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Mark Jones

Soap box derby set for Saturday in Daybreak

Daybreak will host the second annual Soap Box Derby on Saturday from noon to 3 p.m.
2 months ago
Nicolas Cage as “Nick Cage” contemplates his career in Mallorca, Spain in “The Unbearable Wei...
KellieAnn Halvorsen

FAN EFFECT REVIEW: “The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent” is a hilarious grown-up comedy with an emphasis on grown-up

“The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent” is a wonderfully weird, insightfully intelligent, and absolutely hilarious grown-up action-comedy. 
2 months ago
Garth Brooks Salt Lake...
Simone Seikaly

Garth Brooks sells out second Salt Lake concert in 45 minutes

It was the second time in less than a year that Garth Brooks sold that many tickets for a Salt Lake City concert so quickly.
2 months ago
FILE - Alec Baldwin performs emcees the Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Ripple of Hope Award Gala at...
MORGAN LEE Associated Press

New Mexico fines ‘Rust’ for willful gun safety failures

Inspectors say Rust production managers took limited or no action to address two rifle misfires of blank rounds on set prior to the fatal shooting.
2 months ago
Netflix subscribers...
MICHAEL LIEDTKE AP Technology Writer

Netflix aims to curtail password sharing, considers ads

Netflix says it will try to minimize password sharing and consider creating a low-cost subscription supported by advertising.
2 months ago
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Samantha Herrera

Sistine Chapel exhibition coming to Salt Lake

Ceiling frescos from the Sistine Chapel are reproduced and presented in a viewer-friendly way in this exhibition
3 months ago
garth brooks salt lake city concert...
Chandler Holt

Promise kept — Garth Brooks returning to Utah in June, 2022

Garth Brooks will be making a return to Utah to perform at Rice-Eccles Stadium. The concert will be held on June 18 at 7:00 p.m.
3 months ago
FILE - Gilbert Gottfried performs at the Comedy Central "Roast of Roseanne" in Los Angeles on Aug. ...
The Associated Press

Gilbert Gottfried, actor and comic’s comic, dies at 67

Actor and comedian Gilbert Gottfried, 67, passed away Tuesday from a long illness.
3 months ago
Will Smith...
Andrew Dalton AP Entertainment Writer

Will Smith gets 10-year Oscars ban over Chris Rock slap

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The motion picture academy on Friday banned Will Smith from attending the Oscars or any other academy event for 10 years following his slap of Chris Rock at the Academy Awards. The move comes after a meeting of the academy’s Board of Governors to discuss a response to Smith’s actions. “The […]
3 months ago
Deer Valley concert...
Samantha Herrera

Deer Valley concert schedule announced

PARK CITY, UT — Deer Valley Resort released its 2022 summer concert schedule on Thursday. The resort will host Utah Symphony’s Deer Valley Music Festival and the Grand Valley Bank Community Concert Series.  The Snow Park Outdoor Amphitheater will host events starting in June. “We are so grateful to continue to partner with the Utah […]
3 months ago
Will Smith, right, hits presenter Chris Rock on stage while presenting the award for best documenta...
The Associated Press

Will Smith resigns from film academy over Chris Rock slap

On Friday, Will Smith resigned from the motion picture academy following last Sunday's incident with Chris Rock at the Oscars.
3 months ago
Game Stop stock split...
Paul R. La Monica, CNN Business

GameStop wants to make shares more affordable

Game Stop wants to initiate a stock split, a move that will drastically reduce the cost of one share, the company said late Thursday.
3 months ago
Cesar Revero, 6, looks at a display of the Infinity Gauntlet seen in the film Avengers: Infinity Wa...
KellieAnn Halvorsen

William Shatner is coming back to FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention 2022

Actor William Shatner is returning to FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention 2022 in September.
3 months ago
US actor Will Smith accepts the award for Best Actor in a Leading Role for "King Richard" onstage d...
Sandra Gonzalez, CNN

Will Smith issues apology to Chris Rock over slapping incident at Oscars

After striking Chris Rock in the face on stage during Sunday's Academy Awards, Will Smith has issued an apology.
3 months ago
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JONATHAN LANDRUM Jr. and TIM REYNOLDS, AP

Will Smith confronts Chris Rock, then wins best actor Oscar

Rock made a joke about Pinkett Smith's shaved head. Pinkett Smith revealed in 2018 that she was diagnosed with alopecia.
3 months ago
Ogden Twilight Concert Series...
Samantha Herrera

Ogden Twilight Concert Series lineup announced

The Ogden Twilight Concert Series returns this year. The series will have concerts in June, August, September, and October.
4 months ago
Tim McGraw and Marie Osmond will perform at this year's Stadium of Fire in Provo on July 2. 
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Mark Jones

Tim McGraw, Marie Osmond to perform at Stadium of Fire 2022

Tim McGraw and Marie Osmond will perform at the Stadium of Fire 2022.
4 months ago
Sesame Street Luis...
Brian Lowry, CNN

Emilio Delgado, ‘Sesame Street’s’ Luis for more than 40 years, has died

The beloves Sesame Street actor died Thursday at his home in New York City. He had been diagnosed with multiple myeloma in 2020.
4 months ago
Twilight Concert Series pictured. The series returns this summer from July to September....
Samantha Herrera

Twilight Concert Series returns for 2022, lineup announced

The Twilight Concert Series will be held at Gallivan Center this summer. Season tickets are now available to purchase.
4 months ago
Utah author Brandon Sanderson raised $1 million in funds on Kickstarter in just 35 minutes. 
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Mark Jones

Utah author tops $1 million in donations in 35 minutes on Kickstarter

Utah author Brandon Sanderson raised $1 million on Kickstarter in just 35 minutes.
4 months ago
Russian Standard is the only Russian brand on Utah liquor store shelves....
Kira Hoffelmeyer

If you’re boycotting vodka, at least don’t dump Utah brands out

A few states, including Utah, are telling their liquor stores to pull Russian-branded and made products from their shelves.
4 months ago
Cyrano (Peter Dinklage) and Roxanne (Haley Bennett) meet for a confession in Metro Goldwyn Mayer Pi...
KellieAnn Halvorsen

Fan Effect reviews musical adaptation of “Cyrano”

It is a tricky feat to take a beloved classic, give it a twist, and present it to audiences.
4 months ago
The Legos World Map has been the most popular toy in Utah, for the past year, according to the webs...
Mark Jones

Legos, figurines and Mr. Potato Head all among the popular toys in U.S.

The website premiumjoy.com announced the most popular toys for the past year.
4 months ago
David Archuletta LGBTQA...
Mark Jones

David Archuleta announces cancelation of his ‘OK. All Right’ tour

David Archuleta, a singer-songwriter from Utah, recently announced on social media the cancelation of his 'OK. All Right' tour.
5 months ago