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Angelina Jolie, Brad Pitt wed privately at chateau in France

Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt were married Saturday in the French hamlet of Correns, a spokesman for the couple says. Read more »

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Excerpt from 'The Turning': Family traditions, narrative and genealogy

Everyone, particularly every child, needs an identity larger than himself — something he belongs to, feels part of and gains security and protection from. Read more »

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Wild sheep arrive for Sheepdog Classic

Hundreds of Utah’s wild range sheep arrived Wednesday at Soldier Hollow in Midway preparation for the Soldier Hollow Sheepdog Classic Championship and Festival. Read more »

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Where to see dinosaurs in Utah

Dinosaurs went extinct 65 million years ago, but bones and other evidence of their existence are still around today. Utah is a great place to find dinosaurs, whether that place is a museum or a... Read more »

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Keaton hailed in Venice Film Fest opener 'Birdman'

Well before the turn of the millennium, Michael Keaton was the first 21st-century superhero. Read more »

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'Fractured' tales offer classic characters in new stories

Four picture books and one novel are in this roundup of "fractured" tales: stories with elements taken from traditional and classical stories and put into new settings. Read more »

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Timpanogos Storytelling Festival celebrates 25th year of stories and laughter

Karen Ashton is thrilled but not really surprised that the Timpanogos Storytelling Festival is celebrating its 25th year, is financially sound and is regarded by story lovers and storytellers as... Read more »

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EA Sports puts Damian Lillard on the cover of NBA Live 15

Damian Lillard's rise from little-known Weber State prospect to NBA star continues with his announcement that he will grace the cover of EA Sport's NBA Live 15. Read more »

Aug. 25, 2014

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Miley Cyrus about VMA success: 'I'm in constant gratitude of life'

Miley Cyrus said when she stole the night at last year's MTV Video Music Awards, she didn't realize her impact and influence. Now, the singer says she wants to use her powers for good. Read more »

Aug. 25, 2014

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Love is in the air at Hale Centre Theatre’s letter-perfect ‘She Loves Me’

"She Loves Me," Hale Centre Theatre's latest musical, is a letter-perfect look at the times when loathing turns into love. It runs through Sept. 27. Read more »

Aug. 25, 2014

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5 inspiring quotes from the C.S. Lewis biopic directed by Richard Attenborough

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Richard Attenborough, director of the C.S. Lewis biopic "Shadowlands," died this past weekend. But his affect on the film can be inspiration for the faithful. Read more »

Aug. 25, 2014

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Is 'Harry Potter' actually about mental health?

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One fan theory about Harry Potter suggests the story is about mental illness. And that might not be too far off base. Read more »

Aug. 25, 2014

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Amish country bristles at ‘Mafia’ TV show

For a year, Lark and Michael McCarley simmered silently over the arrival of “Amish Mafia” in their community. Read more »

Aug. 25, 2014

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'Guardians' retakes box office, tops summer films

"Guardians of the Galaxy" became the summer's top-grossing movie at the North American box office with a $17.6 million weekend that narrowly bested the young adult melodrama "If I Stay," while the... Read more »

Aug. 24, 2014

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Drama reigns at VMAs before awards show even airs

Snakes and stage slips: There's drama and the MTV Video Music Awards haven't even begun yet. Read more »

Aug. 24, 2014

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China shuts down Beijing Independent Film Festival

Chinese authorities blocked an annual independent film festival from opening Saturday, seizing documents and films from organizers and hauling away two event officials in a sign that Beijing is... Read more »

Aug. 23, 2014

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Capitol Theatre serves as a 'memory builder' 101 years after its construction

Over the course of 101 years, the Janet Quinney Lawson Capitol Theatre has become one of Utah's most recognizable artistic landmarks as countless patrons have walked through the doors over the... Read more »

Aug. 23, 2014

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Spidey’s latest adventure has arrived on Blu-ray and DVD

“The Amazing Spider-Man 2,” one of this year’s biggest hits, is on home-video platforms this week, along with wartime movies, horror flicks and Nazi dragons. Read more »

Aug. 23, 2014

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Book review: Cyberspace battle ensues in Dashner's 'The Rule of Thoughts'

Michael must find a way to defeat Kaine before he is captured and loses everything. He must also learn how to function in a new world as a new being. There are adventures galore in book two, "The... Read more »

Aug. 23, 2014

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Book review: 'Pale Harvest' explores a dark side of rural America

In a small farming town, an orphaned young man tries to balance his beliefs with his doubts and desires as he struggles to find his place in adulthood in "Pale Harvest" by Idaho author Braden Hepner. Read more »

Aug. 23, 2014

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Ririe-Woodbury announces 2014-15 season

Audiences attending performances by Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company can expect to see collaboration, world premieres and more as part of the company’s 2014-15 season. Read more »

Aug. 23, 2014

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Book review: Book shares story of woman in the Mona Lisa painting

"Mona Lisa: A Life Discovered" documents the author's quest to discover just who the woman in Leonardo da Vinci's most famous work of art really was, what her life would have been like, and why a... Read more »

Aug. 23, 2014

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TV series ‘Newhart,’ ‘Good Wife,’ ‘NCIS’ and more on Blu-ray, DVD

Season sets of a wide variety of TV series are on Blu-ray and DVD this week, including “Newhart,” “The Good Wife,” both “NCIS” shows, “Parks and... Read more »

Aug. 22, 2014

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'Unbelievable' theater experience for 2 Utah students

Aitana Alapa and Matthew Richards were honored in the Utah High School Musical Theater Awards and were then invited to compete and to hone their craft at intensive workshops with nationally... Read more »

Aug. 22, 2014

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'If I Stay': 3 points for parents

Information for parents about the film "If I Stay." Read more »

Aug. 22, 2014

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