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  • 'Mamma Mia' coming to Pikes Peak Center

    Published: Thu, Apr 2, 2015

    7:30 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, Pikes Peak Center, 190 S. Cascade Ave.; $37.50-$60, or call TicketsWest, 1-866-464-2626. Back in the '70s and '80s, when we were kids roller skating to "Dancing Queen" in our neon spandex and leg warmers, we couldn't have imagined...

  • Get your tickets: Colorado beer fest season fast approaching

    Updated: Thu, Apr 2, 2015

    Festival season is upon us, and with tickets already available — and, in one case, almost gone (no joke) — for the region’s upcoming brew-themed shindigs, it’s time to start planning your spring and summer beer budgets. - The calendar kicks off Saturday, April 11,...

  • List: Easter egg hunts are a challenge for the ages

    Updated: Mon, Mar 30, 2015

    Get eggs (from chickens or L'eggs; fake is fine). Hide eggs. Release the children. That's how it's been done, more or less, for centuries in Europe, where the tradition of egg hunts celebrated Christianity's most important holiday in a manner and context that was oh so spring....

  • Woodmen Valley Chapel hosts caring ministry workshop

    Updated: Sun, Mar 29, 2015

    "Bear ye one another's burdens, and so fulfill the law of Christ." - Galatians 6:2 Biblically speaking, ministering is not only a pastoral duty, but the obligation of all faithful. "The law of Christ boils down to loving your neighbor and loving everyone," said the Rev. Brent...

  • Craft Beer Week festivals, events on tap

    Updated: Fri, Mar 27, 2015

    When you’re a beer fan in Colorado, the craft beer celebration never really ends. Not so, Colorado Craft Beer Week. The 9-day fete of the state’s craft brewers, pubs and restaurants wraps Sunday after a weekend of special events, music and beer festivals, including Left Hand...

  • Chefs' Gala celebrates 30 years of Colorado Springs cuisine

    Published: Thu, Mar 26, 2015

    5 p.m. Sunday, Antlers Hilton, 4 S. Cascade Ave.; $95; reservations, 634-3737, When chefs compete, diners win. For 30 years, the Chefs' Gala has invited the Pikes Peak region's culinary masters to submit their best appetizers, entrees and...

  • Raise a glass to Craft Beer Week

    Updated: Wed, Mar 25, 2015

    Colorado Craft Beer Week, a 9-day celebration of the state’s craft brewers, pubs and restaurants, is more than halfway-over — time flies when you’re having beer, no? — but there’s still time to join in and raise a glass at one of many special events and keg tappings being...

  • SudSisters: More craft brewers say 'no' to bottles because they can-can-can

    Updated: Wed, Mar 25, 2015

    As comebacks go, Hollywood's got nothing on the beer can. The American Can Co.'s revolutionary invention, filled with 12 ounces of beer from the Gottfreid Krueger Brewing Co. of Newark, N.J., went on sale in Richmond, Va., 80 years ago. Within six months, Pabst Brewing Co. was...

  • Humane Society kicks off March Madness-themed fundraiser in Colorado Springs

    Updated: Mon, Mar 23, 2015

    The Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region is channeling the increasing popularity of March Madness, the annual men's and women's college basketball tournaments, with a BasketBowl fundraising campaign that aims to feed 500 homeless shelter animals. "We were trying to think of new...

  • 'Call before you dig' season starts early in Colorado Springs

    Published: Sat, Mar 21, 2015

    A thin line divides us from the matrix of utilities - power, water, gas, cable TV and phone - that powers our world. That thin brown line is dirt. "The biggest mistake is people making assumptions that they're not going to be digging deep enough to hit anything or that their...

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