Jen Mulson

Entertainment Reporter

  • Blog: Manitou Springs High School slam poetry team's piece on distracted driving

    Published: Thu, Apr 9, 2015

    April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month. News to me. Maybe to you, too? But I'm glad to support it, especially when I'm driving around and see all those bent heads over their phones. I'd like to go one step further, though, and make it illegal to talk on the phone while you're...

  • 'MythBusters' bring science variety show to Colorado Springs

    Updated: Thu, Apr 9, 2015

    7:30 p.m. Saturday, Pikes Peak Center, 190 S. Cascade Ave., $43-$153; 520-7469, ticketswest.com Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman have demolished buildings, sunk cars, re-enacted video games, tried Chinese water torture and wondered if a cat really does always land on its feet. And...

  • 'Duruflé's Requiem' joins together generations of singers

    Published: Thu, Apr 9, 2015

    3 p.m. Sunday, First Presbyterian Church, 219 E. Bijou St., $5-$10; 633-3562, cschorale.org Singers of all ages will once again join in a collaborative performance to present a musical masterpiece. More than 150 singers will perform Maurice Duruflé's "Duruflé's Requiem" at...

  • Blog: Artists selected for downtown beautification program

    Updated: Wed, Apr 8, 2015

    Keep your eyes peeled for artistic traffic signal cabinets downtown.   Twelve local artists were recently selected, thorough a juried process, to participate in "Intersection." The downtown beautification program allows each artist to create a work to be reproduced on the...

  • Grammy award-winner Rod Stewart coming to Broadmoor World Arena

    Updated: Wed, Apr 8, 2015

    Summer’s musical lineup is looking up.  The legendary singer songwriter Rod Stewart will perform in July at The Broadmoor World Arena. Tickets go on sale Friday. He’s the Grammy award-winner behind the hit singles, “Have I Told You Lately,” “Maggie Mae,” “Forever Young” and...

  • Blog: Eighteenth Element Yoga new on scene

    Updated: Tue, Apr 7, 2015

    Yoga fans, there's yet another option for your practice: Eighteenth Element Yoga. And they're having a grand opening this weekend with food, vendors and classes by donation only. THe money raised will go toward the studio's Yoga for First Responders and Mindful Yoga Therapy for...

  • Blog: Santa Fe Opera in town

    Published: Mon, Apr 6, 2015

    Here's an April treat for you. The Santa Fe Opera's spring tour will alight at The Mezzanine on Wednesday. Soprano Abigail Mitchell and baritone Shea Owens will present the original work "Written in the Stars.

  • First escape room opens in Colorado Springs

    Updated: Mon, Apr 6, 2015

    Fans of puzzle rooms no longer have to drive to Denver to get their fix. Escape the Place, Colorado Springs' first such room, opened last week and owners CJ Thomsen, Brittney Thomsen and Aston Teague are offering half-price tickets through Saturday. Puzzle rooms, also called escape...

  • Colorado Springs deck designer featured on new DIY Network series

    Updated: Sat, Apr 4, 2015

    Imagine this: After a long day on the job, you return home to build a fire, cook a meal and dine on the deck. In the middle of winter. Sound impossible? Not if your deck designer is Garth Hystad, the founder and president of Colorado Custom Decks and Mosaic Outdoor Living and...

  • Blog: First puzzle room opens in Colorado Springs

    Updated: Fri, Apr 3, 2015

    Isn't it nice when something you asked for finally arrives? The first puzzle room in Colorado Springs opened Thursday. It's called Escape the Place, and owned by husband and wife CJ and Brittney Thomsen and Aston Teague. I wrote a story last month about the proliferation of these...

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