|Jerry Vigil's catrina. This is an example of his|
muertos art, he also makes santos figurines
SHOP | Pinon Valley Elem. PTO Used Book Sale
Fri., 10/5 | 2 - 4 p.m.
Free at Pinon Valley Elementary School
Books of all genres (beyond just the elementary reading level!) will go on sale for a total steal! Hardbacks are only $1; paperbacks are 50 cents. The sale will take place in the school gym.
ART | scenes from a dream: dream figures / fellow dreamers
10/5-10/28 | Fri.-Sun. 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
At The Bridge Gallery
The photography-exclusive exhibition is loosely centered around the philosophical, psychological, or spiritual theme of dreaming.
NATURE | Rainbow Falls History Walk
Sat., 10/6 | 10 - 11 a.m.
$3 ($2 Members) at Rainbow Falls Recreation Area — 719.520.6387 (call for reservations)
Enjoy the crisp days of fall with this informative nature walk through a historic park that was used as a Ute Pass tourist stop.
LECTURE | Prologue: Sarah Ruhl
Mon., 10/8 | 7:30 p.m.
Free at Dusty Loo Bon Vivant Theater
No stranger to FAC Theatre, Sarah Ruhl was playwright of last season's Colorado premier of In the Next Room (Or the Vibrator Play) -- and she is back in the Springs for a free lecture by Theatreworks. This series includes lectures by playwrights, roundtable discussions and workshops.
LECTURE | Discussions on El Dia de los Muertos
Wed., 10/10 | 6 - 8 p.m.
Free at Cottonwood Center for the Arts
To build excitement for Colorado Springs' only celebration of the Day of the Dead, Cottonwood is hosting a Q&A with FAC Permanent Collection artist, and so-called "Dean of the Dead," Jerry Vigil. Also learn about opportunities to get involved with Day of the Dead celebrations.
MUSIC | Saxophonist Houston Person in Concert
Thurs., 10/11 | 7:30 p.m.
$20 ($15 KRCC Members. $25 at door) at Colorado College, Packard Hall
Jazz saxophonist Houston Person is 79 and still actively touring, after releasing a studio album entitled "So Nice" in 2011. Backing Pearson will be two instructors from University of Colorado at Boulder, Jeff Jenkins on piano and Paul Romaine on drums; and University of Denver instructor, Ken Walker on bass. Above is a video of a live New York performance by Person.
...In the Community runs on the first and third Thursdays of each month on the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center Blog.
|Rainbow Falls in Manitou Springs (image source).|