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Art Shows and Galleries

Acoustic Coffee Lounge, 5152 Centennial Blvd., 268-9951. Featuring art by David Gonzales, through Nov. 18. Also, Acoustic Comic Mural by Greg Freeland, ongoing.

All Souls Unitarian Church, 730 N. Tejon St., 633-7717. Featuring paintings by University of Colorado artists, through Oct. 28.

American Numismatic Association, 818 N. Cascade Ave., Free, 632-2646. Featuring Hands Across the Sea, an international exhibit of avant-garde, metallic sculpture. Through Jan. 30.

Arati Artists Gallery, 2425 W. Colorado Ave. Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sun., 12-4 p.m. 636-1901. www.aratiartists.com. Featuring Impressions in Silk Relief, by Marilyn Kirkman, through Oct. 31. Gallery artists demonstrate every Saturday from 1 to 3 p.m.

Bridge Gallery, 218 W. Colorado Ave., 329-1574. Featured artists: Melanie Audet, Deena Bennett, Laura McCracken. Through Nov. 11.

Business of Art Center, 513 Manitou Ave., 685-1861. Tues.-Sat., 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Featuring Plays Well With Others, works by 20+ artists and their non-artists friends, through Nov. 10. Also, Making Faces, the photographs of Anne Lennox in the Avenue Gallery, through Nov. 3.

Colorado College's Coburn Gallery, Worner Campus Center, 902 N. Cascade Ave., 389-6797. Featuring Japanese basketry by Mayumi Tsukuda, through Nov. 16.

Colorado Springs Art Guild exhibition at the US Olympic Complex Visitor Center, 630-1611. Featuring 120 works including painting, sculpture, photography and mixed media, through Oct. 31. Also at US Bancorp Piper Jaffray, 25 N. Cascade Ave. Suite 100, through Nov. 10.

Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, 30 W. Dale St., 634-5581. $2-$4. Free to members and free to all on Saturdays. Mon.-Sat., 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sun., 1-5 p.m. Daily docent tours at 10:30 a.m. Featuring Trials and Tributes: A Judy Chicago Retrospective, through Nov. 25. Also, Poetic Steel: Art by James Magee, through Nov. 18. Senga Nengudi: Masking, through Nov. 18. Our Favorite Things: Docent 50th Anniversary Exhibition, through Dec. 31.

Filthy Wilma's, 10 Ruxton Ave., Manitou Springs, 685-0636. Open 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily. 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.

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. The View from Here, featuring 12 contemporary Russian and 10 American artists, through Dec. 14.

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 Jon Bush, through Oct.

LIW Cargo, 713 Manitou Ave., 685-0452. Featuring original oil paintings by Richard Hoge, through Oct. 31.

Phantom Canyon Brewing Co., 2 Pikes Peak Ave., 635-2800. Featuring paintings concerning the environment by Lenore McKerlie and photographs by the members of Circle of Confusion through Oct. 29.

Pikes Peak Center, 190 S. Cascade Ave. Viewing hours: during shows with a ticket to the event. Featuring The Springs Seven, through Oct. 29. Works by the Pikes Peak Watercolor Society, Nov. 5-Dec. 20.

Pueblo Weisbrod Aircraft Museum holding an Open Cockpit Day at the Pueblo Memorial Airport, 31001 Magnuson Ave. 719/948-9219. Sat., Oct. 27, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Sangre de Cristo Arts Center, 210 N. Santa Fe Ave., Pueblo, 719/543-0130. Mon.-Sat., 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. $3-$4, free to members. Featuring A Taste of Others: A Collection of Culinary Arts, through Nov. 10. Also, Contemporary Mexican Art, by Arturo Fuentes in the Regional Gallery. Rush to the Rockies: Nelson A. Rieger, in the King Gallery.

Tri-Lakes Center for the Arts, Palmer Lake, 481-0475. Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Also, Railroad Art 2001, through Oct. 31. Photographs by Sandra Horrocks and pottery by Bill Buhler, through Oct. 31.

The Villa at Palmer Lake, 75 Highway 105, Palmer Lake. 481-2222. Featuring works by Julie Kirkland, Cindy Tafil, and Amy O'Connor, through the summer. Additional local artists' works are welcome.

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.

The Warehouse Gallery, 25 W. Cimarron. 475-8880. Featuring Three Artists, Three Visions, oils and acrylics by Santa Fe artists Carolyn Lamuniere, Ramona Mitchell and Drew Vogt, through Oct. 31.


art events and programs

Pikes Peak Traditional Dance, hosting contra dances with live music and callers on the first and third Saturday of each month at Hillside Community Center, 925 S. Institute (unless otherwise noted). Dances may also include square, circle, couple and mixers. No experience or partner needed; wear comfortable shoes. Smoke and alcohol free environment. $3-$6, 520-9377. On Oct. 27: Halloween Dance with Rick Myers and Cider Mill. On Nov. 3: Mel, Nick, Neal and County Cork.

Dance the Tango for Halloween hosted by Tango Springs at the Encore Dinner Theater's Encore Club, 10 Old Man's Trail, $5, 475-0625. Free mini-lesson: 7:30 p.m. Wed., Oct. 31, 8:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.

First Thursdays at the Fine Arts Center, 30 W. Dale St. A hip place to enjoy the arts with other young professionals. Features live music, hors d'oeuvres, a cash bar and more on the first Thursday of each month, 5-8 p.m. On Thurs., Nov. 1: Boondoggle and a gallery event with artist Senga Nengudi.

The Molstad Grace Painting on display at A Little Bookshop, 5038 N. Academy Blvd. Free, 719/264-9457. Nov. 4 and Nov. 11.

Learn to Square Dance with Rampart Ramblers Square Dance Club at Odd Fellows Hall, 2228 W. Pikes Peak Ave. Registration closes Nov. 4. Call 574-6664.

Argentine Tango Workshop with Scott McLane at the I.O.O.F. Hall, 2228 W. Pikes Peak Ave. Registration ends at first class; 475-0625. First of six sessions begins Mon., Nov. 5. Beginners: 6 p.m.; intermediate: 7:15 p.m.; advanced 8:30 p.m.


call for entries

Colorado Springs Art Guild seeking entries for a new show juried by Laura Reilly. Call 630-1611 for details. Entry date: Nov. 7.

Fine Arts Center seeking slide entries for Colorado 2002, a juried exhibition of contemporary art. $20 fee per entry. For prospectus, call 634-5581. Deadline: Nov. 23.

Colorado Council on the Arts is seeking entries for a 2002 Artist Fellowship. Fellowships available in Visual Arts, Literature and Traditional Arts/Folk Art. Submit application form, resume and samples. Must be Colorado resident. Contact Kelleen Zubick, 303/894-2617 Ext. 18, or Mary Ewell Ext. 19. Deadline: Jan. 4.


Bulletin Board

announcements

Fall Show and Sale hosted by The Black Forest Arts & Crafts Guild at the Black Forest Community Center, Black Forest & Shoup Road. Free, 495-3035. Thurs.-Sat., 9 to 8 p.m., Sun., 10 to 12:30 p.m. Nov. 1-4.

The Pikes Peak Group of the Rocky Mountain Chapter of The Sierra Club hosts nationally published nature photographer and writer James H. Egbert as he presents his vision on the world, "Beauty in the Eye of the Beholder," at the First Methodist Church, 420 N. Nevada Ave., Rm. 134. Free, 227-8851. Fri., Nov. 9, 7 p.m.


clubs & organizations

Pikes Peak Region NOW (National Organization for Women) holding a meeting at the Penrose Library, 20 N. Cascade Ave. Topic: Domestic Violence Prevention. Call 475-3089 for more information. Tues., Oct. 30, 6 p.m.

Pikes Peak Camera Club meeting on the first Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. at Living Springs Worship Center, 640 Manitou St., in Colorado Springs. Open to all levels of proficiency. For details, call 597-6652 or e-mail chaskath@sprintmail.com. Next meeting: Nov. 6.

Sierra Singles Group inviting single Coloradans of all ages to meet new friends while hiking, biking, camping, learning and exploring Colorado's natural beauty. Sponsored by the Pikes Peak Sierra Club. For details or to sign up for an outing, call Jeanne Peters, 226-1552. On Nov. 4: Union Meadows, 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. On Nov. 17: Blodgett Peak Hike, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. On Dec. 2: Fountains Creek Hike, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Chess Club meeting every Monday from 6:30-8 p.m. at Borders, 1710 Briargate Blvd. Details, 266-1600.

Life Group, for people who want community and to study God's word. Meets Tuesday nights from 6:45-8:30 p.m. Currently studying Romans. Location varies. Leave message, 531-7274.


Forums & discussions

Colorado College lectures at Gaylord Hall, NW corner of Cascade and Cache La Poudre. Call 389-6607 for ticket prices and times. On. Thurs., Oct. 25: Kathryn Mohrman, "Study Abroad in Middle Age." On Fri., Oct. 26: Rinchen Khando Choegyal: Raising awareness about refugee Tibetan nuns.

Men, Sex and God: Becoming a Sexually Successful Man, three seminars presented by Douglas Weiss, Ph. D. At Pulpit Rock Church, 301 Austin Bluffs Pkwy. Saturdays from 7-9 a.m. On Oct. 27: The Best Sex of Your Life. $5 per seminar. Reservations, 598-6767.

Wild Cards: Thinking About the Unthinkable with the World Future Society at the East Library, 5550 N. Union Blvd. Free, 636-2000. Mon., Oct. 29, 6:30 p.m.

Architecture Series with Harris Sherman, who will discuss growth, sprawl and open land issues at Gaylord Hall on the Colorado College campus. Thurs., Nov. 1, 7:30 p.m.

Inspire Companies will be presenting Norman Schwarkopf, author of First Break all the Rules, Marcus Buckingham and Erik Weihenmayer, the first blind man to summit Mount Everest, at the World Arena. 719/272-8110. Thurs., Nov. 7, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Samhain and Blue Moon Ritual with Earth Spirit Pagans in the cafeteria at North Middle School, 612 E. Yampa St. $1 suggested donation, 1-800-731-2650. Ritual costume dress is strongly suggested. Bring momentos or objects of those who have crossed over and fingerfood or beverage to share. Wed., Oct. 31, 7 p.m.

Brent Michael Davids delivering the 2001 Andrew Norman Endowed Lecture at Packard Hall, southwest corner of Cascade and Cache La Poudre. Davids is a young composer who moves among the worlds of the Kronos Quartet, the Joffrey Ballet, the National Symphony Orchestra, and the Native American Song. Free, 389-6607. Wed., Nov. 7, 2 p.m.


health & healing

Health Classes at Memorial Hospital. Locations and fees vary; call for 444-CARE information and registration. On Tues., Nov. 6, 10 a.m.: Healthy Holiday Eating. On Thursdays, 10 a.m., beginning Nov. 29: Yoga For Beginners. On Wednesdays, 7 p.m., Nov. 7-Dec. 19: Self Defense. On Sat., Nov. 10 or 17, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.: Sensational Sitters Babysitting Clinic.

I Can Cope, a series of programs providing cancer patients and their families the opportunity to share and study concerns about living with cancer. Reservations required, 636-5101. At Rocky Mountain Cancer Centers, 3027 N. Circle Dr. Thursdays, 5:30-7:30 p.m. On Oct. 25: Discovering Resources and Celebrating Life.

Holistic Health Fair and Silent Auction, Doorways to Health, hosted by Holistic Networkers Association. Information booths, panel discussions and hourly scheduled lectures. Free, 578-0789. Sat., Oct. 27, 10 a.m. to 6p.m.

How to Create Inner Peace session to explore depression, anxiety and stress at the Celebrations Community Room, 2207 W. Colorado Ave. $29, 719/578-9674. Tues., Oct. 30, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

National Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Month Kick-off at the First Lutheran Church, 1515 N. Cascade. Neurologist Dr. Randall Bjork will present a medical overview of Alzheimer's disease, ANI792 vaccine, and update us on latest research. Free, 266-8773. Sat., Nov. 3, 9:30 p.m.

Family Caregiver Support Group for caregivers of dementia patients provided by the Alzheimer's Association. On the second Tuesday of each month, 1:30-3 p.m., at Luther Hall in the First Lutheran Church, 1524 N. Tejon. 266-8773. On the first Wednesday of each month, 1:30-2:30 p.m., at Marriott Brighton Gardens, 1685 S. 21 St. Relief of care available, 266-8773.


senior programs & activities

Spirits of Fall Halloween Ball at the Colorado Springs Senior Center, 1514 Hancock Blvd. Features dinner and live music by Floyd Frame's Community Band. Reservations required for dinner, 385-5933. Fri., Oct. 26, 6:30-9:30 p.m.

Health Education at the Colorado Springs Senior Center, 1514 N. Hancock. Free unless otherwise noted. Registration, 385-5933. On Tues., Nov. 6, 10-11:30 a.m.: Healthy Holiday Eating. On Wed., Nov. 7, 1-2 p.m.: Benefits of Herbs. On Thurs., Nov. 8, 10-11 a.m.: Hospice Care, What You Need to Know. On Thurs., Nov. 15 and 29, 10-11:30 a.m. Living With Stroke, Part 1 & 2. On Wed., Nov. 21, 1-2 p.m.: The Aging Mind, Our Three-Pound Universe. On Tues., Nov. 27, 10-11:30 a.m.: Understanding Congestive Heart Failure. On Tuesday and Thursdays, Nov. 27-Dec. 13, 1-3 p.m.: Eat Well for Less, $5. On Wed., Nov., 28, 1-2 p.m.: Opportunities for the Mature Athlete.

Salute to Veterans! Senior Center Talent Showcase at the Colorado Springs Senior Center, 1514 N. Hancock. Free, 385-5933. Features dancers, singers, honor guard, food and much more. Fri., Nov. 9, 2-4 p.m.

Learning Unlimited: Eclectic Education, an educational program for seniors at the Colorado Springs Senior Center, 1514 N. Hancock. Features expert guest speakers and presenters. $1 per week, 385-5933. Wednesdays, through Dec. 19, 9-10 a.m.

Body Mechanics for Senior Citizens, a gentle program for the mind and body that redefines the body's potential for withstanding decline. At Yoga Source, 623 N. Nevada Ave. $12 per class or $50 for series. Susan Blue, 475-9908. On Tuesdays, Oct. 16-Nov. 13, 12:15-1:15 p.m.: Upper body Mechanics.

Adults with Aging Parents Group for those dealing with issues of an aging parent of friend. On the fourth Monday of the month, 6:30-8 p.m., at Penrose Hospital Cancer Conference Room A, 2215 N. Cascade Ave. On the second Tuesday of the month, 7-8:30 p.m., at the Monument/Woodmoor Fire Department, 1855 Woodmoor Dr. Details, 266-8773.


Volunteer opportunities

Salvation Army is looking for bellringers to help with the annual Kettle Campaign. The campaign will run Nov. 16 through Dec. 24. 60 locations around El Paso County. Seven days a week. For details, call 636-3891 Ext. 16. 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Volunteer Center of the Pikes Peak Region announces "Make a Difference Day." Americans across the country encouraged to spend this day doing volunteer projects to improve communities and help neighbors in need. Supporters include: Agilent Technologies, Intel, Colorado Springs Utilities, Air Force Academy, Peterson Air Force Base, Share, Keep Colorado Springs Beautiful.

Walking Shield American Indian Society seeking volunteers to help in warehouse with packing and loading boxes, and picking up donations. For more information, call Elaine Glynn at 329-0251, Tues.-- Fri., 9 a.m.--3 p.m.

Pikes Peak Family Connections seeking volunteers for the Nurturing Program, a series of parenting classes. A commitment of 4 hours per week for four months is requested. For more information, call Lindsay Peters, 444-4517.

The Children's Literacy Center seeks volunteers ages 16 or older (13-15 with special recommendations) to provide one-on-one tutoring in reading to first, second and third graders. Two hours per week for 12 weeks will help a child become a successful reader. 30 sites and a variety of tutoring times available, training provided. For details, call 471-8672.

Suicide Prevention Hotline, serving El Paso and Teller counties, seeking volunteers to staff a home-based telephone service whose goal is to help a person in crisis find a way to live. Call Tom at 573-7447.

Workout, Ltd. seeking a Volunteer Facilitator to assist participants in developing and approving a mutually acceptable agreement and facilitate meetings with victims and offender towards a positive resolution whenever possible. For details, call Denise Montano or Rich Lindsey at 471-4200.

El Paso County Health Department seeking volunteers to help break the cycle of abuse by providing a safe and nurturing atmosphere for infants and toddlers while mothers attend afternoon support groups to overcome addiction. Volunteers are also requested to assist with car seat safety checks and educate students of the dangers of smoking. For information about these and other volunteer opportunities, call 578-3278 or email karenweber@elpasoco.com.

Business of Art Center, a non-profit community art center in Manitou Springs, seeks art lovers to lend a hand with opening receptions, special events, greeting visitors, fundraising, improving the facility and anything else that interests you. To find out more, call 685-1861.

The Center for the Prevention of Domestic Violence seeking professional volunteers to assist with administrative duties. Experience with computers, filing and answering phones preferred. Call Doreen at 633-1462.

Volunteer literacy tutors needed to help adult students through the Pikes Peak Library District. Volunteers also needed to be "Talk English!" group facilitators and conversational aides, computer lab aides, and "BookTalk" presenters for the Adult Literacy Program. For more information or to volunteer, call the Adult Literacy Office at 531-6333, x2223 or x2224.

Memorial Hospital seeking volunteers interested in learning more about health care and making a difference in the community to help in the business office, and interact with patients via reading out loud, visiting, and writing letters. Volunteers should commit for at least 6 months. Hours are very flexible. Call 365-5298.

Silver Key Senior Services seeking people to help drive local elderly persons to the grocery store, bank, doctor, etc. Invest just four hours a week or month and don't pay a penny for your gas! Call Diane at 632-1521.

First Visitor seeking volunteers to visit expectant and new parents, help promote care-giving, good maternal and child health and to link families with other community resources. Full training and support provided. Call Nancy Barrows, 444-4504.

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.

The Probation Victim Assistance Program seeks caring volunteers to assist in victim notifications, victims' rights education and the victim/offender mediation process. Call Stephanie, 329-7006.

Care and Share Food Bank seeking volunteers to help with promotions, graphic design, development, clerical work, food pickup and delivery, photography, special events help, research, data entry and warehouse work. Call Jordan Isreal, 528-1247. www.careandshare.org .

Look Good ... Feel Better, a program of the American Cancer Society, seeking volunteer cosmetologists to consult with female cancer patients 1 to 2 hours per month. Training provided. Call 636-5101 for more.


Film & Video

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 Fri., Oct. 26: Shadow of the Vampire and The Cat Came Back. On Fri., Nov. 16: Life and Nothing More.

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. $7, 634-5583. On Oct. 28-29: Western Canada with Curt Matson. On Nov. 11-12: Tanzania Safari with Bob DeLoss. On Jan. 6-7: Italy, Tip to Toe with Stan Walsh. On March 10-12: Wales with Frank Klicar. On April 14-15: Biblical Treasures of Turkey with Robin Williams.

Telluride Mountain Film Tour screening in Colorado College's Packard Hall, SW corner of Cascade and Cache La Poudre. Free, 389-6607. Tues., Oct. 30, 7:30 p.m.

Celluloid Improvisations presented by Pikes Peak Jazz and Swing Society, an afternoon of jazz on film, with Mark Cantor at the Lon Chaney Theater in the City Auditorium. $5-$10. For details, call Lenny Mazel, 578-5263. Sun., Nov. 4, 2 p.m.

French Film Series presents the French Cine-Club series at Max Kade Theatre, Armstrong Hall Room 300. Free, 389-6607. Mondays, 7 p.m. Nov. 5: Le Jour se Leve. Nov. 12: Les Visiteurs du Soir.

German Films Series presents the "Music in German Films" series at Max Kade Theatre, Armstrong Hall Room 300. Free, 389-6607. Tuesdays, 7 p.m. Nov. 6: The Harmonists..


Learning

Marketing Workshop for Holistic Practioners and Other Service Providers. Open to anyone involved in selling a service. $65, 527-1404. Fri., Oct. 26, 2-5 p.m.

Pro-Tips for Improving Scenic and Nature Photographs, with photographer Michael Kimak at Beidleman Environmental Center, 740 W. Caramillo. Recommended for adults of all abilities. Free, reservations required. 578-7088. Fri., Oct. 26, 7-9 p.m.

Project Feederwatch, a winter-long survey of birds that visit feeders in area backyards, holding a general membership meeting at Beidlemann Environmental Center, 740 W. Caramillo. For details, call Debra at 683-4618. On Oct 27: Garden of the Gods north end parking lot, 8 a.m. 635-1716.

Simple Bike Repair, a workshop to cover the basics sponsored by the Pikes Peak Justice and Peace Commission. At Brian's Bike Repair. $5, call 632-6189 to register. Sat., Oct. 27, 10 a.m.

The Wild Cats of Colorado lecture with Jane and Cliff Eisenach at the Garden of the Gods Visitor Center, 1805 N. 30th St. Free, 719/219-0108. $2 donations suggested. Sun., Oct. 28, 2 p.m.

Home Xeriscape Design covers the elements of residential landscape planning and design process. Open to CS Utilities customers. At the Xeriscape Garden, 2855 Mesa Road. $35 or $50 per couple, Registration: 668-4555. Thurs., Nov. 8, 6:30-9:30 p.m.

Celtic History and Spirituality Workshops with Sharron Uhler, presented by Benet Hill Monastery, 2555 N. Chelton. $70 + text, 633-0655. History: Tuesdays, through Nov. 13, 7-9 p.m. Spirituality: Thursdays, through Nov. 15, 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Learning Unlimited: Eclectic Education, an educational program for seniors at the Colorado Springs Senior Center, 1514 N. Hancock. Features expert guest speakers and presenters. $1 per week, 385-5933. Wednesdays, through Dec. 19, 9-10 a.m.

Talk English! Practice speaking social English at these free informal conversation groups for adult intermediate and advanced learners. For details call 531-6333 ext. 2224. Fridays from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the East Library, 5550 N. Union Blvd. Thursday from 6:30-8:30 p.m. and Fridays from 10 a.m. to noon at the Penrose Library, 20 N. Cascade. Wednesdays from 12:30 to 2:30 at the Sand Creek Library, 1821 S. Academy.

West Center for Intergenerational Learning, 25 N. 20th St., announcing enrollment for fall classes in art, dance, photography, health and wellness, early childhood, drama, cooking, sports, teen classes, field trips for kids and adults and much much more. Times, locations and fees vary. To receive fall brochure or for registration information, call 444-7340.

Photography classes at Shewmaker's Camera Shop. Includes wedding, portrait, black & white, digital photography, Photo 101 and more. Visit www.shewmakers.com for full schedule or call 636-1696.

Chamber University, presented by the Colorado Springs Chamber of Commerce, offering classes in starting a business, marketing, e-commerce, leadership, seminars, financial and retirement planning, gaining Department of Defense contracts and more. Locations, times and fees vary. Call 575-4325 for details.

Secular Home Schooling Support Group meeting at Barnes & Noble, 795 Citadel Dr. E. Offering support to parents of home schooled children. For more information, call 637-8282.


Literary Events

T.A. Barron will be signing Tree Girl at Barnes & Noble, 1565 Briargate. Free, 637-8282. Fri., Oct. 26, 7-8 p.m.

B.H. Fairchild will read from his work, The Art of the Lathe at Bemis Hall, 920 Cascade on Colorado College campus. Thurs., Nov. 1, 8 p.m.

Great Books Discussion Group meeting on the second Thursday of the month from 6:45-8:45 p.m. at the Penrose Public Library, 20 N. Cascade Ave., 531-6333 Ext. 2321. On Nov. 8: Faust, Part One, by Goethe.

Young Writers and Illustrators Contest presented by the Kennedy Center Imagination Celebration. This year's theme is Drawing on Character. For details call 597-3344.

www.imaginationcelebration.com. Submit entries by Nov. 9.

Visiting Writers Lecture Series at Colorado College, Packard Hall. Free, 389-6607. Featuring J.M. Coetzee, South African novelist, author of Disgrace and Waiting for the Barbarians. Fri., Nov. 9, 8 p.m.

Vegetarians of Colorado Springs Book Club meeting at the East Library, 5550 N. Union Blvd. Learn about vegetarians from many great authors and their works. For details call Nan, 388-2176 or visit www.vsc.org.

Lively Exchange Reading Group meeting on the fourth Tuesdays of each month at 7 p.m. at the Rockrimmon Library, 832 Village Center Dr. Free, 593-8000. On Nov. 27: The Queen's Man, by Sharon Kay Penman.


Music

acoustic, folk & country

Peter Mayer with Phil Volan, Joe Uveges and Jimmy Sokol at the Society for the Promotion of Live Music in Small Venues Legal Defense Fund Benefit. At First Congregational Church, 20 E. St. Vrain. Child care available. $15, reservations encouraged. Call Kristen, 227-8648. Sat., Oct. 27, 7 p.m.

Terri Clark at Cowboys, 3910 Palmer Park Blvd. $22-$26, 596-1212. 18+. Sat., Oct. 27, 7:30 p.m.

Chuck Pyle at the Tri-Lakes Center for the Arts, Palmer Lake. $20-$25, 481-0475. Fri., Oct. 27, 8 p.m.

Laura Viers, native Colorado singer/songwriter. At the Acoustic Coffee Lounge, 5152 Centennial Blvd., 268-9951 on Thurs., Oct. 25, 8 p.m. In Colorado College's Bemis Hall, 920 N. Cascade Ave., 389-6607, on Tues., Oct. 30, 7:30 p.m.


choral

The Velvet Hills Chorus of the Sweet Adelines, 50's hits and barbershop quartets, presented by First Congregational Church, 16 E. Platte Ave. Free offering will be taken, 633-8888. Sun., Oct. 28, 3 p.m.


classical

Symphonasaurus with John Burstein and the Pueblo Symphony at the Hoag Recital Hall on the USC campus, Pueblo. $5, 719/549-2404. Sat., Oct. 27, 2 p.m.

Erwan LePrado playing the historic Welte-Tripp organ at Colorado College, Shove Chapel, east side of campus at Yampa and Nevada. Free, 389-6607. Tues., Oct. 30, 7:30 p.m.

Remembrance Of Things Past presented by the Colorado Springs Symphony at the Pikes Peak Center, 190 S. Cascade Ave. $8-$12, 520-SHOW. Nov. 2-4, 7:30 p.m. Sun. matinee, 2:30 p.m.

Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg presented by the Colorado Springs Symphony at the Pikes Peak Center, 190 S. Cascade Ave. 520-SHOW. Fri., Nov. 9, 8 p.m., Sat., Nov. 10, 8 p.m. Sun., Nov. 11, 7 p.m.


jazz & swing

CoCo Sansoni at the Fine Arts Center, 30 W. Dale. $25, 634-5583. All proceeds benefit The Colorado Springs Kennedy Center Imagination Celebration. Thurs, Nov. 8, 7 p.m.

Nelson Rangell performing at the Colorado Ski Ambassadors 25th Anniversary Party at the Sheraton Hotel, 2886 S. Circle Dr. $50, includes dinner and dancing afterwards with the Phat Daddy Band. Must be purchased by Nov. 3, 532-1933. Proceeds benefit NY firefighters and their families. Sat., Nov. 10, 6 p.m.


miscellaneous

First Methodist Church, 420 N. Nevada Ave., featuring new performers every Sunday at 5 p.m. $8-$15, 471-4361. Oct. 28: Edmund Ladouceur. Nov. 18: Mark Hayes. Dec. 9: Christmas Concert.

Mexican Folk Orchestra, Mariachi Tigre will present "Dia de los Muertos/Noche de los Vivos" at Packard Hall on Colorado College campus, SW corner of Cascade and Cache La Poudre. Free, 389-6603. Thurs., Nov. 1, 7:30 p.m.


rock, pop & blues

Tommy Smith, former Subdudes lead singer at Tres Hombres, 116 Midland Ave., Woodland Park. $TBA, 687-0625. Thurs., Oct. 25, 9 p.m.

Bebo Norman at Vanguard Church, in the old Academy 6 theater at 3950 N. Academy Blvd. $14-$17, 591-8800. Thurs., Oct. 25, 7:30 p.m.

Strangefolk at the Colorado Music Hall, 2475 E. Pikes Peak Ave. $10, 800/965-4827. All-ages. Sat., Oct. 27, 9 p.m.

Soil, From Zero and Aggressive Persuasion at the Colorado Music Hall, 2475 E. Pikes Peak Ave. $4.43, 800/965-4827. All ages. Sun., Oct. 28, 8 p.m.

Jam For Peace, 12 hours of music to benefit the Red Cross, Red Crescent, Arab American Civil Rights League and other groups that promote tolerance in the Smokebrush Cabaret, 235 S. Nevada Ave. Featuring Boondoggle, Earl, Running With Sally, Old Dog Band and more. $10, 633-1080. Sun., Oct. 28. Noon to midnight.

Nightmare on Tejon Street with Rikki Dee Hall & The VooDoo Hawks with guest Bonedaddy, at Rum Bay, 20 N. Tejon St. $ TBA, 634-3522. Wed., Oct. 31, 6 p.m.

Robin Trower at the Colorado Music Hall, 2475 E. Pikes Peak Ave. $18, 800/965-4827. All-ages. Sat., Nov. 10, 9 p.m.

Reel Big Fish with Sugarcult and Suburban Legends at the Colorado Music Hall, 2475 E. Pikes Peak Ave. $12, 800/965-4827. All ages. Mon., Nov. 19, 8 p.m.

Sting at the World Arena, 3185 Venetucci Blvd. $55-$100, 576-2626. Sun., Dec. 9, 8 p.m.


music announcements

Mr. Holland's Opus Foundation accepting old instruments to be refurbished and given to children unable to afford and instrument of their own. Bring your old instruments to Grainer School Music, 3490 W. Carefree Cir. or call 574-2001. Tax deductions will be given for the estimated value of the instrument.


Performances

Dance

Ormao Dance Company in concert at the Fine Arts Center, 30 W. Dale St. $13-$15, 634-5583. Fri.-Sat., Oct. 26-27, 8 p.m.


Theater

The Boys Next Door at Wasson High School, 2115 Afton Way. $5-$6, 328-2029. Thurs.-Sat., Oct. 25-27, 7:30 p.m.

The Matchmaker at the Doherty High School, 4515 Barnes Road. $4-$5, 719/550-9353. Fri.-Sat., Oct. 26-27, 7:30 p.m.

Come for Dinner... Stay For Death, an interactive murder-mystery at the Hearthstone Inn, 506 N. Cascade Ave. $39 per person for dinner and show, overnight packages available, 473-4413. Sat., Oct. 27, 5:30 p.m.

Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story at the Pikes Peak Center, 190 S. Cascade Ave. $25-$42.50, 520-SHOW. Thurs.-Fri., Nov. 1-2, 8 p.m.

Arsenic and Old Lace by Joseph Kesselring, at First United Methodist Church, 420 N. Nevada Ave. $5-$15, 471-8522. Nov. 2-3, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 4, 2:30 p.m.

The Good Woman of Szechuan presented by UCCS TheatreWorks, Dwire Theater. $5-$18, 262-3232. Thurs.-Sat., 7:30 p.m. Sundays, 4 p.m. Saturday matinees, Nov. 17 and 24, 2 p.m. No performance on Thanksgiving. Nov. 2-25.

Philemon at Rampart High School. $5-$7, 594-9292 Ext. 235. Fri.-Sat., Nov. 9-10, 7 p.m.

Strange Snow about how three people respond to the Vietnam War, at the Smokebrush Theater, 235 S. Nevada Ave. $12, 444-0844. Fridays and Saturdays, Nov. 9 through Dec. 1, 8 p.m.

It's My Party... I'll Die If I Want To, at Castaways Dinner PlayHouse Theater. $16 show only, $30 dinner and show, 685-3700. Fri.-Sat., 8 p.m. Buffet, 6:30 p.m. through Dec. 22.

Annie Get Your Gun by the Fine Arts Center Repertory Theater Company, 30 W. Dale St. $20-$25, 634-5583. Through Oct. 21.

The Rocky Horror Picture Show presented by Colorado College's Drama and Dance Department in CC's Armstrong Theater, northwest corner of Cascade and Cache La Poudre, $2-$5, available at the Worner Center desk, 389-6607. Wed., Oct. 31, 7 and 11 p.m.

The Murder Room by the Encore! Dinner Theater at their new location at 10 Old Man's Trail in Manitou Springs (formerly Tajine Alami). $36 plus tax includes meal. Reservations, 471-PLAY. Fridays and Saturdays, cocktails and live music, 6 p.m. Buffet, 6:30 p.m., show at 8.


announcements

Fine Arts Center holding auditions for Stage Manager of in-school educational theater program (FACET). Paid position. Call 634-5583 for info or audition appointment.

Scriptwriters sought by new local production group for a radio drama series. Only adaptations of great literature are needed, no original scripts please. Please contact 719/389-1337 for information and terms.


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. Oct. 27, 9 a.m.: Autumn Morning Hike.

Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument, 2.5 miles south of Highway 24 on Teller Road. Offering a visitor center, trails, ranger programs, petrified trees, detailed plant and insect fossils. Open year-round. Hours are 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., through April. Call 719/748-3253.

Colorado Springs Parks and Recreation holding registration for youth Spring Soccer, youth swimming lessons, adult winter softball and 50 Plus winter softball. Fees and times vary. Call 385-5981, or 385-5984 for swim info.


Special Events

Demented Journey Haunted House, 4,800 sq. ft. of terror, for ages 12 and up. $10, 527-2089. Open 7 p.m. to midnight Friday and Saturday, 7-10 p.m. Sunday-Thursday, weather permitting, through Oct. 31.

Cirque Du Sang (Circus of Blood) Haunted House in the Kmart Chapel Hills Parking lot. $10, cash only. $2 off with donated can of fruit. Thurs.-Wed., Oct. 25-31, 6 p.m. to midnight.

Midnight Mystique, Whispered in Leather and Lace presented by The United Court of the Pikes Peak Empire. Nov. 2: The Out of Town Show, $5, 634-9303, 7 p.m. Nov. 3: Coronation XXVI at the Sheraton Hotel, $30, 576-5900, 5 p.m. Nov. 4: Victory Brunch at the Sheraton Hotel, $25. 11 a.m. Admission with meal ticket only.

An Evening of Giving, a benefit for local charities, at Chapel Hills Mall, 1710 Briargate Blvd. $5, 594-0111. Sun., Nov. 18, 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Mediterranean Dinner & Tasting Series at Primitivo, 28 S. Tejon St. Featuring three courses and 5-7 matched wines. $49, tax and tip not included. Mondays at 7 p.m. Reservations: 473-4900. On Nov. 19: Emilia-Romagna, Italy. On Dec. 10: Portugal.


Youth & Family Haunted House/Trick or Treat Street hosted by Boy Scout Pack and Troop 148 in Peyton, watch for signs on main street in town. Call 719/749-0102. Sat., Oct. 27, 3-9 p.m.

Halloween for Horses at the High Prairie Farms Equestrian Center, Parker, 7522 S. Pinery Dr. Haunted House, horse painting, goodies, activities for all ages. Free, 303/805-2323. Oct. 27, noon to 5 p.m.

Emma's Favorite Haunts walking tour beginning at Manitou Springs City Hall, 606 Manitou Ave. $8,1-800-642-2567. Sat., Oct. 27, 7-9:30 p.m.

Halloween Spooktacular Concert at the Pikes Peak Center, 190 S. Cascade Ave. $7-12, 633-6698. Sun., Oct. 28, 2:30 p.m.

Old-Time Halloween Party at the Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site. Activities planned include wagon rides, mask making, Victorian parlor games, and a round of musical chairs (children ages 3-12). $1-$5. Children 12 and under admitted free with costume, 578-6777. Sun., Oct. 28, noon to 4 p.m.

English Springer Rescue America and Sertich Ice Center have teamed up for Halloween at Serich Ice Center in Memorial Park. There will be candy, costume contest, prizes, and figure skating. $3.50-$4, 576-8050. Admissions fees benefit The English Springer Rescue America, Inc. Wed., Oct. 31, 5-7:15 p.m.

Halloween at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center, 6145 Shoup Road in Black Forest. Enjoy haunted house, candy, games, chili, hot dogs and hot beverages. Free, 719/495-0570. Haunted house $1. Wed. Oct. 31, 5:30 to 8 p.m.

Treak-or-Treaters Photography by artist/photographer Anne Lennox. Lennox is especially interested in documenting unique costumes to add to her series. The first 50 treak-or-treaters in the most outstanding costumes will receive a 4x6 color shot of themselves. At the Business of the Art Center, 513 Manitou Ave. Free, 685-1861. Wed., Oct. 31, 3-7 p.m.

TAZ: Tots at the Zoo, a program for kids ages 3-5 featuring crafts, stories, animal interaction, snacks and more at the Pueblo Zoo, 3455 Nuckolis Ave. $8 per session. Registration, 719/561-1452 Ext. 100. Saturdays, 9:30-11 a.m. On Nov. 3: Red Animals. On Nov. 10: Turkeys.

Pagan Children's Circle meets every other Saturday at 1 p.m. in the back of Poor Richard's. All paths and traditions welcome. For details, e-mail starfrog72@aol.com or call Jessica at 634-7820. Next meeting: Nov. 3.

Father Oriented Parenting Classes at the Fatherhood Foundation, 102 E. Pikes Peak Ave. Suite 306. Taught by certified instructors recognized by the courts and community. Sliding scale available. For info, call 473-3237.

Inside/Out Youth Group, fostering a community that nurtures the development of a positive sexual identity in all adolescents, especially young homosexual, bisexual and transgendered people. Meeting at the Pride Center, 125 N. Parkside, every Wednesday from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., followed by recreation at 6:30 p.m. Free, open to youth ages 14-22. Details, 328-1056.

Out of Town Events


acoustic, folk & country concerts

Laughing Hands at Swallow Hill, 71 E. Yale, Denver. $12-$15, 303/777-1003. Fri., Oct. 26, 8 p.m.

Ellis Paul and Susan Werner at Swallow Hill, 71 E. Yale, Denver. $12-$15, 303/777-1003. Sat., Oct. 27, 8 p.m.

Bill Staines at Swallow Hill, 71 E. Yale, Denver. $13-$15, 303/777-1003. Fri., Nov. 2, 8 p.m.

Eddie From Ohio at Swallow Hill, 71 E. Yale, Denver. $14-$17, 303/777-1003. Sat., Nov. 3, 8 p.m.

Ryan Shupe & The Rubberband at Swallow Hill, 71 E. Yale, Denver. $12-$15, 303/777-1003. Fri., Nov. 9, 8 p.m.

Jimmy Driftwood Tribute plus Mary Stribling & Combo Amazo at Swallow Hill, 71 E. Yale, Denver. $12-$15, 303/777-1003. Sat., Nov. 10, 8 p.m.

Lucy Kaplansky with Alice Peacock at the Soiled Dove, Denver. $15, 303/520-9090. 21+. Wed., Nov. 14, 7:30 p.m.

Mary Flower CD Release at Swallow Hill, 71 E. Yale, Denver. $12-$15, 303/777-1003. Fri., Nov. 16, 8 p.m.

Tish Hinojosa and Dakota Blond at Swallow Hill, 71 E. Yale, Denver. $22-$25, 303/777-1003. Sat., Nov. 24, 8 p.m.


Classical & jazz music

comedy

Paul Rodriguez at the Paramount Theater, Denver. $32-$36, 520-9090. Fri., Oct. 26, 7 and 10 p.m.

Comedy Works, featuring new performers every weekend. 1226 15th St. at Larimer square, Denver. 303/595-3637. Showtimes: Tues.-Thurs., Sat., 8 p.m. Fri., 8 p.m. and 10 p.m. Sat., 6:30 p.m., 8:30 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. Oct. 24-28 Kathleen Madigan.

Bill Cosby at Buell Theater in the Denver Center, Denver. $40-$60, 800/641-1222. Sat., Nov. 3, 6 and 9 p.m.

SOLD OUT Jerry Seinfeld at the Buell Theatre, Denver. $45-$75, 303/837-1198. Sat. Dec. 1, 7 p.m.


dance

Dracula by the Colorado Ballet at the Auditorium Theater at the Denver Center, 14th and Curtis Streets. $18-$100, 800/641-1222. Through Oct. 28.


film

Telluride International Experimental Cinema Exposition. 719/277-6657. Fri., Oct. 26, 7 p.m. to 2 a.m.; Sat.-Sun., Oct. 27-28, 9a.m. to 2a.m.; Mon., Oct. 29, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Warren Miller's Cold Fusion at the Boulder Theater, Boulder. $14, 303/786-7030. All-ages. Thurs., Nov. 8, 6 and 9 p.m. Fri., Nov. 9, ^30 and 9:30 p.m. Sat., Nov. 10, 3, 6 and 9 p.m. Sun., Nov. 11, 5 and 8 p.m..


literary events

Carol Higgins Clark reading and signing Fleeced at Tattered Cover Cherry Creek, Denver. Free, 303/436-1070. Tickets for a place in line available at 6:30 p.m. Tues., Oct. 30, 7:30 p.m.

David Sedaris at the Auditorium Theater at the Denver Performing Arts Complex. $18-$25, 520-9090. Fri., Nov. 2, 8 p.m.


Recreation

Ninth annual Rim Rock Run, a 37K run on paved Rim Rock Drive through the Colorado National Monument through high desert, red rock canyons, rock monoliths and mesas, near Grand Junction. Registration: 970/243-4055 or www.rimrockrun.org. Nov. 10.


rock, pop & blues

Fuel with Saliva at the Fillmore Auditorium, Clarkson & Colfax. $23.50, 520-9090. Fri., Oct. 26, 8 p.m.

Ordinary K at Tulagi, Boulder. $6.50-$7.50 or $10.50 for two-day pass, 303/447-0095. Fri.-Saat., Oct. 26-27, 10 p.m.

Caberet Diosa's Mambo Circus Macabre at the Boulder Theater, Boulder. $18, 303/786-7030. 21+. Sat., Oct. 27, 9 p.m.

Wendy Woo Band with Lissa Hanner at the Annex Ballroom, 509 Main, Canon City. $10, 719/276-3088. Sat., Oct. 27, 8:30 p.m.

Eek-A-Mouse at the Bluebird Theater, Denver. $15, 800/965-4827. Sat., Oct. 27, 8 p.m.

Daddy Stovepipe at the Fox Theater, Boulder. $2, 303/443-3399. 21+. Sat., Oct. 27, 9 p.m.

Stereolab at the Ogden Theater, Denver. $16, 800/965-4827. Sun., Oct. 28, 8 p.m.

Suicide Machines at the Bluebird Theater, Denver. $12, 800/965-4827. Sun., Oct. 28, 7 p.m.

Long Beach Dub All Stars at the Fox Theater, Boulder. $26.50, 303/443-3399. All ages. Sun., Oct. 28, 9 p.m.

The Beta Band at the Fox Theater, Boulder. $12.50, 303/443-3399. All ages. Mon., Oct. 29, 9 p.m.

Bouncing Souls with Flogging Molly, One Man Army and Mad Cap at the Ogden Theater, Denver. $12, 800/965-4827. Tues., Oct. 30, 7 p.m.

Oysterhead at the Fillmore Auditorium, Clarkson and Colfax, Denver, $29.75, 520-9090. Tues.-Wed., Oct. 30-31, 7 p.m.

The Motet at the Fox Theater, Boulder. $11.50-$13.50, 303/443-3399. 21+. Wed., Oct. 31, 7:30 p.m.

Jane's Addiction with Stereo MC's at Magness Arena, Denver. $39-$49, 520-9090. Wed., Oct. 31, 7:30 p.m.

Dark Star Orchestra at the Boulder Theater, Boulder. $19.50, 303/786-7030. 18+. Wed., Oct. 31, 9 p.m.

Lisa Loeb at Soiled Dove, Denver. $20, 303/265-0519. 21+. Thurs., Nov. 1, 9 p.m.

Beenie Man at the Fox Theater, Boulder. $18-$20, 303/443-3399. 21+. Thurs., Nov. 1, 9 p.m.

The Big Wu with Wise Monkey Orchestra at the Ogden Theater, Denver. $12, 800/965-4827. Thurs., Nov. 1, 8 p.m.

George Clinton and the P-Funk All Stars at the Fillmore Auditorium, Clarkson & Colfax, Denver. $25, 520-9090. Thurs., Nov. 1, 8 p.m.

The Big Wu at the Fox Theater, Boulder. $9.50-$11.50, 303/443-3399. 21+. Fri., Nov. 2, 9 p.m.

Built to Spill with The Delusions at the Ogden Theater, Denver. $14, 800/965-4827. Fri.-Sat., Nov. 2-3, 8:30 p.m.

Garaj Mahal at Tulagi's, Boulder. $7.50-$9.50, 303/443-3399. 21+. Fri., Nov. 2, 10:30 p.m. At the Bluebird Theater, Denver. $10, all-ages. 303/322-2308. Sat., Nov. 3, midnight.

Spiritualized at the Fox Theater, Boulder. $20, 303/443-3399. 14+. Sat., Nov. 3, 8 p.m.

Karl Denson's Tiny Universe at The Fillmore Auditorium. 1510 Clarkston St. at Colfax, Denver. $25, 520-9090. 16+. Sat., Nov. 3, 7 p.m.

Nickelback at the Gothic Theater, Denver. $16.25, 520-9090. 16+. Sat., Nov. 3, 8 p.m.

The Meditations at Tulagi, Boulder. $TBA, 303/447-0095. 21+. Fri.-Sat., Nov. 3, 10 p.m.

Damian Marley featuring Ghetto Youth Crew at the Fox Theater, Boulder. $17, 303/443-3399. 21+. Sun., Nov. 4, 8 p.m.

Redman at the Paramount Theater, Denver. $35-$44, 520-9090. Sun., Nov. 4, 8 p.m.

Neil Diamond at the Pepsi Center, Denver. $37.50-$67.50, 520-9090. Mon., Nov. 5, 10 a.m.

Tori Amos with Rufus Wainwright at the Paramount Theater, Denver. $44, 520-9090. Mon., Nov. 5, 8 p.m.

The Anniversary with Mars Volta featuring Omar and Cedric from At The Drive-In at Tulagi, Boulder. $8-$10, 303/447-0095. All-ages. Tues., Nov. 6, 7 p.m.

Brian McKnight with Tyrese at the Paramount Theater, Denver. $45-$55, 520-9090. Wed., Nov. 7, 8 p.m.

Kittie at the Fox Theater, Boulder. $16.50, 303/443-3399. All ages. Wed., Nov. 7, 8 p.m.

Patrice Pike's Black Box Rebellion at Tulagi, Boulder. $65.25, 303/447-0095. 21+. Wed., Nov. 7, 10 p.m.

Kings X at the Bluebird Theater, Denver. $15-$17, 800/965-4827. Thurs., Nov. 8, 8 p.m.

Incubus at the Fillmore Auditorium, Clarkson and Colfax, Denver. $25, 520-9090. Thurs., Nov. 8, 8 p.m.

Eagle Eye Cherry with Leonna Naess at the Ogden Theater, Denver. $10.50-$12.50, 800/965-4827. Fri., Nov. 9, 8 p.m.

Deep Banana Blackout at the Fox Theater, Boulder. $14, 303/443-3399. 21+. Fri., Nov. 9, 9 p.m.

Cave In at Tulagi, Boulder. $10.50, 303/447-0095. All ages. Fri., Nov. 9, 9 p.m.

Queensryche at the Fillmore Auditorium, Clarkson & Colfax, Denver. $30-$32, 520-9090. Fri., Nov. 9, 8 p.m.

Railroad Earth at the Fox Theater, Boulder. $7.50, 303/443-3399. 21+. Sat., Nov. 10, 9 p.m.

Ravi Shankar with Anoushka Shankar at the Paramount Theater, Denver. $41-$51, 520-9090. Sat., Nov. 10, 8 p.m.

Carlos Washington and the Giant People Ensemble at Tulagi, Boulder. $7, 303/447-0095. All-ages. Sat., Nov. 10, 8 p.m.

Femi Kuti at the Fox Theater, Boulder. $23, 303/443-3399. 21+. Sun., Nov. 11, 8 p.m.

De La Soul, Talib Kwell and Biz Markie at the Fillmore Auditorium, Clarkston and Colfax, Denver. $25, 719/520-9090. Sun., Nov. 11, 7:30 p.m.

Supersuckers at Tulagi, Boulder. $14.75, 303/447-0095. All ages. Mon., Nov. 12, 9 p.m.

Les Savy Fav at Tulagi, Boulder. $6, 303/447-0095. All ages. Tues., Nov. 13, 7 p.m.

Cali Comm 2001 featuring The Pharcyde, Mixmaster Mike, Souls of Mischief, Planet Asia & Rasco, Pep Love and Kutmasta Kurt with Motion Man at the Fillmore Auditorium, Clarkson & Colfax, Denver. $20-$22, 520-9090. Wed., Nov. 14, 7 p.m.

Dashboard Confessional at Tulagi, Boulder. $10.50, 303/447-0095. All ages. Fri., Nov. 16, 8 p.m.

Robert Randolph and the Family Band at the Fox Theater, Boulder. $13-$15, 303/443-3399. 21+. Fri., Nov. 16, 9 p.m.

All at Tulagi, Boulder. $8.50-10.50, 303/447-0095. All ages. Sat., Nov. 17, 9 p.m.

Leftover Salmon and Friends at the Fillmore Auditorium, Clarkston and Colfax, Denver, $25, 719/520-9090. Sat., Nov. 17, 8 p.m.

Robert Randolph and the Family Band at the Aggie Theatre, Denver. $8-$10, 303/837-1198. Sat. Nov. 17, 9 p.m.

Nina Storey CD Release Party at the Fox Theater, Boulder. $14, 303/443-3399. 21+. Sat., Nov. 17, 9 p.m.

Natalie Merchant at the Fillmore auditorium, Clarkston and Colfax, Denver. $30-$32, 303/837-1198. Mon., Nov. 19, 8 p.m.

King Crimson with John Paul Jones at Paramount Theatre, Denver. $303/265-0519. Mon., Nov. 19, 8 p.m.

Maxwell at the Fillmore Auditorium, Clarkson & Colfax, Denver. $40, 520-9090. Tues., Nov. 20, 8 p.m

Jaguares at the Fillmore Auditorium, Clarkson & Colfax, Denver. $27.25-$37, 520-9090. Wed., Nov. 21, 8 p.m.

Chris Daniels & the Kings at the Fox Theater, Boulder. $15.75, 303/443-3399. 21+. Wed., Nov. 21, 8 p.m.

MTV2 Hip Hop & Soul Tour at the Fillmore Auditorium, Clarkson and Colfax, Denver, $20.50 - $22.50, 719/520-9090. Sat., Nov. 24, 8 p.m.

Paul Oakenfold at the Fillmore Auditorium, Clarkson & Colfax, Denver. $27.50, 520-9090. Tues., Nov. 27, 6.30 p.m.

Psychedelic Furs and Echo & the Bunnymen at the Fillmore Auditorium, Clarkson & Colfax, Denver. $25, 520-9090. Wed., Nov., 28, 7:30 p.m.

Roger Clyne & the Peacemakers at Tulagi, Boulder. $10.50, 303/447-0095. 21+. Fri., Nov. 30, 10 p.m.

Slayer at the Fillmore Auditorium, Clarkson & Colfax, Denver. $22.50, 520-9090. Fri., Nov. 30, 8 p.m.

The Isley Brothers at Paramount Theatre, Denver. $35-$65, 303/265-0519. Sat. Dec. 1, 8 p.m.

Converge at Tulagi, Boulder. $10, 303/447-0095. All ages. Sat., Dec. 1, 8 p.m.

Piebald at Tulagi, Boulder. $10, 303/447-0095. All ages. Mon., Dec. 3, 8 p.m.

Sting at Magness Arena, Denver. $55-$125, 520-9090. Mon., Dec. 10, 8 p.m.

Sound Tribe Sector 9 at the Fox Theater, Boulder. $20-$30, 303/443-3399. All ages. Sun.-Mon., Dec. 30-31, 9 p.m.

Big Head Todd and the Monsters at the Fillmore Auditorium, Clarkston and Colfax, Denver, $42.50, 719/520-9090. Mon., Dec. 31, 9:30 p.m.

dc Talk at the Fillmore Auditorium, Clarkston and Colfax, Denver, $27 - $29, 719/520-9090. Wed., Feb. 13, 7:30 p.m.

Tangerine Dream at Paramount Theatre, Denver. $25-$40, 303/265-0519. Tues., Feb. 19, 8 p.m.

Jane Oliver at the Boulder Theater. $28.50, 303/837-1198. Wed., Mar. 13, 8 p.m.


special events

Exotica Erotica Ball & Costume Extravaganza at the Boulder Theater, Boulder. $45-$65, 303/786-7030. 21+. Fri., Oct. 26, 9 p.m.

Alpaca Open House. Visit an alpaca fiber mill, enjoy alpacas, here Jerry Forstner discuss the alpaca lifestyle. Location: Castle Rock, I-25, East on Plum Creek Parkway (Exit 181); East to Lake Gulch Road; South to Tone Canon Ranch, follow signs to farm. Free, 973-6867. Oct. 27, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Junior Achievement's Denver Distinguished Lecture Series, Dr. Jerri Nielson shares her story about her battle with breast cancer, at the Theatre of the Denver Center for Performing Arts. $15-52, 303/628-7369. Tues., Oct. 30, 7 p.m.

The Denver Record Collectors Fall Expo 2001 at The Northglenn Holiday Inn, 10 E. 120th Ave. $2, 303/455-8408. Sun., Nov. 4, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Northern Colorado Wood Carvers Show/Competition and Sale at the Fort Collins Lincoln Center--Canyon West Room, 417 West Magnolia, Ft. Collins. $2, 970/224-9516. Open to the public Fri.- Sat., Nov. 23, 11 a.m. --6 p.m. Nov. 24, 9 a.m.--4 p.m.


theater

When a Woman's Fed Up at the Paramount Theater, Denver. $24.50-$29, 520-9090. Sat., Oct. 27, 3 and 8 p.m. Sun., Oct. 28, 3 p.m.

HERE/after at the Bug Performance Center, Denver. 303/477-9984. Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m., through Nov. 3.

Cyrano de Bergerac at the Denver Center, Denver. $26-$42, 303/893-4100. Through Nov. 3.

A Skull In Connemara, at the Denver Center, Denver. $26-$42, 303/893-4100. Through Nov.4.

The Mystery of Irma Vep presented by The Denver Civic Theatre, 1048 14th St. Adults $20, Students and Seniors $15, Groups 10+ $15, 303/595-3800. Thurs.--Sat., through Nov. 5, 7:30 p.m. Sun., 2 p.m.

Swing! At the Buell Theater at the Denver Center. $20-$55, 800/641-1222. Nov. 6-18.

Putting It Together, a musical revue of Stephen Sondheim's recent work at the Arvada Center, Denver. $26-$32, 303/431-3939. Nov. 6-Dec. 2.

Measure for Measure by William Shakespeare at the Denver Civic Theatre. $20, 303/595-3800. Nov. 9--Dec. 22, 8 p.m. Sunday matinees at 2 p.m.

The Vagina Monologues at the Boulder Theater, Boulder. $30-$40, 303/786-7030. Nov. 12-18.

12 Steps Beyond by the ACME Comedy Players at Bovine Metropolis Theater, Denver. $12-$17, 303/758-4722. Fri.-Sat., 8 p.m.; Sun., 2 p.m.; through Nov. 18.

Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day at the Arvada Center, Denver. $5-$6, 303/431-3939. Through Nov. 30.

Dinner With Friends, the 2000 Pulitzer Prize winner at the Denver Center, Denver. $26-$42, 800/641-1222. Through Dec. 8.

Reckless presented by the HorseChart Theatre at 721 Santa Fe Dr., Denver. $18-$20, 303/595-3800. Thurs., Fri., Sat., Nov. 16--Dec. 22, 7:30 p.m.

Never Sinner at the Theatre on Broadway, 13 S. Broadway, Denver. Ticket prices vary, 303/894-0799. Through December 2001. Fridays and Saturdays, 7:30 p.m.

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