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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 ...

BYU Museum of Art debuts Old Testament exhibition

Students and community members can take a walk through biblical times Friday when the Brigham Young University Museum of Art’s Prophets, Priests, and Queens: James Tissot’s Men and Women of the Old Testament exhibition officially opens. The exhibition will feature 129 watercolor ...

Springville Museum of Art celebrates 50th year of high school displays

The Springville Museum of Art opened its 50th Annual Utah All-State High School Art Show on Saturday. The show features 335 teen artists from around the state, chosen from nearly 1100 applicants — 50 of them receive prizes. Accompanying the teen show is "From Student to Studio," an exhibit ...

BYU adds two new exhibits to Museum of Art

Brigham Young University will add two new exhibitions to its Museum of Art on Friday. "Across the West and Toward the North: Norwegian and American Landscape Photography" will feature landscapes of the Norwegian and American frontiers during the late 1900s. This exhibition has been displayed ...

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Brokaw: ‘The Day the Music Died’ is a fascinating story of an epic song

Currently streaming on Paramount+, “The Day the Music Died: The Story of Don McLean’s ‘American Pie’” looks at the life and times of those involved in the song. This song took the world by storm 50 years ago and continues to be heard and sung by all generations around the ...

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, ...

McGraw delights sold-out crowd at Stadium of Fire

The crown jewel of America's Freedom Festival in Provo, the Stadium of Fire concert, came and went with a blur of fireworks, speeches, country music and euphoria from attendees — those who live in Utah County and tourists who came in for the spectacle. For Zac Bramble, the Stadium of Fire is ...

Here Comes the Sun rock festival comes to Payson at the end of June

The Here Comes the Sun rock festival is coming to Payson on June 24 and 25 at Memorial Park. The festival is run by the Utah Live Concerts Foundation, created during the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020. ULCF co-founder John Pilmer believes this year will be bigger and better than ever. This will be ...

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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, ...

Theater | VIEW ALL

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, ...

Provo-based theater troupe preparing for new, original production

Act I was a success. The stage was set, with the Agle family learning and developing the Hive Collaborative after opening the venue. Then COVID-19 forced the group into an unwanted intermission. But brothers Ken and Dennis Agle used the COVID cancellations of live events to their advantage, ...

Covey Center for the Arts to offer summer dance workshops

The Covey Center for the Arts will offer dance workshops through the month of July for children, teens and adults. From July 19-21, youths aged 5-12 can participate in the Kids Musical Theater Dance Workshop. The workshop is designed to give students the opportunity to learn more about musical ...

Provo’s Castle Amphitheatre opens with two Shakespeare plays

Situated on the far eastern end of Center Street in Provo, behind the Utah State Hospital, is a fortress, a castle of sorts that comes to life every summer. Its esplanade is adorned with actors and story tellers that bring the old rock facility to life. Beginning next week, the Renaissance ...

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Brokaw: Much to love in Aussie dramedy ‘Darby and Joan’

The newest drama — well, dramedy — from Acorn TV stars two veterans in a bright journey as they join forces to unlock a secret. This eight-episode first season (no word yet on whether there will be more seasons) shows some of the unique scenery in the Australian outback. The series was ...

Brokaw: Maya Rudolph shines in ‘Loot’

The new series “Loot” streaming on Apple TV+ has just been renewed for a second season. And it definitely needs one. The finale of season one perfectly set up the dilemma for the next season, so it is a good thing the powers that be listened to the fans and renewed the series. Billionaire ...

Brokaw: ‘The Day the Music Died’ is a fascinating story of an epic song

Currently streaming on Paramount+, “The Day the Music Died: The Story of Don McLean’s ‘American Pie’” looks at the life and times of those involved in the song. This song took the world by storm 50 years ago and continues to be heard and sung by all generations around the ...

Brokaw: ‘Only Murders in the Building’ continues to enchant viewers

The second season of the dramedy “Only Murders in the Building” on Hulu is just as enthralling as the first. And yes, a third season will be coming next year. That information alone is reason enough for fans to celebrate. Season two brings back the trio of crime-solving podcasters — ...