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Los Angeles band Particle plays Tuesday, April 8, at the State Room in Salt Lake City. Plans for tonight: Tig Notaro, sold out
    • The Jordan World Circus brings its show to UCCU Center, 800 W. University Parkway, Orem. Show starts at 7 (and repeats Wednesday at 4 and 7:30 p.m.)...
    Updated Jan 27 2015 07:48 am   |     |   Share
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    The Cricket’s Daily 3: Band to GOP governor: ‘We literally hate you!!!’
    Here’s what is happening in pop culture: • The Celtic-rock band Dropkick Murphys have told Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, a potential GOP presidential c...
    Updated Jan 27 2015 07:48 am   |     |   Share
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    Plans for tonight: Ukuleles fill the air
    • The Utah Jazz play host to the Boston Celtics at EnergySolutions Arena, 301 W. South Temple, Salt Lake City. Game starts at 7 p.m. Tickets, from $16...
    Updated Jan 26 2015 08:27 am   |     |   Share
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    Michael Keaton arrives at the 21st annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at the Shrine Auditorium on Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP) The Cricket’s Daily 3: ‘Birdman’ flying high
    Here’s what is happening in pop culture: • “Birdman” won Best Cast at last night’s Screen Actors Guild Awards, the guild’s equivalent to Best Picture ...
    Updated Jan 27 2015 07:30 am   |     |   Share
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Guster will tour in support of their upcoming release Plans for the weekend: Guster blows in
    • By the Thousands and Superior co-headline a night of metal, tonight at The Loading Dock, 445 S. 400 West, Salt Lake City. Opening: Thalgora, Dethron...
    Updated Jan 23 2015 08:09 am   |     |   Share
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    This photo released by Universal Pictures shows Jennifer Lopez as Claire Peterson in a scene from the film, Friday movie roundup: January stinks
    Good thing The Cricket is up in Park City for the 2015 Sundance Film Festival — because the movies opening in mainstream theaters this weekend are pre...
    Updated Jan 23 2015 08:09 am   |     |   Share
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    FILE - In this Monday, July 26, 2010, file photo, DreamWorks offices are shown in Redwood City, Calif. Shares of DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc. are soaring in premarket trading, Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014, following a media report that toy company Hasbro is in discussions to buy the studio. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma, File) The Cricket’s Daily 3: DreamWorks cutting back
    Here’s what is happening in pop culture: • DreamWorks Animation will cut back to two movies a year, which will mean losing 500 jobs company-wide. [Ent...
    Updated Jan 26 2015 08:10 am   |     |   Share
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    This photo provided by Columbia Pictures - Sony shows, from left, Diana Bang, as Sook, Seth Rogen, as Aaron, and James Franco, as Dave, in Columbia Pictures' The Cricket’s Daily 3: Scotty! More power!
    Here’s what is happening in pop culture: • Simon Pegg isn’t just playing Scotty in the next “Star Trek” movie — he’s reportedly helping write it. [Ent...
    Updated Jan 23 2015 07:38 am   |     |   Share
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    Mitt Romney, the former Republican presidential nominee, left, greets people after speaking during the Republican National Committee's winter meeting aboard the USS Midway Museum Friday, Jan. 16, 2015, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull) Plans for tonight: Romney on the economy
    • Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney headlines “A Night With Mitt Romney: Learning to Navigate Today’s Economy” at Abravanel Hall, 123 W. South Tem...
    Updated Jan 21 2015 11:42 am   |     |   Share
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    Country star Luke Bryan playing USANA, Aug. 26-27
    Country star Luke Bryan is going big on his summer tour — including a double shot in Utah. The current CMA Entertainer of the Year announced his “Kick...
    Updated Jan 21 2015 11:39 am   |     |   Share
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    FILE - In this Sept. 30, 2014 file photo, Justin Bieber leaves an event in Paris. Comedy Central said Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015, that Bieber will be roasted at a taping in Los Angeles. An air date was not announced. James Franco was the subject of the last Comedy Central roast. (AP Photo/Zacharie Scheurer, FIle) The Cricket’s Daily 3: Sharpening knives for the Bieb
    Here’s what is happening in pop culture: • Justin Bieber will be the honoree of Comedy Central’s next roast — because the fish are so big and the barr...
    Updated Jan 22 2015 06:57 am   |     |   Share
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Greta Lambert  and Seth Andrew Bridges in character, at the Chapman Library, from Pioneer Theatre Company's production of the 1959-era play, Plans for tonight: If humans could fly...
    • Author Matt Higgins reads from and signs copies of his book, “Bird Dream: Adventures at the Extremes of Human Flight,” at The King’s English Booksto...
    Updated Jan 20 2015 01:21 pm   |     |   Share
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    Utah crowd-funding: V-Day at the U.
    This week’s Utah Crowd-Funding Project is trying to get a dialogue started at the University of Utah, using a famous set of monologues. Student/actres...
    Updated Jan 20 2015 01:21 pm   |     |   Share
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Motley Crue’s “Final Tour” isn’t over yet — and it’s coming back around to Utah again, on July 29 at USANA Amphitheatre in West Valley City. Motley Crue’s ‘Final Tour’ back July 29, at EnergySolutions Arena; tickets on sale Saturday
    Motley Crue’s “Final Tour” isn’t over yet — and it’s coming back around to Utah again. The hair-metal quartet, which played USANA Amphitheatre last Au...
    Updated Jan 20 2015 07:23 pm   |     |   Share
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Joe Trohman plays guitar for Fall Out Boy, at the UCCU Center in Orem, Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014. Fall Out Boy and Wiz Khalifa co-headline ‘Zummer’ tour, July 30 at USANA
    Power-pop will meet hip-hop in USANA Amphitheatre on July 30. Chart-topping band Fall Out Boy and rap star Wiz Khalifa are co-headlining “The Boys of ...
    Updated Jan 21 2015 11:30 am   |     |   Share
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    In this image released by Warner Bros. Pictures, Bradley Cooper appears in a scene from The Cricket’s Daily 3: A record for ‘American Sniper’
    Here’s what is happening in pop culture: • Clint Eastwood’s Iraq War drama “American Sniper” made $105 million over the four-day Martin Luther King Jr...
    Updated Jan 21 2015 07:07 am   |     |   Share
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    Salt Lake City jamband Mokie will perform Jan. 16, 2015, at The State Room in Salt Lake City. Visit www.thestateroom.com for information. Must be 21. Courtesy Mokie Plans for the weekend: Second City in Salt Lake City
    • The Utah Jazz play host to the Los Angeles Lakers, tonight at EnergySolutions Arena, 301 W. South Temple, Salt Lake City. Game starts at 7 p.m. Tick...
    Updated Jan 18 2015 10:09 am   |     |   Share
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Train lead singer, Pat Monahan, takes a selfie with fans, during their free concert outside EnergySolutions Arena, Saturday, July 26, 2014 Train rolls into USANA Amphitheater, July 19
    Train is coming back to Utah this summer. The chart-topping San Francisco pop-rock band is mounting a huge summer tour, which starts May 21 in Sacrame...
    Updated Jan 16 2015 09:42 am   |     |   Share
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    FILE - This Saturday, Jan. 10, 2015 file photo shows, Wes Anderson at the 40th Annual Los Angeles Film Critics Associations Awards at InterContinental Los Angeles, Century City, in Los Angeles. Richard Linklater’s 12-year commitment to the coming-of-age tale “Boyhood” has continued to pay off with a coveted nomination from the Directors Guild of America—his first—, the organization announced Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2015. Also nominated for their outstanding achievement in directing were first-time nominee Anderson for the whimsical “Grand Budapest Hotel,” and Alejandro González Inarritu for his dark show business comedy “Birdman,” Morten Tyldum for his Alan Turing biopic “The Imitation Game,” and Clint Eastwood for his fact-based wartime drama “American Sniper.”  (Photo by J. Emilio Flores/Invision/AP, File) The Cricket’s Daily 3: The DGA picks a few good men
    Here’s what is happening in pop culture: • The Directors Guild of America picked its nominees for its big awards. For movies, the guild nominated Wes ...
    Updated Jan 15 2015 08:21 am   |     |   Share
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    A scene from Plans for tonight: Digging up ‘Dinosaur 13’
    • The Utah Jazz play host to the Golden State Warriors at EnergySolutions Arena, 301 W. South Temple, Salt Lake City. Game starts at 7. Tickets, from ...
    Updated Jan 13 2015 12:51 pm   |     |   Share
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    Utah crowd-funding: Winning team
    This week’s Utah Crowd-Funding Project aims to take a 2015 Sundance Film Festival movie, made by Utah filmmakers about Utah subjects, to the people ev...
    Updated Jan 20 2015 12:54 pm   |     |   Share
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    Ava DuVernay poses at the Palm Springs International Film Festival opening night screening of SELMA at Palm Springs High School on Friday, Jan. 2, 2015, in Palm Springs, Calif. (Photo by Rob Latour/Invision/AP) The Cricket’s Daily 3: Hollywood’s gender gap widens a bit
    Here’s what is happening in pop culture: • Only 7 percent of the top-grossing Hollywood movies are directed by women — a number down slightly from 199...
    Updated Jan 14 2015 07:28 am   |     |   Share
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Nika Roza Danilova, performs as Zola Jesus Plans for tonight: Zola Jesus rising
    • Pioneer Theatre Company’s production of Kenneth Jones’ “Alabama Story” continues tonight at Pioneer Memorial Theatre, 300 S. 1400 East, University o...
    Updated Jan 12 2015 12:57 pm   |     |   Share
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    Patricia Arquette, from left, Lorelei Linklater, Richard Linklater, Ellar Coltrane and Ethan Hawke pose in the press room with the award for best motion picture - drama for “Boyhood” at the 72nd annual Golden Globe Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Sunday, Jan. 11, 2015, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP) The Cricket’s Daily 3: ‘Boyhood’ and ‘Budapest’ win at Golden Globes
    Here’s what is happening in pop culture: • The Golden Globes were handed out last night, with “Boyhood” and “The Grand Budapest Hotel” winning top hon...
    Updated Jan 13 2015 07:21 am   |     |   Share
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    FILE - In this Sept. 20, 2014 photo, Nico and Vinz arrive at the iHeartRadio Music Festival, at The MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. If you’re tired of hearing Nico & Vinz’s worldwide hit “Am I Wrong,” the Norwegian duo knows just how you feel. The 23-year-old musicians from the Oslo suburbs first released the optimistic, ambition-focused song in April 2013. It hit No. 4 on the Billboard Hot 100, sold 2 million tracks and led to plum concert gigs and international fame.  (Photo by Andrew Estey/Invision/AP, File) Plans for the weekend: Rolling with the Mother Hips
    • Country-rap duo Moonshine Bandits performs tonight at The Westerner, 3360 S. Redwood Road, Salt Lake City. Opening: Big B, Demun Jones. Show starts ...
    Updated Jan 10 2015 09:52 pm   |     |   Share
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    This photo released by Paramount Pictures shows, David Oyelowo, center, as Martin Luther King, Jr. and Carmen Ejogo, right, as Coretta Scott King in the film, Friday movie roundup: March to ‘Selma’
    The best movie of 2014 has finally arrived in Utah. “Selma” is a compelling, thoughtful and dynamic movie, a slice of American history that feels as f...
    Updated Jan 09 2015 10:30 am   |     |   Share
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    British comedian and actor Stephen Fry poses for photographs with a BAFTA (British Academy of Film and Television Arts) statuette during a photocall to mark the announcement of the BAFTA award nominations in London, Friday, Jan. 9, 2015. Fry will be the host of the ceremony on Feb. 8 at the Royal Opera House in London and announced the nominations Friday with British actor Sam Claflin. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham) The Cricket’s Daily 3: BAFTAs batty for ‘Budapest’
    Here’s what is happening in pop culture: • The BAFTA nominations are out, and “The Grand Budapest Hotel” leads with 11 nods. It’s up for Best Film alo...
    Updated Jan 12 2015 08:10 am   |     |   Share
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    Plans for tonight: Local ska at Kilby Court
    • “Walking With Dinosaurs: The Arena Spectacular” fills EnergySolutions Arena, 301 W. South Temple, Salt Lake City. Show starts at 7 (and repeats thro...
    Updated Jan 08 2015 11:39 am   |     |   Share
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    Singer Bob Seger poses for a portrait in a  Capitol Records studio on Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP) Bob Seger bringing ‘Old Time Rock and Roll’ to EnergySolutions Arena, March 13
    Get ready to show off your night moves, because Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band are coming to Salt Lake City. The growling rocker will perform Fr...
    Updated Jan 15 2015 03:30 pm   |     |   Share
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    Patricia Arquette, right, presents Matt Bomer with the award for favorite cable TV actor at the People's Choice Awards at the Nokia Theatre on Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2015, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP) The Cricket’s Daily 3: The people chose what?
    Here’s what is happening in pop culture: • “Maleficent” was named best movie at the People’s Choice Awards — but, then, Adam Sandler won an award, so ...
    Updated Jan 09 2015 07:29 am   |     |   Share