Beginning its 2015-16 season on an intense note, Utah Opera is preparing to perform "Tosca" Oct. 10-18.
"How the World Moves" by Peter Nabokov is a thought-provoking historical narrative of the life of an American Indian family in transition. Read more »
In his latest video, Hollens and his wife, Evynne, perform a mashup of Taylor Swift's entire "1989" album in just four minutes. Read more »
A determined girl named Avery reeled in a five-pound bass after a good fight and a lot of giggles. Read more »
First lady Michelle Obama is paying a visit to the children's animated series "Doc McStuffins." Read more »
Tickets are available for the Orchestra at Temple Square’s fall concert titled “Music for the Soul” that will be in the Tabernacle on Temple Square on Oct. 16-17 at 7:30 p.m. Read more »
The LDS Film Festival is seeking entries for the 15th Annual LDS Film Festival that will be March 2-5, 2016, at the SCERA Center for the Arts in Orem. Read more »
Book review: 'Emmett Till' shares story of 60-year-old case that helped galvanize the civil rights movement
Utah author Devery Anderson has delivered what will become a definitive resource on the murder of 14-year-old Emmett Till, the Chicago boy who was brutally beaten and murdered in 1955 in... Read more »
The innovative exhibition “Brian Bress: Make Your Own Friends” alters the traditional museum experience by placing experimental video art within the museum’s permanent collection. Read more »
Some highlights from Repertory Dance Theatre's 50-year history. Read more »
In "Six of Crows," Leigh Bardugo returns to the world in her Grisha trilogy as Kaz Brekker is offered millions to deliver the maker of a new drug that is dangerous for Grisha and gathers a crew to... Read more »
Through hundreds of performances over the course of five decades, RDT has molded itself into "the nation's oldest and most successful repertory dance company," according to its website. Read more »
“Dirt: A Love Story,” edited by Utah author Barbara Richardson is a collection of 36 short essays celebrating the soil that sustains humanity. Read more »
J.A. Jance has written about the Tohono O'odham tribal people before and about investigator J.P. Beaumont and detective Brandon Walker, but not in the same book. In "Dance of the Bones," Beaumont... Read more »
In her latest Kinsey Millhone mystery novel, Sue Grafton proves once again she's no slacker. She crafts an absorbing story out of seemingly unrelated details and incidents that don't seem all that... Read more »
Brandon Sanderson delivers a second book in the steampunk addition to the Mistborn series that continues to delve into the fascinating fantastical elements and societal issues of the world Scadrial. Read more »
In "Followed by Frost," the beautiful Smitha is cursed to be as cold as her heart when she scorns a young man and is forced to leave her community. She wanders until invited to go south in this... Read more »
Singers of all ages audition for a chance to sing the national anthem at a Utah Jazz home game during the 2015-16 season. Read more »
“The Intern” is a two-hour footrace between emotion-yanking charm and utter predictability. There is never any doubt as to what this film is going to serve you. The only question is how... Read more »
Information for parents about the film "The Intern." Read more »
Three popular family films adapted from equally popular books receive Blu-ray upgrades this week. Read more »
In their most recent video, Brooklyn and Bailey McKnight show off their musical talent with a parody of Andy Grammer's "Honey, I'm Good." Read more »
One Voice Children's Choir performed a cover of the well-known LDS Primary song "A Child's Prayer" in a video posted Friday. Read more »
Two-year-old Marty may have a hard time blowing out his birthday candle, but he has no problem charming viewers. Read more »
Thirteen young, passionate musicians amazed the audience at the Salute to Youth concert Tuesday evening with their skills and talent. Read more »
A new cookbook and guide from the Ella's Kitchen series, titled "The First Foods Book," successfully answers scores of weaning questions while outlining a timetable for the process and offering... Read more »
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Nancy Meyers’ new comedy “The Intern” is an adult comedy that doesn’t luxuriate in raunchiness. Read more »
The Singing Contractors responded to fan requests that they sing "How Great Thou Art" with a special guest appearance in a video that is tugging at viewers' emotions. Read more »
In one of the recently released deleted scenes from Disney's live-action "Cinderella," Ella and the prince get to know each other and talk about heaven. Read more »
Beginning its 2015-16 season on an intense note, Utah Opera is preparing to perform "Tosca" Oct. 10-18 at the Capitol Theatre. The story is one of love, lust, sacrifice and betrayal. Read more »
It's just a prize, right? Maybe so, but the Nobel Prizes have a way of sparking ferocious debate about whether the winners were worthy or whether the judges' decisions were politically biased. Read more »
“If you solve enough problems, you get to come home.” That simple line of dialogue underscores the simple theme behind “The Martian,” Ridley Scott’s gripping and... Read more »
Stockpile is a financial board game about the stock market that marries quick, player-interactive gameplay with deep thinking and hidden strategies for a fulfilling experience. Read more »
In a video clip posted Tuesday, Stephen Colbert interviewed Michelle Obama on "The Late Show" and asked her what her post-White House plans entail. Read more »
"42nd Street" launched its national tour from Salt Lake and was only in town for a few days. The show is a dazzler, full of energy and heart, color and motion. Who knew tap dance could be so much fun? Read more »
Set in Egypt, "Aida" centers on Radames, an Egyptian prince, who finds himself falling in love with Aida, a Nubian princess and slave, all under the nose of his betrothed, Amneris. The show opens... Read more »
Ann Romney shared themes of hope and healing from her new book "In This Together: My Story" with members of the community Thursday evening at BYU. Read more »
HCTO's latest musical, "The Addams Family," runs Oct. 8 through Nov. 28. The show focuses on the quirky clan and the chaos that ensues when daughter Wednesday brings her beau and his family home... Read more »
"Quinoa Crazy" is a fantastic introduction to this trendy superfood with recipes the family can get behind. Read more »
"Studio C" takes the beloved '90s game Bop It to the next level in a video posted Sept. 25. Germaphobes be warned: This may be difficult to watch. Read more »
Ann Romney shares her experiences, both the highs and the lows, as she was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, learned about the disease and then figured out what worked for her to combat it in "In... Read more »
Here are five movies from various platforms families may want to consider, as recommended by the Deseret News features department and Ok.com. Because not all are appropriate for younger children,... Read more »
In LDS literature, there’s nothing quite like the enduring classic "Jesus the Christ by Elder James E. Talmage. In this, the 100th anniversary year since the book was published on Sept. 15,... Read more »
Kohl's Cares' holiday collection, which will be available through December, features children's books by author/illustrator Nancy Tillman with coordinating plush toys, a "Blake Shelton Christmas"... Read more »
What was the first movie ever set on Mars? What is the "Mars curse"? These and other fascinating bits of trivia about Mars and the way it's been depicted in movies over the last 100 years. Read more »
Jean-Jacques Annaud’s 1989 classic “The Bear,” starring Utah-grown Bart the Bear, earns a Blu-ray upgrade this week. Read more »
"Studio C" cast members dine at The Restaurant of Life, where they order different aspects of adulthood, including college degrees, spouses, careers and children. Read more »
“The Walk” is one of those films that justifies the larger-than-life Hollywood experience, and reminds us how much fun it can still be to go to the movies. You’ll never be more... Read more »
"Young Frankenstein" will be staged at the Grand Theatre in Salt Lake City from Oct. 8-30. "Our amazing crew has been working around the clock to get everything ready," said interim artistic... Read more »
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