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Well, excuuuuuse me!

Steve Martin and the Steep Canyon Rangers are bringing their latest record tour, Deep In The Shade, which stayed on the Billboard Bluegrass Top Ten for 18 weeks to Colorado Springs and you could win a pair of tickets to the show!

Click HERE to Enter and Win!

Her first Fest

I've always been one of those "on the fence" types when it comes to LGBT issues, assuming it had nothing to do with me and therefore I had no right to butt in. Live and let live, I always thought.

But that isn't the case here in Colorado Springs, is it? Some of us just aren't willing to allow others to live harmlessly as they choose. I imagined we were over it. I guess I was wrong...

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A little goes a long way

As Colorado's poorest county turns 100, its residents find new sources of sweetness

Food hasn't brought back these towns. But it's filled some bellies and imported glimmers of hope, pride and dignity. The people here aren't just eating; they're volunteering to better the programs that deliver it, and maybe even better their community.

Training transfer

Colorado to get high-altitude Army helicopter practice that Hawaii officials pushed away.

Inglorious Blaster

Dave Alvin keeps an American music legacy alive

Winged migration

Pegasus Mediterranean Café takes a few chances and ushers new flavors into Woodland Park.

Recycling For Hope

A chance to have old and unwanted electronics recycled, to benefit Rachel's Ribbons of Hope.
Sat., July 23, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
University Village shopping center, 5230 N. Nevada Ave.

Operation Recovery

A presentation on OR (a program that seeks to stop the deployment of traumatized troops) from members of Iraq Veterans Against War. Hosted by the Pikes Peak Justice and Peace Commission.
Mon., July 25, 6-8 p.m.
Gay & Lesbian Fund for Colorado, 315 E. Costilla St.

Section 16 Educational Session

Learn more about the city's plans for Section 16. Held at the pavilion.
Wed., July 13, 6:30 p.m., Wed., July 27, 6:30 p.m., Wed., Aug. 10, 6:30 p.m. and Wed., Aug. 24, 6:30 p.m.
Red Rock Canyon Open Space, 3615 W. High St.

Pikes Peak Justice and Peace Commission

Is seeking good-condition (no repairs needed) bikes, to be donated each Wednesday at its table at the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center location of the Colorado Farm & Art Market.

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Recent Comments

Re: Acceptance lives at PrideFest (Columns - 07/21/2011)

gurudori (07/21/2011)

GOOD FOR YOU, TIM LEIGH! Thanks for coming to Pridefest and checking it out for yourself! Remember- You don't have to agree with our lifestyle to promote tolerance and equal...

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Re: Republicans kiss high-paid corporate butt (Columns - 07/21/2011)

gregR (07/21/2011)

"embarassing to the corporate chiefs"? Hah! That's a joke. They laugh all the way to the bank about that. And I can think of one lawmaker in an unnamed district...

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