Amanda Overmyer didn't exactly win any points for being warm and cuddly, but the most recently eliminated "American Idol" finalist does get points for honesty. From The Deseret Morning News More…


There is something immensely satisfying about a bison, a fish and a red tulip, all of commensurate size, standing on their heads next to each other. From The Deseret Morning News More…


You've heard it called media bias. You've heard it called an "agenda." In journalism, we call it "framing." How a journalist chooses facts, terms and sources all contribute to how a news story gets "framed." From Mormon Times More…


Their legacy is the kind that only comes after 50 years of extraordinary dance. So to celebrate, the New York City-based Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre is launching a special anniversary tour . . . and a Mattel Barbie doll. From The Salt Lake Tribune More…


Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater rehearsal director Ronni Favors has been a part of almost every level of the company. She was a member of the junior company Ailey II and later a member of the major company. She has been a ballet instructor and artistic director for AileyCamp and is the current rehearsal director [...]


Joseph Shabalala's strong deep voice rings out clear and haunting. A choir of voices joins him, rising into a harmony of sound. "This is the way we do," sings legendary South African a cappella group Ladysmith Black Mambazo. "This is the way we do." From The Deseret Morning News More…


IT'S 10 years since the MP3 player appeared and revolutionised how we buy and listen to our favourite tunes. But not all music lovers dig the digital gizmo: for some it's all about the crackle of the needle, the hiss of the tape or the shiny beauty of the CD. From The Scotsman More…


BYU announced Thursday [March 27, 2008] the formation of an animation center to help with the production of films and secure the animation program at BYU. From BYU Newsnet More…


Mack Wilberg, who has earned international acclaim as a composer and arranger of religious music, is the new director of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir. From The Salt Lake Tribune More…


LDS Church leaders have agreed to seek national landmark status for the church-owned Mountain Meadows Massacre site in southern Utah where Mormons attacked a California-bound wagon train on Sept. 11, 1857. From The Salt Lake Tribune More…


The president of Pixar and Walt Disney Animation Studios addressed BYU students and faculty Thursday, [March 27, 2008] in conjunction with the formation of the BYU Center of Animation and the premier of "Pajama Gladiator." From BYU Newsnet More…


Dr. Mack Wilberg was officially named today as the new music director of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir by Mac Christensen, president of the choir. From The LDS Newsroom More…


The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced several developments today in its efforts to memorialize the victims who were killed at Mountain Meadows more than 150 years ago in southern Utah. From The LDS Newsroom More…


A new church media campaign has proved effective in raising awareness of the church and helping members in their missionary efforts. From BYU Newsnet More… More…


Grenade Curran is the hospitable type of guy who looks like he just stepped off a Western movie scene in his cowboy boots, hat and Levis. He is a vibrant LDS man who lives in Orem, and his stories of old Hollywood celebrities are practically innumerable. From BYU Newsnet More… More…


Almost a Native American "Romeo and Juliet," the story of the young maiden who falls in love with a handsome brave from another tribe has become Utah Regional Ballet's most popular ballet. From The Deseret Morning News More…


The Osmonds' 50th anniversary reunion concert, filmed in Las Vegas last year and seen on PBS television a few weeks ago, wasn't about individuals, Jimmy Osmond says. From The Deseret Morning News More…


UVSC art faculty selected the works mostly from students taking art and visual communications classes the past two semesters concentrating on graphic design, illustration, photography, painting and drawing and sculpture. However, at least two students who entered pieces are majoring in other fields. From The Deseret Morning News More…


The president of Pixar lauded Brigham Young University's animation program after he delivered a speech at the university Thursday. From BYU More…


I first met Crystal Haueter when we were young mothers living in Sacramento, California. Petite, with dark hair and a few freckles, slender features, alert eyes, full of purpose; there was something about Crystal that was striking. Maybe it was her quiet seriousness or early maturity that drew me to her. From Meridian Magazine More…


City Creek Center is a sustainably designed, walkable urban community of residences, offices and retail stores that will rise over the next four years on approximately 20 acres across three blocks in the heart of downtown Salt Lake City. Upon project completion in mid-2011, the city will be one of few in the nation with [...]


Brigham Young University is implementing an animation center, BYU officials announced during a special event on campus Thursday. From The Deseret Morning News More…


For more than a century, since he captured the spoken words “Mary had a little lamb” on a sheet of tinfoil, Thomas Edison has been considered the father of recorded sound. But researchers say they have unearthed a recording of the human voice, made by a little-known Frenchman, that predates Edison’s invention of the phonograph [...]


The saddest part of Ron Williams' documentary "Happy Valley" isn't that it exposes the drug problem below the painted-smile façade of Utah's residents. From The Salt Lake Tribune More…


LDS Movie Studio Stands at Center of Church Film World From BYU Newsnet More…


The nude modeling program in the art and visual communication department at Utah Valley State College has been reinstated after a two-week suspension during which department administration drafted rules. From The Deseret Morning News More…


Radio One Inc., the owner of stations serving black audiences, has agreed to sell Los Angeles radio station KRBV-FM to Bonneville International Corp. for $137.5 million. From The Deseret Morning News More…


After 324 e-mails and 166 submitted authors, Mormon Times readers have chosen Orson Scott Card as their favorite LDS fiction writer, followed by "Work and the Glory" author Elder Gerald Lund and vampire aficionado Stephenie Meyer. From Mormon Times More…


Bundled up in a hobbit-inspired cloak singing folk songs between classes, Nathan Langford was pretty used to getting attention from his fellow students at Brigham Young University. From The Deseret Morning News More…


With economic indicators trending more and more toward a slowing economy, the movie industry may actually be celebrating. From BYU Newsnet More…

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