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2 years 8 months ago

Adele is Grammy Awards big winner

LOS ANGELES (AP) - With six awards, Adele has matched Beyonce for most Grammy wins in a night by a female act. Adele's six wins Sunday night include album, record and song of the year. Beyonce set the record two years ago. Adele was shaking as she won album of...

2 years 11 months ago

A home to call their own

Student and performer C.C. Wells remembers when her mom, Linda Weise, founder of the Colorado Springs Conservatory, used their basement as one of the locations for the conservatory. Now, after seventeen years, it finally has a home to call its own. Wells says, "It's very creative and very welcoming...

2 years 11 months ago

Opera-tunity

During the December 2nd weekend, around 50 cast members compromising of both faculty and students from the Colorado Stings Conservatory are teaming up the Colorado Springs Chamber Orchestra to put on the 10th annual "Amahl and the Night Visitors" one act opera. Several students and faculty sang and played...

3 years 3 months ago

4 shot after George Clinton show in Ohio

CLEVELAND (AP) - Cleveland police say one of four people shot during a large fight after a concert featuring funk music artist George Clinton has died. Police spokesman Sgt. Sammy Morris says a 16-year-old shot in the head Saturday night near the outdoor festival died early Sunday at a hospital....

3 years 3 months ago

Winehouse's death puts album on charts

NEW YORK (AP) - Death has landed Amy Winehouse back on the charts. The British singer's "Back to Black" album will re-enter the Billboard album chart at No. 9, with 37,000 albums sold in the United States in the past week. Those figures come from Nielsen SoundScan data released...

3 years 3 months ago

Still life around town

There are nineteen locations around downtown Colorado Springs where you can see these beauties, but these places are only temporary homes for these butterflies. The Butterflies and Friends Project is a collaboration between the Rotary Club of Colorado Springs and many local sponsors to help raise money for art...

3 years 4 months ago

Spring Spree 2011 is on

Springs Spree in Memorial Park is underway. BBQ, funnel cake, hot dogs, rides, music and much more awaits you this morning at the festival. The event runs until 7 p.m. today and from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. on Father's Day. There will event be a performance...

3 years 4 months ago

Pandora sings a happy tune for IPO

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Pandora Media sold its initial public offering of stock at $16 per share Tuesday. That's double what the popular but unprofitable Internet radio service expected less than two weeks ago. The IPO's completion sets the stage for Pandora to make its stock market debut Wednesday...

3 years 8 months ago

Band and symphony festival at CSU-Pueblo

Colorado State University-Pueblo's Department of Music will host more than 200 high school musicians and faculty representing 31 Colorado high schools as part of the third annual Festival of Winds event. The two and a half day event starts tomorrow and will feature a director-recommended High School Honor Band, exhibition...

3 years 11 months ago

Singers gather at CSU-Pueblo for concert

About 150 Southern Colorado high school musicians selected from 22 high schools and the Colorado Springs Youth Symphony will visit the Colorado State University-Pueblo campus for two and one half days of instruction followed by a Saturday night concert. It's the 5th Annual Southern Colorado Honor Choir and Orchestra....

4 years 6 months ago

Youth Symphony Concert Sunday at Pikes Peak Center

The Colorado Springs Youth Symphony Association's annual marquee musical offering, Symphonie Fantastique, will be performed this Sunday at the Pikes Peak Center. The Spring Concert features the two top Association ensembles- the Youth Symphony Orchestra and the Pikes Peak Wind Symphony (the "Winds" just returned from concerts at Carnegie...

4 years 6 months ago

Sting, Lady Gaga to headline TODAY concerts

For its 15th consecutive year, NBC's TODAY is bringing some of the biggest names in music to rock the Plaza, including Lady Gaga, Justin Bieber, Christina Aguilera and Carrie Underwood. This year's "Toyota Concert Series on TODAY" kicks off on May 14 with a performance by Sting. Grammy Award-winning...

4 years 6 months ago

Chicago performances in Pueblo

Catch a live performance of the musical Chicago in Pueblo this weekend and next, presented by the Steel City Theatre Company in conjunction with the CSU-Pueblo Music Department. The play will be presented at Hoag Hall on the CSU-Pueblo campus. The cost is just $5, plus a canned good...

4 years 10 months ago

WTO: China unfairly restricting American CDs, DVDs

The World Trade Organization's top arbitrators have upheld a ruling that China is illegally restricting the import of U.S. music, films and books. Monday's ruling by the WTO's appellate body confirms the landmark decision in August that came down decisively against Beijing's policy of forcing American media producers to...

4 years 10 months ago

17,000 twinkling lights set to music

Some people go above and beyond when it comes to their Christmas light displays. The display at 3565 Windjammer Drive in Colorado Springs is case and point. The mastermind behind the display made most of the light forms himself, according to his recorded message. He has singing reindeer, a...

4 years 11 months ago

Looking for something sweet? Try 'Sugar, Sugar'

The InterDisciplinary Experimental Arts (I.D.E.A.) program at Colorado College will unveil "Sugar, Sugar," a free exhibition that explores the art, science and history of sugar. According to the college, sugar was nirtually unknown in Europe until the Middle Ages when it quickly became ubiquitous in western diets. It influenced...

4 years 11 months ago

Susan Boyle releases CD

Susan Boyle is ready to take her place in the pop world. Boyle performed with an orchestra Monday morning in New York's Rockefeller Plaza for NBC's "Today" show. She's the ordinary-looking woman who wowed the world with her big voice on the TV show "Britain's Got Talent." Boyle sang...

4 years 11 months ago

Watch concerts free online

A new Web site allows music lovers to watch concerts for free online, choosing from five different camera angles as they watch. BillboardLive.com says its new concert-viewing Web site offers visitors different perspectives on performances by Alicia Keys, Usher, David Archuleta, Daughtry and other artists yet to be announced. ...

5 years 2 weeks ago

Garth Brooks coming out of retirement

Country superstar Garth Brooks announced Thursday that he's coming out of retirement with a show in Las Vegas. Brooks, 47, said at a news conference in Nashville that he will end his retirement with an extended engagement at the Wynn Resort. The move has been rumored in the...

5 years 1 month ago

Kanye's comments bring chaos to VMAs

Taylor Swift was relishing her unlikely win of best female video at the MTV Video Music Awards. The 19-year-old knew that the network doesn't exactly make a habit out of giving their moonman trophies to country music stars. "I was standing on the stage and I was really excited...

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