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Large Nativity display will be part of Provo Art Stroll on Friday

December’s Downtown Provo Art Stroll on Friday will include a large crèche, or Nativity, display at the Provo Community Congregational United Church of Christ, 175 N. University Ave. The downtown church will be celebrating the holiday spirit with choral performances, the crèche display, a ...

Sundance Film Festival names Eugene Hernandez director

NEW YORK (AP) — After three years as the festival director of the New York Film Festival, Eugene Hernandez has been tapped to lead the Sundance Film Festival. The Sundance Institute announced Wednesday that Hernandez will become the festival's fourth director in its nearly four-decade ...

UVU’s Noorda Center for the Performing Arts announces its upcoming season

Utah Valley University’s Noorda Center for the Performing Arts has announced its upcoming season featuring Patti LuPone, MOMIX and a variety of performers known locally and nationally. “We are so excited to be opening The Noorda once again with a season chock-full of exciting, engaging, ...

BYU Museum of Art acquires new Italian masterwork

The Brigham Young University Museum of Art has acquired a new painting by Italian artist Luca Giordano via donation. Giordano’s "El Prendimiento de Cristo, The Arrest of Christ," illustrates a scene from the New Testament where Judas betrays Jesus with a kiss while the two are surrounded by ...

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Tabernacle Choir announces guest artist Lea Salonga for Christmas concerts

The Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square are preparing for the annual Christmas concerts in December. On Friday, the groups announced that acclaimed performer Lea Salonga will be the featured guest artist. The guest narrator/master of ceremonites will be announced later. The ...

UVU’s Noorda Center for the Performing Arts announces its upcoming season

Utah Valley University’s Noorda Center for the Performing Arts has announced its upcoming season featuring Patti LuPone, MOMIX and a variety of performers known locally and nationally. “We are so excited to be opening The Noorda once again with a season chock-full of exciting, engaging, ...

Spry Come Together Rock Festival in Orem features new car show this weekend

The Spry Come Together Rock Festival is taking over Orem on Friday and Saturday at the Orem City Center Park. The festival is run by the Utah Live Concerts Foundation. It begins Friday at 2-9:30 p.m. and Saturday from 9:30 a.m. until 10 p.m. ULCF co-founder John Pilmer is excited about the ...

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Fried chicken chain The Crack Shack to open in Lehi

A restaurant chain with a unique monicker is set to open its second Utah location in Lehi. The Crack Shack, a Southern California-based fried chicken eatery, is set to open at 1085 E. Main St. this spring. The Crack Shack was started in 2015 by the team that created Juniper and Ivy, a popular ...

Utah County woman highlights local restaurants on TikTok

Amy Estes loves food. Not just food itself, but for the connections to different cultures and the stories attached to every bite. Estes is the creator, host and narrator for @EatFreaks, a TikTok account that highlights local restaurants across the state with a focus on Utah County and the Salt ...

Two Jack’s Pizza makes specialty items shine

I want this to be very clear: I didn’t like Two Jack’s Pizza’s specialty items.What you should know is that if Two Jack’s Pizza’s specialty items started a cult, I’d join it. I’d go to war for that pizza. If NASA told me they’d opened a Two Jack’s Pizza on Mars, I’d ...

Happy Dragon in Vineyard should be your Chinese takeout go-to

Anyone who enjoys a good combo plate at a Chinese mall food court eatery needs to give Happy Dragon a try.The restaurant was one of the first to go up in the ever-developing city of Vineyard, and I’m sure it will stick around a long time thanks to its fantastic flavors, array of options, ...

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New Hale Theater breaks ground in Pleasant Grove

With pomp, circumstance and 70 golden shovels, the next step for the future of Utah County's theater community has been taken. Elected officials, business leaders and well-wishers came to the doTerra campus in Pleasant Grove on Tuesday to break ground on "The Ruth" — officially The Ruth and ...

Musical production planned to help in fight against suicide

What happens when a circus performer and a songwriter put their talents together to help prevent suicide? In one word, “Fighter.” The concert will be shown on Sept. 1 at the Orem Scera Shell as part of Hope4Orem’s yearly community event meant to promote mental health awareness. Darla ...

UVU partnering with Sundance for ‘Cinderella’ musical

Utah Valley University’s School of the Arts is currently partnering with Sundance Mountain Resort on a production of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s “Cinderella.” This is the 14th time in 15 years that Sundance and UVU have worked together to produce the university’s annual summer musical, ...

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Brokaw: ‘Criminal Minds’ returns with streaming sequel

Paramount+ has brought back the popular case-of-the-week drama “Criminal Minds” with “Criminal Minds: Evolution” — complete with the actors and characters viewers love. The cast met virtually with the media to discuss the return of the show. The show explores what the characters have ...

Brokaw: CBS highlights four new holiday films

It’s that time of year again when new holiday films are hitting the screens and old favorites are returning. CBS has four new films that will not only entertain, but hopefully put viewers in the holiday spirit. First, “Reindeer in Here” is an animated film based on the award-winning ...

Brokaw: ‘My Mind and Me’ shows ups and downs of pop stardom

Despite her age, Selena Gomez has had a long career in music and television. Her fans know about her battle with Lupus, and subsequent kidney transplant, yet many are not familiar with her story. The new documentary “Selena Gomez: My Mind and Me” details her struggles and the darkness in ...

Brokaw: ‘Magpie Murders’ brings mystery novel to the small screen

Anthony Horowitz penned his mystery novel “Magpie Murders” in 2016. This mystery within a mystery quickly captured the imaginations of readers. And now PBS is bringing it to viewers in a six-part series. The plot is split between two time periods. In the early time, fictional detective ...