Jen Mulson

Entertainment Reporter

  • Blog: Pilates/yoga instructors No. 10 on CNN's best jobs list

    Published: Wed, Feb 11, 2015

    CNN released a couple of mind-boggling numbers earlier this week.    On its Best Jobs in America list, pilates/yoga instructor came in at No. 10.    What they wrote: "For many yoga instructors, the ability to transform a person's day or how they live their life, both...

  • Local author's cyber thriller draws buzz

    Published: Wed, Feb 11, 2015

    RED BEANS AND RICE - Yield: 8 servings

  • Blog: Former Broadway actor stars in 'Reefer Madness'

    Published: Tue, Feb 10, 2015

    Former Broadway performer Caren Tackett stars as Mae, the Reefer Den mother, in "Reefer Madness," the new show at the Fine Arts Center. It previews at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 12, and opens 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 13. She starred on Broadway since 2002, and also did national tours of...

  • 'Reefer Madness' musical at Colorado Springs' Fine Arts Center is 'just silly fun'

    Updated: Tue, Feb 10, 2015

    Colorado's Amendment 64 made it legal for adults to possess up to an ounce of marijuana. The folks at the Fine Arts Center had a different reason to celebrate - it was finally time to do "Reefer Madness: The Musical." The FAC production opens with a preview show Thursday. "I do...

  • Blog: Local talent needed for 'Camelot' at Pikes Peak Center

    Updated: Mon, Feb 9, 2015

    Know any young male actors who might like a shot at a role in "Camelot?" Phoenix Entertainment and the Pikes Peak Center just released an audition notice. They're in need of a "Tom of Warwick" for the national tour of the musical. It's in town March 17-18. From the audition notice:...

  • Blog: Core Culture walking tours

    Updated: Mon, Feb 9, 2015

    If you're paying attention, you know downtown is filled with dozens of colorful murals by various local artists. And if you haven't noticed, try looking up from your phone to take in the scenes set on buildings, alleys and parking garages.  On Saturday, the Downtown...

  • Good, evil battle it out in Iron Springs Chateau's 'Panic on Pikes Peak'

    Published: Mon, Feb 9, 2015

    Unlike other theater productions, you're guaranteed a happy ending at melodramas. The latest from Iron Springs Chateau, "Panic on Pikes Peak," follows suit. Setting: A radio station on top of Pikes Peak run by Bing Crosley, his daughter and a sound guy. Plot: What happens when a...

  • Local bug collection catches eye of new 'Strange Inheritance' show

    Updated: Sun, Feb 8, 2015

    Bird-eating spiders. Foot-long millipedes. A beetle that can lift 600 times its weight. The May Natural History Museum outside Fort Carson is home to the largest private bug collection in the world. The museum and its 100,000 exotic insects will be featured Monday on the Fox Business...

  • Blog: Local photographers document Colorado Springs community

    Updated: Fri, Feb 6, 2015

    The folks in the Colorado Photography Learning Group have been out and about in the past few months, taking photos at events hosted by local non-profit organizations, including the Rocky Mountain Wildlife Foundation and The Down Syndrome Association. Those photos will be...

  • Blog: Monday movie nights at Ivywild School

    Published: Thu, Feb 5, 2015

    There's a new spot to catch an old flick -- Ivywild School. Every other Monday night at 7:30, old movies are screened: Feb.