Jan 22-28: Serious Passion

Embrace the central purpose of your destiny, Aquarius

Jan. 15-21: Ripen Underground

Safeguard the new possibilities you're incubating, Capricorn

Jan. 8-14: Smart Mockingbird

What initially disturbs you may ultimately excite, Capricorn

Jan. 1-7: Revitalize Yourself

This will be a year of renaissance, rejuvenation, and reinvention, Capricorn
Even in normal times, you are a fount of regeneration. Your ever-growing hair and fingernails are visible signs of your nonstop renewal. A lot of other action happens without your conscious awareness.

Dec. 25-31: Confusing or Disruptive

Welcome revelations, Capricorn
When he was 37 years old, actor Jack Nicholson found out that Ethel May, the woman he had always called his mother, was in fact his grandma. Furthermore, his "older sister" June was actually his mom, who had given birth to him when she was 17.

Dec. 18-24: Savage Desire

Invigorate your lust for life, Sagittarius
"A savage desire for strong emotions and sensations burns inside me: a rage against this soft-tinted, shallow, standardized and sterilized life." So says Harry Haller, the protagonist of Hermann Hesse's novel Steppenwolf.

Dec. 11-17: Future Creation

Lay the foundations, Sagittarius
Harper Lee was born and raised in Alabama. At the age of 23, she relocated to New York City with hopes of becoming a writer. It was a struggle. To support herself, she worked as a ticket agent for airline companies.

Dec. 4-10: Practical Actions

Push for constructive transformations, Sagittarius
With both symbolic and practical actions, Sagittarius-born Pope Francis has tried to reframe the message of the Catholic Church. He's having public showers installed for the homeless in Vatican City.

Nov. 27-Dec. 3: Quirky Proclivities

De-emphasize the constraints of reason, Sagittarius
Galileo Galilei (1564-1642) was an Italian astronomer, physicist, and mathematician who is sometimes called "the father of modern science."

Nov. 20-26: Raw Materials

If you want to create a durable thing that can last as long as concrete...

Nov. 13-19: Mediocre Sex

Your future will be filled to the brim with finer things, Scorpio
"Sex is like pizza," said comedian Mel Brooks. "Even when it's bad, it's still pretty good." That's a generalization, of course. I'm sure you can think of times in your past when mediocre pizza and mediocre sex were just plain mediocre.

Nov. 6-12: Being Brave and Brazen

Plan a daring exploit this week, Scorpio
Near the end of the 19th century, an American named Annie Londonderry became the first woman to ride a bicycle around the world.

Oct.30-Nov. 5: Breaking Good

Be kind, but don't lose your edge, Scorpio
In AMC's famous TV drama, a high school chemistry teacher responds to his awful luck by turning to a life of crime. The show's title, Breaking Bad, refers to what happens when a good person cracks and veers over to the dark side.

Oct. 23-29: Fun to Cheat

Seek easy victories, Scorpio
“Children are the most desirable opponents at Scrabble,” declares Scorpio author Fran Lebowitz, “as they are both easy to beat and fun to cheat.” I don’t wholeheartedly endorse that advice for you in the coming days, Scorpio.

Oct. 16-22: Crack-Up

Reward yourself, Libra
In 1936, Libran author F. Scott Fitzgerald wrote about the "crack-up" he had experienced years earlier. It included this tough realization: "I had been only a mediocre caretaker of most of the things left in my hands, ...

Oct. 9-15: Get Naughty

You need to be naughtier, Libra
“I am naughtiest of all,” wrote poet Emily Dickinson in a playful letter to Maggie Maher, dated October 1882.

Oct. 2-8: Troll Dolls

Express one of your talents on a higher level, Libra
When Jimmy Fallon was a senior in high school, he received a weird graduation gift: a troll doll, one of those plastic figurines with frizzy, brightly colored hair. Around the same time, his mother urged him to enter an upcoming comedy contest at a nearby club.

Sept. 25-Oct. 1: Three Women

Be brave, Libra
“I am a seed about to break,” wrote Sylvia Plath in her poem “Three Women.” That’s how I see you right now, Libra. You are teeming with the buoyant energy that throbs when a seed is ready to sprout.


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Alabama Story

Pioneer Memorial Theatre

Fridays, Saturdays, 8 p.m., Saturdays, 2 p.m. and Mondays-Thursdays, 7:30 p.m. Continues through Jan. 24 / $39 and up


Utah Repertory Theater: Bare

Sugar Space Arts Warehouse

Thursdays-Saturdays, 7:30 p.m. Continues through Jan. 31 / $16-$18

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