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I don’t even know how to go about feigning a “congratulations.” I pretty much know the drill ... if I don’t support her, I ... Dear Carolyn • One of my best friends since childhood announced her engagement to her on-again-off-again, abusive, freeloading, alcoholic boyfriend. She left him last year after he nearly killed her and she made some headway in life, but ultimately returned to him. She knows exactly how I feel about him, which is probably why I was the last to find out about her engagement. I don’t even know how to go about feigning a “congratulations.” I pretty much know the drill ... if I don’t support her, I ... <img src="http://mngislctrib.112.2O7.net/b/ss/mngislctrib/1/H.17--NS/0?&pageName=RSS" height="1" width="1" border="0" alt=""/> 58446763@www.sltrib.com Wed, 01 Oct 2014 01:01:02 MDT Recipe: Bulking up all those salads with Brussels sprouts http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58459458-223/brussels-sprouts-salad-cup.html.csp Eating a salad a day is one of my strategies for making sure I get at least one serious daily dose of raw veggies. And if you love salads as much as I do, listen up, because I’m about to change your salad-building world. Ditch the usual greens and get your hands on Brussels sprouts! Fact is, for a long time none of us knew what to do with Brussels sprouts except boil them. Yuck! Thankfully, they’ve become trendy and now everyone knows how delicious they are roasted, sauteed, broiled and even gri... Eating a salad a day is one of my strategies for making sure I get at least one serious daily dose of raw veggies. And if you love salads as much as I do, listen up, because I’m about to change your salad-building world. Ditch the usual greens and get your hands on Brussels sprouts! Fact is, for a long time none of us knew what to do with Brussels sprouts except boil them. Yuck! Thankfully, they’ve become trendy and now everyone knows how delicious they are roasted, sauteed, broiled and even gri... 58459458@www.sltrib.com Tue, 30 Sep 2014 19:09:02 MDT Gardening: Go wild and plant species tulips for early color http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58459580-223/tulips-species-tulipa-early.html.csp Maybe it’s time to rethink the way we landscape using tulips. True, the familiar, large, goblet-shaped blooms make a colorful springtime splash grouped in beds and pots. But those hybrids are softies compared to their wild ancestors — species tulips growing in unforgiving sites from Algeria to China. They thrive in problem areas. Tulips are not native to Holland, but growers there over the past 400 years have built an industry around developing hybrids for the commercial trade. Their classic tul... Maybe it’s time to rethink the way we landscape using tulips. True, the familiar, large, goblet-shaped blooms make a colorful springtime splash grouped in beds and pots. But those hybrids are softies compared to their wild ancestors — species tulips growing in unforgiving sites from Algeria to China. They thrive in problem areas. Tulips are not native to Holland, but growers there over the past 400 years have built an industry around developing hybrids for the commercial trade. Their classic tul... 58459580@www.sltrib.com Tue, 30 Sep 2014 19:09:02 MDT Fall recipe: All the flavors of fall in one twice-baked package http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58416148-223/sausage-sweet-baked-cheese.html.csp Apples and sausage and sweet potatoes, all baked up together. Does it get more wonderfully autumnal? It really is that simple. We decided to take all the best flavors of fall and combine them into one awesomely twice-baked package. Add a bit of cheese to tie it all together and you have a fantastic dinner that takes just 20 minutes hands-on time. Even better, they are easily prepped in advance. Follow the recipe up to the baking stage, then cover tightly with plastic wrap and refrigerate for up ... Apples and sausage and sweet potatoes, all baked up together. Does it get more wonderfully autumnal? It really is that simple. We decided to take all the best flavors of fall and combine them into one awesomely twice-baked package. Add a bit of cheese to tie it all together and you have a fantastic dinner that takes just 20 minutes hands-on time. Even better, they are easily prepped in advance. Follow the recipe up to the baking stage, then cover tightly with plastic wrap and refrigerate for up ... 58416148@www.sltrib.com Tue, 30 Sep 2014 19:09:01 MDT Recipe: A chicken satay with bold flavors http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58459439-223/chicken-sauce-cup-vinegar.html.csp This easy, weeknight-friendly chicken dinner is a bit of a cultural mash-up. Deliciously so. I started by bathing hard-to-overcook chicken thighs in a robust satay-style sauce. The sauce delivers a sweet-tangy-savory-spicy blend of flavors thanks to ample amounts of brown sugar, cider vinegar, fish sauce and garlic chili paste. And tying it all together? Finely ground peanuts, which lend both a richness and a hearty texture to the sauce. As a balance to all those big flavors, the cooked chicken ... This easy, weeknight-friendly chicken dinner is a bit of a cultural mash-up. Deliciously so. I started by bathing hard-to-overcook chicken thighs in a robust satay-style sauce. The sauce delivers a sweet-tangy-savory-spicy blend of flavors thanks to ample amounts of brown sugar, cider vinegar, fish sauce and garlic chili paste. And tying it all together? Finely ground peanuts, which lend both a richness and a hearty texture to the sauce. As a balance to all those big flavors, the cooked chicken ... 58459439@www.sltrib.com Tue, 30 Sep 2014 19:09:01 MDT Remembering Mormonism’s music man http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/lifestyle/58442032-80/schreiner-tabernacle-organ-organist.html.csp Alexander Schreiner had no time for mediocrity. “In the first place one should avoid making a mistake, ever!” Schreiner, who played the Mormon Tabernacle organ for more than half a century, wrote. “When you start to learn something new, play it so slowly that the notes, the time and the rhythm are all played perfectly. Then gradually start to play faster, but it must always be played correctly.” That practice philosophy is “such a hard concept” for many musicians to accept, said organ historian... Alexander Schreiner had no time for mediocrity. “In the first place one should avoid making a mistake, ever!” Schreiner, who played the Mormon Tabernacle organ for more than half a century, wrote. “When you start to learn something new, play it so slowly that the notes, the time and the rhythm are all played perfectly. Then gradually start to play faster, but it must always be played correctly.” That practice philosophy is “such a hard concept” for many musicians to accept, said organ historian... 58442032@www.sltrib.com Tue, 30 Sep 2014 17:49:21 MDT The Word is out — Museum of the Bible coming to D.C. http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/lifestyle/58473177-80/bible-museum-green-logo.html.csp Washington • Museum of the Bible. That’s it. The name of the museum under construction in Washington, D.C., is official. “We don’t need more to tell people who and what we are,” the museum’s founder and funder, Steve Green, told Religion News Service. But, as always with the Bible, nothing is ever simple. The high-tech museum, set to open in fall 2017, is four blocks from the U.S. Capitol and three blocks from a global tourism mecca, the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum. The new museu... Washington • Museum of the Bible. That’s it. The name of the museum under construction in Washington, D.C., is official. “We don’t need more to tell people who and what we are,” the museum’s founder and funder, Steve Green, told Religion News Service. But, as always with the Bible, nothing is ever simple. The high-tech museum, set to open in fall 2017, is four blocks from the U.S. Capitol and three blocks from a global tourism mecca, the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum. The new museu... 58473177@www.sltrib.com Tue, 30 Sep 2014 17:48:47 MDT Thanksgiving Point corn maze pays tribute to ‘Wizard of Oz’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58468507-223/maze-corn-cornbelly-thanksgiving.html.csp Brothers Wesley, Daniel, and Marcus Haston take a walk with “Dorothy” through the state’s original corn maze. Cornbelly’s at Thanksgiving Point in Lehi offered a sneak peek Tuesday of its annual corn maze, which this year pays tribute to the movie classic “The Wizard of Oz,” celebrating its 75th anniversary. Brett Herbst, maze creator, said Utahns were asked to choose the design for this year’s maze and overwhelmingly chose “The Wizard of Oz” from the options. Visitors will be able to start sea... Brothers Wesley, Daniel, and Marcus Haston take a walk with “Dorothy” through the state’s original corn maze. Cornbelly’s at Thanksgiving Point in Lehi offered a sneak peek Tuesday of its annual corn maze, which this year pays tribute to the movie classic “The Wizard of Oz,” celebrating its 75th anniversary. Brett Herbst, maze creator, said Utahns were asked to choose the design for this year’s maze and overwhelmingly chose “The Wizard of Oz” from the options. Visitors will be able to start sea... 58468507@www.sltrib.com Tue, 30 Sep 2014 17:04:42 MDT Restaurant review: Utah duo takes chance on Korean standbys with contemporary spin http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58469183-223/korean-fried-menu-burger.html.csp It’s not often that Utah is on the cutting edge of any particular trend or movement. This is especially true in the culinary world. No sooner than gourmet food trucks started to roll out across the Wasatch Front, their trendy progenitors on the streets of LA were contemplating the transition back to bricks and mortar. That soup made from fresh dove tears that they’re enjoying in NYC tonight? Don’t expect to see that here until 2018. That’s not to say we don’t have brave souls willing to take a c... It’s not often that Utah is on the cutting edge of any particular trend or movement. This is especially true in the culinary world. No sooner than gourmet food trucks started to roll out across the Wasatch Front, their trendy progenitors on the streets of LA were contemplating the transition back to bricks and mortar. That soup made from fresh dove tears that they’re enjoying in NYC tonight? Don’t expect to see that here until 2018. That’s not to say we don’t have brave souls willing to take a c... 58469183@www.sltrib.com Tue, 30 Sep 2014 15:17:48 MDT Photos: Katy Perry roars into Salt Lake City on her Prismatic World Tour http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58470691-78/2014-amet-arena-comnietur.html.csp Whether you were there because of your love of Katy Perry or you were the one who ended up driving the kids to the concert, the pop star’s production didn’t disappoint Monday at EnergySolutions Arena in Salt Lake City. The show featured pyrotechnics, rainbow-colored lights dancing across the arena, acrobats hanging from a pyramid above the floor and a stage that moved vertically and horizontally in different spots. Perry didn’t take the stage until 9:03 p.m., but she put together a mix of her cl... Whether you were there because of your love of Katy Perry or you were the one who ended up driving the kids to the concert, the pop star’s production didn’t disappoint Monday at EnergySolutions Arena in Salt Lake City. The show featured pyrotechnics, rainbow-colored lights dancing across the arena, acrobats hanging from a pyramid above the floor and a stage that moved vertically and horizontally in different spots. Perry didn’t take the stage until 9:03 p.m., but she put together a mix of her cl... 58470691@www.sltrib.com Tue, 30 Sep 2014 15:17:48 MDT Review: Blake Shelton the adult shines on new album http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58470110-223/shelton-blake-adult-boyish.html.csp Blake Shelton’s public persona — a mix of smart-aleck whimsy and thoughtful sensitivity — has made him country music’s most ubiquitous male star. A full-grown man with a boyish cheekiness, his easy likability has made him a consummate award-show host, a high-profile judge on “The Voice” and a constant presence in ads across print, the web and TV. He recently brought his Ten Times Crazier Tour to Usana Amphitheatre in West Valley City. His recent albums draw on both sides of this personality — bu... Blake Shelton’s public persona — a mix of smart-aleck whimsy and thoughtful sensitivity — has made him country music’s most ubiquitous male star. A full-grown man with a boyish cheekiness, his easy likability has made him a consummate award-show host, a high-profile judge on “The Voice” and a constant presence in ads across print, the web and TV. He recently brought his Ten Times Crazier Tour to Usana Amphitheatre in West Valley City. His recent albums draw on both sides of this personality — bu... 58470110@www.sltrib.com Tue, 30 Sep 2014 15:15:15 MDT Books: Lena Dunham sticks to candid style with new memoir http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58473821-223/book-dunham-think-fear.html.csp In the pilot episode of “Girls,” Lena Dunham’s character, Hannah, tells her parents that she believes she’s meant to share her writing talent with others. “I think I may be the voice of my generation,” her character said with a pause, “or at least the voice of a generation.” Dunham is now providing a voice for other millennials on the HBO comedy series that follows a group of girls in their mid-20s, on her Twitter account and in her new book, “Not That Kind of Girl” (Random House). She’s embarki... In the pilot episode of “Girls,” Lena Dunham’s character, Hannah, tells her parents that she believes she’s meant to share her writing talent with others. “I think I may be the voice of my generation,” her character said with a pause, “or at least the voice of a generation.” Dunham is now providing a voice for other millennials on the HBO comedy series that follows a group of girls in their mid-20s, on her Twitter account and in her new book, “Not That Kind of Girl” (Random House). She’s embarki... 58473821@www.sltrib.com Tue, 30 Sep 2014 14:56:01 MDT Ed Sullivan statue stolen from TV academy plaza http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58473837-223/statue-sullivan-academy-plaza.html.csp Los Angeles • Los Angeles police are investigating the theft of a solid bronze statue of Ed Sullivan from an outdoor exhibit at the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. The statue was taken Sunday from atop a pedestal in the academy’s Hall of Fame Plaza in North Hollywood. A police statement describes the statue as standing 18 inches tall and weighing about 20 pounds. The Police Department’s North Hollywood area burglary detectives have asked the public for any information that would lead to a... Los Angeles • Los Angeles police are investigating the theft of a solid bronze statue of Ed Sullivan from an outdoor exhibit at the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. The statue was taken Sunday from atop a pedestal in the academy’s Hall of Fame Plaza in North Hollywood. A police statement describes the statue as standing 18 inches tall and weighing about 20 pounds. The Police Department’s North Hollywood area burglary detectives have asked the public for any information that would lead to a... 58473837@www.sltrib.com Tue, 30 Sep 2014 14:46:01 MDT Interview: Country legend Merle Haggard: Still on the road http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58404225-223/haggard-merle-music-road.html.csp Nashville, Tenn. • Even Merle Haggard gets nervous about stepping onto a stage when the audience is filled with songwriters, record label executives and fellow artists. “Well, it’s glorious but it’s also tough because all the pressure is on you,” Haggard said after recently playing two sold-out nights at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville. “You’ve got all those people out there that call you a legend and an icon and all that stuff. You kinda gotta prove it.” But judging from the cheering and ovat... Nashville, Tenn. • Even Merle Haggard gets nervous about stepping onto a stage when the audience is filled with songwriters, record label executives and fellow artists. “Well, it’s glorious but it’s also tough because all the pressure is on you,” Haggard said after recently playing two sold-out nights at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville. “You’ve got all those people out there that call you a legend and an icon and all that stuff. You kinda gotta prove it.” But judging from the cheering and ovat... 58404225@www.sltrib.com Tue, 30 Sep 2014 14:38:02 MDT Review: Sergio Mendes spreads joy of Brazil’s music http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58443027-223/mendes-bossa-music-sergio.html.csp Sergio Mendes continues his mission of spreading the joy of Brazilian music to a global audience on new album “Magic.” That mission began nearly 50 years ago when he helped merge bossa nova with jazz and enjoyed commercial success with Brasil ‘66’s bossa nova-flavored arrangements of pop tunes. Now, at 73, Mendes doesn’t indulge in nostalgia, instead offering mostly new songs that he wrote or co-wrote, blending contemporary styles with Brazilian rhythms in sometimes unexpected collaborations wit... Sergio Mendes continues his mission of spreading the joy of Brazilian music to a global audience on new album “Magic.” That mission began nearly 50 years ago when he helped merge bossa nova with jazz and enjoyed commercial success with Brasil ‘66’s bossa nova-flavored arrangements of pop tunes. Now, at 73, Mendes doesn’t indulge in nostalgia, instead offering mostly new songs that he wrote or co-wrote, blending contemporary styles with Brazilian rhythms in sometimes unexpected collaborations wit... 58443027@www.sltrib.com Tue, 30 Sep 2014 14:37:02 MDT Fall TV: Viola Davis learns underbelly of law on new show http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58472980-223/davis-attorney-law-liking.html.csp Playing an attorney on TV has shown Viola Davis there’s a slim — and slippery — divide between guilt and innocence. The 49-year-old actress stars as a defense attorney and law professor on the new ABC show “How to Get Away With Murder,” which premiered Thursday to an impressive 14 million viewers. Davis’ character, Annalise Keating, comes off in the first episode as sharp, intimidating and not all the way righteous. Davis said the role taught her “just how fine the line is between guilt and inno... Playing an attorney on TV has shown Viola Davis there’s a slim — and slippery — divide between guilt and innocence. The 49-year-old actress stars as a defense attorney and law professor on the new ABC show “How to Get Away With Murder,” which premiered Thursday to an impressive 14 million viewers. Davis’ character, Annalise Keating, comes off in the first episode as sharp, intimidating and not all the way righteous. Davis said the role taught her “just how fine the line is between guilt and inno... 58472980@www.sltrib.com Tue, 30 Sep 2014 13:39:20 MDT ‘Gone With the Wind’ at 75: Celebration, censure http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58470200-223/film-gone-wind-leva.html.csp As its 75th anniversary approaches, “Gone With the Wind” is again being celebrated as a timeless movie classic. But now, even the film’s distributor acknowledges the Civil War epic’s portrayal of slavery is dated and inaccurate. “Gone With the Wind” is getting new screenings and is being reissued Tuesday in a lavish home-video box set, including a music box, an embroidered handkerchief and more than 8 hours of bonus features. To produce something new for yet another “GWTW” box set, Warner Bros. ... As its 75th anniversary approaches, “Gone With the Wind” is again being celebrated as a timeless movie classic. But now, even the film’s distributor acknowledges the Civil War epic’s portrayal of slavery is dated and inaccurate. “Gone With the Wind” is getting new screenings and is being reissued Tuesday in a lavish home-video box set, including a music box, an embroidered handkerchief and more than 8 hours of bonus features. To produce something new for yet another “GWTW” box set, Warner Bros. ... 58470200@www.sltrib.com Tue, 30 Sep 2014 10:54:31 MDT They did, then they did again. Clooney and wife do No. 2 ‘I do’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58467919-223/clooney-venice-couple-alamuddin.html.csp Venice, Italy • The romantic canaled city of Venice has been the venue for 323 weddings of foreign couples this year. Only one has drawn crowds and paparazzi. George Clooney and Amal Alamuddin said “I do” for a second time Monday, celebrating a civil wedding ceremony in Venice’s City Hall on the Grand Canal, greeted by hundreds of well-wishers who waited hours for a glimpse of the newlyweds. The couple tied the knot two days earlier in a private ceremony attended by Hollywood celebrity friends a... Venice, Italy • The romantic canaled city of Venice has been the venue for 323 weddings of foreign couples this year. Only one has drawn crowds and paparazzi. George Clooney and Amal Alamuddin said “I do” for a second time Monday, celebrating a civil wedding ceremony in Venice’s City Hall on the Grand Canal, greeted by hundreds of well-wishers who waited hours for a glimpse of the newlyweds. The couple tied the knot two days earlier in a private ceremony attended by Hollywood celebrity friends a... 58467919@www.sltrib.com Tue, 30 Sep 2014 09:53:52 MDT Mexican’s ‘Harry Potter’ hoard is world’s biggest http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58472483-223/collection-harry-potter-biggest.html.csp Mexico City • A Mexico City man is in Hogwarts heaven after his collection of “Harry Potter” memorabilia was named the world’s largest. Menahem Asher Silva Vargas has spent nearly 15 years hoarding all things related to British author J.K. Rowling’s young-adult wizard-fantasy series, which spawned eight blockbuster films. His collection fills two rooms and counts everything from magic wands and toy figurines to Gryffindor scarves and replica Quidditch brooms. Guinness World Records officially re... Mexico City • A Mexico City man is in Hogwarts heaven after his collection of “Harry Potter” memorabilia was named the world’s largest. Menahem Asher Silva Vargas has spent nearly 15 years hoarding all things related to British author J.K. Rowling’s young-adult wizard-fantasy series, which spawned eight blockbuster films. His collection fills two rooms and counts everything from magic wands and toy figurines to Gryffindor scarves and replica Quidditch brooms. Guinness World Records officially re... 58472483@www.sltrib.com Tue, 30 Sep 2014 09:34:02 MDT Film academy hosts 1st exhibit in new Hollywood museum site http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58472463-223/museum-costume-hollywood-academy.html.csp Los Angeles • The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is holding its first exhibit in the space that will become Hollywood’s premier museum devoted to the movies. “Hollywood Costume” opens Thursday inside the historic May Co. building on Wilshire Boulevard in Los Angeles, which is set to reopen as the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures in 2017. “This exhibition is... a launching point for the new museum,” said museum director Kerry Brougher. “It’s really marking our territory here as the ... Los Angeles • The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is holding its first exhibit in the space that will become Hollywood’s premier museum devoted to the movies. “Hollywood Costume” opens Thursday inside the historic May Co. building on Wilshire Boulevard in Los Angeles, which is set to reopen as the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures in 2017. “This exhibition is... a launching point for the new museum,” said museum director Kerry Brougher. “It’s really marking our territory here as the ... 58472463@www.sltrib.com Tue, 30 Sep 2014 09:32:02 MDT