The Cricket's Daily 3: Archuleta's going on a mission
Jim Urquhart | Special to the Salt Lake Tribune
David Archuleta headlines Abravanel Hall for a Christmas show on his "My Kind of Christmas"
tour Monday, Dec.19, 2011 in Salt Lake City
The Murray native David Archuleta performed as part of his "My Kind of Christmas" tour that began in New York earlier in the month. Archuleta's holiday tour is based on his 2009 album "Christmas From the Heart," and he also performed some of his most well-known contemporary hits. He plans on recording his next album in 2012. In May 2008 he finished second in the televised competition show "American Idol."
Here's what's happening in pop culture today:
• Singing star David Archuleta surprised a Salt Lake City audience Monday night by announcing he will be suspending his music career to go on a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. [The Salt Lake Tribune]
• The Writers Guild of America has restored the screenwriting credit for the 1953 classic "Roman Holiday" to blacklisted writer Dalton Trumbo. [Los Angeles Times]
• There's a problem with the villain in "The Dark Knight Rises," next summer's big "Batman" movie: Nobody can understand what he's saying. [The Hollywood Reporter]
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