• Jives Coffee Lounge (map)
  • 5865 North Nevada Avenue
  • Colorado Springs, CO, 80918
  • United States

The Anselm Society will launch its 2016-17 season at Jives Coffee Lounge, with a kickoff party and a concert by Pierce Pettis. This will be a chance to meet member artists and experience their creations, talk with interesting people about beauty and other topics, hear this year's plans for the Anselm Society, and enjoy fantastic music in a cozy setting with great food and coffee.

If you don't know Pierce, you might know his music--artists covering his songs include Andrew Peterson, Carolyn Arends, and Sara Groves.

Schedule for the evening:

  • 5:30pm: Kickoff party begins, including...
    • Food and coffee
    • An art showcase and meet and greet with the creators
    • Raffle of member artists' books, paintings, and more--drawings every few minutes and your entry gets you a ticket!
    • Themed discussion tables (optional)
  • 6:30pm: Doors open for concert seating
  • 6:45pm: 
    •  Anselm Society news from executive director Brian Brown 
    • The announcement of our 2016-17 season events!
  • 7pm: Concert begins

Due to space limitations, there will be no childcare for this event...but it is suitable for the whole family.

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“Pierce Pettis doesn’t write mere songs, he writes literature...End to end the songwriting is brilliant...Pierce Pettis albums are events in my listening. His writing just gets better all the time and his singing is marvelous, wry and warm..." -Sing Out!