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    Plans for the weekend: The Jazz, ‘The Gambler’ and ‘The Spy Who Loved Me’
    • Post-indie rock band Mona performs tonight at Kilby Court, 741 S. Kilby Court (330 West), Salt Lake City. Opening: Flagship. Show starts at 7 p.m. T...
    Updated Apr 21 2017 12:47 pm   |     |   Share
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    Salt Lake Gaming Con promises ‘fantastic experience’ for fans
    Game players of all sorts — on computer, at tables or role-playing — will get their fill at the third annual Salt Lake Gaming Con, organizers announce...
    Updated Apr 21 2017 12:54 pm   |     |   Share
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    FILE - In this Sept. 16, 2015 file photo, directors Anna Boden, left, and Ryan Fleck attend a premiere for ’Mississippi Grind’ at the Toronto International Film Festival in Toronto. The duo will direct “Captain Marvel” according to sources close to the project who were not authorized to speak publicly Wednesday, April 19, 2017. Brie Larson is set to star as the titular character in Marvel Studios’ first female-centric superhero film. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File) The Cricket’s Daily 3: Directors found for ‘Captain Marvel’
    Here’s what’s being talked about in pop culture: • This is genuinely exciting news: The directing team of Ryan Fleck and Anna Boden, who have debuted ...
    Updated Apr 21 2017 09:54 am   |     |   Share
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    | Courtesy of Beats Antique  The Depot in Salt Lake City will present Beats Antique, April 20, 2017. Visit depotslc.com/event/beats-antique for information, tickets. Must be 21+ to attend. For tickets visit smithstix.com. Plans for tonight: Kansas in Utah
    • Legendary rock band Kansas marks the 40th anniversary of its album “Leftoverture” with a show at the Eccles Theater, 131 S. Main, Salt Lake City. Sh...
    Updated Apr 20 2017 03:51 pm   |     |   Share
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    President Donald Trump is presented with a New England Patriots jersey by Patriots head coach Bill Belichick, left, and New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft, center, during a ceremony on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, April 19, 2017, where the president honored the Super Bowl Champion New England Patriots for their Super Bowl LI victory. Also pictured is New England Patriots president Jonathan Kraft, second from right. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik) The Cricket’s Daily 3: Colbert bids farewell to O’Reilly
    Here’s what’s being talked about in pop culture: • Stephen Colbert — or, rather, “Stephen Colbert” — had some things to say about “Papa Bear” Bill O’R...
    Updated Apr 21 2017 09:40 am   |     |   Share
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      Chicago band NE-HI performs Wednesday, April 19, at Kilby Court in Salt Lake City. Bryan Allen Lamb  |  Courtesy Plans for tonight: Spawnbreezie blows in
    • Reggae performer Spawnbreezie performs at The Complex, 536 W. 100 South, Salt Lake City. Show starts at 7. Tickets are $23, at Smith’s Tix. • Hip-h...
    Updated Apr 19 2017 12:12 pm   |     |   Share
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    FILE - In this Thursday, May 12, 2016, file photo, Actress Julia Roberts poses for photographers upon arrival for the screening of the film Money Monster at the 69th international film festival, Cannes, southern France. Roberts is more than just a ’Pretty Woman.’ People magazine has named her the ’World’s Most Beautiful Woman’ announced Wednesday, April 19, 2017. (AP Photo/Joel Ryan, File) The Cricket’s Daily 3: Still a pretty woman, apparently
    Here’s what’s being talked about in pop culture: • Julia Roberts is People magazine’s pick for “World’s Most Beautiful Woman” for 2017 — the fifth tim...
    Updated Apr 20 2017 08:56 am   |     |   Share
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    (Courtesy photo)   River Whyless performs at The State Room on Tuesday, A;ril 18, 2017. Plans for tonight: 40 years of The Damned
    • Punk legends The Damned performs a show in its 40th anniversary tour at The Depot, 400 W. South Temple, Salt Lake City. Opening: Bleached, Jail City...
    Updated Apr 18 2017 12:09 pm   |     |   Share
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    FILE - In this Jan. 15, 2015 file photo, James Gunn arrives at the 20th annual Critics’ Choice Movie Awards in Los Angeles. On Monday, James Gunn announced on Facebook that he would be returning to write and direct “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3.” Gunn also wrote and directed the first and second “Guardians” films. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP, File) The Cricket’s Daily 3: Lots more saving the galaxy
    Here’s what’s being talked about in pop culture: • Filmmaker James Gunn dropped some big news on Twitter: He will be back to write and direct a third ...
    Updated Apr 19 2017 08:02 am   |     |   Share
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    Plans for tonight: Who’s going to the game?
    Not much in the way of entertainment tonight, but there’s always baseball: • The Salt Lake Bees play host to the Fresno Grizzlies in Pacific Coast Lea...
    Updated Apr 17 2017 01:36 pm   |     |   Share
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    This image released by Universal Pictures shows Charlize Theron, left, and Vin Diesel in ’The Fate of the Furious.’ (Universal Pictures via AP) The Cricket’s Daily 3: A ‘Furious’ global opening
    Here’s what’s being talked about in pop culture: • “The Fate of the Furious” opened on top, taking in $100.2 million domestically over the Easter week...
    Updated Apr 18 2017 09:19 am   |     |   Share
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    | Courtesy of A Perfect Circle  A Perfect Circle, a rock supergroup formed in 1999 by guitarist Billy Howerdel and Tool vocalist Maynard James Keenan, will perform with guest Prayers, April 15, 2017. Visit maverikcenter.com for information and smithstix.com. Plans for the weekend: A Perfect Circle at Maverik Center
    • Hip-hop icon DJ Quik performs tonight, outdoors at Liquid Joe’s, 1249 E. 3300 South, Salt Lake City. Show starts at 7 p.m. Tickets are $30, at Smith...
    Updated Apr 14 2017 01:18 pm   |     |   Share
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    This photo provided by Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment shows, Mark Hamill, from left, as Luke Skywalker, Carrie Fisher as Princess Leia Organa, and Harrison Ford as Hans Solo in the original 1977 ’Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope.’ The  four-day Star Wars Celebration kicked off Thursday, April 14, 2017 in Orlando, Fla., marking the 40-year anniversary of Lucas’ space saga. (Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment via AP) The Cricket’s Daily 3: Fans bid farewell to Carrie Fisher
    Here’s what’s being talked about in pop culture: • Fans at the 40th anniversary Star Wars Celebration in Orlando were left in tears by a moving tribut...
    Updated Apr 17 2017 08:54 am   |     |   Share
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    (Courtesy photo)   Daniel Smith, founder and frontman of the pop-rock band Bastille. Plans for tonight: Bastille storms into Orem
    • Indie-pop band Bastille performs at UCCU Center, 800 W. University Parkway, Orem. Opening: Mondo Cozmo. Show starts at 8. Tickets, from $35 to $42.5...
    Updated Apr 13 2017 12:30 pm   |     |   Share
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    General Delegate of the Cannes Film Festival Thierry Fremaux, left and Cannes Film Festival President Pierre Lescure attend a press conference for the presentation of the 70th Cannes film festival, in Paris, Thursday, April 13, 2017. A Civil War film by Sofia Coppola, a Ukrainian road movie and a film about AIDS activism are among 18 films competing for the top prizes at this year’s Cannes Film Festival, which organizers hope can help counter nationalist sentiment. (AP Photo/Francois Mori) The Cricket’s Daily 3: Excited about Cannes
    Here’s what’s being talked about in pop culture: • The line-up for the 70th Cannes Film Festival was announced this morning. Highlights include a prev...
    Updated Apr 14 2017 08:18 am   |     |   Share
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    (Courtesy Photo)    Erra performs Tuesday, Feb. 10, at the Murray Theater, with August Burns Red, Miss May I. Northlane and Fit For A King. Plans for tonight: Black Joe Lewis gets funky
    • Hardcore metal band Erra performs at In The Venue, 219 S. 600 West, Salt Lake City. Opening: Phinehas, Auras. Show starts at 6. Tickets are $15, at ...
    Updated Apr 12 2017 03:12 pm   |     |   Share
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    FILE - In this Oct. 1, 2015 file photo, Bill O’Reilly of the Fox News Channel program ’The O’Reilly Factor,’ poses for photos in New York. O’Reilly didn’t discuss harassment allegations detailed against over the weekend in his first show back at work, Monday, April 3, 2017.  A story on Sunday by The New York Times outlined how five women who said O’Reilly had either sexually harassed or verbally abused him had been paid a total of $13 million in settlements. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File) The Cricket’s Daily 3: Embattled Bill O. takes a vacation
    Here’s what’s being talked about in pop culture: • Fox News headliner Bill O’Reilly announced he is going on vacation — and told viewers this time off...
    Updated Apr 13 2017 09:34 am   |     |   Share
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    Singer-songwriter Anders Osborne joins JJ Grey, Marc Broussard and Luther Dickinson on the Southern Soul Assembly tour to share their brand of rock and blues in an in-the-round format on Thursday, Nov. 20, at The State Room in Salt Lake City. Brett Winter Lemon  |  Courtesy Plans for tonight: Digging into roots
    • One-man band Lincoln Durham — who crosses through alt-rock, Southern Gothic, revival punk, psycho blues and Americana — performs at The Loading Dock...
    Updated Apr 11 2017 02:09 pm   |     |   Share
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    FILE - In this Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2016, file photo, model Kendall Jenner has makeup applied backstage before the Michael Kors Spring 2017 collection is modeled during Fashion Week, in New York. Pepsi is not saying whether it will continue to run an ad, featuring Jenner, that is being widely criticized and mocked on social media for appearing to trivialize protests for social justice causes. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File) The Cricket’s Daily 3: Pepsi pulls its much-maligned ad
    Here’s what’s being talked about in pop culture: • That was fast: Pepsi has pulled its tone-deaf TV spot featuring model Kendall Jenner, one day after...
    Updated Apr 07 2017 08:31 am   |     |   Share
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    Plans for tonight: Foxygen, sold out
    • Reggae band Katchafire performs at Elevate, 149 W. 200 South, Salt Lake City. Opening: Inna Vision, Makisi. Show starts at 7. Tickets are $20, at Ti...
    Updated Apr 05 2017 01:15 pm   |     |   Share
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    Country singer Kellie Pickler — seen here arriving at the 52nd annual Academy of Country Music Awards at the T-Mobile Arena on Sunday, April 2, 2017, in Las Vegas — will perform at the Snow Park Amphitheater at Deer Valley on July 16, 2017, as part of the St. Regis Big Stars, Bright Nights Concert Series. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP) St. Regis series includes Etheridge, Pickler, Smash Mouth
    Fans of Deer Valley’s annual summer concert series will be treated to rock, pop, country and soul. Organizers for the Park City Institute on Tuesday e...
    Updated Apr 06 2017 01:11 pm   |     |   Share
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    This May 30, 2012 photo shows the Pepsi logo on a delivery truck in Springfield, Ill. PepsiCo reports earns Thursday April 23, 2015. (AP Photo/Seth Perlman) The Cricket’s Daily 3: Is Pepsi OK? Not really.
    Here’s what’s being talked about in pop culture: • The world was brought together in harmony on Tuesday, with everyone agreeing on one thing: That new...
    Updated Apr 06 2017 09:43 am   |     |   Share
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    | Courtesy of Colony House  S & S will present Tennessee alternative rock band Colony House with Knox Hamilton, April 4, 2017, at Kilby Court in Salt Lake City. Visit kilbycourt.com for information. Plans for tonight: Colony House, sold out
    • Pop-punk band Courage My Love performs at The Loading Dock, 445 S. 400 West, Salt Lake City. Opening: The Departure, Cinders. Show starts at 6:30. T...
    Updated Apr 04 2017 01:18 pm   |     |   Share
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    Anne Hathaway attends the premiere of ’Colossal’ at AMC Loews Lincoln Square on Tuesday, March, 28, 2017, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP) The Cricket’s Daily 3: Anne Hathaway is done with Hatha-hate
    Here’s what’s being talked about in pop culture: • Memo to entertainment journalists: You can stop asking Anne Hathaway whether she’s noticed that the...
    Updated Apr 05 2017 09:48 am   |     |   Share
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    Plans for tonight: Punk with The Garden
    • German thrash-metal band Kreator performs at The Complex, 536 W. 100 South, Salt Lake City. Opening: Deathblow, Bestial Karnage. Show starts at 6. T...
    Updated Apr 03 2017 12:30 pm   |     |   Share
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    Jason Aldean accepts the award for entertainer of the year at the 52nd annual Academy of Country Music Awards at the T-Mobile Arena on Sunday, April 2, 2017, in Las Vegas. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP) The Cricket’s Daily 3: ‘Boss Baby’ rules the box office
    Here’s what’s being talked about in pop culture: • The animated “The Boss Baby” overtook “Beauty and the Beast” to win the weekend box office, taking ...
    Updated Apr 04 2017 08:53 am   |     |   Share
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    | Courtesy Big Wild  The Urban Lounge in Salt Lake City will present Los Angeles electronic musician Big Wild with Electric Mantis, March 31, 2017. Visit theurbanloungeslc.com for information, tickets. Plans for the weekend: Ozomatli on April Fool’s Day
    • Food Network personality Alton Brown performs his live show, “Eat Your Science,” tonight at Abravanel Hall, 123 W. South Temple, Salt Lake City. Sho...
    Updated Apr 01 2017 12:31 pm   |     |   Share
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    U.S. director Joss Whedon waves during a press conference to promote his latest film ’Avengers: Age of Ultron’ in Seoul, South Korea, Friday, April 17, 2015. The movie will open on April 23 in South Korea. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon) The Cricket’s Daily 3: ‘Batgirl’ in the Whedonverse
    Here’s what’s being talked about in pop culture: • Joss Whedon, who directed two “Avengers” movies, is going to jump to the DC Comics universe to make...
    Updated Apr 03 2017 08:29 am   |     |   Share
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    (Courtesy photo)    Mayday Parade performs Wednesday, Nov. 4 at The Complex in Salt Lake City. Plans for tonight: Williams and Kottke bring the folk
    • R&B performer Sammy J performs at The Complex, 536 W. 100 South, Salt Lake City. Opening: Jordan T, Analea. Show starts at 6. Tickets are $25, at Sm...
    Updated Mar 30 2017 09:27 am   |     |   Share
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    Jordan Horowitz, producer of ’La La Land,’ shows the envelope revealing ’Moonlight’ as the true winner of best picture at the Oscars on Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. Presenter Warren Beatty looks on from right. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP) The Cricket’s Daily 3: That accounting firm will still count Oscar votes
    Here’s what’s being talked about in pop culture: • The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ board has decided to stick with accounting firm Pr...
    Updated Mar 31 2017 12:17 pm   |     |   Share