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  • WATCH: Monument's Miguel Dakota misses out on $1M 'America's Got Talent' payday

    By JEN MULSON jen.mulson@gazette.com -
    Updated: Thu, Sep 18, 2014

    Rhode Island magician Mat Franco was the big winner of NBC's "America's Got Talent" TV show finale on Wednesday. Local fan favorite Miguel Dakota, a 22-year-old singer-songwriter from Monument, finished last out of six finalists, much to the disappointment of the booing crowd at...

  • 'Red Violin' turns 'Ruby' for philharmonic season opener

    By DAVID SCKOLNIK david.sckolnik@gazette.com -
    Published: Thu, Sep 18, 2014

    Philippe Quint has a special relationship with John Corigliano's "The Red Violin Concerto." "I'm playing it all the time these days," he said from his New York City home. The 40-year-old Russian-
born violinist will be the guest artist for the Colorado Springs Philharmonic's season...

  • WATCH: Was Miguel Dakota's 'Billie Jean' enough to win 'America's Got Talent?'

    By Jennifer Mulson jen.mulson@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, Sep 17, 2014

    Monument musician Miguel Dakota returned to his solo singer songerwriter roots on Tuesday's "America's Got Talent" on NBC. The reality series concludes Wednesday with a two-hour finale starting at 7 p.m. Voters across America will decide who takes home $1 million and a headlining...

  • Video Game Review - Bungie delivers another hit with 'Destiny'

    Terry Terrones
    Updated: Wed, Sep 17, 2014

    Title: Destiny Format: PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, Xbox One Price: $59.99 Publisher: Activision Developer: Bungie ESRB Rating: T (Teen) The Grade: B+ What is it? Bungie, the creators of “Halo,” and Activision, the publisher of “Call of Duty,” have created a brand new intellectual...

  • Colorado Springs-area singer Miguel Dakota two performances away from $1 million

    By Jennifer Mulson jen.mulson@gazette.com -
    Updated: Tue, Sep 16, 2014

    Does Miguel Dakota have a $1 million performance in him? After thousands auditioned for Season Nine of NBC's "America's Got Talent," one of Monument's own made the final six last week. The 22-year-old blues and soul singer-guitarist will compete for the last time on Tuesday, going...

  • CBS: Rihanna out of NFL telecast

    Updated: Tue, Sep 16, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — CBS and Rihanna are splitting up, more fallout from the Ray Rice domestic violence incident and the turmoil it has caused for the NFL. The network said Tuesday it was permanently editing a song featuring Rihanna's voice out of its Thursday night NFL telecasts — after...

  • Thriller eyes L.A. dark side

    By MARK OLSEN Los Angeles Times -
    Published: Tue, Sep 16, 2014

    The pulsating shimmer of Los Angeles at night can seem either like a dream-scape fantasia or a topography of nightmares. In the new film "Nightcrawler," it is both, a land of opportunity and madness and left in some measure for the viewer to unravel. The directing debut for Dan...

  • REVIEW: 'Destiny' offers stunning environments, fun gameplay and a fresh storyline

    By TERRY TERRONES terry.terrones@gazette.com -
    Published: Tue, Sep 16, 2014

    What is it? Bungie, the creators of "Halo," and Activision, the publisher of "Call of Duty," have created a brand new intellectual property. With the release of "Destiny," gamers finally get their hands on one of the most anticipated new titles of the fall, playing as a Guardian of...

  • Fall movie preview showcases drama, comedy and plenty of page-to-screen adaptations

    By NATHAN POPE, GENE TRIPLETT AND DENNIS KING, The Oklahoman
    Updated: Mon, Sep 15, 2014

    The mountain of summer sequels and reboots has finally been conquered. It's now time to make way for a bevy of darker, weirder dramatic films as the road to awards season starts to narrow. If you're a heavy reader, then you'll recognize several of these films: The term best-selling...

  • Clothing makes the woman in 'Love, Loss and What I Wore' at Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center

    By Jennifer Mulson jen.mulson@gazette.com -
    Updated: Mon, Sep 15, 2014

    Opens Thursday, 7:30 p.m. Thursdays-
Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, through Sept. 28, Fine Arts Center, 30 W. Dale St., $20; 634-5583, csfineartscenter.org. Something else: The FAC wants to know what is your most significant, most evocative, most dear article of clothing? Send a video...

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