FESTIVAL - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/FESTIVAL News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Presenting Shakespeare for audiences with ‘short attention spans’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58246660-223/shakespeare-utah-festival-says.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58246660-223/shakespeare-utah-festival-says.html.csp">Presenting Shakespeare for audiences with ‘short attention spans’</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Ellen Fagg Weist</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-18T09:01:57.451-06:00">Updated Aug 18, 2014 09:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Forget catering to highbrow or lowbrow tastes. Producers at the Utah Children’s Theatre are aiming the company’s annual Shakespeare festival to the rest of us — that is, kids and adults with short attention spans. That caveat is branded in the festival’s name. The company takes seriously the notion of inviting its audiences to enjoy Shakespeare’s timeless stories, albeit streamlined for a digital-addled age. Kids, no matter how much they love their digital screens, are more engaged when they wa...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58246660@www.sltrib.com Mon, 18 Aug 2014 09:01:57 MDT Here’s a fight club worth talking about, Utah Shakespeare says http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58271787-223/fight-actors-says-shakespeare.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58271787-223/fight-actors-says-shakespeare.html.csp">Here’s a fight club worth talking about, Utah Shakespeare says</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="2014-08-15T15:41:56.792-06:00">Updated Aug 15, 2014 03:41PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Sure, Shakespeare plays employ elevated language and explore big themes, but stage fights are one of the additional pleasures for actors and audiences alike. “It’s always great to have a sword in your hand or a dagger or a rapier, because we don’t do that anymore. Or I don’t do that anymore,” actor Jason Michael Spelbring says with a laugh. Staging fights adds another layer of storytelling to a show, and actors “learn the choreography, like you do a dance,” Spelbring says. This season, Spelbring...</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> 58271787@www.sltrib.com Fri, 15 Aug 2014 15:41:56 MDT Holladay shoots for the stars with Blue Moon Festival http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58298328-223/blue-holladay-moon-festival.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58298328-223/blue-holladay-moon-festival.html.csp">Holladay shoots for the stars with Blue Moon Festival</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-17T18:23:15.206-06:00">Updated Aug 17, 2014 06:23PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The third annual Blue Moon Festival, sponsored by Holladay Arts Council, will include live artist demonstrations, arts and crafts, and dancing and music with The African Showboyz from West Africa and the Beatles tribute band Imagine. It takes place Friday from 5 to 10 p.m. at the commons behind Holladay City Hall, 4850 S. 2300 East. Admission is free, but participants should bring their wallets to purchase locally grown produce from the community garden and satisfy their hunger with offerings fr...</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> 58298328@www.sltrib.com Sun, 17 Aug 2014 18:23:15 MDT Gallery: Hot air balloons soar above Ogden http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58303724-223/balloon-festival-ogden-artist.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58303724-223/balloon-festival-ogden-artist.html.csp">Gallery: Hot air balloons soar above Ogden</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Rick Egan</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-17T11:18:13.689-06:00">Updated Aug 17, 2014 11:18AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Mike Bauwens, of Park City, prepares his balloon for launching, at the Ogden Valley Balloon and Artist Festival on Saturday. The festival continues through Sunday and features hot air balloons, art booths, and live entertainment.</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> 58303724@www.sltrib.com Sun, 17 Aug 2014 11:18:13 MDT Black Pete figure changing to avoid perceived racism http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58296736-68/pete-amsterdam-black-dutch.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58296736-68/pete-amsterdam-black-dutch.html.csp">Black Pete figure changing to avoid perceived racism</a></h4> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-14T09:26:54.961-06:00">Updated Aug 14, 2014 09:26AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Amsterdam • Amsterdam’s mayor and organizers of a large children’s winter festival have unveiled plans to reform the image of “Black Pete” — the sidekick to the Dutch Santa Claus — to remove perceived racist elements. Mayor Eberhard van der Laan said Thursday the “negroid character” of Pete’s appearance will be eliminated over a period of years. The long-term goal will be making Pete look like he has been merely tarnished from soot from going down chimneys to deliver presents — a common storylin...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582967362014-08-14T09:26:54.961-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-14T09:26:54.961-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58296736@www.sltrib.com Thu, 14 Aug 2014 09:26:54 MDT Utah Bucket List: Hot air balloons soar above red rocks of southern Utah http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57455357-78/balloon-festival-list-bluff.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57455357-78/balloon-festival-list-bluff.html.csp">Utah Bucket List: Hot air balloons soar above red rocks of southern Utah</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By brett prettyman</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-04T10:14:34.191-06:00">Updated Aug 4, 2014 10:14AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Valley of the Gods • Whitewater rafting. Mountain biking. Hiking. Scenic drives. Think you have experienced the natural beauty of southern Utah every conceivable way? There’s another — one that looks down on all the others. “Being in a [hot-air] balloon is a unique experience. You are floating quietly over the landscape and it gives you a completely different perspective from that high up,” said Steve Simpson, who helped create the annual Bluff International Balloon Festival. “People talk about ...</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> 57455357@www.sltrib.com Mon, 04 Aug 2014 10:14:34 MDT Photos: DIY in the 801 with Craft Lake City http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58246788-223/lake-craft-diy-crafters.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58246788-223/lake-craft-diy-crafters.html.csp">Photos: DIY in the 801 with Craft Lake City</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="2014-08-09T18:01:30.6-06:00">Updated Aug 9, 2014 06:01PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Craft Lake City DIY Festival, the sixth annual edition, opened at the Gallivan Center Friday night and continues through from noon to 10 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 9. The free crafters’ festival features more than 200 vendors, and is expected to draw more than 30,000 attendees. The event also features food and entertainment, and spotlights the works of DIY engineers. The Craft Lake City nonprofit also holds monthly workshops, gallery shows and fundraisers to promote local crafters and local buying.</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> 58246788@www.sltrib.com Sat, 09 Aug 2014 18:01:30 MDT Craft Lake City sews up DIY businesses, one table at a time http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58246718-223/craft-lake-festival-business.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58246718-223/craft-lake-festival-business.html.csp">Craft Lake City sews up DIY businesses, one table at a time</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="2014-08-09T12:15:28.714-06:00">Updated Aug 9, 2014 12:15PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Before Susan Petersen promoted her Freshly Picked baby shoes on ABC’s “Shark Tank,” before she sold her soft-soled moccasins to the Kardashian clan, before all of that, Utah customers bought them at the Craft Lake City DIY Festival. At the first Craft Lake City in 2009, Petersen sold moccasins she had made from leather scraps. She was prompted to sew her own because she couldn’t find shoes that would stay on her baby son’s feet. She also couldn’t find baby shoes in the colors she wanted. Back 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> 58246718@www.sltrib.com Sat, 09 Aug 2014 12:15:28 MDT Weekend Express: Craft Lake City, LDS Expo, volleyball http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58268182-223/saturday-com-admission-www.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58268182-223/saturday-com-admission-www.html.csp">Weekend Express: Craft Lake City, LDS Expo, volleyball</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-08T11:04:02.136-06:00">Updated Aug 8, 2014 11:04AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Plan your weekend with picks from our entertainment reporters, critics and bloggers. For more event listings, visit www.sltrib.com/entertainment. Sports listings can be found here. 6th Annual Craft Lake City DIY Festival • More than 200 vendors and exhibitors in handcrafted arts and engineering, live entertainment food and more. Information, craftlakecity.com/ When: 5-10 p.m. Friday, noon-10 p.m. Saturday Where: Gallivan Center, 239 S. Main St. Admission: Free Sandy Hot Air Balloon Festival ...</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> 58268182@www.sltrib.com Fri, 08 Aug 2014 11:04:02 MDT Sundance to launch film festival in Hong Kong http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58246612-223/sundance-festival-film-hong.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58246612-223/sundance-festival-film-hong.html.csp">Sundance to launch film festival in Hong Kong</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="2014-08-02T15:16:59.596-06:00">Updated Aug 2, 2014 03:16PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Sundance Institute is expanding its global reach, with a version of the Sundance Film Festival launching this fall in Hong Kong. Sundance Film Festival — Hong Kong Selects will bring eight titles from this year’s Sundance Film Festival for their Hong Kong premieres over two weekends between Sept. 19 and Sept. 28, the institute announced Friday morning. The eight films, accompanied by a delegation of filmmakers and festival organizers, will be screened at The Metroplex, a newly opened cinepl...</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> 58246612@www.sltrib.com Sat, 02 Aug 2014 15:16:59 MDT Reno police link bike theft rise to Burning Man http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58260657-68/reno-bike-burning-festival.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58260657-68/reno-bike-burning-festival.html.csp">Reno police link bike theft rise to Burning Man</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-04T18:15:01.906-06:00">Updated Aug 4, 2014 06:15PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Reno, Nev. • Reno police say bicycle theft is the top property crime around downtown Reno this summer, and they think the Burning Man festival may have something to do with it. Police Sgt. Dan Thompson says the only time of the year the department sees so many bike thefts is in the weeks leading up to the festival, which begins Aug. 25. Bicycles are the main source of transportation at the weeklong event, held on the Black Rock Desert playa about 100 miles north of Reno. Kevin Campbell of the n...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582606572014-08-04T18:15:01.906-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-04T18:15:01.906-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58260657@www.sltrib.com Mon, 04 Aug 2014 18:15:01 MDT Stray firework injures spectators at Roy festival http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58256095-78/firework-fire-roy-stray.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58256095-78/firework-fire-roy-stray.html.csp">Stray firework injures spectators at Roy festival</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Michael McFall</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-03T21:32:29.439-06:00">Updated Aug 3, 2014 09:32PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A stray firework injured about 10 people Saturday night at the end of the Roy Days festival. Crowds had gathered at West Park, at 4500 S. 2900 West, for the annual festival that always concludes with a fireworks show. But at the end of this show’s explosive finale, a stray firework launched sideways — flying about 4 to 5 feet above the ground — went between the fire department vehicles and blew up near a crowd of about 60 people, said Roy Fire Chief Jason Poulsen. About 10 people complained 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> 58256095@www.sltrib.com Sun, 03 Aug 2014 21:32:29 MDT Park City arts festival proves popular as always; concludes Sunday http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58247703-78/festival-arts-park-kimball.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58247703-78/festival-arts-park-kimball.html.csp">Park City arts festival proves popular as always; concludes Sunday</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-04T09:42:15.461-06:00">Updated Aug 4, 2014 09:42AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Raku ceramics, by Casey Hankin, were on display Saturday at the Park City Kimball Arts Festival on Main Street. The annual festival featured the work of more than 200 artists, including 70 that were new to the popular event. The festival continues Sunday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Admission is $10 for adults, $5 for ages 6 to 17. For more information, go to www.parkcitykimballartsfestival.org.</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> 58247703@www.sltrib.com Mon, 04 Aug 2014 09:42:15 MDT Weekend Express: Park City arts festival, Hellfire rockets http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58191429-223/park-www-admission-information.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58191429-223/park-www-admission-information.html.csp">Weekend Express: Park City arts festival, Hellfire rockets</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-01T11:06:21.505-06:00">Updated Aug 1, 2014 11:06AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Plan your weekend with picks from our entertainment reporters, critics and bloggers. For more event listings, visit www.sltrib.com/entertainment. Sports listings can be found here. Park City Kimball Arts Festival • More than 200 artists — including 70 new artists — are participating in the festival this year along with the live entertainment and cuisine from Park City restaurants. Information, www.parkcitykimballartsfestival.org/. When: 5-9 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Su...</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> 58191429@www.sltrib.com Fri, 01 Aug 2014 11:06:21 MDT Sundance to launch film festival in Hong Kong http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/58246714-66/sundance-festival-film-hong.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/58246714-66/sundance-festival-film-hong.html.csp">Sundance to launch film festival in Hong Kong</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="2014-08-01T00:10:03.399-06:00">Updated Aug 1, 2014 12:10AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Sundance Institute is expanding its global reach, with a version of the Sundance Film Festival launching this fall in Hong Kong. Sundance Film Festival — Hong Kong Selects will bring eight titles from this year’s Sundance Film Festival for their Hong Kong premieres over two weekends between Sept. 19 and Sept. 28, the institute announced Friday morning. The eight films, accompanied by a delegation of filmmakers and festival organizers, will be screened at The Metroplex, a newly opened cineple...</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> 58246714@www.sltrib.com Fri, 01 Aug 2014 00:10:03 MDT Artists rule at Park City Kimball Arts Festival http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58216236-223/festival-park-art-artists.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58216236-223/festival-park-art-artists.html.csp">Artists rule at Park City Kimball Arts Festival</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="2014-07-31T13:34:30.499-06:00">Updated Jul 31, 2014 01:34PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">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 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> 58216236@www.sltrib.com Thu, 31 Jul 2014 13:34:30 MDT At 60, Newport Jazz Fest looks to the future http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58229661-223/jazz-newport-festival-wein.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58229661-223/jazz-newport-festival-wein.html.csp">At 60, Newport Jazz Fest looks to the future</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By CHARLES J. GANS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-27T14:10:02.877-06:00">Updated Jul 27, 2014 02:10PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Newport Jazz Festival founder George Wein is more interested in where jazz is going than in where it’s been as he marks the 60th anniversary of the granddaddy of all outdoor jazz festivals. That’s why the 88-year-old Wein is celebrating the milestone by adding a third day of music at Fort Adams Park on Rhode Island’s Narragansett Bay dedicated to emerging artists such as trumpeter Amir ElSaffar’s Middle Eastern-influenced quintet, the jazz-funk-rock band Snarky Puppy and Darcy James 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> 58229661@www.sltrib.com Sun, 27 Jul 2014 14:10:02 MDT The Cricket’s Daily 3: The stars fall on Toronto http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/58214750-66/com-http-toronto-vulture.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/58214750-66/com-http-toronto-vulture.html.csp">The Cricket’s Daily 3: The stars fall on Toronto</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="2014-07-24T10:06:19.79-06:00">Updated Jul 24, 2014 10:06AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Here’s what’s being talked about in pop culture: • The Toronto International Film Festival has announced its first block of movies, and there are lots of stars going to Canada in September: Robert Downey Jr., Steve Carell, Denzel Washington, Reese Witherspoon, Kate Winslet, Jake Gyllenhaal, Tina Fey and Jon Stewart. [Rolling Stone] • The semi-finalist list is out for the Booker Prize, Britain’s most prestigious publishing award, which for the first time is letting non-Commonwealth authors partic...</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> 58214750@www.sltrib.com Thu, 24 Jul 2014 10:06:19 MDT An explosion of wildflowers in Utah’s mountains http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58207216-78/canyons-cottonwood-festival-walks.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58207216-78/canyons-cottonwood-festival-walks.html.csp">An explosion of wildflowers in Utah’s mountains</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By brett prettyman</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-23T09:14:35.377-06:00">Updated Jul 23, 2014 09:14AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">If you happen to miss the Pioneer Day fireworks on Thursday, don’t worry. There are plenty of colorful explosions going off in Utah’s high country as the wildflower season peaks this holiday weekend. And you won’t have to wait until dark. “The timing this year seems perfect,” said Jessie Walthers of the Cottonwood Canyons Foundation, which hosts the annual Wasatch Wildflower Festival in Big and Little Cottonwood canyons. “We have been out training and hiking for the festival and it seems like we...</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> 58207216@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Jul 2014 09:14:35 MDT Seeger tribute at Newport honors traditional folk http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58203419-223/seeger-festival-folk-newport.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58203419-223/seeger-festival-folk-newport.html.csp">Seeger tribute at Newport honors traditional folk</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MICHELLE R. SMITH</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-20T11:00:10.97-06:00">Updated Jul 20, 2014 11:00AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Providence, R.I. • There are few musicians as inextricably linked to the Newport Folk Festival as the late Pete Seeger. Newport, known as the place where Bob Dylan cast aside his acoustic guitar and went electric in 1965, has made its mark on the festival scene more recently with an innovative mix of old and new — most with a far different sound than the folk movement Seeger helped lead. This year’s top acts include Jack White, Jeff Tweedy and Mavis Staples. In a hearkening back to its roots, an...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582034192014-07-20T11:00:10.97-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-20T11:00:10.97-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58203419@www.sltrib.com Sun, 20 Jul 2014 11:00:10 MDT