CELEBRATION - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/CELEBRATION News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Delight at Days of ‘47 parade, Native American celebration http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58216140-78/parade-lake-salt-celebration.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58216140-78/parade-lake-salt-celebration.html.csp">Delight at Days of ‘47 parade, Native American celebration</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Matt Canham</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-24T19:49:08.393-06:00">Updated Jul 24, 2014 07:49PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">&lt;freeform&gt; A gigantic roaring Tyrannosaurus rex pulling a handcart, a cartoon Elvis and a huge cherry pie collided with a Native American dance off in Salt Lake City’s Liberty Park Thursday, the meeting point for two major cultural events with ties to the founding of Utah. The Days of ‘47 parade, one of the nation’s largest, wound its way from Temple Square to Liberty Park on this Pioneer Day, which celebrates the Mormon pioneers who entered this valley in 1847. It included classic cars, ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58216140@www.sltrib.com Thu, 24 Jul 2014 19:49:08 MDT Hikers to retrace Mormon pioneers’ first steps in Salt Lake Valley http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58190930-78/encampment-park-pioneers-breakfast.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58190930-78/encampment-park-pioneers-breakfast.html.csp">Hikers to retrace Mormon pioneers’ first steps in Salt Lake Valley</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Christopher Smart</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-18T22:47:30.159-06:00">Updated Jul 18, 2014 10:47PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The First Encampment Celebration hike is a relaxed family affair and fun for those who want to get a feel for what it was like for the original Mormon pioneers entering the Salt Lake Valley. Oh, yeah, there’s a pancake breakfast, too. On July 22, 1847, about 100 pioneers camped in tall grass near Parleys Creek at what today is 1700 South and 500 East. (Brigham Young’s contingent followed two days later.) The spot has been many things through the years, but leading up to the sesquicentennial cel...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58190930@www.sltrib.com Fri, 18 Jul 2014 22:47:30 MDT NASCAR: Healthy Brian Vickers eyes another New Hampshire win http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58177971-77/vickers-victory-hampshire-race.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58177971-77/vickers-victory-hampshire-race.html.csp">NASCAR: Healthy Brian Vickers eyes another New Hampshire win</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DAN GELSTON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-12T23:18:23.297-06:00">Updated Jul 12, 2014 11:18PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Loudon, N.H. • Brian Vickers can already claim a victory this season without taking a checkered flag. Vickers has started all 18 Sprint Cup races, the kind of run that’s a given for stars like Jimmie Johnson or Jeff Gordon. For Vickers, the number holds a special significance. It means the blood clots that have cost him major chunks of his career since 2010 have yet to return. He missed 25 races in 2010 when clots were discovered in his legs and, while he was out, he had heart surgery to prevent...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581779712014-07-12T23:18:23.297-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-12T23:18:23.297-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58177971@www.sltrib.com Sat, 12 Jul 2014 23:18:23 MDT Burmese community celebrates with water festival http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58146705-78/burmese-community-festival-lake.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58146705-78/burmese-community-festival-lake.html.csp">Burmese community celebrates with water festival</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-06T13:24:58.435-06:00">Updated Jul 6, 2014 01:24PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Su San, 13, performs one of 10 traditional Burmese dances Saturday at the sixth annual Burmese Water Festival in Salt Lake City. The Burmese community in Utah celebrated its new year a couple of months late with a traditional water festival. The Working Committees for the Burmese Community gathered money from the community to provide free food, dance performances and playtime in the water. “New Year was in April, but it was a cold year here,” said Zaw Than Htike of the late celebration.</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58146705@www.sltrib.com Sun, 06 Jul 2014 13:24:58 MDT Tribune Photo of the Day - July 5, 2014 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsphotoblog/58153071-227/photo-staff-water-festival.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsphotoblog/58153071-227/photo-staff-water-festival.html.csp">Tribune Photo of the Day - July 5, 2014</a></h4> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-05T22:39:02.592-06:00">Updated Jul 5, 2014 10:39PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Leah Hogsten | The Salt Lake Tribune l-r Ehler Moo hoses down Khin Khinzawoo at the 6th annual Burmese Water Festival, Saturday, July 5, 2014, a celebration of the Burmese New Year, traditionally held in April. The Burmese community gathers money from its members for free dance performances, food and fun.</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58153071@www.sltrib.com Sat, 05 Jul 2014 22:39:02 MDT Fourth of July activities in Utah http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58108463-78/july-friday-fireworks-tickets.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58108463-78/july-friday-fireworks-tickets.html.csp">Fourth of July activities in Utah</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-04T20:16:31.924-06:00">Updated Jul 4, 2014 08:16PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Wild Wednesday - Red, White, and Blue: A Special Independence Day Program Join Ogden Nature Center for a special Independence Day program and learn some interesting facts about Bald Eagles with the help of the center’s own Bald Eagle, Des Ta Te. Then go outside and search for things in nature that are Red, White and Blue. Please meet in the Visitor Center. When • Wednesday, July 2, 3:45 p.m. Where • Ogden Nature Center, 966 W. 12th Street, Ogden Tickets • $4 Clearfield July 4th Cel...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58108463@www.sltrib.com Fri, 04 Jul 2014 20:16:31 MDT Hurricane celebrates the Fouth of July http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58150146-68/hurricane-celebrates-july-laughter.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58150146-68/hurricane-celebrates-july-laughter.html.csp">Hurricane celebrates the Fouth of July</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-04T22:07:10.362-06:00">Updated Jul 4, 2014 10:07PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">From a parade to sack race, and with laughter for all, the small Utah city of Hurricane celebrates Independence Day with laughter for all. Check out our photos of their celebration. The Hurricane Fourth of July festivities included a Lion’s club breakfast, a flag raising ceremony, parade, ages and races, a patriotic program, where several veterans were honored, a softball tournament, free swimming and a fireworks show.</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58150146@www.sltrib.com Fri, 04 Jul 2014 22:07:10 MDT First lady Barbara Bush has low-key 89th birthday http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58042566-68/bush-birthday-barbara-family.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58042566-68/bush-birthday-barbara-family.html.csp">First lady Barbara Bush has low-key 89th birthday</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-08T11:38:02.556-06:00">Updated Jun 8, 2014 11:38AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Kennebunkport, Maine • Former first lady Barbara Bush is having a low-key 89th birthday celebration in Maine. A family spokesman says the wife of former President George H.W. Bush is having a private dinner Sunday with relatives in Kennebunkport, where the family has a summer home. There’ll be another celebration later in the week. The former president turns 90 on Thursday. George H.W. Bush went skydiving on his 85th birthday and vowed he would do it again on his 90th. But it doesn’t appear that...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580425662014-06-08T11:38:02.556-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-08T11:38:02.556-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58042566@www.sltrib.com Sun, 08 Jun 2014 11:38:02 MDT Review: Led Zeppelin reissues offer meager fare http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58023954-223/zeppelin-led-release-albums.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58023954-223/zeppelin-led-release-albums.html.csp">Review: Led Zeppelin reissues offer meager fare</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By CHRIS TALBOTT</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-04T14:59:21.588-06:00">Updated Jun 4, 2014 02:59PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Perhaps we should admit the truth about Led Zeppelin: It’s time to move on. Yes, even you superfans. If the unreleased material included on reissues of landmark albums “Led Zeppelin,” “Led Zeppelin II” and “Led Zeppelin III” is any indication of what’s to come, there’s little hope of hearing anything truly new — let alone interesting — over the rest of the band’s ambitious plan to re-release all nine of its studio albums. Truth be told, Zeppelin probably should have let the 2012 “Celebration Day...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580239542014-06-04T14:59:21.588-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-04T14:59:21.588-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58023954@www.sltrib.com Wed, 04 Jun 2014 14:59:21 MDT