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FRIDAY

(hed)PE — 6 p.m., Sunshine Studios Live, 3970 Clearview Frontage Road, $15; sunshinestudios live.com.

The Short T.E.R.M — With Art Snow, Soda Pop, 7 p.m., The Black Sheep, 2106 E. Platte Ave., $10; blacksheeprocks.com.

Craig Walter — 7-10 p.m., Red Gravy, 23 S. Tejon St.; redgravyco.com/blue-at-red-gravy-2.

Kyle Cervantes Jazz Trio — 8:30 p.m., The Wild Goose Meeting House, 401 N. Tejon St., $5; wildgoosemeetinghouse.com.

FRIDAY-SATURDAY

John Bratsveen & Friends — 7 and 9:30 p.m., Loonees Comedy Corner, 1305 N. Academy Blvd., $8; looneescc.com.

Tanyalee Davis — 8 p.m., 3E’s Comedy Club, 1 S. Nevada Ave., $20-$65; 3escomedy.com.

FRIDAY-SUNDAY

”The Nutcracker — Short and Sweet” — One-hour shows, 1, 4 and 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday, Pikes Peak Center, 190 S. Cascade Ave., $29 and up; pikespeakcenter.com.

”Disney on Ice: Dream Big” — 7 p.m. Friday, 11 a.m., 3 and 7 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Sunday, The Broadmoor World Arena, 3185 Venetucci Blvd., $20 and up; worldarena.com.

FRIDAY-DEC. 19

”Every Brilliant Thing” — Ent Center for the Arts, 5225 N. Nevada Ave., $20 and up; entcenterforthearts.org.

SATURDAY

Live Painting Demonstration — With Chula Beauregard and Cody Oldham, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Broadmoor Galleries, 1 Lake Circle; 719-577-5744, broadmoorgalleries.com.

”Petite Nutcracker” — A condensed, 20-minute version, 11 a.m., 12:30 p.m. and 2 p.m., Library 21c, 1175 Chapel Hills Drive, $5 to benefit Care and Share Food Bank; anceinthesprings.com/tickets.

”The Nutcracker” — 2 and 7 p.m., Ent Center for the Arts, 5225 N. Nevada Ave., $15-$69; entcenterforthearts.org.

Krash Karma — With Deathride, the Endless Line, Elevated Sickness, 6 p.m., Sunshine Studios Live, 3970 Clearview Frontage Road, $15; sunshinestudioslive.com.

FlashBlack — 7-10 p.m., Red Gravy, 23 S. Tejon St.; redgravyco.com/blue-at-red-gravy-2.

Ashtonz & Mosquito Pass — 7 p.m., Boot Barn Hall at Bourbon Brothers, 13071 Bass Pro Drive, $25-$40; bootbarnhall.com.

Ovira — With Arctic Origins, Series Break, 7 p.m., The Black Sheep, 2106 E. Platte Ave., $10; blacksheeprocks.com.

Combat & Cabaret — 8 p.m., The Gold Room, 18 S. Nevada Ave., $25; goldroomlive.com.

Boyd Sweeney — 8:30 p.m., The Wild Goose Meeting House, 401 N. Tejon St., $5; wildgoosemeetinghouse.com.

SUNDAY

Courtship — With The Palms, 7 p.m., The Black Sheep, 2106 E. Platte Ave., $15; blacksheeprocks.com.

TUESDAY

Tommy Vext & Struggle Jennings — 6 p.m., Sunshine Studios Live, 3970 Clearview Frontage Road, $25 and up; sunshinestudioslive.com.

WEDNESDAY

Colorado Springs Contemporary Jazz Big Band — 6-8 p.m., Lulu’s Upstairs, 107 Manitou Ave., Manitou Springs; lulusdownstairs.com.

Edith — 6:30-9:30p.m., Front Range Barbeque, 2330 W. Colorado Ave., $5; frbbq.com.

John Rumer’s Wheel of Doom Comedy Show — 8 p.m., The Black Sheep, 2106 E. Platte Ave., $8; blacksheeprocks.com.

DEC. 2

Toys for Drops — With Desacore, Ultraviolet, Deepstate, DJ Realm, Sumz Palace, 6:30 p.m., Sunshine Studios Live, 3970 Clearview Frontage Road, $20 to benefit Toys for Tots; sunshine studioslive.com.

George Whitesell — 7-10 p.m., Red Gravy, 23 S. Tejon St.; redgravyco.com/blue-at-red-gravy-2.

Brad Eastin Quintet — 7 p.m., The Gold Room, 18 S. Nevada Ave.; goldroomlive.com.

Lady Denim — 7 p.m., Vultures, 2100 E. Platte Ave., $15; blacksheeprocks.com.

Habitual Offenders — Hosted by Tracy Kellett, 7:30 p.m., Loonees Comedy Corner, 1305 N. Academy Blvd., $6; looneescc.com.

Shawn Colvin, Marc Cohn and Sara Watkins — 8 p.m., Pikes Peak Center, 190 S. Cascade Ave., $49-$90; pikespeakcenter.com.

DEC. 2-JAN. 9

Rodgers & Hammerstein’s “Cinderella” — Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College, 30 W. Dale St., $20-$50; fac. coloradocollege.edu.

DEC. 3

First Friday — 5-8 p.m., art walk, entertainment, galleries open, downtown Colorado Springs and Old Colorado City; downtowncs.com, shopoldcoloradocity.com.

Saving Abel — 6 p.m., Sunshine Studios Live, 3970 Clearview Frontage Road, $15 and up; sunshinestudioslive.com.

Christmas Carol Sing — 6:30-8:30 p.m., Sunnyside Christian Church, 2025 N. Murray Blvd.; onevoicemission.org.

Tommy Castro & the Painkillers — 7 p.m., Stargazers Theatre, 10 S. Parkside Drive, $25; stargazerstheatre.com.

Winter Jazz Nite — With the Colorado Springs Conservatory, 7 p.m., Lulu’s Downstairs, 107 Manitou Ave., Manitou Springs, $5-$20; coloradospringsconservatory.org/event/ winter-jazz-nite.

CC Chamber Chorus Concert — 7:30-9 p.m., Packard Hall, 5 W. Cache La Poudre St.; tinyurl.com/hse9zjxd.

The Seekah — With Neph’tune, Extracurriculars, Enajyram, 3Two, 8 p.m., The Black Sheep, 2106 E. Platte Ave., $10; blacksheeprocks.com.

David Musante — 8:30 p.m., The Wild Goose Meeting House, 401 N. Tejon St., $5; wildgoosemeetinghouse.com.

DEC. 3-4

Tim Gaither — 7 and 9:30 p.m., Loonees Comedy Corner, 1305 N. Academy Blvd., $8; looneescc.com.

Matt Rife — 7 an 9:30 p.m., 3E’s Comedy Club, 1 S. Nevada Ave., $20-$65; 3escomedy.com.

DEC. 3 AND 5

Christmas Blessings: A Service of Lessons and Carols — Presented by the Chancel Choir and Ringers and Festival Orchestra, 7:30-9:30 p.m. Dec. 3, 5-7 p.m. Dec. 5, First United Methodist Church, 420 N. Nevada Ave.; cassidyb@fumc-cs.org.

DEC. 4

Caroling, Caroling — America the Beautiful Chorus Christmas Show, with the Velvet Hills Chorus, 2 and 7 p.m., Sunrise United Methodist Church, 2655 Briargate Blvd., go online for ticket prices; atbchorus.com.

The Long Run — Colorado’s tribute to The Eagles Holiday Show, 7 p.m., Stargazers Theatre, 10 S. Parkside Drive, $20-$25; stargazerstheatre.com.

BJ Estares — 7-10 p.m., Red Gravy, 23 S. Tejon St.; redgravyco.com/blue-at-red-gravy-2.

Lava Gato — With SemiFiction, Cell 23, 7 p.m., The Black Sheep, 2106 E. Platte Ave., $10; blacksheeprocks.com.

Denver Piano Show — Holiday Edition — 7 p.m., Boot Barn Hall at Bourbon Brothers, 13071 Bass Pro Drive, $25-$35; bootbarnhall.com.

Colorado Springs Youth Symphony Holiday Concert — 7:30 p.m., Pikes Peak Center, 190 S. Cascade Ave., $24-$27; pikespeakcenter.com.

RiP Improv — 7:30 p.m., Millibo Art Center, 1626 S. Tejon St., $15; themat.org.

Sarah Groh Correa — 8:30 p.m., The Wild Goose Meeting House, 401 N. Tejon St., $5; wildgoosemeetinghouse.com.

DEC. 4-5

”Christmas This Year: Holiday Spectacular” — Family-friendly variety benefit show including and supporting our community with Down syndrome and special abilities, with Jared Anderson, 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Dec. 4, 2-4 p.m. Dec. 5, Ent Center for the Arts, 5225 N. Nevada Ave., $21-$21; christmasthisyear.org.

DEC. 4-19

”Snowy Tales” — 9:30 and 11:30 a.m. Saturdays, 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Sundays, Ent Center for the Arts, 5225 N. Nevada Ave., $8-$10; entcenterforthearts.org.

DEC. 5

‘Tis the Season: Our Gift of Gratitude Concert — Presented by the Colorado Springs Children’s Chorale, 3-4:30 p.m., Pikes Peak Center, 190 S. Cascade Ave., $20; kidssing.org.

Spinphony — 6 p.m., Stargazers Theatre, 10 S. Parkside Drive, $15-$20; stargazerstheatre.com.

Snazzy Jazzy Christmas — Presented by the Woodland Park Wind Symphony with Swing Factory and In-House Band, 6-8 p.m., Ute Pass Cultural Center, 210 E. Midland Ave., Woodland Park; woodlandparkwindsymphony.com.

DEC. 6

Cabaret Presentation — With the Colorado Springs Conservatory, 6:30-8 p.m., ICONS, 3 E. Bijou St., $5-$10; exploretock.com/icons-co/event/307055.

DEC. 7-28

The Rude Blues Jam — With the house band and open mic, 7 p.m. Tuesdays, The Gold Room, 18 S. Nevada Ave; goldroomlive.com.

DEC. 8

Ugly Sweater Party with Grass it Up — 6:30-9:30p.m., Front Range Barbeque, 2330 W. Colorado Ave., $5; frbbq.com.

DEC. 8-9

”Stomp” — 7:30 p.m., Pikes Peak Center, 190 S. Cascade Ave., $38-$73; pikespeakcenter.com.

DEC. 9

CC Bluegrass Ensemble Concert — 7:30-9 p.m., Packard Hall, 5 W. Cache La Poudre St.; tinyurl.com/y7zydukf.

Lava Gato — With SemiFiction, Cell 23, 7 p.m., The Black Sheep, 2106 E. Platte Ave., $10; blacksheeprocks.com.

DEC. 9-19

”Yule be Naughty” — 7:30 p.m. Dec. 9-11 and Dec. 16-19, Millibo Art Center, 1626 S. Tejon St., $25-$28; themat.org.

DEC. 9

Dueling Pianos — 7:30 p.m., Loonees Comedy Corner, 1305 N. Academy Blvd., $10; looneescc.com.

THROUGH FRIDAY

”Life in a Garden with Gods” — Works by Joseph Liberti, Kreuser Gallery, 125 E. Bijou St.; kreusergallery.com.

”Perceptual Closure” — Works by Greg Johnson, G44 Gallery, 121 E. Boulder St.; g44gallery.com.

THROUGH SATURDAY

”Interstate Badlands” — Cottonwood Center For the Arts, 427 E. Colorado Ave.; cottonwood centerforthearts.com.

”Shadows” — The Bridge Gallery, 218 W. Colorado Ave.; thebridgeartgallery.com.

THROUGH TUESDAY

”Posies” — Works by Alix Garcia, The Machine Shop, 4 S. Wahsatch Ave., Suite 120; jointhemachine.com.

Works by Jan Oyler and Jerry Thomas — Arati Artists Gallery, 2425 W. Colorado Ave.; aratiartistsgallery.com.

THROUGH WEDNESDAY

Alexandr Onishenko — One-Man Show — Broadmoor Galleries at The Broadmoor hotel, 1 Lake Ave. Exhibit runs through Dec. 1; broadmoorgalleries.com/events.

THROUGH DEC. 5

Ronny Quevedo: “At the Line” — Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College, 30 W. Dale St., $5-$10; fac.coloradocollege.edu.

THROUGH DEC. 12

”High + Low” D. Dominick Lombardi Retrospective — Marie Walsh Sharpe Gallery of Contemporary Arts, Ent Center for the Arts, 5225 N. Nevada Ave.; entcenterforthearts.org.

THROUGH DEC. 23

Christmas Extravaganza — Melodrama dinner theater, The Iron Springs Chateau, 444 Ruxton Ave., Manitou Springs, go online for times and ticket prices; ironspringschateau.com.

THROUGH DEC. 31

Holiday Show — G44 Gallery, 121 E. Boulder St.; g44gallery.com.

”I Knew Where to Stand” — Concert photography exhibit by Larry Hulst, Academy Art & Frame Co., 7560 N. Academy Blvd; academy framesco.com.

Petit Paintings — Laura Reilly Fine Art Gallery and Studio, 2522A W. Colorado Ave.; 719-650-1427.

THROUGH APRIL 17

Brett Weston: “Working Toward Abstraction” — Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College, 30 W. Dale St., $5-$10; fac.coloradocollege.edu.

COMPILED BY CARLOTTA OLSON, THE GAZETTE, 636-0221, CARLOTTA.OLSON@GAZETTE.COM

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