Jen Mulson

Entertainment Reporter

  • Colorado Springs Philharmonic pairs with Carnegie Hall on local music program

    Published: Mon, Mar 30, 2015

    Almost 1,000 students in the Pikes Peak region recently got the chance to work with both the Colorado Springs Philharmonic and Carnegie Hall, the famed nonprofit music organization and concert venue in New York City. Students from 10 schools participated in "Link Up: The Orchestra...

  • Colorado girl stars in 'Disney on Ice: Worlds of Fantasy' at The Broadmoor World Arena

    Updated: 32 min ago

    The queen of the fairies is stuck between a rock and a hard place. Should Madison Mahoney start school this fall at the University of Colorado or re-sign her contract with "Disney on Ice: Worlds of Fantasy" for a second year of touring? The 18-year-old from Louisville has a few...

  • Blog: New Mezzflix at The Mezzanine

    Updated: Fri, Mar 27, 2015

    Moviegoers, you have a new destination spot in town. It's called "Mezzflix," and it starts at The Mezzanine downtown on Saturday. Every other month, folks can gather to view short and long films of all kinds and have a conversation about filmmaking with the movie makers. This...

  • Local A&E News

    Updated: Fri, Mar 27, 2015

    PINE CREEK HIGH SCHOOL SELECTED FOR FESTIVAL IN NEBRASKA Pine Creek High School will perform its production of "Xanadu" at the Thespian Festival, June 22-27 at the University of Nebraska. Each year, only eight to 10 shows are selected to be performed in front of thousands of high...

  • Blog: How long until a habit?

    Updated: Thu, Mar 26, 2015

    The other day I was listening to the “Happier with Gretchen Rubin“ podcast. Rubin also wrote "The Happiness Project." She and her sister were discussing the myths around how many days until you develop a habit. We've all heard 21 days or whatever other number suddenly becomes...

  • Songwriter Ani DiFranco, with renewed creative fire, ready for Colorado Springs show

    Updated: Thu, Mar 26, 2015

    8 p.m. Saturday, Pikes Peak Center, 190 S. Cascade Ave., $32-$42; 520-7469, Ani DiFranco is on the road again. This time, though, she's alone. After her second child was born, the folk singer/songwriter tried to take him on tour with the rest of her family. It...

  • 'Comedy's Best Kept Secret Tour' won't be a secret for long

    Published: Thu, Mar 26, 2015

    With Dan Frigolette and Erik Anker, 6:30 p.m. Sunday, Sunshine Studios Live, 3970 Clearview Frontage Road, $8; 392-8921, Two East Coast comedians recently embarked on a cross-country tour to get their names out there and celebrate the funny...

  • Blog: Master guitarist Pierre Bensusan at Stargazers

    Updated: Thu, Mar 26, 2015

    Care to hear a master of his craft? Pierre Bensusan is an internationally known French-Algerian acoustic guitarist, singer and composer. He'll perform at Stargazers Theatre and Event Center on Thursday, March 26. I hear he's called the "Mozart of Guitar." "Like a handful of...

  • Blog: Free admission for kids at Denver Art Museum

    Published: Wed, Mar 25, 2015

    Time to get some culture in the littles.  The Denver Art Museum will now offer free general admission to ages 18 and younger for the next five years. It's thanks to a five-year gift from Scott Reiman and the Reiman Foundation. Kaiser Permanente provided a one-year grant that...

  • Blog: Applications open for Youth Documentary Academy

    Updated: Tue, Mar 24, 2015

    Last November, I wrote about the inaugural Youth Documentary Academy, a seven-week film class for teens held last summer. A dozen kids, ages 14-18, were accepted into the free intensive program and made short documentaries on topics including sexual violence against women,...