.-Sat., Nov. 24 through Dec. 9, 8 p.m. Sun., Dec. 10, 2 p.m. $10-$12, 573-7411.

It Had To Be You by the Encore! Dinner Theatre, at Castaways Theater, 103 Manitou Ave., Manitou Springs. $35, 471-PLAY (7529). 6 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays: cocktails and musical entertainment at 6 p.m., gourmet buffet at 6:30 p.m., with the show at 8 p.m. Through November.

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat performed by the Repertory Theatre Company at the Fine Arts Center, 30 W. Dale St. $20-$25, 634-5583. Fri.-Sat., 8 p.m. Sundays, 2 p.m. Nov. 30 through Dec. 17.

auditions

Dancers sought for high-energy "Tina Turner Revue," some dance experience preferred but talent, personality and attitude matter most. Must be 21+. Info: Iva Bowers, 635-0463. At Not Carol's Beans & Things, 2220 Academy Place. Thurs., Nov. 9, 7 p.m.

Star Bar Players seeking a director for the third retrospective play of their 30th season, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead by Tom Stoppard. Proposals are due by December 3. Proposal guidelines available by calling 573-7411. Mail to P.O. Box 875, Colorado Springs, CO 80901 or call 573-7411. Production dates are March 30 through April 8.

Encore Dinner Theater holding auditions for Neil Simon's The Last of the Red Hot Lovers at 103 Manitou Ave. Seeking men ages 40-55, women 20-55. Call 687-0694 for an appointment. Sat.-Sun., Dec. 2-3.


Recreation

Moonlight Expedition at Bear Creek Nature Center. Free, but reservations required; call 520-6387. Fri., Nov. 10, 7:30-9 p.m.

Thanksgiving Wetland Wildlife Walk, a two-mile walk at Fountain Creek Nature Center. Free, but reservations required; call 520-6745. Sat., Nov. 25, 9-11:30 a.m.

SnoJets Annual Membership Gala, at Valley Hi Club House, 610 S. Chelton. Snojets ski and social club members can participate on day and weekend ssnow sports trips, as well as other seasonal activites such as hiking, cycling, softball, rafting and more. Must be 21+. Membership is $35-$55. Gala admission $5, or free with new membership, 577-SNOW. Fri., Nov. 10, 6-9 p.m.

The Mayor's Cup Race, the final leg of the 2000 Colorado Springs Grand Prix starting at the Pioneers Museum. 5K and 10K races. Register at Runners Roost, 107 E. Bijou St., or on race day starting at 7 a.m. Sat., Nov. 11, 8 a.m.

Colorado National Guard Foundation Veterans Day 10 Miler, a run at the west entrance of Cherry Creek state park. Also, 5-mile run and 1-mile family run. 10 miler is a qualifying race for the 200 Bolder Boulder. $2-=$25, 303/677-8844. Free food, music, climbing wall, F-16 flyover, rappeel demonstration and more. Sat., Nov. 11, 9 a.m.

Colorado Springs Fit, a 25-week marathon training program, begins its registration at the Colorado Running Company at the corner of Tejon and Cache La Poudre. $125 gets you weekly training, instructional seminars, coaching, weekly runs and more. For all abilities and fitness levels. Come dressed to run. Call 329-1209. Thurs., Nov. 16, 6 p.m. and Sat., Nov. 18, 8:30 a.m.

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Spectator Sports

Fifth annual U Pump It Bouldering Competition at the Sport Climbing Center, 4650 Northpark Drive. Co-presented by Mountain Chalet. $20 entry fee; spectators free. Call 260-1050 for more. Sun., Nov. 12, 10 a.m.

Colorado Gold Kings at the World Arena, 3185 Venetucci Blvd., 576-2626. Against Topeka, Kansas, Scarecrows on Fri.-Sat., Nov. 17-18, 7:05 p.m. Against Tacoma Sabercats on Thurs., Nov. 30, 7:05 p.m. and Sun., Dec. 3, 2:05 p.m.


Special Events

El Paso County Bar Association Wine Tasting to benefit the Legal Aid Foundation at the Fine Arts Center, 30 W. Dale St. $20, 473-9700. Thurs., Nov. 9, 6-8 p.m.

Retail Outlet Opening Reception, a wholesale operation producing custom-made hand-crafted gourmet banquet items for large hotels, resorts, etc. and caterers at The Retail Outlet, 1005 W. Colorado Ave. Free and open to the public, 329-1988. Fri., Nov. 10, 4-7 p.m.

Goodwill Industries of Colorado Springs Doll Sale at the Rocky Mountain Greyhound Park, 3701 N. Nevada Ave. Call 635-4483. Fri.-Sat., Nov. 10-11, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Colorado Springs Veteran's Day Parade beginning at St. Vrain and Tejon and traveling south to Vermijo Street. Sat., Nov. 11, 9 a.m.

In Their Honor Veteran's Day Aircraft Show, featuring more than 20 historical aircraft from WWII at the old Colorado Springs Airport. $2 donation for those 13 and up, 635-8803. Sat., Nov. 11, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Business of Art Center Gourmet Fundraiser at the Craftwood Inn, 404 El Paso Blvd. In Manitou Springs. Featuring a dinner, art auction, and live music by the Da Vinci Quartet. $75 (partially tax-deductible), RSVP to 685-1861. Mon., Nov. 13, 5:30 p.m.

Bowl Fundraiser for Community Cupboard. $10 gets you hot soup served in a handcrafted soup bowl made by Mountain Artists, that you get to keep! 748-9071. At the Ute Pass Cultural Center, Hwy. 24 and Fairview in Woodland Park. Tues., Nov. 14, 6-7:30 p.m.

Pikes Peak Habitat for Humanity Holiday Tree Celebration, a silent Christmas tree auction at Sunnymede Bed and Breakfast, 106 Spencer Ave. $5, children under 12 are free. Call 475-7800 for more. Hours: Fri.-Sat., Nov. 10-18, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Sun., Nov. 12 and 19, 1-6 p.m.

Third annual International Thanksgiving co-sponsored by the UCCS Student Government at The Lodge. Tickets: $8, available at University Center Desk. Call 262-3450 for more. Wed., Nov. 15, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

40th Anniversary Fiesta Silent Auction Benefit for the Ruth Washburn Cooprative Nursery School, at the U.S. Figure Skating Association Hall of Fame, 20 First St. Auction items include a week in Vail, kids art education class, Avalanche and Bronco tickets, income tax preparation, a vasectomy and lots more. Free admission, $15 Mexican buffet, 636-3084. Sat., Nov. 18, 5-8 p.m.

Fifth annual Mountain Holiday Festival at the Ute Pass Cultural Center, Hwy. 24 and Fairview, in Woodland Park. Features 40 artists and craftspeople. $1. Fri., Nov. 24, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sat., Nov. 25, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Sacred Journeys to the Andes, a slide show on a recent "sacred journey" by 12 locals to Peru. Includes craft sale. At 2207 Colorado Ave. Reservations appreciated; call 578-9155. Wed., Nov. 29, 7-9 p.m.

Sixth annual Old Colorado City Holiday Bed and Breakfast Tour to benefit the Old Colorado City Historical Society. Seven B&Bs participating. $10-$15. Call 636-1225 or 632-9194 for more. Sun., Dec. 3, 2-6 p.m.


Youth and Family Events

Children's Museum at the Citadel Mall offering a number of events. "Kids in the Kitchen," making Autumn Apple Crisp, on Fri., Nov. 10, 4-5 p.m. "Girls Just Wanna Have Fun Workshop," for girls 11-16, on the basics of herbs and aromatherapy on Fri., Nov. 10. Make paper turkeys in "Creativity Burst" on Mon., Nov. 13. Free with $3 admission, 574-0077.

Surprise Saturday Fall Carnival at the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, 30 W. Dale St. Free, 634-5583. Sat., Nov. 11, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Classical Chat with Youth with sopranos Charmaine Anderson and Monica Jones on their experiences, plans and goals at the Hillside Community Center, 925 S. Institute. For more information, call 593-8400. Sat., Nov. 18, 1:30 p.m.

Treasure Island, performed by Missoula Children's Theater, as part of the Children's Playhouse Series at the Sangre de Cristo Arts Center Theater, Pueblo. $5, 719/542-1211. Sun., Nov. 18, 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.

Super Saturday program at the Western Museum of Mining and Industry, 1035 North Gate Road, 488-0880. "What's Mined is Art Holiday Creations." $2, free to members. Sat., Nov. 18, 1-4 p.m.

Bear Creek Children's Corner, an educational program at the Bear Creek Nature Center for children ages 5-10. Free, but reservations required, 520-6387. "Whose Clues," on reading the clues left behind by wildlife, on Sat., Nov. 18, 10-11:30 a.m.

Who Is That Masked Animal? at the Starsmore Discovery Center, 2120 S. Cheyenne Cañon Road. For ages 5 and up, accompanied by an adult. Free. Call 578-6146 for reservations. Sat., Nov. 18, 11 a.m. to noon.

Wild Cats of Colorado at the Starsmore Discovery Center, 2120 S. Cheyenne Cañon Road. For ages 5 and up, accompanied by an adult. Free. Call 578-6146 for reservations. Sat., Nov. 25, 11 a.m. to noon.

Barney's Musical Castle making its only stop in Colorado at the World Arena, 3185 Venetucci Blvd. $11-$26, 520-9090. Mon-Wed., Nov. 27-29, 7 p.m.


Out of Town Events

acoustic, folk & country concerts

Blueground Undergrass with Bonepony at The Fox Theater, Boulder. $7.50, 21+. 303/443-3399. Thurs., Nov. 16, 9 p.m.

David Grisman Quintet with The Del McCoury Band at the Fillmore Auditorium, Denver. $25, 520-9090. Sat., Nov. 18, 8 p.m.

Yonder Mountain String Band at the Fox Theater, Boulder. $10.50-$15.75, 303/443-3399. Over-21. Sat.-Sun., Dec. 30-31, 9 p.m.

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jazz

Wayne Shorter & Herbie Hancock at the Boulder Theater, Boulder. Part of the Fall Jazz Series. $29.50-$35.25, 303/786-7030. Sun., Nov. 19, 8 p.m.

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rock, pop & blues

Squirrel Nut Zippers at the Ogden Theater, 935 E. Colfax, Denver, 303/830-2525. $20. Thurs., Nov. 9, 8 p.m.

Karl Denson's Tiny Universe at the Fox Theater, Boulder. $16.75, 303/443-3399. Over-21 show. Thurs.-Sat., Nov. 9-11, 9 p.m.

The Samples at the Fillmore Auditorium, Denver. $18, 520-9090. Sat., Nov. 11, 8 p.m.

Habib Koite with Oumou Sanagare at the Boulder Theater, Boulder. $15.75, 303/786-7030. All-ages. Mon., Nov. 13, 7:30 p.m.

Tina Turner and Joe Cocker at the Pepsi Center, Denver. $35.75-$79.75, 520-9090. Tues., Nov. 14, 7:30 p.m.

Type O Negative at the Ogden Theater, 935 E. Colfax, Denver, 303/830-2525. $18-$20. Tues., Nov. 14, 8 p.m.

Deltron 3030 Tour with Del the Funky Homosapien, Automator, Ugly Duckling, Kid Koala and People Under the Stairs at The Fox Theater, Boulder. $19, 303/443-3399. All-ages. Wed., Nov. 15, 9 p.m.

Peter Murphy at the Ogden Theater, 935 E. Colfax, Denver, 303/830-2525. $25. Fri., Nov. 17, 8 p.m.

Superdiamond at the Ogden Theater, 935 E. Colfax, Denver, 303/830-2525. $12-$14. Sat., Nov. 18, 8 p.m.

BBMak and Jessica Riddle at the Fillmore Auditorium, Denver. $25, 520-9090. Sat., Nov. 18, 8 p.m.

Acoustic Syndicate with Shanti Groove at the Boulder Theater, Boulder. $8.50, 303/786-7030. 21+. Sat., Nov. 18, 9 p.m.

Hank Williams III with Assjack at the Soilded Dove, Denver. Playing one country set and one thrash alternative set. $TBA, 520-9090. 21+. Sun., Nov. 19, 8 p.m.

Johnny Winter with Grady Champion at the Fox Theater, Boulder. $26.25, 303/443-3399. Over-21 show. Sat., Nov. 20, 9 p.m.

The Wallflowers with Everlast at the Fillmore Auditorium, Denver. $27, 520-9090. Wed., Nov. 22, 8 p.m.

Sammy Hagar at the Fillmore Auditorium, Denver. $27-$32, 520-9090. Fri., Nov. 24, 8 p.m.

Martin Sexton at the Fox Theater, Boulder. $19, 303/443-3399. Over-21 show. Wed.-Thurs., Dec. 6-7, 9 p.m.

William Topley at the Fox Theater, Boulder. $19, 303/443-3399. Over-21. Thurs.-Sat., Dec. 14-16, 8 p.m.

Big Head Todd and the Monsters at the Fillmore Auditorium, Denver. $42, 520-9090. Sun., Dec. 31, 8 p.m.

special events

Denver Distinguished Lecture Series in the Auditorium Theatre at the Denver Performing Arts Complex, Denver. Features George Stephaopoulos, former deputy campaign manager and director of communications for Clinton/Gore in 1992, on Dec. 4; Dr. Jane Goodall, humanitarian and chimpanzee advocate, on Feb. 13; and Deepak Chopra, M.D., spiritual guide and leader of alternative medicine, on April 11. $100-$2,500 for series package. $15-$52 for individual tickets. Call 303/830-TIXS for more.

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theater

Evita by Boulder's Dinner Theatre. $31-$42, 800/448-5501. Through Nov. 12.

Gumboots, a "spectacular evening of song and dance," in the Buell Theatre at the Denver Performing Arts Complex, Denver. 800/641-1222, $15-$40. Through Nov. 12.

The Santaland Diaries by David Sedaris at the Bug Theater, Denver. $10-$15, 303/477-9984. Fri.-Sat., 8 p.m. Thurs., 7 p.m., Sun., 2 p.m. Nov. 24 through Dec. 30.

The Scarlet Pimpernel, the absurdist comedy which follows the dashing English aristocrat, Pimpernel, in the Buell Theatre at the Denver Performing Arts Complex, Denver. 800/641-1222, $25-$60. Dec. 13-31.

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