Jen Mulson

Entertainment Reporter

  • Pros, amateur dirt bike riders take on the dirt and each other at Amsoil Arenacross at World Arena

    Updated: Fri, Jan 23, 2015

    Professional dirt bike riders have 15 dirty, sweaty, aggressive laps to prove their worth. Riders on the Amsoil Arenacross tour compete almost every weekend from January to May, when the man with the most points reigns supreme at the championships in Las Vegas. Three days of racing...

  • Colorado College on 'Mean Girls' sparks national interest

    Updated: Fri, Jan 23, 2015

    A Colorado College comparative literature professor is attracting national attention she never expected for a recent two-week course on the film "Mean Girls." At the heart of Lisa Hughes' class, "Queen Bees, WannaBees and Mean Girls," is Tina Fey's 2004 movie, a script Fey based on...

  • Blog: Playing the edge

    Updated: Fri, Jan 23, 2015

    Class theme No. 345: Playing your edge. Go to enough yoga classes, and you'll probably hear a teacher tell you to "Come to your edge." And no, she's not talking about mountain climbing. She means find that point in a posture where you're challenged, but not so challenged that...

  • Free antique appraisals and host of HGTV's 'Room Crashers' at Springs Home and Landscaping Show

    Updated: Fri, Jan 23, 2015

    Longtime antique appraiser Michael Amosson once helped a man earn $335,000 for a stack of 150 old letters bearing signatures of the major generals of the Civil War. The man thought they were worth about $5,000. "It was life changing," Amosson says. "He had no idea what he had. I've...

  • Blog: Former poet laureate of Colorado releases new book

    Updated: Fri, Jan 23, 2015

    David Mason, the former poet laureate of Colorado from 2010-2014, will release "Davey McGravy" in March. The new book of poems for both kids and adults follows young Davey McGravy, as he mourns his missing mother and gets lost between the worlds of forest and animals and...

  • Fruitcakes to fly in skies of Manitou Springs once again

    Updated: Fri, Jan 23, 2015

    Dust off the fruitcakes and head to Manitou Springs. One of the town's most beloved events, the Great Fruitcake Toss, is back after being canceled in 2014. The reinvented competition will take place Jan. 31 in Memorial Park. "I feel like it's one of those things that makes Manitou so...

  • Blog: Root, new yoga studio opens

    Updated: Thu, Jan 22, 2015

    I love that Colorado Springs has so much yoga to offer. And I especially love one of the newest studios to swing open its doors -- Root: Center for Yoga and Sacred Studies is fresh and fancy, and actually a revamp of an old studio, West Side Yoga Studio. Jessica Patterson is the...

  • Blog: Colorado College course on 'Mean Girls' grabs limelight

    Updated: Wed, Jan 21, 2015

    Mean girls have always been around, and will always be around. The question is why? That’s the heart of “Queen Bees, WannaBees and Mean Girls,” a recent two-week course at Colorado College that’s receiving quite a bit of attention. Lisa Hughes, professor of comparative literature,...

  • Live Well: Tips to beat the winter doldrums

    Updated: Tue, Jan 20, 2015

    Anyone else have a bad case of the winter doldrums? I don't have to tell you that this time of year can be challenging. It's a struggle for me - daylight saving time (March 8, people!) can't come soon enough. I went in search of some help for my self-diagnosed seasonal affective...

  • Blog: Desiree Rumbaugh in Pueblo

    Updated: Tue, Jan 20, 2015

    Popular yoga teacher Desiree Rumbaugh will once again present several workshops in Pueblo. The weekend is titled "Evolving a Sustainable Yoga Practice," and includes lots of asana, including forward and backward bends, breath work and meditation. I've always heard good things about...

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