There seems to be a post-apocalypse for everyone in the family these days.
Out of the Box Publishing's vision is to inspire and connect families and friends around the world with exceptional and engaging games. This is a review of four of their award-winning games. Read more »
ABC is adding a fourth drama next season from its favorite producer, Shonda Rhimes, and bringing the Muppets to prime time in a series with both adult and kid appeal, the network said Tuesday. Read more »
As the Cannes Film Festival gets set to open, two trends seem clear: The women are coming — and the selfies are going. Read more »
Bollywood star Priyanka Chopra is heading to American television with a lead role in the ABC drama "Quantico." Read more »
The Berlin Philharmonic is giving itself up to a year to find a successor to chief conductor Simon Rattle after the orchestra deadlocked in a marathon vote to anoint a candidate. Read more »
A statue erected in a Turkish city of an Ottoman prince taking a selfie with a cellphone has been vandalized amid strong criticism of the artwork. Read more »
'Cinderella,' 'Maleficent' were just the beginning: A guide to Disney's live-action adaptations of animated classics
What we know so far about all of the movies Disney currently has in development based on titles from its long history of animated classics. Read more »
Phyllis and Karen Horne have developed and honed their skills to become successful artists with their work now on display at Horne Fine Art. Read more »
Holy 50th anniversary celebration, Batman! Adam West and Burt Ward are set to re-team for an animated Batman movie in 2016. Read more »
The swan song of "American Idol" and heavy doses of comedy and sci-fi will mark Fox's 2015-16 season. Read more »
In his long career at CBS and then as Sony boss, Howard Stringer faced plenty of ticklish negotiations and weighty talent deals. Read more »
Brazilian tourist Cristiane Stekel stood next to Chilean poet Pablo Neruda's bed and looked out the window at rough ocean waves. The bed is positioned so that the sun rises at its head and sets at... Read more »
The "Age of Ultron" is not over. The Avengers sequel topped the domestic box office for the second weekend in a row with an estimated $77.2 million according to Rentrak estimates Sunday. Read more »
As Mary Robinette Kowal was writing “Of Noble Family” (Tor Books, $26.99), the fifth and concluding book in her Glamourist Histories fantasy series, finding a realistic ending proved... 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 »
The packed concert hall in the Israeli city of Tel Aviv went silent, then burst into applause when the 28-year-old violinist took his bow, wearing long coattails and a broad grin. Read more »
What would a fantasy roleplaying game be without monsters? From the classic Beowulf monster Grendel to evil dragon Smaug from the Hobbit, monsters are an important component for any fantasy story. Read more »
New research suggests that when children pick out their own summer reading books, they test better in the following fall term. Read more »
The Avengers are mighty, but not enough to beat themselves. The Marvel and Disney sequel earned a staggering $187.7 million in its debut weekend, making it the second biggest U.S. opening of all... 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 »
Information for parents about the film "Freetown." Read more »
"Princess Academy: The Forgotten Sisters" is the third book in the series by Utah author Shannon Hale and follows Miri as she becomes a tutor for three royal sisters. "Princess Academy" was... Read more »
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A conservative group yanked television ads that were set to air Friday targeting U.S. Reps. Rob Bishop and Chris Stewart after the two Utah congressmen announced they share the group's view that a... Read more »
Lindsey Stirling, the classically trained violinist from Gilbert, Arizona, who attended BYU, served a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and became famous by way of... Read more »
Thanks to young adult dystopian franchises like the Hunger Games and Divergent and adult epics like the new “Mad Max” film, there seems to be a post-apocalypse for everyone in the... Read more »
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 »
Information for parents about the film "Tomorrowland." Read more »
John Forbes Nash Jr., a mathematical genius whose struggle with schizophrenia was chronicled in the 2001 movie "A Beautiful Mind," has died along with his wife in a car crash on the New Jersey... 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 »
In 1990, against thought-to-be-impossible odds, eight Mormon missionaries fled a civil war in Liberia and lived to tell about it. Read more »
The San Andreas Fault awakens, unleashing back-to-back jolts that leave a trail of misery from Los Angeles to San Francisco. Skyscrapers crumble. Fires erupt. The letters of the Hollywood Sign... Read more »
In the novel "Stranded," two elders are told to head to the capital to be evacuated, but the train they were supposed to be on explodes, and video evidence points to them. 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 »
Sarah M. Eden’s “Longing for Home, Book 2: Hope Springs” received the 2014 Whitney Award for Best Novel of the Year, Andrew Hall with the Outstanding Achievement Award and... Read more »
I will always remember my time on “Idol” and hope anyone who has a dream has the courage — and the perseverance — to chase it down. It’s possible. Read more »
“American Sniper,” Clint Eastwood’s Oscar-nominated true story of the deadliest sniper in military history, has arrived on Blu-ray and DVD this week. Read more »
Dozens of superhero tales on the big and small screen may seem like overkill, but they're actually satisfying a demand for fundamental moral examinations of good versus evil in bright, shiny packages. Read more »
Tahn must save his world from the evil beyond the Veil in "Trial of Intentions," the second book in the Vault of Heaven series. Tahn's best friend, sister and a young woman named Mara try to help... Read more »
Utahn Sierra Dawn Thomas is one of five castaways headed into the “Survivor: Worlds Apart” finale on Wednesday, and, as host Jeff Probst would say, a one-in-five shot at winning $1... Read more »
an two dozen paintings that depict life and landscape during different seasons in the heart of North Dakota's oil boom, including workers operating machinery, a train loaded with shale crude and... Read more »
Carson Ellis is the author and illustrator of the picture book “Home,” which depicts about two dozen types of homes ranging from the realistic to the fantastic. 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 »
There are those who will argue that the world of television hasn't suffered such a loss in nearly a generation, and they're right. Read more »
A black and white, and sometimes Technicolor, Memorial Day: Classic movies to remember the sacrifices of war
Celebrate Memorial Day and relive history by watching these classic movies about the events of World War I and World War II. Read more »
Ballet West's "Innovations" showcases five short ballets with fresh choreography at the Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center. The program runs through May 23. Read more »
B.B. King played tens of thousands of gigs around the world and often said he was blessed to play for presidents and the common folk. Read more »
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