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    | Courtesy of Rooney  The Urban Lounge in Salt lake City will present California rock band Rooney with guests Royal Teeth and SWIMM, Dec. 7, 2016. Visit theurbanloungeslc.com for information. Must be 21 or older to attend. Plans for tonight: Rooney rocks
    • California rock band Rooney performs at The Urban Lounge, 241 S. 500 East, Salt Lake City. Opening: Royal Teeth, SWIMM. Show starts at 7. Tickets ar...
    Updated Dec 07 2016 01:12 pm   |     |   Share
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    President-elect Donald Trump speaks during an election night rally, Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2016, in New York. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci) The Cricket’s Daily 3: Told you 2016 was awful
    Here’s what’s happening in pop culture: • As a reflection of just how terrible 2016 has been, Time has picked President-elect Donald Trump as its Pers...
    Updated Dec 07 2016 08:00 am   |     |   Share
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    Plans for tonight: Christmas sax
    • The Utah Jazz takes on the Phoenix Suns in NBA action at Vivint Smart Home Arena, 301 W. South Temple, Salt Lake City. Game starts at 7. Tickets ava...
    Updated Dec 06 2016 03:12 pm   |     |   Share
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    (Chris Detrick  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   The acre-sized Midway Ice Castles as seen during a sneak preview at Soldier Hollow Thursday January 7, 2016. The Midway Ice Castles are set to open for another winter, on or around Dec. 26, 2016. Ice Castles display will return to Midway, after Christmas
    Utah’s Ice Castles will return for another winter — but not until after Christmas. Brett Christensen, the artist responsible for the walkable frozen s...
    Updated Dec 06 2016 03:12 pm   |     |   Share
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    FILE - In this Nov. 4, 2016 file photo, Beyonce performs at a Get Out the Vote concert for Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton in Cleveland. The pop star is the leader of the 2017 Grammys with nine nominations, including bids for album of the year with “Lemonade,” and song and record of the year with “Formation,” announced Tuesday, Dec. 6. The singer, who already has 20 Grammys, is also the first artist to earn nominations in the pop, rock, R&B and rap categories in the same year. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File) The Cricket’s Daily 3: Beyonce leads Grammy nominations
    Here’s what’s happening in pop culture: • Once again, it’s Beyonce’s world at the Grammys — with Queen Bey earning a leading nine nominations, with Dr...
    Updated Dec 07 2016 07:49 am   |     |   Share
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      Musicians from The Lower Lights perform in the band’s 2015 concert at Kingsbury Hall. Justin Hackworth  |  Courtesy Plans for tonight: Christmas with The Lower Lights
    • Post-hardcore band Famous Last Words performs at The Loading Dock, 445 S. 400 West, Salt Lake City. Opening: The Funeral Portrait, Versus Me. Show s...
    Updated Dec 05 2016 12:06 pm   |     |   Share
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    This image made from video shows singer Stevie Nicks singing ’Rhiannon’ during a surprise performance after the curtain call for the musical  ’School of Rock,’ Tuesday, April 26, 2016, in New York. (AP Photo/Bruce Barton) Stevie Nicks to play The Viv, Feb. 25
    Just like the white-winged dove, Stevie Nicks is going coast to coast in 2017 — with a tour stop in Salt Lake City. The legendary singer is performing...
    Updated Dec 07 2016 09:46 pm   |     |   Share
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    This image released by A24 Films shows Alex Hibbert in a scene from the film, ’Moonlight.’  (David Bornfriend/A24 via AP) The Cricket’s Daily 3: Baby Groot and ‘The Mummy’
    Here’s what’s happening in pop culture: • Hollywood is already planning your summer. Consider the new trailers released this weekend for Marvel’s “Gua...
    Updated Dec 06 2016 08:19 am   |     |   Share
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    (Steve Griffin  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)     Ballet West holds a final dress rehearsal of ’The Nutcracker,’ at the Capitol Theatre in Salt Lake City, Wednesday, December 9, 2015. Plans for the weekend: Definitely Christmastime
    • Ballet West launches its annual production of “The Nutcracker,” starting tonight at Capitol Theatre, 50 W. 200 South, Salt Lake City. Tonight’s show...
    Updated Dec 02 2016 10:36 am   |     |   Share
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    Dead & Company, a band that keeps the music of The Grateful Dead alive, will perform June 7, 2017, at Usana Amphitheatre in West Valley City. Danny Clinch  |  courtesy Dead & Company to play Grateful Dead songs at Usana, June 7
    The Grateful Dead is gone, but the music remains — as do some of the band’s members, who are going on tour next summer with a stop in Utah. Dead & Com...
    Updated Dec 07 2016 09:47 pm   |     |   Share
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    This Sept. 12, 2016 photo shows Ryan Gosling, left, and Emma Stone posing for a portrait to promote their film, ’La La Land,’ at the Shangri-La Hotel in Toronto. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP) The Cricket’s Daily 3: NYC critics gaga for ‘La La Land’
    Here’s what’s happening in pop culture: • More love for “La La Land”: The musical was named the year’s best movie by the New York Film Critics Circle....
    Updated Dec 05 2016 07:30 am   |     |   Share
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    This Sept. 12, 2016 photo shows Ryan Gosling, left, and Emma Stone posing for a portrait to promote their film, ’La La Land,’ at the Shangri-La Hotel in Toronto. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP) The Cricket’s Daily 3: ‘La La Land’ gets some love
    Here’s what’s happening in pop culture: • The musical “La La Land” got 12 nominations to lead the Critics’ Choice Awards, while “Arrival” and “Moonlig...
    Updated Dec 02 2016 09:30 am   |     |   Share
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    |  Courtesy  Tommy Emmanuel, the veteran Australian guitarist, known for his unique ìfinger styleî playing technique, plays two sets on his ìClassics and Christmas Tourî on Wednesday, Nov. 30, at Kingsbury Hall in Salt Lake City. Plans for tonight: Punk with Fea; indie-rock tour at In the Venue
    • Chicana riot-grrrl punk band Fea performs at Kilby Court, 741 S. Kilby Court, Salt Lake City. Opening: bitchin’. Show starts at 7. Tickets are $10, ...
    Updated Nov 30 2016 02:09 pm   |     |   Share
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    FILE - In this Monday, Sept. 29, 2014 file photo, singer-songwriter Neil Diamond performs at his former high school, Erasmus Hall High School, for his first-ever performance in his hometown in the Brooklyn borough of New York. Diamond will embark on a massive tour of North America and Europe in 2017, including a stop in Salt Lake City on April 9. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, file) Neil Diamond bringing 50th-anniversary tour to The Viv, April 9
    Neil Diamond will celebrate 2017, his 50th year in show business, on the road through North America and Europe. And one of his first U.S. stops is in ...
    Updated Dec 01 2016 12:10 pm   |     |   Share
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    This image released by Roadside Attractions and Amazon Studios shows Casey Affleck in a scene from ’Manchester By The Sea.’ (Claire Folger/Roadside Attractions and Amazon Studios via AP) The Cricket’s Daily 3: An honor for ‘Manchester by the Sea’
    Here’s what’s happening in pop culture: • The family drama “Manchester by the Sea” received the blessing of a major critics’ group, as the National Bo...
    Updated Dec 01 2016 09:04 am   |     |   Share
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    Hip-hop musician Aesop Rock will perform Jan. 19, 2015 at Urban Lounge in Salt Lake City. Rob Sonic and Homeboy Sandman will open. Visit 24tix.com for information. Courtesy Aesop Rock Plans for tonight: Aesop Rock raps
    • The Utah Jazz take on the Houston Rockets in NBA action, at Vivint Smart Home Arena, 301 W. South Temple, Salt Lake City. Game starts at 7 p.m. Tick...
    Updated Nov 29 2016 01:27 pm   |     |   Share
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    Slamdance announces 19 for competition slates
    Eleven narrative films and eight documentaries have been picked for the competition programs of the 2017 Slamdance Film Festival. Slamdance, the upsta...
    Updated Dec 01 2016 12:11 pm   |     |   Share
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    Writer - director Barry Jenkins, center, accepts the Best Feature Film award with the rest of the ’Moonlight’ cast at the 26th Annual Gotham Independent Film Awards at Cipriani Wall Street on Monday, Nov. 28, 2016, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP) The Cricket’s Daily 3: ‘Moonlight’ shines at Gothams
    Here’s what’s happening in pop culture: • Hollywood’s award season kicked off in New York last night with the Gotham Awards, which gave Best Film and ...
    Updated Nov 30 2016 07:42 am   |     |   Share
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    This image released by A24 Films shows Alex Hibbert in a scene from the film, ’Moonlight.’  (David Bornfriend/A24 via AP) The Cricket’s Daily 3: ‘Moonlight,’ ‘American Honey’ top the Independent Spirit nominations
    Here’s what’s happening in pop culture: • The coming-of-age drama “Moonlight” and the seductive road trip “American Honey” lead the nominees for this ...
    Updated Nov 25 2016 08:51 am   |     |   Share
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    | Courtesy of Gogol Bordello  New York-based gypsy punk rock group Gogol Bordello will perform, Nov. 22, 2016, at the In The Venue in Salt Lake City. One Less Zero will open. Visit smithstix.com for information, tickets. Plans for tonight: Gogol Bordello at In the Venue
    • Symphonic-rock act Trans-Siberian Orchestra performs its holiday show, “The Ghosts of Christstmas Eve,” at Vivint Smart Home Arena, 301 W. South Tem...
    Updated Nov 22 2016 03:24 pm   |     |   Share
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    UMFA’s Museum Store reopening on Black Friday
    Another sign of progress in the renovation of the Utah Museum of Fine Arts: The gift shop is reopening. The Museum Store, in the lobby of UMFA’s John ...
    Updated Nov 25 2016 02:05 pm   |     |   Share
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    FILE - In this Aug. 30, 2015, file photo, Kanye West accepts the video vanguard award at the MTV Video Music Awards at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. West and Adidas are expanding their partnership that began almost two years ago with retail hubs for his Yeezy products and additional sportswear designs. The sportswear company announced the collaboration on Wednesday, June 29, 2016, and described it as the most significant partnership between a non-athlete and an athletic brand. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP, File) The Cricket’s Daily 3: Kanye West hospitalized
    Here’s what’s happening in pop culture: • Kanye West has been hospitalized after the police were called to his home Monday. This news comes after the ...
    Updated Nov 23 2016 07:54 am   |     |   Share
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    Megaplex at Jordan Commons tops nation for ‘Fantastic Beasts’ audiences
    Utah fans of J.K. Rowling’s wizarding world came out in force for this weekend’s release of “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” — and a Utah the...
    Updated Nov 21 2016 12:31 pm   |     |   Share
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    In this image made from a video provided by Hamilton LLC, actor Brandon Victor Dixon who plays Arron Burr, the nation’s third vice president, in ’Hamilton’ speaks from the stage after the curtain call in New York, Friday, Nov. 18, 2016. Vice President-elect Mike Pence is the latest celebrity to attend the Broadway hit ’Hamilton,’ but the first to get a sharp message from a cast member from the stage. (Hamilton LLC via AP) The Cricket’s Daily 3: Hamilton v. Trump
    Here’s what’s happening this weekend in pop culture: • So, yes, the whole “Hamilton” thing, in which the president-elect of the United States turns a ...
    Updated Nov 22 2016 09:00 am   |     |   Share
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    (Chris Detrick  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   Utah Symphony Concertmaster Madeline Adkins poses for a portrait at The Salt Lake Tribune)  . Plans for the weekend: Adkins makes her concerto debut
    • Acoustic-guitar virtuoso Andy McKee performs tonight at The Urban Lounge, 219 S. 500 East, Salt Lake City. Show starts at 6 p.m. Tickets are $25, at...
    Updated Nov 18 2016 04:13 pm   |     |   Share
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    Christmas playlist starts at FM100.3
    Utahns didn’t just wake up to snow on the ground Thursday morning. They also were greeted by Christmas music on the radio. Salt Lake City radio statio...
    Updated Nov 25 2016 01:39 pm   |     |   Share
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    FILE - In this Aug. 28, 2016, file photo, Kanye West appears at the MTV Video Music Awards at Madison Square Garden in New York. Fan video shows West telling a crowd at his show in San Jose, Calif. Nov. 17, 2016, that he didn’t vote in the presidential election, but if he had, he would have voted for Republican President-elect Donald Trump. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File) The Cricket’s Daily 3: Celebrities for Trump
    Here’s what’s happening today in pop culture: • Yes, there were some big-name celebrities who supported Donald Trump: Paris Hilton revealed on Austral...
    Updated Nov 21 2016 09:15 am   |     |   Share
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    Plans for tonight: G’day to The Jezabels
    • ARW — the band formed by Jon Anderson, Trevor Rabin and Rick Wakeman, progressive rock legends (and former members of Yes) — performs at the Capitol...
    Updated Nov 17 2016 03:18 pm   |     |   Share
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    FILE - This May 15, 2013 file photo shows Phil Robertson, the family patriarch the Robertsons of the television series, ’Duck Dynasty,’ posing for a photograph at his home in western Ouachita Parish in Monroe, La. The ’Duck Dynasty’ family says its A&E series will end after this season. The announcement topped the Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2016, debut episode of the show’s 11th season.  (Margaret Croft/The News-Star via AP, File) The Cricket’s Daily 3: Farewell to ‘Duck Dynasty’
    Here’s what’s happening today in pop culture: • The Southern-fried reality series “Duck Dynasty” is being canceled after the upcoming 11th season. Fan...
    Updated Nov 18 2016 08:03 am   |     |   Share
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    |  courtesy photo Comedian Gabriel Iglesias will perform Oct. 19 at the Maverik Center in West Valley City. Tickets go on sale Friday, June 14, at 10 a.m. Comic Iglesias brings tour to The Viv April 22
    Comedian Gabriel Iglesias is marking 20 years of stand-up next year with a major arena tour — including a stop in Salt Lake City. The comic who has ea...
    Updated Nov 18 2016 02:34 pm   |     |   Share