Category Archives: Entertainment

Spotted in Southeast

“Artist,” a mural of a multi-talented octopus, celebrates the many facets of art made in Colorado Springs. The work by Knobhill Urban Arts District-affiliated creative Mario Sanchez, is painted on the west wall of Platte Furniture, 2331 E. Platte Place. [Express photo/Regan Foster] The Express

Dining on a dime: Happy (healthful) holidaze

This decadent dinner won’t bust your belt … or the bank A few years ago, while I was still covering health and wellness, and writing a weekly food column, I spoke with a nutritionist about battling the bulge at this time of year. Let’s face

Creative conscious

From murals to performances, local makers use art as advocacy By Stewart Ricker Special to the Southeast Express Editor’s note: This autumn, the Southeast Express partnered with a second-year publishing class at Pikes Peak Community College to examine may facets of voting and politics. This

Crafting community

Lisa Marie Coleman finds purpose in volunteer work, art and hip-hop By Faith Miller The Southeast Express Lisa Marie Coleman isn’t afraid to take on big projects. And perhaps nothing exemplifies her enthusiasm and fierce determination more strongly than Drinks & Jewelry Studios (D&Js), a

Spotted in Southeast

Deeno the Dinosaur stands guard in a sun-dappled grassy knoll at the Market at Spring Creek. The wayward brontosaurus was stolen over the summer from its home at the shopping center, located on the corner of Circle Drive and Monterey Road. It was returned more

‘Only just the beginning’

  Arts Month highlights Southeast’s growing creative culture By Eric Friedberg The Southeast Express At 10 a.m. on a sunny Wednesday, 9-year-olds Kalaya Weems and Joshua Obi gleefully slathered bright blue paint on the sidewalk. Volunteer Chelsea Rotondo kept a watchful eye on the scene,

Few tricks, lots of treats

Hundreds participate in Southeast community centers’ Halloween festivities Ghouls, ghosts, superheroes, villains — even a toddling pediatrician and his tiny physician’s assistant — swarmed the halls of the Hillside Community Center on Saturday, while a grinning procession of princesses, dinosaurs, witches, wizards and a stilt-walker

‘Tis the season for sharing

This holiday season, let’s start a new culinary tradition! The holidays mean food, family and friendship. Whether your winter holiday traditions involve gathering with your closest pals around an overflowing table; cramming yourself into a kitchen packed with cousins to hand-roll your grandmother’s favorite tamales;

Gridiron grub

These quick game-day dishes are sure to score some extra points   Are you ready for some football, Southeast Colorado Springs?  I have a confession to make: I’m not really a fan of football. Don’t get me wrong, I enjoy the sense of community that

Lasting landmark

Satellite hotel celebrates half-century of community This year marks the 50th birthday of the Satellite Hotel, an impressive milestone for the massive landmark that towers over Southeast Colorado Springs in silent homage to the Space Age. It also happens to commemorate 50 years since Charlotte