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. THE WOMAN’S EDUCATIONAL SOCIETY OF COLORADO COLLEGE PRESENTS TOURS OF THE HISTORIC VAN BRIGGLE POTTERY BUILDING SATURDAY, SEPT. 15TH. 09.09.18 10:49
  2. THE HOLLY BERRY HOUSE FOLK ART FESTIVAL – CELEBRATING 40 YEARS – TO BENEFIT THE ROCK LEDGE RANCH, HAPPENS NEXT WEEKEND. 09.09.18 9:13
  3. JIM BOSSE PRESENTS A SERIES OF SPANISH GUITAR TRIO CONCERTS – 5 PERFORMANCES AT 5 VENUES – STARTING SUNDAY, SEPT. 9TH. 09.09.18 10:09
  4. ANDY VICK, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE CULTURAL OFFICE OF THE PIKES PEAK REGION, WITH THE CULTURAL CONNECTION. 09.09.18 1:50
  5. FRANK SINATRA TRIBUTE ARTIST RICK BLESSING RETURNS TO TALK ABOUT UPCOMING PERFORMANCES. 09.09.18 7:44
  6. OKTOBERFEST WITH THE COLORADO SPRINGS CHORALE HAPPENS AT WINSLOW BMW ON SATURDAY, SEPT. 22ND. 09.09.18 9:33
  7. FUNKY LITTLE THEATRE COMPANY PRESENTS “KIMBERLY AKIMBO” NOW THROUGH SEPTEMBER 15TH. 09.09.18 4:12
  8. VICTOR CELEBRATES THE ARTS LABOR DAY WEEKEND. JUDY SANDLIN TELLS US MORE. 08.26.18 7:49
  9. THE COLORADO SPRINGS LABOR DAY LIFTOFF ALSO HAPPENS LABOR DAY WEEKEND. REBEKAH BRESSLER OF THE COLORADO SPRINGS SPORTS CORP GIVES US DETAILS. 08.26.18 6:47
  10. KEVEN STEWART, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE COLORADO SPRINGS YOUTH SYMPHONY ASSOCIATION, ON THE 3RD ANNUAL “NIGHT OF WHITE LIGHTS” – AN EVENT TO BENEFIT THE YOUTH SYMPHONY. 08.26.18 4:26
  11. SOLI DEO GLORIA COMMUNITY CHOIR WILL HOLD AUDITIONS FOR THEIR FALL SEASON. WE SPEAK WITH MUSIC DIRECTOR NATE VOELKER, ALSO VIOLINIST AND SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENT SARAH PHILLIPS. 08.26.18 9:04
  12. LISA RUTHERFORD OF KIRKPATRICK BANK HOME LOANS AND SHANE LORY, DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS OF COLORADO SPRINGS FOOD RESCUE, TALK ABOUT THE NON-PROFIT FOOD RESCUE AND THEIR PARTNERSHIP WITH KIRKPATRICK BANK. 08.26.18 11:07
  13. ANNIE VALADES AND CASS DALEY OF THE ROTARY CLUB OF COLORADO SPRINGS ON THE ANNUAL FLIGHT OF THE BUTTERFLIES, PLUS THE BENEFIT ROTARY CLUB SOCIAL AND SILENT AUCTION. 08.26.18 7:06
  14. ELISA WICKS AND JENNIFER CARPENTER OF PARISH HOUSE BAROQUE TELL US ABOUT “CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST”, THEIR NEXT CONCERT. 08.26.18 9:00
  15. The final concert of the Jazz in the Garden series at Grace and St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church happens August 24th with The Wire Pilots. 08.19.18 7:48
  16. Chrisilla Tsuyama, Marketing Coordinator for Colorado Springs Dance Theatre, talks about the 27th Annual Colorado Springs Wine Festival to benefit the Dance Theatre. 08.19.18 6:00
  17. The Southern Colorado Women’s Chamber of Commerce hosts their 25th Annual “Accolades” Business Leader of the Year Awards Luncheon. 08.19.18 8:05
  18. Bill Callen’s Pikes Peak New Horizons Band hosts their fall Meet and Greet for prospective new members on Tuesday, August 21st. 08.19.18 7:22
  19. The Classically Alive series of concerts continues at The Piano Warehouse with pianist Toru Oyama. The program is called “Mozart, Schumann and Chopin – The Becoming, Being and Flowering of Immortal Composers.” 08.19.18 12:31
  20. The 2018 Pawtoberfest to benefit the Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region happens September 15th. Gretchen Pressley, Community Relations Manager, tells us more. 08.19.18 11:52
  21. Oklahoma-based author Constance Squires talks about her works, old and new. Ms. Squires’ work has been featured locally in the Almagre Literary Review. 08.12.18 14:54
  22. A Peek Behind the Curtain – A Palette of Passion – 30 new works by artist Leanna Tuff is on display now at the Cottonwood Center for the Arts. 08.12.18 7:03
  23. Christine Dyar of the Pikes Peak Library District tells us about upcoming events at the library. 08.12.18 6:14
  24. “P.S. I Love You: A Portrait of Miss Elsie Palmer” is on display now at the Fine Arts Center through March of 2019. 08.12.18 12:22
  25. Composer and Colorado College student Grace Hale talks about her works and inspirations. 08.12.18 11:13
  26. The Jazz in the Garden series of concerts continues at Grace and St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church with the Hennessy 6. 08.05.18 7:40
  27. One Nation Walking Together presents their 10th annual Colorado Springs Intertribal Powwow. 08.05.18 11:28
  28. The Broadmoor Pikes Peak Cycling Hill Climb happens Saturday, August 11th. 08.05.18 3:51
  29. George Preston talks to James Gaffigan and Liv Redpath about Santa Fe Opera’s production of Richard Strauss’s Ariadne auf Naxos. 08.05.18 11:53
  30. Betsy McClenahan of Civa Charter School on their production of Little Shop of Horrors. 08.05.18 8:04
  31. More from Santa Fe Opera. George Preston talks to Jack Swanson and Shawna Lucey about L’italiana in Algeri. 08.05.18 10:54
  32. Rebecca Jewett, Executive Director or Palmer Land Trust, tells us about “Forever Yours, The Land,” a conservation awareness initiative joining art and nature launching citywide August 3rd. 07.29.18 9:09
  33. Mezzo-Soprano Jennifer DeDominici talks about “Encore: a Musical Revue” happening at Central City Opera. 07.29.18 5:58
  34. Jeff Martinez, President of Brothers Development, on their partnership with the City of Colorado Springs to provide housing solutions to low-income, elderly and disabled residents. 07.29.18 9:31
  35. Sally Davis, Development Officer at Rocky Mountain PBS, talks about “Write a Will” – a seminar at the Tim Gill Center on how to prepare a will. 07.29.18 5:55
  36. George Preston with Pat Pearce of Central City Opera on upcoming productions. 07.29.18 9:52
  37. Lars Gronhagen of ERA Shields Real Estate tells us about their peach sale to benefit the Muscular Dystrophy Association. 07.29.18 4:56
  38. Lifelong Colorado Springs resident Doris Dillie, Tim Morris of the Pikes Peak Library District, and Keith Franzen (also known as Major Pikes Pete) talk about the 3rd Annual Rendezvous of the Pikes Peak Posse of the Westerners historical group. 07.29.18 10:09
  39. The Jazz in the Garden Series of Concerts continues with Grass It Up. David Siegel talks about the upcoming concert. 07.23.18 8:54
  40. Funky Little Theatre Company presents their 3rd season of “Spectrum” – spotlighting new LGBT one-act plays. 07.23.18 11:05
  41. Ashley Arimborgo of Cheyenne Mountain Zoo tells us about “Art on the Hoof” – an exhibit to benefit the American Association of Zookeepers. 07.23.18 5:59
  42. Jeannie Porter, Development Director of Cheyenne Village, talks about their 9th annual benefit Shrimp Boil. 07.23.18 6:49
  43. Funky Little Theatre Company presents “Body Awareness” – running in rep with “Spectrum”. 07.23.18 10:52
  44. Jodi Papproth and Hannah Alden McCullough of Springs Ensemble Theatre talk about “Tigers Be Still” by Kim Rosenstock, going on now through August 5th. 07.22.18 10:17
  45. Santa Fe Opera presents “Madame Butterfly”. George Preston talks with Soprano Kelly Kaduce. 07.22.18 7:19
  46. The Evergreen Jazz Festival happens July 27th through the 29th in Evergreen, Colorado. Co-founder Jim Reiners tells us more. 07.22.18 9:43
  47. The Shivers Concert Series presents “An Evening of Inspirational Song” on Sunday, July 29th. 07.22.18 6:24
  48. Steve Czarnecki, Executive Director of the non-profit Colorado Springs Youth Sports, Inc., and Lisa Rutherford of Kirkpatrick Bank Home Loans, talk about the organization’s activities, plus the partnership between CSYS and Kirkpatrick Bank. 07.22.18 7:55
  49. Joy Armstrong and Amanda Weston tell us about summer exhibits happening at the Fine Arts Center. 07.22.18 10:56

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