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DANCE Ballet West • “The Rite of Spring”; Friday and Saturday, April 18-19, 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, April 19, 2 p.m.; Capitol Theatre, 50 W. 200 South, Salt Lake City; arttix.org MUSIC Choir of the Cathedral of the Madeleine • Pergolesi’s Stabat Mater; Friday, April 18, 3 p.m.; Cathedral of the Madeleine, 331 E. South Temple, Salt Lake City; free, call 801-994-4662 or utahmcs.org Mormon Tabernacle Choir • “Messiah”; Friday and Saturday, April 18-19, 7:30 p.m.; Salt Lake LDS Tabernacle, 50 N. M... <img src="http://mngislctrib.112.2O7.net/b/ss/mngislctrib/1/H.17--NS/0?&pageName=RSS" height="1" width="1" border="0" alt=""/> 57821679@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Apr 2014 14:51:02 MDT Old, new acts headline 29 Red Butte concerts http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57817397-223/rock-singer-band-aug.html.csp This summer’s Red Butte Garden outdoor concert series promises everything under the sun, or stars, with 29 shows that cover rock, pop, blues, country, R&B and jazz. “We don’t feel like we want to be just one thing,” said Chris Mautz, the Red Butte staffer who arranges the concert series. The series kicks off June 3 with folk and country legend Emmylou Harris — and concludes Sept. 14 with emo-rock singer-songwriter Conor Oberst, aka Bright Eyes. In between, the lineup — which was announced Tuesda... This summer’s Red Butte Garden outdoor concert series promises everything under the sun, or stars, with 29 shows that cover rock, pop, blues, country, R&B and jazz. “We don’t feel like we want to be just one thing,” said Chris Mautz, the Red Butte staffer who arranges the concert series. The series kicks off June 3 with folk and country legend Emmylou Harris — and concludes Sept. 14 with emo-rock singer-songwriter Conor Oberst, aka Bright Eyes. In between, the lineup — which was announced Tuesda... 57817397@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Apr 2014 09:55:12 MDT Daniel Radcliffe on why New York audiences rock http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57826617-223/radcliffe-says-potter-think.html.csp New York • The one thing Daniel Radcliffe always has to adjust to whenever he’s onstage in America is how happy Americans are to see Daniel Radcliffe onstage. The former “Harry Potter” star is consistently greeted by a burst of applause when makes his entrance on Broadway, no matter if it’s a musical or a drama. The first time it happened was in “Equus” in 2008 and he had to stop himself from laughing. “It’s just something we are so unaccustomed to in England,” Radcliffe says. “Obviously, it’s a... New York • The one thing Daniel Radcliffe always has to adjust to whenever he’s onstage in America is how happy Americans are to see Daniel Radcliffe onstage. The former “Harry Potter” star is consistently greeted by a burst of applause when makes his entrance on Broadway, no matter if it’s a musical or a drama. The first time it happened was in “Equus” in 2008 and he had to stop himself from laughing. “It’s just something we are so unaccustomed to in England,” Radcliffe says. “Obviously, it’s a... 57826617@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Apr 2014 08:29:01 MDT Easter egg hunts galore along the Wasatch Front http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57798030-223/easter-egg-hunt-april.html.csp Easter Egg hunt Kaysville Parks & Recreation will hold an Easter Egg hunt. When • Saturday, April 19, 9 a.m. Where • Barnes Park, 950 W. 200 North, Kaysville Tickets • Free Easter Bunny Eggstravaganza Discovery Gateway’s Easter Bunny Eggstravaganza includes a private Easter egg hunt, a visit with the Easter Bunny, science and art activities, and a bunny photo booth. Registration required at discoverygateway.org. When • Saturday, April 19, 9:30 a.m.-noon Where • Discovery Gateway... Easter Egg hunt Kaysville Parks & Recreation will hold an Easter Egg hunt. When • Saturday, April 19, 9 a.m. Where • Barnes Park, 950 W. 200 North, Kaysville Tickets • Free Easter Bunny Eggstravaganza Discovery Gateway’s Easter Bunny Eggstravaganza includes a private Easter egg hunt, a visit with the Easter Bunny, science and art activities, and a bunny photo booth. Registration required at discoverygateway.org. When • Saturday, April 19, 9:30 a.m.-noon Where • Discovery Gateway... 57798030@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Apr 2014 07:44:14 MDT 15 ways to make your stay at FanX pay http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57786829-223/ask-saturday-salt-stage.html.csp FanXperience — sort of a midterm Comic Con at the Salt Palace Convention Center — plays Thursday, Friday and Saturday, April 17-19, with an array of appearances and panels. No one person can attend everything, because some of the events run concurrently. And not just because some panels run concurrently. If you went to everything, your brain might explode. But here are 15 panels/appearances worth checking out … along with a few topics of conversation. (Note: Times and locations are subject to c... FanXperience — sort of a midterm Comic Con at the Salt Palace Convention Center — plays Thursday, Friday and Saturday, April 17-19, with an array of appearances and panels. No one person can attend everything, because some of the events run concurrently. And not just because some panels run concurrently. If you went to everything, your brain might explode. But here are 15 panels/appearances worth checking out … along with a few topics of conversation. (Note: Times and locations are subject to c... 57786829@www.sltrib.com Mon, 14 Apr 2014 08:25:35 MDT The Minimalists travel — and blog — their way to a simpler life http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57802301-223/millburn-com-book-everything.html.csp Joshua Fields Millburn and Ryan Nicodemus have been best friends since they were “fat little fifth graders,” as Millburn says. Now 32, the pair are driving the country on a 100-city indie-book tour to promote their second book, “Everything That Remains,” as well as filming a documentary about the minimal lifestyle. Their tour bus is a 12-year-old Toyota Corolla — which clicked over to 193,000 miles as they drove outside of Hood River, Ore., during our phone conversation. In 2010, the pair had b... Joshua Fields Millburn and Ryan Nicodemus have been best friends since they were “fat little fifth graders,” as Millburn says. Now 32, the pair are driving the country on a 100-city indie-book tour to promote their second book, “Everything That Remains,” as well as filming a documentary about the minimal lifestyle. Their tour bus is a 12-year-old Toyota Corolla — which clicked over to 193,000 miles as they drove outside of Hood River, Ore., during our phone conversation. In 2010, the pair had b... 57802301@www.sltrib.com Sat, 12 Apr 2014 01:01:02 MDT Weekend Express: Sword fighting, sheep shearing and more http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57797366-223/www-admission-information-saturday.html.csp Plan your weekend with picks from our entertainment reporters, critics and bloggers. For more event listings, visit www.sltrib.com/entertainment. Sports listings can be found here. What a Woman Wants Expo • Vendors and booths offering makeovers, skin care, home decor, health and wellness, jewelry, clothing, purses and more. Information, www.whatawomanwantsshow.com/. When: 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday Where: South Towne Expo Center, 9575 S. State St., Sandy Admission: $5 for a... Plan your weekend with picks from our entertainment reporters, critics and bloggers. For more event listings, visit www.sltrib.com/entertainment. Sports listings can be found here. What a Woman Wants Expo • Vendors and booths offering makeovers, skin care, home decor, health and wellness, jewelry, clothing, purses and more. Information, www.whatawomanwantsshow.com/. When: 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday Where: South Towne Expo Center, 9575 S. State St., Sandy Admission: $5 for a... 57797366@www.sltrib.com Fri, 11 Apr 2014 23:11:32 MDT Animatronic rock monster invades South Jordan http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57792089-223/fantasycon-animatronic-com-iframe.html.csp What was all that noise at the District Megaplex Theatre on Wednesday? Would you believe a 15-foot, 1,500-pound animatronic rock monster named Rocky? Really. The beast, built in St. Louis and transported to Utah for the upcoming FantasyCon, will spend the next few months in South Jordan before moving to the Salt Palace Convention Center for the first FantasyCon from July 3-5. What was all that noise at the District Megaplex Theatre on Wednesday? Would you believe a 15-foot, 1,500-pound animatronic rock monster named Rocky? Really. The beast, built in St. Louis and transported to Utah for the upcoming FantasyCon, will spend the next few months in South Jordan before moving to the Salt Palace Convention Center for the first FantasyCon from July 3-5. 57792089@www.sltrib.com Fri, 11 Apr 2014 09:38:07 MDT Peaches Geldof autopsy inconclusive http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57796220-223/config-data-geldof-death.html.csp London • An autopsy on Peaches Geldof was inconclusive and toxicology tests will be conducted in an attempt to determine what killed the 25-year-old celebrity, police said Wednesday. Geldof was pronounced dead by paramedics at her home in southeast England on Monday. Kent Police said a post-mortem examination had not revealed the cause and a toxicology report could take several weeks. Geldof, the daughter of Irish musician Bob Geldof and the late TV presenter Paula Yates, had worked as a model, ... London • An autopsy on Peaches Geldof was inconclusive and toxicology tests will be conducted in an attempt to determine what killed the 25-year-old celebrity, police said Wednesday. Geldof was pronounced dead by paramedics at her home in southeast England on Monday. Kent Police said a post-mortem examination had not revealed the cause and a toxicology report could take several weeks. Geldof, the daughter of Irish musician Bob Geldof and the late TV presenter Paula Yates, had worked as a model, ... 57796220@www.sltrib.com Thu, 10 Apr 2014 11:01:56 MDT DVD review: A ferocious dragon lights up second chapter of ‘The Hobbit’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57774840-223/bilbo-chapter-dragon-dwarf.html.csp Grade • B+ DVD • Pity the middle installment of a trilogy, a movie with neither a beginning nor an ending — all building on the first movie, with the resolution reserved for the finale. That said, Peter Jackson’s “The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug” delivers plenty of firepower as it continues the journey of stalwart Bilbo Baggins (Martin Freeman) and his dwarf companions as they seek fortune and a jewel that will restore Thorin Oakenshield (Richard Armitage) to the Dwarf King throne. They en... Grade • B+ DVD • Pity the middle installment of a trilogy, a movie with neither a beginning nor an ending — all building on the first movie, with the resolution reserved for the finale. That said, Peter Jackson’s “The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug” delivers plenty of firepower as it continues the journey of stalwart Bilbo Baggins (Martin Freeman) and his dwarf companions as they seek fortune and a jewel that will restore Thorin Oakenshield (Richard Armitage) to the Dwarf King throne. They en... 57774840@www.sltrib.com Tue, 08 Apr 2014 08:45:10 MDT Peaches Geldof dies unexpectedly at age 25 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57786396-223/peaches-geldof-config-data.html.csp London • Peaches Geldof, the wild-child second daughter of concert organizer Bob Geldof who filled the pages of British tabloids with her late-night antics as she flirted through the fashion and celebrity world, was found dead Monday at age 25. There was no immediate word on the cause of her death at her home in Wrotham, Kent, southeast England but police called it “unexplained and sudden.” The news came as a shock to Britain’s entertainment and fashion circles, where Peaches had been active as ... London • Peaches Geldof, the wild-child second daughter of concert organizer Bob Geldof who filled the pages of British tabloids with her late-night antics as she flirted through the fashion and celebrity world, was found dead Monday at age 25. There was no immediate word on the cause of her death at her home in Wrotham, Kent, southeast England but police called it “unexplained and sudden.” The news came as a shock to Britain’s entertainment and fashion circles, where Peaches had been active as ... 57786396@www.sltrib.com Tue, 08 Apr 2014 08:45:10 MDT DVD review: Overacting dooms ‘August: Osage County’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57774839-223/family-barbara-roberts-streep.html.csp Grade • C+ DVD • There are lots of family secrets uncovered in “August: Osage County,” but only one real mystery: How did Meryl Streep and Julia Roberts get Oscar nominations for some of the most shrill and overcooked acting in their careers. Streep plays Violet, the tart-tongued matriarch of an Oklahoma family, whose pill-popping has driven away oldest daughter Barbara (Roberts). When Barbara’s father Beverly (Sam Shepard) disappears and is later found dead, the family reunited for a funeral ... Grade • C+ DVD • There are lots of family secrets uncovered in “August: Osage County,” but only one real mystery: How did Meryl Streep and Julia Roberts get Oscar nominations for some of the most shrill and overcooked acting in their careers. Streep plays Violet, the tart-tongued matriarch of an Oklahoma family, whose pill-popping has driven away oldest daughter Barbara (Roberts). When Barbara’s father Beverly (Sam Shepard) disappears and is later found dead, the family reunited for a funeral ... 57774839@www.sltrib.com Mon, 07 Apr 2014 16:08:58 MDT Sci-fi and ‘Castle’ star Nathan Fillion coming to FanX http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57765007-223/fillion-salt-lake-comic.html.csp Fans have been wanting to see geek-hero Nathan Fillion at a Salt Lake City comic con for a long while — and so has the event’s founder, Dan Farr. Farr pursued Fillion for a long time. The demand for the actor, famous for his role as Captain Malcolm Reynolds in “Firefly” and “Serenity,” and his more recent turn in ABC’s “Castle,” was obvious. “We did this poll with fans on Facebook, and Nathan Fillion was No. 1 [most requested guest],” said Salt Lake Comic Con founder Dan Farr. “We asked who you... Fans have been wanting to see geek-hero Nathan Fillion at a Salt Lake City comic con for a long while — and so has the event’s founder, Dan Farr. Farr pursued Fillion for a long time. The demand for the actor, famous for his role as Captain Malcolm Reynolds in “Firefly” and “Serenity,” and his more recent turn in ABC’s “Castle,” was obvious. “We did this poll with fans on Facebook, and Nathan Fillion was No. 1 [most requested guest],” said Salt Lake Comic Con founder Dan Farr. “We asked who you... 57765007@www.sltrib.com Mon, 07 Apr 2014 16:08:43 MDT Larry the Cable Guy cancels Utah, New Mexico shows http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57774220-223/utah-cable-guy-hobbs.html.csp Hobbs, N.M. • Larry the Cable Guy has canceled a couple of upcoming performances in New Mexico and Utah due to an injury he suffered on a movie set. The Hobbs News-Sun reports (http://goo.gl/vPohPP) the blue-collar comedy actor was hurt in a fall Wednesday night while on set filming in Vancouver, British Columbia. He won’t be traveling to Hobbs, N.M., for a scheduled show. Lea County economic development administrator Lyn Edwards says the event center received news Thursday morning that the come... Hobbs, N.M. • Larry the Cable Guy has canceled a couple of upcoming performances in New Mexico and Utah due to an injury he suffered on a movie set. The Hobbs News-Sun reports (http://goo.gl/vPohPP) the blue-collar comedy actor was hurt in a fall Wednesday night while on set filming in Vancouver, British Columbia. He won’t be traveling to Hobbs, N.M., for a scheduled show. Lea County economic development administrator Lyn Edwards says the event center received news Thursday morning that the come... 57774220@www.sltrib.com Mon, 07 Apr 2014 08:55:57 MDT Weekend Express: Orchids, baby animals, goats and more http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57759046-223/admission-www-2014-free.html.csp Plan your weekend with picks from our entertainment reporters, critics and bloggers. For more event listings, visit www.sltrib.com/entertainment. Sports listings can be found here. Baby Animal Season • Pet a lamb or hold a fluffy chick and experience life in the 19th century. Information, www.thisistheplace.org/todays_fun/baby_animal_season.html. When: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily except Sundays through May 23 Where: This Is the Place Heritage Park, 2601 E. Sunnyside Ave. Admission: Adult $11, children... Plan your weekend with picks from our entertainment reporters, critics and bloggers. For more event listings, visit www.sltrib.com/entertainment. Sports listings can be found here. Baby Animal Season • Pet a lamb or hold a fluffy chick and experience life in the 19th century. Information, www.thisistheplace.org/todays_fun/baby_animal_season.html. When: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily except Sundays through May 23 Where: This Is the Place Heritage Park, 2601 E. Sunnyside Ave. Admission: Adult $11, children... 57759046@www.sltrib.com Mon, 07 Apr 2014 08:49:53 MDT Lancome taps Lupita Nyong’o as new face http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57773956-223/lancome-nyong-beauty-face.html.csp New York • The fashion and beauty industry’s love affair with Lupita Nyong’o continues: The Oscar winner has been named the new face for Lancome. The Mexican-born Kenyan will be the first black ambassador for the brand, which features Julia Roberts, Kate Winslet, Penelope Cruz and Lily Collins as spokeswomen. In a statement Friday, Nyong’o said she was proud to represent Lancome, adding “beauty should not be dictated, but should instead be an expression of a woman’s freedom to be herself.” It’s ... New York • The fashion and beauty industry’s love affair with Lupita Nyong’o continues: The Oscar winner has been named the new face for Lancome. The Mexican-born Kenyan will be the first black ambassador for the brand, which features Julia Roberts, Kate Winslet, Penelope Cruz and Lily Collins as spokeswomen. In a statement Friday, Nyong’o said she was proud to represent Lancome, adding “beauty should not be dictated, but should instead be an expression of a woman’s freedom to be herself.” It’s ... 57773956@www.sltrib.com Fri, 04 Apr 2014 07:55:02 MDT Davis Arts Council bringing biggest season ever to Layton amphitheater http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57755280-223/amphitheater-thompson-season-aug.html.csp The Davis Arts Council will sponsor the biggest summer season in the history of the Ed Kenley Amphitheater. It’s sizable not just for the number of shows — 13 — but also for the stature of the artists heading to Layton. Bill Cosby, the Indigo Girls, Thompson Square and Danielle Bradbery will headline shows under the stars at the outdoor amphitheater, joining popular local acts such as Ryan Shupe and the Crescent Super Band as well as national acts such as Herman’s Hermits starring Peter Noone an... The Davis Arts Council will sponsor the biggest summer season in the history of the Ed Kenley Amphitheater. It’s sizable not just for the number of shows — 13 — but also for the stature of the artists heading to Layton. Bill Cosby, the Indigo Girls, Thompson Square and Danielle Bradbery will headline shows under the stars at the outdoor amphitheater, joining popular local acts such as Ryan Shupe and the Crescent Super Band as well as national acts such as Herman’s Hermits starring Peter Noone an... 57755280@www.sltrib.com Fri, 04 Apr 2014 01:01:03 MDT Producers add Thursday matinees on Broadway http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57770381-223/shows-broadway-thursday-matinee.html.csp New York • Catching a Wednesday matinee on Broadway is so last year. The hot thing now is Thursday afternoon shows. Three shows making the move are “Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella,” “Mamma Mia!” and “The Phantom of the Opera.” “Matilda the Musical” may experiment with the idea this summer. The change means families will be able to get to see another matinee, a lifeline for family-friendly shows. And with the city bracing for summer tourists, offering a Thursday matinee lets theater lovers cr... New York • Catching a Wednesday matinee on Broadway is so last year. The hot thing now is Thursday afternoon shows. Three shows making the move are “Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella,” “Mamma Mia!” and “The Phantom of the Opera.” “Matilda the Musical” may experiment with the idea this summer. The change means families will be able to get to see another matinee, a lifeline for family-friendly shows. And with the city bracing for summer tourists, offering a Thursday matinee lets theater lovers cr... 57770381@www.sltrib.com Thu, 03 Apr 2014 13:02:02 MDT Billy Dee Williams landing in Salt Lake City for FanX http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57744191-223/williams-lando-salt-com.html.csp Lando Calrissian didn’t betray Han Solo to Darth Vader — he was trying to save his life. That’s how the man who portrayed Lando, Billy Dee Williams, sees it. Vader strong-armed Lando into a difficult position. With lives at stake, he made a tough choice that kept everyone alive and ultimately cost him everything, including his city in the clouds. “Lando had to lose everything that he built as a result of that whole situation,” Williams said. But, he adds, it is of course “just a movie.” That mov... Lando Calrissian didn’t betray Han Solo to Darth Vader — he was trying to save his life. That’s how the man who portrayed Lando, Billy Dee Williams, sees it. Vader strong-armed Lando into a difficult position. With lives at stake, he made a tough choice that kept everyone alive and ultimately cost him everything, including his city in the clouds. “Lando had to lose everything that he built as a result of that whole situation,” Williams said. But, he adds, it is of course “just a movie.” That mov... 57744191@www.sltrib.com Thu, 03 Apr 2014 09:33:03 MDT