Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Wednesday, September 6

By Carlotta Olson Published: September 5, 2017 0

Here's a look at a variety of events Wednesday around Colorado Springs and beyond:

    

MUSIC

Mary J. Blige — With Lalah Hathaway, 8 p.m., Bellco Theatre, Denver, $50 and up; AX.
Foster the People — 8 p.m., Ogden Theatre, Denver, $35; AX.

Springs Contemporary Jazz Band — 6 p.m., The Warehouse
Hillside Gardens Summer Concert Series — With John Stone and Flyn, Libre, 6:30 p.m., Hillside Gardens
Wayne Wilkinson Trio — With Andy Burtschi and Todd Williams, 6:30 p.m., Mackenzie’s Chop House
Hail the Sun — With Counting Constellations, Mosaic, 7 p.m., The Black Sheep
Manitou Springs Soda Springs Concert Series — 7 p.m., Soda Springs Park
Open Mic — 7 p.m., Ute Inn

 STAGE

“The Nerd” — Opens 7 p.m. Friday, runs through Sept. 23, The Butte Theater, 130 Bennett Ave., Cripple Creek, $11-$20; buttetheater.com.

“Tinker Yorkinee Spree’s Fantabulous Suitcase Circus” — 2:30 and 4 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays, through Sept. 9, Simpich Showcase, 2413 W. Colorado Ave., $10.50 in advance, $12 at door; simpich.com/circus.

    

ART

Buck Walsky: “Beach Front” — Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College, 30 W. Dale St. Exhibit runs through Dec. 31. Call or go online for admission costs; 634-5583, csfineartscenter.org.

“Raízes/Roots: Transformations in Contemporary Brazilian Art” — Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College, 30 W. Dale St. Exhibit runs through Nov. 15. Call or go online for admission costs; 634-5583, csfineartscenter.org.
Works by Maggie Quinn
— Green Horse Gallery, 729 Manitou Ave., Manitou Springs. Exhibit runs through Sept. 12; greenhorsegallery.com.
“About Face”
— Works by Julie Kirkland, Arelene Woods and Nancy Morse, Commonwheel Artists Co-op, 102 Canon Ave., Manitou Springs. Exhibit runs through Sept. 11; 685-1008, commonwheel.com.
“Still-Life and Scenic Symphony” — Works by Paulette Triplett, Eva Spengler and Katie Williams, through Sept. 5, St. George’s Anglican Church Art Gallery, 217 E. Pikes Peak Ave.; 634-3364, stgac.org.
Featured Artist — Deborah King, through Sept. 7, Academy Art & Frame Co., 7560 N. Academy Blvd.; tinyurl.com/ok6ysjp.
“Utopia: Peach Blossom in Springs” — Works by T’Alyne, through Sept. 9, Hagnauer Gallery, MAC, 513 Building, 513 Manitou Ave., Manitou Springs; manitouartcenter.org.
“Force/Resistance” — Through Sept. 9, Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College, 30 W. Dale St. Call or go online for admission costs; 634-5583, csfineartscenter.org.
“Bruno Munro: Thank You for a Very Enjoyable Game” — Through Sept. 17, Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College, 30 W. Dale St. Call or go online for admission costs; 634-5583, csfineartscenter.org.
“Everyday Extraordinary: From Rembrandt to Warhol” — Through Sept. 17, Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College, 30 W. Dale St. Call or go online for admission costs; 634-5583, csfineartscenter.org.
“Seeking Surfaces” — Works by Jeremiah Welsh, through Sept. 22, Cultural Office of the Pikes Peak Region, 121 S. Tejon St., Suite 111; peakradar.com/event/seeking-surfaces.
Religious Fine Art Show — Through Sept. 24, with artist reception, 5-7 p.m. Sept. 22, The Abbey Events Complex, 2951 E. Highway 50, Cañon City; Brenda McKay, 275-8631 ext. 3 , Brenda.mckay@theabbeycc.com.
Works by Emma Powell — Through Sept. 30, Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College, 30 W. Dale St. Call or go online for admission costs; 634-5583, csfineartscenter.org.
“Great Expectations” — Through Nov. 11, GOCA 121, 121 S. Tejon St., Suite 100; tinyurl.com/y73wuzpc.
“The Art of Storytelling” — Through Dec. 31, Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College, 30 W. Dale St. Call or go online for admission costs; 634-5583, csfineartscenter.org.
“Positive Exposure: The Spirit of Difference” — Works by photographer Rick Guidotti, through Dec. 31, Chapel Hills Mall, 1510 Briargate Blvd.; tinyurl.com/z78epdz.
“Ragnarök” — Works by Wendy Mike and De Lane Bredvik, through Jan. 7, 2018, Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College, 30 W. Dale St., $12; 634-5583, csfineartscenter.org.
“Trenches to Treaties: World War I in Remembrance” — Through November 2018, Money Museum, 818 N. Cascade Ave.; 632-2646, money.org.

Through Sept. 10: Works by Jeremy Manyik and “The History Art of Brass Rubbing” — Sangre de Cristo Arts Center, Pueblo; sdc-arts.org.
Through Sept. 17: Tom Taylor: “Wildlife Designs” — Sangre de Cristo Arts Center, Pueblo; sdc-arts.org.
Through Sept. 24: Sculpture by Alexander Calder — Denver Botanic Gardens, York Street, Denver; botanicgardens.org.
Through Sept. 24: “My World: Line, Color, Choice” by Ramona Lapsley — Sangre de Cristo Arts Center, Pueblo; sdc-arts.org.
Through Sept. 24: “Sordid and Sacred: The Beggars in Rembrandt’s Etchings” — Sangre de Cristo Arts & Conference Center, Pueblo; sdc-arts.org.
Through Sept. 30: “At the Water’s Edge: Floral and Fowl” — Works by Michael Warren and Darryl Trott, Old South Frame and Gallery, Denver; 1-303-715-3828.

Through Nov. 5: “Play” — Works by Pattie Lee Becker, Denver Botanic Gardens, Gates Garden Court Gallery, Denver; tinyurl.com/y8fwuaxx.

    

OUT THERE
The Colorado Springs Cycling Club
— For all ages and abilities; bikesprings.org.

Helen Hunt Falls Visitor Center — 3440 N. Cheyenne Canon Road; cheyennecanon.org/visitor-centers. Free guided hikes for families, 1:30-3 p.m. daily through Labor Day.
Garden of the Gods Visitor and Nature Center sponsored hikes
— 1805 N. 30th St., free; 219-0104. Daily Guided Nature Walks, 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., meet north main parking lot.

Mueller State Park hikes — 21045 Colorado 67, Divide. Day pass $7 per vehicle; 687-2366.

     Nobel Cabin, 1 p.m. Wednesday, Black Bear Trailhead.
Nature programs at Mueller State Park — 21045 Colorado 67, Divide. Day pass $7/vehicle; 687-2366.

Hikes at Cheyenne Mountain State Park — 410 JL Ranch Heights Road. Day pass $7 per vehicle. Reservations: 576-2016.

Nature programs at Garden of the Gods Visitor and Nature Center — 1805 N. 30th St., free; 219-0108.

Nature programs at Bear Creek Nature Center — 245 Bear Creek Road. Reservations: 520-6387.

     Little Wonders: Burly Bears, for ages 2 and 3, 9-10:15 a.m. Wednesday and Thursday, $3.
The Colorado Birding Trail websiteColoradobirdingtrail.com, information about places to observe birds and other wildlife.

    

RUNNING

Muldooniacs Running Club — 5K or 10K, Wednesdays, Homestead Trail, meet between 6 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. at Jose Muldoons, 5710 S. Carefree Circle; 574-5673, josemuldoons.com.

 

    

VOLUNTEERING
Nature and Raptor Center of Pueblo — Volunteer docent program, 5200 Nature Center Road, Pueblo. Registration: 549-2414.
Garden of the Gods Visitor and Nature Center — Needs volunteers for the information desk; Bret Tennis, 219-0108.
Eleven Mile — Needs volunteer naturalist to help facilitate children’s craft and educational programs on Saturday mornings; Kristen, 748-3401, email park_interpreter@yahoo.com.
Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center — Volunteers needed to work in the visitor center, grounds keeping, leading tours and more, 4729 Twin Rocks Road, Divide; 687-9742.

    

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