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Joining the cast as Boq is Etai BenShlomo, who previously played the role on Broadway. “Roles like this don’t come along very often,” says Schwartz while walking to rehearsal at the downtown Salt Lake City theater. “To get to come back... After 970 performances as “Wicked’s” Glinda, Gina Beck will be departing in a bubble for her last time from the Capitol Theatre stage. Chandra Lee Schwartz, a veteran of the touring and Broadway companies, will be reclaiming the character’s wand beginning July 29. Joining the cast as Boq is Etai BenShlomo, who previously played the role on Broadway. “Roles like this don’t come along very often,” says Schwartz while walking to rehearsal at the downtown Salt Lake City theater. “To get to come back... <img src="http://mngislctrib.112.2O7.net/b/ss/mngislctrib/1/H.17--NS/0?&pageName=RSS" height="1" width="1" border="0" alt=""/> 58215719@www.sltrib.com Sun, 27 Jul 2014 20:27:49 MDT Scott D. Pierce: Why would you watch horrific TV violence? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58215952-223/williamson-didn-fun-sort.html.csp Kevin Williamson couldn’t have been surprised that the response to his new series “Stalker” has been critical. The writer/producers’s new CBS procedural drama, scheduled to premiere on Sept. 22, opens with a horrifying scene in which a stalker sets a young woman on fire. “That was maybe being a little flashy to try to get picked up,” said Williamson, trying to use humor to deflect criticism. It didn’t work. And that was, at least in part, because Williamson has a history of creating violence in... Kevin Williamson couldn’t have been surprised that the response to his new series “Stalker” has been critical. The writer/producers’s new CBS procedural drama, scheduled to premiere on Sept. 22, opens with a horrifying scene in which a stalker sets a young woman on fire. “That was maybe being a little flashy to try to get picked up,” said Williamson, trying to use humor to deflect criticism. It didn’t work. And that was, at least in part, because Williamson has a history of creating violence in... 58215952@www.sltrib.com Sun, 27 Jul 2014 20:26:11 MDT UConn makes 3-D copies of antique instrument parts http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58229663-223/howe-technology-instruments-images.html.csp Storrs, Conn. • Researchers at the University of Connecticut are using medical technology to breathe new life into some antique musical instruments. Dr. Robert Howe, a reproductive endocrinologist in East Longmeadow, Massachusetts, says his medical practice showed him how computerized tomography could make precise 3-D images of body parts. As a student of music history, he realized the same CT scanning technology could help him study delicate musical instruments from the past. Howe, who is also ... Storrs, Conn. • Researchers at the University of Connecticut are using medical technology to breathe new life into some antique musical instruments. Dr. Robert Howe, a reproductive endocrinologist in East Longmeadow, Massachusetts, says his medical practice showed him how computerized tomography could make precise 3-D images of body parts. As a student of music history, he realized the same CT scanning technology could help him study delicate musical instruments from the past. Howe, who is also ... 58229663@www.sltrib.com Sun, 27 Jul 2014 16:42:34 MDT Train rocks Salt Lake City with free show http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58170009-223/com-twitter-train-href.html.csp The pop band Train played a free show Saturday outside of EnergySolutions Arena. Its opening act was another band that arrived in the 1990s — the Wallflowers. Meanwhile, bulls bucked inside the arena at the Days of ‘47 Rodeo. The pop band Train played a free show Saturday outside of EnergySolutions Arena. Its opening act was another band that arrived in the 1990s — the Wallflowers. Meanwhile, bulls bucked inside the arena at the Days of ‘47 Rodeo. 58170009@www.sltrib.com Sun, 27 Jul 2014 15:39:55 MDT At 60, Newport Jazz Fest looks to the future http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58229661-223/jazz-newport-festival-wein.html.csp New York • Newport Jazz Festival founder George Wein is more interested in where jazz is going than in where it’s been as he marks the 60th anniversary of the granddaddy of all outdoor jazz festivals. That’s why the 88-year-old Wein is celebrating the milestone by adding a third day of music at Fort Adams Park on Rhode Island’s Narragansett Bay dedicated to emerging artists such as trumpeter Amir ElSaffar’s Middle Eastern-influenced quintet, the jazz-funk-rock band Snarky Puppy and Darcy James A... New York • Newport Jazz Festival founder George Wein is more interested in where jazz is going than in where it’s been as he marks the 60th anniversary of the granddaddy of all outdoor jazz festivals. That’s why the 88-year-old Wein is celebrating the milestone by adding a third day of music at Fort Adams Park on Rhode Island’s Narragansett Bay dedicated to emerging artists such as trumpeter Amir ElSaffar’s Middle Eastern-influenced quintet, the jazz-funk-rock band Snarky Puppy and Darcy James A... 58229661@www.sltrib.com Sun, 27 Jul 2014 14:10:02 MDT Photos: Lyle Lovett & his Large Band in Salt Lake City http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58228103-223/lake-salt-band-lovett.html.csp Lyle Lovett & his Large Band performed a sold-out show at Red Butte Garden in Salt Lake City on Friday night. Here are photos from the show. Lyle Lovett & his Large Band performed a sold-out show at Red Butte Garden in Salt Lake City on Friday night. Here are photos from the show. 58228103@www.sltrib.com Sat, 26 Jul 2014 20:01:18 MDT Peru’s independence celebrated at Utah’s Peru Fest http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58224157-223/peru-fest-celebrated-independence.html.csp Top photo • A line of people at the third annual Peru Fest wait Saturday for rositas picarones, a traditional Peruvian fried pastry made of sweet potatoes and squash, cooked by Rosa Calderon, left, who learned how to make them from her grandmother as a young girl in Lima, Peru. The annual Peru Fest in West Valley City celebrated Peruvian Independence Day and brought a little bit of the Andes Mountains to the Wasatch Range, with Peruvian arts and vendors. Bottom, left • Classical guitarist Gabi... Top photo • A line of people at the third annual Peru Fest wait Saturday for rositas picarones, a traditional Peruvian fried pastry made of sweet potatoes and squash, cooked by Rosa Calderon, left, who learned how to make them from her grandmother as a young girl in Lima, Peru. The annual Peru Fest in West Valley City celebrated Peruvian Independence Day and brought a little bit of the Andes Mountains to the Wasatch Range, with Peruvian arts and vendors. Bottom, left • Classical guitarist Gabi... 58224157@www.sltrib.com Sat, 26 Jul 2014 17:58:44 MDT Art meets science in the making of ‘I Origins’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58216237-223/cahill-origins-pitt-science.html.csp For filmmaker Mike Cahill, the road to “I Origins” began with one photograph and one remarkable set of eyes. The photo, shot by Steve McCurry in 1984, was of an Afghan refugee girl, maybe 13 years old, whose haunting green eyes hinted at the hard life she had lived. It ran on the cover of the June 1985 issue of National Geographic and became an international sensation. The photo, Cahill said in a recent phone interview, “became very, very iconic, but we didn’t know what that girl’s name was.” ... For filmmaker Mike Cahill, the road to “I Origins” began with one photograph and one remarkable set of eyes. The photo, shot by Steve McCurry in 1984, was of an Afghan refugee girl, maybe 13 years old, whose haunting green eyes hinted at the hard life she had lived. It ran on the cover of the June 1985 issue of National Geographic and became an international sensation. The photo, Cahill said in a recent phone interview, “became very, very iconic, but we didn’t know what that girl’s name was.” ... 58216237@www.sltrib.com Sat, 26 Jul 2014 14:36:32 MDT TV team: Actor, detective role paired for 25 years http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58227201-223/suchet-poirot-actor-acorn.html.csp Los Angeles • British actor David Suchet has spent a quarter-century bringing to life a certain fussy Belgian sleuth with a mustache as impeccable as his intellect and crime-solving skills. For Suchet’s dedication to Hercule Poirot through 70 TV adaptations of Agatha Christie’s works, he has been rewarded with the sort of critical praise — “miraculous” and “splendid” are among the applied adjectives — that any fellow classically trained actor would envy. Fan reaction can be similarly fervent. “T... Los Angeles • British actor David Suchet has spent a quarter-century bringing to life a certain fussy Belgian sleuth with a mustache as impeccable as his intellect and crime-solving skills. For Suchet’s dedication to Hercule Poirot through 70 TV adaptations of Agatha Christie’s works, he has been rewarded with the sort of critical praise — “miraculous” and “splendid” are among the applied adjectives — that any fellow classically trained actor would envy. Fan reaction can be similarly fervent. “T... 58227201@www.sltrib.com Sat, 26 Jul 2014 12:47:08 MDT Imaginary girl dressed for success http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58215392-223/quinoa-book-pinterest-writing.html.csp Have you heard of Quinoa? Not the grain. The toddler. Specifically, the precocious, fashion-forward toddler who’s the star of “How to Quinoa: Life Lessons from My Imaginary Well-Dressed Daughter,” recently published by Running Press. Quinoa’s creator, the very funny writer Tiffany Beveridge — a Utah native — talks with the Salt Lake Tribune about the inside Pinterest joke that went viral and landed her a book deal. For those of us who are tragically in the dark, will you explain who Quinoa is... Have you heard of Quinoa? Not the grain. The toddler. Specifically, the precocious, fashion-forward toddler who’s the star of “How to Quinoa: Life Lessons from My Imaginary Well-Dressed Daughter,” recently published by Running Press. Quinoa’s creator, the very funny writer Tiffany Beveridge — a Utah native — talks with the Salt Lake Tribune about the inside Pinterest joke that went viral and landed her a book deal. For those of us who are tragically in the dark, will you explain who Quinoa is... 58215392@www.sltrib.com Sat, 26 Jul 2014 10:29:49 MDT Question of ‘is this all there is’ creeping in http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58211165-223/carolyn-dear-boyfriend-family.html.csp Dear Carolyn • I’m in my mid-40s and I guess finally having my midlife crisis. After watching my friend’s husband die of brain cancer at 52, I’m acutely aware that life can change in an instant. I am happily married and have a young daughter, but seem to be wondering, “Is this all there is?” I really want a change, to make the most of the time I have left with my family. How do I get rid of this feeling that my time is running out? 45 Dear 45 • Interesting timing. I received this question the ... Dear Carolyn • I’m in my mid-40s and I guess finally having my midlife crisis. After watching my friend’s husband die of brain cancer at 52, I’m acutely aware that life can change in an instant. I am happily married and have a young daughter, but seem to be wondering, “Is this all there is?” I really want a change, to make the most of the time I have left with my family. How do I get rid of this feeling that my time is running out? 45 Dear 45 • Interesting timing. I received this question the ... 58211165@www.sltrib.com Sat, 26 Jul 2014 01:01:02 MDT Carlos Santana wants to save the world with music http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57977555-223/santana-album-black-brothers.html.csp New York • Try to speak with Carlos Santana about his new album and he’ll want to talk about another topic: changing the world. The veteran musician, who has a sold-out show at Red Butte Garden on Tuesday, says he is planning a concert aimed at encouraging and motivating the development of young black and Latino men in the wake of Trayvon Martin’s death and Donald Sterling’s racist comments. He wants to hold the event next year in Florida and is working with Harry Belafonte. “I’m not show biz a... New York • Try to speak with Carlos Santana about his new album and he’ll want to talk about another topic: changing the world. The veteran musician, who has a sold-out show at Red Butte Garden on Tuesday, says he is planning a concert aimed at encouraging and motivating the development of young black and Latino men in the wake of Trayvon Martin’s death and Donald Sterling’s racist comments. He wants to hold the event next year in Florida and is working with Harry Belafonte. “I’m not show biz a... 57977555@www.sltrib.com Sat, 26 Jul 2014 01:01:02 MDT Kate Kelly appeals excommunication from Mormon church http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/lifestyle/58221626-80/kelly-church-women-ordain.html.csp Kate Kelly, who has led the effort to obtain Mormon priesthood for women, has appealed her excommunication from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The appeal includes a letter of support from Kelly’s husband, Neil Ransom. He contends the way leaders have excommunicated his wife but not disciplined him is proof of sexism in the church. Kelly sent her appeal to Scott Wheatley, the president of her former stake in Virginia. The appeal is dated Wednesday and was posted on the Ordain... Kate Kelly, who has led the effort to obtain Mormon priesthood for women, has appealed her excommunication from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The appeal includes a letter of support from Kelly’s husband, Neil Ransom. He contends the way leaders have excommunicated his wife but not disciplined him is proof of sexism in the church. Kelly sent her appeal to Scott Wheatley, the president of her former stake in Virginia. The appeal is dated Wednesday and was posted on the Ordain... 58221626@www.sltrib.com Fri, 25 Jul 2014 19:50:34 MDT Choral Artists want historic church to be permanent home http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58175263-223/choral-lake-salt-slca.html.csp Salt Lake Choral Artists isn’t just a choir. It’s seven choirs under one umbrella, for starters. But singing is only half the story. SLCA also conducts a busy schedule of classes, workshops, retreats and outreach activities for interested singers and conductors at varying levels of proficiency. One of its signature offerings is the Summer Choral Institute, which for the past seven summers has brought together ad-hoc groups of adults and teens to perform choral masterworks, as well as lighter fa... Salt Lake Choral Artists isn’t just a choir. It’s seven choirs under one umbrella, for starters. But singing is only half the story. SLCA also conducts a busy schedule of classes, workshops, retreats and outreach activities for interested singers and conductors at varying levels of proficiency. One of its signature offerings is the Summer Choral Institute, which for the past seven summers has brought together ad-hoc groups of adults and teens to perform choral masterworks, as well as lighter fa... 58175263@www.sltrib.com Fri, 25 Jul 2014 16:41:01 MDT Where in Utah was this photo taken? Submit your guess to outdoors@sltrib.com for a chance to win a book http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58223606-223/utah-book-brett-com.html.csp This week • Correctly name where in Utah this photo was taken to be eligible for a drawing for the book “It Happened in Utah” by Tom and Gayen Wharton. Entries must be received by noon Aug. 1. Email your guess to outdoors@sltrib.com with “Where Is It?” in the subject line. Last week • All but five of the 153 entries correctly identified the Carter Carillon Clock Tower at Southern Utah University in Cedar City. Rosemary Lindbeck of Mesquite, Nev., had her name drawn and wins a copy of “Fishin... This week • Correctly name where in Utah this photo was taken to be eligible for a drawing for the book “It Happened in Utah” by Tom and Gayen Wharton. Entries must be received by noon Aug. 1. Email your guess to outdoors@sltrib.com with “Where Is It?” in the subject line. Last week • All but five of the 153 entries correctly identified the Carter Carillon Clock Tower at Southern Utah University in Cedar City. Rosemary Lindbeck of Mesquite, Nev., had her name drawn and wins a copy of “Fishin... 58223606@www.sltrib.com Fri, 25 Jul 2014 16:06:37 MDT 7 surprises in the Mormon pioneer diet http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58169927-223/cheney-utah-pioneers-mormon.html.csp As Pioneer Day approaches, Utah tends to remember only those Mormon settlers who survived on boiled mush, sour weeds or — in some cases — nothing at all as they crossed the Western plains. Of course, the stories about starvation are the exception, said Utah author and food historian Brock Cheney. Because of their tragic nature, “a lot of our stories about the pioneers talk about the hardships,” said the author of “Plain but Wholesome: Foodways of the Mormon Pioneers.” “But once they were settle... As Pioneer Day approaches, Utah tends to remember only those Mormon settlers who survived on boiled mush, sour weeds or — in some cases — nothing at all as they crossed the Western plains. Of course, the stories about starvation are the exception, said Utah author and food historian Brock Cheney. Because of their tragic nature, “a lot of our stories about the pioneers talk about the hardships,” said the author of “Plain but Wholesome: Foodways of the Mormon Pioneers.” “But once they were settle... 58169927@www.sltrib.com Fri, 25 Jul 2014 15:57:11 MDT Movie review: Johnson flexes muscle in bloody ‘Hercules’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58224506-223/hercules-johnson-action-bloody.html.csp Director Brett Ratner’s “Hercules” may be as pure an example of “what you see is what you get” in movie history. It’s Dwayne Johnson, the artist formerly known as “The Rock,” playing Hercules, the strongman demigod of Greek legend. Movies don’t come any more basic, and straight-forward, than that. Actually, the movie does try to complicate things a bit, as Ratner (“Rush Hour”) and screenwriters Ryan J. Condal and Evan Spiliotopoulos adapts the late Steve Moore’s comic book “Hercules: The Thracia... Director Brett Ratner’s “Hercules” may be as pure an example of “what you see is what you get” in movie history. It’s Dwayne Johnson, the artist formerly known as “The Rock,” playing Hercules, the strongman demigod of Greek legend. Movies don’t come any more basic, and straight-forward, than that. Actually, the movie does try to complicate things a bit, as Ratner (“Rush Hour”) and screenwriters Ryan J. Condal and Evan Spiliotopoulos adapts the late Steve Moore’s comic book “Hercules: The Thracia... 58224506@www.sltrib.com Fri, 25 Jul 2014 15:57:11 MDT Photos: Tedeschi Trucks Band gets crowd dancing at Red Butte http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58166466-223/trucks-band-tedeschi-concert.html.csp With all due respect to the amazing Susan Tedeschi, her husband Derek Trucks repeatedly stole the show Tuesday night during the Tedeschi Trucks concert at Red Butte Garden. The Black Crowes’ Rich Robinson and his band opened the show. Opening song • Tedeschi Trucks Band covered Traffic’s “Who Knows What Tomorrow May Bring.” Most of the crowd was standing from the get-go. This was one of many long-play numbers out of about 14 songs that included an encore. Highlight • The band crushed it on “Bou... With all due respect to the amazing Susan Tedeschi, her husband Derek Trucks repeatedly stole the show Tuesday night during the Tedeschi Trucks concert at Red Butte Garden. The Black Crowes’ Rich Robinson and his band opened the show. Opening song • Tedeschi Trucks Band covered Traffic’s “Who Knows What Tomorrow May Bring.” Most of the crowd was standing from the get-go. This was one of many long-play numbers out of about 14 songs that included an encore. Highlight • The band crushed it on “Bou... 58166466@www.sltrib.com Fri, 25 Jul 2014 15:57:11 MDT ’Weird Al’ on his weirdly successful week in music http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58207080-223/album-yankovic-week-beyoncé.html.csp Los Angeles • Attention, pop stars: If “Weird Al” Yankovic shows up at your concert or has tracked down your personal email address, you’re likely his next parody conquest. Such was the case for artists like Pharrell and Iggy Azalea, who are covered by Yankovic in his latest album, “Mandatory Fun.” For his 14th studio effort, released last week, Yankovic had his heart set on Williams’ No. 1 smash “Happy.” When he didn’t hear back from Pharrell’s camp, he decided to go straight to the source. “I... Los Angeles • Attention, pop stars: If “Weird Al” Yankovic shows up at your concert or has tracked down your personal email address, you’re likely his next parody conquest. Such was the case for artists like Pharrell and Iggy Azalea, who are covered by Yankovic in his latest album, “Mandatory Fun.” For his 14th studio effort, released last week, Yankovic had his heart set on Williams’ No. 1 smash “Happy.” When he didn’t hear back from Pharrell’s camp, he decided to go straight to the source. “I... 58207080@www.sltrib.com Fri, 25 Jul 2014 15:57:11 MDT Pioneers of hip-hop coming to Salt Lake City http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58211082-223/tang-soul-clan-lake.html.csp Create a list of the most influential rap groups, and Wu-Tang Clan and De La Soul will be near the top. Lucky for Salt Lake City fans, both East Coast hip-hop groups will be performing as part of the 2014 Twilight Concert series. Wu-Tang performs Thursday, July 31; De La Soul comes in Aug. 21. Both groups have been around for more than 20 years, producing dozens of hits and attracting legions of fans. Here’s a snapshot of where these bands started and what they’ve accomplished. Wu-Tang Clan Fo... Create a list of the most influential rap groups, and Wu-Tang Clan and De La Soul will be near the top. Lucky for Salt Lake City fans, both East Coast hip-hop groups will be performing as part of the 2014 Twilight Concert series. Wu-Tang performs Thursday, July 31; De La Soul comes in Aug. 21. Both groups have been around for more than 20 years, producing dozens of hits and attracting legions of fans. Here’s a snapshot of where these bands started and what they’ve accomplished. Wu-Tang Clan Fo... 58211082@www.sltrib.com Fri, 25 Jul 2014 15:55:45 MDT