Arts Month Mixer

Kick Off Arts Month 2022

All are welcome to attend this free and casual kickoff to Arts Month 2022! Please join the Cultural Office of the Pikes Peak Region at Kinship Landing in downtown Colorado Springs on Wednesday, October 5 from 5:30-7:00PM. The Cultural Office will provide hors d’oeuvres, live music, poetry, and a chance to win some great Arts Month giveaway experiences. Adult beverages will also be available for purchase. Mingle, enjoy the music, have a poem written, play some cornhole, and learn more about what’s in store for our community this October, during Arts Month 2022!

Artists and cultural organizations are invited to bring postcards and flyers to set out on a table and share.

For questions about the Arts Month Mixer, please email

Featured Musicians and Poets

Meat and Potatoes is a collaboration of two star-crosses lovers who have combined musical talents of jazz and classical music. Together, they perform blues, Indy rock, soul, and fusion. Brandon is a native of Texas and Faith originated from Kentucky. Together they have performed in Colorado, Wyoming, Texas, Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, California, Florida, and New York.
Peyton Elise Craft is a local COS poet who writes mostly about heartache and loss – finding answers in the spilling of her heart-blood onto paper. She is also a lifestyle photographer and creative, spending most of her time outdoors and with her husband and pup! She just published her first poetry collection titled Beyond the Yellow Door, which can be found on her website, and she plans to publish more in the future! To find Peyton’s latest writings, tune into her Instagram @peyyyyyyy.
Katie Scruggs Galloway is a writer and editor in Colorado Springs, Colorado. She is the co-creator of Becoming // Poetry where she writes spontaneous poems on her Smith-Corona typewriter and hosts writing workshops, encouraging creativity and honesty as a means of fostering connection. When she’s not working with words, you can find Katie creating through music (Color Math on Spotify) and film photography (@k.galloway_).


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