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  • Fox TV show 'Gotham' explores life before Batman

    By Terry Terrones -
    Updated: 4 hr ago

    "Gotham" Cast: Ben McKenzie ("Southland," "The O.C."), Donal Logue ("Grounded for Life"), Jada Pinkett Smith ("The Nutty Professor," "Collateral"), Robin Lord Taylor ("Accepted") Airs: The premiere airs at 7 p.m. Monday on Fox The premise: Gotham City is home to the one of the...

  • Q&A: Actor Ben McKenzie talks 'Gotham' and James Gordon's moustache

    Terry Terrones
    Updated: 5 hr ago

    Last week I sat in on a Fox conference call with actor Ben McKenzie, star of the TV show “Gotham.” McKenzie, who plays a younger version of future Gotham City commissioner James Gordon on the show, talks about how nice The Penguin is, about the famous Gordon moustache and who his...

  • Bombastic season opener for the Philharmonic

    By David Sckolnik Special to The Gazette -
    Updated: 7 hr ago

    Superb symphonic music is back in the Springs. With guest conductor Cristian Macelaru at the helm, the Colorado Springs Philharmonic launched what has the look of its most exciting and challenging season in decades. On this occasion, the experience was an over-the-top sonic spectacular...

  • Gordon Lightfoot knows what's expected

    By Jennifer Mulson -
    Updated: 8 hr ago

    7:30 p.m. Monday, Pikes Peak Center, 190 S. Cascade Ave., $43-$68;
520-7469, Gordon Lightfoot knows what his fans want: the cream of the crop. The longtime performer is famous for his extensive playbook of beloved folk and pop songs from the 1960s and '70s,...

  • Ben McKenzie primed to lead Fox's Batman prequel

    By Alicia Rancilio The Associated Press -
    Published: Mon, Sep 22, 2014

    LOS ANGELES - Ben McKenzie expects viewers to tune into the premiere episode of Fox's Batman prequel series, "Gotham," on Monday. The series has the name recognition, history and premise to pique curiosity, and "if that gets people to watch, I'll take it," the 36-year-old actor said in...

  • TV Review: 'Gotham' a treat even without Batman

    Terry Terrones

    “Gotham” Cast: Ben McKenzie (“Southland,” “The O.C.”), Donal Logue (“Grounded for Life”), Jada Pinkett Smith (“The Nutty Professor,” “Collateral”), Robin Lord Taylor (“Accepted”) Airs: The premiere episode airs at 7 p.m. Monday on FOX The premise: Gotham City is home to the...

  • Must See Must Do: What's happening in the Colorado Springs area this weekend

    By Linda Navarro
    Updated: Sat, Sep 20, 2014

    FRIDAY-SATURDAY The delicate, artistic Japanese flower arranging known as Ikebana is in the spotlight Friday and Saturday at Denver Botanic Gardens, 1007 York St. Flower arranging demonstrations, 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Saturday, are part of the Ikebana International Denver Flower Show...

  • ManiFest a celebration of community, arts and more

    by Lisa Walton -
    Updated: Fri, Sep 19, 2014

    Manitou Springs will celebrate community, the arts, health and fitness Sunday at ManiFest, a citywide festival featuring music, food tastings and demonstrations, yoga and creative workshops. The inaugural event, scheduled from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m., also features a bike ride in Garden of...

  • Foodies can get their fill in weeks ahead

    teresa j. farney -
    Updated: Fri, Sep 19, 2014

    Get ready to do some serious eating during the next couple of weeks. Year No. 4 of Colorado Springs Restaurant Week kicks off Friday and runs through Oct. 4 (unless otherwise noted). Now is the time to experiment and widen your dining-out palate. Here's how it works: 37 participating...

  • New chili variety pops at Pueblo's Loaf 'N Jug Chile and Frijoles Festival

    By Jennifer Mulson -
    Updated: Fri, Sep 19, 2014

    There's a new pepper on the block at this year's Loaf 'N Jug Chile and Frijoles Festival in Pueblo. It's called the Pueblo Popper and was born from one scientist's craving for a stuffed chili pepper minus the soggy bottom, says Rod Slyhoff, president of the Pueblo Chamber of Commerce...