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August 2019

Melanie Yazzie

Melanie Yazzie: Finding Oneself Again and Again

August 24, 2019 - February 23, 2020
Fine Arts Center, 30 W. Dale St.
Colorado Springs, CO 80903 United States
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Melanie Yazzie is informed by the Diné philosophy of hozho — translated as blessings, beauty, and harmony. After experiencing illness, she challenged herself to create artworks that find ways to heal from and to balance the negative effects of settler colonialism that Indigenous people live with on a daily basis. Her earlier works focused on calling attention to the harsh realities of racism, poverty, and loss of home territories. She continues to acknowledge these struggles, but now layers her artworks with recuperative…

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September 2019

Detour

Detour

September 21 - December 8
Fine Arts Center, 30 W. Dale St.
Colorado Springs, CO 80903 United States
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Thomas Evans (aka Detour) is a Denver-based painter, muralist, and installation artist, internationally renowned for his brightly colored portraits and large-scale artworks. Inspired by breakdancing and hip hop, Evans often exists at the intersection of art and music, notably with his innovative use of technology to create touch sensitive surfaces that respond with sound. For years, the artist dreamed of creating touchable, interactive paintings that would stimulate multiple senses at once, breaking down barriers and assumptions surrounding fine art. That…

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The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

September 26 @ 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Thursday and Friday, repeating until October 20, 2019

An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until October 20, 2019

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday, repeating until October 20, 2019

One event on September 28, 2019 at 7:30pm

One event on October 12, 2019 at 7:30pm

One event on October 5, 2019 at 5:00pm

One event on October 19, 2019 at 5:00pm

Fine Arts Center, 30 W. Dale St.
Colorado Springs, CO 80903 United States
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Fifteen-year-old Christopher has an extraordinary brain. He is exceptional at mathematics but ill-equipped to interpret everyday life. He has never ventured alone beyond the end of his road, he detests being touched, and he distrusts strangers. It’s seven minutes after midnight and Christopher stands beside his neighbor’s dead dog, Wellington, who has been speared with a garden fork. Finding himself under suspicion, Christopher is determined to solve the mystery of who murdered Wellington, and he carefully records each fact of…

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Utopia

Artist Talk with Becky Wareing Steele

September 27 @ 5:30 pm
Fine Arts Center, 30 W. Dale St.
Colorado Springs, CO 80903 United States
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Join artist Becky Wareing Steele for a conversation centered on community as it relates to her ongoing exploration of the concept of a Utopia. Utopia: A New Society for All brings virtual reality into the real world, looking into what it takes to build a successful society as diorama based installation art. Wareing Steele will discuss what brought her into her role as Founder and Facilitator of Utopia and how she's continued to build a sense of community with citizens around the world…

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Busytown

Busytown: The Musical

September 28 @ 10:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until October 13, 2019

An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Saturday, repeating until October 13, 2019

An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday, repeating until October 13, 2019

One event on September 14, 2019 at 1:00pm

Fine Arts Center, 30 W. Dale St.
Colorado Springs, CO 80903 United States
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Busytown is always buzzing with activity, but what do people do all day? That’s where Huckle Cat comes in – he’ll take us on a tour of his great neighborhood, and there is so much to see and do, and so many wonderful friends to visit. Huckle shows us how Farmer Pig and Grocer Cat work together to bring food to the town. Construction Worker and his crew build new houses, and Firechief and the gang keep them safe. Isn’t…

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October 2019

First Friday Art Party

October 4 @ 5:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 5:00pm on day First of the month, repeating until December 6, 2019

Fine Arts Center, 30 W. Dale St.
Colorado Springs, CO 80903 United States
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The Fine Arts Center is proud to be part of First Friday Downtown. The event, located if Deco Lounge, is free and open to the public from 5-7:30 p.m. on the First Friday of each month. Our vibrant First Friday Art Parties include, artist talks and demonstrations, music, exclusive giveaways to FAC events, a cash bar, dinner menu, and the stunning ambiance offered by this chic, historic venue. Both the Deco Lounge and Museum Shop participate in First Friday, featuring art for…

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monthly member tour

Monthly Member Tour

October 5 @ 12:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 12:00pm on day First of the month, repeating until June 6, 2020

All members of the Fine Arts Center are welcome to join us for our Monthly Member Tour, held on the 1st Saturday of each month at 12 noon. Each tour (lasting approximately 1 hour) will feature a different topic, so feel free to come back often and continue learning about the FAC.

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The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time: Backstage Tour

October 10 @ 10:00 pm
Fine Arts Center, 30 W. Dale St.
Colorado Springs, CO 80903 United States
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Join us for a FREE guided backstage tour following the third Thursday performance.

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