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The Man Behind the Music of MeadowGrass

When it comes to the eclectic mix of artists each year at the MeadowGrass Music Festival, there’s one man behind the music: Steve Harris. The ensemble of performers for...

Music and More at the MeadowGrass Music Festival

Meet the musicians performing at this year’s Memorial Day weekend music festival in Black Forest and preview many more activities.

Where to Play Bocce in Colorado Springs

When Springs asked me to write about bocce, they had no idea they couldn’t have asked a more uncoordinated person. However, I have played bocce before. Well, to clarify,...

Holiday Cheers: Spirits and Wine Pairings

Treat guests this festive season with wine and spirits pairing recommendations from local experts.

3 Great Thanksgiving Wine & Spirits Recommendations

With the help of some local sommeliers, you can pick the perfect the perfect Thanksgiving wine to go with your meal and impress your guests.

Fall Recipes: Butternut Squash Crostini

Create seasonal flavor with this easy, crowd-pleasing and autumn inspired appetizer.

Nina de Freitas: Local Artist to Watch

Colorado Springs singer-songwriter Nina de Freitas had just recovered from COVID-19 last April when she remembered the deadline for NPR’s Tiny Desk contest. Problem was, she was at her...

Collaboration Is Key for Local Filmmaker

The moody music video for Jarrod Gipson’s Clockwise is bathed in stark, contrasting colors, alternating between a saturation of red and blue imagery that unfolds the intercut scenes of...

Kate Perdoni Is a Local Creative Force

Kate Perdoni has always had a big imagination. As a young child, the future journalist scrawled answers to imaginary inquiries asked in invisible interviews. Today Perdoni is here in...

Colorado Springs Restaurants Open on Christmas

UPDATED 12/24. Who says you have to do all the cooking and cleaning on Christmas? Here's a list of local restaurants and bars with open doors for the holidays. You'll...