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After giving birth to their second child almost four years later, I was informed that their mother did not want her children to call me by that... Dear Carolyn • When my son’s eldest started to talk, I encouraged her to call me “G-ma” because I didn’t care for “Grandma.” She never could learn G-ma, but instead called me Mamaji. I thought this was adorable and very special since it was her own idea. I became Mamaji. It is my email, user ID, I even had a T-shirt made! Not a word was said against it. After giving birth to their second child almost four years later, I was informed that their mother did not want her children to call me by that... <img src="http://mngislctrib.112.2O7.net/b/ss/mngislctrib/1/H.17--NS/0?&pageName=RSS" height="1" width="1" border="0" alt=""/> 58183823@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 01:01:02 MDT A tuna sandwich by way of Mediterranean bruschetta http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58206836-223/tuna-bread-chopped-oil.html.csp Sometimes the last thing you want to do at the end of a long hot summer day is turn on the oven and make a meal. So here’s a delicious solution that requires no more heat than is necessary to grill up some bread. The grilled bread in question, rubbed with garlic, is the sturdy and satisfying basis for bruschetta, an Italian appetizer that can carry many toppings but most often is graced with nothing more or less complicated than chopped fresh tomatoes, olive oil, salt and pepper. In this case, I... Sometimes the last thing you want to do at the end of a long hot summer day is turn on the oven and make a meal. So here’s a delicious solution that requires no more heat than is necessary to grill up some bread. The grilled bread in question, rubbed with garlic, is the sturdy and satisfying basis for bruschetta, an Italian appetizer that can carry many toppings but most often is graced with nothing more or less complicated than chopped fresh tomatoes, olive oil, salt and pepper. In this case, I... 58206836@www.sltrib.com Mon, 21 Jul 2014 16:17:07 MDT Scott D. Pierce: ‘Breaking Bad’ named TCA’s Program of Year http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58203351-223/tca-bad-breaking-program.html.csp I presented the program of the year award to “Breaking Bad” at Saturday’s Television Critics Association awards. Eventually. Unfortunately, I walked to the podium without the award. Which was the second time in three years I’ve made that miss. And that’s pretty embarrassing, particularly because I am, ahem, the current TCA president. “Those are not good odds,” Bryan Cranston whispered in my ear as he hugged me. (The “Breaking Bad” star is a very huggy kind of guy.) Fortunately, a couple of form... I presented the program of the year award to “Breaking Bad” at Saturday’s Television Critics Association awards. Eventually. Unfortunately, I walked to the podium without the award. Which was the second time in three years I’ve made that miss. And that’s pretty embarrassing, particularly because I am, ahem, the current TCA president. “Those are not good odds,” Bryan Cranston whispered in my ear as he hugged me. (The “Breaking Bad” star is a very huggy kind of guy.) Fortunately, a couple of form... 58203351@www.sltrib.com Mon, 21 Jul 2014 16:17:07 MDT Film, TV legend James Garner, reluctant hero, dies http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58203395-223/garner-film-james-maverick.html.csp New York • Few actors could register disbelief, exasperation or annoyance with more comic subtlety. James Garner had a way of widening his eyes while the corner of his mouth sagged ever so slightly. Maybe he would swallow once to further make his point. This portrait of fleeting disquiet could be understood, and identified with, by every member of the audience. Never mind Garner was tall, brawny and, well, movie-star handsome. The persona he perfected was never less than manly, good with his duk... New York • Few actors could register disbelief, exasperation or annoyance with more comic subtlety. James Garner had a way of widening his eyes while the corner of his mouth sagged ever so slightly. Maybe he would swallow once to further make his point. This portrait of fleeting disquiet could be understood, and identified with, by every member of the audience. Never mind Garner was tall, brawny and, well, movie-star handsome. The persona he perfected was never less than manly, good with his duk... 58203395@www.sltrib.com Mon, 21 Jul 2014 16:17:07 MDT Concert review: ‘Frozen’ prince charms crowd in Tabernacle Choir’s summer show http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58198325-223/fontana-tabernacle-center-choir.html.csp The Mormon Tabernacle Choir nabbed a cool guest star for its summer concerts: Santino Fontana, the voice of Prince Hans in “Frozen.” Though it was the Disney blockbuster that put him on the pop-culture map last November, Fontana is an established Broadway star, and those skills served him well Friday. After a pair of pioneer hymns from the choir and Orchestra at Temple Square, it was off to Broadway and the movies. Choral arrangements of “Tonight” and “Somewhere” from Leonard Bernstein’s “West S... The Mormon Tabernacle Choir nabbed a cool guest star for its summer concerts: Santino Fontana, the voice of Prince Hans in “Frozen.” Though it was the Disney blockbuster that put him on the pop-culture map last November, Fontana is an established Broadway star, and those skills served him well Friday. After a pair of pioneer hymns from the choir and Orchestra at Temple Square, it was off to Broadway and the movies. Choral arrangements of “Tonight” and “Somewhere” from Leonard Bernstein’s “West S... 58198325@www.sltrib.com Mon, 21 Jul 2014 16:17:07 MDT Thirst for U.S. craft beer grows overseas http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58206828-223/beer-craft-brewery-american.html.csp Richmond, Va. • Helping to quench a growing thirst for American craft beer overseas, some of the United States’ largest craft breweries are setting up shop in Europe, challenging the very beers that inspired them on their home turfs. It’s the latest phenomenon in the flourishing craft beer industry, which got its start emulating the European brews that defined many of the beer styles we drink today. The move also marks a continuing departure from the status quo of mass market lagers or stouts, d... Richmond, Va. • Helping to quench a growing thirst for American craft beer overseas, some of the United States’ largest craft breweries are setting up shop in Europe, challenging the very beers that inspired them on their home turfs. It’s the latest phenomenon in the flourishing craft beer industry, which got its start emulating the European brews that defined many of the beer styles we drink today. The move also marks a continuing departure from the status quo of mass market lagers or stouts, d... 58206828@www.sltrib.com Mon, 21 Jul 2014 16:17:07 MDT Concert preview: Tedeschi Trucks Band ‘keeps moving in the right direction’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58191927-223/band-rock-aug-sold.html.csp When you have two legendary musicians at the front of the stage, it just makes sense that Tuesday’s Tedeschi Trucks Band concert at Red Butte Garden is sold out. Rich Robinson of The Black Crowes will open the 7 p.m. concert. Singer/guitarist/songwriter Susan Tedeschi and her husband, Derek Trucks, voted by his peers in Rolling Stone as one of the greatest guitarists of all time, combined their talents and in 2011 released their first studio album, the Grammy-winning blues release “Revelator.”... When you have two legendary musicians at the front of the stage, it just makes sense that Tuesday’s Tedeschi Trucks Band concert at Red Butte Garden is sold out. Rich Robinson of The Black Crowes will open the 7 p.m. concert. Singer/guitarist/songwriter Susan Tedeschi and her husband, Derek Trucks, voted by his peers in Rolling Stone as one of the greatest guitarists of all time, combined their talents and in 2011 released their first studio album, the Grammy-winning blues release “Revelator.”... 58191927@www.sltrib.com Mon, 21 Jul 2014 13:38:57 MDT Shania Twain’s Vegas residency to end in December http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58206792-223/vegas-twain-las-residency.html.csp Las Vegas • Country superstar Shania Twain says she’ll end her residency in Las Vegas with a final show Dec. 13, two years after she began performing at Caesars Palace. Twain announced 16 “Shania: Still the One” shows in October and December, in addition to summer performances running through July 26 at the Colosseum. The singer known for hits including “Man! I Feel Like A Woman” and “That Don’t Impress Me Much” arrived in Las Vegas on horseback in November 2012. Traffic down the Las Vegas Strip... Las Vegas • Country superstar Shania Twain says she’ll end her residency in Las Vegas with a final show Dec. 13, two years after she began performing at Caesars Palace. Twain announced 16 “Shania: Still the One” shows in October and December, in addition to summer performances running through July 26 at the Colosseum. The singer known for hits including “Man! I Feel Like A Woman” and “That Don’t Impress Me Much” arrived in Las Vegas on horseback in November 2012. Traffic down the Las Vegas Strip... 58206792@www.sltrib.com Mon, 21 Jul 2014 11:44:01 MDT 'Apes' outmuscles 'The Purge' at box office http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58203490-223/million-owned-purge-weekend.html.csp New York • The summer box office continued to lack mojo, as the R-rated “Sex Tape” failed to turn on moviegoers on a weekend where “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes” maintained its rule. 20th Century Fox’s science fiction sequel outmuscled a trio of new films to top the North American box office for the second-straight week with $36 million, according to studio estimates Sunday. The acclaimed sequel to 2011’s reboot of the chimp franchise has now made $139 million domestically in two weeks. Its cl... New York • The summer box office continued to lack mojo, as the R-rated “Sex Tape” failed to turn on moviegoers on a weekend where “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes” maintained its rule. 20th Century Fox’s science fiction sequel outmuscled a trio of new films to top the North American box office for the second-straight week with $36 million, according to studio estimates Sunday. The acclaimed sequel to 2011’s reboot of the chimp franchise has now made $139 million domestically in two weeks. Its cl... 58203490@www.sltrib.com Mon, 21 Jul 2014 11:27:58 MDT Where in Utah was this photo taken? Submit your guess to outdoors@sltrib.com http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58199059-223/utah-brett-com-correctly.html.csp This week • Correctly name where in Utah this photo was taken to be eligible for a drawing for the book “Fishing Utah” by Brett Prettyman. Entries must be received by noon July 25. Email your guess to outdoors@sltrib.com with “Where Is It?” in the subject line. Last week • All but two of the 127 entries correctly identified the last chance restrooms on the Timpanogos Cave National Monument trail. Michelle Bower had her name drawn and wins a copy of “Utah” by Tom and Gayen Wharton. This week • Correctly name where in Utah this photo was taken to be eligible for a drawing for the book “Fishing Utah” by Brett Prettyman. Entries must be received by noon July 25. Email your guess to outdoors@sltrib.com with “Where Is It?” in the subject line. Last week • All but two of the 127 entries correctly identified the last chance restrooms on the Timpanogos Cave National Monument trail. Michelle Bower had her name drawn and wins a copy of “Utah” by Tom and Gayen Wharton. 58199059@www.sltrib.com Mon, 21 Jul 2014 09:16:19 MDT Comic-Con offers toy designers a chance to go wild http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58206264-223/mattel-car-comic-con.html.csp Los Angeles • When it comes to designing the highly coveted collectible toys for sale at Comic-Con, the annual celebration of pop culture lifting off Thursday in San Diego, the sky’s the limit for the designers at Mattel. Fittingly, the building where Mattel’s dreamers conceive of their limited-edition playthings is just down the street from the Los Angeles International Airport. Inside the colorful design center — a Hot Wheels-themed shuttle bus transports employees from Mattel’s parking garage... Los Angeles • When it comes to designing the highly coveted collectible toys for sale at Comic-Con, the annual celebration of pop culture lifting off Thursday in San Diego, the sky’s the limit for the designers at Mattel. Fittingly, the building where Mattel’s dreamers conceive of their limited-edition playthings is just down the street from the Los Angeles International Airport. Inside the colorful design center — a Hot Wheels-themed shuttle bus transports employees from Mattel’s parking garage... 58206264@www.sltrib.com Mon, 21 Jul 2014 09:05:05 MDT Salt Lake City slips, slides for a day http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/home3/58201690-200/slide-eggleston-event-lake.html.csp It was like a family gathering in grandma’s backyard. There were water balloons, water guns, good music and good food. But the main attraction was the 1,000-foot water slide that thousands of participants, young and old, came to conquer. People hiked three blocks up Main Street above North Temple in Salt Lake City just to slide down on inflatable pool toys and wet vinyl. Everyone anticipated his or her chance down the slide, especially Ian Eggleston, 12, from Bountiful, who was wearing an orang... It was like a family gathering in grandma’s backyard. There were water balloons, water guns, good music and good food. But the main attraction was the 1,000-foot water slide that thousands of participants, young and old, came to conquer. People hiked three blocks up Main Street above North Temple in Salt Lake City just to slide down on inflatable pool toys and wet vinyl. Everyone anticipated his or her chance down the slide, especially Ian Eggleston, 12, from Bountiful, who was wearing an orang... 58201690@www.sltrib.com Sun, 20 Jul 2014 14:40:19 MDT Seeger tribute at Newport honors traditional folk http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58203419-223/seeger-festival-folk-newport.html.csp Providence, R.I. • There are few musicians as inextricably linked to the Newport Folk Festival as the late Pete Seeger. Newport, known as the place where Bob Dylan cast aside his acoustic guitar and went electric in 1965, has made its mark on the festival scene more recently with an innovative mix of old and new — most with a far different sound than the folk movement Seeger helped lead. This year’s top acts include Jack White, Jeff Tweedy and Mavis Staples. In a hearkening back to its roots, an... Providence, R.I. • There are few musicians as inextricably linked to the Newport Folk Festival as the late Pete Seeger. Newport, known as the place where Bob Dylan cast aside his acoustic guitar and went electric in 1965, has made its mark on the festival scene more recently with an innovative mix of old and new — most with a far different sound than the folk movement Seeger helped lead. This year’s top acts include Jack White, Jeff Tweedy and Mavis Staples. In a hearkening back to its roots, an... 58203419@www.sltrib.com Sun, 20 Jul 2014 11:00:20 MDT UtahLit: Life and death at the heart of the Western novel ‘Stars Go Blue’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58190919-223/pritchett-novel-says-ben.html.csp Since she moved home to Northern Colorado’s Pleasant Valley, writer Laura Pritchett regularly walks with her father on the family ranch. “We both love to walk and we whistle a lot,” she says. “He whistles ‘You Are My Sunshine’ and ‘Cool Clear Water.’ ” Whistling and humming are the main ways the pair communicate, because Jim, her rancher-geneticist father, who is 82, was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s 13 years ago. Now he doesn’t recognize his daughter. “Sometimes he says: ‘You’re that writer, aren... Since she moved home to Northern Colorado’s Pleasant Valley, writer Laura Pritchett regularly walks with her father on the family ranch. “We both love to walk and we whistle a lot,” she says. “He whistles ‘You Are My Sunshine’ and ‘Cool Clear Water.’ ” Whistling and humming are the main ways the pair communicate, because Jim, her rancher-geneticist father, who is 82, was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s 13 years ago. Now he doesn’t recognize his daughter. “Sometimes he says: ‘You’re that writer, aren... 58190919@www.sltrib.com Sat, 19 Jul 2014 17:12:27 MDT Book review: Does James Madison still matter? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58175081-223/madison-cheney-political-american.html.csp In a 2009 C-SPAN poll of historians and political scientists that ranked the leadership attributes of the U.S. presidents, James Madison placed right in the middle of the pack — somewhere between William McKinley and Grover Cleveland and just two spots ahead of Gerald Ford. Similar surveys confirm Madison’s place near the midpoint, at neither the top nor the bottom of our perceptions of presidential effectiveness and success. Such rankings raise some obvious questions about what we value and how... In a 2009 C-SPAN poll of historians and political scientists that ranked the leadership attributes of the U.S. presidents, James Madison placed right in the middle of the pack — somewhere between William McKinley and Grover Cleveland and just two spots ahead of Gerald Ford. Similar surveys confirm Madison’s place near the midpoint, at neither the top nor the bottom of our perceptions of presidential effectiveness and success. Such rankings raise some obvious questions about what we value and how... 58175081@www.sltrib.com Sat, 19 Jul 2014 12:25:43 MDT Book club disagrees with Carolyn’s advice http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58183822-223/carolyn-community-advice-agree.html.csp Dear Carolyn • I almost always agree with your advice, or don’t strongly disagree, but this is an exception (bit.ly/2hrMove), about moving two hours away for a husband’s promotion. What’s the big deal? Nine of the 11 members of my women’s book club said of course they would move. Of the dissenters, both are caring for ill family members. Three of us have moved to support our husbands’ careers and one husband has moved to support his wife. In this day of Internet communication, this is nothing. T... Dear Carolyn • I almost always agree with your advice, or don’t strongly disagree, but this is an exception (bit.ly/2hrMove), about moving two hours away for a husband’s promotion. What’s the big deal? Nine of the 11 members of my women’s book club said of course they would move. Of the dissenters, both are caring for ill family members. Three of us have moved to support our husbands’ careers and one husband has moved to support his wife. In this day of Internet communication, this is nothing. T... 58183822@www.sltrib.com Sat, 19 Jul 2014 01:01:02 MDT ’80s rockers keep the good times going http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58195859-223/foreigner-music-styx-band.html.csp What it’s like touring with ’80s rockers Foreigner, Styx and Don Felder? Tom Gimbel, the multi-instrumentalist from Foreigner — he ­plays rhythm guitar, saxophone, flute and keyboard — gave a little insight during a recent telephone interview with the Salt Lake Tribune. “It’s funny when you get on a tour like this, everyone always immediately has something in common,” he said. “It’s like we’re all in love with the same girl and that girl is music. It’s not like we chose music; music chose us. I... What it’s like touring with ’80s rockers Foreigner, Styx and Don Felder? Tom Gimbel, the multi-instrumentalist from Foreigner — he ­plays rhythm guitar, saxophone, flute and keyboard — gave a little insight during a recent telephone interview with the Salt Lake Tribune. “It’s funny when you get on a tour like this, everyone always immediately has something in common,” he said. “It’s like we’re all in love with the same girl and that girl is music. It’s not like we chose music; music chose us. I... 58195859@www.sltrib.com Fri, 18 Jul 2014 15:26:07 MDT Photos: TV on the Radio headlines Twilight concert in Salt Lake City http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58182884-223/lake-salt-concert-lewis.html.csp Art rockers TV on the Radio, formed in 2001 in Brooklyn, performed as part of the Twilight Concert Series on Thursday at Pioneer Park in Salt Lake City. Twin Shadow, the stage name of American musician George Lewis Jr. Lewis, was the opener. Here are photos from the show. Art rockers TV on the Radio, formed in 2001 in Brooklyn, performed as part of the Twilight Concert Series on Thursday at Pioneer Park in Salt Lake City. Twin Shadow, the stage name of American musician George Lewis Jr. Lewis, was the opener. Here are photos from the show. 58182884@www.sltrib.com Fri, 18 Jul 2014 11:53:02 MDT Weekend Express: Youth parade, Jell-O fights, giant slip-n-slide, llamas http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58188013-223/saturday-admission-information-www.html.csp Plan your weekend with picks from our entertainment reporters, critics and bloggers. For more event listings, visit www.sltrib.com/entertainment. Sports listings can be found here. Days of ‘47 Youth Parade and Family Festival • The annual Youth Parade and Family Festival take place in downtown Salt Lake City on Saturday. For more information on Days of ‘47 events, go to www.daysof47.com. When and where: • Youth Parade begins 10 a.m. Saturday at 600 East and 500 South and goes west to 500 South... Plan your weekend with picks from our entertainment reporters, critics and bloggers. For more event listings, visit www.sltrib.com/entertainment. Sports listings can be found here. Days of ‘47 Youth Parade and Family Festival • The annual Youth Parade and Family Festival take place in downtown Salt Lake City on Saturday. For more information on Days of ‘47 events, go to www.daysof47.com. When and where: • Youth Parade begins 10 a.m. Saturday at 600 East and 500 South and goes west to 500 South... 58188013@www.sltrib.com Fri, 18 Jul 2014 11:24:48 MDT