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Sean P. Means

    FILE -  In this Aug. 16, 2015, file photo, Luke Hemmings, from left, Ashton Irwin, Michael Clifford and Calum Hood, of 5 Seconds of Summer, arrive at the Teen Choice Awards at the Galen Center, in Los Angeles. The band performs Friday, Aug. 26, 2016, at Usana Amphitheatre. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File) Plans for the weekend: 5 Seconds of Summer, near summer’s end
    • Real Salt Lake plays host to the Colorado Rapids in MLS action, tonight at Rio Tinto Stadium, 9300 S. State St., Salt Lake City. Game starts at 6 p....
    Updated Aug 26 2016 03:24 pm   |     |   Share
    Chris Evans plays Steve Rogers, aka Captain America, in ’Captain America: Civil War.’ Courtesy Marvel / Disney The Cricket’s Daily 3: Who’s the Captain now?
    Here’s what’s happening today in pop culture: • Steve Rogers is no longer Captain America, say the directors of “Captain America: Civil War,” in case ...
    Updated Aug 26 2016 07:57 am   |     |   Share
    (Courtesy photo)   Broadway star Brian Stokes Mitchell is one of the headline performers for the Grand Opening Performance of Salt Lake City’s new George S. and Dolores DorÈ Eccles Theatre. Salt Lake City theater opening set Oct. 21, with Broadway stars Brian Stokes Mitchell and Megan Hilty
    Two Broadway stars will help uncork the champagne on Salt Lake City’s new George S. and Dolores Doré Eccles Theatre. The Eccles Theatre —at 111 S. Mai...
    Updated Aug 25 2016 10:36 pm   |     |   Share
    In this 2013 file photo, Ballet West’s Jacqueline Straughn and Ronnie Underwood perform in George Balanchineís ’Rubie’só one of three acts in the production of ’Jewels.’ Ballet West will perform the work in November during a trip to Cuba. Erik Ostling  |  Courtesy Ballet West to perform at a festival in Cuba
    Ballet West is going to Cuba. The Salt Lake City-based dance company has been invited to the International Ballet Festival of Havana, one of the dance...
    Updated Aug 25 2016 05:39 pm   |     |   Share
    (Courtesy photo)   Grimes, the stage name for Canadian synth pop artist Claire Boucher, headlines the Twilight Concert Series on Aug. 25. Plans for tonight: Grimes in Pioneer Park
    • Electronic-pop performer Grimes headlines this week’s Twilight Concert Series show, at Pioneer Park, 300 West and 300 South, Salt Lake City. Opening...
    Updated Aug 25 2016 01:15 pm   |     |   Share
    FILE - In this July 9, 2016 file photo, Leslie Jones arrives at the Los Angeles premiere of ’Ghostbusters.’ ‘Ghostbusters’ and ‘Saturday Night Live’ star Jones is joining NBC’s team at the Olympics in Rio, NBC announced on Monday, Aug. 8. NBC’s top producer invited Jones after seeing a serious of cheerleading tweets she sent about the Olympic games .(Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File) The Cricket’s Daily 3: Leslie Jones vs. internet trolls, again
    Here’s what’s happening today in pop culture: • “Saturday Night Live” star Leslie Jones shut down her website after a vicious hacking incident, once a...
    Updated Aug 26 2016 07:46 am   |     |   Share
    Jackson Browne performs ’Take It Easy’ during a tribute to Glenn Frey at the 58th annual Grammy Awards on Monday, Feb. 15, 2016, in Los Angeles. Browne performs Aug. 24 at Red Butte Garden in Salt Lake City. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP) Plans for tonight: Jackson Browne, sold out
    • Folk-rock legend Jackson Browne performs at Red Butte Garden, 300 Wakara Way, Salt Lake City. Show starts at 7:30. Sold out. • Comedian Hasan Minhaj...
    Updated Aug 24 2016 01:24 pm   |     |   Share
    Jennifer Lawrence arrives at the FOX Golden Globes afterparty on Sunday, Jan. 10, 2016, at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Omar Vega/Invision/AP) The Cricket’s Daily 3: Jennifer Lawrence is making serious money
    Here’s what’s happening today in pop culture: • Jennifer Lawrence is the highest-paid actress in Hollywood for the second year in a row — taking in $4...
    Updated Aug 25 2016 09:32 am   |     |   Share
    FILE - In this April 29, 2016 file photo, Aretha Franklin performs at the International Jazz Day Concert on the South Lawn of the White House of the Washington. Franklin said in a statement Monday, Aug. 22, that she will have to cancel a few upcoming concerts on doctors’ orders. The Queen of Soul said she should be back on the road in November. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File) The Cricket’s Daily 3: Get well soon, Aretha
    Here’s what’s happening today in pop culture: • Aretha Franklin, 74, has canceled all concerts in the next month, “due to doctor’s orders.” [AP] • Pre...
    Updated Aug 24 2016 08:28 am   |     |   Share
    Laura E. Partain  |  courtesy ATO Records The Americana/folk band Old Crow Medicine Show will perform at Red Butte Garden on Monday, Aug. 22, 2016. Plans for tonight: Old Crow Medicine Show, sold out
    • Singer-songwriter Jeremiah Stricklin, who performs under the name Oh, Jeremiah, performs at Kilby Court, 741 S. Kilby Court (330 West), Salt Lake Ci...
    Updated Aug 22 2016 01:18 pm   |     |   Share
    Judah Ben-Hur (Jack Huston, left) receives good wishes the horse breeder Ilderum (Morgan Freeman) before the chariot race, in ’Ben-Hur,’ a new adaptation of Lew Wallace’s biblical epic. Philippe Antonello  |  MGM/Paramount The Cricket’s Daily 3: ‘Ben-Hur’ loses the box-office race
    Here’s what’s happening today in pop culture: • “Suicide Squad” tops the weekend box office for the third week in a row — but the real news is how bad...
    Updated Aug 23 2016 08:03 am   |     |   Share
    | Courtesy The Fixx  Rock and New Wave band The Fixx will perform at 9 p.m. Aug. 19, 2016 at The Fallout, Salt Lake City. The Fixx formed in London in 1979 and are known for their hits ’One Thing Leads to Another’, ’Saved by Zero’, ’Are We Ourselves?’ and ’Secret Separation.’ Tickets are $20. Visit thefalloutslc.com for information. Plans for the weekend: Groban, or Journey, or …
    • Roots-reggae band Rebelution performs tonight at The Complex, 536 W. 100 South, Salt Lake City. Opening: The Green, Stick Figure, Through the Roots....
    Updated Aug 19 2016 02:28 pm   |     |   Share
    Jim (Jim Gaffigan) is on the run after finding the wrong kind of fame with his Bible in ìThe Jim Gaffigan Show.î Courtesy  |  TV Land Comic Jim Gaffigan to play The Viv on Dec. 2
    Comedian Jim Gaffigan is coming back to Salt Lake City, and playing in a very big room. Gaffigan — a Grammy nominee, best-selling author, and star and...
    Updated Aug 25 2016 02:49 pm   |     |   Share
    Mark Hamill arrives at the world premiere of ’Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ at the TCL Chinese Theatre on Monday, Dec. 14, 2015, in Los Angeles. Hamill plays the role of Luke Skywalker in the film. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP) Mark Hamill to play The Viv for Salt Lake Comic Con
    Salt Lake Comic Con has found a bigger room for actor Mark Hamill’s appearance at the science-fiction and fantasy convention: Vivint Smart Home Arena....
    Updated Aug 19 2016 07:51 pm   |     |   Share
    FILE - In this Nov. 3, 2011 file photo, U.S. actors Johnny Depp, left, and Amber Heard arrive for the European premiere of their film, ’The Rum Diary,’ in London. Heard says she is donating her entire $7 million divorce settlement from Depp to a pair of charities. Heard writes in a statement released Thursday, Aug. 18, 2016, that the money will be split between the American Civil Liberties Union and the Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Joel Ryan, File) The Cricket’s Daily 3: Heard’s divorce settlement going to charity
    Here’s what’s happening today in pop culture: • Amber Heard is giving all of her $7 million settlement in her divorce from Johnny Depp to charity — sp...
    Updated Aug 22 2016 07:48 am   |     |   Share
    (Courtesy photo)    Rocker Grace Potter will perform at Red Butte Garden on Aug. 18. Plans for tonight: Hip-hop at Twilight, blues at Red Butte
    • Hip-hop/rap artist Pusha T and reunited alt-hip-hop trio Digable Planets co-headline this week’s Twilight Concert Series show, at Pioneer Park, 300 ...
    Updated Aug 18 2016 12:48 pm   |     |   Share
    Sundance picks 3 projects for VR residency
    Four creators of virtual-reality projects have been chosen for support from the Sundance Institute. The three projects will join the Sundance Institut...
    Updated Aug 18 2016 05:41 pm   |     |   Share
    FILE - In this Jan. 17, 2016 file photo, Amy Schumer accepts the Critics’ Choice MVP award at the 21st annual Critics’ Choice Awards in Santa Monica, Calif. Schumer will voice characters on “The Simpsons,” “Bob’s Burgers” and “Family Guy” on the episodes airing Sept. 25, Fox confirmed Monday at a bi-annual press event for TV critics. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File) The Cricket’s Daily 3: Is ‘Inside Amy Schumer’ over?
    Here’s what’s happening today in pop culture: • Amy Schumer has left a cryptic tweet that seems to say she’s done making her acclaimed sketch-comedy s...
    Updated Aug 19 2016 08:53 am   |     |   Share
    FILE - In this Jan. 10, 2015, file photo, Larry Wilmore speaks at the Viacom 2015 Winter Television Critics Association (TCA) press tour in Pasadena, Calif. Comedy Central announced on Monday, Aug. 15, 2016, that ’The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore,’ which premiered in January 2015, will conclude its run on Thursday, Aug. 18. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File) The Cricket’s Daily 3: Wilmore going out with style
    Here’s what’s happening today in pop culture: • Comedy Central has cancelled “The Nightly Show,” Larry Wilmore’s follow-up to “The Daily Show,” after ...
    Updated Aug 17 2016 07:55 am   |     |   Share
    In this Sept. 17, 2015 photo, singer Ryan Adams poses for a portrait in New York.   He will perform Aug. 15 at Red Butte Garden in Salt Lake City. (Photo by Dan Hallman/Invision/AP) Plans for tonight: Ryan (not Bryan) Adams, sold out
    • Bluegrass/indie-folk band Trampled By Turtles and indie-folk band Lord Huron co-headline at The Complex, 536 W. 100 South, Salt Lake City. Show star...
    Updated Aug 15 2016 01:54 pm   |     |   Share
    This image released by Warner Bros. Pictures shows Will Smith in a scene from, ’Suicide Squad.’ (Clay Enos/Warner Bros. Pictures via AP) The Cricket’s Daily 3: ‘Suicide Squad’ falls, still No. 1
    Here’s what’s happening today in pop culture: • “Suicide Squad” dropped two-thirds from its opening weekend, but still topped the weekend with $43.7 m...
    Updated Aug 16 2016 10:04 am   |     |   Share
    The Kimball Arts Festival will fill Park City’s historic Main Street, Aug. 12-14, 2016, a weekend later than usual. Mark Maziarz  |  Courtesy Kimball Art Center Plans for the weekend: Pick a festival, any festival
    • The 47th annual Park City Kimball Arts Festival runs tonight through Sunday on Historic Main Street, Park City. Hours are 5 to 9 p.m. tonight, 9 a.m...
    Updated Aug 12 2016 12:09 pm   |     |   Share
    John Cooper, from left, Keri Putnam, Nate Parker, and Michelle Satter arrive at the Sundance NIGHT BEFORE NEXT Benefit at The Theatre at Ace Hotel on Thursday, Aug. 11, 2016, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP) ‘Birth of a Nation’ creator is giving back
    Actor-filmmaker Nate Parker received an award from the Sundance Institute on Thursday night, and gave something important back. Parker — the star, dir...
    Updated Aug 15 2016 02:19 pm   |     |   Share
      Kirsten Vangsness, Shemar Moore, A. J. Cook, Joe Mantegna, Thomas Gibson, Jennifer Love Hewitt and Matthew Gray Gubler star in “Criminal Minds.” Cliff Lipson  |  CBS The Cricket’s Daily 3: Watch the ‘Rogue One’ trailer [video]
    Here’s what’s happening today in pop culture: • The world has stopped rotating, until everyone on the planet has watched the “Rogue One” trailer. [You...
    Updated Aug 15 2016 08:31 am   |     |   Share
    Singer Demi Lovato speaks performs during the first day of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia , Monday, July 25, 2016. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill) Plans for tonight: Demi and Nick at The Viv; Jenny Lewis in the park
    • Pop stars Demi Lovato and Nick Jonas co-headline on the Future Now Tour, at Vivint Smart Home Arena, 301 W. South Temple, Salt Lake City. Opening: M...
    Updated Aug 11 2016 01:21 pm   |     |   Share
    (Courtesy photo)   Exhibits from 4-H members will be one of the highlights of the Salt Lake County Fair, set for Aug. 17-20 at the Salt Lake County Equestrian Center in South Jordan. New events and traditional fun at 80th Salt Lake County Fair, Aug. 17-20
    The Salt Lake County Fair is marking its 80th year this month — with traditional fair events and modern entertainment. The fair starts Wednesday, Aug....
    Updated Aug 16 2016 07:54 am   |     |   Share
    (Steve Griffin  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)     Anne Hathaway talks to the press as she attends the premier of the movie “Song One,” directed by Kate Barker-Froyland at the Eccles Theatre during the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah Monday, January 20, 2014.  The movie is about an aspiring musician who returns to her estranged family after an accident leaves her brother comatose. The Cricket’s Daily 3: ‘Ocean’s Ocho’ fills out its line-up
    Here’s what’s happening today in pop culture: • Anne Hathaway and Rihanna are signing on to “Ocean’s Ocho,” a reboot of “Ocean’s Eleven” with a female...
    Updated Aug 12 2016 09:14 am   |     |   Share
    Plans for tonight: A tribute to Curtis Mayfield
    • Punk/emo band Marianas Trench perform at The Complex, 536 W. 100 South, Salt Lake City. Opening: Skylar Stecker, Wicked Bears. Show starts at 6. Tic...
    Updated Aug 10 2016 02:12 pm   |     |   Share
    (Rick Egan  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)    Eric Church plays EnergySolutions Arena, Monday, May 25, 2015. Country star Eric Church to play The Viv, March 25
    Country superstar Eric Church will kick off 2017 with a massive North American tour — including a return trip to Salt Lake City. Church will bring his...
    Updated Aug 11 2016 03:54 pm   |     |   Share
    FILE - In this Feb. 15, 2015 file photo, singer Taylor Swift attends the SNL 40th Anniversary Special in New York. Swift, Microsoft Corp. Harvard University are among those buying up .porn and .adult Web suffixes as a pre-emptive move before those domain names become available this summer. The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, or ICANN, is making Internet address suffixes beyond the usual .com or .org available for people and businesses to use. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File) The Cricket’s Daily 3: Hollywood returning to ‘Narnia’
    Here’s what’s happening today in pop culture: • Moves are afoot in Hollywood to try again with “The Chronicles of Narnia,” with plans to adapt the fou...
    Updated Aug 11 2016 07:11 am   |     |   Share