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    |  Courtesy U.S. Soccer   U.S. Soccer will issue rainbow-design numbers on jerseys for the men’s and women’s team’s friendlies in June, to mark LGBTQ Pride Month. The men’s team will introduce the jerseys Saturday, June 3, in a match against Venezuela at Rio Tinto Stadium in Sandy, Utah. U.S. Soccer to show LGBTQ Pride at Rio Tinto friendly
    U.S. Soccer will be wearing its support for the LGBTQ community on its back next month. Both the men’s and women’s national teams will mark LGBTQ Prid...
    Updated May 26 2017 05:03 pm   |     |   Share
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    | Courtesy of The Birthday Massacre  S & S will present dark electronic band The Birthday Massacre on its Under Your Spell North American Tour 2017 on May 26, 2017 at The Complex in Salt Lake City. Visit thecomplexslc.com/event-1325.htm for information, tickets. Plans for the weekend: Memorial Day and more
    • Dark electronic music act The Birthday Massacre performs tonight at The Complex, 536 W. 100 South, Salt Lake City. Opening: Army of the Universe, Su...
    Updated May 26 2017 04:12 pm   |     |   Share
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    Gal Gadot stars as the Amazonian princess warrior Diana, a k a  ’Wonder Woman,’ in a new movie based on the DC Comics heroine. It opens in theaters June 2. Courtesy Warner Bros. Pictures The Cricket’s Daily 3: ‘Wonder Woman’ battles sad men
    Here’s what’s being talked about in pop culture: • Austin’s Alamo Drafthouse scheduled a women-only screening of “Wonder Woman,” and heard complaints ...
    Updated May 26 2017 08:12 am   |     |   Share
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    Ariana Grande accepts the award for artist of the year at the American Music Awards at the Microsoft Theater on Sunday, Nov. 20, 2016, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP) The Cricket’s Daily 3: Ariana Grande suspends her tour
    Here’s what’s being talked about in pop culture: • Ariana Grande has suspended her “Dangerous Woman” tour, after Monday’s bombing outside her concert ...
    Updated May 26 2017 08:01 am   |     |   Share
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    Jack Antonoff performs with his band Bleachers at the Voodoo Music Experience on Friday, Oct. 31, 2014, in New Orleans. Bleachers performs in Salt Lake City on Wednesday, May 24, 2017, at the Gallivan Cente. (Photo by Barry Brecheisen/Invision/AP) Plans for tonight: Bleachers on stage
    • Rock band A Lot Like Birds performs at The Loading Dock, 445 S. 400 West, Salt Lake City. Opening: Household, Hearts Like Lions, OWEL, Gloe. Show st...
    Updated May 24 2017 05:39 pm   |     |   Share
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    (Steve Griffin  |  Tribune file photo)   Thierry Fischer leads members of the Utah Symphony in rehearsal for a 2016 NOVA Chamber Music Series concert. Fischer, who was hired as the orchestra’s music director in 2009, has agreed to continue in that position through the 2021-22 season. Fischer extends Utah Symphony contract through 2022
    Thierry Fischer is adding more time to his run with the Utah Symphony. Utah Symphony | Utah Opera and the orchestra’s music director have agreed to ex...
    Updated May 26 2017 10:49 pm   |     |   Share
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    FILE - In this Aug. 10, 2015 file photo, Stephen Colbert participates in the ’The Late Show with Stephen Colbert’ segment of the CBS Summer TCA Tour in Beverly Hills, Calif.  Colbert said on his show, Thursday, May 11, 2017,  ’I won’ in response to President Donald Trump’s declaration that the CBS comic is a ’no talent guy.’ (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File) The Cricket’s Daily 3: And the mirrorball goes to …
    Here’s what’s being talked about in pop culture: • Former New York Giants running back Rashad Jennings, along with pro partner Emma Slater, have won t...
    Updated May 25 2017 10:06 am   |     |   Share
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    (Courtesy photo)    Jethro Tull founder, flautist and frontman Ian Anderson will be kicking off the 2017 Red Butte Garden Outdoor Concert Series on Tuesday, May 23. ’Jethro Tull by Ian Anderson’ will feature songs from the British blues/rock/folk band performed by Anderson and a hand-picked backing lineup. Plans for tonight: Jethro Tull opens Red Butte’s season
    • Pop singer JoJo performs at The Depot, 400 W. South Temple, Salt Lake City. Opening: Keisha Renee. Show starts at 7. Tickets are $28, at Smith’s Tix...
    Updated May 23 2017 01:24 pm   |     |   Share
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    Police offices add to the flowers for the victims of Monday night pop concert explosion, in St Ann’s Square, Manchester,  Tuesday May 23, 2017. A 23-year-old man was arrested in connection with Monday’s Manchester concert bomb attack. The Islamic State group claimed responsibility Tuesday for the suicide attack at an Ariana Grande show that left over 20 people dead and dozens injured. ( Martin Rickett/PA via AP) The Cricket’s Daily 3: All eyes on Manchester
    Here’s what’s being talked about in pop culture — on a day when real-world problems touch on what is usually the lighter side of the news: • The worl...
    Updated May 24 2017 08:36 am   |     |   Share
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    Plans for tonight: Delfeayo Marsalis closes JazzSLC’s season
    • Trombonist Delfeayo Marsalis will headline JazzSLC’s final concert of the season, at the Capitol Theatre, 50 W. 200 South, Salt Lake City. Show star...
    Updated May 22 2017 12:03 pm   |     |   Share
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    Drake accepts the award for top male artist at the Billboard Music Awards at the T-Mobile Arena on Sunday, May 21, 2017, in Las Vegas. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP) The Cricket’s Daily 3: Drake breaks a record
    Here’s what’s being talked about in pop culture: • Canadian rapper Drake dominated the Billboard Music Awards, taking 13 trophies — breaking Adele’s r...
    Updated May 23 2017 08:48 am   |     |   Share
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    (Courtesy photo)    Omar Souleyman, a world and electronic music performer from Syria who began his career as a pop/folk wedding singer, is the special guest artist at the 2017 Living Traditions Festival, to be held at the Salt Lake City & County Building and Library Square. His new album, ’To Syria, With Love,’ is due out June 2. Plans for the weekend: Music and dance and more
    • The annual Living Traditions Festival — highlighting the dance, music, crafts and food of the different nationalities that have created communities ...
    Updated May 19 2017 12:18 pm   |     |   Share
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    Director Bong Joon-Ho, from left, actresses Tilda Swinton and Ahn Seo-Hyun pose for photographers during the photo call for the film Okja at the 70th international film festival, Cannes, southern France, Friday, May 19, 2017. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus) The Cricket’s Daily 3: Bad day at Cannes
    Here’s what’s being talked about in pop culture: • The Cannes Film Festival has apologized for a botched press screening this morning for Bong Joon-h...
    Updated May 22 2017 08:50 am   |     |   Share
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    |  courtesy Utah Film Center  Performer and YouTube star Todrick Hall works to create a musical based on his life, in the documentary ’Behind the Curtain: Todrick Hall.’ The movie will be the opening-night film of the Damn These Heels LGBT Film Festival, running July 14-16, 2017, at the Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center in Salt Lake City. Musical documentary ‘Behind the Curtain’ will kick off Damn These Heels
    One performer’s dream is the backbone of the opening-night film at the 14th annual Damn These Heels Film Festival, the biggest LGBT film event in the ...
    Updated May 19 2017 05:37 pm   |     |   Share
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    | Courtesy of Sam Outlaw  California country singer Sam Outlaw will perform Dec. 10, 2016, at The State Room in Salt Lake City. Cale Tyson will open. Visit thestateroom.com for information, tickets. Must be 21 or older to attend. Plans for tonight: Outlaw at large
    • Metal band Aethere performs at The Loading Dock, 445 S. 400 West, Salt Lake City. Opening: Bhujanga, Vexxx, Adamantium. Show starts at 6:30. Tickets...
    Updated May 18 2017 12:21 pm   |     |   Share
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    FILE - In this May 19, 2013 file photo, Chris Cornell of Soundgarden performs at Rock on the Range in Columbus, Ohio. Cornell, 52, who gained fame as the lead singer of the bands Soundgarden and Audioslave, died at a hotel in Detroit and police said Thursday, May 18, 2017, that his death is being investigated as a possible suicide. (Photo by Barry Brecheisen/Invision/AP, File) The Cricket’s Daily 3: RIP to a rock pioneer and a right-wing mogul
    Here’s what’s being talked about in pop culture: • Rocker Chris Cornell — whose wailing voice defined the grunge generation through his work in Soundg...
    Updated May 19 2017 08:44 am   |     |   Share
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    The Urban Lounge in Salt Lake City will present folk rock band Frontier Ruckus with The Circulars and Daniel Pimentel, July 12, 2015. Visit 24tix.com for information. Plans for tonight: Raising a Frontier Ruckus
    • Metalcore band Affiance performs at The Loading Dock, 445 S. 400 West, Salt Lake City. Opening: Convictions, Far From, InDimensions, False Witness, ...
    Updated May 17 2017 12:33 pm   |     |   Share
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    ’La La Land’ producer Jordan Horowitz, left, presenter Warren Beatty, center, and host Jimmy Kimmel right, look at an envelope announcing ’Moonlight’ as best picture at the Oscars on Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. It was originally announced mistakenly that ’La La Land’ was the winner. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP) The Cricket’s Daily 3: Kimmel back at the Oscars
    Here’s what’s being talked about in pop culture: • Jimmy Kimmel will be back to host next year’s Academy Awards ceremony, after an entertaining stint ...
    Updated May 18 2017 09:30 am   |     |   Share
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    Sundance picks projects for filmmaker and New Frontier Labs
    Thirteen independent film projects have been picked for the 2017 Sundance Institute Directors and Screenwriters Labs, representing not only U.S. filmm...
    Updated May 12 2017 11:03 am   |     |   Share
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    FILE - In this Aug. 10, 2015 file photo, Stephen Colbert participates in the ’The Late Show with Stephen Colbert’ segment of the CBS Summer TCA Tour in Beverly Hills, Calif.  Colbert said on his show, Thursday, May 11, 2017,  ’I won’ in response to President Donald Trump’s declaration that the CBS comic is a ’no talent guy.’ (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File) The Cricket’s Daily 3: Colbert on Trump: ‘I won!’
    Here’s what’s being talked about in pop culture: • Stephen Colbert had a perfect reaction to Donald Trump calling out the talk-show host as a “no-tale...
    Updated May 15 2017 08:40 am   |     |   Share
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    Sarah Pearce, former Sundance Institute managing director, to manage Salt Lake County’s arts venues
    Sarah Pearce, who stepped down in March as managing director of the Sundance Institute, has landed a new job: she will head the Center for the Arts fo...
    Updated May 11 2017 03:42 pm   |     |   Share
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    Dwayne Johnson, a cast member in the upcoming film ’Baywatch,’ addresses the audience during the Paramount Pictures presentation at CinemaCon 2017 at Caesars Palace on Tuesday, March 28, 2017, in Las Vegas. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP) The Cricket’s Daily 3: ‘The Rock’ for president? Why not?
    Here’s what’s being talked about in pop culture: • Dwayne Johnson is seriously considering running for president — because electing an entertainer wit...
    Updated May 12 2017 08:52 am   |     |   Share
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    Plans for tonight: Son Volt, sold out
    • Rapper E-40 performs at The Depot, 400 W. South Temple, Salt Lake City. Opening: Kool John. Show starts at 7. Tickets are $27, at Smith’s Tix. • Ho...
    Updated May 10 2017 11:30 am   |     |   Share
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    In this photo provided by CBS, host Stephen Colbert, third from right, sits with guests, from left, Jon Stewart, Rob Corddry, John Oliver, Samantha Bee, and Ed Helms during ’The Late Show with Stephen Colbert,’ on Tuesday, May 9, 2017, in New York. It was a rare TV reunion Tuesday as Colbert played host to a gang of his fellow “Daily Show” alums on a special edition of CBS’ “The Late Show.” (Scott Kowalchyk/CBS via AP) The Cricket’s Daily 3: The ‘Daily Show’ reunion rocked
    Here’s what’s being talked about in pop culture: • Stephen Colbert gathered five of his former “Daily Show” colleagues for a funny and warm-hearted re...
    Updated May 11 2017 09:46 am   |     |   Share
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    In this Aug. 13, 2016 photo, actor and singer Kiefer Sutherland poses for a photo during an interview in New York to promote his debut album, ’Down in a Hole,’ which comes out Friday. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson) Plans for tonight: Kiefer Sutherland, with guitar
    • Utah-based married musical duo VadaWave (consisting of former The Used guitarist Quinn Allman and 2009 “American Idol” finalist Megan Joy) will play...
    Updated May 09 2017 12:12 pm   |     |   Share
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    FILE - In this April 11, 2017 file photo, host Jimmy Kimmel appears during a taping of ’Jimmy Kimmel Live,’ in Los Angeles. Kimmel zinged his critics as he returned to late-night TV and resumed arguing that Americans deserve the level of health care given his infant son. Back on ABC’s ’Jimmy Kimmel Live’ Monday, May 8, after a week’s absence, he said baby Billy is recovering well from open-heart surgery for a birth defect and thanked well-wishers. Then he charged back into the fraught topic. (Randy Holmes/ABC via AP, File) The Cricket’s Daily 3: Kimmel’s back, taking on health-care critics
    Here’s what’s being talked about in pop culture: • Jimmy Kimmel, on his first night back after his tear-inducing talk about his newborn son’s heart co...
    Updated May 10 2017 08:59 am   |     |   Share
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    Plans for tonight: Last chance for the Jazz at The Viv?
    • The Utah Jazz take on the Golden State Warriors in Game 4 of the Western Conference semi-finals, at Vivint Smart Home Arena, 301 W. South Temple, Sa...
    Updated May 08 2017 02:48 pm   |     |   Share
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    Hailee Steinfeld, left, and Adam Devine perform at the MTV Movie and TV Awards at the Shrine Auditorium on Sunday, May 7, 2017, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP) The Cricket’s Daily 3: ‘Beauty’ and ‘Stranger’ win at MTV awards
    Here’s what’s being talked about in pop culture: • Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast” and Netflix’s “Stranger Things” were the big winners at the now-com...
    Updated May 09 2017 09:21 am   |     |   Share
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    SOMA will present emo/pop-funk band Real Friends with Neck Deep, Cruel Hand and Have Mercy, Oct. 31, 2014, at In The Venue in Salt Lake City. Visit 24tix.com for tickets. Courtesy of Real Friends Plans for the weekend: Aimee Mann, sold out
    • Latin hip-hop acts Kid Frost and Kinto Sol co-headline a Cinco de Mayo show, tonight at Liquid Joe’s, 1249 E. 3300 South, Salt Lake City. Opening: G...
    Updated May 05 2017 10:45 am   |     |   Share
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    FILE - This file image released by HBO shows Kit Harington as Jon Snow, left, in a scene from ’Game of Thrones.’ ’Game of Thrones’ was one of the hottest topics on Facebook in 2015. (Helen Sloan/HBO via AP, File) The Cricket’s Daily 3: Life after ‘Game of Thrones’
    Here’s what’s being talked about in pop culture: • HBO is talking to writers to develop as many as four spinoffs to “Game of Thrones,” once the dragon...
    Updated May 08 2017 09:39 am   |     |   Share