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Salute to Youth musicians amaze audience in Abravanel Hall

7 young musicians performed with the Utah Symphony at the annual 55th Salute to Youth concert Tuesday night.

Latest 'Disney Infinity' introduces Marvel superheroes, seeks to improve Toy Box mode

Disney Interactive is set to release the latest version of its "Infinity" video game franchise, this time featuring Iron Man, Hulk and other superheroes. Read more »

Sept. 22, 2014

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Activision hires Giuliani to fight Noriega lawsuit

Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani has joined Activision's fight to dismiss a lawsuit filed by disgraced Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega against the company's popular "Call of Duty"... Read more »

Sept. 22, 2014

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'The Lion King' earns record box office

Here's something the folks at Disney can take real pride in: "The Lion King" is the top ticket of all time. Read more »

Sept. 22, 2014

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Why do we love bad movies?

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When the premiere of "Sharknado 2" bites the heels of AMC's final episode of "Breaking Bad," what does that say about American TV audiences? Read more »

Sept. 22, 2014

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'Maze Runner' races past 'Tombstones' with $32.5 million

The young-adult thriller "The Maze Runner" raced to the box-office top spot with $32.5 million, sprinting past Liam Neeson's "A Walk Among the Tombstones." Read more »

Sept. 21, 2014

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Polly Bergen, versatile actress, singer dies at 84

Emmy-winning actress and singer Polly Bergen, who in a long career played the terrorized wife in the original "Cape Fear" and the first woman president in "Kisses for My President," died Saturday,... Read more »

Sept. 20, 2014

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Ruby Dee memorialized in NYC with song and dance

Actress and civil rights activist Ruby Dee was memorialized Saturday in poetry, dance and song at a packed Harlem cathedral where Alicia Keys sang her song "Superwoman," Wynton Marsalis performed a... Read more »

Sept. 20, 2014

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2-day iHeartRadio festival kicks off on Las Vegas

Taylor Swift didn't divulge any more new secrets about her forthcoming album when she took the stage at the iHeartRadio Music Festival in Las Vegas, but the crowd's enthusiasm about her bouncy new... Read more »

Sept. 20, 2014

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Book review: The Creature from My Closet is back with 'Katfish' (+videos)

"Katfish" is the fourth in the series by Utah author Obert Skye about a boy who has strange creatures that appear out of his closet from the unread books he has stashed there. Read more »

Sept. 20, 2014

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Book review: 'The Forbidden Flats' continues Sky Jumpers series with depth, discovery

The adventure isn't over for Hope and the other residents of White Rock. When an earthquake turns out to be more threatening than the bandits they just got rid of, Hope must travel a long distance,... Read more »

Sept. 20, 2014

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Book review: 'Hope After Suicide' shares healing after mother's suicide

Wendy, 12, woke to the cries of her dad, who had just found his wife — her mom — lying on the bathroom floor after taking her own life. It was then that Wendy's life ended, too. "Hope... Read more »

Sept. 20, 2014

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Ririe-Woodbury seeks to 'give back' through contemporary dance

Since its creation in 1964, contemporary dance company Ririe-Woodbury has continued to promote the idea that “dance is for everybody.” Read more »

Sept. 20, 2014

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Repertory Dance Theatre spreads appreciation for modern dance

Almost 50 years since its founding, Repertory Dance Theatre is still a thriving dance company “dedicated to the creation, performance, perpetuation and appreciation of modern dance,”... Read more »

Sept. 20, 2014

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Book review: 'Deadly Wandering' raises ethics questions about society, technology

"A Deadly Wandering: A Tale of Tragedy and Redemption in the Age of Attention" tells the story of a young man caught in an accident that propels a criminal investigation and grapples with ethical... Read more »

Sept. 20, 2014

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Actress detained by police refuses to apologize

An actress who was detained by Los Angeles police is refusing to apologize for claiming race played a role in the incident, despite calls from local civil rights leaders. Read more »

Sept. 20, 2014

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'First Freedom' to show in Brigham's Playhouse

The play "First Freedom" to debut at Brigham's Playhouse in Washington City. Producer Larry Sidwell and Director Jamie Young talk about the importance the Statute of Virginia for Religious Freedom... Read more »

Sept. 20, 2014

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Photos: Elton John brings 'All The Hits' to Utah

Sir Elton John performed Friday night at the Maverik Center in West Valley City as part of his "All The Hits" tour. Read more »

Sept. 19, 2014

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Theater preview: 'Nice Work' an homage to classic musicals with a 'modern twist'

“The intent was to make a musical that felt like a classic and also felt new and fresh at the same time,” said David Eggers, director-choreographer of the “Nice Work If You Can... Read more »

Sept. 19, 2014

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‘Big Bang Theory,’ ‘Castle,’ ‘CSI’ and more on Blu-ray, DVD this week

The latest seasons of a variety of popular TV shows are on Blu-ray and/or DVD this week, led by “The Big Bang Theory,” “Castle,” “CSI,” “Hawaii... Read more »

Sept. 19, 2014

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E! says 'Fashion Police' will continue

TV channel says that "Fashion Police" will continue without Joan Rivers. Read more »

Sept. 19, 2014

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Photos: Fall colors over Guardsman Pass

Fall colors are coming fast to the Wasatch Front Mountains Read more »

Sept. 19, 2014

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Hamm, other stars join campaign against assault

The White House has enlisted Hollywood stars including Jon Hamm of "Mad Men" and Connie Britton of "Nashville" to help fight campus sexual assault. Read more »

Sept. 19, 2014

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Iranian youth behind 'Happy' video sentenced

Six young Iranian men and women videotaped dancing to Pharrell Williams' "Happy" and the homemade video's director have been sentenced to suspended jail terms and lashes, their lawyer said Friday. Read more »

Sept. 19, 2014

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'The Voice' returns Monday with Pharrell, Stefani

Gwen Stefani is surrounded by men. She has three sons with husband Gavin Rossdale and is the only female in her rock band No Doubt. Read more »

Sept. 19, 2014

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American performers get standing ovation in Iran

Hundreds of Iranian art lovers gave a troupe of Chicago-based puppeteers flowers and a lengthy standing ovation at the Tehran City Theater at the end of their historic performance this week during... Read more »

Sept. 19, 2014

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