Linda Navarro

Charity Events Columnist

  • The Colorado Springs Gazette's Fall Preview of the Arts

    Updated: Mon, Sep 8, 2014

    Ah, the waning days of summer. Sure, we're losing the halcyon afternoons of blue skies and balmy weather (and a lot of rain, too), but the cooling temps also herald the beginning of the fall arts season. That's worth wearing winter coats and scarves for a few months.
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  • No Rosie the Robot, but technology in the home is continuing to evolve

    Published: Sat, Sep 6, 2014

    There was laughter and perhaps some wishful thinking 50 years ago when George Jetson and his family whizzed around in a personal spacecraft, had a robot doing housework and were served breakfast from an automatic short-order machine. How far have we come, Lowe's wondered, and how...

  • Special Fall Preview of the Arts

    Published: Fri, Sep 5, 2014

    STAGE ACADEMY CONCERTS Air Force Academy Arnold Hall Theater, 333-4497, Oct. 17: D. L. Hughley. Comedy. Nov. 21: "Anything Goes." Musical. Dec. 12: "The Hitmen Holiday Show." Jan. 9: "Smokey Joe's Cafe." Musical.
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  • AROUND TOWN: Citizen Soldier Connection

    Published: Sun, Aug 31, 2014

    The Citizen Soldier Connection, a group of local citizens stepping in to support members of the military and their families stationed here, recently took to the links for a Friend-Raiser Golf Outing at Cheyenne Shadows Golf Course. Foursomes were made up of two soldiers and two local...

  • AROUND TOWN: Broadmoor gala wrapped up a cycling frenzy day at USA Pro Challenge

    Published: Sun, Aug 31, 2014

    He has covered every major cycling event in the world, including the Tour de France, but for expert commentator Phil Liggett, the USA Pro Challenge, which flew through Colorado Springs on Aug. 21, "makes cycling cool." That was the sentiment of the thousands of screaming,...

  • Video: Monument's Miguel Dakota named 'America's Got Talent' finalist

    Updated: Thu, Aug 28, 2014

    He has become “the heartthrob” of this season’s “America’s Got Talent” but Miguel Dakota’s vocals also swept him into the first six spots of the Top 12 on Wednesday night in New York City’s Radio City Music Hall. Dakota, 22, and his band Spiral Lion, will have a little time...

  • 'A vision to serve every child in need'

    Published: Sun, Aug 24, 2014

    CASA of the Pikes Peak Region is among the biggest and brightest CASA programs in the country. It's such a force that sometimes it implements cutting-edge programs "almost before we think of them," said national CASA CEO Michael Piraino, chuckling. The head of Court Appointed Special...

  • Jens Voigt doesn't win Pro Challenge stage, but he wins Colorado Springs crowd

    Updated: Fri, Aug 22, 2014

    Jens Voigt went out a champion Thursday night - even though he lost Stage 4 of the USA Pro Challenge on Thursday afternoon. The two-time Tour de France stage winner received multiple standing ovations from more than 225 people at the event's gala at Broadmoor Hall. He ignored...

  • AROUND TOWN: Saving wild mustangs like the stallion named Cloud

    Published: Thu, Aug 14, 2014

    Local filmmaker Ginger Kathrens thought a wildlife film about mustangs would be the simplest of projects. After all, she told herself, horses just stand around in a field and graze all day. Off she went to the Pryor Mountains, near the border of Montana and Wyoming where what is...

  • Colorado Springs home buyers and builders want a little bling, some splash with all that flex space

    Updated: Fri, Aug 8, 2014

    The annual Parade of Homes is a perfect time to pick up innovative ideas for a new home or to incorporate into your own. The 60th anniversary edition of the tour, put on by local builders and interior designers, is entering its final week. This year added handy, free seminars,...