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  • Oscar spotlight draws attention to industry diversity issue

    By JAKE COYLE The Associated Press -
    Published: Sat, Feb 21, 2015

    It was a year ago that Lupita Nyong'o, shortly before winning the Academy Award for best supporting actress, gave a speech about what she called "dark beauty." Nyong'o, who so dazzled Hollywood and the Oscar- viewing public through awards season, spoke tenderly of receiving a letter...

  • Predictions: What will and should win at the Academy Awards

    The Associated Press -
    Updated: Fri, Feb 20, 2015

    LOS ANGELES - Ahead of Sunday's 87th Academy Awards, Associated Press film writers Jake Coyle and Lindsey Bahr share their predictions for a ceremony that could be a nail biter. BEST PICTURE COYLE: Will Win: Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu's "Birdman" comes home to roost despite the...

  • Top 5 Netflix options on a snowy weekend indoors

    By Stephanie Earls stephanie.earls@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Feb 20, 2015

    When a world-ending snowstorm looms, the wise plan ahead. You know: shovel, salt, streaming movie queue. Here are a few options, snow-themed and not, available on Netflix for those not heading hill-ward: “The Honorable Woman” (2014): Maggie Gyllenhaal won a 2015 Golden Globe for...

  • Cash'd Out channels the Man In Black; weekend show set for Colorado Springs

    BY STEPHANIE EARLS stephanie.earls@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Feb 20, 2015

    8 p.m. Saturday, Stargazers Theatre & Event Center, 10 S. Parkside Drive.; $15/20; cashdout.com or 476-2200 There are tribute bands that play bars and bar mitzvahs, and there are tribute bands like Cash'd Out. Since forming a decade ago, the California-based quintet helmed by...

  • Colorado College's 'Silenced Film Series' reveals flaws of film industry

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

    One Colorado College student is shining a light on the seamy underbelly of Hollywood. Rebecca Celli, a 21-year-old senior, wants people to know about inequalities in the film industry and be more mindful of what they watch. She's the driving force behind the "Silenced Film Series,"...

  • Lack of snow hampers filming of Quentin Tarantino movie in Colorado

    Associated Press
    Updated: Fri, Feb 20, 2015

    DURANGO — Warm weather and low snowfall have been hampering the filming of Quentin Tarantino's latest film in Telluride. The Durango Herald (http://bit.ly/1CUqLIV ) reports that Telluride has only had 7 inches of snow in the last 30 days, forcing the director to shoot indoor...

  • YouTube sensation Jacob Whitesides stops in Colorado Springs

    By Jennifer Mulson jen.mulson@gazette.com -
    Updated: Thu, Feb 19, 2015

    With Jacquie Lee, 7 p.m. Friday, The Black Sheep, 2106 E. Platte Ave., $20-$22, VIP $125; 227-7625, blacksheep rocks.com. This is the music career that social media built. The YouTube videos of Jacob Whitesides, a 17-year-old singer and guitar player from Knoxville, Tenn., have...

  • 'Tosca' to mark first collaboration for local musical titans in Colorado Springs

    David Sckolnik
    Updated: Thu, Feb 19, 2015

    Colorado Springs Philharmonic Masterworks, 8 p.m. Saturday and 2:30 p.m. Sunday; Pikes Peak Center, 190 S. Cascade Ave. $21-$63; 520-7469; csphilharmonic.org. Forget the mortal combat that takes place between Baron Scarpia and Floria Tosca in Puccini's beloved operatic tragedy...

  • Dining review: Food stands out at Colorado Springs Mexican grill

    By Robin Intemann robin.intemann@gazette.com -
    Updated: Thu, Feb 19, 2015

    With three doors, Quijotes Mexican Grill is like a diner's version of "Let's Make a Deal" - Which one do you choose? Fortunately, well-prepared food with traditional south of the border flavors is behind each one. My first visit to Quijotes was at night, and the most promising of the...

  • Colorado Springs resort plays host to celebrity chefs, wine and spirit experts at culinary weekend

    by teresa j. farney teresa.farney@gazette.com -
    Updated: Thu, Feb 19, 2015

    Prepare yourself for an over-the-top weekend of eating and drinking when The Broadmoor staff put their minds together to create a culinary experience. After all, we are talking about a resort with a Forbes Five Star and an AAA Five Diamond rating. So, not surprising, the Taste &...

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