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And in ca... Pink Floyd fans are no doubt anticipating the arrival of The Australian Pink Floyd Show, but they could even have a say in what songs they’d like to hear at the Sept. 27 concert at Usana Amphitheatre in West Valley City. For its “Set The Control The Very Best of Pink Floyd” tour, the band, formed in 1988, plans on featuring songs from the albums “The Dark Side of the Moon,” “Wish You Were Here” and “The Division Bell.” Fans can vote their picks for the set list at www.aussiefloyd.com. And in ca... <img src="http://mngislctrib.112.2O7.net/b/ss/mngislctrib/1/H.17--NS/0?&pageName=RSS" height="1" width="1" border="0" alt=""/> 58420024@www.sltrib.com Sun, 21 Sep 2014 13:42:45 MDT Dance preview: Change is in the air with Ririe-Woodbury’s ‘Fall Season’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58429186-223/dance-company-bokaer-fall.html.csp The first thing to notice about the opening of Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company’s fall season is its title: “Fall Season.” The straightforward description breaks with local convention of naming dance performances per a theme, and instead parallels professional companies in larger cities that simply announce the season. Using the same less-is-more reasoning, R-W has also decided to drop its December show. “It’s just quality over quantity,” artistic director Daniel Charon explained. “We will ha... The first thing to notice about the opening of Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company’s fall season is its title: “Fall Season.” The straightforward description breaks with local convention of naming dance performances per a theme, and instead parallels professional companies in larger cities that simply announce the season. Using the same less-is-more reasoning, R-W has also decided to drop its December show. “It’s just quality over quantity,” artistic director Daniel Charon explained. “We will ha... 58429186@www.sltrib.com Sun, 21 Sep 2014 11:48:27 MDT ’Maze Runner’ races past ‘Tombstones’ with $32.5 M http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58438692-223/million-international-maze-owned.html.csp New York • The young-adult adaptation “The Maze Runner” raced to the top of the box-office with $32.5 million, giving a budding franchise a quick start out of the gate. The 20th Century Fox release easily outpaced the $13.1 million debut of Liam Neeson’s hardboiled private eye thriller “A Walk Among the Tombstones” and the $11.9 million opening for the ensemble-cast dramedy “This Is Where I Leave You,” according to studio estimates Sunday. The strong opening for “The Maze Runner,” adapted from J... New York • The young-adult adaptation “The Maze Runner” raced to the top of the box-office with $32.5 million, giving a budding franchise a quick start out of the gate. The 20th Century Fox release easily outpaced the $13.1 million debut of Liam Neeson’s hardboiled private eye thriller “A Walk Among the Tombstones” and the $11.9 million opening for the ensemble-cast dramedy “This Is Where I Leave You,” according to studio estimates Sunday. The strong opening for “The Maze Runner,” adapted from J... 58438692@www.sltrib.com Sun, 21 Sep 2014 11:31:02 MDT Elton John rocks his way down memory lane at Utah show http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58424754-223/john-crowd-keys-audience.html.csp Blasting onto stage in rose-colored glasses and a long jacket emblazoned with a stream of blue, red and gold sparkles spewing from a rocket and the words Rocket Man across the back, Elton John put on a performance that showed that 40 years of entertaining crowds has made him nothing short of a master at it. From fingers that deceptively look too stubby to coax music from a piano, the keys melted beneath his hands and the notes flowed seamlessly throughout the Maverik Center on Friday night. He d... Blasting onto stage in rose-colored glasses and a long jacket emblazoned with a stream of blue, red and gold sparkles spewing from a rocket and the words Rocket Man across the back, Elton John put on a performance that showed that 40 years of entertaining crowds has made him nothing short of a master at it. From fingers that deceptively look too stubby to coax music from a piano, the keys melted beneath his hands and the notes flowed seamlessly throughout the Maverik Center on Friday night. He d... 58424754@www.sltrib.com Sun, 21 Sep 2014 10:05:46 MDT Fall TV preview: The best and worst of fall TV http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58388932-223/264-com-date-executive.html.csp If you’re looking for a bunch of big shows that will blow you away, you’re going to be disappointed in the fall 2014 television season. Which is not to say that ABC, CBS, NBC, Fox and The CW are letting viewers down.&lt;freeform&gt; Sure, there are some bad shows coming our way, but there are also some gems worth checking out. Here’s the best and worst of what this fall has to offer: BEST SHOW ABOUT A PREGNANT VIRGIN “Jane the Virgin” (Mondays, 7 p.m., CW/Ch. 30) • Jane (Gina Rodriguez) is a ... If you’re looking for a bunch of big shows that will blow you away, you’re going to be disappointed in the fall 2014 television season. Which is not to say that ABC, CBS, NBC, Fox and The CW are letting viewers down.&lt;freeform&gt; Sure, there are some bad shows coming our way, but there are also some gems worth checking out. Here’s the best and worst of what this fall has to offer: BEST SHOW ABOUT A PREGNANT VIRGIN “Jane the Virgin” (Mondays, 7 p.m., CW/Ch. 30) • Jane (Gina Rodriguez) is a ... 58388932@www.sltrib.com Sat, 20 Sep 2014 17:33:09 MDT Tony Bennett, Lady Gaga: Kids should know more about jazz http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58436513-223/bennett-jazz-music-gaga.html.csp Kids, Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga have homework for you: Listen to their new jazz album. The Grammy winners say they hope “Cheek to Cheek,” an album featuring selections from the Great American Songbook, will turn younger people on to jazz music. “The point of this album is not only to bring Tony and I together to collaborate, but to bring jazz to an entirely new audience,” Gaga said in an interview this week. “This is really about us giving jazz what it deserves, which is the upmost respect and ... Kids, Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga have homework for you: Listen to their new jazz album. The Grammy winners say they hope “Cheek to Cheek,” an album featuring selections from the Great American Songbook, will turn younger people on to jazz music. “The point of this album is not only to bring Tony and I together to collaborate, but to bring jazz to an entirely new audience,” Gaga said in an interview this week. “This is really about us giving jazz what it deserves, which is the upmost respect and ... 58436513@www.sltrib.com Sat, 20 Sep 2014 17:10:01 MDT Yosemite solving its bear problem by educating the animals — and visitors http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58436349-223/bears-bear-park-yosemite.html.csp Yosemite National Park, Calif. • It wasn’t that long ago that a trip to see Yosemite’s spectacular granite cliffs and splendid waterfalls was a descent into bear mayhem. In 1997, black bears broke into more than 600 cars in the park, searching for human food as they tore open the doors of Toyotas and Hondas, smashing minivan windows with their paws. The ursine marauders wandered into tents, overturned garbage cans and, on rare occasions, injured tourists. “You’d drive your car to the park and t... Yosemite National Park, Calif. • It wasn’t that long ago that a trip to see Yosemite’s spectacular granite cliffs and splendid waterfalls was a descent into bear mayhem. In 1997, black bears broke into more than 600 cars in the park, searching for human food as they tore open the doors of Toyotas and Hondas, smashing minivan windows with their paws. The ursine marauders wandered into tents, overturned garbage cans and, on rare occasions, injured tourists. “You’d drive your car to the park and t... 58436349@www.sltrib.com Sat, 20 Sep 2014 16:15:01 MDT Park Service approves improvements for Yellowstone’s Lamar Ranch http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58436311-223/amp-ranch-park-national.html.csp Yellowstone National Park, Wyo. • The National Park Service has approved a plan to make infrastructure improvements at the historic Lamar Buffalo Ranch in Yellowstone National Park. The planned improvements to various energy production systems at the ranch aim to conserve water and energy and reduce waste. For instance, one project involves installing a new micro hydro turbine. The Park Service says the project will increase the renewable energy available for use at the ranch and reduce the gre... Yellowstone National Park, Wyo. • The National Park Service has approved a plan to make infrastructure improvements at the historic Lamar Buffalo Ranch in Yellowstone National Park. The planned improvements to various energy production systems at the ranch aim to conserve water and energy and reduce waste. For instance, one project involves installing a new micro hydro turbine. The Park Service says the project will increase the renewable energy available for use at the ranch and reduce the gre... 58436311@www.sltrib.com Sat, 20 Sep 2014 16:03:02 MDT Review: Slash’s ‘World on Fire’ at its best as a slow burn http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58399382-223/album-slash-fire-moments.html.csp A man renowned for being a member of one of the most hedonistic sleaze-rock bands in history — and for performing in a top hat — might seem an unlikely candidate to showcase new work with nuance and restraint. Of course, that hardly means that Slash’s “World on Fire” — the third “solo” album by the former Guns N’ Roses guitarist and the second to feature vocalist Myles Kennedy and backing band The Conspirators — is devoid of bombast or incendiary moments. In fact, the opening riff of the openin... A man renowned for being a member of one of the most hedonistic sleaze-rock bands in history — and for performing in a top hat — might seem an unlikely candidate to showcase new work with nuance and restraint. Of course, that hardly means that Slash’s “World on Fire” — the third “solo” album by the former Guns N’ Roses guitarist and the second to feature vocalist Myles Kennedy and backing band The Conspirators — is devoid of bombast or incendiary moments. In fact, the opening riff of the openin... 58399382@www.sltrib.com Sat, 20 Sep 2014 14:05:55 MDT Travel: The Roosevelt trail, from Maine to North Dakota http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58430116-223/roosevelt-fdr-www-gov.html.csp Ken Burns’ new documentary about the Roosevelts — presidents Theodore and Franklin, and Franklin’s wife Eleanor — is bound to stir interest in some of the places connected to them. Here’s a look at some major Roosevelt sites, including birthplaces, family homes, vacation retreats and national parks and monuments from Maine to North Dakota. THEODORE ROOSEVELT SITES THEODORE ROOSEVELT BIRTHPLACE • Theodore Roosevelt lived at 28 E. 20th St. in Manhattan from his birth in 1858 until he was 14. The... Ken Burns’ new documentary about the Roosevelts — presidents Theodore and Franklin, and Franklin’s wife Eleanor — is bound to stir interest in some of the places connected to them. Here’s a look at some major Roosevelt sites, including birthplaces, family homes, vacation retreats and national parks and monuments from Maine to North Dakota. THEODORE ROOSEVELT SITES THEODORE ROOSEVELT BIRTHPLACE • Theodore Roosevelt lived at 28 E. 20th St. in Manhattan from his birth in 1858 until he was 14. The... 58430116@www.sltrib.com Sat, 20 Sep 2014 13:48:02 MDT Concert preview: Dropkick Murphys shipping up to Utah http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58420760-223/band-com-www-rock.html.csp Playing “Celtic punk” and naming your band after an osteopathic doctor who eschewed his medical practice to become a professional wrestler before going on to operate an alcoholic rehabilitation sanitorium are hardly conventional paths to mainstream success. And yet, somehow, the Dropkick Murphys continue to attract more than just a passing following — a feat they hope to accomplish yet again at Monday’s concert at The Complex in downtown Salt Lake City. Perhaps they’re successful on account of ... Playing “Celtic punk” and naming your band after an osteopathic doctor who eschewed his medical practice to become a professional wrestler before going on to operate an alcoholic rehabilitation sanitorium are hardly conventional paths to mainstream success. And yet, somehow, the Dropkick Murphys continue to attract more than just a passing following — a feat they hope to accomplish yet again at Monday’s concert at The Complex in downtown Salt Lake City. Perhaps they’re successful on account of ... 58420760@www.sltrib.com Sat, 20 Sep 2014 10:44:00 MDT Scott D. Pierce: 13 returning TV faves to watch this week http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58433102-223/season-iframe-abc-wednesday.html.csp If you’re a fan of “Sleepy Hollow” (Monday, 8 p.m., Fox/Ch. 13), you already know the truth about the Fox show — it’s absolutely insane. It is, after all, a show about Ichabod Crane (Tom Mison), who awakens after 250 years to do battle with the Headless Horseman and various other evil beings who are determined to bring about Armageddon.It’s great fun, but it’s nuts. And viewers aren’t the only ones who think so. Mison said he gets that same feeling with “every script.” “I mean, that’s why I lov... If you’re a fan of “Sleepy Hollow” (Monday, 8 p.m., Fox/Ch. 13), you already know the truth about the Fox show — it’s absolutely insane. It is, after all, a show about Ichabod Crane (Tom Mison), who awakens after 250 years to do battle with the Headless Horseman and various other evil beings who are determined to bring about Armageddon.It’s great fun, but it’s nuts. And viewers aren’t the only ones who think so. Mison said he gets that same feeling with “every script.” “I mean, that’s why I lov... 58433102@www.sltrib.com Sat, 20 Sep 2014 10:27:37 MDT Where in Utah was this photo taken? Email your guess to outdoors@sltrib.com for a chance to win a book http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58429300-223/book-utah-brett-chance.html.csp This week • Send your guess, along with your name and address, to outdoors@sltrib.com for a chance to win the book “Fishing Utah” by Brett Prettyman. Guesses must be submitted by noon Sept. 25. Include “Where” in your email subject line. Last week • Amanda Mitchell of South Jordan had her name drawn from the entries correctly identifying Sheep Creek Bay at Flaming Gorge Reservoir. Mitchell wins the book “Utah” by Tom and Gayen Wharton. This week • Send your guess, along with your name and address, to outdoors@sltrib.com for a chance to win the book “Fishing Utah” by Brett Prettyman. Guesses must be submitted by noon Sept. 25. Include “Where” in your email subject line. Last week • Amanda Mitchell of South Jordan had her name drawn from the entries correctly identifying Sheep Creek Bay at Flaming Gorge Reservoir. Mitchell wins the book “Utah” by Tom and Gayen Wharton. 58429300@www.sltrib.com Sat, 20 Sep 2014 10:15:02 MDT Chemistry is elementary in Utah Shakespeare Festival’s new plays http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58416511-223/holmes-sherlock-says-watson.html.csp If would take a very clever series of deductions to figure out just why we’ve fallen so hard, again, for mystery stories turning on the bromance between tweedy supersleuth Sherlock Holmes and his commenting-on-the-action sidekick, Dr. John Watson. There are plenty of clues to reveal the outsized pop-culture love of this fictional odd couple. Consider the box-office-smashing big-screen chemistry between Robert Downey Jr.’s Holmes and Jude Law’s Watson. And then there’s the mesmerizing, career-mak... If would take a very clever series of deductions to figure out just why we’ve fallen so hard, again, for mystery stories turning on the bromance between tweedy supersleuth Sherlock Holmes and his commenting-on-the-action sidekick, Dr. John Watson. There are plenty of clues to reveal the outsized pop-culture love of this fictional odd couple. Consider the box-office-smashing big-screen chemistry between Robert Downey Jr.’s Holmes and Jude Law’s Watson. And then there’s the mesmerizing, career-mak... 58416511@www.sltrib.com Sat, 20 Sep 2014 01:01:03 MDT Independence builds better relationships http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58420193-223/move-alone-boyfriend-carolyn.html.csp Dear Carolyn • I moved back in with my parents after college to save money and have been here ever since (three years). I have a good job and support myself, but I just haven’t felt motivated to move till now because of the savings. But my boyfriend of almost two years says it cramps his style to visit me at my parents’ home. After some discussion, we decided I would move in with him. I’m especially excited because it seems like a great way to stake out some independence without paying exorbitan... Dear Carolyn • I moved back in with my parents after college to save money and have been here ever since (three years). I have a good job and support myself, but I just haven’t felt motivated to move till now because of the savings. But my boyfriend of almost two years says it cramps his style to visit me at my parents’ home. After some discussion, we decided I would move in with him. I’m especially excited because it seems like a great way to stake out some independence without paying exorbitan... 58420193@www.sltrib.com Sat, 20 Sep 2014 01:01:03 MDT DVD review: Raunchy ‘Neighbors’ dances on the line between college and adulthood http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58426033-223/college-neighbors-adulthood-kelly.html.csp Grade • B DVD •There are laughs to spare in “Neighbors,” an enjoyably raunchy comedy with a surprisingly tender undercurrent. New parents Mac (Seth Rogen) and Kelly (Rose Byrne) discover a college fraternity is moving in next door — and the nonstop partying, while tempting in a “we’re-still-cool” way, is keeping them and their baby girl Stella up at night. With neither the town cop (Hannibal Buress) nor the college president (Lisa Kudrow) willing to help, the conflict devolves into an escalat... Grade • B DVD •There are laughs to spare in “Neighbors,” an enjoyably raunchy comedy with a surprisingly tender undercurrent. New parents Mac (Seth Rogen) and Kelly (Rose Byrne) discover a college fraternity is moving in next door — and the nonstop partying, while tempting in a “we’re-still-cool” way, is keeping them and their baby girl Stella up at night. With neither the town cop (Hannibal Buress) nor the college president (Lisa Kudrow) willing to help, the conflict devolves into an escalat... 58426033@www.sltrib.com Sat, 20 Sep 2014 01:01:03 MDT Utah theater swings into fall with curtain-raising shows http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58416272-223/says-utah-sept-hecuba.html.csp As the fall theater season gears up, three very different shows play on Salt Lake City stages this week. At Red Butte Garden, there are outdoor performances of Euripides’ “Hecuba,” a rarely performed tragedy featuring University of Utah acting professor Sandra Shotwell as the powerhouse title character. The Sting & Honey Company opens Peter Shaffer’s “The Private Ear,” a one-act play about falling in love with an idea. And at the Capitol Theatre, the Broadway Across America — Utah series kicks ... As the fall theater season gears up, three very different shows play on Salt Lake City stages this week. At Red Butte Garden, there are outdoor performances of Euripides’ “Hecuba,” a rarely performed tragedy featuring University of Utah acting professor Sandra Shotwell as the powerhouse title character. The Sting & Honey Company opens Peter Shaffer’s “The Private Ear,” a one-act play about falling in love with an idea. And at the Capitol Theatre, the Broadway Across America — Utah series kicks ... 58416272@www.sltrib.com Sat, 20 Sep 2014 01:01:02 MDT Concert review: Pianist Yefim Bronfman’s brilliance astounds Utah Symphony crowd http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58430233-223/bronfman-concert-symphony-utah.html.csp One of the greatest musicians alive is appearing with the Utah Symphony this weekend. Friday’s concert, the first of Yefim Bronfman’s two-night engagement in Abravanel Hall, was the kind of performance that leaves you shaking your head in amazement at what you’ve heard. The superlative-defying Bronfman performed Brahms’ Piano Concerto No. 2. Though still abundantly grand, it’s the less epic of Brahms’ two concertos for the instrument, and it features several moments of striking intimacy as the ... One of the greatest musicians alive is appearing with the Utah Symphony this weekend. Friday’s concert, the first of Yefim Bronfman’s two-night engagement in Abravanel Hall, was the kind of performance that leaves you shaking your head in amazement at what you’ve heard. The superlative-defying Bronfman performed Brahms’ Piano Concerto No. 2. Though still abundantly grand, it’s the less epic of Brahms’ two concertos for the instrument, and it features several moments of striking intimacy as the ... 58430233@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 22:46:02 MDT Movie review: ‘Maze Runner’ sends viewers going in circles http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58421408-223/maze-runner-thomas-config.html.csp Watching “The Maze Runner,” the movie adaptation of Utah author James Dashner’s dystopian young-adult novel, will make audiences feel like rats in a maze: sometimes energized, often disoriented and ultimately frustrated that the cheese at the end is so small. Appropriately, the audience is thrown into the story the same way its teen protagonist (Dylan O’Brien) is: confused and clueless as to what’s happening. He wakes up in an elevator rising toward a large grassy area, with no memory of who he ... Watching “The Maze Runner,” the movie adaptation of Utah author James Dashner’s dystopian young-adult novel, will make audiences feel like rats in a maze: sometimes energized, often disoriented and ultimately frustrated that the cheese at the end is so small. Appropriately, the audience is thrown into the story the same way its teen protagonist (Dylan O’Brien) is: confused and clueless as to what’s happening. He wakes up in an elevator rising toward a large grassy area, with no memory of who he ... 58421408@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 20:56:31 MDT Special screenings: ‘ParaNorman,’ rap documentary, and more http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58430031-223/tickets-free-park-documentary.html.csp ‘ParaNorman’ The animated comedy “ParaNorman,” about an 11-year-old who can speak to the dead — and must confront zombies and a witch’s curse to save his town. Presented by the Utah Film Center. When • Friday, 4 p.m. Where •King Koal Theatre, 1171 E. Main, Price. Tickets • Free. Also • Saturday, 11 a.m.; Viridian Event Center, 1825 W. 8030 South, West Jordan; free. Also • Saturday, 3 p.m.; The Prospector, 2175 Sidewinder Drive, Park City; free. ‘Black Cyclone’ The 1925 silent Western ... ‘ParaNorman’ The animated comedy “ParaNorman,” about an 11-year-old who can speak to the dead — and must confront zombies and a witch’s curse to save his town. Presented by the Utah Film Center. When • Friday, 4 p.m. Where •King Koal Theatre, 1171 E. Main, Price. Tickets • Free. Also • Saturday, 11 a.m.; Viridian Event Center, 1825 W. 8030 South, West Jordan; free. Also • Saturday, 3 p.m.; The Prospector, 2175 Sidewinder Drive, Park City; free. ‘Black Cyclone’ The 1925 silent Western ... 58430031@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 15:39:03 MDT