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Tickets sell out for 'Book of Mormon' musical's Salt Lake run

The only tickets left Monday night for the "Book of Mormon" musical's summer tour stop in Salt Lake City were for seats with partially obstructed views, but the resale market is robust. Also, the... Read more »

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ACM Awards: Miranda Lambert, Luke Bryan, Taylor Swift shine

The 2015 Academy of Country Music Awards jam-packed more than three hours of music, from classic country stars such as George Strait and Alan Jackson to contemporary favorites Miranda Lambert and... Read more »

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Influx of Christian programming at Easter prompts mixed reactions

A look at how "Finding Jesus," "Killing Jesus" and "A.D." fared among mainstream and Christian audiences. Read more »

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Book review: 'Gone for a Soldier' is a Civil War adventure with love, action and hope

Brothers Rulon and Ben Owen face similar but unique battles as they try to protect the land the love and the women they cherish. Both must make difficult choices in order to save themselves and the... Read more »

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'Star Wars' design team teases 'Force Awakens' themes

"Star Wars: The Force Awakens" is about a generational transfer in more ways than one. Set 30 years after the events in "Return of the Jedi" and coming to theaters just over 30 years after the film... Read more »

April 18, 2015

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New 'Angry Birds' experience for Earth Day aims to reach millions

The hugely popular game "Angry Birds" is showing Earth Day some love this year. Read more »

April 18, 2015

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Facsimile of first Elvis recording re-released by Jack White

After anonymously buying Elvis' first-ever recording at a January auction, Jack White is offering a limited-run vinyl re-release of "My Happiness" and "That's When Your Heartaches Begin." Read more »

April 18, 2015

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Civil War 'Silent Sentinels' still on guard in North, South

After the Civil War ended in April 1865, statues depicting Union and Confederate soldiers went up across the country, from New England squares to Southern courthouses. A century and a half later,... Read more »

April 18, 2015

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Book review: 'Murder at Tophouse' has a complicated web of intrigue

Clair M. Poulson's "Murder at Tophouse" is a complicated murder mystery involving a plethora of suspects and sub-crimes. Read more »

April 18, 2015

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New compilation album from Noteworthy has many beautiful notes

Noteworthy is an all-female a cappella group from Brigham Young University that shows versatility and impressive vocal talent in its newest release, "Noteworthy." Read more »

April 18, 2015

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CenterPoint Legacy Theatre announces 2016 season

CenterPoint Legacy Theatre's 2016 season will feature hits such as “Beauty and the Beast” and “West Side Story,” the comedy “The Foreigner” and two musicals that... Read more »

April 18, 2015

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CenterPoint Legacy Theatre to present 'Dirty Rotten Scoundrels' musical 'full of intrigue' April 20-May 16

The director of "Dirty Rotten Scoundrels" says the musical, which opens April 20 at CenterPoint Legacy Theatre in Centerville, is a comedy full of energy and heart. Read more »

April 18, 2015

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Granary Art Center exhibition examines influence of Great Salt Lake

An art exhibition at the Granary Art Center examines how one of Utah's geological wonders has influenced the artistic experience. Read more »

April 18, 2015

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Book review: 'The Ravenous Gown' is a clever collection of tales on self-worth, inner beauty

Utah author Steffani Raff brings a collection of clever, humorous, thought-provoking tales that teach readers to look at life in a different light in "The Ravenous Gown and 14 More Tales About Real... Read more »

April 18, 2015

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Picture books with animal plushes available through Kohl's Cares this spring

Four books with coordinating plush toys from the author/illustrator team Philip C. Stead and Erin E. Stead are available at Kohl’s stores through June 27 as part of the Kohl’s Cares... Read more »

April 17, 2015

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Book review: 'Jack' shares 'true' story of beanstalk adventure

Liesl Shurtliff's "Jack" is a new, creative twist on the traditional tales of "Jack and the Beanstalk" and "Jack the Giant Killer." Read more »

April 17, 2015

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'Freetown' extended another week in theaters

"Freetown," the movie about a six Liberian Mormon missionaries getting to Freetown, Sierra Leone, during a civil war, has been extended another week in theaters. Read more »

April 17, 2015

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Wizardry fans play Harry Potter-like game at Polish castle

At a 13th-century castle in Poland, wizards and witches are sneaking through the halls and stone staircases of the College of Wizardry that opened this weekend for Harry Potter's devotees. Read more »

April 17, 2015

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The final episodes of ‘Foyle’s War’ come to home video this week

The final season of “Foyle’s War” is on Blu-ray and DVD this week, along with a wide range of other television programs. Read more »

April 17, 2015

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Obama: World would be 'pretty barren' without poetry

Poetry helps people understand themselves and each other, and the world would be "pretty barren" without it, President Barack Obama said Friday. Read more »

April 17, 2015

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Neil deGrasse Tyson’s science talk show debuts Monday

With weekly talk shows devoted to other TV shows becoming a cottage industry (see: “Talking Dead” on AMC, “Beyond A.D.” on NBC.com), a science-themed talk show does not... Read more »

April 17, 2015

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New 'Star Wars' teaser, cast information revealed at event

The force won't officially awaken until December, but Star Wars fans got an early glimpse Thursday with the debut of a spooky new teaser trailer for "Star Wars: The Force Awakens." Read more »

April 16, 2015

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Ex-judge who posted details of Theron adoption loses license

The former Arkansas judge who posted details online about Hollywood actress Charlize Theron's private adoption was allowed to voluntarily surrender his law license on Thursday, enabling him to... Read more »

April 16, 2015

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Mixed bag of hit-and-miss movies on Blu-ray, DVD this week

New movies on Blu-ray and DVD this week are a very hit-and-miss mixed bag, and, unfortunately, most of them miss. Read more »

April 16, 2015

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Doug's Take: Doug's take: Despite Sparks' recent track record, 'The Longest Ride' is likable

Well, I might be drummed out of the Utah Film Critic Association for this, but I’m man enough to admit that I actually like the new film “The Longest Ride,” based on a Nicholas... Read more »

April 16, 2015

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