Poets & Writers Read to a Rapt Audience for Arts Month

PPCC hosted two poetry readings this week to celebrate Poetry & Prose week of Colorado Springs Arts Month. “October is designated Arts Month in many cities nationwide, including Colorado Springs, with the third week dedicated to celebrations of poetry and prose, so these events connect us with the larger community and give our fantastically talented …
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Spotlight: Professor Amie Sharp, Resident Published Poet

By Suzanne Seyfi, Staff Writer Professor Amie Sharp is an award-winning poet and a PPCC English, Literature, and Creative Writing professor. “I’ve been pretty fortunate, after, you know, years of toiling in obscurity. I’ve got some good fortune and some good recognition coming my way, so I’m really grateful for that,” Sharp said. She encourages …
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PPCC’s Seven Booths at the What If…? Festival Draws Crowds

By Suzanne Seyfi, Staff Writer The What IF… Festival was held on six city blocks in downtown Colorado Springs last Saturday. It was a tremendous success, with almost 120 exhibitors and over 25,000 participants. PPCC had seven booths, all swarmed with interested people. Find Your Path, a contest people won by finding other booths, was …
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