Beginning its 2015-16 season on an intense note, Utah Opera is preparing to perform "Tosca" Oct. 10-18.
Food blogger and Utah cookbook author Deborah Harroun whips up 100 healthy smoothies, with no added processed sugars, to help parents sneak vitamins and nutrients to picky and nonpicky eaters alike... Read more »
Cookbook reviews of two recipe books for children, with recipes that are simple to make and use simple ingredients. Read more »
Alex Boye didn't have the success he'd hoped for this summer on NBC's "America's Got Talent." Now he's trying his luck on the British reality show "The X Factor." Read more »
Levi Hilton recently released his video game, "Book of Mormon Heroes: The Servant of Helaman," where players have to stop the Gadianton Robbers from assassinating Chief Judge Helaman. Read more »
A video of 92-year-old Howard singing a love song to his 93-year-old wife, Laura, went viral after touching viewers' hearts. Read more »
Long-standing barriers fell at Sunday's Emmy Awards as Viola Davis became the first non-white actress to claim top drama series acting honors, Jon Hamm finally won for "Mad Men," and "Game of... Read more »
Hollywood studio Warner Bros. and a Chinese investment company said Sunday that they will jointly produce Chinese-language movies for the international market, as entertainment companies in the... Read more »
"The Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials" edged out Johnny Depp's "Black Mass" at box office, as the two films split young and old moviegoers in half on the first weekend of the fall movie season. Read more »
Local mom Shannon Christensen Abbott's mommy rendition of "Hallelujah" is viewed more than 2 million times on Facebook. Read more »
Book review: 'Sunday Lessons and Activities for Kids' shares experiences, tips for serving in Primary
"Sunday Lessons and Activities for Kids" will help LDS Primary workers struggling to settle down children or help them pay attention during sharing time, as well as remind Primary and nursery... Read more »
After the crowned Ms. America for 2016 relinquished her title for medical reasons, first runner-up Julie Harman, of Midvale, stepped in to claim the crown. Harman will promote her platform: Be... Read more »
Author Colleen Houck continues her mythology-themed young adult fiction, focusing this time on Egyptian mythology. "Reawakened" features handsome princes, evil villains, a stubborn heroine and... Read more »
“This Is Your Life, Harriet Chance!” by Jonathan Evison tells the story of a 78-year-old widow with a troubling past and is meant to encompass the difficulties that many women have... Read more »
Pulsing between the desperate fight of the Electroclan and the devious plans of the Elgen, "Storm of Lightning" will leave readers scrambling from page to page. Read more »
Jocelyn Hook doesn't want to make a pirate living the typical way. She has the map to Captain Hook’s treasure, which is written in code, and sets out to crack it and find the treasure in... Read more »
Hobbled by a society that considers inventing a crime, Trenton Coleman must set aside his creativity or face dire consequences. But his creative, mechanical mind may be just what the city needs to... Read more »
On Aug. 28, the Utah Museum of Contemporary Art unveiled several new exhibitions that demonstrate the hard work, diligence and planning foundational to the museum. Read more »
"Home Evening for Newlyweds" provides thought-provoking, easy-to-execute lessons intended to help spouses "come to know the Savior better." Read more »
On Tuesday, Sept. 22, 13 talented young musicians will be featured in the 56th annual Salute to Youth Concert. Read more »
When an aspiring young actress nearly misses her chance to be in the chorus of a new musical, she assumes all is lost. Then the director gives her a shot, she gets a lucky break and she's on her... Read more »
In a YouTube video posted Wednesday, Jon Schmidt and Steven Sharp Nelson from The Piano Guys tell viewers they will love "Saturday's Warrior: The Motion Picture." Read more »
During their 2015 Atlantic Coast Tour, members of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square were given a challenge: film themselves singing or playing the first verse of "America... Read more »
Cher and Stephen Lair welcomed their seventh child on Aug. 26 at WakeMed Cary Hospital in North Carolina. Read more »
With only three years behind it, Salt Lake Comic Con will kick off its latest event next week as one of the top comic and pop culture conventions in the country. Read more »
YouTube star Stuart Edge is known for his viral videos featuring magic tricks and pranks. In his latest video, Edge gets "Siri-ous" about finding a wife. Read more »
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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 »
Nancy Meyers’ new comedy “The Intern” is an adult comedy that doesn’t luxuriate in raunchiness. 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 »
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 »
Information for parents about the film "The Martian." 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 »
"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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
"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 »
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 »
"Quinoa Crazy" is a fantastic introduction to this trendy superfood with recipes the family can get behind. 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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
“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 »
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 »
"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 »
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