Jen Mulson

Entertainment Reporter

  • 2015 All Pikes Peak Reads selections announced

    Published: Fri, May 15, 2015

    Transformation is at the heart of Pikes Peak Library District's 2015 All Pikes Peak Reads program. This year's list of books operates under one theme: "Transformation @ Elevation." The adult titles include "In the Kingdom of Ice" by Hampton Sides, and Clive Thompson's "Smarter Than...

  • Blog: Second escape room will open in the Springs

    Updated: Fri, May 15, 2015

    Heads up, puzzleheads and escape room enthusiasts. A second escape room will open Saturday, May 23, in Colorado Springs. Rooms are historically-themed, including WWII 10th Mountain Division and Cuban Missile Crisis, according to owners Debi Nottingham-McGaw and Ed McGaw....

  • Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center brings classic musical 'Guys and Dolls' to life

    Updated: Thu, May 14, 2015

    By Fine Arts Center, pay-what-you-wish performance 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, preview 7:30 p.m. Thursday, opens May 22, runs 7:30 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays, 2 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, through June 14, Fine Arts Center, 30 W. Dale St., $20-$47, $15 student rush tickets available one hour...

  • Blog: Yoga to benefit Catamount Institute

    Updated: Tue, May 12, 2015

    Yoga's great on its own, but knowing your practice will benefit other people makes it that much better. Sarah Martin, an instructor at bluprintPowerYoga, will lead an hour-long class on Saturday morning. Enjoy meditation, yoga poses and a celebration afterward. All donations will...

  • Celebrate spring at Beltania: Pagan Celebration and Music Fest in Colorado Springs

    Updated: Tue, May 12, 2015

    May Day is a holiday familiar to many. But Beltane? Not so much. Traditionally observed on May 1, the latter is the Gaelic May Day festival, held about halfway between the spring and summer equinoxes. Historically, it was celebrated in Ireland and Scotland to welcome summer and the...

  • Live Well: Consider boundaries on and off the yoga mat

    Updated: Tue, May 12, 2015

    Clear boundaries are important. The topic is on my mind after taking and teaching a few yoga classes recently. Creating healthy boundaries is only something I've thought about in the past 10 to 12 years. I never even knew it was a thing before then. "You mean I get a say over how...

  • Blog: 'Starlight Cinema,' new outdoor film series downtown

    Updated: Fri, May 8, 2015

    Downtown Colorado Springs comes up with the coolest ideas. I loved the ice rink in Acacia Park for the holidays. I love the idea of original works of art on downtown traffic signal cabinets in "Intersection." And now I love "Starlight Cinema," a new outdoor film series this...

  • Royal Gorge Bridge & Park officially opens with kick-off celebration

    Updated: Fri, May 8, 2015

    11 a.m.- 8 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, with live music 12:30-4:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Royal Gorge Bridge & Park, 4218 County Road 3A, Cañon City, $21, $18 ages 60 and older, $15 ages 4-11, free 3 and younger; 275-7507, Something else: Drew...

  • Local A&E news

    Published: Fri, May 8, 2015

    FINE ARTS CENTER ANNOUNCES ITS 2015-2016 SEASON The Fine Arts Center has announced its 2015-2016 theater season and exhibit schedule ( Main stage: Sept. 10-27: "Putting It Together: A Musical Review," by Stephen Sondheim Oct. 15-Nov. 1: "Wait Until...

  • Three-day Pikes Peak Birding and Nature Festival offers three dozen activities

    Updated: Thu, May 7, 2015

    Various times Friday through Sunday, multiple locations throughout the Pikes Peak region, $20 includes most events, must register online to attend; Risë Foster-Bruder remembers her "spark" bird - what birders call the bird that kicked off their...

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