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February 2019

Nora Naranjo Morse

Nora Naranjo Morse

February 23 - August 25
Fine Arts Center, 30 W. Dale St.
Colorado Springs, CO 80903 United States
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In her exploration of new sculptural techniques, Naranjo Morse’s artworks advance the trajectory of Indigenous artistic traditions. When shifting between materials from nan to metal and back to nan, she raises her own questions about cultural change. She challenges the expectations that Pueblo art must remain confined by a set of restrictions deemed traditional by an outside commercial force. Resisting the idea that cultural loss is probable or inevitable, Naranjo Morse offers an alternative: embrace traditional Indegenous knowledge as a solution to the…

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June 2019

World of Wearable Art

World of WearableArt™

June 22, 2019 - September 22, 2019
Fine Arts Center, 30 W. Dale St.
Colorado Springs, CO 80903 United States
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This year marks the 31st anniversary of the World of WearableArt™ (known as WOW®), New Zealand’s largest arts show. WOW® is an international design competition that attracts hundreds of entries, with an annual awards show that presents the finalist garments in a theatrical extravaganza that collides at the intersection of fashion and art.

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July 2019

Emerging Artists: Let’s Make a Musical!

July 22, 2019 - August 2, 2019

NEW! Students will work with instructors on creating a brand new musical. Singing, dancing, acting, writing, designing, and directing will all be explored in the class. Ages 8-13

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Youth Rep

Youth Repertory Ensemble

July 22 @ 9:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until July 24, 2019

The Youth Repertory Theatre program is the only professional training program for student actors and design technicians in the Pikes Peak region. The serious theater student will receive comprehensive, hands-on training through a rigorous class schedule that combines master classes along with a structured rehearsal period and performance experiences. Ages 14-18

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Hand-build pottery

Hand-Built Pottery of the Southwest: Zuni Owl & Storybowl

July 23 @ 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until July 30, 2019

Fine Arts Center, 30 W. Dale St.
Colorado Springs, CO 80903 United States
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The Fine Arts Center has one of the finest collections of U.S. Southwest art. While learning basic hand building and decorating skills, we will make, decorate, and glaze a Zuni owl and a Storybowl. We’ll visit the FAC’s collection to inspire our work. Ages 6-9

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Plein Air Painting

Plein Air Painting: Keep it Simple

July 24 @ 9:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Wednesday, repeating until July 31, 2019

Fine Arts Center, 30 W. Dale St.
Colorado Springs, CO 80903 United States
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The key to painting outdoors, or en plein air, is to simplify! This will be our mantra for the class. Some of the most important work begins even before the brush touches the canvas. How do I simplify what I see? Why do I want to paint this scene? How do I start? How do I decide what is important and what is not? These important questions and more will be addressed in a fun and non-judgmental class format. We’ll…

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Stand-Up Comedy Class

July 25 @ 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Thursday, repeating until August 1, 2019

This course is designed primarily to teach the tools of humor writing for live stand-up performance. Students will deconstruct the performances of stand-up comedians, learn the foundations from which modern comedy stems, and work to develop their own voice. The course will culminate in a live stand-up performance at the Fine Arts Center showcasing students’ original work. Ages 18+

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Youth Rep

Disaster! A Youth Rep Ensemble Production

July 25 @ 7:00 pm
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One event on July 28, 2019 at 2:00pm

An event every day that begins at 7:00pm, repeating until July 27, 2019

Audiences and critics are wild for this hilarious homage to the era of bell-bottoms, platform shoes and the hustle. With larger-than-life characters, snappy dialogue, and some of the most recognizable songs of the ’70s (Knock on Wood, Hooked on a Feeling, Sky High, and Hot Stuff, to name a few), Disaster! will have you dancing in your seats and rolling in the aisles. Tickets are only $10!

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