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Janice Gould selected as 2014-2016 Pikes Peak Poet Laureate

On behalf of the Pikes Peak Poet Laureate Project selection committee and program organizers, the Cultural Office of the Pikes Peak Region (COPPeR) is pleased to announce that Janice Gould has been selected as the 2014-2016 Pikes Peak Poet Laureate. …

April News from COPPeR

Springing into Action! April is here, and COPPeR is “springing into action!” This week, the gallery space in our office will open a new show by printmaker Eleanor Anderson – I hope you can join us! We’ve also begun production of …

Arts Advocates Training 2014

Arts Advocates are specially-trained to speak knowledgeably about our local arts scene as volunteers at COPPeR’s festival booths, as committee members across the region, and as active citizens. The training equips Advocates with a deeper understanding of arts in the Pikes …

NEW! Ads Available for Peak Radar Pages 2014-2015

Reach culturally-engaged residents and visitors in the only comprehensive print directory to arts and culture in the Pikes Peak region! This year, 5,000 free copies will be distributed throughout El Paso and Teller counties at community centers, festivals, libraries, hotels, universities, realtors, …

March News from COPPeR

March-ing Forward Hard to believe that I’ve already been here at COPPeR for over a month! Seems like it was just yesterday that my wife Beth and I were packing up our belongings in Western Maryland for the long drive across the …

City for Champions Good for Our Creative Community

At their monthly meeting on February 27, the COPPeR Board of Directors formally voted to support the City for Champions project. “At its core, City for Champions is a tourism and economic development initiative that will bring tens of thousands of …

Creative Districts Blossoming in the Pikes Peak Region

Several business districts in the Pikes Peak region are busily preparing to apply for Creative District designation, either as candidates or full-fledged designees, through Colorado Creative Industries. Woodland Park and Manitou Springs are applying for initial candidacy in the impressive …

Pikes Peak Weavers Guild Exhibition

Pikes Peak Weavers Guild Exhibition February 7- March 30, 2014 COPPeR’s Information and Office Space, Plaza of the Rockies 121 S. Tejon, Suite 111 Currently on display in COPPeR’s office space are works by the Pikes Peak Weavers Guild. A non-profit …

COPPeR February News

  Letter from the Executive Director … Hi, my name is Andy Vick, and I’m excited to introduce myself as the new Executive Director here at COPPeR! My wife, Beth Piver, and I just moved to Colorado Springs from western …

Coffee with COPPeR: Northern Progress

              Coffee with COPPeR: Northern Progress Friday, January 24 Coffee at 8:00 a.m., program begins at 8:30 at the new Harmony Hall, 3815 N. Academy Blvd  Click here to RSVP  Coffee with COPPeR events are …