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Bracket Challenge: What is the best board game? Elite 8

Josh Furlong,  |  Posted Mar 27th - 9:29am

The Sweet 16 round of the bracket challenge saw some early favorites like Pandemic and Exploding Kittens fall — again to the classics. At this rate, the bracket should just be titled: What is your favorite classic board game?

Stars of 'Contagion' reunite for a PSA

Mark Kennedy, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 27th - 9:09am

The stars of the 2011 virus thriller “Contagion” — a prescient film these days — have reunited for a series of public service announcements to warn about COVID-19.

Bruce Springsteen, Sheryl Crow, others offer free concerts for fans stuck at home

Spencer Sutherland, Contributor  |  Posted Mar 25th - 2:00pm

Acts from all different genres have taken to social media to give their fans a well-earned break from the madness of the outside world.

Bracket Challenge: What is the best board game? Sweet 16

Josh Furlong,  |  Posted Mar 25th - 9:32am

The board game bracket challenge continues, though a lot of the modern games have been tossed out of contention. So if you're a fan of the classics, you're in luck!

Nintendo's 'Animal Crossing: New Horizons' and the bloodthirsty 'Doom Eternal' launch amid pandemic

Shannon Liao, CNN Business  |  Posted Mar 22nd - 5:38pm

Nintendo released "Animal Crossing: New Horizons" and Bethesda launched "Doom Eternal," on Friday. Both games are the latest entries in decades-old franchises, and their releases are well-timed given that millions of people are staying home because of the coronavirus pandemic.

'Onward,' 'Trolls World Tour' and others skipping theaters and getting early streaming release

John Clyde, Contributor  |  Posted Mar 21st - 4:00pm

Here’s a list of some notable new movies skipping theaters and heading to streaming services.

7 Utah bands to check out during your self-quarantine

Spencer Sutherland, Contributor  |  Posted Mar 20th - 2:32pm

If you’re looking for some tunes to help you get through the pandemic, you can find them right here in the Beehive State. Here are seven Utah bands to check out.

The drive-in, relic of yesterday, finds itself suited to now

Jake Coyle, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 20th - 2:10pm

The drive-in theater, long a dwindling nostalgia act in a multiplex world, is experiencing a momentary return to prominence.

Bracket Challenge: What is the best board game? Round of 32

Josh Furlong,  |  Posted Mar 20th - 9:31am

The opening round of the board game bracket challenge went to the classic games many people played as a kid. These games held strong and toppled every single No. 1 seed, as well as several other top-seeded games.

Bracket Challenge: What is the best board game? Round of 64

Josh Furlong,  |  Posted Mar 19th - 10:01am

Since we can’t have the NCAA Tournament this year, we’re going to continue with our annual bracket challenge. The last few years have been related to Utah, but we’re going to mix it up and open it up to board games.

Shows kids can watch while they're out of school that you won't feel bad about

Marianne Garvey, CNN  |  Posted Mar 16th - 10:20am

It's hard to limit screen time in the age of the coronavirus.

2020 summer movie preview: From 'Black Widow' to 'Bill and Ted'

John Clyde, Contributor  |  Posted Mar 14th - 4:44pm

Things are a little different this year thanks to COVID-19 prompting some movie release dates to be postponed. But there are a lot of intriguing titles headed our way in the next few months.

Megaplex limits theater guests; Utah concerts, events delayed amid COVID-19 concerns

Carter Williams,  |  Posted Mar 13th - 12:47pm

Larry H. Miller Megaplex Theatres announced on Thursday that it will limit auditorium crowds at its theaters and refund customers who bought tickets to movies that have now been postponed.

Broadway shuts its doors over ongoing coronavirus concerns

Mark Kennedy, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 12th - 2:02pm

New York's governor ordered all Broadway theaters to shut their doors in the face of ongoing coronavirus concerns, plunging into darkness one of the city's most popular tourist attractions and causing turmoil in the run-up to the Tony Awards.

'The View,' 'The Wendy Williams Show' and more suspend studio audiences over coronavirus

Chloe Melas, CNN  |  Posted Mar 11th - 2:00pm

Studio audiences for several daytime television news and talk shows will be suspended over concern for the growing number of coronavirus cases in New York.

Chvrches, Portugal. The Man, Purity Ring headlining 2020 Ogden Twilight concert series

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted Mar 10th - 5:08pm

Chvrches, Portugal. The Man and Fitz and the Tantrums are among the artists scheduled to make appearances at this year's Ogden Twilight concert series.

Nashville artists help out on stage and off after tornadoes

Kristin M. Hall, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 10th - 2:05pm

Members of the Grammy-winning string band Old Crow Medicine Show put down their fiddles and banjos and picked up chainsaws last week after deadly tornadoes hit middle Tennessee.

Tumbleweeds Film Festival, Utah’s ‘Sundance for kids,’ expands to second weekend in 9th year

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted Mar 8th - 2:44pm

Utah’s Tumbleweeds Film Festival, which is similar to Sundance but geared toward kids, started this weekend and is expanding to two weekends in its ninth year.

Utah Shakespeare Festival teams with prestigious London acting academy

Merritt Jones, KSL  |  Posted Mar 6th - 2:33pm

For the next five years, the Utah Shakespeare Festival will feature students and graduates from the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts in its summer plays.