Colorado Springs Community Cultural Collective

Our mission is to create a true city center affording access to all citizens for the purposes of relevant, inspired, and thoughtful works of the human spirit. A collective of education, arts, culture and business community “for the use of the people and the glory of the city”.

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Commitment to Community

The multi-use auditorium will facilitate education, access, creation, and presentation of all that builds the human spirit – arts, culture performance, and dialogue.

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Community Cultural Collective

The CSCCC is a 501 (c)(3) organization that was formed solely to preserve, reimagine, and revitalize the Colorado Springs City Auditorium. The cherished and valued building itself will be restored to its original intent of bringing all citizens together for a variety of purposes.

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Historic Landmark

Our aim is to give this cherished landmark a heart transplant that will keep this important icon delivering memories and inspiration for another century into the future. Help us create a place where we can provide a diverse programming that improves and uplifts our local community.

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A Message from Mayor John Suthers 

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The Trent Hughes Band

55 years ago on a crowded night at the City Auditorium the Hughes Family shared a meet and greet with the legendary Johny Cash. A tribute to that magical story is relived at the City Aud Sounds Music Festival. Visit our 2022 summer memory

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Harry Mo & The CRU

Theres nothing like roots when it comes to reggae music. Move & groove with Harry Mo & The CRU with "Thank You Jamaica" a tribute to the perfect combination of culture and sounds. Visit the vibe from this 2022 summer memory below.

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Reimagine the Colorado Springs City Auditorium

The Grand Old Lady, Directed by award-winning documentary filmmaker Julie Speer Jackson. The film takes a look into the history of the 100-year-old City Auditorium and explores the Community Cultural Collective’s vision of the future of the building.

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Coroners Ball 2022

A Halloween party like no other, a costumed celebration of the mystical, mysterious, and macabre. Featuring a carnival of curiosities, live entertainment, and a true crime scary story series with our El Paso County Coroner, Leon Kelly. This event is family friendly during the daytime and includes activities and giveaways for kids.

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City Auditorium will facilitate education, access, creation, and presentation of all that builds the human spirit, arts, culture, performance and dialogue. This cherished and valued building will be restored to its original intent of bringing all citizens together for a variety of purposes, primarily to celebrate the glory of the city as the plaque above the historic state declare: Usui Civium Decori Urbis "for the use of the people and the glory of the city".

Testimonials

"There is a strong vision of collaboration that emanates from the envisioned auditorium's new spaces. Every day it will be filled with voices and music and creativity. What historian wouldn't want that kind of energy with which to plan?"

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Tim Boddington
Historic Preservation Alliance

"A reborn City Auditorium will serve as a cultural center, a gathering place where our community can find the human connection, self-expression, and skilled purpose we all need to thrive."

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Dr. Leon Kelly
El Paso County Coroner & Chief Medical Examiner