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.
  • Live Well: Yoga and the practice of surrender

    Updated: 23 hr ago

    Get out your white flag, yogis, it's time to surrender. There's more to yoga than downward facing dog - asana (the postures) is only the third of yoga's eight limbs. What comes first and second are the five yamas (ethical standards), followed by the five niyamas (inner practices or...

  • 'Carmina Burana' will wrap up Colorado Springs Philharmonic's 90th season

    Updated: Fri, May 19, 2017

    Composer Carl Orff took two dozen saucy and lusty poems, put them to music and created one of the most popular pieces of the classical music repertoire. They were from "Carmina Burana," a collection of medieval poems discovered in a Benedictine abbey in Bavaria in

  • Pikes Picks: Excuse to enjoy grilled cheese and beer; must-hear relationship podcast

    Updated: Thu, May 18, 2017

    Get your grilled cheese/craft beer on If melty, gooey grilled cheese is your comfort food of choice, The Colorado Springs Grill Cheese Fest on May 20 has you covered. And they'll up the comfort level with a side of tasty local beer. The event is a fundraiser for the nonprofit...

  • Marriage, career questions at center of Springs Ensemble Theatre production

    Updated: Wed, May 17, 2017

    The road not traveled can invite some longing looks. Especially when the looker is a 40-something woman who wonders if she made the right choices about marriage and career. Playwright Gina Gionfriddo wades into the murky waters that many women have trod through with her Pulitzer...

  • Pikes Pick: Poet Marie Howe's podcast is swoon-worthy

    Updated: Wed, May 17, 2017

    I've discovered a new favorite poet - Marie Howe, the former poet laureate of New York. She read her poems "The Gate," "Hurry" and "Magdalene - the Seven Devils" on a 2014 "On Being" podcast and I fell in love. Her most recent book "Magdalene: Poems" was released in March and is...

  • 'Illusionists' star will shock with dental floss at Denver performance

    Updated: Tue, May 16, 2017

    Dan Sperry has an unusual way of flossing. The performer, who's also known as The Anti-Conjurer in the popular touring show "The Illusionists," is famous for his dental floss and Life Saver trick. "It's like my moonwalk," Sperry said from a tour stop in Idaho Falls, Idaho. "I have...

  • Pikes Pick: Celebrate Dennis Hopper Day

    Updated: Mon, May 15, 2017

    Once upon a time the actor Dennis Hopper owned the Mabel Dodge Luhan House, an inn and conference center in Taos, N.M. It was 1970 and he invited all his hippie friends to crash at the pad he renamed "Mud Palace." By 1977 he'd sold it and moved away but his memory lives on. The Town of...

  • Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center adds wolf to pack in Divide

    Updated: Fri, May 12, 2017

    Seven-year-old timber wolf Koda is about to land herself a tall, dark, handsome and younger beau. He's Amarok a 3-year-old, amber-eyed timber wolf found wandering the streets of MedellĂ­n, Colombia. City officials found the pup, who they believe was imported illegally from the U.S....

  • Seven Colorado destinations for lovers of art

    Updated: Wed, May 10, 2017

    Think arts and culture only exist on the coasts? Think again. Colorado is rife with ways to immerse yourself in art, theater and dance. Start your quest for enlightenment in Pueblo at Sangre de Cristo Arts and Conference Center (sdc-arts.org). Seven galleries feature historic and...

  • Seven Colorado destinations for train enthusiasts

    Updated: Wed, May 10, 2017

    Begin your immersion in the golden age of train travel at Golden's Colorado Railroad Museum (coloradorailroadmuseum.org). The 15-acre rail yard is home to more than 100 narrow and standard gauge steam and diesel locomotives, passenger cars and cabooses. A jaunt up Interstate 70 will...

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