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.
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."
Apr 9, 2019 9:30 am MDTGuatemalan dancer Efren Corado shares his 'Voice' one last time as a member of Utah's RDT “It matters to know that there's this first generation immigrant kid from Guatemala now on stage living and re-enacting American modern dance history — that's actually kind of a big deal."