• Los Angeles comedian Tony Baker visits the Gazette's Take 10 Facebook Live

    by eric singer eric.singer@gazette.com -
    Updated: 1 hr ago

    The laughs will be coming in hard and fast for Tony Baker, featured performer on our Take 10 program on Friday, Nov. 17, on the Gazette News Facebook platform during the noon hour. Baker is a comedian who recently finished performing aboard a cruise ship. Baker moved to Los Angeles...

  • Bollywood show celebrates Diwali in Colorado Springs

    By Jennifer Mulson jen.mulson@gazette.com -
    Updated: 2 hr ago

    The timing was right for love. This year's Diwali show, "Pyaar ... Expressions of Love," is themed around the much-sought-after emotion. "Love for country, family, any kind of expression you can think of," said Jay Patel, founder and organizer of the annual event. "With all the...

  • TV review: 'The Punisher' failed at the box office, but Netflix gets it right

    By David Betancourt, The Washington Post -
    Updated: 2 hr ago

    Few Marvel characters have existed in the same live-action developmental purgatory that the Punisher has. The character has not one but three movies that never managed to satisfy a dedicated fan base. Dolph Lundgren gave it a go as Frank Castle in 1989 in a movie you perhaps...

  • Movie review: 'Human Flow' looks straight at the global refugee crisis and doesn't blink

    By Michael O'Sullivan The Washington Post -
    Updated: 2 hr ago

    Directed by Ai Weiwei; 145 minutes; PG-13 for disturbing images and themes. Chinese contemporary artist Ai Weiwei never has limited himself to one medium. The 60-year-old has produced powerful sculptures, installations, photographs, videos and a stream of social-media postings as...

  • 11 ways to weekend fun around Colorado Springs: Holiday tree lightings, disco in Manitou, Ivywild concert and Diwali

    By Linda Navarro linda.navarro@gazette.com -
    Updated: 2 hr ago

    A look at some of our favorite weekend events around Colorado Springs, the Pikes Peak region and the rest of Colorado. An ambitious high school theater production, "Urinetown! The Musical," 7 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, 2 p.m. Saturday matinee, Coronado High School, 1590 W....

  • Movie review: Yes, 'Wonder' is the cry-fest you expect, but it's also complex, funny and probing

    By Stephanie Merry The Washington Post -
    Updated: 2 hr ago

    Starring Jacob Tremblay, Julia Roberts, Owen Wilson, Izabela Vidovic, Mandy Patinkin; directed by Stephen Chbosky; 113 minutes; PG for mild language, thematic elements including bullying. Grade: A- Middle school can be agonizing for any kid, but as "Wonder" begins, we suspect it's...

  • Movie review: Mixing profound and silly, Nativity-themed animation 'The Star' is hit-and-miss affair

    By Jane Horwitz The Washington Post -
    Updated: 2 hr ago

    An animated fable about the first Christmas, "The Star," reimagines the Nativity from the perspective of an animal - actually, a menagerie of comical Holy Land critters, led by a miniature donkey, who become key supporting players in the tale. Among the production companies making...

  • Who is Leeann Tweeden? Al Franken accuser worked at Colorado Springs Hooters

    By News Services and The Gazette, citydesk@gazette.com -
    Updated: 3 hr ago

    Broadcaster and model Leeann Tweeden said Thursday that Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., "forcibly kissed" her and groped her during a USO tour in 2006. Tweeden, a news anchor for a morning show on KABC-AM radio in Los Angeles, worked in the 1990s as a model, appearing in magazines such as...

  • Winter lights celebration kicks off holiday season at Seven Falls

    By michelle karas michelle.karas@gazette.com -
    Updated: 5 hr ago

    It's the time of year when festive lights brighten the chilly dark, on streetlights, houses and businesses. If you make the short trip up South Cheyenne Canyon, you also can take in the colored lights adorning the canyon leading up to The Broadmoor Seven Falls. Visitors must park in...

  • Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Saturday, Nov. 18

    Carlotta Olson
    Updated: 6 hr ago

    Here's a look at what's going on Saturday in the Colorado Springs area:

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