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. JOSEP CABALLE-DOMENCH AND NATHAN NEWBROUGH TALK ABOUT “FOUR LAST SONGS” – PART OF THE MASTERWORKS SERIES OF THE COLORADO SPRINGS PHILHARMONIC, IN TWO PERFORMANCES JANUARY 25TH AND 26TH. 01.19.20 5:01
  2. FUNKY LITTLE THEATER COMPANY PRESENTS THE COMEDIC FARCE, “LEND ME A TENOR” JANUARY 24TH THROUGH FEBRUARY 8TH. 01.19.20 9:13
  3. HOWARD BROOKS OF THE NON-PROFIT ENERGY RESOURCE CENTER AND LISA RUTHERFORD OF KIRKPATRICK BANK JOIN US TO TALK ABOUT THE E-R-C, PLUS THEIR PARTNERSHIP WITH KIRKPATRICK BANK. 01.19.20 5:38
  4. KARINE GARIBOVA OF THE VERONIKA STRING QUARTET TELLS US ABOUT THEIR UPCOMING “RUSSIAN TEA” – A FUNDRAISING EVENT WITH FOOD AND LIVE MUSIC – COMING TO ASCENSION EPISCOPAL CHURCH IN PUEBLO SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 1ST. 01.19.20 4:59
  5. ANDY VICK, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE CULTURAL OFFICE OF THE PIKES PEAK REGION, WITH THE CULTURAL CONNECTION. 01.19.20 2:20
  6. SGT. MONICA DING AND LT. BRIAN O’DONNELL OF THE UNITED STATES AIR FORCE ACADEMY BAND TALK ABOUT THE NEXT IN THEIR SERIES OF CHAMBER RECITALS, CALLED “LEGENDS.” 01.19.20 11:30
  7. ALYSSA PARGA OF THE SANGRE DE CRISTO ARTS AND CONFERENCE CENTER IN PUEBLO ON CURRENT AND UPCOMING EXHIBITS AND CONCERTS. 01.19.20 8:04
  8. SIMON JACOBS FROM GRACE AND ST. STEPHENS EPISCOPAL CHURCH TELLS US ABOUT CONCERTS, PLUS AN EVENT IN FEBRUARY PRESENTED BY THE COLORADO VOCAL ARTS ENSEMBLE. 01.19.20 10:39
  9. ADAM HAAS, MUSIC PROGRAM DIRECTOR AND LEAD MENTOR OF THE COLORADO SPRINGS CONSERVATORY, TELLS US ABOUT UPCOMING EVENTS, PLUS OPEN ENROLLMENT GOING ON RIGHT NOW. 01.12.20 8:59
  10. THE SANGRE DE CRISTO ARTS AND CONFERENCE CENTER IN PUEBLO PRESENTS, “ODDVILLE,” A ONE-MAN MULTIMEDIA THEATRICAL EXPERIENCE FEATURING DAVE SHIRLEY IN ONE PERFORMANCE THURSDAY, JANUARY 16TH. 01.12.20 6:48
  11. AUTHOR DR. J. GILBERT MILLER TALKS ABOUT HIS NEW BOOK, “THE ROAD TO EMMAUS: CHRIST IN THE OLD TESTAMENT” INSPIRED BY HANDEL’S MESSIAH. 01.12.20 11:06
  12. A CHAT WITH PERCUSSIONIST JUSTIN DOUTE, WINNER OF THE CHAMBER ORCHESTRA OF THE SPRINGS’ EMERGING SOLOIST COMPETITION. JUSTIN WILL PEFORM AT THE CHAMBER’S NEXT CONCERT, “EMERGENCE.” 01.12.20 9:34
  13. KARINE GARIBOVA OF THE VERONIKA STRING QUARTET ON THEIR NEXT CONCERT, “TRIUMPHANT BEETHOVEN” – PART OF THEIR CURRENT SEASON, “BEETHOVEN JOURNEY.” 01.12.20 8:27
  14. NATE VOELKER FROM SOLI DEO GLORIA COMMUNITY CHOIR TALKS ABOUT SOLI’S SPRING REGISTRATION IN JANUARY, PLUS A MAY CONCERT AND SOLI’S TRIP TO THE SALZBURG CHORAL FESTIVAL IN JUNE. 01.05.20 11:25
  15. DR. MICHAEL MADDOX OF THE TRI LAKES CENTER FOR THE ARTS IN PALMER LAKE ON UPCOMING MUSICAL CONCERTS AND OTHER ARTS EVENTS. 01.05.20 9:13
  16. JIM JACKSON OF THE MILLIBO ART THEATRE TELLS US ABOUT “DAVID AND KATIE GET REMARRIED,” PLUS A CALL FOR ARTISTS, AND OTHER JANUARY EVENTS. 01.05.20 7:27
  17. THE PARISH HOUSE BAROQUE PRESENTS A “TWELFTH NIGHT CONCERT” COMING TO THE BENET HILL MONASTARY SUNDAY, JANUARY 12TH. WE FIND OUT MORE FROM ELISA WICKS. 01.05.20 9:21
  18. ON SATURDAY, JANUARY 11TH, HOOKED ON BOOKS DOWNTOWN PRESENTS A WORKSHOP ON HOW TO WRITE AND PUBLISH A GRAPHIC COMIC OR NOVEL, LED BY PUBLISHER TED INTORCIO ON TINTO PRESS IN DENVER. 01.05.20 8:10
  19. BETHANY GEIGER AND BRYAN MATTHEWS OF THE PIKES PEAK LIBRARY DISTRICT TELL US ABOUT UPCOMING EVENTS. 12.29.19 9:07
  20. WE REVISIT A SEGMENT FEATURING ART COLLECTOR VICTOR KEEN. PART OF HIS COLLECTION – OUTSIDER ART: THE COLLECTION OF VICTOR KEEN - IS ON DISPLAY IN THE WHITE GALLERY AT THE SANGRE DE CRISTO ARTS AND CONFERENCE CENTER IN PUEBLO NOW THROUGH JANUARY 12TH. 12.29.19 10:53
  21. A TALK WITH ATTORNEY ERNESTO WALSH ABOUT COLORADO IMMIGRANT ASSISTANTS, A NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION, AND A FIRST-TIME PARTNER WITH THE INDY GIVE CAMPAIGN, WHICH ENDS DECEMBER 31ST. 12.29.19 8:23
  22. A TALK WITH PIANIST JEFFREY BIEGEL. HIS NEW RELEASE, A PIANIST’S JOURNEY, IS AVAILABLE NOW. 12.22.19 10:59
  23. ANGELA SEALS OF THE CULTURAL OFFICE OF THE PIKES PEAK REGION AND LISA RUTHERFORD OF KIRKPATRICK BANK HOME LOANS TALK ABOUT THE NON-PROFIT, PLUS THEIR PARTNERSHIP WITH KIRKPATRICK BANK. 12.22.19 10:37
  24. A TALK WITH REPRESENTATIVES OF THE HASEYA ADVOCACY GROUP, A FIRST-TIME PARTNER IN THE INDY GIVE CAMPAIGN. 12.22.19 8:58
  25. WE REVISIT A SEGMENT FROM MAY, 2017 FEATURING ARTIST BRUCE MUNRO. 12.22.19 15:52
  26. THE FINE ARTS CENTER AT COLORADO COLLEGE PRESENTS RODGERS & HAMMERSTEIN’S “THE SOUND OF MUSIC” NOW THROUGH JANUARY 12TH. WE TALK WITH SCOTT LEVY AND NATHAN HALVORSEN. 12.15.19 9:33
  27. BRYAN MATTHEWS OF THE PIKES PEAK LIBRARY DISTRICT TELLS US ABOUT EVENTS HAPPENING AT THE LIBRARY FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER AND BEYOND. 12.15.19 2:48
  28. A TALK WITH COMPOSER MICHAEL TORKE, WHOSE NEW WORK, “SKY – A BLUEGRASS CONCERTO” WAS RECENTLY PERFORMED BY THE CHAMBER ORCHESTRA OF THE SPRINGS. 12.15.19 16:15

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