PBS taking live, three-night look at Monterey Bay

By: David Bauder The Associated Press

PBS is bringing a live whale watch into the nation's living rooms - and throwing in some seals, sea otters, dolphins and pelicans.

For three evenings starting Monday, the public broadcaster is airing a...

Subarus, beer, adoptable dogs at Colorado Springs festival

By: Jennifer Mulson jen.mulson@gazette.com

Anybody who's driven around our fair state has surely noticed a glut of Subarus.

Heuberger Motors, a local Subaru dealership, is the largest Subaru dealer in the country. Last year they sold more than 5,000...

Must See Must Do: 10 best bets for fun this weekend around Colorado Springs

By: linda navarro linda.navarro@gazette.com

Here's a look at some of your best chances for fun around the Colorado Springs area in the next few days:

FRIDAY

- The high school football season kicks off in the Pikes Peak region with a District 11...

Dining review: 'New' McCabe's Tavern has abundant vegan options

By: JL Fields, jl.fields@gazette.com

Editor's note: Fields writes a monthly review of vegan options at local restaurants.

McCabe's Tavern recently renovated the traditional heavy, worn wood Irish pub interior to an updated, utilitarian space...

'No Escape' provides thrills, chills - and an ugly worldview

By: Katie Walsh Tribune News Service

If what you're seeking in the doldrums of August is stomach-churning, eye-watering suspense, "No Escape" delivers just that - but falls short with a tone-deaf story and extremely xenophobic worldview....

Thrilling 'Meru': Climbers try rising to the challenge - twice

By: Tom Keogh The Seattle Times

Starring Jimmy Chin, Conrad Anker, Renan Ozturk; directed by Jimmy Chin and Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi; 90 minutes; R for language

A viewer expects some high drama in a documentary about scaling one of the...

Movie minis

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"War Room" - (Drama, PG, 120 minutes). Not reviewed. A struggling couple finds help in the form of a wise, older woman who encourages them to pray.

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Colorado Springs area music events starting Aug. 28, 2015

MUSIC

- Ancient Mariner - 962 Manitou Ave., Manitou Springs; 685-5503, facebook.com/legendaryancientmariner

- Back East Bar and Grill - 9475 Briar Village Point; 264-6161,...