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1,500 expected as Blind Boys of Alabama headline at Blues Under the Bridge in Colorado Springs

Wed, Jul 26, 2017 - 2:43 PM 0

Blues Under the Bridge reunites blues musicians with one of their primary muses: trains. The festival takes place beneath the Colorado Avenue Bridge in...

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Theatreworks in Colorado Springs transports Shakespeare to the Wild West

Wed, Jul 26, 2017 - 2:45 PM 0

Director Jane Page describes Theatrework's production of "Much Ado About Nothing" as "Gunsmoke meets Shakespeare." The classic tale of entwined love stories...

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Colorado music, stage, art events and festivals starting July 27, 2017
Colorado music, stage, art events and festivals starting July 27, 2017

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 6 hr ago

Music, stage, art events and festivals around the state of Colorado for the week beginning July 27, 2017.

Colorado Springs area art events starting July 27, 2017
Colorado Springs area art events starting July 27, 2017

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Galleries. shows and other art-related events in and around Colorado Springs for the week beginning July 27, 2017.

Colorado Springs area music events starting July 27, 2017

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Concerts, gigs and other music-related events in and around Colorado Springs for the week beginning July 27, 2017.

Colorado Springs area stage events starting July 27, 2017

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Opening and ongoing stage events in and around Colorado Springs for the week beginning July 28, 2017.

Colorado Springs area beer related events starting July 27, 2017
Colorado Springs area beer related events starting July 27, 2017

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Beer-related events in and around Colorado Springs for the week beginning July 27, 2017.

Colorado Springs area special events starting July 27, 2017

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 6 hr ago

Special events in and around Colorado Springs form the week beginning July 27, 2017.

Must See Must Do: More than a dozen fun events coming to Colorado Springs area this weekend
Must See Must Do: More than a dozen fun events coming to Colorado Springs area this weekend

By: Linda Navarro - 0 6 hr ago

Master blues guitarist Roy Book Binder, who has headlined Nashville and around the world and even lived in his traveling tour bus for 15 years, brings...

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

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 7 hr ago

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

Pikes Picks: C.J. Box novel with a Colarado Springs focus; see Whiskey Shivers in concert for free
Pikes Picks: C.J. Box novel with a Colarado Springs focus; see Whiskey Shivers in concert for free

By: - 0 Thu, Jul 27, 2017

C.J. Box novel with Colorado Springs focus C.J. Box was one of the most popular guest speakers ever when he spoke to a sold-out audience at the...

Pikes Pub: Your art could be featured on your next beer
Pikes Pub: Your art could be featured on your next beer

By: Stephanie Earls - 0 Thu, Jul 27, 2017

Welsh artist Ralph Steadman earned cult status for his stark, maniacal drawings illustrating the works of legendary gonzo journalist Hunter S....

Review: An admirable effort, 'Gidion's Knot' at Springs Ensemble Theatre lacks drama
Review: An admirable effort, 'Gidion's Knot' at Springs Ensemble Theatre lacks drama

By: - 0 Thu, Jul 27, 2017

Springs Ensemble Theatre's production of "Gidion's Knot" opens on an ominous classroom. Desks cast foreboding shadows while the muffled sounds of...

Colorado Springs has a new Asian-Indian eatery
Colorado Springs has a new Asian-Indian eatery

By: Teresa Farney - 0 Thu, Jul 27, 2017

Say hello to Kandu Sherpa, who with husband Pasang owns Sherpa Garden Restaurant and Bar, 1005 W. Colorado Ave.. She will fulfill your hankering for...

Take 10: Ian's 'Gott' beautiful music for Colorado Springs and beyond
Take 10: Ian's 'Gott' beautiful music for Colorado Springs and beyond

By: Eric Singer - 0 17 hr ago

A mix of modern, folk, rock and classical rock influences from artists such as Tom Petty and Paul Simon is the blend that Colorado Springs musician Ian...

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 22 hr ago

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

Colorado Springs students mount summer production
Colorado Springs students mount summer production

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The original Broadway production of "Merrily We Roll Along" closed after 16 performances and ended the partnership of composer-lyricist Stephen...

Noodles & Co. unveils new concept in two U.S. markets: Colorado Springs, Kansas City
Noodles & Co. unveils new concept in two U.S. markets: Colorado Springs, Kansas City

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Noodles & Co. is trying a new concept - Noodles World Kitchen - in only two U.S. markets: Colorado Springs and Kansas City. The idea is to take...

Fiddles, Vittles and Vino brings good times to Colorado Springs
Fiddles, Vittles and Vino brings good times to Colorado Springs

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Fiddles, Vittles and Vino is the chef's pick for charity events. "We wanted to do an event that was for and by chefs," says James Africano, festival...

Macaroni and cheese on the menu at Copper Mountain festival
Macaroni and cheese on the menu at Copper Mountain festival

By: Jen Mulson - 0 23 hr ago

A scoop of hot, creamy, decadent macaroni and cheese can cure almost anything that ails you. That's what the folks at Copper Mountain believe, and...

Review: 'A Ghost Story' sticks with viewers long after movie ends
Review: 'A Ghost Story' sticks with viewers long after movie ends

By: - 0 23 hr ago

By the standards of the traditional ghost story, "A Ghost Story" isn't much of one. By the standards of the moody art-house meditation on love, loss,...

Options for weekend entertainment fun beyond the Springs
Options for weekend entertainment fun beyond the Springs

By: Michelle Karas - 0 23 hr ago

You won't need a "Jet Airliner" to check out the Steve Miller Band on Monday. You can drive to Red Rocks Amphitheatre in Morrison to see Rock and Roll...

Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Wednesday, July 26
Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Wednesday, July 26

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Yesterday

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

Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Friday, July 28
Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Friday, July 28

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Tue, Jul 25, 2017

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

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

By: Stephanie Earls - 0 Tue, Jul 25, 2017

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

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

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Tue, Jul 25, 2017

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 Tue, Jul 25, 2017

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 Tue, Jul 25, 2017

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...

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