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Fonda-Redford movie casting call draws cast of thousands

Mon, Aug 29, 2016 - 12:06 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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Actor Gene Wilder, star of Mel Brooks movies, dies at 83
Actor Gene Wilder, star of Mel Brooks movies, dies at 83

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Gene Wilder, the star of such comedy classics as "Young Frankenstein" and "Blazing Saddles," has died. He was 83.

Wilder's nephew said Monday...

VIDEO: 5 favorite foods at the Colorado State Fair
VIDEO: 5 favorite foods at the Colorado State Fair

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The Gazette's Eric Singer heads to the 2016 State Fair in Pueblo to check out some tried and true and new favorite food groups.

State Fair...

Taylor Swift can't be impartial in rape case, says judge
Taylor Swift can't be impartial in rape case, says judge

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Taylor Swift was just dismissed as a prospective juror in an aggravated rape/kidnapping case because she told the judge she has a pending civil case...

Montana plane crash kills 'Ice Road Truckers' TV show star
Montana plane crash kills 'Ice Road Truckers' TV show star

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MISSOULA, Mont. — A plane crash in western Montana killed a star of the History channel reality series "Ice Road Truckers" who was planning to film a...

Colorado Springs City Council members among stars of Studio 809 podcasts
Colorado Springs City Council members among stars of Studio 809 podcasts

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Fresh, sassy and iconoclastic voices are making themselves heard on Studio 809 podcasts - including regulars from the Colorado Springs City...

Colorado Springs area music events starting Aug. 26, 2016

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MUSIC

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

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

CBS' Charles Osgood to end 22 years as 'Sunday Morning' host
CBS' Charles Osgood to end 22 years as 'Sunday Morning' host

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NEW YORK — Consider this a tribute to a weekend TV institution:

"This 'Sunday Morn' left us forlorn.

Charlie Osgood's retiring as...

Mariah Carey's sister arrested for prostitution
Mariah Carey's sister arrested for prostitution

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Pop icon Mariah Carey's older sister was arrested on a prostitution charge in a small town in New York state, police say.

Alison A. Carey, 55,...

TV Talk - Vince Vaughn, Kelly Ripa and 18 other celebrities answer the question, “What’s the most broke you’ve ever been?”
TV Talk - Vince Vaughn, Kelly Ripa and 18 other celebrities answer the question, “What’s the most broke you’ve ever been?”

By: Terry Terrones - 0 Sun, Aug 28, 2016

TV and film stars - they’re just like us! Well, they were earlier in their careers before they became famous. Every year when I go to the Television...

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 Sat, Aug 27, 2016

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

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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

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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

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

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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

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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

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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

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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...

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The Switchbacks have the best fans in the USL

Mon, Aug 29, 2016 - 12:31 PM 0

The Colorado Springs Switchbacks are a hometown team like no other. Thanks to a fierce community connection, their fans are also like none...

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