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comedy Comedy Central's Carlos Mencia, Pikes Peak Center, 190 S. Cascade Ave. $25.25-31.25. Mind of Mencia star Carlos Mencia will entertain the Springs with his comedy routine. Fri., Dec. 2, 8 p.m. Call 520-7469 for tickets.
theater The Arabian Nights, part of the "All Pikes Peak Reads" program features performances at CC and UCCS. Runs Oct. 20-30 at CC's Armstrong Hall. Special events like wine tastings and speaker series in conjunction with several of the performances. Call 262-3232 or visit uccstheatreworks.com to reserve a seat.
*Bell, Book and Candle, Lon Chaney Theatre, 221 E. Kiowa St. $12-$15. A comedy about a love match between a mortal and a witch. Runs Oct. 28 and 29, Nov. 4, 11, 12, 8 p.m.; Nov. 13, 2 p.m. Call 573-7411 or visit starbarplayers.org for more.
A Matter of Heart, Antlers Hilton, 4 S. Cascade Ave. $10. A one-woman play performed by Jan Snooks, a heart attack survivor. An entertaining and educational play designed to inform women about heart disease. Thurs., Oct. 27, 7 p.m. Call 635-9057 or visit csof.org for more.
Anything Goes, Liberty High School's auditorium, 8720 Scarborough Dr. $6-$8. High school students perform this Cole Porter classic. Nov. 2-5, 7-9:30 p.m. Call 234-2200 ext. 2355 for more.
The Wizard of Oz, Lewis-Palmer High School's auditorium, 1300 Higby Rd., Monument. $4-$7. Nov. 3-5, 7 p.m.; Nov. 5, 2 p.m. Call Karen at 488-4720 for more.
Los Colores Des Mexico, Venue 515, Business of Art Center, 515 Manitou Ave., Manitou Springs. $8. Featuring a vibrant, bilingual performance of "Amada's Diary", which includes four children's tales. Sat., Nov. 5, 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Call 685-4729 or visit themat.org for more.
Arthur Miller's The Crucible, Rampart High School, 8250 Lexington Dr. $5-$7. Runs Nov. 10-12, 7-9 p.m. Call 243-2086 ext. 235 for more.
Damon Runyon Repertory Theatre, 611 N. Main St., Pueblo, 719/564-0579. Featuring Tejedoras: Belly Dancing Concert on Oct. 22. Monster Bash on Oct. 28-29. A Company of Wayward Saints on Nov. 4-6, 11-13. Visit runyontheater.org for more.
Sangre de Cristo Arts Center, 210 N. Santa Fe Ave., Pueblo, 719/295-7222. Featuring symphony concert Ramon Farias-Rascon on Nov. 5. Thoroughly Modern Millie on Nov. 16. Forbidden Broadway on Nov. 18 Symphony concert on Dec. 3. Nutcracker on Dec. 3, 9, 10. Leahy on Feb. 22. Symphony concert on Feb. 25. Ailey II on March 4. Symphony concert on March 10. Cats on March 11-12. Oklahoma on March 28. Pinocchio on April 1. Macbeth on April 29. Symphony concert on April 29. Ballet Folklorico de Veracruz on May 11.