TiltShift, a film festival for teens, to launch in April
    Utah teens will soon have a film festival of their very own. The Utah Film Center, partnering with Spy Hop and SHIFT, is launching the first TiltShift...
    Updated Mar 05 2015 02:12 pm   |     |   Share
    Plans for tonight: Head for the Hills plays ‘newgrass’
    • Deathcore band Whitechapel performs at the Murray Theater, 4959 S. State St., Murray. Opening: The Glass House, Ten Plagues, Alumni, Cities of Desol...
    Updated Mar 05 2015 12:48 pm   |     |   Share
    FILE - This file image released by 20th Century Fox shows Ansel Elgort, left, and Shailene Woodley appear in a scene from The Cricket’s Daily 3: Nominees for MTV Movie Awards
    Here’s what is happening in pop culture: • “Guardians of the Galaxy,” “The Fault in Our Stars” and “Neighbors” lead the nominations for the MTV Movie ...
    Updated Mar 05 2015 01:59 pm   |     |   Share
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Joshua Radin, will be playing The Depot in Salt Lake City on March 4. Plans for tonight: Folk with Joshua Radin
    • Acoustic indie-rock group Kevin Devine & The Goddamn Band performs an early show at Kilby Court, 741 S. Kilby Court, Salt Lake City. Opening: Dads, ...
    Updated Mar 04 2015 12:06 pm   |     |   Share
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“Dies Irae,” a pavement artwork by Kurt Wenner created in Mantua, Italy, in 1984. Wenner will create a pavement work at the 2015 Utah Arts Festival, June 25-28 at Library Square. Pavement artist to create mind-twisting work at Utah Arts Festival
    This year’s Utah Arts Festival will be putting great art at your feet. The festival’s first announced major artist is internatioally renowned pavement...
    Updated Mar 05 2015 02:10 pm   |     |   Share
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Country-pop superstar Shania Twain will bring her “Rock This Country!” tour to EnergySolutions Arena on Saturday, August 15, 2015. Shania Twain to play EnergySolutions Arena, August 15
    The “Queen of Country Pop” is touring North America for the first time in 11 years this summer, including a stop in Salt Lake City. Shania Twain, one ...
    Updated Mar 04 2015 10:15 am   |     |   Share
    FILE - In this Dec. 3, 2014 file photo, Kanye Wests attend the premiere of The Cricket’s Daily 3: Kanye goes to London
    Here’s what is happening in pop culture: • Kanye West surprised a London club with an unannounced 1 a.m. concert, where he introduced some new music. ...
    Updated Mar 05 2015 07:24 am   |     |   Share
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Postfontaine.com will present Taking Back Sunday tonight at 6 p.m. at The Complex. Tickets are $27.50. Visit 24tix.com for information. Plans for tonight: Flyleaf and Adelitas Way, touring together
    • Alt-rock band Taking Back Sunday performs at The Complex, 536 W. 100 South, Salt Lake City. Opening: letlive., The Menzingers. Show starts at 6. Tic...
    Updated Mar 03 2015 01:33 pm   |     |   Share
    Utah crowd-funding: A musician’s ‘Open Book’
    This week’s Utah Crowd-Funding Project is a musician’s attempt to make his dream come true. Richard Tyler Epperson is a Salt Lake City singer-songwrit...
    Updated Mar 03 2015 01:33 pm   |     |   Share
    Artist creating ephemeral works in snow at Summit Powder Mountain
    Simon Beck is stomping around in the snow at Summit Powder Mountain, making art before the next snowstorm blows it away. Beck is a British artist whos...
    Updated Mar 03 2015 12:45 pm   |     |   Share
    Kelly Clarkson to play USANA Amphitheatre on August 8
    Kelly Clarkson is coming back to Utah. The chart-topping pop singer (and original “American Idol” winner) will bring her “2015 Piece By Piece Tour” to...
    Updated Mar 03 2015 12:19 pm   |     |   Share
    Jared Leto arrives at the Oscars on Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP) The Cricket’s Daily 3: Farewell to Jared Leto’s magnificent mane
    Here’s what is happening in pop culture: • The Internet mourned the untimely death of Jared Leto’s long hair, cut for his new role as The Joker in Dav...
    Updated Mar 04 2015 07:08 am   |     |   Share
    Plans for tonight: Fun for free
    • A free screening of Satoshi Kon’s 2006 Japanese animated fantasy “Paprika,” about a psychologist who enters his patient’s dreams, happens at the Tow...
    Updated Mar 02 2015 01:03 pm   |     |   Share
Young people try out one of the new TaleBlazer interactive games, launched Monday, March 2, at Red Butte Garden in Salt Lake City. Courtesy Red Butte Garden Red Butte Garden launches interactive games
    Red Butte Garden is trying to sneak some education past its young visitors, with a series of interactive games that take kids on science adventures th...
    Updated Mar 05 2015 03:51 pm   |     |   Share
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Julianne and Derek Hough are bringing back their Move Live On Tour show to the Maverik Center in West Valley City on July 31. Julianne & Derek Hough bring ‘Move’ tour back to Maverik Center, July 31
    Utah’s dancing-est siblings, Julianne Hough and Derek Hough, are bringing their “Move” show back to Utah. The sister/brother dance duo will take “Move...
    Updated Mar 03 2015 07:43 pm   |     |   Share
    FILE - Ina Thursday, July 3, 2014 file photo, Calgary Stampede Parade Marshal William Shatner speaks to the media about the upcoming event at a news conference in Calgary, Alberta. Shatner returns as the priceline.com Negotiator in a new ad campaign that launches Sunday, Feb. 1, 2015, with Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting again playing the travel pro's daughter. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Jeff McIntosh, File) The Cricket’s Daily 3: The fans hit the Shatner
    Here’s what is happening in pop culture: • William Shatner took to Twitter to defend himself from criticism that he missed his “Star Trek” co-star Leo...
    Updated Mar 03 2015 07:16 am   |     |   Share
    Members of the Nimoy in 1995: “I’ve had a great ride”
    Like any “Star Trek” fan, The Cricket shed a small tear this morning at the news that Leonard Nimoy — the man who embodied the half-Vulcan Mr. Spock f...
    Updated Feb 27 2015 02:30 pm   |     |   Share

Television personality Alton Brown brings his live show,  Plans for the weekend: Alton Brown cooks up a live show
    • Food Network personality Alton Brown brings his live show, “The Edible Inevitable Tour,” tonight to the Capitol Theatre, 50 W. 200 South, Salt Lake ...
    Updated Feb 27 2015 12:39 pm   |     |   Share
Never Shout Never will be on tour with guests Hayley Kiyoko and Me Like Bees, Feb. 24, 2015, in The Venue in Salt Lake City. Visit smithstix.com for information. Courtesy Never Shout Never Plans for tonight: Never Shout Never rocks
    • Indie-rock band Never Shout Never performs at In The Venue, 219 S. 600 West, Salt Lake City. Opening: Hayley Kiyoko, Me Like Bees. Show starts at 6....
    Updated Feb 24 2015 02:00 pm   |     |   Share
    Utah crowd-funding: Light steppers
    This week’s Utah Crowd-Funding Project is for people who want to be light on their feet. Or have lights on their feets. Growing up in the Philippines,...
    Updated Mar 03 2015 12:46 pm   |     |   Share
    FILE--In this Oct. 5, 2014 file photo, Ben Woolf arrives at the premiere screening of The Cricket’s Daily 3: Your new dancing ‘Stars’
    Here’s what is happening in pop culture: • Your celebrity competitors on season 20 of “Dancing in the Stars” include pop icon Patti LaBelle, “Hunger G...
    Updated Feb 27 2015 12:31 pm   |     |   Share
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Premier jazz singer Stacey Kent performs a night of bossa nova in a JazzSLC concert Monday, Feb. 23, at the Capitol Theatre in Salt Lake City. Plans for tonight: Jazz with Stacey Kent
    • The Utah Jazz play host to the San Antonio Spurs at EnergySolutions Arena, 301 W. South Temple, Salt Lake City. Game starts at 7 p.m. Tickets, from ...
    Updated Feb 23 2015 01:24 pm   |     |   Share
    FILE - In this Sept. 17, 2014 photo, British soul singer Sam Smith poses for a portrait in New York. Smith had a breakthrough year with his debut, U.K. singer Sam Smith will play Maverik Center, Aug. 5
    Fresh off of winning four Grammys, British pop singer Sam Smith is hitting the road for a North American summer tour that includes a stop in Utah. Smi...
    Updated Feb 24 2015 06:48 pm   |     |   Share
    In this image released by Universal Pictures and Focus Features, Dakota Johnson, left, and Jamie Dornan appear in a scene from The Cricket’s Daily 3: Audiences give ‘Grey’ a spanking
    Besides last night’s Oscars, here’s what is happening in pop culture: • “Fifty Shades of Grey” was tops at the box office for the second week in a row...
    Updated Feb 24 2015 08:34 am   |     |   Share
    This image released by Sony Pictures Classics shows J.K. Simmons , left, and Miles Teller in a scene from Oscar 2015 predictions, part 4: The majors
    Time for the big finish — the fourth and final part of The Cricket’s predictions for the 87th Academy Awards, covering the major categories. On Tuesda...
    Updated Feb 20 2015 01:57 pm   |     |   Share
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A scene from Oscar 2015 predictions, part 3: Specialty
    Welcome to the third part of The Cricket’s predictions for the 87th Academy Awards. Today it’s the specialty categories — covering animation, document...
    Updated Feb 19 2015 09:39 am   |     |   Share
    In this image released by Fox Searchlight Pictures, Michael Keaton portrays Riggan in a scene from Oscar 2015 predictions, part 2: Crafts
    Part II of The Cricket’s predictions for the 87th Academy Awards brings us to the craft categories. On Tuesday, The Cricket tackled the technical cate...
    Updated Feb 18 2015 11:11 am   |     |   Share
    In Richard Linklater's new movie Oscar 2015 predictions, part 1: Technical
    Time once again for The Cricket to put his prognosticating talents to the test, by predicting the winners to the 87th Academy Awards. Today, it’s the ...
    Updated Feb 17 2015 09:57 am   |     |   Share
    Ballet West reprises the timeless classic Plans for the weekend: Dive into ‘Swan Lake’
    • Ballet West’s production of Tchaikovsky’s “Swan Lake” debuts tonight at the Capitol Theatre, 50 W. 200 South, Salt Lake City. Tonight’s show starts ...
    Updated Feb 23 2015 12:44 pm   |     |   Share
    Brad Paisley in USANA Amphitheatre, Sept. 19
    Country star Brad Paisley’s next tour will be coming through Utah. The three-time Grammy winner will be bringing his “Crushin’ It World Tour” to the U...
    Updated Feb 06 2015 12:00 pm   |     |   Share