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First Look: First screening of Pixar's 'Inside Out' leaves audience in tears

There wasn't a dry eye in the over 4,000-seat Colosseum theater as the credits rolled following "Inside Out"

Blu-ray upgrade of ‘Escape From New York’ leads vintage films on video

John Carpenter’s cult favorite “Escape From New York” has received a Blu-ray upgrade and a bevy of new bonus features, leading a passel of vintage movies released this week. Read more »

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Players from politics, Hollywood mix it up at 'Nerd Prom'

The White House Correspondents' Association dinner has become a celebrity magnet, this year drawing some big names from television, sports and movies to rub shoulders with members of Congress and... Read more »

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Utah author Matthew Kirby shares about writing for young readers, new book 'The Arctic Code'

Utah middle grade author Matthew J. Kirby talks about his latest release, "The Arctic Code," and writing for young readers. Read more »

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Springville Museum of Art presents its 91st annual Spring Salon

Utah County's Springville Museum of Art is showcasing some of the state's most talented contemporary artists in its 91st annual Spring Salon. Read more »

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Pioneer Theatre Company readies 'The Music Man’ to march onstage May 1-16

"The Music Man," Pioneer Theatre Company's capstone production, runs May 1-16. Read more »

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Pioneer Theatre Company announces 2015-16 season full of premieres

Pioneer Theatre Company's 2015-16 season will feature classic musicals, such as "Fiddler on the Roof," as well as several premieres, including “Two Dollar Bill,” “Outside... Read more »

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Jazz Fest in New Orleans steps into high gear with The Who

The Who, the iconic British rock band led by singer and guitar player Pete Townshend, is taking center stage at the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival on Saturday. Read more »

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Two books by Kimberley Griffiths Little award finalists

"The Time of the Fireflies" and "Forbidden" by Kimberley Griffiths Little are finalists in their respective categories for the Whitney Awards, which recognize novels by members of the LDS Church,... Read more »

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Book review: Kasie West's YA 'On the Fence' shares teen's journey of navigating emotions, love

Sixteen-year-old Charlie Reynolds feels out of place navigating a world beyond sports as she takes a new job at a boutique to pay a speeding ticket and realizes she's falling in love with her... Read more »

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Book review: 'Terminal' is a stunning conclusion to Virals series about wolf-enhanced teens

Tory Brennan and her friends are thrilled with their wolf-enhanced abilities in "Terminal," the final Virals novel. When another pack appears on the scene, they have to meet the challenge. There is... Read more »

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Jerry Earl Johnston: Euphemisms can't capture 'The Book of Mormon' musical

For the first time, many local theater-goers will see the sight gags and hear the song lyrics that, until now, have been masked by euphemisms such as “coarse,” “graphic” and... Read more »

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Cardall's '40 Hymns for Forty Days' debuts at No. 1 on Billboard New Age chart

Utah pianist Paul Cardall’s “40 Hymns for Forty Days” debuted at No. 1 on Billboard’s New Age Albums chart. Read more »

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CD review: 'Gentri' shows trio's talent

With this seven-song self-titled extended play, the Gentri shows their range as a group and individually. Read more »

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TV shows old and new land on DVD this week

The Hallmark Channel series “Signed, Sealed, Delivered” and the vintage Western “The Dakotas” have been released on DVD this week. Read more »

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Book review: Slightly spooky 'Rock With Wings' is an enjoyable read

Navajo Nation police officers Jim Chee and his wife, Bernie Manuelito, are headed for a timeout from work, but their vacation is short-lived and involves dangers as they work on a couple of... Read more »

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Book review: 'The Boardwalk Antiques Shop' presents charming trio of romances

"The Boardwalk Antiques Shop," the second installment in the Tangerine Street Romance series, presents three distinct but intertwined romantic tales for readers of any age. Read more »

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Book review: Historical romance 'A Hope Remembered' is a fun battle of wits

Utah romance author Stacy Henrie ties Christian themes with feisty, strong characters in a battle of wits in the fun, romantic and beautiful novel "A Hope Remembered." Read more »

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Iraqi boy's dream of becoming dancer defied threats, borders

As a boy in pre-war Baghdad, Adil Faraj dreamed of becoming a dancer, inspired by a Michael Jackson performance he watched on DVD. Read more »

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Seriously silly, Monty Python reunites for a weekend tribute

Today they reign as elder statesman of cerebral silliness, these alumni of the Monty Python comedy troupe and, some would argue, the funniest men who ever lived. Read more »

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Filmmaker says 'Nerd Prom' has grown to reflect poorly on DC

A former Politico journalist is poking a hole in the bubble that surrounds one of Washington's biggest, celebrity-obsessed weekends with his new documentary "Nerd Prom." Read more »

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Respect for faith sets 'Daredevil' apart

Hollywood usually employs religion as either a villain or a punchline. But Marvel's "Daredevil" treats faith as a positive part of life. Read more »

April 24, 2015

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‘Tootsie,’ ‘Trapped By Mormons’ among vintage movies to play in theaters

Vintage movies scheduled for local theaters over the next month include Dustin Hoffman as “Tootsie,” Dan Aykroyd and John Belushi as “The Blues Brothers,” and two... Read more »

April 24, 2015

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Family friendly musical drama leads new movies on DVD this week

The family friendly musical drama “Life Inside Out” is on DVD this week, along with several other independent productions. Read more »

April 24, 2015

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Doug's Take: Doug's take: 'Monkey Kingdom' is fun, visual and does some good

How could I possibly resist? A film titled “Monkey Kingdom” with opening scenes featuring a multitude of monkeys frolicking to “Hey, Hey We’re the Monkees," the theme to the... Read more »

April 24, 2015

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CenterPoint's 'Dirty Rotten Scoundrels' entertains with tricky plot and top-notch performances

The best fun in "Dirty Rotten Scoundrels" at CenterPoint Legacy Theatre comes from watching the con men con each other. They're clever and brilliant and keep the audience guessing what will come next. Read more »

April 24, 2015

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