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The Essential A&E Picks for Mar. 14-20

Shen Yun, La Cage aux Folles, Bob Saget, St. Patrick's Day Parade

The Essential A&E Picks for Mar. 7-13

Invisible, Katya Zamolodchikova, Sebastian Maniscalco, NOVA Chamber Music

The Essential A&E Picks for Feb. 28-Mar. 5

An American in Paris, Major Jackson, Andy Erikson, Tumbleweeds Film Festival

The Essential A&E Picks for Mar. 14-20

Shen Yun, La Cage aux Folles, Bob Saget, St. Patrick's Day Parade
Shen Yun Performing Arts celebrates the country's long, richly patterned history with meticulously curated performances that incorporate classical, ethnic and folk dances from China; a full orchestra; and vivid animated backdrops.

The Essential A&E Picks for Feb. 21-27

An Evening With Two Awful Men, Wait!, The Other Mozart, Shut Up & Dance
"Do you want to write a play about our only gay president?"

The Essential A&E Picks for Feb. 14-20

You Bet Your Black Ass, Broadway, Once, Bollywood Boulevard, Ali Wong
And it's given cover when a white supremacy rally is said to include "good people on both sides.

The Essential A&E Picks for Feb. 7-13

Swan Lake, Utah's 15, Angels of The Greatest Showman, and Todd Barry
Yet its general reception upon its premiere in 1877 would hardly have heralded such a legacy.

The Essential A&E Picks for Jan. 31-Feb. 6

Deccadance, The Race to Promontory, Tommy Davidson, Anna Akana
The week-long series marks a break from the company's past film fest-related events, which focused on lounges.

The Essential A&E Picks for Jan. 24-30

Off the Map, Bill Engvall, Shady Acres and Wicked
Since BYU's student body is composed of many people who have lived abroad, it comes as no surprise that the university plays host to the sixth annual Off the Map: BYU International Theatre Festival.

The Essential A&E Picks for Jan. 17-23

Constellations, Jodi Kantor, Ronan Farrow, The Little Prince, PAW Patrol Live!
Now, this two-character drama opens the 2019 season for Ogden's Good Company Theatre.

The Essential A&E Picks for Jan. 10-16

Doktor Kaboom, Burlesque, Holly Black, and Grassroots Shakespeare
His ability to educate and entertain simultaneously with catapults, air cannons and, naturally, chemical reactions breaks down the barriers between fact and frenzy.

The Essential A&E Picks for Jan. 3-9

Big Jay Oakerson, The Lion in Winter, Utah Symphony, Emerge
Raised by a single mother who worked full time, he quit college after a month to pursue a career in comedy, but took jobs as a bouncer at a strip club and a performer at children's parties just to pay the rent.

The Essential A&E Picks for Dec. 27-Jan. 2

A Magical Cirque Christmas, National Geographic Live, Latrice Royale, and more
Still, it takes a circus to help make that metaphor more literal, and the producers of A Magical Cirque Christmas have the skills and savvy to do just that.

The Essential A&E Picks for Dec. 20-26

Christmas in Color, A Christmas Carol on the Air, This Bird of Dawning, Darci Lynne and Friends Live
Christmas in Color offers a light show for the Christmas-lover who can't stand the cold.

The Essential A&E Picks for Dec. 13-19

Kevin Smith and Ralph Garman, The Nutcracker, A French Baroque Christmas, An Evening With Bob Woodward
The unwritten law of what is funny and what is offensive has never thwarted Smith from poking fun, mostly at himself.

The Essential A&E Picks for Dec. 6-12

Jim Gaffigan, Bodytraffic, Sketch Cabaret, The 50-Year Secret
Short of a reality show or Seinfeld, it's rare to find a TV program based so closely on the star's real life.

The Essential A&E Picks for November 29 - Dec. 5

Pinkalicious, Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley, The Price Is Right, Finding Neverland
As an alternative to this standard holiday fare, Salt Lake Acting Co. (SLAC) presentsPinkalicious: A Musicalas its 10th annual children's production.

The Essential A&E Picks for November 22-28

Sackerson, Lights On!, Utah Symphony, Bassem Youssef
"The idea of a person caught between the Earth and the Moon was so intriguing for us to put on stage,"

The Essential A&E Picks for November 15-21

Salty Cricket, Viva La Diva, Nikki Glaser, Neil Gaiman
Sometimes it becomes all too easy to miss the trees for the forest.

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