Jen Mulson

Entertainment Reporter

  • Blog: New concerts announced at Pikes Peak Center

    Updated: Thu, Dec 18, 2014

    Next year's concert line-up at the Pikes Peak Center is getting juicy. A handful of new shows have been announced in the past couple of weeks: Feb. 11: Roberta Flack, tickets on sale Tuesday, Dec. 23 March 8: David Wilcox, tickets on sale Friday, Dec. 19 March 28: Ani DiFranco,...

  • Whodunnit: Murder mystery dinner theater a popular local choice in entertainment

    Updated: Thu, Dec 18, 2014

    Detectives. Dead bodies that rise and hand clues to cops. Lying witnesses. And dinner. Don't forget dinner. Most Saturday nights you can find a throng of people champing at the bit for a taste of the mystery life, alongside a four-course dinner. They gather in an Antlers Hilton...

  • Flying W Wranglers come off the road for holiday show at Stargazers Theatre

    Updated: Thu, Dec 18, 2014

    "Our main forte is cowboy music - classic country, Western swing, gospel," he says. "We do the songs everybody grew up on. We

  • Understanding the ecosystem at Audubon Christmas Bird Count

    Updated: Thu, Dec 18, 2014

    The number of grackles, Canada geese, several types of doves and one type of hummingbird is growing in the region. The rusty blackbird, however, is diminishing in numbers. That's the kind of information regular bird counts can provide about southern Colorado. On Saturday, the annual...

  • 'Serial' podcast unprecedented success

    Published: Thu, Dec 18, 2014

    Adnan did it. Or did he? Was it Jay? Who killed Hae Min Lee? And will we ever know for sure? Those are the questions "Serial" listeners have struggled with since October, with the debut of the weekly podcast from the creators of public radio's "This American Life." The last episode...

  • Blog: 'Mary Poppins' extended one week

    Published: Tue, Dec 16, 2014

    "Mary Poppins" strikes again. The popular holiday show at the Fine Arts Center has been extended through Jan. 11. Additional shows include: 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday (Jan. 8-10) and 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday (Jan. 10-11). Tickets: 634-5583, csfineartscenter.

  • Blog: Fine Arts Center breaks its own record with 'Mary Poppins'

    Updated: Mon, Dec 15, 2014

    Clearly, people love a magical nanny. They most likely leave "Mary Poppins," the Fine Arts Center's current production, carefully wording a Craigslist ad for the perfect au pair. According to a press release sent by the Fine Arts Center, this holiday show has broken the theater's...

  • Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum debuts festive new look - set to music

    Updated: Sat, Dec 13, 2014

    The Pioneers Museum is now dolled up for the holidays. Starting Friday, a 3-minute animated light and orchestral music show projects festive scenes onto the front, west-facing side of the historic downtown building. The nightly shows run every 15 minutes from 5:30-9 p.m. through Dec....

  • Four hundred Colorado dancers raise money for cancer

    Published: Sat, Dec 13, 2014

    Four-hundred dancers. Fifteen choreographers. Five dance celebrities. Danceworks of Colorado Springs will bring them all together for "The Project," a one-time Sunday performance to raise money for Circle of Hope Dancers Foundation, a national organization that provides financial...

  • Blog: Celebrate winter solstice with yoga

    Updated: Fri, Dec 12, 2014

    The shortest day of the year is fast approaching. December 21 is the winter solstice, a day I long for as soon as that silly time change took us back an hour in early November. It means we start to get one extra minute of precious daylight every day until we spring forward again in...