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    Utah crowd-funding: Cookies, paleo-style
    This week’s Utah Crowd-Funding Project is for the caveman with a sweet tooth. Lauren Montalette is a 24-year-old Salt Lake City entrepreneur, a Bay Ar...
    Updated May 05 2015 09:45 am   |     |   Share
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    Karen Elson arrives at The Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute benefit gala celebrating The Cricket’s Daily 3: The red carpet of all red carpets
    Here’s what is happening in pop culture: • From Sarah Jessica Parker’s massive headdress to Rihanna’s red-carpet-clearing yellow train, it was a big n...
    Updated May 05 2015 07:33 am   |     |   Share
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    (Courtesy photo)   Electronic dance music duo Matt and Kim roll into Salt Lake City Monday for a show at The Depot to support their new album Plans for tonight: Dancing with Matt & Kim
    • Dance-punk duo Matt & Kim performs at The Depot, 400 W. South Temple, Salt Lake City. Opening: Waters. Show starts at 7. Tickets are $23, at Smith’s...
    Updated May 04 2015 02:30 pm   |     |   Share
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    This photo provided by Disney/Marvel shows, Robert Downey Jr. as Iron Man/Tony Stark in the film, The Cricket’s Daily 3: ‘Avengers’ nearly tops itself
    Here’s what is happening in pop culture: • “Avengers: Age of Ultron” had the second-biggest opening weekend in the U.S., taking in $187.7 million. Ana...
    Updated May 05 2015 07:20 am   |     |   Share
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Mastodon will perform with Clutch May 2, 2015, at The Complex in Salt Lake City. Visit smithstix.com for information. Courtesy Mastodon Plans for the weekend: Jared & The Mill at State Room
    • Comedian Rhys Darby, familiar to “Flight of the Conchords” fans as the band’s manager Murray, performs his standup tonight and Saturday at The Club ...
    Updated May 01 2015 11:18 am   |     |   Share
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    This photo provided by Disney/Marvel shows, from left, Cobie Smulders, seated, Chris Evans, Don Cheadle, Claudia Kim, Chris Hemsworth, Robert Downey Jr., Jeremy Renner, Mark Ruffalo and Scarlett Johansson in the film, Friday movie roundup: Avengers assemble!
    The summer movie season — which The Tribune previews here — begins with a big bang, courtesy of Earth’s mightiest heroes. “Avengers: Age of Ultron” is...
    Updated May 01 2015 11:06 am   |     |   Share
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    In this April 11, 2015 photo, Chris Evans, left, and Robert Downey Jr. pose during a portrait session for The Cricket’s Daily 3: Don’t expect Robert Downey Jr. at Sundance
    Here’s what is happening in pop culture: • Robert Downey Jr. won’t be signing on to your little independent movie, no matter how much you ask. [Entert...
    Updated May 04 2015 07:34 am   |     |   Share
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David Sedaris talks to the audience at the Capitol Theatre in Salt Lake City on April 28, 2013. Plans for tonight: Sedaris returns
    • “Industrial doom” band Author & Punisher performs at Area 51, 451 S. 400 West, Salt Lake City. Show starts at 7. Tickets are $15, at Smith’s Tix. •...
    Updated Apr 30 2015 10:54 am   |     |   Share
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    Jeremy Renner, Scarlett Johansson and Mark Ruffalo pose for photographers upon arrival at the premiere for the film 'The Avengers Age of Ultron' in London, Tuesday, 21 April, 2015. (Photo by Joel Ryan/Invision/AP) The Cricket’s Daily 3: Marvel’s double-standard in the toy aisle
    Here’s what is happening in pop culture: • Mark Ruffalo is calling out Marvel’s merchandising arm for not selling enough items of The Avengers’ one fe...
    Updated May 01 2015 08:49 am   |     |   Share
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    Plans for tonight: Metro Station rolls in
    • Pop-rock band Metro Station performs at In The Venue, 219 S. 600 West, Salt Lake City. Opening: Say We Can Fly, 7 Minutes in Heaven, The Young Elect...
    Updated Apr 29 2015 12:45 pm   |     |   Share
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    Taya Kyle, wife of slain Navy SEAL Chris Kyle, arrives at the Erath County Donald R. Jones Justice Center Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2015, in Stephenville, Texas, for the opening day of the capital murder trial of former Marine Cpl. Eddie Ray Routh. Routh, 27, of Lancaster, Texas, is charged with the 2013 deaths of Kyle and his friend Chad Littlefield at a shooting range near Glen Rose, Texas.(AP Photo/The Dallas Morning News, Tom Fox, Pool) ‘American Sniper’ widow, ‘Lone Survivor’ subject to speak at Kingsbury Hall, August 14
    A decorated Navy SEAL whose combat story was told in the movie “Lone Survivor,” and the wife of “American Sniper” subject Chris Kyle are the headliner...
    Updated Apr 29 2015 10:54 am   |     |   Share
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    The Cricket’s Daily 3: Don’t feed them after midnight
    Here’s what is happening in pop culture: • A “Gremlins” reboot is in the works, according to the movie’s original screenwriter, Chris Columbus. [Vultu...
    Updated Apr 30 2015 07:21 am   |     |   Share
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    Plans for tonight: Tennis, anyone?
    • Texas blues-rock guitarist and singer-songwriter Chris Duarte performs tonight and Wednesday at Bleu Bistro, 1615 S. Foothill Drive, Salt Lake City....
    Updated Apr 28 2015 11:06 am   |     |   Share
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    Utah crowd-funding: The Pelicants can
    This week’s Utah Crowd-Funding Project is a band making music in a hurry. The Pelicants is a five-member Salt Lake City jazz fusion/progressive rock i...
    Updated May 05 2015 09:27 am   |     |   Share
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    Honoree Robert Redford arrives at the 42nd annual Chaplin Award Gala at Alice Tully Hall on Monday, April 27, 2015, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP) Lincoln Center throws a big gala for Robert Redford
    Monday was, according to reports, a grand night for Robert Redford — who was honored at the 42nd annual Chaplin Gala from the Film Society of Lincoln ...
    Updated Apr 28 2015 09:48 am   |     |   Share
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    This photo provided by O&M Co shows Sydney Lucas as Small Alison, Beth Malone as Alison, and Emily Skeggs as Medium Alison in The Cricket’s Daily 3: ‘Fun Home’ and ‘American in Paris’ top Tony nominations
    Here’s what is happening in pop culture: • The nominations are out for the 2015 Tony Awards. Two musicals — one based on Alison Bechdel’s graphic-nove...
    Updated Apr 29 2015 09:54 am   |     |   Share
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    This photo provided by Disney/Marvel shows, from left, Cobie Smulders, seated, Chris Evans, Don Cheadle, Claudia Kim, Chris Hemsworth, Robert Downey Jr., Jeremy Renner, Mark Ruffalo and Scarlett Johansson in the film, Megaplex Theatres set up ‘Marvel Marathon’ ahead of new ‘Avengers’
    If you want to get your Marvel mojo working, the Megaplex Theatres has a deal for you. The Megaplex 20 at The District, in South Jordan, is hosting th...
    Updated Apr 27 2015 01:34 pm   |     |   Share
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    Utah native replaces Derek Hough at Radio City
    Utah-born dancer/actor Derek Hough is out of Radio City Music Hall’s “New York Spring Spectacular” because of an injury — and his replacement also has...
    Updated Apr 27 2015 01:42 pm   |     |   Share
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    FILE - In this Jan. 23, 2015 file photo, Robert Redford attends the premiere of Sundance taking festivals back to Hong Kong and London
    The Sundance Institute is maintaining its international outreach, by continuing offshoots of the Sundance Film Festival in Hong Kong and London, the i...
    Updated Apr 26 2015 03:32 pm   |     |   Share
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    FILE - In this Sept. 5, 2014 file photo, actor Robert Downey Jr. participates in The Cricket’s Daily 3: An animated ‘Spider-Man’ coming at you
    Here’s what is happening in pop culture: • Sony Pictures will make an animated “Spider-Man” movie, due out on July 20, 2018, to be written and produce...
    Updated Apr 24 2015 10:11 am   |     |   Share
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Finnish/Swedish rockers Nightwish will perform April 22, 2015, with guests Sabaton and Delain at In The Venue in Salt Lake City. Visit smithstix.com for information. Plans for tonight: Scandinavian sounds
    • Finnish/Swedish rockers Nightwish will perform at In The Venue, 219 S. 600 West, Salt Lake City. Opening: Delain, Sabaton. Show starts at 6:15. Tick...
    Updated Apr 22 2015 08:18 am   |     |   Share
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    FILE - In this June 5, 2014 file photo, Sandra Bullock speaks at the 42nd AFI Lifetime Achievement Award Tribute Gala in Los Angeles. A preliminary hearing for a man accused of breaking into Sandra Bullock’s home has begun with the recording of a 911 call of the panicked actress reporting the man was in her home. Bullock is heard telling police that she is hiding in the closet of her Los Angeles home after seeing the man inside her home. The recording was played in court Thursday, April 9, 2015. (Photo by John ShearerInvision/AP, File) The Cricket’s Daily 3: Sandra Bullock is ‘Most Beautiful’
    Here’s what is happening in pop culture: • Sandra Bullock is People magazine’s pick for this year’s “World’s Most Beautiful Woman.” [People] • Yes, yo...
    Updated Apr 23 2015 08:14 am   |     |   Share
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    Plans for tonight: Saul Williams, in words and music
    • Alt-rock supergroup The Relationship performs at Loading Dock, 445 S. 400 West, Salt Lake City. Opening: Gringo Star, Dark Seas, Blue Jay Boogie. Sh...
    Updated Apr 21 2015 08:51 am   |     |   Share
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    Utah crowd-funding: Tying one on
    This week’s Utah Crowd-Funding Project is for people who are into leather — but not like that. Arman Oganov is a University of Utah student who has fo...
    Updated Apr 28 2015 10:44 am   |     |   Share
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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. Social Distortion marks album’s 25th anniversary, coming to The Depot Sept. 3
    The veteran punk band Social Distortion will celebrate the 25th anniversary of its landmark self-titled album with a North American tour — including a...
    Updated Apr 21 2015 09:51 am   |     |   Share
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Jon Stewart, host of “The Daily Show” The Cricket’s Daily 3: Jon Stewart sets the date for his last ‘Daily Show’
    Here’s what is happening in pop culture: • Jon Stewart’s last day at “The Daily Show” will be August 6 — and you can buy tickets to the show, which wi...
    Updated Apr 22 2015 08:11 am   |     |   Share
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    (Courtesy photo)   Lord Huron performs Monday at The Depot in Salt Lake City.

Plans for tonight: He writes the songs
    • Indie prog-rock singer/instrumentalist Casey Crescenzo performs at Kilby Court, 741 S. Kilby Court (330 West), Salt Lake City. Opening: B. Derek Har...
    Updated Apr 20 2015 10:54 am   |     |   Share
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A skater performs as Elsa in a number from “Disney on Ice Presents: Frozen.” The touring ice show will come to EnergySolutions Arena for a nine-show run, March 2-6, 2016. Tickets on sale Tuesday for Disney on Ice’s ‘Frozen,’ March 2-6, 2016, at EnergySolutions Arena
    In the history of no-brainer entertainment decisions, the idea of a Disney on Ice production based on Disney’s hit “Frozen” must rank near the top. We...
    Updated Apr 20 2015 10:54 am   |     |   Share
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    Indie-pop singer George Lewis Jr., who goes by the stage name Twin Shadow, has postponed his April 21 performance at Salt Lake Cityís Kilby Court, after his tour bus crashed in Colorado on Friday, April 17. Courtesy Warner Bros. Records Singer Twin Shadow in bus crash; Tuesday’s Kilby Court show postponed
    The indie-pop singer George Lewis Jr., who goes by the stage name Twin Shadow, was injured in a bus crash in Colorado on Friday — forcing him to postp...
    Updated Apr 21 2015 08:52 am   |     |   Share
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    Sublime With Rome to play Usana Amphitheatre, August 23
    Sublime With Rome — a case of musical life-after-death — is coming to Utah. The reggae-tinged alt-rock band will perform Sunday, Aug. 23, at Usana Amp...
    Updated Apr 20 2015 10:21 am   |     |   Share