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Electric Safari, Charlie Brown among 9 great ways to celebrate the weekend

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Here are some of our favorite happenings in the Colorado Springs area, the Fron t Range and beyond this weekend.

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Pikes Pub: Demolition, construction set to begin on new brewery at old Colorado Springs school

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Some goat patches grow more slowly than others. Darren Baze, for example, has been cultivating the 3-foot-plus one on his chin for almost 16 years -...

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Climate change film 'An Inconvenient Truth' gets a sequel
Climate change film 'An Inconvenient Truth' gets a sequel

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Al Gore's climate change documentary, "An Inconvenient Truth," is getting a sequel. Paramount Pictures said Friday the follow-up to...

'Days of Our Lives' bad guy Joseph Mascolo dies at 87
'Days of Our Lives' bad guy Joseph Mascolo dies at 87

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Joseph Mascolo, who played bad guy Stefano DiMera on NBC's daytime serial "Days of Our Lives," has died. He was 87. Mascolo, who...

Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers set to roll through Red Rocks
Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers set to roll through Red Rocks

By: Jen Mulson - 0 Fri, Dec 9, 2016

The rock band Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers will celebrate four decades of making music with a national tour that includes two shows at Red Rocks in...

Hollywood legend Kirk Douglas turns 100
Hollywood legend Kirk Douglas turns 100

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LOS ANGELES — Kirk Douglas is officially a centenarian. The legendary actor turned 100 Friday. Douglas is probably best known for playing the title...

124 Colorado Springs-area holiday events
124 Colorado Springs-area holiday events

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An updated list of events being held during the holiday season around the Pikes Peak region.

Breast cancer patient got her wish, a Jeopardy appearance, but sadly, too late to view it
Breast cancer patient got her wish, a Jeopardy appearance, but sadly, too late to view it

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Like many smart people, Cindy Stowell always wanted to appear on "Jeopardy!" She was certainly intelligent enough, but she was busy earning a...

Colorado Springs-area man part of lawsuit against Red Rocks Amphitheatre
Colorado Springs-area man part of lawsuit against Red Rocks Amphitheatre

By: Matt Steiner - 0 Fri, Dec 9, 2016

Jim Vacik didn't realize the 90-minute storm delay of a rock concert at Red Rocks Amphitheater would put him in the middle of a crusade for equal...

Celebrity birthdays for Dec. 9, 2016
Celebrity birthdays for Dec. 9, 2016

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Actor Kirk Douglas is 100. Actor-writer Buck Henry is 86. Actress Judi Dench is 82. Actor Beau Bridges is 75. Actor Michael Nouri is 71. Singer Joan...

The Gazette's guide to the Colorado Springs area's top holiday light displays
The Gazette's guide to the Colorado Springs area's top holiday light displays

By: Stephanie Earls - 0 Thu, Dec 8, 2016

You might not be able to see Colorado Springs from space this holiday season, but the Pikes Peak region is alive and illuminated. And light-peepers can...

Extreme cold frosts even Moscow Ballet headed to Colorado

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CASPER, Wyo. — It got so cold in Wyoming, even the Moscow Ballet couldn't move. The traveling ballet group famous for performing "The Nutcracker"...

Dining Review: A tempting menu, great service at Till Kitchen in Colorado Springs
Dining Review: A tempting menu, great service at Till Kitchen in Colorado Springs

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Till Kitchen's single-page menu speaks volumes in its brevity, and trying to decide among the fewer than two dozen choices was difficult because...

Emerson, Lake and Palmer founder Greg Lake dies
Emerson, Lake and Palmer founder Greg Lake dies

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LONDON — Musician Greg Lake co-founded both King Crimson and Emerson, Lake and Palmer — bands that helped define the sprawling, influential but...

Colorado music, stage, art events and festivals starting Dec. 8, 2016
Colorado music, stage, art events and festivals starting Dec. 8, 2016

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Looking for something to do this week? Here's the entertainment calendar for the Pikes Peak region.

Colorado Springs area music events starting Dec. 8, 2016
Colorado Springs area music events starting Dec. 8, 2016

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This week's music events calendar for the Pikes Peak region.

Colorado Springs area stage events starting Dec. 8, 2016
Colorado Springs area stage events starting Dec. 8, 2016

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This week's theater and performing arts calendar for the Pikes Peak region.

Colorado Springs area art events starting Dec. 8, 2016
Colorado Springs area art events starting Dec. 8, 2016

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This week's arts calendar for the Pikes Peak region.

Colorado Springs area beer related events starting Dec. 8, 2016
Colorado Springs area beer related events starting Dec. 8, 2016

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The Colorado Springs brew calendar.

Theater review: Strong leads, raucous songs make FACs 'Shrek' a fabulous escape
Theater review: Strong leads, raucous songs make FACs 'Shrek' a fabulous escape

By: - 0 Thu, Dec 8, 2016

Despite all the obstacles that real life provides, we all seem to be looking for our personal piece of happily ever after. The Fine Arts Center...

Jay and Silent Bob returning to Colorado Springs
Jay and Silent Bob returning to Colorado Springs

By: Seth Boster - 0 Wed, Dec 7, 2016

7 p.m. Wednesday, SaGaJi Theatre, Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center; tickets starting at $40 on csfinearts center.org Something else: "An Evening...

Birds, water inspire artist Karla Murray's Broadmoor Galleries show
Birds, water inspire artist Karla Murray's Broadmoor Galleries show

By: Michelle Karas - 0 Wed, Dec 7, 2016

Karla Murray was inspired to become an artist at the tender age of 8, when she was awarded a summer scholarship to the Bemis School of Art at the Fine...

Cornmeal brings Americana, roots music to Gold Room
Cornmeal brings Americana, roots music to Gold Room

By: Jen Mulson - 0 Wed, Dec 7, 2016

Hanging out in Chicago blues clubs kickstarted an affair of sorts for upright bass player Chris Gangi. "That's where I developed a love of American...

Comedian Jim Gaffigan specializes in fatherhood, food, observational humor
Comedian Jim Gaffigan specializes in fatherhood, food, observational humor

By: Jen Mulson - 0 Wed, Dec 7, 2016

Jim Gaffigan, 8 p.m. Saturday, The Broadmoor World Arena, 3185 Venetucci Blvd., $39.75-$59.75; 520-7469, broadmoorworldarena.com, axs.com You won't...

Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain retools popular, classic music
Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain retools popular, classic music

By: Jen Mulson - 0 Wed, Dec 7, 2016

7:30 p.m. Thursday, Macky Auditorium, University of Colorado, 1595 Pleasant St., Boulder, $40-$45; 1-303-492-8008, cupresents.org/events/ukulele-...

Table Talk: Friends of James Beard Dinner honors late chef, raises money for scholarships
Table Talk: Friends of James Beard Dinner honors late chef, raises money for scholarships

By: Teresa Farney - 0 Wed, Dec 7, 2016

For the fifth year, some of Colorado's top toques have come together to prepare a Friends of James Beard Dinner at Devil's Thumb Ranch Resort & Spa...

TV Talk - ‘Snowpiercer’ film to get television adaptation
TV Talk - ‘Snowpiercer’ film to get television adaptation

By: Terry Terrones - 0 Wed, Dec 7, 2016

TNT recently announced it has ordered a pilot for “Snowpiercer,” a futuristic, dystopian drama based on the film by Joon-ho Bong. “Snowpiercer” is set...

Table Talk: Colorado Springs home to new The Cooks Marketplace culinary store
Table Talk: Colorado Springs home to new The Cooks Marketplace culinary store

By: Teresa Farney - 0 Wed, Dec 7, 2016

Here's big news for cooking enthusiasts: The Cooks Marketplace opens 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday at 4697 Centennial Blvd. Jon-Michael Horst, president,...

You can't stop the beat with 'Hairspray Live!' telecast
You can't stop the beat with 'Hairspray Live!' telecast

By: - 0 Wed, Dec 7, 2016

In the steadily escalating battle of the TV musicals, NBC's "Hairspray Live!" is the most ambitious contender yet. It's got a deep bench of stars,...

Celebrity birthdays for Dec. 7, 2016
Celebrity birthdays for Dec. 7, 2016

By: - 0 Wed, Dec 7, 2016

Bluegrass singer Bobby Osborne of the Osborne Brothers is 85. Actress Ellen Burstyn is 84. Country singer Gary Morris is 68. Singer Tom Waits is 67....

TV Talk - New CBS reality series ‘Hunted’ has contestants trying to avoid capture
TV Talk - New CBS reality series ‘Hunted’ has contestants trying to avoid capture

By: Terry Terrones - 0 Tue, Dec 6, 2016

CBS recently announced their new reality series, “Hunted,” will premiere after the AFC Championship game on January 22, 2017. “Hunted” has a rather...

Comedian Chris Rock's first tour in nine years to include Colorado stop
Comedian Chris Rock's first tour in nine years to include Colorado stop

By: Jen Mulson - 0 Tue, Dec 6, 2016

For the first time in nine years, comedian Chris Rock is going on tour and one of his stops is Colorado. His "Total Blackout Tour 2017" drops by...

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