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Lupita Nyong'o named People's 'Most Beautiful'

Updated: 6 hr ago

NEW YORK — People magazine has named Lupita Nyong'o as the "World's Most Beautiful" for 2014. The 31-year-old actress, who won a best supporting actress Oscar for her role in "12 Years a Slave," tops the magazine's list, announced Wednesday. Commenting on being selected for this year's...

Netflix poised to raise prices

Published: Tue, Apr 22, 2014

SAN FRANCISCO — Netflix is preparing a sequel unlikely to be a hit with its subscribers. The...

Country singer Hunter Hayes stops by World Arena

Updated: 23 hr ago

Country singer Hunter Hayes has been a performer since age 2, when his grandmother gave him his first instrument - an accordion. "I guess they noticed me taking anything around the house and making it an instrument," Hayes says. He'll play at World Arena on Wednesday.

Arts, Business, Education Luncheon honors community members

News: Education Updated: Wed, Apr 16, 2014

The 35th annual Arts, Business, Education Luncheon brought together a slew of both familiar and new faces on Wednesday to honor those who have contributed to the arts in Colorado Springs.

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  • Justin Bieber apologizes for Japan war shrine trip

    TOKYO — Justin Bieber apologized Wednesday to those he offended by visiting a Japanese war shrine, saying he thought it was a beautiful site and only a place of prayer. The Yasukuni Shrine in central Tokyo enshrines 2.5 million war dead, including Japan's 14 convicted war criminals, and operates a war museum that defends Japan's wartime...

  • Best of the Springs winners announced at party; online edition available here

    The annual "Best of the Springs" magazine was delivered Friday and The Gazette celebrated with a party on Thursday evening at the Pikes Peak Center. Over 15,000 votes were received this year in 250 categories. More than 16 local favorites, including Borriello Brothers, Fujiyama, The Margarita at Pine Creek served up food and beverage at the...

  • Game review: 'Rivals' offers fun for family

    What is it? The next generation of the motion-sensing sports game "Kinect Sports." Like its predecessor, "Sports Rivals" uses the Kinect sensor to monitor body movements and listen to voice commands. As you'd expect with a next-gen version, "Kinect Sports Rivals" comes with more advanced features and new activities. Gamers can participate...

  • LotusLand Project at Colorado College

    Ravel, Bonfa, Kreisler and Ellington are strange musical bedfellows. Free-flowing music - from jazz to classical - is what to expect Tuesday when "The LotusLand Project," with violinist Mark Fewer and pianist John Novacek, opens this year's Colorado College Summer Music Festival's "Intermezzo Series." "LotusLand was originally an idea I had...

  • Discovery network cancels Everest jump after fatal avalanche

    NEW YORK — The Discovery Network is canceling a daredevil's planned jump off the summit of Mount Everest in a wing suit next month following the avalanche that killed at least 13 people on Friday. Network spokeswoman Laurie Goldberg said Sunday that the network's thoughts and prayers go out to the Sherpa community of guides who were the...

  • Colorado Springs bar owner fined $21,000 over karaoke

    In 2012, the boys were just back in Colorado Springs from Afghanistan and celebrating at the Carey-On Saloon with a night of karaoke. One grabbed the straw hat covered with signatures wishing him well that hangs on a hook at the bar, and he wore it proudly as he took the stage with three friends. Backed by the karaoke machine, the four men...

  • Cottonwood Artists' School building in Colorado Springs hit with foreclosure notice

    The nonprofit Cottonwood Artists' School, which operates the Cottonwood Center for the Arts, has been hit with a foreclosure notice on its downtown building where artists rent studio space and conduct classes and workshops. The Cottonwood Artists' School owes $2.6 million toward its $3.6 million purchase in 2008 of a two-story, nearly...

  • Stage events this week

    STAGE opening Cyclic - 7 p.m. Friday, Ute Pass Cultural Center, 210 E. Midland Ave., 686-8610, utepassculturalcenter.itgo.comFirst Mondays: Alison Grillo - noon Monday, Armstrong Theatre, 14 E. Cache La Poudre St., 389-6607, coloradocollege.edu"Into the Woods" - 7 p.m. Thursday, Rampart High School, 8250 Lexington Drive, 234-2086,...

  • Music events this week

    MUSIC - The Black Sheep - 2106 E. Platte Ave., 227-7625, blacksheeprocks.com- Back East Bar and Grill - 9475 Briar Village Point 168, 264-6161, backeastbarandgrill.com- The Cliff House at Pikes Peak - 306 Ca?n Ave., Manitou Springs, 785-1000, thecliffhouse.com- Colorado Springs Senior Center - 1514 N. Hancock Ave., 387-6000,...

  • Things to do this week

    Escapes Saturday Earth Day Celebration - 9 a.m., Garden of the Gods Visitor and Nature Center, 1805 N. 30th St., 219-0108, gardenofgods.comCommunity Recycling Event - 10 a.m., Blue Star Recyclers, 100 Talamine Court, 464-4285, bluestarrecyclers.comSpring Into Gifts - 10 a.m., Hotel Elegant?Conference and Event Center, 2886 S. Circle Drive,...

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