"The Music Man," Pioneer Theatre Company's capstone production, runs May 1-16.
Poetry helps people understand themselves and each other, and the world would be "pretty barren" without it, President Barack Obama said Friday. Read more »
With weekly talk shows devoted to other TV shows becoming a cottage industry (see: “Talking Dead” on AMC, “Beyond A.D.” on NBC.com), a science-themed talk show does not... Read more »
The force won't officially awaken until December, but Star Wars fans got an early glimpse Thursday with the debut of a spooky new teaser trailer for "Star Wars: The Force Awakens." Read more »
The former Arkansas judge who posted details online about Hollywood actress Charlize Theron's private adoption was allowed to voluntarily surrender his law license on Thursday, enabling him to... Read more »
New movies on Blu-ray and DVD this week are a very hit-and-miss mixed bag, and, unfortunately, most of them miss. Read more »
Well, I might be drummed out of the Utah Film Critic Association for this, but I’m man enough to admit that I actually like the new film “The Longest Ride,” based on a Nicholas... Read more »
“Queen and Country” is a sequel to “Hope and Glory,” an Oscar-nominated film released 28 years ago. Though it was created by John Boorman, the man behind the first film,... Read more »
There has never been a time in history with more entertainment choices available than there are now. If you can’t find something consistent with your values or your tastes, it may not be... Read more »
Last year, Disneynature gave us a startling and intimate look at the Alaskan wilderness in “Bears.” Now, the nature documentary division of the Magic Kingdom is back with its eighth... 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. Note: Since not all are appropriate for younger... Read more »
If the name Stan Freberg doesn’t mean anything to you, it’s time for a brief tutorial. The comic genius influenced comedy and advertising for several generations. He died last week at... Read more »
Information for parents about the film "Monkey Kingdom." Read more »
There's a new trailer for the upcoming Star Wars film. The main theme of that trailer? The importance of the Skywalker family. Read more »
Their musical performances pack college auditoriums, though they play no instruments. Read more »
There is no shortage of beards, camo, hunting and God alongside a bit of recent real-life scandal in "Duck Commander Musical." Read more »
A study in social dance and ballet, a three-ballet program presented by Ballet West spotlighted prima ballerina Christiana Bennett, among others. Bennett recently announced her retirement after 16... Read more »
The publisher of "Guitar Hero" is readying a comeback tour. Read more »
The Brigham Young University Cougarettes were named the National Hip-Hop Champions in Daytona Beach, Florida, on Saturday. Read more »
If the Church of Scientology was hoping that HBO's withering documentary on the religion's practices would pass by with little notice, that turned out to be a miscalculation. Read more »
The high-octane thriller "Furious 7" maintained speed in its second week, racing away with $60.6 million at North American theaters and bringing its box-office total to a robust $252.5 million,... Read more »
Experts say teens and tweens not only lack impulse control, they can't yet understand the permanence of what they post online. Read more »
Utah author Sam Spencer's book "Caught Prepared" offers 25 ways to be prepared for the most common problems created by all types of disasters and provides a blueprint for surviving a multitude of... Read more »
Not every Disney movie achieves the success and recognition of "Frozen" or "Big Hero 6." Here's a list of a few Disney films that deserved bigger audiences than they got. Read more »
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On April 26, 1564, William Shakespeare was baptized in the English town of Stratford-upon-Avon, according to History.com , years before he penned the classics that would make him famous. While... Read more »
For the first time, many local theater-goers will see the sight gags and hear the song lyrics that, until now, have been masked by euphemisms such as “coarse,” “graphic” and... Read more »
John Carpenter’s cult favorite “Escape From New York” has received a Blu-ray upgrade and a bevy of new bonus features, leading a passel of vintage movies released this week. Read more »
"Furious 7" enjoyed a victory lap over the weekend, becoming only the third film ever to make $1 billion internationally and leading the domestic box office for the fourth straight week. But the... Read more »
Pioneer Theatre Company's 2015-16 season will feature classic musicals, such as "Fiddler on the Roof," as well as several premieres, including “Two Dollar Bill,” “Outside... Read more »
Vintage movies scheduled for local theaters over the next month include Dustin Hoffman as “Tootsie,” Dan Aykroyd and John Belushi as “The Blues Brothers,” and two... Read more »
"The Music Man," Pioneer Theatre Company's capstone production, runs May 1-16. Read more »
As a boy in pre-war Baghdad, Adil Faraj dreamed of becoming a dancer, inspired by a Michael Jackson performance he watched on DVD. Read more »
Dancers with Children's Dance Theatre went through final rehearsal on Thursday for their spring concert "Crumb and the Pirates," at Capitol Theatre in Salt Lake City. Read more »
Navajo Nation police officers Jim Chee and his wife, Bernie Manuelito, are headed for a timeout from work, but their vacation is short-lived and involves dangers as they work on a couple of... Read more »
There wasn't a dry eye in the over 4,000-seat Colosseum theater as the credits rolled following the first screening of Pixar's "Inside Out" at CinemaCon on Wednesday morning. Read more »
Utah middle grade author Matthew J. Kirby talks about his latest release, "The Arctic Code," and writing for young readers. Read more »
The Hallmark Channel series “Signed, Sealed, Delivered” and the vintage Western “The Dakotas” have been released on DVD this week. Read more »
When Prince William and Kate announced they were expecting their first child in 2012, the appetite for royal baby news seemed insatiable. Read more »
In "Kiss Kill Vanish" by Jessica Martinez, 17-year-old Valentina Cruz tries to figure out her next step in life after her pampered life falls down around her when she finds out her father is more... Read more »
Hollywood usually employs religion as either a villain or a punchline. But Marvel's "Daredevil" treats faith as a positive part of life. Read more »
"The Time of the Fireflies" and "Forbidden" by Kimberley Griffiths Little are finalists in their respective categories for the Whitney Awards, which recognize novels by members of the LDS Church,... Read more »
Utah County's Springville Museum of Art is showcasing some of the state's most talented contemporary artists in its 91st annual Spring Salon. Read more »
In Charlie N. Holmberg's "The Glass Magician," one magician's apprentice must use her wits and her courage to defeat an evil magician bent on bringing the woman he loves back to life — and... Read more »
The only tickets left Monday night for the "Book of Mormon" musical's summer tour stop in Salt Lake City were for seats with partially obstructed views, but the resale market is robust. Also, the... Read more »
The White House Correspondents' Association dinner has become a celebrity magnet, this year drawing some big names from television, sports and movies to rub shoulders with members of Congress and... Read more »
Mayor Ralph Becker and the Salt Lake City Arts Council announced the 2015 lineup of the Twilight Concert Series on Tuesday, including Death Cab for Cutie and Run the Jewels. Read more »
The video board game Mario Party made its debut on the Wii U console last month, the 10th installment in a long-running franchise that dates back to 1999. Read more »
With this seven-song self-titled extended play, the Gentri shows their range as a group and individually. Read more »
Tory Brennan and her friends are thrilled with their wolf-enhanced abilities in "Terminal," the final Virals novel. When another pack appears on the scene, they have to meet the challenge. There is... Read more »
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