• "Pupcracker: A Canine Nutcracker," featuring the dogs of Intermoutain Therapy Animals, debuts at the Leona Wagner Black Box theater in the Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center, 138 W. 300 South, Salt Lake City. Sister Dottie S. Dixon (a k a Charles Lynn Frost) serves as host. Show starts at 7:30 (and repeats Friday at 7:30 p.m., and Saturday and Sunday at 2:30 p.m.). Tickets, at $18 and $24, available at ArtTix.
• Metal band Devareux performs at The Urban Lounge, 241 S. 500 East, Salt Lake City. Opening acts: User, Cobol. Show starts at 8. Admission is free before 10 p.m.; $5 after 10.
|1.||Unbeaten US routs New Zealand 98-71 at World Cup|
|2.||For many black Mormons, racism is a bigger issue than sexism|
|3.||Report: Ex-BYU QB Max Hall arrested on shoplifting, cocaine|
|4.||USU football: Aggies won’t dwell on loss to Tennessee|
|5.||Golf: Poulter, Westwood, Gallacher picked for Ryder Cup|
|6.||Five myths about the California drought|
|7.||Kate Kelly: As sisters in Zion, inclusion of women is common goal|
|8.||Official food of the Utah State Fair sticks with you|
|9.||Martine Cafe in Salt Lake City reopens after recent remodel (before-and-after photos)|
|10.||Former special ed student now leads Utah school district|