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Jen Mulson

Entertainment Reporter

  • Blog: Routine schmoutine

    Published: Wed, Sep 3, 2014

    How often do we know the healthy thing to do, and yet we don't do it? I'm curious about that. Why do we pick up the donut when just that morning we had to go forward one notch on the ol' belt? Why do we have that third beer when we know it's going to mess with our sleep and make our...

  • Blog: Friday night in Santa Fe scared me

    Updated: Tue, Sep 2, 2014

    I went on a little trip to Santa Fe last week, spending several nights there right before the Labor Day weekend. And I spent Friday night scared like a little girl. I wanted my mommy. Little did I know that the week before the city's oldest tradition, Fiesta de Santa Fe, about...

  • Blog: Springs Ensemble Theatre's sixth season

    Published: Tue, Sep 2, 2014

    Springs Ensemble Theatre recently announced the lineup of its sixth season. Which one are you looking forward to? SEASON SIX Feb. 12-March 1, 2015: "Dead Man's Cell Phone" by Sarah Ruhl April 9-26, 2015: "A Late Snow" by Jane Chambers May 7-17, 2015: "Motherhood Out Loud"...

  • Last chance? 77 balloons scheduled in what may be the final Colorado Balloon Classic

    Updated: Fri, Aug 29, 2014

    Seventy-seven balloons are on the docket at the 38th annual Colorado Balloon Classic. About 200,000 to 250,000 people attend the free event every year, says president Patsy Buchwald. They come for the early morning ascension of balloons and for the evening Balloon Glo, where balloons...

  • New Colorado Springs 10,000-square-foot concert venue kicks off fall series with Baskery

    Published: Fri, Aug 29, 2014

    7 p.m. Sunday, The Gold Room, 
18 S. Nevada Ave., $15-$50; 634-4653,, A long-vacant, downtown Utilities building is now The Gold Room, one of the city's newest entertainment venues. The folk rock band Baskery, three sisters from Sweden, kick off the...

  • Local A&E news: Local artist in New York City exhibit

    Published: Thu, Aug 28, 2014

    Works by local artist Denise Dethlefsen will be featured in "The Chelsea International Fine Art Competition Exhibition," at the Agora Gallery in New York City. The show will be up through Sept. 11.

  • Top 10: Reasons to visit the Colorado State Fair

    Updated: Sun, Aug 24, 2014

    Half a million people will head to the 142nd Colorado State Fair in Pueblo this year, according to the fair's media guide. Starting Friday, they'll wander across nearly 100 acres and through 60 permanent structures and attractions.\ They'll explore exhibits by 4-H and Future...

  • Chicago blues guy Joe Moss gives it all he's got on stage

    Updated: Fri, Aug 22, 2014

    4-7:30 p.m. Saturday, Gold Hill Mesa, 142 S. Raven Mine Drive, free; 633-2202, Joe Moss likes to take the blues and throw in half a dozen other musical genres. "My music really runs the gamut, from soul, funk, rock, jazz, a little bit of country sometimes,...

  • New entertainment venue joins downtown Colorado Springs scene

    Updated: Fri, Aug 22, 2014

    Live music choices just keep getting better around here. The newest addition to the scene is The Gold Room, a 330-seat venue on the first floor of the old utilities building next to The Mining Exchange - A Wyndham Grand Hotel. It's owned by Perry Sanders, who's letting the Rocky...

  • Huey Lewis set to rock Colorado Springs, but not sure about his spot in pop culture

    Updated: Fri, Aug 22, 2014

    8 p.m. Friday, Pikes Peak Center, 190 S. Cascade Ave., $55-$85; 520-7469, If you breathed air anytime near the '80s, you know the lyrics to at least a few Huey Lewis and the News songs. "The Heart of Rock & Roll," "I Want a New Drug," "The Power of Love," "Hip...