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  • Jazz party in Colorado Springs features well-known musicians from around the country

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

    Jazz lovers will have plenty to love this weekend at the Colorado Springs Jazz Party. This year's event is devoted to legends and legends in the making. It runs Friday through Sunday at the Antlers Hilton hotel. "It's not like listening to an orchestrated big band," says Ed Polcer,...

  • David Sedaris ponies up new stories at Pikes Peak Center

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

    David Sedaris would never call it a journal or say he was journaling. "I call it a diary," he says from his England home. "It's diarizing." Whatever it is, it serves him well. The popular storyteller and essayist has six new stories to tell on his current lecture tour. "An Evening...

  • Side Streets: Hello, is this Colorado Springs City Hall? Is anybody there? Hello?

    Bill Vogrin
    Updated: 8 hr ago

    Mitch Logue wants to get his fence fixed. Problem is he can't get his neighbor to cooperate. If a homeowners association were involved, there would be threatening letters, liens and all sorts of activity. But that's not the case with Mitch. He's not dealing with an HOA. The...

  • Cheyenne Mountain Zoo welcomes new arrival

    By Stephanie Earls stephanie.earls@gazette.com -
    Updated: 8 hr ago

    Cheyenne Mountain Zoo welcomed its newest resident Wednesday when Hadiah, an 18-year-old Bornean orangutan, gave birth just before midnight. The baby, whose sex is not known, is the second for parents Hadiah and 20-year-old Tujoh. Fewer than 10 orangutans are born each year at...

  • Blog: Mindful much?

    By Jennifer Mulson
    Updated: 9 hr ago

    It's funny. My mind both races by and then goes back at the word "mindfulness." John Bruna, the co-founder of the Mindful Life Program, is coming to town on Nov. 6-9.  Mindfulness is one of those ideas that I know is good for me. It's something I consider briefly as I look at...

  • AROUND TOWN: Women's Resource Agency helps women find their hopes and dreams

    By Linda Navarro, The Gazette, linda.navarro@gazette.com -
    Published: Thu, Oct 30, 2014

    Women who had struggled as single mothers seeking new lives told their stories at the WRA annual breakfast fundraiser. They were successful because of agencies like WRA.

  • AROUND TOWN: Bill Medley of Righteous Brothers, WWII vets honored by USO

    By Linda Navarro, The Gazette, linda.navarro@gazette.com -
    Published: Thu, Oct 30, 2014

    Bill Medley of The Righteous Brothers crooned "(I've Had) The Time of My Life" to an appreciative audience of honorees at front tables at the recent USO Freedom Dinner. Then Medley bent down and personally thanked those smiling World War II veterans.

  • Rural Tennessee museum a success in first year

    Updated: 11 hr ago

    UNION CITY, Tenn. (AP) — When Discovery Park of America opened on a cornfield in rural Tennessee, its founders expected the museum described as a "mini-Smithsonian" to draw about 150,000 visitors in its first year. They exceeded that goal by 120,000, with a total of 270,000 people...

  • Rare Jefferson letters go on display at NYC museum

    Updated: 12 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — Twenty-one rarely seen letters by Thomas Jefferson have gone on display at the Museum of the City of New York. The correspondence with Robert Livingston was written from 1800 to 1803. Livingston was chancellor of New York state. He administered President George...

  • Colorado College geology professor makes discovery of career

    By lance benzel lance.benzel@gazette.com -
    Updated: 13 hr ago

    Colorado College geology professor Christine Siddoway made the discovery of her career from the saddle of a road bike. It was during a climb through North Cheyenne Cañon Park that Siddoway, 52, glimpsed alternating bands of sandstone and granite fused vertically in a rocky slope off...

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