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OpticalReverb Gallery, 218 W. Colorado Ave., 210-9799. - Featuring Dig ... Into the Past, works by Justin Reddick. - The artist describes his art as a visual diary, recording - his thoughts in oil, pastel and acrylic. To complement - and complete an optical purge, the painter writes - spontaneous stream-of-consciousness poetry at a - works end and attaches it to the back of the canvas. - Runs through March 1.
  • OpticalReverb Gallery, 218 W. Colorado Ave., 210-9799. Featuring Dig ... Into the Past, works by Justin Reddick. The artist describes his art as a visual diary, recording his thoughts in oil, pastel and acrylic. To complement and complete an optical purge, the painter writes spontaneous stream-of-consciousness poetry at a works end and attaches it to the back of the canvas. Runs through March 1.

American Numismatic Association Money Museum, 818 N. Cascade Ave., 632-2646. Open Tues.-Fri., 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sat., 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sun., noon to 5 p.m. Free. Featuring The Money of the World Today with coins and paper money from each of 192 countries on six continents. Ben Franklin " A Man for All Times runs through April 30.

Bridge Gallery, 218 W. Colorado Ave., 232-9368. Exhibiting Elements in Style through Feb. 26.

Business of Art Center, 513 Manitou Ave., Manitou Springs, 685-1861 ext. 13. Open Tues.-Sat., 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. The BAC's Hagnauer Gallery consistently has held some of the most interesting and creative art shows in the region. The most recent is Embellished, a collection of antique, vintage and contemporary beadwork from around the world. Of special interest are beaded garments, jewelry and dcor from private collections, as well as 35 pieces on loan from The Bead Museum in Glendale, Ariz. Runs through March 4.

Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, 30 W. Dale St., 634-5581. $5-$10 admission, additional program fees may apply. Open Mon.-Thurs., 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Fri., Sat., 9 a.m. to 10 p.m.; Sun., 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Exhibits include The Creative World of Peter Max from Feb. 12 through April 23. Family Adventure Days on March 11, April 1, 10 a.m. to noon. Family Theatre Workshops on March 11, April 1, May 20, noon to 2 p.m. 15th Annual Wine Festival, March 10-11, various locations, call 477-4371 for info.

Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum, 215 S. Tejon St., 385-5990. Featuring Pike's World: Exploration and Empire in the Greater Southwest, the first of three exhibits commemorating the bicentennial. Runs through Oct. 14. Lecture and book signing "The Spy, the Vice President, and the Explorer" on Sat., Feb. 18, 2 p.m.

Commonwheel Artists Co-op Gallery, 102 Cañon Ave., Manitou Springs, 685-1008. Open daily from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Featuring Girl Stuff through March 13.

Cottonwood Artists' School, 25 Cimino Drive, 520-1899. Open Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. or by appointment. Featuring The Cottonwood Annual Instructors' Show featuring oils, pastels, watercolor, sculpture and more. Runs through Feb. 21.

Cucuru Gallery, 2332 W. Colorado Ave., 520-9900. Open Tues.-Sat., 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Featuring artwork by local artists and artisans.

El Pueblo History Museum, 301 N. Union Ave., Pueblo. $3-$4. Featuring Explorer or Spy?: The Pike Legacy, a bicentennial commemoration exhibit running through December 31.

Fratelli Ristorante Italiano, 124 N. Nevada Ave., 575-9571. Open Mon.-Sat., 5-9:30 p.m. Featuring Italy from the Heart Black and White Photographs by Award Winning Photographer Lee Manning and Watercolors by Karen Strondridge, Terilyn Zaharis and Katherine Hart.

*Full Spectrum Gallery, 828A E. Fillmore St., 630-7664. Open Wed.-Sun., 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Featuring All Together Now, a showcase of glass artwork by Front Range artists through Feb. 25.

Gallery of Contemporary Art at UCCS, 1420 Austin Bluffs Pkwy., 262-3567. The gallery's Arctic-white walls and exhibition spaces are hung with intricately designed, beautifully made quilts, exploding in swirling, riotous color. A visitor can only marvel at the extraordinary craftsmanship and artistic imagination that animates every work on display in On the Wall. Runs through March 17.

Gunter-Wolff Gallery, 2605 W. Colorado Ave., 520-9494. Free. Featuring Arleen Alleman, jewelry artisan, and Josiana Mouchet, European artist. They will run an exhibit and do demonstrations from Feb. 24-26, 2-7 p.m.

Mediterranean Caf, 118 E. Kiowa St., 633-0115. Open Mon.-Sat., 11 a.m. to 7:45 p.m. Featuring collage art by Terry Barber through Feb. 28.

*OpticalReverb Gallery, 218 W. Colorado Ave., 210-9799. Featuring Dig ... Into the Past, works by Justin Reddick. The artist describes his art as a "visual diary," recording his thoughts in oil, pastel and acrylic. To complement and complete an optical purge, the painter writes spontaneous stream-of-consciousness poetry at a work's end and attaches it to the back of the canvas. Runs through March 1.

Full Spectrum Gallery, 828A E. Fillmore St., 630-7664. - Open Wed.-Sun., 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Featuring All - Together Now, a showcase of glass artwork by Front - Range artists through Feb. 25.
  • Full Spectrum Gallery, 828A E. Fillmore St., 630-7664. Open Wed.-Sun., 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Featuring All Together Now, a showcase of glass artwork by Front Range artists through Feb. 25.

OpticalReverb Gallery at The V Bar, 19 E. Kiowa St., 210-9799. Featuring Gardenuous through Feb. 25.

OpticalReverb Gallery at Phantom Canyon, 2 E. Pikes Peak Ave., 210-9799. Open daily, 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. Featuring Aquarius Rising, works by Eric Hyle, through April 3.

Orly's Art Gallery, 730 S. Tejon St., 630-3371. Featuring The Southwest to Europe, paintings by Sparky LeBold, Richard Allen Nichols, and other artists celebrating the diversity of different lands and cultures. Open from 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Tues.-Fri., 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturdays. Running through February 28.

*Rubbish, 17B Bijou St. Tired of the same, stinky old rubbish? Then check out the brand new Rubbish, an art gallery opening downtown. Though it's located across from 15C, in the alley, this creative space promises to host more than the usual alley scrap. All or Nothing, a Valentine's-themed show, features the works of Carlita Trujillo, Marc Huebert and other local artists. Runs through mid-March. Call Carlita at 231-9839 for more.

Sangre de Cristo Arts & Conference Center, 210 N. Santa Fe Ave., Pueblo, 719/295-7200. Mon.-Sat., 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. $3-$4, free to members. Streamlining: A Metaphor for Progress through May 13. Industrial Strength through April 22. Boris Artzybasheff through May 6. Integration of Stone and Metal through April 29. Rick Dula through May 6. Choice Remains: A Collection of Steel Mill Memorabilia through May 6. The Buell Children's Museum features a hands-on exhibit, Eureka! Dreams, Design, Dimension and Invention, offering chances to experiment with gravity, energy, astronomy and magic, through May 27.

Tri-Lakes Center for the Arts, 304 Highway 105, Palmer Lake, 660-8311. Featuring Revelations, a collection of works by B. Woolsey Benschneider, based on the Book of Revelations. Runs through March 17.

Victor Monarch Art Gallery, 301 Victor Ave., Victor, 689-3052 or 689-3298. Open Sat.-Sun., 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Featuring art by Noel Wallace, Lance Butcher and other artists.

Watch This Space, 802 N. Weber St., 634-5429. Featuring "ARTNIGHT," an art salon/slide slam/lecture/dialogue on March 14, 7 p.m., $5. "ARTHOUSE," the art of video and film beyond the multiplex, on March 28, 7 p.m., $5. "ARTLAB," experimental video installation and performing arts, on Feb. 21, March 28, 7 p.m., $5. "We're trying a new approach with this format," says artistic director Tom McElroy. "Our goal is to bring a level of awareness and participation to the local arts community in a non-threatening, not-so-stuffy manner. We want to transcend the standard, pedantic academic discussion."

Western Museum of Mining and Industry, 125 North Gate Blvd., 488-0880. Open Mon.-Sat., 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Featuring Artifact Spotlight, with dynamite blasters, transits, lithographs and more. Runs through April 30.

art events & openings Business of Art Center, 513 Manitou Ave., Manitou Springs, 685-1861 ext. 13. Open Tues.-Sat., 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Macy Dorf and Frank Gray instruct a hands-on clay workshop called "Balancing Creativity, Profit & Fun in the Production Studio (and having a life too!) on Sat., Feb. 18, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., $35-$45. Call 685-1861 exts. 13 or 22 to register.

Cheyenne Mountain High School, 1200 Cresta Rd., Fine Arts Building. Featuring a student art show on Thurs., Feb. 16, 5:30-7 p.m. Call 475-6110 for more.

Coburn Gallery at CC, Worner Campus Center, 902 N. Cascade Ave., 389-6607. Open Tues.-Sat. from 12:30-7:30 p.m. Featuring Material Witness, a mixed-media fiber works exhibit by Colorado State University. Opening reception on Thurs., February 23 from 4:15-7:30. Runs through April 15.

Gunter-Wolff Gallery, 2605 W. Colorado Ave., 520-9494. Free. Featuring Arleen Alleman, jewelry artisan, and Josiana Mouchet, European artist. They will run an exhibit and do demonstrations from Feb. 24-26, 2-7 p.m.

OpticalReverb Gallery at The Blue Star, 1632 S. Tejon St., 210-9799. Featuring Magik De Rulevenzy through Feb. 16. Work by Adam Conard, ranging from abstract to photo realism. Runs Feb. 20 through April 3. Opens Mon., Feb. 20, 5-8 p.m.

Plantera Group, 731 N. Weber St., 886-0456. Open Mon.-Thurs., 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Fri., 9 a.m. to noon. Featuring a charity benefit art show to benefit FutureSelf. Runs March 3 through April 28. Opens Fri., March 3, 5-8 p.m. RSVP for the opening at 886-0456 by Feb. 27.

Ricos Caf & Wine Bar, 320 N. Tejon St., 630-7723. Open Mon.-Wed, 7 a.m. to 9 p.m., Thurs.-Sat., 7 a.m. to 11 p.m., Sun., 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Featuring Storytelling, oil paintings by Laura Ben-Amots. Artist's reception will take place from 5-7 p.m. on Fri., February 17. Exhibit continues through March 31.

Smokebrush Gallery, 218 W. Colorado Ave., 444-1012. Featuring The Mystic Arts: A Celebration of Art & Movement Inspired by India & Yoga through Feb. 23. "The Power of Breath: Exploring Kriya Yoga" on Sat., Feb. 11, 10 a.m. to noon. "Left Brain, Right Foot: Still Dancing After All These Years" on Fri., Feb. 17, 7 p.m. "Building Bold Bodies and Minds" on Sat., Feb. 18, 10 a.m. to noon. "Earthly Feet and Divine Thoughts" on Thurs., Feb. 23, 7 p.m.

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