It’s been a long, difficult year for those in the arts community, their friends and families. As many of you know, Gerry Riggs (former Director of the Gallery of Contemporary Art at UCCS), local artist Timber Kerwin and, now, Jason Zacharias (pictured above) of OpticalReverb Art Hub have all recently taken [...]

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On today’s Big Something, we’re recommending the incredible investigative series that Dave Phillips wrote for the Gazette about the brutal and terrifying effects that Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is having on soldiers, their families and, in turn, our entire community. If you haven’t read it yet, we strongly encourage you to do so as [...]

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Anyone who’s traveled beyond the hallowed cul-de-sacs of Colorado Springs’ exurbs knows that most people who don’t live here see our city the way we’re portrayed in the mainstream media: “The Evangelical Vatican,” “that place with the pretty rocks,” etc. Last night’s episode of 16 and Pregnant about local teen-mother Ebony [...]

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Wet Pets

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We were just as surprised as you probably are that there’s a Southern Colorado Koi Club (socokoi.org). The club held its first benefit auction this past Saturday at Badgers Tree Moving out east of town and we just had to go out and gawk. Fish named Golem, $40,000 collections, bear fences … it [...]

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May 22, 2015 | KQED · The Living Heart Project aims to create a detailed simulation of the human heart that doctors and engineers can use to test experimental treatments and interventions.
 

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May 22, 2015 | NPR · At least 13 people were arrested in the capital, Bangkok, and seven others in the country’s northeast after they staged protests against Gen. Prayuth Chan-ocha’s rule.
 

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May 22, 2015 | NPR · The bombing of a Shiite mosque killed at least 19 people. The claim of responsibility is a first for the extremist group involving an attack inside the kingdom.
 

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May 22, 2015 | NPR · Brad Bird’s new sci-fi adventure film features George Clooney, Britt Robertson and an endless sense of possibilities. David Edelstein says the film makes a “near-hysterical case” against pessimism.
 

May 22, 2015 | NPR · In So We Read On, Maureen Corrigan looks at the story behind The Great Gatsby, from F. Scott Fitzgerald’s life to the era in which it’s set. Originally broadcast Sept. 8, 2014.
 

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May 22, 2015 | NPR · Mad Men just ended after seven seasons; David Letterman is done with late-night TV after 33. The gang discusses both farewells, both legacies, and What’s Making Us Happy this week.
 

Music

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May 22, 2015 | WXPN · Hear the Philly rapper discuss his exciting new album and perform live in the studio.
 

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May 22, 2015 | WBGO+JAZZ.org · The baritone saxophonist has performed in some of the best big bands that ever were — including the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, which salutes their 25-year-veteran in concert.
 

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May 22, 2015 | NPR · The influential vibraphonist duets with Marian McPartland in a set of favorite standards, including his own “Flying Home.”
 

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