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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" in Utah.

Jared Leto, Jonah Hill win early MTV Movie Awards

Conan O'Brien kicked off the 22nd annual MTV Movie Awards on Sunday night with a challenge to gain 50 celebrity cameos for his opening segment, a shtick with Will Arnett that merged two categories,... Read more »

April 13, 2014

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Celebrities gear up for Comic Con FanX, encourage fans to join them

Salt Lake Comic Con FanXperience guests Kelly Hu, Cassandra "Elvira" Peterson and Billy Dee Williams hope fans of pop culture will join them at the upcoming convention, which will run April 17-19. Read more »

April 13, 2014

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With $41.4 million, 'Captain America' holds off 'Rio 2'

"Captain America" continued to flex its Marvel muscle at the global box office, as "The Winter Soldier" took in $41.4 million domestically and $60.6 million overseas. Read more »

April 13, 2014

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Jerry Lewis: Women are funny, but not when crude

88-year-old Jerry Lewis was criticized for expressing his distaste for female comedians a few years ago, but in clarifying his comments, he called Lucille Ball "brilliant" and said Carol Burnett is... Read more »

April 12, 2014

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'Show Your Work!' encourages creative sharing

Austin Kleon's newest book, "Show Your Work!" offers simple, practical ideas for artists who want to succeed and get noticed. Read more »

April 12, 2014

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Book review: 'House of Ivy and Sorrow' casts irresistible spell

Josephine Hemlock was born a witch, so she knows magic is dark. But when secrets arise, dark magic gets darker, and the person who killed her mother with a curse is back to finish off the Hemlock... Read more »

April 12, 2014

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Book review: 'Burial Rites' is a chilling literary novel

When Agnes is convicted of murder and condemned to death, she is sent to rural Iceland to await her fate. Based on a true story, "Burial Rites" explores the story of Agnes and how a family and one... Read more »

April 12, 2014

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2 Audrey Hepburn classics receive Blu-ray upgrades this week

Audrey Hepburn’s classics “Sabrina” and “Funny Face” are now on Blu-ray, leading a passel of vintage flicks released this week. Read more »

April 12, 2014

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BYU to stage US premiere of Frank Wildhorn musical 'The Count of Monte Cristo'

Frank Wildhorn has selected BYU to stage the U.S premiere production of his new musical, “The Count of Monte Cristo.” Read more »

April 12, 2014

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Book review: Utah author's Bad Unicorn trilogy will delight young readers

The second book in the trilogy, "Fluff Dragon," finds the young protagonists in another magical realm trying to find the magic that will transport them home. They meet some unique otherworldly... Read more »

April 12, 2014

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Salt Lake Gallery Stroll helps make art accessible

The Salt Lake Gallery Stroll is a monthly event where galleries throughout the city open their doors and invite the community in to “be a part of art,” as the organization’s... Read more »

April 12, 2014

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Author Brad Wilcox writes about becoming a more faithful Christian

In "The 7-Day Christian," written and designed for a broad religious audience, author Brad Wilcox uses humor, personal experience and heartfelt examples to inspire courage and hope for living a... Read more »

April 12, 2014

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ValueSpeak: Faith is not for wimps

Sometimes it's hard to embrace God's will and trust his answers, especially when his answers just bring up more questions. But faith is not for wimps. Read more »

April 11, 2014

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Earth Day documentaries dominate TV shows on DVD, Blu-ray

As Earth Day approaches, four BBC-TV collections of documentaries on birds and bears have arrived on DVD, Blu-ray. Read more »

April 11, 2014

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Wright Words: Did I blow the choice between free lunch and a friend?

A few days ago, I had lunch with a buddy at a local restaurant. The food was fine, sure, but this is a friend who makes the menu irrelevant. Read more »

April 11, 2014

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Book review: A trio of companion books to 'The Bible' TV series celebrate Easter, Christmas

Easter, Christmas, and the Son of God: three books carry on the experience of the well-received, Emmy award nominated TV miniseries "The Bible". Read more »

April 11, 2014

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Movie review: 'Rio 2' feels a little too familiar

If parents walk away from “Rio 2” feeling like they’ve seen it all before, no one should blame them. “Rio 2” should be entertaining enough for the kids, but the... Read more »

April 11, 2014

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Risotto is a creamy, savory side dish that is simple to make

Risotto is a creamy and rich side dish that may seem intimidating to make. However, this recipe is not just delicious, but very simple to make. It can be a side dish that your family will put front... Read more »

April 11, 2014

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'King Charles III' puts British monarchy onstage

A new play about Britain's future king is getting rave reviews. Once it would have been theatrical treason. Read more »

April 11, 2014

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'Draft Day': 3 points for parents

Information for parents about the film "Draft Day." Read more »

April 11, 2014

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'Rio 2': 3 points for parents

Information for parents about the film "Rio 2." Read more »

April 11, 2014

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Jenny Oaks Baker to perform in Utah County

Jenny Oaks Baker will perform at Thanksgiving Point with the Timpanogos Symphony Orchestra on Friday, April 11 at 7:30 p.m. Read more »

April 10, 2014

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More classic movies are scheduled for local theaters, led by biblical epics

Varied vintage movies will be making their way into local theaters during the next couple of months, ranging from biblical epics to slapstick comedies. Read more »

April 10, 2014

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The second ‘Hobbit’ movie leads new movies on Blu-ray, DVD

One of last year’s biggest hits, “The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug,” leads new movies on DVD and Blu-ray this week. Read more »

April 10, 2014

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Utah Symphony associate concertmaster Kathryn Eberle talks about love of violin, performing

Utah Symphony associate concertmaster Kathryn Eberle, who has been with the symphony since 2011, talks about her lifelong musical pursuits. Eberle will make her solo debut with the symphony this... Read more »

April 10, 2014

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