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

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

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 »

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This week in history: The Constitutional Convention begins

On May 25, 1787, the Constitutional Convention officially got underway. The government of the time, the Articles of Confederation, proved powerless in the face of foreign threats, mounting debts... 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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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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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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The movies that will keep buzzing after the Cannes Film Festival

The Cannes Film Festival is a grand hierarchy with strictly defined elevations of movies and media access, where films are met by high praise or lowly boos. And so there was a strange fittingness... Read more »

May 25, 2015

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Some Native Hawaiians disapprove of 'Aloha' movie title

Some Native Hawaiians disapprove of the name of a movie filmed and set in Hawaii, saying that titling it "Aloha" is a disrespectful misappropriation of culture and simplifies a word that's rich... Read more »

May 25, 2015

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Actress, comedian Anne Meara, nominated for 4 Emmys, dies

Anne Meara, the loopy, lovable comedian who launched a standup career with husband Jerry Stiller in the 1950s and found success as an actress in films, on TV and the stage, has died. Read more »

May 25, 2015

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John Nash: A life of great struggle and even greater success

Born to an electrical engineer, and later a precocious and dashing young man who attained an Ivy League education, John Nash seemed destined for a life of stunning success. That he achieved,... Read more »

May 25, 2015

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Clint Eastwood movies receive Blu-ray upgrades this week

Seven Clint Eastwood movies are in a Blu-ray box set released this week, and four of the films are making their hi-def debuts. Read more »

May 25, 2015

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Conservative group yanks TV ads targeting Utah congressmen

A conservative group yanked television ads that were set to air Friday targeting U.S. Reps. Rob Bishop and Chris Stewart after the two Utah congressmen announced they share the group's view that a... Read more »

May 24, 2015

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John Nash, the mathematician who inspired 'A Beautiful Mind', dies in crash with wife

John Forbes Nash Jr., a mathematical genius whose struggle with schizophrenia was chronicled in the 2001 movie "A Beautiful Mind," has died along with his wife in a car crash on the New Jersey... Read more »

May 24, 2015

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Book review: 'Stranded' shares adventure of missionaries getting out of a war-torn country

In the novel "Stranded," two elders are told to head to the capital to be evacuated, but the train they were supposed to be on explodes, and video evidence points to them. Read more »

May 24, 2015

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Artist captures Bakken's life, landscape in 25 paintings

an two dozen paintings that depict life and landscape during different seasons in the heart of North Dakota's oil boom, including workers operating machinery, a train loaded with shale crude and... Read more »

May 23, 2015

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Separating earthquake fact from fiction in 'San Andreas'

The San Andreas Fault awakens, unleashing back-to-back jolts that leave a trail of misery from Los Angeles to San Francisco. Skyscrapers crumble. Fires erupt. The letters of the Hollywood Sign... Read more »

May 23, 2015

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Icelandic film 'Rams' wins Cannes Un Certain Regard prize

"Rams," a drama set among farmers and their sheep in a remote Icelandic valley, won the Cannes Film Festival's Un Certain Regard competition on Saturday. Read more »

May 23, 2015

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B.B. King memorial to mourn blues legend in Las Vegas

B.B. King played tens of thousands of gigs around the world and often said he was blessed to play for presidents and the common folk. Read more »

May 23, 2015

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Oklahoma Museum of Popular Culture closer to reality

The 100,000 or so artifacts earmarked for the would-be Oklahoma Museum of Popular Culture have for several years been neatly tucked away in numerous boxes at the state's history center in Oklahoma... Read more »

May 23, 2015

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