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Weekend entertainment around Colorado Springs: Lights, Irish music, free admission to state parks and Nutcrackers

Thu, Nov 23, 2017 - 8:16 PM 0

FRIDAY The Pueblo Riverwalk lights up for the holidays starting with festivities at 5 p.m.and ending the evening with fireworks. All through the season,...

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Artisan pizza joint opens just north of Colorado Springs

Thu, Nov 23, 2017 - 12:11 PM 0

The evening drive from Monument to my Rockrimmon home was torturous, but not because of traffic or weather. It was the tantalizing aromas of truffle oil,...

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Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Friday, November 24
Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Friday, November 24

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 4 hr ago

Here's a look at what's going on Friday in the Colorado Springs area:

Singer Jewel's family joins her in upcoming concert
Singer Jewel's family joins her in upcoming concert

By: Jen Mulson - 0 6 hr ago

Growing up poor in Alaska, store-bought Christmas presents weren't a thing for singer-songwriter Jewel and her family. Instead, the Kilchers relied on...

Thanksgiving around Colorado Springs: Top events include turkey trots; what's open and what's not
Thanksgiving around Colorado Springs: Top events include turkey trots; what's open and what's not

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A look at Thanksgiving day a round Colorado Springs and the Pikes Peak region. Events THURSDAY 5th Annual Perigrine Turkey Trot - 8:30 a.m.,...

Pikes Pub: We're not saying you need democracy for good craft beer, but ...
Pikes Pub: We're not saying you need democracy for good craft beer, but ...

By: Stephanie Earls - 0 Yesterday

As we pause to give thanks and gorge in honor of intercultural goodwill and our freedom-seeking forefathers, join us for a look at how an American-born...

Colorado Springs area art events starting Nov. 23, 2017

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Thu, Nov 23, 2017

ARTS OPENING Thanksgiving at Broadmoor Galleries - With Scott Yeager, 9:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Thursday, 1 Lake Circle; tinyurl.com/y93mbvtu. Black Friday...

Colorado Springs area beer related events starting Nov. 23, 2017

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Yesterday

SATURDAY Menacing Peach Release - 5 p.m., Trinity Brewing Co., 1466 Garden of the Gods Road; trinitybrew.com. WEDNESDAY Beat the Brewer with...

Colorado Springs area music events starting Nov. 23, 2017

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Thu, Nov 23, 2017

MUSIC FRIDAY "The Nutcracker" - Colorado Springs Philharmonic, 2 p.m. and 7 p.m., Pikes Peak Center Crowbar - With Revocation, Tombs, Incite,...

Colorado music, stage, art events and festivals starting Nov. 23, 2017

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Thu, Nov 23, 2017

out of town AT: altitudetickets.com (formerly tickethorse.com) AX: axs.com BT: bouldertheater.com FT:...

193 Colorado Springs-area holiday events
193 Colorado Springs-area holiday events

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Wed, Nov 22, 2017

Here is The Gazette's 2017 Holiday Fun Guide and a look at the numerous holiday events planned in Colorado Springs, the Pikes Peak region and...

Colorado Springs-raised icon Elvira ready for a final Halloween bow
Colorado Springs-raised icon Elvira ready for a final Halloween bow

By: Stephanie Earls - 0 Wed, Nov 22, 2017

Unlike her vampire vixen alter ego, Elvira, Cassandra Peterson has been known to take frights in a stride that’s more like a sprint. There was that...

Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Saturday, November 25
Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Saturday, November 25

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Wed, Nov 22, 2017

Here's a look at what's going on Saturday in the Colorado Springs area:

Gazette GO! previewed on KKTV morning newscast
Gazette GO! previewed on KKTV morning newscast

By: - 0 Wed, Nov 22, 2017

The Gazette's Michelle Karas was a guest on the KKTV 11 News 9 a.m. newscast with anchors David Nancarrow and Rebekah Hoeger on Wednesday. Karas talked...

Backstreet Boy Nick Carter 'shocked,' 'saddened' by singer's assault claim
Backstreet Boy Nick Carter 'shocked,' 'saddened' by singer's assault claim

By: - 0 Wed, Nov 22, 2017

NEW YORK — Nick Carter says he's "shocked and saddened" by accusations made by a singer who said he raped her about 15 years ago. Melissa Schuman of...

Colorado Springs Philharmonic, Oklahoma City Ballet bring 'Nutcracker' alive
Colorado Springs Philharmonic, Oklahoma City Ballet bring 'Nutcracker' alive

By: Michelle Karas - 0 Wed, Nov 22, 2017

"THE NUTCRACKER" Colorado Springs Philharmonic with the Oklahoma City Ballet and the Colorado Springs Children's Chorale, 2 and 7 p.m. Friday, 2 and...

Teen idol David Cassidy, 'Partridge Family' star, dies at 67 
Teen idol David Cassidy, 'Partridge Family' star, dies at 67 

By: - 0 Wed, Nov 22, 2017

LOS ANGELES — David Cassidy of "The Partridge Family" fame has died at age 67. Publicist JoAnn Geffen released a statement Tuesday evening saying...

Yarn will tackle life's struggles at Colorado Springs show
Yarn will tackle life's struggles at Colorado Springs show

By: Jen Mulson - 0 Wed, Nov 22, 2017

Sometimes an unintentional game of musical chairs can produce favorable results. When Brooklyn-based Americana band Yarn downsized to the four-piece...

Baron Cohen to pay fine for Czechs sporting Borat mankinis 
Baron Cohen to pay fine for Czechs sporting Borat mankinis 

By: - 0 Wed, Nov 22, 2017

PRAGUE — Comic actor Sacha Baron Cohen has offered to pay the fines for six Czech tourists who were reportedly detained by authorities in Kazakhstan's...

The Promenade Shops at Briargate offer Black Friday weekend fun
The Promenade Shops at Briargate offer Black Friday weekend fun

By: Michelle Karas - 0 Wed, Nov 22, 2017

One local shopping center is offering a Black Friday weekend experience that, thankfully, doesn't involve getting up before dawn or camping out all...

Katy Perry in Denver and a trip to Greeley's Festival of Trees are two entertainment options for the weekend
Katy Perry in Denver and a trip to Greeley's Festival of Trees are two entertainment options for the weekend

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Wed, Nov 22, 2017

It's that time of the year! Visit a winter wonderland, with decorated trees and displays, each with their own theme and style and take a stroll down...

Eagles, Jimmy Buffett to play Coors Field in 2018
Eagles, Jimmy Buffett to play Coors Field in 2018

By: Jen Mulson - 0 Wed, Nov 22, 2017

The Eagles and Jimmy Buffett will pair in a tour de force concert next year. The two iconic acts will perform June 28 at Coors Field in Denver....

Walter's 303 Pizzeria and Publik House: Popular but not perfect
Walter's 303 Pizzeria and Publik House: Popular but not perfect

By: Robin Intemann - 0 Wed, Nov 22, 2017

Here's the 411 on the 303. Once upon a time, this was the area code for all of Colorado, not just the Mile High City and its environs. This is the...

Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Wednesday, Nov. 22
Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Wednesday, Nov. 22

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Wed, Nov 22, 2017

Here's a look at what's going on Wednesday in the Colorado Springs area:

Greta Gerwig makes triumphant debut as solo director with coming-of-age comedy 'Lady Bird'
Greta Gerwig makes triumphant debut as solo director with coming-of-age comedy 'Lady Bird'

By: - 0 Wed, Nov 22, 2017

"I wish I could live through something." So says Christine McPherson, the spiky, moody, flawed and delightful protagonist of "Lady Bird." The movie...

Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Thursday, Nov. 23
Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Thursday, Nov. 23

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Wed, Nov 22, 2017

Here's a look at what's going on Thursday in the Colorado Springs area:

TV Talk: Matt Meister returns to Colorado Springs news
TV Talk: Matt Meister returns to Colorado Springs news

By: Terry Terrones - 0 Wed, Nov 22, 2017

KXRM/Fox 21 recently announced that chief meteorologist Justin Chambers was leaving the station for a new job in Nashville. Today they named his...

Product review - Video game consoles take the next step forward with the Xbox One X
Product review - Video game consoles take the next step forward with the Xbox One X

By: Terry Terrones - 0 Tue, Nov 21, 2017

Xbox One X Launch Date: 11/7/17 What’s in the box: Xbox One X console, wireless controller, AC power cable, 14-day Xbox Live Gold trial, 1 month Xbox...

Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Tuesday, Nov. 21
Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Tuesday, Nov. 21

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Tue, Nov 21, 2017

Here's a look at what's going on Tuesday in the Colorado Springs area:

Iliza Shlesinger built a career on jokes about being single. Now she's engaged.
Iliza Shlesinger built a career on jokes about being single. Now she's engaged.

By: - 0 Tue, Nov 21, 2017

It's a Wednesday night, I'm in bed and internet-stalking comedian Iliza Shlesinger. I will apologize for this in the morning, when we have a phone...

Della Reese, of TV's
Della Reese, of TV's "Touched by an Angel," has died at 86 

By: - 0 Mon, Nov 20, 2017

LOS ANGELES — Della Reese, the actress and gospel-influenced singer who in middle age found her greatest fame as Tess, the wise angel in the...

TV Talk: Justin Chambers leaving Fox 21
TV Talk: Justin Chambers leaving Fox 21

By: Terry Terrones - 0 Mon, Nov 20, 2017

Fox 21 chief meteorologist Justin Chambers announced today that he is leaving the station. Chambers, known for his sense of humor and outgoing...

Hungry Farmer bands gather for annual pre-Thanksgiving jam session
Hungry Farmer bands gather for annual pre-Thanksgiving jam session

By: Jen Mulson - 0 Mon, Nov 20, 2017

The bands are getting back together. Every year around this time, up to a dozen musicians who regularly performed at The Hungry Farmer bar and...

Pikes Pick: Medicine Ball at Starbucks soothes a scratchy throat
Pikes Pick: Medicine Ball at Starbucks soothes a scratchy throat

By: Michelle Karas - 0 Tue, Nov 21, 2017

When I was in the grips of a bad cold, a Starbucks barista suggested a Medicine Ball, a tea drink also known as a Cold Buster. Those of scratchy throat...

Riverdance returning to Colorado Springs in 2018
Riverdance returning to Colorado Springs in 2018

By: Jen Mulson - 0 Mon, Nov 20, 2017

"Riverdance - The 20th Anniversary World Tour" will cavort its way on stage at Pikes Peak Center on March 27-29. Tickets for the international Irish...

U.S. Air Force Academy Band readies for annual free 'Holly & Ivy' concert
U.S. Air Force Academy Band readies for annual free 'Holly & Ivy' concert

By: Michelle Karas - 0 Mon, Nov 20, 2017

For the 63rd year, the U.S. Air Force Academy Band will perform its free holiday concert in Colorado Springs. The band's annual "Holly & Ivy"...

WATCH: New business in Colorado Springs provides a fresh approach to traditional music lessons

Mon, Oct 2, 2017 - 10:36 AM 0

Music & Arts works with the community to ensure people of all ages and backgrounds get their musical needs met. From lessons to rentals to...

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