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  • 'Black Sea' not a jolly experience

    By Tony Hicks San Jose Mercury News -
    Published: Fri, Jan 30, 2015

    Starring Jude Law, Scoot McNairy, Ben Mendelsohn, Jodie Whittaker, David Threlfall, Tobias Menzies; directed by Kevin Macdonald; 115 minutes; R for language throughout, some graphic images and violence "Black Sea" is not a pretty film by any definition. Nor is it happy, attractive...

  • 'A Most Violent Year': Trying to do right in a tough town

    By Steven Rea Philadelphia Inquirer -By Steven Rea Philadelphia Inquirer -
    Published: Fri, Jan 30, 2015

    "A Most Violent Year" is set in the bleak winter of 1981, in a virtually unrecognizable New York City: subways smeared in grime and graffiti, garbage spilling off the curbs, crime in the air. You almost expect to see the hunched, paranoid throng of pedestrians sidestepping chalk...

  • Kevin Costner shines in Mike Binder's nervy 'Black or White'

    By GARY GOLDSTEIN Los Angeles Times -
    Published: Fri, Jan 30, 2015

    Starring Kevin Costner, Octavia Spencer, Jennifer Ehle, Bill Burr, Gillian Jacobs, Jillian Estell; directed by Mike Binder; 121 minutes; PG-13 for brief strong language, thematic material involving drug use and drinking, fighting In a leaner year for lead actors, Kevin Costner would...

  • Local A&E news

    By Jennifer Mulson jen.mulson@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Jan 30, 2015

    Philharmonic's 2015/2016 season announced The Colorado Springs Philharmonic's 2015/2016 season was announced last weekend. Subscriptions start at $32; 575-9632, csphilharmonic.org. El Pomar Foundation Masterworks concerts - Sept. 19-20: "Rachmaninoff Second Concerto" - Oct. 10-11:...

  • America's Got Talent finalist Miguel Dakota at Pikes Peak Center

    BY STEPHANIE EARLS stephanie.earls@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Jan 30, 2015

    8 p.m. Saturday, Pikes Peak Center, 190 S. Cascade Ave.; $33-98; pikespeak center.com, 799-4139 Sons of Monument are set to shine Saturday, when local celeb-turned-"America's Got Talent" finalist Miguel Dakota performs a benefit concert at Pikes Peak Center to support the Children's...

  • Great Fruitcake Toss returns to Manitou Springs

    BY STEPHANIE EARLS stephanie.earls@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Jan 30, 2015

    Noon-3 p.m. Saturday, Memorial Park, 502 Manitou Ave., Manitou Springs; free, with suggested nonperishable food item donation; fruitcake toss@gmail.com or Manitou Springs Great Fruitcake Toss on Facebook Fruitcakes the world over shed candied tears of joy this month when it was...

  • Dining review: Tasty vegan options abound at Uchenna Ethiopian Restaurant

    By JL Fields jl.fields@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Jan 30, 2015

    Editor's note: Fields writes a monthly review of vegan options at local restaurants. Walking into Uchenna feels a bit like entering someone's cozy home. Chef Maya, who almost always greets her guests at the door, has turned a storefront space into a warm, comfortable dining room....

  • Colorado Springs area stage events starting Jan. 30, 2015

    Published: Fri, Jan 30, 2015

    STAGE OPENING "Lines" - By Israel Horovitz, 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Colorado College, Edith Kinney Gaylord Cornerstone Arts Center, Studio B, 825 N. Cascade Ave., free; 389-6607. "Vaudeville A La Mezz" - 6 p.m. Saturday, The Mezzanine, 20 N. Tejon St., back alley entrance,...

  • Colorado Springs area art events starting Jan. 30, 2015

    Published: Fri, Jan 30, 2015

    ARTS Opening "Pictures of Nothing - The Abstract Show" Opening Reception - 6 p.m. Saturday, Cottonwood Center for the Arts, 427 E. Colorado Ave., runs through Feb. 21, $3; 520-1899, cottonwoodcenterforthearts.com. ONGOING Wine and Art - 4 p.m. Saturdays, The Broadmoor Galleries,...

  • Colorado Springs area attraction events starting Jan. 30, 2015

    Published: Fri, Jan 30, 2015

    ESCAPES SATURDAY Great Fruitcake Toss - Noon, Memorial Park, 502 Manitou Ave., Manitou Springs; manitousprings.org. See story, Page 11, ONGOING Air Force Academy Visitor Center - Exit 156B off Interstate 25, North Gate; 333-2025, usafa.mil. Exhibits,...

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