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The Physicists, a comic tragedy about science and society, presented by the Colorado College Theater Workshop. at Colorado College's Armstrong Theatre, 14 E. Cache La Poudre. Free. Thurs.-Sat., Nov. 4-6, 8 p.m.

Class Act, "a rollicking take on the economy," by First Strike Theatre at the Lon Chaney Theater, southwest corner of Kiowa and Weber. $5-$8, though no one turned away for lack of funds. 632-6189. Fri.-Sat., Nov. 5-6, 8 p.m.

You Can't Take It With You at the Smokebrush Center for Arts and Theater, 235 S. Nevada Ave., 444-0884. $12-$15. Wednesdays and Thursdays, 7 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 8 p.m. Sundays, 2 p.m. Nov. 10 through Dec. 4.

KCME Radio Theatre presenting Murder in Studio One, on 88.7-FM. Thurs., Nov. 11, 8 p.m.

The Sound of Music presented by Lewis-Palmer High School, Monument. $3-$5, 488-4720. Thurs.-Fri., Nov. 11-12, 7 p.m. Sat., Nov. 13, 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.

Mist in the Mourning, a one-man play adapted for the stage from C.S. Lewis' autobiographically-based book, A Grief Observed, starring David Payne as Lewis, at the Glen Eyrie Castle. $20, 634-0808. Fri.-Sat., Nov. 12-13, 7 p.m.

The Real Thing, a Tony Award-winning comedy by Tom Stoppard, by the Pikes Peak Community College Masquers in the Centennial Campus Mainstage Theatre. Call 540-7314 for more information. Runs Nov. 17 through Dec. 12.

Cats presented by Theater League of Colorado Springs at the Pikes Peak Center, 190 S. Cascade Ave., 520-SHOW. $25.50-$43. Fri.-Sun., Nov. 19-21.

The Christmas Box, the musical stage play written in 1992 by Richard Paul Evans in Arnold Hall at the Air Force Academy. $12-$21, 333-4497. Mon., Nov. 29, 7 p.m.


OUT-OF-TOWN THEATER

A Medieval Pageant offering The Second Shepherd's Play and St. George and the Dragon in the Hoag Theatre on the Pueblo Community College campus. The first is an original comedy, the second was originally performed by Mummers, $2 for students, $4 for adults. 719/549-3387. Thurs.-Sun., Nov. 4-6, 7:30 p.m.

The Search for Signs of Intelligent Life in the Universe featuring Lily Tomlin in the Buell Theatre at the Denver Performing Arts Complex, Denver. 800/641-1222, $25-$50. Sat.-Sun., Nov. 6-7, 8 p.m.

Camelot, one performance only, presented by the Broadway Theater League at Memorial Hall in Pueblo. $12-$35, 719/542-1211. Sun., Nov. 7, 8 p.m.

Grease by the Country Dinner Playhouse, Englewood. $25.50-$32.50. 303/799-1410. Buffet dinner, 6 p.m.; show, 7:45 p.m. Matinees Sat.-Sun.: buffet, noon; show, 1:45 p.m. Tues.-Sun., through Nov. 7.

Barrio Babies, a new musical performed by the Denver Center Theater Company, in the Ricketson Theatre at the Denver Performing Arts Complex, Denver. 800/641-1222, $ TBA. Nov. 10 through Dec. 30.

River Dance in the Buell Theatre at the Denver Performing Arts Complex, Denver. $27.50-$67.50, 800/641-1222. November 11-21.

Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? by Edward Albee, performed by the Shadow Theatre Company. $15. Call 303/837-9355. Fridays and Saturdays, beginning Nov. 11.

The Philanthropist at the Germinal Stage Denver. $10-$15, 303/455-7108. Fridays and Saturdays, 8 p.m. Sundays, 7 p.m. Nov. 12 through Dec. 12.

Corpus Christi, a controversial play about a young, gay man and his twelve "disciples" by Terrence McNally, at the Theatre On Broadway, Denver. $10-$18, 303/860-9360. Through Nov. 27.

Phantom of the Opera in the Buell Theatre at the Denver Performing Arts Complex, Denver. $15-$67.50, 800/641-1222. Eight new performances scheduled to meet the demand. Dec. 1, 1999, through Jan. 8, 2000.


Rocky Mountain Challenge, ballroom dance competition and show at the Broadmoor Hotel, 1 Lake Ave. $10-$100, 471-9550. Fri.-Sun, Nov. 5-7.

TANGOkinesis, from Buenos Aires at the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, 30 W. Dale. St. $19-$23, 634-5583. Thurs.-Sat., Nov. 11-13.


PUBLIC DANCE

Contra Dance in Gaylord Hall at Colorado College's Worner Center, 902 N. Cascade Ave. Kathy Tucker calling to the music of Jig's Up. $6. Beginner workshop: 7:30 p.m. Sat., Nov. 6, 8 p.m.

Godsmack with Jim Rose Circus and Reveille at the City Auditorium, 221 E. Kiowa St. $18.50, 520-9090. Thurs., Nov. 4, 7:30 p.m.

Trout Fishing in America performing at Thunderbird Inn, 2652 Highway 24, Florissant. $15, 719/748-3968. Fri., Nov. 5, 7:30 p.m.

Jonny Lang with Nina Storey at the Colorado Music Hall, 2475 E. Pikes Peak Ave., 447-9797. $23.50, www.ticketweb.com. Tickets subject to service charge. Sun., Nov. 7, 8 p.m.

In Flames with Moonspell and Bonefarm at the Colorado Music Hall, 2475 E. Pikes Peak Ave., 447-9797. $10, www.ticketweb.com. Tickets subject to service charge. Mon., Nov. 8, 9 p.m.

Reel Big Fish at the Colorado Music Hall, 2475 E. Pikes Peak Ave., 447-9797. $12, www.ticketweb.com. Tickets subject to service charge. Sun., Nov. 14, 8 p.m.

Brethren Fast holding a CD release party at Jack Quinn's, 21 S. Tejon St., 385-0766. Sat., Nov. 20, 9:30 p.m.

Rick Berthrod and The Persuader Band at Tres Hombres, Woodland Park, 687-0625. $ TBA. Sat., Nov. 20, 9 p.m.

Suicidal Tendencies at the Colorado Music Hall, 2475 E. Pikes Peak Ave., 447-9797. $16, www.ticketweb.com. Tickets subject to service charge. Sun., Nov. 21, 9 p.m.

Oak Ridge Boys at the Air Force Academy. $15-$21, 333-4497. Sat., Dec. 4, 7:30 p.m.

Club Retro '99 New Year's Eve celebration at the World Arena, 3185 Venetucci Blvd. Featuring Howard Jones and Bristol Fashion. $79-$99, 576-2626. Fri., Dec. 31, 9 p.m.

Pet Shop Boys in the Auditorium Theatre, Denver. $28.50-$39.50, 520-9090. Fri., Nov. 5, 8 p.m.

Jonny Lang with Nina Storey at the Fillmore Auditorium, Denver. $24.50, 520-9090. Sat., Nov. 6, 8 p.m.

Donna Jean Godchaux Band at the Fox Theater, Boulder. $10.50, 303/443-3399. Over-21 show. Tues., Nov. 9, 9 p.m.

Joe Strummer from the Clash at the Ogden Theater, Denver. $25, 800/965-4827 or visit www.ticketweb.com. Tues., Nov. 9, 9 p.m.

John Popper Band at the Fox Theater, Boulder. $26.25, 303/443-3399. Over-21 show. Wed., Nov. 10, 9 p.m.

Buzzcocks at the Ogden Theater, Denver. $12-$14, 800/965-4827 or visit www.ticketweb.com. Wed., Nov. 10, 8 p.m.

Spitfire Tour, a tour of musician, actors and activists speaking out on global affairs, with Perry Ferrell of Jane's Addiction, Krist Novoselic of Nirvana, Michael Franti of Spearhead and others. At the Paramount Theatre, Denver. $21.50, 520-9090. Wed., Nov. 10, 8 p.m.

Ky-Mani Marley at the Fox Theater, Boulder. $10.50, 303/443-3399. Over-21 show. Thurs., Nov. 11, 9 p.m.

William Topley at the Fillmore Auditorium, Denver. $22, 520-9090. Fri., Nov. 12, 8 p.m.

The Samples at the Ogden Theater, Denver. $14, 800/965-4827 or visit www.ticketweb.com. Fri., Nov. 12, 8 p.m.

moe. at Boulder Theater, Boulder. All ages. $15, 303/786-7030. Fri.-Sat., Nov. 12-13, 7 p.m.

Superdiamond, "the closest thing to the real Neil," at the Ogden Theater, Denver. $12, 800/965-4827 or visit www.ticketweb.com. Sat., Nov. 13, 9 p.m.

Robyn Hitchcock moved from the Bluebird to the Soiled Dove, Denver. $20, 800/965-4827 or visit www.ticketweb.com. Sat., Nov. 13, 8 p.m.

Aquabats at the Fox Theater, Boulder. $10.50, 303/443-3399. All-ages show. Sat., Nov. 13, 7 p.m.

Bryan Ferry at Macky Auditorium, Boulder. $29.50-$49.50, 520-9090. Sat., Nov. 13, 7:30 p.m.

Queensryche with Doubledrive at the Fillmore Auditorium, Denver. $29.50, 520-9090. Sat., Nov. 13, 8 p.m.

Mike Ness with The Roadkings at the Fox Theater, Boulder. $21, 303/443-3399. All ages. Tues., Nov. 16, 8 p.m.

Sod with Crowbar and Skinlab at the Ogden Theater, Denver. $12-$14, 800/965-4827 or visit www.ticketweb.com. Wed., Nov. 17, 9 p.m.

Kid Rock with Powerman 2000 at the Fillmore Auditorium, Denver. $24.50, 303/837-0360. Thurs., Nov. 18, 7:30 p.m.

Shawn Mullins at the Fox Theater, Boulder. $14.75-$15.75, 303/443-3399. All ages. Thurs., Nov. 18, 9 p.m.

Indigo Girls with Shawn Mullins at the Fillmore Auditorium, Denver. $28.50, 520-9090. Fri., Nov. 19, 8 p.m.

Jimmy Cliff at the Fox Theater, Boulder. $31, 303/443-3399. Over-21 show. Thurs., Nov. 11, 9 p.m.

Melissa Etheridge in the Magness Arena at the new Ritchie Center at the University of Denver. $55-$75, 520-9090. Sat., Nov. 27, 8 p.m.

Danzig with Samhain at the Ogden Theater, Denver. $22.50-$24.50, 800/965-4827 or visit www.ticketweb.com. Mon., Nov. 29, 8 p.m.

Stereolab at the Fox Theater, Boulder. $14, 303/443-3399. All ages. Wed., Dec. 1, 9 p.m.

Bette Midler, on "The Divine Miss Millenium Tour," at the new Pepsi Center, Denver. $47.50-$132.50, 520-9090. Thurs., Dec. 2, 7:30 p.m.

Hot Tuna. At the Fox Theater, Boulder, $21, 303/443-3399, over-21 show. on Sat., Dec. 4, 9 p.m. At the Gothic Theater, Denver, $20, 800/965-4829, on Sun., Dec. 5, 9 p.m.

Steven Curtis Chapman at the Fillmore Auditorium, Denver. $25.50, 520-9090. Sun., Dec. 5, 7:30 p.m.

Gregory Isaacs with Heavyweight Dub Champions at the Fox Theater, Boulder. $19, 303/443-3399. Over-21 show. Sun., Dec. 12, 9 p.m.

Amy Grant Christmas with Nashville Symphony Orchestra, Michael Smith, and Point of Grace at the Pepsi Center, Denver. $32.50-$52.50, 520-9090. Tues., Dec. 14, 7 p.m.


NEW YEAR'S EVE BASHES

Sonia Dada at the Fox Theater, Boulder. 303/443-3399. Over-21 show. Wed.-Thurs., Dec. 29-30, 9 p.m.; $31.50. Fri., Dec. 31, 9 p.m.; $52.50.

Dark Star Orchestra at the Fillmore Auditorium, Denver. $17, 520-9090. Thurs., Dec. 31, 7:30 p.m.

Gwar at the Ogden Theater, Denver. $35, 800/965-4827 or visit www.ticketweb.com. Fri., Dec. 31, 8 p.m.

Leftover Salmon's Mile High Millennium featuring Sam Bush, John Cowan, Peter Rowan, and the Tony Furtado Band at the Fillmore Auditorium, Denver. $50, 520-9090. Fri., Dec. 31, 6 p.m.

Emmylou Harris at Boulder Theater, Boulder. 303/786-7030. Fri., Dec. 31; $55-$62.50. Sat., Jan. 1; $26.50-$34.

Neil Diamond at the Pepsi Center, Denver. $100-$250, 520-9090. VIP packages for $500-$1000. Fri., Dec. 31, 8 p.m.

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ACOUSTIC, FOLK, COUNTRY & BLUEGRASS

Jenny Bird, a singer-songwriter who has performed with the Lilith Fair, opening her tour with Melissa Crabtree in Bemis Lounge at Colorado College. $4, 389-6607. Thurs., Nov. 4, 8-10 p.m.

T.O. Locker with Rick Stahl performing in a live recording session at the Ute Inn in Woodland Park, 687-1465. Sun., Nov. 7, 7 p.m.

E-Town with Dan Fogelberg at Boulder Theater, Boulder. All ages. $11.55, 303/786-7030. Sun., Nov. 7, 7 p.m.

Cheryl Wheeler at the Swallow Hill Music Hall, Denver. $14-$16, 303/777-1003. Fri., Nov. 12, 8 p.m.

John McCutcheon in a member appreciation concert at the Black Forest Community Center, Shoup Road and Black Forest Road on Fri., Nov. 12, 7:30 p.m. $7 for members. $16 for non-members, 590-8395. Also at the Swallow Hill Music Hall in Denver, 303/777-1003, $14-$16, on Sat., Nov. 13, 8 p.m.

Phil Volan, Joe Uveges, Jim Sokol and Jennifer Griffis holding a concert of original song-writing and acoustic music at the Tri-Lakes Center for the Arts, 304 Highway 105, Palmer Lake. $10. Call 481-0475 for more. Sat., Nov. 13, 8 p.m.

Battlefield Band, at the forefront of Celtic music for over 25 years, at the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, 30 W. Dale St., 634-5583. Sun., Nov. 21, 8 p.m.


JAZZ AND SWING MUSIC

Royal Crown Revue, the swing band featured in Jim Carrey's The Mask, performing twice. At the Sangre de Cristo Arts Center, $15, on Thurs., Nov. 4. In the Arnold Hall Ballroom at the Air Force Academy, $15 for music and dancing, $25 for buffet and dancing, 333-4497, on Fri., Nov. 5, 8 p.m.

Jazz at Primitivo, 28 S. Tejon St., 473-4900. Nat Yarborough Trio on Mon., Nov. 8, 5-7:30 p.m. Geoff Cleveland Quartet on Tues., Nov. 9, 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m.

Second Sunday Jazz Affair by the Pikes Peak Jazz and Swing Society at the Best Western Palmer House, at I-25 and Fillmore St. Announcing an open jam featuring the music of Duke Ellington hosted by the Bruce Pennington Trio. $4-$6, at the door. Sun., Nov. 14, 2-5 p.m.

Stephanie Hancock, former U.S. Air Force Academy Band vocalist, performing with Dennis Bueno on drums, Eduardo "Beaujoux" Barbosa on bass, Eric Gunnison on piano, and Bill Murray on Reeds at the Original Castaways' Speakeasy Room, 107 Manitou Ave. $15, 685-5166. Sun., Nov. 21, 2 p.m.


CLASSICAL MUSIC

Symphony Happy Hour Concert with the Colorado Springs Symphony, featuring wine and munchies at the Pikes Peak Center, 190 S. Cascade Ave. $ 10, 520-SHOW. Thurs., Nov. 4, 5:30 p.m.

Color My World With Heros, the opening concert of the Pueblo Choral Society, in University of Southern Colorado's Hoag Recital Hall, Pueblo. $6-$7, 544-4455. Sat., Nov. 6, 3 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.

Lessons of the Millennium, a first-ever collaboration between the Colorado Vocal Arts Ensemble and the Chamber Orchestra of the Springs at the First Church, 16 E. Platte Ave. $4-$8, 633-3649. Sun., Nov. 7, 2:30 p.m.

Teen trumpeter Sean Hennessy with accompanist Tamara Goldstein performing works by Paginini, Bach and Arutunian at the Broadmoor Community Church, 315 Lake Ave. Fri., Nov. 12, 7:30 p.m.

Colorado Springs Guitar Society Fundraiser Concert, featuring USC guitar department instructors Jim Bosse and Woody Callahan, USC Guitar Ensemble and USC guitar major students at the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, 30 W. Dale St. $5-$10, 634-5583. Sat., Nov. 13, 7:30 p.m.

The Art of Music, with Christopher Wilkins conducting, as part of the Colorado Springs Symphony 71st season at the Pikes Peak Center, 190 S. Cascade Ave. Features Respighi's Trittico Botticelliano, Hindemith's Mathis der Maler, and Mussorsky's Pictures at an Exhibition. $10-$28, 520-SHOW. Fri.-Sat., Nov. 12-13, 8 p.m. Sun., Nov. 14, 2:30 p.m.

Music of the New World featuring the Veronika String Quartet performing Dvorak's American Quartet and joining the Pueblo Symphony for Dvojak's New World Symphony, at University of Southern Colorado's Hoag Recital Hall, Pueblo. $15-$20, 719/549-2404. Sat., Nov. 13, 7:30 p.m.

Rie Hiroe-Lang performing as part of the Distinguished Organist Series in Colorado College's Shove Chapel. Free. Tues., Nov. 16, 7:30 p.m.


MUSIC NEWS

Colorado Springs Recorder Society presenting "Madrigals - A Program of Music and Poetry" by Martha Booth in Colorado College's Packard Hall, Room 21. Call 473-0714 for information. Sun., Nov. 7, 1:30-3:30 p.m.

Masters of the Classical Era (1750-1825) by the Pikes Peak Educational Cooperative with instructor David Sckolnik. $59, 633-9373. Thursdays, Nov. 11 through Dec. 9, 6:30-9:30 p.m.


MISCELLEANEOUS MUSIC EVENTS

Fountain Creek Brass Band performing with the Colorado College Concert Band in a 10th annual celebration concert in Colorado College's Packard Hall. Sun., Nov.14, 7:30 p.m.

Music For the Soul with concert violinist and brain surgery survivor Martha Curtis in the Lodge at UCCS, 1420 Austin Bluffs Pkwy. Free, 262-3450. Thurs., Nov. 18, 7-8:30 p.m.

Rocky Mountain Women's Film Festival at the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, 30 W. Dale St., 634-5583. Only Saturday tickets available, $20. Fri.-Sun., Nov. 5-7.

Warren Millers' "Fifty", on 50 years of film making, at the Pikes Peak Center, 190 S. Cascade Ave., 520-SHOW. $14. Fri., Nov. 5, 8 p.m. Sat., Nov. 6, 6 p.m. and 9 p.m.

The Heiress as part of the Classic Film Series at the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, 30 W. Dale St., 634-5583. $2.75. Tues., Nov. 9, 7:30 p.m.

Journey to a Hate-Free Millennium, a documentary about tolerance, love and acceptance offering interviews, news clips and commentary on the tragic deaths of Matthew Shepard, James Byrd Jr., and Rachel Scott, at Centennial Hall, 200 S. Cascade Ave. Donations accepted. Wed., Nov. 10, 7 p.m.

Colorado Springs, The Way It Was, on the Library Channel, cable channel 17. Featuring Where the Gods Come to Play, a 1960s era film produced by the Colorado Springs Chamber of Commerce, on Mon., Nov. 8, 7 p.m.; Air Force Academy, a series of several historic films about the history of the AFA, on Tues., Nov. 9, 7 p.m.; Young Americans, a 1950s film on the Park and Recreation youth program, on Tues., Nov. 10, 7 p.m. The Alexander Film Company, offering several films shot in the 1930s to 1950s on Wed., Nov. 11, 7 p.m.

Everybody Welcome, a profile of Colorado Springs business woman and local African American leader Fannie Mae Duncun, whose nightclub, "The Cotton Club," was open to both black and white patrons in an era when segregation was practiced, on the Library Channel, cable channel 17. Fri.-Sun., Nov. 12-14, 7 p.m.

World Horizons Film Series, with film makers present, at the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, 30 W. Dale St., 634-5583. $6. Headwaters of the Amazon, with film makers Rick and Jan Rosefield. Sun.-Mon., Nov. 14-15.

A Little Night Music, an open mike night for poets who use their dreams for inspiration, in the Gallery of Contemporary Art at UCCS, in conjunction with the Dreamers Art exhibit now on display in the Gallery. Come and share a dream-inspired poem or two, or you can come just to listen and share the refreshments. Free. Call 262-3567 for more. Fri., Nov. 5, 7-10:30 p.m.

Creative Writing Seminar on writing for children and young adults with award-winning children's author Ann Howard Creel at the Briargate Barnes and Noble, 266-9960. Tues., Nov. 9, 7 p.m.

Linda Hogan, novelist, poet and nature writer presenting "Writing from the Land: A Reading and Conversation with Linda Hogan" at the Aficionados luncheon at Colorado College. Lecture in Packard Hall. Lunch in Gaylord Hall. $10.25. Reservations due by Mon., Nov. 8; call 389-6649. Wed., Nov. 10, 11 a.m.

Toi Derricotte, co-founder of Cave Canem, a workshop for African-American writers, reading from her work in Colorado College's Gates Common Room, on the third floor of CC's Palmer Hall. Wed., Nov. 10, 7:30 p.m.

The Travel Book Group discussing Notes From a Small Island by Bill Bryson at the Citadel Barnes and Noble, 637-8282. Wed., Nov. 10, 7 p.m.

Great Books Discussions at the East Library and Information Center, 5550 N. Union Blvd., 531-6333. Discussing One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez. Thurs., Nov. 11, 6:45-9 p.m.

Alfredo Vea Jr., the influential Native American novelist, reading from his work in Colorado College's WES Room, on the lower level of the Worner Center. Fri., Nov. 12, 3 p.m.

Lively Exchange Reading Groups, sponsored by the Pikes Peak Library District, at the Rockrimmon Branch, 593-8000. Discussing The Reader by Bernhard Schlink on Tues., Nov. 16, 7-9 p.m.

Bare-Knuckle Poetry at The Warehouse, 26 W. Cimmaron St.. Poets and listeners welcome. Call 447-9039 for information. Tues., Nov. 19, 7:30 p.m.

Frank McCourt, author of Angela's Ashes, presenting his new book 'Tis at the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, 30 W. Dale St. Complimentary ticket with purchase of the book at the Chinook Bookshop, 635-1195. Thurs., Nov. 18, 7 p.m.

Jolie Kramer, noted novelist and screen writer, presenting a workshop on plotting at the Mountain View Presbyterian Church, 2520 Arlington Drive. Sponsored by the Pikes Peak Romance Writers. $30 for non-members. Call 598-1668 for more. Sat., Nov. 20, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Arati Artists Gallery, 2425 W. Colorado Ave., 636-1901. Hours: Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Featuring Hats, an exhibit of oils and watercolors by Catherine Volan, during November.

Business of Art Center, 513 Manitou Ave., 685-1861. Tues.-Sat., 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Sun., noon to 5 p.m. In the caf: fine wood art and wood turnings by Pete Nichol and colored pencil drawings by Deb Komitor, through Nov. 19. Featuring Red, the 11th annual BAC show studio artist show, through Nov. 28. POP! Panorama of Polymer, a national show featuring the work of 50 artists from 25 states, opening on Dec. 3, 5-8 p.m.

Colorado Springs Art Guild holding an exhibit at Stifel, Nicolaus and Co, 111 S. Tejon St., seventh floor, Suite 705. Featuring sculpture by Belva Cline-Woodruff and paintings by K. Parks-Jackson, T. Henderson, M. Pouton, C.A. Bryant and J. Padgett. Through Dec. 20.

Colorado Springs Art Guild holding an exhibit at the Robert Isaac Building, corner of Weber and Kiowa streets. Featuring the work of R. Schmidt, R. Epley, A. Zapel and T. Lacy-Reed. 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. Tues.-Fri., 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sat., 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sun., 1-5 p.m. Daily docent tours at 10:30 a.m. Pikes Peak Legacy: Art of the Century's second exhibit, The Aftermath: The 60s and 70s, through Feb. 13, 2000. Master Drawings: 700 Years of Inspiration from the Worcester Art Museum, through Nov. 21. Something New: Contemporary Regional Artists, through Nov. 28. From Tradition to Mainstream: Prints by Native American Artists of the 1970s and 1980s, opening Nov. 6 and running through March 12.

Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum, 215 S. Tejon St., 578-6650. Tues.-Sat., 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Free. Quilts and Woodworking, through Nov. 13.

Commonwheel Artists, 102 Cañon Ave., 685-1008. Mon.-Sun., 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Featuring Energy at Work, an exhibit of the work of David Gonzales, through Nov. 22.

David Cook Fine American Art Gallery, 1637 Wazee Street, Denver, 303/623-8181. Featuring John F. Carlson and Artists of the Broadmoor Academy, a show which coincides with the 80-year-anniversary of the opening of the Broadmoor Art Academy, through November.

East Library and Information Center Art Gallery, 5550 N. Union Blvd., 531-6333. Featuring an exhibit of wildlife photographs by John Hayes, through Nov. 23.

El Dorado Fine Arts Gallery, 2504 W. Colorado Ave., 634-4075. Featuring The Broadmoor 1948 -- A Haven for Royalty and Celebrities, an exhibit by Shirley Ehrhart Mitton. Opening reception: Sun., Nov. 7, 1-5 p.m.

Gallery of Contemporary Art at UCCS, 1420 Austin Bluffs Parkway, 262-3567. Featuring Dreamers Art featuring the work of 27 local artists, through Dec. 3.

Gallery at Premier Vision, 4280 N. Academy Blvd., 264-6411. Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sat., 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Local Color, the work of twenty-five local artists watercolor, block print, colored pencil, jewelry and photography, through Dec. 30.

Garden of the Gods Trading Post Southwest Art Gallery, 324 Beckers Lane, 685-9045. Mon.-Sun., 8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Wacky, Whimsical and a Wee Bit Spooky, through Nov. 30.

Los Robles Nursery, 918 W. Costilla, 636-3258. Mon.-Sat., 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sun., 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Featuring Shrine, Whine, Divine, an exhibit of alters and shrines, through December.

Pikes Peaks Center, 190 S. Cascade Ave. Featuring the 13th annual Members' Exhibit and Sale by the Pikes Peak Watercolor Society opening with a reception on Wed., Nov. 10, 5-8 p.m.

Permanent Professors Art Gallery at the Air Force Academy. Open Mon.-Fri., 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. or by appointment. Call 333-2416. Featuring Girl Scouts: Music, Poetry and Artwork, featuring two- and three-dimensional work by Girl Scouts of all ages. Opening reception with performances by local Girl Scout on Sun., Nov. 7, 2-4 p.m. Show runs through Nov. 23.

Pikes Peak Community College, Downtown Campus, 100 W. Pikes Peak Ave. Gallery open: Mon.-Thurs., 8 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.; Fri., 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; Sat., 8 a.m. to noon. Featuring Abstractions and Constructions through Dec. 17. Opening reception on Fri., Nov. 5, 5-8 p.m.

Warehouse Gallery, 25 W. Cimarron St., 475-8880. Mon.-Fri., 11 a.m. to midnight. Sat.-Sun., 4 p.m. to midnight. Up Against the Wall, an exhibit of contemporary paintings by Jason Chase, mixed media work by Lin Fife and photography by Larry Hampton, through Dec. 31. Reception on Sat., Nov. 6, 4-6 p.m.


ART ANNOUNCEMENTS AND EVENTS

First Friday, for professionals, artists and friends to network and communicate in an atmosphere "trimmed with music, art and expression," at the Warehouse Restaurant and Gallery, 25 W. Cimarron, 475-8880. $6, includes buffet and entertainment. Fri., Nov. 5, 5:30 p.m.

Black Forest Arts and Crafts Guild holding its 35th annual holiday show and sale at the Black Rose Community Center, on Black Forest Road, just north of Shoup Road. Luncheon available on Friday for $7. Call 495-2581 or 495-3217 during show hours. Thurs.-Sat., Nov. 4-6, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sun., Nov. 7, 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Call for entries for International Watermedia 2000, a juried show presented by the Pikes Peak Watercolor Society at UCCS' Gallery of Contemporary Art. Entry slides due Nov. 13. For prospectus, send SASE to Lorraine Watry, 7415 Hickorywood Drive, Colo. Springs, 80920.

Reclaiming Art: The Monastic Voice, by Joel Upton, professor of fine arts at Amherst College, in Colorado College's Gates Common Room, on the third floor of Palmer Hall. Thurs., Nov. 11, 7:30 p.m.

Pikes Peak Weavers' Guild presenting Cathy Wright, curator of the Taylor Museum in the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, who will speak about the museum's textile collection and show some textiles rarely displayed. Call 471-4869 for more. Fri., Nov. 12, 10:30 a.m.

Annual Holiday Craft Fair at the Russell Middle School, 3825 Montebello Drive. Sat., Nov. 13, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Prize-winning Nature Photography, with Dennis Green at the Bear Creek Nature Center. Reservations required; call 520-6387. Sat., Nov. 13, 10-11:30 a.m.

Pikes Peak Watercolor Society Gallery Walk with prominent watercolorist Carl Dalio at the Pikes Peaks Center, 190 S. Cascade Ave. Free. Sat., Nov. 13, noon.

Amado Pena, famous southwestern artist appearing at the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, 30 W. Dale St. Free, 634-5581. Sat., Nov. 20, 1-5 p.m.

Portrait painting and drawing from a live model at the Colorado Springs Police Department, S. Nevada at Rio Grande. Call Dick 473-8563 for info. Saturdays, 9-11 a.m..


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ARTSPEAK

A weekly radio program hosted by David Sckolnik on KCME-FM 88.7. This week, an interview with the Veronika String Quartet, in residence at the University of Southern Colorado, and ArtsPeak News. Sat., Nov. 6, 5:30-6 p.m. Rebroadcast: Tues., Nov. 9, 10:30 p.m.

Nationally-known comedians at the Comedy Works in Denver, 303/595-3637. Mark Curry, star of "Hanging with Mr. Cooper": Nov. 4-6. Brian Regan, named Best Male Stand-Up at the American Comedy Awards: Nov. 12-13. Jake Johannsen, host of Comedy Central's "Two Drink Minimum": Nov. 18-20.

Pulitzer Prize-Winning Composer Joan Tower, one of the most significant composers of the last 20 years, presenting three works in Colorado College's Packard Hall. Free. Thurs., Nov. 4, 7:30 p.m.

John Fielder presenting his multi-media program "Colorado 1870-2000," a blend of personal anecdotes, historic tales and photographs, at two locations: On Nov. 5: at the Nikola Tesla Educational Opportunity Center, 2560 International Circle; $8, in advance; $10, at the door; make checks payable to William J. Palmer Parks Foundation and mail to Patti Margrave, 29 Crescent Lane, 80904; Dessert at 7 p.m.; program at 7:30 p.m. On Nov. 9, 7 p.m.: a free presentation in Colorado College's Packard Hall, 389-6607.

Charity basketball game and silent auction to benefit the Colorado Springs Police Athletic League, a non-profit juvenile support program for "at-risk" youth. Game features Police Athletic League "All Stars" vs. the Harlem Ambassadors show basketball team. Auction items include autographed pieces from the Denver Broncos, the Colorado Avalanche and the Denver Nuggets. $4-$6. Call 444-7618 for tickets. Sat., Nov. 6, 7 p.m.

Great Compassion and Emptiness, teachings on the Buddhist concepts by the Venerable Geshe Tsultim Gyeltsen at 1130 N. Cascade Ave., 635-7804. Seating is very limited, please bring your own meditation cushions. $10 suggested donation, but no one will be turned away. Sat., Nov. 6, 9-11 a.m. and 1-3 p.m., Sun., Nov. 7, 9-11 a.m.

Antique and Collectibles Show at the City Auditorium, 221 E. Kiowa St., 578-6652. Sat., Nov. 6, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sun., Nov. 7, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

In Their Honor, the Veteran's Parade in downtown Colorado Springs. Starts at Tejon and St. Vrain and heads south to Vermijo. Sat., Nov. 6, 9:30 a.m.

Candlelight walk and inspirational talk by Dr. Mansukh Patel as part of the World Peace Flame Tour. Peacewalk starts at 6:30 at the Peace Pole in Monument Valley Park and goes to the Unitarian Church. The talk follows at 7:30 p.m. $10, 574-5452. Wed., Nov. 10.

John Hightower, syndicated columnist and national radio commentator speaking on "Power, Politics and Populism in America" in Colorado College's Packard Hall. Free. Call 389-6607 for more. Thurs., Nov. 11, 7:30 p.m.

Cantorial Shabbat with Hazzan David Feuer, one of the greatest Cantors in America, at Temple Shalom, 1523 E. Monument. Free, 634-5311. Nov. 12-13.

Holiday Magic, a gala auction to benefit the Colorado Springs School at the El Pomar Academic Center. 475-9747. Sat., Nov. 13, 6 p.m.

American Cancer Society's Cancer Ball with silent auction, dinner and dancing to the Rockaholics. Dr. Nancy Salzman, principal of Broadmoor Elementary and a cancer survivor, will be honored. Proceeds benefit nationwide cancer research and Colorado Springs programs. $100; call 636-5101. Sat., Nov. 13, 7 p.m.

Holistic Health and Metaphysical Fair at the Ute Pass Cultural Center, Midland and Fairview in Woodland Park. $1 or non-perishable food item, 686-1622. Sat., Nov. 13, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sun., Nov. 14, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Colorado Springs Doll Sale to benefit Goodwill Industries at the Rocky Mountain Greyhound Park, 3701 N. Nevada Ave. Free, 635-4483. Fri.-Sat., Nov. 19-20, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

An Evening in Italy -- A Night to Remember, a silent auction featuring over 500 items for the Rush Washburn Cooperative Nursery School at the U.S. Figure Skating Museum, 20 First St. Catered by Pasta di Solazzi. $15, 636-3084. Sat., Nov. 20, 5-8 p.m.

Fifth annual Gingerbread Village to benefit the Colorado Springs Nursery Centers. This year's theme is "The Storybook Journey." Includes "Gingerbread and Jazz," the gala opening party, at the Day Nursery, 104 E. Rio Grande Street, $60-$90, on Sat., Nov. 20, 7-11 p.m. Then the Village moves on the Citadel Mall to be displayed Nov. 21 to Dec. 25. There will be two "Breakfasts with Santa" at the Day Nursery on Dec. 4 and 11, $5-$6. Call 632-1754 for more information.

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STUFF FOR KIDS

Neon Nites for youth ages 8 to 14 at the Sertich Ice Center sporting a "new atmosphere" this year with music and lighting. $2.75 includes skate rental. Fridays, beginning Nov. 5.

Find Your Own Fossils, a family program at the Children's Museum in The Citadel mall. Free with $3 admission to the Dinosight! exhibit. Sat., Nov. 6, 1-2 p.m.

The Wiz of the West as part of the 22nd annual Children's Playhouse Series at the Sangre de Cristo Arts Center, Pueblo. $5, 719/542-1211. Sat., Nov. 13, 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.

Whose Clues?, a Bear Creek Children's Corner program for 4- to 7-year-olds on finding fur, feathers, tracks and scat to tell us who's been scurrying around, at the Bear Creek Nature Center. Reservations required; call 520-6387. Sat., Nov. 13, 1-2:30 p.m.

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STUFF FOR SENIORS

A Speakers' Exposition presented by the Senior Resource Council at the Penrose House at the El Pomar Center, 1661 Mesa Road. Featuring 11 speakers on a wide variety of senior issues. Community members of all ages invited to attend all or just one session. Free, but seating is limited. Lunch for $6.25 must be pre-paid. RSVP to 260-0744 by Nov. 11. Tues., Nov. 16, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Colorado Springs Senior Center, 1514 N. Hancock Ave., offering a variety of events. Call 385-5933 to register. Fall Arts and Crafts Fair on Sat., Nov. 6, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Annuities: Make Your Retirement Last on Tues., Nov. 9, 10-11 a.m. Third annual Salute to Veterans, a Senior Center Performance Showcase, on Fri., Nov. 12, 1:30-4 p.m.

The Mayor's Cup, the sixth and final leg of the 1999 Colorado Springs Grand Prix. 5K and 10K race and relay. Starts on Tejon at the Pioneers Museum. Register at Runner's Roost, 107 E. Bijou St., or at 7 a.m. on race day. Sat., Nov. 6, 8 a.m.

1999 Pikes Peak Youth Sports Summit hosted by the Colorado Springs Sports Corporation, 219 W. Colorado Ave., Suite 200. $10; call 634-7333 for information. Fri., Nov. 19.

Pikes Peak Road Runners Fall Series Awards at the YMCA Downtown. Catered pasta buffet, please bring desserts to share. $3 for PPRR members, $6 for non-members, reserve by Nov. 16. with Patricia, 598-2953. Sat. Nov. 20, 6-9 p.m.



SPECTATOR SPORTS

Colorado College Hockey at the World Arena, 576-262600. Vs. University of Minnesota: Fri., Nov. 5, 7:35 p.m.; Sat., Nov. 6, 7:05 p.m.

Air Force Falcons Football home games in the Air Force Falcon Stadium. $20-$56, 472-1895. Vs the Army on Military Appreciation Day on Sat., Nov. 6. Versus UNLV in a MWC game on Sat., Nov. 13.

Holiday Festival on Ice featuring Kristi Yamaguchi, Kurt Browning, Todd Eldredge, Ekaterina Gordeeva and Brian Orser in the Magness Arena at the new Ritchie Center at the University of Denver. $33-$63, 520-9090. Wed., Nov. 10.

1999 Christmas Pops on Ice with the Colorado Springs Symphony and the Broadmoor Skating Club, at the World Arena, 3185 Venetucci Blvd. $20-$50, 576-2626. Sat., Dec. 8, 2 and 8 p.m.

Sharks, Sharks and more Sharks at the Beidleman Environmental Center, 740 W. Caramillo. Call 578-7088 for reservations. Sat., Nov. 6, 10-11:30 a.m.

Create a Living Wreath using succulents and small starter plants at Phelan Gardens, 4955 Austin Bluffs Parkway, 574-8058. $14. Sat., Nov. 6, 10 a.m.

Sunday hikes at the Starsmore Discovery Center. On Nov. 7: Stratton open space. Call 578-6146 for reservations.

Preserving Open Spaces, a slide presentation on the development of Red Rock Canyon by Scott Flora of the Horticultural Arts Society, at the Cheyenne Mountain Branch Library, 1791-D S. 8th St., 531-6333. Wed., Nov. 10, 7 p.m.

Steve Balsiger speaking on how to hut ski at the Mountain Chalet, 226 N. Tejon St., 633-0732. Free. Thurs., Nov. 11, 8 p.m.

Prize-winning Nature Photography, with Dennis Green at the Bear Creek Nature Center. Reservations required; call 520-6387. Sat., Nov. 13, 10-11:30 a.m.

Meadow Mountain Walks holding a easy to moderate hike in Red Rock Canyon on Sat., Nov. 13, 9 a.m. to noon. To reserve a space, call 578-9155.

40 Years of Mapping in the Pikes Peak Region, presented by Robert Houdak, partner of many years with Bob Ormes, who came out with the first edition of the Pikes Peak Atlas in 1959, speaking at the Garden of the Gods Visitor Center, 634-6666. Sun., Nov. 14, 2 p.m.

Fall bird walk at the Beidleman Environmental Center, 740 W. Caramillo, 578-7088. No reservations required. Wed., Nov. 17, 7 a.m.

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GARDENING

Annual Meeting and Dinner of the Horticultural Arts Society of Colorado Springs at the Country Club of Colorado with guest speaker Andrew Pierce, director of Hudson Gardens in Littleton. $21, reservations required. 475-0250. Fri., Nov. 12, 6 p.m.

French Canadian Genealogy, presented by the Pikes Peak Genealogical Society at the Penrose Library, 20 N. Cascade Ave. Free, 531-6333 ext. 2252. Wed., Nov. 10, 7 p.m.

Promoting Ethnic Nationalism: The Failure of U.S. Policy from Bosnia to Kosovo by University of Pittsburgh professor Robert Hayden in Colorado College's Gaylord Hall, 389-6607. Free. Wed., Nov. 10.

Improving Communications Workshop with Dan Lundy, who was trained by Dr. John Gray, known for his Men Are From Mars, Women Are From Venus workshops. $99. $164 for couples. 227-0606. Sat., Nov. 13, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Past Lives and the Illusion of Time, a workshop presented Dr. Charles Lewis Richards, one of the world's foremost experts on non-hypnotic Past Life Therapy at Centennial Hall, 200 S. Cascade Ave. $15 suggested donation. Sat., Nov. 13, 2-4 p.m.

Bible Stories They Never Taught Us in Sunday School, Rabbi Glusman's adult education class at Temple Shalom, 1523 E. Monument. Free, 634-5311. Sun., Nov. 14, 11 a.m.

Unearth Your Greatest Treasure: The Power Within by Cathy Angell, founder of The Power Project, at the Pikes Peak Church of Religious Science. $35, 596-6894. Sun., Nov. 14, 2-5 p.m.

Crash Course in Hebrew Reading offered at Temple Shalom, 1523 E. Monument St., 634-5311, Ext. 15. Free and open to the community. Mondays during November, 7-8:30 p.m.

Colorado Springs Business & Professional Republican Women meeting in the Presidential suite at the U.S. Olympic Training Center, 1 Olympic Cir. Program on recent election ballot results and El Paso County election technology presented by El Paso County Clerk and Recorder Pat Kelly. Reservations helpful, 685-2521. Mon., Nov. 8, 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Pikes Peak Community College offering registration for the spring semester. Register in person during office hours: The Centennial Campus, 5675 S. Academy Blvd., 540-7113, open Mon.-Tues., 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Wed.-Fri., 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Downtown Studio Campus, 100 W. Pikes Peak Ave., 527-6000, open Mon.-Thurs., 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., and Fri., 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Rampart Range Campus, 11195 Highway 83, 538-5113, open Mon.-Tues., 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Wed.-Fri., 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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