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  • Top 10 reasons to visit the Colorado State Fair: It's more than carnival rides, fried foods

    By Jennifer Mulson jen.mulson@gazette.com -
    Updated: 7 min ago

    Half a million people will head to the 142nd Colorado State Fair in Pueblo this year, according to the fair's media guide. Starting Friday, they'll wander across nearly 100 acres and through 60 permanent structures and attractions.\ They'll explore exhibits by 4-H and Future...

  • DINING REVIEW: Carlo Miguel's offers a lot of menu options, many so-so

    By ROBIN INTEMANN robin.intemann@gazette.com -
    Updated: 8 min ago

    A multipage menu should be considered a warning sign. Too many available options often mean few will be exceptional. Such is the case at Carlos Miguel's Mexican Bar & Grill Briargate (one of seven in the region), which boasts five large pages of Southwestern food items, featuring...

  • MOVIE REVIEW: Despite sameness, 'Sin City' sequel a slice of nihilistic noir

    By roger moore McClatchy Newspapers -
    Updated: 9 min ago

    "Sin City" is back in all its lurid, gory glory, a vivid and visceral graphic novel come to life in the capable hands of Robert Rodriguez and co-director and comic book creator Frank Miller. If anything, it's a more gorgeous experiment in green screen digital sets and black and white...

  • MOVIE REVIEW: Young love lives or dies with one decision in 'If I Stay'

    By ROGER MOORE McClatchy Newspapers -
    Updated: 9 min ago

    Starring Chloe Grace Moretz, Mireille Enos, Jamie Blackley, Joshua Leonard, Stacy Keach; directed by R.J. Cutler; 103 minutes; PG-13 for thematic elements and some sexual material Chloe Grace Moretz takes on her first real star-vehicle romance in "If I Stay," an adaptation of Gayle...

  • MOVIE REVIEW: 'When the Game Stands Tall' is 'Friday Night Lite'

    By ROGER MOORE McClatchy Newspapers -
    Updated: 9 min ago

    Starring Jim Caviezel, Alexander Ludwig, Michael Chiklis; directed by Thomas Carter; 115 minutes; PG for thematic material, a scene of violence and brief smoking "When the Game Stands Tall" is a solid if unsurprising and uninspiring melodrama built around high school football. It's...

  • Colorado Springs is home to several food and wine festivals

    By teresa j. farney teresa.farney@gazette.com -
    Updated: 11 min ago

    Looking for some opportunities to eat yourself silly this weekend? Here are a few to check out: - Pasta in the Park, Myron Stratton Home Campus, 2525 Colorado Highway 115, 5:30 p.m. Saturday. Cost is $120 per person, which includes wine and beer tasting along with pasta sauce...

  • Colorado State Fair opens with divisive sideshow

    Associated Press
    Updated: 11 min ago

    PUEBLO — The Colorado State Fair opens Friday — with a carnival sideshow that has been shut down in one Colorado county after parents complained. The Fair in Pueblo plans to again include a sideshow claiming to feature the world's smallest woman. "Little Liz" has appeared at the...

  • Huey Lewis set to rock Colorado Springs, but not sure about his spot in pop culture

    By Jennifer Mulson jen.mulson@gazette.com -
    Updated: 11 min ago

    8 p.m. Friday, Pikes Peak Center, 190 S. Cascade Ave., $55-$85; 520-7469, ticketswest.com If you breathed air anytime near the '80s, you know the lyrics to at least a few Huey Lewis and the News songs. "The Heart of Rock & Roll," "I Want a New Drug," "The Power of Love," "Hip...

  • Melissa Etheridge brings her raspy authenticity in a solo show in Colorado Springs Monday

    By T.D. MOBLEY-MARTINEZ tracy.mobleymartinez@gazette.com -
    Updated: 12 min ago

    7 p.m. Monday, Pikes Peak Center, 190 S. Cascade Ave., $45.50-$60; 799-4139, pikespeakcenter.com For at least one generation of women (and yes, probably some men), singer-
songwriter Melissa Etheridge has told their stories. Of heartache, certainly. Of defiance and struggle. And,...

  • Chicago blues guy gives it all he's got on stage

    By Jennifer Mulson jen.mulson@gazette.com -
    Updated: 16 min ago

    4-7:30 p.m. Saturday, Gold Hill Mesa, 142 S. Raven Mine Drive, free; 633-2202, goldhillmesa.com. Joe Moss likes to take the blues and throw in half a dozen other musical genres. "My music really runs the gamut, from soul, funk, rock, jazz, a little bit of country sometimes,...

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