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Play It Again

The Tower Theater presents a special one-night show of Ralph Fiennes’ Onegin.

By Mary Dickson
POSTED // Jun 11,2007 - As Utah Opera prepares to present the Utah premiere of Tchaikovsky’s sweeping opera, Onegin, the Tower Theater presents a one-night showing of the 1999 film of the same name. The film has also just been released on video. Both adaptations are based...

News & Columns

No Cause for Cheer

By Mary Dickson
POSTED // Jun 11,2007 - We were practically giddy'indictments related to wrongdoings at the highest level of the administration, falling approval ratings, overdue admissions that things had not gone well in Iraq. Vice President Dick Cheney’s attempts to give Rep. John...

News & Columns

Lights, Camera, Attack

By Mary Dickson
POSTED // Jun 11,2007 - We’ve come to expect them during an election, when candidates and political action committees resort to the lowest form of discourse. But it’s not only during the campaign season that politicians and PACs go on the attack to reshape public...

News & Columns

Skullduggery

By Mary Dickson
POSTED // Jun 11,2007 - There’s something the rest of the country just doesn’t get. Sending 40,000 tons of the nation’s highest-level nuclear waste to the Goshute Indian reservation 45 miles southwest of Salt Lake City doesn’t make sense for a host of...

News & Columns

Five Questions

By Mary Dickson
POSTED // Jun 11,2007 - It was like being in a blender. That’s how my friend Ryan Oliver Hansen, a student at the University of Utah, describes returning home to the United States after spending seven months as a volunteer at an orphanage in Ecuador. Life in America was...

News & Columns

17 Lies of War

By Mary Dickson
POSTED // Jun 11,2007 - The past 40 years have seen a number of U.S. military actions in nations from the Dominican Republic to Panama, Vietnam, Grenada and Iraq. According to the law of averages, at least some of those wars were not based on lies. But in his new book, War...

News & Columns

Justice Delayed

By Mary Dickson
POSTED // Jun 11,2007 - She is 61 and had thyroid cancer followed by surgery and radiation treatments. Two years after her diagnosis, she went on disability. Now she has myriad health problems. Sylvia Gardener of Vernal phoned me with one question last week. Will she be eligible...

News & Columns

A Matter of Perspective

By Mary Dickson
POSTED // Jun 11,2007 - template_imagennIt’s the hat that drives home the absurdity of war. A simple cone hat made of palm fronds. On the way to the Cu Chi Tunnels outside Saigon, we stop for a close-up view of the rice paddies. As an old farmer walks past, a woman with...

News & Columns

Testing Redux

By Mary Dickson
POSTED // Jun 11,2007 - A dear friend of mine who is a former U.S. Air Force colonel had a dire prediction for me when we last met. “The decision has already been made by this administration to resume testing. Within four years they’ll find an excuse to do it.” Those...

News & Columns

Unnatural Disasters

By Mary Dickson
POSTED // Jun 11,2007 - The photos are devastating. Day by day, headlines recount the casualties from the Asian tsunami. When I last looked, the number was at 152,000. People from around the globe log onto Web-sites to find ways to aid the victims and contribute to rescue efforts....
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