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Michelle Karas

Local/Arts and Entertainment Editor

A Keystone State native, Michelle oversees The Gazette’s arts and entertainment coverage and weekly entertainment magazine, “GO!” She is editor of the Gazette's Dining Guide, FYI Magazine and Best of the Springs 2017.

Michelle Karas Thursday, December 17, 2015. Photo by Mark Reis, The Gazette
Workers finish the landscaping outside The Ent Center of the Arts Friday, Oct. 6, 2017, at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs. The new building opens in January 2018. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Shoji Kameda and Masato "Maz" Baba, founding members of On Ensemble, are pictured. The music ensemble will perform at Tri-Lakes Center for the Arts in Palmer Lake on Jan. 19.
Country star Drake White is headlining a concert at the Coloradoan Rodeo and Concert Series at the Colorado State Fairgrounds in Pueblo on Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018. Here, White performs at the Faster Horses Music Festival in the Brooklyn Trails Campground at Michigan International Speedway on Friday, July 21, 2017, in Brooklyn, Mich. (Photo by Amy Harris/Invision/AP)
The crowd lines up for the 2017 edition of the Best of Springs Thursday, April 13, 2017, during The Gazette's Best of Springs celebration at the Pikes Peak Center in Colorado Springs. The magazine will be available for home delivery in Sunday's Gazette and at The Gazette office in downtown Colorado Springs. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Raw oyster and lemon isolated on a whte background.
A New Year's Eve celebration featuring entertainer Randy Rodriguez, a buffet dinner, dancing and party music including Sinatra, '70s and '80s, Latin and today's hits is scheduled at the Colorado Springs Marriott. (Facebook)
DENVER, CO. - DECEMBER 31: Denver rang in the New Year with fireworks on the 16th St. Mall Tuesday night, December 31, 2013. The first show was at 9:00 with a repeat performance at midnight. Photo By Karl Gehring/The Denver Post
Man kissing woman under mistletoe