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The Colorado Springs Comic and Toy Con returns this weekend

Mon, Jul 25, 2016 - 10:53 AM 0

Grab your lightsaber, the Colorado Springs Comic and Toy Con is back. The biannual show, now in its ninth cycle, offers would be Jedis and Vulcans a chance...

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Retired Air Force chief master sergeant invited to be KISS roadie for a day

Sun, Jul 24, 2016 - 7:54 AM 0

Sherry Jenkins, a retired Air Force chief master sergeant, got to rock 'n' roll all day and all night with one of her favorite bands Monday. Jenkins and...

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Colorado Springs Instagram contest offers a chance to be featured in real-life 'InstaGallery'
Colorado Springs Instagram contest offers a chance to be featured in real-life 'InstaGallery'

By: Ellie Mulder - 0 20 hr ago

If your Instagram feed is filled with pictures celebrating the beauty and culture of Colorado Springs, tag photos with #my_cosprings for a chance to...

TV review: 'Sharknado' returns for more silly summer fun
TV review: 'Sharknado' returns for more silly summer fun

By: Terry Terrones - 0 Yesterday

"Sharknado: The 4th Awakens"

Cast: Ian Ziering ("Beverly Hills 90210"), Tara Reid ("American Pie," "Van Wilder"), David Hasselhoff...

Von Miller joins Carrie Underwood in opening of “Sunday Night Football”
Von Miller joins Carrie Underwood in opening of “Sunday Night Football”

By: - 0 Yesterday

Underwood will perform “Oh, Sunday, Night,” which is set to the music of “Somethin’ Bad”

The Von Miller tour rolls on.

The Broncos linebacker...

KOAA-TV names new evening anchor
KOAA-TV names new evening anchor

By: Terry Terrones - 0 Yesterday

Local NBC affiliate KOAA-TV announced that Elizabeth Watts will be the new evening anchor starting August 1. She will be working with co-anchor Rob...

TheatreWorks does tragic love affair 'Antony and Cleopatra' at Rock Ledge Ranch
TheatreWorks does tragic love affair 'Antony and Cleopatra' at Rock Ledge Ranch

By: Jen Mulson - 0 Mon, Jul 25, 2016

By TheatreWorks, opens 7:30 p.m. Thursday, 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays, through Aug. 20, 6:30 p.m. pre-show activities, including dancers,...

How 'Star Trek' embraced diversity 50 years ago - and continues to do so today
How 'Star Trek' embraced diversity 50 years ago - and continues to do so today

By: - 0 Mon, Jul 25, 2016

John Cho was in the United Arab Emirates, seeking an Asian husband.

"Star Trek Beyond" was shooting in Dubai, and Cho's character, Sulu, would...

'Star Trek Beyond' soars with $59.6M at weekend box office
'Star Trek Beyond' soars with $59.6M at weekend box office

0 Sun, Jul 24, 2016

LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Star Trek Beyond" has landed atop the weekend box office.

Paramount's latest outing with the Starship Enterprise soared to...

Must See Must Do: Great entertainment options this weekend around Colorado Springs
Must See Must Do: Great entertainment options this weekend around Colorado Springs

By: Linda Navarro - 0 Fri, Jul 22, 2016

Here are some of our favorite events coming up the next few days around Colorado Springs:

The Wooks bring Kentucky bluegrass stylings to Colorado Springs
The Wooks bring Kentucky bluegrass stylings to Colorado Springs

By: Stephanie Earls - 0 Fri, Jul 22, 2016

"This is not your parents' bluegrass" is a disclaimer you don't hear too often outside Appalachia.

"In Kentucky, most people at some point in...

Colorado Springs area art events starting July 22, 2016
Colorado Springs area art events starting July 22, 2016

0 Fri, Jul 22, 2016

ARTS

Opening

Open Gallery Evening - Art from artists and teachers who participated in classes or open studio at the Senior Center, 6-8...

Colorado Springs area stage events starting July 22, 2016
Colorado Springs area stage events starting July 22, 2016

0 Fri, Jul 22, 2016

STAGE

OPENING

"The Seventh Seal" - Opens 7:30 p.m. Friday, runs 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 5 p.m. Sundays, through Aug. 7,...

Dining Review: Taste-tempting inspired menu at Shuga's
Dining Review: Taste-tempting inspired menu at Shuga's

By: - 0 Fri, Jul 22, 2016

The first decision to make at Shuga's is whether to eat inside beneath the flock of origami cranes or outdoors on the back patio where patches of sky...

Youth performers earn theater chops for 'Thoroughly Modern Millie'
Youth performers earn theater chops for 'Thoroughly Modern Millie'

By: Cassie Heeke - 0 Fri, Jul 22, 2016

7 p.m. Thursday, July 29 and 30, 2 p.m. July 31, Fine Arts Center, 30 W. Dale St., $10 open seating, tickets available at...

Ghost is storyteller in family-friendly 'Museum of Dreams' at The MAT
Ghost is storyteller in family-friendly 'Museum of Dreams' at The MAT

By: - 0 Fri, Jul 22, 2016

7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Millibo Art Theatre, 1626 S. Tejon St., $12 per person or $40 for Family Four Packs; themat.org/ice-cream-theatre;...

Tough diagnosis couldn't stop Terri Hendrix's music career
Tough diagnosis couldn't stop Terri Hendrix's music career

By: Jen Mulson - 0 Fri, Jul 22, 2016

7 p.m. Saturday, Tri-Lakes Center for the Arts, 304 Colorado 105, Palmer Lake, $20-$24; 481-0475, trilakesarts.org

A life-changing...

Ailes is out as Fox News head, Murdoch named acting chief
Ailes is out as Fox News head, Murdoch named acting chief

By: - 0 Thu, Jul 21, 2016

Roger Ailes, the television impresario who built Fox News into a financial and ratings juggernaut, will leave the network he spent 20 years building...

Downtown galleries The Modbo and S.P.Q.R. plan shows for August First Friday
Downtown galleries The Modbo and S.P.Q.R. plan shows for August First Friday

By: Kelsey Kendall - 0 Thu, Jul 21, 2016

The Modbo and S.P.Q.R. galleries in downtown Colorado Springs will be celebrating August's First Friday with art shows featuring works by Cymon...

Fresh approach to classical music at Manitou Chamber Music Festival
Fresh approach to classical music at Manitou Chamber Music Festival

By: Jen Mulson - 0 Thu, Jul 21, 2016

Think classical music isn't your cup of tea? The folks at the Manitou Chamber Music Festival promise their concerts will change your mind.

The...

Colorado Springs bakers entered pie-baking contest for bragging rights
Colorado Springs bakers entered pie-baking contest for bragging rights

By: Teresa Farney - 0 Thu, Jul 21, 2016

There was pie galore at the Good Ole Summertime Ice Cream Social & Pie Making Contest at Soda Springs Park in Manitou Springs on July 11. There...

Colorado Springs area attraction events starting July 22, 2016
Colorado Springs area attraction events starting July 22, 2016

0 Thu, Jul 21, 2016

ESCAPES

FRIDAY AND SATURDAY

El Paso County Fair - El Paso County Fairgrounds, 366 10th St., Calhan, go online for schedule and...

Colorado Springs area music events starting July 22, 2016

0 Thu, Jul 21, 2016

MUSIC

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

- Banning Lewis Ranch Recreation Center -...

Colorado music, stage, art events and festivals starting July 22, 2016
Colorado music, stage, art events and festivals starting July 22, 2016

By: - 0 Thu, Jul 21, 2016

OUT OF TOWN

AT: altitudetickets.com (formerly tickethorse.com)

AX: axs.com

BT: bouldertheater.com

FT: foxtheatre.com

...

Star of 'The Bachelor' files to run for Colorado House
Star of 'The Bachelor' files to run for Colorado House

By: - 0 Thu, Jul 21, 2016

DENVER — The most recent star of ABC's "The Bachelor," Ben Higgins, is running for public office in Colorado.

Higgins is running as a...

Kiss makes $150K donation to veterans group during Colorado Springs concert
Kiss makes $150K donation to veterans group during Colorado Springs concert

By: Cassie Heeke - 0 Thu, Jul 21, 2016

The rock band KISS donated $150,000 to a veterans organization during a performance Monday in Colorado Springs.

Band members took a break in...

New Belgium's Clips Beer and Film Tour stops at America The Beautiful Park
New Belgium's Clips Beer and Film Tour stops at America The Beautiful Park

By: Stephanie Earls - 0 Wed, Jul 20, 2016

7:30 p.m. Thursday (film begins at 9 p.m.), America the Beautiful Park, 126 Cimino Drive; free, newbelgium.com

New Belgium Brewing marks its...

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