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Celtic Woman soothes world weary, will play in Colorado Springs

Tue, May 22, 2018 - 11:16 PM 0

Touring the world isn't all glitz and glamour. After soprano Máiréad Carlin finishes her last note with Celtic Woman, she goes backstage, peels off her...

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Bands to watch at MeadowGrass Music Festival

Mon, May 21, 2018 - 2:59 PM 0

Asked who from this year’s MeadowGrass Music Festival lineup might be making a bee-line for the bigtime, longtime festival organizer Steve Harris singled...

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Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Wednesday, May 23
Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Wednesday, May 23

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 3 hr ago

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

Philip Roth, fearless and celebrated author, dies at 85
Philip Roth, fearless and celebrated author, dies at 85

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NEW YORK — Philip Roth, the prize-winning novelist and fearless narrator of sex, death, assimilation and fate, from the comic madness of "Portnoy's...

Set List: Colorado Springs band The Hennessy 6 writes, performs original jazz
Set List: Colorado Springs band The Hennessy 6 writes, performs original jazz

By: Michelle Karas - 0 14 hr ago

In the summer of 2015, six musicians who didn't know each other well got together to play Jazz in the Garden, a public outdoor concert at Grace and St....

That 'American Idol' season finale twist was a stroke of evil genius
That 'American Idol' season finale twist was a stroke of evil genius

By: - 0 17 hr ago

So now that "American Idol" airs on a Disney property ... was this season actually scripted by Disney? Because, in a surprise twist, the finale of...

Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Tuesday, May 22
Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Tuesday, May 22

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Mon, May 21, 2018

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

Robert Indiana, known for his LOVE series, has died at 89
Robert Indiana, known for his LOVE series, has died at 89

By: - 0 Mon, May 21, 2018

PORTLAND, Maine — Pop artist Robert Indiana, best known for his 1960s LOVE series, has died at his island home off the coast of Maine. He was 89....

Contemporary Christian band Casting Crowns to play in Colorado Springs
Contemporary Christian band Casting Crowns to play in Colorado Springs

By: Jen Mulson - 0 Mon, May 21, 2018

The Grammy and Dove award-winning Christian rock band Casting Crowns will make a stop in Colorado Springs this fall. The group's "The Very Next Thing...

Netflix says it has signed Barack and Michelle Obama
Netflix says it has signed Barack and Michelle Obama

By: - 0 Mon, May 21, 2018

NEW YORK (AP) — Barack and Michelle Obama are getting into the television business with Monday's announcement that they had signed a multi-year deal...

Movie review: 'Disobedience' is about more than Rachel Weisz's and Rachel McAdams's sex scene - it's about freedom
Movie review: 'Disobedience' is about more than Rachel Weisz's and Rachel McAdams's sex scene - it's about freedom

By: - 0 Mon, May 21, 2018

The quality that distinguishes human beings from angels and beasts is our free will - "the power to disobey." So says a spiritual leader to his flock...

Pikes Peak Whittlers raise pastime to an art form
Pikes Peak Whittlers raise pastime to an art form

By: Chhun Sun - 0 Mon, May 21, 2018

The first two things you need to become a woodcarving artist are wood and a knife. After that: patience, creativity, an eye for detail and a whole...

Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Monday, May 21
Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Monday, May 21

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Mon, May 21, 2018

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

Pikes Pick: Podcast series 'Habitat' offers possible look at life in space
Pikes Pick: Podcast series 'Habitat' offers possible look at life in space

By: Jen Mulson - 0 Mon, May 21, 2018

Listening to the new nonfiction podcast series "Habitat" sends me spiraling into a panic. In order to help NASA understand what life on Mars might be...

What to watch on TV for the week of May 20 - May 26: The ‘Survivor’ finale, a forgettable evening with Steve Martin and Martin Short, and much more
What to watch on TV for the week of May 20 - May 26: The ‘Survivor’ finale, a forgettable evening with Steve Martin and Martin Short, and much more

By: Terry Terrones - 0 Sun, May 20, 2018

Sunday  “2018 Billboard Music Awards” (6 p.m., NBC, Awards Show) - Kelly Clarkson, Camila Cabello, and Ariana Grande are scheduled to...

'PJ Masks Live!' brings young superheroes to Colorado Springs
'PJ Masks Live!' brings young superheroes to Colorado Springs

By: Jen Mulson - 0 Sun, May 20, 2018

If only every pair of pajamas promised magical powers. In the popular animated Disney Junior TV series "PJ Masks," three young friends are school...

Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Thursday, May 24
Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Thursday, May 24

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Sat, May 19, 2018

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

Bands that flourished after playing MeadowGrass Music Festival
Bands that flourished after playing MeadowGrass Music Festival

By: Michelle Karas - 0 Sat, May 19, 2018

Since the MeadowGrass Music Festival debuted in Black Forest in 2009, a number of bands that played there have made it big. This Memorial Day weekend...

Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Saturday, May 19
Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Saturday, May 19

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Fri, May 18, 2018

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

Must-See TV is becoming Must-Cry TV
Must-See TV is becoming Must-Cry TV

By: - 0 Fri, May 18, 2018

For decades, NBC was the network of comedy, from the must-see-TV bloc of "Seinfeld" and "Friends" in the 1990s to the workplace sharpness of "30 Rock,"...

'The Rider' brings refreshing restraint to rodeo realities
'The Rider' brings refreshing restraint to rodeo realities

By: - 0 Fri, May 18, 2018

"The Rider," a marvelous film by Chloé Zhao, tells the story of rodeo horseman Brady Blackburn, who, after suffering a near-fatal head injury from...

Movie review: 'Show Dogs' explores petty crime in police-detective comedy
Movie review: 'Show Dogs' explores petty crime in police-detective comedy

By: - 0 Fri, May 18, 2018

Grown-ups might not roll over for "Show Dogs," but children almost surely will. With its fart jokes and smart-alecky canines, this talking-animal...

GO BRIT TO CELEBRATE ROYAL UNION
GO BRIT TO CELEBRATE ROYAL UNION

By: Teresa Farney - 0 Fri, May 18, 2018

TV tonight In the Season 8 finale of "Hawaii Five-0," McGarrett and his team discover a Russian spy ring hiding in plain sight when a Russian...

Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Friday, May 18
Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Friday, May 18

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Thu, May 17, 2018

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

Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Sunday, May 20
Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Sunday, May 20

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Thu, May 17, 2018

Here's a look at what's going on Sunday in the Colorado Springs area:      BREW “The Big Wonderful - Beerfest, Bluegrass...

78 fairs and rodeos in Colorado
78 fairs and rodeos in Colorado

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Thu, May 17, 2018

FAIRS AND RODEOS - Denver - Capitol Hill People's Fair: Arts and crafts, food, entertainment and more. June 1-3, Civic Center Park, Denver;...

Pikes Pub: American Craft Beer Week turns 13
Pikes Pub: American Craft Beer Week turns 13

By: Stephanie Earls - 0 Thu, May 17, 2018

It was Mother's Day, 1970-something, and I was lamenting to my mom about the unfairness of a world that neglected to set aside a holiday specifically...

Colorado Springs area beer related events starting May 7, 2018

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Thu, May 17, 2018

Festivals, tours and other beer-related events in and around Colorado Springs.

Human-animal bond examined in 'Year of the Dog' exhibit at FAC
Human-animal bond examined in 'Year of the Dog' exhibit at FAC

By: Michelle Karas - 0 Thu, May 17, 2018

Shannon Johnstone was volunteering at her town's animal shelter when she was inspired to put the less popular dogs in the spotlight, via her camera...

Pikes Peak Whittlers host annual woodcarving, woodworking show
Pikes Peak Whittlers host annual woodcarving, woodworking show

By: Michelle Karas - 0 Thu, May 17, 2018

Whittling, some say, is a hobby of yore. But a Colorado Springs club's three-decades-plus longevity says otherwise. The Pikes Peak Whittlers boast 60...

Eat New Orleans delights without leaving Colorado Springs
Eat New Orleans delights without leaving Colorado Springs

By: Robin Intemann - 0 Thu, May 17, 2018

Despite the lack of a bayou, Springs Orleans in downtown Colorado Springs has all the trappings of Louisiana cuisine, right down to the beignets,...

Colorado Springs area music events starting May 17, 2018
Colorado Springs area music events starting May 17, 2018

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Thu, May 17, 2018

Concerts, gigs and other music events in and around Colorado Springs.

Colorado Springs area stage events starting May 17, 2018

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Thu, May 17, 2018

Plays, comedians and other stage events in and around Colorado Springs.

Colorado music, stage, art events and festivals starting May 17, 2018
Colorado music, stage, art events and festivals starting May 17, 2018

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Thu, May 17, 2018

Heading out of town? Here are some music, stage, art events and festivals around the state of Colorado.

Colorado Springs movies for the week of May 17, 2018
Colorado Springs movies for the week of May 17, 2018

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Thu, May 17, 2018

Movies showing in and around Colorado Springs.

Colorado Springs area art events starting May 17, 2018
Colorado Springs area art events starting May 17, 2018

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Thu, May 17, 2018

Galleries, exhibits and other art events in and around Colorado Springs.

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