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Eddie Redmayne shines in charming, heartbreaking 'Theory of Everything'

It’s a love story and a tragedy, but it’s also brainy without being eggheaded.

Board game review: Fantastiqa a family friendly fantasy

Fantastiqa is a fascinating deck-building board game set in a classic fantasy world filled with enchanting locations such as frozen wastes, dark forest and sun-beaten hills and inhabited by... Read more »

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Provincia Romana board game review: Build your own Roman city

The game Provincia Romana is a strategy fest of card drafting, hand management and Roman city building. Able to handle from two to six players, the game is won by accumulating the most victory... Read more »

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Wide variety of holiday TV movies have been released on DVD

More TV movies about Christmas have been released on DVD than you can shake a holly wreath at. Read more »

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Game review: Choson is a strategic and thematic card game

Chosŏn is a thematic card-driven game for two to four players set in a Japanese steampunk universe. It takes about 15 to 30 minutes to play and offers a variety of strategies surrounding... Read more »

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Americans mark Thanksgiving with parades, turkey

Turkey, stuffing and a helium-filled Thomas the Tank Engine are on the menu as friends and families gather across the United States to celebrate Thanksgiving. Read more »

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Christmas flicks and film noir dominate big-screen classics

From “White Christmas” to “Touch of Evil,” classic movies on local theater screens over the holidays are a mix of yule flicks and film noir thrillers. Read more »

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TV programs with religious themes remind viewers 'what Christmas is all about'

As television stations unveil their holiday lineups, there are several religious-themed programs — both new and classic — that viewers might want to watch. Read more »

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Children's museum offers free admission for food donation

Discovery Gateway on Wednesday encouraged families to give back to the community on the day before Thanksgiving by accepting donations for the Utah Food Bank in exchange for museum admission. Read more »

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Rare Shakespeare Folio discovered in French town

The accidental discovery in a small library in northern France of an original first folio of Shakespeare's plays has sent a jolt of excitement around the world of Shakespeare scholars. Read more »

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15 picture books for gift-giving

Here are 15 suggested recent titles that can delight the lover of classics, those who appreciate unique art, the aficionado of ABC and number books and readers who enjoy sharing stories with children. Read more »

Nov. 25, 2014

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MST3K ‘Turkey Day Collection’ leads movies on DVD this week

The “Mystery Science Theater 3000” guys take aim at horror movies, a jungle picture and Lassie in a new DVD set released this week. Read more »

Nov. 25, 2014

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American Fork High School Marching Band ready for Thanksgiving Day broadcast

The 230 musicians in the American Fork High School Marching Band are headed to the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade for a second time. Read more »

Nov. 25, 2014

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Review: 'Smash Bros.' makes brutality adorable

Every few years, Nintendo rounds up its most popular characters, like Mario, Donkey Kong and Pikachu, and has them beat the daylights out of each other. It's not exactly blood sport — there... Read more »

Nov. 25, 2014

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Activision delivers best game of Skylanders series with 'Trap Team'

Activision's Skylanders returns with a fresh army of plastic toy figures and another gimmick to capture kids' interest. Read more »

Nov. 24, 2014

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Obama to award Presidential Medal of Freedom

President Barack Obama is presenting the nation's highest civilian honor to 19 artists, activists, public servants and others. Read more »

Nov. 24, 2014

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'Mockingjay, Part 1' opens with $123 million

"Mockingjay, Part 1" didn't catch fire like the last installment of "The Hunger Games," but it still set the highest opening of the year with $123 million at the weekend box office. Read more »

Nov. 23, 2014

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Book review: 'Marco and the Devil's Bargain' is a historical, romantic treat

Carla Kelly returns with the second installment in the Spanish Brand series with "Marco and the Devil's Bargain." With new problems that threaten their lives and their marriage, Marco and Paloma... Read more »

Nov. 23, 2014

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Letter that inspired Jack Kerouac's Beat literature found

It's been called the letter that launched a literary genre — 16,000 amphetamine-fueled, stream-of-consciousness words written by Neal Cassady to his friend Jack Kerouac in 1950. Read more »

Nov. 23, 2014

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Iggy Azalea, Taylor Swift set for 2014 AMAs

the American Music Awards or the Australian Music Awards? Iggy Azalea, who was born Down Under, is the lead nominee at Sunday's show. She will compete for top awards such as artist, new artist and... Read more »

Nov. 23, 2014

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What's new: 'Walk Beside Me' adds vibrancy to familiar Primary tunes

Capitol String Quartet presents an entertaining twist on popular Primary songs that are enjoyable for all ages. Read more »

Nov. 23, 2014

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A community of theater: Utah theater companies take varied approaches to staging a season

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. Read more »

Nov. 23, 2014

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Book review: 'Death Coming Up the Hill' tackles racism, war, family through verse

In his latest young adult novel, BYU English professor Chris Crowe entertains, moves, challenges and stirs complex thinking. War, language, marriage, family, racism, history and humanity are... Read more »

Nov. 22, 2014

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Utah Symphony to celebrate the holidays with Handel's 'Messiah'

Utah Symphony will continue its annual holiday tradition with performances of Handel's "Messiah" Nov. 29-30, 7 p.m. Read more »

Nov. 22, 2014

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Benotripia teen author McKenzie Wagner plans to never stop writing

The third book in young author McKenzie Wagner's Benotripia series is full of action and adventure as the young try to outrun the Darvonians, save Benotripia and return to Metamordia in their quest... Read more »

Nov. 22, 2014

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Book review: 'Waking in Tombstone' a wonderful historical novel from the Old West

When Libby Campbell escapes her evil employer, her trip to Tombstone is made bearable with the arrival of Cotter in the novel “Waking in Tombstone.” They face challenges as both try to... Read more »

Nov. 22, 2014

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