• Pikes Picks: Comedy from your couch; making a name in 'alt country'

    By jennifer mulson and seth boster The Gazette -
    Updated: 6 hr ago

    Comedy from your couch Netflix has made going to comedy clubs passe. Why bother leaving the house when you can tune in on a regular basis and find a new comedy special ready to go? My latest favorite is "Ali Wong: Baby Cobra." The 2016 special features a seven and a half month...

  • Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Friday, May 26

    Carlotta Olson
    Updated: Tue, May 23, 2017

    Here's a look at a variety of events Friday around Colorado Springs and beyond:

  • Must See Must Do: Dream the Impossible Dream, enjoy bluegrass in Salida, and Ride for Heroes

    By linda navarro linda.navarro@gazette.com -
    Updated: 13 hr ago

    "I am I, Don Quixote, the Lord of La Mancha," the hero sings in the ageless 1964 Broadway musical, as the Tony Award winner takes the stage starting Thursday at the Fine Arts Center. The "Man of La Mancha" production, highlighted by the memorable "The Impossible Dream," runs through...

  • Pikes Pub: Breezy, and serious, beers to celebrate Memorial Day

    BY STEPHANIE EARLS stephanie.earls@gazette.com -
    Updated: 17 hr ago

    For those who adhere to the traditional rules of style, Memorial Day means busting out white shoes and beachy wardrobes and (if necessary) rekindling an appetite for lighter, fruitier brews that won't leave too bad a stain if sloshed on seersucker. In today's rich craft-beer...

  • Colorado Springs restaurateurs raise money for Trails and Open Space Coalition

    By teresa farney teresa.farney@gazette.com -
    Updated: 17 hr ago

    Look up the definition of restaurateur in Webster's and you'll likely see a photo of Randy Price. Price is well-known for his family- owned Rocky Mountain Restaurant Group's collection of award-winning eateries - Over Easy, Salsa Brava and Sonterra Grill. But what may have flown...

  • Def Leppard, Poison, Tesla come to Colorado Springs

    By Jennifer Mulson jen.mulson@gazette.com -
    Updated: 17 hr ago

    Def Leppard guitarist Phil Collen is in high spirits the morning after what he describes as an "amazing show" in Green Bay, Wis. And why shouldn't he be? The 59-year-old guitarist has spent more than three decades in the hugely popular English rock band, which has sold more than 100...

  • Joan Osborne headlines 9th annual MeadowGrass Music Festival

    By JennifER Mulson jen.mulson@gazette.com -
    Updated: 17 hr ago

    Oh yes, singer-songwriter Joan Osborne will be one of us. The ninth annual MeadowGrass Music Festival has landed its biggest name yet. Best known for her 1995 hit song "One of Us," Osborne will perform older songs and material off her new album "Joan Osborne Sings the Songs of Bob...

  • Video Game Haiku Review - 'Injustice 2'

    Terry Terrones
    Updated: 18 hr ago

    Title: Injustice 2 Format: PS4, Xbox One  Price: $59.99 Developer: NetherRealm Studios Publisher: WB Games ESRB Rating: T (Teen) Release Date: May 16, 2017 The Grade: A- Injustice 2 Haiku Review Massive launch roster   Play Multiverse forever Supes still a...

  • 2 weekend entertainment options beyond Colorado Springs: Jethro Tull and Denver Arts Festival

    By michelle karas michelle.karas@gazette.com -
    Updated: 19 hr ago

    Jethro Tull by Ian Anderson with the Colorado Symphony You can “Bungle in the Jungle” with rock legend Jethro Tull (aka vocalist/flutist/guitarist Ian Anderson) on Friday. That is, if you can imagine Red Rocks Amphitheatre in Morrison as a jungle. Tull — along with the Colorado...

  • 399 Colorado festivals, fairs, rodeos and July 4 events

    By Carlotta Olson carlotta.olson@gazette.com -
    Updated: 20 hr ago

    Here are a few of our favorites events - hundreds actually - where you'll find fun this summer around Colorado: FESTIVALS - Cortez - Ute Mountain Mesa Verde Birding Festival: Lectures, tours, bird-themed art show and more. May 10-14, Cortez; mesaverdecountry.com/calendar. -...

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