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Re-en-actors have scheduled historical events throughout the Memorial Day weekend at Fort Garland. Activities include drills, living history demonstrations, games, and stories. Join them for fun, sun, and...
Visit Alamosa Colorado Up next at the Xperimental Theatre at Adams State University: COMEDY GIANTS 'n' SMART ASS-ERY featuring "Central Park West" by Woody Allen, directed by David Boncyk and "WASP" by Steve Martin directed by Jake Webb. March 10-14 @ 7:30 p.m. Call 587-TIXX (8499) for tickets. February 24, 2015, 10:46 am
Visit Alamosa Colorado It's the 50th season at the Creede Repertory Theatre. Bravo! February 20, 2015, 10:00 am
Visit Alamosa Colorado Opera Colorado Comes to Alamosa March 10
Adams State University will welcome Opera Colorado to campus for a one-night performance of Romeo and Juliet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 10, in the newly renovated Richardson Hall Auditorium.
"Two households; both alike in dignity, in fair Verona where we lay our scene." Take the journey as Opera Colorado presents the world famous love story of Romeo and Juliet, Gounod's opera based on the play by William Shakespeare. Follow the "star-crossed lovers" as they meet and fall in love, choosing to risk everything for each other. The story unfolds through rich, sumptuous music and has been specially arranged to include scenes from Shakespeare's original text. The production is sung in English with portions in the original French. Though the story was written long ago, it gives voice to themes still relevant today. Updated staging and costumes bring it to life in new and surprising ways. Directed by Cherity Koepke and performed by the Opera Colorado Young Artists, the production is one you won't want to miss.
The Opera Colorado Young Artists are a group of five emerging opera singers have been selected out of 300 plus aspiring candidates to partake in a seven-month residency program at Opera Colorado. A brief panel discussion after the performance will give you a chance to ask questions and learn more about their journey.
The cast list includes Leah Bobbey, Juliet; Brett Sprague, Romeo; Katherine Sanford, Gertrude/Stephano; Andrew Paulson, Mercutio/Prince; Daniel DeVicente, Capulet/Fr. Lawrence/Tybalt; and Allan Armstrong, accompanist.
Tickets are $5 for adults, including AS&F and Friends of Music, and free for all students, and can be purchased at the door. For more information, please contact the Adams State Music Department at 719-587-7621. February 19, 2015, 10:11 am
Visit Alamosa Colorado Join the Adams State Adventure Program for an open competition at the Rex Climbing Wall! After Party at the San Luis Valley Brewing Company.
Piedra Pump Climbing Competition
Sat, and Sun., February 28-March 1
Rex Activity Center, 1607 First Street, Alamosa, CO 81101
Climbing Competition open to collegiate climbers and the general public ages 5 and up! Sponsored by Kristi Mountain Sports and the San Luis Valley Brewing Company. Registration fee of $30 Includes pizza lunch provided by Sodexo and a pint of beer from SLV Brewing Co. (available to the first 60 that register); door prizes and lunch talk with Jef Elision, co-author of "Vertical Mind".
Competitors can choose between two sessions:
Session 1 Registration/Check-in: 8-8:45am Climber's Meeting: 8:45am Climbing: 9am-12pm
Session 2 Registration/Check-in: 1-1:45pm Climber's Meeting: 1:45pm Climbing: 2pm-5pm
Awards and After Party at SLV Brewing Co. 5:30pm
Register day-of or in advance by phone at 719-587-7813 February 18, 2015, 10:53 am
Visit Alamosa Colorado ASU Top of the Nation Honor Band and Choir Festival Starts February 20
The Adams State University Music Department is proud to announce the 16th annual "Top of the Nation" Honor Band and Choir Festival featuring select high school students from around the state and surrounding regions. There will be a series of concerts as part of this weekend festival.
The ASU Concert Choir and Chamber Choir will perform works by Alexi Matchavariani, Eric William Barnum, Caldwell and Ivory, Sam Pottle and Gwyneth Walker. They will be joined by the Honor Choirs for Franz Biebl's double choir setting of "Ave Maria." The concert begins at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 20, in the Alamosa Sacred Heart Church.
The weekend will culminate with the Honor Band and Choir performances on Saturday, February 21:
The Honor Bands will perform at 12 p.m. in Richardson Hall Auditorium. The bands will include the Wind Symphony, conducted by Dr. Caroline Beatty, director of bands at Texas State University; and the Symphonic Winds, conducted by Dr. Donald Miller, Adams State University.
The Honor Choir will perform at 2 p.m. in the Alamosa Sacred Heart Church. The Mixed Honor Choir will be directed by Dr. Beth Robison, Adams State University and the Women's Honor Choir will be directed by Linda McGinn, who has taught at Thompson Valley High School in Loveland, Brewer High School in Ft. Worth, Gunnison High School, Alamosa High School, and Pueblo South High School.
All concerts are free of charge. Please join us for a weekend of wonderful music. For more information, please contact 719-587-7621. February 16, 2015, 10:09 am
Visit Alamosa Colorado I love the Motorway Building too! #heartbomb #PreserveCo #iheartpreservation February 14, 2015, 11:41 am
Visit Alamosa Colorado We love the Motorway Building in Alamosa. This building reflects the railroad heritage of the community and is a fantastic historic structure on the verge of blossoming back to life. #heartbomb #PreserveCo #iheartpreservation February 14, 2015, 10:42 am
Visit Alamosa Colorado The Adams State University Hatfield Gallery, in conjunction with the second annual Women's Week, will feature an exhibit by women. Women's Voices in Art opens February 16 and continues through March 12. An opening reception will be held from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 19, in the Art Building.
Artists include Annaliesa Connor-Meissner, Adrienne Garbini, Kelsey Hauck, Mary Hoffman, Amy Kucera, Kay Malouff, Tori Martinez, Viola Martinez, Evelyn McLean, Charise Mixa, Laura Murphy, Linda Pacheco-Demski, Sue Patterson, Linda Relyea, Rita Roberts, and Sibyl Teague.
"It was important for me that the show be eclectic," Tori said. "There isn't just one type of art, and I wanted to show the work of various art forms." Along with artwork by Tori, her grandmother, Viola Martinez' weaving will also be on exhibit. "My grandparents were weavers and my grandfather's work is at the Smithsonian. I am honored to share my grandmothers weaving at this art show. My family is very excited about it as well."
Pictured here is Tree Fungus 2, by Evelyn McLean.
For more information contact the Art Department at 719-587-7823. February 12, 2015, 10:00 am
Visit Alamosa Colorado The San Luis Valley Theatre Company presents "Drop Dead!" dinner theatre Friday and Saturday February 27 and 28 at The Grille Restaurant at the Cattails Golf Course in Alamosa.
(719) 859-2949 February 11, 2015, 10:00 am
Visit Alamosa Colorado Adams State University Xperimental Theatre presents "Stop Kiss" February 10-14 at 7:30 p.m. Mature audiences only. February 9, 2015, 10:00 am
Visit Alamosa Colorado Congratulations to the Bistro Rialto who won the Ice Fest Grub n Pub, winning a sponsorship prize package from Early Iron. Thanks Early Iron Club for donating the prize and all you do for the community! We would also like to thank the other restaurants who participated, Old Town BBQ, SLV Brewery, Oscar's Restaurant, and Calvillo's. February 6, 2015, 5:32 pm
Visit Alamosa Colorado Congratulations to Holiday Inn Express & Suites Alamosa for earning the 2014 #1 Hotel in the Southeast /Southwest Colorado region by IHG- Intercontinental Hotel Group.
General Manager Deborah Clark said, “We’re extremely proud of this honor. Beating 15 hotels in the region is no small feat. Being number one in our region takes commitment and dedication everyday in all aspects to ensure our guests stay is up to their standards and this particular honor came directly from our guests.” Our entire staff is committed to service excellence and to the local community ‘treating you like family.’
Clark cordially invites the local community to come tour the hotel.
"We would be pleased to show off the new renovation of the entire hotel, our new Sealy luxury bedding, our outstanding free breakfast buffet, and our outstanding service staff." February 2, 2015, 1:05 pm