Small Potatoes, Black Forest Community Center, Black Forest and Shoup roads. $10-$15. A Chicago-based folk duo. Fri., March 5, 7:30 p.m. Call 633-3660 for more.
Kids' Open Stage, Black Forest Community Center, Black Forest and Shoup roads. $2-$4. With bluegrass gospel headliner The Coffee Family. Fri., March 12, 7:30 p.m. Call 633-3660 for more.
classical Da Vinci Quartet Benefit for Operation Smile, Bemis Hall, 920 N. Cascade. $10. All proceeds benefit Operation Smile, providing medical services to indigent children in developing countries. Sat., Feb. 28, 7:30 p.m. Call 389-6607 for more.
Colorado Springs Philharmonic, Pikes Peak Center, 190 S. Cascade Ave., 520-SHOW. $12-$48. A Night at the Opera, fully costumed performances of Act II of Bizet's Carmen and Act II of Strauss's Die, Sat., Feb. 28, 8 p.m., Sun., Feb. 29, 2:30 p.m.
Colorado Springs Conservatory, 1430 N. Hancock Ave. Jazz Night, $5, Feb. 20, 8-10 p.m. "A Day in the Life of..." at the Fine Arts Center, 30 W. Dale St., $10, Feb. 28, 7 p.m. Call 577-4556 for more.
Da Vinci Quartet and Taylor Memorial Choir, Grace Church, 631 N. Tejon St. Free. Sun., Feb. 29, 4 p.m. Call 633-5529 for more.
Hausmusik Quartet, Tri-Lakes Center for the Arts, Palmer Lake, 481-0475,
www.trilakesarts.com . $12-$15. String quartet playing chamber music, baroque to 20th century. Sun., March 6, 7 p.m. Call 481-0475 for more.
other music Bowed Piano Ensemble, CC's Packard Hall, SW corner of Cascade and Cache La Poudre. Free. Performance with soprano Victoria Hansen. Sun., March 7, 3 p.m. Call 389-6606 for more.
music announcements Mary Flower Guitar Workshop, Benet Hill Center, rm. 111, 2577 N. Chelton Rd. Guitar workshop for Black Rose Acoustic Society. Sat., Feb. 28, 1-3:30 p.m. Call 578-0254 for more.
Community drum circles, Organic Earth Caf, 1124 Manitou Ave., Mondays, 8-10 p.m. Call 685-0986. Immanual Lutheran School, 846 E Pikes Peak. Thursdays, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Call 964 8031.