When the credits roll at the end and you’re sitting there with a big smile on your face, that's a good thing.
Baby Animals Days at the Utah State University Botanical Center are held Friday, May 10, from 2 to 8 p.m. and Saturday, May 11, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at 875 S. 50 West in Kaysville. Read more »
A sweeping historial novel, "Mattie" takes to you the time of the Mexican Revolution and early Mormon colonies. Read more »
Brothers Jared and Dan Nielsen helped create an 8-by-20-foot chalk art mural of current pop culture characters with the help of several students at the Salt Lake Arts Academy. Read more »
Due to the demand of the popular musical, "Les Miserables," Pioneer Theatre Company has added an additional performance on May 29. Read more »
Lots of TV series season sets are arriving on DVD this week, including the final seasons of “30 Rock” and “Private Practice,” and of the vintage western “Have Gun... Read more »
On the eve of its 50th anniversary, Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company announced Daniel Charon as its new artistic director. Read more »
Known for bringing in celebrities and smiling in photographs next to former Western leaders, a flamboyant Nigerian newspaper publisher now faces a challenge from his most vocal critics — his... Read more »
A Linthicum, Md., firm is among several orthotics and prosthetics companies that will offer victims of the Boston Marathon bombing artificial limbs at no charge if their insurance doesn’t... Read more »
Randy Jackson, the only judge who has been on “American Idol” since the beginning, is leaving the show. Read more »
Information for parents about the film "The Great Gatsby." Read more »
In “The Great Gatsby,” director Baz Luhrmann does for the Roaring ’20s what he did for the Bohemian Revolution in “Moulin Rouge.” Read more »
There's a lot to like about the new film adaptation of "The Great Gatsby," even if the movie's thematic focus becomes blurred at intervals. Read more »
F. Scott Fitzgerald’s classic “The Great Gatsby” pivots on three characters — Gatsby, Daisy and Nick — so it's critical filmmakers get the casting just right. Read more »
Saturday is considered TV's dead zone today, but it was once a go-to night for "appointment TV" watching. Read more »
New film “The Great Gatsby” taps into a zeitgeist of cultural cachet that has been steadily building for nearly 70 years. Read more »
Wednesday’s episode of “Survivor: Caramoan — Fans vs. Favorites” was one of highs and lows for Utahn Dawn Meehan. She got to see her husband, David, on Day 35 and she won... Read more »
Superman is not just a superhero — he’s the superhero. And that's why his upcoming movie, "Man of Steel," needs to be good. Read more »
Lots of recent theatrical films have made their way to DVD and Blu-ray this week, led by “Jack Reacher,” “Mama,” “Side Effects” and “Stand Up Guys.” Read more »
The next phase of the Jodi Arias murder trial was postponed Thursday and will continue next week. Read more »
The lead singer of heavy metal band As I Lay Dying has been charged with plotting to kill his estranged wife. Read more »
Often women put off their career for motherhood, or the other way around. This compilation of essays in "Choosing Motherhood" shows that women have a choice, and that they can choose motherhood. Read more »
The joys and the tender feelings that come with motherhood — and all of the emotions in between — are included in the 30 essays on mothers and motherhood compiled in “The Art of... Read more »
"Home" looks and feels different for everyone. However, there are similarities in the elements of architecture that create that welcoming feeling of "Ahh, we're home." Read more »
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Everything people need to know about finances they can learn from Star Trek — if they watch enough of it. Read more »
Ray Manzarek, a founding member of the 1960s rock group The Doors whose versatile and often haunting keyboards complemented Jim Morrison's gloomy baritone and helped set the mood for some of rock's... Read more »
Yahoo!, The Christian Post and Marin Independent Journal say Disney succumbed to pressures and removed the adult Merida image from Disney's princess site. Yet, according to IGN, the original Pixar... Read more »
Here are some suggestions from Janet Hovorka’s book, “Zap The Grandma Gap: Connect with Your Family by Connecting Them to Their Family History,” to help bring the generation gap... Read more »
Men who were diagnosed with ADHD as children are more likely to be obese when they're adults, according to a new study. Read more »
Planning to see “Star Trek Into Darkness” this weekend? No need to go in blind. Brush up with this spoiler-free guide to the known universe of “Star Trek.” Read more »
"Star Trek: Into Darkness" has warped its way to a $70.6 million domestic launch from Friday to Sunday, though it's not setting any light-speed records with a debut that's lower than the studio's... Read more »
When the credits roll at the end of a highly anticipated film and you’re sitting there with a big smile on your face, that’s a good thing. That’s exactly what I experienced as the... Read more »
H&M leads efforts to improve factory safety in Bangladesh after a factory garment collapse killed 1,100 people two weeks ago. Read more »
Natalie Whipple's debut novel "Transparent" features strong characters, witty dialogue, and a fast-paced plot. Readers will enjoy Fiona's honest character and the non-angsty romance. Read more »
With "Star Trek into Darkness" hitting theaters in May it's a good time to look back at the ups and downs of the Star Trek movie franchise. Will the new film be another "Wrath of Khan," another... Read more »
Some next-gen graphics engines will not support Nintendo's struggling Wii U, according to developers at this year's GDC. Is the brand new console already being outpaced by its competitors? Read more »
"Joseph: A Stalwart Witness" by Cecilia Jensen is a historical novel based in New England during the Second Great Awakening. It is a unique book that captures the life of Joseph Smith in an... Read more »
The latest high-stakes court hearing for O.J. Simpson in the glitzy capital of big gambles has come to a close with the former football star's defense team feeling confident that their client is... Read more »
Melanie Jacobson's fifth romantic novel titled "Second Chances" shows how a love once thought to have been lost forever can be found again — perhaps when you least expect it to be. Read more »
The right skills can change a family squabble and even strengthen relationships. You have to be willing to use tools that are helpful — may even need to practice with them. People who love... Read more »
New on DVD and Blu-ray, ‘Cloud Atlas’ has no shortage of star power, led by Tom Hanks and Halle Berry buried under heavy makeup for multiple roles, but ultimately it’s a sterile... Read more »
Information for parents about the film "Star Trek Into Darkness." Read more »
From the opening chords of the overture to the ensemble cast, each component of "The Barber of Seville" contributes to its masterful storytelling by the Utah Opera. Read more »
Star Trek fans will head to the movies this weekend, expecting an exciting new chapter to unfold in the Federation's history. I will go too, but I fear it may dredge up for me some traumatic memories. Read more »
With “Inferno,” author Dan Brown continues the Robert Langdon saga that began with previous novels “Angels and Demons,” “The Da Vinci Code” and “The Lost... Read more »
The non-stop action in the latest J.J. Abram's chapter may not feel like Gene Roddenberry's "Star Trek," but it's a great deal of fun. Read more »
The new “Equestria Girls” spinoff comes during the 30th anniversary of My Little Pony, and is a result of the brand’s renewed popularity via the television program “My... Read more »
John Dupuy's description of the dynamics of addiction, types of addicts and holistic approach to treatment makes "Integral Recovery" of use to any clinician while still being accessible to addicts... Read more »
Utahn Dawn Meehan was in the final three on the recently wrapped up “ Survivor: Caramoan — Fans vs. Favorites. " Partway through the season, she tweeted out her “Castaway... Read more »
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