Carole Mikita

Carole Mikita

Christkindlmarkt opens at This is the Place Heritage Park

Christkindlmarkt opens at This is the Place Heritage Park

Carole Mikita, KSL-TV  |  Posted Dec. 2 - 7:41 p.m.

The popular German Christmas Market Christkindlmarkt launched this week with 10th anniversary festivities underway at This is the Place Heritage Park.
Rabbi, his family celebrate 30th anniversary in Utah

Rabbi, his family celebrate 30th anniversary in Utah

Carole Mikita, KSL-TV  |  Posted Nov. 30 - 10:31 p.m.

This Hanukkah will be extra special in Utah for one Rabbi who is celebrating a major anniversary for him and his family in our community.
Utah Shakespeare Festival presents world-premiere musical 'Gold Mountain'

Utah Shakespeare Festival presents world-premiere musical 'Gold Mountain'

Carole Mikita, KSL-TV  |  Posted Nov. 10 - 2:30 p.m.

For the first time, the Utah Shakespeare Festival is producing a musical outside of Cedar City, with a groundbreaking piece about the Chinese workers on the transcontinental railroad.
General conference special: Sacred images

General conference special: Sacred images

Carole Mikita, KSL-TV  |  Posted Oct. 3 - 12:45 p.m.

During the pandemic, leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints requested a new vision for the foyers or entryways of church meetinghouses — the art to reflect a deeper reverence for the Lord Jesus Christ. Get a behind-the-scenes look at the church's art collection and how copies of those works are made and sent worldwide.
Utah Shakespeare Festival opens 60th season with diverse productions, casting

Utah Shakespeare Festival opens 60th season with diverse productions, casting

Carole Mikita, KSL-TV  |  Posted Aug. 14 - 11:35 a.m.

The Utah Shakespeare Festival has opened its 60th season with a statement about diversity in both choice of productions and casting.
Utah Shakespeare Festival opens for 60th anniversary

Utah Shakespeare Festival opens for 60th anniversary

Carole Mikita, KSL-TV  |  Posted July 6 - 7:31 a.m.

The Utah Shakespeare Festival opened its season in Cedar City, celebrating a big anniversary and paying tribute to its founder.
Downtown exhibit features photos of Salt Lake temple construction

Downtown exhibit features photos of Salt Lake temple construction

Carole Mikita, KSL-TV  |  Posted May 2 - 9:19 p.m.

As we watch the progress of the Salt Lake Temple renovation, one company has an exhibit of art and artifacts that takes us back in time to the original construction and dedication.
General conference special: Guided by a prophet

General conference special: Guided by a prophet

Carole Mikita, KSL-TV  |  Posted April 4 - 12:00 p.m.

A look back at changes that happened within The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints during 2020.
'The Chosen' Season 2 premiers Easter Sunday

'The Chosen' Season 2 premiers Easter Sunday

Carole Mikita, KSL-TV  |  Posted March 29 - 8:36 p.m.

The much-anticipated Season Two of the Evangelical Christian production "The Chosen," is set to premiere Easter Sunday. The latest season was created at a motion picture studio in Goshen, Utah owned by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Ballet West's 'The Nutcracker' puts on private pandemic production

Ballet West's 'The Nutcracker' puts on private pandemic production

Carole Mikita, KSL-TV  |  Posted Dec. 23 - 8:57 a.m.

It began with a very different dress rehearsal — no sets, no costumes, no props and the performance would be the same.
Production on Season 2 of 'The Chosen' begins in Utah

Production on Season 2 of 'The Chosen' begins in Utah

Carole Mikita, KSL-TV  |  Posted Oct. 26 - 2:21 p.m.

An independent, online series about the life of Jesus has a devoted and growing following, and now, “The Chosen” has come to Utah.
General conference special: We Remember

General conference special: We Remember

Carole Mikita, KSL-TV  |  Posted Oct. 4 - 12:00 p.m.

After 50 general conference specials and dozens of trips around the globe, Carole Mikita has spent much of her life sharing stories about The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
‘Hamilton,’ ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ among shows coming to Broadway at the Eccles

‘Hamilton,’ ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ among shows coming to Broadway at the Eccles

Carole Mikita, KSL-TV  |  Posted Feb. 7 - 11:06 a.m.

A show that took Salt Lake City by storm in 2018 will return to the Eccles Theater in time for Christmas.
Ballet West alumni remember 75 years of ‘The Nutcracker’

Ballet West alumni remember 75 years of ‘The Nutcracker’

Carole Mikita, KSL-TV  |  Posted Dec. 25 - 12:11 p.m.

As the familiar strains of Tchaikovsky’s music fills the Capitol Theatre in Salt Lake and the curtain rises, several generations in the audience remember together.
9 killed in Mexico had ties to fundamentalist ‘Mormon’ colonies

9 killed in Mexico had ties to fundamentalist ‘Mormon’ colonies

Carole Mikita, KSL-TV  |  Posted Nov. 6 - 8:44 a.m.

The brutal killings of nine U.S. citizens in Mexico has led to some confusion about “Mormon” colonies south of the border, as people try to understand the circumstances leading to tragedy.
Jon Huntsman Jr. discusses impeachment inquiry, time in Russia, future political plans

Jon Huntsman Jr. discusses impeachment inquiry, time in Russia, future political plans

Carole Mikita, KSL-TV  |  Posted Oct. 12 - 10:32 a.m.

In his first interview since returning to Utah after serving as the U.S. Ambassador to Russia, Jon Huntsman Jr. talked exclusively with Carole Mikita on a wide variety of issues.
General Conference Special: Rome Italy Temple: A New Light in the Eternal City

General Conference Special: Rome Italy Temple: A New Light in the Eternal City

Carole Mikita, KSL-TV  |  Posted Oct. 5 - 4:00 p.m.

Italy, with its striking ancient structures and home to Vatican City — the headquarters for more than a billion Catholics worldwide — now also has a temple for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints gracing the landscape on the outskirts of Rome.
Utah artist balances roles as painter and mother with help from fellow artists

Utah artist balances roles as painter and mother with help from fellow artists

Carole Mikita, KSL-TV  |  Posted April 24 - 8:07 a.m.

When Kwani Povi Winder had her daughter, she wondered how she could balance motherhood and art. Then a grant from a nonprofit arts organization helped make sure she could do both.
Ancient quarry provides marble for statues in Rome Italy Visitors Center

Ancient quarry provides marble for statues in Rome Italy Visitors Center

Carole Mikita, KSL-TV  |  Posted April 2 - 9:13 a.m.

When the people who live outside Florence, Italy, look at their mountains, it’s not snow they see, but marble.
Utah Film Center announces Amy Redford as new artist-in-residence

Utah Film Center announces Amy Redford as new artist-in-residence

Carole Mikita, KSL-TV  |  Posted Jan. 27 - 1:25 p.m.

The Utah Film Center has announced its new artist-in-residence — Amy Redford.
Church hosts first guests inside new Rome Italy Temple

Church hosts first guests inside new Rome Italy Temple

Carole Mikita, KSL-TV  |  Posted Jan. 14 - 10:44 p.m.

Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints traveled to Rome to host national and international media as some of the first visitors to the open house of the new Rome Italy Temple.
German 'Christkindlmarkt' returning to Utah for 7th year

German 'Christkindlmarkt' returning to Utah for 7th year

Carole Mikita, KSL-TV  |  Posted Nov. 27 - 8:31 a.m.

The annual German Christmas Market opens this week at the This Is the Place Heritage Park. The event attracts huge crowds who also have service in mind.
President Henry B. Eyring gives preview tour of his art exhibition at Church History Museum

President Henry B. Eyring gives preview tour of his art exhibition at Church History Museum

Carole Mikita, KSL-TV  |  Posted Nov. 9 - 8:20 a.m.

Utahns know President Henry B. Eyring as a leader in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. They likely don’t realize he’s also a prolific artist. A collection of his watercolors is now on display and the focus is on remembering.
Actor in ‘Sweeney Todd’ who is legally blind brings character to life

Actor in ‘Sweeney Todd’ who is legally blind brings character to life

Carole Mikita, KSL-TV  |  Posted Oct. 27 - 3:13 p.m.

As Halloween approaches, Pioneer Theatre Company is opening the hit musical, “Sweeney Todd,” with its haunting melodies and elaborate staging, not to mention its sinister plot filled with revenge.
Women performing lead roles in 2018 Utah Shakespeare Festival

Women performing lead roles in 2018 Utah Shakespeare Festival

Carole Mikita, KSL-TV  |  Posted July 8 - 7:41 p.m.

The Utah Shakespeare Festival opened its 2018 season on Thursday, July, 5, 2018. This year, the company is focusing on the idea of intolerance in its productions.