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Neighborhood Art Center expanding, celebrating with grand reopening

Four years ago, a new venture opened in the Provo Towne Centre. Right away, it was different than anything already in the mall. On Monday, the Neighborhood Art Center announced a major expansion of its community workshop space. The popular art center, which is a nonprofit 501(c)3, will hold a ...

Utah All-State Choir has first in-person performance since March 2020

Last weekend, 540 students from 60 schools across the state sang in unison in one of the first in-person All-State Choir events since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Utah All-State Choir, which is made up of select high school students chosen by their teachers, performed Saturday at ...

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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, ...

Getting a first experience at a Utah County classic — Apollo Burger

It was a dark and snowy night.The wind was howling, the snow was falling fast and the roads were slushy and chaotic when my friends and I braved the weather to visit Apollo Burger in Orem.I know the burger joint has been an essential part of Utah communities since first opening in 1984, but ...

Macs A La Mode, offers new twist on ice cream sandwiches

If you’re looking for an inexpensive, definitive dessert place, look no further than Macs A La Mode, at 934 N. State St., Suite 109 in Orem.The 20-seat dessert parlor, that opened in October, serves basically a large variety of one thing, macaron ice cream sandwiches.For those who are not ...

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Provo resident brings funny, English-style theater to town for Christmas

When you think of an English Christmas, you may have visions of sugar plums, roasted chestnuts, Victorian carolers or maybe even Scrooge dancing in your head. One tradition you may not think of or be fully aware of is the panto. You are more likely to ask, “What the heck is a ...

Their Voice: Two Upcoming opportunities

There are two upcoming opportunities for individuals and families that I wanted to announce. First, thanks to the generosity of the Utah Metropolitan Ballet, individuals with autism and other disabilities and their families have access to a free night at the ballet featuring The Nutcracker. ...

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‘Under the Vines’ premieres Dec. 6 on AcornTV

AcornTV is a popular streaming channel for shows from Great Britain, Australia and New Zealand. Their latest series, “Under the Vines,” takes viewers to a beautiful location in New Zealand with two very different characters. Daisy Munroe (Rebecca Gibney) is a socialite from Sydney, ...

‘The Madame Blanc Mysteries’ is a delight

Now streaming on the British channel AcornTV, “The Madame Blanc Mysteries,” is an inventive and intriguing new show. Sally Lindsay stars as Jean White, a courageous woman who finds herself in the middle of a mystery — or two or three, or however many there are in any given episode. She is ...

Smokey Robinson talks about his Lifetime holiday movie

Recently Smokey Robinson met virtually with members of the media to talk about his latest project, a Lifetime Christmas movie called “Miracle in Motor City.” The Motor City  refers to Detroit, Michigan, and in the film, Robinson plays himself. In the movie, Amber Dupont (Tia ...

The Waltons return in a new TV movie

From September 1972 to June 1981l, families gathered around their TV sets to watch the story of one family — The Waltons. The series covered the time from the depression and World War II. Even though there were tough times, this TV family brought real families together for a cozy hour each ...