February 2011 Blog Posts (104)

February - 1984 and How I Live Now

WAR IS PEACE.

 FREEDOM IS SLAVERY.

 IGNORANCE IS STRENGTH.

 These eerie statements are George Orwell’s description of the totalitarian dystopia in 1984. The protagonist, Winston Smith, works for Big Brother and the government, who track every movement and thought the citizens make. Winston becomes frustrated by the rigid control of the party and decides his dislike toward it outweighs his fear of being caught.  He writes down his criminal thoughts, begins a secret…

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Added by Desirae Goodwin on February 28, 2011 at 9:31pm — No Comments

Pine Creek Theater Presents: Thoroughly Modern Millie

 

PINE CREEK THEATER PRESENTS:

THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE

Book by Richard Morris & Dick Scanlan…

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Added by elizabeth goodsell on February 28, 2011 at 5:16pm — No Comments

TODAY Eat at Chick-Fil-A!!!

Hungry for good chicken?! Any time today eat at Chick-Fil-A (Garden of the Gods, N. Academy or N. Carefree) and say you're with UW Sports Ministry! Your bill will go towards supporting our ministry and we greatly appreciate your support.

Added by UW Sports Ministry on February 28, 2011 at 1:08pm — No Comments

Just say "no" - thoughts from a Pikes Peak Parent

Are you overcommitted and over your limit? See why saying "no" can help your favorite organizations...and your family.

Added by Cari Pemberton on February 28, 2011 at 12:52pm — No Comments

Ash Wednesday and Lent

The Liberal Catholic Church Center of Colorado Springs
 
Our Lenten schedule for March is now up! Go to saintbonaventure.bravehost.com/Calendar.html or stbonaventurelcc.org/Calendar.aspx for times and directions. Interested parties are encouraged to call 719-387-0308 or email…
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Added by Father Ian Carman on February 28, 2011 at 9:59am — No Comments

Cinema Sundays: My Picks of Great Flicks: Academy Awards Special Edition

Classic Photo from 1937 Academy Awards at the ...

Image by ExperienceLA via Flickr

Tonight many people will be glued in front of their televisions, watching the Academy Awards presentation. 

All across the country (and probably in other parts of the world), there will be Oscar-night parties…

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Added by Vivian Kirkfield on February 27, 2011 at 3:04pm — No Comments

Strange, shocking, and true: Dying wife confesses thirty-one year web of lies to husband



His wife's deception started with a “telephone date”––and it continued for more than thirty years.…

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Added by Jim Marr on February 27, 2011 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Men's Baseball League Tryouts 3 April at St. Mary's Grace Center

The Mens Senior Baseball League(MSBL) of Southern Colorado will be holding tryouts on Sunday, 3 April 2011 at the St. Marys Grace Center at 12:00. The Grace Center is located at 1655 Pirate Heights, Colorado Springs, CO 80907. The…

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Added by Bud Maison on February 27, 2011 at 8:05am — No Comments

“Mi Hermanita” by Jose Chavarria Wins Grand Prize at Congressional High School Art Show





Stuart Agres of the Adduce Foundation awards $4000 scholarship to Grand Prize Winning Artist Jose Chavarria

Jose Chavarria is the winner of the Grand Prize of the 2011 Congressional High School Art Competition held at Cottonwood Center for the…

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Added by Cottonwood Center For The Arts on February 26, 2011 at 4:30pm — No Comments

2011 Congressional Art Award Winners

Cold, snowy weather didn’t stop the crowds from attending Cottonwood Center for the Arts’ Last Friday Open House. With 200 pieces of Jackson Elementary School artwork on the second floor and the 2011 Congressional High School Art Competition in the Herbertson and Spittler Galleries, Cottonwood was filled with children,… Continue

Added by Cottonwood Center For The Arts on February 26, 2011 at 2:24pm — No Comments

Life Happens in REAL TIME: Just 15 MInutes a Day!

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Added by Vivian Kirkfield on February 26, 2011 at 8:35am — No Comments

RMOC Starts the Colorado Scholastic Orienteering League

In orienteering, you use a map and compass to locate a series of checkpoints shown on a specialized, highly detailed topographic map. You choose the route, either on or off trail that will help you find all the checkpoints and get to the finish line in the shortest amount of time. Each checkpoint, or "control," is…

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Added by Bud Maison on February 25, 2011 at 8:57pm — No Comments

RMOC Starts the Colorado Scholastic Orienteering League

In orienteering, you use a map and compass to locate a series of checkpoints shown on a specialized, highly detailed topographic map. You choose the route, either on or off trail that will help you find all the checkpoints and get to the finish line in the shortest amount of time. Each checkpoint, or "control," is…

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Added by Bud Maison on February 25, 2011 at 8:57pm — No Comments

FFCHS Rifle Team Shoots School Record, Atwater Moves on in the American Legion National Tournament

The Fountain Fort Carson JROTC Rifle team shot another school Sporter Rifle record by scoring 963 points during the National NRA JROTC 3x10 Air Rifle Match. The team beat the…

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Added by Bud Maison on February 25, 2011 at 7:30pm — No Comments

Blue Star Connection Brings Gift of Music to Childrens Hospital at Memorial

     As John Catt has his morning coffee each day, he surveys a “To Do “list that is largely stacked full with what he has labeled, “Blue Star Stuff”. Questions circle his mind like, “What type of instrument does 11 year old Madeline from Colorado Springs want.”?, “What  color is 17 year old Andrew’s favorite color so I can get a bass guitar in that color”? and “Where can I find a purple guitar small enough for 7 year old Dezzy to be able to play”? These…

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Added by Krisanne Young on February 25, 2011 at 6:16pm — No Comments

LEGENDARY SINGER JANIS IAN WILL OVERWHELM THE SPIRIT AND SOUL

Stargazers Theatre is proud to host an evening with Janis Ian -- legendary award-winning singer/songwriter, poet, advocate, and national treasure. Reviewers have called her live performances “overwhelming to the spirit and soul” and “drenched with such passion, the audience feels they’ve been swept up in a…

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Added by Stargazers Theatre on February 25, 2011 at 5:47pm — No Comments

Book Talk -- Lethal Warriors: When the New Band of Brothers Came Home

Lecture: Book Talk by David Philipps: Lethal Warriors, When the New Band of Brothers Came Home

David Philipps talks about his book, a chronicle of the Army unit from Fort Carson that was plagued by post-traumatic stress disorder. Misdiagnosed or untreated since returning from war, some soldiers from the unit embarked on drug-fueled crime sprees, some of which…

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Added by Katy Booth on February 25, 2011 at 10:40am — No Comments

15 Minutes a Day: Do You Care Enough?

Unidentified Mother & Child

Image by George Eastman House via Flickr

When I was young, I wanted to become a teacher.

I believed I could help children step confidently onto the path to a successful and happy life. 

I cared enough about reaching…

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Added by Vivian Kirkfield on February 25, 2011 at 7:46am — No Comments

5th Congressional Student Art Competition Awards

"Artistic Expressions"

5TH Congressional High School Art Competition

February 25th - March 11th

5pm to 8:30 pm

Cottonwood Center for the Arts

427 E. Colorado

Downtown Colorado Springs



 

Please Join Us as we host the 2011 Congressional Art Show.  Refreshments, live music and awards in 7 categories will highlight this year's Congressional Art competition.

 

This competition…

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Added by Cottonwood Center For The Arts on February 24, 2011 at 4:50pm — No Comments

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