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Jen Mulson

Entertainment Reporter

  • El Paso County Fair opens Saturday with several 'characters'

    Updated: Thu, Jul 17, 2014

    A man with a thousand voices is one of the stars at this summer's El Paso County Fair. OK, maybe not a thousand, but definitely at least a dozen. Joe Gandelman, a ventriloquist from San Diego, will perform daily with about 12 of his characters at the fair in Calhan. It opens...

  • Local A&E news

    Published: Thu, Jul 17, 2014

    New grants announced from Bee Vradenburg Foundation Bee Vradenburg Foundation trustees recently approved $28,000 in grants. Money went to Blues Under the Bridge, sponsored by KRCC 91.5 FM, and the Colorado Springs Music and Arts Center, a program that provides music, drama, dance,...

  • Manitou Springs accepted into Colorado Creative Districts Program

    Updated: Thu, Jul 17, 2014

    At the same time Downtown Colorado Springs recently became a certified Creative District, Manitou Springs was also accepted into the Colorado Creative Districts Program as a candidate district. That means the little town works toward certification for two years. Candidates are offered...

  • National Theatre Live at UCCS this weekend

    Published: Fri, Jun 27, 2014

    TheatreWorks hosts National Theatre Live, a handy program that brings live international theater to screens around the country.   Periodic broadcasts of shows from The National Theatre of Great Britain are brought to a screen at UCCS.   This weekend, two live performances of “The...

  • Swing on in Green Mountain Falls

    Published: Wed, Jun 25, 2014

    The Green Box Arts Festival is set to open on the Fourth of July, and along with it, The Swings, which is open now. The giant, interactive installation is set up overlooking Gazebo Lake in Green Mountain Falls. You can’t miss it. I headed up earlier this week to get a gander at...

  • Georgia O'Keeffe at the Fine Arts Center in 2015

    Published: Tue, Jun 17, 2014

    Georgia O’Keeffe was the talk of a late afternoon garden party at the Fine Arts Center Monday. David A. Dahlin, the new CEO and president of the FAC, announced 2015 is the year of O’Keeffe, to the sound of much applause from FAC board members, staff and others. The museum...

  • Two artists win cash prizes at Art on the Streets reception

    Published: Fri, Jun 13, 2014

    The streets are alive with the new Art on the Streets sculpture garden. Two artists were recognized Thursday, June 12, at the exhibit’s opening reception at City Auditorium. Andrew Ramiro Tirado from Colorado Springs won the juror’s award and a $10,000 prize for “Lacuna,” the...

  • Somebody stole our Kevin Bacon photo

    Published: Fri, Jun 13, 2014

    You read that right – a reader submitted a photo (though not a selfie) that somebody snapped of her and Kevin Bacon. How do you like them apples? That is a bitter, bitter apple, my friends. Reader Sarah Kittle found Kev at the top of the Manitou Incline on Tuesday afternoon, and...

  • Fine Arts Center announces new president and CEO

    Published: Tue, Jun 10, 2014

    David A. Dahlin is the new president and CEO of the Fine Arts Center. He’ll relocate from Denver and start July 7. He worked in numerous positions at Colorado Springs-based Compassion International for 19 years, ending as executive vice president in September. Since then,...

  • Monument singer on 'America's Got Talent'

    Published: Wed, Jun 4, 2014

    Miguel Dakota is a rosy-cheeked 21-year old singer songwriter from Monument. He does odd construction jobs and plays gigs around Monument and Colorado Springs to get by. He’s one of those performers who startles you when he starts singing. He’s pure emotion, with a voice...