• What to watch on TV for the week of April 22 - April 28: “Westworld” and “The Handmaid’s Tale” return, the NFL draft, and much more

    Terry Terrones
    Updated: 1 hr ago

    Sunday  “Westworld" (7 p.m., HBO, Season Premiere) - Season two begins tonight! You can get prepped with my spoiler free preview right here.  “Into the Badlands” (8 p.m., AMC, Season Premiere) - Sunny and Bajie go undercover on The Widow’s frontlines, seeking passage to a...

  • Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Sunday, April 22

    Carlotta Olson
    Updated: 3 hr ago

    Here's a look at what's going on Sunday in the Colorado Springs area:        OPEN HOUSE Pikesmasters Model Railroad Club Springs Open House - 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., City Auditorium, 221 E. Kiowa St., free admission, donations accepted; pikemastersrr.com.

  • Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Monday, April 23

    Carlotta Olson
    Updated: Fri, Apr 20, 2018

    Here's a look at what's going on Monday in the Colorado Springs area:      MUSIC      STAGE “The Pilgrim’s Progress” — 2:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Saturdays,4 p.m. Fridays, through April 27, Simpich Showcase, 2413 W. Colorado Ave., $14-$17;...

  • National Coin Week draws numismatic novices and experts to Money Museum

    By liz forster liz.forster@gazette.com -
    Updated: 17 hr ago

    Jackie Williams' interest in coins began when she was a young girl during World War II. She'd collect pennies, sticking each coin to a long strip of tape in hopes of collecting more money than her other elementary school classmates. The money, which was donated to the war effort, was...

  • Verne Troyer, 'Mini-Me' in Austin Powers films, dies at 49

    The Associated Press
    Updated: 19 hr ago

    LOS ANGELES — Actor Verne Troyer from the "Austin Powers" movie franchise has died. A statement provided by Troyer's spokesperson that was also posted to his Instagram and Facebook accounts says the 49-year-old actor died Saturday. No cause or place of death was given, but the...

  • Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Saturday, April 21

    Carlotta Olson
    Yesterday

    Here's a look at what's going on Saturday in the Colorado Springs area:      FESTIVALS Through Saturday: UNC/Greeley Jazz Festival — Union Colony Civic Center, Greeley. Go online for ticket prices: uncjazzfest.com.

  • Former Colorado Springs Philharmonic executive director Susan Greene dies

    By Jennifer Mulson jen.mulson@gazette.com -
    Yesterday

    Without Susan Greene the music might have died. The Colorado Springs Philharmonic's former executive director died Thursday from cancer in Colorado Springs. She was 72. She is survived by a daughter. A service will be held 9 a.m. Monday at Sons of Israel Cemetery, behind Evergreen...

  • Captain Kirk beams down to UCCS 

    Terry Terrones
    Updated: Fri, Apr 20, 2018

    On Wednesday the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs was host to William Shatner, best known for his classic role as Captain Kirk from the original “Star Trek” series. The Emmy and Golden Globe winner was the keynote speaker for the UCCS Bachelor of Innovation10th Anniversary...

  • 'As if': 40 comedies from the past 40 years that changed the way we talk

    By Stephanie Merry The Washington Post -
    Updated: Fri, Apr 20, 2018

    Some movies have a way of infiltrating our everyday conversations. "Clueless" influenced the way an entire generation of kids talked. In the mid-1990s, suddenly every teen was dishing out a blase "whatever" when they weren't totally buggin' or Audi. It's not the only comedy with...

  • Avicii, EDM pioneer and DJ, found dead at 28

    The Associated Press
    Updated: Fri, Apr 20, 2018

    NEW YORK — The Swedish-born producer and DJ known as Avicii has been found dead in Oman. Publicist Diana Baron said in a statement that the 28-year-old DJ, born Tim Bergling, was in Muscat, Oman. "The family is devastated and we ask everyone to please respect their need for privacy...

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