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  • Xbox One gets a limited time holiday price drop

    Terry Terrones
    Updated: Mon, Oct 27, 2014

    Looking to give its latest console a sales bump this holiday, Microsoft today announced a limited-time promotional offer on its Xbox One console. Starting this Sunday (Nov. 2) and running until Jan. 3, 2015, the Xbox One will be available for $349. The special pricing of $50 off the...

  • Denver International Wine Festival in Broomfield worth the road trip

    teresa j. farney teresa.farney@gazette.com -
    Updated: Mon, Oct 27, 2014

    Attention, food and wine lovers, here is a festival you'll want to check out: the Denver International Wine Festival at The Omni Interlocken Resort, 500 Interlocken Blvd., Broomfield, Nov. 19 to 21. The event kicks off with a wine dinner at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 19. Celebrity TV chef and...

  • New Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center CEO sees flourishing arts days ahead

    By Jennifer Mulson jen.mulson@gazette.com -
    Updated: Mon, Oct 27, 2014

    David Dahlin has a vintage vision for the Fine Arts Center. As the institution's new president and CEO, he wants to see the former home of both Julie and Spencer Penrose and the Broadmoor Art Academy regain the popularity it enjoyed after opening in 1936. "When it was founded, it...

  • Soloist, conductor and orchestra shine at Pikes Peak Center

    David Sckolnik
    Updated: Mon, Oct 27, 2014

    There's no chance of serving up a masterpiece unless the finest ingredients are available And it was a "masterpiece" of a performance offered to an almost filled hall.

  • Halloween can be scary for pets, Colorado Springs high school grad Elvira warns

    By Nick Thomas, Tinseltown Talks -
    Updated: Mon, Oct 27, 2014

    When it comes to Halloween, no one is more familiar with the nocturnal October ritual than actress Cassandra Peterson, better known to millions as Elvira, Mistress of the Dark. Sporting an oversized black wig, a low and behold form-fitting black dress and enough makeup to give the...

  • 'Welcome Back, Kotter' star Marcia Strassman dies

    Associated Press
    Updated: Mon, Oct 27, 2014

    LOS ANGELES — Marcia Strassman, who played Gabe Kaplan's wife, Julie, on the 1970s sitcom "Welcome Back, Kotter," has died. She was 66. Strassman died at her Sherman Oaks, California, home on Friday after battling breast cancer for seven years, her sister, Julie Strassman, said...

  • Strings and Serpents: 'Let go and let it just cover you'

    By David sckolnik david.sckolnik@gazette.com -
    Published: Mon, Oct 27, 2014

    Andy Milne is a highly regarded jazz pianist and composer. But that's not a description that really suits the 45-year-old Canadian-American. "Maybe 10 years ago I started to recognize that not all ideas fit into nice little boxes or fit into the box that you want to spend your energy...

  • DVD Review - 'The Wonder Years' box set

    Terry Terrones
    Updated: Sun, Oct 26, 2014

    What’s it all about: When “The Wonder Years” debuted in 1988 it hit a certain sweet spot we all have for nostalgia. After all, who doesn’t look back at their younger days with fondness? Of course it doesn’t hurt that “The Wonder Years” managed to encapsulate so many of America’s most...

  • Blog: Monsters of Mock are back for Halloween season

    By Jennifer Mulson
    Updated: Fri, Oct 24, 2014

    You know it's almost Halloween when the Monsters of Mock tribute bands get rolling. Tonight's the night! The Wild Ones, Forever (a Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers tribute band) and The Chain (a Fleetwood Mac tribute band) will perform at The ModboCo School of Art at Ivywild School....

  • Colorado Springs area haunted houses spread seasonal frights

    BY STEPHANIE EARLS stephanie.earls@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Oct 24, 2014

    Fear is subjective: Spiders, clowns, a former storefront full of screaming teenagers. What tingles our nerves, sets our hearts racing and makes our palms damp - a hardwired physiological response meant to alert us to potentially perilous situations - is entirely personal. Thankfully...

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