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3 years 3 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...

3 years 3 months ago

"Amahl and the Night Visitors" preview

News 5 will be going live from the Colorado Springs Conservatory in downtown Colorado Springs at their new location (415 S. Sahwatch). We are getting a sneak peek of of the 10th annual production of a one-act holiday opera "Amahl and the Night Visitors," which will be held at Colorado...

3 years 6 months ago

Last day of Folk Art Festival

It's the last day for the Folk Art Festival at the Rock Ledge Ranch. 165 vendors come from all over the nation to sell their handmade goods. There's everything from food to face painting and clothing to furniture. Where: Rock Ledge Ranch Address: 30th Street & Gateway Road,...

4 years 8 months ago

Vandals rip BP's name from Colorado awning

Vandals ripped BP's name from the awning of the Durango Arts Center in an apparent protest against the company. Center Director Sheri Rochford Figgs says the nonprofit arts organization will have to replace the entire awning following the vandalism last week. The awning has the names of various donors...

5 years 2 months ago

New push for Colorado jobs announced

Colorado Gov. Bill Ritter and state lawmakers announced three new pieces of legislation on Tuesday to help create jobs in Colorado's film, arts and other creative industries. Ritter says a recent economic analysis shows that creative industries support 186,000 jobs in Colorado, making it the fifth-largest employment sector and among...

5 years 5 months ago

PCC offers gourmet dinner for $10

In this edition of Thrifty Thursday, News First 5 tells you where you can get a 5-course dinner for just $10. Dinner is served every Wednesday evening at Pueblo Community College. It includes an appetizer, soup, salad, an entrée and dessert. PCC says it's not trying to make a profit,...

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