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Salt Lake's record-setting convention kicks off its FanXperience

Comic Con kicks off "FanXperience" at Salt Palace, governor declares Thursday "Comic Con Heroes Day."

Film about man's crusade against child sex slavery discussed, previewed at Comic Con

"The Abolitionists," a film about a nonprofit organization and its committed CEO who are taking on child sex slavery, was previewed at Comic Con following a panel discussion on storytelling and... Read more »

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Hale Centre Theatre to stage comedy 'Arsenic and Old Lace'

The Brewster sisters and their homicidal, manic, yet humorous family return to the Hale Centre Theatre stage in “Arsenic and Old Lace" beginning April 25. Read more »

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'Peter Pan' flying to Hale Center Theater Orem's stage

Director Dave Tinney is getting some flak for casting a young male actor (Josh Valdez), instead of a middle-aged woman, as Peter Pan in Hale Center Theater Orem's upcoming production. But he's all... Read more »

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Utah Symphony's Mighty 5 Tour to combine art, nature

The Utah Symphony is going to experience a change in venue this summer. The organization is teaming up with the Utah Office of Tourism to offer the Utah Symphony’s Mighty 5 Tour with concerts... Read more »

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Theater preview: Director to focus on story of redemption and hope in 'Man of La Mancha'

In order to clearly relate the idealism of "Man of La Mancha" that beckons “to dream the impossible dream,” the musical's co-director says “the most important things must be kept... Read more »

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Book review: Adventures abound as 'Wildwood Imperium' concludes trilogy

The last book in "The Wildwood Chronicles" involves a mechanical boy, an old spirit, unadoptables and prisoners in industrial wastes. Read more »

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Book review: 'New Sight' tells of young adults fighting to survive

Lysandra Blake is a young girl who suddenly finds herself in a psych ward after giving in to new, powerful urges to harm others. While trying to come to terms with this new problem, Lysandra finds... Read more »

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Tony Award-Winner "War Horse" Opens in SLC

With a twitch of an ear and a gallop, the mighty horses of "War Horse" arrive. Read more »

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Book review: 'Fortune Cookie' is the most satisfying Sadie culinary mystery yet

Sadie Hoffmiller, the character created by author Josi S. Kilpack in her culinary mystery series, is coming into her own as she heads out to San Francisco to find out why and how her estranged... Read more »

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Book review: 'Cold Calls' is a fun read that lacks depth

Though it's only as deep as a text message, "Cold Calls" is a fun and entertaining read. Read more »

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Book review: 'Hidden Like Anne Frank' is a great gateway to WWII history

Marcel Prins and Peter Henk Steenhuis have gathered the stories of 14 different Dutch Jewish citizens whose lives were thrown into disarray by World War II and placed them side by side in one book... Read more »

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'Midsomer,' 'The Practice' 'Carol Burnett Show' on DVD this week

Reissues of "Midsomer Murders" mysteries, the final season of "The Practice" and complete episodes of "The Carol Burnett Show" lead this week's TV series on DVD. Read more »

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'Star Trek: The Next Generation' cast reunites for Comic Con event; Capt. Picard on his way

Prominent cast members from "Star Trek: The Next Generation" took the stage for a special event at Salt Lake Comic Con FanXperience Thursday night. News broke at the conclusion of the event that... Read more »

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Mormon Tabernacle Choir to carry on tradition of Handel's 'Messiah'

This Easter weekend, the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square will perform Handel's "Messiah" in full. The music of "Messiah," which was written nearly 275 years ago, is still... Read more »

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Theater preview: Pioneer Theatre raises curtain on 2014-15 titles in season ‘for everybody’

In its 2014-15 season, Pioneer Theatre Company will stage eight shows, including one world premiere and one regional premiere. Plus, one of the eight shows in the season will be a two-performance... Read more »

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'Bears' paints an inspiring portrait of Alaskan wildlife

"Bears" holds a crossover appeal that should provide legitimate entertainment for the whole family. It's a fantastic documentary of the beautiful world we live in and some of the incredible... Read more »

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'Transcendence': 3 points for parents

Information for parents about the film "Transcendence." Read more »

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'Ride Along' leads new movies released on home video this week

The unexpected box-office hit "Ride Along" leads an eclectic collection of movies released on DVD and Blu-ray this week. Read more »

April 17, 2014

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John Lennon audio interviews surface on 'I'm Not the Beatles'

John Lennon and Yoko Ono were interviewed by rock journalist Howard Smith six times from 1969-72, and those Q&A sessions are now on an audio CD titled "I'm Not the Beatles." Read more »

April 17, 2014

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Quarterly review: Family-friendly and faith-based movies boost box office in first three months of 2014

A look back at the first three months of 2014 in film — what was successful, what wasn't, and what does it mean for the rest of 2014? Read more »

April 17, 2014

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Ranking movies from best to worst

We geeks feel a compulsion to assign every movie to a ranking on a series of arbitrary lists. Why on earth does this matter? I don’t know. But does it matter? Why, yes. Yes, it does. Read more »

April 17, 2014

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From 'Unwrapped' to new TV show 'Rewrapped'

Consider the simple but beloved chocolate chip cookie. Now imagine that cookie encrusting a brioche roll tucked around a turkey meatball. Read more »

April 17, 2014

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Religious-themed films find home in Hollywood

The number of religious-based films seems uncharacteristically high in 2014, but the films are finding an audience and making a solid financial return. Read more »

April 16, 2014

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Jenny Oaks Baker combines classical with rock tunes

In a world premiere concert Friday, April 11, popular artist Jenny Oaks Baker successfully combined classical violin with rock songs from groups like the Beatles, Led Zeppelin and The Four Seasons. Read more »

April 16, 2014

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FanX family guide: What to do at Comic Con

Having a hard time deciding where to take your family at this weekend's FanX convention? Check out these family-friendly activities. Read more »

April 16, 2014

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