'Cat in the Hat' helps develop imagination, empathy in kids at Pikes Peak Center

By: Jennifer Mulson jen.mulson@gazette.com

By Childsplay, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, pre-show activities at 5:30 p.m., post-show Q&A with actors and bedtime treats, Pikes Peak Center, 190 S. Cascade Ave., $9-$19; 520-7469, ticketswest.com.

Dr. Seuss...

Film about disappearance of legendary Colorado Springs mountain biker coming to Colorado College

By: Stephanie Earls stephanie.earls@gazette.com

Colorado Springs native Mike Rust was a pioneer in the sport of mountain biking, a scrapper-philosopher who loved the outdoors and envisioned changing the world from the back of a bike.

The white-haired,...

Arts Month seeks to engage community in arts, culture events

By: Andy Vick, Cultural Office of the Pikes Peak Region

Each October, the Pikes Peak region celebrates Arts Month, taking the opportunity to elevate the visibility and value of arts and culture in the community. The official call to action during Arts Month is for all...

Your chance to try some of the area's best eateries - Colorado Springs Restaurant week - is Oct. 9-18

By: gazette staff

The 5th Annual Colorado Springs Restaurant Week will be Oct. 9 - 18. Forty-five restaurants in the Pikes Peak region will offer discounts on casual and fine dining and drinks. It's a great time to try a restaurant...

Blog: Local filmmaker to shoot vampire flick in Colorado Springs

By: Jennifer Mulson jen.mulson@gazette.com

Local filmmaker John Schuermann wants to fill Colorado Springs with vampires.

He’s in pre-production right now on “The Gospel According to Stephenson.” His logline:

After awakening in modern times, a...

In a time of progress, dramatizing a gay rights landmark

By: jake coyle The Associated Press

TORONTO - "Freeheld," a gay-rights drama about the turning tide of social justice, was shaped by the same currents of change it depicts.

In the course of making the true story about New Jersey police...

From Stones to solo album: Keith Richards making moves

By: MESFIN FEKADU The Associated Press

NEW YORK - Keith Richards had a goal when he was readying the release of his first solo album in two decades: Get his Rolling Stones bandmates excited about recording their own music.

"(The band is) going to...

Live Well: Three questions to ask before you speak

By: Jennifer Mulson jen.mulson@gazette.com

Every once in awhile I catch myself feeling envious of fresh-faced yogis.

And by that I mean people who are brand new to the practice, whether they're 21 or 91. A whole new world is opening up to them with...