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.
  • Christian singer Sandi Patty to make stop in Colorado Springs on farewell tour

    Updated: Fri, Feb 24, 2017

    Thirty-plus years ago, Sandi Patty was just a young woman with a big voice. Cut to today and the contemporary Christian singer is a five-time Grammy Award winner with three platinum (1 million sales) and five gold (500,000 sales) albums and more than 40 Gospel Music Association Dove...

  • Three concurrent exhibits to open at Fine Arts Center

    Updated: Thu, Feb 23, 2017

    "The Migrant Series: Don Coen," paintings by Coen, "Front Row Center: Larry Hulst," photos by Hulst, and "FAC Legacy Series: Mary Chenoweth Works on Paper," opens Saturday, through May 21, Fine Arts Center, 30 W. Dale St., $8, $5 students and military, free FAC members and 12 and...

  • Denver Restaurant Week to feature more than 250 eateries

    Updated: Wed, Feb 22, 2017

    Denver Restaurant Week is the best time of the year for foodies anywhere near the Mile High City. More than 250 restaurants will participate and offer diners three price points ($25, $35 and $45) per person for multi-course meals. The event began 13 years ago as a way to raise the...

  • Colorado Springs Philharmonic hosts Yo-Yo Ma for 90th anniversary

    Updated: Wed, Feb 22, 2017

    One of the most highly regarded musicians in the world will help the Colorado Springs Philharmonic celebrate its 90th anniversary. Cellist Yo-Yo Ma will perform Edward Elgar's "Concerto for Cello and Orchestra, Op. 85" with the orchestra and conductor Josep Caballé-Domenech on Friday...

  • Manitou Springs celebrates with Carnivale Parade, Mumbo Jumbo Gumbo Cook-Off

    Updated: Wed, Feb 22, 2017

    Manitou Springs almost didn't keep it weird this year. The popular Carnivale Parade that started 24 years ago nearly fell by the wayside after past event organizers relinquished

  • MeadowGrass band lineup taking shape

    Updated: Wed, Feb 22, 2017

    The roster of bands for the ninth annual MeadowGrass Music Festival is shaping up. A handful of the performers headed to the popular Memorial Day weekend event were announced this week. More bands will be announced in the coming weeks. Friday night's co-headlining acts include...

  • Pikes Pick: In the name of love or lust

    Updated: Tue, Feb 21, 2017

    Aah, what a tangled web some of our more famous and beloved artists, musicians and writers have weaved in the name of love or lust. In Catherine Lacey and Forsyth Harmon's new book, "The Art of the Affair: An Illustrated History of Love, Sex and Artistic Influence," we get the dirt on...

  • Motif Jazz Cafe will return to the scene in Colorado Springs

    Updated: Thu, Feb 16, 2017

    Steve Draper opened Motif in 2010 as a place to hear the great jazz musicians that populate our city. The popular club closed on New Year's Eve in 2015 and left a large hole in the jazz music scene and a bereft fan base that begged him to reopen as quickly as possible. Those folks...

  • Singer songwriter Howie Day to perform in Denver

    Updated: Thu, Feb 16, 2017

    Howie Day first garnered attention with his mesmerizing technical skills. Alone on stage, the singer-songwriter could create an entire band, complete with drums, bass and acoustic guitars, vocals and backup singers, all through the use of effects pedals, loop recorders and other...

  • Pikes Pick: Years later, 'The Thorn Birds' still an engrossing page-turner

    Published: Wed, Feb 15, 2017

    Oh, doomed literary lovers, I just can't resist you. Heathcliff and Catherine, Gatsby and Daisy, Vronsky and Anna and titian-haired Meggie Cleary and the priest Ralph de Bricassart in Colleen McCullough's 1977 novel "The Thorn Birds." I read it as a wee lass and recently decided to...

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