Jen Mulson

Entertainment Reporter

Jennifer Mulson has worked in the entertainment department of The Gazette for 12 years, first doing the calendar listings for all those fine events, and is now the arts and entertainment reporter. She particularly loves a Broadway musical, an indie, folky singer/songwriter and a passionate spoken word poem.
  • Pikes Pick: Harry Potter marathon coming to Tim Gill Center

    Updated: 18 hr ago

    Although the Indie Spirit Film Festival is billing it as "The Movie Marathon That Shall Not Be Named," I'm 100 percent certain Harry Potter fans will be ecstatic. The two-day event, featuring all eight of the fantasy films (that's 21 hours if you're doing the math), is 9 a.m.-10 p.m....

  • UpaDowna presents urban adventure fundraiser Roar in the City

    Updated: 18 hr ago

    It's one part "Amazing Race" and one part Oyster the Race, Denver's competition. UpaDowna's fourth annual Roar in the City aims to get folks out into our city jungle via a high-spirited, day-long urban adventure. The fundraiser for the nonprofit, outdoor-oriented organization is...

  • Springs Ensemble Theatre's new play explores suicide

    Updated: 18 hr ago

    In Johnna Adams' 2014 drama, "Gidion's Knot," a play on the term that dates to Alexander the Great, a fifth-grade boy is suspended one Friday afternoon and kills himself over the weekend. On Monday, his raging, grief-stricken mother shows up for a parent-teacher conference that was...

  • Pikes Picks: Dinner and a movie at The Margarita at Pine Creek; Horseshoe Donuts hits the mark

    Updated: 18 hr ago

    Stop, drop and pull up a patio chair at The Margarita at Pine Creek some Friday night for its dinner and a movie series. The fine-dining, yet laid back restaurant lights up the big screen beginning at dusk. Indulge in a snack and a cocktail; the patio and lounge menu items feature a...

  • Vegan lifestyle feted at VegFest in Golden


    When Dr. Andrew M. Freeman advises his patients to adopt a whole food, plant-based diet, the results are extraordinary. "Most people start to feel better in about two weeks," said Freeman, a cardiologist who works at National Jewish Health in Denver. "Most are in a place where they're...

  • Live Well: Blowing your tunnel vision wide open at home and in yoga

    Updated: Tue, Jul 18, 2017

    Tunnel vision - you never know you have it until something blows it wide open. I've lived in my tiny 19th-century house near downtown Colorado Springs for 13 years. One might assume a homeowner would know all the ins and outs and quirks of her abode, right? Think again. Most of the...

  • Victor celebrates historic background during Gold Rush Days

    Updated: Sat, Jul 15, 2017

    Where else but an old mining town can you watch a full day of men and women competing in team shoveling and jackleg drilling? The historic mining competitions are a highlight of Victor Gold Rush Days, a free three-day festival that celebrates the tiny town of Victor. It begins Friday...

  • Norse story of destruction, creation featured in exhibit at Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center

    Updated: Thu, Jul 13, 2017

    In Norse mythology, Ragnarök is the final battle, the end of the world. On one side are the gods, who represent the forces of creation and civilization, and on the other are the giants, who represent chaos and destruction. Although destruction is most often decried, positives are...

  • Pikes Picks: Skeptical podcast worth a listen

    Published: Thu, Jul 13, 2017

    New favorite podcast alert: "Oh No, Ross and Carrie." Ross Blocher and Carrie Poppy are the definition of skeptical and aim to debunk anything that goes bump in the night. The co-hosts tackle any number of topics, including UFOs, faith healers, Ouija boards and cryotherapy. There's...

  • Newsboys to headline Big Church Night Out Tour coming to Colorado Springs

    Updated: Wed, Jul 12, 2017

    Grammy-nominated Christian rock band Newsboys will stop by The Broadmoor World Arena on Oct. 5. The group will headline the Big Church Night Out Tour that also includes Sidewalk Prophets, 7eventh Time Down, Derek Minor, Blanca, Adam Agee from Audio Adrenaline, illusionist Brock Gill,...

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