Madilyn Paige released the cover in honor of four members of a family who died in a plane crash.
It would be a mistake to read Harper Lee’s “Go Set a Watchman” as a sequel to her 1960 Pulitzer Prize-winning “To Kill a Mockingbird.” Read more »
A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away ... it would be difficult to imagine a lineup of artists quite like this. Read more »
Utah 'stage' dancers receive mixed reviews from judges during first 'So You Think You Can Dance' performance
Two Utah dancers received mixed reviews for their performances Monday on “So You Think You Can Dance,” in a season that is full of changes. Read more »
Time Machine is an IOS application created in Utah that encourages users to raise awareness for charities by participating in activities and documenting their experiences on social media with... Read more »
"A Microwave, A Mug, A Meal," by Amy Sherman, offers something for everyone, all in a beautifully illustrated, compact package. Read more »
"Mug Cakes: Made in Minutes in the Microwave" by Joanna Farrow provides recipes for quick, no-fuss, no-mess, delicious desserts to enjoy. Read more »
The Granary Art Center's "Rat Fink!" presents a fascinating look at the work of Ed "Big Daddy" Roth, an artist, custom car designer, cartoonist and pinstriper who moved to Manti, Utah, after... Read more »
On Jim Gaffigan's new comedy series, "The Jim Gaffigan Show," the popular standup comic plays a comic named Jim Gaffigan. Read more »
Author Harper Lee's hometown of Monroeville buzzed with excitement for the Tuesday release of her novel "Go Set a Watchman," the sequel to the Pulitzer Prize-winning "To Kill a Mockingbird." The... Read more »
A review of Utah Festival Opera & Musical Theatre's summer season, including "Man of La Mancha," starring UFOMT founder Michael Ballam. Read more »
Several Ballet West costumes will tour Zions Bank branches through October. The exhibit of ballet costumes showcases handcrafted artistry. Read more »
Satoru Iwata, who led Japanese video game company Nintendo Co. through years of growth with its Pokemon and Super Mario franchises, has died after a lengthy illness, drawing a flood of emotional... Read more »
“Minions” is a fun backstory for a popular group of sidekicks. It does a good job with what it has, but it won’t leave you asking for more. Read more »
Prince William clocked in for his first shift as an air ambulance pilot on Monday, nervous but excited about his new job. Read more »
What went right: Stories of celebrities — and lesser-known heroes — reaching out to children, people in need
A roundup of inspiring stories and videos of celebrities and lesser-known heroes serving others that have been in the news this week. Read more »
One Voice Children’s Choir's 10-year anniversary will be celebrated at a concert in collaboration with Sandy Arts at the Sandy Amphitheatre on Saturday, July 18, at 8 p.m. Read more »
Utah author Johnny Worthen’s book “Celeste” is the second in his young adult paranormal series The Unseen, mixing science fiction and folklore into an entertaining story. Read more »
David Gessner explores the complicated relationship writers Edward Abbey and Wallace Stegner had with the West by examining their writings and environmental causes in "All the Wild That Remains." Read more »
All is not well for Superman, audiences at Comic-Con found out on Saturday during a jam-packed and revealing Warner Bros. presentation in Hall H. The studio also debuted a first look at the... Read more »
The cast and filmmakers of "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" debuted a new behind-the-scenes reel and teased some new information Friday at Comic-Con about the highly secretive film to a rapturous... Read more »
Growing up in the age of social media, dealing with the drama of high school and feeling like an outcast all at the same time will provide some key ingredients for a new musical being developed in... Read more »
For weeks the Miss USA pageant has been overshadowed by comments made by Donald Trump denigrating Mexican immigrants. But as women from across the country take the stage Sunday, organizers hope the... Read more »
Tickets are available for the musical production “Nephi and the Sword of Laban,” which runs July 27 to Aug. 8, at the Grand Theatre, 1575 S. State St. Read more »
A very good New Zealand police procedural and Dick Cavett’s enlightening PBS documentary about Vietnam lead this week’s DVD releases of television programs. Read more »
It's nearly every day that a politician or CEO or government official or celebrity displays contrition for their wrongdoings. On Friday it was the turn of a New York teen who bizarrely clambered... Read more »
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This week, the Broadway musical that skewered Mormonism on its way to nine Tony Awards opens just blocks from Temple Square and the headquarters of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Read more »
Recently, Broadway actress Patti LuPone confiscated a cellphone from an audience member. Local actors share their views on theater etiquette. Read more »
The Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square will be headed to Europe next summer for a three-week, eight-city tour with announced performances in Germany, Austria, Switzerland,... Read more »
It can be horrifying to realize what you’re willing to do when you think you’re in love. Read more »
"Clickologie: Elevating Your Photography from Beginner to Pro," by Erin Summerill, offers pro tips, suggestions and encouragement to aspiring photographers. Read more »
A professional photographer gives his insight on how to get to the best locations and capture the best photos of the most spectacular scenery in Utah's national parks in "Photographing the American... Read more »
"Ant-Man" has claimed first place at the box office for the second weekend in a row, narrowly besting new opener "Pixels." The Marvel and Disney superhero pic brought in $24.8 million over the... Read more »
Two Utah dancers made it through another round of competition on Fox's "So You Think You Can Dance" this week, making it into the show's top 18. Read more »
Inmates stomped their feet and clapped along to Johnny Cash's "Folsom Prison Blues" recently at Wakulla Correctional Institution, with raucous whooping and hollering. The music, however, wasn't... Read more »
Michelle Obama has welcomed thousands of athletes to the Special Olympic World Games in Los Angeles. Read more »
David Dee Fine Arts boasts an impressive collection of landscapes that visualize the rich history and dynamism of the American West. Read more »
If you have the desire and, even more critical, the $250 million required for a shot at immortality, you probably ought to know all the pesky details. Read more »
The Utah Shakespeare Festival's brilliant production of "Amadeus" raises an important question: when portraying bad people behaving badly, how much is too much? Read more »
Some past studies have suggested that food advertising that makes food appear appealing is partially responsible for America's rising obesity epidemic. Now another study looks at how disgusting... Read more »
Here are five movies families may want to consider, as recommended by the Deseret News features department and Ok.com. Because not all are appropriate for younger children, age recommendations are... Read more »
“Pixels” is every gamer’s greatest fantasy. Aliens have invaded, and they’ve conveniently taken the form of characters from history’s greatest video games.... Read more »
L. Jackson Newell's new book from University of Utah Press, "The Electric Edge of Academe: The Saga of Lucien L. Nunn and Deep Springs College," gives readers a definitive look at Nunn's remarkable... Read more »
Founded in 2008 by Vera and Eugene Watanabe, Salt Lake City's Gifted Music School seeks to bring cultural education to the forefront of Utahns’ minds. Read more »
It’s surely a coincidence but an old black-and-white Western from the Golden Age of Hollywood that depicts Mormon pioneers is making its DVD debut just after Utah celebrates the pioneer trek... Read more »
Mayfair Games' Catan Dice Game is a scaled-down version of the Catan board game. Also recently released from Mayfair is Flea Market, another dice game, and Extra! Extra!, a newspaper themed board... Read more »
A short art film, a slew of documentaries and several cartoon shows arrive on DVD this week. Read more »
The focus of "Decorating for Real Life" is creating family friendly spaces and environments using practical ideas to make a dream home. Read more »
In a future where technology has been lost and trolls are the dominant species, we find Bilwok, son of the chief enforcer of the trolls and grandson of the senior elder. The novel "Bilwok" shares... Read more »
Warm and spicy with a pleasant burn, these ginger snaps are usually a treat for the winter. But for the descendants of Anna Margareta Svensdotter Hessell, they are a year-round way to celebrate our... Read more »
"Blue Ribbon Canning" is a wonderful resource for all things related to canning. Linda J. Armendt has collected more than 140 recipes and ideas to help the novice or professional be ready for the... Read more »
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