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Utah Opera Company to open season with 'Tosca'

Carole Mikita  |  Posted  Oct 10th - 11:15pm

Set in Rome in 1800, "Tosca" is the story is the traditional love triangle involving a diva, her rebel lover and the vicious police chief. This dynamic and beloved production will open the Utah Opera Company's 2015-16 season.

Things to know before taking kids to 'He Named Me Malala'

Travis Poppleton, Contributor  |  Posted  Oct 9th - 2:02pm

"He Named Me Malala" is enjoying its wide release this weekend, celebrating the little girl who stood up to the Taliban. The true story is definitely inspiring, but here are few things parents and guardians may want to consider.

Is 'Pan' the prequel you've been waiting for?

Travis Poppleton, Contributor  |  Posted  Oct 8th - 3:03pm

Director Joe Wright wants to take you to Neverland before Peter Pan could fly, fight or crow. But is it a journey you should pay to experience?

96-year-old sax player who jammed with Nat King Cole to headline free concert

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted  Oct 7th - 9:14pm

A local jazz legend who has been playing tenor saxophone for more than 80 years will perform at a free concert Thursday.

Julianne Moore stars in late-night Taylor Swift lyrical soap opera

Jessica Ivins  |  Posted  Oct 7th - 2:03pm

If soap operas are your jam and Taylor Swift is your homegirl, Christmas has come early for you, my friend.

Local father, son hunt to survive 28 days in Alaskan wilderness on TV show

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted  Oct 7th - 9:33am

After surviving brain cancer, a Fairfield man and his son were selected to go on the reality show "Dropped: Project Be Alive" to survive 28 days in the Alaskan wilderness.

Lost horror novel back in print: a must-read for October

Teri Harman, Contributor  |  Posted  Oct 7th - 9:07am

Stories get lost, forgotten, only to be found buried in the dusty shelves of used bookstores. But some books are too good not to resurrect. "The Elementals" by horror author Michael McDowell is back in print and the perfect October read.

Video: Disney characters invade Star Wars trailer

Martha Ostergar  |  Posted  Oct 6th - 3:03pm

An enterprising YouTube user shows us exactly what it would look like if our favorite Disney animated characters starred in "Star Wars: Episode VII — The Force Awakens," and it's perfect.

Quiz: Are you a 'Gilmore Girls' expert?

Angie H. Treasure  |  Posted  Oct 6th - 2:04pm

An important member of the female-driven television cannon is "Gilmore Girls," which just celebrated the 15th anniversary of the pilot episode's airdate: October 5, 2000.

Lehi woman 'absolutely floored' after singing with Idina Menzel

Martha Ostergar  |  Posted  Oct 5th - 2:03pm

First Kelly Clarkson stops her concert to hold a Utah baby, now the baby's mom gets her own musical moment with Broadway star Idina Menzel.

Celebrate Christmas at Harry Potter's Hogwarts

Katia Hetter, CNN  |  Posted  Oct 4th - 7:17pm

What Muggle hasn't wanted to eat dinner in the Great Hall at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry?

Rock musician Brandon Flowers reflects on family, faith, Utah

Angie Denison  |  Posted  Oct 2nd - 4:47pm

He's the front man for a big-time band, but Brandon Flowers hasn't forgotten where he came from.

Is 'The Martian' right for kids?

Travis Poppleton, Contributor  |  Posted  Oct 1st - 2:04pm

Critics and educators love "The Martian," and rightfully so. It's really an inspiring film. But does inspiring equal safe for kids? Here are a few things you might want to consider before taking a family trip to Mars.

What you should know about 'The Walk'

John Clyde, Contributor  |  Posted  Oct 1st - 10:44am

It's worth seeing overall, especially in IMAX, but be warned: There are a few things that will take away the magic of what you see on screen.

Nostalgic video mashup highlights movie kids with best friends

Martha Ostergar  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 8:15pm

Two YouTubers made a supercut of their favorite childhood movies that starred a kid and his or her best friend, and it will hit you right in the nostalgia.

'The Martian' is the best movie of 2015 so far

John Clyde, Contributor  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 2:03pm

Yes. Not going to beat around the bush here. It is worth your time and possibly the best movie of 2015 so far.

Netflix adding 89 titles and dropping 87 in October

John Clyde, Contributor  |  Posted  Sep 29th - 2:02pm

Netflix is adding nearly 90 titles in October, but its also dropping nearly the same amount.

Have You Seen This? 1 man, 90 instruments in mega 'Miserlou' cover

Martha Ostergar  |  Posted  Sep 29th - 1:15pm

This man had access to 6,000 instruments at a Phoenix museum, and he perfectly takes advantage of the opportunity.

Actor Paul Walker's daughter sues Porsche over fatal crash

Anthony McCartney, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 29th - 7:45am

Paul Walker's daughter sued Porsche for wrongful death Monday, claiming the sports car that her father was in when he was killed suffered from numerous design defects.

Waffle Love lands 2nd place in Food Network show

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Sep 28th - 9:33pm

The Utah native Waffle Love food truck came in second place during the season finale of Food Network's "The Great Food Truck Race" Sunday.