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Jen Mulson

Entertainment Reporter

  • Blog: Women's Film Festival goodies

    Updated: Mon, Nov 10, 2014

    For the first time, I attended part of the Rocky Mountain Women's Film Festival this past weekend. I saw four films on Sunday - two longer ones and two shorts. I enjoyed each one, and was moved to tears by the majority of them, minus the first short - a comedy about a woman who gets...

  • Blog: Can you do this one thing?

    Updated: Fri, Nov 7, 2014

    I was at the Successful Aging Expo last Saturday, hanging out in the lobby by The Gazette table. I was happy to talk to a handful of people about my Live Well column and the GO! section. The first woman I chatted with was an Iyengar yoga teacher who teaches a chair yoga class, among...

  • Blog: Need your Miguel Dakota fix?

    Updated: Fri, Nov 7, 2014

    I know, I know, you've missed seeing Monument singer songwriter Miguel Dakota perform on TV,  haven't you? Don't worry, we understand. Here's a little something to soothe the burn. The "America's Got Talent" finalist will play at Outlets at Castle Rock Tree Lighting next...

  • Dennis Miller brings political comedy to Pikes Peak Center

    Updated: Thu, Nov 6, 2014

    8 p.m. Saturday, Pikes Peak Center, 190 S. Cascade Ave., $40-$50; 520-7469, ticketswest.com. Anybody who knows political comedian Dennis Miller is familiar with his rants, especially as a guest on Fox News' "The O'Reilly Factor." He goes after politicians and religious leaders,...

  • Springs festival celebrates victory of good over evil at Diwali

    Updated: Thu, Nov 6, 2014

    Diwali, also known as the "Festival of Lights," is to Hindus what Christmas is to Christians. The ancient Hindu festival celebrates the victory of light over dark and good over evil, says Jay Patel, founder and organizer of the annual Diwali event by the Indian Community of Colorado...

  • Blog: Let Georgia O'Keeffe inspire your scriptwriting at FAC

    Updated: Thu, Nov 6, 2014

    Georgia O'Keeffe was an inspiring woman. And now she's inspiring playwrights. The Fine Arts Center seeks O'Keeffe-centered scripts for their upcoming Rough Writers New Play Festival in June. So you've got some time, writers. Hey, if you're doing the annual NaNoWriMo (National Novel...

  • Films by and about women at Rocky Mountain Women's Film Festival

    Updated: Thu, Nov 6, 2014

    In "The Lion's Mouth Opens," a young woman braces herself for the results of a medical test revealing whether she has Huntington's disease. An elderly female volleyball team goes looking for a match in "The Optimists." Actor and activist George Takei, better known as Hikaru Sulu on...

  • Blog: Seek and destroy with yoga

    Updated: Thu, Nov 6, 2014

    If you've never heard of or seen an image of Kali, the Hindu goddess of destruction and transformation, you're in for a treat. First you'll notice that she's a beautiful, usually blue-skinned, woman with long, raven-colored hair. And then you might see the small details, like the...

  • Blog: Eric Bransby retrospective at David Cook Galleries

    Updated: Wed, Nov 5, 2014

    Well-known local artist Eric Bransby will debut a new retrospective exhibit, "Transcending Figuration: Bransby in Retrospect," at David Cook Galleries in Denver. The 98-year old muralist has worked for almost 75 years. He studied under Boardman Robinson and Jean Charlot at the Fine...

  • Blog: Little kid lessons

    Updated: Wed, Nov 5, 2014

    I went tricks and treating on Halloween with my brother and his two kids, both under five. The stuff that comes out of their mouths never fails to make me laugh. That, and their little antics often serve as good reminders to me on this journey. Lesson 1: Be open. Treat even the...

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