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  • Katy Perry says halftime performance will make you 'Roar'

    Updated: Thu, Jan 29, 2015

    PHOENIX (AP) — Katy Perry says her Super Bowl halftime performance will make you "Roar" — with animals. The singer told reporters at a press conference Thursday that her performance Sunday will include "a lion and sharks." "It's going to be wild out there," Perry teased. Perry, 30,...

  • Desert stars: Celebs converge on Phoenix for Super Bowl 49

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    PHOENIX (AP) — The desert is great for stargazing, and that will certainly be the case as the Super Bowl takes over Phoenix and its suburbs. Comedians Joel McHale and Kevin Hart will crack jokes for partygoers, newcomer Charli XCX will perform for troops and then revelers at ESPN's...

  • Must See Must Do: What's happening this weekend around Colorado Springs

    By Linda Navarro linda.navarro@gazette.com -
    Updated: 5 hr ago

    Here are some of the top events in the Colorado Springs area this weekend and beyond: FRIDAY-SUNDAY - It's absolutely a kids' touchy-feely weekend. Pretend you're on a construction site in a cement mixer truck, put your hands on a SWAT vehicle, be a pretend firefighter or go "vroom...

  • America's Got Talent finalist Miguel Dakota at Pikes Peak Center

    BY STEPHANIE EARLS stephanie.earls@gazette.com -
    Updated: 6 hr ago

    8 p.m. Saturday, Pikes Peak Center, 190 S. Cascade Ave.; $33-98; pikespeak center.com, 799-4139 Sons of Monument are set to shine Saturday, when local celeb-turned-"America's Got Talent" finalist Miguel Dakota performs a benefit concert at Pikes Peak Center to support the Children's...

  • 'Dancing With the Stars' pros in Colorado Springs to strut and dish

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

    8 p.m. Monday, Pikes Peak Center, 190 S. Cascade Ave., $39.50-$79.50; 520-7469, ticketswest.com. Fans of ABC's popular dance competition, "Dancing With the Stars," probably noticed a new face last season - Keo Motsepe. The 24-year-old South African professional dancer was partnered...

  • Local A&E news

    By Jennifer Mulson jen.mulson@gazette.com -
    Published: Thu, Jan 29, 2015

    Philharmonic's 2015/2016 season announced The Colorado Springs Philharmonic's 2015/2016 season was announced last weekend. Subscriptions start at $32; 575-9632, csphilharmonic.org. El Pomar Foundation Masterworks concerts - Sept. 19-20: "Rachmaninoff Second Concerto" - Oct. 10-11:...

  • Great Fruitcake Toss returns to Manitou Springs

    BY STEPHANIE EARLS stephanie.earls@gazette.com -
    Published: Thu, Jan 29, 2015

    Noon-3 p.m. Saturday, Memorial Park, 502 Manitou Ave., Manitou Springs; free, with suggested nonperishable food item donation; fruitcake toss@gmail.com or Manitou Springs Great Fruitcake Toss on Facebook Fruitcakes the world over shed candied tears of joy this month when it was...

  • Dining review: Tasty vegan options abound at Uchenna Ethiopian Restaurant

    By JL Fields jl.fields@gazette.com -
    Updated: 8 hr ago

    Editor's note: Fields writes a monthly review of vegan options at local restaurants. Walking into Uchenna feels a bit like entering someone's cozy home. Chef Maya, who almost always greets her guests at the door, has turned a storefront space into a warm, comfortable dining room....

  • Youngest WWE diva champion ready to wrestle at SmackDown

    By Jennifer Mulson jen.mulson@gazette.com -
    Published: Thu, Jan 29, 2015

    Featuring Dean Ambrose, Roman Reigns, Money in the Bank, Seth Rollins, Bray Wyatt and others, 5:45 p.m. Tuesday, The Broadmoor World Arena, 3185 Venetucci Blvd., $18-$103; 576-2626, ticketswest.com. Lady wrestlers, beware. Paige, a former World Wrestling Entertainment diva...

  • Blog: 'The Age of Love' tackles speed dating for seniors

    By Jennifer Mulson jen.mulson@gazette.com -
    Updated: 10 hr ago

    Here's something I kind of love -- a documentary about speed dating for seniors. The award-winning "The Age of Love" follows 30 seniors in Rochester, N.Y. who sign up for a speed dating event for 70-to-90 year-olds. Romance might follow or it might fall flat, but I love that...

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