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It’s a good week to be a Salt Lake City ticket scalper. The resale value of tickets to the University of Utah’s season opener Thursday versus Michigan is the highest in the Utes’ history — $300 per ticket, according to …

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    Summer Concert Series - Zach Deputy
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    The Canyons will present its annual Summer Concert...
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  • (Steve Griffin  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  

Artist Evan Munro explains how he developed the artistic concept for the indie video game Upping Utah’s indie gaming scene
    Lyle Cox has put it all on the line for his homemade video game. A year ago, Cox quit his software job to chase a dream of creating and selling his ow...
    Updated Sep 05 2015 01:05 am   |     |   Share
  • Utah authors weight in on what makes a great picture book for kids, grown-ups alike.
    What do Jerry Seinfield, John Travolta, Paul McCartney, Madonna, Jim Carrey, Weird Al Yankovic, Jessica Lange, Jay Leno, Billy Crystal, the Fonz and (...
    Updated Sep 05 2015 01:05 am   |     |   Share
  • This photo provided by Disney/Marvel shows, Chris Evans, left, as Captain America/Steve Rogers, and Chris Hemsworth as Thor, in the new film, DVD review: Superpowered ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ takes Marvel’s universe to a darker level
    Grade • B+ DVD • In “Avengers: Age of Ultron,” Marvel’s superhero assemblage takes a turn for the dark. Our heroes are turning on each other, after To...
    Updated Sep 05 2015 01:05 am   |     |   Share
    Nine things you don’t want to miss at the Moab Music Festival
    Where’s a better place to be in September if not beautiful, red rock-ringed Moab? The Moab Music Festival (MMF), now in its twenty third year, was fou...

    Updated Aug 03 2015 07:06 pm   |     |   Share

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    (Chris Detrick  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  
Utah Utes quarterback Travis Wilson (7) before the game at Rice-Eccles Stadium Thursday September 3, 2015.  Utah-Michigan game sets Fox Sports 1 ratings record
    With 2.868 million viewers, Thursday’s Utah’s 24-17 win over Michigan became the most-watched college football game to air on Fox Sports 1 since the c...
    Updated Sep 04 2015 04:07 pm   |     |   Share

  • Actors Amber Valletta, from left, Don Johnson, and Chace Crawford participate in the Scott D. Pierce: The best and worst new TV titles this fall
    They’re kind of bummed out behind the scenes of the new, made-in-Utah ABC series “Blood & Oil,” which premieres Sunday, Sept. 27. The original title...
    Updated Sep 05 2015 01:05 am   |     |   Share
  • FILE - In this June 12, 2014 file photo, Jon Bon Jovi attends the Songwriters Hall of Fame Awards in New York. Bon Jovi has joined forces with Paul McCartney, Sheryl Crow and Fergie to record a song about climate change. Sean Paul, Leona Lewis and Colbie Caillat also appear on “Love Song to the Earth,” which was released Friday, Sept. 4 on iTunes and Apple Music via Connect. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File) McCartney, Bon Jovi, Fergie join for climate change song
    Paul McCartney, Jon Bon Jovi, Sheryl Crow and Fergie have joined forces to record a song about climate change. Sean Paul, Leona Lewis and Colbie Caill...

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  • FILE - In this March 24, 2015 file photo, documentary filmmaker Ken Burns attends a preview screening of Q&A: Ken Burns says U.S. civil war still relevant
    Ken Burns is looking back at his series “The Civil War” as PBS prepares to air a remastered edition 25 years after the network first aired the landmar...
    Updated Sep 05 2015 01:05 am   |     |   Share
    Expect decent Labor Day fishing
    Labor Day weekend usually marks the end of the stocking of rainbow trout at many Utah waters, but popular spots should be stocked for the holiday. As ...
    Updated Sep 04 2015 02:33 pm   |     |   Share

  • (Scott Sommerdorf   |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  
Taylor Swift performs at Energy Solutions Arena in Salt Lake City, Friday, September 4, 2015. Photos: A memorable ‘1989’ concert with Taylor Swift in Salt Lake City
    Pop (and, still, sometimes country) superstar Taylor Swift arrived in Salt Lake City on Friday with her “1989” arena tour. Vance Joy opened the sold-...
    Updated Sep 05 2015 12:22 am   |     |   Share
  • (Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune)  
A reported 27 tractor trailer trucks pack the street next to Energy Solutions arena to unload the stage set in anticipation of the Taylor Swift concert on Friday night, Aug. 4, 2015. Gallery: Taylor Swift arrives in Salt Lake City, fans tweet her photos
    Pop superstar Taylor Swift brings her 1989 Tour to Salt Lake City on Friday night. Hours, and sometimes days, before the show, Swift’s fans in Utah t...
    Updated Sep 04 2015 07:52 pm   |     |   Share
  • Utah author’s latest seems like YA dystopian adventure, except it’s based on a true story
    A wall is built in the middle of the night to keep residents from ever leaving their city. There’s a nightly curfew, certain music and books are banne...
    Updated Sep 04 2015 07:24 pm   |     |   Share
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    (Rick Egan  | The Salt Lake Tribune)   

 Brigham Young Cougars quarterback Taysom Hill (4) a couple of tacked by Texas A&M Aggies defensive back Deshazor Everett (29) and Aggies defensive back Floyd Raven Sr. to run for a 68 yard touchdown as BYU played the University of Texas, Lavell Edwards stadium, Saturday, September 7, 2013.  This weekend on TV: Wildcats take on Beavers; Cougars do battle with Cornhuskers
    The college football season kicks off for two more local teams this weekend, and both Weber State and BYU are on TV. First up, on Friday night the Web...
    Updated Sep 04 2015 12:27 pm   |     |   Share

  • (Scott Sommerdorf   |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  
Utah Symphony in one of its first recording sessions in the Assembly Hall on Temple Square, 1957.
Utah Symphony invites some friends to help celebrate 75th season
    The Utah Symphony is throwing a party for its 75th birthday and inviting the neighbors. Collaborations with five of Utah’s leading performing-arts org...
    Updated Sep 04 2015 07:25 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Al Hartmann  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  
The Disney Store at City Creek opened several hours early, at 6 a.m., Friday Sept. 4 for its Force Friday celebration. About 30 people lined up to be the first to buy the new line of Disney unveils Star Wars toys amid marketing blitz
    The release of the new Star Wars movie may still be months off, but on Friday Disney unleashed its full marketing “Force” with the launch of hundreds ...
    Updated Sep 04 2015 08:17 pm   |     |   Share
  • FILE - In this Aug. 30, 2015 file photo, Miley Cyrus passes a lit joint to a photographer in the press room at the MTV Video Music Awards in Los Angeles. Despite commercials preaching to young adults that drugs are bad for you, during the recent MTV Video Music Awards, drugs were just as popular as music. Drugs were mentioned at least six times during the live awards show, hosted by its main pusher, Miley Cyrus. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File) MTV Video Music Awards criticized for glorifying marijuana
    An organization that ran anti-cigarette smoking ads during the Video Music Awards has complained to MTV’s parent company about the program’s multiple ...
    Updated Sep 04 2015 07:37 pm   |     |   Share
    FILE - In this May 15, 2015 file photo, Taylor Swift performs at Rock in Rio USA at the MGM Resorts Festival Grounds in Las Vegas.  (Photo by John Davisson/Invision/AP, File) Plans for the weekend: Taylor Swift, Joe Hill, Aloe Blacc
    • The U92 Summer Jam happens tonight at the Gallivan Center, 239 S. Main, Salt Lake City. Hip-hop star The Game is the headliner. Also on the bill: Li...
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  • A young Steve Jobs holds an early-edition Apple computer, in an image from the documentary Movie review: Documentary on Steve Jobs lacks cohesion
    Documentarian Alex Gibney, fresh off of taking on Scientology in “Going Clear,” goes after another cult figure in “Steve Jobs: The Man in the Machine,...
    Updated Sep 04 2015 04:49 pm   |     |   Share
  • This photo provided by Roadside Attractions/Lionsgate shows, Chris Pine, from left, as Caleb, Chiwetel Ejiofor as Loomis, and Margot Robbie as Ann Burden, in the film, Movie review: Apocalypse sets up love triangle in ‘Z for Zachariah’
    After the apocalypse, it’s going to be really quiet, at least in the world of “Z for Zachariah,” a low-key character drama set after a massive nuclear...
    Updated Sep 04 2015 04:48 pm   |     |   Share
  • Jimmy Gralton (Barry Ward) dances with his lost love Oonagh (Simone Kirby), in the Irish drama Movie review: Fighting for the right to party in ‘Jimmy’s Hall’
    Youthful rebellion and long memories collide in “Jimmy’s Hall,” British socialist filmmaker Ken Loach’s touching and forceful look at a forgotten chap...
    Updated Sep 04 2015 04:42 pm   |     |   Share
    This photo provided by EuropaCorp/TF1 Films shows, Ed Skrein, as Frank Martin, in EuropaCorp's  Friday movie roundup: A weekend for the art houses
    Labor Day weekend is, traditionally, a lousy one for new movie openings. That’s true with the Hollywood product, but not on the art-house side. The bi...
    Updated Sep 04 2015 07:51 am   |     |   Share

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Ronald Zehrfeld (left) and Nina Hoss star in Movie review: ‘Phoenix’ a searing story of post-war deceit
    German director Christian Petzold, in his searing drama “Phoenix,” assumes we have seen footage from Nazi concentration camps or we have watched “Schi...
    Updated Sep 04 2015 04:45 pm   |     |   Share
  • French electronic prodigy Madeon (aka Hugo Pierre Leclercq) performs with Zedd on Tuesday at Saltair. Courtesy  |  Madeon Concert preview: New album all part of the ‘Adventure’ for French electronic music sensation Madeon
    Hugo Pierre Leclercq has finally released a studio album, and what an aptly named “Adventure” it has been for the 21-year-old electronic music prodigy...
    Updated Sep 03 2015 05:34 pm   |     |   Share
  • Howard Jones returns to Park City
    Singer and songwriter Howard Jones has shared many special moments with Utah audiences. His first performance was at ParkWest, which is now Canyons Vi...
    Updated Sep 03 2015 05:34 pm   |     |   Share
  • This image provided by Disney Infinity shows Anakin Skywalker and Obi-Wan Kenobi battling an army of clones in “Disney Infinity 3.0: Star Wars.” (Disney Interactive via AP) Review: ‘Star Wars’ toy rush begins with ‘Disney Infinity’
    When it comes to “Star Wars,” some aliens in a different galaxy said it best: Resistance is futile. If you don’t know by now that a new “Star Wars” mo...
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  • This photo provided by Disney shows Daisey Ridley as Rey, left, and John Boyega as Finn, in a scene from the new film, Movie preview: Abrams on keeping ‘Star Wars’ grounded
    Imagine for a moment the peculiar experience of finding yourself in the Arabian desert, telling C3PO what to do. Such was the case for J.J. Abrams, wh...
    Updated Sep 03 2015 05:34 pm   |     |   Share
  • This photo provided by Disney shows, Adam Driver as Kylo Ren with his Lightsaber in a scene from the new film, ‘Star Wars’ fans wait on bated breath for Force Friday
    You’d have to use a Jedi mind trick to get a peep out of Tom Russo about what kind of “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” merchandise his company is launch...
    Updated Sep 04 2015 10:38 am   |     |   Share
  • (Rick Egan  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  
Favorite Utah road-food spots: Basil Rolls at  Benja Thai and Sushi, in St. George. Dish of the week: Fresh basil rolls from Benja Thai and Sushi in St. George
    7.95 • Before chowing down on spicy pad Thai or red curry, exercise the tastebuds with this spring roll appetizer. Shrimp, fresh basil, vegetables an...
    Updated Sep 03 2015 05:34 pm   |     |   Share
  • Singer Taylor Swift performs during her Who’s she singing about? A Taylor Swift quiz
    When Taylor Swift gets mad, she gets even — in song. The pop superstar has developed a reputation for writing about people in her life, especially old...
    Updated Sep 04 2015 11:14 am   |     |   Share
  • FILE - In this Feb. 15, 2015 file photo, singer Taylor Swift attends the SNL 40th Anniversary Special at Rockefeller Plaza, in New York.  (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File) Donny Osmond or Brandon Flowers? Who will Taylor Swift bring with her on the Utah stage Friday?
    It’s a good week to be a Salt Lake City ticket scalper. The resale value of tickets to the University of Utah’s season opener Thursday versus Michigan...
    Updated Sep 03 2015 05:34 pm   |     |   Share
  • In this Aug. 4, 2015 photo, author and TV personality Al Roker poses for a portrait in promotion of his new book Al Roker’s ‘The Storm of the Century’ dives into 1900 storm
    Al Roker’s new book, “The Storm of the Century,” reads like a blockbuster movie script, but the “Today” show weatherman said the drama, heartache and ...
    Updated Sep 03 2015 01:05 am   |     |   Share
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