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September Arts News from COPPeR

Arts Month in the Pikes Peak region is just 30 days away! Are you ready? Hundreds of cultural events and activities will be happening across our community in Theatre & Film, Visual Arts, Music & Dance, and Poetry, Prose & Comedy, plus all kinds of creative fun that doesn’t fit neatly into any category other than – Wow! …

August Arts News from COPPeR

COPPeR made the front page of the The Gazette last week when our Executive Director Andy Vick inspired the Colorado Springs Utilities Board/City Council with a proposal to creatively illuminate the stacks of the Drake Power Plant…

July Arts News from COPPeR

Curious about plans for the Pikes Peak region’s second annual Arts Month celebration this October? Join us to learn more, get inspired, and get plugged in…

COPPeR is Seeking Your Opinions and Ideas!

As part of its strategic planning process, COPPeR is reaching out to community members for input. You are invited! Whether you are “interested in the arts” or formally part of the creative community as an artist or arts organization, we want your feedback at one of the designated sessions below.

June Arts News from COPPeR

This week, Kimiko Tanabe joins COPPeR’s staff as our summer outreach coordinator and Public Interest Fellow through Colorado College. Kimiko will play a central role in our audience development programming …

May Arts News from COPPeR

Are you signed up for the weekly Peak Radar Picks emails? New subscribers to this weekly email guide to local events will be entered to win 2 free Sunday passes to MeadowGrass Music Festival 2015…

April Arts News from COPPeR

The newest Citizens Project Voter Guide asked candidates in the upcoming Colorado Springs’ election the question, “What role does a vibrant and well-funded arts & cultural sector play in the overall vitality of our local economy?” See their answers…

March Arts News from COPPeR

Dreams & Visions is about the mystery and beauty that is found when we start looking past the things we see with our eyes towards the things we can only see with our…

City for Champions Forum with the Arts

On Tuesday, February 17, the City for Champions initiative hosted a public meeting to a packed room of 250 attendees, providing updates on the four projects and exploring how the creative sector can influence and amplify the C4C initiatives’ “ripple effects” in our community…

February Arts News from COPPeR

This February, as part of its ongoing series of monthly updates, City for Champions will host a community conversation about how this exciting initiative can and should interface with the Colorado Springs’ creative community, and how we all stand to benefit…