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Cersei Lannister is monstrous, murderous and conniving, but if Lena Headey could change one thing about her “Game of Thrones” alter ego, it would be to settle a few more of her battles with a weapon. “I’d like to swing …

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    Updated Jan 31 2015 09:49 pm   |     |   Share
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Alfonso Gomez-Rejon director of ‘Me and Earl and the Dying Girl’ lives large at Sundance awards
    Park City • The big winners at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival told stories of a teen girl dying of cancer, teen brothers shut off from the outside wo...
    Updated Jan 31 2015 10:30 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  
Game of Thrones stars Lena Headey and Nikolaj Coster-Waldue appear on a panel at FanX at the Salt Palace Convention Center, Salt Lake City, Tuesday January 27, 2015. ‘Game of Thrones’ stars talk Westeros at FanX, discuss controversial scene
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    Updated Jan 31 2015 04:43 pm   |     |   Share
    Bachauer Concert Series Honors Pollei’s Legacy
    It’s impossible to mention the name Paul Pollei without thinking of the tremendous contributions he made to piano music internationally, and more spec...
    Updated Jan 08 2015 04:04 pm   |     |   Share

    Robert Redford and Nick Nolte star in What this Utah hiker realized watching the film ‘A Walk in the Woods’
    The movie “A Walk in the Woods,” about two old friends who hike the Appalachian Trail, is playing at Sundance. My wife and I saw it Friday. Much like...
    Updated Jan 31 2015 07:26 pm   |     |   Share

  • (Chris Detrick  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  
Carrie Fisher speaks during Salt Lake Comic Con FanX at the Salt Palace Convention Center on Saturday. Carrie Fisher exchanges a kiss for a soda at FanX panel
    It’s not every day you get a kiss from Princess Leia. But after Carrie Fisher asked an excited crowd if anyone had a Coke she could drink, one lucky f...
    Updated Jan 31 2015 09:16 pm   |     |   Share
  • Billie Piper of Billie Piper talks about her time on ‘Doctor Who’ at FanX
    Billie Piper stood on the beach, thinking that this was truly the last time she would see David Tennant. It wasn’t of course; this was only the good-b...
    Updated Jan 31 2015 12:45 pm   |     |   Share
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‘Animaniacs,’ ‘TMNT’ alums Rob Paulsen and Jess Harnell bring beloved voices to FanX
    If Rob Paulsen lives to be 100, he figures he’ll have a chance to play the other two Ninja Turtles, too. Paulsen, a prolific voice actor who is at Fan...
    Updated Jan 31 2015 07:12 pm   |     |   Share
    Sundance ‘15 review: ‘3 1/2 Minutes’
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  • (Al Hartmann  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  
108 perspective dancers learn new routine during auditions at Center Stage Performing Arts Studio in Orem Friday January 30 for Cirque du Soleil.   
The renowned Cirque du Soleil is in Orem for two days auditioning professional dancers for its numerous current shows and upcoming creations, the first open auditions for the Quebec-based company in Utah since 2008. 
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    The renowned Cirque du Soleil is in Orem for two days auditioning professional dancers for its numerous current shows and upcoming creations, the firs...
    Updated Jan 31 2015 09:27 am   |     |   Share
  • (Leah Hogsten  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  
l-r Tito Livas, Tamara Howell, Elena Dern, Zack Phifer and Alexandra Harbold in Theater: McMansions and media merge in SLAC’s new play
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    Park City • Almost two months after the hack heard ’round the world, James Franco is trying and ready to move past “The Interview.” The restless, mult...
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    Sundance ‘15 review: ‘Songs My Brothers Taught Me’
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Tony Kushner Playwright Tony Kushner to speak at U.
    The writing awards and political speeches that have launched Tony Kushner into the stratosphere of cultural celebrity might make it easy to forget wha...
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Author Jennifer Beckstrand Ann Cannon: The state of romance writing in Utah
    If you’re not familiar with the romance genre, you might be surprised by how many types of romance novels there are from which to choose. Historical, ...
    Updated Jan 31 2015 01:05 am   |     |   Share
  • Ballet West reprises the timeless classic Timeless music remains at heart of Ballet West’s modern take on ‘Swan Lake’
    The most celebrated and recognizable ballet in history, “Swan Lake,” flopped at its premiere in 1877 at the Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow. The costumes we...
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    Sundance ‘15 review: ‘Advantageous’
    “Advantageous” HHH U.S. Dramatic Age discrimination, sexism and maternal love collide in “Advantageous,” a science-fiction allegory that gets a...
    Updated Jan 31 2015 02:19 pm   |     |   Share

  • February UtahLit: Finding truth in the fiction of ‘The Bishop’s Wife’
    Utah writer Mette Ivie Harrison’s murder mystery, “The Bishop’s Wife,” will be the focus of The Tribune’s February UtahLit conversation. Harrison’s p...
    Updated Jan 31 2015 01:05 am   |     |   Share
  • (Francisco Kjolseth  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  
Utah Opera opens its season with Utah Opera announces a season of greatest hits
    Lavish, crowd-pleasing shows will dominate Utah Opera’s 2015-16 season. Puccini’s “Tosca,” Lehár’s “The Merry Widow,” Verdi’s “Aida” and Mozart’s “The...
    Updated Jan 31 2015 01:05 am   |     |   Share
  • Music review: Bob Dylan’s late-night disc
    Bob Dylan has never called “Shadows in the Night” a Frank Sinatra tribute album. The idea seems nuts: one of the last century’s greatest songwriters c...
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    Sundance ‘15 review: ‘The Wolfpack’
    “The Wolfpack” HHH U.S. Documentary A verite look at an insular family tasting freedom for the first time, “The Wolfpack” is a story so weird i...
    Updated Jan 31 2015 01:08 am   |     |   Share