DIRECTOR - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/DIRECTOR News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Controversial activist named head of Equality Utah http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58459325-90/williams-utah-equality-gay.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58459325-90/williams-utah-equality-gay.html.csp">Controversial activist named head of Equality Utah</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Marissa Lang</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and Robert Gehrke</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-26T22:47:44.27-06:00">Updated Sep 26, 2014 10:47PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Last legislative session, Troy Williams was escorted out of the Utah State Capitol in handcuffs. Salt Lake’s “gay mayor” was protesting the Legislature’s refusal to hear a bill that would outlaw discrimination against people based on sexual orientation. For Williams, who for years has been known for his vocal — and sometimes radical — activism, it was just another day. But going forward, Williams said, he’ll be trying to trade in the handcuffs for handshakes and build bridges with legislators w...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58459325@www.sltrib.com Fri, 26 Sep 2014 22:47:44 MDT Movie review: ‘Equalizer’ transcends TV roots to shake up action genre http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58431107-223/washington-mccall-equalizer-config.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58431107-223/washington-mccall-equalizer-config.html.csp">Movie review: ‘Equalizer’ transcends TV roots to shake up action genre</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Sean P. Means</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-26T08:49:22.459-06:00">Updated Sep 26, 2014 08:49AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">It’s a mark of a sharp director/actor collaboration that they can take even routine material and make it into something extraordinary. “The Equalizer,” a riveting thriller based on a late-’80s CBS TV series, reunited one such team: star Denzel Washington and director Antoine Fuqua, who was at the helm when Washington won the Oscar as the bombastic corrupt cop in “Training Day” (2001). Robert McCall is a lot more gentle than Alonzo Harris, Washington’s “Training Day” character. McCall lives alon...</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> 58431107@www.sltrib.com Fri, 26 Sep 2014 08:49:22 MDT Federal agency says transgender workers were illegally fired http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58455615-68/federal-fired-funeral-transgender.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58455615-68/federal-fired-funeral-transgender.html.csp">Federal agency says transgender workers were illegally fired</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ED WHITE</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-25T16:02:34.365-06:00">Updated Sep 25, 2014 04:02PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Detroit • A Michigan funeral home and a Florida eye clinic illegally fired employees because they’re transgender, a federal agency alleged Thursday in two lawsuits. R.G. & G.R. Harris Funeral Homes of Garden City, Michigan, and Lakeland Eye Clinic of Lakeland, Florida, violated federal law by discriminating based on gender stereotypes, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission said. It’s the first time the agency has sued claiming discrimination against people who are transgender. Amiee Stephe...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584556152014-09-25T16:02:34.365-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-25T16:02:34.365-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58455615@www.sltrib.com Thu, 25 Sep 2014 16:02:34 MDT Utah athletics senior associate AD Mary Bowman to retire in December http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58450865-89/student-athletics-bowman-athlete.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58450865-89/student-athletics-bowman-athlete.html.csp">Utah athletics senior associate AD Mary Bowman to retire in December</a></h4> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-24T12:43:01.508-06:00">Updated Sep 24, 2014 12:43PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Mary Bowman, a senior associate athletics director for the University of Utah and senior woman administrator, will retire in December, ending a 19-year career, Utah athletics announced Wednesday morning. Bowman oversees student-athlete support services at the U., leading such groups as the Student-Athlete Advisory Comittee, the Life Skills Program and the Student-Athlete Wellness team. She also was the administrator for academic services, athletic training and sport nutrition among her many role...</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> 58450865@www.sltrib.com Wed, 24 Sep 2014 12:43:01 MDT Utah theater swings into fall with curtain-raising shows http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58416272-223/says-utah-sept-hecuba.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58416272-223/says-utah-sept-hecuba.html.csp">Utah theater swings into fall with curtain-raising shows</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="2014-09-20T09:23:30.189-06:00">Updated Sep 20, 2014 09:23AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">As the fall theater season gears up, three very different shows play on Salt Lake City stages this week. At Red Butte Garden, there are outdoor performances of Euripides’ “Hecuba,” a rarely performed tragedy featuring University of Utah acting professor Sandra Shotwell as the powerhouse title character. The Sting & Honey Company opens Peter Shaffer’s “The Private Ear,” a one-act play about falling in love with an idea. And at the Capitol Theatre, the Broadway Across America — Utah series kicks ...</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> 58416272@www.sltrib.com Sat, 20 Sep 2014 09:23:30 MDT At 40, Mel Brooks’ ‘Frankenstein’ proves forever young http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58425595-223/brooks-config-data-frankenstein.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58425595-223/brooks-config-data-frankenstein.html.csp">At 40, Mel Brooks’ ‘Frankenstein’ proves forever young</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MIKE CIDONI LENNOX</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-18T18:06:33.207-06:00">Updated Sep 18, 2014 06:06PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. • “Young Frankenstein” is pushing 40, but is by no means over the hill. The film’s writer-director Mel Brooks and actresses Cloris Leachman and Teri Garr gathered at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences on Tuesday night for a 40th-anniversary screening of their comedy classic. As they posed for photos, Brooks and Leachman flanked Garr, who was in a wheelchair. Garr has long battled multiple sclerosis and also suffered a brain aneurysm in 2006. And while she didn’...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584255952014-09-18T18:06:33.207-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-18T18:06:33.207-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58425595@www.sltrib.com Thu, 18 Sep 2014 18:06:33 MDT Review: Utah Symphony gets into the Mahler groove http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58407809-223/mahler-symphony-utah-fischer.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58407809-223/mahler-symphony-utah-fischer.html.csp">Review: Utah Symphony gets into the Mahler groove</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Catherine Reese Newton</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-13T11:33:07.949-06:00">Updated Sep 13, 2014 11:33AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">There was more excitement than usual at Friday night’s Utah Symphony season opener: The orchestra is recording this weekend’s performances of Mahler’s Symphony No. 1 for commercial release sometime next season. It’s a nod to the Utah Symphony’s landmark recording of all the Mahler symphonies under Maurice Abravanel, and the kickoff to Fischer’s two-season Mahler cycle with the orchestra. The audience seemed more tense than the musicians at the outset, as nervous throat-clearing and program-rattl...</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> 58407809@www.sltrib.com Sat, 13 Sep 2014 11:33:07 MDT News roundup: Pelosi: 'Civilization in jeopardy' if GOP takes Senate http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/outofcontext/58414793-64/trib-utah-lake-salt.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/outofcontext/58414793-64/trib-utah-lake-salt.html.csp">News roundup: Pelosi: 'Civilization in jeopardy' if GOP takes Senate</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="2014-09-15T08:25:13.256-06:00">Updated Sep 15, 2014 08:25AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Pelosi: 'Civilization in jeopardy' if GOP takes Senate. Utahns like Herbert's healthy Utah plan, even if they don't know what it is. Utah state government takes a lot of military handouts. Happy Monday. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said this weekend that Democrats aren't fear mongers and then declared why Democrats must to well this election year: "Civilization as we know it today would be in jeopardy if the Republicans win the Senate." Pelosi made the comment during a live show of ...</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> 58414793@www.sltrib.com Mon, 15 Sep 2014 08:25:13 MDT Utah bug official allegedly stole, sold county pesticide http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58403117-78/johnson-curtis-county-mosquito.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58403117-78/johnson-curtis-county-mosquito.html.csp">Utah bug official allegedly stole, sold county pesticide</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By erin alberty</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-12T07:48:56.939-06:00">Updated Sep 12, 2014 07:48AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A former mosquito abatement officer in Sevier County allegedly skimmed barrels of insecticide and other supplies from the county and resold it at a discount to other counties and municipalities statewide, as well as local farmers. John P. Johnson, who retired as mosquito abatement director in 2012, is accused of pocketing at least $70,000 in sales of pest-control supplies that actually were worth far more to the county, said Sevier County Sheriff Nathan Curtis. “He sold all kinds of different st...</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> 58403117@www.sltrib.com Fri, 12 Sep 2014 07:48:56 MDT USC's Pat Haden fined, under scrutiny for arguing with officials http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58389017-89/haden-argue-athletics-committee.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58389017-89/haden-argue-athletics-committee.html.csp">USC's Pat Haden fined, under scrutiny for arguing with officials</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="2014-09-09T16:05:15.294-06:00">Updated Sep 9, 2014 04:05PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Most football fans would love a chance to get in a referee's face to argue a call against their team. Just remember, if you hold a certain stature in, say, an athletic department, it will cost you. The Pac-12 announced it will levy a $25,000 fine against USC AD Pat Haden, who ran down from the pressbox to argue about a sideline encroachment penalty. In the eyes of the conference, it was a big no-no, as Haden confronted officials and later made post-game commentary - one presumes negative comment...</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> 58389017@www.sltrib.com Tue, 09 Sep 2014 16:05:15 MDT Walgreen adds activist hedge fund founder to board http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58388600-79/walgreen-board-jana-activist.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58388600-79/walgreen-board-jana-activist.html.csp">Walgreen adds activist hedge fund founder to board</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">By The Associated Press </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-08T09:30:02.583-06:00">Updated Sep 8, 2014 09:30AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Walgreens is naming Jana Partners founder Barry Rosenstein to its board and the activist investor will get a say in choosing at least one additional director. Walgreen Co. is under pressure after lowering its earnings forecast as it wraps up its acquisition of the health and beauty retailer Alliance Boots, which runs the United Kingdom’s largest drugstore chain. Walgreen said Monday that Jana Partners will recommend an additional independent director. If another board vacancy opens and Walgreen ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583886002014-09-08T09:30:02.583-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-08T09:30:02.583-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58388600@www.sltrib.com Mon, 08 Sep 2014 09:30:02 MDT Letter: Sewer insurance pitch has a bad smell http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58378241-82/lake-salt-insurance-letter.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58378241-82/lake-salt-insurance-letter.html.csp">Letter: Sewer insurance pitch has a bad smell</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-05T16:52:02.421-06:00">Updated Sep 5, 2014 04:52PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">I just received a nice letter from the director of Salt Lake City Public Utilities promoting a private insurance company plan “to protect you from unexpected home repair costs.” I assume the same letter went out to everyone who gets water and sewer service from Salt Lake City. To be sure, I am constantly bombarded with solicitations to buy all kinds of insurance, but this one, coming as it did from a governmental agency, was particularly offensive. Where does the city come off promoting a parti...</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> 58378241@www.sltrib.com Fri, 05 Sep 2014 16:52:02 MDT Fall movie photos: ‘The Maze Runner,’ ‘The Equalizer’ among September releases http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58365145-223/drama-comedy-director-film.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58365145-223/drama-comedy-director-film.html.csp">Fall movie photos: ‘The Maze Runner,’ ‘The Equalizer’ among September releases</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> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-04T11:01:24.298-06:00">Updated Sep 4, 2014 11:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">There are 80 movies expected to open in Salt Lake City-area theaters this fall, moving into the holiday season. Here’s the list, with photos, of the movies opening in September. (Release dates are tentative.) Sept. 5 Forrest Gump • The 1994 Oscar winner, about a simple man (Tom Hanks) in complex times, returns in IMAX-enhanced glory. The Identical • What if Elvis’ twin brother had lived? That’s the launching point for this musical drama about an Elvis-like superstar and his long-lost twin (bot...</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> 58365145@www.sltrib.com Thu, 04 Sep 2014 11:01:24 MDT Fall movie photos: ‘Interstellar,’ ‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1’ among November releases http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58366298-223/director-stars-drama-nov.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58366298-223/director-stars-drama-nov.html.csp">Fall movie photos: ‘Interstellar,’ ‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1’ among November releases</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> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-04T11:03:11.658-06:00">Updated Sep 4, 2014 11:03AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">There are 80 movies expected to open in Salt Lake City-area theaters this fall, moving into the holiday season. Here’s the list, with photos, of the movies opening in November. (Release dates are tentative.) Nov. 7 Big Hero 6 • Disney’s animated adventure, based on a Marvel Comics title, about a young tinkerer named Hiro (voiced by Ryan Potter) and his inflatable robot Baymax (voiced by “30 Rock’s” Scott Adsit). Birdman • Michael Keaton stars as a former movie star, famous for playing an iconi...</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> 58366298@www.sltrib.com Thu, 04 Sep 2014 11:03:11 MDT U.S. subprime crisis stars in Venice film festival http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58351772-79/venice-film-garfield-director.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58351772-79/venice-film-garfield-director.html.csp">U.S. subprime crisis stars in Venice film festival</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JILL LAWLESS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-29T16:42:01.695-06:00">Updated Aug 29, 2014 04:42PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Venice, Italy • Florida’s realtors and tourism authorities probably will not be using “99 Homes” in their promotional material. The Sunshine State looks pretty shady in Ramin Bahrani’s Orlando-set drama, one of 20 films competing for prizes at the Venice Film Festival. The movie stars Andrew Garfield as an evicted construction worker who sells his soul to the devil — or at least to Michael Shannon’s reptilian real estate agent — and takes a job evicting other struggling souls to earn enough mone...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583517722014-08-29T16:42:01.695-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-29T16:42:01.695-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58351772@www.sltrib.com Fri, 29 Aug 2014 16:42:01 MDT 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