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The veteran punk band Social Distortion will mark the 25th anniversary of its 1990 self-titled album with a tour, which will stop at The Depot on Thursday, Sept. 3. Plans for tonight: Social D at The Depot
    • Veteran punk band Social Distortion performs at The Depot, 400 W. South Temple, Salt Lake City. Opening: Nikki Lane, Drag the River. Show starts at ...
    Updated Sep 03 2015 12:06 pm   |     |   Share
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    Comic Brian Regan to play EnergySolutions Arena, March 18
    Utah’s favorite comic, Brian Regan, is coming back. The family-friendly stand-up comedian will perform Friday, March 18, 2016, at 8 p.m., at EnergySol...
    Updated Sep 03 2015 12:06 pm   |     |   Share
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    FILE - This is a Tuesday, May 19, 2015 file photo of Cate Blanchett as she poses for photographers upon her arrival for the screening of the film Sicario at the 68th international film festival, Cannes, southern France. Academy Award winner Cate Blanchett will receive a major career honor at this year’s London Film festival, where two of her latest films are screening. The Australian actress will be presented with the British Film Institute Fellowship at an Oct. 17 ceremony. BFI chairman Greg Dyke said Thursday Aug. 27, 2015, that Blanchett was “a compelling and brave actress whose mesmerizing screen presence has captivated audiences since her earliest roles.” (AP Photo/Lionel Cironneau, File) The Cricket’s Daily 3: Cate loves Lucy
    Here’s what is happening in pop culture: • Cate Blanchett will portray TV pioneer Lucille Ball in a biopic written by Aaron Sorkin (“The West Wing,” “...
    Updated Sep 03 2015 11:56 am   |     |   Share
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    Tumbleweeds Film Festival announces 12 films for children
    For its fifth year, the Tumbleweeds Film Festival for Children and Youth are bringing together a wild variety of subjects — including a soccer-savvy h...
    Updated Sep 02 2015 01:27 pm   |     |   Share
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    | Courtesy of The Home Team

JRC Events will present Seattle pop-punk band The Home Team with guests Tonight We Fight, My New Mistress and Versus the Man, Sept. 2, 2015, at The Loading Dock in Salt Lake City. Visit 24tix.com for more information. Plans for tonight: The Home Team plays
    • Seattle pop-punk band The Home Team performs at The Loading Dock, 445 S. 400 West, Salt Lake City. Opening: Tonight We Fight, My New Mistress, Vers...
    Updated Sep 02 2015 12:33 pm   |     |   Share
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    FILE - In this May 15, 2015 file photo, Taylor Swift performs at Rock in Rio USA at the MGM Resorts Festival Grounds in Las Vegas.  (Photo by John Davisson/Invision/AP, File) EnergySolutions Arena warns: Watch out for phony Taylor Swift tickets
    With mega-charting pop star Taylor Swift performing Friday at EnergySolutions Arena, the venue is warning Utah fans to watch out for fraudulent ticket...
    Updated Sep 02 2015 12:33 pm   |     |   Share
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    Sony Pictures Entertainment headquarters in Culver City, Calif. on Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2014. The FBI has confirmed it is investigating a recent hacking attack at Sony Pictures Entertainment, which caused major internal computer problems at the film studio last week. (AP Photo/Nick Ut) The Cricket’s Daily 3: A dozen ‘Stars’ will go dancing
    Here’s what is happening in pop culture: • Here are your “stars” for the upcoming season of “Dancing With the Stars”: “Real Housewife” Kim Zolciac Bie...
    Updated Sep 03 2015 07:17 am   |     |   Share
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The Urban Lounge in Salt Lake City will present Minneapolis, Minnesota punk rock band Babes In Toyland, Sept. 1, 2015. Visit 24tix.com for information. Plans for tonight: The Babes are back
    • British progressive-metal band Oceans Ate Alaska perfoms at MusicGarage, 250 W. 1300 South, Salt Lake City. Show starts at 7. Tickets are $12, at Sm...
    Updated Sep 01 2015 02:33 pm   |     |   Share
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    Utah crowd-funding: Music of the night
    This week’s Utah Crowd-Funding Project is a real horror show. Salt Lake City composer/pianist Kagan Breitenbach has a plan to celebrate to joys of cla...
    Updated Sep 01 2015 02:33 pm   |     |   Share
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Singer-actor Kenny Holland has been cast in the lead of Young rocker cast in lead of ‘Saturday’s Warrior’
    Filming starts Wednesday on the movie version of “Saturday’s Warrior,” the landmark 1974 Mormon-themed musical — and the cast is shaping up. Taking th...
    Updated Sep 01 2015 09:19 pm   |     |   Share
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    The Cricket’s Daily 3: Absorbent and porous and yellow is he...
    Here’s what is happening in pop culture: • SpongeBob SquarePants is going to Broadway, with a new musical set to open in Manhattan next summer. [Vultu...
    Updated Sep 02 2015 08:29 am   |     |   Share
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Toto will perform as part of the 2015 summer concert season for Red Butte Garden in Salt Lake City. Plans for tonight: Yes, and Toto too
    • Classic-rock bands Yes and Toto co-headline at Red Butte Garden, 300 Wakara Way, University of Utah, Salt Lake City. Show starts at 7. Sold out. • S...
    Updated Aug 31 2015 11:21 am   |     |   Share
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    Miley Cyrus arrives at the MTV Video Music Awards at the Microsoft Theater on Sunday, Aug. 30, 2015, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP) The Cricket’s Daily 3: Kanye for President, and more from the VMAs
    Here’s what is happening in pop culture: • Taylor Swift’s all-star track “Bad Blood” took top honors at the MTV Video Music Awards — but all the talk ...
    Updated Sep 01 2015 07:44 am   |     |   Share
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Pop singer Colbie Caillat will perform on a bill with Christina Perri, Aug. 28 at Sandy Amphitheatre. Plans for the weekend: Colbie and Christina
    • Pop singer-songwriters Colbie Caillat and Christina Perri co-headline tonight at Sandy Amphitheater, 1245 E. 9400 South, Salt Lake City. Opening: Ra...
    Updated Aug 28 2015 02:28 pm   |     |   Share
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    With Lemmy short of breath, Motörhead’s SLC show stops early
    Metal legends Motörhead played Salt Lake City last night — but the thin mountain air was too much for the band’s frontman, Lemmy Kilmister. According ...
    Updated Aug 28 2015 09:30 am   |     |   Share
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    This photo provided by Sony Pictures Classics shows, Bel Powley as Minnie Goetze, in a scene from the film, Friday movie roundup: A girl’s life
    The last weekend of August usually doesn’t bring greatness to the movie theaters — but there are some highlights. The best of the week is “The Diary o...
    Updated Aug 28 2015 09:18 am   |     |   Share
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    FILE - In this June 28, 2015 file photo, Nicki Minaj appears at the BET Awards in Los Angeles. Taylor Swift apologized to Minaj Thursday, July 23,  on Twitter after the pair traded words Tuesday after MTV announced the nominees for the VMAs, where Swift is the leader with nine. Minaj was upset she didn't earn a nomination for video of the year for “Anaconda” and launched a series of tweets about how slim women earn top nominations. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File) The Cricket’s Daily 3: Nicki Minaj at the VMAs
    Here’s what is happening in pop culture: • Nicki Minaj will open the MTV Video Music Awards on Sunday — which will make things interesting backstage, ...
    Updated Aug 31 2015 07:52 am   |     |   Share
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    FILE - In this July 9, 2015 file photo, Jennifer Lawrence attends The Cricket’s Daily 3: Jennifer Lawrence and Amy Schumer working together
    Here’s what is happening in pop culture: • Jennifer Lawrence let slip that she and Amy Schumer are writing a screenplay together, a comedy in which th...
    Updated Aug 28 2015 08:32 am   |     |   Share
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Charli XCX Charli XCX and Bleachers cancel rest of tour, including Oct. 10 SLC stop
    Charli XCX and Bleachers may have been set to “Do America,” but they’re not going to do Salt Lake City. The joint tour between British pop-punk singer...
    Updated Aug 25 2015 07:52 pm   |     |   Share
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    This photo provided by Universal Pictures shows, O’Shea Jackson, Jr., left, as Ice Cube and Corey Hawkins as Dr. Dre, in the film, “Straight Outta Compton. The Cricket’s Daily 3: One Direction taking a break?
    Here’s what is happening in pop culture: • One Direction reportedly will be going off in different directions next year, as the four-member British bo...
    Updated Aug 25 2015 07:13 am   |     |   Share
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    | Courtesy Sublime
 
Ska-punk band Sublime will perform with Rome, Rebelution, Pepper and Mickey Avalon, Aug. 23, 2015, at USANA Amphitheatre in West Valley City. Visit usana-amp.com for information and smithstix.com for tickets. Plans for the weekend: From Slipknot to Sublime
    • Masked heavy-metal band Slipknot performs tonight at Usana Amphitheatre, 5150 S. 6055 West, West Valley City. Opening: Lamb of God, Bullet For My Va...
    Updated Aug 21 2015 07:39 am   |     |   Share
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An image from animator Don Hertzfeldt's latest short, The Cricket’s Daily 3: Kelly Clarkson’s baby bombshell
    The best thing you can watch on a theater screen this week is only 17 minutes long. And well worth the ticket price. That’s Don Hertzfeldt’s indescrib...
    Updated Aug 21 2015 07:39 am   |     |   Share
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Jennifer Lawrence stars as Katniss Everdeen in The Cricket’s Daily 3: J-Law tops Hollywood’s pay scale
    Here’s what is happening in pop culture: • Jennifer Lawrence is the highest-paid actress in Hollywood, making $52 million in the last year. [Forbes] •...
    Updated Aug 24 2015 08:22 am   |     |   Share
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New metal band Coal Chamber will perform with guests Fear Factory, Devil You Know, Saint Ridley and Madlife, Aug. 20, 2015, at The Complex in Salt Lake City. Visit smithstix.com for information. Plans for tonight: Hip-hop at Twilight
    • New-metal band Coal Chamber performs at The Complex, 536 W. 100 South, Salt Lake City. Opening: Fear Factory, Devil You Know, Saint Ridley, Madlife....
    Updated Aug 20 2015 11:48 am   |     |   Share
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Pop singer Kelly Clarkson performs at Usana Amphitheatre in West Valley City on Saturday in support of her latest album, “Piece By Piece”, August 8, 2015. The Cricket’s Daily 3: Kelly Clarkson’s baby bombshell
    Here’s what is happening in pop culture: • Kelly Clarkson announced, in the middle of a song during her “Piece By Piece” tour stop in Los Angeles’ Sta...
    Updated Aug 21 2015 07:29 am   |     |   Share
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SOMA will present Las Vegas rock-progressive band Stolas with Artifex Pereo, Eidola, I Buried the Box With Your Name, and The Tide and The Tempest, Aug. 19, 2015, at the Musicgarage in Salt Lake City. Visit 24tix.com for information. Courtesy of Michael-Rex Carbonell Plans for tonight: Miguel brings the funk
    • Pop punk-ska-rock band Survay Says! performs at Loading Dock, 445 S. 400 West, Salt Lake City. Opening: Firestarter, The Beam Me Up Ska T’s, The Anc...
    Updated Aug 19 2015 02:00 pm   |     |   Share
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    The Cricket’s Daily 3: Auf wiedersehen, ‘Hedwig’
    Here’s what is happening in pop culture: • The Broadway revival of “Hedwig & The Angry Inch” will close in September. The musical was brought back for...
    Updated Aug 20 2015 09:08 am   |     |   Share
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JRC Events will present Minnesota alternative rock-post-hardcore band Sleep Signals, Aug. 18, 2015, at The Loading Dock in Salt Lake City. Visit 24tix.com for information. Plans for tonight: Wilco, Dawes or KMFDM?
    • Female-fronted metal band Butcher Babies performs at The Complex, 536 W. 100 South, Salt Lake City. Show starts at 6. Tickets are $15, at Smith’s Ti...
    Updated Aug 18 2015 12:48 pm   |     |   Share
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    Utah crowd-funding: Drawing on the walls
    This week’s Utah Crowd-Funding Project appeals to the artist inside all of us. Chalk Couture makes magnetic chalkboards, set in ornate frames, suitabl...
    Updated Aug 25 2015 02:22 pm   |     |   Share
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The Top 10 finalist of season 12 of Fox's ‘So You Think You Can Dance’ tour coming to Maverik Center, Dec. 10
    The Top 10 finalists on Fox’s “So You Think You Can Dance” — including Utah own’s Hailee Payne — will hit the road this fall, with a stop in Payne’s h...
    Updated Aug 18 2015 08:25 pm   |     |   Share