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Jen Mulson

Entertainment Reporter

  • Blog: Celebrate winter solstice with yoga

    Updated: Fri, Dec 12, 2014

    The shortest day of the year is fast approaching. December 21 is the winter solstice, a day I long for as soon as that silly time change took us back an hour in early November. It means we start to get one extra minute of precious daylight every day until we spring forward again in...

  • Crumpet the Elf bares all in 'The SantaLand Diaries' at Millibo Art Theatre

    Updated: Fri, Dec 12, 2014

    Crumpet the Elf is about to get real on the holidays. For those unfamiliar, he's the star of "The SantaLand Diaries," stemming from an essay by humorist and writer David Sedaris. The 90-minute, one-man show is based on the one holiday season Sedaris spent working as a Christmas elf...

  • Local A&E news

    Published: Fri, Dec 12, 2014

    LOCAL AUTHOR'S NOVEL OPTIONED FOR FILM Darby Karchut's debut novel, "Griffin Rising," was recently optioned for film by Hollywood producer Carmella Casinelli and actor/producer Geoff Stults. The young adult fantasy is set in modern-day Colorado Springs and features a master and...

  • Holiday season complete with 'Deck the Hall' at Pikes Peak Center

    Updated: Thu, Dec 11, 2014

    It's not Christmas until all 130 of the Colorado Springs Chorale auditioned singers, plus special guests the Colorado Springs Youth Symphony Brass Ensemble and two accompanists, perform during the traditional "Deck the Hall" event. "It's become a staple for some segments of the...

  • Shakey Graves does Americana with a suitcase; performance set for Ivywild School

    Updated: Thu, Dec 11, 2014

    Shakey Graves is gaining a foothold in Americana and folk music. Even before the Hollywood actor-
turned-musician released his sophomore album in October, "And the War Came," it reached No. 12 on the Americana Music Association radio airplay chart. Shakey's just his stage name. His...

  • Blog: No mud, no lotus

    Updated: Wed, Dec 10, 2014

    I just started reading Chris Grosso's debut novel, "Indie Spiritualist: A No Bull(expletive) Exploration of Spirituality." The first line of one of his first few chapters reached out and tweaked my earlobe: "No mud, no lotus." Love it. You can bet I'll be using that as a theme in an...

  • Prepare for your spoonful of sugar with 'Mary Poppins' at Fine Arts Center

    Updated: Wed, Dec 10, 2014

    One of the most magical nannies of all time is about to fly through the air and sing with chimney sweeps. "Mary Poppins" opens Thursday at the Fine Arts Center. "It's one of my favorites," says director Scott RC Levy, artistic director at the FAC. "The movie is one of my favorites....

  • Pine Creek High School's HeART Gallery raises awareness about teen suicide

    Updated: Wed, Dec 10, 2014

    Pine Creek High School seniors hope a student art gallery will help raise awareness and start a conversation about teen suicide prevention. The school has lost at least one student to suicide every year since senior Mackenzie Heath was a freshman. Those devastating losses prompted her...

  • Stop spinning: Certain exercises, maneuvers can help correct balance disorders

    Updated: Tue, Dec 9, 2014

    One morning, many years ago, I woke to a world spinning off its axis. At least, that's what it felt like. Only later, after some desperate online searches, did I realize I'd experienced a case of vertigo. It was debilitating, uncomfortable and frightening, and fortunately, it hasn't...

  • Blog: Kimball's poster sale

    Updated: Tue, Dec 9, 2014

    Here's an excellent holiday gift and way to give back, all rolled up into one. Kimball Bayles, owner of Kimball's Peak Three Theater downtown, will hold a move poster sale on Saturday. They're from movies he's shown over the last five years, and range in price from $5-$30. The...

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