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Friday, July 20, 2018

Bear Ambition

On tour to Bears Ears Meadow, Bear Totem makes SLC stop.
“We’re in a battle to save the earth,” Jewell James said. “This administration will wipe out all the progress that we’ve had.”

Movie Reviews: The Equalizer 2, Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again, Three Identical Strangers

Unfriended: Dark Web
A trio of very different sequels hit multiplexes this weekend, while the art house selection presents a very different kind of trio.

Monday, July 16, 2018

Circle of Humanity

Former LDS bishop hosts talk on why supporting the LGBTQ community and being a good Mormon aren't mutually exclusive.
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has a complicated relationship with its LGBTQ members. Though slowly becoming more supportive—earlier this week the LDS Foundation donated $25,000 to an LGBTQ support group, and high-profile Mormon politicians like Sen. Orrin Hatch have recently voiced concerns about high suicide rates among LGBTQ youth—the church still teaches that while identifying as LGBTQ is not a sin, acting on those sexual impulses, “violate[s] one of our Father in Heaven’s most important laws and get[s] in the way of our eternal progress.”

Sunday, July 15, 2018

Common Ground

National Road to Change tour comes to Utah.
Brian Suiter, a recent Payson High School grad, said he thought the town hall was helpful. “My ability to carry a firearm is an act of love,” he said.

Friday, July 13, 2018

2018 Urban Arts Festival announces headliner Chali 2na

The 2018 Urban Arts Festival announced hip-hop stalwart Chali 2na as headliner for the eighth annual event, allowing him to showcase both his music and his visual arts.

Movie Reviews: Skyscraper, Hotel Transylvania 3, Leave No Trace, Sorry to Bother You

Church and State, The Night Eats the World
It's Dwayne Johnson to the rescue at multiplexes this weekend, while art house offerings include a bold racial satire, zombie apocalypse and one of the year's best dramas.

Saturday, July 7, 2018

Peace Crusaders

Local group still gathers once a month to protest the U.S. war involvement.
Aside from a rainstorm or two, they’ve been out at the corner each month holding signs that say “War is not the answer,” “Stop the wars,” and other phrases encouraging peace.

Friday, July 6, 2018

‘This is Home’

More than 100 immigrants and refugees were naturalized Friday.
On Friday, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services office welcomed 111 new citizens in its annual Independence Day celebration at the Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center.

Movie Reviews: Ant-Man and the Wasp, The First Purge, Whitney, Boundaries

The latest Marvel Cinematic Universe entry swarms into multiplexes along with a Purge prequel, a Whitney Houston documentary and a story of an estranged father and daughter on a road trip.

Wednesday, July 4, 2018

A Freedomest Fourth

Who needs fireworks when you can hang out with George Washington?
“It’s the freedomest thing you can do on the Fourth of July,” Daniel Pugmire, event co-chair who also plays the town’s scribe, says of the festival.

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