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Jennifer Lawrence says she knew being a movie star would bring with it a certain loss of privacy. What she didn't know, she says, was the deep emotional and even physical toll it would take. Read more »
"The Two-Minute Marriage Project: Simple Secrets for Staying in Love" by Heidi Poelman is a refreshingly relatable guide to marriage maintenance for newlyweds and longtime spouses alike, worthy of... Read more »
For those avoiding gluten, pumpkin pie can be a challenge. Here are three suggestions for bringing pumpkin back to the dessert table. Read more »
Planning a gluten-free Thanksgiving meal isn't as hard as you may think. Try these delicious and easy gluten-free recipes for classic Thanksgiving dishes, including cornbread, stuffing, turkey,... Read more »
Spring Lane Elementary student Kara Bagley’s colorful design of flowers clinging to an open book made her one of eight statewide winners in the Utah Educational Savings Plan’s... Read more »
The Utah Symphony and Utah Opera are offering discounted tickets to their shows for skiers and snowboarders visiting Utah. Read more »
The Desert Star Playhouse is ushering in the Christmas season with "How The Grouch Stole Christmas," a comedy that turns the classic story upside down. Read more »
The Paris City Council rejected plans for a new skyscraper on the city's 19th-century skyline, in an exceptionally bitter vote Monday that embodies a larger debate over this city's image, and its... Read more »
More than a month after 43 college students disappeared following an attack by police in southern Mexico, many of their parents are refusing to accept the government's view that the youths were... Read more »
Twenty years after the 1994 original, "Dumb and Dumber To" opened with $38.1 million at the weekend box office, according to studio estimates Sunday. The Universal sequel debuted almost exactly two... Read more »
The national tour of "Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical" will slink into town Nov. 18-23 at the Capitol Theatre. Read more »
This Christmas season, in addition to his integral role as Uncle John in the "The Forgotten Carols," Michael McLean and his son Scott have teamed up to write a Christmas musical presented as a... Read more »
About halfway through the first televised Hollywood Film Awards, Chris Rock took the stage to accept a trophy for his film "Top Five." ''Wow, do you feel the excitement in the room?" he asked... Read more »
If you're going to be a clown in the Thanksgiving Day Parade, you can't just go out there and fool around. There are rules. Read more »
Jennifer Aniston said she pushed her sex-crazed dentist character as far as she could in in "Horrible Bosses 2," but she's willing to try again in a third installment. Read more »
The Brothers Washburn return to Trona, California, with another terrifying tale in "Mojave Green," the second book in the Dimensions in Death series. Read more »
Shelby Nichols is planning to take a break from the mystery and danger that comes with her mind-reading and sleuthing, but that doesn't happen. Instead, Nichols solves an old crime and tries to find if Uncle Joey is dead or alive in... Read more »
Cole Randolph is quickly becoming a natural in the Outskirts, a place between wakefulness and dreaming where the Five Kingdoms are located in "Rogue Knight," the second book in the series by... Read more »
G. Eric Kuskey's book about megastar artist Thomas Kinkade paints a sober picture of a life lost in fantasy in a biography titled "Billion Dollar Painter: The Triumph and Tragedy of Thomas Kinkade,... Read more »
This is an enjoyable graphic novel-style biography of Andre the Giant, professional wrestler and "The Princess Bride" actor. A man devoted to his craft and dreaming of fitting in, Andre suffered... Read more »
With the resurgence of popularity for “Weird Al” Yankovic, his ’80s movie “UHF” has received a Blu-ray upgrade, as has James Cagney’s Oscar-winner, “Yankee... Read more »
Political intrigue, a mystery to be solved and a beautiful CIA agent give NBC’s newest series “State of Affairs” a great first edge. Read more »
Season 7 of Jack Klugman’s police procedural “Quincy, M.E.” lands on DVD this week, along with several newer television programs. Read more »
Pressure Cooker, from Rio Grande Games, is a frantic game where players take on the roles of chefs in a busy kitchen trying to fulfill their orders. Read more »
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"Duck Dynasty" darling Sadie Robertson will learn her fate in part two of the season finale of ABC's “Dancing With The Stars” on Tuesday. Robertson has impressed fans around the country... Read more »
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 »
Overviews of five theater companies in and around Salt Lake City that give local residents a chance to partake of high-quality theater productions — and, oftentimes, to be a part of them. Read more »
The best part of "The Theory of Everything" is actor Eddie Redmayne, who manages such delicacy in Stephen Hawking’s transition from gangly youth to the wheelchair-bound figure we recognize... Read more »
If your kids aren’t old enough for the post-apocalyptic place holder that is the new Hunger Games movie, or the grandiosity of Christopher Nolan’s “Interstellar,”... Read more »
Television is a medium that celebrates vapidity, but with "Battlestar Galactica," Glen A. Larson produced something profound. Read more »
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 »
A fascination with people and a desire to share goodness led Sandi and Claire Gentry — a mother and daughter from Ladera Ranch, California — to create an Instagram account they titled... Read more »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
Activision's Skylanders returns with a fresh army of plastic toy figures and another gimmick to capture kids' interest. Read more »
Capitol String Quartet presents an entertaining twist on popular Primary songs that are enjoyable for all ages. Read more »
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 »
'Tis the season for holiday shows! A look at four productions taking place in area theaters. Read more »
When Libby Campbell escapes her evil employer, her trip to Tombstone is made bearable with the arrival of Cotter in the novel “Waking in Tombstone.” They face challenges as both try to... Read more »
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 »
Even casual viewers of online video will appreciate the ability to watch it on a big-screen TV. Read more »
"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 »
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 »
"Frozen" was released a year ago but its cultural presence is as powerful as ever. Disney has pulled out all the stops when it comes to merchandising as it leverages the mega-hit's popularity with... Read more »
Fantasy Flight Games' Android: Netrunner is a two-player card game in which one player takes on the role of an evil corporation and the other a computer hacker, or runner. Set in a grim future, the... Read more »
Christmas creep, which refers to the holiday being hyped earlier each year, doesn’t seem to affect Hollywood’s yule-themed movies. Read more »
The third book in young author McKenzie Wagner's Benotripia series is full of action and adventure as the young try to outrun the Darvonians, save Benotripia and return to Metamordia in their quest... Read more »
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