This photo provided by Sony Pictures Entertainment shows Bradley Cooper, left, and Rachel McAdams in a scene from Columbia Pictures' The Cricket’s Daily 3: An uproar over ‘Aloha’
    Here’s what is happening in pop culture: • Sony is defending its new movie “Aloha” from charges that it is insensitive to Hawaii’s native population. ...
    Updated May 27 2015 07:36 am   |     |   Share
    Indie folk rock band The Decemberists will perform with Rose Windows, May 26, 2015, at  Red Butte Garden in Salt Lake City. Visit redbuttegarden.ticketfly.com for information. Courtesy The Decemberists Plans for tonight: The Decemberists, sold out
    • Ska/reggae alt-rock band Walk Off the Earth performs at The Complex, 536 W. 100 South, Salt Lake City. Show starts at 7. Tickets are $30, available ...
    Updated May 26 2015 01:09 pm   |     |   Share
    This photo released by Disney shows a scene from Disney's The Cricket’s Daily 3: A weak weekend at the box office
    Here’s what is happening in pop culture: • At the box office, it was one of the worst Memorial Day weekends in years — with Disney’s “Tomorrowland” to...
    Updated May 27 2015 07:30 am   |     |   Share
    Plans for the weekend: Passion Pit, Eric Church and more
    • Pop boy band IM5 performs tonight at The Complex, 536 W. 100 South, Salt Lake City. Opening: Sam Pottorff, Austin Jones, Bailey McConnell, The Weeke...
    Updated May 22 2015 04:01 pm   |     |   Share
    This photo released by Disney shows, Thomas Robinson, as young Frank Walker, in a scene from Disney's Friday movie roundup: A rough ride to ‘Tomorrowland’
    The biggest movie on Memorial Day weekend is a sputtering rocket ride to the future. “Tomorrowland” ambitiously aims to re-create the sense of wonder ...
    Updated May 22 2015 09:09 am   |     |   Share
    FILE - In this Aug. 29, 2014, file photo, Josh Duggar, executive director of FRC Action, speaks in favor the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act at the Arkansas state Capitol in Little Rock, Ark. Tony Perkins, president of the Washington-based Christian lobbying group, said Thursday, May 21, 2015, that he has accepted the resignation of Duggar in the wake of the reality TV star's apology for unspecified bad behavior as a young teen. (AP Photo/Danny Johnston, File) The Cricket’s Daily 3: TLC, blind to the optics
    Here’s what is happening in pop culture: • On the day news broke that reality-TV star Josh Duggar was accused of child molestation when he was a kid, ...
    Updated May 26 2015 07:59 am   |     |   Share
    Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu attends the 87th Academy Awards - 21st Century Fox and Fox Searchlight Oscar Party at BOA Steakhouse on Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015 in West Hollywood, Calif. (Photo by Omar Vega/Invision/AP) Sundance to give Vanguard Awards to Iñárritu, Heller
    Two acclaimed directors — a veteran with an Academy Award, and an up-and-coming talent — will receive the Sundance Institute’s Vanguard Awards, the in...
    Updated May 22 2015 02:10 pm   |     |   Share
    Plans for tonight: Los Lonely Boys and Lukas Nelson double up
    • Legendary English ska band The English Beat performs at The Depot, 400 W. South Temple, Salt Lake City. Opening: Bad Manners, The Interrupters. Show...
    Updated May 21 2015 03:48 pm   |     |   Share
    CVX Live, a fan convention for online video, debuting in Orem, August 7-8
    A “first of its kind” convention for fans of locally made online video content will be staged this August in Orem. The event, called CVX Live, will br...
    Updated May 21 2015 03:47 pm   |     |   Share
    A fan takes a cell phone photo outside The Ed Sullivan Theater during the last taping of the The Cricket’s Daily 3: David Letterman signs off, with friends
    Here’s what is happening in pop culture: • David Letterman gave a heartfelt farewell on his final show, with all-star friends reading a Top Ten list a...
    Updated May 22 2015 08:25 am   |     |   Share
    Casey Donahew Band will perform country music, May 20, 2015, at In the Venue in Salt Lake City. Visit smithstix.com for information, tickets. Courtesy Tom Purifoy Plans for tonight: Punk out with Streetlight Manifesto
    • Salt Lake City metal band Silent Sorcerer performs at Loading Dock, 445 S. 400 West, Salt Lake City. Opening: Blackwinter, DiseNgaged, Delusions of ...
    Updated May 20 2015 12:06 pm   |     |   Share
    Cate Blanchett poses for photographers upon arrival for the screening of the film Carol at the 68th international film festival, Cannes, southern France, Sunday, May 17, 2015. (Photo by Joel Ryan/Invision/AP) Sony Classics pays $6M for ‘Truth,’ with Redford as Dan Rather
    Robert Redford’s portrayal of newsman Dan Rather is a step closer to your local movie theater. The drama “Truth,” which chronicles how pursuing George...
    Updated May 20 2015 09:48 am   |     |   Share
    The Cricket’s Daily 3: Rumer Willis wins the mirror ball
    Here’s what is happening in pop culture: • Actor/model Rumer Willis, the daughter of stars Bruce Willis and Demi Moore, and pro dancer Valentin Chmerk...
    Updated May 21 2015 07:50 am   |     |   Share
    Plans for tonight: Ed Sheeran, headlining at ESA
    • Indie alternative rock band The Early November performs at In The Venue, 219 S. 600 West, Salt Lake City. Opening: Lydia, Restorations. Show starts ...
    Updated May 19 2015 12:09 pm   |     |   Share
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The band Five Finger Death Punch. Metal bands Five Finger Death Punch and Papa Roach to play Maverik Center, Sept. 20
    Once again, the metal band Five Finger Death Punch is visiting Utah in September. The L.A.-based metal band will co-headline with rap-metal band Papa ...
    Updated May 19 2015 11:30 am   |     |   Share
    Utah crowd-funding: Music from starving artists
    This week’s Utah Crowd-Funding Project aims to feed your ears and feed the hungry. Michael Schultz, a transplanted Salt Laker, is starting an online m...
    Updated May 19 2015 11:16 am   |     |   Share
    Taylor Swift poses in the press room with the awards for top Billboard 200 album for “1989”, top female artist, chart achievement, top artist, top Billboard 200 artist, top hot 100 artist, top digital song artist, and top streaming song (video) for “Shake It Off” at the Billboard Music Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on Sunday, May 17, 2015, in Las Vegas. (Photo by Eric Jamison/Invision/AP) The Cricket’s Daily 3: High heels become ‘Le Scandale’ at Cannes
    Here’s what is happening in pop culture: • Officials at the Cannes Film Festival are facing a PR nightmare, accused of sexism because several women we...
    Updated May 20 2015 07:39 am   |     |   Share
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Jared Hess talks to the press at the premiere of “Don Verdean” at Eccles Theater, at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015. Jared Hess and Jack Black reteaming for new movie
    Utah-based filmmaker Jared Hess will reteam with Jack Black on a new comedy, the Hollywood trade paper Variety reports. In a dispatch from the Cannes ...
    Updated May 18 2015 01:27 pm   |     |   Share
    Plans for tonight: Cartel rocks in Murray
    • Indie-rock band Cartel performs at Murray Theater, 4959 S. State St., Murray. Opening: TEAM*, Driver Friendly. Show starts at 6:30. Tickets are $15,...
    Updated May 14 2015 01:06 pm   |     |   Share
    Actress Salma Hayek poses for photographers during a photo call for the film Tale of Tales, at the 68th international film festival, Cannes, southern France, Thursday, May 14, 2015. (AP Photo/Lionel Cironneau) The Cricket’s Daily 3: Is Harry Shearer leaving ‘The Simpsons’?
    Here’s what is happening in pop culture: • It’s looking like Harry Shearer — the voice behind such characters as Mr. Burns, Waylon Smithers, Rev. Love...
    Updated May 15 2015 09:07 am   |     |   Share
    Plans for tonight: The Rentals arrive
    • Post-metal band The Atlas Moth performs at MusicGarage, 250 W. 1300 South, Salt Lake City. Opening: Making F---, Huldra, Jim Fear. Show starts at 7....
    Updated May 13 2015 12:12 pm   |     |   Share
    In this Sept. 9, 2014 photo, actor Eddie Redmayne, a cast member in The Cricket’s Daily 3: Picking a ‘Fantastic Beasts’ hunter
    Here’s what is happening in pop culture: • Eddie Redmayne is in talks to play the heroic Newt Scamander in the “Harry Potter” spinoff “Fantastic Beast...
    Updated May 14 2015 07:32 am   |     |   Share
    Plans for tonight: Foster the People rocks
    • Indie-pop band Foster the People performs at The Complex, 536 W. 100 South, Salt Lake City. Opening: Milo Greene. Show starts at 7. Tickets are $35,...
    Updated May 12 2015 04:18 pm   |     |   Share
    Utah crowd-funding: The Tooth Ninja strikes!
    This week’s Utah Crowd-Funding Project is coming for your children’s teeth. Stephanie Ream, a mother of four living in Salt Lake City, tells the story...
    Updated May 19 2015 10:50 am   |     |   Share
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Catherine Willows (Marg Helgenberger, left) uses her flashlight with Sara Sidle (Jorja Fox) as they look into the trunk of a car, on the milestone 300th episode of CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION, The Cricket’s Daily 3: Say goodbye to ‘CSI’
    Here’s what is happening in pop culture: • CBS is canceling its durable police procedural “CSI” after 15 seasons and more casting changes than mortals...
    Updated May 13 2015 09:02 am   |     |   Share
    Plans for tonight: Funk with Filibusta
    • Metalcore band Ice Nine Kills performs at In the Venue, 219 S. 600 West, Salt Lake City. Opening: Get Scared, Upon This Dawning, Chasing Safety, Bri...
    Updated May 11 2015 12:48 pm   |     |   Share
    Judges Randy Jackson, Mariah Carey, Keith Urban, and Nicki Minaj, and host Ryan Seacrest during the AMERICAN IDOL session at the 2013 FOX WINTER TCA on Tuesday, Jan. 8 at the Langham Hotel in Pasadena CA.
Courtesy Frank Micelotta/FOX The Cricket’s Daily 3: ‘American Idol’s’ swan song
    Here’s what is happening in pop culture: • Fox will give “American Idol” one final season next year, with plenty of self-adoration. [Entertainment Wee...
    Updated May 12 2015 07:43 am   |     |   Share
    Indie rock band, The Airborne Toxic Event Plans for the weekend: Big noise at the B.A.Sh.
    • X96’s 20th annual Big Ass Show — featuring alt-rock bands 311, Rise Against, Panic! At The Disco, The Airborne Toxic Event, New Politics, Wolf Alice...
    Updated May 08 2015 01:21 pm   |     |   Share
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Dubstep violinist Lindsey Stirling. Lindsey Stirling’s latest video features Muppets and Josh Groban
    Lindsey Stirling, Utah’s own dance-and-dubstepping violinist rock star, has a new video with some stellar collaborators: Josh Groban and The Muppets. ...
    Updated May 08 2015 09:30 am   |     |   Share
    This image released by IFC Films shows James Marsden, left, and Jack Black in a scene from the film, Friday movie roundup: Who’s afraid of Ultron? Everybody
    Here’s how weird this weekend is at the movies: There’s nearly nothing new out of Hollywood, but Arnold Schwarzenegger is in the art house list. The s...
    Updated May 08 2015 09:06 am   |     |   Share