The creative minds at Hale Centre Theatre are more than up to task of staging Disney's "The Little Mermaid."
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Holy 50th anniversary celebration, Batman! Adam West and Burt Ward are set to re-team for an animated Batman movie in 2016. Read more »
Ridley Duchannes is missing, and all leads point to a kidnapping by the dangerous and twisted Silas Ravenwood. Link and his friends race against time to save Ridley before Silas takes her away from... Read more »
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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 »
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The BYU Museum of Art has acquired "The Mocking of Christ," a work by Danish painter Carl Bloch. The painting is on mahogany and depicts a soldier pushing a crown of thorns into Christ's head. Read more »
“San Andreas” is a perfect B-movie distraction film. It’s the harmless second-tier ride you take at the amusement park while killing time between the headliners. Read more »
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The game Abracada What? by Z-Man Games has a lot going for it. It is easy to learn, lasts about 30 minutes, accommodates two to five players, and has a fun wizard and magic theme. Read more »
The future doesn't look so bright for "Tomorrowland." Read more »
"Jaws" and several other vintage favorites make their way to the big screen for June revivals. Read more »
Utah author Betsy Schow's clever and funny retelling of "The Wizard of Oz" is sure to entertain readers with its twists and plays on the original classic. Read more »
Giving legs to ‘The Little Mermaid’: Artists at Hale Centre Theatre work together to stage immersive Disney musical
The creative minds at Hale Centre Theatre are more than up to the many challenges they face as they work in their areas of expertise to bring Disney's "The Little Mermaid," its main character and... Read more »
Patrick Hearty and Dr. Joseph Hatch have put together a pictorial history of the horseback couriers in “The Pony Express in Utah” as part of Arcadia Publishing’s Images of America... Read more »
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Seven Clint Eastwood movies are in a Blu-ray box set released this week, and four of the films are making their hi-def debuts. Read more »
A fissure in the world of Golarion called the Worldwound has long been a challenge for the mortal world with attacks from Abyssal creatures. Wrath of the Righteous is a new card game in the... Read more »
With an impressive roster of artists, Bountiful’s new Howa Gallery hopes to capitalize on new artistic territory in Davis County. Read more »
The traveling exhibition “Deco Japan: Shaping Art and Culture, 1920-1945,” on display at the BYU Museum of Art, gives audiences a look at the effects of modernity and cross-cultural... Read more »
Music and dancing ruled on the airwaves last week, as "Dancing With the Stars" and "The Voice" tuned up to score five out of the 10 most-watched shows. Read more »
"Going Home," Robbin J. Peterson's first LDS romance novel, is a touching story of a young man's self-discovery and healing. Read more »
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