Best of Art and Entertainment: Life's Pleasures

Readers' Poll Winners


Best Festival

Gold

SpringSpree

mid-June, downtown

www.springspree.com

Previous Best Of Award '00

Silver

Balloon Festival

Labor Day weekend, Memorial Park

www.balloonclassic.com

Bronze

Microbrewers' Exposition

end of August, downtown


Best Parade

Gold

Festival of Lights First weekend of December, downtown

Previous Best Of Award: '00

Silver

Pikes Peak or Bust Rodeo Parade

mid-August, downtown

Bronze

St. Patrick's Day Parade

mid-March, Old Colorado City


Best Museum

Gold

Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum

215 S. Tejon St., 385-5990

www.cspm.org

Previous Best Of Awards: '99 '00

Silver

Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center

30 W. Dale St., 634-5581

Bronze

American Numismatic Association

818 N. Cascade Ave., 632-2646


Best Art Gallery

Gold

Business of Art Center

513 Manitou Ave., Manitou Springs, 685-1861

www.businessofartcenter.org

Silver

The Warehouse

25 W. Cimarron St., 475-8880

http://thewarehouserestraurant.com

Bronze

The Bridge Gallery

218 W. Colorado Ave., 329-1574


Best Movie Theater

Gold

Kimball's Twin Peak Theater

115 E. Pikes Peak Ave., 447-1945

Silver

Cinemark Tinseltown Movies 20

1545 E. Cheyenne Mountain Blvd., 576-0593

www.cinemark.com

Bronze

Cinemark IMAX Theatre

3305 Cinema Point, 572-9999

www.imax.com/theatres/cinemark_colorado


Best Radio Station

Gold

KRCC-FM 91.5

912 N. Weber St., 473-4801

www.krcc.org

Previous Best Of Awards:

'97 '98 '99

Silver

KILO-FM 94.3

1805 E. Cheyenne Road, 634-4896

www.kilo943.com

Bronze

KEPC-FM 89.7

Pikes Peak Community College 5675 S. Academy Blvd., 540-7489

www.ppcc.cccoes.edu/dept/kepc/

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Best Morning Radio Show

Gold

National Public Radio's Morning Edition

KRCC-FM 91.5

912 N. Weber St., 473-4801

www.npr.org

Previous Best Of Awards: '97 '98 '99

Silver

The Magic Morning Show

KKMG-FM 98.9

6805 Corporate Drive, Suite 130, 593-2700

www.989magicfm.com

Bronze

KILO-FM 94.3

1805 E. Cheyenne Road, 634-4896

www.kilo943.com


Best Theater Company

Gold

TheatreWorks

University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, 262-3232

www.uccs.edu

Silver

Star Bar Players

221 E. Kiowa, 573-7411

Bronze

Encore! Dinner Theater

10 Old Man's Trail

Manitou Springs, 471-7529


Best Classical Music Group

Gold

Colorado Springs Symphony

619 N. Cascade Ave., 633-6698

www.cssymphony.org

Silver

DaVinci Quartet

www.dvq.org

Bronze

Vocal Arts Ensemble


Best Local Band

Gold

One Man Gone

onemangone.com

Silver

Looks Like Me

www.lookslikemeband.com

Bronze

Big Back Yard


Best Venue to Hear Live Music

Gold

Colorado Music Hall

2475 E. Pikes Peak Ave., 447-9797

Previous Best Of Awards: '99 '00

Silver

Ritz Grill

15 S. Tejon St., 635-8484

Bronze

Society for the Promotion of Live Music in Small Venues

389-0719

To get on The Society's mailing list to learn of upcoming events go to: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/livemusicsmallvenues


Best Place to Dance Like a Fool

Gold

Rum Bay

20 N. Tejon St., 634-3522

www.rumbay.com

Silver

The Ritz Grill

15 S. Tejon St., 635-8484

Bronze

Home!


Best Place To Shoot Pool

Gold

Phantom Canyon Brewing Co.

2 E. Pikes Peak Ave., 635-2800

www.phantomcanyon.com

Previous Best Of Awards: '96 '97 '98 '99 '00

Silver

Sticks Billiards & Sports Bar

4474 Austin Bluffs Parkway, 260-7176

www.sticksbilliards.com

Bronze

Old Chicago

Three locations around town

www.oldchicago.com


Best Place for Karaoke

Gold

Meadow Muffins

2432 W. Colorado Ave., 633-0583

www.meadowmuffins.com

Silver

Joe's Bar

4763 Flintridge Drive, 599-8382

Bronze

The Place in Back

2370 Academy Place, 573-0672

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