Lifestyle - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/Lifestyle Stories from The Salt Lake Tribune &copy; 2014 The Associated Press, The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Learn more about our privacy policy: http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy. en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Pat Richards hands over Utah Symphony | Utah Opera board leadership to Dave Petersen http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58331155-223/richards-utah-board-symphony.html.csp Dave Petersen knows he’s stepping into big shoes. “Pat might be the best symphony board chair ever, and not just in Utah,” O.C. Tanner CEO Petersen said of retired banker Patricia A. Richards, whom he will succeed as head of the Utah Symphony | Utah Opera board effective Monday. Richards joined the Utah Opera board in 1994, stayed on through the company’s 2002 merger with the Utah Symphony and became chairwoman in 2005, a few months after orchestra members approached reporters with the news that... Dave Petersen knows he’s stepping into big shoes. “Pat might be the best symphony board chair ever, and not just in Utah,” O.C. Tanner CEO Petersen said of retired banker Patricia A. Richards, whom he will succeed as head of the Utah Symphony | Utah Opera board effective Monday. Richards joined the Utah Opera board in 1994, stayed on through the company’s 2002 merger with the Utah Symphony and became chairwoman in 2005, a few months after orchestra members approached reporters with the news that... <img src="http://mngislctrib.112.2O7.net/b/ss/mngislctrib/1/H.17--NS/0?&pageName=RSS" height="1" width="1" border="0" alt=""/> 58331155@www.sltrib.com Fri, 29 Aug 2014 16:37:02 MDT Here are 8 cheap comic book gems you might find at Salt Lake Comic Con http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58329437-223/comic-comics-book-salt.html.csp When you’re surrounded by all the big-ticket items like celebrity autographs and replica light sabers, a convention like Salt Lake Comic Con can feel like a place where your wallet goes to shrivel up and die. But fear not — there are hidden treasures on the convention floor that cost you almost nothing. They’re called “quarter bins” — boxes of discounted comic books that are typically a little older or less well known. With issues typically ranging from 25 cents to a dollar, the bins are a grea... When you’re surrounded by all the big-ticket items like celebrity autographs and replica light sabers, a convention like Salt Lake Comic Con can feel like a place where your wallet goes to shrivel up and die. But fear not — there are hidden treasures on the convention floor that cost you almost nothing. They’re called “quarter bins” — boxes of discounted comic books that are typically a little older or less well known. With issues typically ranging from 25 cents to a dollar, the bins are a grea... 58329437@www.sltrib.com Fri, 29 Aug 2014 13:54:06 MDT Stars of ‘Hellboy,’ ‘Sharknado’ added to Salt Lake Comic Con http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58351832-223/salt-comic-lake-con.html.csp Add three more big names to the Salt Lake Comic Con lineup: Ron Perlman, Ian Ziering and Eric Roberts. Those stars will join a packed roster of actors, comic-book artists and other celebrities appearing at the second annual event, which runs Sept. 4-6 in the Salt Palace Convention Center in downtown Salt Lake City, organizers announced Friday via social media. Organizers also said that ticket sales for Salt Lake Comic Con are doubling the pace of advance sales for last September’s inaugural sho... Add three more big names to the Salt Lake Comic Con lineup: Ron Perlman, Ian Ziering and Eric Roberts. Those stars will join a packed roster of actors, comic-book artists and other celebrities appearing at the second annual event, which runs Sept. 4-6 in the Salt Palace Convention Center in downtown Salt Lake City, organizers announced Friday via social media. Organizers also said that ticket sales for Salt Lake Comic Con are doubling the pace of advance sales for last September’s inaugural sho... 58351832@www.sltrib.com Fri, 29 Aug 2014 22:32:25 MDT Salt Lake County closes Chinese restaurant in Midvale http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58351915-223/restaurant-violations-department-health.html.csp The Salt Lake County Health Department closed Rice King restaurant in Midvale on Thursday for creating an “imminent health hazard due to excessive critical violations.” According to a notice on the department website, the restaurant, at 755 E. Fort Union Blvd., received 45 code violations. Among the problems: • Raw meat contaminating clean dishes. • Dish soap contaminating raw shrimp. • Food being prepared on the floor. • Rice noodles being stored in a cardboard box. • Tooth brush below drink ... The Salt Lake County Health Department closed Rice King restaurant in Midvale on Thursday for creating an “imminent health hazard due to excessive critical violations.” According to a notice on the department website, the restaurant, at 755 E. Fort Union Blvd., received 45 code violations. Among the problems: • Raw meat contaminating clean dishes. • Dish soap contaminating raw shrimp. • Food being prepared on the floor. • Rice noodles being stored in a cardboard box. • Tooth brush below drink ... 58351915@www.sltrib.com Fri, 29 Aug 2014 12:45:39 MDT Cracks in the ‘stained-glass ceiling’: Women reach prominent pulpits http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/lifestyle/58352087-80/women-church-butler-pastor.html.csp Chicago. New York. Washington, D.C. In quick succession this year, three women have been chosen to lead historic tall-steeple churches in all these cities. In May, the Rev. Shannon Johnson Kershner became the first woman solo senior pastor at Chicago’s Fourth Presbyterian Church. In June, the Rev. Amy Butler was elected senior pastor of New York City’s Riverside Church. And finally, in July, the Rev. Ginger Gaines-Cirelli began leading Foundry United Methodist Church in Washington, D.C. “For wom... Chicago. New York. Washington, D.C. In quick succession this year, three women have been chosen to lead historic tall-steeple churches in all these cities. In May, the Rev. Shannon Johnson Kershner became the first woman solo senior pastor at Chicago’s Fourth Presbyterian Church. In June, the Rev. Amy Butler was elected senior pastor of New York City’s Riverside Church. And finally, in July, the Rev. Ginger Gaines-Cirelli began leading Foundry United Methodist Church in Washington, D.C. “For wom... 58352087@www.sltrib.com Fri, 29 Aug 2014 12:44:25 MDT Anne Frank’s stepsister recalls her own Holocaust nightmare http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/lifestyle/58340243-80/schloss-anne-frank-family.html.csp Park City • Eva Schloss is not as well-known as her famous stepsister, Anne Frank, but her experience in the Holocaust was no less harrowing. As a young girl, Schloss faced anti-Semitic discrimination — first in Vienna, then in Amsterdam, where her family fled. She, her parents and her brother hid for two years in seven Dutch safe houses. They eventually were betrayed by a double-agent nurse. The 85-year-old survivor recounted her experiences Tuesday night at a special fundraiser organized by R... Park City • Eva Schloss is not as well-known as her famous stepsister, Anne Frank, but her experience in the Holocaust was no less harrowing. As a young girl, Schloss faced anti-Semitic discrimination — first in Vienna, then in Amsterdam, where her family fled. She, her parents and her brother hid for two years in seven Dutch safe houses. They eventually were betrayed by a double-agent nurse. The 85-year-old survivor recounted her experiences Tuesday night at a special fundraiser organized by R... 58340243@www.sltrib.com Fri, 29 Aug 2014 12:33:11 MDT John Lennon’s killer: My life is all about Jesus now http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/lifestyle/58352032-80/chapman-lennon-jesus-parole.html.csp The man who murdered John Lennon wants only one thing now — to tell others about Jesus. Mark David Chapman, 59, told parole examiners he no longer was the man who sought notoriety through killing the Beatles rock star in 1980. Now, he said, he’s sorry, “forgiven by God” and eager to spend his days — in prison or out — ministering to others. Examiners on Aug. 20 denied Chapman the possibility of parole for the eighth time. According to the 25-page transcript of the hearing, Chapman expected that ... The man who murdered John Lennon wants only one thing now — to tell others about Jesus. Mark David Chapman, 59, told parole examiners he no longer was the man who sought notoriety through killing the Beatles rock star in 1980. Now, he said, he’s sorry, “forgiven by God” and eager to spend his days — in prison or out — ministering to others. Examiners on Aug. 20 denied Chapman the possibility of parole for the eighth time. According to the 25-page transcript of the hearing, Chapman expected that ... 58352032@www.sltrib.com Fri, 29 Aug 2014 12:33:11 MDT Is James Foley a martyr? Brutal death sparks faith-based debate http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/lifestyle/58343708-80/foley-martyr-martyrdom-faith.html.csp From the moment news broke that U.S. journalist James Foley had been beheaded by Islamic State extremists in the Middle East, many Christians, especially Foley’s fellow Catholics, began calling him a martyr, with some even saying he should be considered a saint. Yet that characterization has left others uneasy, and the discussion is raising larger questions about what constitutes martyrdom. Foley’s parents seemed to validate the martyrdom label when his father, John, spoke at an emotional news c... From the moment news broke that U.S. journalist James Foley had been beheaded by Islamic State extremists in the Middle East, many Christians, especially Foley’s fellow Catholics, began calling him a martyr, with some even saying he should be considered a saint. Yet that characterization has left others uneasy, and the discussion is raising larger questions about what constitutes martyrdom. Foley’s parents seemed to validate the martyrdom label when his father, John, spoke at an emotional news c... 58343708@www.sltrib.com Fri, 29 Aug 2014 12:32:50 MDT Utah Lit: Writing along the Wasatch Front isn’t all about climbing or fishing http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58321811-223/utah-essay-com-torti.html.csp The guy’s name was José. Or at least that’s the name the young Mexican man went by when he dropped by to pick up handyman jobs, says Salt Lake City writer Sylvia Torti. At the time, Torti was working on a novel about the Zapatista Rebellion, a conflict she stumbled into in 1994 while on biology expedition in southeastern Mexico. In making small talk with the handyman during her bathroom remodel, Torti learned of an amazing coincidence: José, a member of the Mexican army, had been sent to fight ... The guy’s name was José. Or at least that’s the name the young Mexican man went by when he dropped by to pick up handyman jobs, says Salt Lake City writer Sylvia Torti. At the time, Torti was working on a novel about the Zapatista Rebellion, a conflict she stumbled into in 1994 while on biology expedition in southeastern Mexico. In making small talk with the handyman during her bathroom remodel, Torti learned of an amazing coincidence: José, a member of the Mexican army, had been sent to fight ... 58321811@www.sltrib.com Fri, 29 Aug 2014 12:18:28 MDT Dish of the Week: Pork belly lettuce wraps from Rye http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58298260-223/pork-rye-belly-dish.html.csp $11 • Good pork belly has the perfect ratio between fat and meat, and this dish gets the math right at Rye. Encased in soft butter lettuce, the pork melts slowly in your mouth, prolonged by the crunch of daikon, shredded carrot and chile pickles. Rye • 239 S. 500 East, Salt Lake City; 801-364-4655; ryeslc.com. Breakfast/brunch: Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m; Saturday, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.; Sunday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dinner: Monday-Thursday, 6 p.m. to midnight; Friday-Saturday, 6 p.m. to 2 a.m. Ann... $11 • Good pork belly has the perfect ratio between fat and meat, and this dish gets the math right at Rye. Encased in soft butter lettuce, the pork melts slowly in your mouth, prolonged by the crunch of daikon, shredded carrot and chile pickles. Rye • 239 S. 500 East, Salt Lake City; 801-364-4655; ryeslc.com. Breakfast/brunch: Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m; Saturday, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.; Sunday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dinner: Monday-Thursday, 6 p.m. to midnight; Friday-Saturday, 6 p.m. to 2 a.m. Ann... 58298260@www.sltrib.com Fri, 29 Aug 2014 12:18:28 MDT Sean P. Means: Real or Real — The ups and downs of video-game sports http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58335478-223/game-real-rsl-games.html.csp Here’s a scoop you won’t read anywhere else: The coach of Real Salt Lake is about to get fired. No, not Jeff Cassar, the coach of the real Real Salt Lake team. Cassar’s job is secure — or as secure as any coaching job in professional sports — because RSL is right now near the top of the table in the Western Conference of Major League Soccer. I’m talking about Sean Means, the hapless manager of the Real Salt Lake team on my FIFA 13 video game. That guy’s in big trouble, because his version of RS... Here’s a scoop you won’t read anywhere else: The coach of Real Salt Lake is about to get fired. No, not Jeff Cassar, the coach of the real Real Salt Lake team. Cassar’s job is secure — or as secure as any coaching job in professional sports — because RSL is right now near the top of the table in the Western Conference of Major League Soccer. I’m talking about Sean Means, the hapless manager of the Real Salt Lake team on my FIFA 13 video game. That guy’s in big trouble, because his version of RS... 58335478@www.sltrib.com Fri, 29 Aug 2014 12:18:28 MDT TV preview: Harry Houdini is brought to life http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58339264-223/watch-houdini-monday-nbc.html.csp Almost 88 years after his death, Harry Houdini remains a name familiar to millions — and known as the greatest escape artist of all time. The two-part TV movie “Houdini” casts Oscar-winner Adrien Brody as the man who became a legend. Born Ehrich Weiss in Budapest in 1874, he became an American success story — and the subject of a tragic tale. It’s good TV. Watch • 10 p.m. Monday and Tuesday, History This Weekend — College football BYU at Connecticut. Watch • 5 p.m. Friday, ESPN Doctor W... Almost 88 years after his death, Harry Houdini remains a name familiar to millions — and known as the greatest escape artist of all time. The two-part TV movie “Houdini” casts Oscar-winner Adrien Brody as the man who became a legend. Born Ehrich Weiss in Budapest in 1874, he became an American success story — and the subject of a tragic tale. It’s good TV. Watch • 10 p.m. Monday and Tuesday, History This Weekend — College football BYU at Connecticut. Watch • 5 p.m. Friday, ESPN Doctor W... 58339264@www.sltrib.com Fri, 29 Aug 2014 12:18:28 MDT Scott D. Pierce: NBC’s Tamron Hall has fallen in love with southern Utah http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58347880-223/hall-utah-beautiful-grylls.html.csp Tamron Hall has fallen in love with southern Utah — despite the trying circumstances of her only visit there. The co-host of the third hour of “The Today Show” and anchor of MSNBC’s “NewsNation,” Hall spent 48 hours learning to be a survivalist an hour outside Kanab for Monday’s episode of “Running Wild with Bear Grylls” (7 p.m., NBC/Ch. 5). “I’m from the great state of Texas,” Hall said, “and when you’re a Texas child, you believe there’s nothing as beautiful as the flat landscape of Texas.” B... Tamron Hall has fallen in love with southern Utah — despite the trying circumstances of her only visit there. The co-host of the third hour of “The Today Show” and anchor of MSNBC’s “NewsNation,” Hall spent 48 hours learning to be a survivalist an hour outside Kanab for Monday’s episode of “Running Wild with Bear Grylls” (7 p.m., NBC/Ch. 5). “I’m from the great state of Texas,” Hall said, “and when you’re a Texas child, you believe there’s nothing as beautiful as the flat landscape of Texas.” B... 58347880@www.sltrib.com Fri, 29 Aug 2014 12:18:28 MDT Movie review: Faceless Fassbender gives oddball ‘Frank’ its edge http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58334910-223/frank-config-data-fassbender.html.csp Veering from offbeat to just plain odd, the comedy-drama “Frank” is an engaging but sometimes unsettling tale of music and madness. Wannabe musician Jon (Domhnall Gleeson) is offered a spot in a band of avant-garde musicians — led by Frank (“X-Men’s” Michael Fassbender), a reclusive genius who wears a giant papier-mâché head at all times. Holed up for months in an Irish cabin, Frank drives his band to ridiculous extremes before recording their first album, as Jon and Frank’s longtime collaborat... Veering from offbeat to just plain odd, the comedy-drama “Frank” is an engaging but sometimes unsettling tale of music and madness. Wannabe musician Jon (Domhnall Gleeson) is offered a spot in a band of avant-garde musicians — led by Frank (“X-Men’s” Michael Fassbender), a reclusive genius who wears a giant papier-mâché head at all times. Holed up for months in an Irish cabin, Frank drives his band to ridiculous extremes before recording their first album, as Jon and Frank’s longtime collaborat... 58334910@www.sltrib.com Fri, 29 Aug 2014 12:18:28 MDT Movie review: ‘Life of Crime’ is tepid caper comedy http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58334940-223/crime-config-data-mickey.html.csp It’s rather sad that the late Elmore Leonard, the author who created the source material for “Get Shorty” and “Jackie Brown,” isn’t around to take his name off the tepid caper comedy “Life of Crime.” In Detroit 1979, low-lifes Louis (John Hawkes) and Ordell (Yasiin Bey) make a plan: Kidnap Mickey Dawson (Jennifer Aniston), the country-club wife of rich but corrupt developer Frank Dawson (Tim Robbins), and demand a $1 million ransom. The hitch is that Frank is planning to marry his girlfriend M... It’s rather sad that the late Elmore Leonard, the author who created the source material for “Get Shorty” and “Jackie Brown,” isn’t around to take his name off the tepid caper comedy “Life of Crime.” In Detroit 1979, low-lifes Louis (John Hawkes) and Ordell (Yasiin Bey) make a plan: Kidnap Mickey Dawson (Jennifer Aniston), the country-club wife of rich but corrupt developer Frank Dawson (Tim Robbins), and demand a $1 million ransom. The hitch is that Frank is planning to marry his girlfriend M... 58334940@www.sltrib.com Fri, 29 Aug 2014 12:18:28 MDT Special screenings: ‘Frozen,’ ‘Hedwig,’ and more http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58339875-223/film-tickets-frozen-lake.html.csp Gangrene Film Festival The 15th annual Gangrene Short Comedy Film Festival, a family-friendly outdoor evening of film and laughter. Musician Juan Garcia Esquivel will kick off the show. For program details, go to www.facebook.com/GangreneFilmFestival. When • Friday; general-audience show starts at 7 p.m.; late session starts at 10 p.m. Where • Ed Kenley Centennial Amphitheater, 405 N. Wasatch Drive, Layton. Tickets • $10; $15 for both sessions; $35 per family one session; $50 per family b... Gangrene Film Festival The 15th annual Gangrene Short Comedy Film Festival, a family-friendly outdoor evening of film and laughter. Musician Juan Garcia Esquivel will kick off the show. For program details, go to www.facebook.com/GangreneFilmFestival. When • Friday; general-audience show starts at 7 p.m.; late session starts at 10 p.m. Where • Ed Kenley Centennial Amphitheater, 405 N. Wasatch Drive, Layton. Tickets • $10; $15 for both sessions; $35 per family one session; $50 per family b... 58339875@www.sltrib.com Fri, 29 Aug 2014 12:18:28 MDT Movie review: ‘As Above’ so-so http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58343010-223/config-data-credibility-dowdle.html.csp “Abandon all hope, ye who enter here” is the inscription uncovered by a gang of 20-something treasure hunters in the catacomb-hopping horror flick “As Above, So Below.” But the warning could easily apply to viewers checking out this rather hopeless mashup of “The Descent” and “(Rec),” not to mention a dozen other found-footage movies that have clogged the screens over the past five years. Hardly credible, even for a film claiming that the gates of hell lie a few hundred feet below Paris (if anyw... “Abandon all hope, ye who enter here” is the inscription uncovered by a gang of 20-something treasure hunters in the catacomb-hopping horror flick “As Above, So Below.” But the warning could easily apply to viewers checking out this rather hopeless mashup of “The Descent” and “(Rec),” not to mention a dozen other found-footage movies that have clogged the screens over the past five years. Hardly credible, even for a film claiming that the gates of hell lie a few hundred feet below Paris (if anyw... 58343010@www.sltrib.com Fri, 29 Aug 2014 12:18:28 MDT ‘Invincible’ comic book artist talks cons and his long tenure http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58304401-223/comic-artist-con-ottley.html.csp Before Ryan Ottley was the long-running artist of the superhero comic “Invincible,” he was downtown, painting Ben Franklin. “My first job in life was working at my step-grandparents’ shop in downtown [Salt Lake City] when I was a teen,” said Ottley, who now lives in Midvale. “They made lots of statues and things, and I was hired to paint Benjamin Franklin busts to be used as some kind of graduation award over at Franklin Covey. So if you have one of those on your shelves, I probably painted it.... Before Ryan Ottley was the long-running artist of the superhero comic “Invincible,” he was downtown, painting Ben Franklin. “My first job in life was working at my step-grandparents’ shop in downtown [Salt Lake City] when I was a teen,” said Ottley, who now lives in Midvale. “They made lots of statues and things, and I was hired to paint Benjamin Franklin busts to be used as some kind of graduation award over at Franklin Covey. So if you have one of those on your shelves, I probably painted it.... 58304401@www.sltrib.com Fri, 29 Aug 2014 12:18:28 MDT Labor Day Weekend Express: Yoga, sheep, storytelling, ukuleles http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58340022-223/com-information-www-admission.html.csp Plan your Labor Day 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. Soldier Hollow Classic sheepdog trials • In addition to watching more than 40 international teams of border collies and their handlers herd a flock of sheep in timed trials, spectators will find activities for kids, dog agility contests and splash dogs plus live entertainment and food. Information, www.so... Plan your Labor Day 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. Soldier Hollow Classic sheepdog trials • In addition to watching more than 40 international teams of border collies and their handlers herd a flock of sheep in timed trials, spectators will find activities for kids, dog agility contests and splash dogs plus live entertainment and food. Information, www.so... 58340022@www.sltrib.com Fri, 29 Aug 2014 12:18:28 MDT Photos: The Head and the Heart play Twilight season closer http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58326195-223/heart-lake-photos-salt.html.csp Seattle indie-folk band The Head and the Heart closed this summer’s Twilight Concert Series on Thursday at Pioneer Park in Salt Lake City. San Fermin was the opener. Here are photos from the show. Seattle indie-folk band The Head and the Heart closed this summer’s Twilight Concert Series on Thursday at Pioneer Park in Salt Lake City. San Fermin was the opener. Here are photos from the show. 58326195@www.sltrib.com Fri, 29 Aug 2014 12:18:28 MDT