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Pikes Picks: Funky Little LGBT short play fest; 'Good Week' at FirstBank

Tue, Jul 25, 2017 - 11:50 AM 0

Short play fest Ten-minute plays are dramatic sprints; writers pack a full evening of theater into a short timespan while producers confront the...

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Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Wednesday, July 26

Wed, Jul 26, 2017 - 7:41 AM 0

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

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TV review: HBO series 'Room 104' tries too hard and falls short
TV review: HBO series 'Room 104' tries too hard and falls short

By: Terry Terrones - 0 3 hr ago

Cast: Actors for the continuously rotating cast include Melonie Diaz ("Fruitvale Station"), James Van Der Beek ("Dawson's Creek"), Orlando Jones...

Pikes Pick: Dipping-good deal at The Melting Pot
Pikes Pick: Dipping-good deal at The Melting Pot

By: Teresa Farney - 0 Wed, Jul 26, 2017

The Melting Pot, 30 E. Pikes Peak Ave., is offering a hot deal noon to 9 p.m. Sunday, July 30, with the Four Course Fondue Favorites Experience for a...

Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Tuesday, July 25
Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Tuesday, July 25

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Yesterday

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

Electronic rockers Sir Sly to play Colorado Springs' The Black Sheep
Electronic rockers Sir Sly to play Colorado Springs' The Black Sheep

By: Michelle Karas - 0 Yesterday

With a new album and a national tour underway to support it, electronic pop-rock band Sir Sly is having a productive summer. "The new album has been...

Nielsen tries to quantify the Hulu, YouTube effect
Nielsen tries to quantify the Hulu, YouTube effect

By: 0 Yesterday

NEW YORK (AP) — Nielsen, the ratings service, announced Tuesday that it will begin to tabulate how many people get their live TV from Hulu and YouTube,...

Linkin Park releases statement about Chester Bennington's death
Linkin Park releases statement about Chester Bennington's death

By: - 0 Mon, Jul 24, 2017

NEW YORK — Linkin Park said their hearts are broken following the death of lead singer Chester Bennington, who died by hanging last week. The rock...

Justin Bieber cancels 'Purpose' world tour, including Colorado date
Justin Bieber cancels 'Purpose' world tour, including Colorado date

By: Jen Mulson - 0 Mon, Jul 24, 2017

Prepare to comfort the Justin Bieber fans in your social circle. The ultra-popular Canadian singer/songwriter has canceled his "Purpose" world tour...

Pikes Pick: 'Gone Away' soundtrack evokes John Hughes nostalgia
Pikes Pick: 'Gone Away' soundtrack evokes John Hughes nostalgia

By: Caleigh Derreberry - 0 Mon, Jul 24, 2017

Every song on "Gone Away" could play in the background of a John Hughes montage. Bleachers (best known for the 2014 hit "I Wanna Get Better") laces 80s...

Earth, Wind & Fire to perform in Colorado Springs
Earth, Wind & Fire to perform in Colorado Springs

By: Jen Mulson - 0 Mon, Jul 24, 2017

Grammy Award-winning Earth, Wind & Fire will make a stop at Pikes Peak Center. Tickets for the Sept. 27 show cost $50.50-$126 and go on sale at...

Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Monday, July 24
Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Monday, July 24

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Mon, Jul 24, 2017

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

Issa Rae, star of HBO's 'Insecure,' reflects on her real and fictional selves
Issa Rae, star of HBO's 'Insecure,' reflects on her real and fictional selves

By: - 0 Mon, Jul 24, 2017

LOS ANGELES - The moment seemed almost too perfect. Issa Rae, the stunningly talented and glammed-up star of her own HBO series, walking onto the stage...

Frank Ocean sings to Brad Pitt at FYF Fest
Frank Ocean sings to Brad Pitt at FYF Fest

By: - 0 Sun, Jul 23, 2017

Here's something you don't expect to see at a music festival: A touching phone call between Frank Ocean and Brad Pitt. But during Ocean's...

What to watch on TV for the week of July 24 - July 30: A princess, Rick and Morty, aliens and much more
What to watch on TV for the week of July 24 - July 30: A princess, Rick and Morty, aliens and much more

By: Terry Terrones - 0 Sun, Jul 23, 2017

Monday  “Diana, Our Mother: Her Life and Legacy” (8 p.m., HBO) - Nearly 20 years after her death, Princess Diana’s sons, Prince William and...

Pikes Pub: New pour-your-own taproom caters to bike crowd, community
Pikes Pub: New pour-your-own taproom caters to bike crowd, community

By: Stephanie Earls - 0 Sun, Jul 23, 2017

Kevin Weese was on a mountain-biking trip with friends when he began pondering the idea of an outdoors taproom where patrons could pour their own craft...

“Ballers” Season 3 Preview (spoiler free)
“Ballers” Season 3 Preview (spoiler free)

By: Terry Terrones - 0 Sun, Jul 23, 2017

Cast: Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, Rob Corddry, John David Washington, Omar Benson Miller, Donovan W. Carter, Troy Garity, Dule Hill,...

AROUND TOWN: Legacy of symphony's Bee Vradenburg continues through foundation carrying her name
AROUND TOWN: Legacy of symphony's Bee Vradenburg continues through foundation carrying her name

By: Linda Navarro - 0 Sun, Jul 23, 2017

What became the Bee Vradenburg Foundation was launched in 2002 with an arts summit at Penrose House, and the foundation's 15th anniversary June 12 was...

Pikes Pick: Wrap up summer with books for your kids
Pikes Pick: Wrap up summer with books for your kids

By: Hannah Fleace - 0 Sun, Jul 23, 2017

Books your kids and teens will love: "Caraval" by Stephanie Garber, a novel of dangerous games and sisterhood; "Revenge of the Star Survivors" by...

TV Talk - Check out the latest action packed trailer for 'Star Trek: Discovery'
TV Talk - Check out the latest action packed trailer for 'Star Trek: Discovery'

By: Terry Terrones - 0 Sat, Jul 22, 2017

Today at San Diego Comic Con CBS showed off a new trailer for their upcoming series, "Star Trek: Discovery." It looks like a movie, featuring plenty of...

Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Thursday, July 27
Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Thursday, July 27

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Sat, Jul 22, 2017

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

TV Talk - The 'Stranger Things' season 2 debut trailer is a real 'Thriller'
TV Talk - The 'Stranger Things' season 2 debut trailer is a real 'Thriller'

By: Terry Terrones - 0 Sat, Jul 22, 2017

If you're a fan of the Netflix series "Stranger Things," and you absolutely should be, chances are you can't wait for season two when it debuts this...

Actor John Heard, of 'Home Alone' movies, dies at 72 
Actor John Heard, of 'Home Alone' movies, dies at 72 

By: - 0 Sat, Jul 22, 2017

NEW YORK — Actor John Heard, best known for playing the father in the "Home Alone" movie series, has died. He was 72. His death was confirmed by the...

Linkin Park cancels tour after Chester Bennington’s death
Linkin Park cancels tour after Chester Bennington’s death

By: - 0 Fri, Jul 21, 2017

LOS ANGELES — The band Linkin Park canceled its North American tour Friday after its lead singer, Chester Bennington, was found dead by hanging the day...

Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Saturday, July 22
Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Saturday, July 22

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Fri, Jul 21, 2017

Here's a look at a variety of events Saturday around Colorado Springs and beyond:      FESTIVALS Through Aug. 4: Bravo!...

Take 10: The magical force is strong in Addie, (the kid magician) Zaiger
Take 10: The magical force is strong in Addie, (the kid magician) Zaiger

By: Eric Singer - 0 Fri, Jul 21, 2017

It'll be a double-first for the Gazette's Take 10 entertainment segment broadcast live on the Gazette News Facebook platform during the noon hour. On...

New Denver music venue opens, promises to be one-of-a-kind
New Denver music venue opens, promises to be one-of-a-kind

By: - 0 Fri, Jul 21, 2017

Though Levitt Pavilion Denver will be the seventh in a series of Levitt Pavilions across the country when it opens in Ruby Hill Park on...

Local documentary filmmaker wins Heartland Emmy Award
Local documentary filmmaker wins Heartland Emmy Award

By: Jen Mulson - 0 Fri, Jul 21, 2017

What started as a summer project turned into a Heartland Emmy win. Madison Legg's 2015 film, "Under the Wire" won an Emmy in the children/youth/teen...

'Maudie' presents a portrait of an artist that is raw and revelatory
'Maudie' presents a portrait of an artist that is raw and revelatory

By: - 0 Fri, Jul 21, 2017

Starring Sally Hawkins, Ethan Hawke, Kari Matchett, Gabrielle Rose, Zachary Bennett; directed by Aisling Walsh; 115 minutes; PG-13 for mature thematic...

Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Sunday, July 23
Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Sunday, July 23

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Thu, Jul 20, 2017

Here's a look at a variety of events Sunday around Colorado Springs and beyond:      FESTIVALS Through Aug. 4: Bravo!...

Will Smith is a sci-fi cop in his first Netflix film, 'Bright'
Will Smith is a sci-fi cop in his first Netflix film, 'Bright'

By: Terry Terrones - 0 Thu, Jul 20, 2017

The first trailer for the Will Smith movie “Bright” was released today and it certainly does make a strong impression. The Netflix film is set in an...

Linkin Park singer Chester Bennington dies at 41; suicide suspected
Linkin Park singer Chester Bennington dies at 41; suicide suspected

By: - 0 Thu, Jul 20, 2017

LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles County coroner says Linkin Park singer Chester Bennington, who sold millions of albums with a unique mix of hard rock,...

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