Last Updated Oct 30, 2014 09:54PM

These days, you can see those lumbering, blood-drenched corpses with vacant eyes coming straight at you just about anywhere or anytime — not just at Halloween. Zombie walks, as they are called, have become the most popular form of the …

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  • Secularism grows as more U.S. Christians turn ‘churchless’
    If you’re dismayed that one in five Americans (20 percent) are “nones” — people who claim no particular religious identity — brace yourself. How does …
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  • This image released by Clarius Entertainment shows Nicole Kidman in a scene from Movie review: ‘Before I Go to Sleep’ a yawn-inducing thriller
    Even people coming out of a coma, and unfamiliar with the past two decades of thriller clichés, could watch “Before I Go to Sleep” and feel as if they...

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  • A scene from Sean P. Means: 10 frightening films for a Halloween horror fix
    After you send off the last trick-or-treater with the last Oh! Henry bar in the bowl on Friday, you may be in the mood to watch something scary. Now y...

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New York City-based Bear Hands performs Monday, Nov. 3, at Kilby Court in Salt Lake City. Concert preview: Bear Hands delivers alt-pop-rock with a bite
    There’s a long tradition of aspiring indie rockers meeting in college and settling New York City to make their musical dreams come true, like Vampire …
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  • Jake Gyllenhaal plays a young reporter who gets caught up in the world of L.A. underground crime journalism in Movie review: L.A. noir ‘Nightcrawler’ brings out the creeps
    As its title implies, writer-director Dan Gilroy’s L.A. noir drama “Nightcrawler” will get under your skin with its profile of a go-getter whose ambit …
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  • In this image released by Fox Searchlight Pictures, Michael Keaton portrays Riggan in a scene from Movie review: ‘Birdman’ sends Keaton on a dazzling flight
    As the first moments of “Birdman, or (The Unexpected Value of Ignorance)” unspool, an alert viewer may notice that the camera has not blinked. No edit …
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  • Carrie (Reese Witherspoon), a woman in Minnesota, takes in a Somali refugee, Jeremiah (Ger Duany), in the drama Movie review: ‘The Good Lie’ is eye-opening look at plight of Sudan’s ‘Lost Boys’
    With its intentions running just ahead of its storytelling capacity, the drama “The Good Lie” is an eye-opening and heart-warming look at the plight o...

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Art forger Mark Landis goes on a Movie review: ‘Art and Craft’ an unsettling look at an art forger
    The documentary “Art and Craft,” which profiles a man who could be considered either an artist or a con man, may leave a viewer wondering whether the ...

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Frances McDormand stars in Grim ‘Olive Kitteridge’ makes for great TV
    Olive Kitteridge is a grim, cantankerous, difficult, depressed woman who, at one point, says, “I’m just waiting for the dog to die so I can shoot myse …
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The haunted history at Log Haven restaurant includes the sounds of youngsters playing in the bar, once a children's bedroom in the old mansion. Log Haven offers three days of delights from the dark side. In addition the regular menu, guests can try holiday-themed specials and creepy cocktails, Wednesday-Friday, Oct. 29-31, 5:30 to 9 p.m. Utah restaurants celebrating the season with Halloween, Day of the Dead specials
    Salt Lake area restaurants are hosting several dining events this week for those looking to celebrate fall, Halloween or Day of the Dead. Haunted H …
    Updated Oct 30 2014 11:51 am   |     |   Share
  • This Sept. 22, 2014 photo shows liquid mud punch in Concord, N.H. The beverage takes a more balanced approach to our Halloween sugar rush. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead) Recipes: Halloween treats don’t have to rot your teeth?
    It’s true. Despite what the kids think, not all Halloween treats need to rot your teeth on contact. Which isn’t to say the goodies we’ve gathered here …
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Celebrate Jell-O in Utah with an original Thanksgiving poem
    It’s time to participate in one of our favorite Thanksgiving traditions — The Salt Lake Tribune’s annual Jell-O Haiku contest. Readers of all ages ar …
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  • FILE - This Sept. 30, 2007 file photo shows Halloween chocolate stays steady but prices for Valentine’s Day sweets could sour
    New York • That bowl of chocolates for ninjas and ghosts won’t cost you more this Halloween. But picking the perfect sweet for your Valentine could. T …
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Menudo (Mexican tripe soup) ($7.99) served in the restaurant at Rancho Market in West Valley City. Pig parts, bovine bites and chicken feet? Offal showing up on more Utah menus
    Offal — otherwise known as organ meats and entrails — is an interesting culinary topic: Take a regional food custom originally created to use all part …
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Utahn Katie Weinner struggles with a pasta machine on Utah’s ‘Top Chef’ advances despite confidence crisis
    On Wednesday night’s episode of “Top Chef,” Utah’s Katie Weinner proved she has the culinary skills to create an impressive dish, even when things go …
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Amanda (Shawnee Smith) is forced to wear a Ten years later, ‘Saw’ springs back just in time for Halloween
    Fans of gory horror movies have an extra reason to celebrate this Halloween: It’s the 10th anniversary of the release of the bloody thriller “Saw.” Li...

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Andy Bell of Erasure performs at the Capitol Theatre in Salt Lake City, Wednesday, October 29, 2014. Photos and review: Erasure dance the night away at Capitol Theatre
    Are the plush seats inside Capitol Theatre comfortable? The majority of those in Wednesday’s audience never did find out, as synthpop duo Erasure gave …
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Fight Club 'Fight Club' author Chuck Palahniuk hosts pajama party Utah reading (photos)
    “Fight Club” writer Chuck Palahniuk hosts readings that turn into cult events, drawing crowds of 20-something male readers, who are invited to wear th …
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  • Pope Francis smiles as he meets with Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades during a private audience in the pontiff's studio, at the Vatican, Saturday,  Feb. 15, 2014. (AP Photo/Andreas Solaro, pool) Pope Francis thanks exorcists for showing ‘love’ to the possessed
    Rome • Just in time for Halloween and against an unspecified “steady increase” of demonic possession, Pope Francis thanked exorcists for showing the c …
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  • Judas by Fyodor Bronnikov 1874 Pope Francis: Judas was a sinner, but no worse than anyone else
    Vatican City • Pope Francis says Judas Iscariot was not the only sinner among the 12 apostles but he was the one who “closed himself to love.” In a ho …
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Christopher DuVal (Francis). Alexander Weisman  |  Courtesy Pioneer Theatre Company: The falling, tripping, eyepoking humor of ‘One Man, Two Guvnors’
    Knockabout physical comedy abounds in Pioneer Theatre Company’s new play, “One Man, Two Guvnors,” especially for the lead character, the easily confus …
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