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What to watch on TV for the week of June 24 - June 30: GLOW, a new season of “Chopped,” and much more

Sun, Jun 24, 2018 - 9:31 AM 0

Sunday  “2018 BET Awards” (6 p.m., BET, Awards Show) - Nicki Minaj, Janelle Monae, Migos, and Ella Mai Read are slated to perform at the annual awards...

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Colorado Springs downtown sculpture garden celebrates 20th anniversary

Sun, Jun 24, 2018 - 7:53 PM 0

Downtown Colorado Springs lures visitors for many reasons, not the least of which is its rich collection of public art. Art on the Streets celebrates 20...

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Cripple Creek pays homage to historic roots with 87th Donkey Derby Days
Cripple Creek pays homage to historic roots with 87th Donkey Derby Days

By: Tatiana Parafiniuk-Talesnick - 0 1 hr ago

Before casinos came to Cripple Creek nearly 30 years ago, donkeys would have been more at home in the old mountain mining town than one-armed bandits....

Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Monday, June 25
Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Monday, June 25

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 3 hr ago

Here's a look at what's going on Monday in the Colorado Springs area:      FESTIVALS Arts Festival — More than 80 artists,...

Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Sunday, June 24
Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Sunday, June 24

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 9 hr ago

Here's a look at what's going on Sunday in the Colorado Springs area:      FESTIVALS Through Aug. 12: Colorado Shakespeare...

Pikes Pick: Blueberries carrots, potatoes, turkey - all going to the dogs

By: Jen Mulson - 0 Yesterday

I've discovered dog food that almost makes me want to eat it. Almost. Castor & Pollux Organix Grain Free wet food made me squeal when I opened a...

Vinnie Paul, co-founder, drummer of Pantera, dies at 54
Vinnie Paul, co-founder, drummer of Pantera, dies at 54

By: - 0 Yesterday

Vinnie Paul, co-founder and drummer of metal band Pantera, has died at 54. Pantera's official Facebook page posted a statement early Saturday...

Jim Belushi performs at fundraiser for Colorado Springs nonprofit Realm of Caring
Jim Belushi performs at fundraiser for Colorado Springs nonprofit Realm of Caring

By: Michelle Karas - 0 Fri, Jun 22, 2018

Actor Jim Belushi was the guest speaker at a Realm of Caring Foundation fundraiser in Larkspur Thursday, but the real stars of the show were the...

Paul McCartney drives down memory lane for 'Carpool Karaoke'
Paul McCartney drives down memory lane for 'Carpool Karaoke'

By: - 0 Fri, Jun 22, 2018

LONDON — It had been a magical mystery tour as Paul McCartney led James Corden through his hometown of Liverpool during a "Carpool Karaoke " segment on...

More than 30,000 expected to attend Hill Climb Fan Fest in downtown Colorado Springs
More than 30,000 expected to attend Hill Climb Fan Fest in downtown Colorado Springs

By: - 0 Fri, Jun 22, 2018

The Broadmoor Pikes Peak International Hill Climb Fan Fest is set to ignite excitement Friday along seven blocks of Tejon Street in downtown Colorado...

Colorado music, stage, art events and festivals starting June 21, 2018
Colorado music, stage, art events and festivals starting June 21, 2018

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Fri, Jun 22, 2018

Heading out of town? Here are some music, stage, art events and festivals around the state of Colorado.

71 fairs and rodeos in Colorado
71 fairs and rodeos in Colorado

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Fri, Jun 22, 2018

FAIRS AND RODEOS - Denver - Capitol Hill People's Fair: Arts and crafts, food, entertainment and more. June 1-3, Civic Center Park, Denver;...

Colorado summer festivals: Music, beer, food and more
Colorado summer festivals: Music, beer, food and more

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Fri, Jun 22, 2018

There is certainly no shortage of festivals to keep you occupied over the next several months. Whatever your passion, whether it be beer, music, food,...

Colorado Springs band Woodshed Red reports $25,000 of musical equipment stolen
Colorado Springs band Woodshed Red reports $25,000 of musical equipment stolen

By: Haley Candelario - 0 Fri, Jun 22, 2018

Members of the Colorado Springs band Woodshed Red have reported that about $25,000 of musical equipment was stolen from a trailer outside their home in...

TV Talk – ABC moving ahead with the Conner family, minus Roseanne (Updated: with statement from Roseanne Barr)
TV Talk – ABC moving ahead with the Conner family, minus Roseanne (Updated: with statement from Roseanne Barr)

By: Terry Terrones - 0 Fri, Jun 22, 2018

Today ABC announced a new series, “The Conners,” a spinoff of “Roseanne.” The series has been greenlit for 10 episodes that will air this fall. John...

Colorado Springs hotel hosts fish fries and live music downtown
Colorado Springs hotel hosts fish fries and live music downtown

By: Teresa Farney - 0 Fri, Jun 22, 2018

Let the party begin. Fish Fry Fridays have returned in The Palmer Center at The Antlers, A Wyndham Hotel, 4 S. Cascade Ave. 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. June...

20 weekend activities near Colorado Springs: Donkeys, Latino Fest, 'Oliver,' racing Fan Fest and more
20 weekend activities near Colorado Springs: Donkeys, Latino Fest, 'Oliver,' racing Fan Fest and more

By: Linda Navarro - 0 Fri, Jun 22, 2018

A look at the most notable events happening this weekend. 

Dining review: It's a beautiful day at New Day Café in Colorado Springs
Dining review: It's a beautiful day at New Day Café in Colorado Springs

By: Robin Intemann - 0 Thu, Jun 21, 2018

The attitude at New Day Café is as upbeat as its name, which spills over into the food and service. Going for breakfast is a great way to start the...

Set List: Jeffrey Alan Band fills the dance floor with country favorites, originals
Set List: Jeffrey Alan Band fills the dance floor with country favorites, originals

By: Michelle Karas - 0 Thu, Jun 21, 2018

On a recent Saturday night at the Mill Hill Saloon, couples found their way to the dance floor mere seconds after the Jeffrey Alan Band struck its...

TheatreWorks in Colorado Springs announces new artistic director
TheatreWorks in Colorado Springs announces new artistic director

By: Jen Mulson - 0 Thu, Jun 21, 2018

Caitlin Lowans loves her theater. Arthur Miller and Tennessee Williams, no doubt. But also French classical comedies such as Moliere, Spanish Golden...

Pikes Pick: Dawes album will be soundtrack of summer
Pikes Pick: Dawes album will be soundtrack of summer

By: Seth Boster - 0 Fri, Jun 22, 2018

Methinks the new Dawes album will be the soundtrack of the summer. "Passwords" is the Americana band's next record since 2016's "We're All Gonna Die,"...

Amy Grant, Vince Gill to bring Nashville to The Broadmoor to benefit military
Amy Grant, Vince Gill to bring Nashville to The Broadmoor to benefit military

By: Michelle Karas - 0 Thu, Jun 21, 2018

Singer Amy Grant and equally famous husband Vince Gill will perform at The Broadmoor on Monday to raise money for a cause that supports our nation's...

Colorado Springs area art events starting June 21, 2018
Colorado Springs area art events starting June 21, 2018

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Thu, Jun 21, 2018

Galleries, exhibits and other art events in and around Colorado Springs.

Colorado Springs area stage events starting June 21, 2018
Colorado Springs area stage events starting June 21, 2018

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Thu, Jun 21, 2018

Plays, performances and other stage events in and around Colorado Springs.

Colorado Springs area beer related events starting June 21, 2018
Colorado Springs area beer related events starting June 21, 2018

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Thu, Jun 21, 2018

Festivals, tours and other beer-related events in and around Colorado Springs.

Colorado Springs area music events starting June 21, 2018
Colorado Springs area music events starting June 21, 2018

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Thu, Jun 21, 2018

Concerts, gigs and other music events in and around Colorado Springs.

Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Thursday, June 21
Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Thursday, June 21

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Wed, Jun 20, 2018

Here's a look at what's going on Thursday in the Colorado Springs area:      FESTIVALS Through Aug. 12: Colorado Shakespeare...

Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Saturday, June 23
Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Saturday, June 23

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Wed, Jun 20, 2018

Here's a look at what's going on Saturday in the Colorado Springs area:      FESTIVALS Through Aug. 12: Colorado Shakespeare...

TV REVIEW: Kevin Costner makes compelling father and rancher in 'Yellowstone'
TV REVIEW: Kevin Costner makes compelling father and rancher in 'Yellowstone'

By: Terry Terrones - 0 Wed, Jun 20, 2018

"Yellowstone" Cast: Kevin Costner ("Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves"), Wes Bentley ("American Beauty,"), Danny Huston ("X-Men Origins: Wolverine"),...

Fan's Denver Comic Con photo with Jason Momoa has gone viral
Fan's Denver Comic Con photo with Jason Momoa has gone viral

By: - 0 Wed, Jun 20, 2018

Stars from "Stranger Things," "The Walking Dead," "Doctor Who," "Guardians of the Galaxy," "Star Wars" and more were on hand at Denver Comic Con for...

Colorado Springs Conservatory's anti-bullying musical sparks conversation about suicide prevention
Colorado Springs Conservatory's anti-bullying musical sparks conversation about suicide prevention

By: Jen Mulson - 0 Wed, Jun 20, 2018

Last year, a musical with a message sparked a bigger discussion. When Linda Weise's original Colorado Springs Conservatory production, the...

Pikes Pub: Craft beer tour, with a chaser of Colorado Springs history
Pikes Pub: Craft beer tour, with a chaser of Colorado Springs history

By: Stephanie Earls - 0 Wed, Jun 20, 2018

Galen Duffy took the scenic route to get to her dream job, behind the wheel of a minibus at Colorado Craft Tours. "I started at William and Mary (in...

John Travolta’s ‘Gotti’ got zero percent on Rotten Tomatoes. Its ad blames 'trolls'
John Travolta’s ‘Gotti’ got zero percent on Rotten Tomatoes. Its ad blames 'trolls'

By: - 0 Wed, Jun 20, 2018

As of late Tuesday evening, “Gotti” had achieved something truly remarkable. The movie, a biopic tracing the life of crime lord John Gotti that stars...

GO! stories previewed on KKTV
GO! stories previewed on KKTV

By: Michelle Karas - 0 Wed, Jun 20, 2018

The Gazette's Michelle Karas was a guest on the KKTV 11 News 9 a.m. newscast with anchors Rebekah Hoeger and Adam Atchison on Wednesday. Karas talked...

Donkeys are stars at popular Cripple Creek festival
Donkeys are stars at popular Cripple Creek festival

By: Jen Mulson - 0 Wed, Jun 20, 2018

Cripple Creek miners forgot one thing when they vamoosed from the region back in the day - their donkeys. Distant relatives of those creatures have...

Pikes Picks: Flavors through the roof at downtown Colorado Springs eatery
Pikes Picks: Flavors through the roof at downtown Colorado Springs eatery

By: - 0 Thu, Jun 21, 2018

Sometimes, the best restaurants are the ones that don't call attention to themselves. Take, for example, plainly-named Mediterranean Cafe at 118 E....

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