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. Composer Jonathan Peters talks about his work, “The Constellations,” which will be performed by the Chamber Orchestra of the Springs at “Destination: Space,” a family event happening at the Space Foundation Discovery Center. 06.17.18 11:32
  2. Steven Raichlen, host of “Project Smoke” and other programs on PBS, tells us about his new show, “Project Fire.” 06.17.18 7:22
  3. Danica Cox of the Western Museum of Mining and Industry on upcoming events at the museum. 06.17.18 3:49
  4. Andy Vick, Executive Director of the Cultural Office of the Pikes Peak Region, with the Cultural Connection. 06.17.18 2:39
  5. The Colorado Springs Western Street Breakfast, presented by the Colorado Springs Convention and Visitors Bureau, happens the morning of Wednesday, June 20th. 06.17.18 6:04
  6. Barb Van Hoy of the Indy Give Campaign and Lisa Rutherford of Kirkpatrick Bank home loans talk about Indy Give for 2018, plus Give’s partnership with Kirkpatrick Bank. 06.17.18 8:27
  7. An installment of the Pillar Readers Theater, presenting a pair of classic Five Minute Mysteries. 06.17.18 11:47
  8. The Colorado Springs Conservatory presents Jack, a musical moral tale by Josh Franklin and Linda Weise, coming to the Ent Center. 06.10.18 11:00
  9. The Colorado Farm and Art Market comes to Colorado Springs June 13th. Market Manager Natalie Seals tells us more. 06.10.18 9:14
  10. The next Jazz in the Garden concert from Grace and St. Stephens will feature the United States Air Force Falconaires. We talk to SSgt Rachel Wilson, who will be part of the performance. 06.10.18 7:12
  11. Andy Vick, Executive Director of the Cultural Office of the Pikes Peak Region, with the Cultural Connection. 06.10.18 2:42
  12. Joe Barrera and John Lewis of the Almagre Review talk about their next issue due in July – Race, Class and Gender. 06.10.18 11:41
  13. Happy Cats Haven founder and executive director Sara Ferguson talks about the opening of their new location. 06.10.18 12:22
  14. Brian Bennett and Deb Mittgard tell us about the 6th annual Feast of St. Arnold, Colorado’s family-friendly beer festival, coming June 9th. 06.03.18 12:04
  15. Kelsie Heermans, Executive Director of The Senior Resource Council, on the Golden Guidance Series, four free seminars happening in June. 06.03.18 5:01
  16. Christina Webb Thomas and Sean Kelly of The Home Front Cares talk about the 6th annual Parson’s Golf Scramble to benefit their non-profit organization. 06.03.18 7:58
  17. Andy Vick, Executive Director of the Cultural Office of the Pikes Peak Region, with the Cultural Connection. 06.03.18 2:40
  18. Christine Dyar and Bryan Matthews of the Pikes Peak Library District on events happening in the month of June. 06.03.18 7:25
  19. The Greenberg Center for Learning and Tolerance presents “Playing for Change – Connecting the World Through Music” coming to the Ent Center June 6th. 06.03.18 7:14
  20. Stuart Coppedge of RTA Architects will be the next speaker at the Pikes Peak Posse of the Westerners monthly meeting. Mr. Coppedge will talk about the history of Pikes Peak and construction on the new visitor center at the peak which starts now. 06.03.18 10:18
  21. THE AFTER MIDNIGHT JAZZ BAND PERFORMS AT THE WAREHOUSE RESTAURANT ON JUNE 3RD. JEAN FEIST, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE FRIENDS OF COLORADO SPRINGS JAZZ, TELLS US MORE. 05.27.18 5:42
  22. JIM SAWATZKI OF THE PALMER LAKE ART GROUP IN PALMER LAKE ON THE COLOR SPLASH ART SHOW OPENING JUNE 1ST. 05.27.18 6:41
  23. THE COLORADO COLLEGE SUMMER MUSIC FESTIVAL HAPPENS JUNE 3RD THROUGH THE 23RD. WE TALK TO SUSAN AND MICHAEL GRACE. 05.27.18 9:03
  24. ANDY VICK, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE CULTURAL OFFICE OF THE PIKES PEAK REGION, WITH THE CULTURAL CONNECTION. 05.27.18 1:27
  25. MARCIA HENDRICKS AND JEN LENNON OF THE COLORADO SPRINGS CHILDRENS CHORALE ON “BROADWAY FAMILY TIES” COMING JUNE 3RD. 05.27.18 7:52
  26. THE WOMAN’S CLUB OF COLORADO SPRINGS WILL HOST THEIR 5TH ANNUAL “TRIPLE T PARTY” TO BENEFIT LOCAL NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS. WE FIND OUT MORE FROM MARY BETH WILLIAMS AND DIANE BELL. 05.27.18 7:56
  27. ELYSE JONES OF ROCKY MOUNTAIN PUBLIC MEDIA ON THE KIDS FUN FEST HAPPENING IN ACACIA PARK JUNE 2ND. 05.27.18 5:47
  28. OF FOREIGN INFLUENCE, A DUO PIANO RECITAL FEATURING JUDY BIONDINI AND ROSANNA PATRONA-AURAND, HAPPENS IN TWO PERFORMANCES JUNE 1ST AND 3RD. 05.27.18 5:35
  29. KATE PETERS WILL BE AT THE OLD COLORADO CITY LIBRARY ON MONDAY, JUNE 4TH WITH TALES OF ALASKAN BUSH LIFE. THE SECOND BOOK OF HER SLEEPING MOOSE SAGA TRILOGY WILL BE RELEASED JUNE 1ST. 05.27.18 6:23
  30. Todd Baldwin and Heather Johnson of Red Leg Brewing on their work supporting veterans and their families, plus a Memorial Day special at the brewery to help support the nonprofit "Angels of America's Fallen." 05.20.18 9:46
  31. Scott Levy of the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center Theatre Department on the upcoming musical "Dirty Rotten Scoundrels." 05.20.18 7:14
  32. Jenny Malony of Michael Garman Galleries on the release of a new sculpture, Prairie Rose. 05.20.18 8:24
  33. Andy Vick, Executive Director of the Cultural Office of the Pikes Peak Region, with the Cultural Connection. 05.20.18 1:38
  34. Jolie NeSmith and Alex Armani-Munn tell us about "Pike Ride"- a bike sharing system coming in mid-June courtesy of Downtown Ventures, the charitable non-profit arm of the Colorado Springs Downtown Partnership. 05.20.18 15:07
  35. Carrie Simison, publisher of the Colorado Springs Independent and Montana Horsfall, President of Craft Cocktails, Inc., talk about the art of craft cocktails, plus the Indy's "Drink" issue coming May 23rd. 05.20.18 13:26
  36. Amy Sweet and Brian Grossman of the Colorado Springs Business Journal tell us about an Opioid Crisis Forum happening at the Pinery on the Hill. 05.13.18 8:58
  37. Staff Sergeant Rachel Wilson of the United States Air Force on "Portraits of Liberty" - the annual Armed Forces Day Concert coming to the Pikes Peak Center. 05.13.18 5:31
  38. The Central City Opera Party Bus to a performance of "The Magic Flute" happens in July. 05.13.18 5:58
  39. The Colorado Springs Philharmonic presents "Roman Festivals" with music by Ravel, Lalo, Sarasate, and Respighi. 05.13.18 4:20
  40. Dr. Michael Maddox of the Tri Lakes Center for the Arts in Palmer Lake on upcoming concerts and activities. 05.13.18 10:25
  41. Andy Vick, Executive Director of the Cultural Office of the Pikes Peak Region with the Cultural Connection. 05.13.18 2:20
  42. Ross Wright, CEO of Hope and Home, talks about his organization and their partnership with Kirkpatrick Bank Home Loans. 05.13.18 10:10
  43. Nicole O'Dell of the National MS Society tells us about "Walk MS" - a benefit event happening in Colorado Springs May 19th. 05.13.18 5:52
  44. Matt Radcliffe of Springs Ensemble Theatre on SET's Summer Theatre Camp. 05.13.18 1:43

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