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  • Violinist Mark Fewer back to thrill Colorado Springs

    By David Sckolnik, david.sckolnik@gazette.com
    Updated: Thu, Feb 26, 2015

    Chamber Orchestra of the Springs, conducted by Thomas Wilson, with violinist Mark Fewer, 7 p.m. Saturday (Broadmoor Community Church, 315 Lake Ave.) and 2:30 p.m. Sunday (First Christian Church, 16 E. Platte Ave.); $5 -$20; 719-633-3649; chamber orchestra ofthesprings.org He just...

  • More than 100 local boys perform at "Sing! Raise the Roof" in Colorado Springs

    By Jennifer Mulson jen.mulson@gazette.com -
    Updated: Thu, Feb 26, 2015

    All-city boy choir presented by Colorado Springs Children's Chorale, 7 p.m. Saturday, Wasson High School, 2115 Afton Way, $5-$10; 633-3562, kidssing.org. Imagine almost 130 preteen and high school-age boys standing on stage belting out Queen's "We Will Rock You." That's the agenda...

  • Dining review: Vegan-friendly Manitou Springs cafe the spot for tofu

    By JL fields jl.fields@gazette.com -
    Updated: Thu, Feb 26, 2015

    Editor's note: Fields writes a monthly review of vegan options at local restaurants. I have a soft spot for tofu - and I have just the tofu spot for you. Adam's Mountain Cafe recently relocated to the east side of Manitou Springs, helping west-side residents like me avoid summer...

  • TV Review - "The Last Man on Earth"

    Terry Terrones
    Updated: Thu, Feb 26, 2015

    “The Last Man on Earth” Cast: Will Forte (“Saturday Night Live,” “Nebraska”), Kristen Schaal (“Bob’s Burgers,” “The Daily Show”), January Jones (“Mad Men”), Mel Rodriguez (“Enlisted,” “Panic Room”), Cleopatra Coleman (“Step Up Revolution”) Airs: The premiere episode airs at 8...

  • Colorado Springs artist creates family-friendly superheroes

    BY STEPHANIE EARLS stephanie.earls@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, Feb 25, 2015

    Jason Meents grew up loving comic books and newspaper comic strips - and never minding the genre was "for kids." A kid he was. "I'd get the newspaper every day and was excited for Sunday because they were bigger and in color," said Meents, 35, who as a boy in Chicago kept binders...

  • 'Last Man on Earth' offers clever premise, great cast chemistry

    By Terry Terrones terry.terrones@gazette.com -
    Updated: Tue, Feb 24, 2015

    "The Last Man on Earth" Cast: Will Forte ("Saturday Night Live," "Nebraska"), Kristen Schaal ("Bob's Burgers," "The Daily Show"), January Jones ("Mad Men"), Mel Rodriguez ("Enlisted," "Panic Room"), Cleopatra Coleman ("Step Up Revolution") Airs: The premiere episode airs at 7 p.m....

  • TV Preview - Getting ready for 'Survivor: Worlds Apart' with two-time Survivor contestant Rob Cesternino

    Terry Terrones
    Updated: Tue, Feb 24, 2015

    When “Survivor: Worlds Apart” premieres this Wednesday at 7 p.m. on CBS it will mark the start of the popular reality series’ 30th season. Contestants have been trying to outwit, outplay and outlast each other since 2000 and since then the show has seen several twists to its gameplay....

  • Famed violinist Joshua Bell still learning

    By David Sckolnik david.sckolnik@gazette.com -
    Published: Tue, Feb 24, 2015

    There no slowing down in violinist Joshua Bell's career. The 47-year-old has been at the top of his profession since he made his debut with the Philadelphia Orchestra under conductor Ricardo Muti in 1975. He fondly remembers a concert soon after in Colorado Springs. "It's probably...

  • After the Oscars, diversity remains a topic of discussion

    Updated: Mon, Feb 23, 2015

    NEW YORK (AP) — What was missing from the Academy Awards turned out to be the issue that could not be ignored on the night trophies were handed out. The lack of non-white contenders for major acting awards this year became a focus on the day Oscar nominations were announced....

  • Irish harmonies at Celtic Thunder show in Colorado Springs

    By Jennifer Mulson jen.mulson@gazette.com -
    Updated: Mon, Feb 23, 2015

    7:30 p.m. Monday, Pikes Peak Center, 190 S. Cascade Ave., $45-$69.50; 520-74690, ticketswest.com. Six Irish guys drink a cup of tea and walk onto a stage. No, it's not a joke: It's Celtic Thunder, a singing group and stage show from Ireland known for its harmony-rich covers of pop...

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