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Jen Mulson

Entertainment Reporter

  • Blog: Where are my Halloween fans?

    Updated: Mon, Oct 13, 2014

    There are a couple of holidays I can really get behind: Halloween and Valentine's Day. I know! Such a dichotomy. I love Halloween and all its ghosts and goblins, candy corn and pumpkin-flavored everything. If there's a spooky play, I'm there. That means I was at the preview show of...

  • A case of near-deadly sleepwalking for comedian Mike Birbiglia

    Updated: Mon, Oct 13, 2014

    A dangerous case of sleepwalking propelled comedian Mike Birbiglia into the limelight. Birbiglia suffers from REM (rapid eye movement) sleep behavior disorder, and in 2005, while on tour in Washington, it led to his jumping from a second-story window. Fortunately, he landed on grass...

  • Explore at city-wide Colorado Springs Science Festival

    Updated: Fri, Oct 10, 2014

    If Steve Rothstein has his way, a giant science museum will spring up near downtown within the next five years. In the meantime, the president of the Colorado Springs Science Center busies himself with presenting the center's fifth annual Colorado Springs Science Festival, a...

  • Colorado Springs hosts first TEDx Talk

    Updated: Thu, Oct 9, 2014

    With Frances Cole Jones, Edward Cope, Elizabeth Dunn, Zach Finely, Aron Foster, Andrew Morrison, Andrew Nowak, Nancy Saltzman, Amy Snyder, Kirk Sorensen, Theresa Strader, Michelle Vandepas, Molly Wingate and Marti Woodward and Elizabeth Yarnell, 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Saturday, Stargazers...

  • Costumes the belle of the ball in 'Beauty and the Beast' at Pikes Peak Center

    Updated: Thu, Oct 9, 2014

    7 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday, Pikes Peak Center, 190 S. Cascade Ave., $37.50-$60; ticketswest, 520-7469. Eighty wigs, 580 costume pieces, two costume supervisors and one wig supervisor. Those are the numbers behind a touring production of the musical "Beauty and the Beast," based...

  • Blog: Good-looking art coming your way

    Updated: Thu, Oct 9, 2014

    Three duo-artist exhibits are coming up later this month, and I think you should visit all three in the next couple of months. Feed your soul something nutritious. I promise - these exhibits will do just that. Sushe and Tracy Felix Next Saturday, a new exhibit by the Felixes opens...

  • Springs Ensemble Theatre's 'Rattlesnakes' poses questions about infidelity

    Updated: Wed, Oct 8, 2014

    By Springs Ensemble Theatre, opens Thursday, 7:30 p.m. Thursdays-
Saturdays, 4 p.m. Oct. 19 and 26, runs through Oct. 26, Springs Ensemble Theatre, 1903 E. Cache La Poudre St., $15, $10 student rush tickets available five minutes before the show with valid ID and cash or check;...

  • Business leaders honored for supporting local arts

    Updated: Tue, Oct 7, 2014

    Business leaders were recognized Tuesday for their support of the arts community at the seventh annual Business and Arts Lunch. The event honored Poor Richard's Complex in the category of creative workspace and Nechie Hall as business leader in the arts. Sam and Kathy Guadagnoli...

  • This 'Dracula' set to scare at Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center

    Updated: Mon, Oct 6, 2014

    By Fine Arts Center, opens Thursday, 7:30 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays except 5 p.m. Oct. 25, 2 p.m. Sundays, runs through Nov. 2, Fine Arts Center, 30 W. Dale St., $20-$42, $15 student rush tickets one hour before each show; 634-5583, Something else: Give blood to...

  • Blog: Unsure about this yoga mat

    Updated: Fri, Oct 3, 2014

    I don't believe in a perfect yoga pose. I think each asana (posture) can change dramatically from one day to the next. Your body is never the same, so why should your yoga practice be? That's why the new SmartMat got my hackles up. It's a mat that "detects and adjusts your yoga...