Michelle Karas


A Keystone State native, Michelle oversees The Gazette’s arts and entertainment coverage and weekly entertainment magazine, “GO!” She is editor of the Gazette's Dining Guide, FYI Magazine and Best of the Springs 2017.
  • Pikes Pick: Rita's Italian Ice offering Italian ice for free

    Updated: 19 hr ago

    If you're not from the East Coast, you might not be familiar with a cool treat called Italian ice. What better way to get acquainted than by trying it for free? Every Rita's Italian Ice location, including at 7866 N. Academy Blvd., is celebrating the company's 26th annual First Day of...

  • Colorado Springs Philharmonic reveals 2018-19 season

    Updated: 23 hr ago

    It could be argued that the Colorado Springs Philharmonic's current season will be tough to top. With its six-week festival dedicated to the genius of American composer Leonard Bernstein, the introduction of the Ent Center for the Arts as a venue, and fan favorites including...

  • Woodland Park family, home featured on HGTV's 'Log Cabin Living'

    Updated: Sat, Mar 17, 2018

    The new owners of a Woodland Park home never thought of it as log cabin-like. But the producers of HGTV's "Log Cabin Living" did. The home of Charlie and Kelly Gerszewski, who moved to the Teller County town about a year ago from the Houston area, has a rustic - even telegenic -...

  • Pikes Picks: 'Voice of a generation' Declan McKenna playing The Black Sheep

    Updated: Fri, Mar 16, 2018

    Declan McKenna, a 19-year-old English pop singer, charmed radio listeners two years ago with his breakout hit "Brazil" off his debut album, "What Do You Think About the Car?" He'll play Saturday at The Black Sheep. He's been called the "voice of a generation" and was named BBC Music's...

  • For King & Country, other big names in Christian music to play The Roadshow Tour in Colorado Springs

    Updated: Thu, Mar 15, 2018

    When The Roadshow Tour stops in Colorado Springs on Saturday, the concert by some of Christian music's biggest names will be accessible for just $10. For King & Country, Matthew West, Natalie Grant, Bethel Music, Zach Williams and Social Club Misfits will be performing at The...

  • Los Lobos to headline 12th annual Blues Under the Bridge in Colorado Springs

    Updated: Tue, Mar 13, 2018

    Rock and rollers Los Lobos will headline this year's Blues Under the Bridge on July 7 in Colorado Springs. The daylong concert, now in its 12th year, features blues and rock bands performing under the bridge at 218 W. Colorado Ave. It has been designated a signature event by the...

  • Two home shows coming to Colorado Springs this month

    Updated: Tue, Mar 13, 2018

    If you have some home projects waiting in the wings, home shows this weekend and next in Colorado Springs could bring new ideas. - The Colorado Springs Home and Garden Show by Nationwide Expos will be Saturday and Sunday at the Hotel Elegante Conference & Event Center, 2886 S....

  • Shock-rock legend Alice Cooper coming to Colorado Springs

    Updated: Mon, Mar 12, 2018

    While school's out this summer, Alice Cooper fans will have a chance to see the shock-rock superstar perform at Pikes Peak Center. Cooper will bring his "A Paranormal Evening with Alice Cooper" show to Colorado Springs on Aug. 8. Cooper, known for his garish on-stage antics, will...

  • Pikes Pick: Try for a chance to hear 'Sober Up' live Thursday

    Updated: Sat, Mar 10, 2018

    TV tonight Giovanni Ribisi returns as a scheming con man in Season 2 of "Sneaky Pete." A former prisoner, he's hoping for a fresh start. But when two vicious thugs pop up in his life, things get perilous. Amazon Prime. Chuck Barney, Tribune News Service The catchy pop anthem...

  • Wines of Southern France theme of festival benefiting Colorado Springs Conservancy

    Updated: Wed, Mar 7, 2018

    Sometimes the benefit of fine wine goes beyond the palate. For 27 years, a dedicated group of Colorado Springs volunteers has been putting together a weekend's worth of events to please even the most discriminating wine lover, with the proceeds benefiting the nonprofit Colorado Springs...

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