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Monday, October 31, 2016

Armed, masked rapist attacks student at U

Campus police asking public for leads.
Students or faculty feeling uneasy can ask for a police escort

Standing Rock Protest Update

Eight arrested after sit-in at Wells Fargo Center on Monday.
“We’re hoping to send a clear message to the financial institutions that are funding this thing that it is absolutely unacceptable,” Natascha Deininger said.

Standing in Solidarity

Peaceful protest calls for Standing Rock action.
Protester Carl Moore is calling on Utahns—often regarded as reverent and respectful—to join as allies in the fight against an oil pipeline that encroaches on sacred Native American burial plots. The 1,200-mile long pipeline will run through four states: North Dakota, South Dakota, Iowa and Illinois.

Ballet West: Madame Butterfly

A preview of the company's 53rd Season opener.
Ballet West has been running for 53 seasons as of this fall, and a company with that kind of legacy doesn't shy away from any kind of show, whether it be traditional or experimental. On Nov. 4, the company premieres its production of Madame Butterfly with a live orchestra, running for only eight performances out of the Capitol Theatre.

Saturday, October 29, 2016

In The Loop: 10/29/16. The Bizarre End Of Halloween Utah

A look at awesome events from Oct. 30 to Nov. 12.
Hello to all you Halloween enthusiasts! And when I speak Halloween, I don't mean the "trunk or treat" nonsense where I have to take a kid fishing for candy out of the back of your car in a church parking lot.

Friday, October 28, 2016

Get Your Fright On!

There’s still time to visit these 8 ghoulish attractions.
A guide to the spookiest of Utah's haunted attractions to check out this Halloween: Nightmare on 13th, Haunted Forest, Asylum 49, Strangling Brothers Haunted Circus and more.

Local Releases: Bidding Farewell To The King Groovie

Brand new music from King Tiiiger, Bonjour Fanny, Browser and more!
In the middle of all your Halloween plans, we'd like to give you some alternatives for music that you may not instantly play, but it sure beats listening to the "Monster Mash" remix by Fall Out Boy. That's not even a thing, and I can still tell it creeped you out.

The Pipeline: Yomawari: Night Alone Makes Me Wonder About Japanese Horror

A look into NIS America's latest title before Halloween.
We've still got some days left on the October calendar for spooky games, and there's always been something about the way Japan does horror that's both unique and disturbing. I mean, this is the country that made the horror film House, where a women gets joyfully eaten alive and decapitated into pieces by a living piano.

Movie Reviews: Inferno, Certain Women, Train to Busan, Miss Hokusai

It's a thin week for new multiplex fare, but intriguing options are available among indie releases. Kelly Reichardt's Certain Women  (pictured) is somewhat uneven in its triptych adaptation of Maile Meloy short stories, but delivers a stunning final segment.

Thursday, October 27, 2016

No Stuffing Zone

Is the Utah Democratic Party cheating by illegally collecting mail ballots?
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump isn’t the only vigilant eye keeping watch for a rigged election. An email blast sent out Thursday from the Utah Republican Party claimed U.S. House candidate Doug Owens and the Utah Democratic Party were cheating by illegally collecting mail ballots.

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