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Eddie Redmayne shines in charming, heartbreaking 'Theory of Everything'

It’s a love story and a tragedy, but it’s also brainy without being eggheaded.

Final season of ‘Sugarfoot’ leads this week’s TV shows on DVD

The final season of the vintage Western series “Sugarfoot” leads new DVD releases of television programs. Read more »

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Utah Symphony to perform Beethoven's Symphony No. 9

Utah Symphony will perform Ludwig van Beethoven's Symphony No. 9, Dec. 5-6, 8 p.m., at Abravanel Hall, 123 W. South Temple. Read more »

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A 'huge hit': Ballet West's traditional 'Nutcracker' will make stop in D.C. amid run at home

When Ballet West traded the Capitol Theatre for the Kennedy Center during a weeklong stint at the height of the 2012 “Nutcracker” season, critics from the New York Times and Washington... Read more »

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Documentary rediscovers Bing Crosby's triumphs, tragedies

An upcoming PBS documentary seeks to remind younger generations there was so much more to Bing Crosby than crooning "White Christmas" — from media master to philanthropist to difficult dad. Read more »

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Fans go wild over 88-second 'Star Wars' teaser (+video)

A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away, a helmetless storm trooper appeared in frame, panicked and sweaty in the middle of vast desert landscape, kicking off the first official look at "Star... Read more »

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Steve Eaton: Constant software updates threaten to run us all off the road

Have you ever finally agreed to update the software in your phone or computer and had it create far more problems than it solved? If so, you've probably been told it's just a "generational thing."... Read more »

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Board game review: Fantastiqa a family friendly fantasy

Fantastiqa is a fascinating deck-building board game set in a classic fantasy world filled with enchanting locations such as frozen wastes, dark forest and sun-beaten hills and inhabited by... Read more »

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Provincia Romana board game review: Build your own Roman city

The game Provincia Romana is a strategy fest of card drafting, hand management and Roman city building. Able to handle from two to six players, the game is won by accumulating the most victory... Read more »

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Wide variety of holiday TV movies have been released on DVD

More TV movies about Christmas have been released on DVD than you can shake a holly wreath at. Read more »

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Game review: Choson is a strategic and thematic card game

Chosŏn is a thematic card-driven game for two to four players set in a Japanese steampunk universe. It takes about 15 to 30 minutes to play and offers a variety of strategies surrounding... Read more »

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Americans mark Thanksgiving with parades, turkey

Turkey, stuffing and a helium-filled Thomas the Tank Engine are on the menu as friends and families gather across the United States to celebrate Thanksgiving. Read more »

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Christmas flicks and film noir dominate big-screen classics

From “White Christmas” to “Touch of Evil,” classic movies on local theater screens over the holidays are a mix of yule flicks and film noir thrillers. Read more »

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TV programs with religious themes remind viewers 'what Christmas is all about'

As television stations unveil their holiday lineups, there are several religious-themed programs — both new and classic — that viewers might want to watch. Read more »

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Children's museum offers free admission for food donation

Discovery Gateway on Wednesday encouraged families to give back to the community on the day before Thanksgiving by accepting donations for the Utah Food Bank in exchange for museum admission. Read more »

Nov. 26, 2014

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Rare Shakespeare Folio discovered in French town

The accidental discovery in a small library in northern France of an original first folio of Shakespeare's plays has sent a jolt of excitement around the world of Shakespeare scholars. Read more »

Nov. 26, 2014

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15 picture books for gift-giving

Here are 15 suggested recent titles that can delight the lover of classics, those who appreciate unique art, the aficionado of ABC and number books and readers who enjoy sharing stories with children. Read more »

Nov. 25, 2014

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MST3K ‘Turkey Day Collection’ leads movies on DVD this week

The “Mystery Science Theater 3000” guys take aim at horror movies, a jungle picture and Lassie in a new DVD set released this week. Read more »

Nov. 25, 2014

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American Fork High School Marching Band ready for Thanksgiving Day broadcast

The 230 musicians in the American Fork High School Marching Band are headed to the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade for a second time. Read more »

Nov. 25, 2014

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Review: 'Smash Bros.' makes brutality adorable

Every few years, Nintendo rounds up its most popular characters, like Mario, Donkey Kong and Pikachu, and has them beat the daylights out of each other. It's not exactly blood sport — there... Read more »

Nov. 25, 2014

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Activision delivers best game of Skylanders series with 'Trap Team'

Activision's Skylanders returns with a fresh army of plastic toy figures and another gimmick to capture kids' interest. Read more »

Nov. 24, 2014

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Obama to award Presidential Medal of Freedom

President Barack Obama is presenting the nation's highest civilian honor to 19 artists, activists, public servants and others. Read more »

Nov. 24, 2014

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'Mockingjay, Part 1' opens with $123 million

"Mockingjay, Part 1" didn't catch fire like the last installment of "The Hunger Games," but it still set the highest opening of the year with $123 million at the weekend box office. Read more »

Nov. 23, 2014

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Book review: 'Marco and the Devil's Bargain' is a historical, romantic treat

Carla Kelly returns with the second installment in the Spanish Brand series with "Marco and the Devil's Bargain." With new problems that threaten their lives and their marriage, Marco and Paloma... Read more »

Nov. 23, 2014

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Letter that inspired Jack Kerouac's Beat literature found

It's been called the letter that launched a literary genre — 16,000 amphetamine-fueled, stream-of-consciousness words written by Neal Cassady to his friend Jack Kerouac in 1950. Read more »

Nov. 23, 2014

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Iggy Azalea, Taylor Swift set for 2014 AMAs

the American Music Awards or the Australian Music Awards? Iggy Azalea, who was born Down Under, is the lead nominee at Sunday's show. She will compete for top awards such as artist, new artist and... Read more »

Nov. 23, 2014

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