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Comment Archives: Events

Re: “Hear Here Poetry Workshop and Open Mic

"The Hear, Here! Slam at Cottonwood is a dynamic evening featuring a short open-mic, a featured artist, and 8-10 poets competing in a friendly arena with their best performance poetry in hopes of earning a spot on the 2014 Colorado Springs National Poetry Team! All-ages, all welcome, uncensored, $5 suggested donation, none turned away!"

6:00 - Doors
6:15 - Workshop
7:00 - List opens up
7:15 - Short Open Mic
7:45 - Feature performance
8:05 - Break
8:15 - Slam! (until approximately 9:30 p.m.)

Come every Third Friday to Cottonwood Center for the Arts for The Hear, Here! Slam and Open Mic!!!

Head to our Facebook page for more up-to-date info!

Posted by Luke Cissell on 04/14/2014 at 8:53 PM

Re: “Hear Here

6pm Doors
6:15 Potluck
7:00 Sign Up
7:30 Open Mic

Every First Saturday Hear Here hosts it's All Ages | All Welcome Open Mic at Manitou Bindu (in the MAC and next to Venue 515)

This event will be centered around connecting communities by sharing food for thought and food for the soul/soles!

Potluck will always be from 6-7pm and open mic follows.

We encourage the bringing of a Pot-Luck Dish each month to share if possible. This space and event are about connecting individuals from all walks of life and offering those with just the shirt on their backs a safe space to take in home made with love food, food for thought, and plenty of hugs and smiles.

The Manitou Bindu Space is centered around healing and Poetry is a Healing Art!

There is a lot of free parking around the space!

There is also a $5 suggested donation.


Posted by Luke Cissell on 04/14/2014 at 8:49 PM

Re: “Optum Palliative and Hospice Care

Horrific. They remove palliative care as soon as patient is classified as Hospice. They answer to the state and NOT to the patient. One or two good employees. Mostly afraid of medical mal-practice. Really VERY un-spiritual. Do not care about patients AT ALL.

Posted by Denise Rodgers Vosburgh on 04/05/2014 at 10:17 PM

Re: “No Pants Tuesdays

Our next photo shoot is on April 1st at 7pm and the theme is "Steampunk" Should be awesome!

Posted by Mr_Thorns on 03/27/2014 at 12:10 PM

Re: “To Kill a Mockingbird

Charming and entertaining.

Posted by Tammy Snyder on 03/23/2014 at 12:57 PM

Re: “Featured Artist: Josh Kennard

Oops, my mistake. It looks exactly like Caitlin Goebel's painting style. Sorry about that.

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Posted by Eric H on 03/08/2014 at 6:13 AM

Re: “Featured Artist: Josh Kennard

Nope, we had it right the first time. I saw it with Josh Kennard and curator Abigail Kreuser tonight.

Posted by Edie Adelstein on 03/07/2014 at 10:04 PM

Re: “Featured Artist: Josh Kennard

Thanks Eric H. We've updated the listing with the correct information.

Posted by Edie Adelstein on 03/07/2014 at 3:01 PM

Re: “Featured Artist: Josh Kennard

Image credit for the painting that illustrates this article should be given to the artist Caitlin Goebel.

Posted by Eric H on 03/07/2014 at 1:09 PM

Re: “Carley Warren: Any Contained Space

In that photo: You may have seen those creatures before in Lord of the Rings!

Posted by Warren Epstein 1 on 03/04/2014 at 3:36 PM

Re: “Leung & the Wreck

This band ROCKED IT!!!

Posted by Heather DeHaas Austin on 02/22/2014 at 11:50 AM

Re: “OCC's Got Talent

Amazing staff and a fantastic venue!

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Posted by Nathan Kim on 02/19/2014 at 9:33 AM

Re: “Victor’s Second Annual Steampunk Festival

True I don't know the whole story.... But, my first reaction is as follows: So sad that this and GalaxyFest are on the exact same dates.... It's not like there are just so many "local sub-culture" opportunities and events that they need to be in direct conflict and cut-throat competition to prove one is better than the other. If I could- I would support them both and love them both equally - - When I'm forced to choose between one or the other everyone loses out!! The supporting community, the individuals, the event, the vendors, the hosts, ect.... Its bad business practice, business sense, and bad public relations. These event opportunities are too precious and wonderful to be caught-up in a pissing match for the audience's attention. I hope I just don't have the right info, and correct me if I'm wrong, But I hope this is NOT an example of how things are done in the future. We should NEVER have to choose between events that support and share a common interest and purpose. The audience won't respond well to being in the middle of a tug-o-war for attention and recognition. We love and want you both. I sincerely hope this is a mistake and everyone can play nice, be friendly, and come to a better play-date arrangement. This simply won’t do. I want my cake and to eat it too, it's just who I am!!!
Personal note to: Victor steampunk Fest II and it master Mind Doc Cowles:
I know this has probably become a hot topic for you and that it is unlikely there is any "one" specific reason how this conflict happened... But I feel your pain and figure you are the one getting the shaft from the "BIG" City, Yes from the sidelines it looks like they are being Jerks and Stealing your thunder (I don't know the whole story so i may be Wrong). If I could I would be there for you - and I'd bring my friends- But I have other obligations I this weekend and can't make it. Please Don't let these unfortunate circumstances affect your hopes for the future of the Steampunk Fest- I really hope this year’s dates overlapping doesn't dishearten you for your efforts and the love for your event. You are appreciated and your Festival is Loved. You do have an audience and we support you. The general Hope is that TIME and experience is the solution to finding the formula that allows for the BIG City and the Country Cousin to both have their Day of Glory. ~We luv U man~… - GalaxyFest 2014… - Victor Steampunk Fest II

S Jarvis

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Posted by Susan Jarvis-Weber on 02/17/2014 at 3:37 PM

Re: “Swing Dancing


Posted by Uman on 02/12/2014 at 5:11 PM

Re: “The Celebrate Youth in the Arts Breakfast

While traditionally at the Antlers, this year the Celebrate Youth in the Arts Breakfast is being held at the Hotel Elegante, 2886 S Circle Dr, Colorado Springs, CO 80906.

Posted by Max Ferguson on 02/12/2014 at 11:50 AM

Re: “Full Set

Saw this band from Ireland at Spanish Peaks Celtic fest - AWESOME musicians and the singer has a cool voice. Special band - Highly recommend!

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Posted by CelticEvents on 02/12/2014 at 12:21 AM

Re: “Protest!

Have you ever noticed that a lot of contemporary art looks like "contemporary art"? Shit looks like "contemporary art" as if it were a clothing style or a military uniform. It's like Scandinavian furniture with a turd plopped on it - dirty pseudo modernism, basically. Art students pick up on this format expectation pretty quick & curators definitely exploit the fuck out of it & so everyone's happy, I guess. Most contemporary gallery curators should have gone into the fashion industry instead of the art industry. Oh, wait, THEY HAVE. PROTEST!

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Posted by Barf Lundgren on 02/01/2014 at 4:59 PM

Re: “Hellstrum, RoBoT PeaNut BuTteR & ThE ShoOtinG StaRs, Good Morning Accordion Terrorist

I heart robot peanut butter and her shooting stars! When are they playing again?

Posted by GalaxyExpress2020 on 01/24/2014 at 4:42 AM

Re: “VooDoo Hawks and 6035 Dance Party

Rock & roll!

Posted by 6035 on 12/30/2013 at 6:55 PM

Re: “Waddie Mitchell, Sons and Brothers

An Army Chaplain uses some of Waddie's Poems in his therapy sessions with soldiers. He said, "People seem to understand Waddie, even if they've never seen a cow." I couldn't agree more. That combined with the super tight harmonies of Sons and Brothers... it was an incredible night.

Posted by StafowhaJ! on 12/18/2013 at 7:21 PM

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