Jen Mulson

Entertainment Reporter

  • Icy plungers in Colorado Springs will help benefit Special Olympics Colorado

    Updated: Thu, Feb 26, 2015

    Activities at 11 a.m., plunge at 1 p.m. Saturday, Prospect Lake at Memorial Park, 1605 E. Pikes Peak Ave., $75, $50 students; 1-800-777-5767, Something else: After-plunge party at SouthSide Johnny's, 2-5:30 p.m., 528 S. Tejon St., free. Intrepid...

  • More than 100 local boys perform at "Sing! Raise the Roof" in Colorado Springs

    Updated: Thu, Feb 26, 2015

    All-city boy choir presented by Colorado Springs Children's Chorale, 7 p.m. Saturday, Wasson High School, 2115 Afton Way, $5-$10; 633-3562, Imagine almost 130 preteen and high school-age boys standing on stage belting out Queen's "We Will Rock You." That's the agenda...

  • Blog: Yoga at Denver Senate Education Committee

    Updated: Thu, Feb 26, 2015

    Yesterday marked a "first" in the yoga world. Republican state senator Owen Hill, of Colorado Springs, did crow on top of the desk before the Senate Education Committee. Two dozen Colorado yoga teachers showed up Wednesday morning to protest government regulation of yoga studios....

  • Blog: Ego vs. intuition on the mat

    Updated: Wed, Feb 25, 2015

    Yoga class theme: No. 651 Last night I offered up a challenge to the hearty souls who showed up to my 8 p.m. class. I asked them to pay attention to the voices in their heads. And we all have them, don't we? Or is that just me? Just kidding. Of course we all have them. I like to...

  • Irish harmonies at Celtic Thunder show in Colorado Springs

    Updated: Mon, Feb 23, 2015

    7:30 p.m. Monday, Pikes Peak Center, 190 S. Cascade Ave., $45-$69.50; 520-74690, Six Irish guys drink a cup of tea and walk onto a stage. No, it's not a joke: It's Celtic Thunder, a singing group and stage show from Ireland known for its harmony-rich covers of pop...

  • Colorado College's 'Silenced Film Series' reveals flaws of film industry

    Updated: Fri, Feb 20, 2015

    One Colorado College student is shining a light on the seamy underbelly of Hollywood. Rebecca Celli, a 21-year-old senior, wants people to know about inequalities in the film industry and be more mindful of what they watch. She's the driving force behind the "Silenced Film Series,"...

  • YouTube sensation Jacob Whitesides stops in Colorado Springs

    Updated: Thu, Feb 19, 2015

    With Jacquie Lee, 7 p.m. Friday, The Black Sheep, 2106 E. Platte Ave., $20-$22, VIP $125; 227-7625, blacksheep This is the music career that social media built. The YouTube videos of Jacob Whitesides, a 17-year-old singer and guitar player from Knoxville, Tenn., have...

  • Blog: Wall Street Journal on yoga

    Updated: Thu, Feb 19, 2015

    I love when my coworkers pass along interesting yoga tidbits to me. Earlier this week, I was handed an article from The Wall Street Journal about the mat wars happening in yoga studios across the country. Mat wars, as in yogis battling for space in over-crowded studios. The author,...

  • Blog: Downtown traffic signal cabinets will get a makeover

    Updated: Wed, Feb 18, 2015

    Downtown Colorado Springs cannot be stopped. They are constantly coming up with ideas to better our downtown environment. And I, for one, appreciate their work, as I happen to both live and work downtown. They've just announced the new program, "INTERSECTION," which will eventually...

  • Blog: Pikes Peak Studio Tour seeks new management

    Published: Wed, Feb 18, 2015

    Up for grabs: Pikes Peak Studio Tour. Owner and director Rhonda Van Pelt has decided to give up managing the weekend-long event that allows the public to visit the studios of local artists. She's looking for somebody to take over. Interested? Contact her...