With vaccine drives ramping up and schools phasing back to full-time learning, hope is on the horizon for the return of a longstanding tradition for many kids in the Pikes Peak region: summer camp. While last summer’s rolling shutdowns, pandemic protocols and quarantines struck a blow to cam…

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With daycares and schools closing due to the COVID-19 pandemic, parents have taken on more responsibility for children’s learning and development. For many, this has been a major source of stress. The pandemic and the challenges of learning from home have definitely taken a toll on parents a…

To encourage social distancing during the spread of COVID-19, we are altering our regular “Event Horizon” section for the foreseeable future. While many local events are on hold, we will clue you into at least one local experience — this week: A preview of Lil' Miss Story Hour's Black Histor…

Explore history captured on film with Pueblo Library’s new online exhibit, “Natural Framing: The Life and Work of Frank D. Muramoto.” The exhibit is a fascinating look at the Japanese-American experience here in southern Colorado, as well as a unique display of Colorado history.

To encourage social distancing during the spread of COVID-19, we are altering our regular “Event Horizon” section for the foreseeable future. While many local events are on hold, we will clue you into at least one local experience — this week: A preview of Lil' Miss Story Hour's Black Histor…

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While they’re facing the pandemic pains just like everyone, the team behind local dating podcast Single in the Springs is looking to be a saving grace in the age of loneliness, unhealthy hours of screen time and hopeless-romantic playlists.

Whether you’re swiping left and right on Tinder looking for the one, or you’re already in a committed relationship with a partner or partners, dating these days is tough. Where do you go for a first date when you don’t feel comfortable eating in restaurants or when movie theaters are closed?…

To encourage social distancing during the spread of COVID-19, we are altering our regular “Event Horizon” section for the foreseeable future. While many local events are on hold, we will clue you into at least one local experience — this week: We talked to local author Felicia Chavez about h…

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Winter is taking hold and we’re all stuck inside about as often as we’ve ever been, and probably less pleased about it than we’ve ever been. The world outside is scary, and difficult, and the problems of 2020 have followed us into the new year. So we need a safe haven, right? That’s why this…

With a friendship that has spanned decades and a mutual love of books, Annie Robbins of Colorado Springs and Stacy Schubloom of Woodland Park are channeling their passion for reading into a new entrepreneurial endeavor — a podcast that explores books from emerging authors. Launched in Octobe…

To encourage social distancing during the spread of COVID-19, we are altering our regular “Event Horizon” section for the foreseeable future. While many local events are on hold, we will clue you into at least one local experience — this week: the nuWriters podcast, hosted by two local women…

To encourage social distancing during the spread of COVID-19, we are altering our regular “Event Horizon” section for the foreseeable future. While many local events are on hold, we will clue you into at least one local experience — this week: Daily Dose 719, a new docuseries exploring healt…

The act of creation comes with a caveat: It can get pretty expensive. For 32 years, the Manitou Art Center (MAC) in Manitou Springs has endeavored to make creating as a career more affordable by providing access to tools and studio and exhibition space at significantly reduced costs.

To encourage social distancing during the spread of COVID-19, we are altering our regular “Event Horizon” section for the foreseeable future. While many local events are on hold, we will clue you into at least one local experience — this week: The Gopher King, a novel by Colorado author Goja…

Long before the COVID-19 pandemic upended life in these United States, Americans often found themselves battling another scourge: gun violence. As the novel coronavirus continues to spread, confinement and isolation have not slowed the prevalence of gun-related deaths.

Part of creating a better future includes cultivating an understanding of the world beyond our domestic and international borders. Technology has closed the gap in our ability to communicate with one another across oceans and continents, but there is still work to be done to bring us closer …

Suffering from PTSD, survivor’s guilt and grief over the loss of his wife, Vietnam veteran Stan Przewalski is tethered to the world by a single fraying thread — one he has tried to sever completely on more than one occasion. As his war flashbacks accelerate and his grip on reality deteriorat…

While the stage has remained dark for most of the Pikes Peak Philharmonic’s 2020 season, the spirit and drive of the popular community orchestra have remained strong as its musicians await the day they can perform for live audiences once more. In the meantime, the nonprofit organization is w…

The Springs Ensemble Theatre is offering audiences beleaguered by excessive holiday cheer a dark and terrifying respite with a powerful digital performance of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. Robert Louis Stevenson’s famous tale of a doctor whose cruel and violent alter ego wreaks havoc on a hapless…

To encourage social distancing during the spread of COVID-19, we are altering our regular “Event Horizon” section for the foreseeable future. While many local events are on hold, we will clue you into at least one local experience — this week: Springs Ensemble Theatre's innovative virtual pe…

When a person receives an end-of-life diagnosis, it creates numerous challenges for the loved ones they will leave behind. Not only must their family come to terms with the knowledge that they will lose someone dear to them, they must simultaneously contend with managing that person’s affair…

The problem of bedlessness might not be well-known in Colorado Springs, but that’s something that Denny Butts, president of the Colorado Springs chapter of Sleep in Heavenly Peace, intends to change. According to Butts, 2 to 3 percent of children in El Paso County go to sleep at night withou…

To encourage social distancing during the spread of COVID-19, we are altering our regular “Event Horizon” section for the foreseeable future. While many local events are on hold, we will clue you into at least one local experience — this week: Colorado Vocal Arts Ensemble's virtual presentat…

In the words of board president Jim Lockhart, Wild Connections’ work is “a 25-year project, and ongoing.” This long-standing nonprofit organization, which Lockhart joined just a year after its inception, is at its core a conservation effort, though one that’s entirely unique in its part of t…

I’ve never seen a show like Zoo Motel. Not sure anyone has except those who have already tuned in for this brand new, interactive online performance. Hosted and promoted by the Millibo Art Theatre, but performed entirely in a single room in Colombia where actor/playwright Thaddeus Phillips i…

To encourage social distancing during the spread of COVID-19, we are altering our regular “Event Horizon” section for the foreseeable future. While many local events are on hold, we will clue you into at least one local experience — this week: a live, virtual, interactive theater experience …

Each year, the activist-inspired Wild & Scenic Film Festival hits the road with a condensed mini-festival that gives people all over the country a sample of their larger event, which typically spans five days and includes more than 100 films. Thanks to the efforts of the Fountain Creek W…