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Jen Mulson

Entertainment Reporter

  • Opera composer Jake Heggie visits the Colorado Springs Conservatory

    Published: Mon, Mar 10, 2014

    At first blush, a modern death penalty execution might seem like an off-limits topic for an opera. But San Francisco composer Jake Heggie and librettist Terrence McNally were commissioned by the San Francisco Opera in the late '90s to do just that: compose an opera based on "Dead Man...

  • Theatre 'd Art presents 'A Clockwork Orange'

    Updated: Fri, Mar 7, 2014

    By Theatre 'd Art, opens Friday, 6:30 p.m. Fridays-Sundays, through March 23, Subterranean Nightclub, 128 1/2 E. Kiowa St., $15, $5 students with ID, pay-what-you-can on Sunday; 357-8321, theatredart.org Theatre 'd Art director Michael Lee is interested in plays with strong messages...

  • Local A&E News

    Updated: Thu, Mar 6, 2014

    Theatre 'd Art loses performance space on Nevada In February, after almost three years, The Theatre 'd Art troupe lost its performance space at 128 N. Nevada Ave. Brian Mann, artistic director of the group, said the month-to-month lease was ended due to noise complaints from other...

  • Find plants that work with the Colorado climate

    Updated: Wed, Mar 5, 2014

    Take on Mother Nature and you will lose every time. Colorado gardeners take up the gauntlet all year, and fight conditions such as searing heat and light, droughts, poor soil and hungry deer. The price they pay is steep: huge water bills, dying foliage, non-blooming plants and a...

  • UCCS students present Buchner's 'Woyzeck'

    Updated: Mon, Mar 3, 2014

    "Woyzeck," student production by University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, opens Thursday, 7:30 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays, 2 p.m. Saturdays, 4 p.m. Sundays, through March 16, Dusty Loo Bon Vivant Theater, UCCS, 3955 Regent Circle, $15, free UCCS students, not recommended for ages 15...

  • Wine Festival of Colorado Springs focuses on wines with a conscience this year

    Updated: Thu, Feb 27, 2014

    Wine Festival of Colorado Springs: "Wines with a Conscience: Exploring Biodynamic, Sustainable and Organic Wine" Seminars: "The Right Wine, But Is It The Right Glass?," 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Soir?, 1003 S. Tejon St., $75; "Afternoon Delight: A Farm to Table Experience," luncheon, noon...

  • America relives their heyday at Pikes Peak Center

    Updated: Thu, Feb 27, 2014

    "An Unforgettable Evening With America," 8 p.m. Friday, Pikes Peak Center, 190 S. Cascade Ave., $38.50-$50; 520-7469, ticketswest.com. The music business is all that the guys in the rock band America have ever known. Dewey Bunnell, Gerry Beckley and Dan Peek started the group in...

  • Colorado Springs woman is daughter of a Monuments Man from latest George Clooney movie

    Updated: Tue, Feb 25, 2014

    Dorothy Hammett Allen received a surprise recently. Her son, Richard, who lives in Connecticut, called to say he'd unearthed a military notebook that belonged to her father, Ralph W. Hammett, one of the Monuments Men. "I sure didn't realize I'd passed on Monuments Men," said Allen,...

  • Preservation Hall Jazz Band will play at the Fine Arts Center

    Updated: Mon, Feb 24, 2014

    A hundred bands are playing on any given night in the French Quarter of New Orleans. "There's more music concentrated on Bourbon Street than I've ever seen anywhere," said Ben Jaffe, creative director of Preservation Hall, a French Quarter institution, and a tuba player in the...

  • Local theater students will compete at Disney World

    Updated: Sat, Feb 22, 2014

    Local theater students hope to parlay their love of Shakespeare into a big win at Walt Disney World this weekend. Local theater director and teacher Nancy Holaday will once again take a group of her advanced students from University School of Colorado Springs to the National...

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