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What to watch on TV for the week of May 28-June 3: Frank Underwood returns, Gordon Ramsay gets colorful, and much more

Sun, May 28, 2017 - 10:37 AM 0

Sunday  “Wayne’s World” (6 p.m., Starz Comedy) - Celebrate the 25th anniversary of this iconic SNL skit turned film by watching it today. Party on Wayne,...

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The Colorado Springs Comic and Toy Con returns this weekend

Mon, May 29, 2017 - 3:44 PM 0

Colorado Springs Comic and Toy Con When:  10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday - June 3-4  Where: Embassy Suites, 7290 Commerce Center Dr.  Entry Fee:...

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The 10 worst TV shows made into movies
The 10 worst TV shows made into movies

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There was a time when Hollywood executives were convinced that television would end the movie industry. They were certain no one would want to pay for...

Chapel Hills Mall photo exhibit lands national recognition
Chapel Hills Mall photo exhibit lands national recognition

By: Chhun Sun - 0 1 hr ago

Last summer, photographer Jeff Kearney accepted a photo assignment that would change his perspective on his profession - as well as how he sees...

Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Tuesday, May 30
Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Tuesday, May 30

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 2 hr ago

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

George W. Bush hosts Bono at Texas ranch
George W. Bush hosts Bono at Texas ranch

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Former President George W. Bush hung out with U2 frontman Bono on Friday and praised the musician for volunteer work, including with the family's...

Trifecta of rock — Def Leppard, Poison, Tesla — to play Colorado Springs
Trifecta of rock — Def Leppard, Poison, Tesla — to play Colorado Springs

By: Jen Mulson - 0 19 hr ago

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...

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 22 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: Monday, May 29
Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Monday, May 29

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Yesterday

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

Pikes Pick: Broadway stars to sing opera faves in Leadville
Pikes Pick: Broadway stars to sing opera faves in Leadville

By: Jen Mulson - 0 Mon, May 29, 2017

Broadway stars Michele McConnell and Richard Carsey, lead soprano and conductor of "The Phantom of the Opera," and baritone Duane McDevitt will present...

‘You don’t have a dadgum thing to apologize for’: A father’s consoling letter to Ariana Grande
‘You don’t have a dadgum thing to apologize for’: A father’s consoling letter to Ariana Grande

By: - 0 Sun, May 28, 2017

In the hours after a suicide bomber blew himself up near the entrance of Manchester Arena, a devastated Ariana Grande tweeted that she was “broken” and...

Some women-only screenings planned for 'Wonder Woman'
Some women-only screenings planned for 'Wonder Woman'

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NEW YORK  — Take a seat, "Thor." Scattered plans among Alamo Drafthouse Cinemas to host women-only screenings of the upcoming "Wonder Woman"...

How 'Master of None' religion episode proves that the show is like nothing else on TV
How 'Master of None' religion episode proves that the show is like nothing else on TV

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The "Religion" episode in the latest season of "Master of None" kicks off with a sweet, funny and relatable series of scenes: Christian, Hindu and...

Pikes Pick: Does the fifth season of 'House of Cards' imitate life?
Pikes Pick: Does the fifth season of 'House of Cards' imitate life?

By: Seth Boster - 0 Sun, May 28, 2017

The timing of the return of Netflix's "House of Cards" is "eerie," the show's executive producer has said. The fifth season of the political thriller...

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...

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

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Sat, May 27, 2017

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 Sat, May 27, 2017

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...

Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Wednesday, May 31
Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Wednesday, May 31

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Fri, May 26, 2017

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

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

By: Chhun Sun - 0 Fri, May 26, 2017

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...

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 Fri, May 26, 2017

"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 Fri, May 26, 2017

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...

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

By: Linda Navarro - 0 Wed, May 24, 2017

"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...

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...

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...

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