• Movies are moving to a more modern sound

    By Tim Greiving The Washington Post -
    Published: Mon, Aug 21, 2017

    Film music is only a little more than 100 years old, but that's long enough for any art form to grow stale. Musically, most trips to the multiplex run together these days, with delights and surprises in short supply. But if this year's Academy Award nominees for best score are any...

  • Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Tuesday, August 22

    Carlotta Olson
    Updated: Sat, Aug 19, 2017

    Here's a look at a variety of events Tuesday around Colorado Springs and beyond:      STAGE  “After Dark” — Through Aug. 24, The Butte Theater, 130 Bennett Ave., Cripple Creek, $11-$20; buttetheater.com. “Annie, Get Your Gun” — Through Aug. 26, The...

  • Jerry Lewis, comedian, telethon host, dies at 91

    LINDSEY BAHR, Associated Press
    Updated: 14 hr ago

    LOS ANGELES — Jerry Lewis, the manic, rubber-faced showman who jumped and hollered to fame in a lucrative partnership with Dean Martin, settled down to become a self-conscious screen auteur and found an even greater following as the tireless, teary host of the annual muscular dystrophy...

  • What to watch on TV for the week of August 20 - August 26: A solar eclipse, a fallen princess, a Tick, and much more

    Terry Terrones
    Updated: 21 hr ago

    Sunday  “The Last Ship” (7 p.m., TNT, Season Premiere) - One of my favorite summer series returns for its fourth season. You can read my spoiler free preview right here.  “Game of Thrones” (7 p.m., HBO) - The penultimate episode airs tonight. Like an idiot I read a bunch...

  • Pikes Pick: Peak BBQ in Manitou Springs offers succulent, sweet pork plate

    By Seth Boster seth.boster@gazette.com -
    Updated: 23 hr ago

    Maybe you've passed Peak BBQ, a little white building that opened this summer in a parking lot near the intersection of Manitou Avenue and Crystal Park Road. The flavorful meats come from the proudly displayed smoker, in which the brisket is promised to stay for 12 to 14 hours. That's...

  • Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Monday, August 21

    Carlotta Olson
    Updated: Fri, Aug 18, 2017

    Here's a look at a variety of events Monday around Colorado Springs and beyond:      STAGE  “After Dark” — Through Aug. 24, The Butte Theater, 130 Bennett Ave., Cripple Creek, $11-$20; buttetheater.com. “Annie, Get Your Gun” — Through Aug. 26, The...

  • Comedian and civil rights activist Dick Gregory has died

    By DAISY NGUYEN , Associated PressAssociated Press
    Updated: Sat, Aug 19, 2017

    LOS ANGELES — Son of Dick Gregory says the black comedian and civil rights activist has died. He was 84.

  • Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Sunday, August 20

    Carlotta Olson
    Updated: Thu, Aug 17, 2017

    Here's a look at a variety of events Sunday around Colorado Springs and beyond:      SPECIAL EVENT Housing & Building Association of Colorado Springs Parade of Homes — 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Wednesdays through Sundays, $10, free for ages 17 and younger....

  • Marvel's latest, 'The Defenders,' also its greatest so far

    By TERRY TERRONES terry.terrones@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Aug 18, 2017

    Cast: Charlie Cox ("Marvel's Daredevil"), Krysten Ritter ("Marvel's Jessica Jones"), Mike Colter ("Marvel's Luke Cage"), Finn Jones ("Marvel's Iron Fist"), Sigourney Weaver ("Avatar," "Alien"), Rosario Dawson ("Sin City"), Wai Ching Ho ("Marvel's Daredevil"), Deborah Ann Woll ("True...

  • Things to do around Colorado this weekend: Bluegrass, Pink Floyd tribute and Palisade peaches

    Linda Navarro, The Gazette
    Updated: Fri, Aug 18, 2017

    Here's a look at some of our favorite events happening the next few days in Colorado Springs and beyond. See it before it goes to Broadway. Opening night for the stage version of "Frozen," through Oct. 1, at DCPA Buell Theatre in Denver, 14th and Curtis St., denvercenter.org. Think...

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