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Madilyn Paige covers One Republic's 'I Lived' in honor of Provo family

Madilyn Paige released the cover in honor of four members of a family who died in a plane crash.

Harper Lee’s ‘Go Set a Watchman’ reveals a darker side of Maycomb

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 »

July 15, 2015

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George Lucas, Cicely Tyson, Eagles win Kennedy Center Honors

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 »

July 15, 2015

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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 »

July 14, 2015

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App lets users support charities, gain karma, have chance at Imagine Dragons tickets

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 »

July 14, 2015

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Cookbook review: 'A Microwave, A Mug, A Meal' offers something for everyone

"A Microwave, A Mug, A Meal," by Amy Sherman, offers something for everyone, all in a beautifully illustrated, compact package. Read more »

July 14, 2015

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Cookbook review: 'Mug Cakes' shares 30 desserts to make in the microwave

"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 »

July 14, 2015

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Granary Art Center's 'Rat Fink!' tells story of countercultural icon-turned-LDS convert

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 »

July 14, 2015

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Jim Gaffigan: Being true to himself for laughs on new comedy

On Jim Gaffigan's new comedy series, "The Jim Gaffigan Show," the popular standup comic plays a comic named Jim Gaffigan. Read more »

July 14, 2015

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Harper Lee's town joyful, anxious over 'Mockingbird' sequel

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 »

July 14, 2015

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Utah Festival Opera & Musical Theatre offers 4 enjoyable, familiar standards

A review of Utah Festival Opera & Musical Theatre's summer season, including "Man of La Mancha," starring UFOMT founder Michael Ballam. Read more »

July 13, 2015

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Photos: Ballet West costumes tour Wasatch Front in Zions Bank lobbies

Several Ballet West costumes will tour Zions Bank branches through October. The exhibit of ballet costumes showcases handcrafted artistry. Read more »

July 13, 2015

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Nintendo's Iwata who led through successes, woes dies at 55

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 »

July 13, 2015

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Quirky 'Minions' makes for some harmless, goofy family fun

“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 »

July 13, 2015

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Prince William starts work as air ambulance pilot

Prince William clocked in for his first shift as an air ambulance pilot on Monday, nervous but excited about his new job. Read more »

July 13, 2015

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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 »

July 12, 2015

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'Love and passion': One Voice Children's Choir to celebrate 10-year anniversary with concert

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 »

July 11, 2015

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Book review: Johnny Worthen continues to mix folklore, science fiction in 'Celeste'

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 »

July 11, 2015

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Book review: 'All the Wild That Remains' explores the West through Edward Abbey, Wallace Stegner

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 »

July 11, 2015

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Video: 'Batman v Superman' footage debuts at Comic-Con

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 »

July 11, 2015

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Ford, Abrams shed light on 'The Force Awakens' at Comic-Con

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 »

July 11, 2015

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Broadway team begins developing 'Dear Evan Hansen' in DC

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 »

July 11, 2015

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After Trump drama, focus shifts to Miss USA contestants

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 »

July 11, 2015

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‘Nephi and the Sword of Laban’ musical runs July 27-Aug. 8

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 »

July 11, 2015

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Chris Hicks: ‘Brokenwood,’ ‘Cavett’s Vietnam’ lead this week’s TV on DVD

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 »

July 10, 2015

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Teen who tried to charge phone on Broadway stage says sorry

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 »

July 10, 2015

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