• Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Tuesday, September 26

    Carlotta Olson
    Updated: Fri, Sep 22, 2017

    Here's a look at what's going on Tuesday in the Colorado Springs area:      ART “Through the Looking Glass” — Commonwheel Artists Co-op, 102 Canon Ave., Manitou Springs. Exhibit runs through Oct. 16; commonwheel.com/through-the-looking-glass .html. “The...

  • Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Monday, September 25

    Carlotta Olson
    Updated: Fri, Sep 22, 2017

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

  • 'Screaming Eagle of Soul' Charles Bradley dies at 68

    The Associated Press
    Updated: Sat, Sep 23, 2017

    NEW YORK — Charles Bradley, known as the "Screaming Eagle of Soul" for a powerful, raspy style that evoked one of his musical heroes, James Brown, died Saturday at age 68. Bradley, who achieved success later in life with his 2011 debut album "No Time for Dreaming," was diagnosed with...

  • Demi Lovato to help war-scarred children in Iraq

    Updated: Sat, Sep 23, 2017

    NEW YORK (AP) — Demi Lovato was named a Global Citizen ambassador at the organization's annual music festival Saturday, championing the mental health of thousands of children displaced within Iraq and other vulnerable communities. The singer and Global Citizen will fund the expansion...

  • Angela Missoni shows feather-light sheer knits in Milan

    Updated: Sat, Sep 23, 2017

    MILAN (AP) — It's a season of celebration and commemoration at Milan Fashion Week, in its fourth day Saturday. Angela Missoni marks 20 years as creative director at the family-owned and -run brand founded by her parents. Donatella Versace made an emotional tribute to her brother,...

  • The Sun rises in new play about Murdoch's tabloid revolution

    Updated: Sat, Sep 23, 2017

    LONDON (AP) — Rupert Murdoch has power, wealth — and legions of detractors, who say the media mogul's tabloids and TV stations have fueled crass celebrity culture, phone hacking and fake news. A new play in London explores the roots of his success and his divisiveness. "Ink" shows how...

  • Etching of German rifle ground off AK-47 monument in Moscow

    Updated: Sat, Sep 23, 2017

    MOSCOW (AP) — Just days after a monument honoring AK-47 designer Mikhail Kalashnikov was unveiled in Moscow, workers have removed a part of it that showed a German weapon that many believe inspired the renowned assault rifle. The monument features a towering statue of Kalashnikov and...

  • On the road: Nobel laureate Soyinka to teach in South Africa

    Updated: Sat, Sep 23, 2017

    JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Nobel laureate Wole Soyinka says being a traveling teacher has become "a way of life" as he takes up a post as visiting professor at the University of Johannesburg. The 83-year-old Nigerian playwright and author told students and journalists at the South African...

  • Worlds of Islam, Michael Jackson collide in Egyptian film

    Updated: Sat, Sep 23, 2017

    CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian ultraconservative Muslim preacher hears on his car radio news of the death of Michael Jackson, the pop singer he idolized in his teens, and he becomes so distraught he crashes his car. The news of the passing of the King of Pop is the start of a crisis of...

  • Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Sunday, September 24

    Carlotta Olson
    Updated: Thu, Sep 21, 2017

    Here's a look at what's going on Sunday in the Colorado Springs area:      SPECIAL EVENTS Pikes Peak Regional Air Show — (Saturday and Sunday), USAF Thunderbirds, World War II warbirds and more, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Colorado Springs Airport, parking at South Powers...

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