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Jen Mulson

Entertainment Reporter

  • 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...

  • Blog: Dying for a 'Nutcracker?'

    Updated: Mon, Dec 8, 2014

    For some of you, the season just isn't complete without a viewing of "The Nutcracker." Well, lucky you! There are a bunch to choose from this year: “A Taste of the Nutcracker" — Mini performance of the Colorado Youth Ballet’s performance of “The Nutcracker” and an opportunity to...

  • Watch: Festival of Lights Parade replay

    Updated: Sun, Dec 7, 2014

    The Festival of Lights Parade is a December tradition. No matter how far you've flung yourself around the world in the past three decades, you can always come back and count on a holiday parade downtown on the first Saturday of the last month of the year. The parade's executive...

  • Blog: New AquaStretch wellness program at SunWater Spa

    Updated: Fri, Dec 5, 2014

    Get your bathing suit out for the new AquaStretch therapy by SunWater Spa in Manitou Springs. I received a press release about it earlier this week, and it looks like something I'd love to write about it in a future column. The natural pain management practice is targeted at those...

  • 'Amahl and the Night Visitors' gift from Colorado Springs Conservatory

    Updated: Thu, Dec 4, 2014

    The Colorado Springs Conservatory morphs into a secret Santa around the holidays. For 12 years, the after-school performing arts academy has offered a free production of "Amahl and the Night Visitors," Gian Carlo Menotti's one-act English opera that debuted on TV in 1951. This year's...

  • Blog: Grand reveal of Alan's Odd Duck

    Updated: Wed, Dec 3, 2014

    Have you spotted the colorful new sculpture in Acacia Park? Hint: It's near the Uncle Wilber Fountain. You really can't miss it - a giant duck decoupaged with a rainbow of tiles. It's been up for awhile, but today (Wednesday) is the official grand reveal. It's brought to the...

  • 'The Lying Kind' delivers dark holiday farce at TheatreWorks

    Updated: Tue, Dec 2, 2014

    It's Christmas Eve in "The Lying Kind," and a pair of police officers must deliver some bad news to an elderly couple. The only problem? The cops botch the assignment, and what ensues is comedy at its darkest. The 2002 play by Anthony Neilson opens Thursday at TheatreWorks. "It's a...