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.
  • Popular '80s bands, musicians coming to Colorado Springs

    Updated: 42 min ago

    Time to relive the '80s. Replay America the Ultimate 80s Festival will bring beloved musicians Billy Ocean, Taylor Dayne, Starship featuring Mickey Thomas, The Motels featuring Martha Davis, and Naked Eyes to The Broadmoor World Arena on Aug. 16. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m....

  • Live Well: Work to pluck weeds from landscape of your mind

    Published: Tue, Apr 25, 2017

    I often wonder if my days are one samskara after another; full of repetitive thoughts and actions, in other words. Samskara is a word you might hear during neighborhood yoga class. It's Sanskrit for a subliminal impression, the unconscious pattern of behavior that shows up in bodies...

  • New York Times best-selling writer C.J. Box to speak at Colorado Springs luncheon

    Updated: Sun, Apr 23, 2017

    The man behind the character of Joe Pickett was 40 when his popular Wyoming game- warden protagonist grabbed readers and wouldn't let go. New York Times best-selling author C.J. Box never intended to write a series of contemporary Westerns featuring the same hero, but that's what the...

  • Jeff Foxworthy, Larry the Cable Guy team up for Colorado Springs show with wisdom, laughter

    Updated: Fri, Apr 21, 2017

    Comedian Jeff Foxworthy has experienced a few big aha moments in life. The earliest one? In elementary school he realized he had an innate ability to make people laugh. Another? People are more alike than they are different, something he's learned after traveling to every state in...

  • Pink Floyd laser show to make stop in Colorado Springs

    Published: Fri, Apr 21, 2017

    You love the music of Pink Floyd. Now imagine it accompanied by a laser light show. The multimedia show "Paramount's Laser Spectacular" will drop by Pikes Peak Center on Aug. 18. Tickets cost $27; 888-929-7849, pikespeakcenter.com, axs.com. The English rock band, which began...

  • Taste from more than 30 wineries this weekend during Wine Around Colorado

    Updated: Fri, Apr 21, 2017

    You're allowed to drink any wine varietal at Wine Around Colorado - even the merlot. "We say drink what you like," said Cassidee Shull, executive director of the Colorado Association for Viticulture & Enology, which puts on the event. "If you like sweet wine, there will be sweet...

  • Pikes Pick: Kiefer Sutherland, country-style

    Updated: Fri, Apr 21, 2017

    You loved him in "24," "The Lost Boys" and "Flatliners." But did you know Kiefer Sutherland is a country singer-songwriter, too? The famous actor picked up the guitar at the age of 10 and started a record label with a friend more than a decade ago. In 2015 he started writing a few...

  • Pikes Picks: A Smurfy lip trend; National High-Five Day

    Updated: Thu, Apr 20, 2017

    Smurfy lip trend The latest trend in lip color makes you look like you kissed a Smurf. Blue lipstick is trending all over Pinterest, probably largely due to superstar Rihanna who drives fans wild with her cobalt-colored smackers. I'd give it a shot but am fairly certain it would just...

  • Lisa Loeb of 'Reality Bites' fame to perform acoustic set in Colorado Springs

    Updated: Tue, Apr 18, 2017

    Lisa Loeb has Ethan Hawke to thank for her big break. The singer-songwriter, who lived across the street from the actor in New York City in the mid-'90s, passed him a copy of her single "Stay (I Missed You)" while he was working on the 1994 Gen X classic "Reality Bites." Director Ben...

  • Best of the Springs Expert Picks - Arts & Entertainment

    Updated: Mon, Apr 17, 2017

    FACE ON A BUILDING FLOYD TUNSON ON MANITOU ART CENTER 513 Manitou Ave., Manitou Springs, 685-1861, manitouartcenter.org If your travels take you past the Manitou Art Center on Manitou Avenue, be sure to turn your head and take a look. A gorgeous new mural of nationally recognized...

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