5 results for tag: art

Springs Ensemble Theater Announces Reading of Dustin Lance Black’s Play “8”

Springs Ensemble Theater will be performing "8," a play chronicling the historic trial in the federal constitutional challenge to California's Proposition 8. "8" was written by Dustin Lance Black, Academy Award-Winning Screenwriter of Milk and J. Edgar. "8" will be preformed on Saturday August 18th at 4:00 pm and 8:00 pm at Springs Ensemble Theater, 1903 E Cache la Poudre St., Colorado Springs, CO 80909. Tickets are $10 with profits benefiting the American Foundation for Equal Rights; reservations are strongly recommended. For more information and reservations visit SET's website here.

Join us at a Special Story Project

Citizens Project believes that art creates community, and storytelling is an art form that allows people to connect with each other and build bridges of appreciation and understanding. In honor of our 20th anniversary year, Citizens Project is delighted to invite you to a special evening of storytelling produced by The Story Project. Please join us for an evening of entertainment and to hear one-of-a-kind stories from a few of our Divine Award recipients.

Our Town

Pike Palmer Penrose and We The People (c) 2012  James A. Ciletti Written for the Citizens Project Breakfast, 6-7-2012 Hello. I am Jim Ciletti,   outgoing Poet Laureate of  the Pikes Peak region. Thank you Kristy, and Citizens Project for this privilege to share these words, words more history than poetry, hopefully more rabble rousing than platitudes. And hello to you, General Palmer, high and dry on your horse at Platte and Nevada, our morning sun shines gloriously on you, and shines on us, aquaholics recovering from our prayers for water. You stand there, we the people, stand here. Mornings, we arise to a peak that Pike avowed no man would ...

The People Speak – Sunday Dec. 13

Teaching Tolerance invites you to watch The People Speak, a documentary film based on the works of social activist and educator Howard Zinn, A People's History of the United States and Voices of a People's History of the United States, co-authored with Anthony Arnove and reviewed by Teaching Tolerance magazine. The People Speak features dramatic and musical performances of the letters, diaries and speeches of everyday Americans who spoke up for social change, equality and justice throughout U.S. history and helped form and protect the democracy we enjoy today. The words of suffragists, civil rights leaders, anti-war proponents and labor leaders ...