Thrilling 'Meru': Climbers try rising to the challenge - twice

By: Tom Keogh The Seattle Times

Starring Jimmy Chin, Conrad Anker, Renan Ozturk; directed by Jimmy Chin and Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi; 90 minutes; R for language

A viewer expects some high drama in a documentary about scaling one of the...

Movie minis

By: name newspaper

opening

"War Room" - (Drama, PG, 120 minutes). Not reviewed. A struggling couple finds help in the form of a wise, older woman who encourages them to pray.

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"The Breakfast Club" -...

Colorado Springs area music events starting Aug. 28, 2015

MUSIC

- Ancient Mariner - 962 Manitou Ave., Manitou Springs; 685-5503, facebook.com/legendaryancientmariner

- Back East Bar and Grill - 9475 Briar Village Point; 264-6161,...

Colorado Springs area stage events starting Aug. 28, 2015

STAGE

OPENING

"Improv Comedy Show" - 7:37 p.m. Saturday, Black Box Theatre, 1367 Pecan St., $10, $8 for students and children 12 and younger in advance, $12, $10 for students and children 12 and younger...

Colorado Springs area art events starting Aug. 28, 2015

ARTS

ONGOING

Wine and Art - 4 p.m. Saturdays, The Broadmoor Galleries, 1 Lake Circle; 577-5744, broadmoorgalleries.com.

Featured Artists - Dale Pittock (oil and acrylics ) and Peggy Cook (bronze...

Local A&E news

By: Jennifer Mulson jen.mulson@gazette.com

COLORADO SPRINGS CONSERVATORY EARNS RECOGNITION

Arts Schools Network recently named the Colorado Springs Conservatory a 2015-2017 Exemplary School. The network is the largest professional membership...

Colorado music, stage, art events and festivals starting Aug. 28, 2015

By: Carlotta Olson

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:...

Chefs at the Taste of Douglas County create winning dishes for cook-off

By: teresa farney teresa.farney@gazette.com

Jeff Richard's culinary training shines. Although he is famously known for the crazy burger concoctions served at his Crave Real Burger chain, you can get a better understanding of his cooking talent at his Old...