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West Valley City • The Mississippi River flowing through the musical story of “Big River” has become iconic in the lives of one Utah family whose eight children are pursuing musical careers from coast to coast. This summer, father Harry …

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  • FILE - In this Nov. 5, 2011 file photo, actor Robin Williams poses for a portrait during the ’Happy Feet’ press junket in Beverly Hills, Calif. Arthur Grace, a photographer and friend of the late Robin Williams, is publishing a book with 190 of his photographs of the late actor-comedian. It will be released next month. (Dan Steinberg/Invision/AP, File) Nothing Was Off-Limits for Robin Williams’ Photographer
    Los Angeles • Photographer Arthur Grace was on assignment for Newsweek when he met Robin Williams in 1986 at a Pittsburgh comedy club. As he traveled ...
    Updated Jul 23 2016 06:21 pm   |     |   Share
  • In this Friday, July 15, 2016 photo, a king stargazer suite is visible at Panacea at the Canyon Resort near Terrebonne, Ore. (Joe Kline/The Bulletin via AP) Property owners rent luxury tents to tourists in Bend, Oregon
    Bend, Ore. • A queen-sized bed. Wi-Fi. A home-cooked breakfast. These amenities aren’t usually found at the average campground, where campers are ofte...
    Updated Jul 23 2016 10:03 am   |     |   Share
  • Charlotte Boye-Christensen  |  Courtesy  Tara McArthur and Katherine Lawrence in NOW-ID’s Exodus. Salt Lake arts company follows the immigration journey with ‘Exodus’
    NOW-ID, the Salt Lake-based interdisciplinary arts company, is launching its fourth major project in as many years. This week the company with an inte...
    Updated Jul 23 2016 09:30 am   |     |   Share
  • Courtesy  |  Deb Gehris, Mormon Tabernacle Choir  The King’s Singers (from left, David Hurley, Timothy Wayne-Wright, Julian Gregory, Christopher Bruerton, Christopher Gabbitas and Jonathan Howard) sing with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and conductor Mack Wilberg.​ Mormon Tabernacle Choir reunites with the King’s Singers
    The Mormon Tabernacle Choir invited its old friends the King’s Singers over for Pioneer Day this year, treating the crowd in downtown Salt Lake City’s...
    Updated Jul 23 2016 08:22 pm   |     |   Share


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  • Alex Gallivan  |  Special to The Tribune   Australian electronica musician Chet Faker opens the 2016 Twilight Concert Series in Pioneer Park, Salt Lake City, July 21, 2016. Photos: Salt Lake City’s 2016 Twilight Concert Series begins with soulful Chet Faker
    The 2016 Twilight Concert Series kicked off Thursday at Pioneer Park with a performance by Australia’s Chet Faker, known for his mix of electronic, do...
    Updated Jul 22 2016 03:51 pm   |     |   Share
  • This image released by DreamWorks Animation shows characters Po, voiced by Jack Black, left, and his long-lost panda father Li, voiced by Bryan Cranston, in a scene from ’Kung Fu Panda 3.’ (DreamWorks Animation via AP) This week at the Deer Valley Music Festival: Bluegrass, Mozart and an animated ogre
    The Utah Symphony’s Deer Valley Music Festival continues with performances in two Park City venues: St. Mary’s Catholic Church, where a chamber-size e...
    Updated Jul 22 2016 03:15 pm   |     |   Share
  • Courtesy  |  James Gillham/Netflix  Grandmaster Flash, an executive producer for the Netflix original series ’The Get Down,’ gives a lesson at a press day in London, England. Hip-hop legend Grandmaster Flash headlines Urban Arts Festival at Gallivan Center
    The Urban Arts Festival is moving into the heart of downtown Salt Lake City, expanding its offerings and bringing a legend of hip-hop to headline. The...
    Updated Jul 23 2016 12:06 am   |     |   Share
  • (Courtesy photo)    Nu-metal band Korn, who will have a new album out later this year, will play Usana Amphitheatre on Wednesday, July 20, along with Rob Zombie as part of the ’Return of the Dreads Tour.’ Concert preview: Korn now the old souls of nü-metal
    Korn’s music may be labeled nü-metal, but the band itself is probably older than you realize. Seriously, who would have guessed they got started back ...
    Updated Jul 14 2016 05:21 pm   |     |   Share
  • |  Courtesy  Michaela Johansen as Alex, with Andrew Maizner as Joseph, a former war photographer who is her adopted father, in ’The Witness.’ Salt Lake City theater company questions ‘The Witness’
    “The Witness” is a searing drama about deception and families torn apart by war, says People Productions artistic director Richard Scharine. “With a t...
    Updated Jul 22 2016 03:16 pm   |     |   Share
  • In this image released by Paramount Pictures, Zoe Saldana, left, as Uhura and John Cho as Sulu appear in a scene from, ’Star Trek Beyond.’ (Kimberley French/Paramount Pictures via AP) ‘Star Trek Beyond’ takes Enterprise on exciting ride
    The good ship Enterprise flies again in the action-filled “Star Trek Beyond,” the third chapter in the revamping of Gene Roddenberry’s 50-year-old spa...
    Updated Jul 23 2016 12:18 pm   |     |   Share
  • Viggo Mortensen stars in ’Captain Fantastic,’ one of the Premieres section films in the 2016 Sundance Film Festival. Courtesy Sundance Institute Movie review: An off-the-grid family meets America in offbeat ‘Captain Fantastic’
    There’s nothing like sharing a movie with six precocious kids to force an actor to step up his game — which is what Viggo Mortensen does in “Captain F...
    Updated Jul 23 2016 12:21 pm   |     |   Share
  • Movie review: Fifth ‘Ice Age’ a lukewarm rehash of old jokes
    The prehistoric animals return in “Ice Age: Collision Course,” but the jokes have fossilized in this fifth installment of the animated franchise. Whi...
    Updated Jul 21 2016 03:51 pm   |     |   Share
  • David Appleby  |  Fox Searchlight Pictures  PR maven Edina Monsoon (Jennifer Saunders, left) orders her hair stylist Christopher (Chris Colfer, right) to go to work on her teen granddaughter Lola (Indeyarna Donaldson-Holness), in ’Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie.’ Movie review: The bubbly falls flat in ‘Absolutely Fabulous’ movie
    Britain’s most fashion-obsessed boors are back in “Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie,” showing that it’s harder than it looks to keep up with what’s chic...
    Updated Jul 23 2016 12:28 pm   |     |   Share
  • |  D’Souza Media  Conservative author Dinesh D’Souza holds a painting of Andrew Jackson, in a scene from D’Souza’s documentary ’Hillary’s America: The Secret History of the Democratic Party.’ Movie review: D’Souza recycles old attacks in dull ‘Hillary’s America’
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  • Ron Batzdorff  |  New Line / Warner Bros.  Half-siblings Martin (Gabriel Bateman, left) and Rebecca (Teresa Palmer) try to fend off something scary in the shadows, in the horror thriller ’Lights Out.’ Movie review: ‘Lights Out’ is an effective scare machine
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  • |  Courtesy  Blues performer and Utah native Tony Holiday, right, and guitarist, Lanny Stone, are the opening act for the Willie Nelson concert Thursday, July 28, at Red Butte Garden Music • Utah blues musician happy to open for country legend Willie Nelson
    Tony Holiday was thrilled — but surprised — when he was asked to open Willie Nelson’s sold-out show at Red Butte Garden on Thursday, July 28. After al...
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  • Courtesy | Andrew George  The Avett Brothers, touring in support of their new album, ’True Sadness,’ will visit Salt Lake City at Red Butte Garden on July 26. Music: The Avett Brothers explore the happy perspective ‘True Sadness’ brings
    The Avett Brothers could be deemed the “old souls” of the folk revival that took over the past decade, exploring the depths of Americana over nine alb...
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  • (Rick Egan  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)    Alambres Con Mole de Novia, at La Casa del Mole, Mexican restaurant in Cottonwood Heights. Friday, July 15, 2016. Dish of the Week • Mole of the Bride at La Casa del Mole in Cottonwood Heights
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  • Timothy Kuratek  |  CBS  Dolly Parton on The Red Carpet at the 51st Academy of Country Music Awards. Dolly Parton brings ‘stripped-down’ tour to Orem
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  • In this Monday, July 18, 2016 photo, a stuffed toy of Pikachu, a Pokemon character, is surrounded by children during a Pokemon festival in Tokyo. ’Pokemon Go,’ a compulsive smartphone game has not been made available to the Japanese public yet as of Wednesday, July 20, 2016, as a rumor circulated on the internet that it would come out on that day.  (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara) Sean P. Means: My children helped me, unlike Sen. Mike Lee, enjoy Pokémon Go
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  • (Scott Sommerdorf   |  The Salt Lake Tribune)     Artist Ron Larson poses, Thursday, July 7, 2016, alongside his new ’Vistas and Visions of the Colorado Plateau’ show opening at the George S. & Dolores Dore Eccles Art Gallery at SLCC. Utah’s redrock vistas showcased in SLCC exhibit
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  • Actor Peter MacNicol loses ‘Veep’ Emmy nod over technicality
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  • (Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune)   Happy Pie & Beer Day! Photo illustration by Francisco Kjolseth Utah’s counterculture celebrates July 24 with pie and beer
    For those seeking an alternative to Utah’s traditional Mormon holiday, there are several “Pie and Beer Day” celebrations taking place in the Salt Lake...
    Updated Jul 20 2016 04:33 pm   |     |   Share
  • FILE - In a Sept. 29, 2006 file photo, Fox News CEO Roger Ailes poses at Fox News in New York. Fox News Channel’s parent company 21st Century Fox on Monday, July 18, 2016, says there has been no resolution to its probe into the conduct of network chief Roger Ailes, who is accused by a former network anchor of forcing her out because she refused to have sex with him.(AP Photo/Jim Cooper, File) Scott D. Pierce: Fox News’ Roger Ailes has damaged America
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