Stephanie Manova is a recent graduate of Boston University where she studied English Literature and Film and Television Production. She is currently interning at Deseret News in the Arts and Entertainment Journalism department. She is passionate about books, films, and other forms of storytelling, and enjoys examining the processes and intended messages of artists. Although she reads a wide range of fiction, she is most interested in stories that illustrate the psychological conditions of alienated, underrepresented, or otherwise unique individuals.
May 3, 2019 7:00 am MDTFor her final cooking show, KSL's Becky Low ends 24-year run with a cheese souffle do-over While preparing a cheese mixture on KSL's "Studio 5" last week, Becky Low stirred, cracked a joke and chatted with the show's host, Brooke Walker, as usual. But for Low, April 25 was no ordinary day.
Apr 28, 2019 7:00 am MDTTeaching students to punch and stab? Just another day for Utah Shakespeare Festival's school program With the goal to “educate, enrich and entertain,” Utah Shakespeare Festival’s Shakespeare-in-the-Schools visits more than 50 schools and youth communities throughout Utah, Nevada, Arizona and Colorado from January to April each year.
Apr 24, 2019 11:40 am MDTElizabeth Smart new Lifetime special 'Smart Justice' will examine Jayme Closs' abduction Abduction survivor Elizabeth Smart's new 90-minute special, "Smart Justice: The Jayme Closs Case" will premiere on April 27 at 6 p.m. MT on Lifetime. The show discusses the case of Closs, a 13-year-old who was kidnapped after her parents were killed.
Apr 22, 2019 1:15 pm MDTFor Earth Day, 3 nature photographers share why the perfect Instagram shot may not be great for the environment “Social media is a double-edged sword, right? On one hand, it's caused a lot of these issues that we're experiencing. But on the other hand, it can be used for good and to reach a lot of people in a fairly simple and easy way," Phillip Monson said.
Apr 19, 2019 7:00 am MDTMeet the woman behind Trolley Square's Easter Bunny — 'Every little child touches my heart in some way' “Bunny never talks,” Gail Harding said. “I shake my head and interact. I've had kids that are really afraid of me, so I just sit down on the floor and scrunch closer to them, so I'm at their level."
Apr 17, 2019 7:00 am MDTSalt Lake's FanX isn't just about celebrities — for indie artists, it's an art gallery “Cons are interesting because there are a lot of companies there. Disney is there, and Hasbro's there, and all these big companies that actually scout for artists. And there's opportunities there that you can't find anywhere else."