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  • 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...

  • 'Insurgent' one-ups 'Divergent'

    By Roger Moore Tribune News Service -
    Published: Fri, Mar 20, 2015

    "Insurgent" doesn't seriously diverge from the "Divergent/Hunger Games/Maze Runner" formula until its final act. Up until then, this "Divergent" sequel is Young Adults Save the World generic. It's action-packed in the extreme, as young heroine Triss (Shailene Woodely) and "Dauntless"...

  • Colorado Springs area stage events starting March 20, 2015

    Published: Fri, Mar 20, 2015

    STAGE OPENING "Vaudeville a la Mezz" - 7 p.m. Saturday, The Mezzanine, 20 N. Tejon St., back alley entrance, $10-$20; 428-6974, themezzcos.com. "Improv Colorado" - 7:37 p.m. Saturday, Black Box Theatre, 1367 Pecan St., $10-$12; blackboxdrama.com. Thai Rivers - Opens 8 p.m....

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