KCME Culture Zone

Sunday at 5:00PM and Monday at 7:00PM

You are about to enter another dimension, a dimension, not only of sight and sound, but of mind. A journey into a wondrous land of arts and culture. That’s the signpost up ahead! Your next stop…The Culture Zone!

The Culture Zone is a weekly potpourri of interviews, music and more, produced by Keith Simon and spotlighting cultural events and personalities in the Pikes Peak region.  With regular special segments with Andy Vick, executive Director of the Cultural Office of the Pikes Peak Region and his Cultural Connection.

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  1. PIKES PEAK OPERA LEAGUE PRESENTS VICTORIA HANSEN AS JULIA CHILD IN “BON APPETIT” – AN EVENT TO BENEFIT THE OPERA THEATRE OF THE ROCKIES’ “OPERA THEATRE GOES TO SCHOOL” PROGRAM. 10.13.19 8:41
  2. THE COLORADO SPRINGS PHILHARMONIC PRESENTS “BRAHMS 4” FEATURING BRAHM’S 4TH SYMPHONY, PLUS MUSIC BY RICHARD AND SIEGFRIED WAGNER. 10.13.19 4:19
  3. RALPH GIORDANO OF THE INDEPENDENT FILM SOCIETY OF COLORADO TALKS ABOUT UPCOMING EVENTS, INCLUDING THE 5TH ANNUAL “THREE NIGHTS OF HORROR” SERIES OF FILM PRESENTATIONS. 10.13.19 11:01
  4. ANDY VICK, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE CULTURAL OFFICE OF THE PIKES PEAK REGION, WITH THE CULTURAL CONNECTION. 10.13.19 3:16
  5. THE CLASSICALLY ALIVE SERIES OF CONCERTS CONTINUES WITH PIANIST IOANA ILIE IN A PROGRAM CALLED, “THE HOPELESS ROMANTIC – BETWEEN SHADOW AND LIGHT.” 10.13.19 6:40
  6. THE 16TH ANNUAL PIKES PEAK STUDIO TOUR HAPPENS THE WEEKEND OF OCTOBER 19TH AND 20TH. WE TALK WITH DAWN HEALY AND JULIA WRIGHT, TWO OF THE PARTICIPATING ARTISTS. 10.13.19 7:48
  7. THE SHIVERS CONCERT SERIES AT THE PIKES PEAK LIBRARY DISTRICT PRESENTS “FROM CHOPIN TO THE GREAT AMERICAN SONGBOOK” AT THE ANTLERS HOTEL, FEATURING PIANIST ROSSANO SPORTIELLO. 10.13.19 7:46
  8. SHALOM/SALAAM: A CELEBRATION OF JEWISH AND ARABIC MUSIC FEATURING HAL AQUA AND THE LOST TRIBE, PLUS THE ZURUNA ENSEMBLE, COMES TO COLORADO COLLEGE’S PACKARD HALL. 10.13.19 9:05
  9. THE CHAMBER ORCHESTRA OF THE SPRINGS PRESENTS “SINGING AND SOARING” THE WEEKEND OF OCTOBER 12TH AND 13TH. WE FIND OUT MORE FROM MUSIC DIRECTOR THOMAS WILSON. 10.06.19 5:17
  10. THE AIR FORCE ACADEMY CHAMBER RECITAL SERIES CONTINUES TUESDAY, OCTOBER 15TH. “MUSICAL CELEBRATIONS” FEATURES THE USAF ACADEMY WINDS. 10.06.19 8:20
  11. THE PIKES PEAK STUDIO TOUR HAPPENS THE WEEKEND OF OCTOBER 19TH AND 20TH. WE TALK WITH PARTICIPATING ARTIST REBECCA MYERS. 10.06.19 6:14
  12. THE FINE ARTS CENTER AT COLORADO COLLEGE CELEBRATES 100 YEARS WITH A BIRTHDAY BASH SATURDAY, OCTOBER 12TH. 10.06.19 4:59
  13. THE SANGRE DE CRISTO ARTS AND CONFERENCE CENTER IN PUEBLO PRESENTS “AN EVENING WITH C.S. LEWIS” – FEATURING ACTOR DAVID PAYNE – SUNDAY, OCTOBER 13TH. 10.06.19 7:09
  14. THE LITTLE LONDON WINDS PRESENTS THEIR FALL CONCERT – “FIESTA” – SUNDAY, OCTOBER 13TH. 10.06.19 8:25
  15. LOLA WOLLOCH OF THE SOUTHERN COLORADO WOMEN’S CHAMBER OF COMMERCE TALKS ABOUT THEIR OPEN HOUSE CELEBRATION ON TUESDAY, OCTOBER 8TH. 10.06.19 5:09
  16. JON KARROLL FROM THE NON-PROFIT “SPECIAL FRIENDS, SPECIAL FAMILIES” TELLS US ABOUT “A NIGHT OF COMEDY” ON SATURDAY, OCTOBER 12TH. 10.06.19 8:07
  17. JIM JACKSON OF THE MILLIBO ART THEATRE TELLS US ABOUT UPCOMING EVENTS. 10.06.19 4:45
  18. BRYAN MATTHEWS AND MELISSA MITCHELL OF THE PIKES PEAK LIBRARY DISTRICT ON UPCOMING EVENTS AT THE LIBRARY. 10.06.19 8:21
  19. THE FRIENDS OF COLORADO SPRINGS JAZZ HOSTS THE 2019 COLORADO SPRINGS JAZZ PARTY, A 3-DAY, 4-SESSION EVENT, HAPPENS THE WEEKEND OF OCTOBER 11-13. WE FIND OUT MORE FROM JEAN FEIST. 09.29.19 6:47
  20. “ADVENTURES WITH ANDREW’S PIANO” – A MUSICAL EVENT FEATURING PIANIST ANDREW COOPERSTOCK AND PRESENTED BY THE PIKES PEAK MUSIC TEACHERS ASSOCIATION – COMES TO THE ENT CENTER FOR THE ARTS ON SATURDAY, OCTOBER 5TH. 09.29.19 6:52
  21. THE PIKES PEAK STUDIO TOUR RETURNS FOR THEIR 16TH YEAR THE WEEKEND OF OCTOBER 19TH AND 20TH. THIS WEEK, WE TALK WITH PARTICIPATING ARTISTS MYRA PATIN AND TRACY MILLER. 09.29.19 10:18
  22. THE COLORADO SPRINGS PHILHARMONIC PRESENTS “MAX AND MOZART” – FEATURING CELLIST AND CONDUCTOR MAX HORNUNG PRESENTING THE MUSIC OF MOZART, HAYDN, AND MORE OCTOBER 5TH AND 6TH. 09.29.19 2:44
  23. MATINEE MUSIC AT TAP TRADERS – A MONTHLY COMMUNITY EVENT – STARTS SUNDAY, OCTOBER 6TH WITH BILL EMERY AND THE STARDUST JAZZ ORCHESTRA. WE TALK WITH BILL EMERY ABOUT THE NEW SERIES. 09.29.19 8:09
  24. THE PALMER LAKE ART GROUP HOSTS THEIR 46TH ANNUAL ART FAIR IN PALMER LAKE ON SATURDAY, OCTOBER 5TH. JIM SAWATSKI TELLS US MORE. 09.29.19 6:28
  25. THE 10TH ANNUAL PALMER LAND TRUST’S SOUTHERN COLORADO CONSERVATION AWARDS HAPPENS THURSDAY, OCTOBER 3RD AT THE ANTLERS HILTON. WE FIND OUT MORE FROM PALMER LAND TRUST CEO REBECCA JEWETT. 09.29.19 6:53
  26. FUNKY LITTLE THEATER COMPANY PRESENTS “ON THE ROOF” – A NEW PLAY BY DONNA HOKE – RUNNING NOW THROUGH OCTOBER 5TH. 09.29.19 8:10
  27. THOMAS WILSON OF THE COLORADO SPRINGS PHILHARMONIC TELLS US ABOUT “THE MUSIC OF QUEEN” – KICKING OFF THE COLORADO SPRINGS PHILHARMONIC’S POPS SEASON. 09.22.19 3:00
  28. ARTIST SPARKY LEBOLD TALKS ABOUT HIS WORK, AND HIS PARTICIPATION IN THE 16TH ANNUAL PIKES PEAK STUDIO TOUR. 09.22.19 8:01
  29. THE VOCAL AND HARP DUO “HARPS & CHORDS” WILL PERFORM AT CANON CITY HIGH SCHOOL MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 30TH AS PART OF THE FREMONT COUNTY COMMUNITY CONCERT SERIES. 09.22.19 8:26
  30. GUITARIST JIM BOSSE AND PIANIST ABE MINZER TELL US ABOUT “GUITAR MUSIC OF SOUTH AMERICA” IN 5 PERFORMANCES AT DIFFERENT VENUES AROUND THE PIKES PEAK REGION. 09.22.19 13:20
  31. ANGELA SEALS AND ANDY VICK OF THE CULTURAL OFFICE OF THE PIKES PEAK REGION TALK ABOUT “ARTINI” – A FREE EVENT LAUNCHING THE “OCTOBER IS ARTS MONTH” SERIES OF CULTURAL EVENTS. 09.22.19 11:47
  32. SIMON JACOBS, ORGANIST AND CHOIRMASTER OF GRACE & ST. STEPHENS EPISCOPAL CHURCH TALKS ABOUT THE TAYLOR MEMORIAL CONCERT SERIES AND MORE. 09.15.19 11:04
  33. MAESTRO JOSEP CABALLE-DOMENECH AND NATHAN NEWBROUGH OF THE COLORADO SPRINGS PHILHARMONIC ON THE FIRST CONCERT OF THE NEW SEASON, FEATURING MUSIC BY HOLST AND MOZART, AND FEATURING PIANIST ANNE-MARIE MCDERMOTT. 09.15.19 4:38
  34. JOAN SELMAN, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE PIKES PEAK HOSPICE FOUNDATION, TALKS ABOUT THE NON-PROFIT ARM OF PIKES PEAK HOSPICE AND PALLIATIVE CARE, PLUS THE UPCOMING “ILLUMINATIONS” EVENT TO BENEFIT THE FOUNDATION. 09.15.19 7:40
  35. KARINE GARIBOVA OF THE VERONIKA STRING QUARTET TALKS ABOUT THE FIRST CONCERT OF THEIR NEW SEASON, “BELOVED BEETHOVEN,” STARTING A SEASON CALLED “BEETHOVEN JOURNEY” CELEBRATING THE 250TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE COMPOSER’S BIRTH. 09.15.19 9:28
  36. THE CHAMBER ORCHESTRA OF THE SPRINGS BEGINS A NEW SEASON WITH AN ORGAN SPECTACULAR SEPTEMBER 15TH. WE FIND OUT MORE FROM MUSIC DIRECTOR THOMAS WILSON. 09.08.19 7:18
  37. DAVID ARMSTRONG OF THE ALPENGLOW CHAMBER MUSIC FESTIVAL IN SUMMIT COUNTY TALKS ABOUT THEIR 22ND FALL SEASON STARTING NEXT WEEKEND. 09.08.19 7:52
  38. IMAGINATION CELEBRATION PRESENTS THE “WHAT IF…” FESTIVAL OF INNOVATION AND IMAGINATION. DEBORAH THORNTON TELLS US MORE. 09.08.19 7:33
  39. PHILLIP HEACOCK OF THE PIKES PEAK REGIONAL AIR SHOW AND LISA RUTHERFORD OF KIRKPATRICK BANK HOME LOANS TALK ABOUT THE UPCOMING AIR SHOW AND THE NON-PROFIT’S PARTNERSHIP WITH KIRKPATRICK BANK. 09.08.19 8:17
  40. THE VAN BRIGGLE POTTERY FESTIVAL AND TOUR TO BENEFIT THE WOMAN’S EDUCATIONAL SOCIETY OF COLORADO COLLEGE HAPPENS SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 14TH. WE FIND OUT MORE. 09.08.19 9:54
  41. LINDA WEISE AND DR. ADAM HAAS OF THE COLORADO SPRINGS CONSERVATORY TELL US ABOUT OPEN ENROLLMENT, NEW ELECTIVES, PLUS A NEW LOCATION FOR THEIR MONTHLY JAZZ NITES. 09.08.19 14:16
  42. MEMBERS OF “DRAW 5” JOIN US IN THE KCME STUDIOS. DRAW 5 WILL PERFORM AS PART OF THE KCME/JAZZ 93.5 STAGE AT THE UPCOMING “WHAT IF…” FESTIVAL OF INNOVATION AND IMAGINATION. 09.08.19 10:04
  43. MIRIAM’S PLACE HOSTS A HOLISTIC HEALTH OPEN HOUSE ON TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 10TH. WE FIND OUT ABOUT THIS EVENT AND MORE FROM AMY COOK PORTER AND CHRISTINA FRESHMAN. 09.08.19 8:06

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