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For artist Todd Anderson, the festival “changed my entire life.” Three years ago, Anderson, who lives in Sandy, was working a full-time job as a graphic designer. “Art has been my passion, but I kind of took th... For folks in Summit County, the Park City Kimball Arts Festival is a great party for the locals. For art lovers outside Summit County, the event — returning for its 45th year to Park City’s Main Street, Aug. 1-3 — is a chance to get out of the August heat and maybe take a weekend getaway. For artist Todd Anderson, the festival “changed my entire life.” Three years ago, Anderson, who lives in Sandy, was working a full-time job as a graphic designer. “Art has been my passion, but I kind of took th... <img src="http://mngislctrib.112.2O7.net/b/ss/mngislctrib/1/H.17--NS/0?&pageName=RSS" height="1" width="1" border="0" alt=""/> 58216236@www.sltrib.com Tue, 29 Jul 2014 13:04:10 MDT More than wishes transform characters in ‘Into the Woods’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment/58207135-81/actors-woods-festival-musical.html.csp The idea of transformation — what happens after the “happily ever after” ending for beloved fairy-tale characters — drives the plot of Stephen Sondheim’s musical “Into the Woods,” now receiving a spirited production at the Utah Shakespeare Festival. The characters’ physical onstage transformations underscore their emotional changes, says USF co-artistic director Brian Vaughn, who terms the show a “must-see” entry in the musical theater canon. Despite its silly-sounding story fracturing fairy ta... The idea of transformation — what happens after the “happily ever after” ending for beloved fairy-tale characters — drives the plot of Stephen Sondheim’s musical “Into the Woods,” now receiving a spirited production at the Utah Shakespeare Festival. The characters’ physical onstage transformations underscore their emotional changes, says USF co-artistic director Brian Vaughn, who terms the show a “must-see” entry in the musical theater canon. Despite its silly-sounding story fracturing fairy ta... 58207135@www.sltrib.com Tue, 29 Jul 2014 12:54:05 MDT New Glinda to float onto the Capitol Theatre stage http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58215719-223/wicked-beck-says-bohne.html.csp 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... 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... 58215719@www.sltrib.com Tue, 29 Jul 2014 12:54:05 MDT Restaurant review: Flavor and style — for a Park City price — at Burgers and Bourbon http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58216628-223/bourbon-burgers-fries-burger.html.csp Park City • I’ve spoken on the notion of value before. It’s a concept as slippery as a greased eel and as divisive as a debate over health care. And we’re going to talk about it again; feel free to prep your polemic and head over to the comment boards. Or maybe not. Surely something we can all agree on is that a $32 burger is an expensive purchase. Still on the fence? What if I told you that fries, a drink, tax and a tip were extra? As soon as the hyperventilating rage subsides, let’s move on. T... Park City • I’ve spoken on the notion of value before. It’s a concept as slippery as a greased eel and as divisive as a debate over health care. And we’re going to talk about it again; feel free to prep your polemic and head over to the comment boards. Or maybe not. Surely something we can all agree on is that a $32 burger is an expensive purchase. Still on the fence? What if I told you that fries, a drink, tax and a tip were extra? As soon as the hyperventilating rage subsides, let’s move on. T... 58216628@www.sltrib.com Tue, 29 Jul 2014 12:54:05 MDT New Brass Tag restaurant opens at Deer Valley http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58233241-223/tag-brass-chef-oven.html.csp Brass Tag, a restaurant that specializes in brick oven cuisine, recently opened at the Lodges at Deer Valley. The menu, created by Executive Chef Jodie Rogers and Sous Chef Ryan Swarts, includes house-cured duck and parma prosciutto flatbread, cheddar truffle chive spätzle, tandoori rubbed quail, a chop of the day, oven fired chimichurri chips and wood oven shrimp skillets. Entrees cost $10-$16, appetizers, salads and sides, $4-$9. Swarts started his career at the resort in 2009. He most recen... Brass Tag, a restaurant that specializes in brick oven cuisine, recently opened at the Lodges at Deer Valley. The menu, created by Executive Chef Jodie Rogers and Sous Chef Ryan Swarts, includes house-cured duck and parma prosciutto flatbread, cheddar truffle chive spätzle, tandoori rubbed quail, a chop of the day, oven fired chimichurri chips and wood oven shrimp skillets. Entrees cost $10-$16, appetizers, salads and sides, $4-$9. Swarts started his career at the resort in 2009. He most recen... 58233241@www.sltrib.com Tue, 29 Jul 2014 12:54:05 MDT Chefs share tips for home cooks to waste not, want not http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58166471-223/salt-pepper-chicken-oil.html.csp Whenever I hear the phrase “economic recovery” followed by “housing sales are up 20 percent,” I break open the bubbly. But when I offer my Granny Fanny a sip of something celebratory, she chides, “Don’t get too smug, that’s how this whole mess started in the first place.” “Waste not, want not,” she proclaims, as if she had dreamt up the proverb herself. And then she proceeds to abjure my optimism by regaling me with stories about how she beat the Great Depression — the real one. “I collected ... Whenever I hear the phrase “economic recovery” followed by “housing sales are up 20 percent,” I break open the bubbly. But when I offer my Granny Fanny a sip of something celebratory, she chides, “Don’t get too smug, that’s how this whole mess started in the first place.” “Waste not, want not,” she proclaims, as if she had dreamt up the proverb herself. And then she proceeds to abjure my optimism by regaling me with stories about how she beat the Great Depression — the real one. “I collected ... 58166471@www.sltrib.com Tue, 29 Jul 2014 12:54:05 MDT Cookbooks: Lush photos and flavors help teach budget cooking in ‘Good and Cheap’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58195643-223/cooking-brown-low-book.html.csp Leanne Brown didn’t set out to write a buzzworthy cookbook for people who want fine-dining taste on a food-stamp budget. “Good and Cheap,” a beautifully photographed e-book packed with low-cost, fuss-free recipes, began simply as a master’s thesis for the 29-year-old NYU food-studies program graduate. But after Brown posted it online as a PDF, it got attention on Reddit, the social networking and news website, then turned into a surprise hit, spawning a Kickstarter fundraising campaign to cover... Leanne Brown didn’t set out to write a buzzworthy cookbook for people who want fine-dining taste on a food-stamp budget. “Good and Cheap,” a beautifully photographed e-book packed with low-cost, fuss-free recipes, began simply as a master’s thesis for the 29-year-old NYU food-studies program graduate. But after Brown posted it online as a PDF, it got attention on Reddit, the social networking and news website, then turned into a surprise hit, spawning a Kickstarter fundraising campaign to cover... 58195643@www.sltrib.com Tue, 29 Jul 2014 12:54:05 MDT Ann Cannon: When others are ‘meh’ on the books you love http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58234304-78/book-love-ann-books.html.csp What’s your response when you finish reading a book you love? Not just love, but LOVE? A book you love so much you want to marry it? Not just marry it, but renew your vows with it regularly so you can put the photos from the commitment ceremony all over Facebook? Here’s what I want to do — put on a white shirt, a polyester tie and a pair of Swedish-knit slacks from Mr. Mac, then slap a nametag on my chest so I can go from door to door spreading the good word about the book I love. That’s how I ... What’s your response when you finish reading a book you love? Not just love, but LOVE? A book you love so much you want to marry it? Not just marry it, but renew your vows with it regularly so you can put the photos from the commitment ceremony all over Facebook? Here’s what I want to do — put on a white shirt, a polyester tie and a pair of Swedish-knit slacks from Mr. Mac, then slap a nametag on my chest so I can go from door to door spreading the good word about the book I love. That’s how I ... 58234304@www.sltrib.com Tue, 29 Jul 2014 12:54:05 MDT Hulu gets ‘South Park’ for a mere $80 million http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58183267-223/park-south-parker-episodes.html.csp BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — When the next batch of new “South Park” episodes premiere, you’ll be able to watch them on Comedy Central. On SouthPark.cc.com. And on Hulu. And it will be released on all three platforms at the same time. Not only that, but the entire catalogue of “South Park” episodes — 244 and counting — are now available on Hulu. When the new season begins in September, episodes will be available on both Hulu and SouthPark.cc.com as soon as they’re finished airing on Comedy Central. A... BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — When the next batch of new “South Park” episodes premiere, you’ll be able to watch them on Comedy Central. On SouthPark.cc.com. And on Hulu. And it will be released on all three platforms at the same time. Not only that, but the entire catalogue of “South Park” episodes — 244 and counting — are now available on Hulu. When the new season begins in September, episodes will be available on both Hulu and SouthPark.cc.com as soon as they’re finished airing on Comedy Central. A... 58183267@www.sltrib.com Tue, 29 Jul 2014 12:54:05 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 Tue, 29 Jul 2014 12:54:05 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 Tue, 29 Jul 2014 12:54:05 MDT Mötley Crüe brings farewell tour to USANA http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58216382-223/crüe-tour-cooper-mötley.html.csp Fans have learned not take farewell tours too seriously. Everyone from Cher to The Eagles has had a final concert tour, only to return again. So don’t get nostalgic on Friday when veteran rockers Mötley Crüe and Alice Cooper bring “The Final Tour: All Bad Things Must Come to An End” to West Valley City’s Usana Amphitheatre. The original Southern California lineup of vocalist Vince Neil, guitarist Mick Mars, bassist Nikki Sixx and drummer Tommy Lee has been touring on and off since the group form... Fans have learned not take farewell tours too seriously. Everyone from Cher to The Eagles has had a final concert tour, only to return again. So don’t get nostalgic on Friday when veteran rockers Mötley Crüe and Alice Cooper bring “The Final Tour: All Bad Things Must Come to An End” to West Valley City’s Usana Amphitheatre. The original Southern California lineup of vocalist Vince Neil, guitarist Mick Mars, bassist Nikki Sixx and drummer Tommy Lee has been touring on and off since the group form... 58216382@www.sltrib.com Tue, 29 Jul 2014 12:54:05 MDT Photos: Amos Lee in concert in Salt Lake City http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58225110-223/lake-salt-amos-concert.html.csp Folk/rock/soul musician Amos Lee performed at Red Butte Garden in Salt Lake City on a rainy and windy Monday. Utah-based Desert Noises opened the show. Here are photos from the concert. Folk/rock/soul musician Amos Lee performed at Red Butte Garden in Salt Lake City on a rainy and windy Monday. Utah-based Desert Noises opened the show. Here are photos from the concert. 58225110@www.sltrib.com Tue, 29 Jul 2014 12:54:05 MDT Review: Intermezzo takes chamber music in a wild, sometimes weird direction http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58233387-223/music-chamber-concert-hopkins.html.csp “No Brahms tonight?” a patron at Monday night’s Intermezzo Chamber Music Series concert said jokingly to his neighbors at intermission. Indeed, this concert was worlds away from the melodic Romanticism of Brahms. It was loud and intense — and an excellent illustration of how wide-ranging the genre of chamber music can be. First up was Iannis Xenakis’ “Kassandra,” a music drama in which a single singer portrays the Greek prophetess and the chorus of elders who refuse to believe her warnings. Teno... “No Brahms tonight?” a patron at Monday night’s Intermezzo Chamber Music Series concert said jokingly to his neighbors at intermission. Indeed, this concert was worlds away from the melodic Romanticism of Brahms. It was loud and intense — and an excellent illustration of how wide-ranging the genre of chamber music can be. First up was Iannis Xenakis’ “Kassandra,” a music drama in which a single singer portrays the Greek prophetess and the chorus of elders who refuse to believe her warnings. Teno... 58233387@www.sltrib.com Tue, 29 Jul 2014 12:54:05 MDT Salt City Vodka now available in Utah liquor stores http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58233282-223/salt-distillery-utah-vodka.html.csp Salt City Vodka, a new corn-based spirit — and the first produced by Elevation Distillery in Midvale — is now available in state liquor stores across the state. The 750-ml bottle, which costs $19.95, has a blue and peach-colored label and showcases the Utah mountains and the Salt Lake City skyline. It includes the dome of the state capital, the top of the LDS Church office building and the spires of the Mormon Temple. “We wanted to highlight our favorite designed buildings in Salt Lake and give ... Salt City Vodka, a new corn-based spirit — and the first produced by Elevation Distillery in Midvale — is now available in state liquor stores across the state. The 750-ml bottle, which costs $19.95, has a blue and peach-colored label and showcases the Utah mountains and the Salt Lake City skyline. It includes the dome of the state capital, the top of the LDS Church office building and the spires of the Mormon Temple. “We wanted to highlight our favorite designed buildings in Salt Lake and give ... 58233282@www.sltrib.com Tue, 29 Jul 2014 12:54:05 MDT South Carolina woman makes clothes from castoffs http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58207678-223/owens-says-columbia-sewing.html.csp COLUMBIA, S.C. • For Jillian Owens, some of her passion for fashion was motivated by a desire for new garments without the creation of more waste. And, she says openly on her blog, “I was also quite broke and couldn’t afford new clothes.” Since 2010, Owens has been delving into thrift store racks around her Columbia, South Carolina, home, taking what some may see as outdated castoffs and whipping them into hip, trendy fashions. She says she’s made hundreds of creations, donating many to charity ... COLUMBIA, S.C. • For Jillian Owens, some of her passion for fashion was motivated by a desire for new garments without the creation of more waste. And, she says openly on her blog, “I was also quite broke and couldn’t afford new clothes.” Since 2010, Owens has been delving into thrift store racks around her Columbia, South Carolina, home, taking what some may see as outdated castoffs and whipping them into hip, trendy fashions. She says she’s made hundreds of creations, donating many to charity ... 58207678@www.sltrib.com Tue, 29 Jul 2014 12:53:32 MDT DVD review • Depp is dull in high-tech ‘Transcendence’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58195879-223/depp-jack-sellers-tech.html.csp Grade • C DVD • Johnny Depp in “Transcendence” calls to mind the time Peter Sellers appeared on “The Muppet Show,” when Kermit told the actor he could “be yourself” and Sellers replied that “there is no me. There was a me once, but I had it surgically removed.” Depp, so good at unleashing his puckish humor from behind masks like Capt. Jack Sparrow or Willy Wonka, is lost here playing a regular guy, computer genius Will Caster — who is poisoned by anti-tech terrorists, but before he dies, he an... Grade • C DVD • Johnny Depp in “Transcendence” calls to mind the time Peter Sellers appeared on “The Muppet Show,” when Kermit told the actor he could “be yourself” and Sellers replied that “there is no me. There was a me once, but I had it surgically removed.” Depp, so good at unleashing his puckish humor from behind masks like Capt. Jack Sparrow or Willy Wonka, is lost here playing a regular guy, computer genius Will Caster — who is poisoned by anti-tech terrorists, but before he dies, he an... 58195879@www.sltrib.com Tue, 29 Jul 2014 12:53:17 MDT Religious persecution makes migrants out of millions, says U.S. http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/lifestyle/58236835-80/religious-report-freedom-kerry.html.csp And then there were nine. Secretary of State John Kerry announced Monday that Turkmenistan has joined the State Department’s list of worst religious-freedom offenders. The State Department’s “Countries of Particular Concern” list had remained static since 2006, when eight countries — Burma, China, Eritrea, Iran, North Korea, Saudi Arabia, Sudan and Uzbekistan — were designated as CPCs. Justifying the addition of Turkmenistan, Kerry cited reports of people detained, beaten and tortured for their... And then there were nine. Secretary of State John Kerry announced Monday that Turkmenistan has joined the State Department’s list of worst religious-freedom offenders. The State Department’s “Countries of Particular Concern” list had remained static since 2006, when eight countries — Burma, China, Eritrea, Iran, North Korea, Saudi Arabia, Sudan and Uzbekistan — were designated as CPCs. Justifying the addition of Turkmenistan, Kerry cited reports of people detained, beaten and tortured for their... 58236835@www.sltrib.com Tue, 29 Jul 2014 09:49:43 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 Tue, 29 Jul 2014 09:49:43 MDT Rabbi Saperstein tapped as first non-Christian to serve as U.S. religious-freedom envoy http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/lifestyle/58236853-80/religious-saperstein-freedom-rabbi.html.csp Washington • President Barack Obama has tapped Rabbi David Saperstein as the next ambassador-at-large for international religious freedom, the first non-Christian to hold the job, which was created in 1998. As ambassador, the man named as the most influential rabbi in America by Newsweek magazine in 2009, will head the State Department’s Office of International Religious Freedom and will be tasked with monitoring religious-freedom abuses around the world. “When it comes to the work of protecting... Washington • President Barack Obama has tapped Rabbi David Saperstein as the next ambassador-at-large for international religious freedom, the first non-Christian to hold the job, which was created in 1998. As ambassador, the man named as the most influential rabbi in America by Newsweek magazine in 2009, will head the State Department’s Office of International Religious Freedom and will be tasked with monitoring religious-freedom abuses around the world. “When it comes to the work of protecting... 58236853@www.sltrib.com Tue, 29 Jul 2014 09:48:38 MDT