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  • The Golden Controller Awards: The Best Video Games of 2014

    Terry Terrones
    Updated: Tue, Dec 16, 2014

    What a great year for the video game industry 2014 has been. Two new consoles beginning to hit their stride, a slew of good games to play on all sorts of different formats and the chance that a virtual gaming headset may actually be on the horizon. What a year!  To celebrate so...

  • Blog: 'Mary Poppins' extended one week

    By Jennifer Mulson
    Published: Tue, Dec 16, 2014

    "Mary Poppins" strikes again. The popular holiday show at the Fine Arts Center has been extended through Jan. 11. Additional shows include: 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday (Jan. 8-10) and 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday (Jan. 10-11). Tickets: 634-5583, csfineartscenter.

  • Bill Cosby's wife defends him as 'kind' and 'generous'

    Associated Press
    Updated: Mon, Dec 15, 2014

    NEW YORK — Bill Cosby's wife says the embattled comedian is in fact the man his fans have always loved. In a statement released Monday, Camille Cosby dismisses accusations from more than 15 women that they were drugged and raped by her husband as long ago as the late 1960s. She says...

  • Blog: Fine Arts Center breaks its own record with 'Mary Poppins'

    By Jennifer Mulson
    Updated: Mon, Dec 15, 2014

    Clearly, people love a magical nanny. They most likely leave "Mary Poppins," the Fine Arts Center's current production, carefully wording a Craigslist ad for the perfect au pair. According to a press release sent by the Fine Arts Center, this holiday show has broken the theater's...

  • Q&A: Kathy Bates talks 'American Horror Story: Freak Show'

    Terry Terrones
    Updated: Mon, Dec 15, 2014

    Recently I was able to sit in on a conference call with actress Kathy Bates. Bates plays Ethel in the FX series “American Horror Story: Freak Show.” Below is a transcript of the conversation. Q: What is it that you most identify with in Ethel? Kathy: Her authenticity and her...

  • 'Exodus: Gods and Kings' conquers the box office

    Updated: Sun, Dec 14, 2014

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — After three weeks of box office dominance, "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 1" ceded its reign to "Exodus: Gods and Kings." The biblical epic easily ruled the weekend with a $24.5 million debut, according to box office tracker Rentrak's Sunday estimates, while...

  • Christmas cutie: Prince George images released

    Updated: Sun, Dec 14, 2014

    LONDON (AP) — This little prince already knows how to mug for the camera. With a sly grin and robust rosy cheeks, Prince George looks cheerful and self-assured — for a toddler — in pictures released Sunday. His sleeveless sweater features Coldstream Guardsmen in bearskin hats and red...

  • Buyers seek posters from favorites movies at Colorado Springs sale

    By stephen hobbs stephen.hobbs@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sun, Dec 14, 2014

    Bill and Sandy Espinola scanned the hundreds of movie posters at Kimball's Peak Three Theatre on Saturday looking for ones that grabbed their attention. The couple enjoy movies, and they were each clutching posters as they walked through a dark auditorium, one of two housing the...

  • AROUND TOWN: Conservatory/Library 21c areas named in honor of Peggy Shivers

    By linda navarro linda.navarro@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sun, Dec 14, 2014

    A chorus of "Shhhhh" was followed by quiet, and then an explosion of cheers as the elevator door at Colorado Springs Conservatory opened and beloved local personality Peggy Shivers stepped out. Looking out at a large gathering of friends, she was shocked and puzzled: "It's not my...

  • Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum debuts festive new look - set to music

    By Jennifer Mulson jen.mulson@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sat, Dec 13, 2014

    The Pioneers Museum is now dolled up for the holidays. Starting Friday, a 3-minute animated light and orchestral music show projects festive scenes onto the front, west-facing side of the historic downtown building. The nightly shows run every 15 minutes from 5:30-9 p.m. through Dec....

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