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Artists at Hale Centre Theatre work together to stage 'The Little Mermaid'

The creative minds at Hale Centre Theatre are more than up to task of staging Disney's "The Little Mermaid."

Book review: Mormon blogger writes much-needed guide for adjusting to life as a returned sister missionary

Mormon blogger Andrea Faulkner Williams writes a much-needed handbook for the challenges of adjusting to life as a returned sister missionary in her new book "Tell Me About It, Sister! A Guide for... Read more »

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Book review: New YA novels share family, faith, suspense

Anna Banks creates two likable characters and a "ripped from the headlines" plot in "Joyride." Jennifer Mathieu shares how a teen deals with questions about faith in "Devoted." In Emmy Laybourne's... Read more »

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Book review: 'Wizard of Oz' retelling 'Spelled' is a clever, funny read

Utah author Betsy Schow's clever and funny retelling of "The Wizard of Oz" is sure to entertain readers with its twists and plays on the original classic. Read more »

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Book review: Utah County setting for YA action novel 'Ink and Ashes'

In "Ink and Ashes," a story set in Provo, Utah, Claire Takata finds a letter on the 10th anniversary of her father's death that leads her to believe that her mother and stepfather are keeping... Read more »

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Book review: 'The Water Knife' envisions a future where water is more precious than gold

In the not-too-distant future, America's western states are fighting for water. In "The Water Knife," state leaders are using the national guard and militias to defend their water supplies from... Read more »

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Visual wonders abound in 'Deco Japan' exhibit at BYU Museum of Art

The traveling exhibition “Deco Japan: Shaping Art and Culture, 1920-1945,” on display at the BYU Museum of Art, gives audiences a look at the effects of modernity and cross-cultural... Read more »

18 hours ago

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Doug's Take: 'Tomorrowland' not as good as hoped

When the word got out that Disney was producing a movie titled “Tomorrowland,” the speculation and anticipation started. So what was actually delivered? I’m still trying to figure... Read more »

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Vintage TV series dominate new DVD releases this week

A number of vintage television programs dominate new DVD releases this week, including complete-series sets of “The Saint” and “The Nanny.” Read more »

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Music in the air: Outdoor concerts getting underway around the state

Music ranging from country to pop to classical will fill outdoor venues across the state this summer. Outdoor summer festivals and concerts in Utah will be full-fledged beginning in June and... Read more »

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‘Jaws’ and other vintage revivals return to theater screens in June

"Jaws" and several other vintage favorites make their way to the big screen for June revivals. Read more »

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Bradley Cooper searches for redemption in moving 'Aloha'

Life is a mess. “Aloha” is a moving film about a man who is trying to decide whether to clean his up. Read more »

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'San Andreas' levels California with B-movie mayhem

“San Andreas” is a perfect B-movie distraction film. It’s the harmless second-tier ride you take at the amusement park while killing time between the headliners. Read more »

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'San Andreas': 3 points for parents

Information for parents about the film "San Andreas." Read more »

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What is the most Hawaiian movie set in Hawaii? The answer might surprise you

Cameron Crowe's latest, "Aloha," has come under fire for its "whitewashed" portrayal of Hawaii, and it's just the latest in a long list of movies that misrepresent America's 50th state. So what... Read more »

May 28, 2015

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BYU Museum of Art acquires previously lost Carl Bloch painting

The BYU Museum of Art has acquired "The Mocking of Christ," a work by Danish painter Carl Bloch. The painting is on mahogany and depicts a soldier pushing a crown of thorns into Christ's head. Read more »

May 28, 2015

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Book review: Authors share photos, history of where the Pony Express crossed Utah

Patrick Hearty and Dr. Joseph Hatch have put together a pictorial history of the horseback couriers in “The Pony Express in Utah” as part of Arcadia Publishing’s Images of America... Read more »

May 27, 2015

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'Dancing,' 'Voice' on top as viewers got musical last week

Music and dancing ruled on the airwaves last week, as "Dancing With the Stars" and "The Voice" tuned up to score five out of the 10 most-watched shows. Read more »

May 27, 2015

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Pathfinder Adventure card game review: Wrath of the Righteous

A fissure in the world of Golarion called the Worldwound has long been a challenge for the mortal world with attacks from Abyssal creatures. Wrath of the Righteous is a new card game in the... Read more »

May 27, 2015

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Abracada … What? is a family game of wizardly deduction

The game Abracada … What? by Z-Man Games has a lot going for it. It is easy to learn, lasts about 30 minutes, accommodates two to five players, and has a fun wizard and magic theme. Read more »

May 27, 2015

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Book review: 'Forgotten Skills of Backyard Herbal Healing and Family Health' is a great intro into herbal world

With pictures, step by step instructions and easy to follow examples, "Forgotten Skills of Backyard Herbal Healing and Family Health' provides great instruction for anyone looking to advance in... Read more »

May 26, 2015

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Broadway's box office and attendance figures hit records

Broadway's revenue and attendance figures both hit record highs for the third season in a row, fed largely by premium prices and a steady stream of more shows. Read more »

May 26, 2015

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Millcreek holding summer movie nights

The Millcreek Venture Out! team will kick off a season of music, movies and activities next month. Read more »

May 26, 2015

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Vocabulary test takes away some National Spelling Bee drama

For viewers of last year's Scripps National Spelling Bee, one of the most surprising results came courtesy of a test nobody saw. Read more »

May 25, 2015

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'Tomorrowland' takes top spot at box office on slow weekend

The future doesn't look so bright for "Tomorrowland." Read more »

May 25, 2015

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Knotty exhibit planned for pope symbolizes life's challenges

A knotty exhibit being created for Pope Francis' upcoming trip to Philadelphia will honor the pontiff's teachings by letting visitors acknowledge the challenges in their daily lives. Read more »

May 25, 2015

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