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    | Courtesy Mike Gordon  Phish bassist Mike Gordon returns to the road with his band as it plays at Park City Live, Feb. 5, 2016. Visit parkcitylive.net for information, tickets. Must be 21 to attend. Plans for the weekend: A Phish-man swims solo
    • The Utah Jazz plays host to the Milwaukee Bucks, tonight at Vivint Smart Home Arena, 301 W. South Temple, Salt Lake City. Game starts at 7. Tickets ...
    Updated Feb 05 2016 01:24 pm   |     |   Share
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    FOX News moderators Megyn Kelly, right, listens as Chris Wallace beings introductions during the first Republican presidential debate at the Quicken Loans Arena Thursday, Aug. 6, 2015, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/John Minchillo) The Cricket’s Daily 3: Megyn Kelly cashes in on Trump’s ire
    Here’s what’s being talked about today in pop culture: • Ticking off Donald Trump has paid off for Fox News anchor Megyn Kelly, who has signed a multi...
    Updated Feb 05 2016 07:36 am   |     |   Share
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    | Courtesy The Travelin’ McCourys  The Travelin’ McCourys will perform at 8 p.m. Feb. 4, 2016 at The State Room, Salt Lake City. As the sons of bluegrass legend Del McCoury, Ronnie McCoury on mandolin and Rob McCoury on banjo, they continue their father’s work Û a lifelong dedication to the power of bluegrass music to bring joy into people’s lives. The band will combine their sound with others to make something fresh and rejuvenating. Tickets are $21. Visit thestateroom.com for information. Plans for tonight: Travelin’ McCourys carry the banner
    • Heavy-metal band Queensrÿche performs at In the Venue, 219 S. 600 West, Salt Lake City. Opening: Halcyon Way, Meytal. Show starts at 6:30. Tickets a...
    Updated Feb 04 2016 11:54 am   |     |   Share
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    Scarlet Page  |  courtesy Big Hassle Media  The Lumineers — from left: Jeremiah Fraites, Wesley Schultz and Neyla Pekarek — will perform on Wednesday, May 25, at Red Butte Garden Amphitheatre. The Lumineers bring the folk to Red Butte Garden, May 25
    Another early entry in the Red Butte Garden summer schedule will put young people’s folk music in the hills. The Lumineers, the Denver-based folk grou...
    Updated Feb 05 2016 01:24 pm   |     |   Share
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    FILE - This is a Sunday, Jan. 15, 2012 file photo of Matt LeBlanc as he arrives at the 69th Annual Golden Globe Awards in Los Angeles.  The BBC said Thursday Feb. 4, 2016 that former ’Friends’ star Matt LeBlanc will be joining the broadcaster’s popular ’Top Gear’ program, presenting the revamped car show with British TV presenter and DJ Chris Evans.  (AP Photo/Matt Sayles, File) The Cricket’s Daily 3: Matt LeBlanc to drive on wrong side of the road
    Here’s what’s being talked about today in pop culture: • Former “Friends” star Matt LeBlanc will be one of the new hosts of BBC’s automotive reality s...
    Updated Feb 05 2016 07:28 am   |     |   Share
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    Vin Diesel poses in the press room with the awards for favorite movie and favorite action movie, ’Furious 7,’ at the People’s Choice Awards at the Microsoft Theater on Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2016, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP) The Cricket’s Daily 3: More ‘Fast,’ more ‘Furious’
    Here’s what’s being talked about today in pop culture: • Vin Diesel confirms that not only will there be an eighth “Fast and Furious” movie next year,...
    Updated Feb 04 2016 07:15 am   |     |   Share
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    | Courtesy SafetySuit  Nashville, TN, pop-rock band, SafetySuit, will perform Feb. 2, 2016, at The Complex in Salt Lake City. Visit smithstix.com for tickets. All ages are welcome. Plans for tonight: Lettuce entertains you
    • Pop-rock band SafetySuit performs at The Complex, 536 W. 100 South, Salt Lake City. Opening: Connell Cruise. Show starts at 7. Tickets are $20, at S...
    Updated Feb 02 2016 11:57 am   |     |   Share
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    Utah crowd-funding: Making a game of politics
    This week’s Utah Crowd-Funding Project brings the thrill of politics into your own home — if you want that sort of thing. The folks at Magnitude Studi...
    Updated Feb 02 2016 10:30 am   |     |   Share
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    Director George Miller attends the 2016 G’Day USA LA Gala held at Vibiana on Thursday, Jan. 28, 2016, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP) The Cricket’s Daily 3: ‘Mad Max’ director to lead Cannes jury
    Here’s what’s being talked about today in pop culture: • George Miller, the Oscar-nominated director of “Mad Max: Fury Road,” will lead the jury at th...
    Updated Feb 03 2016 09:32 am   |     |   Share
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    Plans for tonight: The Bulls are in town
    • The Utah Jazz play host to the Chicago Bulls at Vivint Smart Home Arena, 301 W. South Temple, Salt Lake City. Game starts at 7. Tickets available at...
    Updated Feb 01 2016 12:15 pm   |     |   Share
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    The Snowflakes dance as cast members of Ballet West, of Salt Lake City, Utah work through a dress rehearsal for their performance of The Nutcracker at The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, DC., Wednesday, December 10, 2014. (Photo Rod Lamkey Jr.) George S. and Dolores Doré Eccles Foundation gives Ballet West $2 million for a revamped ‘Nutcracker’
    Ballet West has big plans for a more spectacular “Nutcracker” in 2017 — and has received a $2 million grant to make it happen. The Salt Lake City ball...
    Updated Feb 02 2016 07:50 pm   |     |   Share
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    ‘Long Island Medium’ bringing live show to The Viv, April 7
    The “Long Island Medium” is coming back to Utah. (If you’re psychic, you already knew that.) Theresa Caputo, star of TLC’s “Long Island Medium,” will ...
    Updated Feb 04 2016 11:13 am   |     |   Share
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      Boston Globe reporters (from left: Rachel McAdams, Mark Ruffalo, Brian d’Arcy James) break the story of the Catholic Church’s cover-up of sexual abuse by priests, in the drama ’Spotlight.’ Courtesy  Open Road Films The Cricket’s Daily 3: ‘Kung Fu Panda 3’ kicks butt at box office
    Here’s what’s being talked about today in pop culture: • The animated “Kung Fu Panda 3” took the weekend box-office race, bringing in $41 million. [Bo...
    Updated Feb 02 2016 07:35 am   |     |   Share
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    (Courtesy photo)    Grizfolk performs at Kilby Court in Salt Lake City on Thursday, Jan. 28. Plans for the weekend: Choose your music
    • Heavy metal band Seeker performs tonight at The Loading Dock, 445 S. 400 West, Salt Lake City. Opening: Left Behind, Great American Ghost, MateriaM,...
    Updated Jan 29 2016 01:10 pm   |     |   Share
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    FILE - In this Friday, Oct. 2, 2015, file photo, singer Rihanna poses before Christian Dior’s Spring-Summer 2016 ready-to-wear fashion collection to be presented during the Paris Fashion Week, in Paris. Rihanna has released her much anticipated new album through Jay Z’s Tidal streaming service, which she co-owns. Rihanna released “ANTI” on Thursday, Jan. 28, 2016, on the streaming service. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus, File) The Cricket’s Daily 3: RIP, Paul Kantner
    Here’s what’s being talked about today in pop culture: • Paul Kantner, founding member of the seminal ‘60s San Francisco band Jefferson Airplane, has ...
    Updated Feb 01 2016 07:37 am   |     |   Share
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    (Courtesy photo)    Grizfolk performs at Kilby Court in Salt Lake City on Thursday, Jan. 28. Plans for tonight: Grizfolk bears down
    • Alt-pop-rock band Never Shout Never performs at In the Venue, 219 S. 600 West, Salt Lake City. Opening: Metro Station, Jule Vera, Waterparks. Show s...
    Updated Jan 29 2016 11:10 am   |     |   Share
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    FILE - In this Friday, Oct. 2, 2015, file photo, singer Rihanna poses before Christian Dior’s Spring-Summer 2016 ready-to-wear fashion collection to be presented during the Paris Fashion Week, in Paris. Rihanna has released her much anticipated new album through Jay Z’s Tidal streaming service, which she co-owns. Rihanna released “ANTI” on Thursday, Jan. 28, 2016, on the streaming service. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus, File) The Cricket’s Daily 3: ‘Top Gun 2’ coming soon?
    Here’s what’s happening today in pop culture: • Looks like “Top Gun 2” is getting closer to reality, as producer Jerry Bruckheimer posted on social me...
    Updated Jan 29 2016 08:15 am   |     |   Share
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    Taylor Wallace  |  aLive Coverage  STS9 performs Wednesday at The Depot in Salt Lake City. Plans for tonight: STS9 rolls in
    • The Utah Jazz plays host to the Charlotte Hornets at Vivint Smart Home Arena, 301 W. South Temple, Salt Lake City. The game starts at 7 p.m. Tickets...
    Updated Jan 28 2016 10:10 am   |     |   Share
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    This photo provided by Twentieth Century Fox shows, Leonardo DiCaprio in a scene from the film, ’The Revenant.’  (Twentieth Century Fox via AP) The Cricket’s Daily 3: A blizzard of pop culture
    Here’s what’s happening in pop culture (and it’s all related to this weekend’s blizzard on the east coast): • The blizzard cut into box office revenue...
    Updated Jan 26 2016 06:53 am   |     |   Share
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    Jason Aldean performs at the 49th annual CMA Awards at the Bridgestone Arena on Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2015, in Nashville, Tenn. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP) Six acts coming to Usana Amphitheatre on Country Megaticket
    Country fans have something to look forward to this summer and fall at Usana Amphitheatre. Six major acts are available as part of the Toyota Megatick...
    Updated Jan 22 2016 02:24 pm   |     |   Share
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    Plans for the weekend: Metal, rock or reggae
    • Indie trio Half Moon Run performs tonight at The Urban Lounge, 241 S. 500 East, Salt Lake City. Opening: Emilie & Ogden. Show starts at 8 p.m. Ticke...
    Updated Jan 25 2016 02:07 pm   |     |   Share
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    FILE - In this Feb. 20, 2015 file photo, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences President Cheryl Boone Isaacs arrives at the 52nd Annual ICG Publicists Awards, in Beverly Hills, Calif. Since becoming the academy’s first African-American president, Boone Isaacs has prioritized diversifying the academy by inducting a higher rate of minorities in recent years and unveiling a five-year initiative to promote diversity in the industry. But Boone Isaacs is now promising even bigger changes: “We need to do more, and better and more quickly,” she said in a statement on Monday, Jan. 18, 2016. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File) The Cricket’s Daily 3: Academy’s diversity issue escalates
    Here’s what’s happening in pop culture: • Pressure is mounting on the motion-picture academy’s board to do something about the lack of diversity among...
    Updated Jan 25 2016 06:54 am   |     |   Share
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    Plans for tonight: Getting glitchy with KP
    • Rappers Keith Murray and MC Lyfe co-headline at The Urban Lounge, 241 S. 500 East, Salt Lake City. Opening: Cig Burna & Brisk, Calhoon, D-Strong, Oc...
    Updated Jan 21 2016 09:48 am   |     |   Share
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    Amy Schumer, winner of the award for outstanding variety sketch series for ’Inside Amy Schumer’, poses in the press room at the 67th Primetime Emmy Awards on Sunday, Sept. 20, 2015, at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP) The Cricket’s Daily 3: Wait a little longer for Episode VIII
    Here’s what is happening in pop culture: • Disney has decided to delay Episode VIII of the “Star Wars” series to Dec. 15, 2017. But the old May slot w...
    Updated Jan 22 2016 08:59 am   |     |   Share
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    | Courtesy of Bobby Rush  The Utah Blues Society will present Bobby Rush, Jan. 20, 2016. in The State Room in Salt Lake City. Visit thestateroom.com for information. Must be 21 to attend. Plans for tonight: A Rush of blues
    • Blues musician, composer and singer Bobby Rush will perform at The State Room, 638 S. State St., Salt Lake City. Presented by the Utah Blues Society...
    Updated Jan 20 2016 12:12 pm   |     |   Share
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    FILE - In this Sunday, Nov. 22, 2015 file photo, Chris Martin of Coldplay performs at the American Music Awards at the Microsoft Theater, in Los Angeles. Coldplay will perform at the Pepsi Super Bowl 50 Halftime Show on CBS Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016, the NFL announced on Thursday, Dec. 3, 2015. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP, File) The Cricket’s Daily 3: David Bowie’s good taste
    Here’s what is happening in pop culture: • More proof of how cool David Bowie was: He rejected collaborating with Coldplay, because the song they want...
    Updated Jan 21 2016 07:10 am   |     |   Share
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    Plans for tonight: From musician to author
    • Musician and first-time author Korby Lenker will read from and sign copies of his book of short stories, “Medium Hero,” at The King’s English, 1511 ...
    Updated Jan 19 2016 12:45 pm   |     |   Share
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    Utah crowd-funding: Where to put a jacket
    This week’s Utah Crowd-Funding Project solves a problem for people who don’t want their jacket tied up in knots. What happens when you’re wearing a ja...
    Updated Feb 02 2016 10:18 am   |     |   Share
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    First Red Butte announcement: Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals, June 29
    For those who like to plan ahead, here’s some news: The first announcement of this summer’s Red Butte Garden concert slate. The full slate won’t be an...
    Updated Jan 27 2016 01:50 am   |     |   Share
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    (FILE - In this Feb. 19, 2014 file photo, Cheryl Boone Isaacs, president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, poses for a portrait in Los Angeles. The film academy has been under fire for the lack of diversity among this year’s Oscar nominees: All 20 acting contenders are white, and no women are represented in the directing, writing or cinematography categories. After the Oscar nominations announcement on Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015, the hashtag #OscarsSoWhite started trending on Twitter. Isaacs, the first black president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, talked with The Associated Press)   Friday about the diversity controversy and what comes next.  (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File) The Cricket’s Daily 3: Academy president vows diversity moves
    Here’s what is happening in pop culture: • Cheryl Boone Isaacs, president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, issued a statement promi...
    Updated Jan 20 2016 07:20 am   |     |   Share