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The Best of The Springs Winner to be announced Thursday at Best of Party

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The Best of The Springs winner will be announced Thursday at The Best of Party in Colorado...

Making heaven real: Child's account leads to book- and now a movie

Life Updated: Sun, Apr 13, 2014

During his six years as a literary agent for Colorado Springs-based Alive Communications, Joel...

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  • Egg hunts, Easter bunnies, services, brunch and more

    CHOCOLATE BUNNY WALK AND EGG HUNT 9 a.m., 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Saturday, Fountain Creek Nature Center, 320 Peppergrass Lane; Bear Creek Nature Center, 245 Bear Creek Road; $5-$7, for kids ages 2-10, reservations required; 520-6745, elpasoco.com. Hop along the bunny trail Saturday at the Fountain Creek or Bear Creek nature centers. Live...

  • MOVIE REVIEW: 'Heaven's' depiction of family is for real

    Starring Greg Kinnear, Kelly Reilly, Connor Corum, Thomas Haden Church; directed by Randall Wallace, PG for intense medical situation; 109 minutes; B- "Heaven is for Real" is based on the true story of a 4-year-old Nebraska boy who after major surgery tells his father - a local minister - that he's been to heaven. Although there are immediate...

  • Local A&E news

    TheatreWorks' 2014-15 season announced TheatreWorks' new season has been announced; 255-3232,theatreworkscs.org. July 31-Aug. 23: "As You Like It" by William Shakespeare Sept. 11-28: "Ludlow, 1914" by Brian Freeland and Murray Ross Oct. 23-Nov. 9: "Psycho Beach Party" by Charles Busch Dec. 4-21: "The Lying Kind" by Anthony Neilson...

  • MOVIE REVIEW: Disneynature gets up close and personal and cute with 'Bears'

    Narrated by John C. Reilly; directed by Alastair Fothergill and Keith Scholey; 78 minutes; G; B "Bears" is exactly the sort of nature documentary we've come to expect from Disneynature, the film division of the company that rolls out a nature documentary every year at Earth Day. It's gorgeous, intimate and beautifully photographed. And it's...

  • MOVIE REVIEW: 'Transcendence' can't transcend sci-fi cliches

    Stars: Johnny Depp, Rebecca Hall, Paul Bettany, Morgan Freeman Director: Wally Pfister Running time: 119 minutes Rated: PG-13 for sci-fi action and violence, some bloody images, brief strong language and sensuality; D For years, the rumor about Johnny Depp was that he wouldn't take a role that required him to get a haircut. "Chocolat,"...

  • MOVIE REVIEW: 'Haunted House 2' is too much of a bad thing

    Starring Marlon Wayans, Jaime Pressly, Gabriel Iglesias, Cedric the Entertainer; directed by Marlon Wayans; 87 minutes; R for crude and sexual content, nudity, pervasive language, drug use and some violent images; C- Imagine a Venn diagram charting three qualities: silly, gross and dumb. At the point where they overlap, you will find the...

  • MOVIE REVIEW: Nicolas Cage returns to form in 'Joe'

    Starring Nicolas Cage, Tye Sheridan, Gary Poulter, Ronnie Gene Blevins; directed by David Gordon Green; 116 minutes; R for violence, disturbing material, language and some strong sexual content; A- Generally, "Nicolas Cage is back" is not an announcement to make movie lovers' hearts race. But in "Joe," the first-rate Cage of "Adaptation,"...

  • Must See Must Do April 18-24

    FRIDAY Good Friday signals the celebratory conclusion of the third annual Perspectives on the Passion Art Show based on the Stations of the Cross, the steps leading to the death of Jesus. Artists are of all ages, views and abilities. The gallery opens at 9 a.m. and closes with a 7 p.m. community event that includes the artists, music and the...

  • Country singer Hunter Hayes stops by World Arena

    7 p.m. Wednesday, World Arena, 3185 Venetucci Blvd., $35-$49.50, 576-2626, ticketswest.com. 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...

  • CornerStreet Contemporary Ballet will perform to Pink Floyd

    By CornerStreet Contemporary Ballet, 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Woodland Park Cultural Center, 210 E. Midland Ave., Woodland Park, $15; 686-8610, cornerstreetdance.com. Not only will CornerStreet Contemporary Ballet company perform an experimental ballet, but the company will do it to the strains of Pink Floyd's "Dark Side of the Moon."...

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