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Jack Sparrow of Colorado Springs hopes latest 'Pirates' film won't be the last

Fri, May 26, 2017 - 5:08 PM 0

Dante Martinez doesn't want to think about the end of "Pirates of the Caribbean." Besides working as a nightclub deejay and running a talent agency in...

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Must See Must Do: Dream the Impossible Dream, enjoy bluegrass in Salida, and Ride for Heroes

Wed, May 24, 2017 - 9:32 PM 0

"I am I, Don Quixote, the Lord of La Mancha," the hero sings in the ageless 1964 Broadway musical, as the Tony Award winner takes the stage starting...

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Gregg Allman of The Allman Brothers Band dies at age 69
Gregg Allman of The Allman Brothers Band dies at age 69

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SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Music legend Gregg Allman, whose bluesy vocals and soulful touch on the Hammond B-3 organ helped propel the Allman Brothers Band...

Old Colorado City's Territory Days festival gets off to a rainy start
Old Colorado City's Territory Days festival gets off to a rainy start

By: Chhun Sun - 0 7 hr ago

Until about noon Saturday, it was business as usual for Cathy Baumann at the 42nd annual Territory Days. Then, she looked at the sky and everything...

Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Saturday, May 27
Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Saturday, May 27

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 12 hr ago

Here's a look at a variety of events Saturday around Colorado Springs and beyond:      SPORTS Switchbacks FC -  6:00...

A devastating story of lives ruined and ended by opioids
A devastating story of lives ruined and ended by opioids

By: - 0 16 hr ago

America's opioid crisis is laid out starkly in the opening moments of HBO Documentary Films' "Warning: This Drug May Kill You." There's a guy slumped...

Take 10: Enjoy the a capella sounds of Colorado Springs Barbershop quartet Velcro
Take 10: Enjoy the a capella sounds of Colorado Springs Barbershop quartet Velcro

By: Eric Singer - 0 Yesterday

"It's cool how music affects people. It's like bringing back a spark to someone's life when we perform across Colorado Springs." That's how Gary...

'The Lovers,' with Debra Winger and Tracy Letts, is a charming late-in-life sex comedy
'The Lovers,' with Debra Winger and Tracy Letts, is a charming late-in-life sex comedy

By: - 0 Yesterday

In "The Lovers," a sly but forgiving sex comedy by Azazel Jacobs, Debra Winger and Tracy Letts play a couple trapped in a marriage as drab as the...

Pikes Pick: Moonlight, bikes and superheroes
Pikes Pick: Moonlight, bikes and superheroes

By: Linda Navarro - 0 Fri, May 26, 2017

When the stars come out the superheroes will, too. Spot Wonder Woman and Batman on bikes this year as the 23rd annual Starlight Spectacular hits the...

Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Sunday, May 28
Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Sunday, May 28

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Thu, May 25, 2017

Here's a look at a variety of events Sunday around Colorado Springs and beyond:

Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Friday, May 26
Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Friday, May 26

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Thu, May 25, 2017

Here's a look at a variety of events Friday around Colorado Springs and beyond:

400 Colorado festivals, fairs, rodeos and July 4 events
400 Colorado festivals, fairs, rodeos and July 4 events

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Thu, May 25, 2017

Here are a few of our favorites events - hundreds actually - where you'll find fun this summer around Colorado: FESTIVALS - Cortez - Ute Mountain...

Pikes Pub: Breezy, and serious, beers to celebrate Memorial Day
Pikes Pub: Breezy, and serious, beers to celebrate Memorial Day

By: Stephanie Earls - 0 Wed, May 24, 2017

For those who adhere to the traditional rules of style, Memorial Day means busting out white shoes and beachy wardrobes and (if necessary) rekindling...

Colorado Springs restaurateurs raise money for Trails and Open Space Coalition
Colorado Springs restaurateurs raise money for Trails and Open Space Coalition

By: Teresa Farney - 0 Wed, May 24, 2017

Look up the definition of restaurateur in Webster's and you'll likely see a photo of Randy Price. Price is well-known for his family- owned Rocky...

Def Leppard, Poison, Tesla come to Colorado Springs
Def Leppard, Poison, Tesla come to Colorado Springs

By: Jen Mulson - 0 Wed, May 24, 2017

Def Leppard guitarist Phil Collen is in high spirits the morning after what he describes as an "amazing show" in Green Bay, Wis. And why shouldn't he...

Joan Osborne headlines 9th annual MeadowGrass Music Festival
Joan Osborne headlines 9th annual MeadowGrass Music Festival

By: Jen Mulson - 0 Wed, May 24, 2017

Oh yes, singer-songwriter Joan Osborne will be one of us. The ninth annual MeadowGrass Music Festival has landed its biggest name yet. Best known for...

Video Game Haiku Review - 'Injustice 2'
Video Game Haiku Review - 'Injustice 2'

By: Terry Terrones - 0 Wed, May 24, 2017

Title: Injustice 2 Format: PS4, Xbox One  Price: $59.99 Developer: NetherRealm Studios Publisher: WB Games ESRB Rating: T (Teen) Release...

2 weekend entertainment options beyond Colorado Springs: Jethro Tull and Denver Arts Festival
2 weekend entertainment options beyond Colorado Springs: Jethro Tull and Denver Arts Festival

By: Michelle Karas - 0 Wed, May 24, 2017

Jethro Tull by Ian Anderson with the Colorado Symphony You can “Bungle in the Jungle” with rock legend Jethro Tull (aka vocalist/flutist/guitarist Ian...

TAPAteria offers vegan variety of small plates, tasty wines
TAPAteria offers vegan variety of small plates, tasty wines

By: - 0 Wed, May 24, 2017

As I was plotting my move from New York to Colorado five years ago, I researched Colorado Springs restaurants known to be vegan-friendly. One of the...

Fox moves to dismiss lawsuit by ex-anchor Andrea Tantaros
Fox moves to dismiss lawsuit by ex-anchor Andrea Tantaros

By: - 0 Wed, May 24, 2017

NEW YORK — Fox News Channel has asked a federal court to throw out a lawsuit by former anchor Andrea Tantaros, saying her claims that “sock puppet”...

Tom Cruise reveals 'Top Gun 2' to start filming soon
Tom Cruise reveals 'Top Gun 2' to start filming soon

By: - 0 Wed, May 24, 2017

SYDNEY — The Danger Zone may have gotten old and dusty, but Tom Cruise says he's about to fly back in. The 54-year-old actor says the long-discussed...

Ariana Grande cancels world tour stops through early June
Ariana Grande cancels world tour stops through early June

By: - 0 Wed, May 24, 2017

NEW YORK — Ariana Grande’s management team says she has suspended her world tour through June 5 in the wake of a suicide bombing at her concert in...

Colorado Springs high school program brings together students and playwrights on topic of violence
Colorado Springs high school program brings together students and playwrights on topic of violence

By: Michelle Karas - 0 Wed, May 24, 2017

One storyline detailed a cafeteria scene at a school where students are allowed to carry guns - and teachers are not. Another was about a teenager...

Colorado Springs area stage events starting May 25, 2017
Colorado Springs area stage events starting May 25, 2017

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Wed, May 24, 2017

STAGE OPENING "Young Sherlock" - Opens 7 p.m. Thursday, runs 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 7 p.m. June 2, 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. June 3, Fountain...

Colorado Springs area art events starting May 25, 2017
Colorado Springs area art events starting May 25, 2017

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Wed, May 24, 2017

Galleries, shows and other art-related events in and around Colorado Springs for the week beginning May 25, 2017.

Colorado Springs area special events starting May 25, 2017
Colorado Springs area special events starting May 25, 2017

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Wed, May 24, 2017

SPECIAL EVENTS SATURDAY-MONDAY Territory Days - 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday, Colorado Avenue between 23rd and 27th...

Colorado music, stage, art events and festivals starting May 25, 2017
Colorado music, stage, art events and festivals starting May 25, 2017

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Wed, May 24, 2017

OUT OF TOWN AT: altitudetickets.com (formerly tickethorse.com) AX: axs.com BT: bouldertheater.com FT: foxtheatre.com TM: ticketmaster.com...

Plan your holiday weekend with the Gazette's May 25 GO!
Plan your holiday weekend with the Gazette's May 25 GO!

By: Michelle Karas - 0 Wed, May 24, 2017

Get ready to plan your weekend. Here are some stories, reviews and features you'll find in the May 25 GO! - On the cover: The 9th annual MeadowGrass...

Colorado Springs area music events starting May 25, 2017
Colorado Springs area music events starting May 25, 2017

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Wed, May 24, 2017

MUSIC THURSDAY All Hail the Yeti - With Invidia, Broken Rail, Suspension 9, 7 p.m., The Black Sheep Black Rose Acoustic Society Bluegrass Jam - 7...

Colorado Springs area beer related events starting May 25, 2017
Colorado Springs area beer related events starting May 25, 2017

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Wed, May 24, 2017

BREW CALENDAR FRIDAY Release of Next Big Thing 16.6% ABV - 5 p.m., Trinity Brewing Co., 1466 Garden of the Gods Road; trinitybrew.com....

New NPR podcast may bring peace on summer road trips
New NPR podcast may bring peace on summer road trips

By: - 0 Wed, May 24, 2017

Planning a family road trip this summer? Meet your new best friend: NPR's "Wow in the World," aimed at kids 5 to 12. The weekly 25-minute podcast...

TV Talk - TJ Miller comedy special filmed in Denver coming to HBO this summer
TV Talk - TJ Miller comedy special filmed in Denver coming to HBO this summer

By: Terry Terrones - 0 Tue, May 23, 2017

Today HBO announced they will have an all new stand up special called “Meticulously Ridiculous” from Denver native TJ Miller airing next month. The...

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