1,000+ Fans of Arts & Culture 
Kick Off   Arts Month 2016
Our thanks to the 1,000 friends who joined us to kick off Arts Month 2016 last Friday, September 30 at the Artini! It was a feel-good celebration of creativity and a great way to launch #ArtsOctober
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Event Photos
Our thanks to Mike Pach of 3 Peaks Photography & Design for snapping photos of the Artini. 
Check the same link later this week as additional images are added.

The Best Artini Martini 2016
Congratulations to Dylan Currier of Cowboy Star for winning the title of Best Artini Martini 2016, based on popular vote. Dylan's martini included Tanqueray, sage, fresh lime juice, egg whites, and a splash of genius!  We also appreciate the creativity and effort of the Artini's other mixologists: Jen Windom of Cowboy Star, Jessica Martinez of The Wobbly Olive, Alejandro Sanchez of Till, Katie Toth of the Principal's Office, Philip Arana of The Collective-A Social House, and Nate "Dos" Johnson of Cowboys.
Raffle Winners
Congratulations to the winners of our Artini Raffle prizes, with special thanks to our raffle sponsors, 365 Grand Club, The Broadmoor, Bonny and Read, and Rocky Mountain Women's Film Festival:
  • Mary Jimenez won the "Staycation Getaway Package" including an overnight stay at the Mining Exchange, two massages at MX Spa, and dinner for two at Johnny Martin's Car Central.
  • Brianne Klotzsche won an overnight stay at The Broadmoor and breakfast for two at the Lake Terrace Dining Room.
  • Afeion Morris won the "Dinner and a Movie" package courtesy of Bonny and Read restaurant and the Rocky Mountain Women's Film Festival.
Thanks to Our Performers & Artists 
One more round of applause for this year's Artini showcase artists:
  • Phat Daddy and the Phat Horn Doctors
  • Aerial Dreamworks
  • Millibo Art Theatre
  • Brazilian Capoiera
  • Hear, Here
  • Jose Perez (and crew)
  • Madam's Renegade Cabaret
  • Tejon Street Corner Thieves
  • Clay Carlton (handrolled cigars)
  • Beauty Bar nail artists
  • Cosplayers and costumiers of the Fashion Show
Thanks to Our Sponsors 
The Artini is a free event for our community thanks to the generosity of our sponsors & event partners:
  • Sam & Kathy Guadagnoli
  • Tiemens Foundation
  • GE Johnson
  • Wells Fargo Private Bank
  • The Gazette's Restaurant Week
  • Ketel One Vodka
  • Bulleit Bourbon
  • Colorado Springs Independent
  • Springs Media
Enjoy Arts Month 2016! 
Remember, October is Arts Month! Have one new cultural experience with friends or family during the month of October. You'll find over 100 events in 31 days at PeakRadar.com/ArtsMonth. Plus, share photos of your experiences using #ArtsOctober to be entered to win a grand prize! 

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