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31 things you might not know about the Harry Potter books and films

Why are Harry's eyes green in the books but not the movies? Here are 31 things about Harry Potter.

Jim Gaffigan: Being true to himself for laughs on new comedy

On Jim Gaffigan's new comedy series, "The Jim Gaffigan Show," the popular standup comic plays a comic named Jim Gaffigan. Read more »

July 14, 2015

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Harper Lee's town joyful, anxious over 'Mockingbird' sequel

Author Harper Lee's hometown of Monroeville buzzed with excitement for the Tuesday release of her novel "Go Set a Watchman," the sequel to the Pulitzer Prize-winning "To Kill a Mockingbird." The... Read more »

July 14, 2015

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Utah Festival Opera & Musical Theatre offers 4 enjoyable, familiar standards

A review of Utah Festival Opera & Musical Theatre's summer season, including "Man of La Mancha," starring UFOMT founder Michael Ballam. Read more »

July 13, 2015

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Photos: Ballet West costumes tour Wasatch Front in Zions Bank lobbies

Several Ballet West costumes will tour Zions Bank branches through October. The exhibit of ballet costumes showcases handcrafted artistry. Read more »

July 13, 2015

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Nintendo's Iwata who led through successes, woes dies at 55

Satoru Iwata, who led Japanese video game company Nintendo Co. through years of growth with its Pokemon and Super Mario franchises, has died after a lengthy illness, drawing a flood of emotional... Read more »

July 13, 2015

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Quirky 'Minions' makes for some harmless, goofy family fun

“Minions” is a fun backstory for a popular group of sidekicks. It does a good job with what it has, but it won’t leave you asking for more. Read more »

July 13, 2015

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Prince William starts work as air ambulance pilot

Prince William clocked in for his first shift as an air ambulance pilot on Monday, nervous but excited about his new job. Read more »

July 13, 2015

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What went right: Stories of celebrities — and lesser-known heroes — reaching out to children, people in need

A roundup of inspiring stories and videos of celebrities and lesser-known heroes serving others that have been in the news this week. Read more »

July 12, 2015

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'Love and passion': One Voice Children's Choir to celebrate 10-year anniversary with concert

One Voice Children’s Choir's 10-year anniversary will be celebrated at a concert in collaboration with Sandy Arts at the Sandy Amphitheatre on Saturday, July 18, at 8 p.m. Read more »

July 11, 2015

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Book review: Johnny Worthen continues to mix folklore, science fiction in 'Celeste'

Utah author Johnny Worthen’s book “Celeste” is the second in his young adult paranormal series The Unseen, mixing science fiction and folklore into an entertaining story. Read more »

July 11, 2015

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Book review: 'All the Wild That Remains' explores the West through Edward Abbey, Wallace Stegner

David Gessner explores the complicated relationship writers Edward Abbey and Wallace Stegner had with the West by examining their writings and environmental causes in "All the Wild That Remains." Read more »

July 11, 2015

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Why Harper Lee was decades ahead of her time with ‘Go Set a Watchman’

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The first chapter of ‘Go Set a Watchmen’ is out, thanks to The Wall Street Journal. Here's why modern Americans can identify with it. Read more »

July 10, 2015

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'Minions': 3 points for parents

Information for parents about the film "Minions." Read more »

July 10, 2015

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'Self/less': 3 points for parents

Information for parents about the film "Self/less." Read more »

July 10, 2015

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Six great family games from R&R Games' 2015 lineup

R&R Games has a bunch of 2015 releases containing a full array of fun, family friendly games. This set of six game reviews includes something for almost every board game fan. Read more »

July 7, 2015

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A 'love letter farewell': Utah Shakespeare Festival readies for final season of shows in Adams Shakespearean Theatre

This summer, the Utah Shakespeare Festival and its audiences will bid the Adams Shakespearean Theatre farewell as it opens for its final season. Read more »

June 20, 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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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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'Boeing Boeing' takes fun-filled flight at Utah Shakespeare Festival

No detail has been overlooked in the Utah Shakespeare Festival's production of "Boeing Boeing," and theatergoers — be they frequent or first-time flyers — are in for a bright and... Read more »

Oct. 4, 2014

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Utah Shakespeare Festival stages worthy, thrilling 'Sherlock Holmes' adventure

The game is on at the Utah Shakespeare Festival, where “Sherlock Holmes: The Final Adventure” will continue its run through Oct. 18 in Southern Utah University’s Randall L. Jones... Read more »

Sept. 29, 2014

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Happy 60th birthday, Disneyland! Here's 10 ways Disney helps fight autism

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Autism is a very common disorder among kids. Can Disney actually help kids grow and develop? Read more »

July 19, 2014

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'Captain America: The Winter Soldier' kicks off the summer season in style

“Winter Soldier” is easily the best of the post-“Avengers” films so far, and better than many of the pre-"Avengers" stand-alones. Read more »

April 4, 2014

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Profane, award-winning 'Book of Mormon' musical coming to Salt Lake City

The profane and irreverent but critically acclaimed Broadway musical "The Book of Mormon" is coming to Utah's Capitol Theatre next summer. Read more »

March 7, 2014

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'Captain America' stands tall among other comic-book films

"CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE FIRST AVENGER" — ★★★ — Chris Evans, Tommy Lee Jones, Hugo Weaving, Hayley Atwell; PG-13 (intense sequences of sci-fi violence and action); in... Read more »

July 22, 2011

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