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The Sci-Fi Show

  • SPQR Art Space 17b East Bijou Street Colorado Springs, CO, 80903 United States (map)

Lasers, moonscapes, aliens and space babes a-go-go! Inspired by classic movie posters, lurid paperback novel covers, and ridiculous tropes of the genre, this multidisciplinary art show pays tribute to science fiction through original paintings and works of fiction narrated by performing artists. Take a moonwalk with 30 of the Front Range’s best and brightest creatives, including painters Elizabeth Selby, Brett Andrus and Claire Swinford, authors Steven Hayward, Alissa Smith, and playwright Jenny Maloney, and performing artists Jim Jackson, Birgitta De Pree and Aja Black and Big Samir.

WHO: 10 painters, 10 authors, 10 performing artists
WHAT: Exhibit of 10 original works of art inspired by 10 original sci-fi short stories, with sound recordings by 10 performing artists
WHERE: S.P.Q.R. Experiential Art Space and Gallery (17B E. Bijou St., Colorado Springs, CO 80903)
WHEN: Opening reception 5 p.m.-midnight First Friday, September 7. Show on view with live staged readings each Friday or by appointment Sept. 7-30, 2018.

Later Event: October 15