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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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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June 29, 2017 | NPR · This week, Sen. Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., announced she opposes the health care bill in its current form. She cited cuts to Medicaid and what the bill would mean for people with opioid addiction.
 

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June 29, 2017 | NPR · Ahead of the July 4th weekend, the Seattle-based librarian shares a stack of eight recent favorites. She includes thrillers, mysteries, family sagas and an homage to the game rock, paper, scissors.
 

June 28, 2017 | NPR · Michael Bond, creator of the beloved Paddington Bear books, died Tuesday at 91. The classic children’s book character is a scruffy little bear prone to accidents, but he means well.
 

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June 29, 2017 | NPR · The Islamic State is losing territory in Iraq and Syria but is trying to keep its supporters’ spirits up through song. Its newest release, “My State Remains,” reveals an organization down but not out.
 

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June 28, 2017 | WXPN-FM · While making City Music, Morby looked to Lou Reed’s legacy for the confidence to experiment. He tells World Cafe about the album and the role New York has played in his story.
 

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