Special PPCC Exhibit
Pikes Peak Community College and the Downtown Studio Art Gallery, along with the Catamount Institute for Environmental Studies, present Mendings: Tikun Olam II. The exhibition is the accumulation of five artists from Colorado and Wyoming who have created visual responses to the dynamic relationship between the environment and humankind. The opening reception will reveal the sole performance of “Confined Spaces,” an installation by De Lane Bredvik and Ila Conoley.
The event is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be available and the show will also have a surprise musical guest. The exhibit is located in the PPCC Downtown Studio Gallery at 100 West Pikes Peak Ave. Hours are from 8:00 am to 8:00 pm Monday through Friday and 8:00 am to 4:00 pm Saturdays. All artists are available for telephone interviews. Please call Laura BenAmots at 719-459-9999 for more information.
– UCCS presents the student production of “The Inspector General.” The production runs along the storyline of corrupt officials from a small town in Tsarist Russia who are worried about the upcoming visits of a government official. Mayhem ensues when a mysterious stranger appears in the town and the corrupt officials mistake him to be from the government. Tickets cost $12.00 and can be purchased here. Located in Dusty Loo Bon Vivant Theater (a map to the location can be found here) Performances at 7:30 pm on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays. 4:00 pm Sundays. Saturday matinees at 2:00 pm.
– Vinyasa – 12:10 pm
– The Spring 2011 Career & Grad School Fair will take place from 12:30 pm to 5:00 pm. Participants will be able to talk with employers about internships and jobs. Be sure to bring resumes and dress to impress. The event is free and open to the public. Located in Berger Hall (UC Gym)
– The Sephardic Memory and Movement Conference will also be on Thursday. The Conference is a cultural and scholarly event that highlights the history of the Sephardic Jews and their contributions to the American Southwest. The conference opening will be from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm in the El Pomar Center-Kraemer Family Library, 3rdFloor Apse. There will be a Sephardic musical concert from 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm in Centennial Hall 203 Auditorium. Free and open to the public. For Thursday, please park in Lot 4 (adjacent to Pomar Center) for free parking. More information.
– The Spring 2011 Graduate School Open House will take place from 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm. This event is for students who plan to go to graduate school. College representatives and various disciples will be available to answer any questions regarding the application process, admission requirements and other specifications. Free and open to the public. Please RSVP via [email protected] Parking Lot 3 is free for participants. Located in University Center 303.
– Pilates at 7:30 pm.
– There will be a guest artist concert at 7:30 pm and go until 9:30 pm. Vanessa Paloma, a Morrocan based singer, will perform Ladino folk music as well as compositions of Ofer Ben-Amots. She will be accompanied by UCCS faculty member Abram Minzer. Free and open to the public. Located in Centennial Auditorium.
– Pouring Tea: Black Gay Men of the South Tell Their Tales starts at 7:00 pm. The dramatic reading is based on the oral histories in E. Patrick Johnson’s book “Sweet Tea: Black Gay Men of the South, an Oral History.” The event is free and open to the public. Located in Armstrong Theater, inside Armstrong Hall (14 E. Cache La Poudre St.)
– The Colorado College Summer Music Festival presents “The Blooming of Springtime.” The concert begins at 7:30 pm. Tickets are $15.00 for CC students with valid ID and $10.00 for faculty and staff with CC ID. Tickets can be purchased at Worner Campus Center Information Desk (902 N. Cascade Ave). The concert is located in Packard Hall (5 W. Cache La Poudre St)
– The Faculty Dance Concert “e.motion” will take place at 7:30 pm. Tickets cost $5.00 for the public; $2.00 for students with valid CC ID. Tickets can be purchased at Worner Campus Center Information Desk (902 N. Cascade Ave). Performance is located at the South Theater in the Edith Kenny Gaylord Cornerstone Arts Center (825 N. Cascade Ave)
– The German play “Die Konferenz der Tiere; Eline Szenencollage” will start at 8:00 pm. The play will be presented in both German and English. Free and open to the public. Located at Max Kade Theater in the Armstrong Hall, Room 300 (14 E. Cache La Poudre St.)
– The International Carnival: Spring Costumed Party will begin at 9:00 pm. The event will feature music, dancing and refreshments. Come dressed with a Spring-y feeling. Free and open to the public. Located in Bemis Hall (920 N. Cascade Ave, west of Cutler Hall)
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