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TUESDAY 7/16
Shawn Mendes, Alessia Cara

With Ariana Grande having left rumbling thrills in the valley after her stop here on her tour, we can now look forward to Shawn Mendes as an aftershock, a solo pop artists whose rise to fame has raced alongside Grande’s own and whose music features the same kind of passionate romantic themes that rock pop music today.…
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Bethany Hamilton: Unstoppable **1/2
More movies about sporty thrill-seeking girls and women, please: This new documentary about professional surfer Bethany Hamilton is very welcome. Aggressive, competitive and driven, Hamilton has been a powerful role model since bouncing back from the horrific injury she suffered as a serious-amateur teen, when, at 13, she lost her left arm to a tiger shark.…
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Pandemonium and violence erupted at the Utah Chamber of Commerce building after police officers arrived to remove demonstrators protesting ICE detainments and the planned inland port development from the building’s lobby and its sixth floor.


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During a forum Tuesday evening centering around issues in the Muslim community, six candidates in the Salt Lake City mayoral race talked about the importance of diversity and inclusivity, proposing ways to incorporate new perspectives into local politics and make Muslim kids feel at home in city schools.…

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In a variety of media, Power Couples: The Pendant Format, offers an exploration of art produced in pairs, from 16th-century Europe to contemporary Utah. THURSDAY 7/11 Power Couples: The Pendant Format in Art Utah residents are used to seeing power couples during the Sundance Film Festival, but their attention will be equally engaged with the couplings in the new exhibit at the Utah Museum of Fine Arts. In a variety of media, Power Couples: The Pendant Format, offers an exploration of art produced in pairs, from 16th-century Europe to contemporary Utah.…
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"Mickey Paulk is a fleeing felon with felony warrants unrelated to his squirrel." Alabama Is the New Florida The Limestone County (Alabama) Sheriff's Office is on the lookout for Mickey Paulk, 35, after executing a search warrant at an Athens apartment where he was believed to be living on June 17. While Paulk was not at the apartment at the time, officers did find meth, drug paraphernalia, ammunition and body armor, along with DeezNutz, Paulk's "attack squirrel," in a cage in the apartment.…
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In 2019, what does an LGBTQ-themed film festival look like, and what should it look like? Film festivals have long been a way to showcase ideas and stories outside the mainstream. But as the world in general shifts in its notion of what "mainstream" means, so are film festivals themselves shifting.…
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How rich is the history of fast-paced, funny showcases for an odd couple. Is the buddy action comedy Hollywood's most consistently satisfying—and consistently underappreciated—genre? Simply posing the rhetorical question betrays that I've got a specific answer in mind, so bear with me as I sing the praises of a mismatched pair thrown into a dangerous but amusing scenario.…
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Geekdom has gone mainstream because the mainstream entertainers are geeks. At the risk of sounding older than I am, I'd like to say that things were much different when I was a kid. Being a geek in the '90s was an exercise in both patience and disappointment.…
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"Who would have thought burlesque would have such a strong presence here in the Mormon capital?" Cover story, June 27, "Pasties & Politics" Thank you all for bringing more to the burlesque world and for being so strong and shining so bright!…
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