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The Alphabet of Smoke

The Fine Arts Center Theatre Company is proud to present the regional premiere of Anna in the Tropics. Take a deeper dive into this Pulitzer Prize-winning play with author Nilo Cruz’s essay, The Alphabet of Smoke. “My fascination with the world of cigars started with cigar boxes and cigar labels.  […]

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The Life and Art of Kevin Red Star

By Matthew Harris Summer Mellon Intern This summer I had the chance to intern at the Colorado Spring Fine Art Center. Funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, I have spent the majority of my time focusing on art and culture in the southwest. Under the supervision of Michael Howell, […]

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A look at the artist Jaune Quick-to-See Smith

By: Anna Doctor, Summer Mellon Intern This summer was filled with rich experiences. While interning at the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College, I have tried my hand at a variety of tasks essential to working in a museum. The director of the program Michael Howell made sure […]

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Running from Flies

By Matthew Harris, Museum Intern The Moche civilization existed in northern Peru, near what is present day Trujillo, from the about 100 to 700A.D. There is much debate about the political organization of the Moche civilization with scholars arguing between a more centralized state and diffuse set of autonomous zones, […]

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A Remarriage Made in Heaven

For Colorado College’s Michael Grace, the CC/FAC Alliance is an opportunity for the two institutions to collaborate brilliantly and boldly for the benefit of both the community and the college. Today, Grace is a professor of music at CC, where he’s taught since 1967. However, his experiences with the College […]

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