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    FILE - In this Sept. 30, 2016 file photo, Chance The Rapper performs onstage during the iTunes festival at the Roundhouse in Camden, north London. Top Grammy contenders Sturgill Simpson and Chance the Rapper are set to perform at the awards show this month. The Recording Academy announced Thursday, Feb. 2, 2017 that fellow nominee William Bell and Grammy winners Little Big Town and Gary Clark Jr. will also perform on the live telecast on Feb. 12.  (Photo by Joel Ryan/Invision/AP) Plans for the weekend: Chance the Rapper at Maverik Center
    • Rock singer-songwriter James McCartney performs tonight at The Urban Lounge, 241 S. 500 East, Salt Lake City. Opening: Anna Rose. Show starts at 6 p...
    Updated Apr 28 2017 11:10 am   |     |   Share
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    Modern take on ‘Little Women’ to be filmed in Utah
    Some Utah filmmakers are set to bring a modern spin on the March sisters. Filming will start in June in the Salt Lake City area on a modern version of...
    Updated Apr 28 2017 03:36 pm   |     |   Share
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    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: What if they threw a White House Correspondents Dinner and nobody came?
    Here’s what’s being talked about in pop culture: • Looks like a lot of Hollywood celebrities are staying away from Saturday night’s White House Corres...
    Updated Apr 28 2017 09:54 am   |     |   Share
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    (Chris Detrick  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   Members of the Salt Lake City Jazz Orchestra perform at the Utah Arts Festival in Library Square Friday June 27, 2014. The group will be back for the 2017 festival in June. Utah Arts Festival music headliners to bring country, jazz, funk and more
    Mix some outlaw country, electronic beats, Afro-Cuban vibes, vocal harmonies, blues and jazz, Brazilian rhythms and a gumbo-serving guitar player, and...
    Updated Apr 28 2017 01:52 pm   |     |   Share
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    (Courtesy Photo)    The California Guitar Trio  — Paul Richards (Utah), Bert Lams (Belgium) and Hideyo Moriya (Japan), known to fans as CGT — perform Nov. 13-14 at The Egyptian Theatre in Park City. Plans for tonight: California Guitar Trio plays
    • Country musician Granger Smith performs at The Depot, 400 W. South Temple, Salt Lake City. Opening: Earl Dibbles Jr. Show starts at 8:30. Tickets ar...
    Updated Apr 27 2017 11:33 am   |     |   Share
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    FILE - In this May 23, 2016, file photo, Johnny Depp arrives at the premiere of ’Alice Through the Looking Glass’ at the El Capitan Theatre in Los Angeles. Some visitors to the Pirates of the Caribbean ride at California’s Disneyland got a surprise Wednesday, April 26, 2017, when Depp appeared as Captain Jack Sparrow inside the ride. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File) The Cricket’s Daily 3: Capt. Jack in the flesh at Disneyland
    Here’s what’s being talked about in pop culture: • Johnny Depp surprised tourists at Disneyland by showing up, in his Capt. Jack Sparrow regalia, in t...
    Updated Apr 28 2017 09:39 am   |     |   Share
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    |  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
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    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 27 2017 04:13 pm   |     |   Share
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    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 27 2017 09:36 am   |     |   Share
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    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, was 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 lineup for the Sundance Film Festival: London has been announced, and it’s filled with titles that did well with audiences in Park City in January...
    Updated Apr 27 2017 04:32 pm   |     |   Share
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    Update: Utah Symphony violinist reunited with 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 27 2017 10:45 am   |     |   Share
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    FILE - In this Jan. 15, 2015 file photo, James Gunn arrives at the 20th annual Critics’ Choice Movie Awards in Los Angeles. On Monday, James Gunn announced on Facebook that he would be returning to write and direct “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3.” Gunn also wrote and directed the first and second “Guardians” films. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP, File) The Cricket’s Daily 3: Lots more saving the galaxy
    Here’s what’s being talked about in pop culture: • Filmmaker James Gunn dropped some big news on Twitter: He will be back to write and direct a third ...
    Updated Apr 19 2017 08:02 am   |     |   Share
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    Plans for tonight: Who’s going to the game?
    Not much in the way of entertainment tonight, but there’s always baseball: • The Salt Lake Bees play host to the Fresno Grizzlies in Pacific Coast Lea...
    Updated Apr 17 2017 01:36 pm   |     |   Share
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    This image released by Universal Pictures shows Charlize Theron, left, and Vin Diesel in ’The Fate of the Furious.’ (Universal Pictures via AP) The Cricket’s Daily 3: A ‘Furious’ global opening
    Here’s what’s being talked about in pop culture: • “The Fate of the Furious” opened on top, taking in $100.2 million domestically over the Easter week...
    Updated Apr 18 2017 09:19 am   |     |   Share
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    | Courtesy of A Perfect Circle  A Perfect Circle, a rock supergroup formed in 1999 by guitarist Billy Howerdel and Tool vocalist Maynard James Keenan, will perform with guest Prayers, April 15, 2017. Visit maverikcenter.com for information and smithstix.com. Plans for the weekend: A Perfect Circle at Maverik Center
    • Hip-hop icon DJ Quik performs tonight, outdoors at Liquid Joe’s, 1249 E. 3300 South, Salt Lake City. Show starts at 7 p.m. Tickets are $30, at Smith...
    Updated Apr 14 2017 01:18 pm   |     |   Share
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    This photo provided by Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment shows, Mark Hamill, from left, as Luke Skywalker, Carrie Fisher as Princess Leia Organa, and Harrison Ford as Hans Solo in the original 1977 ’Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope.’ The  four-day Star Wars Celebration kicked off Thursday, April 14, 2017 in Orlando, Fla., marking the 40-year anniversary of Lucas’ space saga. (Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment via AP) The Cricket’s Daily 3: Fans bid farewell to Carrie Fisher
    Here’s what’s being talked about in pop culture: • Fans at the 40th anniversary Star Wars Celebration in Orlando were left in tears by a moving tribut...
    Updated Apr 17 2017 08:54 am   |     |   Share
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    (Courtesy photo)   Daniel Smith, founder and frontman of the pop-rock band Bastille. Plans for tonight: Bastille storms into Orem
    • Indie-pop band Bastille performs at UCCU Center, 800 W. University Parkway, Orem. Opening: Mondo Cozmo. Show starts at 8. Tickets, from $35 to $42.5...
    Updated Apr 13 2017 12:30 pm   |     |   Share
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    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
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    (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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    (|  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