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By Jen Mulson and Angelo Stambene Updated: January 2, 2014 at 2:26 pm

It doesn’t feel much like the spring arts season is upon us, but despite the temperatures, it’s here. And there are many exciting performances, exhibits and productions in every art discipline available in the Colorado Springs area.

We list scheduled events in five categories: multidisciplinary venues (below), dance, music, visual arts and stage.

— GO! editor T.D. Mobley-Martinez

ART

COLORADO COLLEGE
I.D.E.A. Space, Edith Kinney Gaylord
Cornerstone Arts Center, Colorado College, 825 N. Cascade Ave., 389-6606, sites.coloradocollege.edu/ideaspace/
Coburn Gallery, Worner Center, Colorado College, 902 N. Cascade Ave., 389-6000
Jan. 20-March 8: “Devotional Cultures: Spanish Colonial Art in the Southwest.” The opening reception will be discussed by the project organizers. With multiple lecturers and events. I.D.E.A Space
March 24-May 10: “Rhythm Nations: Transnational Hip Hop in the Gallery, in the Street, and on the Stage.” The exploration of how graffiti, rap and breakdancing have gone from frowned upon in society to acceptable forms of communication. With multiple lecturers and events. I.D.E.A Space

COTTONWOOD CENTER FOR THE ARTS
427 E. Colorado Ave., 520-1899,
cottonwoodcenterforthearts.com
Jan. 31: “The Small Works Show.” Pieces that are 8 by 8 by 8 inches or smaller.
Feb. 28: “The Art Demos Night.” With the congressional high school art competition, education-based art.
March 28: “The Abstract Show.” A nonrepresentational, nonformal show.
April 25: “The Poetry Night.” With poetry month, hosting a poetry slam event.
May 30: “The Postmodern Show.” Postmodern theme art, where deconstructing older themes of art is the norm.
June 27: “The Body Art Show.” Body art painters will create body painted and prosthetic pieces.
July 25: “The Contemporary Still Life Show.” Modern and post-modern art looks at still life, a nontraditional theme.
Aug. 29: “The Costuming Event.” Inviting costume and worn art artists from the area. Various educational lectures and discussions.
Sept. 26: “ The Pop Culture Show.” All forms of pop culture art including fan art, anime and comic book style graphic art
Oct. 31: “Dia De Los Muertos.” Celebrating the Day of the Dead.
Nov. 14: “The Adduce Show.” A scholarship foundation that will show high school juniors’ and seniors’ work.
Dec. 5: “The Watercolor Show.” The Pikes Peak Watercolor Society is showing work.

FINE ARTS CENTER
30 W. Dale St., 634-5583, csfinearts center.org
Through Jan. 12: “Pamela Joseph: Sideshow of the Absurd.”
Through March 16: “Ellen O’Brien: The Prevalence of Line.”
Through March 30: “Reflections of the Past in Contemporary Native American Art.”
February-May: Denver sculptor Carley Warren
Feb. 8-May 18: “Strange and Wonderful: American Folk Art from the Willem Volkersz Collection.”
April: “Chihuly Rediscovered”

MANITOU ART CENTER
513 and 515 Manitou Ave., 685-1861, thebac.org
Jan. 17: “Retrospective.” The Bill Cummins project has been decades in the making. It’s a music-themed and abstract exhibit that represents different times in the artist’s life.
March 21: “Wunderkind and Wunderkind Alumni.” High school students learn to hang and curate.
March 28: “Art Aloud.” Celebration of National Poetry Month.
May 16-June 14: Steve Morath. Colorful narrative paintings of the Southwest.
May 16-June 14: Future Fossil. A multimedia show that nontraditional emerging artists created and curated.
May 16-June 14: Beth Chorpenning, serene and liberating, mandala-inspired art.
June 20-Aug. 10: Glass Artists of the Pikes Peak Region. An association that encourages glass art work and art in the Pikes Peak Region.
June 20-Aug. 10: John Slye. A University of Colorado at Colorado Springs professer, Slye will show his latest works of art.
June 20-Aug. 10: Roll Bike. Bike-themed art including live performances during the opening.

THE MODBO AND S.P.Q.R.
17B and 17C E. Bijou St., 633-4240, themodbo.com
February: Works by The ModboCo students and teachers.
March: Works by painter Erin Jones.
April: Works by Cymon Padilla and painter Monique Viger.
May: Works by painter Lorelei Beckstrom and mixed-media artist Dáreece Walker.

UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO AT
 COLORADO SPRINGS
GOCA121, Plaza of the Rockies, 121 S. Tejon St., Suite 100, GOCA 1420,
University of Colorado At Colorado Springs, 1420 Austin Bluffs Parkway; 255-3504, uccs.edu
goca
Jan. 15: “Lunch Beat.” Have lunch and prepare to dance. GOCA 121.
Jan. 31-March 22: “Protest!” The 100th anniversary of the Ludlow Massacre brings in four artists whose work looks at protests of varying forms. GOCA 121 and 1420.
Jan. 31: “Resistance and Rebellion: Remember the Past to Carve the Future.” Coinciding with the “Protest!” showing, this performance will focus on American protest songs. GOCA 121.
Feb. 7-March 22: “Cuba & Other Considerations.” Carlos Cardenes & Esteban Blanco present works of photography and bronze. GOCA 121.
April 4-May 21: “Destiny Manifest.” Two artists use byproducts such as polluted waterways to look at future environmental crises. GOCA 121.
April 18-May 24: “Senior Show.” Visual art majors and graduating seniors will be in this exhibit. GOCA 1420.
July 11-Sept. 13: “36 Views of Pikes Peak.” Challenging regionally-based artists to create new looks at Pikes Peak. GOCA 121.

THEATER
BLACK BOX THEATRE
1367 Pecan St., 330-1798, blackbox
drama.com.
Jan. 3: Eclectic Acoustic Concert, with Here’s To Fightin’. Alternative.
Jan. 23 and 30: “The Importance of Being Earnest.” A comedy and Oscar Wilde’s most enduring and popular play.
Feb. 9: “1001 Nights: Storytelling Through Dance.” Storytelling via belly dance.
Feb. 14: “Sweetheart’s Theatre.” A place where your ticket gets you some hand-made truffles.
Feb. 28, March 1: “Night of Mystery.” Pikes Peak Drama Rama, child actors.
March 20: “Fairie Tale Theatre.” A kid-friendly stage event with favorites from “Happily Ever After” and “Once Upon a Time.”
May 8-10: “Selkie.” Katherine Gee presents an original production of the Celtic folktale of the Seal Wife.

COLORADO SPRINGS CONSERVATORY
577-4556, coloradospringsconservatory.org
Jan. 17-19: “Schoolhouse Rock Live!” A schoolteacher tries to win over his students with familiar songs from the Saturday morning educational cartoon series.

FINE ARTS CENTER
30 W. Dale St., 634-5583, csfineartscenter.org
Main Stage
Jan. 30-Feb. 16: “Play it Again, Sam.” An insecure man starts dating (with the ghostly help of Humphrey Bogart) after his divorce in Woody Allen’s 1969 play.
Feb. 21: “Colin Quinn: Unconstitutional.” Comedian, formerly of “Saturday Night Live.”
March 20-April 6: “Agnes of God.” A court-appointed psychiatrist is charged with assessing the sanity of a novice nun in John Pielmeier’s 1982 play. A 1982 Tony Award winner.
May 8-June 1: “Forever Plaid.” Four young male singers are revived to perform after dying in a car crash in the 1990 musical by Stuart Ross.
June 12-29: “Floyd and Clea Under the Western Sky.” A former country-western star unites with a young, vivacious singer for a road trip in David Cale’s 2006 musical.
Second Stage
March 25-April 6: “Pinkalicious: The Musical.” A little girl eats so many pink cupcakes she develops Pinkititis, an affliction that turns her pink from head to toe, in Elizabeth Kann, Victoria Kann and John Gregor’s 2006 show.
April 24-May 4: 2013 Rough Writers winners. World premieres of winning scripts in last year’s playwriting festival: “Pieces of Him” by Marisa Herbert and “Disposing of Grandma” by Sue Bachman.

MILLIBO ART THEATRE
1626 S. Tejon St., 465-6321, themat.org
Premieres
Jan. 16-26: “Inspired.” Original dance, poetry, theater, comedy and fine art “inspired” by a guiding theme.
Feb. 13-23: “Night of Amore.” Hostess Babette and a night of comic cabaret.
March 13-30: “To Kill a Mockingbird.” Based on the 1960 novel by Harper Lee about a young girl and her lawyer father who defends an African-American man during the Great Depression.
April 10-27: “Six Women New Play Festival.” Six original 10-minute plays.
Kids First
Jan. 4-5: “CLN — Taking the ‘OW’ out of CLOWN.” Clown Jim Jackson in a show dedicated to the art of clowning.
Feb. 1-2: “Topsy Turvey.” Two loveable tramps have their world turned upside down.
Oct. 12-13: “Viva Agua” by Creede Repertory Theatre. A young brother and sister track down water to save their family’s farm.

SPRINGS ENSEMBLE THEATRE
1903 E. Cache La Poudre St., 357-3080, springsensembletheatre.org
Feb. 6-23: “Desdemona: A Play About a Handkerchief.” Playwright Paula Vogel’s 1993 script retells Shakespeare’s “The Tragedy of Othello, the Moor of Venice,” but from the female characters’ point of view.
June 12-29: “The Goat or Who is Sylvia?” In Edward Albee’s 2002 play, a married man’s life and family crumbles when he falls in love with a goat. Pulitzer Prize finalist and 2002 Tony Award winner.
July 31-Aug. 17: “Art.” Three friends’ 15-year friendship threatens to collapse when one of them buys an expensive painting in Yasmina Reza’s 1998 play. A 1998 Tony Award winner.
Oct. 9-26: “Rattlesnakes.” In Graham Farrow’s 2001 play, three men learn their wives have been cheating on them with the same man.

STAR BAR PLAYERS
Theatre ‘d Art, 128 N. Nevada Ave., 357-5228, starbarplayers.org
Jan. 17-Feb. 2: “Marat
Sade.” Co-production with Theatre ‘d Art. Peter Weiss’ 1963 play-within-a-play set in an insane asylum. Four-time Tony Award winner.

THE STORY PROJECT
Smokebrush, inside Manitou Art Center, 515 Manitou Ave., Manitou Springs, 444-1012, 685-9717, smokebrush.org
Second Fridays of every month at Smokebrush, last Sundays at Ivywild
Jan. 10: Karen Stone, Mikki Wendt, Carolyn Betts and March Langlois.
Jan. 26: Jody ALyn, Patrick McConnell and Richard Marold.
Feb. 14 and 23: Michelle Mars, Allison Jones, Nancy Voel, and Ellen Jeffers.
March 14 and 30: Don Goede, Craig Richardson, Noel Black, Aaron Retka.
April 11 and 27: Pikes Peak Communtiy College Students. Mixed stories.
June 20: “Let the Good Times Roll.” Celebrating 10 years of edgy bike art.

THEATRE ‘D ART
128 N. Nevada Ave., 357-8321, theatredart.org
Jan. 17-Feb. 2: “Marat/Sade.” Co-production with Star Bar Players. Peter Weiss’ 1963 play-within-a-play set in an insane asylum. Four-time Tony Award winner.
Feb. 21-March 9: “A Clockwork Orange.” Based on Anthony Burgess’ 1962 novel, which is set in the future where there is a culture of extreme youth violence.
May 9-25: “Beat Generation.” Jack Kerouac’s lost 1957 play about a pack of friends and their day at the racetrack, drinking and talking spirituality.
June 13-29: “Crime and Punishment.” Adaptation of Fyodor Dostoyevsky’s 1866 classic about a man who formulates and executes a plan to kill a pawnbroker.

THEATREWORKS
Dusty Loo Bon Vivant Theater, University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, 3955 Regents Circle, 255-3232, theatreworkscs.org
Jan. 23-Feb. 9: “The Weir.” Conor McPherson’s 1997 play set in a pub where a group of men and a woman regale each other with spooky stories.
March 6-16: “Woyzeck.” UCCS student production. A poor young soldier living with his mistress and child spirals downward in Georg Büchner’s 1913 play.
March 20-April 6: “Venus in Fur.” A director has one last audition for his adaptation of a classic erotic novel and meets a woman ready to put him in his place in David Ives’ 2010 play.
April 24-May 11: “The Servant of Two Masters.” Carlo Goldoni’s 1743 comic play about a servant working for two masters who don’t know the other one exists.

MULTIDISCIPLINE
PIKES PEAK CENTER
190 S. Cascade Ave., 799-4139, 
pikespeakcenter.com
Jan. 3: The Nephews with Heart and Soul Radio. Studio Bee. Rock, alternative, fast rock.
Jan. 11: “Sounds of Simon & Garfunkel.” A.J Swearingen and Jonathan Beedle with the Colorado Springs Philharmonic perform some of the duo’s biggest hits, including “I Am a Rock” and “The Sound of Silence.”
Jan. 14-15: “Cirque Eloize Cirkopolis.” Dance, circus and theater.
Jan. 18-19: “Mozart 40.” Conducted by Matthias Bamert, with violinist Michael Hanson. Rossini, Glazunov, Mozart.
Jan. 26: Natalie Merchant. Singer-songwriter and performer. Alternative.
Feb. 2: “Disney Junior Live!” Disney’s hit shows “Sofia the First” and “Never Land Pirates” team up to present a pirate and princess adventure.
Feb. 4: “Alton Brown Live!” The veteran of TV’s “Good Eats” and “Iron Chef America” adds his usual dash of humor and a pinch of culinary arts during this live show.
Feb. 6: Clint Black. Country music.
Feb. 7: Autumn Creatures and Ghost Dance. Studio Bee. Alternative and classic rock, respectively.  
Feb. 8: “Rogers & Hammerstein.” Philharmonic Pops bring the music of Rodgers & Hammerstein, including hits from “Oklahoma!” and “The Sound of Music.”
Feb. 11-12: “Hello, Dolly!” New York matchmaker Dolly Levi sets her sights on a match of her own. A 10-time Tony Award winner.
Feb. 15-16: “Tchaikovsky Pathétique.” Colorado Springs Philharmonic, conducted by Josep Caballé-Domenech. With pianist Conrad Tao. Rachmaninoff, Liszt, Tchaikovsky.
Feb. 26: “In the Mood.” Written by Vic Schoen; a concert with big band music from the 1940s.
March 7: Zahar and Hillary Hand. Studio Bee. Rock, alternative.
March 8: “Odyssey: Epic Destinations.” Colorado Springs Philharmonic, conducted by Thomas Wilson. Music from the “West Side Story” as well as Roylance’s “Tall Ships Suite.”
March 15-16: Tchaikovsky’s “Shakespeare.” Philharmonic Pops, conducted by Thomas Wilson. “Romeo and Juliet,” as well as the “Hamlet” Overture-Fantasia, Op. 67.
March 18-19: “The Addams Family.” The Broadway musical parlays Charles Addams’ cartoon characters into a hit musical. A Tony Award winner.
March 29: “The Music of Queen.” Colorado Spring Philharmonic plays with a full-scale rock band in this tribute.
March 30: “An Evening with Garrison Keillor.” Author, humorist and NPR personality.
April 12-13: “Choral Legends.” Colorado Spring Philharmonic, conducted by Thomas Wilson Colorado Springs Chorale, conducted by Donald P. Jenkins. With the Colorado Springs Children’s Chorale. Beethoven, Handel, Haydn, Brahms, Bruckner, Verdi.
April 19: “Debussy: La Mer.” Colorado Spring Philharmonic, conducted by Josep Caballè-Domenech.  
April 24: Celtic Woman. Irish anthems and pop standards.
April 26: “The Great Divorce.” A theatrical adaptation of the C.S. Lewis novel, which explores the idea of heaven and hell.
May 9-10: “Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Peal.” Watch the popular movie while the orchestra plays the soundtrack live.
May 17-18: “Alpine Symphony.” Colorado Spring Philharmonic, conducted by Josep Caballé-Domenech. With pianist William Wolfram. Beethoven, Strauss.
June 3-4: “Memphis.” This musical is loosely based on the life of Dewey Phillips, one of rock’s pioneering DJs. A Tony Award winner.

COLORADO SPRINGS PIONEERS MUSEUM
215 S. Tejon St., 385-5990, cspm.org.
Jan. 18: “A Needle Pulling Thread: White Glove Tour.” Quilts from the museum’s collection.
April 19: “Memories of a Massacre: Perspectives of Ludlow.” The Ludlow Massacre and those involved, including the Colorado National Guard.
July 12: “The Midas Touch: The Penrose-Tutt Partnership.” Spencer Penrose, the gold and copper mines and how tourism arrived in Colorado Springs.
Dec. 20: “City of Sunshine: The Health History of the Pikes Peak Region.” Tuberculosis, pharmacies and early boosters using beautiful scenery to get people to come to Colorado.

WORLD ARENA
3185 Venetucci Blvd., 579-2626, 
worldarena.com
Feb. 18: “WWE SmackDown.” Superstars Randy Orton and the Big Show.
March 28: “Fans Rule.” The Harlem Globetrotters World Tour.

DANCE
ACADEMY CONCERTS
Arnold Hall, Air Force Academy, 2302 Cadet Drive, 333-4497, ticketmaster.com
Jan. 31: “Ballroom With a Twist.” Dance.
April 25: “Cirque Ziva.” Acrobats and dance.

COLORADO SPRINGS DANCE THEATRE
csdance.org
April 5: Koresh Dance Company.

ORMAO DANCE COMPANY
471-9759, ormaodance.org
April 11-13: Spring concert.

MUSIC

ACADEMY CONCERTS
Arnold Hall, Air Force Academy, 2302 Cadet Drive, 333-4497, ticketmaster.com
March 1: The Ten Tenors. Opera and pop.

THE BLACK SHEEP
2106 E. Platte Ave., 227-7625, black sheeprocks.com
Jan. 2: Heathercrest, with Crown-Magnetar, Alcaeus, Fighting the Phoenix and Sinking Cities. Heavy metal, hardcore.
Jan. 3: Passing Out On Porches, with Mtns, Empire City and Redisyn. Punk rock, alternative rock.
Jan. 4: Floaty Raft, with Get Along, Good Morning Accordian Terrorist and BROstro. Indie, electric pop.
Jan 9: The Dead Side, with Sargents Sargent, Flannel Surf, Maddy Ellwanger. Alternative rock.
Jan. 11: Pain Machine, with Grindscape, The Dub Project, Six Feet Of Anger. Heavy metal.
Jan. 17: The Brontide Effect, with Habitual and Darkness Within. Rock.
Jan. 18: The KnightBeats album release show. Reggae rock.
Jan 20: Suburban Legends, with The Maxies. Ska, funk, rock.
Jan. 21: Yellowcard, with What’s Eating Gilbert. Rock.
Jan. 22: Murs, with Jabee, Marley B, Cash Lansky. Hip-hop.
Jan. 24: Storylines, with Bridges, Aaah!RealMonsters, Mtns, Rumours Follow. Heavy metal, alternative rock.
Jan. 25: Project 5 Film Premiere, with Lola Black and Malakai. Heavy metal, rock, punk.
Jan. 28: Pepper, with Lionize. Rock, punk.
Jan. 29: Moon Taxi, with Eros and Eschaton, Bridges Will Break, Bad Suns and Run River North. Alternative rock.
Jan. 31: Funk Volume Presents: Hopsin’s Knock Madness, with Dizzy Wright, and DJ Hoppa. Hip-hop.
Feb. 7: Rehab. Rap-rock, hip-hop.
Feb. 13: Iration, with Natty Vibes and The Movement. Alternative, reggae.
Feb. 14: Passafire & Ballyhoo, with Pacific Dub. Alternative rock, reggae rock.
Feb. 18: Man Man, with Xenia Rubinos. Indie, alternative, vocal.
Feb 23: Escape The Fate, with Eve to Adam, New Years Day. Hard rock, emo.

CHAMBER ORCHESTRA OF THE SPRINGS
633-3649, chamberorchestraofthe
springs.org
Jan. 25-26: “The Bold Baroque.” Handel, Bach, Mouret, Michel Richard de Lalande.
Feb. 22-23: “Ode to Joy!” Lauridsen, Beethoven.
April 26-27: “Season Finale: New Traditions.” Larsson, Saint-Saëns, Schumann.

COLORADO COLLEGE
389-6607, coloradocollege.edu
Jan. 31: Violin and Piano Concert: Movses Pogossian and Susan Grace.
March 29: “The Music of Stephen Scott: A Retrospective.”
April 22: The LotusLand Project. Twentieth century classical and jazz.
May 8: Quattro Mani. With Susan Grace and Steven Beck.
June 10: Summer Season Friend-Raiser Opening Event: Extasis Tango Quartet.
June 12-29: Festival Artists and Orchestras Concerts.
June 19: Festival Orchestra Children’s Concert.
June 16-27: Music at Midday concerts.
June 21 and 28: Concerto Readings with the Festival Orchestra. With conductor Scott Yoo.

COLORADO SPRINGS CHILDREN’S CHORALE
633-3562, kidssing.org.
April 23: “SoCo In Harmony Elementary Choir Festival.” Workshops and performances for three days by elementary schools from across the Pikes Peak Region.
April 27: “X-VOX Generations Joined in Song.” Mozart’s “Solemn Vespers of the Confessor.” Colorado Springs Children’s Chorale Summit Ensemble, Chamber Singers of the Colorado Springs Chorale, Pikes Peak Community College and local high schools work on a piece of choral music.
June 1: “Broadway: The Next Generation.” CSCC sings favorites from “Wicked,” “Newsies” and “Matilda.”

COLORADO SPRINGS CHORALE
16 E. Platte Ave., 634-3737, cschorale.org
March 16: “29th Annual Chef’s Gala & Silent Auction.” A fundraising event for the Colorado Springs Chorale. Chefs compete for recognition with first, second and third place on the line.
April 12-13: “Choral Legends.” Colorado Spring Philharmonic, conducted by Thomas Wilson, Colorado Springs Chorale, conducted by Donald P. Jenkins. With the Colorado Springs Children’s Chorale. Beethoven, Handel, Haydn,Brahms, Bruckner, Verdi.
April 25-27: “Second Annual X-VOX.” Performing Mozart’s “Solemn Vespers”
May 18: “Don Jenkins Tribute Gala.” Dedicated to choral music in the Pikes Peak Region.

COLORADO SPRINGS PHILHARMONIC
Pikes Peak Center, 190 S. Cascade Ave., 799-4139, pikespeakcenter.com, csphilharmonic.org
Masterworks
Jan. 18-19: “Mozart 40.” Conducted by Matthias Bamert, with violinist Michael Hanson. Rossini, Glazunov, Mozart.
Feb. 15-16: “Tchaikovsky Pathétique.” Conducted by Josep Caballé-Domenech. With pianist Conrad Tao. Rachmaninoff, Liszt, Tchaikovsky.
April 12-13: “Choral Legends.” Conducted by Donald P. Jenkins and Thomas Wilson. With the Colorado Springs Children’s Chorale. Beethoven, Handel, Haydn, Brahms, Bruckner, Verdi.
May 17-18: “Alpine Symphony.” Conducted by Josep Caballé-Domenech. With pianist William Wolfram. Beethoven, Strauss.

Pops
Jan. 10-11: “Sounds of Simon & Garfunkel.” Conducted by Michael Krajewski.
Feb. 8: “Rodgers & Hammerstein.” Conducted by Thomas Wilson. Selections from “Oklahoma!,” “Carousel,” “The King and I,” “South Pacific” and “The Sound of Music.”
March 8: “Odyssey: Epic Destinations.” Conducted by Thomas Wilson. Music from Roylance’s “Tall Ships Suite,” Rimsky-Korsakov’s “Scheherazade,” Bernstein’s “West Side Story.”
May 9-10: “Disney’s Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl.” Conducted by Josep Caballé-Domenech. Screening of the movie with music.

VANGUARD
March 15: “Tchaikovsky’s Shakespeare.” Written and conducted by Thomas Wilson.
April 19: “Debussy: La Mer.” Conducted by Josep Caballé-Domenech.

SPECIAL EVENTS
March 29: “Music of Queen.” Conducted by Brent Havens.

COLORADO SPRINGS YOUTH SYMPHONY
633-3901, csysa.com
Jan. 18: Youth Symphony and Encore! Youth Orchestra with Albuquerque and Santa Fe Youth symphonies.
Feb. 9: “Youthful Music.” Featuring Amadeus Strings, Bravo! Winds and Vivace String Orchestra.
Feb. 16: “Pikes Peak Wind Symphony in Concert.” Featuring Wolfgang Strings.
April 6: Chamber Music Program.
April 24: Spring concert featuring Mozart Strings Project, Wolfgang Strings and Amadeus Strings.
May 4: Spring concert. Featuring “Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 4,” Youth Symphony, Pikes Peak Wind Symphony, Encore! Youth Orchestra, Bravo! Winds, Vivace String Orchestra and the winner of the Young Artist Solo Competition.
May 17-19: Youth Symphony musicians and Colorado Springs Philharmonic.

FINE ARTS CENTER
30 W. Dale St., 634-5583, csfinearts
center.org
Main Stage
Jan. 11: The Haunted Windchimes. Old-timey roots music.
Jan. 18: Blue Sky Riders. Three-part harmonies with Kenny Loggins, Georgia Middleman and Gary Burr.

Second Stage
Feb. 23 and April 27: Veronika String Quartet. Classical.

OPERA THEATRE OF THE ROCKIES
646-3217, operatheatreoftherockies.org.
Feb. 27, March 1-2: “Lakmé.” Composer Léo Delibes romance against an exotic Indian backdrop.
July 25-27: “The King and I.” Based on the book “Anna and the King of Siam,” this musical debutted in 1951. A five-time Tony Award winner.

PEAK FREQUENCY
uccs.edu/peakfreq/events/2013-2014-season.html
Jan. 31: “Resistance and Rebellion: Remember the Past to Carve the Future.” Featuring Ensemble Peak Frequency, Ormao Dance Company, Psychoangelo and vocalist Tim Eriksen.
March 12: “Ich fühle Luft von anderem Planeten
I Feel the Air From Another Planet: The Second Viennese School and German Expressionism.” Conducted by Colin McAllister. Schoenberg.
April 4: “Shackle.” With Anne La Berge and Robert van Heumen. Flute, electronics and laptop instrument.
Sept. 9: “Sound as Experience: Cellist Charles Curtis in Concert.”
Sept. 17: “National Treasures: Anthony Davis in Residence.”
Sept. 26: “The Magic of Connection: A Concert with Cellist Stephanie Winters.” Bach’s “Unaccompanied Cello Suite No. 1 in G Major.”


RAWKUS
3506 N. Academy Blvd., 596-0000, rawkusnation.com.
Jan. 4: Parrish. Electro dance, house music.
Jan. 10: “Winter Fest” Annual Fashion and Gear Expo.
Jan. 11: Noel Sanger with Lady Shah and Eric J. Electronic, club.
Jan. 17: Papa Skunk, glitch hop, electro house and dubstep.
Jan. 25: Robotic Pirate Monkey & Terravita . Electronic, dubstep.
Feb. 1: Rellion Album Listening Party, with Steve Frazier and Ciroc Boyz South. Rap.
Feb. 7: Kicks N Licks and Tasty Treat. Electronic, dance.
Feb. 13: Attila, with I See Stars, Capture The Crown, Ice Nine Kills, Myka and Relocate. Heavy metal, hardcore, hard rock.
Feb. 15: Stitched Up Heart, with Neo Geo and The Maension, Ronitt and The Magenta Incident. Electronic, pop rock, electro pop.
March 21: Dirty Rotten Imbeciles, with Murder Hat, Night Of The Living Shred and One Fifty One. Rock, ska, punk, thrash, metal.

STARGAZERS THEATRE AND EVENT CENTER
10 S. Parkside Drive, 476-2200, 
stargazerstheatre.com
Jan. 4: Boogie Shoes and Jeremy Vasquez and the 11 Mile Band.
Jan. 10: Pauline Reese. Country.
Jan. 13: “Ragamuffin: The True Story of Rich Mullins.” Film screening about a musician.
Jan. 17: Paula Nelson Band. Country.
Jan. 23: Chaz De Paolo Blues Band.
Jan. 24: VooDoo Hawks and 6035 Dance Party. Rock ‘n’ roll.
Jan. 25: Bluffett: The Tribute to Jimmy Buffett. Caribbean.
Feb. 8: Royal Southern Brotherhood. Rock ‘n’ roll.
Feb. 15: “Yesterday: The Beatles Tribute.”
Feb. 16: FullSet. Traditional Irish music with modern edge.
Feb. 21: Tiny Barge Dance Party. R&B.
March 14-15: Zoso! The Ultimate Led Zeppelin Experience.

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