KCME Culture Zone

SUNDAYS AT  5:00PM and MONDAYS 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. Scott Levy of the Fine Arts Center Theatre Department tells us about "Dogfight" - in one performance to benefit the FAC Theatre School. 1.7.18 7:11
  2. Andy Vick, Executive Director of the Cultural Office of the Pikes Peak Region, with the KCME Cultural Connection. 1.7.18 3:41
  3. The Winter/Spring session for Bill Callen's Pikes Peak New Horizons Band happens soon, including a Home School Band concert on January 19th. 1.7.18 8:47
  4. The Cultural Office of the Pikes Peak Region presents a Creative Forces Community Summit, a program to support and promote collaborative relationships between artists, arts organizations and the military. 1.7.18 8:01
  5. Craig Rosenstrater, Executive Director of Southern Colorado Youth for Christ, talks about their organization, plus their alliance with Kirkpatrick Bank. 1.7.18 14:57
  6. The Pikes Peak Posse of the Westerners historical group will feature historian and former El Paso County Sheriff John Wesley Anderson in a presentation about Rankin Scott Kelly, the first Sheriff of El Paso County. 12.31.17 8:30
  7. Joan Selman of the Pikes Peak Hospice Foundation talks about their participation in the Empty Stocking Fund. 12.31.17 7:34
  8. Linda King and Mark Cutler talk about the next US International Duo Piano Competition, coming to the Broadmoor this week. 12.31.17 6:28
  9. Author Kate Peters on her book "Where the Moose Slept", describing her adventures in the Alaska outback. 12.31.17 14:25
  10. Aisha Ahmad-Post, Director of the new Ent Center for the Arts, and Michelle Winchell, Marketing and PR for UCCS Presents, tell us about upcoming events and the opening of the Ent Center in January. 12.24.17 10:54
  11. Jon Eddy of the Gazette/El Pomar Empty Stocking Fund talks about the fund, which runs now through January 19th. 12.24.17 7:25
  12. Andy Vick, Executive Director of the Cultural Office of the Pikes Peak Region, with the Cultural Connection. 12.24.17 1:59
  13. The Almagre Literary Review issue #4 will be available December 26th. John Lewis and Joe Barrera give us details. 12.24.17 9:48
  14. Victoria Lipscomb and Abe Minzer of Shine Nation talk about their upcoming production of the musical, "The Lion King" in May. 12.17.17 10:05
  15. George Preston with singer Debbie Boone. Ms. Boone will be performing at the Broadmoor Hotel's Holiday Show now through December 28th. 12.17.17 5:34
  16. Chris Cipoletti tells us about the newly-opened Pikes Peak Market in downtown Colorado Springs. 12.17.17 8:57
  17. Andy Vick, Executive Director of the Cultural Office of the Pikes Peak Region, with the KCME Cultural Connection. 12.17.17 1:47
  18. International Folklore, a concert of cello and piano to benefit the Pioneers Museum and the Chamber Orchestra, happens Friday, December 29th. 12.17.17 10:08
  19. Members of the Postcommodity Art Collective tell us about the exhibit "A Very Long Line" happening at the Fine Arts Center now through January. 12.17.17 10:07
  20. Deborah Jenkins Teske, Wendy Mike, and Jeremy Vreeman of the Colorado Vocal Arts Ensemble on "Wintersong" - featuring music and spoken word - coming to Shove Memorial Chapel. 12.11.17 10:27
  21. Ryan Banagale of the Colorado College Music Department on upcoming events. 12.11.17 4:40
  22. It's the Santa Bob 35th Annual Christmas Giveaway, made possible by The Bob Telmosse Foundation and Kirkpatrick Bank. 12.10.17 8:35
  23. The Altezza Trio - clarinetist Sergei Vasiliev, violinist Karine Garibova, and pianist Angelina Gadeliya - perform "20th Century Masterpieces" in two concerts. 12.10.17 8:32
  24. Cheyenne Mountain Zoo presents "Electric Safari" for the holidays. Marketing Director Jenny Koch tells us more. 12.10.17 6:39
  25. Andy Vick, Executive Director of the Cultural Office of the Pikes Peak Region, with the KCME Cultural Connection. 12.10.17 2:46
  26. Jeanna Wearing speaks with Rev. Steven Harter about an upcoming performance of Handel's Messiah at First United Methodist Church. 12.10.17 11:19
  27. Karine Garibova of the Veronika String Quartet on their next concert, "Glorious Guitar" featuring Colin McAllister. 12.10.17 4:14
  28. Kristy Milligan, Chief Executive Officer of Westside CARES, talks about the organization, plus their participation in the Empty Stocking Fund. 12.10.17 7:10
  29. The Fine Arts Center Theater Department presents the popular musical "Annie". Director Scott Levy tells us more. 12.10.17 8:46
  30. Nate Voelker of Sunrise Church talks about their Christmas Worship Concerts. 12.10.17 4:08
  31. Trig Bundgaard, Co-Founder and Board Member of Blackbird Outreach, on their organization, plus their participation in the Indy Give fund. 12.10.17 11:13
  32. Peter Tuff of the Colorado Springs Chorale on Deck the Hall, coming December 8th. 12.03.17 8:10
  33. First Presbyterian Church presents "Christmas Joy" in two performances. 12.03.17 12:50
  34. Jenny Maloney and Max Ferguson talk about "The Gnome in the Room", an anti-Christmas Christmas play, coming to Springs Ensemble Theatre. 12.03.17 7:42
  35. Nate Voelker, Music Director of the Soli Deo Gloria community choir, on "Alleluia". 12.03.17 8:00
  36. Christine Dyar and Bryan Matthews of the Pikes Peak Library District on events coming in December and January. 12.03.17 7:22
  37. Andy Vick, Executive Director of the Cultural Office of the Pikes Peak Region, with the KCME Cultural Calendar. 12.03.17 3:34
  38. Colette Labate and Ken Oyer of Red Herring Productions tell us about "The Train Wars Murder", a murder-mystery dinner hosted by the Pikes Peak Posse of the Westerners historical organization. 12.03.17 6:37
  39. Colorado College professor Tom Cronin talks about his new book, “Imagining a Great Republic”. Cronin will sign copies of his book at Hooked on Books downtown location. 12.03.17 15:00
  40. Colin McAllister from UCCS tells us about events in December. 11.26.17 3:24
  41. Marcia Hendricks of the Colorado Springs Children's Chorale talks about "'Tis the Season: A Twisted Christmas" at the Pikes Peak Center. 11.26.17 6:13
  42. Rev. Ann Steiner Lantz of Ecumenical Social Ministries on the organization, and their participation in the Indy Give campaign. 11.26.17 9:55
  43. The Classically Alive series of concerts continues with pianist Nadejda Vlaeva. Abe Minzer tells us more. 11.26.17 11:05
  44. Andy Vick, Executive Director of the Cultural Office of the Pikes Peak Region, with the KCME Cultural Connection. 11.26.17 1:08
  45. Ryan Banagale of Colorado College tells us about musical performances coming in December. 11.26.17 5:53
  46. June King of the Pueblo Symphony Orchestra on their upcoming concert, "Beethoven Squared." 11.26.17 8:05
  47. Unsilent Night happens in Breckenridge and Colorado Springs in December. Creator Phil Kline gives us details. 11.26.17 9:57