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Big Freedia, the self-proclaimed “Queen of Bounce,” is the headlining musical act for this year’s Utah Pride Festival. Pride Week events are set to begin on Wednesday with the Pride Spectacular at Marriott City Creek. The 42nd Utah Pride Festival …

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  • (Chris Detrick  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   Alex Danielson of Logan paints Saturday as members of the Utah classical guitar youth ensemble perform during the second annual IMPULSE Festival at the Gallivan Center. IMPULSE Festival is a mix of visual arts and music, as people are invited to draw, sketch or paint as musicians perform from the Gallivan stage. At Impulse Festival, artists paint in time to the music
    Alex Danielson said she usually paints human figures, but on Saturday her canvas was filled with abstract versions of faces. Blame it on the music. “T...
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  • Peter Bjorn and John performs at the 2016 Ogden Twilight concert series held at the Ogden Amphitheater. Courtesy Jared Allen Get up & go: 8 things to do this week
    With a long holiday weekend ahead, you shouldn’t have to guess what to do with all that free time. Sure, a barbecue is good, but we’ve got 8 additiona...

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  •   Pop group Air Supply (from left: songwriter/guitarist Graham Russell and singer Russell Hitchcock) will be playing two upcoming shows in Utah. On Memorial Day, they’ll be at the SCERA Shell Outdoor Theater in Orem, and on July 1, they’ll be at the Sandy Amphitheater. Michael Schoenfeld  |  Courtesy Concert preview: Air Supply still feeling the love more than four decades later
    Aerosmith guitarist Joe Perry likes to tell a story about the time a scary-looking biker approached him and asked, “You did that ‘Angel’ song, right?”...
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  • This June 10, 2016, photo provided by drone filmmaker Spencer Kuhlman shows a photograph made by Kuhlman using a drone above a popular cliff jumping and diving spot near St. Cloud, Minn. Kuhlman is a finalist in the first-ever Fargo, N.D., drone film festival, which will announce its winners next week. His piece called ’Across The World’ includes several action shots like the one shown in the photo. (Spencer Kuhlman via AP) Not exactly Cannes, this film fest is Fargo — with drones
    Fargo, N.D. • Spencer Kuhlman was playing junior hockey in Canada when a knee injury wiped out his hopes of playing in college. With time on his hands...
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  • (Steve Griffin  |  Tribune file photo)   Thierry Fischer leads members of the Utah Symphony in rehearsal for a 2016 NOVA Chamber Music Series concert. Fischer, who was hired as the orchestra’s music director in 2009, has agreed to continue in that position through the 2021-22 season. Utah Symphony brings the ‘Rite’ touch to season finale
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  • Sarah Primmer, Tatyana Lubov, Joanna Johnson and Mimi Robinson in ëRodgers + Hammersteinís Cinderella,í playing at the Eccles Theater in Salt Lake City on Tuesday through June 4.   Courtesy | Carol Rosegg A new-gen ‘Cinderella’ waltzes into Salt Lake City
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  • (Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune)   Dane Crowton, right, playing the role of Thorgrim, a trader from the north, interacts with kids as part of the hands on exhibit, ’Vikings: Beyond the Legend,’ a new exhibit at the Natural History Museum of Utah that opens to the public on Saturday and runs through Jan 1. Some 500 artifacts, some of which have never been shown outside Scandinavia are on display. ‘Vikings’ exhibit in Salt Lake City separates fact from myth
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  • (Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   George Maxwell, Colleen Lindstrom, and George Pesck at Salt Lake City’s Pioneer Theatre, Tuesday April 25, 2017. Changing of the artisan guard at Pioneer Theatre Company
    In the costume shop working on his first Pioneer Theatre Company show, George Pesek was assigned to tailor 10 pair of jeans for the male actors in “Ok...
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  •    Americana trio Michelle Moonshine will be performing at The Urban Lounge on Wednesday, May 31. Though singer Michelle Gomez passed an initial tryout to appear on NBC’s ’The Voice,’ she ultimately declined an invitation to appear. She is hoping to convert audiences into fans now with the group’s live performances. Photo courtesy Valor McNeely Concert preview: Michelle Moonshine taking a grittier path to recognition
    It’s not every day you open your email to find the producers of the TV singing competition “The Voice” extending an invitation to audition for the sho...
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  • Utah author Emily R. King. Courtesy Erin Summerill Photography Utah author’s ‘The Hundredth Queen’ is the start of a fast-paced YA romantic fantasy
    Book lovers know that there’s nothing better than discovering a captivating new series — and nothing worse than waiting years to find out what happens...
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  •   ABC Entertainment president Channing Dungey presents the network’s new lineup for the 2017-2018 season — including “American Idol” — to the advertising and media communities at Lincoln Center in New York City. Paula Lobo  |  ABC Scott D. Pierce: ABC hopes ‘American Idol’ is a loss leader
    Executives at the four major broadcast networks all had conversations with the producers of “American Idol” about bringing the show back. CBS said no...
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  • Go Local this summer with these Utah authors for young readers
    It’s not exactly breaking news that Utah is home to a large community of award-winning, New York Times best-selling children’s writers who continue to...
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  • (Leah Hogsten  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)    Firewood’s ember-roasted cauliflower salad with arugula, almonds, zante currants, shishito pepper vinaigrette, $12. Restaurant review: Firewood stokes the fine-dining flames in Park City
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  • Why Americans are eating more pork now than they have in decades
    Humeston, Iowa • The Iowa Select pig farm gives its visitors headphones, because the squeal of hogs is deafening. This is either a chorus for the damn...
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  • (Leah Hogsten  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   Pig & A Jelly Jar, a popular Salt Lake City restaurant, opened its second location in Ogden two years ago. New restaurants add to the dynamic dining scene in Ogden
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  • (Scott Sommerdorf | The Salt Lake Tribune)   People mingle and eat on the lawn outside, as well as take their food inside at the Reverstaurant, Friday, May 19, 2017. Salt Lake City food truck reverses course with new Reverstaurant
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  • Floral tributes and messages on display for the victims of the concert blast, at St Ann’s Square in central Manchester, England, Wednesday May 24 2017. British police say officers investigating the Manchester Arena concert blast have arrested a fifth suspect, and are assessing a package the suspect was carrying. Greater Manchester Police said the suspect was detained in Wigan, a town to the west of Manchester. (AP Photo/Rui Vieira) Sean P. Means: ‘Girl power’ is stronger than extremism
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  • (Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune)   Ann Cannon Ask Ann Cannon: Tips for those who feel tipping is getting out of hand
    Dear Ann Cannon • Tipping is getting out of hand. How much am I supposed to tip the girl at the candy counter for doing her job? How much do I tip at ...
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  • |  A24 Films  Mary (Debra Winger, left) and Michael (Tracy Letts) are long-married spouses in the comedy-drama ’The Lovers.’ Movie review: Humor and pain mix well in ‘The Lovers’
    Fidelity takes some odd turns in the comedy-drama “The Lovers,” an incisive look at marriage, romance and getting old that is by turns funny and painf...
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  • Movie review: ‘My Entire High School Sinking Into the Sea’ bursting with color and wit
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  • Dish of the Week: Fire-braised mushrooms at Firewood
    Mushroom lovers can rejoice over Firewood’s fire-braised seasonal wild mushroom appetizer ($17) that highlights all the best of their earthy goodness....
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  • (Courtesy photo)    Utah-born musician Jake Thomas is touring with a new band called JT Bevy, which will be performing a free show at Salt Lake City’s Urban Lounge on Memorial Day. They released a six-track EP, ’Madness,’ in April. Thomas’ son, Tyler, and sister, Megan X Thomas, have been involved with both the recording and the touring lineup. Concert preview: JT Bevy band brings Thomas family back for Utah homecoming
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