FESTIVAL - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/FESTIVAL News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Photos: Thai-Lao New Year festival celebrated at Layton Buddhist temple http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57840068-78/songkran-festival-thai-2014.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57840068-78/songkran-festival-thai-2014.html.csp">Photos: Thai-Lao New Year festival celebrated at Layton Buddhist temple</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Rick Egan</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="2014-04-19T21:10:06.054-06:00">Updated Apr 19, 2014 09:10PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Contestants in the Miss Songkran beauty contest show their respect to the elderly and VIP members in the audience by springing flower water in their hands Saturday at the Songkran Festival at the Wat Dhammagunaram Buddhist Temple in Layton. The annual two-day Thai-Lao New Year celebration includes authentic food and music and the beauty contest. It continues Sunday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m, and is open to the public. O See online gallery. • sltrib.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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 57840068@www.sltrib.com Sat, 19 Apr 2014 21:10:06 MDT Madeleine Fest approaches http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57837084-223/madeleine-cathedral-festival-lake.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57837084-223/madeleine-cathedral-festival-lake.html.csp">Madeleine Fest approaches</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-19T20:04:41.038-06:00">Updated Apr 19, 2014 08:04PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The 2014 Madeleine Festival of the Arts and Humanities begins next Sunday. This year’s edition of the annual festival includes two concerts, two lectures and a dinner honoring former Utah Sen. Haven J. Barlow for his contributions to education and the arts in the state. Most events take place in the landmark Roman Catholic cathedral, 331 E. South Temple, Salt Lake City. The opening event, at 3 p.m. April 27, is a special reception for friends of the festival. It’s described as a visit to the bur...</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> 57837084@www.sltrib.com Sat, 19 Apr 2014 20:04:41 MDT The Cricket’s Daily 3: Viva Cannes! http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/57831546-66/2014-com-http-vulture.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/57831546-66/2014-com-http-vulture.html.csp">The Cricket’s Daily 3: Viva Cannes!</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="2014-04-18T09:08:17.063-06:00">Updated Apr 18, 2014 09:08AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Here’s what’s being talked about in pop culture: • The line-up for the 2014 Cannes Film Festival has been announced. Olivier Dahan’s “Grace of Monaco,” starring Nicole Kidman, will open the festival — and the competition includes new films by David Cronenberg, Jean-Luc Godard, Atom Egoyan, Mike Leigh and others. [Vulture] • Director Bryan Singer (“X-Men: Days of Future Past”) is being accused of sexually assaulting a 17-year-old boy back in 1999. Singer’s lawyer has denied the accusation, and sa...</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> 57831546@www.sltrib.com Fri, 18 Apr 2014 09:08:17 MDT Same-sex marriage plaintiffs will be Utah Pride parade grand marshals http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/57798203-66/utah-pride-couples-marriage.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/57798203-66/utah-pride-couples-marriage.html.csp">Same-sex marriage plaintiffs will be Utah Pride parade grand marshals</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="2014-04-10T21:17:21.989-06:00">Updated Apr 10, 2014 09:17PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The six plaintiffs in the lawsuit to overturn Utah’s ban on same-sex marriage will be honored as heroes this summer by the Utah Pride Festival. The three couples — Laurie Wood and Kody Partridge, Moudi Sbeity and Derek Kitchen, and Kate Call and Karen Archer — have been named grand marshals of the Utah Pride Parade, set for Sunday, June 8, in downtown Salt Lake City. On Dec. 20, a federal judge hearing the couples’ lawsuit ruled that Utah’s ban on same-sex marriage was unconstitutional. That aft...</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> 57798203@www.sltrib.com Thu, 10 Apr 2014 21:17:21 MDT Cherry blossoms reach peak bloom on target in D.C. http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57801775-68/bloom-cherry-peak-festival.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57801775-68/bloom-cherry-peak-festival.html.csp">Cherry blossoms reach peak bloom on target in D.C.</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-10T11:46:36.496-06:00">Updated Apr 10, 2014 11:46AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Washington’s famous cherry blossom trees reached peak bloom Thursday, just in time to provide a colorful finale to the city’s spring festival, the National Park Service said. Park officials had predicted the peak bloom would arrive between April 8 and April 12, and they bloomed on target. Peak bloom means at least 70 percent of the trees around the Tidal Basin are blossoming with pink and white flowers. The Yoshino cherry trees usually bloom for seven to 10 days, said park spokesman...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578017752014-04-10T11:46:36.496-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-10T11:46:36.496-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57801775@www.sltrib.com Thu, 10 Apr 2014 11:46:36 MDT Salt Lake Comedy Festival brings the laughs this week http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/57791524-66/comedy-lake-salt-festival.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/57791524-66/comedy-lake-salt-festival.html.csp">Salt Lake Comedy Festival brings the laughs this week</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="2014-04-10T16:47:14.102-06:00">Updated Apr 10, 2014 04:47PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Looking for a laugh this week? The fourth annual Salt Lake Comedy Festival aims to give you a few. The event boasts both well-known and up-and-coming performers in every area of comedy: Stand-up, improv, film and more. Here’s the schedule of events and locations: Wednesday, 7 p.m. • The Salt Lake Comedy Film Festival, featuring local comedic films — including the premiere of Lucas Millhouse’s sports comedy “Whip Brawler.” Sponsored by the Salt Lake Film Society. Location: Broadway Centre Cinema...</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> 57791524@www.sltrib.com Thu, 10 Apr 2014 16:47:14 MDT Festival of Colors: A place to let your inner child out http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57747753-78/colors-festival-fork-holi.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57747753-78/colors-festival-fork-holi.html.csp">Festival of Colors: A place to let your inner child out</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Mike Gorrell</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-30T12:59:34.922-06:00">Updated Mar 30, 2014 12:59PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Spanish Fork • From the hilltop where the Sri Sri Radha Krishna Temple overlooks southern Utah County, incoming pilgrims to the Holi Festival of Colors stood out in their clean white shirts. That look didn’t last long. “I didn’t walk five feet past the gate before I got clobbered with dust,” laughed David Klco, 54, of Park City, as he stood on the temple hill, watching as pulsating masses of multicolored people danced below, throwing “colors” on anyone and everyone, and passing body surfers uphi...</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> 57747753@www.sltrib.com Sun, 30 Mar 2014 12:59:34 MDT Utah Hindu fest passes the Mormon test with flying colors http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/lifestyle/57704392-80/festival-das-says-sri.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/lifestyle/57704392-80/festival-das-says-sri.html.csp">Utah Hindu fest passes the Mormon test with flying colors</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Peggy Fletcher Stack</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-23T10:47:35.913-06:00">Updated Mar 23, 2014 10:47AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">With only six participants at the first annual Holi Festival at the Sri Sri Radha Krishna Temple in Spanish Fork, Mormons outnumbered Hindus — 4 to 2. In the past 25 years, that ratio has widened exponentially. At next week’s festival — the largest of its kind in the U.S. — Caru Das, the temple’s priest, expects up to 70,000 revelers, most of whom will be students from LDS Church-owned Brigham Young University in nearby Provo. “It’s an opportunity for young LDS kids to come and celebrate their ...</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> 57704392@www.sltrib.com Sun, 23 Mar 2014 10:47:35 MDT Anna Germandini named director of Slamdance festival http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/57739164-66/slamdance-festival-director-film.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/57739164-66/slamdance-festival-director-film.html.csp">Anna Germandini named director of Slamdance 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="2014-03-27T11:57:01.702-06:00">Updated Mar 27, 2014 11:57AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Slamdance Film Festival has promoted from within to select its new director. Anna Germanidi will be Slamdance’s new festival director, Slamdance announced today. She has been manager for the festival since 2012. Germanidi will be in charge of preparing and day-to-day running of the festival, which will run Jan. 23-29, 2015, in Park City — parallel to the bigger Sundance Film Festival. Peter Baxter, Slamdance’s president and co-founder, will continue to oversee the Slamdance organization, inc...</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> 57739164@www.sltrib.com Thu, 27 Mar 2014 11:57:01 MDT 10 lessons to take forward from this year’s SXSW Interactive http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57729071-79/sxsw-interactive-fest-festival.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57729071-79/sxsw-interactive-fest-festival.html.csp">10 lessons to take forward from this year’s SXSW Interactive</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Omar L. Gallaga </span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Cox Newspapers</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-27T10:04:13.506-06:00">Updated Mar 27, 2014 10:04AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Austin, Texas • Sometimes it takes a little while to absorb the lessons of South by Southwest Interactive, the massive technology festival that concluded two weeks ago after five days of outsized parties, panels and weirdness. The festival drew 32,798 participants, growing 7 percent from 2013, according to final numbers the festival released last week. Earlier reports, due to a miscount, had pegged attendance as dropping for Interactive in 2014. But the fest, however crowded, is always a very in...</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> 57729071@www.sltrib.com Thu, 27 Mar 2014 10:04:13 MDT See tundra swans migrating through Utah at free events http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57608510-78/salt-bird-festival-free.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57608510-78/salt-bird-festival-free.html.csp">See tundra swans migrating through Utah at free events</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="2014-03-03T20:16:58.151-06:00">Updated Mar 3, 2014 08:16PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Federal and state wildlife agencies are celebrating the annual spring migration of up to 35,000 tundra swans with two chances for the public watch them with experts in March. The Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge and Friends of Bear River Refuge are holding Swan Day on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service refuge west of Brigham City. All events are free and include special “behind the gates” tours led by wildlife biologists, presentations and movies in the visitor...</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> 57608510@www.sltrib.com Mon, 03 Mar 2014 20:16:58 MDT Faith in action: Shroud of Turin seminar, Founders’ Day Concert and more http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/lifestyle/57704105-80/tickets-concert-lake-salt.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/lifestyle/57704105-80/tickets-concert-lake-salt.html.csp">Faith in action: Shroud of Turin seminar, Founders’ Day Concert and more</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-21T20:18:44.726-06:00">Updated Mar 21, 2014 08:18PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Shroud of Turin Seminar Russ Breault and Pete Schumacher will hold a seminar on the Shroud of Turin. Visit www.CalvarySLC.org for information. When • Saturday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Where • Calvary Chapel of Salt Lake City, 460 W. Century Drive, Murray When • Sunday, March 23, 6-8 p.m. Where • Layton Hills Baptist Church, 1332 N. Hillfield Road, Layton Tickets • Free Jubilate Jubilate, a Salt Lake City chamber choir, will present “Cabaret” for its annual fundraiser concert. This year’s ...</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> 57704105@www.sltrib.com Fri, 21 Mar 2014 20:18:44 MDT Museum hosts ultimate chocolate festival http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57702787-223/chocolate-museum-utah-festival.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57702787-223/chocolate-museum-utah-festival.html.csp">Museum hosts ultimate chocolate festival</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Kathy Stephenson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-19T22:13:43.96-06:00">Updated Mar 19, 2014 10:13PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Chocolate candies, chocolate covered bacon, chocolate beet cake and chocolate ravioli are all things to enjoy during this weekend’s Ultimate Chocolate Festival at the Natural History Museum of Utah. The festival will take place throughout the museum and coincides with “Chocolate: The Exhibition,” now on display. The event includes tastings, a Mayan coffee café, hands-on activities that include cacao bean grinding and a community art project. There will be Mayan and modern dance performances and...</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> 57702787@www.sltrib.com Wed, 19 Mar 2014 22:13:43 MDT Photo gallery: Iran’s ‘pagan’ fire festival marks end of winter http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57701775-68/festival-iran-persian-islamic.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57701775-68/festival-iran-persian-islamic.html.csp">Photo gallery: Iran’s ‘pagan’ fire festival marks end of winter</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By VAHID SALEMI</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-19T16:42:07.741-06:00">Updated Mar 19, 2014 04:42PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Tehran, Iran • Iranians jumped over bonfires, threw firecrackers and floated wishing lanterns to celebrate an ancient festival marking the end of the Persian year, ignoring calls by many Islamic clerics to shun a ritual that has officially been denounced as pagan. The celebration, known as “Chaharshanbe Souri,” or Wednesday Feast, was celebrated late Tuesday and is a pre-Islamic tradition in Iran, marking the eve of the last Wednesday of the solar Persian year. March 21, the first day of spring,...</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> 57701775@www.sltrib.com Wed, 19 Mar 2014 16:42:07 MDT Country star Carrie Underwood returns to headline 2014 Stadium of Fire http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57698168-223/stadium-www-fire-freedom.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57698168-223/stadium-www-fire-freedom.html.csp">Country star Carrie Underwood returns to headline 2014 Stadium of Fire</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="2014-03-18T21:41:34.488-06:00">Updated Mar 18, 2014 09:41PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Provo • Country star Carrie Underwood will headline the 2014 Stadium of Fire show, officials of the Fourth of July event said Tuesday. It’s a return engagement for Underwood, who headlined the patriotic extravaganza in 2010. “We’ve had such a groundswell for her,” said Steve Shallenberger, president of America’s Freedom Festival, the organization behind the event. It’s the first time a Stadium of Fire headliner has come back to do it again, Shallenberger said, after making the announcement at ...</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> 57698168@www.sltrib.com Tue, 18 Mar 2014 21:41:34 MDT Utah Shakespeare company takes new ‘Shrew’ on the road http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57671778-223/april-shakespeare-shrew-march.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57671778-223/april-shakespeare-shrew-march.html.csp">Utah Shakespeare company takes new ‘Shrew’ on the road</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="2014-03-16T13:46:04.112-06:00">Updated Mar 16, 2014 01:46PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">As she started working on Utah Shakespeare Festival’s educational touring show, “The Taming of the Shrew,” Shelly Gaza knew a few things from experience. Gaza, an assistant professor of theater at the University of Northern Colorado, knew what it is like to perform for 25,000 students over the course of a 13-week tour. She remembers how much heavier set pieces felt on the third week on the road than they did back in rehearsals in Cedar City. And she was well-versed in the script. In streamlining...</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> 57671778@www.sltrib.com Sun, 16 Mar 2014 13:46:04 MDT AP PHOTOS: Hindus celebrate Holi in burst of color http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57693332-68/hindus-holi-associated-burst.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57693332-68/hindus-holi-associated-burst.html.csp">AP PHOTOS: Hindus celebrate Holi in burst of color</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-17T09:59:20.411-06:00">Updated Mar 17, 2014 09:59AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Hindus are celebrating the festival of Holi by painting each other in bright colors, distributing sweets and squirting water at one another. The holiday, celebrated mainly in India and Nepal, marks the beginning of spring and the triumph of good over evil. Bonfires were burned overnight, and on Monday, Hindus threw colored, dry powder and water in celebration. Here are some images from the festival. ——— Associated Press photographers and photo editors on Twitter: http://apne.ws/15Oo6jo</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-576933322014-03-17T09:59:20.411-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-17T09:59:20.411-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57693332@www.sltrib.com Mon, 17 Mar 2014 09:59:20 MDT Suspected drunken driver kills 2 at Austin music fest http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57676161-68/driver-austin-police-street.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57676161-68/driver-austin-police-street.html.csp">Suspected drunken driver kills 2 at Austin music fest</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By CHRIS TALBOTT</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-13T12:39:01.945-06:00">Updated Mar 13, 2014 12:39PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Austin, Texas • A suspected drunken driver barreled through police barricades and drove down a crowded street at the South by Southwest festival early Thursday morning, killing two people and injuring 23 in an act authorities say was intentional. The driver struck multiple pedestrians at about 12:30 a.m. on a block filled with concertgoers, continued down the street and hit and killed a man from the Netherlands on a bicycle and a woman from Austin on a moped, Austin Police Chief Art Acevedo said...</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> 57676161@www.sltrib.com Thu, 13 Mar 2014 12:39:01 MDT Tumbleweeds will open with ‘Knight Rusty,’ close with ‘Wizard of Oz’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/57659868-66/tumbleweeds-festival-knight-movie.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/57659868-66/tumbleweeds-festival-knight-movie.html.csp">Tumbleweeds will open with ‘Knight Rusty,’ close with ‘Wizard of Oz’</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="2014-03-12T15:35:15.808-06:00">Updated Mar 12, 2014 03:35PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The line-up for the Tumbleweeds Film Festival, Salt Lake City’s movie event for children and family movies, is firming up with the announcement of the opening and closing films. Opening the festival is the German-made 3-D animated adventure “Knight Rusty,” in which a would-be knight must clear his name and save the kingdom of Scrapland. The movie will screen Friday at 7 p.m. at the Rose Wagner Center for the Performing Arts, 138 W. 300 South. Closing the festival will be a 75th anniversary scree...</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> 57659868@www.sltrib.com Wed, 12 Mar 2014 15:35:15 MDT Trib Talk: Sean P. Means on indie films for kids, new screenings http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogstribtalk/57641315-231/tribtalk-film-comments-films.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogstribtalk/57641315-231/tribtalk-film-comments-films.html.csp">Trib Talk: Sean P. Means on indie films for kids, new screenings</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="2014-03-07T13:22:50.699-06:00">Updated Mar 7, 2014 01:22PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Film festivals aren’t just for grown-ups anymore. For four years running, the Tumbleweeds Film Festival has screened independent and foreign films specifically made for children and youth. On Friday at 12:15 p.m., Tribune movie critic Sean P. Means joins Jennifer Napier-Pearce to chat about this year’s festival offerings plus the Salt Lake Film Society’s digital news and a preview of new movies coming to a theater near you. You can join the discussion by sending questions and comments to the h...</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> 57641315@www.sltrib.com Fri, 07 Mar 2014 13:22:50 MDT