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Cabaret

Hours this week and the Ho Ho to come…

The Modbo and S.P.Q.R. will be open for viewing of the Small Works show on the following days:
Friday, 12.9, 5:30 til 9 pm.
Saturday, 12.10, 7:30 til 9 pm
Sunday, 12.11, 4 pm til 8 pm
Friday, 12.16, 5:30 pm til 9 pm
Friday, 12.23, 5:30 pm til 9 pm

Don’t miss The Modbo Ho Ho, a Christmas Cabaret for Grownups!

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The Modbo naughtily presents The Modbo Ho Ho, an R-rated Christmas Cabaret! On Saturday, December 17th, please join Cabaret Mistresses Claire Anderson, Lauren Ciborowski, and Solveig Olsen as well as special guests Warren Epstein, Cherry Glitterbomb, Trish Doyle-Stahl, Claire Swinford, and more! This short show, for grown-ups only,  will surely augment your holiday cheer! Two performances, one at 7 and one at 9:30 pm at The Modbo, 17C East Bijou, 80903.  $15 strongly suggested donation. Seating is limited, and is first come, first served. Adults only please. More information at 633-4240 or themodbo.com

Now in its seventh year, The Modbo Ho Ho is an irreverent and festive romp through the holidays, including songs both earnest and tawdry, some dance of varying (and occasionally dubious) natures, and the odd skit here and there. Emphasis on the odd. And rumor has it, Santa may make a very special appearance!

The Sixth Annual Small Works Show at The Modbo and S.P.Q.R. Opens Friday!

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The Modbo cheerfully presents its Sixth Annual Small Works Show! This amazing show features work by right around 100 community artists in both The Modbo and S.P.Q.R., hung floor to ceiling in a spectacular display of hundreds of pieces. (To be more exact, we have over 400 pieces this year! The most yet!!)

Throughout opening night, look for tidbits of live music by Ryan Flores, Jeremy Van Hoy, and more!

A perfect show for holiday shopping, Small Works is a cash-and-carry event. See a piece, buy a piece, take a piece with you! All pieces are under 24″ in every dimension.

Shop local! Support local artists and local galleries! Knock out presents for nearly everyone on your list! Support Downtown Colorado Springs!

The opening reception is from 5:30 until midnight on Friday, December 6th. The show runs through Friday, January 10th. Don’t miss it!

(psssssst save the date: The Modbo Ho Ho, a Christmas Cabaret, is on Saturday, 12.14!)


Emergency Cabaret at The Modbo!

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The Modbo quickly presents an emergency cabaret! This Friday, July 12th, doors at 7:30 pm, show at 8 pm.  Please join us in a last minute, totally awesome, R-rated-as-usual fundraiser for The ModboCo, the Modbo’s new school of art at Ivywild! $10 suggested donation, 633-4240 for more info, or themodbo@gmail.com.  Don’t miss the (temporary!) return of famed singer Jessie Oliver, joined by cabaret regulars Solveig Olsen, Claire Anderson, and Lauren Andrus.  Also featuring: Willow Welter, Kyle Dexter, Trish Doyle-Stahl, Kevin Bennett, newcomer Rachel Rodriguez, Ayanna Martinez, and more! Plus, special celebrity guest appearances by the likes of Babette!

About the ModboCo:

The ModboCo serves to bring integrity, joy, and purpose to those who seek to learn about art. An expansion of The Modbo’s popular art classes, the ModboCo will offer classes for adults, children, youth-at-risk, home-schooled students, and more!  Occasional weekend workshops on subjects ranging from film to encaustic to community-minded arts projects also will be offered. Students can count on teachers with a wide variety of experience and knowledge, who create their own work with integrity, and seek to share their methods with others. As learners of all ages and skill levels, students can depend on a focused, but fun, process, leading to real-world skills and abilities in the subject of their choice.


Modbo Ho Ho

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, and the most wonderful Cabaret is here! Please join us for The Modbo Ho Ho, a very, very irreverent look at the holidays with a lot of singing, a smattering of dancing, a story or two, and some of your favorite holiday tunes redone in ho ho style.

Friday, December 16th,*****(TWO SHOWS)***** 7 and 9:30 pm; $10 suggested donation, The Modbo. Seating for this show will be first come, first served, and doors open half an hour before the performance. Adults only, please.

The Modbo Ho Ho is delighted to feature vocalists Claire Anderson, Nisa Ari (9:30 pm show only), Judeth Shay Burns, Brian Harris, Jessie Oliver, Solveig Olsen, Charles Schnetzer, pianists Lauren Andrus and Mark Arnest, dancers Cherry Glitterbomb, Camille Loftin and Trish Doyle-Stahl, a reading by Tracy Mobley-Martinez, and some special surprise guest appearances to boot!


Modbo Cabaret: The Best Of Edition!!!! Whoop Whoop!

Friday, October 21st, 8 pm and 10 pm, $10ish suggested donation. Reservations recommended; email themodbo@gmail.com.

The Modbo is ecstatic to present the latest installment of Modbo Cabaret: The Best Of Edition. Pianists/Cabaret Mistresses Jana Lee Ross and Lauren Andrus have compiled their favorite numbers from several years of cabaret shenanigans. The resulting show is sure to provide a mix of laughs, gasps, and groans! (This R-rated, mostly inappropriate show is not intended for children, or for those who are easily offended!) Come listen to the amazing vocal feats of Judeth Shay Burns, Solveig Olsen, Jessie Oliver, Claire Anderson, Charles Schnetzer, Kevin Bennett, and more! Also featuring a cameo appearance by Kellie Palmblad!

(N.B.: New to this cabaret—TWO SHOWS! PLEASE RESERVE YOUR SEAT! These shows tend to be standing room only!)


VDay Cabaret is TONIGHT!

VDay Cabaret, 2.12.11, 9 pm, $7 suggested donation, The Modbo. 

Don’t miss one of The Modbo’s most popular events– Cabaret!  Join pianist and singer extraordinaire Jana Lee Ross as she leads a cast of amazing singers and dancers in a hilarious, R-Rated romp through the perilous fields of Valentine’s Day.  You’ll hear some of your favorite tunes done in ways that perhaps shouldn’t be done, a few select readings from one of our favorite love-related tomes, and you might also see a tap shoe or kazoo or two.  This month’s cabaret cast includes Mark Arnest, Lauren Andrus, Claire Anderson, Jessie Oliver, Kevin Bennett, Cara Speckhals, Charles Schnetzer, and Posy Knight.  Also featuring a very special guest performance from Peaks and Pasties dancer, Cherry Glitterbomb!