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Fonda-Redford movie casting call draws cast of thousands

Sat, Aug 27, 2016 - 10:30 PM 0

When Deb Asselta first showed up to Saturday's open casting call for an upcoming Netflix movie, she took one look at the crowd and left. "It was just...

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4 new eateries open in Colorado Springs

Sat, Aug 27, 2016 - 11:42 AM 0

Here are a few new eateries to find and sink your teeth into around Colorado Springs: - Arabian Nights Café, 8029 N. Academy Blvd., offers tasty Middle...

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Must See Must Do: 11 great things to do this weekend around Colorado Springs
Must See Must Do: 11 great things to do this weekend around Colorado Springs

By: Linda Navarro - 0 21 hr ago

Get your vintage on. It's billed as THE vintage experience and it's quite the market with antiques, clothing, home decor, art and much, much more....

Colorado Springs Comic Con sees stars, of 'Walking Dead' 'Sharknado' 'X-Files' and more
Colorado Springs Comic Con sees stars, of 'Walking Dead' 'Sharknado' 'X-Files' and more

By: Stephanie Earls - 0 Fri, Aug 26, 2016

Long before Dean Cain took to the skies in "Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman," William Katt was (believe it or not) walking on air as...

Cheers to VW buses Saturday in Colorado Springs
Cheers to VW buses Saturday in Colorado Springs

By: Linda Navarro - 0 Fri, Aug 26, 2016

Toast those love-bug Volkswagen buses with Bristol's Red Baron Octoberfest release and reggae music by Small Axe at the...

Dragon Boat races come to Colorado Springs for the first time
Dragon Boat races come to Colorado Springs for the first time

By: Jen Mulson - 0 Fri, Aug 26, 2016

As legend has it, about 2,500 years ago a Chinese poet grew so disenchanted with his government he went to a river, tied rocks to his feet and jumped...

Dining Review: At HuHot Mongolian, don't be alarmed by the star of the restaurant
Dining Review: At HuHot Mongolian, don't be alarmed by the star of the restaurant

By: - 0 Fri, Aug 26, 2016

Do you ever go to a restaurant and think, "That was good, but if I made it I would have ..."? You can basically do just that at HuHot Mongolian...

Colorado College finalizes deal to take over Fine Arts Center
Colorado College finalizes deal to take over Fine Arts Center

By: Jen Mulson - 0 Fri, Aug 26, 2016

It's official: Colorado College will take over the Fine Arts Center.

The documents were signed Thursday by both organizations, and CC will...

In 'Southside With You,' when Barack met Michelle
In 'Southside With You,' when Barack met Michelle

By: - 0 Fri, Aug 26, 2016

Starring Parker Sawyers, Tika Sumpter; directed by Richard Tanne; 84 minutes; PG-13 for brief strong language, smoking, a violent image and a drug...

Colorado Springs area stage events starting Aug. 26, 2016

0 Fri, Aug 26, 2016

STAGE

OPENING

World Dance Festival - 8:30-10:30 p.m. Friday, City Auditorium, 221 E. Kiowa St., $10 in advance, $15 at door;...

Colorado Springs area music events starting Aug. 26, 2016

0 Fri, Aug 26, 2016

MUSIC

- Back East Bar and Grill - 9475 Briar Village Point; 264-6161, backeastbarandgrill.com

- Back East Bar and Grill - Monument - 1455...

Colorado Springs area art events starting Aug. 26, 2016
Colorado Springs area art events starting Aug. 26, 2016

0 Fri, Aug 26, 2016

ARTS

Opening

"Old School" Opening and Reception - Manitou education from 1872-1957, 1-4:30 p.m. Saturday, Manitou Springs Heritage...

Colorado music, stage, art events and festivals starting Aug. 26, 2016

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OUT OF TOWN

AT: altitudetickets.com (formerly tickethorse.com)

AX: axs.com

BT: bouldertheater.com

FT:...

Head and the Heart reunite for new album 'Signs of Light'
Head and the Heart reunite for new album 'Signs of Light'

By: Jen Mulson - 0 Thu, Aug 25, 2016

7:30 p.m. Sunday, Red Rocks, 18300 W. Alameda Parkway, Morrison, SOLD OUT.

What happens when six strangers living in Seattle meet and fall in...

Elite US Army Drill Team to perform as part of Colorado Military Taptoo
Elite US Army Drill Team to perform as part of Colorado Military Taptoo

By: Seth Boster - 0 Thu, Aug 25, 2016

Having spent his orchestral career directing and producing military taptoos around the country years after graduating from the University of...

Table Talk: Chefs cook up winning recipes at Taste of Douglas County
Table Talk: Chefs cook up winning recipes at Taste of Douglas County

By: Teresa Farney - 0 Thu, Aug 25, 2016

Chefs diced and whisked away for bragging rights at the chef cook-off at the Taste of Douglas County in Castle Rock. For the third year I was invited...

5 things, some old and some new, to try at the Colorado State Fair
5 things, some old and some new, to try at the Colorado State Fair

By: Jen Mulson - 0 Thu, Aug 25, 2016

Half a million people can't be wrong.

That's how many showed up to last year's Colorado State Fair in Pueblo.

And who could blame them?...

Blog: Ryan Lochte may be joining 'Dancing With The Stars'
Blog: Ryan Lochte may be joining 'Dancing With The Stars'

By: Michelle Karas - 0 Thu, Aug 25, 2016

What would your next move be if you were Ryan Lochte, possibly the most hated man in both America and Brazil?

Would it be a dance move?

...

Britney Spears almost died while on vacation
Britney Spears almost died while on vacation

By: - 0 Thu, Aug 25, 2016

Britney Spears' vacation in the Aloha State took a toxic turn.

The "Make Me" singer revealed she almost drowned while swimming in the blue...

The most hippie town in all 50 states: Manitou No. 1 in Colorado
The most hippie town in all 50 states: Manitou No. 1 in Colorado

By: - 0 Thu, Aug 25, 2016

Hippies have become kind of hard to define. Once upon a time they were the flower-power...

Springsteen performs for nearly 4 hours at MetLife Stadium

0 Thu, Aug 25, 2016

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Bruce and the boys are back in the swamps of Jersey, and they're in no rush to get off the stage.

Bruce...

Paisley Park, home of Prince, opens for public tours Oct. 6
Paisley Park, home of Prince, opens for public tours Oct. 6

By: - 0 Wed, Aug 24, 2016

MINNEAPOLIS — Paisley Park, the private estate and studio complex of the late rock superstar Prince, will open for daily public tours starting Oct....

'A sex-fueled, Playboy Mansion-like cult:' Ex-Fox News host files sexual harassment lawsuit
'A sex-fueled, Playboy Mansion-like cult:' Ex-Fox News host files sexual harassment lawsuit

By: - 0 Wed, Aug 24, 2016

NEW YORK — Former Fox News host Andrea Tantaros has charged in a lawsuit she was sexually harassed by former network chief Roger Ailes and other top...

Casting calls in Colorado Springs, Florence for Robert Redford, Jane Fonda movie
Casting calls in Colorado Springs, Florence for Robert Redford, Jane Fonda movie

By: Jen Mulson - 0 Wed, Aug 24, 2016

Netflix is looking for you, wannabe actors.

Casting agents are searching for extras for the upcoming movie "Our Souls at Night," starring...

Radio station offers sneak preview for Colorado State Fair
Radio station offers sneak preview for Colorado State Fair

By: Chhun Sun - 0 Tue, Aug 23, 2016

Can't wait until Friday to get into the Colorado State Fair?

98.9 Magic FM has the hookup.

The radio station will give fans an early...

Zipline builder’s newest creation is one-of-a-kind aerial adventure over cliff-lined Seven Falls
Zipline builder’s newest creation is one-of-a-kind aerial adventure over cliff-lined Seven Falls

By: - 0 Tue, Aug 23, 2016

A dozen years ago, Sarah Shrader’s brother showed up on her front porch in Grand Junction, fresh from a zipline-building trip to Alaska.

He...

Banh Mi Viet serves up flavorful ingredients on fresh baguettes
Banh Mi Viet serves up flavorful ingredients on fresh baguettes

By: - 0 Tue, Aug 23, 2016

No menu, only a few tables, limited choices and an out-of-the-way location should spell doom for Banh Mi Viet, a Vietnamese sandwich shop.

...

Counterfeit pain pills likely came to Prince illegally
Counterfeit pain pills likely came to Prince illegally

By: - 0 Mon, Aug 22, 2016

MINNEAPOLIS — The disclosure that some pills found at Prince's Paisley Park home and studio were counterfeit and contained the powerful synthetic...

TV Review - Hit the road with The Fonz and Captain Kirk in
TV Review - Hit the road with The Fonz and Captain Kirk in "Better Late Than Never"

By: Terry Terrones - 0 Mon, Aug 22, 2016

Cast: Henry Winkler (“The Water Boy,” “Happy Days”), William Shatner (“Star Trek,” “TJ Hooker”), former Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Terry...

Video Game Haiku Review: 'Madden NFL 17' overhauled and amazing
Video Game Haiku Review: 'Madden NFL 17' overhauled and amazing

By: Terry Terrones - 0 Mon, Aug 22, 2016

Title: Madden NFL 17
Format: PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, Xbox One, Xbox 360
Price: $59.99
Developer/Publisher: EA
ESRB...

'GMA's' Amy Robach apologizes for on-air racial slur
'GMA's' Amy Robach apologizes for on-air racial slur

By: - 0 Mon, Aug 22, 2016

NEW YORK -- "Good Morning America" co-anchor Amy Robach has apologized for saying "colored people" on Monday's broadcast of the...

Contest brings some fame to UCCS' burger
Contest brings some fame to UCCS' burger

By: Teresa Farney - 0 Mon, Aug 22, 2016

Mark Hayes, director of dining and hospitality services at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, couldn't be prouder of results from The...

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