Jen Mulson

Entertainment Reporter

  • StoryCorps MobileBooth back in Colorado Springs to collect locals' stories

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    When the StoryCorps MobileBooth rolled into Colorado Springs for a month in 2009, people started to talk - literally. Two of those people were Jeff Bieri, program director at KRCC (91.5 FM), and his foster mother, Mary Miller. They cozied up over a table inside the traveling studio...

  • Faith-based comedian Ken Davis hopes to inspire audiences

    Updated: 19 hr ago

    Ken Davis' side of the conversation is peppered with one-liners. There's the one about getting into comedy as soon as the doctor slapped his bare bum in the delivery room and said, "It's a boy." Then there's the self-deprecating one about how he used to look like a walking manatee....

  • Blog: Fine Arts Center's 2015-2016 season announced

    Published: Mon, May 4, 2015

    The Fine Arts Center's 2015-2016 season was announced Friday during the First Friday Downtown art walk; csfineartscenter.org. MAINSTAGE: Sept. 10-27: “Putting It Together: A Musical Review,” by Stephen Sondheim Oct. 15-Nov. 1: “Wait Until Dark,” by Jeffrey Hatcher Dec. 10-Jan. 3,...

  • Santa Fe author Michael McGarrity nabs 2015 Frank Waters Award

    Published: Sun, May 3, 2015

    Two items populate almost all of Michael McGarrity's novels: law enforcement officer Kevin Kerney and the landscape of the Southwest, particularly New Mexico. McGarrity, 75, is the 2015 recipient of the Frank Waters Award, handed out annually by Friends of the Pikes Peak Library...

  • Harvey Milk the focus of Colorado Springs show by Out Loud chorus and Denver Gay Men's Chorus

    Updated: Fri, May 1, 2015

    By Out Loud: The Colorado Springs Men's Chorus, Denver Gay Men's Chorus and the Colorado Springs Chamber Orchestra, 2 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, First United Methodist Church, 420 N. Nevada Ave., $19-$22; 1-303-325-3959, rmarts.org The name Harvey Milk is synonymous with gay rights. He...

  • Fine Arts Center upgrades for upcoming Georgia O'Keeffe exhibit; joins First Friday

    Updated: Fri, May 1, 2015

    The Fine Arts Center will expand in unprecedented ways to prepare for this summer's Georgia O'Keeffe exhibit. David Dahlin, president and CEO of the FAC, expects tens of thousands to visit "Eloquent Objects: Georgia O'Keeffe and Still-Life Art in New Mexico" after it opens June 27,...

  • Blog: May Day yoga class benefits Peaceful Warriors, Yoga in Schools

    Updated: Fri, May 1, 2015

    Looking for a way to celebrate May Day that also does some good in the world? Head to Mansions Park in Manitou Springs for a donation-based, family-friendly yoga class with Lenora Degen and Julia Archer.  Any donations you contribute will go directly to Peaceful Warriors, Yoga...

  • Local A&E news

    Published: Fri, May 1, 2015

    NATIONAL BAND SPOTLIGHTS LOCAL HIGH SCHOOL MARCHING BAND Trapdoor Social, an alternative rock band from Los Angeles, featured Mesa Ridge High School's marching band in its recently released single, "Fine On My Own." The L.A. band also will perform a benefit concert for the high...

  • Bulls, riders star at this weekend's Built Ford Tough Rumble in the Rockies in Colorado Springs

    Updated: Thu, Apr 30, 2015

    Kickoff concert with Kory Brunson Band, 6 p.m.; Chase Rice, 9 p.m. Friday, free; bull riding events 6:50 p.m. Saturday and 1:50 p.m. Sunday, The Broadmoor World Arena, 3185 Venetucci Blvd., $15-$100; 520-7469, tickets west.com Something else: The Gazette's PBR Fan Zone, with...

  • 15-year-old flutist wins coveted Youth Symphony Young Artist Solo Competition

    Updated: Thu, Apr 30, 2015

    Featuring "Shostakovich: Symphony No. 5" by the Youth Symphony, Vivace Strings, 2015 Young Artist Solo Competition winner Jessica Shand and vocalist Judeth Shay Comstock, 3 p.m. Sunday; "May Play Date," featuring Pikes Peak Winds, Encore! Youth Orchestra, Bravo! Winds and the Youth...

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