January 11, 2007
NIGHT-LONG PARTY: A 10-hour urban art and music fest is at the City Auditorium beginning at 6 p.m. Saturday. Tech N9ne is the highlighted music act, with 12 other out-of-state performers, two stages and more. It’s at 221 E. Kiowa St. Admission is $30; www.the realtechn9ne.com. BALLYWHAT?: “The Last Night of Ballyhoo,” a romantic comedy, is set in Atlanta in 1939 just before WWII. The Fine Arts Center’s Repertory Theater opens the show Friday at 8 p.m. Performances are at 8 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays through Jan. 28 at the Fine Arts Center, 30 W. Dale St., and tickets are $18-$21; 634-5583. NEED A GIGGLE?: Comedian Josh Blue won the last round of NBC’s “Last Comic Standing,” and performs his champion schtick at 8 p.m. Saturday. The show’s at the Pikes Peak Center, 190 S. Cascade Ave., and tickets are $26.50; 520-7469 or 576-2626. BIG WHEELS KEEP ON TURNING: The Monster Truck Nationals invade the World Arena at 8 p.m. Friday and 1 and 8 p.m. Saturday. It’s at 3185 Venetucci Blvd. Tickets are $7-$20; 576-2626. TORRID AFFAIR: The Pikes Peak Jazz and Swing Society’s Second Sunday Jazz Affair stars Bob Alexander’s Promises and Marcie Hureau. The music and merriment happens 2-5 p.m. Sunday at the Olympian Plaza and Events Center, 975 S. Union Blvd. Admission is $5-$7; 685-9451. COUNTRY FOLK: The Black Rose Acoustic Society presents the Mitguards at 7 p.m. Friday. They play at the Black Forest Community Center, 12530 Black Forest Road, Black Forest, for $3-$5; 633-0660. RINGING EARS: The Pikes Peak Ringers, along with the Colorado Springs Children’s Chorale, Dale Miller and local orchestra members, will make music this weekend. Classical and contemporary works will be performed at 7 p.m. Friday at The Broadmoor Community Church, 315 Lake Ave.; and at 3 p.m. Sunday at St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, 2111 Carlton Ave. It’s free, with a $3-$10 suggested donation; 265-9691. GET SMART: The free Mineral Springs Foundation Historic Speaker Series begins with “Mineral Springs in the New Millennium,” with Dave Wolverton. It’s at 3 p.m. Sunday at the Community Congregational Church Fellowship Hall, 103 Pawnee Ave., Manitou Springs; 685-5089.