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    | Courtesy Florida Georgia Line  Nitto will present country duo Florida Georgia Line and its Dig Your Roots Tour with special guests Cole Swindell, The Cadillac Three and Kane Brown, July 29, 2016, at the USANA Amphitheater in West Valley. Visit usana-amp.com for information or smithstix.com for tickets. Plans for the weekend: Getting Warped
    • Canadian rock band Thousand Foot Krutch performs tonight at The Royal, 4760 S. 900 East, Salt Lake City. Opening: Adelitas Way, Smashing Satellites,...
    Updated Jul 29 2016 01:12 pm   |     |   Share
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    Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton waves to supporters as she walks on stage before her speech during the final day of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia , Thursday, July 28, 2016. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill) The Cricket’s Daily 3: Hillary quotes ‘Hamilton’ and Lil Wayne
    Here’s what’s happening today in pop culture — and it’s all tied to the just-concluded Democratic National Convention: • Hillary Clinton, or her write...
    Updated Jul 29 2016 10:00 am   |     |   Share
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    | Courtesy The Acacia Strain  Massachusetts metalcore band The Acacia Strain and guests Oceano, Knocked Loose, Culture Killer and To The Wind will perform July 28, 2016, at In The Venue in Salt Lake City. Visit smithstix.com for tickets, information. Plans for tonight: Willie Nelson, sold out
    • Metal-rock band Like a Storm and all-female metal band OTEP co-headline at The Complex, 536 W. 100 South, Salt Lake City. Opening: Righteous Vendett...
    Updated Jul 28 2016 11:45 am   |     |   Share
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    Comedian Stephen Colbert clowns around on the stage at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Sunday, July 17, 2016. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) The Cricket’s Daily 3: Will the real ‘Stephen Colbert’ please stand up?
    Here’s what’s happening today in pop culture (besides President Obama’s speech last night at the DNC): • Stephen Colbert is trying to get around compl...
    Updated Jul 29 2016 09:47 am   |     |   Share
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    | Courtesy of Karl Walter  Psychedelic-progressive rock performers Les Claypool and Sean Lennon will perform July 27, 2016, at The Depot in Salt Lake City. Must be 21 or older to attend. Visit depotslc.com for information and smithstix.com for tickets. Plans for tonight: Delirious with Claypool & Lennon
    • Metalcore band Silent Planet performs at Loading Dock, 445 S. 400 West, Salt Lake City. Opening: Phinehas, Adashore, Aether, Hylian. Show starts at ...
    Updated Jul 27 2016 02:15 pm   |     |   Share
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    FILE - In this Feb. 24, 2016 file photo shows Adele onstage at the Brit Awards 2016 at the 02 Arena in London. Adele and Beyonce are the top nominees at the MTV Video Music Awards, where their music videos will compete against Kanye West’s controversial “Famous” for video of the year. The VMAs will air live Aug. 28 from New York’s Madison Square Garden. (Photo by Joel Ryan/Invision/AP, File) The Cricket’s Daily 3: Beyoncé and Adele set to dominate VMAs
    Here’s what’s happening today in pop culture: • Beyoncé and Adele are the top draws for nominations for this year’s MTV Video Music Awards. Vying for ...
    Updated Jul 28 2016 07:26 am   |     |   Share
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     Weezer will perform at Usana Amphitheatre, July 26, 2016. Sean Murphy  |  courtesy Plans for tonight: Weezer meets Panic! at the Disco
    • Alaska punk-rock band Noise Brigade performs at The Loading Dock, 445 S. 400 West, Salt Lake City. Opening: Wired for Havoc, Vitae, No Robot. Show s...
    Updated Jul 26 2016 12:42 pm   |     |   Share
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    FILE - In an April 4, 2004 file photo, co-authors Tim Lahaye, left, and Jerry B. Jenkins sign copies of their newest book Glorious Appearing in Bossier City, La. LaHaye, the author of the multimillion best-selling ``Left Behind’’ novels about the return of Jesus and the rapture, died Monday, July 25, 2016, in San Diego days after suffering a stroke, according to his publicist. He was 90 years old. (Shane Bevel/The ( Shreveport ) Times via AP, File) The Cricket’s Daily 3: Jon Stewart takes on Trump
    Here’s what’s happening today in pop culture: • Beyonce and Rihanna have a message for their fans: No playing “Pokemon Go” at their concerts. [The Huf...
    Updated Jul 27 2016 07:26 am   |     |   Share
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    | Courtesy Hail the Sun  SOMA will present Hail the Sun with guests The Ongoing Concept, Brent Walsh, Eidola, and Valerian on Friday, February 20th, 2015. Visit 24tix.com for more information.  Plans for the weekend: Pioneer Day weekend
    • Kilby Court marks its 17th anniversary, tonight at Kilby Court, 741 S. Kilby Court (330 West), Salt Lake City. On the bill: Cinders, Giants in the O...
    Updated Jul 22 2016 03:08 pm   |     |   Share
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    This image released by Lionsgate shows Ansel Elgort, left, and Shailene Woodley in a scene from ’The Divergent Series: Allegiant.’ (Murray Close/Lionsgate via AP) The Cricket’s Daily 3: Jon Stewart takes on Trump
    Here’s what’s happening today in pop culture: • Jon Stewart popped into Stephen Colbert’s desk last night, deftly analyzing Donald Trump’s scary accep...
    Updated Jul 26 2016 08:42 am   |     |   Share
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    |  Courtesy  The 2016 Twilight Concert Series opens July 21 with headliner Australian electronica musician Chet Faker and opener Kaytranada. Plans for tonight: Chet Faker kicks off Twilight summer
    • Former “American Idol” contestant James Durbin performs at The Loading Dock, 445 S. 400 West, Salt Lake City. Opening: Nova, Harold Henry, Brandon B...
    Updated Jul 21 2016 12:18 pm   |     |   Share
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    Kate McKinnon, a cast member in the upcoming film ’Ghostbusters,’ poses backstage during the Sony Pictures Entertainment presentation at CinemaCon 2016, the official convention of the National Association of Theatre Owners (NATO), at Caesars Palace on Tuesday, April 12, 2016, in Las Vegas. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP) The Cricket’s Daily 3: Getting ‘Ginsburned’ in Cleveland
    Here’s what’s happening today in pop culture: • Kate McKinnon, riding high from her star-making turn in “Ghostbusters,” trotted out her Ruth Bader Gin...
    Updated Jul 22 2016 09:54 am   |     |   Share
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    FILE - In this April 10, 2016 file photo, Garry Marshall arrives at the 2016 TV Land Icon Awards at Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, Calif. Writer-director Marshall, whose TV hits included ’Happy Days” ’Laverne & Shirley’ and box-office successes included ’Pretty Woman’ and ’Runaway Bride,’ has died at age 81. Publicist Michelle Bega says Marshall died Tuesday, July 19, 2016, in at a hospital in Burbank, Calif., of complications from pneumonia after having a stroke. (Photo by Rich Fury/Invision/AP, File) The Cricket’s Daily 3: Farewell to Garry Marshall
    Here’s what’s happening today in pop culture: • Legendary TV producer, movie director and comedy writer Garry Marshall has died at the age of 81. Mars...
    Updated Jul 21 2016 07:11 am   |     |   Share
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    Plans for tonight: The Lido Shuffle is back
    • Legendary rock/soul singer-guitarist Boz Scaggs performs at Red Butte Garden, 300 Wakara Way, Salt Lake City. Opening: Jeff LeBlanc. Show starst at ...
    Updated Jul 19 2016 03:51 pm   |     |   Share
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    Paul Feig, bottom, writer-director of the upcoming film ’Ghostbusters,’ poses with cast members, Kate McKinnon, from left, Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig and Leslie Jones backstage during the Sony Pictures Entertainment presentation at CinemaCon 2016, the official convention of the National Association of Theatre Owners (NATO), at Caesars Palace on Tuesday, April 12, 2016, in Las Vegas. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP) The Cricket’s Daily 3: Leslie Jones vs. Twitter haters
    Here’s what’s happening today in pop culture: • “Ghostbusters” star Leslie Jones faced a barrage of racist taunts on Twitter, and very little support ...
    Updated Jul 20 2016 08:38 am   |     |   Share
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    Plans for tonight: Jon Bellion, sold out
    • Spy Hop’s annual Heatwave Festival, featuring musical acts from the nonprofit group’s Loud & Clear Audio programs, happens at Red Butte Garden, 300 ...
    Updated Jul 18 2016 01:57 pm   |     |   Share
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    Kanye West, left, and Kim Kardashian arrive at the MTV Video Music Awards at the Microsoft Theater on Sunday, Aug. 30, 2015, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP) The Cricket’s Daily 3: Kimye vs. T-Swift got really real
    Here’s what’s happening today in pop culture: • The internet exploded Sunday night when Kim Kardashian West posted a recording of her husband, rapper ...
    Updated Jul 19 2016 08:37 am   |     |   Share
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    (Courtesy photo)    Witney Carson and Lindsay Arnold Plans for the weekend: Twenty One Pilots, Piano Guys, Matthew Morrison, etc.
    • The 13th annual Damn These Heels LGBT Film Festival runs tonight through Sunday at the Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center, 138 W. 300 South, Salt La...
    Updated Jul 18 2016 01:18 pm   |     |   Share
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    Justin Theroux, left, and Jennifer Aniston arrive 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: Aniston not pregnant, but ‘fed up’
    Here’s what’s happening today in pop culture: • Jennifer Aniston has called out the tabloid press for the constant speculation about whether or not sh...
    Updated Jul 14 2016 07:14 am   |     |   Share
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    FILE - In this April 19, 2016 file photo, Pitbull appears at the eMerge Americas technology event in Miami Beach, Fla. Pitbull will be honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on July 15. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee, File) Plans for tonight: Pitbull brings the party
    • Party-rap superstar Pitbull performs at Usana Amphitheatre, 5125 S. 6400 West, West Valley City. Opening: Prince Royce, Farruko. Show starts at 7. T...
    Updated Jul 12 2016 12:51 pm   |     |   Share
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    Queen Latifah attends the arrivals at VH1’s Hip Hop Honors at David Geffen Hall at Lincoln Center on Monday, July 11, 2016, in New York. (Photo by Brad Barket/Invision/AP) The Cricket’s Daily 3: Queen Latifah speaks out on racism
    Here’s what’s happening today in pop culture: • Queen Latifah spoke out at last night’s “VH1 Hip Hop Honors,” noting that “racism is still alive and k...
    Updated Jul 13 2016 08:50 am   |     |   Share
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    Plans for tonight: Alice in Chains rolls on
    • Metal band They Will Fall performs at The Loading Dock, 445 S. 400 West, Salt Lake City. Opening: Mothersound. Show starts at 6:30. Tickets are $12,...
    Updated Jul 11 2016 03:39 pm   |     |   Share
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    FILE - In this Saturday, May 25, 2013 file photo, lead guitarist Joe Perry, of American rock band Aerosmith, performs in Singapore during the inaugural Social Star Awards concert. Aerosmith co-founder and guitarist Perry has been taken to a hospital after he was forced to leave the stage while performing in New York City. Perry became ill on Sunday. July 11, 2016, while performing with Johnny Depp and Alice Cooper in his side band, the Hollywood Vampires, at Ford Amphitheater at the Coney Island boardwalk in Brooklyn. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E, File) The Cricket’s Daily 3: ‘Pets’ proves popular
    Here’s what’s happening in pop culture: • In a victory for mediocrity, the animated movie “The Secret Life of Pets” took in $103.2 million at the dome...
    Updated Jul 11 2016 09:08 am   |     |   Share
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    | Courtesy Cage the Elephant  Kentucky garage pop-rock band, Cage the Elephant, will perform at The Complex in Salt Lake City, July 8, 2016,. Visit thecomplexslc.com/event-1154.htm for information and smithstix.com for tickets. Plans for the weekend: case/lang/veirs, B-52s, G-Eazy & Logic, etc.
    • Alt-rock band Cage the Elephant performs tonight at The Complex, 536 W. 100 South, Salt Lake City. Opening: Brogan Kelby, The Schizophrenics. Show s...
    Updated Jul 08 2016 03:23 pm   |     |   Share
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    In this Sept. 25, 2015 image taken from video, Trevor Noah appears on the set of his new show, ’The Daily Show with Trevor Noah,’ in New York. Noah takes over for Jon Stewart on Monday. (AP Photo) The Cricket’s Daily 3: Noah: ‘You can be pro-cop and pro-black’
    Here’s what’s happening in pop culture: • In a segment taped before the ambush of police officers in Dallas, “The Daily Show’s” Trevor Noah made a ple...
    Updated Jul 11 2016 08:32 am   |     |   Share
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    Plans for tonight: Something weird with puppets
    • Comedian/musician David Liebe Hart, best known for his work on Adult Swim’s “Tim & Eric Awesome Show, Great Job!”, presents his multimedia spectactu...
    Updated Jul 07 2016 01:12 pm   |     |   Share
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    Olivia Cooke (left) and Thomas Mann portray Rachel and Greg, who become friends in the comedy-drama ’Me and Earl and the Dying Girl.’ Courtesy Fox Searchlight Pictures Sundance taking Film Forward program to Cuba
    Another sign of the thawing relations between the United States and Cuba: The Sundance Institute is taking films and filmmakers to the island nation n...
    Updated Jul 08 2016 03:06 pm   |     |   Share
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    FILE - In this Feb. 15, 2016 file photo, Seattle Seahawks football player Russell Wilson, left, and singer Ciara arrive at the 58th annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles. The couple were married Wednesday, July 6, 2016, at Peckforton Castle in Cheshire, England. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File) The Cricket’s Daily 3: Sexual harassment at Fox News?
    Here’s what’s happening in pop culture: • Fox News’s parent company will conduct an internal investigation of CEO Roger Ailes and “Fox & Friends” anch...
    Updated Jul 08 2016 08:08 am   |     |   Share
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    This image provided by courtesy of the Sundance Institute shows, Markees Christmas, in a scene from the film, ’Morris From America,’ directed by Chad Hartigan. The film is included in the U.S. Dramatic Competition at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival, which runs Jan. 21-31. (Sean McElwee/Sundance Institute via AP) Six Park City hits will debut in L.A. at Sundance’s Next Fest
    Six titles that made big splashes at this year’s Sundance Film Festival will make their Hollywood debuts — at the Sundance Institute’s Next Fest, Augu...
    Updated Jul 07 2016 12:55 pm   |     |   Share
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    | Courtesy of Pity Sex  S & S will present Michigan punk rock band Pity Sex with PWR BTTM, and Petal, July 6, 2016, at Kilby Court in Salt Lake City. Visit kilbycourt.com for information. Plans for tonight: Double shot of punk
    • Metalcore/post-hardcore rock band Vesuvius performs at The Loading Dock, 445 S. 400 West, Salt Lake City. Opening: Curses, Change Is, No Company, Oa...
    Updated Jul 06 2016 03:21 pm   |     |   Share