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.
  • Country music stars Chris Lane, Chris Janson and Chris Young perform at 1stBank Center

    Updated: 7 hr ago

    With Chris Janson, Chris Lane and Chris Young, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, 1stBank Center, 11450 Broomfield Lane, Broomfield 80020. Tickets: $45-$55, 303-410-8497, altitudetickets.com Denver country music radio station 98.5 KYGO's Christmas Jam features a lot of "Chris"-mas cheer. Country...

  • St. Peter Catholic Church in Monument to host Christmas concert

    Updated: Tue, Dec 12, 2017

    St. Peter Catholic Church in Monument will play host to an "On This Christmas Night" concert at 7 p.m. Friday. The evening will feature longtime Monument residents J.J. Kaelin as vocalist, Teresa Phillips on violin, Pam Chaddon on cello and Robert Lambrech on piano. The four musicians...

  • Christmas tradition of Las Posadas brings cultures together in Colorado Springs celebration

    Updated: Tue, Dec 12, 2017

    Lo siento. No hay espacio en esta posada. "I'm sorry. There's no room at this inn." You may hear those words of biblical significance during Las Posadas celebrations, which reenact the journey of Joseph and pregnant wife Mary from Nazareth to Bethlehem, where they can't find...

  • Exhibit spotlights Adolf Dehn, an artist influential to the Fine Arts Center's history

    Published: Tue, Dec 12, 2017

    An artist who played a significant role in America's contemporary realist movement found inspiration in Garden of the Gods and Pikes Peak in the 1930s. Famed lithographer Adolf Dehn (1895-1968) came to Colorado Springs to sketch and paint at the former Broadmoor Art Academy, and many...

  • Springs Ensemble Theatre's 'Gnome in the Room' not your mama's Christmas play

    Updated: Thu, Dec 7, 2017

    "The Gnome in the Room: An Anti-Christmas Christmas Play Involving Decorations, Death, Divorce, Relatives, Mythological Beings Who Can't Keep their Noses Out of Other People's Business, and a Nintendo Entertainment System," Thursday through Dec. 17 (7:30 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays and 4...

  • Documentary 'Heal' explores mind's power to abolish disease

    Updated: Thu, Dec 7, 2017

    Disease takes root in the mind, so the mind can unroot disease, a new documentary declares. Although our thoughts can make us sick, they also can guide us to health, says the film "Heal." The documentary has had a limited release in Denver and other big cities since Oct. 27. It...

  • Cheyenne Mountain Zoo lights up for the holidays with Electric Safari

    Updated: Wed, Dec 6, 2017

    If taking in the holiday lights is one of your favorite parts of the season, you won't want to miss the display at the zoo on the mountain. Cheyenne Mountain Zoo again is taking holiday decorating up a notch with its Electric Safari, open 20 nights in December starting Friday.

  • Vintage Market Days returns to Colorado Springs

    Updated: Wed, Dec 6, 2017

    An indoor/outdoor market featuring 200 vendors selling vintage and upcycled vintage finds returns to Colorado Springs this weekend. Vintage Market Days of Colorado Springs, which drew about 10,000 shoppers over three days in June, again will be held in the Norris Penrose Event Center.

  • Vail Snow Days kicks off winter with music, parties and activities

    Updated: Wed, Dec 6, 2017

    Friday through Sunday, events in Vail Village and on Vail Mountain. Most events are free. Parking available in Vail Village or Lionshead parking structures on South Frontage Road. Info: vail.com Skiers and snowboarders know this well: When the snow starts to fly, it's time to party....

  • It's 'A Colorado Christmas' at Colorado Springs church

    Updated: Tue, Dec 5, 2017

    Vista Grande Baptist Church is gearing up for an encore presentation of "A Colorado Christmas" for its Christmas Dessert Theater. The musical drama - written by Allen Gasper, a Colorado Springs criminal trial attorney and former professional opera singer - runs Dec. 7-10 at the...

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