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  • AROUND TOWN: Wine Festival Grand Tasting benefits Conservatory

    By Linda Navarro linda.navarro@gazette.com -
    Updated: 13 hr ago

    Magnifico! A weekend with Paolo, Matteo, Mario, Jeanneth Angel and Antonio and the best wines from what's known as the top half of the boot: Piedmont and Tuscany. The 24th annual Wine Festival of Colorado Springs on Feb. 19-21 went Italian in a big way, featuring winemakers Paolo...

  • Leonard Nimoy, famous as Mr. Spock on 'Star Trek,' dies

    By Lynn Elber, Associated Press
    Updated: Fri, Feb 27, 2015

    LOS ANGELES — Leonard Nimoy, the actor known and loved by generations of "Star Trek" fans as the pointy-eared, purely logical science officer Mr. Spock, has died. Nimoy died Friday of end-stage chronic obstructive pulmonary disease at his Los Angeles home, said his son, Adam Nimoy....

  • My close encounter with Mr. Spock

    Rich Laden
    Updated: Fri, Feb 27, 2015

    My encounter with Mr. Spock: In spring 1979, I was the managing editor for the Northern Star, the student newspaper at Northern Illinois University in DeKalb, Ill. Leonard Nimoy was touring in the one-man show “Vincent,” about the life of Vincent van Gough, and he was doing a...

  • GalaxyFest returns to Colorado Springs: 'Think of Comic-Con but a whole lot more'

    BY STEPHANIE EARLS stephanie.earls@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Feb 27, 2015

    10 a.m. Friday-11:30 p.m. Sunday, Antlers Hilton, 4 S. Cascade Ave.; $25-50; galaxyfest.org. Say you got ahold of the teleporting machine from the movie "The Fly" and filled it with every genre convention you could think of - comics, anime, steampunk, sci-fi, etc. Fire it up, and...

  • Must See Must Do: Entertainment options around Colorado Springs this week

    Linda
    Updated: Fri, Feb 27, 2015

    "Sea Marks" is a Purl family tradition and a labor of love. It was 30 years ago that actress/author Mara Purl and Christopher Law were featured in the play at the Fine Arts Center. Mara calls "Sea Marks" "romantic, haunting, poignant." The director: Mara's father, theater pro Ray Purl....

  • Leonard Nimoy's death draws reaction on Earth — and in space

    News services
    Updated: Fri, Feb 27, 2015

    A sample of some of the reaction to the death of Leonard Nimoy,  the actor known and loved by generations of "Star Trek" fans as the pointy-eared, purely logical science officer Mr. Spock. Nimoy died Friday at age 83. - "I loved him like a brother. We will all miss his...

  • Blog: Don Williams at Pikes Peak Center rescheduled

    By Jennifer Mulson jen.mulson@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Feb 27, 2015

    From the Pikes Peak Center: "Due to weather and travel related issues the Don Williams performance on Friday, February 27 has been rescheduled for September 10 at 7 p.m. We encourage all patrons to hold on to their tickets as they will be valid on September 10 at Pikes Peak Center....

  • Smith and Robbie throw a wet blanket into 'Focus'

    By Roger Moore Tribune News Service -
    Published: Fri, Feb 27, 2015

    Starring Will Smith, Margot Robbie, Rodrigo Santoro, B.D. Wong, Gerald McRaney, Adrian Martinez; directed by Glenn Ficarra and John Requa; 104 minutes; R for language, some sexual content and brief violence The trouble with movies about "The Big Con" is that they condition us to not...

  • Colorado Springs area music events starting Feb. 27, 2015

    Published: Fri, Feb 27, 2015

    MUSIC - Arnold Hall - Air Force Academy; 333-4497, ticketmaster.com - Back East Bar & Grill - 9475 Briar Village Point, 264-6161, and 1455 Cipriani Loop, Monument; 488-2252, backeastbar...

  • Colorado Springs area attraction events starting Feb. 27, 2015

    Published: Fri, Feb 27, 2015

    ESCAPES FRIDAY-SUNDAY GalaxyFest - Costume contests, film festival, workshops and more, Antlers Hilton, 4 S. Cascade Ave. Go online for times and ticket prices: galaxyfest.org. See story on Page 4. ONGOING Air Force Academy Visitor Center - Exit 156B off Interstate 25, North...

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