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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.

October 22, 2017, marks the 200th anniversary of the birth of the founder of the Baha'i faith, Bahá’u’lláh. On Wednesday, the President of the Colorado Springs City Council passed a proclamation recognizing this milestone for the Baha'í community and calling all residents of the city to recognize the oneness of mankind, to celebrate diversity, and to work for unity in our local community, our country, and our world. Facebook photo.
A young couple share a turkey leg outside the Haunted Mansion on the first day of the Boulder County Fair, at the Boulder County Fairgrounds, Longmont, Colorado, Friday July 28, 2017. (Nikon F100 35mm) Kenneth Wajda Photographer
Jeannie Barta is the owner of Jeanne B's Boutique. Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017. Photo by Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette
"Powers of Ten: I," ink and colored pencil, 2012, by artist Pattie Lee Becker is part of "Play" an exhibit of her work that runs through Nov. 5 at Denver Botanic Gardens.
The Ent Center for the Arts at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, pictured Friday, Oct. 6, 2017, opens in January 2018. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
The Lil Smokies, an Americana band originally from Montana, are playing Ivywild School on Friday, Oct. 13, 2017, as part of the Campfire Caravan tour. The Brothers Comatose and Mipso are also performing.
"Headshot" tryptych from the "Postcommodity: A Very Long Line" video installation at the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College, opening Oct. 14, 2017.
Dar Williams will perform at the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College on Feb. 27, 2018.