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click to enlarge Local musician Basil Reid plays his pop-tinged island grooves this Saturday, at Utopia Cafe, 117 E. Bijou St. Reid's reggae has got all the elements: lilting Jamaican melodies, a touch of dancehall, shuffling beats, and an accented voice for his positive lyrics. There's no cover and the show starts at 8 p.m. Call 633-1080 for details.
  • Local musician Basil Reid plays his pop-tinged island grooves this Saturday, at Utopia Cafe, 117 E. Bijou St. Reid's reggae has got all the elements: lilting Jamaican melodies, a touch of dancehall, shuffling beats, and an accented voice for his positive lyrics. There's no cover and the show starts at 8 p.m. Call 633-1080 for details.

Art Shows and GalleriesAll Souls Unitarian Church, 730 N. Tejon St., 633-7717. Featuring paintings, monotypes, found objects, raku collages by Michelle Vandepas and Susan Blue. Through Dec. 31.

American Numismatic Association, 818 N. Cascade Ave., Free, 632-2646. Featuring Hands Across the Sea, an international exhibit of avant-garde, medallic 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 pastels by Jean Houghton. Through Dec.

Boulder Street Coffee Roasters, 332 N. Tejon St., 577-4291. Mon.-Sat., 6:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sun., 6:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Featuring Colorado's Spirit, fine art photography by Sherry Moldenhauer, through Jan. 31.

Business of Art Center, 513 Manitou Ave., 685-1861. Tues.-Sat., 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Featuring The Gifted Hand, fine crafts from 20 regional artists, through Dec. 31. Also in the Avenue Gallery, A Grounding Experience, landscapes by Perri Tyler. n-Space in the Springs, the Siggraph travelling art exhibition featuring digital artwork. Siggraph admission is $2-$4. Special hours, call 599-3734 for details. Dec. 21-Jan. 1.

City Hall at Chapel Hills Mall, 385-6990. Mon.-Fri., 4 to 8 p.m. Sat., 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sun., noon to 6 p.m. Featuring artwork and photography by Cherri Norris. Through Feb. 26.

Colorado College's Coburn Gallery, Worner Campus Center, 902 N. Cascade Ave., 389-6797. Open 12:30-7:30 p.m. daily (closed through Jan. 22 for holiday break). Featuring Noble Souls Abhor Wrongdoing, ink-jet and photographic lambda prints by Ethan Jackson, through Feb. 8.

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 Holiday Lights: A Multi-Cultural Holiday Festival, through Dec. 31.Our Favorite Things: Docent 50th Anniversary Exhibition, through Dec. 31. Hands On, an exhibition from the tactile gallery collection, through Dec. 31. Giricoccola, an Italian Fairy Tale, an installation by Ann Cunningham, through Dec. 31. Inner Beauty: Contrasting Aesthetics from the Permanent Collection, through March 10.

Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum, 215 S. Tejon St., 385-5990. Tues.-Sat., 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Free. Featuring Colorado Then & Now: The Jackson/Fielder Photographs, through March 9.

Commonwheel Artists, 102 Cañon Ave., 685-1008. Mon.-Sun., 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Featuring the 28th annual Holiday Market, featuring over 40 local artists, through Dec. 31.

Eagle Conference Center, 777 E. Hwy. 24 in Woodland Park. 687-5700. Fields of Interest: Extraordinary Portraits of Nature, through Jan. 12.

El Tesoro Restaurant and Gallery, 10 N. Sierra Madre, 471-0106. Mon.-Fri., 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.; Tues.-Sat., 5:30-9 p.m. Featuring KOSAI Ware, earthworks by Maggie Quinn, through Feb.

Gertrude's Restaurant, 2625 W. Colorado Ave. Featuring Little Gems, small oil paintings by Laura Reilly. Call 333-2416. Through Dec. 31.

LIW Cargo, 713 Manitou Ave., 685-0452. Featuring the Christmas Art Extravaganza with past artists of the month, through Dec.

Penrose Library, 20 N. Cascade, 531-6333. Featuring complementary work by George Phillips and De Lynne Lehman, through Sept.

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 Contemporary Mexican Art, by Arturo Fuentes in the Regional Gallery. Rush to the Rockies: Nelson A. Rieger, in the King Gallery. Terrain: Landscapes From the King Collection, from the Francis King Collection of Western Art, New Work, by Gary Skul and Pueblo, A Changing Face, by John Suhay through Jan. 26. Opening receptions: Wed., Nov. 28, 5-8 p.m.

Tri-Lakes Center for the Arts, Palmer Lake, 481-0475. Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Featuring Astral Bodies -- An Exhibition of Contemporary Art Glass, through Jan. 31. Also, In Your House: A People's History, a mixed media installation by Amy Butowicz, through Jan. 14.

art events and programs

Own Your Own Art Show and Sale at the Sangre de Cristo Arts and Conference Center, 210 Sante Fe Ave., Pueblo. $3-$4, 719/543-0130. Through Dec. 29, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Sunday Night Swing Nights at the VFW Hall, 430 E. Pikes Peak. $5, 266-6453. All-ages welcome, no partner required. Intermediate lessons from 6:15 to 7:15, beginners 7:15 to 8 p.m. Dancing, 8-10 p.m. www.swinginthesprings.com.

Ballroom Dance Classes at YMCA downtown, Nevada and Kiowa. Learn swing, salsa, tango, waltz, cha cha, fox trot and rumba. Ongoing, register anytime. For members and non-members. Reasonable fees includes four sessions. First session free. For details, call 634-3029 or 473-9622. Wednesdays, 7:30-9 p.m. Fridays, 7-9 p.m.

call for entries

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.

Business of Art Center accepting proposals for The Blues Project, a "blue inspired" show opening Jan. 25. All media considered. For details call 685-1861. Art due at the BAC from Thurs., Jan. 17, 10 a.m. to Sat., Jan. 19, 5 p.m.

The Center for Creative Development seeking artists and groups to display and sell their art. Open to painters, photographers, sculptors, digital and other 2D and 3D artists. Call 303/388-2100. Deadline: Feb. 15.

health & healing

World Peace Meditation at Pikes Peak Church, 3685 Jeannine Dr. Join people of every nation, culture, religion and color as they turn their hearts and minds to world healing for one hour. Free, 596-6894. Mon., Dec. 31, 4:45 to 6:15 a.m.

Emotional Healing session at 2153 Chuckwagon Road. Help cope with fear, sadness and anxiety. Call 271-6089. Thursdays, Jan. 3, 10, 17 and 24, noon.

Man to Man Prostate Cancer Support Group meeting at the Memorial Hospital cafeteria, Featuring Dr. Jeremy Limoge speaking on "Prostate Cancer: Diagnosis to Treatment." For details call 636-5101. Mon., Jan. 7, 5:30-7 p.m.

American Cancer Society's Look Good... Feel Better program, teaching women undergoing cancer treatment make up application and skin care at Penrose Hospital. Free wigs and wig styling information available at the Cancer Society office. Call 636-5101 for details. Mon., Jan. 14, noon to 2 p.m.

Turning Stress Into Power, a seminar with Sally Sheets at the Penrose-St. Francis Health Learning Center, 1644 Medical Center Point. Free but reservations required, 520-5711. Tues., Jan. 22, 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Fibromyalgia Relaxation Therapy group at 2153 Chuckwagon Road. Focus on physical, mental, emotional health enhancement, stress management through relaxation therapy. $20, 271-6089. Meets Tuesdays, 10 a.m. to noon.

Heartbeat, the suicide prevention partnership for the Pikes Peak Region meets the first Tuesday of each month at Pikes Peak Partners, 12 N Meade. Meetings are at 7 p.m. Call 596-LIFE.

LearningWoman's Story Retreat For Women: Beloved Of God: Spiritual Dimensions Of Self-Esteem at the Franciscan Retreat Center at Mount St. Francis, 7665 Assisi Heights. $30-$35, 577-9404. Pre-registration required. Fri., Jan. 18, 7 p.m.

Festive Folded Fun at the Monument Library, 1706 Lake Woodmoor Dr. Create your own gift boxes using decorative paper. Call 531-6333, ext. 1202. Sat. Dec. 22, 2 to 5 p.m.

Wildlife Photo Shoot with photographer Kenneth Wajda. Weekly photo shoot that gives amateur photographers the chance to shoot nature and wildlife photographs with a professional. $20, 276-0600. Saturdays, sunrise to 10 a.m.

Travel Photo Workshop with photographer Kenneth Wajda. Weekly photo shoot teaches amateur photographers about light and composition and the elements that make dynamic travel photos. $20, 276-0600. Sundays, 8 to 11 a.m.

American Association of University Women accepting applications for on $500 scholarship for the 2002-2003 academic year. Available to female students entering their senior year in an undergraduate degree program or entering a graduate degree program. For details, call 593-7967 or 538-7647. Deadline: March 1.

West Center for Intergenerational Learning, 25 N. 20th St., announcing enrollment for winter 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.

Community Education Classes presented by School District 11. Registration open now for classes in foreign languages, dance, crafts, art, self-help and more. Locations, times and costs vary. Call 520-2384 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 EventsOld Colorado City Book Club at the Old Colorado City Library, 2418 W. Pikes Peak Ave. Bring your favorite Christmas story to discuss. Call 634-1698 or 630-1163. Thurs., Dec. 27, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Poetry Slams sponsored by the UCCS Campus Literary Arts Society at the Utopia Caf, 116 E. Bijou St., 633-1080. $1 admission goes towards the cash prize. Wed., Jan. 9, 8 p.m.

Colorado Springs Fiction Writers Group meets at Barnes and Noble, Citadel Mall. Call Henri & Hollie Snider at 574-5571. Meeting the last Monday of every month, 6 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.

Music acoustic, folk & country

The Chieftains at the Pikes Peak Center. $26-$42, 520-SHOW. Mon., Jan. 21, 7:30 p.m.

choral

Bird of Dawning: Songs for The Season presented by the Vocal Arts Ensemble at the Shove Chapel on Colorado College campus. Concert will feature traditional carols, American spirituals and Native American and Aboriginal music. Free, 719/577-4192. Fri., Dec. 21, 7:30 p.m.

classical

Colorado Springs Symphony Holiday Spectacular featuring the Palmer High School Chamber Singers at the Pikes Peak Center, 190 S. Cascade Ave. $5-$9, 520-SHOW. Fri.-Sat., Dec. 21-22, 8 p.m. Family matinee on Sat., Dec. 21, 2:30 p.m.

miscellaneous

Festival Fridays at the Sangre de Cristo Arts Center, Pueblo. Featuring live music and cocktails on five consecutive Fridays fro, 5:30-8:30 p.m. $4-$5, 719/542-1211. On Jan. 4: Wallace Cotton and the Royals. On Jan. 11: Al Tune and the Kool Kompany. On Jan. 18: Nuestra Familia. On Jan. 25: Dotsero. On. Feb. 1: Cheryl Renee and the Montage.

rock, pop & blues

The Flow at Tres Hombres, 116 Midland Ave. Woodland Park. 687-0625. Fri., Dec. 21, 9 p.m.

Liz Clark Band at Acoustic Coffee Lounge, 5152 Centennial Blvd. $5, 265-9951. Sat., Dec. 22, 8 p.m.

Xiren at Acoustic Coffee Lounge, 5152 Centennial Blvd. $5, 265-9951. Fri., Dec. 28, 8 p.m.

Todd Tijerina Band at Jack Quinn's, 21 S. Tejon St. 685-0766. Fri.-Sat., Dec. 28-29, 9:30 p.m.

Positively Negative, Soul Dust and Cryptobiotic at the Colorado Music Hall, 2475 E. Pikes Peak Ave. $5, 800/965-4827. All ages. Sat., Dec. 29, 9 p.m.

Swivel Hips Smith at Acoustic Coffee Lounge, 5152 Centennial Blvd. $5, 265-9951. Sat., Dec. 29, 8 p.m.

Wendy Woo at The Acoustic Coffee Lounge, 5152 Centennial Blvd. $7, 268-9952. All ages. Sat., Jan. 12, 8 p.m.

Junior Brown at the Colorado Music Hall, 2475 Pikes Peak. $15, 447-9797. Tues., Jan. 22, 8 p.m.

Fu Manchu at the Colorado Music Hall, 2475 E. Pikes Peak Ave. $6.43, 800/965-4827. All ages. Wed., Feb. 6, 9 p.m.

Reverand Horton Heat with Nashville Pussy at the Colorado Music Hall, 2475 E. Pikes Peak Ave. $14, 800/965-4827. All ages. Sun., Feb. 17, 9 p.m.

music announcements

The Colorado Springs Chorale is holding auditions for new members at Packard Hall. Call 634-3737. Tues.-Wed., Jan. 8-9, 7-10 p.m.

Black History Celebration presented by N.I.F.T.Y holding auditions for youth under 25 to perform and educate the public about the Black history through entertainment and literature. Seeking rappers, singers, poets, musicians, actors and other entertainers of all colors as long as the performance relates to Black culture or history. Auditions held at the Hillside Community Center, 925 S. Institute St. Call Charity Wimberly at 597-9671 or Monica Longmire 390-3861 for details. Sat., Jan. 12, noon to 3 p.m.

Guitar Circle of Colorado (GCCO) is a practice/performance group that meets on a regular basis to work on exercises, techniques and repertoire developed by Robert Fripp for his Guitar Craft courses. Work is done on steel string acoustic guitars. Some of the aims of GCCO include improved technique and performance of repertoire. All experience levels welcome. Call 499-0766.

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.

PerformancesComedy

Jerry Seinfeld at the Pikes Peak Center, 190 S. Cascade Ave. $46-$76, 520-SHOW. Sat., Jan 19, 7 p.m.

Miscellaneous

Santa's Frosty Follies, a holiday musical and dance review presented by the Wells Foundation for the Performing Arts at Pikes Peak Community College, 5675 S. Academy Blvd. $15-$18, 719/577-4556. Dec. 22, 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Dec. 23, 2 p.m.

Theater

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Come For Dinner...Stay For Death! at the Hearthstone Inn, 506 N. Cascade Ave. $29 dinner and show; room packages start at $59 per person, 473-4413. Sat., Dec. 22, 7:30 p.m.

A Christmas Carol presented by TheatreWorks on the UCCS campus. $16-$18, 262-3232. Thurs., Fri., 7:30 p.m. Sat., 2 p.m., 7:30 p.m. and Sun., 4 p.m. Through Dec. 24.

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.

A Christmas Carol broadcast on KCME Radio, 88.7. KCME Radio Theatre recreates the Charles Dickens story with music by Samuel F. Hall. Mon., Dec. 24, 8 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). $20 show only, $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 7:30 p.m.

announcements

Arvada Center holding auditions for Sundiata, The Lion King of Mali at the Center in Denver. Actors should prepare 16 bars of an up-tempo song. Experienced performers of all ethnic backgrounds, male and female, ages 18 and over are needed. By appointment only, 303/431-3080 Ext. 3471. Auditions begin Jan. 28.

Bovine Metropolis Theater is holding auditions for the 13th comedy revue by the ACME Comedy Players. Seeking males and females ages 20+. Bring headshot and resume. Sat., Dec. 29, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Call 303/758-4722 or e-mail

auditions@bovinemetropolis.com for appointment.

Colorado YOUth Theatre holding auditions for Peter Pan as well as offering workshops for kids age 6-12. Call 888/747-9765.

click to enlarge As the most urbane already know, nothing helps digestion like a gruesome murder after supper, which is why the Hearthstone Inn, 506 N. Cascade, has become the destination for those with sophisticated tastes. On Saturday the 22nd, the Inn presents Come For Dinner...Stay For Death!, a murder mystery dinner and show. Call 473-4413 to find more.
  • As the most urbane already know, nothing helps digestion like a gruesome murder after supper, which is why the Hearthstone Inn, 506 N. Cascade, has become the destination for those with sophisticated tastes. On Saturday the 22nd, the Inn presents Come For Dinner...Stay For Death!, a murder mystery dinner and show. Call 473-4413 to find more.

RecreationGuided 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., Dec. 15, 9 a.m.: An Almost Winter Morning Hike. On Sat., Dec. 22, 1 p.m.: Winter Solstice Hike. On Sun. Jan. 6, 11 a.m.: First Hike of the New Year.

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 Martha Rosenau, 685-9147. On Sat., Dec. 15: Breckenridge downhill and X-C Ski Trip, 6:45 a.m. to 6 p.m. On Sun., Dec. 30: Aiken Canyon Hike, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Snowshoeing 101, an indoor clinic designed to teach you the basics, including where to go and how to get started. At the Bear Creek Nature Center, 245 Bear Creek Road. Reservations required, Sat., Dec. 15, 11-noon and 1-2 p.m.: Snowshoeing 101.

Snowshoeing in Mueller State Park with Gravity Play Adventure Guides. $45, all equipment included. Every Saturday (conditions permitting.) Call for reservations: 531-7510 or

www.gravityplay.net

Senior ProgramsHoliday Countdown: Packages of Delight, featuring holiday entertainment and performances each day around lunchtime at the Colorado Springs Senior Center, 1514 Hancock Blvd. Free, 385-5933. Through Dec. 21.

New Year's Eve (Almost) Dinner and Dance at the Fountain Valley Senior Center, 5745 Southmoor Dr. There will be door prizes, singing and dancing. $10, 520-6470. Fri., Dec. 29, 5:30 p.m.

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.

The Fountain Valley Senior Center offers classes in art, health education, money management and more, as well as clubs, field trips and special events for all interests. Transportation, meal planning and shopping assistance available. To find out about activities, call 520-6471.

Special Events Seven Falls Holiday Lighting features over 250,000 lights, chorale groups and a visit from Santa. Event will take place the farthest point west on Cheyenne Mountain Blvd. $7 admission and $2 suggested donation, 632-0741. Dec. 20-30, 5 to 9 p.m.

Citywide Kwanzaa Celebration at the Hillside Community Center, 925 S. Institute. Each night marks one of the seven days of Kwanzaa, which celebrates the best and brightest in African people. For details call 473-6566. On Wed., Dec. 26, 6-7:30 p.m.: Unoja (Unity), featuring African American Community Unity Night. On Thurs., Dec. 27, 6-7:30 p.m.: Kujichagulia (Self-determination). On Fri., Dec. 28, 6-7:30 p.m.: Ujima (Collective work and responsibility). On Sat., Dec. 29, 6-8:30 p.m.: Ujamaa (Cooperative economics) featuring African Marketplace. On Sun., Dec. 30, 6-7:30 p.m.: Nia (Purpose). On Mon., Dec. 31, 6-9 p.m.: Kuumba (Creativity) featuring Umoja Karamu, the Unity Feast. On Tues., Jan. 1: Imani (Faith), the day of meditation.

Practice New Year's Eve Party and House Concert with Phil Volan, Joe Uveges and Jim Sokol. Reservations required, 389-0405. $6 artist donation. Sat., Dec. 29, 7:30 to 9 p.m.

The Sencha Festival f Bacchus at Sencha, 331 S. Nevada. A New Year's Eve bash to honor the Greeks, their mythology and their food. $100, tax and gratuity not included. Call 632-8287. Mon., Dec. 31, 7:30 p.m.

KCIC New Year's Eve Gala at the Cheyenne Mountain Resort. Big band sounds of Wallace Cotton and the Royals, dancing, dinner, champagne and brunch. $250-$325, 538-4000. Call for more information. Mon., Dec. 31.

Holiday Lights Festival 2001 at the Fine Arts Center, 30 W. Dale. Celebration will continue the tradition of displaying live trees, decorated by community organizations, businesses and schools, and now includes winter holiday customs from around the world. Free, 634-5581. Through Dec. 31.

First Night Pikes Peak, a non-alcoholic family New Year's Celebration at 14 various locations downtown. Purchase a button for $8-$5 to gain admission to all events. Buttons available at all King Soopers and YMCA locations. Mon., Dec. 31, 6 p.m. to 12:30 a.m.

New Year's Austrialian Wine Tasting and Dinner at Jake and Telly's Greek Cuisine, 2616 W. Colorado Ave. $50, tax and gratuity not included. Reservations required, 633-0406. Mon., Dec. 31, 6-9 p.m.

Cheyenne Mountain Zoo's Electric Safari, a safari route guides visitors through lighted trees and sculptures. $3.25-$5.50, 633-9925. Daily through Jan. 1. 5:30 to 9 p.m.

Holiday Magic On Ice at the World Figure Skating Museum, 20 First St. Free, 228-3427. Through Jan 11, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Sencha Literary Experience: Jesus Christ Superstar, 331 S. Nevada. Spiritual experience full with music, food and wine. $60, 632-8287. Sun.-Mon., Jan. 20-21, 6 p.m.

Youth & Family EventsDonkey Wake Up Call at the Western Museum of Mining & Industry, 488-0880. Meet the resident donkeys and watch their morning exercise. Fri.-Sun., Dec. 27-29, 9:30-10 a.m.

Cookie Mining at the Western Museum of Mining & Industry, 488-0880. "Mine" for cookie ingredients and then eat your quarry after playing an educational mining game. Sat. Dec. 29 and Jan. 5, 2:30-3:30 p.m.

Hands-On Holiday Celebrations at the Buell Children's Museum at the Sangre de Cristo Arts Center, Pueblo. Tues.-Sat., 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. $3-$4, 719/543-0130. Featuring holiday crafts, interactive reindeer games, the Magic Carpet Theater, a collection of Kris Kringle's personal belongings and much more. Through Jan 7.

Andr Kole Magical Spectacular at the Colorado Springs City Auditorium, 221 E. Kiowa St. $5-$7, 591-6849. Fri., Jan. 11, 7 p.m.

Magic of Mime, with mime Dan Kmain and the Colorado Springs Youth Symphony Orchestra at the Pikes Peak Center, 190 S. Cascade Ave. $6, 520-SHOW. Sun., Jan. 20, 2 p.m.

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, 473-DADS.

Out of Town Eventsacoustic, folk & country concerts

Sam Bush & Friends with Mighty Squirrel at the Boulder Theater, Boulder. $35, 303/786-7030. 21 +. Mon., Dec. 31, 9 p.m.

Ralph Stanley and the Clinch Mountain Boys at the Jones Theater, Westcliffe, CO. $5-$30, 719/783-9763. Wed., Jan. 9, 4 and 7:30 p.m.

Sweet Honey in The Rock at the Macky Auditorium, 2405 Broadway, Boulder. $22-$34, 303/413-8308. Sun., April 14, 7:30 p.m.

Classical & jazz music

Stanley Jordan at the Fox Theater, Boulder. $14, 303/443-3399. Thurs., Dec. 20, 9 p.m.

Birds of a Feather -- A Tribute to Charlie Parker featuring Roy Haynes, Kenny Garrett, Nicholas Payton, Christian McBride and Dave Kikoski at the Boulder Theater, Boulder. $27-$34, 520-9090. Fri., Jan. 18, 8 p.m.

Pat Metheny Group at the Paramount Theater, Denver. $34-$59, 520-9090. Wed., March 13, 8 p.m.

Comedy

Steven Wright at the Boulder Theater, Denver. $25, 303/265-0519. Wed., Jan. 16, 7 p.m.

rock, pop & blues

Barenaked Ladies, Jewel, Nikka Costa and Jessica Simpson at the Pepsi Center, Denver. $27.50-$40, 520-9090. Thurs., Dec. 20.

Johnny O Band at the Annex Ballroom, 509 Main St., Canon City. $8, 719/276-3088. Sat., Dec. 22, 8 p.m.

Stanley Jordan at the Bluebird Theater, Denver. $20, 800/965-4827. Sun., Dec. 22, 8 p.m.

The Gin Project, Shine, Blue Moon Dancers, Kristina Ingham, Jill Watkins and Delo at the Boulder Theater, Boulder. $10, 303/786-7030. All-ages. Sat., Dec. 22, 7 p.m.

The String Cheese Incident Annual Holiday Benefit at the Boulder Theater, Boulder. $26.25, 303/786-7030. Fri., Dec. 21, 8 p.m.

Kirk Franklin's Christmas Tour at the Paramount Theatre, 16th St. and Glenarm. $35--$45, 303/265-0519. Sun., Dec. 23, 7 p.m.

David Wilcox at the Bluebird Theater, Denver. $25, 800/965-4827. Thurs., Dec. 27, 7 p.m.

Sound Tribe Sector 9 at the Gothic Theatre, 3263 S. Broadway. $20, 520-9090. 18 +. Fri., Dec. 28, 9 p.m.

Little Feat at the Fox Theater, Boulder. $25, 303/443-3399. 21+. Fri., Dec. 28, 9 p.m.

Lucky Boys Confusion at the Bluebird Theater, Denver. $8.50, 800/965-4827. Fri., Dec. 28, 4:30 p.m.

CPR featuring David Crosby, Jeff Pevar & James Raymond at the Boulder Theater, Boulder. $26, 303/786-7030. Sat., Dec. 29, 8 p.m.

Slim Cessna's Auto Club at the Bluebird Theater, Denver. $10-$15, 800/965-4827. Sun.-Mon., Dec. 30-31, 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.

Sam Bush and Friends with Mighty Squirrel at the Boulder Theater, 2032 14th St. 21+. $35, 303/786-7030. Mon., Dec. 31, 9 p.m.

CPR New Year's Eve Gala at the Sheridan Opera House, Telluride. $100-$500 includes dinner, champagne, dancing, cocktails and a DJ after the concert. 970/728-6363. Mon., Dec. 31, 9:30 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.

Leftover Salmon at the Paramount Theater, Denver. $45, 520-9090. Mon., Dec. 31, 9 p.m.

Aerosmith with Cheap Trick at the Pepsi Center, Denver. $45-$85, 719/520-9090. Sat., Jan. 5, 7:30 p.m.

Mos Def presents The Black Jack Johnson Project at the Paramount Theatre, Denver. $35.50-$37.50, 303/265-0519. Sun., Jan. 6, 7 p.m.

The Word featuring John Medeski, North Mississippi All Stars and Robert Randolph at the Fox Theater, Boulder. $20, 303/443-3399. Mon.-Tues., Jan. 14-15, 9 p.m.

Papa Grows Funk featuring Russell Batiste, June Namigashi, John Gros, Jason Mingledorff and Marc Pero at the Fox Theater, Boulder. $7.50, 303/443-3399. 21+. Wed., Jan. 16, 9 p.m.

Robert Walter's 20th Congress at the Fox Theater, Boulder. $15, 303/443-3399. 21+. Fri., Jan. 18, 9 p.m.

Theory of Everything V with Dave Watts, Ross Martin, Tye North, Jessica Lurie and The Living Daylights at the Boulder Theater, Boulder. $TBA, 303/786-7030. 21+. Sat., Jan. 19, 9 p.m.

Merl Saunders & the King Johnson Band at the Fox Theater, Boulder. $16, 303/443-3399. 21+. Sat., Jan. 19, 9 p.m.

Bad Company at the Paramount Theatre, Denver. $35-$45, 303/265-0519. Tues., Jan. 22, 7 p.m.

Shogun at Tulagi's, Boulder. $6.50, 303/447-0095. Thurs., Jan. 24, 7 p.m.

Dokken at the Ogden Theatre, 935 E. Colfax, Denver. $17, 800/965-4827. Fri., Jan. 25, 8 p.m.

Jay Farrar at the Fox Theater, Boulder. $16.50, 303/443-3399. 21+. Fri., Jan. 25, 9 p.m.

"1964"...The Tribute at the Paramount Theatre, Denver. $19.50-$29.50, 303/265-0519. Sat., Jan. 26, 8 p.m.

Vinyl at the Fox Theater, Boulder. $16.25, 303/443-3399. 21+. Sat., Jan. 26, 9 p.m.

O.A.R. at the Gothic Theater, Denver. $15, 520-9090. Tues., Jan. 29, 9 p.m.

O.A.R. at the Boulder Theater, Boulder. All ages. $15, 520-9090. Wed., Jan. 30, 8 p.m.

Hank III at the Bluebird Theater, 3317 E. Colfax, Denver. $16, 800/965-4827. Sat., Feb. 2, 8 p.m.

The Samples at the Fox Theater, Boulder. $15-$18, 303/443-3399. 21+. Sat., Feb. 2, 9 p.m.

Down From The Mountain: Music From the Film O Brother Where Art Thou, featuring Allison Krauss & Union Station (with Jerry Douglas), Emmylou Harris, Patty Loveless, Ralph Stanley, The Whites, The Peasall Sisters, Norman and Nancy Blake, Nashville Bluegrass Band, Bob Neuwirth and Chris Thomas King at the Paramount Theater, Denver. $69-$85, 520-9090. Mon., Feb. 11, 8 p.m.

Vonda Shepard at the Paramount Theatre, Denver. $32, 303/265-0519. Tues., Feb. 12, 8 p.m.

John Tesh at the Paramount Theater, Denver. $26-$42, 520-9090. Sat, Feb. 16, 9 p.m.

Buddy Guy at the Boulder Theater, 14th and Pearl, Boulder. $13.50, 303/413-8308. 21+. Mon., Feb. 18, 7:30 p.m.

Tangerine Dream at the Paramount Theater, Denver. $25-$40, 520-9090. Tues., Feb. 19, 8 p.m.

The Breeders at the Bluebird Theater, 3317 E. Colfax, Denver. $15, 800/965-4827. Fri., Feb. 22, 8 p.m.

NOFX at the Ogden Theatre, 935 E. Colfax, Denver. $14, 800/965-4827. Sat., March 30, 7 p.m.

special events

Bill O'Reilly speaking as part of the Denver Distinguished Lecture Series in the Auditorium Theater at the Denver Center. $25-$52, 520-9090. Thurs., Jan. 17, 7 p.m.

Ehud Barak speaking as part of the Denver Distinguished Lecture Series in the Auditorium Theater at the Denver Center. $25-$52, 520-9090. Mon., April 29, 7 p.m.

theater

Donner: A Documentary (about the reindeer...not the party) presented by the Buntport Theater Co. at the Buntport Theater, 717 Lipan St., Denver. $10-$12, 720/946-1388. Thursdays through Saturdays, Through Dec. 22, 8 p.m.

Measure for Measure by William Shakespeare at the Denver Civic Theatre. $15-$20, 303/595-3800. Through Dec. 22, 8 p.m. Sunday matinees at 2 p.m.

A Christmas Carol at the Denver Center Theatre, Denver. $26-$34, 800/641-1222. Through Dec. 23, show times vary.

The Santaland Diaries, by David Sedaris at the Bug Theater, Denver. 303/477-9984. Through Dec. 29.

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat at the Arvada Center for the Arts, 6901 Wadsworth Blvd., Aurora. $36. Call 303/431-3939 for show dates and times. Through Jan. 6.

Kiss Me Kate in the Temple Buell Theater at the Denver Center. $20-$50, 800/641-1222. Through Jan. 5.

The Who's Tommy in the Temple Buell Theater at the Denver Center. $15-$48, 800/641-1222. Jan. 10-13.

Spinning Into Butter in the Ricketson Theatre at the Denver Center. $31, 800/641-1222. Jan. 12-March 9.

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