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  • OneRepublic lead singer in Hickenlooper campaign ad

    Megan Schrader
    Updated: Thu, Aug 14, 2014

    OneRepublic's Ryan Tedder tries to teach Colorado's governor how to play "Counting Stars" on guitar and concludes in the political ad that Gov. John Hickenlooper should stick to his day job. "This is going to break your heart," Tedder says after hearing Hickenlooper sing and play...

  • Colorado Springs Philharmonic kicks off program offering free tickets to kids

    By DAVID SCKOLNIK david.sckolnik@gazette.com -
    Updated: Thu, Aug 14, 2014

    When the Colorado Springs Philharmonic puts its 2014-2015 individual tickets on sale Friday, it'll inaugurate Free for Kids, a program designed to open up new musical worlds for children. The new program offers up to two free tickets for kids ages 7-17 with the purchase of one adult...

  • AROUND TOWN: Saving wild mustangs like the stallion named Cloud

    By Linda Navarro, The Gazette, linda.navarro@gazette.com -
    Published: Thu, Aug 14, 2014

    Local filmmaker Ginger Kathrens thought a wildlife film about mustangs would be the simplest of projects. After all, she told herself, horses just stand around in a field and graze all day. Off she went to the Pryor Mountains, near the border of Montana and Wyoming where what is...

  • MOVIE REVIEW: 'Let's Be Cops' falls short

    By roger moore McClatchy Newspapers -
    Published: Thu, Aug 14, 2014

    Starring Jake Johnson, Damon Wayans Jr., Nina Dobrev, James D'Arcy, Rob Riggle, Andy Garcia; directed by Luke Greenfield; running time 104 minutes; Rated R for language including sexual references, some graphic nudity, violence and drug use The laughs are loud, lewd and low in...

  • MOVIE REVIEW: 'The Giver' delivers an over-familiar future, sharply observed

    By ROGER MOORE McClatchy Newspapers -
    Published: Thu, Aug 14, 2014

    The film version of "The Giver" is briskly directed in bright, confident strokes, scripted to emphasize its thought-provoking qualities and acted by players, young and old, who are "all in" on the future they're portraying. As adaptations of young adult sci-fi go, it holds its own...

  • Top Air Force performers bring a little bit of home to service personnel in their free variety show

    By Jennifer Mulson jen.mulson@gazette.com -
    Published: Thu, Aug 14, 2014

    7:30 p.m. Thursday, Arnold Hall, Air Force Academy, 2308 Cadet Drive, free; 333-4497, usafasupport.com/acade
my-concerts. Tops in Blue is a traveling morale boost. Made up of 35 to 40 active duty Air Force men and women, the musical 
variety show has traveled the world for more...

  • Kidz Bop Kids turns Top 40 kid-friendly

    By Jennifer MulsoN jen.mulson@gazette.com -
    Published: Thu, Aug 14, 2014

    7 p.m. Friday, Pikes Peak Center,
190 S. Cascade Ave., $25.50-$45.50; 520-7469, ticketswest.com. Kidz Bop's mission is simple: Take popular Top 40 songs, rewrite the lyrics in a kid-friendly way and have kids perform them. "Happy" by Pharrell Williams. "Dark Horse" by Katy Perry....

  • MOVIE MINIS: Short takes on movies playing in Colorado Springs Aug. 15-21

    By name newspaper -
    Published: Thu, Aug 14, 2014

    OPENING "Magic in the Moonlight" - (Romance, PG-13, 97 minutes) Not reviewed. In this Woody Allen period piece, an Englishman (Colin Firth) is brought in to debunk a psychic (Emma Stone). "What If" - (Comedy, PG-13, 102 minutes) Not reviewed. Medical school dropout Wallace (Daniel...

  • Blog: 5 Inspiring Robin Williams Quotes

    Terry Terrones
    Updated: Wed, Aug 13, 2014

    Like many people, I felt a connection to Robin Williams. I never met the man, but like so many others I felt like I knew him. I grew up watching his comedy specials, with his “Live at the Met” something I had to sneak to watch as a kid. There was a lot of cursing and some of the...

  • Blog: Keeping up with Miguel Dakota

    By Jennifer Mulson
    Updated: Wed, Aug 13, 2014

    Who's keeping pace with our current claim to fame, Mr. Miguel Dakota, of Monument? He's on track to perform in one of the semi-final rounds on "America's Got Talent," either Tuesday, Aug. 26, or Tuesday, Sept. 2. In the meantime, to tide you over, here are a couple of shots of him...

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