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'Tomorrowland' is a surprisingly violent take on line between utopia, catastrophe

There seems to be a post-apocalypse for everyone in the family these days.

B.B. King to be laid to rest next week in Mississippi Delta

The body of blues legend B.B. King will return next week to the Mississippi Delta where his life and career began. Read more »

May 20, 2015

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Godzilla creator sues US studio, alleges copyright violation

Japanese movie studio Toho Co. said Wednesday it is suing Voltage Pictures and a director in a lawsuit complaining that promotions of an upcoming film infringe on its copyright to Godzilla. Read more »

May 20, 2015

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Utahn Sierra Dawn Thomas is one of five castaways in 'Survivor' finale

Utahn Sierra Dawn Thomas is one of five castaways headed into the “Survivor: Worlds Apart” finale on Wednesday, and, as host Jeff Probst would say, a one-in-five shot at winning $1... Read more »

May 20, 2015

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Thanks for the music

It is difficult to overestimate the value of music, particularly classical music, in the quality of life and in the creation of warm and cultured homes. Read more »

May 19, 2015

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Fight of century becomes fight in court as fans sue Pacquiao

Boxing fans across the country and their lawyers are calling the hyped-up fight between Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr. a fraud and want their money back, and then some. Read more »

May 19, 2015

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Ballet West's 'Innovations' offers sampling of forward-thinking dance

Ballet West's "Innovations" showcases five short ballets with fresh choreography at the Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center. The program runs through May 23. Read more »

May 19, 2015

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More sculptures to be added to ‘Light of the World’ garden

A sculpture garden with images of Jesus Christ will expand to include 35 statues over the next year at Thanksgiving Point. Read more »

May 18, 2015

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Downtown mural wins over Utah community

A vacant building in Logan will host a 25-by-25-foot mural as part of its renovation. The project has been approved by city officials, but had a slow start gaining community acceptance. Read more »

May 18, 2015

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Blasts, manhunt, trial, healing: Boston's longest marathon

A little more than two years after explosions shattered the Boston Marathon, jurors on Friday returned a death sentence for the surviving bomber. In between, the city endured terror, a manhunt and... Read more »

May 18, 2015

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David Letterman's retirement ends partnership with Bill Murray

Bill Murray has walked onto David Letterman's show dressed as Liberace, a jockey and a football player, flown onto the set in a Peter Pan outfit, worked out while singing "Let's Get Physical" and... Read more »

May 18, 2015

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'Pitch Perfect 2' leaves 'Mad Max: Fury Road' in the dust

The ladies of "Pitch Perfect 2" hit all the right notes opening weekend, amassing a huge $70.3 million debut, according to Rentrak estimates Sunday. Read more »

May 17, 2015

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Ad it up: A splendid drama, 'Mad Men,' as it comes to an end

"Mad Men" will end its glorious run tonight not with a bang or a whimper, but a resolution that will ring true to the spirit of the series. Read more »

May 17, 2015

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Taylor Swift to debut video at Billboard Music Awards

Mariah Carey hitting high notes. Taylor Swift debuting a star-studded music video. And Kanye West possibly rushing the stage. Read more »

May 17, 2015

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New schedules from television networks show trends

Television's next big hit may have been revealed during last week's annual orgy of schedule presentations to advertisers by the biggest networks. Read more »

May 17, 2015

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Book review: Harold Fry's unlikely pilgrimage continues with Queenie's 'Love Song'

"The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry" begins with two letters from Harold to Queenie Hennessy: one telling her he was very sorry and the other asking her to wait for him. She did, and "The Love... Read more »

May 16, 2015

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Book review: 'Liam Darcy, I Loathe You!' modernizes 6 Jane Austen stories

"The Jane Journals of Pemberley Prep: Liam Darcy, I Loathe You!" brings classic Jane Austen stories into modern times without losing the lessons in love, passion and being true to yourself at all... Read more »

May 16, 2015

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Book review: 'The Lost Art of Ladyhood' is a dynamic, instructive book for girls

Through witty wordplay, engaging stories and instructive tools, Jessie Funk teaches girls and women the 12 essential skills of true modern confidence and power in her new book, "The Lost Art of... Read more »

May 16, 2015

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Book review: 'Epitaph' examines the gunfight at the O.K. Corral

"Epitaph," about the famous gunfight at the O.K. Corral, gives an authentic feel to what the West was really like in a no-holds-barred format. Read more »

May 16, 2015

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Book review: 'Crossroads of Should and Must' inspires pursuit of meaningful life

Elle Luna's "The Crossroads of Should and Must: Find and Follow Your Passion" is a easy-to-read, thought-provoking collection of ideas on finding one's life mission. Read more »

May 16, 2015

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'At home' on the podium: Rei Hotoda to join Utah Symphony as its first female associate conductor

Utah Symphony has appointed Rei Hotoda as associate conductor. She is the first female to hold the position, and she will make her debut at the Deer Valley Music Festival on July 8, prior to the... Read more »

May 16, 2015

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Historic club becomes meeting place for King's fans, friends

Club Ebony was once a hopping juke joint, a place where blues masters B.B. King, Little Milton and Howlin' Wolf performed for residents of this humble farming community looking to spice up their... Read more »

May 16, 2015

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Bill Cosby: Consider his social message, not the messenger

Bill Cosby said young people should separate what he has to say about their future from sexual assault allegations lodged against him. Read more »

May 15, 2015

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Boxing fan accelerates plans to renovate Ali's boyhood home

Muhammad Ali's brother on Friday recalled their wrestling matches while growing up in their family's modest Kentucky home. No punches were supposed to be thrown because their parents wouldn't allow... Read more »

May 15, 2015

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Students take in culture at Living Traditions Festival

More than 2,500 elementary school students flooded Washington Square on Friday to learn about the city's rich diversity during Salt Lake City's 30th annual Living Traditions Festival. Read more »

May 15, 2015

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Blues great BB King leaves legacy in his native Mississippi

Blues legend B.B. King grew up as poor as could be, alone and in debt at 14, living in primitive cabins and sharecropping cotton in Mississippi. Read more »

May 15, 2015

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