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Former U. offensive lineman's stars in 'Seven Brides for Seven Brothers'

Former University of Utah football starter Michael Richardson stars in "Seven Brides for Seven Brothers."

15 ways to stay outside in Utah this summer

Summer is coming! What better way to celebrate than to spend time in the great outdoors. With its festivals, hikes, markets and national parks, Utah has no shortage of places to go to stay... Read more »

June 9, 2015

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Universal taps big talent for Transformers think tank

Universal's plans for a cinematic universe based on the Transformers franchise are starting to come together as it signs a few interesting names who will help develop the Transformers movies of... Read more »

June 8, 2015

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Tony Awards promise to be crammed with celebs and songs

For theater fans, all eyes on Sunday night will not be on Broadway but on nearby Radio City Music Hall. It's Tony Awards night. Read more »

June 7, 2015

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Book review: 'Crooked House' is an enjoyable, quick mystery

Mormon author Marlene Bateman has added another murder mystery to her repertoire in her recent book, "Crooked House: An Erica Coleman Mystery." Read more »

June 7, 2015

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Who will win at the Tony Awards?

One tip-off that this season on Broadway has been unique is that two of the top musicals had coffins prominently onstage. The season also had royalty, from the current British queen to Henry VIII... Read more »

June 7, 2015

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Book review: 'Nora Webster' a top-selling, literary summer read

In a fast-paced media world, Colm Toibin's "Nora Webster" seems in a place all its own with its spare, literary style and a pace that recalls real life instead of action movies or paperback thrillers. Read more »

June 6, 2015

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Book review: 4th Grantchester Mysteries book focuses on forgiveness

Sidney Chambers provides compelling insight into a post-World War II England while solving murders in his parish. Read more »

June 6, 2015

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Book review: 'The Quantum Deception' bridges thriller, scifi and reality

Tanner Stone returns in "The Quantum Deception," using the most advanced computer on earth to thwart a devastating cyberattack and the people who would stop him unraveling their secret at all costs. Read more »

June 6, 2015

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Newly acquired Carl Bloch piece unveiled at BYU Museum of Art

Carl Bloch's "The Mocking of Christ" was available for public viewing for two hours Thursday morning. The painting was recently rediscovered and acquired by the museum. Read more »

June 5, 2015

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Union objects to Disney warning actors about confidentiality

The union representing actors who portray Mickey, Goofy and other characters at Walt Disney World filed a complaint Friday with a national labor board, challenging a policy that it says prevents... Read more »

June 5, 2015

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Book review: In new Amish romance, 'Huckleberry Harvest,' grandfather does the matchmaking

Anna has successfully found matches for many of her grandchildren, but she cannot think of just the right boy for Mandy. Luckily, it's Felty's turn in "Huckleberry Harvest." Read more »

June 5, 2015

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Old tales, new twists: These 8 recent novels have roots in fairy tales, myths

In these eight books that have crossed our desks, authors have put their own twists on familiar stories with roots in fairy tales or Greek mythology. Read more »

June 5, 2015

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10 ways to celebrate National Doughnut Day

It's National Doughnut Day! To help you celebrate, we've gathered doughnut recipes and local shops for you to visit (and maybe get a free doughnut). Happy eating. Check out these 10 ways... Read more »

June 5, 2015

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Paul Dano and John Cusack paint an epic Beach Boy portrait in powerful 'Love & Mercy'

“Love & Mercy” is a striking and moving film, a somber, two-toned love letter to Brian Wilson and the album it shows him composing. If you are a Beach Boys fan, you have to see it. If... Read more »

June 5, 2015

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Trio of Utah tenors set on inspiring their audience

Gentri, made up of three Utah vocalists, has built a brand based on quality music and building people up. Read more »

June 4, 2015

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A look back at the consolidation wave sweeping TV providers

Cable and satellite TV providers are joining together to get more heft as the Internet shakes up the television industry. Read more »

June 4, 2015

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Local authors band together against child sex trafficking

What do Elizabeth Smart and authors like Brandon Sanderson have in common? They've joined with Operation Underground Railroad to free children from sex slavery, and they're doing it in an unusual way. Read more »

June 2, 2015

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Cookbook review: 'Beyond the Basics' offers tips, recipes for using natural yeast baking

Melissa Richardson's "Beyond the Basics with Natural Yeast" offers an easy to use, richly illustrated guide to baking with natural yeast and whole grain flour. Read more »

June 2, 2015

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Mormon Tabernacle Choir announces 'Cinderella' Broadway star as guest artist for Pioneer Day concerts

The Mormon Tabernacle Choir announced Tuesday that Broadway performer Laura Osnes will be the guest artist for the choir's Pioneer Day concerts in July. Read more »

June 2, 2015

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Book review: Mormon blogger writes much-needed guide for adjusting to life as a returned sister missionary

Mormon blogger Andrea Faulkner Williams writes a much-needed handbook for the challenges of adjusting to life as a returned sister missionary in her new book "Tell Me About It, Sister! A Guide for... Read more »

May 30, 2015

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Book review: Utah setting for YA action novel 'Ink and Ashes'

In "Ink and Ashes," a story set in Provo, Utah, Claire Takata finds a letter on the 10th anniversary of her father's death that leads her to believe that her mother and stepfather are keeping... Read more »

May 29, 2015

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Board game review: Abracada … What? is a family game of wizardly deduction

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 »

May 27, 2015

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'Princess' power: BYU to present stage adaptation of Shannon Hale's 'Princess Academy'

On May 29, BYU's Department of Theatre and Media Arts will premiere "Princess Academy," a new play adapted from Shannon Hale's best-selling novel of the same name. Read more »

May 22, 2015

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What this 'Jurassic Park' actor had to say about life

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Richard Attenborough, director of the C.S. Lewis biopic "Shadowlands," died this past weekend. But his affect on the film can be inspiration for the faithful. Read more »

Aug. 25, 2014

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