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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.

Monday, July 2, 2018

Music Monday 7/2: Boytoy, Echo Beds, Freedom Festival and more for your holiday week

Last February, I swooned when Oklahoma psychedelic surf rock band Planet What came through town, sending a few sonic booms out from Diabolical Records’ cozy confines. This week, the trend continues when Brooklyn’s Boytoy headline a Tuesday, July 3 show at Diabolical, bringing salty licks from their latest album, Night Leaf, to the Wasatch Front.

Saturday, June 30, 2018

A Seat at the Table

Thousands gather at the Capitol to protest Trump’s immigration policies.
“It’s heartbreaking,” Timoteo said before musing on the perilous journey many immigrants embark on to reach U.S. soil.

Make American Presidents Impeachable Again

Group clamors for Trump’s legal removal from office.
A voice from out the throng shouted a follow-up question—“So, why aren’t you running for president?” Steyer laughed along with the crowd.

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