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.
  • Blues icon Buddy Guy to perform in Colorado Springs

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    Grammy Award-winning blues guitarist Buddy Guy will perform at Pikes Peak Center this summer. He'll be joined June 19 by Tom Hambridge. Tickets are $39.50-$75 and go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday. Call 888-929-7849 or go online to or The iconic musician...

  • Pikes Pick: I gave opera a chance, and it was well worth it

    Published: Mon, Mar 19, 2018

    I didn't think opera was for me until I went to Tinseltown one Wednesday afternoon for a screening of "La Boheme." The classic Puccini piece was part of "The Met: Live in HD," a series by New York City's Metropolitan Opera that records live productions and rebroadcasts them in movie...

  • 'Musical Swings' return to Colorado for Green Box Arts Festival


    Summer is meant for swinging. "The Musical Swings" will make an encore appearance in Green Mountain Falls as part of the Green Box Arts Festival, running June 29 through July 7. The swings first entranced folks in the Pikes Peak region during the 2014 festival and are being brought...

  • Pikes Pick: New book promises the dirt on all things 'The Bachelor'

    Published: Sat, Mar 17, 2018

    Did you see the ending of "The Bachelor?" Oh Arie, Arie, Arie. And Lauren, "Bachelor Nation" has your back. Dump that guy already. Yes, it's true, I'm a fan of the reality TV franchise. Don't judge me. It keeps me off the streets. Amy Kaufman's recently released book "Bachelor Nation:...

  • Thousands to flock downtown for St. Patrick's Day Parade in Colorado Springs

    Updated: Fri, Mar 16, 2018

    Everybody loves a parade. There's no definitive source on who delivered the famous line, but it does pose the question: Do they really? That's a hard yes, says John O'Donnell, whose company, O'Donnell & O'Donnell, founded the Colorado Springs St. Patrick's Day Parade in 1985....

  • Colorado Springs opera lovers enjoy movie-style setting

    Updated: Fri, Mar 16, 2018

    Every month, usually on Wednesday evenings when most folks are putting up their feet after a long day, Irmgard von der Gathen and a few friends are inhaling the sights and sounds of the Metropolitan Opera. January's splurge? Puccini's "Tosca." No, she hasn't binged on a flight to...

  • Dead Sea Scrolls make stop in Denver

    Updated: Thu, Mar 15, 2018

    Ancient people weren't so different from modern folks. They cooked, they cleaned, they made a home for their families. And they hid religious writings now known as the Dead Sea Scrolls in 11 caves near a settlement called Qumran in the West Bank east of Israel as soon as they heard...

  • Manitou Springs' 'Wunderkind' exhibit shows increasing artistry of high school students

    Updated: Wed, Mar 14, 2018

    Works by junior and senior high school students in the Pikes Peak region, opening reception 5-8 p.m. Friday, through May 13, Manitou Art Center, 513 Manitou Ave., Manitou Springs, free; 685-1861, Young minds can produce some mighty fine art. Works by junior and...

  • Singer songwriter Josh Groban to make tour stop in Colorado

    Updated: Tue, Mar 13, 2018

    Singer songwriter Josh Groban will bring his "Bridges Tour" to Denver's Pepsi Center on Oct. 30. Tony Award-winning performer Idina Menzel will open the show. Tickets are $59.50-$199 and go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday. Call 866-461-6556 or go online to Citi...

  • Live Well: Cleaning up destruction of Daylight Saving Time

    Updated: Mon, Mar 12, 2018

    Oh March, with your blustery winds, deceptively sunny-looking but polar bear-cold days and your demand for my precious sleep. Daylight Saving Time. Once upon a time, I lived for the extra light. Now I brace myself for the loss of cellular regeneration. It takes at least a week or...

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