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'Veep' and 'The Handmaid's Tale' win top Emmy Award prizes

Mon, Sep 18, 2017 - 6:11 AM 0

LOS ANGELES — The dystopian vision of "The Handmaid's Tale," the deeply cynical Washington comedy "Veep" and the ever-topical "Saturday Night Live" won top...

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What to watch on TV for the week of September 17 - A new Seinfeld special, ‘Gotham’ and ‘The Good Place’ return, and much more

Mon, Sep 18, 2017 - 5:11 PM 0

Sunday  “69th Primetime Emmy Awards” (6 p.m., CBS) - Stephen Colbert hosts the 69th annual gala from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. “Westworld” and...

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Happy slurping at Rooster's House of Ramen in downtown Colorado Springs
Happy slurping at Rooster's House of Ramen in downtown Colorado Springs

By: Robin Intemann - 0 Wed, Sep 20, 2017

Slurping in a noodle shop is like smiling in front of a camera; it's expected. Although the din at Rooster's House of Ramen obscures any noisy gulps,...

Things to do around Colorado Springs this weekend: Oktoberfests, free museums, chiles and frijoles, a powwow and major air show
Things to do around Colorado Springs this weekend: Oktoberfests, free museums, chiles and frijoles, a powwow and major air show

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THURSDAY Welcome to its new home. The 30th Anniversary Rocky Mountain Women's Film Festival kicks off with film screenings in the new space at Lincoln...

Pikes Peak Regional Air Show features USAF Thunderbirds, WWII warbirds
Pikes Peak Regional Air Show features USAF Thunderbirds, WWII warbirds

By: Jen Mulson - 0 Wed, Sep 20, 2017

PIKES PEAK REGIONAL AIRSHOW 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Colorado Springs Airport, parking is not at the main airport, $15-$25 online tickets,...

A can't-miss year for Pueblo Chile & Frijoles Festival
A can't-miss year for Pueblo Chile & Frijoles Festival

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Friday through Sunday, Union Avenue Historic District, Pueblo. 3 p.m. to midnight Friday; 10 a.m. to midnight Saturday; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday....

G. Love and Special Sauce will play blues, hip-hop jam in Colorado Springs
G. Love and Special Sauce will play blues, hip-hop jam in Colorado Springs

By: Jen Mulson - 0 Wed, Sep 20, 2017

7 p.m. Wednesday, The Black Sheep, 2106 E. Platte Ave., $27.50-$30; blacksheeprocks.com In 1986, 10th-grader and aspiring musician Garrett Dutton...

Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Thursday, Sept. 21
Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Thursday, Sept. 21

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 2 hr ago

Here's a look at a variety of events Thursday around Colorado Springs and beyond:      STAGE “The Nerd” — 7 p.m.,...

Pikes Pick: 'Young Sheldon,
Pikes Pick: 'Young Sheldon," the spinoff of 'The Big Bang Theory," is worth watching on CBS

By: Terry Terrones - 0 Yesterday

I don't like the CBS sitcom "The Big Bang Theory." The No. 1 comedy on TV just doesn't appeal to me. Which makes it odd that I like its spinoff, "Young...

Pikes Pick: Go woof it up with your pet at TAPAteria in Colorado Springs
Pikes Pick: Go woof it up with your pet at TAPAteria in Colorado Springs

By: Teresa Farney - 0 Yesterday

It's Yappy Hour on the patio with your furry friends at TAPAteria, 2607 W. Colorado Ave., 2 to 5 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays, and Pizzeria Rustica,...

Pikes Pick: Celebrate Harvest Fest at the Winery at Holy Cross Abbey in Canon City
Pikes Pick: Celebrate Harvest Fest at the Winery at Holy Cross Abbey in Canon City

By: Teresa Farney - 0 Yesterday

The Winery at Holy Cross Abbey, 3011 E. U.S. 50, Cañon City, celebrates Harvest Fest from Friday through Sunday. First up is the not-to-be-missed...

Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Tuesday, Sept. 19
Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Tuesday, Sept. 19

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Yesterday

Here's a look at a variety of events Tuesday around Colorado Springs and beyond:      STAGE “The Nerd” — 7 p.m., through...

Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Wednesday, September 20
Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Wednesday, September 20

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Yesterday

Here's a look at a variety of events Wednesday around Colorado Springs and beyond:      STAGE “The Nerd” — 7 p.m.,...

Imagine Dragons announce Denver show with Grouplove, K.Flay
Imagine Dragons announce Denver show with Grouplove, K.Flay

By: Jen Mulson - 0 Mon, Sep 18, 2017

The rock band Imagine Dragons will make a stop at Pepsi Center in Denver on Oct. 14. The Grammy-winning group is touring in support of its third...

Country music stars Blake Shelton, Big & Rich, and the Oak Ridge Boys take the stage in Colorado Springs
Country music stars Blake Shelton, Big & Rich, and the Oak Ridge Boys take the stage in Colorado Springs

By: Michelle Karas - 0 Mon, Sep 18, 2017

While the Air Force Falcons were duking it out with the Michigan Wolverines in Michigan on Saturday, their home turf, Falcon Stadium, was turned into a...

Could this happen in your neighborhood? 'Porchfest' draws crowds to Colorado Springs' Patty Jewett area
Could this happen in your neighborhood? 'Porchfest' draws crowds to Colorado Springs' Patty Jewett area

By: Chhun Sun - 0 Mon, Sep 18, 2017

Next year, it's set to be bigger, better and perhaps even more ubitiiqous in Colorado Springs. But for now, the organizers of this year's Patty...

Take 10: A paranormal story trifecta, read by the author
Take 10: A paranormal story trifecta, read by the author

By: Eric Singer - 0 Sat, Sep 16, 2017

When you hear the phrase "paranormal fiction," does it conjure images of Rod Serling on "The Twilight Zone" and the stories he'd tell that would make...

Colorado Springs Realtor to be featured on HGTV 'House Hunters'  episode
Colorado Springs Realtor to be featured on HGTV 'House Hunters' episode

By: Jen Mulson - 0 Sat, Sep 16, 2017

The Colorado Springs housing market is smoking hot. Nobody knows that better than Michelle Blessing, a Realtor for ERA Shields Real Estate, whose...

Beloved character actor Harry Dean Stanton dies at 91
Beloved character actor Harry Dean Stanton dies at 91

By: - 0 Sat, Sep 16, 2017

LOS ANGELES — For more than 60 years, Harry Dean Stanton played crooks and codgers, eccentrics and losers. He endowed them with pathos and compassion...

U2 cancels St. Louis concert amid protests over police officer's acquittal on murder charge
U2 cancels St. Louis concert amid protests over police officer's acquittal on murder charge

By: - 0 Sat, Sep 16, 2017

U2 has canceled a planned concert for Saturday night in St. Louis, where crowds have been protesting the acquittal of a former city police officer who...

Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Monday, September 18
Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Monday, September 18

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Fri, Sep 15, 2017

Here's a look at a variety of events Monday around Colorado Springs and beyond:      STAGE “The Nerd” — 7 p.m., through...

Comedian Jim Breuer will talk family, aging in Colorado Springs show
Comedian Jim Breuer will talk family, aging in Colorado Springs show

By: Jen Mulson - 0 Fri, Sep 15, 2017

Comedian Jim Breuer will never forget the 2007 run-in with a fan that changed his comedy forever. The former "Saturday Night Live" performer, who...

Colorado Springs area music events starting Sept. 14, 2017
Colorado Springs area music events starting Sept. 14, 2017

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Fri, Sep 15, 2017

MUSIC THURSDAY Alan Joseph Solo Jazz Guitar - 6 p.m., Trap Traders Seal Eggs, Shauna Smith, Clare Trissel - 6:30 p.m., GOCA 121 Mac Lethal -...

Things to do around Colorado Springs this weekend: Blake Shelton, Pikes Peak at daybreak, air show, corn maze and more
Things to do around Colorado Springs this weekend: Blake Shelton, Pikes Peak at daybreak, air show, corn maze and more

By: Linda Navarro - 0 Fri, Sep 15, 2017

Here's a look at some of our favorite events happening around Colorado Springs, the Pikes Peak region and beyond in Colorado. If you missed the...

Inaugural Beaver Creek festival features Elephant Revival along with Elvis Costello and the Imposters
Inaugural Beaver Creek festival features Elephant Revival along with Elvis Costello and the Imposters

By: Jen Mulson - 0 Fri, Sep 15, 2017

When the folks at Beaver Creek realized they hadn't had a new fall festival in a decade, they got to work. The inaugural Hike to the Mic is a...

'Rising star' piano soloist to kick off Colorado Springs Philharmonic season
'Rising star' piano soloist to kick off Colorado Springs Philharmonic season

By: Michelle Karas - 0 Fri, Sep 15, 2017

Playing Chopin's Piano Concerto No. 2, conducted by Josep Caballe-Domenech, with the Colorado Springs Philharmonic, 7:30 p.m. Saturday and 2:30 p.m....

'Menashe' looks, with tenderness and equanimity, at a Hasidic community in Brooklyn
'Menashe' looks, with tenderness and equanimity, at a Hasidic community in Brooklyn

By: - 0 Fri, Sep 15, 2017

Starring Menashe Lustig, Yoel Falkowitz, Ruben Niborski, Yoel Weisshaus; directed by Joshua Z Weinstein; 81 minutes; PG, contains mature thematic...

Patty Jenkins just set a new record - here's how to tell if it'll change Hollywood
Patty Jenkins just set a new record - here's how to tell if it'll change Hollywood

By: - 0 Fri, Sep 15, 2017

"Wonder Woman" has pulled in $816 million this summer. And director Patty Jenkins will be paid for the sequel accordingly: She reportedly will make...

Air Force Academy's a cappella group In The Stairwell won't advance to 'America's Got Talent' finals
Air Force Academy's a cappella group In The Stairwell won't advance to 'America's Got Talent' finals

By: Ellie Mulder - 0 Fri, Sep 15, 2017

Despite capturing hearts throughout the 12th season of TV's "America's Got Talent," In The Stairwell won't advance to the finals, the a cappella group...

Pikes Pub: A tale of three hops
Pikes Pub: A tale of three hops

By: Stephanie Earls - 0 Thu, Sep 14, 2017

Humulus lupulus is thriving in the foothills of the Front Range. The perennial plant whose flowers provide the defining, bittering ingredient in beer...

Colorado Springs welcomes back award-winning chef to Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
Colorado Springs welcomes back award-winning chef to Cheyenne Mountain Zoo

By: Teresa Farney - 0 Thu, Sep 14, 2017

He's back. Beau Green, executive chef, has returned to Cheyenne Mountain Zoo. He's on the culinary team of Service Systems Associates, which...

Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Sunday, September 17
Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Sunday, September 17

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Thu, Sep 14, 2017

Here's a look at a variety of events Sunday around Colorado Springs and beyond:      FESTIVALS Sept. 14-17: Colorado...

Colorado Springs Philharmonic’s 2017-18 season has arrived, with phenomenal events every month

Thu, Sep 14, 2017 - 7:19 PM 0

The Colorado Springs Philharmonic has been enriching the community since 1927. The professional orchestra is composed of more than 70   musicians, and led...

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