Jun 21, 2012

...In the Community (June 21-July 4)

We're featuring a bi-monthly glance at some exciting upcoming local events — some art, some nature, some music... hopefully you'll find a little bit of everything. Share your experience of these events in the comments section, Facebook, or Twitter (use #inthecommunity) if you go to any of these!

Sat., 6/23 | 3 – 6 p.m.
$25 at Smokebrush Gallery (map) — 719.444.1012
Photographer Tim Davis will assist beginning photographers in integrating the fundamentals of Zen with the ideals of photography. Bring device that takes a digital image, even mobile phones.

Amateur Comedy Night
Wed., 6/27 | 8 – 11 p.m.
at Metropolis Supper Club (map) — 719.227.9888
Two drink minimum at this open mic amateur comedy night in a 1940s art deco setting restaurant/lounge. 

Mon., 6/27, 7/24 | 8:30 p.m. 
Free at Soda Springs Park (map) — 719.685.5089
Enjoy Little London Winds, Colorado Springs’ premiere wind ensemble, perform free in plein-air in Manitou Springs. The Concert Series happens every Monday at Soda Springs until Aug. 13.

Little Wonders: Roly-polys are a Riot
Thurs., 6/28 | 9 – 10:15 a.m.
$3 (reservations required) at Bear Creek Nature Center (map) — 719.520.6387
A perfect introduction to the outdoors with your 2 or 3 year old, which includes interactive lessons and a short hike for you and your child.

Mon., 7/2 | 7 - 9 p.m.
Free at Colorado College, Armstrong Quad (map) — 719.389.6607
Novalima blends soulful Afro-Peruvian style with modern electronic beats to create a original hybrid of tradition and contemporary music. 

Closing 7/14 | Tues. – Sat. 12:30 - 7 p.m. 
Free at Colorado College, I.D.E.A. Space (map) —719.389.6066
Thomas Claesson’s collection of “lost” objects found near his home off the west coast of Sweden are re-invented by Colorado-sculptor Carl Reed

One of the works featured in the I.D.E.A. Space
exhibition, Lost and Found: A North Sea
featuring the works of Thomas
Claesson and Carl Reed (Image source)


...In the Community runs on the first and third Thursdays of each month on the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center Blog.

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