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    In this July 14, 2015 photo, Luke Bryan poses for a portrait at Audio Productions in Nashville, Tenn., to promote his latest album, ’Kill the Lights.’ (Photo by Donn Jones/Invision/AP) Plans for the weekend: Luke Bryan does a double at Usana
    • Country superstar Luke Bryan performs two shows, tonight and Saturday, at Usana Amphitheatre, 5150 S. 6055 West, West Valley City. Opening: Little B...
    Updated Sep 30 2016 12:24 pm   |     |   Share
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    Courtesy  |  Feld Entertainment A poster for Disney On Ice’s show ’Passport to Adventure,’ which will play at the Vivint Smart Home Arena, Nov. 10-13. Disney On Ice returns to The Viv, Nov. 10-13
    Disney On Ice is skating back into Salt Lake City. “Disney On Ice presents ‘Passport to Adventure’” will have a four-day, seven-show run, Nov. 10-13, ...
    Updated Sep 30 2016 09:27 am   |     |   Share
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    FILE - In this Feb. 7, 2016 file photo, Lady Gaga sings the national anthem before the NFL Super Bowl 50 football game between the Denver Broncos and the Carolina Panthers in Santa Clara, Calif. Lady Gaga will headline the Super Bowl halftime show next year. NFL and Pepsi announced Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016, that the pop star will take the stage on Feb. 5, 2017, at the NRG Stadium in Houston. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File) The Cricket’s Daily 3: Will Lady Gaga take a stand at the Super Bowl?
    Here’s what’s being talked about in pop culture: • Lady Gaga will be performing the halftime show at Super Bowl LI in Houston. Now the question is: Wi...
    Updated Sep 30 2016 08:45 am   |     |   Share
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    FILE - In this June 7, 2016 file photo, Alec Baldwin attends the 2016 Fragrance Foundation Awards in New York. “Saturday Night Live” has chosen Alec Baldwin to impersonate GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump. He will debut his Trump impression opposite cast member Kate McKinnon’s continuing turn as Clinton. Trump had previously been played by announcer Darrell Hammond and by the now-departed Taran Killam. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File) The Cricket’s Daily 3: ‘Adventure Time’ won’t last forever
    Here’s what’s being talked about in pop culture: • Cartoon Network is announcing that its popular fantasy/romance/comedy/epic “Adventure Time,” featur...
    Updated Sep 30 2016 08:28 am   |     |   Share
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    Plans for tonight: Rockin’ with Buckcherry
    • Hard-rock band Buckcherry performs at The Royal, 4760 S. 900 East, Salt Lake City. Opening: Sons of Texas. Show starts at 7. Tickets are $35, at Smi...
    Updated Sep 28 2016 01:51 pm   |     |   Share
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    | Courtesy Trivium  Dead Nation will present thrash metal band Trivium’s Silence In The Snow Tour Fall 2016, Sept. 27, 2016, in The Complex in Salt Lake City. Visit thecomplexslc.com for information and smithstix.com for tickets. Plans for tonight: Metal, R&B or blues?
    • Thrash-metal band Trivium performs at The Complex, 536 W. 100 South, Salt Lake City. Opening: Sabaton, Huntress. Show starts at 6:30. Tickets are $2...
    Updated Sep 28 2016 01:45 pm   |     |   Share
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    (Al Hartmann  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   In this file photo, Rebecca Maksym, curator Utah Museum of Contemporary Art, shows  ’Grandma’s Cupboard.’ in the Main Gallery.  It was one of several art projects in a survey of Kate Ericson and Mel Ziegler’s conceptual and public art projects. Maksym leaving as UMOCA curator
    There is a changing of the guard at the Utah Museum of Contemporary Art. Rebecca Maksym, UMOCA’s curator of exhibitions since 2013, is moving to Portl...
    Updated Sep 30 2016 10:07 am   |     |   Share
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    Director Jon Favreau poses for photographers upon arrival at the premiere of the film ’Jungle Book’ in London, Wednesday, April 13, 2016. (Photo by Joel Ryan/Invision/AP) The Cricket’s Daily 3: A ‘live’ version of ‘The Lion King’ is coming
    Here’s what’s being talked about in pop culture: • The live-action remakes continue at Disney, with director Jon Favreau (who did “The Jungle Book”) s...
    Updated Sep 29 2016 09:15 am   |     |   Share
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    | Courtesy Mumford & Sons  British folk rockers Mumford & Sons will bring their Wilder Mind Tour, Sept. 26, 2016, to the USANA Amphitheatre in West Valley City. Catfish & The Bottlemen will open. Visit usana-amp.com for information, tickets or visit smithstix.com. Plans for tonight: Mumford & Sons at Usana
    • Folk-rockers Mumford & Sons perform at Usana Amphitheatre, 5150 S. 6055 West, West Valley City. Opening: Catfish & The Bottlemen. Show starts at 7. ...
    Updated Sep 27 2016 01:27 pm   |     |   Share
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    In this undated image released by FunnyorDie.com, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, left, appears with actor-comedian Zach Galifianakis during an appearance for the online comedy series, ’Between Two Ferns.’ (FunnyorDie.com via AP) The Cricket’s Daily 3: Trump won’t sit ‘Between Two Ferns’
    Here’s what’s being talked about in pop culture: • Don’t expect Donald Trump to follow Hillary Clinton on “Between Two Ferns,” because host Zach Galif...
    Updated Sep 28 2016 08:34 am   |     |   Share
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    In this image released by Sony Pictures, Chris Pratt, right, and Denzel Washington appear in a scene from ’The Magnificent Seven.’ (Sam Emerson/Sony Pictures via AP) The Cricket’s Daily 3: ‘Magnificent Seven’ on top
    Here’s what’s being talked about in pop culture: • “The Magnificent Seven” took the top spot on the weekend box-office chart, raking in $35 million. [...
    Updated Sep 27 2016 07:48 am   |     |   Share
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    | Courtesy of American Authors   Alternative rock band, American Authors will perform Oct. 13, 2014, at The Depot in Salt Lake City. Visit depotslc.com for information or smithstix.com for tickets. All ages show. Plans for the weekend: UVU celebrates 75th
    • UVUphoria, a show to celebrate the 75th anniversary of Utah Valley University, happens tonight at the UCCU Center, 800 W. University Parkway, Orem. ...
    Updated Sep 23 2016 01:18 pm   |     |   Share
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    FILE - In this July 30, 2016, file photo, writer J.K. Rowling poses for photographers upon arrival at gala performance of ’Harry Potter and the Cursed Child,’ in central London. Rowling clarified on Sept. 22, 2016, that slain Ohio gorilla, Harambe, is not a part of her fictional universe. The comment on Twitter came after Rowling retweeted a fake photo of Harambe as a result on the Patronus page of her Pottermore website. (Photo by Joel Ryan/Invision/AP, File) The Cricket’s Daily 3: What’s your Patronus?
    Here’s what’s being talked about in pop culture: • Sure, civilization may be circling the drain, but we can all find out what our Patronus is, so that...
    Updated Sep 26 2016 08:23 am   |     |   Share
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    |  courtesy photo Pop-punk band Blink-182 will perform at Usana Amphitheatre in West Valley City on Thursday, Sept. 22. Plans for tonight: Blink-182 at Usana Amphitheatre
    • Indie-pop twin sisters Tegan and Sara perform at In the Venue, 219 S. 600 West, Salt Lake City. Show starts at 6:30. Tickets are $39, at Smith’s Tix...
    Updated Sep 22 2016 01:21 pm   |     |   Share
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    FILE - In this May 27, 2012 file photo, from left,  Mel Giedroyc, Sue Perkins, Mary Berry and Paul Hollywood, presenters and judges of The Great British Bake Off pose for a photograph, in London. The fate of a sweet-toothed TV baking contest with millions of fans has left a sour taste with many Britons. The BBC says it has lost the rights to ’The Great British Bake Off,’ which it has broadcast since 2010. Rival Channel 4 offered more money to program maker Love Productions, it was reported on Monday, Sept. 12, 2016. (Ian West/PA via AP, File) The Cricket’s Daily 3: A rift between judges on ‘Great British Baking Show’
    Here’s what’s being talked about in pop culture: • There’s a split among the judges on “The Great British Baking Show” — with Mary Berry announcing sh...
    Updated Sep 23 2016 09:41 am   |     |   Share
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    (Courtesy photo)   Latin Grammy Award-winning Mexican rock band Molotov performs Tuesday at The Complex in Salt Lake City. Plans for tonight: Echo & The Bunnymen are back
    • Mexican rock band Molotov performs at The Complex, 536 W. 100 South, Salt Lake City. Opening: La Calavera. Show starts at 7. Tickets are $35, at Smi...
    Updated Sep 21 2016 12:00 pm   |     |   Share
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    FILE - In this Dec. 1, 2009 file photo, U.S. filmmaker Curtis Hanson, speaks during an interview at the International Book Fair in Guadalajara, Mexico. Hanson, who won an Oscar for the screenplay for “L.A. Confidential” and directed Eminem in the movie “8 Mile,” has died. Los Angeles police say paramedics called to Hanson’s Hollywood Hills home found him dead Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2016. He was 71. (AP Photo/Carlos Jasso, File) The Cricket’s Daily 3: RIP, Curtis Hanson
    Here’s what’s being talked about in pop culture: • Curtis Hanson, who directed the 1997 noir drama “L.A. Confidential” and won an Oscar for co-writing...
    Updated Sep 22 2016 09:14 am   |     |   Share
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    Cyndi Lauper performs Tuesday, Sept. 20, at The Depot. Courtesy  |  Chapman Baehler Plans for tonight: ‘80s throwbacks - Tears for Fears or Cyndi Lauper
    • Alt-rock/punk/pop band Thrice performs at The Complex, 536 W. 100 South, Salt Lake City. Opening: La Dispute, Nothing, Nowhere. Show starts at 7:30....
    Updated Sep 20 2016 05:21 pm   |     |   Share
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    (Al Hartmann  | The Salt Lake Tribune)   The Clark Planetarium prepares ’Lunar Lockdown’ for its moon rock, on permanent loan from NASA in May. The apricot-sized moon rock set in a pyramid enclosure was placed in a NASA-approved case before leaving the building under armed guard and placed in a Zions Bank vault for safe-keeping while the Planetarium revamps its exhibits. Clark Planetarium theaters reopening on Saturday as major renovation continues
    Clark Planetarium is undergoing major interior reconstruction, which has closed the downtown Salt Lake City venue the past two weeks. Two parts of the...
    Updated Sep 16 2016 08:32 pm   |     |   Share
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    (Courtesy photo)    Def Leppard will perofrm Sept. 16, 2016, at Usana Amphitheatre in West Valley City. Plans for the weekend: Closing out the Utah State Fair
    • The Utah State Fair concludes this weekend at the Utah State Fairpark, 1000 W. North Temple, Salt Lake City. Gates open today at 10 a.m. Tickets are...
    Updated Sep 16 2016 12:54 pm   |     |   Share
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    In this image released by NBC, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump appears with host Jimmy Fallon during a taping of ’The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon,’ Thursday, Sept. 15, 2016, in New York. (Andrew Lipovsky/NBC via AP) The Cricket’s Daily 3: Fallon musses Donald’s hair, chaos ensues
    Here’s what’s being talked about in pop culture: • In a sign that western civilization is circling the drain, Donald Trump appeared on Jimmy Fallon la...
    Updated Sep 19 2016 08:12 am   |     |   Share
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    Jason Isbell will perform Sept. 15, 2016, at Red Butte Garden in Salt Lake City. Courtesy of David McClister Plans for tonight: Jason Isbell, sold out
    • The Utah State Fair continues at the Utah State Fairpark, 1000 W. North Temple, Salt Lake City. Gates open today at noon. Tickets are $10 for adults...
    Updated Sep 15 2016 04:54 pm   |     |   Share
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    FILE - In this Monday, Aug. 1, 2016 file photo, Bryan Fuller, showrunner/executive producer of the Starz series ’American Gods,’ poses for a portrait during the 2016 Television Critics Association Summer Press Tour at the Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, Calif. Following up a Comic-Con panel in July about ’Star Trek: Discovery,’ executive producer Fuller shared details about the 13-episode series’ setting, characters and innovations at a Television Critics Association meeting Wednesday, Aug. 10. His disclosures included that the main character is female (human, yes; a captain, no); that the story will feature a gay character, and that there will more aliens. (Photo by Rich Fury/Invision/AP, File) The Cricket’s Daily 3: Waiting longer for new ‘Trek’
    Here’s what’s being talked about in pop culture: • CBS Access will delay the launch of the new TV series “Star Trek: Discovery,” originally set for Ja...
    Updated Sep 16 2016 08:29 am   |     |   Share
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    (Rick Egan  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)    Eric Church plays EnergySolutions Arena, Monday, May 25, 2015. Tickets on sale next week for Eric Church’s show at The Viv, March 25
    General tickets for country superstar Eric Church’s next Salt Lake City show will go on sale next week. Church announced in August that he will spend ...
    Updated Sep 14 2016 02:51 pm   |     |   Share
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    (Courtesy photo)   Goo Goo Dolls will perform Nov. 4 as part of the newly announced Live at the Eccles performing arts series at the George S. and Dolores Doré Eccles Theater, opening in October in downtown Salt Lake City.   Plans for tonight: Goo Goo Dolls at Red Butte
    • The Utah State Fair starts its 11-day run today at the Utah State Fairpark, 1000 W. North Temple, Salt Lake City. Gates open today at 10 a.m. Ticket...
    Updated Sep 14 2016 12:12 pm   |     |   Share
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    FILE - In this May 27, 2012 file photo, from left,  Mel Giedroyc, Sue Perkins, Mary Berry and Paul Hollywood, presenters and judges of The Great British Bake Off pose for a photograph, in London. The fate of a sweet-toothed TV baking contest with millions of fans has left a sour taste with many Britons. The BBC says it has lost the rights to ’The Great British Bake Off,’ which it has broadcast since 2010. Rival Channel 4 offered more money to program maker Love Productions, it was reported on Monday, Sept. 12, 2016. (Ian West/PA via AP, File) The Cricket’s Daily 3: Can fans enjoy baking without Mel & Sue?
    Here’s what’s being talked about in pop culture: • Presenters Mel Giedroyc and Sue Perkins said they will leave “The Great British Bake-Off” (called “...
    Updated Sep 15 2016 09:56 am   |     |   Share
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    FILE - In this May 17, 2014 file photo, Bo Rinehart, left, and Bear Rinehart of Needtobreathe perform at the 2014 Hangout Music Festival in Gulf Shores, Ala. The band released a new album in July and launched a new tour that kicked off on Aug. 17.  (Photo by John Davisson/Invision/AP, File) Plans for tonight: Needtobreathe at Red Butte
    • The Utah State Fair continues at the Utah State Fairpark, 1000 W. North Temple, Salt Lake City. Gates open today at noon. Tickets are $10 for adults...
    Updated Sep 13 2016 12:45 pm   |     |   Share
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    In this photo provided by ABC, Cheryl Burke, left, and Ryan Lochte, perform on ’Dancing with the Stars,’ competition that begins with the two-hour season premiere live, Monday, Sept. 12, 2016, on the ABC Television Network. (Eric McCandless/ABC via AP) The Cricket’s Daily 3: Ryan Lochte and the perils of live TV
    Here’s what’s being talked about in pop culture: • Two men were arrested for rushing the stage after swimmer Ryan Lochte’s debut performance on the se...
    Updated Sep 14 2016 07:59 am   |     |   Share
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       Hardcore band, Stick To Your Guns will be on tour with guests The Amity Affliction, Being As An Ocean, 68 and In Hearts Wake, Feb. 14, 2015, In The Venue in Salt Lake City. Visit smithstix.com for information. Courtesy Stick to Your Gun Plans for tonight: Xenia Rubinos at Urban Lounge
    • The Utah State Fair continues at the Utah State Fairpark, 1000 W. North Temple, Salt Lake City. Gates open today at 10 a.m. Tickets are $10 for adul...
    Updated Sep 12 2016 05:00 pm   |     |   Share
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    Miss Arkansa Savvy Shields waves to crowd after being named new the Miss America 2017, Sunday, Sept. 11, 2016, in Atlantic City, N.J. (AP Photo/Noah K. Murray) The Cricket’s Daily 3: A Savvy pick for Miss America
    Here’s what’s being talked about in pop culture: • Savvy Shields, Miss Arkansas, is your Miss America 2017, after wowing the judges with her jazz danc...
    Updated Sep 13 2016 08:59 am   |     |   Share