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Art Shows & GalleriesAll Souls Unitarian Church, 730 N. Tejon, 633-7717, featuring In Gratitude, a watercolor exhibit by Fran Johnson, Open weekdays, 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and Sundays, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. through Sun., Oct. 20. Reception on Thurs., Sept. 19, 57 p.m.

La Baguette, 4440 N. Chestnut (off Garden of the Gods), 599-0686. Hours: 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Featuring Lost in Paris, new works by Naomi Wager, Nicole Jones and Kari Gieck inspired by a recent trip to the French capital. Through Sept. 30.

Bridge Gallery, 218 W. Colorado Ave., 329-1574. Saturdays, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sundays, noon to 3 p.m. Appointments available. Featuring Art Show, the members' latest works, through Sept. 22.

Business of Art Center, 513 Manitou Ave., 685-1861. Tues.-Sat., 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Featuring Portraits and Illusions, paintings by Gina Dupre in the Avenue Gallery, through Oct. 14. Revelations, works by regional artists whose works are inspired by "internal and perhaps prophetic vision" in the main gallery through Oct. 19.

Colorado Springs Art Guild exhibiting its Regional 2002 Fine Art Exhibition in the Visitors Center at the United States Olympic Complex, northwest corner of Boulder and Union. Sept. 27 through Nov. 9. Opening reception on Fri., Sept. 27, 5-7:30 p.m.

Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, 30 W. Dale St., 634-5581. $2-$5. Free to members and free to all on Saturdays. Tues.-Sat., 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sun., 1-5 p.m. Daily docent tours at 10:30 a.m. Featuring The Art of the Ring, a survey of rings from antiquity to the present, through Sept. 8. Natural Interests: The Photographs of Andrea Modica, through Sept. 8. Lateral Thinking: Art of the 1990s, Oct. 4 through Jan. 5. Art of the Gift: Recent Acquisitions, Oct. 4 through Nov. 24. Lew Tilley Highlights: A Survey, Oct. 4 through Nov. 24. Selections from the Fine Art Collection, Oct. 4 through Feb. 2. Opening reception on Friday, Oct. 4, 6-7:30 p.m. Members-only from 4-6 p.m. with a gallery talk at 5:30.

Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum, 215 S. Tejon St., 385-5990. Tues.-Sat., 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Free. Featuring 18th annual Quilts and Woodworking juried exhibition running through Oct. 27. Featuring Pieces of the True Cross, through Dec. Fire on the Mountain: The Catastrophic Wildfires of the Pikes Peak Region, photographs by Sean Cayton through Oct. Sean Cayton and a U.S. Forest Service rep. will be presenting a slide show on Sat., Sept. 28, 2 p.m.

Cottonwood Art Academy, 102 W. Cucharras St., 520-1899. Featuring Sparky LeBold, Leaving for Portugal Show, Sept. 27 through Oct. 11. Opening reception on Fri., Sept. 27, 6-9 p.m.

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. On display: Colored By Process, regional artists on the theme of color as a key artistic component, through Sept. 27.

LIW Cargo, 713 Manitou Ave., 685-0452. Featuring Nihonga, Japanese art by Aki May, through Sept. 30.

Pikes Peak Center, 190 S. Cascade Ave. Featuring Bransby Atelier, an exhibit of paintings and photographs by 15 artists, through Sept. 30. Open for viewing from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sept. 21 and 28.

Phototroph Gallery, 218 West Colorado Ave., Suite 111, under the Colorado Avenue bridge, 442-6995. Featuring Les Petites, an exhibition of fine art nudes by Carol Dass, through Sept. 22.

Plantera Group Inc., 517 S. Cascade, 886-0456. Open weekdays, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Featuring local art by Bill Burgess, Pat Dagnon and Elizabeth Stanbro, through Sept. 30.

Quintessence Fine Art Gallery, 725 Manitou Ave. #3, in the promenade, 338-2138. Open Fri-Sun., 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Mon.-Thurs. by appointment. Featuring contemporary art by Andr Angelo, Greg Carlson, Martin Montoya and Ron Koehn.

Rich Designs Gallery, 1731 Mt. Washington Ave. 475-1200 or Ken Valastro, one-man show, through Sept. 21.

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. Opening 6 new exhibitions on Thurs., Sept. 19, 5-8 p.m. See page 44 for more.

Stagecoach Inn, 702 Manitou Ave., 685-9400. Hours: Daily, 4:30-9:30 p.m. Featuring watercolor paintings and pen-and-ink drawings by Bryan Duddles. Through Nov. 12.

Wayne Lambert Photography, 2605A W. Colorado Ave., Suite 214. Gallery open by appointment. Call 332-6595. Featuring fine black-and-white photographs of the southwest U.S. and Mexico.

art events and programs

Collecting Art, a discussion by Scott Snyder, Curator of Fine Art at the FAC, on assembling a collection likely to appreciate in value, etc. at Fastframe, 1670 E. Cheyenne Mountain Blvd, Suite J. Sat., Sept. 21, 1-2 p.m. Call 576-8008 for reservations.

Fall Craft Fair at Wild Oats Market, 5075 N. Academy Blvd. Local craft vendors, live music, arts & crafts for kids and more. ID cards made for children. Sat., Sept. 21, noon to 4 p.m. 548-1667.

Pikes Peak Traditional Dance at the Hillside Community Center, 925 S. Institute. Smoke- and alcohol-free environment. $6. From 7:30 to 10 p.m. on Saturdays, Sept. 21, Oct. 5 & 19. For more, 520-9277.

Gallery Talk in UCCS' Gallery of Contemporary Art, 1420 Austin Bluffs Parkway, 262-3567, with Colored By Process exhibit curator Jim Robischon. Mon., Sept. 23, 1:45 p.m.

Tri-Lake Today, new cable television show featuring the Tri-Lake area, with host Kate Ryan on Adelphia's Channel 17 (The Library Channel). Fri.-Sun., Sept. 20-22 at 1, 3, 5, 7, 9 and 11 p.m.

Fire on the Mountain: The Catastrophic Wildfires of the Pikes Peak Region, a slide presentation by photographer Sean Cayton and a forest service rep. at the Pioneers Museum, 215 S. Tejon St., 385-5990. Sat., Sept. 28, 2 p.m.

Fiber Arts Festival presented by the Pikes Peak Weavers Guild, featuring unique, handcrafted clothing, accessories, and gifts made by the artists and demonstrations too, at the Broadmoor Community Church, 315 Lake Ave. Sat., Sept. 28, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Art for the Sangres, sixth annual show and sale, at Historic Pines Ranch in Westcliffe. Works by 24 artists available to purchase; painting demonstration. Sat., Sept. 28. Preview of art begins at 3:30 p.m. with reception at 4:30, drawing for the intent-to-purchase sale is at 6:30. $20, or $30 per couple. For reservations, 719/783-3018.

Second annual Studio Tour and Fall Arts Festival in historic downtown Salida. Sat., Sept. 28, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Reception with artists throughout town from 5 to 7 p.m. Call 719/530-0792 or e-mail

Outdoor Photography class at the Starsmore Discovery Center, 2120 S. Cheyenne Canyon Road. Bring camera, film, lunch and, if available, a tripod. Sat., Sept. 28, 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Registration: 475-6100.

Festival of Fine Art at Pikes Peak Center, 190 S. Cascade Ave. A special exhibition and sale of Springs Seven Fine Artists of Colorado and local artists. Tues., Oct. 1 through Wed., Oct. 30. Opening reception: Thurs., Oct. 3, 5-8 p.m. 520-7453.

call for entries

Business of Art Center accepting partial or full donations of all media for ForM & DysfuNCtioN -- The Art of Impractical Objects, an art show and auction to benefit the Manitou Art Theater. Works due Sept. 30.

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