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The Unblackened Tour will feature hard rock legends Black Label Society, with frontman guitar icon Zakk Wylde, at 8 p.m.  April 17, 2015 at The Depot. WINO will open the show. Advance tickets are $29.50. Visit depotslc.com or smithstix.com for information. Courtesy Black Label Society Plans for the weekend: Preparing for 4/20
    • Pop-punk band The Maine performs tonight at The Complex, 536 W. 100 South, Salt Lake City. Opening: Real Friends, Knuckle Puck, The Technicolors. Sh...
    Updated Apr 17 2015 01:03 pm   |     |   Share
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Paintings by Darrell Thomas, left, and Jimmi Toro, right, at the Park City Arts Festival, Saturday August 2, 2014. Utah Arts Festival selling four-day passes at discount for one week
    It’s more than two months until the Utah Arts Festival fills up Library Square — but buying your tickets now will save you some money. The festival is...
    Updated Apr 17 2015 12:06 pm   |     |   Share
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    In this image released by Universal Pictures shows Shelley Henning appears in a scene from Friday movie roundup: Three out of ten
    With 10 new movies opening this weekend, every moviegoer should find something that appeals to them. Or not. Four of the new movies weren’t screened f...
    Updated Apr 17 2015 08:06 am   |     |   Share
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    This image released by Lucasfilm shows a scene from The Cricket’s Daily 3: Internet goes nuts over ‘Star Wars’ trailer
    Here’s what is happening in pop culture: • “Star Wars” trailer! “Star Wars” trailer! “Star Wars” trailer! [Entertainment Weekly] • Ryan Gosling might ...
    Updated Apr 17 2015 01:46 pm   |     |   Share
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    Cannes Film festival President Pierre Lescure, right, and festival director Thierry Fremaux, pose in front of the Cannes International Film Festival poster for the upcoming 68th edition featuring Swedish actress Ingrid Bergman, at the end of a press conference, in Paris, France, Thursday, April 16, 2015. World cinema heavyweights including China's Jia Zhangke, Italy's Paolo Sorrentino and the United States' Gus Van Sant will compete for prizes at next month's Cannes Film Festival. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus) The Cricket’s Daily 3: Who’s going to Cannes?
    Here’s what is happening in pop culture: • The lineup for the 68th annual Cannes Film Festival is out, with competition titles from Gus Van Sant and T...
    Updated Apr 17 2015 07:17 am   |     |   Share
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    Plans for tonight: Godard, in 3-D
    • A screening of Jean-Luc Godard’s award-winning 2014 film “Goodbye to Language 3D” will take place at the Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center, 138 W. ...
    Updated Apr 15 2015 12:21 pm   |     |   Share
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Former Utah Gov. Norm Bangerter When Norm Bangerter put in his own cabinet - in the kitchen
    Reminiscences of former Utah Gov. Norm Bangerter, who died Tuesday at the age of 82, reflect on his humility, his political courage, and his honesty. ...
    Updated Apr 15 2015 11:01 am   |     |   Share
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    FILE - In this Oct. 28, 2008 file photo, Percy Sledge kneels as he performs The Cricket’s Daily 3: Not many LGBT characters in movies
    Here’s what is happening in pop culture: • Only 17.5 percent of the major movies released last year — 20 out of 114 — featured an LGBT character, acco...
    Updated Apr 16 2015 07:27 am   |     |   Share
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    Plans for tonight: Tigers Jaw opens up
    • Artist Ruby Chacón will talk about art and the Latino experience at an event in the ART Building, room 158, on the University of Utah campus, Salt L...
    Updated Apr 14 2015 01:09 pm   |     |   Share
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    Sundance’s third Next Fest set for Aug. 7-9 in L.A.
    The Sundance Institute’s Los Angeles summer event, Next Fest, will be back for a third year. Next Fest will take over The Theatre at Ace Hotel in down...
    Updated Apr 14 2015 12:39 pm   |     |   Share
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    Utah crowd-funding: ‘I dreamed I saw Joe Hill last night...’
    This week’s Utah Crowd-Funding Project is marking the centennial of an infamous date in Utah history. This year — November 19, to be precise — marks t...
    Updated Apr 14 2015 09:33 am   |     |   Share
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    FILE - This Sept. 22, 2013 file photo shows, from left, Executive Producer Michelle MacLaren and Producer/ Creator Vince Gilligan of The Cricket’s Daily 3: Female superheroes and female filmmakers
    Here’s what is happening in pop culture: • Michelle MacLaren is out as director of the “Wonder Woman” movie, after “creative differences” with Warner ...
    Updated Apr 15 2015 07:45 am   |     |   Share
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    Plans for tonight: Marsalis, father and son
    • Power-pop band The Downtown Fiction performs at The Loading Dock, 445 S. 400 West, Salt Lake City. Show starts at 6. Tickets are $12, at Smith’s Tix...
    Updated Apr 13 2015 01:30 pm   |     |   Share
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    John Green, center, and the cast and crew of “The Fault in Our Stars” accept the award for movie of the year at the MTV Movie Awards at the Nokia Theatre on Sunday, April 12, 2015, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP) The Cricket’s Daily 3: ‘Fault in Our Stars’ tops at MTV Movie Awards
    Here’s what is happening in pop culture: • The teen cancer weepie “The Fault in Our Stars” won movie-of-the-year honors at the MTV Movie Awards — as w...
    Updated Apr 14 2015 07:44 am   |     |   Share
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    This 2012 photo provided by Boneau/Bryan-Brown shows, from left, Felicia Finley, Judy McLane and Lauren Cohn, in Benny Andersson and Bjorn Ulvaeus' hit musical, 'Mamma Mia!, The Cricket’s Daily 3: Taking a ride at ‘The Haunted Mansion’
    Here’s what is happening in pop culture: • There’s a chance Ryan Gosling might take on Guillermo del Toro’s long-gestating movie based on Disney’s “Th...
    Updated Apr 13 2015 07:30 am   |     |   Share
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    Plans for tonight: Springtime for Dead Winter Carpenters
    • Super-fast rapper Twista performs at Area 51, 445 S. 400 West, Salt Lake City. Show starts at 8. Tickets are $20, at Smith’s Tix. • Americana/roots ...
    Updated Apr 09 2015 11:03 am   |     |   Share
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    Bob Schieffer opens the Schieffer Symposium on the News at TCU on Wednesday, April 8, 2015, in Fort Worth, Texas. CBS says veteran newsman Bob Schieffer is retiring this year. (AP Photo/The Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Ron T. Ennis) The Cricket’s Daily 3: Barry Manilow ties the knot
    Here’s what is happening in pop culture: • Singer Barry Manilow married his longtime boyfriend and manager, Garry Keif, in a small private ceremony la...
    Updated Apr 10 2015 08:45 am   |     |   Share
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    Plans for tonight: Mikey Wax, poetic
    • Electro-pop duo Blood on the Dance Floor performs at In the Venue, 219 S. 600 West, Salt Lake City. Opening: Master of Death, Cold Black. Show start...
    Updated Apr 08 2015 01:36 pm   |     |   Share
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The Monophonics will perform Sept. 4, 2014 at The State Room in Salt Lake City. Marinade & DJ Street Jesus will open. Visit thestateroom.com for information. Must be 21. Plans for tonight: Packing a Punch
    • Post-hardcore bands Outline In Color and Take In the Distance co-headline at Murray Theater, 4959 S. State St., Murray. Opening: She’s An Animal, Aw...
    Updated Apr 06 2015 02:51 pm   |     |   Share
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The pop-rock band R5 will bring its North American tour to West Valley City’s Maverik Center on Aug. 11, 2015. Pop-rock band R5 to play Maverik Center, August 11
    The pop-rock quintet R5 is hitting the road on a major U.S. headlining tour — including a stop in Utah. The five-member band — made up of siblings Ros...
    Updated Apr 06 2015 04:30 pm   |     |   Share
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Toto will perform as part of the 2015 summer concert season for Red Butte Garden in Salt Lake City. Yes and Toto to co-headline at Red Butte Garden, August 31
    Two evergreen bands — Yes and Toto — will be teaming up for a summer tour, including a stop in Utah. The two bands announced their tour today — a itin...
    Updated Apr 06 2015 01:12 pm   |     |   Share
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    David Lynch speaks at the David Lynch Foundation Music Celebration at the Theatre at Ace Hotel on Wednesday, April 1, 2015, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP) The Cricket’s Daily 3: Lynch out of ‘Twin Peaks’ plans
    Here’s what is happening in pop culture: • David Lynch has dropped out of Showtime’s plans to revive his ‘90s TV series “Twin Peaks.” [BBC News] • “Fu...
    Updated Apr 07 2015 07:37 am   |     |   Share
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    TiltShift, film/media festival for teens, announces line-up
    The inaugural edition of TiltShift, the Utah Film Center’s new film and media arts festival programmed by and for teens, will have movies from France,...
    Updated Apr 03 2015 03:27 pm   |     |   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: Happy Easter!
    • Rap-metal band From Ashes to New headlines tonight at the Murray Theater, 4959 S. State St., Murray. Opening: Judicator, Shadowseer, Visigoth, Death...
    Updated Apr 03 2015 03:27 pm   |     |   Share
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Toad the Wet Sprocket. Courtesy of Toad the Wet Sprocket Variety the key to St. Regis ‘Big Stars, Bright Nights’ summer line-up
    It’s going to be a summer of rock, country, jazz and more at Deer Valley’s Snow Park Amphitheatre — thanks to the “St. Regis Big Stars, Bright Nights”...
    Updated Apr 07 2015 08:48 pm   |     |   Share
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    This photo provided by Universal Pictures shows, from left, Tyrese Gibson as Roman, Michelle Rodriguez as Letty, Paul Walker as Brian, and Chris Ludacris as Tej, in a scene from Friday movie roundup: Vroom vroom
    It’s Easter weekend and Passover — and what better way to celebrate than to race fast cars. The weekend box office is expected to be dominated by “Fur...
    Updated Apr 03 2015 08:42 am   |     |   Share
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    The Cricket’s Daily 3: ‘Groundhog Day’ on Broadway
    Here’s what is happening in pop culture: • A “Groundhog Day” musical is bound for Broadway in 2017. [The Hollywood Reporter] • Bob Odenkirk and David ...
    Updated Apr 06 2015 08:45 am   |     |   Share
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Industrial metal band Mushroomhead will perform April 2, 2015 at Area 51 in Salt Lake City. Visit smithstix.com for information, tickets. Must be 18+ to attend. Courtesy Mushroomhead Plans for tonight: Dan + Shay at The Depot
    • The Decibel Magazine Tour brings a night of metal to The Complex, 536 W. 100 South, Salt Lake City. On the bill: At the Gates, Converge, Pallbearer,...
    Updated Apr 02 2015 12:06 pm   |     |   Share
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    FILE - In this July 18, 2012, file photo, comedian Will Ferrell, left, talks with fans after throwing out the ceremonial first pitch before a baseball game between the Miami Marlins and the Chicago Cubs in Chicago. Ferrell will appear in at least two Arizona spring training games on Thursday, March 12, 2015. The Chicago White Sox confirmed the star of The Cricket’s Daily 3: Ferrell and Wiig do a Lifetime movie
    Here’s what is happening in pop culture: • Will Ferrell and Kristen Wiig made a Lifetime TV-movie, “A Deadly Adoption,” in secret. It will air this su...
    Updated Apr 03 2015 08:10 am   |     |   Share
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    Provo’s Fictionist to open for Neon Trees on East Coast dates
    Up-and-coming Provo indie rock band Fictionist has been given a choice performance opportunity: Opening for Neon Trees, a fellow Provo band that’s mad...
    Updated Apr 01 2015 08:24 am   |     |   Share