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Year of the Earth Pig with Colorado Springs Chinese Cultural Institute

January 30th, 2019

“With each passing moment, let us embrace the New Year with a brighter, more colorful, and more joyous future. Happy New Year! ”  Celebrating New Year’s Day poetically encourages a 360 degree view of reality. Its presence naturally creates an added dimension to the typical holiday reflections. Instead of only remembering the past, we also realize what currently is and what could potentially be. In America, the New Year is like a 4th of July-Thanksgiving-Halloween-Birthday—a firework laced celebration for ourselves in which we are grateful to have lived and also, we dress up. Aside from... Read More

“Urribarri Style” with Luis Gonzalez

May 26th, 2018

Luis Gonzales is a dancer, break dancer, and martial arts tricker in Colorado Springs. He performs and teaches classes. Note: Martial arts tricking is a relatively new sport that combines acrobatics and martial arts moves into a solo performance routine. How do you define an artist? I like to say that the best artists are the ones who draw inspiration from the past in order to innovate for the future. And Luis Gonzalez Jr. does exactly that through his athletic performance arts. Latin dancing. Breakdancing. Martial arts tricking. These are, as Gonzalez describes, the three pillars of his art. “What... Read More