If you live in the heartland of America-Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Wisconsin, and Minnesota-the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square will be in your area next summer for a six-city tour June 12 through June 20, 2013. Performances are planned for Columbus, Ohio, at the Nationwide Arena; Indianapolis, Indiana, at the Bankers [...]


NAUVOO, Ill. — Applications to audition to be a young performing missionary next summer in the Illinois Nauvoo Mission are due Nov. 30. Late applications will not be considered. Each year 20 stage missionaries, two to four tech missionaries and 16 to 18 band members are selected through an audition process, and will receive a [...]


Does Mitt Romney’s Mormonism make him too scary or weird to be elected to President of the United States? via Polygamy? Magic underwear? People on bikes? Glenn discusses Mormon myths in TheBlaze TV special! – Glenn Beck.


"People were so surprised with the show at Sundance," Clark said. "Some people would say, 'That was Broadway quality. Those actors were Broadway quality.' And I don't think they were exaggerating. We have a lot of local talent that's as good as anything we will see in the bigger cities. And you can chalk that [...]


After performing his 11th concert this month in Europe as a part of the iTunes Download 2012 festival, Killers lead singer Brandon Flowers appeared on “Skavlan,” a Norwegian TV show, to wrap up a European trip before the Sept. 17 release of the band's new album "Battle Born." The show started out as a normal [...]


“For years executives at the broadcast networks have been telegraphing their intent to follow in the footsteps of premium cable networks like HBO, Cinemax, and Showtime, and as this data shows, they are doing exactly that,” she told FOX411’s Pop Tarts column. “They have been aggressively increasing the amount and explicitness of sexual content, nudity, [...]


“There are hundreds and hundreds of people of faith working in Hollywood, doing it quietly,” he says. via BH Interview: As1 Founder on Rebuilding Bridges Between Hollywood and the Church.


Nikki Sixx of Motley Crue and Paul Stanley of Kiss said in a written statement that they hope their gesture will encourage others to give. via Kiss: Legendary band teams with Motley Crue, gives to theater shooting victims – Washington Times.


Three movie interns have a little advice for you as you choose your future career. Some people want to be famous movie stars—on the big screen, in front of all the lights, cameras, and action. But others prefer to be behind it all instead. Consider Cammon Randle, Chantelle Squires, and Jimmy Anderson. These three are [...]


For decades Warner’s films have frequently put the studio in the middle of a perpetual and unresolved debate over violence in the cinema and in real life. That debate has been revived after the deadly shootings last Friday in an Aurora, Colo., movie theater at an opening night showing of “The Dark Knight Rises,” from [...]


Since the show's debut, Clark has tackled topics with housemates about her religion, including her stance on Proposition 8 and gay marriage. Being the Mormon poster girl on such topics has made her unpopular with some, but Clark has a strong following that's left her as one of the contestants still standing. via Can the [...]


"He told me to get my affairs in order," says Ballam, who sought a second opinion in Houston and a third in Denver, both of which resulted in the same head-shaking as in New York. He was a seriously sick man. He knew it was time to move home. Says Ballam, "New York City is [...]


When the Polynesian Cultural Center in Laie, Hawaii, was first created in 1963, attendance was so low some days that the employees would go out to the road to recruit people to come watch them perform. "It is because of the faith of these people that the center is still around today," said Ray Magalei, [...]


“It’s cool to be Mormon. Being a Mormon sets you apart,” Heyborne said. “Knowing that Heavenly Father loves me makes a huge difference. You don’t feel alone. Knowing he cares about me, that he will put me in the right places and will protect me, that he wants me to succeed, knowing those things makes [...]


I am writing this article for my children. They are big Alex Boye’ fans. They got that from their old man. When I first heard him sing, I just popped. He was at Brigham Young University at a Mormon Arts Festival. We talked for hours, and I told him then and there he had a [...]


“My “style” came from my experiences I had when I was the Executive Producer of the Donny and Marie Shows and Specials. Besides writing music and lyrics, I learned to produce and direct video and television and worked with the writers to think about and come up with as many visual opportunities to “SHOW” people [...]


A generation ago PG films like Ghostbusters, Back to the Future and Top Gun dominated at the box office, but more than half of what Hollywood serves up these days is rated R. That’s what got BYU economics students Jared Shores and Craig Palsson interested in whether a movie’s rating affects its revenue. The students [...]


"The media is Ground Zero" in the fight between good and evil, Smith said, "and the fight is waged daily on radio, television, in newspapers and magazines and all over the Internet, for all to see and hear." via Parents need to monitor TV use, NAB president Gordon Smith tells BYU audience | Deseret News.


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The main reason may be an undertone of bias against Beck's own faith. He's Mormon. According to the survey of 1007 adults conducted Sept. 10-12, , via Few believe Glenn Beck can be a religious leader, survey finds – Faith & Reason.


The fact that one can find a member of the Mormon Willey family at almost any musical event in Utah is no accident. Most of Denise and Donell Willey's six talented children were holding and learning to play an instrument as soon as they could walk and barely talk. Today, they consistently take top honors [...]


Everyone has the chance at least once in life to go down the road less traveled. It may be a path we choose or a path that chooses us. David Osmond, the fourth son of Alan Osmond, has been down the road less traveled. via Inside Mormon Music: David Osmond, from wheelchair to center stage [...]


Jay Wesley Osmond never really had a choice. The youngest original member of the Osmond Brothers" and sixth in the family of nine, he was put on stage in diapers at the age of 2 and a half and literally grew up on a series of stages as part of the famous singing family. "I [...]


The fact that one can find a member of the Mormon Willey family at almost any musical event in Utah is no accident. Most of Denise and Donell Willey's six talented children were holding and learning to play an instrument as soon as they could walk and barely talk. Today, they consistently take top honors [...]


Director and choreographer Derryl Yeager — who as a dancer performed on Broadway in “Cats” — has assembled a talented cast of skillful, athletic dancers with equally adept voices. Under Yeager’s directorial hand, each cat character has enough flair and idiosyncrasies to show off his or her individual personality. Among the highlights are hip-gyrating, rock-and-roller [...]


As part of Laie Days, cast and crew of the Mormon classic “Johnny Lingo” came and celebrated the 42nd anniversary of the film. This event, sponsored by the Mormon Pacific Historical Society and the Laie Community Association, took place on July 29 in the Cannon Activities Center. Attendees were honored to hear guest speakers Naomi [...]


We call upon you in the arts, you my precious brothers and sisters, to expand your vision of what can be done. If we're going to fill the world with goodness and truth then we must have artists who are worthy to receive inspiration so they can bless the lives of our Heavenly Father and [...]


The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will hold a free concert starting at 7 p.m. tonight as part of its benefit for the Tri-Valley area food bank. Called "Concert for Cans," the benefit will feature April Meservy and Nikki Forova, musicians, songwriters and singers from Provo, Utah. via Pleasanton Weekly : LDS church [...]


Palmyra, NY – Every year, Eric and Julie Lentz take their six children on a family vacation. Last year, the Lentz family — who are Mormons — drove across the country, visiting family and historical church sites in Ohio, Illinois and Salt Lake City, Utah. This year, they decided to drive an hour west to [...]


Kiowa Gordon says the "Twilight" phenomenon has been "very good" to him. In fact, according to the 20-year-old actor, "I owe my entire career, at least to this point, to 'Twilight' and I'm very grateful for that." In the movies, which are based on author Stephenie Meyer's best-selling fantasy romance novels, Gordon plays Embry Call, [...]

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