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    (Leah Hogsten  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   Legendary musician Carlos Santana and his band members perform a sold-out show at Red Butte Garden in Salt Lake City on July 29, 2014. Plans for tonight: Santana at Red Butte, sold out
    • Heavy metal band Adrenaline Mob performs at The Royal, 4760 S. 900 East, Salt Lake City. Opening: The Wild, Hooga, Outside of Society. Show starts a...
    Updated Jun 28 2017 02:12 pm   |     |   Share
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      Lindsey Smith, now the associate director of the Clark Planetarium, has been selected to be executive director of Park City’s Kimball Art Center. She starts her new job on Monday, July 10, 2017. Courtesy Kimball Art Center Lindsie Smith picked as Kimball Art Center’s new director
    The Kimball Art Center has found its new leader, and the Park City arts organization found her in Utah. Lindsie Smith, who has been associate director...
    Updated Jun 28 2017 01:25 pm   |     |   Share
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    FILE - In this Sept. 12, 2015 file photo, Swedish actor Michael Nyqvist attends The Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) and InStyle’s annual Toronto International Film Festival celebration in Toronto. Nyqvist, who starred in the original “The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo” films and often played villains in Hollywood movies like “John Wick” died after a year-long battle with lung cancer. He was 56. (Photo by Arthur Mola/Invision/AP, File) The Cricket’s Daily 3: Disney denies a beef with Trump
    Here’s what’s being talked about in pop culture: • Disney is pushing back on a report that claimed turmoil from Donald Trump’s people was delaying the...
    Updated Jun 28 2017 09:27 am   |     |   Share
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     Rock singer Ann Wilson, known for her years fronting Heart with her sister Nancy. Norman Seeff  |  Courtesy  Plans for tonight: Rockin’ in the ’80s
    • Two staples of ’70s and ’80s rock, Styx and REO Speedwagon, will co-headline at Usana Ampitheatre, 5150 S. 6055 West, West Valley City. Opening: Don...
    Updated Jun 27 2017 03:03 pm   |     |   Share
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    This Feb. 4, 2017 photo released by NBC shows Alec Baldwin as President Donald Trump in the opening sketch of ’Saturday Night Live,’ in New York.  With the return of John Oliver to HBO and Alec Baldwin’s guest hosting slot on “Saturday Night Live,”  this is shaping up like a big weekend for late-night’s treatment of the new president.(Will Heath/NBC via AP) The Cricket’s Daily 3: Serena is too busy for McEnroe’s nonsense
    Here’s what’s being talked about in pop culture: • Serena Williams has no time for John McEnroe’s sexist comments. She’s too busy preparing to have a ...
    Updated Jun 28 2017 09:12 am   |     |   Share
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     Rock singer Ann Wilson, known for her years fronting Heart with her sister Nancy. Norman Seeff  |  Courtesy  Plans for tonight: Ann Wilson plays solo
    • Ann Wilson, frontwoman for the classic rock band Heart, performs solo at Kenley Amphitheater, 403 N. Wasatch Drive, Layton. Show starts at 8. Ticket...
    Updated Jun 26 2017 11:30 am   |     |   Share
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    The Cricket’s Daily 3: A so-so opening for ‘Transformers’
    Here’s what’s being talked about in pop culture: • “Transformers: The Last Knight” led the weekend box-office race, but its $69.1 million domestic tak...
    Updated Jun 27 2017 08:04 am   |     |   Share
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    (Chris Detrick  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   Patrons look at art by Darrell Thomas, of Centerville, at the Utah Arts Festival at Library Square in Salt Lake City on Saturday, June 27, 2015. Plans for the weekend: Warped Tour, Nitro World Games, Utah Arts Festival, and more
    • The Utah Arts Festival continues today through Sunday at Library Square and Washington Square, 200 East and 400 South, Salt Lake City. Hours are noo...
    Updated Jun 23 2017 04:35 pm   |     |   Share
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    Actor Johnny Depp introduces a film at the Glastonbury music festival at Worthy Farm, in Somerset, England, Thursday, June 22, 2017. (Photo by Grant Pollard/Invision/AP) The Cricket’s Daily 3: Johnny Depp can shut up now
    Here’s what’s being talked about in pop culture: • Americans, of all political stripes, were given a new reason to hate Johnny Depp, when the “Pirates...
    Updated Jun 26 2017 10:33 am   |     |   Share
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    FILE - In this April 24, 2017 file photo, filmmaker Ron Howard arrives at the premiere of ’Genius’, in Los Angeles. Howard is taking command of the Han Solo “Star Wars” spinoff after the surprise departure of directors Phil Lord and Christopher Miller. Lucasfilm announced their replacement director Thursday, June 22, two days after Lord and Miller left the project over creative differences. (Photo by Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP, File) The Cricket’s Daily 3: Ron Howard to tackle ‘Solo’ project
    Here’s what’s being talked about in pop culture: • Ron Howard will take over the directing reins of the “Star Wars” Han Solo movie, after the original...
    Updated Jun 23 2017 10:36 am   |     |   Share
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    FILE- In this Jan. 27, 2013, file photo, Daniel Day-Lewis arrives at the 19th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles. Day-Lewis’s representative, Leslee Dart, said in a statement Tuesday, June 20, 2017, that the 60-year-old performer “will no longer be working as an actor.” She added that Day-Lewis is “immensely grateful to all of his collaborators and audiences over the many years.” (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File) The Cricket’s Daily 3: A world without Daniel Day-Lewis acting
    Here’s what’s being talked about in pop culture: • Daniel Day-Lewis, three-time Best Actor Oscar winner and possibly the greatest actor of his generat...
    Updated Jun 22 2017 09:06 am   |     |   Share
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    Jason Mraz, backed up by all-girl band Raining Jane, performed in concert at the Fox Theatre on Tuesday, Sseptember 9, 2014, in Atlanta, Ga. (Photo by Dan Harr/Invision/AP) Plans for tonight: Jason Mraz, sold out
    • Horror-punk act Doyle performs at Liquid Joe’s, 1249 E. 3300 South, Salt Lake City. Opening: Davey Suicide. Show starts at 7. Tickets are $18, at Sm...
    Updated Jun 20 2017 02:24 pm   |     |   Share
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    (Rick Egan  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)    Joe Elliott sings for Def Leppard as they play USANA Amphitheatre, Monday, June 23, 2014 Plans for tonight: Nick Cave at Kingsbury
    • ‘80s light-metal band Def Leppard will headline at Usana Amphitheatre, 5150 S. 6055 West, West Valley City. Opening: Poison, Tesla. Show starts at 6...
    Updated Jun 19 2017 08:12 am   |     |   Share
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    Beyonce poses in the press room with the awards for best music video for ’Formation’ and best urban contemporary album for ’Lemonade’ at the 59th annual Grammy Awards at the Staples Center on Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP) The Cricket’s Daily 3: Beyoncé and Jay Z have twins
    Here’s what’s being talked about in pop culture: • The most famous twins since Castor and Pollux have been born, to Beyoncé and Jay Z. So says Beyoncé...
    Updated Jun 20 2017 08:12 am   |     |   Share
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    (Courtesy photo)    Nu-metal band Korn will play Usana Amphitheatre on Friday, June 16, 2017. Plans for the weekend: Korn, Ryan Adams, Dispatch and more
    • Pop-metal band Korn performs tonight at Usana Amphitheatre, 5150 S. 6055 West, West Valley City. Opening: Stone Sour, Yelawolf, Islander. Show start...
    Updated Jun 16 2017 08:30 am   |     |   Share
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    FILE - In this April 8, 2016 file photo, Megyn Kelly attends the 2016 Variety’s Power of Women: New York in New York.  An anti-gun violence organization founded by parents of children killed at the Sandy Hook Elementary School has dumped  Kelly as host of an event in Washington this week because of her planned interview with conspiracy theorist Alex Jones. Kelly said Tuesday, June 13, 2017,  that she understands and respects the decision but is disappointed she won’t be there. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File) The Cricket’s Daily 3: The plot thickens for Megyn Kelly
    Here’s what’s being talked about in pop culture: • In the “lie down with dogs, wake up with fleas” department, this item: Conspiracy monger Alex Jones...
    Updated Jun 19 2017 08:05 am   |     |   Share
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    Joe Owenby  |  Courtesy   Americana singer-songwriter Michael Martin Murphey and his Utah-based business partner will open the new Wildfire SmokeHaus, a barbecue restaurant inside the Zermatt Resort in Midway. The opening will be in conjunction with the annual Heber Valley Western Music and Cowboy Poetry Gathering on Oct. 28-Nov. 1. Plans for tonight: Black Lips at Metro
    • Pop-rock band Marina City performs at The Loading Dock, 445 S. 400 West, Salt Lake City. Opening: At My Mercy, Tot, Uvluv. Show starts at 6:30. Tick...
    Updated Jun 15 2017 11:54 am   |     |   Share
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    (Rick Egan  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)    Gene Simmons performs with KISS, as they play a sold out show at the USANA Amphitheatre, Monday, June 23, 2014 The Cricket’s Daily 3: Trademarking ‘devil horns’?
    Here’s what’s being talked about in pop culture: • Kiss frontman Gene Simmons wants to trademark his “devil horns” hand gesture, though the ghost of R...
    Updated Jun 16 2017 08:21 am   |     |   Share
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    | Courtesy East Star All-Stars  Reggae collective Easy Star All-Stars will perform their essential tribute album ’Dub Side of the Moon,’ April 30, 2016, at The State Room in Salt Lake City.  Visit thestateroom.com for information, tickets. Plans for tonight: Anderson and Andy
    • Polish death-metal band Vader performs tonight at Metro Music Hall, 615 W. 100 South, Salt Lake City. Opening: Internal Bleeding, Sacrificial Slaugh...
    Updated Jun 09 2017 04:38 pm   |     |   Share
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    Filmmaker Woody Allen makes a surprise appearance onstage to award the 45th AFI Life Achievement Award to actress Diane Keaton during a gala tribute to her at the Dolby Theatre on Thursday, June 8, 2017, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP) The Cricket’s Daily 3: For Diane Keaton, Woody Allen will go to L.A.
    Here’s what’s being talked about in pop culture: • Woody Allen made a rare trip to Los Angeles last night, making a surprise appearance at Diane Kea...
    Updated Jun 12 2017 09:54 am   |     |   Share
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    | Courtesy Chon  San Diego, CA, progressive rock and jazz band, Chon will perform March 18, 2016, at Kilby Court in Salt Lake City. Polyphia and Strawberry Girl will open. Visit kilbycourt.com for information, tickets. Plans for tonight: Milky Chance at The Complex
    • German alt-rock/folk duo Milky Chance performs at The Complex, 536 W. 100 South, Salt Lake City. Show starts at 7. Tickets are $33.50, at Smith’s Ti...
    Updated Jun 08 2017 12:42 pm   |     |   Share
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    In in this 1969 file photo, actors Robert Redford, left, as the Sundance Kid and Paul Newman as Butch Cassidy appear in this scene from the film ’’Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid.’’ (AP Photo/20th Century Fox) Sundance unspools movies for 20th year of Utah outdoor screenings
    The Sundance Institute’s summer outdoor film series turns 20 this year, with a slate of fun movies at Red Butte Garden in Salt Lake City and Park City...
    Updated Jun 08 2017 01:35 pm   |     |   Share
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    Keith Urban accepts the award for male video of the year for ’Blue Ain’t Your Color’ at the CMT Music Awards at Music City Center on Wednesday, June 7, 2017, in Nashville, Tenn. Looking on in background right is presenter Katherine Heigl. (Photo by Wade Payne/Invision/AP) The Cricket’s Daily 3: Urban’s ‘Blue Ain’t Your Color’ tops CMT Music Awards
    Here’s what’s being talked about in pop culture: • Keith Urban’s “Blue Ain’t Your Color” took Video of the Year at the CMT Music Awards. Urban and Car...
    Updated Jun 09 2017 08:10 am   |     |   Share
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    Courtesy Sundance Institute The cast of the 1992 crime drama ’Reservoir Dogs,’ from left: Michael Madsen, Quentin Tarantino (the movie’s writer and director), Harvey Keitel, Chris Penn, Lawrence Tierney, Tim Roth, Steve Buscemi and Eddie Bunker. A new 35mm print of the film will screen in the From the Collection section of the 2017 Sundance Film Festival. Sundance’s Next Fest in L.A. will open with ‘Reservoir Dogs’
    Here’s a good reason to go to Los Angeles in August: To catch some of the cool little movies you missed in Park City at the Sundance Film Festival. Th...
    Updated Jun 07 2017 11:27 pm   |     |   Share
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    |  courtesy Sundance Institute  Johnny Saxby (Josh O’Connor, right), a young Yorkshire farmer, encounters a Romanian migrant worker (Alex Secareanu) in writer-director Francis Lee’s ’God’s Own Country,’ which won the Directing Award for World Cinema Dramatic at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival. The movie returns to Utah, as the Centerpiece Screening of the 14th annual Damn These Heels Film Festival, July 14-16, 2017. Damn These Heels adds Sundance award winner to slate of its LGBT films
    Fourteen more films have been selected for the 14th annual Damn These Heels Film Festival, the largest LGBTQ film festival in the Intermountain West —...
    Updated Jun 07 2017 05:54 pm   |     |   Share
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    (Courtesy photo)   Rei Hotoda will lead most of the Utah Symphony’s community concerts this summer.   Utah Symphony’s Rei Hotoda to lead Fresno Philharmonic
    Rei Hotoda, who’s finishing out her two-year stint as associate conductor of the Utah Symphony this month, has her next job lined up. Hotoda has been ...
    Updated Jun 07 2017 09:57 am   |     |   Share
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    (Courtesy Photo)    Heavy metal supergroup HELLYEAH performs June 1, 2016 at The Complex in Salt Lake City. Plans for tonight: Several strains of metal
    • Female-fronted metalcore band The Anchor performs at The Loading Dock, 445 S. 400 West, Salt Lake City. Opening: Scarlet Canary, Elysium, Colonel Li...
    Updated Jun 06 2017 12:03 pm   |     |   Share
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    Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee member Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn. laughs as he asks questions of and jokes with Energy Secretary-designate, former Texas Gov. Rick Perry on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017, at Perry’s confirmation hearing before the committee. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) The Cricket’s Daily 3: Who will and won’t appear with Bill Maher
    Here’s what’s being talked about in pop culture: • Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., has canceled an upcoming appearance on HBO’s “Real Time With Bill Maher,”...
    Updated Jun 07 2017 09:21 am   |     |   Share
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    |  Courtesy of Modest Mouse   Postfontaine will present indie rock band Modest Mouse & Morning Teleportation, June 5, 2017, at The Complex in Salt Lake City. Visit thecomplexslc.com/event-1307.htm for information. Plans for tonight: Modest Mouse rolls on
    • Alt-rock superstars Modest Mouse performs at The Complex, 536 W. 100 South, Salt Lake City. Opening: Morning Teleportation. Show starts at 7:30. Tic...
    Updated Jun 05 2017 01:48 pm   |     |   Share
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    The Doobie Brothers will perform at the Eccles Theater in Salt Lake City on Sept. 26, 2017. Eccles Theater adds Huey Lewis, Steve Martin & Martin Short, John Cleese and more to fall slate
    Comedians, musicians, dancers and storytellers will perform in Salt Lake City this fall, in the 11 new shows announced for the Live at the Eccles conc...
    Updated Jun 02 2017 03:35 pm   |     |   Share