DIRECTOR - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/DIRECTOR News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Actor-director Richard Attenborough dies at 90 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58332014-223/attenborough-film-actor-won.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58332014-223/attenborough-film-actor-won.html.csp">Actor-director Richard Attenborough dies at 90</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By GREGORY KATZ </span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-25T07:07:25.07-06:00">Updated Aug 25, 2014 07:07AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">London • Acclaimed actor and Oscar-winning director Richard Attenborough, whose film career on both sides of the camera spanned 60 years, has died. He was 90. The actor’s son, Michael Attenborough told the BBC that his father died Sunday. He had been in poor health for some time. Prime Minister David Cameron issued a statement calling Attenborough “one of the greats of cinema.” “His acting in ‘Brighton Rock’ was brilliant, his directing of ‘Gandhi’ was stunning,” Cameron said. Ben Kingsley, who ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583320142014-08-25T07:07:25.07-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-25T07:07:25.07-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58332014@www.sltrib.com Mon, 25 Aug 2014 07:07:25 MDT Salt Lake City arts groups to help end homelessness http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58272790-223/rose-arts-company-dance.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58272790-223/rose-arts-company-dance.html.csp">Salt Lake City arts groups to help end homelessness</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Ellen Fagg Weist</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-20T09:43:44.529-06:00">Updated Aug 20, 2014 09:43AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">In an unusual collaboration, six downtown arts companies are presenting “The Rose Exposed,” a showcase to benefit the Road Home, which will also kick off a yearlong neighborhood partnership. Beyond the thrill of putting on a show, organizers are excited about employing the power of dance, theater and music to show “that we are not only an economic engine to the area, and an artistic engine, but a community-building engine as well,” says Linda Smith, artistic director of Repertory Dance Theatre....</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> 58272790@www.sltrib.com Wed, 20 Aug 2014 09:43:44 MDT BYU’s Holmoe says ruling on improper benefits imminent http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/58317730-88/holmoe-byu-ncaa-schools.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/58317730-88/holmoe-byu-ncaa-schools.html.csp">BYU’s Holmoe says ruling on improper benefits imminent</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jay Drew</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-21T11:49:44.004-06:00">Updated Aug 21, 2014 11:49AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Provo • BYU should learn this week whether it will be punished by the NCAA for providing alleged improper benefits to some of its student-athletes, Director of Athletics Tom Holmoe told reporters Wednesday in a far-reaching roundtable discussion regarding the school’s sports programs. Holmoe said BYU submitted the findings of its own internal investigation to the NCAA months ago after allegations surfaced regarding former director of football operations Duane Busby. The school recently heard fro...</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> 58317730@www.sltrib.com Thu, 21 Aug 2014 11:49:44 MDT BYU's Holmoe says football series with Irish facing 4th-and-long http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/byusports/58318847-65/byu-holmoe-series-dame.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/byusports/58318847-65/byu-holmoe-series-dame.html.csp">BYU's Holmoe says football series with Irish facing 4th-and-long</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-20T18:30:33.666-06:00">Updated Aug 20, 2014 06:30PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">BYU athletic director Tom Holmoe held another roundtable discussion with reporters who cover BYU sports on Wednesday morning, something he tries to do about two times a year. You can read about the most newsworthy item discussed today — Holmoe’s acknowledgement that the NCAA will likely render a decision on the results of BYU’s self-reported improper benefits investigation in the next few days — in this report in The Salt Lake Tribune. Holmoe answered dozens of questions in the chat that lasted...</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> 58318847@www.sltrib.com Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:30:33 MDT Athletic director Tom Holmoe discusses BYU sports (video) http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/byusports/58317784-65/byu-holmoe-athletic-director.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/byusports/58317784-65/byu-holmoe-athletic-director.html.csp">Athletic director Tom Holmoe discusses BYU sports (video)</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-20T12:28:02.166-06:00">Updated Aug 20, 2014 12:28PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">BYU athletic director Tom Holmoe held his semiannual roundtable discussion with reporters who cover BYU sports on Wednesday at Legends Grille on campus. After that 55-minute session, Holmoe spoke on camera for another 10 minutes or so, touching on most of the same topics. Here's video of that discussion.</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> 58317784@www.sltrib.com Wed, 20 Aug 2014 12:28:02 MDT News roundup: Believe it: More government shutdowns possible http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/outofcontext/58316327-64/trib-utah-government-state.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/outofcontext/58316327-64/trib-utah-government-state.html.csp">News roundup: Believe it: More government shutdowns possible</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-20T07:54:45.771-06:00">Updated Aug 20, 2014 07:54AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Another government shutdown possible. FBI director mum on Swallow, Shurtleff probe. Utah cities wind back gun laws. Happy Wednesday. Last year's government shutdown -- which came after the White House and Senate Democrats wouldn't yield to House Republicans over Obamacare funding -- could happen again. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnel says that if Republicans wrest back control of the Senate, he will push to pass legislation reining in the Obama administrations policies, leaving Presi...</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> 58316327@www.sltrib.com Wed, 20 Aug 2014 07:54:45 MDT Trib Talk: Is prison the solution? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogstribtalk/58309995-231/tribtalk-prison-com-sltrib.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogstribtalk/58309995-231/tribtalk-prison-com-sltrib.html.csp">Trib Talk: Is prison the solution?</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jennifer Napier-Pearce</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-19T12:41:09.873-06:00">Updated Aug 19, 2014 12:41PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Non-violent offenders are filling Utah’s prison to the tune of 63 percent of new inmates, a trend that has lawmakers, attorneys, judges and corrections officials worried and wondering if sentencing guidelines really fit the crime. On Tuesday at 12:15 p.m., Utah Department of Corrections director Rollin Cook and Commission on Criminal and Juvenile Justice director Ron Gordon join Jennifer Napier-Pearce to talk about some of the disconnects between crime and punishment in Utah and ways to fix t...</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> 58309995@www.sltrib.com Tue, 19 Aug 2014 12:41:09 MDT News roundup: White House asks big biz for immigration reform help http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/outofcontext/58308361-64/trib-utah-lake-county.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/outofcontext/58308361-64/trib-utah-lake-county.html.csp">News roundup: White House asks big biz for immigration reform help</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-18T07:27:34.145-06:00">Updated Aug 18, 2014 07:27AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">White House looks to big biz on immigration reform. Missouri calls out the National Guard. Judge orders new primary in Millard County. Happy Monday. With immigration reform efforts mired in partisan gridlock, the White House is looking for more ways that President Barack Obama can go it alone through the use of executive orders and by convincing major U.S. companies to back the administration's moves. White House aides have meet with officials from Cisco, Intel and Accenture in hopes of a...</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> 58308361@www.sltrib.com Mon, 18 Aug 2014 07:27:34 MDT Milbank: Our spies are spying on Congress http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58276619-82/committee-redacted-intelligence-report.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58276619-82/committee-redacted-intelligence-report.html.csp">Milbank: Our spies are spying on Congress</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Dana Milbank</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-10T13:36:02.024-06:00">Updated Aug 10, 2014 01:36PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">WASHINGTON • If the CIA spends half as much energy finding terrorists as it has spent fighting Congress, we should feel very safe. The spooks, taking a break from the mundane work of protecting the nation, have lately been turning their spycraft against the lawmakers who are supposed to be overseeing them. The not-so-secret mission: To block the Senate Intelligence Committee’s report on tortu--, uh, enhanced interrogation methods. First, CIA officials broke into computers that were being used by...</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> 58276619@www.sltrib.com Sun, 10 Aug 2014 13:36:02 MDT ’Mad Max’ director ‘heartbroken’ over Mel Gibson http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58281307-223/miller-max-mad-director.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58281307-223/miller-max-mad-director.html.csp">’Mad Max’ director ‘heartbroken’ over Mel Gibson</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By RYAN PEARSON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-10T12:04:31.01-06:00">Updated Aug 10, 2014 12:04PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">San Diego • “Mad Max” director George Miller was “heartbroken” over Mel Gibson’s string of scandals in recent years, and said plans for a new trilogy prompted him to pick a younger actor for revisiting the post-apocalyptic auto action franchise. The 69-year-old Australian director helped launch Gibson to stardom three decades ago in the trilogy featuring stark desert landscapes, intense car chases and a bleach blonde Tina Turner. Miller had originally hoped to bring Gibson back for a fourth film...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582813072014-08-10T12:04:31.01-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-10T12:04:31.01-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58281307@www.sltrib.com Sun, 10 Aug 2014 12:04:31 MDT Friday movie roundup: Turtles, tornadoes, tandoori http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/58275664-66/sltrib-movie-com-csp.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/58275664-66/sltrib-movie-com-csp.html.csp">Friday movie roundup: Turtles, tornadoes, tandoori</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By SEan P. Means</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-08T09:56:50.476-06:00">Updated Aug 8, 2014 09:56AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Can four pizza-loving reptiles dethrone the “Guardians of the Galaxy” this weekend? In terms of movie quality, no way, dude. A Michael Bay-produced reboot of “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” arrives in theaters, and it’s the sort of idiotic chaos that has become associated with Bay’s name. The four masked vigilante turtles — Michelangelo, Donatello, Raphael and Leonardo — are rendered with performance-capture and computer graphics, but they never register as interesting characters. The action is f...</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> 58275664@www.sltrib.com Fri, 08 Aug 2014 09:56:50 MDT Trib Talk: Ebola facts and myths http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogstribtalk/58268970-231/ebola-com-facts-myths.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogstribtalk/58268970-231/ebola-com-facts-myths.html.csp">Trib Talk: Ebola facts and myths</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jennifer Napier-Pearce</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-07T13:17:05.016-06:00">Updated Aug 7, 2014 01:17PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">More than 930 deaths in four African nations has raised fears and questions about the Ebola virus. On Thursday at 12:15, Utah Department of Health deputy director Dr. Robert Rolfs, University of Utah Office of Global Public Health director Dr. Scott Benson and Intermountain Medical Center infectious disease physician Dr. Brandon Webb join Jennifer Napier-Pearce to discuss myths and facts surrounding Ebola. Watch this online video chat at sltrib.com. You can also join the discussion by sending...</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> 58268970@www.sltrib.com Thu, 07 Aug 2014 13:17:05 MDT Utah teachers union names new executive director http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58259883-78/education-uea-bloom-director.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58259883-78/education-uea-bloom-director.html.csp">Utah teachers union names new executive director</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By lisa schencker</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-04T21:42:12.159-06:00">Updated Aug 4, 2014 09:42PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The largest teachers union in Utah has chosen a new executive director. Lisa Nentl-Bloom, who spent the last eight years working as an organizational specialist for the National Education Association, will begin work Sept. 1 for the Utah Education Association (UEA). In 2007, she was assigned to work with the UEA on a special project for nine months, according to a UEA news release. Nentl-Bloom has a master’s degree in education and a bachelor’s degree in English and secondary education. She also...</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> 58259883@www.sltrib.com Mon, 04 Aug 2014 21:42:12 MDT Denver Post: CIA director must go http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58250617-82/cia-brennan-agency-intelligence.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58250617-82/cia-brennan-agency-intelligence.html.csp">Denver Post: CIA director must go</a></h4>