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Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Wednesday, Nov. 8

November 7, 2017 Updated: November 8, 2017 at 8:29 am
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Muldooniacs Running Club — 5K or 10K, Wednesdays, Homestead Trail, meet between 6 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. at Jose Muldoons, 5710 S. Carefree Circle. The Gazette, Bryan Oller

Here's a look at what's going on Wednesday in the Colorado Springs area:

    

MUSIC

The Drums — With Methyl Ethel, 8 p.m., Bluebird Theater, Denver, $17-$20; AX.
Victor Wooten — 8 p.m., Gothic Theatre, Englewood, $20-$60; AX.
Tyler, The Creator — With Taco, 9 p.m., Ogden Theatre, Denver, $20; AX.

“Music at Midday” — 12:15 p.m., Packard Performance Hall
Springs Contemporary Jazz Band — 6 p.m., The Warehouse
Open Mic — 7 p.m., Ute Inn

    

STAGE

“Motown the Musical” — 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Pikes Peak Center, 190 S. Cascade Ave., $43-$98; 520-7469, pikespeakcenter.com.

Through Nov. 19: “Smart People” — Ricketson Theatre, Denver, $30 and up. Go online for times and dates: denvercenter.org.

     

ARTS

Women in the Military Portrait Exhibit — All day, Pikes Peak Community College, Centennial Campus Atrium, 5675 S. Academy Blvd. Exhibit runs through Nov. 10; 502-3135.

Landscapes — Featuring Joe Bohler, Charles Pabst and June Carey, Art Gallery of the Rockies, 5039 N. Academy Blvd. Exhibit runs through Dec. 7; artgalleryoftherockies.com.

Through Nov. 12: Denver Film Festival — Ellie Caulkins Opera House, Denver. Advance tickets: denverfilm.org.

Benjamin Wu & Erza Tucker - A 2-Man Show”, Broadmoor Galleries, The Broadmoor, 1 Lake Ave. Exhibit runs through Nov. 19; 577-5744, broadmoorgalleries.com.

Jewelers Group Exhibit — Green Horse Gallery, 729 Manitou Ave., Manitou Springs. Exhibit runs through Nov. 20; 338-2721, michelle@greenhorsegallery.com.

“Playing with Fire”  — Works of Karen Simkiss, Josie Quick and Laura McCracken, Commonwheel Artists Gallery 102 Cañon Ave., Manitou Springs. Exhibit runs through Nov. 12; 685-1008, commonwheel.com.

“Postcommodity: A Very Long Line” — Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College, 30 W. Dale St. Exhibit runs through Jan. 7, $5-$10; 634-5583, csfineartscenter.org.
Raven Chacon: “Lightning Speak”
— Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College, 30 W. Dale St. Exhibit runs through Jan. 21, $5-$10; 634-5583, csfineartscenter.org.
Jennifer Steinkamp: “Judy Crook”
— Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College,  30 W. Dale St. Exhibit runs through Jan. 21, $5-$10; 634-5583, csfineartscenter.org.
Steven Durow: “Heartland”
— Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College, 30 W. Dale St. Exhibit runs through Jan. 21, $5-$10; 634-5583, csfineartscenter.org.
“Women of the Rockies”
— Showcases local female artists and artisans; Art, Etc., 18 E. Rio Grand St. Exhibit runs through Dec. 15; 424-6502, artetckmm@gmail.com.

“Ancestral Calling...Beyond Word”  — Through Nov. 16, Pikes Peak Community College, Downtown Studio Campus, 100 W. Pikes Peak Ave.; 502-3135.
Works by Michelle McMahan
— Through Nov. 30, Deco Lounge, Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College, 30 W. Dale St.; 634-5583, csfineartscenter.org.
Works by Jone Ware
— Through Dec. 7, Academy Art & Frame Co., 7560 N. Academy Blvd.; 265-6694, academyframe@gmail.com.
“Bruce Munro: Thank You for a Very Enjoyable Game” — Through Jan. 7, Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College, 30 W. Dale St. Call or go online for costs; 634-5583, csfineartscenter.org.

Steve Weed Exhibit — G44 Gallery, 1785 S. Eighth St. Exhibit runs through Nov. 11; g44gallery@gmail.com.

“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.

“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.
“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 Nov. 12: Frances Dodd: “Compelling Color” — Sangre de Cristo Arts Center, Pueblo; sdc-arts.org.
Through Nov. 12: Allan McConnell: “Contrasts” — Sangre de Cristo Arts Center, Pueblo; sdc-arts.org.
Through Jan. 15: “Touched by the Hands of God: Michelangelo’s Models” — Loveland Art Museum, Loveland; sdc-arts.org.

Through Jan. 14: Billy Schenck: “The Myth of the West” — Sangre de Cristo Arts Center, Pueblo; sdc-arts.org.

Through Jan. 20: “Western Traditions” — Sangre de Cristo Arts Center, Pueblo; sdc-arts.org.

    

OUT THERE

The Joy Ride — Family-friendly 5-6 mile bike ride, meet between 5-6 p.m. Wednesdays, McCabe’s Tavern, 520 S. Tejon St.; tinyurl.com/bzpmq8p.

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.

     Get Fit in the Garden Wellness Walk, 9 a.m. Wednesdays. Register in person.

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

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

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.

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

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

Muldooniacs Running Club — 5K or 10K, Wednesdays, Homestead Trail, meet between 6 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. at Jose Muldoons, 5710 S. Carefree Circle; 574-5673, josemuldoons.com.

Mountain Post Running Club — 5K or 10K, 4-6 p.m. Wednesdays, Main PX, 6220 Martinez St., Fort Carson, free. Children, strollers and pets welcome; Kris Spiller, kspiller@bbcgrp.com.

Colorado Springs Running Club  — 7:30 a.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 6 p.m. Wednesdays. 45- to 60-minute runs, free; 635-3833. For a list of runs and events, go to corunco.com.

Pikes Peak Road Runners — Go online for information, cost and registration: pprrun.org

    

VOLUNTEERING

North Cheyenne Cañon Park — Volunteers are needed for the outdoor education programs at the Starsmore Visitor and Nature Center; Aaron Rogers, 385-6089, arogers@springsgov.com.
Bear Creek and Fountain Creek nature centers
— need volunteers for assisting with environmental education programs and visitor information services; Paula Megorden, 520-6387, bcfcvolunteers@gmail.com.
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 Springs Therapeutic Riding Center at The Mark Reyner Stables
— Volunteers needed to help special needs children and adults during their equine-assisted therapy; 634-4173, cstrc.org.
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.

    

    

    

    

    

    

    

    

    

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