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Salt Lake's record-setting convention kicks off its FanXperience

Comic Con kicks off "FanXperience" at Salt Palace, governor declares Thursday "Comic Con Heroes Day."

'Midsomer,' 'The Practice' 'Carol Burnett Show' on DVD this week

Reissues of "Midsomer Murders" mysteries, the final season of "The Practice" and complete episodes of "The Carol Burnett Show" lead this week's TV series on DVD. Read more »

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'Star Trek: The Next Generation' cast reunites for Comic Con event; Capt. Picard on his way

Prominent cast members from "Star Trek: The Next Generation" took the stage for a special event at Salt Lake Comic Con FanXperience Thursday night. News broke at the conclusion of the event that... Read more »

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Mormon Tabernacle Choir to carry on tradition of Handel's 'Messiah'

This Easter weekend, the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square will perform Handel's "Messiah" in full. The music of "Messiah," which was written nearly 275 years ago, is still... Read more »

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Theater preview: Pioneer Theatre raises curtain on 2014-15 titles in season ‘for everybody’

In its 2014-15 season, Pioneer Theatre Company will stage eight shows, including one world premiere and one regional premiere. Plus, one of the eight shows in the season will be a two-performance... Read more »

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'Bears' paints an inspiring portrait of Alaskan wildlife

"Bears" holds a crossover appeal that should provide legitimate entertainment for the whole family. It's a fantastic documentary of the beautiful world we live in and some of the incredible... Read more »

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'Transcendence': 3 points for parents

Information for parents about the film "Transcendence." Read more »

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'Ride Along' leads new movies released on home video this week

The unexpected box-office hit "Ride Along" leads an eclectic collection of movies released on DVD and Blu-ray this week. Read more »

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John Lennon audio interviews surface on 'I'm Not the Beatles'

John Lennon and Yoko Ono were interviewed by rock journalist Howard Smith six times from 1969-72, and those Q&A sessions are now on an audio CD titled "I'm Not the Beatles." Read more »

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Quarterly review: Family-friendly and faith-based movies boost box office in first three months of 2014

A look back at the first three months of 2014 in film — what was successful, what wasn't, and what does it mean for the rest of 2014? Read more »

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Ranking movies from best to worst

We geeks feel a compulsion to assign every movie to a ranking on a series of arbitrary lists. Why on earth does this matter? I don’t know. But does it matter? Why, yes. Yes, it does. Read more »

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From 'Unwrapped' to new TV show 'Rewrapped'

Consider the simple but beloved chocolate chip cookie. Now imagine that cookie encrusting a brioche roll tucked around a turkey meatball. Read more »

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Religious-themed films find home in Hollywood

The number of religious-based films seems uncharacteristically high in 2014, but the films are finding an audience and making a solid financial return. Read more »

April 16, 2014

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Jenny Oaks Baker combines classical with rock tunes

In a world premiere concert Friday, April 11, popular artist Jenny Oaks Baker successfully combined classical violin with rock songs from groups like the Beatles, Led Zeppelin and The Four Seasons. Read more »

April 16, 2014

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FanX family guide: What to do at Comic Con

Having a hard time deciding where to take your family at this weekend's FanX convention? Check out these family-friendly activities. Read more »

April 16, 2014

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Comic Con FanX welcomes guests from many demographics

Actress Drea de Matteo and ambidextrous artist Rob Prior are just two of the celebrity guests who are in town for this weekend's Salt Lake Comic Con FanXperience. Read more »

April 16, 2014

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Paul McCartney will play EnergySolutions Arena in August

Sir Paul McCartney will play his second-ever concert in Utah when he returns to the Beehive State this August. Read more »

April 16, 2014

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'Heaven is for Real' delivers a theological moment of truth

Plenty of movies will ask an audience to question its faith; "Heaven is for Real" allows the faithful to examine their beliefs from a position of confidence. Read more »

April 15, 2014

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Utah Symphony to perform at Utah's national parks

The Utah Symphony is teaming up with the Utah Office of Tourism to offer concerts and community events at Utah’s five national parks Aug. 11-17. Read more »

April 15, 2014

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Seasoned choreographer carries on mother's legacy

Collette Treagle is a seasoned choreographer with her own dance studio who chooses to help put together impressive productions at Canyon View Junior High, the latest being "Seven Brides for Seven... Read more »

April 15, 2014

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'Biggest Loser' casting call to be in Salt Lake City on April 19

A casting call for NBC's reality show "The Biggest Loser" will be in Salt Lake City on Saturday, April 19. Casting director Randy Bernstein says the new season will feature families of four who... Read more »

April 14, 2014

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The Costner comeback continues with 'Draft Day'

"Draft Day" is about a day in the life of an NFL general manager played by Kevin Costner. And now that he has baseball and football under his belt, maybe Costner can start thinking about basketball... Read more »

April 14, 2014

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Theater review: SLAC guides a pleasant journey of ‘4000 Miles’

The audience is rewarded at Salt Lake Acting Company’s excellent production of "4000 Miles," a regional premiere. Crossing distances to emotionally connect is an underlying theme of... Read more »

April 14, 2014

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Ballet West gets it right with a new 'Rite'

Ballet West's world premiere of a new "Rite of Spring" calls attention to Stravinsky's genius. Read more »

April 14, 2014

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7th leg of ‘The Amazing Race’ takes Salt Lake team to ‘the eternal city’

The seventh leg of “The Amazing Race: All Stars” took the teams, including the O'Learys, a Salt Lake father-son duo, from Sri Lanka to Rome, where they competed in a Detour challenge... Read more »

April 14, 2014

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Sugar House fireworks show will go on thanks to 5-year commitment from Apollo Burger

A local burger eatery has answered the annual question of how to fund Sugar House Park's Independence Day fireworks display. Read more »

April 14, 2014

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