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  • 'THE ROOSEVELTS:' The man with the words

    T.D. Mobley-Martinez, The Gazette
    Updated: Sun, Sep 14, 2014

    As problems go, winnowing down a lifetime of knowledge into a mere 14 hours ranks a tough one. "I could have done a hundred hours," says Geoffrey C. Ward, laughing. The seven-time Emmy winner has written nearly every documentary renowned filmmaker Ken Burns has produced, including...

  • Q&A: Oscar winner Octavia Spencer talks about her new series, 'Red Band Society'

    Terry Terrones
    Updated: Sun, Sep 14, 2014

    Recently I was able to sit in on a conference call with actress Octavia Spencer (“The Help,” “Fruitvale Station”). She was speaking with media members to promote her new TV series, “Red Band Society.” The Academy Award winner plays a nurse who works in a pediatric ward in the new...

  • BRINGING HISTORY ALIVE: Ken Burns offers 'intimate' portrait of 'The Roosevelts'

    By T.D. MOBLEY-MARTINEZ tracy.mobleymartinez@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sat, Sep 13, 2014

    For more on "The Roosevelts: An Intimate History" - Geoffrey C. Ward, who has written nearly every Burns production, parlays recently discovered letters and diary into new facets of the four-term president. - A video featuring Eric Singer and Gazette reporter T.D. Mobley-Martinez,...

  • 'THE ROOSEVELTS:' Episode guide to Ken Burns' new series

    Updated: Sat, Sep 13, 2014

    More on "The Roosevelts: An Intimate History" - A story on Ken Burns and the new seven-part series - A story on Geoffrey C. Ward, the writer of nearly every Burns production, including "The Roosevelts." - A video on the series with Eric Singer and interviewer T.D. Mobley-Martinez...

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

    By LINDA NAVARRO linda.navarro@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Sep 12, 2014

    Here are some of the top events in the Colorado Springs area over the next few days: FRIDAY-SUNDAY - It's a fall festival of folk art with a permanent spot on many area family calendars because the Holly Berry House Folk Art Festival has been a tradition for 36 years. Works by more...

  • Steven Wright deadpans his way to Colorado Springs' Pikes Peak Center

    By Jennifer Mulson jen.mulson@gazette.com -
    Updated: Thu, Sep 11, 2014

    7 p.m. Sunday, Pikes Peak Center, 
190 S. Cascade Ave., $27-$33; 520-7469, ticketswest.com. There's no mistaking comedian Steven Wright when he answers the phone. A simple "hello" in his trademark deadpan style is enough to elicit laughter. On both ends. Wright seems pleased with...

  • Saturday Growl Fest celebrates cars, beer, dogs

    BY STEPHANIE EARLS stephanie.earls@gazette.com -
    Updated: Thu, Sep 11, 2014

    11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Bristol
Brewing Co., Ivywild School, 1604 S. Cascade Ave., free, $20 to 
enter a car, 633-2555, growlfest.com Celebrate three grrrreat pillars of Colorado identity - craft beer, Subarus and dogs - at Growl Fest on Saturday. The event, sponsored by Heuberger...

  • MOVIE REVIEW: 'Dolphin Tale' sequel holds interest for younger viewers

    By ROGER MOORE McClatchy Newspapers -
    Updated: Thu, Sep 11, 2014

    You might have thought "Dolphin Tale," the sleeper hit kids' film of a few falls back, was a complete, compact and uplifting story that didn't really need a second act. And if so, you were on the money. A fictionalized account of the true story of Winter, a badly injured dolphin...

  • DINING REVIEW: Innovative, delicious food at the Wild Goose

    By ROBIN INTeMaNN robin.intemann@gazette.com -
    Updated: Thu, Sep 11, 2014

    The Wild Goose Meeting House wears a lot of hats, but what's most impressive is that they all fit so well. This downtown establishment, as (part of) its name suggests, is a place to meet morning, noon and night. It's a coffeehouse, breakfast place, lunch spot, happy hour site and live...

  • Comics Art Fest draws 'Teen Titans' artist

    By BILL RADFORD bill.radford@gazette.com -
    Updated: Thu, Sep 11, 2014

    2 p.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, Arts Alley (just west of Escape Velocity Comics & Graphic Novels, 19 E. Bijou St.), free, followed by free, all-ages music show at 6 p.m. with bands including Celestial Mechanics and Rough Age, 578-8847, escapevelocitycomics.com. When Kenneth Rocafort...

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