Jen Mulson

Entertainment Reporter

Jennifer Mulson has worked in the entertainment department of The Gazette for 12 years, first doing the calendar listings for all those fine events, and is now the arts and entertainment reporter. She particularly loves a Broadway musical, an indie, folky singer/songwriter and a passionate spoken word poem.
  • Blog: Misty water-colored drive-in memories

    Updated: Wed, Jul 8, 2015

    I can only recall one visit to the old Aircadia Drive-In on Platte Avenue. Don't ask me what movies we saw. I have no idea.I can only remember the most important part -- falling in love. You can't take that from me, Father Time, you relentless thief of memories. It was late...

  • 75th annual Pikes Peak or Bust Rodeo kicks off this week

    Updated: Tue, Jul 7, 2015

    Grounds open at 4 p.m. Wednesday through July 10 and 10 a.m. July 11 for pre-rodeo activities including mutton bustin' tryouts, gold panning, pony rides, mechanical bull rides, climbing wall and more, rodeo at 7:15 p.m. Wednesday through July 11, 12:45 p.m. July 11, Norris-Penrose...

  • Blog: Mistakes, we've all made a few

    Published: Tue, Jul 7, 2015

    I recently taught a yoga class that left me feeling like a flop. I flubbed my words, gave incorrect cues and made some rough transitions. Mistakes. I've made them. You've made them. I'm sure we'll all make many more of them. But instead of living in fear of them, let's embrace the...

  • Live Well: New meditation classes can help kids

    Updated: Tue, Jul 7, 2015

    It isn't just adults who can benefit from meditation - children can, too. Katy Allred, 33, recently started a local meditation class for kids. Meditation is a familiar practice for her; she began the habit at 25 after developing a kidney infection that could have taken her life. It...

  • Blog: New concert venue downtown

    Updated: Mon, Jul 6, 2015

    There's a new concert venue in town -- The Back Lot. Silver Moon Presents the all-ages spot downtown at 104 W. Cucharras St., next to the Bargain Book Warehouse. All ages means no alcohol, but food trucks will be on the premises and they'll serve soft drinks in-house. You'll...

  • Nearly 90 artists, music, art demos at Pikes Peak Art & Music Festival

    Updated: Fri, Jul 3, 2015

    10 a.m.-8 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, America the Beautiful Park, 126 Cimino Drive, $5 includes admission for all three days, free ages 16 and younger, free on Saturday with military ID; 475-2465, The Pikes Peak Art & Music...

  • Sculpture, dance, bluegrass, progressive music at Green Box Arts Festival

    Updated: Thu, Jul 2, 2015

    Green Mountain Falls channels the vibrant performing arts culture of New York City for a week and a half every July. The Green Box Arts Festival is a surfeit of music, dance, art, classes, hikes, stargazing and more, offered mostly for free in multiple venues and locations throughout...

  • Blog: Want what you've got

    Updated: Wed, Jul 1, 2015

    There was almost a brawl in my house this morning. I knew the potential was there the second I decided to give both dogs their own little chewy bone. Butter, my 3-legged American Eskimo, started gnawing at his. Porkchop the pug just sat there staring at his bone, ignoring the...

  • Working ranch cowboys compete at Ride for the Brand Championship Ranch Rodeo

    Updated: Wed, Jul 1, 2015

    Working ranch cowboys and cowgirls from six states, including Colorado, will compete in the Ride for the Brand Championship Ranch Rodeo. These aren't the professional athletes who compete at Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association events. These are true cowboys from working ranches...

  • Blog: Thinx for the ladies

    Updated: Tue, Jun 30, 2015

    This might be a delicate subject for some readers, but it's a fact of life. Women have menstrual cycles. My Facebook page and a couple of other websites I visit have mentioned a new way to deal with it lately -- Thinx. They're actual underwear that you wear during a cycle. The makers...

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