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Teacher nurtures 'artist-self' in youths at Colorado Springs studio

By: STEPHANIE EARLS stephanie.earls@gazette.com

She's Mrs. Conn-Parent at Steele Elementary School, but to her students at Studio 101 she's always been Miss Rhonda.

"I think in traditional studio art teaching, a lot comes from the teacher," said...

Test your musical mettle at these 7 Colorado Springs open mic and karaoke venues

By: STEPHANIE EARLS stephanie.earls@gazette.com -Stephanie Earls stephanie.earls@gazette.com

Don't let that awesome band name you came up with in high school go to waste.

Karaoke and open mic nights can provide the perfect entree to the world of live performance, and Colorado Springs has a multitude...

Top faker wins at Funky Little Lip Sync Battle

By: STEPHANIE EARLS stephanie.earls@gazette.com

8 p.m. Saturday, Funky Little Theater Company, 2109 Templeton Gap Road; $5 spectators, $15 competitors, $1 off with canned food donation to Care and Share Food Bank for Southern...

Welcome the new year with a First Day Hike at a Colorado state park

By: STEPHANIE EARLS stephanie.earls@gazette.com

Superstition holds that what a person does on New Year's Day sets the tone for the year to come.

America's State Parks invites us to kick off 2016 on the right foot, al fresco-style, at one of several guided...

Keeping up with Colorado craft breweries a non-stop job for 'Drinker's Guide' publishers

By: STEPHANIE EARLS stephanie.earls@gazette.com

Keeping tabs on the new breweries in the nation's No. 3 craft beer state can seem like a Sisyphean task, in an industry that's growing like a hydra. For every craft destination that opens, it seems, another two...

New Year's in Times Square has nothing on Hogmanay

By: STEPHANIE EARLS stephanie.earls@gazette.com

Big plans for Thursday night?

Scotland's got you beat with Hogmanay, a multi-day New Year's fete thought to date from Viking times and one of the grandest holiday celebrations you've probably never heard...

Monument mom honors daughter and lifesaving cause at 2016 Rose Parade

By: STEPHANIE EARLS stephanie.earls@gazette.com

Mark and Gail Gallagher's 26-year-old daughter, Kate, was on the transplant list awaiting a donor liver when she suffered the cerebral hemorrhage that ended her life in March 2012.

Despite the fact that Kate...

Pikes Peak AdAmAn Club welcomes 98th member for annual New Year's fireworks display

By: STEPHANIE EARLS stephanie.earls@gazette.com

When Pikes Peak dons a crown of light and color at midnight Friday, you'll know who to blame.

"Stay up late and watch them. I'll be the one setting them off," said Dr. Scott Smetana, a Colorado Springs...