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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"The Breakfast Club" -...

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,...

Colorado Springs area stage events starting Aug. 28, 2015

STAGE

OPENING

"Improv Comedy Show" - 7:37 p.m. Saturday, Black Box Theatre, 1367 Pecan St., $10, $8 for students and children 12 and younger in advance, $12, $10 for students and children 12 and younger...

Colorado Springs area art events starting Aug. 28, 2015

ARTS

ONGOING

Wine and Art - 4 p.m. Saturdays, The Broadmoor Galleries, 1 Lake Circle; 577-5744, broadmoorgalleries.com.

Featured Artists - Dale Pittock (oil and acrylics ) and Peggy Cook (bronze...