Recent Articles by Rachel Brutsch
Book review: Brandon Sanderson's 'Firefight: The Reckoners, Book 2' packs epic surprises (+ audio clip)
Published: Friday, January 2, 2015 3:01 pm MST
More is revealed about the Epics, their origins, their powers and their weaknesses in "Firefight," Brandon Sanderson's epic sequel to "Steelheart."
Published: Friday, December 26, 2014 3:08 pm MST
In 2014, the Arts section of the Deseret News ran a 10-part series featuring arts organizations throughout Utah. Here's an overview of the series with excerpts from each story.
Published: Monday, December 15, 2014 10:30 am MST
'Tis the season for holiday shows! A look at four productions taking place in area theaters.
Published: Friday, November 21, 2014 4:30 pm MST
Overviews of five theater companies in and around Salt Lake City that give local residents a chance to partake of high-quality theater productions — and, oftentimes, to be a part of them.
Published: Friday, October 3, 2014 3:57 pm MDT
No detail has been overlooked in the Utah Shakespeare Festival's production of "Boeing Boeing," and theatergoers — be they frequent or first-time flyers — are in for a bright and fun-filled ride.
Published: Monday, September 29, 2014 4:50 pm MDT
The game is on at the Utah Shakespeare Festival, where “Sherlock Holmes: The Final Adventure” will continue its run through Oct. 18 in Southern Utah University’s Randall L. Jones Theatre.
Published: Friday, September 26, 2014 3:33 pm MDT
“Joseph” definitely dances to its own beat apart from not only its source material but also from other productions of the musical. It's planted firmly in the center of a humorous slapstick spectacle...
Published: Monday, August 18, 2014 3:50 pm MDT
The prop seminars, costume seminars and literary seminars at the Utah Shakespeare Festival offer attendees a more enriching festival experience — at no cost.
Published: Friday, August 1, 2014 4:31 pm MDT
Cassandra Bissell and Eva Balistrieri share their experiences playing two sets of sisters — Elinor and Marianne Dashwood in "Sense and Sensibility" and Adriana and Luciana in "The Comedy of Errors" —...
Cookbook review: 'Comfort Food Makeovers' cuts a lot of calories, fat at the cost of a little flavor
Published: Tuesday, May 20, 2014 3:50 pm MDT
For a cook who sees cutting a little flavor to save a lot of calories and fat as a necessary compromise, America's Test Kitchen's "Comfort Food Makeovers" could be a huge help in the kitchen.