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  • Keeping classical cool: Oldest US arts group turns 200

    Updated: Sat, Mar 21, 2015

    BOSTON (AP) — Before Beyonce, there were the Beatles. Before the Beatles, there was Brahms. And before Brahms was even born, there was the Handel & Haydn Society. America's oldest continuously operating arts organization — which introduced the nation to composers like Chopin and...

  • Chihuly show pushes Denver gardens to nation's No. 1 spot

    The Associated Press -
    Published: Sat, Mar 21, 2015

    DENVER - Denver Botanic Gardens had more visitors last year than any other public garden in North America, edging out the Washington, D.C., attraction that usually tops the list. Denver gardens CEO Brian Vogt credited a popular show by contemporary glass artist Dale Chihuly and the...

  • Must See Must Do: What's happening around Colorado Springs this weekend

    Linda Navarro
    Updated: Fri, Mar 20, 2015

    Are you looking for something fun to do this weekend in the Colorado Springs area? Here's a start. The grown-ups can head out for their own evening as kids ages 6-10 enjoy a Kids Night Out Friday at Bear Creek Nature Center and Park, 245 Bear Creek Road. From 6 to 9 p.m. the kids...

  • Twisted Sister drummer A.J. Pero dies at 55

    Associated Press
    Updated: Fri, Mar 20, 2015

    The drummer for the heavy-metal band Twisted Sister has died. A.J. Pero was 55. The band says Pero died Friday of an apparent heart attack. Anthony Jude Pero powered the fast-paced sound of Twisted Sister, one of the most famous 1980s metal groups. He was well-known for...

  • Woodland Park musician in rehab after January wreck that left him unconscious for weeks

    By stephen hobbs stephen.hobbs@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Mar 20, 2015

    A Woodland Park musician is moving with the help of a walking harness as he recovers from a January car crash that left him unconscious for weeks. Charles Ortega, a principal tuba player for the Colorado Springs Philharmonic, suffered a traumatic brain injury, a fractured pelvis and...

  • Blog: Local students perform with the Colorado Springs Philharmonic

    By Jennifer Mulson jen.mulson@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Mar 20, 2015

    Some local student will perform alongside the Colorado Springs Philharmonic with the help of Carnegie Hall. It's part of a collaboration between the orchestra and Carnegie's Weill Music Institute. The culmination of the year-long adventure is "Link Up: The Orchestra Moves," a spring...

  • Colorado Springs area attraction events starting March 20, 2015

    By Carlotta Olson -
    Published: Fri, Mar 20, 2015

    ESCAPES FRIDAY-SUNDAY Colorado Cosmic Con - Dance, celebrity panels, artist alley, contests and more, Hotel Eleganté Conference and Event Center, 2886 S. Circle Drive. More details: Go to coloradocosmiccon.com/#home or see...

  • Colorado Springs area art events starting March 20, 2015

    By Carlotta Olson -
    Published: Fri, Mar 20, 2015

    ARTS Opening "Snow Softly Falling" Opening Reception - 5-8 p.m. Friday, Commonwheel Artists Co-Op, 102 Cañon Ave., Manitou Springs, exhibit runs through April 20; 685-1008, commonwheel.com. "Gallery of Living Art" - 7:30 p.m. Friday, 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. Saturday, 3 p.m. Sunday, First...

  • Colorado music, stage, art events and festivals starting March 20, 2015

    By Carlotta Olson -
    Published: Fri, Mar 20, 2015

    OUT OF TOWN AT: altitudetickets.com (formerly tickethorse.com) AX: axs.com BT: bouldertheater.com FT: foxtheatre.com TM: ticketmaster.com TW: ticketweb.com TF: ticketfly.com TL: ticketliquidator.com LN: livenation.com DC: denvercenter.org IT: itickets.com MUSIC Saturday:...

  • Sean Penn flexes action-hero muscles in 'Gunman'

    Published: Fri, Mar 20, 2015

    Starring Sean Penn, Javier Bardem, Idris Elba, Ray Winstone, Mark Rylance; directed by Pierre Morel; 115 minutes; R for strong violence, language and some sexuality At one point in "The Gunman," the new Sean Penn geopolitical thriller, our star goes surfing. It's supposed to show he...

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