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  • Colorado College on 'Mean Girls' sparks national interest

    By Jennifer Mulson jen.mulson@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Jan 23, 2015

    A Colorado College comparative literature professor is attracting national attention she never expected for a recent two-week course on the film "Mean Girls." At the heart of Lisa Hughes' class, "Queen Bees, WannaBees and Mean Girls," is Tina Fey's 2004 movie, a script Fey based on...

  • Free antique appraisals and host of HGTV's 'Room Crashers' at Springs Home and Landscaping Show

    By Jennifer Mulson jen.mulson@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Jan 23, 2015

    Longtime antique appraiser Michael Amosson once helped a man earn $335,000 for a stack of 150 old letters bearing signatures of the major generals of the Civil War. The man thought they were worth about $5,000. "It was life changing," Amosson says. "He had no idea what he had. I've...

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

    Linda Navarro
    Updated: Fri, Jan 23, 2015

    Are you looking for something fun to do this week? Here are a few entertainment options in our area to get you started. FRIDAY -The newest addition to the downtown pub, music, coffee shop, craft brew scene has something no one else can match: a climbing wall. The Ute and Yeti, in...

  • 5th suspect arrested in Denver gardens Chihuly art theft

    Associated Press
    Updated: Fri, Jan 23, 2015

    DENVER — Denver police say they have arrested a fifth suspect in the theft of four glass pieces by world-famous sculptor Dale Chihuly that were taken from an open-air exhibit. In a statement, police said Chance Christie, 20 was arrested Friday on suspicion of theft. Alex Brook, 23,...

  • Miss Universe: New friends, countless dresses and 1 crown

    Updated: Fri, Jan 23, 2015

    MIAMI (AP) — Contestants from 88 countries will vie for the title of Miss Universe on Sunday in Florida. The women arrived in Miami nearly two weeks ago ahead of the main event, in which Miss Universe, Gabriela Isler of Venezuela, will pass on her crown. "Today Show" personality...

  • Blog: Former poet laureate of Colorado releases new book

    By Jennifer Mulson jen.mulson@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Jan 23, 2015

    David Mason, the former poet laureate of Colorado from 2010-2014, will release "Davey McGravy" in March. The new book of poems for both kids and adults follows young Davey McGravy, as he mourns his missing mother and gets lost between the worlds of forest and animals and...

  • CBS casts Colorado native to play 'Supergirl'

    Terry Terrones
    Updated: Fri, Jan 23, 2015

    Colorado native Melissa Benoist has been cast as the titular character in the upcoming CBS series, "Supergirl." The series is executive produced by Greg Berlanti, who's had success bringing DC characters to TV with The CW's "Arrow" and "The Flash."  Benoist, who was raised in...

  • Ill-conceived take on Shakespeare's fairy tale makes for bad "Dream"

    By Michael Rechtshaffen The Hollywood Reporter -By Michael Rechtshaffen The Hollywood Reporter -
    Published: Fri, Jan 23, 2015

    Starring the voices of Alan Cumming, Evan Rachel Wood, Elijah Kelley, Kristin Chenoweth, Maya Rudolph, Alfred Molina, Meredith Anne Bull; directed by Gary Rydstrom; 99 minutes; PG for some action and scary images "Strange Magic," an animated riff on "A Midsummer Night's Dream" that...

  • Colorado Springs area stage events starting jan. 23, 2015

    Published: Fri, Jan 23, 2015

    STAGE 
OPENING "Six Women in Search of Perfect Play" - Rocky Mountain Deaf Theatre, 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, 30 W. Dale St., $20; csfineartscenter.org. "Eye Sockets/Hip Sockets" - Dance/choreography duo HIJACK, 3...

  • Colorado Springs area art events starting jan. 23, 2015

    Published: Fri, Jan 23, 2015

    ARTS Opening Winter Student Art Show Opening Reception - 5-7:30 p.m. Friday, Pikes Peak Community College, The Downtown Studio Campus Gallery, 100 W. Pikes Peak Ave., runs through Feb. 21; 502-3135. "Extending the Line" - Opens Monday, runs 1-6 p.m. Mondays-Fridays, 1-5 p.m....

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