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Mormon rapper’s album hits top 3 on iTunes hip-hop charts

Angie H. Treasure  |  Posted  Apr 27th - 8:07pm

Coming in ahead of mega hip-hop stars Drake, J. Cole and Kendrick Lamar on the iTunes top hip-hop/rap album chart is an artist with a unique name and local ties: Jamesthemormon.

Emma Stone to star in Disney’s ‘Cruella’; other live-action movies announced

Angie H. Treasure  |  Posted  Apr 27th - 2:06pm

Though rumors circulated in January, Disney has confirmed that American actress Emma Stone will star as the villain in the live-action adaptation of “101 Dalmatians” called “Cruella.”

Netflix adding 68 titles, dropping 52 in May

John Clyde, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Apr 26th - 2:03pm

It's the end of another month, which means it's time to take a look at what titles are new to Netflix in May and what titles we must bid farewell.

Ryan Reynolds helps out Utah cinema in 'Deadpool' trouble

Lindsay Whitehurst, Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 25th - 4:14pm

Actor Ryan Reynolds is backing a Salt Lake City movie theater in hot water with Utah liquor authorities for serving drinks during a screening of his movie "Deadpool."

Prince's 5 most iconic songs

Dave Clyde, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Apr 25th - 2:02pm

As we remember Prince and his influence on music, we take a look at his 5 most iconic songs.

St. George man aims to be Utah’s next 'American Ninja Warrior'

Grant Olsen, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Apr 25th - 10:46am

Local athlete, David Peterson, hopes to use his Scouting skills to navigate a legendarily difficult obstacle course and earn the $1 million prize.

Have You Seen This? ‘The Simpsons’ Disney couch gag

Martha Ostergar, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Apr 24th - 3:08pm

Two animation legends collide with this magical Disney-themed couch gag from “The Simpsons.”

Photos: Remembering Prince and his E-Center performance

KSL.com  |  Posted  Apr 23rd - 8:13am

Prince performs Oct, 4, 1997, during the inaugural concert at the E-Center, now called the Maverik Center in West Valley City.

Elementary school students get a taste of opera

Sandra Olney  |  Posted  Apr 22nd - 9:55pm

Opera might look and sound like a tough form of art to master, but some Salt Lake City fourth-graders are proving it can be tackled. A program promoting arts education in the schools is empowering kids to write and perform their own operas.

'The Huntsman: Winter's War' isn't all bad

Travis Poppleton, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Apr 22nd - 2:03pm

You've heard some pretty terrible things about "The Huntsman: Winter's War," but can they all be true? Is there still a place for you to genuinely enjoy the sequel to "Snow White and the Huntsman?" We think so.

Prince, hugely inventive, influential musician, dead at 57

Hillel Italie, Nekesa Mumbi Moody and Jeff Baenen, Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 21st - 10:53pm

Prince could play guitar like Carlos Santana or Jimi Hendrix, sing like James Brown, turn out pop melodies worthy of Motown or lay down the deepest grooves this side of Sly and the Family Stone. But no one could mistake his sound for anyone but Prince.

'Saturday Night Live' heroin sketch sparks outrage among families of addicts

Kelly Wallace, CNN  |  Posted  Apr 21st - 7:48pm

What were you thinking "Saturday Night Live"? That's what a lot of fans — and mothers of addicts — are saying after a sketch on Saturday's show featured a fake drug commercial for "Heroin AM," an option for people "who want to use heroin" but also "get stuff done."

10 TV couples who didn't work

Amanda Taylor, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Apr 21st - 2:03pm

On-screen pairings don’t actually work out that well. Maybe they’re too similar, maybe the chemistry only goes so far, maybe they’re just plain old gross together.

Disney purchases movie rights to Utah author's 'Paper Magician' series

Celeste Tholen, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Apr 20th - 2:05pm

Author Charlie Holmberg has a lot coming her way. Expecting her second baby this summer, she’s also releasing her fifth book and Disney just bought the movie rights to her "Paper Magician" series.

Millcreek artist paints symbolism into landscapes

Celeste Tholen, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Apr 19th - 2:03pm

Jeffery R. Pugh is constantly exploring and depicting landscapes and nostalgic scenes. But in many of his paintings, you can also get into the artist’s brain, just a little bit, if you know what you’re looking for.

'Everybody Loves Raymond' star Doris Roberts dies at 90

Lynn Elber, Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 19th - 8:00am

Everybody loved Doris Roberts.

10 most quotable lines from Kimmy Schmidt's 2nd season

Amanda Taylor, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Apr 18th - 1:58pm

The best one-liners of the new season of "The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt."

Red carpet welcomes equine stars of ‘Odysseo’ to Sandy

Amy Joi O'Donoghue  |  Posted  Apr 16th - 11:44am

The final equine stars of Cavalia ‘Odysseo' arrived in Sandy for a three-week run of performances — and more if Utah audiences are welcoming. The theatrical production combines the showmanship of 65 horses with acrobats, music and other visual effects.

Rooftop Concert Series announces 1st show of season

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Apr 15th - 4:47pm

In spite of the unwelcome snow that flurried around us Friday, summer is just around the corner and so is the annual Rooftop Concert Series held in Provo.

Bountiful girl cast in lead role for upcoming movie 'Wonderstruck'

Natalie Crofts  |  Posted  Apr 15th - 3:59pm

Millie Simmonds, 13, will play the younger counterpart of Julianne Moore in "Wonderstruck." She hopes the movie will promote awareness of the deaf community.