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    (Steve Griffin  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)     Ballet West holds a final dress rehearsal of ’The Nutcracker,’ at the Capitol Theatre in Salt Lake City, Wednesday, December 9, 2015. Plans for the weekend: Definitely Christmastime
    • Ballet West launches its annual production of “The Nutcracker,” starting tonight at Capitol Theatre, 50 W. 200 South, Salt Lake City. Tonight’s show...
    Updated Dec 02 2016 10:36 am   |     |   Share
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    Danny Clinch  |  courtesy photo  Dead & Company, a band that keeps the music of The Grateful Dead alive, will perform June 7, 2017, at Usana Amphitheatre in West Valley City. Dead & Company to play Grateful Dead songs at Usana, June 7
    The Grateful Dead is gone, but the music remains — as do some of the band’s members, who are going on tour next summer with a stop in Utah. Dead & Com...
    Updated Dec 02 2016 03:00 pm   |     |   Share
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    This Sept. 12, 2016 photo shows Ryan Gosling, left, and Emma Stone posing for a portrait to promote their film, ’La La Land,’ at the Shangri-La Hotel in Toronto. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP) The Cricket’s Daily 3: NYC critics gaga for ‘La La Land’
    Here’s what’s happening in pop culture: • More love for “La La Land”: The musical was named the year’s best movie by the New York Film Critics Circle....
    Updated Dec 02 2016 09:39 am   |     |   Share
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    This Sept. 12, 2016 photo shows Ryan Gosling, left, and Emma Stone posing for a portrait to promote their film, ’La La Land,’ at the Shangri-La Hotel in Toronto. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP) The Cricket’s Daily 3: ‘La La Land’ gets some love
    Here’s what’s happening in pop culture: • The musical “La La Land” got 12 nominations to lead the Critics’ Choice Awards, while “Arrival” and “Moonlig...
    Updated Dec 02 2016 09:30 am   |     |   Share
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    |  Courtesy  Tommy Emmanuel, the veteran Australian guitarist, known for his unique ìfinger styleî playing technique, plays two sets on his ìClassics and Christmas Tourî on Wednesday, Nov. 30, at Kingsbury Hall in Salt Lake City. Plans for tonight: Punk with Fea; indie-rock tour at In the Venue
    • Chicana riot-grrrl punk band Fea performs at Kilby Court, 741 S. Kilby Court, Salt Lake City. Opening: bitchin’. Show starts at 7. Tickets are $10, ...
    Updated Nov 30 2016 02:09 pm   |     |   Share
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    FILE - In this Monday, Sept. 29, 2014 file photo, singer-songwriter Neil Diamond performs at his former high school, Erasmus Hall High School, for his first-ever performance in his hometown in the Brooklyn borough of New York. Diamond will embark on a massive tour of North America and Europe in 2017, including a stop in Salt Lake City on April 9. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, file) Neil Diamond bringing 50th-anniversary tour to The Viv, April 9
    Neil Diamond will celebrate 2017, his 50th year in show business, on the road through North America and Europe. And one of his first U.S. stops is in ...
    Updated Dec 01 2016 12:10 pm   |     |   Share
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    This image released by Roadside Attractions and Amazon Studios shows Casey Affleck in a scene from ’Manchester By The Sea.’ (Claire Folger/Roadside Attractions and Amazon Studios via AP) The Cricket’s Daily 3: An honor for ‘Manchester by the Sea’
    Here’s what’s happening in pop culture: • The family drama “Manchester by the Sea” received the blessing of a major critics’ group, as the National Bo...
    Updated Dec 01 2016 09:04 am   |     |   Share
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    Hip-hop musician Aesop Rock will perform Jan. 19, 2015 at Urban Lounge in Salt Lake City. Rob Sonic and Homeboy Sandman will open. Visit 24tix.com for information. Courtesy Aesop Rock Plans for tonight: Aesop Rock raps
    • The Utah Jazz take on the Houston Rockets in NBA action, at Vivint Smart Home Arena, 301 W. South Temple, Salt Lake City. Game starts at 7 p.m. Tick...
    Updated Nov 29 2016 01:27 pm   |     |   Share
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    Slamdance announces 19 for competition slates
    Eleven narrative films and eight documentaries have been picked for the competition programs of the 2017 Slamdance Film Festival. Slamdance, the upsta...
    Updated Dec 01 2016 12:11 pm   |     |   Share
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    Writer - director Barry Jenkins, center, accepts the Best Feature Film award with the rest of the ’Moonlight’ cast at the 26th Annual Gotham Independent Film Awards at Cipriani Wall Street on Monday, Nov. 28, 2016, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP) The Cricket’s Daily 3: ‘Moonlight’ shines at Gothams
    Here’s what’s happening in pop culture: • Hollywood’s award season kicked off in New York last night with the Gotham Awards, which gave Best Film and ...
    Updated Nov 30 2016 07:42 am   |     |   Share
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    Carrie Underwood arrives at the 49th annual CMA Awards at the Bridgestone Arena on Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2015, in Nashville, Tenn. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP) Plans for tonight: Carrie Underwood, storyteller
    • Country superstar Carrie Underwood brings her Storyteller Tour to Maverik Center, 3200 S. Decker Lake Drive, West Valley City. Show starts at 7. Tic...
    Updated Nov 28 2016 11:45 am   |     |   Share
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    (FILE - In this Sept. 17, 2013 file photo, actor Ron Glass arrives at the 65th Emmy Awards Nomination Celebration at the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences in Los Angeles. Glass, the handsome, prolific character actor best known for his role as Ron Harris, the gregarious, sometimes sardonic detective in the long-running cop comedy ’Barney Miller,’ has died at age 71. Glass died Friday, Nov. 25, 2016, of respiratory failure, his agent, Jeffrey Leavett, told The Associated Press)   on Saturday. (Photo by Paul A. Hebert/Invision/AP, File) The Cricket’s Daily 3: ‘Moana’ feasts on Thanksgiving weekend
    Here’s what’s happening in pop culture: • Disney’s “Moana” had the second-biggest Thanksgiving weekend opening ever, raking in $81.1 million in the fi...
    Updated Nov 29 2016 08:07 am   |     |   Share
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    Megaplex to open luxury theater in Holladay in 2017
    An old theater is getting new life in Holladay. The Larry H. Miller Group’s Megaplex Theatres plans to open a luxury six-screen theater complex in the...
    Updated Dec 01 2016 12:10 pm   |     |   Share
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    Country station 101.5 The Eagle goes Christmas
    Salt Lake City radio listeners will have a choice for the holidays after all. On Thanksgiving, Broadway Media-owned country station 101.5 The Eagle sw...
    Updated Nov 25 2016 02:32 pm   |     |   Share
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    In this May 2015 photo, actress Florence Henderson spoke during the Alzheimer’s Association, Orange County’s 9th annual Visionary Women Luncheon at Rancho Las Lomas in Silverado, Calif.  Henderson, the wholesome actress who went from Broadway star to television icon when she became Carol Brady, the ever-cheerful matriarch of ’The Brady Bunch,’ has died, her manager and her publicist said. She was 82. Henderson died Thursday night, Nov. 24, 2016,  at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, after being hospitalized the day before, said her publicist, David Brokaw.  (Nick Agro/The Orange County Register/SCNG via AP) The Cricket’s Daily 3: Farewell to TV’s favorite mom
    Here’s what’s happening in pop culture: • Florence Henderson, best known for playing perfect mom Carol Brady on TV’s “The Brady Bunch,” has died at th...
    Updated Nov 28 2016 08:39 am   |     |   Share
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    (Courtesy photo)    Utah-based rock band Royal Bliss. Plans for the (Thanksgiving) weekend: Holiday lights and Handel’s ‘Messiah’
    • The Utah Jazz take on the Denver Nuggets in NBA action, tonight at Vivint Smart Home Arena, 301 W. South Temple, Salt Lake City. Game starts at 7 p....
    Updated Nov 23 2016 03:24 pm   |     |   Share
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    This image released by A24 Films shows Alex Hibbert in a scene from the film, ’Moonlight.’  (David Bornfriend/A24 via AP) The Cricket’s Daily 3: ‘Moonlight,’ ‘American Honey’ top the Independent Spirit nominations
    Here’s what’s happening in pop culture: • The coming-of-age drama “Moonlight” and the seductive road trip “American Honey” lead the nominees for this ...
    Updated Nov 25 2016 08:51 am   |     |   Share
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    | Courtesy of Gogol Bordello  New York-based gypsy punk rock group Gogol Bordello will perform, Nov. 22, 2016, at the In The Venue in Salt Lake City. One Less Zero will open. Visit smithstix.com for information, tickets. Plans for tonight: Gogol Bordello at In the Venue
    • Symphonic-rock act Trans-Siberian Orchestra performs its holiday show, “The Ghosts of Christstmas Eve,” at Vivint Smart Home Arena, 301 W. South Tem...
    Updated Nov 22 2016 03:24 pm   |     |   Share
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    FILE - In this Aug. 28, 2016, file photo, Kanye West appears at the MTV Video Music Awards at Madison Square Garden in New York. Fan video shows West telling a crowd at his show in San Jose, Calif. Nov. 17, 2016, that he didn’t vote in the presidential election, but if he had, he would have voted for Republican President-elect Donald Trump. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File) The Cricket’s Daily 3: Celebrities for Trump
    Here’s what’s happening today in pop culture: • Yes, there were some big-name celebrities who supported Donald Trump: Paris Hilton revealed on Austral...
    Updated Nov 21 2016 09:15 am   |     |   Share
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    Plans for tonight: G’day to The Jezabels
    • ARW — the band formed by Jon Anderson, Trevor Rabin and Rick Wakeman, progressive rock legends (and former members of Yes) — performs at the Capitol...
    Updated Nov 17 2016 03:18 pm   |     |   Share
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    FILE - This May 15, 2013 file photo shows Phil Robertson, the family patriarch the Robertsons of the television series, ’Duck Dynasty,’ posing for a photograph at his home in western Ouachita Parish in Monroe, La. The ’Duck Dynasty’ family says its A&E series will end after this season. The announcement topped the Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2016, debut episode of the show’s 11th season.  (Margaret Croft/The News-Star via AP, File) The Cricket’s Daily 3: Farewell to ‘Duck Dynasty’
    Here’s what’s happening today in pop culture: • The Southern-fried reality series “Duck Dynasty” is being canceled after the upcoming 11th season. Fan...
    Updated Nov 18 2016 08:03 am   |     |   Share
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    |  courtesy photo Comedian Gabriel Iglesias will perform Oct. 19 at the Maverik Center in West Valley City. Tickets go on sale Friday, June 14, at 10 a.m. Comic Iglesias brings tour to The Viv April 22
    Comedian Gabriel Iglesias is marking 20 years of stand-up next year with a major arena tour — including a stop in Salt Lake City. The comic who has ea...
    Updated Nov 18 2016 02:34 pm   |     |   Share
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    | Courtesy of Lukas Graham  Danish pop-soul band, Lukas Graham will perform April 16, 2016, at The State Room in Salt Lake City. Visit thestateroom.com/calendar/lukas-graham for information. Must be 21 to attend. Plans for tonight: Lukas Graham at The Complex
    • Danish pop-soul singer/songwriter Lukas Graham and his band perform at The Complex, 536 W. 100 South, Salt Lake City. Show starts at 7. Tickets are ...
    Updated Nov 16 2016 02:27 pm   |     |   Share
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    Tom Hanks attends The Museum of Modern Art Film Benefit tribute to Tom Hanks on Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2016, in New York. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP) The Cricket’s Daily 3: Always look on the bright side of life
    Here’s what’s happening today in pop culture — all with a theme of being optimistic: • Tom Hanks, America’s dad, has a hopeful message for the nation:...
    Updated Nov 17 2016 10:03 am   |     |   Share
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    Plans for tonight: Listen to The Sounds
    • Metalcore band The Word Alive performs at The Complex, 536 W. 100 South, Salt Lake City. Opening: Volumes, Islander, and Invent, Animate. Show start...
    Updated Nov 15 2016 09:24 am   |     |   Share
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    The Kimball Arts Festival on Tuesday announced a five-year agreement to keep the festival on Park City’s Historic Main Street through 2021.  Mark Maziarz  |  Courtesy Kimball Art Center  Kimball Arts Festival to stay on Park City’s Main Street through 2021
    The Park City Kimball Arts Festival isn’t going anywhere for a while. The Kimball Art Center, which sponsors the annual event each August, and Park Ci...
    Updated Nov 15 2016 08:09 pm   |     |   Share
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    FILE - In this June 10, 2016 file photo, Dwayne Johnson attends the premiere of his film, ’Central Intelligence’ in Los Angeles. Johnson was named ’Sexiest Man Alive’ by People magazine on Nov. 15, 2016. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File) The Cricket’s Daily 3: Sexy like The Rock
    Here’s what’s happening today in pop culture: • Dwayne Johnson, a k a “The Rock,” is this year’s “Sexiest Man Alive.” [People] • Brett Gelman has cut ...
    Updated Nov 16 2016 08:21 am   |     |   Share
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    Bill Maher Comedian Bill Maher to play Eccles Theater, Feb. 11
    Comedian and political commentator Bill Maher is hitting the road next year — with a stop in Salt Lake City. He will perform Saturday, Feb. 11, at the...
    Updated Nov 17 2016 04:22 pm   |     |   Share
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    |  courtesy photo  Indie singer Nina Diaz, front woman for Girl In A Coma, performs Monday, Nov. 14, 2016, at Kilby Court. Plans for tonight: Girl in a Coma, all woke up
    • The Utah Jazz plays host to the Memphis Grizzlies in NBA action, at Vivint Smart Home Arena, 301 W. South Temple, Salt Lake City. Game starts at 7. ...
    Updated Nov 14 2016 02:45 pm   |     |   Share
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    (Steve Griffin  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)     Robert Redford talks about this year’s Sundance Film Festival during the opening Sundance press conference at the Egyptian Theatre in Park City, Thursday, January 21, 2016. Redford: ‘I’d like to play Donald Trump’
    Only a day after word got out that Robert Redford was looking to retire from acting, the actor/director/producer told an audience in Minneapolis that ...
    Updated Nov 14 2016 10:33 am   |     |   Share