Colorado Springs most authoritative calender Event Listings | Events | Colorado Springs Independent
Favorite

Event Listings 


Art Shows and Galleries

Acoustic Coffee Lounge, 5152 Centennial Blvd., 268-9951. Featuring Just Paintings by Patricia Heath, through April 15.

All Souls Unitarian Church, 730 N. Tejon St., 633-7717. Featuring hand-colored infrared photographs of Europe and Colorado by Deborah Christian, through May 31.

Bella Art and Frame, 1752 Lake Woodmoor Drive, Monument, 487-7691. Tues.-Fri., 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sat., 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Featuring Chinese influenced paintings by Barbara Resch and stylized still lifes by Margaret Kasahara, through May 17.

Bridge Gallery, 218 W. Colorado Ave., 329-1574. Saturdays, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sundays, noon to 3 p.m. Appointments available. Featuring At the End of Our Road, paintings, photos and drawings by Pam Chadick and T. McKinsey Morgan, through April 22.

Business of Art Center, 513 Manitou Ave., 685-1861. Tues.-Sat., 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Featuring The Symbolists, a mixed media exhibition, through April 20-June 2. Featuring mixed media by Jon Nueng Garcia in the Caf Gallery, April 19-May 13.

Colorado College's Coburn Gallery, Worner Campus Center, 902 N. Cascade Ave., 389-6797. Tues.-Sat., 12:30-7:30 p.m. Featuring The Erotic Art of Edgar Britton, through April 18.

Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, 30 W. Dale St., 634-5581. $2-$4. Free to members and free to all on Saturdays. Mon.-Sat., 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sun., 1-5 p.m. Daily docent tours at 10:30 a.m. Mayer Collection of Twentieth Century American Prints, through April 15. The Lyrical Line: Edgar Britton's Passion for the Human Figure, through May 13. Collecting Contemporary Art: One Point of View, through April 22. Awesome Art Auction: Bid Boogie and Buy, through April 22. A.G. Edwards Collection of Photography, through April 22.

Commonwheel Artists, 102 Cañon Ave., 685-1008. Mon.-Sun., 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Featuring the annual Spring Thaw show, Sound of Mountain, through April 17.

Filthy Wilma's, 10 Ruxton Ave., Manitou Springs, 685-0636. Thurs.-Mon., 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Closed Tues.-Wed. through April. Featuring works by Nita Ball, Carl Bandy, Junco Brackin, Sharon Cupit, Dena and Patty de Benedet, Sushe Felix, Mick Gill, Deb Hager, Casey Hankin, Darlene Hardie, Emma Hutchens, Lynn Lemmon-Oliver, Michelle Loftis, Ken and Tina Riesterer, Pearl Sanchez, Donna and Claire Stier, Clyde Tullis, and Deborah Yarra.

Fountain Valley School Art Barn, 6155 Fountain Valley School Road in Security, 390-7035. Featuring a solo exhibition by Rodney Wood, including new sculpture and printmaking, and a retrospective, through May 15

Frameworks Gallery, 2236 N. Wahsatch Ave., 636-2427. Mon.-Fri., 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Sat., 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Featuring Peer Mirror, hand-painted hand-cast faux mirrors by Lenore Hotchkiss.

The Human Touch Galleries, 8 Cañon Ave., 685-1241. Mon.-Fri., 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sun., 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Featuring art glass by Lotton, Vitriesse Latticino, White Elk and more. Opens April 20.

Pikes Peak Center, 190 S. Cascade Ave. Viewing hours: Sat., April 21, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., and during shows with a ticket to the event. Featuring paintings by the Pikes Peak Pastel Society, through May 14. Also, Nature's Network, paintings by Mary Helsaple in the mezzanine.

Tao Caf, 801 A, N. Tejon St., 632-6324. Featuring mixed media monoprints by Michelle Vandepas and found object art by Susan Blue, through May 31. Opening reception featuring live music by Quintana: Thurs., April 19.

Tri-Lakes Center for the Arts, Palmer Lake, 481-0475. Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Featuring Lightscapes, oil and watermedia by T.D. Lucy, Kathryn McMahon and Jill Spear, through April 30. Also, works by Beryl Hannington and Robert Rieple, through April 30.

U.S. Olympic Complex in the Visitors Center at the Olympic Training Center, corner of Boulder St. and Union Ave., 578-4618. Mon.-Fri., 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Featuring American Athletes, sports photography by Jonathan Anderson and Edwin Low, until August.

Velez Gallery Ltd., 220 N. Tejon St., 630-3710. Mon.-Sat., 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Sun., noon to 4 p.m. Featuring indigenous art of the Americas and finely carved gourds by the Medina and Osores family of the Inca nation in Peru.

The Warehouse Gallery, 25 W. Cimarron. 475-8880. Featuring photography by Charles "Stretch" Ledford. Runs indefinitely.

arts events and programs

Art workshops at the Business of Art Center, 513 Manitou Ave., 685-1861. " "Basic Calligraphy" on Sat., April 21, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30. "Slate Carving" on Sat., April 21, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. " "Figure drawing", Wednesday mornings, 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. "Figure painting", Friday mornings, 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Call for fee and materials information.

Women's Art Festival, an annual two-day event exploring women's issues through the creative arts at Colorado College. Also featuring a silent art auction. In Packard Hall, on the SW corner of Cascade and Cache la Poudre. Free, 389-6607. Fri., April 13, 8 p.m. Sat., April 14, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The Art of Collecting, a lecture by artist and collector Laura Reilly at the Tri-Lakes Center for the Arts, Palmer Lake. Free. Reservations required, 481-0475. Sat., April 14, 10 a.m. to noon.

Shadows in History: Understanding the Work of Mary Jane Colter, an architectural symposium lead by filmmaker Karen A. Bartlett. Bartlett will also discuss the making of her documentary, Mary Jane Colter: The House Made of Dawn at the Fine Arts Center, 30 W. Dale St. $20-$25, includes lunch. RSVP to 475-2444. Sat., April 14, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Italian Painting of the Early Modern Era: How Do We Judge It? The 11th annual Krupinski Memorial Lecture delivered by Timothy J. Standring, Ph.D at the Fine Arts Center, 30 W. Dale St. Free. Reservatiosn required, 634-5581. Mon., April 16, 9:30 a.m.

Night of the Arts at Fountain-Fort Carson High School, 900 Jimmy Camp Road, Fountain. Student art on display from 5-6:45 p.m.; drama club performance of Dino in the auditorium at 7 p.m. Free. Thurs.-Fri., April 19-20.

Party Arty, the grand culmination of the Awesome Art Auction: Bid Boogie and Buy, at the Fine Arts Center, 30 W. Dale St. Featuring a live auction in addition to the last chance to place bids on artwork in the silent auction, cocktails, hors d'oeuvres and live music by Ace in the Hole. $75, benefits the FAC, 634-5581. Fri., April 20, 6 p.m.

A Chocolate Affaire to benefit the building of the Rocky Mountain Performing Arts Center. Features vendors from restaurants, bakeries, candy stores and candy companies, entertainment by John DeRuntz, door prizes, art auction and more. At the Cheyenne Mountain Conference Center, 3225 Broadmoor Valley Dr. Black tie optional. Details, 533-1571. Sun., April 22.

call for entries

Business of Art Center seeking entries for The Symbolists, an exhibition of "visual wonders" inspired by the power and/or subtlety of symbols. $5-$7 fee per piece, all media welcome. Art will be juried based on size, quality and professionalism, diversity of style and media, and following the theme of the show. For information, call 685-1861. Intake: Fri.-Sat, April 13-14, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Art Guild, Inc. of Denver seeking entries for Emerging Artists 2001. Open to all two- and three-dimensional fine art media, ceramics and jewelers. Juried show; Cash and prizes will be awarded. Call 303/288-2925. Deadline: April 20.

Tri-Lakes Center for the Arts seeking entries for Holding My Heart, featuring art by survivors of mental, physical or sexual abuse, August 3-31. For prospectus call 481-0475 or email info@trilakesarts.com. Deadline: May 30.

Commonwheel Artists seeking entries for the 27th Annual Labor Day Weekend Arts and Crafts Festival in Manitou Springs, Sept. 1-3. For entry form and information, call 577-7700. Deadline: June 1.

Bella Art & Frame seeking entries for their upcoming Equine Art Show. Call for prospectus, 487-7691. Deadline: June 6.


Bulletin Board

clubs & organizations

Aiken Audubon Society monthly meeting at Beidleman Environmental Center, 740 W. Caramillo. All-ages invited. Features a presentation about birds and other wildlife topics. For details call Debra, 683-4618. Wed., April 18, 6:30-9 p.m.

Freethinkers of Colorado Springs meetings on the fourth Wednesday of each month at 7 p.m. the Police Operations Center on the corner of Rio Grande and Nevada. Details, www.freethinkerscs.com or call 535-0320. Next meeting: April 25.

Forums & discussions

Discrimination Based on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity, a confidential forum presented by 9to5, the National Organization of Working Women at the Pride Center, 125 N. Parkside. Free. Reservations, 800/522-0925. Mon., April 23, 6-8 p.m.

Restoring Dammed Rivers, the Timothy Linneman Memorial Lecture delivered by 1991 CC alumnus Andrew Fahlund in Packard Hall, on the SW corner of Cascade and Cache la Poudre. Free, 389-6607. Wed., April 25, 6:30 p.m.

El Paso County Board of Health public meeting to receive comments on the County's HIV testing policy and HIV records management. Issues addressed will include the advisability of anonymous HIV testing and destruction of HIV-negative test records. At the Health Department Conference Center Ponderosa-Cedar room, 301 S. Union Blvd. For info or to submit comments, call 578-9092.Wed., April 25.

health & healing

Self Day, a celebration of women taking time out for themselves. Featuring free pap tests offered by Planned Parenthood of the Rocky Mountains. Call 800/230-PLAN to schedule your free appointment. Also featuring prizes and freebies at

www.selfday.com. Tues., April 17

Health Classes at Memorial Hospital. Locations and fees vary; call for 444-CARE information and registration. On Tues., April 17, 7 p.m.: "In Search of the Stork," fertility discussion with Paul D. Magarelli, M.D.

Road Rage and Hypnosis, a lecture by Baerbel Froehlin, certified Hypnotherapist, at 2153 Chuckwagon Rd. Free. Reservations required, 271-6089. Wed., April 18, noon.

The Stages of Alzheimer's Disease, an education program in Fellowship Hall at First Lutheran Church, 1515 N. Cascade Ave. For anyone who wants to learn more about the disease and related disorders. Presented by the Alzheimer's Association. Free. Reservations, 266-8773. Sat., April 21, 9:30-11:30.

Introduction to Pilates, a 90-minute class at Balanced Health Studio, 2812 W. Colorado Ave. $5. Reservations, call Robin at 520-3801. Sat., April 21, 9:30-11 a.m.

senior programs & activities

Classes at PILLAR (Peak Institute of Living, Learning and Rejuvenation), Inn Garden Plaza, 2520 International Circle. Fees vary. Registration recommended, 633-4991. Featuring "The Life and Times of Tom O'Boyle", Tuesdays, April 17 and 24, 1-4 p.m. "Volunteering: sharing, Caring and Fulfilling", Thurs., April 19, 9 a.m. to noon. "Caregiving 101", Fri., April 27, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Senior Day of Enrichment at the Center at Benet Hill Monestary, 2577 N. Chelton Rd. Presented by Sharon Schuh, Benedictine Oblate. Explore your memories and their meanings in your life. $10 includes lunch. Registration, 473-6184. Fri., April 20, 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Senior Law Day, an education program sponsored by the El Paso County Bar Association, the Colorado Commission on Aging and various other community groups. State and community leaders will provide information on seniors' rights, Medicaid, comfort/hospice care and more at the Colorado Springs Senior Center, 1514 N. Hancock. Free, includes box lunch. Reservations required, 385-5933. Sat., April 21, 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Young at Art, a monthly program for seniors at the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, 30 W. Dale St. RSVP's suggested, 634-5581. $4-$7, includes refreshments. On Wed., April 25, 1-3 p.m., a discussion Chris Jones, FAC museum shop manager, focusing on Native American, Hispanic and Fine Art such as jewelry, pottery and weavings, as well as the artists' stories.

volunteer opportunities

El Paso County Wildland Fire Crew seeking volunteers to respond to fires with the volunteer department. Applicants must be 18 or older, a U.S. Citizen, have no felony arrests or convictions, possess a Colorado driver's license, a high school diploma or GED and be in very good physical condition. Applicants must pass a background check, oral interview and a 7-day wildland fire academy. No previous experience required. Apply at the Emergency Service office, 305 S. Union Blvd., or online at

www.epsowildlandfire.com. For details call David Moravek, 683-6702, ext. 2. Application deadline: April 16.

Full Circle Alternatives, a safe and sober living environment in a home-like setting for women in early recovery from substance abuse needs volunteers for administrative, research, evaluation, house and activity aides. Open to women only; familiarity with 12-Step programs desirable. Email: FCVolunteers@bigfoot.com or call Tricia at 685-3401.

Head Start Preschool Program seeking volunteers to spend a few hours per week working one-on-one with children in the classroom or during evening child care. All ages welcome to apply, there is no minimum commitment of hours. Call 635-1536, ext. 233.

Pikes Peak Challenge Athletes for Brain Injury Prevention seeking volunteers for its April 21 dinner and silent auction. Call Lori at 593-0496.


Learning

Emergency Preparedness Community Fair at the West Intergenerational Center, 25 N. 20th St. Learn how to properly fill a sandbag, lay booms to prevent flooding, prepare for wildfires, thunderstorms, tornadoes and other types of severe summer weather. Emergency response vehicles such fire engines and helicopters will be on display. For kids, the Fire Department will present its Clown & Puppet Show at noon, followed by an Easter Egg hunt. Free, 385-5957. Sat., April 14, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Forensics But Were Afraid to Ask II, a symposium in the UCCS Science Building, 1420 Austin Bluffs Pkwy. $4-$10 includes lunch, 592-9780. Parking is free. Due to some graphic content, children will not be admitted. Sat., April 14, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Water Gardens, a presentation by certified Master of Ponds Dave Aga, owner of Imperial Water Gardens, Inc. At Beidleman Environmental Center, 740 Caramillo. Reservations required, 578-7088. Free. Thurs., April 19, 7-8:30 p.m.

Creating Your Personal Herb Garden, a lecture with master gardener Cheryl Conklin at 3920 E. San Miguel. $1-$3 plus a canned good. Bring a notebook and tea cup. Reservations, 599-7466. Fri., April 20, 7-8:45 p.m.

A Salute to Service Women: A History of Canada's Military Women, presented by Lieutenant-Colonel Susan Beharriel, senior ranking Canadian officer at NORAD at the Women's Educational Society annual meeting and luncheon I n Colorado College's Bemis Hall, 920 S. Cascade. $12, RSVP by April 14, 636-3265. Sat., April 21, 11:30 a.m.

The Plants of Shakespeare, a lecture and slideshow by Andrew Pierce, internationally-known Director of horticulture and education at Hudson Gardens. At Centennial Hall, 200 S. Cascade Ave. $12-$15, 471-2148. Sat., April 21, 9:30 a.m.-noon.

Photography classes at Shewmaker's Camera Shop. Includes wedding, portrait, black & White, digital photography, Photo 101 and more. Visit

www.shwemakers.com for full schedule or call 636-1696.


Literary Events

Seamus Heaney, Nobel Prize-winning poet whose recent books include Beowulf and Open Ground, in Shove Chapel on the Colorado College campus. Free. 389-6853. Mon., April 16, 7:30 p.m.

Word Power in April, a series of poetry readings and open mics celebrating National Poetry Month at various locations throughout Colorado Springs. On Tues., April 17, 7:30 p.m.: at The Warehouse, 25 W. Cimarron. On Wed., April 18, 7 p.m.: at Penrose Library, 20 N. Cascade. On Fri., April 20, 7:30 p.m.: at Barnes & Noble North, 1565 Briargate Blvd. Pn Sun., April 22, 5 p.m.: at Wines of Colorado, 8045 W. Hwy 24.

Bare-Knuckle Poetry, the longest running series in Colorado Springs, celebrates four years of open mike shenanigans on at The Warehouse, 25 W. Cimmaron. Readers and listeners welcome. Free, 447-9039. Tues., April 17, 7:30 p.m.

Katie McCamant, signing and discussing Co-housing -- A Contemporary Approach to Housing Ourselves at Barnes & Noble, 795 Citadel Dr. E. McCamant will also give a presentation on the new community being developed on the corner of Corona and Columbia St. in Colorado Springs. Free, 637-8282. Wed., April 18, 7 p.m.

Marilyn Azevedo, signing Defending Andy at Barnes & Noble, 795 Citadel Dr. E. Free, 637-8282. Thurs., April 19, 4 p.m.

Wendy Burt, signing O Solo Mia: A Hip Chick's Guide to Fun for One at Barnes & Noble, 795 Citadel Dr. E. Free, 637-8282. Sat., April 21, noon.

Friends of the Security Public Library Book Sale at the Security Community Center, 715 Aspen Dr. Sat., April 21, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.


Music

acoustic, folk & country

Siucra playing Irish music at the Black Rose Acoustic Society, in the Black Forest Community Center, NW corner of Shoup and Black Forest roads. $1-$2, 278-8108. Fri., April 13, 7:30 p.m.

Robin and Linda Williams & Their Fine Group at the Black Rose Acoustic Society, in the Black Forest Community Center, NW corner of Shoup and Black Forest roads. $10-$15, 630-1308. Sat., April 21, 7:30 p.m.

Yelena Balabanova, pianist, presented by the Colorado Springs Guitar Society, at the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, 30 W. Dale St. $10-$12, 634-5583. Sat., April 21, 7 p.m.

The Statler Brothers with Tara Lynn at the Pikes Peak Center, 190 S. Cascade Ave. $35, 520-9090. Wed., April 25, 7:30 p.m.

Open Road Bluegrass Band at the Black Rose Acoustic Society, in the Black Forest Community Center, NW corner of Shoup and Black Forest Roads. $1-$2, 278-8108. Fri., April 27, 7:30 p.m.

jazz & swing

The Tim Berne Trio in Colorado College's Packard Hall, on the SW corner of Cascade and Cache la Poudre. $15, 389-6607. Thurs., April 12, 7:30 p.m.

David "Fathead" Newman at the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, 30 W. Dale St. Saxophonist Newman is one of the most legendary figures in jazz. $12-$18, 578-5263. Tues., April 17, 7 p.m.

miscellaneous

Joy with an Attitude!, a musical celebration to inspire youth, featuring african drumming, singing and dancing with Sanyu International, guitarist Henry Quintana, jazz by Guys & Doll, and gospel and opera by Metanasa Drammgh. At Wasson High, Constitution between Circle and Afton Way. $1-$5, 597-8090. Sat., April 14, 3:30-5 p.m.

rock, pop & blues

Spyro Gyra with Nelson Rangell at the Colorado Music Hall, 2475 E. Pikes Peak Ave. $31.50, 447-9797. Fri., April 13, 8 p.m.

Kiss Army, a KISS tribute band, at Tres Hombres, 116 Midland Ave., Woodland Park. $TBA. 687-0625. Sat., April 14, 9 p.m.

Soulfly at the Colorado Music Hall, 2475 E. Pikes Peak Ave. $20, 800/965-4827. Mon., April 16, 8 p.m.

Drop Kick Murphys with Lars Fredrickson & The Bastards, Reach the Sky and Thug, at the Colorado Music Hall, 2475 E. Pikes Peak Ave. $11.50, 800-965-4827 or at all TicketWeb locations (Independent Records). April 17, 6:30 p.m. doors.

Covenant with And One at Industrial Nation, 2106 E. Platte Ave. $20, 520-0980. Fri., April 20.

Yngwie J. Malmstien with Lizzy Borden at the Colorado Music Hall, 2475 E. Pikes Peak Ave. $20, 447-9797. Sat., April 21, 8 p.m.

Kenny Wayne Shepherd at the Colorado Music Hall, 2475 E. Pikes Peak Ave. $25, 800/965-4827 or at all TicketWeb locations (Independent Records). Tues., May 1, 9 p.m.

Jerry Cantrell with MIRV and Comes w/the Fall at the Colorado Music Hall, 2475 E. Pikes Peak Ave. $12.43, 800/965-4827. Thurs., April 26, 9 p.m.

Dick Dale with Big Back Yard at the Colorado Music Hall, 2475 E. Pikes Peak Ave. $12, 800-965-4827 or at all TicketWeb locations (Independent Records). Sun., May 6, 8 p.m. doors.

Inertia with Project X at Industrial Nation, 2106 E. Platte Ave. $12, 520-0980. Tues., May 8.

Insane Clown Posse at the City Auditorium, 221 E. Kiowa St. $25, 800/965-4827. Thurs., May 10, 7:30 p.m.

Tesla at the Colorado Music Hall, 2475 E. Pikes Peak Ave. $26, 800/965-4827 or at all TicketWeb locations (Independent Records). Thurs., May 10, 9 p.m.

Jonatha Brooke at the Colorado Music Hall, 2475 E. Pikes Peak Ave. $17.50, 800/965-4827 or at all TicketWeb locations (Independent Records). Wed., June 8, 9 p.m.


Performances

Dance

Ormao Dance Company premiering Janet Johnson's Native American inspired Smoke, Water, Wind, Fire in addition to works by Posy Knight, Carol Marion Ceniti and a second work by Johnson, at the Fine Arts Center, 30 W. Dale St. $13-$15, 634-5583. Fri.-Sat., April 13-14, 8 p.m.

Sleeping Beauty and Other Tales performed by the Sangre de Cristo Ballet Theatre at the Sangre de Cristo Arts Center, 210 N. Santa Fe Ave. $5-$7, 719/542-1211. Fri., April 20, 7:30 p.m. Sat., April 21, 2 p.m.

Theater

The Elephant Man performed by Upstart Performing Ensemble at the Smokebrush Cabaret, 235 S. Nevada Ave. $5-$10, 636-5089. Runs Fri.-Sat., April 13-14, 8 p.m.

Clue -- the Musical performed by the Pikes Peak Community Masquers in the PPCC Theater, 5675 S. Academy Blvd. $5-$10, 540-7418. Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m., April 13-May 5. Matinees, Sun., April 22, 2 p.m. and Fri., April 20, noon.

Come for Dinner... Stay for Death, a dinner murder mystery at the Hearthstone Inn, 506 N. Cascade Ave. Dinner and show only, $35. Overnight packages start at $99 per couple. Reservations, 473-4413. Fri., April 13, 6:30 p.m.

Chicago the Tony award-winning musical, in the Air Force Academy's Arnold Hall. $15-$35, 333-4497. Fri., April 20.

the bauhaus follies in UCCS' Dwire Theater, 1420 Austin Bluffs Pkwy. Parking is not a problem. Not recommended for young children. $5-$15, 262-3232. Thursdays through Saturdays, April 20-29, 7:30 p.m. Sunday, 4 p.m. 2 p.m. matinee, Sat. April 28.

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. Jan. 26-27. Call 685-3899 or 685-1920 for package prices. Fri.-Sat., April 20-21.

West Side Story performed by the Rampart High School performing arts department in the auditorium, 8250 Lexington Dr. $5-$7, 594-9292 ext. 235. Fri.-Sat., April 20-21 and 27-28, 7 p.m. Sun., April 22, 3 p.m.

Neil Simon's Barefoot in the Park performed by the Woodland Players at the Ute Pass Cultural Center, Hwy. 24 and Fairview in Woodland Park. $10-$12, 687-5284. Fri.-Sat., April 20-21 and 27-28, 7:30 p.m. Sun., April 22 and 29, 2 p.m.

Chicago as part of the Broadway Theatre League's 41st season, in Pueblo's Memorial Hall, Union Avenue at Elizabeth Street. $12-$35. Call 719/542-1211 for ticket information. Sun., April 22, 8 p.m.

Shakespeare's Birthday Celebration, a community celebration of the Bard's 437 birthday. Featuring readings of classic scenes and speeches by David Rasmussen and Amy Brooks, trivia games, and a Shakespearian open mic. Free. 597-3444. At the East Library, 5550 N. Union Blvd. Mon., April 23, 7:30 p.m.

announcements

Castle Rock Players hosting a Theatre Day Camp at the Dance Company, 740 Wilcox St., Castle Rock. Youth ages 8-15 will participate in such classes as Theatre Games, Orientation to the Stage, Movement for the Actor, Mime, Costume Design, Voice and Articulation, and more. $80 registration fee includes lunch. Register by April 18 by calling 303/814-7740. Sat., April 21, 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Palmer High School holding auditions for the Fall musical, Peter Pan. Seeking kids ages 8-13 for leading roles and Children, and singer/dancers ages 12-18 to play Indians. Schedule appointments by calling 328-9699. Sat., April 14. Also holding auditions for Annie. Seeking kids ages 8-16 who can sing or dance. Details and appointments, 328-9699. Sat., April 28.

Colorado Youth Theater holding auditions for The Wizard of Oz. Also seeking an African-American male for The Cay. Adult actors and teachers needed for paid positions in dinner shows and summer day camps. Call 328-0206 for information or for details on enrollment in summer acting classes.


Recreation

Guided Hikes at Mountain Park Environmental Center, Beulah. Hikes are guided by an experienced naturalist. Most are appropriate for ages 10 and up and last 2 to 3 hours. Come prepared for the weather, wear good shoes and bring water. $3, or free to members. Register early, group size limited. 719/485-4444. On Sat., April 14, 9 a.m.: Nature Literature Hike. On Sun., April 22, 11 a.m.: Earth Day Hike (bring a lunch).

Free Fly Fishing workshops at Angler's Covey, 917 W. Colorado Ave. 471-2984. Saturdays, 10 a.m. On April 14: Practical Fishing Knots.

Kicks for CASA, a kickball tournament to raise money for Casa (Court Appointed Special Advocates for kids)on Colorado College's Armstrong and Slocum Quads. Grand prize is a river rafting trip from Echo Canyon Outfitters. Team entry fee, $50, includes lunch. Registration required by April 11. Call 389-6607 for details. Sat., April 14, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

North Face-JCCA Youth Competition Climbing Series at the Sport Climbing Center, 4650 Northpark Dr. $30-$35 entry fee, 260-1050. Free for spectators. Registration begins at 8 a.m., competition at 9. Sat., April 21.

Palmer-Mesa Trail Volksmarch, a 5K and 10K non-competetive walk sponsired by Falcon Wanders Volksmarch club. Start and finish at the Garden of the Gods Visitor Center snack bar, 1805 N. 30th St. Participants may begin any time between 8:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. Pets must be leashed. Free, 591-8193. Sat., April 21.

2001 Y-Bi Classic Duathalon, a 11.2 bike and 5.5 mile run sponsored by YMCA of Pueblo at the Pueblo West Fire Station #2, 529 S. Avenida Del Oro. $18-$25 entry fee includes t-shirt, pizza and refreshments. 719/543-5151. Sun., April 22, 9 p.m.


Special Events

RESYST workshops, facilitated by RESYST multi-cultural queer youth advocate group. Topics range from anti-racism to organizing skills. The workshops are geared towards ages 26 and under, but all are welcome. Free. For a complete schedule, call Diana Smith at 389-6138. In Colorado College's Gaylord Hall, in the Worner Center, NW corner of Cascade and Cache la Poudre, Thurs.-Fri., April 12-13, 10 a.m. to noon. In Worner Center room 213, Sat.-Sun., April 14-15, 1-4 p.m.

Way of the Cross/Way of Justice a walk through the eleven "stations" of the cross commemorating the sufferings of Jesus here and now in the sufferings of others, at various places throughout downtown Colorado Springs, concluding at Acacia Park. Free, 632-6189. Fri., April 13, noon.

Fight Night at the Pueblo Convention Center, 320 Central Main St. Featuring (but not fighting each other) Andres "Panda" Pacheco and Benji Marquez. Tickets: ringside, $35; general admission, $25; private tables with 6 seats available. Call 440-3212 or the box office at 719/542-1100. Sat., April 14, 7 p.m.

Easter Egg Hunt at the West Center, 25 N. 25 St. Details, 444-7340. Sat., April 14, 1-4 p.m.

Old Colorado City Easter Egg Hunt for kids ages 2-10, in Bancroft Park, Colorado Ave. and 24th St. Bring a basket and meet the Easter Bunny. Free, 447-8844. Sat., April 14, 1 p.m.

82nd Annual Easter Sunrise Celebration at Garden of the Gods. Featuring speaker Jason Burden of Pierced Chapel, live music by Cede and Superhero Blue, dramatic performances by Route 24/7 and African dance by Sankofa. Free. Parking available at Agilent, 1900 Garden of the Gods Rd., WorldCom at 2424 Garden of the Gods and Coronado High, 1590 W. Fillmore. Shuttle service will run every 15 minutes beginning at 4:30 a.m. Sun., April 15, 6:30 a.m.

Metaphysical Celebration featuring speaker Dannion Brinkley, live music, resource tables, and many psychic readers, holistic healers, free lectures and vendors. The oldest metaphysical fair in the nation. At the City Auditorium, 221 E. Kiowa St. $4 admission, $15 psychic readings. Details, 634-1810. Fri. April 20, 1 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Sat.-Sun., April 21-22, 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.

St. Mary's High School Annual Fundraiser with a Mardi Gras theme, includes dinner by Louisiana chefs, a live auction, and a raffle for a 2001 PT Cruiser. Sat., April 21. Call 635-7540 for more.

Athletes for Brain Injury Prevention Dinner and Silent Auction hosted by 1998 Olympic Gold Medallist Picabo Street, at the Antler's Hotel, 4 S. Cascade Ave. $75 per person ($50 tax-deductible). Volunteers also needed, 593-0496. Sat., April 21.

Fur-r-r Ball 2001: A Pet Odyssey, a black-tie optional gala event benefiting the Humane Society at the Antler's Hotel, 4 S. Cascade Ave. Featuring live music, a pet lovers silent auction, adoptable pet parade, and dinner. $100 per person, 473-1741, ext. 114. Sat., April 28, 6 p.m. to midnight.


Youth & Family Events

Pagan Children's Circle of Colorado Springs now meeting every other Saturday in the back of Poor Richards at 3 p.m. For details email starfrog_24@altavista.com or call 634-7820. Next meeting: April 14.

Programs at the Bear Creek Nature Center, 245 Bear Creek Road. Reservations required for all programs, 520-6387. On Sat., April 14, 1-2 p.m.: The Natural History of Chocolate. On Sat., April 21, 10 a.m. to noon: Junior Naturalist Day.

Programs at the Fountain Creek Nature Center. Reservations required for all programs, 520-6745. On Sat. April 14, 1:30-2:30 p.m.: Outdoor Safety & Survival. On Sat., April 14, 1:30-2:30 p.m.: Natural Egg Dyeing. On Sat., April 21, 10-11 a.m.: Leather-winged Bats.

Frog Legs, Porridge and Piggie Pie -- Funky Fairy Tales 11 at the Sand Creek Branch Library, 1821 S. Academy Blvd. Featuring The Frog Prince Continued, Glodilocks and the Three Hares and Piggie Pie, performed by the Library Players. For elementary age kids. Free, but space is limited. Details, 597-7070. Tues., April 17, 4-4:30 p.m.

Pebble Pups, the children's branch of the Colorado Springs Mineralolgical Society, meeting at 6:45 p.m. at the Colorado Springs Senior Center, 1514 N. Hancock. Topic: the geology, history and current operations in the Cripple Creek Mining District. Regular meeting begins at 7:30. Free. 632-9686. Thurs., April 19.

Fine Arts Center Family Day featuring live music by the Da Vinci Quartet and ceramic art demonstrations. At the FAC, 30 W. Dale St. Free, 634-5583. Sat., April 21, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.


Out of Town Events

acoustic, folk & country concerts

Yonder Mountain String Band at the Boulder Theater, Boulder. $15.25, 303/786-7030. 21+. On Fri., April 13, 9 p.m.: limited all-ages with Burle Cletus & Friends. On Sat., April 14, 9 p.m.: 21+ with Pete Wernick's Live Five.

Dave van Ronk at Swallow Hill, 77 E. Yale Ave., Denver. $14-$16, 303/777-1003. Fri., April 13, 8 p.m.

Fais Do-Do with Colorado Cajun Dance Band and The Nouveau Zydeco Honkies at Swallow Hill, 77 E. Yale Ave., Denver. 8 p.m. dance lesson, 9 p.m. fais do-do. $10-$12, 303/777-1003. Sat., April 14.

Tony Furtado Band with The Single Malt Band at the Boulder Theater, Boulder. $12.50, 303/786-7030. 21+. Fri., April 20, 9 p.m.

Robin and Linda Williams at Swallow Hill, 77 E. Yale Ave., Denver. $13-$15, 303/777-1003. Fri., April 20, 8 p.m.

E-Town featuring CPR with Daivd Crosby at the Boulder Theater, Boulder. Live radio taping. $11.55, 303/786-7030. All-ages. Sun., April 22, 7 p.m.

Paco de Lucia performing his legendary Flamenco guitar music at the Paramount Theatre, 1621 Glenarm Pl., Denver. $24-$34, 520-9090. Tues., April 24, 7:30 p.m. stuff

Keller Williams at the Fox Theater, Boulder. $10.50-$12.75, 303/443-3399. 21+. Thurs., April 26, 9 p.m.

Roots of the Blues weekend featuring Del Ray on Fri., April 27 and John Jackson, Grand gentleman of the blues on Sat., April 28. At Swallow Hill, 77 E. Yale Ave., Denver. Both shows begin at 8 p.m. $22-$25 single show, $38-$45 for weekend pass. 303/777-1003.

Keller Williams at the Bluebird Theater, Denver. $10-$12, 800/965-4827. Fri., April 27, 8 p.m.

John Gorka with Alice Peacock at Swallow Hill, 77 E. Yale Ave., Denver. $15-$17, 303/777-1003. Fri., May 18, 8 p.m.

George Jones at the Paramount Theater, Denver. $39-$69, 520-9090. Sat., May 19, 8 p.m.

Willie Nelson with Nitty Gritty Dirt Band at Red Rocks Auditorium, Morrison. $40-$45, 520-9090. Sat., July 14, 7:30 p.m.

Classical & jazz music

Jon Held, formerly of AIRJAZZ, performing solo in the Oriental Theater, 4335 W. 44th at Tennyson, Denver. $15, 303/443-5858. Thurs.-Sat., April 18-21 and April 25-28, 7:30 p.m.

Preservation Hall Jazz Band at the Boulder Theater, Boulder. $20-$25, 303/786-7030. All-ages. Thurs., April 19, 8 p.m.

The John Scofield Real Jazz Project at the Boulder Theater, Boulder. $22-$26.50, 303/786-7030. 21+. Fri. May 4, 8 p.m.

Janus Jazz Aspen at Snowmass featuring Diana Krall, Barbaritto Torres of the Buena Vista Social Club, Squirrel Nut Zippers, Afro-Cuban All-Stars Susan Tedeschi and Jonny Lang, Patricia Barber in various locations and dates, more detailed program to be released soon. Tickets, $20 and up, 520-9090. General info, 970/920-4996 or

www.jazzaspen.com. Thurs.-Sun., June 21-24.

comedy

Suzanne Westenhoefer, Ace Award nominee and the first lesbian to have her own HBO comedy special, at the Soiled Dove, 1949 Market St., Denver. $16, 520-9090. Fri., April 20, 7:30 p.m.

Diane Ford, nominee for Comedienne of the Year by the American Comedy Awards at Comedy Works in Denver, 303/595-3637. Ask about their non-smoking shows. Wed.-Thurs., April 18-19, 8 p.m. Fri., April 20, 8 and 10 p.m. Sat., April 21, 6:30, 8:30 and 10:30. Sun., April 22, 8 p.m. Tues., April 24, 8 p.m.

dance

Riverdance at the Buell Theater, Denver. $27.50-$67.50, 800/641-1222. Tues.-Thurs., 8 p.m. Sun., 7 pm. Sat.-Sun matinees, 2 p.m. Fri.-Sat., 8 p.m. April 17-29.

Colorado Ballet performing in the Auditorium Theater of the Denver Performing Arts Complex, 14th and Curtis streets. $18-$60, 520-9090. Made in the USA featuring George Balanchine's "Stars and Stripes," April 28 through May 6.

literary events

Francine Prose reading from and signing Blue Angel at Tattered Cover Cherry Creek, 2955 E. 1st Ave., Denver. Free, 303/322-7727. Mon., April 16, 7:30 p.m.

James Patterson, best-selling author of the Alex Cross series, reading from and signing First to Die at Tattered Cover LoDo, 1628 16th St., Denver. Free tickets for a place in line available at 6:30 p.m. 303/322-1965. Tues., April 17, 7:30 p.m.

Poetry on a Platter featuring an open mic and readings "Pig Poet" David Lee and Primus St. John, author of Communion. Free. Register early for a free copy of the poets' works, 719/539-4826 or 970/249-9656. At Bongo Billy's, 300 W. Sackett, Salida, Mon. April 23, 7 p.m. Also at Salida Regional Library, 405 'E' St., Tues., April 24, 7 p.m. At the Montrose Library, 320 S. 2nd St., Wed., April 25, 7 p.m.

rock, pop & blues

Brethren Fast at the Soiled Dove, Denver. 303/299-0100. Sat., April 14, 9 p.m.

The Realms Ensemble at Mountain Sun Pub & Brewery, 1535 Pearl St., Boulder. Free, 303/546-0886. 21+. Sun., April 15, 10 p.m.

Jurassic 5 at the Gothic Theater, Denver. $22.25, 520-9090. 16+. Tues., April 17, 8 p.m.

Drop Kick Murphy's with Lars Fredrickson & The Bastards at the Ogden Theater, Denver. $12.50, 800/965-4827. Wed., April 18, 7 p.m.

M.O.P. with Smut Peddlers at the Fox Theater, Boulder. $18.25, 303/443-3399. 18+. Wed., April 18, 8 p.m.

Bob Dylan at the Coors Events Center on the CU campus, Boulder. $25-$35. 520-9090. Wed., April 18, 7:30 p.m.

The Motet at the Fox Theater, Boulder. $9.50, 303/443-3399. 21+. Thurs., April 19, 9 p.m.

Psychedelic Furs at the Gothic Theater, Denver. $24, 520-9090. 18+. Sat., April 21, 9 p.m.

Ross Martin & Friends at Mountain Sun Pub & Brewery, 1535 Pearl St., Boulder. Free, 303/546-0886. 21+. Sun., April 22, 10 p.m.

Rocket From the Crypt with Int'l Noise Conspiracy and The Explosion at the Bluebird Theater, 3317 E. Colfax, Denver, 303/322-2308. $12. Tues., April 23, 8 p.m.

Kottonmouth Kings at the Ogden Theater, Denver. $15, 800/965-4827. Tues., April 24, 8 p.m.

Rocket From the Crypt with International Noise Conspiracy and The Explosion at the Bluebird Theater, Denver. $12, 800/965-4827. Tues., April 24, 8 p.m.

Dr. Didj at the Fox Theater, Boulder. $8, 303/443-3399. 18+. Tues., April 24, 8 p.m.

Project Object featuring Ike Willis playing the music of Frank Zappa at the Fox Theater, Boulder. $12.75-$14.75, 303/443-3399. 21+. Wed., April 25, 8 p.m.

Ominous Seapods at the Bluebird Theater, Denver. $8, 800/965-4827. Thurs., April 26, 8 p.m.

Brethren Fast, Yo Flaco!, Bushtik and Mind Go Flip at the Soiled Dove, Denver. 303/299-0100. Sat., April 26, 8:30 p.m.

16 Horsepower at the Fox Theater, Boulder. $10.50-$12.75, 303/443-3399. 21+. Fri., April 27, 9 p.m.

Johnny Winter at the Fox Theater, Boulder. $27.50, 303/443-3399. 21+. Sat., April 28, 9 p.m.

Juliana Theory with Hyacinth at the Bluebird Theater, Denver. $8, 800/965-4827. Sat., April 28, 8 p.m.

Papa Yah at Mountain Sun Pub & Brewery, 1535 Pearl St., Boulder. Free, 303/546-0886. 21+. Sun., April 29, 10 p.m.

Toadies with Enon and Diffuser at the Gothic Theater, Denver. $14.25, 520-9090. Sun., April 29, 8 p.m.

Bon Jovi with SR-71 at the Pepsi Center, Denver. $32.50-$57.50, 520-9090. Mon., April 30, 8 p.m.

Gary Numan at the Fox Theater, Boulder. $18.50, 303/443-3399. 21+. Tues., May 1, 8 p.m.

Kenny Wayne Shepard at the Fox Theater, Boulder. $26.75, 303/443-3399. 21+. Wed., May 2, 8 p.m.

MU330 with Lawrence Arms, Big D and The Kids Table at the Bluebird Theater, Denver. $8, 800/965-4827. Wed., May 2, 8 p.m.

Giant People with Carlos Washington at the Fox Theater, Boulder. $6.25-$7.50, 303/443-3399. 21+. Thurs., May 3, 9 p.m.

Papa Roach with Fear Factory at the Fillmore Auditorium, Colfax and Clarkson, Denver. $22.25-$24, 520-9090. 16+. Fri., May 4, 8 p.m.

Dick Dale at the Bluebird Theater, 3317 E. Colfax, Denver, 303/322-2308. $15. Sat., May 5, 8 p.m.

Lost at Last at the Fox Theater, Boulder. $12, 303/443-3399. 21+. Sat., May 5, 9 p.m.

The Melvins with Hank Williams III at the Fox Theater, Boulder. $ TBA, 303/443-3399. Limited all-ages. Mon., May 7, 9 p.m.

Taj Mahal & The Phantom Blues Band at the Fox Theater, Boulder. $33, 303/443-3399. 21+. Tues., May 8, 7 p.m.

Sizzla at the Fox Theater, Boulder. $17.25, 303/443-3399. 21+. Fri., May 9, 8 p.m.

Badly Drawn Boy at the Bluebird Theater, 3317 E. Colfax, Denver. $10-$12, 800/965-4827. Wed., May 9, 8 p.m.

Kaboom featuring DJ Chonz & Sabatage at the Foxt Theater, Boulder. $6.25, 303/443-3399. 21+. Thurs., May 10, 10 p.m.

Offspring at Red Rocks Ampitheater, Morrison. $30.50-$33.25, 520-9090. Fri., May 11, 5 p.m.

David Clayton-Thomas and Blood, Sweat and Tears with the Colorado Symphony Orchestra at Magness Showcase Theater, Richie Center, Denver. $45-$65, 520-9090. Sat., May 12, 7:30 p.m.

The Big Wu at the Fox Theater, Boulder. $8, 303/443-3399. 21+. Sat., May 12, 9 p.m.

Mark Knopfler with William Topley at Red Rocks Ampitheater, Morrison. $37.50-$77.50, 520-9090. Sat., May 12, 7:30 p.m.

David Gray at the Fillmore Auditorium, 1510 Clarkson St. at Colfax, Denver. $25, 520-9090. Tues., May 15, 7:30 p.m.

Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers with The Wallflowers at Red Rocks Amphitheater, Morrison. $47.50, 520-9090. Tues., May 15, 7:30 p.m. Second show added! Wed., May 16, 7:30 p.m.

Black Crowes with Oasis and Spacehog at Fiddler's Green, Denver. $27-$40, 520-9090. Thurs., May 17, 6:30 p.m.

Hothouse Flowers at the Fox Theater, Boulder. $18.50, 303/443-3399. 21+. Thurs., May 17, 9 p.m.

The Weakerthans with Dashboard Confessional at the Bluebird Theater, Denver. $7, 800/965-4827. Mon., May 21, 7 p.m.

G. Love & Special Sauce with Dispatch at the Fillmore Auditorium, Colfax and Clarkson, Denver. $20-$22, 520-9090. 16+. Sat., May 12, 8 p.m.

An Evening with Donny Osmond at the Temple Buell Theater at the Denver Center, 1245 Champa St., Denver. $25-$50, 520-9090. Tues.-Wed., May 22-23, 8 p.m.

Robert Walter's 20th Congress at the Fox Theater, Boulder. $12.50, 303/443-3399. 21+. Sat., June 2, 9 p.m.

Levon Helms & the Barnburners at the Fox Theater, Boulder. $12.75, 303/443-3399. 21+. Wed., June 6, 9 p.m.

Built to Spill at the Fox Theater, Boulder. $16.25, 303/443-3399. All-ages. Fri., June 8, 8 p.m.

Lake Trout at the Fox Theater, Boulder. $9.50-$11.50, 303/443-3399. 21+. Sat., June 9, 9 p.m.

Coldplay with Grandaddy at the Fillmore Auditorium, Colfax and Clarkson, Denver. $20, 520-9090. 16+. Wed., June 13, 8 p.m.

Ozzfest 2001 featuring Black Sabbath, Marilyn Manson, Slipknot, Papa Roach, Linkin Park, Crazy Town and 12 other bands at Mile High Stadium, Denver. $40.25-$55.25, 520-9090. Fri., June 22.

Neil Sedaka and Dionne Warwick with the Colorado Symphony Orchestra at Magness Showcase Theater, Richie Center, Denver. $45-$65, 520-9090. Sun., June 24, 7:30 p.m.

Dave Matthews Band with Macy Gray at Folsom Field on the CU Campus, Boulder. $49.50, 520-9090. Wed., July 11, 5:30 p.m.

N'Sync at Mile High Stadium, Denver. $29.50-$65.50 plus service charges, 520-9090. Limit of 8 tickets per person. Fri., July 13, 7:30 p.m.

Journey with Peter Frampton at Red Rocks Ampitheater, Morrison. $37.50-$42.50, 520-9090. Tues., July 24, 7:30 p.m.

Brian Setzer's '68 Comeback Special at the Fox Theater, Boulder. $27.25, 303/443-3399. 21+. Tues., July 31, 8 p.m.

Backstreet Boys with Shaggy at the Pepsi Center, Denver. $49.50-$85, 520-9090. Thurs., Aug. 23, 7:30 p.m.

James Taylor at Red Rocks Amphitheater, Morrison. $47.50-$57.50 all reserved, 520-9090. Sat., Sept 1, 7:30 p.m. Sun., Sept 2, 7:30 p.m.

special events

International Travel Day presented by Hostelling International-American Youth Hostels at the old railway depot in the Crossraods Commons Shopping Center, on Pearl Street between 28th and 30th Streets, Boulder. Topics include World Travel 101, Making the Most of EuroRail and more. Free, 303/442-1166. Sat., April 14, 11 a.m.

Royal Gorge Bridge Easter Sunrise Service, officiated by Pastor Don Farr and featuring bagpipes by Pipe Major Sam Swancutt of the Pikes Peak Highlanders. Free, non-perishable food donations encouraged. At the Royal Gorge Park, 12 miles west of Cañon City on Hwy. 50. Call 888/333-5597 for details. Sun., April 15, 6 a.m.

Starfest 2001 Sci Fi Odyssey featuring Kevin Sorbo, Virginia Hey, The Ferengi Family Hour at the Holiday Inn DIA, I-70 and Chambers in Denver. Events include autographs, games, costume contest, play parody, fan clubs, dealer's room, Q & A and more. $7-$36, 303/757-5850. Fri., April 20, 6 p.m. to midnight. Sat., April 21, 9 a.m. to midnight. Sun., April 22, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

theater

Sky Gilbert's Lola Starr Builds Her Dream Home presented by Horsechart Theater Company at the Denver Civic Theater, 721 Santa Fe Dr., Denver. $16-$18, 303/595-3800. Runs Fridays and Saturdays, 7:30 p.m., through April 14.

Brecht on Brecht at Germinal Stage Denver, 2450 W. 44th Ave. $12.75-$14.75, 303/455-7108. Fri.-Sat., 8 p.m., Sun., 7 p.m., through May 6.

Neil Simon's Sweet Charity at the Arvada Center, Denver. Tues.-Sat., 7:30 p.m. $26-$32, 303/431-3939. Sat.-Sun., 2 p.m., Wed., 1 p.m. April 10-May 6.

Pinstripe Suite starring Mark Read at the Boulder Museum Theater, Boulder. $10-$14, 303/443-2122. Thurs.-Sat., April 19-28, 8 p.m. Sun., April 22, 4 p.m.

Hamlet at the Denver Civic Theatre, 721 Sante Fe, Denver. $12-$17, 303/595-3800. Thurs.-Sat., 8 p.m. Saturday matinee, 2 p.m. Sun., 7 p.m. Through April 21.

Oliver Button is a Sissy, a musical based on the children's book by Tomie di Paola, performed by the Denver Gay Men's Chorus at Shwayder Theatre, 350 S. Dahlia St. The performance is designed to reach out to kids of all ages in praise of individualism. $5-$10, or $25 for two evening show, 800/851-8175. The 2 p.m. show on April 28 is condensed for 6-12 year-olds, and will be followed by a talk-back session. Sat., April 21, 8 p.m. Sat. April 28, 2 and 8 p.m.

  • If there's something going on, we've got it listed here.

Comments

Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

Latest in Events

  • Winter 2013: MMJ Centers

    Winter 2013: MMJ Centers

    A list of medical marijuana centers, with information on their top products, member specials and more.
    • Jan 23, 2013
  • Event Listings

    Event Listings

    If there's something going on, we've got it listed here.
    • May 8, 2008
  • More »

Popular Events

  • Your Fathers, Where Are They? And The Prophets, Do They Live Forever? @ Cottonwood Center for the Arts

    • Fridays, Saturdays, 7:30-9:30 p.m. and Sundays, 5-7 p.m. Continues through Dec. 18 $10, $6 for students
    • Buy Tickets
  • Bemis School of Art 17th Annual Art Sale @ Bemis School of Art

    • Fri., Dec. 2, 4-8 p.m., Sat., Dec. 3, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. and Sun., Dec. 4, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Free
    • Comments (2)
  • Bear Creek by Candlelight @ Bear Creek Nature Center

    • Fri., Dec. 2, 5-8 p.m. $4/person, $12/family of four
  • December Featured Artists @ Boulder Street Gallery Artists

    • Dec. 2-31
  • Big Bad Voodoo Daddy @ Memorial Hall

Recent Comments

All content © Copyright 2016, The Colorado Springs Independent   |   Website powered by Foundation