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Sean P. Means

    |  Courtesy Tim Kasher performs Tuesday, Oct. 8, at The Urban Lounge. Plans for tonight: Tim Kasher, flying solo
    • Scuzz-punk band Terry Malts performs at Kilby Court, 741 S. Kilby Court (330 West), Salt Lake City. Opening: Fossil Arms, The Elders. Show starts at...
    Updated Apr 26 2017 11:51 am   |     |   Share
    This image released by Lionsgate shows Ryan Gosling, left, and Emma Stone in a scene from, ’La La Land.’ (Dale Robinette/Lionsgate via AP) Utah Symphony to perform to ‘La La Land’ at Usana Amphitheatre, June 24
    The magic of “La La Land” is coming to the Usana Amphitheatre, with help from the Utah Symphony. The world tour of “La La Land” in Concert will land a...
    Updated Apr 26 2017 06:16 pm   |     |   Share
    Jonathan Demme poses for photographers at the photo call for the Orizzonti jury at the 72nd edition of the Venice Film Festival in Venice, Italy, Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2015. The 72nd edition of the festival runs until Sept. 12. (Photo by Joel Ryan/Invision/AP) The Cricket’s Daily 3: Jonathan Demme, RIP
    Here’s what’s being talked about in pop culture: • Jonathan Demme, the Oscar-winning director of “The Silence of the Lambs,” has died at the age of 83...
    Updated Apr 26 2017 09:42 am   |     |   Share
    This image released by the Sundance Institute shows Rooney Mara, left, and Casey Affleck in a scene from ’A Ghost Story,’ by filmmaker David Lowery, an official selection of the NEXT program at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival. The film reunites co-stars Mara and Affleck, who starred as outlaw lovers in “Ain’t Them Bodies Saints.’ (Andrew Droz Palermo/Sundance Institute via AP) Park City favorites to fill Sundance London festival
    The line-up for the Sundance Film Festival: London has been announced, and it’s filled with titles that did well with audiences in Park City in Januar...
    Updated Apr 25 2017 12:30 pm   |     |   Share
    Writer Sandra Cisneros. Alan Goldfarb  |  Courtesy Plans for tonight: The Main Squeeze brings the funk
    • Post-funk band The Main Squeeze performs at Kilby Court, 741 S. Kilby Court (330 West), Salt Lake City. Opening: Scenic Byway. Show starts at 7. Tic...
    Updated Apr 25 2017 10:57 am   |     |   Share
    FILE- In this Feb. 10, 2008, file photo, Writers Guild of America board member Nancy De Los Santos, who’s also a film and television writer, waits for a news conference to start in Los Angeles. Members of the Writers Guild of America are one step closer to striking come May 2, 2017. In a letter to its members Monday, April 24, the WGA said 96.3 percent voted to authorize a strike as the May 1 contract expiration deadline looms. (AP Photos/Ric Francis, File) The Cricket’s Daily 3: Will Hollywood’s writers go on strike?
    Here’s what’s being talked about in pop culture: • The Writers Guild of America is a step closer to going on strike, with union members overwhelmingly...
    Updated Apr 26 2017 09:35 am   |     |   Share
    Plans for tonight: Betty Who, sold out
    • Metal band The Obsessed performs at Metro Music Hall, 615 W. 100 South, Salt Lake City. Opening: Fatso Jetson, Karma To Burn, Muckraker. Show starts...
    Updated Apr 24 2017 12:21 pm   |     |   Share
    Utah Symphony violinist seeking his stolen childhood violin
    Stolen: One violin. If found, please return to David Porter, c/o Utah Symphony. Porter, a Utah Symphony violinist and one of the founders of the MOTUS...
    Updated Apr 24 2017 12:18 pm   |     |   Share
    Utahn places third in international violin competition
    A Utahn has placed among the best young violinists in the world. William Hagen, a 22-year-old violinist from Salt Lake City, came in third place in th...
    Updated Apr 24 2017 09:45 am   |     |   Share
    This image released by Universal Pictures shows Charlize Theron, right, and Vin Diesel in ’The Fate of the Furious.’ (Universal Pictures via AP) The Cricket’s Daily 3: ‘Fate’ stays on top
    Here’s what’s being talked about in pop culture: • “The Fate of the Furious” repeated as weekend box-office champ, taking in $38.6 million. The top-dr...
    Updated Apr 25 2017 10:09 am   |     |   Share
    Plans for the weekend: The Jazz, ‘The Gambler’ and ‘The Spy Who Loved Me’
    • Post-indie rock band Mona performs tonight at Kilby Court, 741 S. Kilby Court (330 West), Salt Lake City. Opening: Flagship. Show starts at 7 p.m. T...
    Updated Apr 21 2017 12:47 pm   |     |   Share
    Salt Lake Gaming Con promises ‘fantastic experience’ for fans
    Game players of all sorts — on computer, at tables or role-playing — will get their fill at the third annual Salt Lake Gaming Con, organizers announce...
    Updated Apr 21 2017 12:54 pm   |     |   Share
    FILE - In this Sept. 16, 2015 file photo, directors Anna Boden, left, and Ryan Fleck attend a premiere for ’Mississippi Grind’ at the Toronto International Film Festival in Toronto. The duo will direct “Captain Marvel” according to sources close to the project who were not authorized to speak publicly Wednesday, April 19, 2017. Brie Larson is set to star as the titular character in Marvel Studios’ first female-centric superhero film. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File) The Cricket’s Daily 3: Directors found for ‘Captain Marvel’
    Here’s what’s being talked about in pop culture: • This is genuinely exciting news: The directing team of Ryan Fleck and Anna Boden, who have debuted ...
    Updated Apr 24 2017 08:57 am   |     |   Share
    | Courtesy of Beats Antique  The Depot in Salt Lake City will present Beats Antique, April 20, 2017. Visit depotslc.com/event/beats-antique for information, tickets. Must be 21+ to attend. For tickets visit smithstix.com. Plans for tonight: Kansas in Utah
    • Legendary rock band Kansas marks the 40th anniversary of its album “Leftoverture” with a show at the Eccles Theater, 131 S. Main, Salt Lake City. Sh...
    Updated Apr 20 2017 03:51 pm   |     |   Share
    President Donald Trump is presented with a New England Patriots jersey by Patriots head coach Bill Belichick, left, and New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft, center, during a ceremony on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, April 19, 2017, where the president honored the Super Bowl Champion New England Patriots for their Super Bowl LI victory. Also pictured is New England Patriots president Jonathan Kraft, second from right. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik) The Cricket’s Daily 3: Colbert bids farewell to O’Reilly
    Here’s what’s being talked about in pop culture: • Stephen Colbert — or, rather, “Stephen Colbert” — had some things to say about “Papa Bear” Bill O’R...
    Updated Apr 21 2017 09:40 am   |     |   Share
      Chicago band NE-HI performs Wednesday, April 19, at Kilby Court in Salt Lake City. Bryan Allen Lamb  |  Courtesy Plans for tonight: Spawnbreezie blows in
    • Reggae performer Spawnbreezie performs at The Complex, 536 W. 100 South, Salt Lake City. Show starts at 7. Tickets are $23, at Smith’s Tix. • Hip-h...
    Updated Apr 19 2017 12:12 pm   |     |   Share
    FILE - In this Thursday, May 12, 2016, file photo, Actress Julia Roberts poses for photographers upon arrival for the screening of the film Money Monster at the 69th international film festival, Cannes, southern France. Roberts is more than just a ’Pretty Woman.’ People magazine has named her the ’World’s Most Beautiful Woman’ announced Wednesday, April 19, 2017. (AP Photo/Joel Ryan, File) The Cricket’s Daily 3: Still a pretty woman, apparently
    Here’s what’s being talked about in pop culture: • Julia Roberts is People magazine’s pick for “World’s Most Beautiful Woman” for 2017 — the fifth tim...
    Updated Apr 20 2017 08:56 am   |     |   Share
    (Courtesy photo)   River Whyless performs at The State Room on Tuesday, A;ril 18, 2017. Plans for tonight: 40 years of The Damned
    • Punk legends The Damned performs a show in its 40th anniversary tour at The Depot, 400 W. South Temple, Salt Lake City. Opening: Bleached, Jail City...
    Updated Apr 18 2017 12:09 pm   |     |   Share
    General Delegate of the Cannes Film Festival Thierry Fremaux, left and Cannes Film Festival President Pierre Lescure attend a press conference for the presentation of the 70th Cannes film festival, in Paris, Thursday, April 13, 2017. A Civil War film by Sofia Coppola, a Ukrainian road movie and a film about AIDS activism are among 18 films competing for the top prizes at this year’s Cannes Film Festival, which organizers hope can help counter nationalist sentiment. (AP Photo/Francois Mori) The Cricket’s Daily 3: Excited about Cannes
    Here’s what’s being talked about in pop culture: • The line-up for the 70th Cannes Film Festival was announced this morning. Highlights include a prev...
    Updated Apr 14 2017 08:18 am   |     |   Share
    (Courtesy Photo)    Erra performs Tuesday, Feb. 10, at the Murray Theater, with August Burns Red, Miss May I. Northlane and Fit For A King. Plans for tonight: Black Joe Lewis gets funky
    • Hardcore metal band Erra performs at In The Venue, 219 S. 600 West, Salt Lake City. Opening: Phinehas, Auras. Show starts at 6. Tickets are $15, at ...
    Updated Apr 12 2017 03:12 pm   |     |   Share
    FILE - In this Oct. 1, 2015 file photo, Bill O’Reilly of the Fox News Channel program ’The O’Reilly Factor,’ poses for photos in New York. O’Reilly didn’t discuss harassment allegations detailed against over the weekend in his first show back at work, Monday, April 3, 2017.  A story on Sunday by The New York Times outlined how five women who said O’Reilly had either sexually harassed or verbally abused him had been paid a total of $13 million in settlements. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File) The Cricket’s Daily 3: Embattled Bill O. takes a vacation
    Here’s what’s being talked about in pop culture: • Fox News headliner Bill O’Reilly announced he is going on vacation — and told viewers this time off...
    Updated Apr 13 2017 09:34 am   |     |   Share
    Singer-songwriter Anders Osborne joins JJ Grey, Marc Broussard and Luther Dickinson on the Southern Soul Assembly tour to share their brand of rock and blues in an in-the-round format on Thursday, Nov. 20, at The State Room in Salt Lake City. Brett Winter Lemon  |  Courtesy Plans for tonight: Digging into roots
    • One-man band Lincoln Durham — who crosses through alt-rock, Southern Gothic, revival punk, psycho blues and Americana — performs at The Loading Dock...
    Updated Apr 11 2017 02:09 pm   |     |   Share
    FILE - In this Oct. 12, 2015, file photo, Hasan Minhaj poses for a portrait in New York. The White House Correspondents Association announced April 11, 2017, that Minhaj would headline the organization’s annual dinner this year. (Photo by Dan Hallman/Invision/AP, File) The Cricket’s Daily 3: ‘Daily Show’ comic to play the WHCD
    Here’s what’s being talked about in pop culture: • The gig nobody wanted has been filled: “Daily Show” correspondent Hasan Minhaj will be the entertai...
    Updated Apr 12 2017 09:19 am   |     |   Share
    (|  Courtesy photo)    Swedish metal band Katatonia will be playing at The Complex in Salt Lake City on Monday, April 10 in support of their latest album, ’The Fall of Hearts.’ Plans for tonight: Metal or reggae?
    • Swedish metal band Katatonia performs at The Complex, 536 W. 100 South, Salt Lake City. Opening: Caspian, Uncured. Show starts at 7. Tickets are $25...
    Updated Apr 10 2017 01:00 pm   |     |   Share
    Clumsy (voiced by Jack McBrayer), Smurfette (voiced by Demi Lovato), Brainy (voiced by Danny Pudi) and Hefty (voiced by Joe Mangianello), from left, discuss their plan for traversing the Forbidden Forest, in a scene from ’Smurfs: The Lost Village.’ Courtesy Sony Amination / Columbia The Cricket’s Daily 3: ‘Smurfs’ feeling blue
    Here’s what’s being talked about in pop culture: • “The Boss Baby” and “Beauty and the Beast” placed first and second in the weekend box-office race, ...
    Updated Apr 11 2017 08:46 am   |     |   Share
    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) Plans for the weekend: 50 years of Neil Diamond
    • Latin rock band Luzbel performs tonight at Liquid Joe’s, 1249 E. 3300 South, Salt Lake City. Opening: Arturo Huizar, Cenizas Ajenas, La Calavera, Le...
    Updated Apr 07 2017 11:51 am   |     |   Share
    FILE - In this June 7, 2012 file photo, comedian Don Rickles attends the AFI Life Achievement Award Honoring Shirley MacLaine at Sony Studios in Culver City, Calif. Rickles died, Thursday, April 6, 2017, of kidney failure at his Los Angeles home. He was 90. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File) The Cricket’s Daily 3: Rest in peace, ya hockey puck
    Here’s what’s being talked about in pop culture: • Don Rickles — who doled out insults over decades in his stand-up act, TV and movies — has died at t...
    Updated Apr 10 2017 07:40 am   |     |   Share
    |  Courtesy  Rapper and Strange Music indie label co-founder Tech N9ne will perform at The Complex in Salt Lake City on Thursday, April 6 as part of his 68-shows-in-74-days ’Strictly Strange’ Tour. Plans for tonight: Tech N9ne returns
    • Rapper Tech N9ne performs at The Complex, 536 W. 100 South, Salt Lake City. Opening: Brotha Lynch Hung, Krizz Kaliko, Stevie Stone, Ces Cru, Andrew ...
    Updated Apr 06 2017 05:00 pm   |     |   Share
    FILE - In this Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2016, file photo, model Kendall Jenner has makeup applied backstage before the Michael Kors Spring 2017 collection is modeled during Fashion Week, in New York. Pepsi is not saying whether it will continue to run an ad, featuring Jenner, that is being widely criticized and mocked on social media for appearing to trivialize protests for social justice causes. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File) The Cricket’s Daily 3: Pepsi pulls its much-maligned ad
    Here’s what’s being talked about in pop culture: • That was fast: Pepsi has pulled its tone-deaf TV spot featuring model Kendall Jenner, one day after...
    Updated Apr 07 2017 08:31 am   |     |   Share
    Plans for tonight: Foxygen, sold out
    • Reggae band Katchafire performs at Elevate, 149 W. 200 South, Salt Lake City. Opening: Inna Vision, Makisi. Show starts at 7. Tickets are $20, at Ti...
    Updated Apr 05 2017 01:15 pm   |     |   Share