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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.

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In/PLANES, featuring Inaiah Lujan and Desirae Garcia, play Sunday, May 28, 2017, during the final day of the Meadowgrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Bluegrass on the Arkansas will be Saturday, May 26, and Sunday, May 27, in Riverside Park, Salida.
Nathaniel Rateliff performs Friday, May 25, 2012, during the first day of the MeadowGrass Festival at La Foret in Black Forest. The Festival continues through Sunday. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Cully Joyce, Sean Schafer Hennessy and Jason Crowe perform during a Hennessy 6 show at Motif Jazz Club in Colorado Springs on Saturday April 14, 2018. Photo by Jeff Kearney.
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Katie Yeadon, left, talks with Dave Hurley before the start of the Home & Garden Show in April. The Housing & Building Association of Colorado Springs has announced its 2019 schedule of home shows. Gazette file photo by Dougal Brownlie.
Part of the "Year of the Dog" exhibit at the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College: Shannon Johnstone, "Landfill Dogs, Karsten," Impoundment #87239, Archival Inkjet Print, 2013. Karsten was adopted in August 2013 after spending four months in the shelter.