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  • A dozen Georgia O'Keeffe works on exhibit at Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center

    By Jennifer Mulson jen.mulson@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sun, Jun 28, 2015

    Georgia O'Keeffe's work has tugged at art enthusiasts and casual observers for almost a century. Even if they don't know her name, they recognize the images she favored so often: extreme close-ups of bright yellow calla lilies, pink and purple pansies, and black irises; New York City...

  • AROUND TOWN: Big prize for playful sculpture

    By linda navarro linda.navarro@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sun, Jun 28, 2015

    Being fully appreciated for what you do never gets old for an artist. When well-known local artist Sean O'Meallie and his wife, Mary, heard his name called from the stage at City Auditorium, he gasped a bit and Mary teared up. O'Meallie had just learned he was receiving the $10,000...

  • Must See Must Do: Best bets for fun this weekend around Colorado Springs

    By linda navarro linda.navarro@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Jun 26, 2015

    Here's a look at some of your best entertainment options in the Colorado Springs area over the next few days: FRIDAY-SATURDAY - It's time for the Royal Gorge Whitewater Festival in Cañon City, with almost 20 river events planned, but they'll be keeping watch on the Arkansas River,...

  • Competing racers, cars, motorcycles featured at downtown Colorado Springs Hill Climb fan fest

    By Jennifer Mulson jen.mulson@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Jun 26, 2015

    5-10 p.m. Friday, downtown along Tejon Street, from Platte Avenue to Colorado Avenue, free; 685-4400, ppihc.com/fan-fest When Spencer Penrose proposed a race to the top of Pikes Peak on his newly converted Pikes Peak Highway in 1915, surely he was met with a few side eyes. The...

  • Blog: Backstage party with Springs Ensemble Theatre

    By Jennifer Mulson jen.mulson@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Jun 26, 2015

    Here's your chance to rub elbows with the actors you see on stage at Springs Ensemble Theatre and other companies around town.  SET will host the Backstage Summer Jam Sessions on Saturday, June 27, for adults and kids alike. Adults can drink Bristol beer and wine and play games...

  • Blog: Ryan Tedder guitar up for auction at Pickin’ on the Divide

    By Jennifer Mulson jen.mulson@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Jun 26, 2015

    Ever hear of One Republic? They're just a little rock band with three Colorado members, including Ryan Tedder and Zach Filkins, who met in 1996 while attending Colorado Springs Christian School. Well, they've done pretty well for themselves in the music business, winning...

  • Blog: Poor Richard’s Rico’s Café & Wine Bar celebrates same-sex marriage decision

    By Jennifer Mulson jen.mulson@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Jun 26, 2015

    The folks at Poor Richard's are celebrating the Supreme Court's landmark decision guaranteeing people the right to same-sex marriage. Head to Rico's Café & Wine Bar today to raise a free toast. What: Free three ounce pours of wine and beer When:  Friday, June 26...

  • The Winery at Pikes Peak in Cascade serves light lunches, sweets, espresso and wine

    By teresa farney teresa.farney@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Jun 26, 2015

    On our recent return from the Food & Wine Classic in Aspen we planned to drop in at The Wines of Colorado in Cascade for lunch. The place was hopping. And for good reason. The food is always great and the patio by the bubbling creek relaxing. But for us, lunch at Marv...

  • Motorcycle culture on display at downtown Colorado Springs Bike Fest

    By Amanda hancock amanda.hancock@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Jun 26, 2015

    Jim Wear knows the obvious appeal of girls in bikinis, endless bottles of Corona and rows and rows of shiny, shake-the-ground motorcycles closing down a city street. But there's more to the annual Tejon Street Bike Fest than that. "To the untrained eye, it looks like a huge, crazy...

  • Flash Cadillac and Colorado Springs Philharmonic pair up at Summer Symphony

    By Jennifer Mulson jen.mulson@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Jun 26, 2015

    Concessions and activities begin at 3 p.m., Colorado Springs Youth Symphony and Colorado Springs Children's Chorale featuring Kyle Dillingham at 4 p.m., The Haunted Windchimes at 5:30 p.m., Flash Cadillac and the...

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