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Tuesday, May 31, 2011

TV Tonight: Traffic Light, America’s Got Talent

This just in: AMC’s Breaking Bad will return for Season 4 on Sunday, July 17! This just in-er: The show has now lasted longer than most meth-heads.

Whiskey Wednesdays

Every Wednesday up in Park City, High West Distillery & Saloon hosts "Whiskey Wednesday," a mid-week celebration that includes whiskey, live music and special small-plate specials. From 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Wednesdays, High West features live music along with dishes such as baby red-jalapeno chili relleno with beer-rubbed Alpine cheese and BBQ drizzle with a suggested pairing of Russell's Reserve Bourbon Whiskey.

Chris Richard Hanson

CGI may be the dominant source for special effects in multi-million-dollar films these days, but for films on a budget or directors looking for something more lifelike, there's still nothing better than physical special effects. --- For years, it's been one of the cornerstones to filmmaking and one of the factors behind the term "movie magic."

Missed Masterpieces: Bruce Springsteen

I do not kneel and worship at the throne of Bruce Springsteen. I think he’s overrated, both live and on record.

Lounge Act Tuesday: A slew of tunes

A bevy of tunes are on tap Tuesday night. Which show will you choose?---

New Tunes Tuesday: Victory Dance

This is, hands down, one of the best music-release days so far this year. Find out why.---

Summer Reading List

Maybe Billie Holiday wasn't an avid reader; how else to explain the absence of some page-turning reference in her ode to the loveliest season, “Summertime?” She was right that the livin’ is easy--and, I’d add, nothing is better than sitting on the front porch with a good book written by a local author.--- City Weekly asked several booksellers at the beginning of the year for their winter/spring recommendations in “New Year, New Reads.” If you haven’t caught up yet, it’s time to hunker down for a bit, because these book aficionados have some new titles from Utahns that are worthy of attention.

Concert review: Janelle Monae in Orem

OREM—Based on her gig opening for Of Montreal in Salt Lake City last fall, expectations for Janelle Monae’s return to Utah were running high Monday night. And unlike far too many young touring acts, she met them and then some.---

Monday, May 30, 2011

TV Tonight: Breakout Kings, Platinum Hit, Extreme Makeover, LOLA

So, Memorial Day … Not much happening, besides … --- What’s new tonight:Breakout Kings (A&E) Season Finale: So Breakout Kings’ regular night is Sunday, but the first-season finale is tonight—why?

Music Video Monday: Leather & Sweat

The year was 1982. Rocky III needed a theme song.

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