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Art Shows and Galleries

Arati Artists Gallery, 2425 W. Colorado Ave., 636-1901. Hours: Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sun., noon to 4 p.m. Featuring the work of Donna Osborn through August.

Bridge Gallery, 218 W. Colorado Ave., 630-1514. Saturdays, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sundays, noon to 3 p.m. Appointments available. Featuring paintings by Amy Wasechek, Aug. 11 through Aug. 27. Receptions are typically held the Friday that the shows open, from 5 to 8 p.m.

Business of Art Center, 513 Manitou Ave., 685-1861. Tues.-Sat., 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Featuring Squint: a Showing of Ridiculously Tiny Art, the annual BAC studio artists show, through Aug. 24. Artesia, a showing of the area's most influential contemporary artists, Aug. 30 through Oct. 7. Opening reception: Wed., Aug. 30, 5-8 p.m.

Cliff House Inn, 306 Cañon Ave., Manitou Springs. Featuring open-air paintings by Bill Duryea. Presented by Human Touch Gallery, 685-1241.

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. Barela: Recordando un Artista del Pueblo (Remembering a Village Artist), an exhibit of the work of Patrocinio Barela of Taos, New Mexico, through Aug. 20. Four Artists, Four Objects, Ten Years, an exhibit of the work of Janet Fish, Sondra Freckelton, Nancy Hagin and Harriet Shorr, through Aug. 27. #

Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum, 215 S. Tejon St., 385-5990. Tues.-Sat., 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sun., 1-5 p.m. Free. Helen Hunt Jackson's Ramona, an exhibit examining the life and times of the author, and her famous book, through photographs and artifacts. Through Sept. 9.

Colorado Springs Senior Center Gallery, 1514 N. Hancock, 385-5933. Featuring paintings by Linda Lloyd Thomas, through Aug. 31.

Commonwheel Artists, 102 Cañon Ave., 685-1008. Mon.-Sun., 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Featuring Match the Hatch, a printmaking exhibit by Ramona Lapsley, Aug. 11 through Sept. 5. Opening reception: Fri., Aug. 11, 6 p.m.

Craftwood Inn, 404 El Paso Blvd., 685-9000. Featuring expressionist works by Dawn Wilde, through Sept. 30. Opening reception: Thurs., Aug. 17, 5 p.m.

El Dorado Fine Arts Gallery, 2504 W. Colorado Ave., 634-4075. Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sun., noon to 5 p.m. Featuring El Dorado Summer Extravaganza, featuring the work of over 30 local and regional gallery artists, through Aug. 31.

Frameworks Gallery, 2236 N. Wahsatch Ave., 636-2427. Mon.-Fri., 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Sat., 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Featuring varied works by Deb Komitor and Liz Smith through Aug. 19.

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. Featuring Fahrenheit 2000, a ceramic show by 15 Colorado artists, Aug. 18 through Oct. 6. Opening reception: Fri., Aug. 18, 5-7 p.m.

Human Touch Gallery, 8 Cañon Ave., Manitou Springs, 685-1241. Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Sun., 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., closed Tuesdays. Spirit Walkers, raku sculptures by Julie and Joshanna of "Fire in Belly".

L.I.W. Cargo, 713 Manitou Ave., 685-0452. Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sun., 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Featuring Images of Nature, paintings and prints by Stan Sweaney, through August.

Pankratz Studios and Gallery, 366 Second St., Monument, 481-3108. Mon.-Fri., 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Sat., 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Pasta di Solazzi, 4659 Centennial Blvd., 531-6906. Nudes and Foods, works by Diane Cornish, through September.

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 Colors of Experience, works by Jacek Roch Nowacki, Eliza Szabo and Brad Bez.

Phantom Canyon Brewing Co., 2 Pikes Peak Ave., 635-2800. Featuring paintings by Watie White and photographs by the members of Circle of Confusion through Oct. 16.

Pikes Peak Community College, Downtown Campus, 100 W. Pikes Peak Ave., 527-6000. 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 Saints, Sinners and Symbols, glass art by liturgical artists Dani and Michael Greer, through Aug. 24.

Sangre de Cristo Arts Center, Pueblo, 719/543-0130. Mon.-Sat., 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free. Dedication of the Jackson Sculpture Garden on Fri., Aug. 11, 5 p.m. Jeffrey Zachman & Trine Bumiller's Forces of Nature in the Hoag Gallery through Aug. 19. Robert Gratlot's Reflections in the Regional Gallery, through Aug. 19. Giancarlo Impiglia, in the White Gallery through Sept. 3.

Tri-Lakes Center for the Arts, Palmer Lake, 481-0475. Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Featuring A.R.C.H.E.S., an all 3-D and relief exhibit of architecture, relief, constructions, habitats, environments, and sculpture, Aug. 9-31.

Warehouse Gallery, 25 W. Cimarron St., 475-8880. Mon.-Fri., 11 a.m. to midnight. Sat.-Sun., 4 p.m. to midnight. Featuring Circle of Confusion, a group photography show, through August.

arts events and programs

Springs 2000 Cultural Fair at the Fine Arts Center, 30 W. Dale St. Featuring music and dance from many cultures, representatives from cultural organizations and hands-on activities. Held in conjunction with with the FAC Family Day. Free, 634-5581. Sat., Aug. 19, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Color, Shapes and Power Composition with Carl Dalio, AWS, NWS, a workshop at he Cottonwood Art Academy, 27th St. and Colorado Ave., 520-1899. $175. Sat.-Sun., Aug. 12-13, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

On location in Pastel with Albert Handell, a workshop presented by Cottonwood Art Academy. $200, 520-1899. Sat.-Sun., Aug. 19-20, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Free slide show and mini photography clinic by Rocky Mountain Reflections at the Bear Creek Nature Center. Call 520-6387 to RSVP. Sun., Aug. 13, 2-3:30 p.m.

26th annual Commonwheel Labor Day Art & Craft Festival in Memorial Park, Manitou Springs. Featuring over a hundred artists, craftspeople, performers, musicians, food and kids events. Free. Sept. 2-4, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Tango practice sessions offered by Tango de los Fuentes at The Studio, 3020 W. Colorado Ave. Primarily for those who already tango, but ad hoc instructions will be given as necessary. $12 first session, $5 thereafter. Call 635-1754. Sundays, 6-8 p.m.

call for entries

Call for entries for the annual KCME Playwriting Contest. Scripts must be original, typed, written for radio and one half hour in length; and about the life and times of a classical composer or the background surrounding the writing of a major classical work. All ages, professions, etc., are eligible. The winner will produced on KCME on March 8, 2001. Deliver or mail to KCME 88.7 FM, 1921 N. Weber, Colorado Springs, CO 80907. Call Clay Roehl at 471-3866 with questions or to get official rules. Deadline: Nov. 1, 2000.

O'hoho, a progressive black arts group, seeking African American visual artists, writers, poets, dancers, playwrights and film makers. Call 271-0415.

Bulletin Board


Dreampower Animal Rescue, El Paso county's largest no-kill animal rescue organization, presenting adoption fairs at PetsMart, 2160 Southgate Road and Petco, 1750 E. Cheyenne Mountain Blvd., near Target. 390-7838 or Next fair: Sat., Aug. 19.

World Arena Meeting Rooms available free of charge to non-profits, Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. when making a food and beverage purchase. Located at 3185 Venetucci Blvd. Call Betty Workman or Mel Taylor at 477-2100.

HeadStart/Communtity Partnership for Child Devolpment has a few openings left in the 2000-2001 preschool year. Preschool programs are free. Children must be 3 or 4 years old by Sept. 15, 2000. Income is not the determining factor for all programs. Call 635-1536.

Colorado Springs All-Breed Rescue presenting adoption booths where you can meet dogs in need of homes every weekend from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. 260-0668 or On Sat. July 29, PetsMart in Briargate on Woodman Rd.

Escape 250 Road Ride: A Bike Benefit for the Southern Colorado AIDS Project, a three-day event based in Monument. Three single-day loop rides will take bikers through the landscape of the Front Range. Limited to 50 riders. Each rider expected to raise $500 minimum. For more, email Thurs.-Sun., Aug. 17-20.

clubs & organizations

CURE, Citizens United for the Rehabilitation of Errants, meeting at the First Congregational Church, 20 E. St Vrain. Working to reduce crime, recidivism, violence; seek justice and rehabilitate prisoners. 473-4089 or 685-1648. Fri. Aug. 11, 7 p.m.

Pikes Peak Jaycees holding a luncheon at the Blue Star, 1645 S. Tejon. $15, RSVP to Barbara Chacon, 535-8539. Speaker: Tom DeNardin, VP, Sales and MArketing for the G. Thurs., aug. 14, 11:30 a.m.

American Business Women's Association Pikes Peak Chapter, holding their monthly dinner meeting at County Line Barbeque, 3350 N. Chestnut St. $12 includes dinner, reservations required. Call Jill Demetry at 668-7170 by noon, Aug. 10. This month's program: Is Change Making You Crazy? Get Over It!" with Doug Stevenson. Tues., Aug. 15, 6 p.m.

International Webmasters Association, Colorado Springs Chapter, holding a meeting at PenRad Imaging in the Audubon Medical Center on the corner of Circle and Union. on A. For anyone with a web association or interest. Tom Baucom, IWA PR Chair at 598-8488. Aug. 16, 7 p.m.

Plains and Peaks Mensa holding a Mensa admission testing session for people 14 and up. $30. Those scoring at or above the top 2% of the population are eliglble for Mensa membership. Call Sandy Halby, 528-5483. Sat., Aug. 19.

Ali Lassen's Rocky Mountain Springs Leads Club, meeting every Wednesday from 11:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. at Denny's, Flintridge & Academy. Openings available. Call Marianne Black, 231-7021

health & healing

Free body fat analysis by Mary Beth Guevara, D.C., at Wild Oats, 5075 N. Academy Blvd. 548-1667. Sat. Aug. 12, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

From Abuse to Health & Empowerment, a workshop with Adrienne Wentworth, Master Spiritual Healer at Wild Oats, 5075 N. Academy Blvd. $10, register at 548-1667. Tues., Aug. 22, 6:30 p.m.

Choosing a Healthy Diet for You, a seminar with Dr. Mary Beth Guevara, D.C. Class includes sample diets and recipes. At Total Health Chiropractic, 18 N. Sierra Madre. Free. Classes limited, 328-9476 for reservations and directions. August 24, 6:30-7:30 p.m.

When You Wear Out Your Body, Where Will You Live?, a free class with Susan Levy, D.C. at Wild Oats, 5075 N. Academy Blvd. Thurs., Aug. 24, 6:30 p.m.

HealthLink Wellness Classes with Memorial Hospital, in various locations. Call 444-CARE to register. "Infant Massage", Fridays, through Aug. 25, 10-11:30 a.m., $50 per infant. "Self Defense", on Wednesdays through Sept. 6, 7-8:30 p.m., $50.

Meeting the Arthritis Challenge, a educational program featuring the latest information on diet, exercise, fibromyalgia, joint replacements, medication, osteoarthritis, pain management and more; speakers will include rheumatologists, physical and occupational therapists, dieticians, orthopaedic surgeons, pain specialists and others. At the Wyndham Hotel, 5580 Tech Center Dr. $5, pre-registration required, 520-5711. Sat., Aug. 26, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

senior programs & activities

Personal Safety & Awareness class with Bob Baker. Teaches self-defense techniques that all ages can use. At the Colorado Springs Senior Center, 1514 N. Hancock Ave. $1, 385-5933. Sat., Aug. 12, 10-11 a.m.

Senior Softball with Parks and Rec. Taking registration until Aug. 11. Call 385-5981.

8th annual Senior Salute at the Fine Arts Center, 30 W. Dale St. Featuring a screening of Mr. Smith Goes to Washington, musical entertainment and refreshments. Free, but tickets are required, 634-5581. Mon. Aug., 14, 1-4 p.m.

Educational Tour of Skilled Care Housing Options, featuring Terrace Gardens, Laurel Manor and the Inn and Garden Plaza. $6, lunch included. Reservations required, call Aimee Palmer at 385-6972. Tues., Aug. 15, 9 2:30 p.m.

Frontiers of Medicine: Visions of Senior Health, a panel discussion of local healthcare initiatives anchored by Tisha D. Dowe, M.D. At the Penrose/St. Francis Health Learning Center, 1644 Medical Center Point. Sponsored by PILLAR, reservations required. $10, 540-7224. Fri., Aug. 25, 9:30-11:30 a.m.

Intergenerational Day committee needed to plan a celebration for the new October 1 holiday. 9-week program at the Colorado Springs Senior Center, 1514 N. Hancock Ave. Free, 385-5933. Wednesdays, through Aug. 30, 9:30-11 a.m.

55 Alive! Senior Driving Course sponsored by AARP and the Colorado Springs Senior Center. Insurance companies must give a discount to all Coloradoans completing the course. Pre-registration required, 385-5933. Wed.-Thurs., Aug. 30-31, 1-5 p.m.

Silvercrest II low-income housing facility accepting applications for new residents. Salvation Army/HUD supported, on Yuma near Circle. Will be completed in November. Applicants must be 62 or older and meet certain income requirements. Call 475-2045.

Fountain Valley Senior Center, 5745 Southmoor Dr., offering classes in Chi Kung, T'ai Chi, fitness, dance, finance, art and more, as well as group dinners, educational, health, beauty, transportation and meal services. Call 520-6471.

Colorado Springs Senior Center, 1514 N. Hancock Ave., offering programs in the arts, woodworking, computers, dance, fitness, heath & finances education, as well as excursions to a Sky Sox game, Waterworld, Flying W Ranch and more. Call 385-5933 to register.

Golden Circle Nutrition Program offers a hot lunch daily to seniors 60 and older at St. Andrews Episcopal Church in Manitou Springs. $2. Mon.-Fri., 11:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

volunteer opportunities

Volunteers sought to help plan, contribute food and help serve a picnic lunch at the Housing Advocacy Coalition's Parade of Homeless 2000 on Sat., Aug. 12. Musicians and artists especially needed. Call 634-0738.

Volunteers sought for set-up, tear-down and more at the Commonwheel Labor Day Arts & Crafts Festival, Sept. 2-4. Get a t-shirt and food. 570-7700, leave message.

Volunteers sought for the 2000 Cripple Creek Film Festival, Sept. 29-Oct. 1. Internships also available. Visit .

Volunteers needed, ages 16 and up, to provide one-on-one tutoring in reading for 1st, 2nd and 3rd graders. Call the Children's Literacy Center, 471-8672.

Film & Video

The Farm, winner of the 1998 grand jury prize for documentary filmmaking at the Sundance Film Festival. Screening at Colorado College's Packard Hall, southwest corner of Cascade and Cache la Poudre. $10-$15, $28 for couples, includes beverages and hors d'oeuvres. All proceeds benefit Epimethian Press's prison literacy and education programs. 389-6607. Tues., Aug. 22, 7:30 p.m.

Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center's Classic Film Series, 30 W. Dale St., 634-5583. Tuesdays, 7:30 p.m. $2.75. Featuring: One-Eyed Jacks, Aug. 15.


Personal Safety Seminars for college bound students and their parents, presented by Fullpower, a nonprofit teaching confidence and creating safety and peace. Boundary Setting (non-contact), $39, Sat., Aug. 12, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. 591-6289.

Medication Adminstration training at the Public Health Office, Woodland Park. $25 class fee, $10 registration fee, half price for licensed chilcare providers. Register at 686-0705. Sat., Aug. 12, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Classes at the Center at Benet Hill Monastery, 2577 N. Chelton Road. Includes "Women in Scripture" on Aug. 15, 9-11 a.m. Fees vary. Call 473-6184.

CPR training at the Ute Pass Cultural Center, 210 E. Midland in Woodland Park. $10-$15, childcare provided. Register at the Family Resource Center, 686-0705. Tues., Aug. 15, 6-10 p.m.

Rainbow Eagle, Seventh Fire Peace Shield Teacher, discussing Native American beliefs on UFO's at the Being There Foundation's auxiliary facility in Roxanne Hirshfield's teepee, 1515 Old Crystola Rd., Woodland Park. Free, reserve seating at 687-4370. Wed., Aug. 16, 6:30-9 p.m.

Radon Workshop for Homeowners at the Town Hall Auditorium, 166, 2nd St., Monument. Free. Registration required, Albert Trujillo, 477-1714. Thurs., Aug. 17, 7-8:30 p.m.

Legal Issues Relevant to Alzheimer's Disease, a program for family caregivers, professionals or anyonw who would like to learn more about Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia, at First Lutheran Church, 1515 N. Cascade Ave. Discussing power of attorney, living wills, guardianship, etc. Free, reservations required, 266-8773. Sat., Aug. 19, 9:30 a.m.-1:30 a.m.

Wild Edible and Useful Plants with Cattail Bob Seebeck at the Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument. $20-$40 Teacher recertification available, $15. Registration required, 719/748-3253. Sun., Aug. 20, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Babysitting Class for kids 11 and up at Memorial Hospital HealthLink, 5360 N. Academy. Teaches basic childcare, safety, growth and development. $25, registration required, 444-CARE. Various Saturdays.

History lectures at Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site, off of 30th Street at the east entrance to Garden of the Gods Park, 578-6777. Entrance: $3-$5. Wed.-Sun., 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Hosting three lectures this summer by nationally-known scholars on the American Indian groups associated with the Pikes Peak region. Free, but reservations required. On Thurs., Aug. 17, 7 p.m.: "Finding Sand Creek: The Documentary Trail," on the results of the search for the location of the Sand Creek Massacre.

Free slide show and mini photography clinics by Rocky Mountain Reflections. Grand West Outfitters on Wed., Aug. 23, 7 p.m.; call Tod at 574-6560.

Howling Back: Restoring Wolves to the Southern Rockies, a free program at the Mountain Park Environmental Center, Beulah, CO. Presented by Sinapu, a non-profit dedicated to the recovery of native carnivores. Learn about why grizzlies, wolves and other large carnivores are so important to the wild environment. 719/485-4444. Thurs., Aug. 24, 7-9 p.m.

Literary Events

Lively Exchange Reading Groups, sponsored by the Pikes Peak Library District meeting at the Rockrimmon Branch, 832 Village Center Drive, 593-8000. Discussing Outside Passage by Julia Scully on Tues., Aug. 22, 7-9 p.m.

Bonkers for Books, a read-aloud program for early elementary age children at the Chinook Bookshop, 210 N. Tejon St., 635-1195. Every Sunday, 12:30-1 p.m.

Music Concerts

acoustic, folk & country

Tempa and the Tantrums playing "Bluebilly Cajun" at the Black Forest Community Center, Shoup Road and Black Forest Road. Sponsored by the Black Rose Acoustic Society. $2-$4, 590-8395. Fri., Aug. 11, 7:30 p.m.

Pickin' in the Pines sponsored by the Black Rose Acoustic Society at Casey Jones Park in Elizabeth, CO, offering hours of playing and listening under the shady pines. Call 590-8395 for more. Fri.-Sun., Aug. 11-13.

Acoustic music at Borders, 1710 Briargate Blvd. Free, 266-1600. On Sun., Aug. 13, 2 p.m.: guitarist Dorian Michael.

Acoustic Concert and Jam presented by the Mountain Acoustic Music Association at 6 p.m. at the Ute Pass Cultural Center, Woodland Park, 687-9483. $3, free to children under 12. Features Mike Walker on Sun., Aug. 20.

Mountain Road Ceili Band at the Black Forest Community Center, Shoup Road and Black Forest Road. Sponsored by the Black Rose Acoustic Society. $2-$4, 590-8395. Fri., Aug. 25, 7:30 p.m.

18th annual Manitou Mountain Music Festival in Soda Springs Park at the west end of town. Featuring Spider Murphy, Kappa, Walt Conley and Company, Cripple Creek and many others; musical workshops, food, arts and crafts. 685-9655. Fri.-Sun., Aug. 26-28.


Summer Sing, introducing the season's musical selections, by the Pueblo Choral Society. At the First United Methodist Church, 11th and Court Streets in Pueblo. Free, reservations required, 719/577-4455. Mon., Aug. 14, 7-9 p.m.


Little London Winds performing free concerts in Soda Springs Park, Manitou Springs. 685-5089. Next concert: Mon., Aug. 14, 7 p.m.

Fountain Creek Brass Band performing free concerts in Soda Springs Park, Manitou Springs. 685-5089. Next concert: Thurs., Aug. 17, 7 p.m.

Sacred Concert Series featuring harpist Carol McClure at the First United Methodist Church, 420 N. Nevada Ave., 471-8522. $8-$12. Sun., August 20, 7 p.m.

Celebration Concerts, offering the second in a series of three concerts featuring outstanding classical singers to benefit the Pikes Peak Library District's African-American Historical and Cultural Collection Endowment. (Each concert accompanied by a free workshop for youth the following day.) Featuring Soprano Marlissa Hudson at Colorado College's Shove Chapel, 1010 N. Nevada Ave. on Fri., Aug. 25, 7 p.m. $15 donation. Make reservation by mailing check payable to: Pikes Peak Library District, 3055 Purgatory Drive, Colorado Springs, 80918-1635 by Aug. 18.

Classical guitarist Steve Aaron presented by the Colorado Springs Guitar Society at the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, 30 W. Dale St. $8-$12, 634-5583. Fri., Sept. 22, 7 p.m.

jazz & swing

Jazz Picnic on the Patio, hosted by the Pikes Peak Jazz and Swing Society at the Original Castaways, 107 Manitou Ave. Music by Bob Alexander and the Dixie Five; also a cake walk, parasol parade, door prizes and more. $15, must RSVP to 684-2429. Sun., Aug. 13, 2-5 p.m.

Jazz at Primitivo Wine Bar, 28 S. Tejon, 473-4900. Every Tuesday night at 8:30 p.m. On Aug. 15: Paul Warburton Trio.

16th annual Jazz in the Parks, brought to you by the Pikes Peak Jazz and Swing Society, on Wednesday evenings, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Aug. 16, Otis Bump with Mark Raphael in Cottonwood Park.

Bancroft Park Series presented by the U.S. Air Force Band of the Rockies with Floyd Frame conducting. Midland Brass Band on Tues., Aug. 15, 7-8 p.m.


Four Thursdays in August, a series of performances presented by the U.S. Air Force Bands of the Rockies, in Antlers Park on all five Thursdays this August from 6-7:30 p.m. On Aug. 17: The Falconaires.

Festival Fridays every Friday from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the Sangre de Cristo Arts Center, Pueblo, 719/543-0130. Aug. 11: Turbo Dog.

Brown Bag Series, on Tuesdays from noon to 1 p.m. in Acacia Park in downtown Colorado Springs. Featuring a variety of music. Aug. 15: Jubilant Bridge. Aug. 21: Big Back Yard.

Summer Fine Arts Series at the Chapel Hills Mall food court. On Tues., Aug. 15: Flamenco guitarist Henry Quintana.

Sacred Concert Series featuring harpist Carol McClure at the First United Methodist Church, 420 N. Nevada Ave., 471-8522. $TBA. Sun., August 20, 7 p.m.

rock, pop & blues

Cheap Trick with Nash Kato at the Colorado Music Hall, 2475 E. Pikes Peak Ave. $20, or 800/965-4827. Tickets subject to service charge. Aug. 10, 8 p.m.

Summer Jam 2000 with Foreigner, Kansas and Badfinger at Falcon Stadium Grounds at the Air Force Academy. $25, 576-2626. Sun., Aug. 13, noon to 6 p.m.

Iron Maiden with Queensryche at the World Arena, 3185 Venetucci Blvd. $32.50-$42.50, 520-9090. Tues., Aug. 29, 7 p.m.

Jethro Tull at the City Auditorium, 221 E. Kiowa. $27.50, 520-9090. Fri., Sept. 8, 7:30 p.m.

Alice Cooper at the Colorado Music Hall, 2475 E. Pikes Peak Ave. $30, 800/965-4827. Sun., Sept. 10, 8 p.m.

Suicidal Tendancies at the Colorado Music Hall, 2475 E. Pikes Peak Ave. $16, 800/965-4827. Tues., Sept. 19, 8 p.m.

Regional music

The Amazing Rhythm Aces at Tres Hombres, 116 Midland Ave. in Woodland Park. $15, 687-0625. Thurs., Aug. 10, 9 p.m.

John Carey Band at Tres Hombres, 116 Midland Ave. in Woodland Park. $TBA, 687-0625. Fri., Aug. 11, 9 p.m.

The Ramsey Lewis Trio at the Gold Rush Palladium, Cripple Creek. $20-$35, 520-9090. Sat., Aug. 12, 5 p.m.

Curtis James at Tres Hombres, 116 Midland Ave. in Woodland Park. $TBA, 687-0625. Sat., Aug. 12, 9 p.m.

The Bellfries at Tres Hombres, 116 Midland Ave. in Woodland Park. $TBA, 687-0625. Sun., Aug. 13, 9 p.m.

Cripple Creek Rock n' Blues Festival with the Jesse Cotton Stone Band, Emilio Emilio, Ace Butler and the Aces, Peace Sign and the Jennifer Lane Blues Band at the Gold Rush Palladium, Cripple Creek. $15, two-day pass, 520-9090. Sat.-Sun., Aug. 19-20.

Gary Primage at Tres Hombres, 116 Midland Ave. in Woodland Park. $TBA, 687-0625. Fri., Aug. 25, 9 p.m.

Lou Rawls at the Gold Rush Palladium, Cripple Creek. $25-$45, 520-9090. Sun., Aug. 27, 3 p.m.

Raves & Alternative Events

Smile, a dance party produced by Basic Entertainment at the Roll-o-Rena Skating Rink in Longmont, CO. With Anabolic Frolic, Space Girl, Danny the Wildchild and Phantom 45. Call 303/575-1232 or check out for ticket and location information. Sat., Aug. 26.

SkyLab, four rooms of sounds, lights and visuals in a secure location, produced by Together Productions. Featuring Plastic Man, DJ Craze, DJ Rap, Terry Mullen, DJ Daz, Mythical Influence and many many more. 303/575-1149. Sat., Sept. 9.

Moon Festival, produced by Roofless Productions, 303/575-5669 or Sept. 30.

Silk, featuring world-class DJ's for those who love the music but not the drama every Friday at Jupiter Moons, 7852 N. Academy Blvd. A club, not a rave -- dress code is in effect. No cut-offs, wife-beaters, dirty tennis shoes, big jeans, backpacks, etc. 18 and up. Produced by M33. 10 p.m. to 4 a.m., ladies free before 11. 262-9283.



The Very Model of a Modern Major General, a salute to Gilbert & Sullivan, the Colorado College Summer Arts Festival Vocal Arts Symposium Grand Finale. $4-$10, 389-6607. In Packard Hall, on the southwest corner of Cascade and Cache la Poudre. Fri., Aug. 11, 7:30 p.m.


Day With the Dogs & Volatile Acts, an evening of one-act plays by the Upstart Performing Ensemble at the Cabaret at Smokebrush, 235 S. Nevada Ave. $12, 444-0884. Through Aug. 12.

Youth Theater Festival, featuring Peter Pan at 9:30 a.m. and Grease at 11:30 a.m. at the West Center, 1920 W. Pikes Peak Ave.; Peter Pan at 5 p.m., Grease at 7 p.m., The Outsiders and scenes from Romeo and Juliet at 9 p.m. and live band Fill In The Blanks at 10:30 p.m. $4 per play, $6.50 for two plays; three plays and the band, $9. Reservations, 328-0206 or 685-1192. Fri., Aug. 18.

Nunsense performed by the Round About Mainstage Dinner Theater Players at the Show Space at Charlie's Pit Barbeque, 4325 N. Nevada Ave. $23, dinner and show. Reservations required, 266-4355. Dinner 6:30, show 8 p.m. Saturdays, through Sept. 2.

Bonanza Valley, performed by the Junior Woodland Players at thew Ute Pass Cultural Center, Woodland Park. $TBA, 687-7216. Thurs.-Sat., Aug. 24-26; Fri.-Sat., Sept. 1-3.

A Precious Bit of the West, alternating with North to Laughter, both audience participation-style melodramas by Iron Springs Chateau Dinner Theater, in Manitou Springs, 444 Ruxton Ave. Performance followed by a sing-along intermission show and a Vaudeville-style olio. $21.50, dinner and show, 6 p.m. $11.50, show only, 8:30 p.m. Call 685-5104 for reservations.

It Had To Be You by the Encore! Dinner Theatre, at Castaways Theater, 103 Manitou Ave., Manitou Springs. $35, 471-PLAY (7529). Begins June 16. 6 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays: gourmet buffet at 6:30 p.m., with the show at 8 p.m. Sundays: gourmet buffet at 5:30 p.m., with the show at 7 p.m. #### through August, musical comedy, Pat Allen, 687-0694 687-7234


Ormao Dance Company holding auditions dancers ages 8 and up for 2000-2001 performances. $10 audition fee, call 471-9759 to register in advance. At the Ormao Center, 128 N. Nevada Ave., 2nd floor. Dancers must wear proper attire -- Ballet: pink tights, solid dark colored leotard and pink slippers. Jazz: pink or black tights, solid dark colored leotard, black jazz shoes, jazz pants acceptable, no dance sneakers. Modern: pink or black convertible tights to barefood, solid dark colored leotard. No pants allowed. Sun., Aug 20.

Arvada Center Chorale holding open auditions for all vocal parts at the Center, Denver. No prepared music required. Call 303/431-3080 ext. 3616 for appointments. Mon-Tues., Aug. 28-29, 5-8 p.m.

Colorado Vocal Arts Ensemble holding auditions for potential openings in all sections at Grace Episcopal Church, 601 N. Tejon. Accompanist will be provided. Call Deborah Jenkins Teske, 577-4192 for appointments. Thurs.-Fri., Aug. 31-Sept. 1, 7-10 p.m.

Star Bar Players taking director proposals for Crimes of the Heart, Nov. 24-Dec. 11. Mail to: P.O. Box 875, Colo. Spgs., CO 80901 or call 573-7411.

Rocky Mountain Performing Arts School auditioning ages 6 through 15 for youth performances of Tom Sawyer, Romeo & Juliet, Grease, and the Shakespeare Youth Fest in August. Also auditioning adults and children for The Best Christmas Pageant Ever, andThe Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe. Call 328-0206 for more.


Adult recreation

Wildlife and nature lectures at the Bear Creek Nature Center: Free, but reservations required; call 520-6387. "Edible Plants" on Sat., Aug. 12, 10-11:30 a.m. "Nature Photography" on Sun., Aug. 13, 2-3:30 p.m.; "Creek Critters", Fri. Aug. 18, 10-11:30 a.m. and 1-2:30 p.m.

Hikes and walks in El Paso County Parks. Free, but reservations required; call 520-6387, or call 520-6745 if at Fountain Creek. Howl at the Moon Hike in Bear Creek Regional Park on Fri., Aug. 11, 8-9:30 p.m.

Wildlife and nature lectures at the Fountain Creek Nature Center: Free, but reservations required; call 520-6745. "Mushroom Fair", Sat.-Sun., Aug. 12-13, 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.; "Grasses are Grand" on Sat., Aug. 19, 9:30-11:30 a.m.

Butterfly Walk in Aiken Canyon, with the Nature Conservancy. Search for some of the 30 species in the canyon. Free. Jody, 303/444-2985, ext. 1009. Sun., Aug. 13, 9 a.m to 1 p.m.

S-CAP Escape 250, a series of single day loop bike rides from Monument Colorado benefiting the Southern Colorado AIDS Project. Riders are expected to obtain at least $500 in donations. $90 registration fee includes camping, jersey, meals and ride snacks. Call 578-9092 for registration information. Thurs.- Sun., Aug. 17-20.

7th annual Tee Cup Classic Golf Tournament, benefiting Martin Luthur Homes. At the Divide at King;s Deer in Monument. $120 per player, includes lunch and after-game barbeque, 380-0451. Fri., Aug. 18, 1 p.m.

Bike rides along the new Santa Fe Trail. Free, but reservations required; call 520-6387. Full Moon Mountain Biking along the Santa Fe Trail through Palmer Lake from the Baptist Road trailhead. Helmets, water, head and taillights required. Sun., Aug. 19, 8-10 p.m.

Spectator Sports

59th annual Pikes Peak or Bust Rodeo at the Penrose Equestrian Center, 1045 W. Rio Grande, 520-6711. Wed.-Sun., Aug. 9-13. Call 635-8803 for more.

Cruise America AMA Superbikes at the Pikes Peak International Raceway, Fountain. $5-$25, family packages available; call 382-7223 or 888/306-RACE. Fri.-Sun., Aug. 11-13.

Special Events

Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Circus at the World Arena, 3185 Venetucci Blvd., 576-2626. $14.75-$30. Thurs.-Sun., Aug. 17-20.

25 Years of Changing Men: History, Progress and Opportunities, a conference for all communities working for changing roles and expectations for justice and equality, by the National Organization for Men Against Sexism, on the Colorado College campus. Call 303/666-7043 or visit Thurs.-Sun., Aug. 10-13.

Sixth annual Roast, where G columnist Rich Tosches will be roasted, skewered and lampooned -- all in good fun -- to benefit Pikes Peak Partnership and its agencies. At the DoubleTree Hotel World Arena. $65, 633-4601. Fri., Aug. 11, 6 p.m.

Parade of Homeless 2000: Action for Affordable Housing, an annual event educating the public about affordable housing needs in Antler's Park, behind the Antler's Hotel. Featuring music, art, picnic lunch and bus tour stopping at locations throughout the community to show how affordable housing is lost and what can be done to stop the growth of homelessness in Colorado Springs. Presented by the Housing Advocacy Coalition. Free, 634-0738. Sat., Aug. 12, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Bonsai Show, with Harold Sasaki at the Donaldson House, 1123 N. Cascade Ave. Free, 633-2376. Sat.-Sun, Aug. 12-13, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Gala in the Garden, the Trails and Open Space Coalition's 6th annual celebration, dinner and auction at RockLedge Ranch. Featuring live music by the Mountain Road Ceili Band. $30-$35, RSVP by Aug. 11. 633-6884. Tues., Aug. 15, 5:30 p.m.

Trolley Follies, a fundraiser for the Pikes Peak Historical Railway Foundation. Features portrayals of local legends Buffalo Bill Cody, Frank James, Doc Holliday, Bob Womack, Winfred Scott Stratton and Pat Kelly; gun fights, Native American flute playing, storytelling, rides on a restored trolley car. $2-$5, 630-7328 or 632-7548. At the Trolley Barn, 2333 Steel Dr. Sat. Aug., 19, 3 p.m.

Romp in the Park, a day of contests, obstacle courses, demonstrations, dog water park, microchip clinic, and much more for you and your dog at the UCCS 4 Diamond Sports Complex on N. Nevada Ave., across from the Howard Johnson Inn. In recognition of National Homeless Animals Day. All proceeds and donation benefit Colorado Springs All-Breed Rescue, 260-0668. Sat., Aug. 19, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Greek Festival at Archangel Michael Greek Orthodox Church, 2215 Paseo Rd. Featuring traditional food, pastries, coffee, music, dancing, imports and games for kids. Free, 634-5678. Sat., Aug. 19, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Sun., Aug. 20, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Opening of the 1900 Timecapsule in the cornerstone of the Pioneers Museum, 215 S. Tejon. Also installing a new capsule to be opened in 2100. Celebration features live music, living history presentations, Color Guard and Masonic Ceremony. Free, 385-5990. Wed., Aug. 23, 4-7 p.m.

Pride Fest, a parade and rally organized by the Pikes Peak Gay and Lesbian Community Center will be held on Sunday, Aug. 27, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Parade starts at Tejon Street and Cache La Poudre at noon. For more information, call 471-4GAY. Music Fest on Sat., Aug. 26, at Colorado Music Hall, 8 p.m.

Out of Town Events

acoustic, folk & country concerts

4th annual Summer Pachanga/Chicano Music Festival at El Centro Su Teatro, Denver. On Fri.: Noche Tradicional, 8-10 p.m. $6. On Sat.: Summer Pachanga, 2-11 p.m. $15. On Sun.: Mariachi Sunday, 1-5 p.m., $8. 303/296-0219. Aug. 11-13.

Tenth annual Rocky Mountain Folks Festival in Lyons, CO, featuring David Crosby, Greg Brown, Cheryl Wheeler, Catie Curtis, Willie Porter, Kelly Joe Phelps, among many others. One day passes: $35-$40. Three-day passes: $90, 800/624-2422. Aug. 18-20.

Crestone Music Festival, feauring Richie Havens, JAKA, Lucky LaRue, Guajira, many local bands, poets, entertainment, contests, food, beer and fireworks at the Baca Grande Golf Course in Crestone, CO. $5-$22, $10 per tent. R.V. sites available. 719/256-4856. Sat.-Sun., Aug. 19-20.

2000 Colorado State Fair in Pueblo. Sat., Aug. 19, through Mon., Sept. 4. Offering standard and premium seating. Aug 19: '60s Reunion, $6-$10. Aug. 20: 38 Special, $6-$10. Aug. 21: Pat Benetar, $6-$10. Aug. 22: Statler Brothers. Aug. 24: Mark Chesnutt, $6-$10. Aug. 25: Dwight Yoakam, $16-$20. Aug. 26 in Grandstand: Clay Walker, $12-$16. Aug. 27: Wayne Newton, $16-$20. Aug. 28: Goo Goo Dolls with Tonic, $20. Aug. 29: Styx, $16-$20. Aug. 30: Suzy Bogguss, Billy Dean & John Berry, $6-$10. Aug. 31: Carrot Top, $6-$10. Sept. 1: Sawyer Brown, $6-$10. Sept. 2 in Grandstand: Chris LeDoux, $12-$16. Sept. 2: David Lee Garza & Lee Perez, $10-$14. Sept. 4: Lonestar, $16-$20.

Dwight Yoakum at the Fillmore Auditorium, Denver. $27, 520-9090. Thurs., Aug 24, 8 p.m.

Buena Vista Social Club presents Compay Segundo at Chautauqua Auditorium, Boulder. $29.50-$37, 303/443-5858. Fri., Aug. 25, 8 p.m.

Melissa Ferrick at Tulagi's, Boulder. $8-$10, 303/443-3399. 21 +. Sun., Aug. 27, 9 p.m.

Alison Krauss & Union Station featuring Jerry Douglas at the Paramount Theatre, Denver. $ TBA, 520-9090. Wed., Aug. 30.

Classical & jazz music

Jazz in the Sangres in Westcliffe, CO. Five jazz bands daily. On Fri., Aug. 11: wine tasting. Sat., Aug. 12: David "Fathead" Newman. On Sun., Aug. 13: Herbie Mann. $18-$30 per day, 719/783-3785.

Guy Lombardo's Royal Canadians with Al Pierson at the Arvada Center outdoor amphitheater, Denver. $14-$20, 303/431-3939. Fri., Aug. 18, 7:30 p.m.

The Denver Brass with Pan Jumbies at the Arvada Center outdoor amphitheater, Denver. $14-$20, 303/431-3939. Sat., Aug. 19, 7:30 p.m.

Waldemar Bastos at the Denver Botanic Gardens, Denver. $25-$28, 800/965-4827. Wed., Aug. 23, 6 p.m.


Paul Mitchell International Evening of Dance, featuring principal couples from Pilobolus TOO, National Ballet of China, Boston Ballet, American Ballet Theater, Royal Winnipeg Ballet, Royal Ballet and Cleveland-San Jose Ballet at the Ford Amphitheater, Vail. $10-$85, 520-9090. Fri.-Sat., Aug. 11-12, 7:30 p.m.

literary events

Perspectives on Poetry, featuring Mirium Sagan & Pulitzer-Prize nominee Rebecca Seiferle reading their works at the Tattered Cover LoDo, 1628 16th St., Denver. Free, 303/436-1070. Mon. Aug. 14, 7:30 p.m.

Sandy Tolan signing Me & Hank: A Boy and His Hero, 25 Years Later at the Tattered Cover, Cherry Creek. Free, 303/322-7727. Thurs., Aug. 17, 7:30 p.m.

James Lee Burke, author of Sunset Limited and Dixie City Jam signing his new Dave Robicheaux mysters Purple Cane Road at the Tattered Cover Cherry Creek. Free, 303/322-7727. Fri., Aug. 18, 7:30 p.m.


Opera a la Carte, performed by the Central City Opera traveling company. Featuring highlights fromCandide and more at the Salida Steam Plant theater, Sackett and G Streets. $7, 719/530-0933. Fri. Aug. 11, 8 p.m.

rock, pop & blues

Cracker at the Fox Theater, Boulder. $19, 303/443-3399. 21 +. Fri., Aug. 11, 9 p.m.

Doobie Brothers with 38 Special at the Fillmore Auditorium, Denver. $30, 520-9090. Fri., Aug 11, 8 p.m.

KISS on their "Farewell Tour" with Ted Nugent and Skid Row at Fiddler's Green Amphitheater, Englewood. $33.50-$91, 520-9090. Mon., Aug. 14, 7 p.m.

Dream Theater at the Fillmore Auditorium, Denver. $25, 520-9090. Mon., Aug. 14, 7:30 p.m.

Lucy Pearl at he Gothic Theater, Denver. $26.50, 520-9090. Tues., Aug. 15, 8 p.m.

B.B. King Blues Festival with Buddy Guy, Susan Tedeschi, Groove Hawgs and Tommy Castro at Fiddler's Green Amphitheater, Englewood. $26-$51, 520-9090. Tues., Aug. 15, 8 p.m.

Watcha Tour with Molotov, Enanitos Verdes, Cafe Tacuba, A.N.I.M.A.L., and Aterciopelados at the Fillmore Auditorium, Denver. $27-$32, 520-9090. Wed., Aug 16, 7 p.m.

Nina Storey with Sally Taylor at the Fox Theater, Boulder. $6.50, 21 +, 303/443-3399. Wed., Aug. 16, 9 p.m.

Johnny Lang, Joan Osborne and Patty Griffin at the Fox Theater, Boulder. $32.50, 21 +, 303/443-3399. Thurs., Aug. 17, 8:30 p.m.

Joe Jackson, Aimee Mann, Michael Penn and David Gray at the Fox Theater, Boulder. $25, 21 +, 303/443-3399. Fri., Aug. 18, 8:30 p.m.

North Mississippi Allstars, Sister 7, and Daniel Cage at the Fox Theater, Boulder. $7.50, 21 +, 303/443-3399. Sat., Aug. 19, 8:30 p.m.

K.D. Lang at the Boulder Theater, Boulder. $46, 520-9090. Wed., Aug 16, 9 p.m.

Poison with Cinderella, Dokken and Slaughter at Fiddler's Green Amphitheater, Englewood. $18-$31, 520-9090. Thurs., Aug. 17, 5:30 p.m.

Cripple Creek Rock & Blues Festival, featuring the Jesse Cotton Stone Band, Ace Butler & the Aces, the Jennifer Lane Blues Band, Emilio Emilio, and Peace Sign at the Gold Rush Paladium. $10-$18, includes both days, 520-9090. Ace butler stuff here

Widespread Panic at River Run at Keystone; $37.50 one day, $65 two day, camping available. 520-9090. Sat., Aug. 19, 3 p.m. Sun., Aug. 20, 2 p.m..

Incubus with Static X at the Fillmore Auditorium, Denver. $26, 520-9090. Tues., Aug 22, 7 p.m.

Boukman Eksperyans at the Boulder Theater, Boulder. $12.75, all-ages. 303/786-7030. Tues., Aug. 22, 8 p.m.

Tracy Chapman at Red Rocks Ampitheater, Morrison. $27.50-$37.50, 520-9090. Wed., Aug 23, 7:30 p.m.

The Who at the Pepsi Center, Denver. $38.50-$128.50, 520-9090. Thurs., Aug. 24, 7:30 p.m.

Gordon Lightfoot at the Paramount Theatre, Denver. $29-39, 520-9090. Fri., Aug. 25.

Savage Garden at the Fillmore Auditorium, Denver. $25, 520-9090. Fri., Aug 25, 8 p.m.

Jimmy Page with The Black Crowes and The Cult at the Pepsi Center, Denver. $32.50-$88.50, 520-9090. Fri., Aug. 25, 7:30 p.m.

Reggae on the Rocks in Red Rocks Amphitheatre, Morrison. $27.50, 520-9090. Sat., Aug. 26, noon.

Further Festival 2000, featuring The Other Ones with Bob Weir, Mickey Hart, and Bruce Hornsby; and Ziggy Marley and the Melody Makers at Fiddler's Green Amphitheater, Englewood. $31.50-$36.50, 520-9090. Tues., Aug. 29.

Iron Maiden with Queensryche at Red Rocks Amphitheater, Morrison. $37.50-$42.50, 520-9090. Wed., Aug. 30, 7 p.m.

A Perfect Circle with Sunna at the Fillmore Auditorium, Denver. $25, 520-9090. Fri., Sept. 1, 8 p.m.

Destination New Orleans Acura Music Festival featuring Dr. John, John Fogerty, Aaron Neville and The Groove Hawgs at Fiddler's Green Amphitheater, Englewood. $21-$61, 520-9090. Sun., Sept. 3, 6 p.m.

Runaway Truck Ramp at the Fox Theater, Boulder. $8, 303/443-3399. Fri., Sept. 8.

Creedence Clearwater Revisited at the Fillmore Auditorium, Denver. $25, 520-9090. Sun., Sept. 10, 8 p.m.

Zap Mama at the Boulder Theater, Boulder. $16-$21, 303/786-7030. Mon., Sept. 11, 7:30 p.m.

Black Uhuru with Sly & Robbie at the Fox Theater, Boulder. $36, 303/443-3399. Wed., Sept. 13.

Def Leppard in Red Rocks Amphitheatre, Morrison. $27.50-$37.50, 520-9090. Thurs., Sept. 14.

Gov't Mule at the Fox Theater, Boulder. $18, 303/443-3399. Fri., Sept. 15.

Red Hot Chili Peppers with Stone Temple Pilots and Fishbone at Fiddler's Green Amphitheater, Englewood. $31-$41, 520-9090. Sat., Sept. 16, 5:30 p.m.

Brian Wilson and the Arapahoe Symphony performing Pet Sounds at Magness Arena, Denver. $33-$73, 520-9090. Sat., Sept. 16.

Neil Young with the Pretenders at Red Rocks Ampitheater, Morrison. $35-$85, 520-9090. Tues.-Wed., Sept. 19-20.

Phish at Fiddler's Green Amphitheater, Englewood. On sale Aug. 12. $TBA, 520-9090. Wed., Sept. 27.

Santana with Everlast at the Pepsi Center, Denver. $59-$29, 520-9090. Thurs., Sept. 28, 7:30 p.m.

Counting Crows with Live at Fiddler's Green Amphitheater, Englewood. $26-$44.50, 520-9090. Thurs., Oct. 5.

The Everly Brothers at the Paramount Theatre, Denver. $ TBA, 520-9090. Sat., Oct. 14.

Tina Turner and Joe Cocker at the Pepsi Center, Denver. $35.75-$79.75, 520-9090. Tues., Nov. 14, 7:30 p.m.

special events

POW/MIA Recognition Motorcycle Ride, led by Sen. Ben Nighthorse Campbell, running from Custom Cycles in Woodland Park to Cripple Creek. $7 per rider, $10 per couple, 877/858-GOLD. Begins with a pancake breakfast before leaving at 11 a.m. Followed with a memorial service, tattoo contest, police vs. bikers football and gunfight reenactments. Sat., Aug. 19.


Lucifer Tonite by Don Becker at the Bug Theater, Denver. "...the most important piece of avant garde theater...ever seen in Denver," Westword, 1996. $14, 303/477-984. Fridays and Saturdays, 8 p.m., Aug. 11-Sept. 2.

The Unsinkable Molly Brown, at the Town Hall Arts Center, Littleton. $15-$20, 303/794-2787. Sun. Aug. 13 and 27 at 2 p.m. Aug. 24, 7:30 p.m.

Grand Hotel performed by PHAMALy, the Physically Handicapped Amateur Musical Actors League, at the Arvada Center, Denver. $20. 303/893-4100. Through Aug. 20.

Fosse, the Tony Award-winning celebration of the work of choreographer and director Bob Fosse, in the Buell Theatre at the Denver Performing Arts Complex, Denver. 800/641-1222, $20-$60. Through Aug. 20.

Jungle Book: the Original, performed by Industrial Arts Theater at at the Denver Civic Theater. $TBA, 303/595-3800. Through Sept. 9.

The Kentucky Cycle, regional premier of the Pulitzer Prize-winning play, performed by the Hunger Artists Ensemble at the Denver Civic Theater. $TBA, 303/595-3800. Through Sept. 16.

Parade, the haunting musical tale of an innocent man accused of the death of a young woman, in the Buell Theatre at the Denver Performing Arts Complex, Denver. 800/641-1222, $ TBA. Sept. 12-24.

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