FESTIVAL - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/FESTIVAL News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) 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="2014-07-22T21:04:57.804-06:00">Updated Jul 22, 2014 09:04PM 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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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 Tue, 22 Jul 2014 21:04:57 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 Jell-O flies fast and furious at Thanksgiving Point’s Jiggle Fest http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58173946-78/jell-fest-jiggle-thanksgiving.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58173946-78/jell-fest-jiggle-thanksgiving.html.csp">Jell-O flies fast and furious at Thanksgiving Point’s Jiggle Fest</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-20T09:31:33.671-06:00">Updated Jul 20, 2014 09:31AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Emilie Lybbert, center, of American Fork, sits down in the middle of a Jell-O pool to smear her best friend, Helen Kepo’o, with Jell-O as Thanksgiving Point Gardens hosted its annual Jiggle Fest on Saturday. The inaugural event featured hourly Jell-O fights and squeals of laughter. Jiggle Fest is aimed at honoring Jell-O — one of Utah’s favorite treats — and its local cousins: funeral potatoes, fry sauce, and Dutch oven fare. A Thanksgiving Point news release said Jiggle Fest grew out of a summe...</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> 58173946@www.sltrib.com Sun, 20 Jul 2014 09:31:33 MDT Weekend Express: Youth parade, Jell-O fights, giant slip-n-slide, llamas http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58188013-223/saturday-admission-information-www.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58188013-223/saturday-admission-information-www.html.csp">Weekend Express: Youth parade, Jell-O fights, giant slip-n-slide, llamas</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-18T11:25:01.609-06:00">Updated Jul 18, 2014 11:25AM 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. Days of ‘47 Youth Parade and Family Festival • The annual Youth Parade and Family Festival take place in downtown Salt Lake City on Saturday. For more information on Days of ‘47 events, go to www.daysof47.com. When and where: • Youth Parade begins 10 a.m. Saturday at 600 East and 500 South and goes west to 500 South...</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> 58188013@www.sltrib.com Fri, 18 Jul 2014 11:25:01 MDT The Cricket’s Daily 3: Farewell to a showbiz survivor http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/58197635-66/film-com-http-variety.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/58197635-66/film-com-http-variety.html.csp">The Cricket’s Daily 3: Farewell to a showbiz survivor</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="2014-07-21T08:13:41.665-06:00">Updated Jul 21, 2014 08:13AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Here’s what’s being talked about in pop culture: • Broadway legend Elaine Stritch, who performed Stephen Sondheim’s works like no one else, has died at the age of 89. She also starred in movies, and most recently appeared as Alec Baldwin’s mother on “30 Rock.” [Los Angeles Times] • “Gone Girl,” director David Fincher’s adaptation of Gillian Flynn’s mystery novel, will be the opening-night film at the New York Film Festival on Sept. 26. [Variety] • Ben Whishaw, who portrayed Q in the James Bond m...</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> 58197635@www.sltrib.com Mon, 21 Jul 2014 08:13:41 MDT Blues legend Johnny Winter dies at 70 in Zurich http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58194279-223/blues-winter-guitar-legend.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58194279-223/blues-winter-guitar-legend.html.csp">Blues legend Johnny Winter dies at 70 in Zurich</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JOHN HEILPRIN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-17T09:53:02.392-06:00">Updated Jul 17, 2014 09:53AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Geneva • Texas blues legend Johnny Winter, known for his lightning-fast blues guitar riffs, his striking long white hair and his collaborations with the likes of Jimi Hendrix and childhood hero Muddy Waters, has died. He was 70. Winter was a leading light among the white blues guitar players, including Eric Clapton and the late Stevie Ray Vaughan, who followed in the footsteps of the earlier Chicago blues masters. Winter idolized Waters — and got a chance to produce some of the blues legend’s mo...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581942792014-07-17T09:53:02.392-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-17T09:53:02.392-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58194279@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Jul 2014 09:53:02 MDT Urban Arts Festival highlights city-inspired style http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58191548-223/arts-festival-urban-art.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58191548-223/arts-festival-urban-art.html.csp">Urban Arts Festival highlights city-inspired style</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-17T11:45:56.77-06:00">Updated Jul 17, 2014 11:45AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Broadly defined, “urban arts” can be “anything that’s city-inspired art or lifestyle,” says Derek Dyer, director of the Urban Arts Festival. The event, marking its fourth year, takes place Saturday from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Rio Grande Street in The Gateway shopping center in downtown Salt Lake City. “This is the art that’s happening now,” said Dyer, who is also executive director of the Utah Arts Alliance, which presents the festival. “It’s very timely, and speaks to the world we live in.” Amon...</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> 58191548@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Jul 2014 11:45:56 MDT Utah Shakespeare’s ‘Into the Woods’ draws life lessons from a tuneful pastiche of fairy tales http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58118788-223/woods-festival-shakespeare-characters.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58118788-223/woods-festival-shakespeare-characters.html.csp">Utah Shakespeare’s ‘Into the Woods’ draws life lessons from a tuneful pastiche of fairy tales</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Barbara M. Bannon</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Special to The Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-14T09:37:04.53-06:00">Updated Jul 14, 2014 09:37AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Cedar City • It seems like serendipity that the Utah Shakespeare Festival is staging “Into the Woods” this season. Woods are a meaningful metaphor in Shakespeare’s comedies, a place where characters go to learn more about themselves and overcome obstacles in their lives. They emerge with new confidence and awareness. Something similar happens in this excellent, eloquent production of “Into the Woods.” Act I assembles an assortment of fairy-tale characters and sends them into the woods on a serie...</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> 58118788@www.sltrib.com Mon, 14 Jul 2014 09:37:04 MDT Review: Utah Shakespeare Festival’s ‘Twelfth Night’ is musical and funny http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58118781-223/twelfth-shakespeare-utah-olivia.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58118781-223/twelfth-shakespeare-utah-olivia.html.csp">Review: Utah Shakespeare Festival’s ‘Twelfth Night’ is musical and funny</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Barbara M. Bannon</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Special to The Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-14T09:36:15.539-06:00">Updated Jul 14, 2014 09:36AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Cedar City • In the opening moments of Utah Shakespeare Festival’s lyrical production of “Twelfth Night,” Orsino muses, “If music be the food of love, play on. Give me excess of it.” Music is at the heart of this production, which begins with Olivia singing a plaintive lament about the sea and ends with Feste, one of Shakespeare’s wise fools, summing things up with the bard’s best-known song, “When That I Was a Little Tiny Boy.” In between, the multitalented Aaron Galligan-Stierle as Feste con...</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> 58118781@www.sltrib.com Mon, 14 Jul 2014 09:36:15 MDT Man dies after leap into bonfire at Utah’s Element 11 festival http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58182789-78/wallace-grantsville-fire-festival.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58182789-78/wallace-grantsville-fire-festival.html.csp">Man dies after leap into bonfire at Utah’s Element 11 festival</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By HARRY STEVENS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-15T09:38:03.626-06:00">Updated Jul 15, 2014 09:38AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A joyous festival was cut tragically short Saturday night when a man burned to death after leaping into a huge ceremonial bonfire. As a three-story wooden effigy, inspired by the creatures from Where the Wild Things Are, burned to mark the culmination of the Element 11 festival in Grantsville, hundreds of festival-goers watched in horror as Christopher Wallace of Salt Lake City broke through a safety barrier, danced wildly for a few moments and ran full speed into the flames. “He looked like he...</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> 58182789@www.sltrib.com Tue, 15 Jul 2014 09:38:03 MDT Bull gores 3 in final run of Spain’s San Fermin http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58182207-68/bull-gored-spain-fermin.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58182207-68/bull-gored-spain-fermin.html.csp">Bull gores 3 in final run of Spain’s San Fermin</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-14T07:51:22.699-06:00">Updated Jul 14, 2014 07:51AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Pamplona, Spain • A fighting bull gored two Australians and a Spaniard, spreading panic in a hair-raising final running of the bulls at Spain’s San Fermin festival Monday. Hundreds of people dashed alongside the six half-ton beasts and their accompanying steer through the cobblestone streets of Pamplona in the eighth run. There were spine-chilling moments when one bull separated from the pack and charged three runners, pinning them against walls and barriers while trying to gore them. A Navarra ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581822072014-07-14T07:51:22.699-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-14T07:51:22.699-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58182207@www.sltrib.com Mon, 14 Jul 2014 07:51:22 MDT Reggae festival rises up with music at Liberty Park http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58170706-78/festival-sunday-liberty-music.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58170706-78/festival-sunday-liberty-music.html.csp">Reggae festival rises up with music at Liberty Park</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-14T09:13:57.226-06:00">Updated Jul 14, 2014 09:13AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The 5th annual Reggae Rise Up Festival filled Liberty Park with music Saturday and will do so again Sunday. The festival Saturday featured Matisyahu and The Expendables. Sunday’s lineup will include Slightly Stoopid and Stephen Ragga Marlely. The festival runs 1-10:30 p.m. on Sunday. Admission is $25 at the gate. For more information, www.reggaeriseup.com.</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> 58170706@www.sltrib.com Mon, 14 Jul 2014 09:13:57 MDT Weekend Express: Jazz, reggae, health expo, super heroes http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58166325-223/saturday-information-ogden-admission.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58166325-223/saturday-information-ogden-admission.html.csp">Weekend Express: Jazz, reggae, health expo, super heroes</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-11T11:11:36.412-06:00">Updated Jul 11, 2014 11:11AM 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. Salt Lake City International Jazz Festival • Ellis Hall closes the Friday lineup and Santa Fe & The Fat City Horns are featured Saturday. Information, www.slcjazzfestival.org/. When: 5-11 p.m. Friday, 3-11 p.m. Saturday Where: Gallivan Center, 239 S. Main St. Admission: At the gate: $16 for single-day pass, $32 for ...</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> 58166325@www.sltrib.com Fri, 11 Jul 2014 11:11:36 MDT Utah Shakespeare Festival premieres a satisfying ‘Sense and Sensibility’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58118782-223/austen-festival-sense-utah.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58118782-223/austen-festival-sense-utah.html.csp">Utah Shakespeare Festival premieres a satisfying ‘Sense and Sensibility’</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Barbara M. Bannon</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Special to The Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-10T15:27:02.633-06:00">Updated Jul 10, 2014 03:27PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Cedar City • Jane Austen has become extraordinarily popular in recent years, inspiring films, PBS series and plays. Four years ago, the Utah Shakespeare Festival staged a successful production of Joseph Hanreddy and J.R. Sullivan’s adaptation of “Pride and Prejudice.” This summer, the festival is presenting the world premiere of Hanreddy and Sullivan’s “Sense and Sensibility,” an Austen reprise that USF commissioned. This charming production honors the complexity of Austen’s story and characters...</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> 58118782@www.sltrib.com Thu, 10 Jul 2014 15:27:02 MDT Hot tickets: http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58151989-223/saturday-july-plays-utah.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58151989-223/saturday-july-plays-utah.html.csp">Hot tickets:</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-10T16:45:46.996-06:00">Updated Jul 10, 2014 04:45PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">DANCE Ballet Under the Stars: ‘The Princess and the Pauper’ • Friday and Saturday, July 11-12, 8:30 p.m.; Murray Park Amphitheater, 296 E. Murray Park Lane, Murray; $8 MUSIC Peter Breinholt • Friday, July 11, 7 p.m.; Bountiful City Park, 400 N. 200 West, Bountiful; free Salt Lake City Jazz Festival • Friday, July 11, 5-11 p.m., and Saturday, July 12, 3-11 p.m.; featuring Ellis Hall tonight at 10 and Saturday at 7:30 p.m.; Gallivan Center, 239 S. Main St., Salt Lake City; $12-$95; smithstix....</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> 58151989@www.sltrib.com Thu, 10 Jul 2014 16:45:46 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 Utah Shakespeare Festival review: ‘Henry IV, Part One’ is an impressive launch to an ongoing story http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58118771-223/henry-hal-falstaff-festival.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58118771-223/henry-hal-falstaff-festival.html.csp">Utah Shakespeare Festival review: ‘Henry IV, Part One’ is an impressive launch to an ongoing story</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Barbara M. Bannon</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Special to The Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-10T15:27:24.28-06:00">Updated Jul 10, 2014 03:27PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Cedar City • In his director’s notes for Utah Shakespeare Festival’s rewarding, multilevel production of “Henry IV, Part One,” Brian Vaughn makes two points. First, this play is just one part of an ongoing story about not only England’s kings during a crucial part of the country’s history but also what it means to be a king and, in the case of Prince Hal, how a person becomes one. This Henry will be a very different king from his father. To situate the production in medias res — in the middle 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> 58118771@www.sltrib.com Thu, 10 Jul 2014 15:27:24 MDT Utah Shakespeare Festival review: ‘Measure for Measure’ poses thorny moral questions that remain relevant http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58118772-223/measure-utah-isabella-questions.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58118772-223/measure-utah-isabella-questions.html.csp">Utah Shakespeare Festival review: ‘Measure for Measure’ poses thorny moral questions that remain relevant</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Barbara M. Bannon</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Special to The Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-10T15:27:14.076-06:00">Updated Jul 10, 2014 03:27PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Cedar City • “Measure for Measure,” making a rare appearance at this season’s Utah Shakespeare Festival, is described as one of the bard’s “problem plays.” The first reason is its uneasy alliance of serious and comic elements. The scenes involving the bawds, Pompey and constable Elbow take the play in a different direction from the moral issues and life-and-death questions explored elsewhere. But there are also the thorny, ambivalent questions that shape the story. Shakespeare returns to the ten...</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> 58118772@www.sltrib.com Thu, 10 Jul 2014 15:27:14 MDT Damn These Heels!: Utah duo captures personal and political sides of Barney Frank http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58146249-223/frank-film-barney-canavan.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58146249-223/frank-film-barney-canavan.html.csp">Damn These Heels!: Utah duo captures personal and political sides of Barney Frank</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="2014-07-07T16:38:02.837-06:00">Updated Jul 7, 2014 04:38PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">When filmmakers Sheila Canavan and Michael Chandler called then-Rep. Barney Frank to pitch the idea of making a documentary about his life, it was a short phone call. “We asked if we could make a documentary about him? He said it would be an honor,” Canavan said. “We said, ‘We were thinking of calling it “Barney’s Last Year.” ’ He said, ‘Good title.’ ” Thus began the experience for the husband-and-wife filmmakers to capture the political and personal sides of the cantankerous Massachusetts Democ...</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> 58146249@www.sltrib.com Mon, 07 Jul 2014 16:38:02 MDT Utah Festival Opera & Musical Theatre begins, another continues http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58149757-223/musical-ballam-opera-vanessa.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58149757-223/musical-ballam-opera-vanessa.html.csp">Utah Festival Opera & Musical Theatre begins, another continues</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-07T09:05:30.578-06:00">Updated Jul 7, 2014 09:05AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The songs of angry men will fill Logan’s Ellen Eccles Theatre this summer. The blockbuster musical “Les Misérables,” a perennial favorite of Utah audiences, is the centerpiece of the Utah Festival Opera & Musical Theatre season. The company will present four productions in repertory, beginning this week and running through Aug. 9. ‘Les Misérables’ • Patrick Miller, who has sung leading operatic and musical-theater roles with several companies in the United States and Europe, stars as Jean Valje...</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> 58149757@www.sltrib.com Mon, 07 Jul 2014 09:05:30 MDT