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Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Friday, September 15

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Here's a look at a variety of events Friday around Colorado Springs and beyond:

    

FESTIVALS

Sept. 14-17: Colorado Mountain Winefest — Palisade; coloradowinefest.com.

Sept. 15-17: Telluride Blues and Brews Festival — Beer, music and more, Telluride; telluride blues.com.

    

MUSIC

Rebelution — 7:30 p.m., Red Rocks Amphitheatre, Morrison, $$44.50-$50; AX.
Jason Aldean — With Chris Young, Kane Brown, Dee Jay Silver, 7:30 p.m., Pepsi Center, Denver, $40.25-$80.25; AT.
Carbon Leaf — 8 p.m., Bluebird Theater, Denver, $20; AX.
Cigarettes After Sex — 8 p.m., Bluebird Theater, Denver, $16-$18; AX.
Banks — 8:30 p.m., Ogden Theatre, Denver, $32.50; AX.
Drew Holcomb and the Neighbors — 9 p.m., Gothic Theatre, Englewood, $20; AX.


Alan Joseph Solo Jazz Guitar — 6 p.m., Trap Traders
Amzy — With The Solid Ocean, 7 p.m., The Black Sheep
Joe Uvegas, Beatidudes and Blue Opera Grass — 7 p.m., Buffalo Grass Acoustic Society
Cash’d Out — Johnny Cash Tribute, 8 p.m., Stargazers Theatre and Event Center
Soulsmith Unlimited — 8 p.m., Benny’s Restaurant and Lounge
Lewis Mock and La Taverne Orchestra — 8:30 p.m., La Taverne
Sofa Killers — 8:30 p.m., Back East Bar and Grill
Alan Joseph Trio — 9 p.m., Wild Goose Meeting House
Steele Street — 9 p.m., The Whiskey Baron Dance Hall & Saloon
Riverbottom, FN Wilde, Embrace the Dirt, Gravel — 9 p.m., Peak 31

    

STAGE

Improv Comedy — With Stick Horses in Pants, 8-10 p.m. Friday, Lon Chaney Theater, 221 E. Kiowa St., $5-$10; thestickhorses.com/show-schedule.
“Dogs: The Musical”
— Open 8 p.m. Friday, 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 4 p.m. Sundays, through Oct. 1, Cottonwood Center for the Arts, 427 E. Colorado Ave., pay what you can. Advance tickets: theatredart.org.

“The Nerd” — 7 p.m., through Sept. 23, The Butte Theater, 130 Bennett Ave., Cripple Creek, $11-$20; buttetheater.com.

 Zoltan — 8 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Loonees Comedy Corner, 1305 N. Academy Blvd., go online for ticket prices. Advance tickets: looneescc.wixsite.com/loonees.  

“Heisenberg” — 7:30 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays, 4 p.m. Sundays, through Sept. 24, Dusty Loo Bon Vivant Theater, 3955 Regent Circle, $18-$42; theatreworkscs.org.
“Parallel Lives” — 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, through Oct. 1, Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College, 30 W. Dale St., $18-$20; 634-5583, csfineartscenter.org.

Through Sept. 24: “The Marvelous Wonderettes” — 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, Lakewood Cultural Center, Lakewood, $20-$36; performancenow.org.
Through Oct. 7: “The Mystery of Love and Sex” — 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, The John Hand theater, Denver, $20-$23;firehousetheatercompany.com.
Through Oct. 15: “Les Liaison Dangereuses” — 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 1 p.m. Sundays, Miners Alley Playhouse, Golden,$15-$25; minersalley.com.
Through Oct. 15: “August: Osage County” — 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2:30 p.m. Sundays, Vintage Theatre, Aurora, $25-$30; vintagetheatre.com.
Through Oct. 15: “My Brilliant Divorce” — 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 4 p.m. Sunday, Avenue Theater, Denver, $20-$27.50; tinyurl.com/y92za7hw.
Through Oct. 22: “The Little Dog Laughed” — 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2:30 p.m. Sundays, Vintage Theatre, Aurora, $15-$30; vintagetheatre.com.
Through Nov. 5: “The Music Man” — Thursdays-Sundays, Candlelight Dinner Playhouse, Johnstown, $29.95-$62.95; coloradocandlelight.com.

     

ART

“Through the Looking Glass” Artist’s Reception — 5-8 p.m. Friday, Commonwheel Artists Co-op, 102 Canon Ave., Manitou Springs. Exhibit runs through Oct. 16; commonwheel.com/through-the-looking-glass .html.
Folk Art Festival
— Opens noon-6 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, to benefit the Holly Berry House, Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site, 3105 Gateway Road, $2-$6; tinyurl.com/ybdmwomj.

“The Disappearing Mining Landscape of Grant County, New Mexico” — Western Museum of Mining & Industry, 2225 North Gate Blvd. Exhibit runs through Dec. 9; wmmi.org.

"Messthetics" - Through Sept. 23. Cottonwood Center for the Arts, 427 E. Colorado Ave.: cottonwoodcenterforthearts.com.

Pikes Peak Community College Faculty Art Show — Through Sept. 28, Pikes Peak Community College, Downtown Studio Campus, 100 W. Pikes Peak Ave.; 502-3135.
“Fall Out of Summer” — Works Reveille Kennedy and Dan Masimer, through Sept. 28, Arati Artists Gallery, 2425 W. Colorado Ave.; aratiartists.com.
“Ephemera” — Works by Tony Achilles, through Sept. 29, The Modbo, 17C E. Bijou St.; themodbo.com.
“Art Works @ Gallery 113” — Through Sept. 29, Plaza of the Rockies, 121 S. Tejon St.; 260-6637, michaeljpach@gmail.com.

September Featured Artists — Works Lisa Dillmann and Jacqueline Pearson, with guest artist, Suzanne Favier, through Sept. 30, Boulder Street Gallery, 206 N. Tejon St.; 636-9358, boulderstreetgallery.com.

“Something New” — Through Sept. 30, Bridge Gallery, 218 W. Colorado Ave.; thebridgeartgallery.com.

Pikes Peak Pastel Society Regional Pastel Exhibition — Through Oct. 25, Library 21c, 1175 Chapel Hills Drive; tinyurl.com/y9h37udg.
Monochrome Photography Show — Through Oct. 28, Tri-Lakes Center for the Arts, 304 Colorado 105 Palmer Lake; lynn.pdphotographers@gmail.com.
“Great Expectations” — Through Nov. 11, GOCA 121, 121 S. Tejon St., Suite 100;tinyurl.com/y73wuzpc.

“Democratic Visas” — Through Dec. 9, GOCA 1420, 1420 Austin Bluffs Parkway; tinyurl.com/ybezmkmk.

Buck Walsky: “Beach Front” — Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College, 30 W. Dale St. Exhibit runs through Dec. 31. Call or go online for admission costs; 634-5583, csfineartscenter.org.

“Raízes/Roots: Transformations in Contemporary Brazilian Art” — Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College, 30 W. Dale St. Exhibit runs through Nov. 15. Call or go online for admission costs; 634-5583, csfineartscenter.org.
“Bruno Munro: Thank You for a Very Enjoyable Game” — Through Sept. 17, Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College, 30 W. Dale St. Call or go online for admission costs; 634-5583, csfineartscenter.org.
“Everyday Extraordinary: From Rembrandt to Warhol” — Through Sept. 17, Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College, 30 W. Dale St. Call or go online for admission costs; 634-5583, csfineartscenter.org.
“Seeking Surfaces” — Works by Jeremiah Welsh, through Sept. 22, Cultural Office of the Pikes Peak Region, 121 S. Tejon St., Suite 111; peakradar.com/event/seeking-surfaces.
Religious Fine Art Show — Through Sept. 24, with artist reception, 5-7 p.m. Sept. 22, The Abbey Events Complex, 2951 E. Highway 50, Cañon City; Brenda McKay, 275-8631 ext. 3 , Brenda.mckay@theabbeycc.com.
Works by Emma Powell — Through Sept. 30, Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College, 30 W. Dale St. Call or go online for admission costs; 634-5583, csfineartscenter.org.
“Great Expectations” — Through Nov. 11, GOCA 121, 121 S. Tejon St., Suite 100; tinyurl.com/y73wuzpc.
“The Art of Storytelling” — Through Dec. 31, Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College, 30 W. Dale St. Call or go online for admission costs; 634-5583, csfineartscenter.org.
“Positive Exposure: The Spirit of Difference” — Works by photographer Rick Guidotti, through Dec. 31, Chapel Hills Mall, 1510 Briargate Blvd.; tinyurl.com/z78epdz.
“Ragnarök” — Works by Wendy Mike and De Lane Bredvik, through Jan. 7, 2018, Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College, 30 W. Dale St., $12; 634-5583, csfineartscenter.org.
“Trenches to Treaties: World War I in Remembrance” — Through November 2018, Money Museum, 818 N. Cascade Ave.; 632-2646, money.org.

Through Sept. 17: Tom Taylor: “Wildlife Designs” — Sangre de Cristo Arts Center, Pueblo; sdc-arts.org.
Through Sept. 24: Sculpture by Alexander Calder — Denver Botanic Gardens, York Street, Denver; botanicgardens.org.
Through Sept. 24: “My World: Line, Color, Choice” by Ramona Lapsley — Sangre de Cristo Arts Center, Pueblo; sdc-arts.org.
Through Sept. 24: “Sordid and Sacred: The Beggars in Rembrandt’s Etchings” — Sangre de Cristo Arts & Conference Center, Pueblo; sdc-arts.org.
Through Sept. 30: “At the Water’s Edge: Floral and Fowl” — Works by Michael Warren and Darryl Trott, Old South Frame and Gallery, Denver; 1-303-715-3828.

Through Oct. 1: “Touched by the Hands of God: Michelangelo’s Models” — Space Gallery, La Veta; sdc-arts.org.

Through Nov. 5: “Play” — Works by Pattie Lee Becker, Denver Botanic Gardens, Gates Garden Court Gallery, Denver; tinyurl.com/y8fwuaxx.

    

OUT THERE

Ute Valley Park Bioblitz — Scientists from the community will be documenting as many living species as they can find in 24 hours, 3:30 p.m. Friday-7:30 a.m. Saturday, new Ute Valley Parking Lot, off of South Rockrimmon Boulevard; coloradosprings.gov/uvpbioblitz.

Sept. 14-17: Bike Festival — Group rides, bike films, chainless race, bike parade, Salida; salidachamber.org.
    
The Colorado Springs Cycling Club
— For all ages and abilities; bikesprings.org.

Helen Hunt Falls Visitor Center — 3440 N. Cheyenne Canon Road; cheyennecanon.org/visitor-centers.
Garden of the Gods Visitor and Nature Center sponsored hikes
— 1805 N. 30th St., free; 219-0104. Daily Guided Nature Walks, 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., meet north main parking lot.

Mueller State Park hikes — 21045 Colorado 67, Divide. Day pass $7 per vehicle; 687-2366.

     Rock Canyon Trail, 9 a.m. Friday, Rock Pond Trailhead.
     Elk Bugling, 6 p.m. Friday, register at Visitor Center.

Nature programs at Mueller State Park — 21045 Colorado 67, Divide. Day pass $7/vehicle; 687-2366.

     Touch Table: Owls, 2-4 p.m. Friday, Visitor Center.

     The Importance of Bees, 7:30 p.m. Friday, Amphitheater.

Hikes at Cheyenne Mountain State Park — 410 JL Ranch Heights Road. Day pass $7 per vehicle. Reservations: 576-2016.

Nature programs at Garden of the Gods Visitor and Nature Center — 1805 N. 30th St., free; 219-0108.

Nature programs at Bear Creek Nature Center — 245 Bear Creek Road. Reservations: 520-6387.

Nature programs at Fountain Creek Nature Center — 320 Peppergrass Lane, Fountain. Reservations: 520-6745.
Hutchinson Homestead Ranch and Learning Center Tours — Salida, $5, $3 for ages 8-16; 239-0955, hutchinsonhomestead.org.

The Colorado Birding Trail websiteColoradobirdingtrail.com, information about places to observe birds and other wildlife.

Rocky Mountain Hiking Trails — With information on more than 70 hikes; rockymountainhikingtrails.com.

    

RUNNING

Colorado Running Co. — For a list of runs and events, go to corunco.com.
Pikes Peak Road Runners
— Go online for information, cost and registration: pprrun.org

    

COMMUNITY

Art Supplies Donation Drive — Through Friday, to benefit Mesa Elementary School, RE/MAX Real Estate Group, 12265 Oracle Blvd., Suite 105; 373-1906.

Beer Dinner — 5:30 p.m. Friday, to benefit Catholic Charities’ Life Skills and Career Development Program, Marian House Soup Kitchen, 4 W. Bijou St. Reservations: localrelic.com.
Harvest Celebration — 6-8 p.m. Friday, to benefit Colorado Springs Food Rescue, The Barn at Venetucci Farm, 5210 US 85. Reservations: tinyurl.com/y754q8kp.
75th Anniversary of Family Life Services — Dinner, 6-8 p.m. Friday, Heritage Festival, 1-4 p.m. Saturday, 1880 S. Cascade Ave. Reservations required for dinner: 632-4661 , sues.hess@flscs.org.
Folk Art Festival — Noon-6 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sept. 17, to benefit the Holly Berry House, Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site, 3105 Gateway Road; tinyurl.com/ybdmwomj.

    

VOLUNTEERING
Nature and Raptor Center of Pueblo — Volunteer docent program, 5200 Nature Center Road, Pueblo. Registration: 549-2414.
Garden of the Gods Visitor and Nature Center — Needs volunteers for the information desk; Bret Tennis, 219-0108.
Eleven Mile — Needs volunteer naturalist to help facilitate children’s craft and educational programs on Saturday mornings; Kristen, 748-3401, email park_interpreter@yahoo.com.
Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center — Volunteers needed to work in the visitor center, grounds keeping, leading tours and more, 4729 Twin Rocks Road, Divide; 687-9742.