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Salute to Youth musicians amaze audience in Abravanel Hall

7 young musicians performed with the Utah Symphony at the annual 55th Salute to Youth concert Tuesday night.

Sherry Young: Marking time during my turn on Earth

A long time ago, I was a young girl who thought I would never grow old. I imagined I would be the chosen one and either something would happen, like the Millennium, or I would just never grow old. Read more »

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LDS priesthood restoration site, new movie, under development

The historic site in Pennsylvania where an angel reportedly gave Joseph Smith priesthood authority is on schedule to open in a year, with a film being produced to tell the story. Read more »

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Juan Diego students create art at Capitol

Juan Diego Catholic High School’s visual arts class is creating artwork for the Utah State Senate Visual Arts Scholarship Competition. Read more »

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Book review: ‘Dutch Oven Cookout: Step by Step’ makes Dutch oven cooking easy, accessible

More than a mere cookbook, “Dutch Oven Cookout” shows how to successfully cook a myriad of recipes using Dutch ovens. Read more »

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Utah family into film, acting, directing and producing movies

The Johnson family of Midway is into movies and successfully making movies. The Utah family's mom and seven siblings act, produce, direct and do hair on sets that most recently include one in Lehi... Read more »

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Film academy hosts 1st exhibit in new museum site

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is holding its first exhibit in the space that will become Hollywood's premier museum devoted to the movies. Read more »

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Olympian Michael Phelps arrested on DUI charge

Authorities say Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps has been arrested on a DUI charge in Maryland. Read more »

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Utah Shakespeare Festival stages worthy, thrilling 'Sherlock Holmes' adventure

The game is on at the Utah Shakespeare Festival, where “Sherlock Holmes: The Final Adventure” will continue its run through Oct. 18 in Southern Utah University’s Randall L. Jones... Read more »

Sept. 29, 2014

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Clean Cut: '20 things we should say more often'

In today’s Clean Cut, YouTube sensation Kid President, 10-year-old Robby Novak, shares “20 things we should say more often.” Read more »

Sept. 29, 2014

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Orchestra at Temple Square celebrates anniversary with concert Oct. 17-18

The Orchestra at Temple Square will celebrate its 15th anniversary Oct. 17 and 18 with one of Tchaikovsky’s works featuring 19-year-old piano prodigy George Li under the direction of... Read more »

Sept. 28, 2014

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Robison Wells' 'Dead Zone' explores superpowers, terrorism and war

Utah author Robison Wells talks about his book "Dead Zone," which explores superpowers, terrorism and war and the “Altered Perceptions” anthology. Read more »

Sept. 27, 2014

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Vintage titles on video led by ‘Loopy De Loop,’ Blu-ray of ‘Great Race’

The theatrical cartoon series “Loopy De Loop” and a Blu-ray upgrade of the ’60s comedy “The Great Race” lead vintage titles released on video this week. Read more »

Sept. 27, 2014

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Book review: 'The Jewel' is the start of a surrogate's story and romance

Violet Lasting is a surrogate, raised to bear royal children for women who are rich, entitled and used to thinking other people exist for their use. "The Jewel" by Amy Ewing is her story of... Read more »

Sept. 27, 2014

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Book review: 'Sanctum' is a thrilling YA horror novel full of suspense

In "Sanctum," the sequel to "Asylum," three teens, Abby, Jordan and Dan, must relive the horror they experienced at the Brookline asylum as they uncover new secrets during a weekend college visit. Read more »

Sept. 27, 2014

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Book review: 'Anatomy of a Misfit' explores the insecurities, triumphs of adolescence

In this coming-of-age novel, Anika Dragomir is lucky enough to have both popularity and romance in her life, but she faces her share of prejudices, as well. But when tragedy strikes, she finds... Read more »

Sept. 27, 2014

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Human nature to be put to the test in CenterPoint's 'Jekyll and Hyde'

The good and evil of human nature will be tested within the walls of CenterPoint Legacy Theatre in “Jekyll and Hyde,” which runs Sept. 29-Oct. 25. Read more »

Sept. 27, 2014

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Book review: 'Blackbird' is well-done, tense thriller

After waking up on a train track with no memories, not even of her own name, a girl is chased through Los Angeles and she must find the clues to tell her why in "Blackbird" by Ann Carey. Read more »

Sept. 27, 2014

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Theater preview: Hale Center Theater Orem's 'Yankees' promises 'sweet' moments and universal themes

“Damn Yankees” has many “sweet, poignant moments,” according to Anne Swenson, executive producer of the Hale Center Theater Orem production. Read more »

Sept. 27, 2014

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Book review: 'Canyon Sacrifice' is an intriguing archaeology mystery

"Canyon Sacrifice" is an easy read and a gripping mystery that keeps readers intrigued and guessing until the last page. The book follows the story of Chuck Bender, an archaeologist, as he fights... Read more »

Sept. 27, 2014

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Book review: 'Hook's Revenge' is a new swashbuckling tale from Neverland

"Hook's Revenge" is a tale about Captain Hook's daughter, who is out to avenge her father's death from a crocodile. Read more »

Sept. 27, 2014

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7 young musicians to perform with Utah Symphony in 55th annual Salute to Youth concert

Seven talented young musicians will perform alongside the Utah Symphony at the 55th annual Salute to Youth showcase, sponsored by the Deseret News, in Abravanel Hall on Sept. 30 at 7 p.m. Read more »

Sept. 27, 2014

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Tuacahn’s ‘Joseph’ dances to a different, delightful beat

“Joseph” definitely dances to its own beat apart from not only its source material but also from other productions of the musical. It's planted firmly in the center of a humorous... Read more »

Sept. 27, 2014

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Book review: Young adult novel 'Exquisite Captive' turns typical jinni story on its head

Entering a young adult market flooded with narratives of women who fall passionately in love with powerful, manipulative men, "Exquisite Captive," written by Heather Demetrios, takes a typical... Read more »

Sept. 27, 2014

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George Clooney marries human rights lawyer in Venice

George Clooney married human rights lawyer Amal Alamuddin Saturday, the actor's representative said, out of sight of pursuing paparazzi and adoring crowds. Read more »

Sept. 27, 2014

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’50s series ‘State Trooper’ and Season 3 of ‘Scandal’ lead TV on DVD

The 1950s modern-day Western crime series “State Trooper” and the third season of “Scandal” lead TV shows on DVD this week. Read more »

Sept. 26, 2014

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