Lifestyle - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/Lifestyle Stories from The Salt Lake Tribune &copy; 2014 The Associated Press, The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Learn more about our privacy policy: http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy. en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Dish of the Week: Lux Burger at Montage Deer Valley http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58225039-223/bourbon-burger-burgers-dish.html.csp $32 • If you’re going to blow the kids’ inheritance, you may as well do it in style, right? Burgers & Bourbon’s Lux Burger ($32) embellishes an in-house-ground Niman Ranch beef burger with bourbon caramelized onions, truffles and foie gras. Order this decadent delight medium-rare and you’ll be treated to a gloriously luxurious affair — the Pierre Country Bakery potato bun is ultimately no match for the gloriously juicy explosion. Do be aware a side dish costs extra. Burgers & Bourbon • Inside t... $32 • If you’re going to blow the kids’ inheritance, you may as well do it in style, right? Burgers & Bourbon’s Lux Burger ($32) embellishes an in-house-ground Niman Ranch beef burger with bourbon caramelized onions, truffles and foie gras. Order this decadent delight medium-rare and you’ll be treated to a gloriously luxurious affair — the Pierre Country Bakery potato bun is ultimately no match for the gloriously juicy explosion. Do be aware a side dish costs extra. Burgers & Bourbon • Inside t... <img src="http://mngislctrib.112.2O7.net/b/ss/mngislctrib/1/H.17--NS/0?&pageName=RSS" height="1" width="1" border="0" alt=""/> 58225039@www.sltrib.com Fri, 01 Aug 2014 01:01:02 MDT Special screenings: ‘The LEGO Movie’ under the stars, ‘Ping Pong Summer’ and much more http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58242697-223/free-park-tickets-lake.html.csp ‘The LEGO Movie’ The Movie Under the Stars series continues with the animated hit “The LEGO Movie.” Presented by the Capitol Preservation Board and the Utah Film Commission. When • Friday, 7:30 p.m. Where • Utah State Capitol, 300 N. State, Salt Lake City Tickets • Free ‘The Hunger Games: Catching Fire’ The Friday Night Flicks series continues with the action hit “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire.” When • Friday, 8:30 p.m. Where • Kearns Oquirrh Park Fitness Center, Park Pavilion, 562... ‘The LEGO Movie’ The Movie Under the Stars series continues with the animated hit “The LEGO Movie.” Presented by the Capitol Preservation Board and the Utah Film Commission. When • Friday, 7:30 p.m. Where • Utah State Capitol, 300 N. State, Salt Lake City Tickets • Free ‘The Hunger Games: Catching Fire’ The Friday Night Flicks series continues with the action hit “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire.” When • Friday, 8:30 p.m. Where • Kearns Oquirrh Park Fitness Center, Park Pavilion, 562... 58242697@www.sltrib.com Fri, 01 Aug 2014 01:01:02 MDT Maria Shehata’s Egyptian ancestry is fodder for her stand-up routine http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58242512-223/shehata-egyptian-comedy-maria.html.csp Stand-up comedian Maria Shehata is looking forward to her shows in Park City this weekend for two big reasons. She’s never been to Utah. And she’s going to perform at the Egyptian Theatre. “I’m Egyptian, so, of course, it’s like home turf,” Shehata said during a phone interview from her home in Los Angeles. Shehata will appear Friday, Aug. 1, and Saturday, Aug. 2, with fellow comedian Dave Goldstein, who has appeared on “Late Night with Conan O’Brien,” The Comedy Network, Sirius/XM Satellite Ra... Stand-up comedian Maria Shehata is looking forward to her shows in Park City this weekend for two big reasons. She’s never been to Utah. And she’s going to perform at the Egyptian Theatre. “I’m Egyptian, so, of course, it’s like home turf,” Shehata said during a phone interview from her home in Los Angeles. Shehata will appear Friday, Aug. 1, and Saturday, Aug. 2, with fellow comedian Dave Goldstein, who has appeared on “Late Night with Conan O’Brien,” The Comedy Network, Sirius/XM Satellite Ra... 58242512@www.sltrib.com Fri, 01 Aug 2014 01:01:02 MDT Q&A: Talking classics and country with the Doobie Brothers’ Tom Johnston http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58182362-223/band-lot-music-songs.html.csp The Doobie Brothers debuted their first studio album in 1971. The band racked up a string of hits and Grammy Awards throughout the ’70s and into the ’80s and established itself as a prolific touring group. Despite disbandment and many incarnations with members who joined and left the band (notable among them Michael McDonald), the Doobie Brothers are touring again. The band will play with Boston at Usana Amphitheatre in West Valley City on Tuesday. Guitarist and vocalist Tom Johnston, one of th... The Doobie Brothers debuted their first studio album in 1971. The band racked up a string of hits and Grammy Awards throughout the ’70s and into the ’80s and established itself as a prolific touring group. Despite disbandment and many incarnations with members who joined and left the band (notable among them Michael McDonald), the Doobie Brothers are touring again. The band will play with Boston at Usana Amphitheatre in West Valley City on Tuesday. Guitarist and vocalist Tom Johnston, one of th... 58182362@www.sltrib.com Fri, 01 Aug 2014 01:01:02 MDT Country star Jo Dee Messina performs at Salt Lake County Fair http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58233468-223/lake-salt-album-county.html.csp Country singer Jo Dee Messina has so many good things to say about Utah, she could practically write a commercial. “This is what I love about Salt Lake: It’s designed for the family,” she said. “I love the parks, how kids play everywhere and how everything is so family friendly.” What about the mountains? “You take them for granted because you see them every day,” she said. “Those mountains remind me of how small I am.” She’ll be able to take in those mountains as the featured performer at this... Country singer Jo Dee Messina has so many good things to say about Utah, she could practically write a commercial. “This is what I love about Salt Lake: It’s designed for the family,” she said. “I love the parks, how kids play everywhere and how everything is so family friendly.” What about the mountains? “You take them for granted because you see them every day,” she said. “Those mountains remind me of how small I am.” She’ll be able to take in those mountains as the featured performer at this... 58233468@www.sltrib.com Fri, 01 Aug 2014 01:01:02 MDT Ririe-Woodbury dances through the years — and now on film http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58241971-223/dance-woodbury-company-ririe.html.csp A new film detailing the groundbreaking history of Salt Lake City’s Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company weaves together beautiful clips of contemporary works. But the spine of Claudia Sisemore’s 54-minute documentary offers a peek into the longtime friendship of company founders Shirley Ririe, 84, and Joan Woodbury, 86, who apparently found the fountain of youth through their love of dance — and arts activism. “To me, they are to dance what [Maurice] Abravanel was to music,” says the filmmaker, who has... A new film detailing the groundbreaking history of Salt Lake City’s Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company weaves together beautiful clips of contemporary works. But the spine of Claudia Sisemore’s 54-minute documentary offers a peek into the longtime friendship of company founders Shirley Ririe, 84, and Joan Woodbury, 86, who apparently found the fountain of youth through their love of dance — and arts activism. “To me, they are to dance what [Maurice] Abravanel was to music,” says the filmmaker, who has... 58241971@www.sltrib.com Fri, 01 Aug 2014 00:07:01 MDT Tribune’s Utah Lit for August: ‘Utah Reflections’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58247026-223/utah-book-tribune-reflections.html.csp For the slowed-down pace of lazy August days, the Tribune’s Utah Lit book club will talk about our home, thanks to the essays and poems collected in “Utah Reflections: Stories From the Wasatch Front.” The book includes pieces by local writers, such as the state’s poet laureate, Lance Larson, who writes about “Looking for Spiral Jetty,” as well as a poem called “February 14” by Katharine Coles, and excerpts from books by Pam Houston and Terry Tempest Williams. A few of the other writers featured ... For the slowed-down pace of lazy August days, the Tribune’s Utah Lit book club will talk about our home, thanks to the essays and poems collected in “Utah Reflections: Stories From the Wasatch Front.” The book includes pieces by local writers, such as the state’s poet laureate, Lance Larson, who writes about “Looking for Spiral Jetty,” as well as a poem called “February 14” by Katharine Coles, and excerpts from books by Pam Houston and Terry Tempest Williams. A few of the other writers featured ... 58247026@www.sltrib.com Thu, 31 Jul 2014 23:40:02 MDT Photos: Wu-Tang Clan at Twilight concert in Salt Lake City http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58234220-223/rza-album-lake-members.html.csp Pioneering hip-hop group Wu-Tang Clan performed Thursday as part of the Twilight Concert series in Salt Lake City’s Pionner Park. Here are photos from the show. Check back later for a review. Formed • 1993 in Staten Island, N.Y. Members • All nine members work under pseudonyms, including RZA, GZA, Method Man, Raekwon, Ghostface Killah, U-God, Inspectah Deck and Masta Killa. (Original member Ol’ Dirty Bastard died in 2004.) Best known for • After the release of its underground hit, “Protect Ya N... Pioneering hip-hop group Wu-Tang Clan performed Thursday as part of the Twilight Concert series in Salt Lake City’s Pionner Park. Here are photos from the show. Check back later for a review. Formed • 1993 in Staten Island, N.Y. Members • All nine members work under pseudonyms, including RZA, GZA, Method Man, Raekwon, Ghostface Killah, U-God, Inspectah Deck and Masta Killa. (Original member Ol’ Dirty Bastard died in 2004.) Best known for • After the release of its underground hit, “Protect Ya N... 58234220@www.sltrib.com Thu, 31 Jul 2014 23:24:04 MDT Movie review: ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ breaks the Marvel mold http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58234116-223/guardians-galaxy-marvel-config.html.csp Compared with Iron Man, Captain America and the other earthbound heroes of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, the maniacally entertaining “Guardians of the Galaxy” is definitely a wild child. Director James Gunn (“Slither,” “Super”) tosses together a dizzying blend of superhero bravado, outer-space adventure and off-the-wall comedy that introduces the strangest and most enjoyable bunch of rogues ever to inhabit the same spaceship. This being the Guardians’ screen debut, Gunn and his co-screenwriter ... Compared with Iron Man, Captain America and the other earthbound heroes of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, the maniacally entertaining “Guardians of the Galaxy” is definitely a wild child. Director James Gunn (“Slither,” “Super”) tosses together a dizzying blend of superhero bravado, outer-space adventure and off-the-wall comedy that introduces the strangest and most enjoyable bunch of rogues ever to inhabit the same spaceship. This being the Guardians’ screen debut, Gunn and his co-screenwriter ... 58234116@www.sltrib.com Thu, 31 Jul 2014 20:26:00 MDT Paul is very much alive: 7 times McCartney was the coolest man on Earth http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58247641-223/mccartney-paul-beatles-tour.html.csp Paul McCartney has been doing one thing for 72 years: being Paul McCartney. For the past 50 years or so, the world has watched him being Paul McCartney — first as part of the musical phenomenon that was The Beatles, then as a solo performer, songwriter, activist and global citizen. From all outward appearances, he always seems to be enjoying the act of being Paul McCartney — he smiles frequently in public, and in performance seems to exude a sense of pure joy in defiance of age and the weight of... Paul McCartney has been doing one thing for 72 years: being Paul McCartney. For the past 50 years or so, the world has watched him being Paul McCartney — first as part of the musical phenomenon that was The Beatles, then as a solo performer, songwriter, activist and global citizen. From all outward appearances, he always seems to be enjoying the act of being Paul McCartney — he smiles frequently in public, and in performance seems to exude a sense of pure joy in defiance of age and the weight of... 58247641@www.sltrib.com Thu, 31 Jul 2014 17:53:01 MDT Movie review: Exploring the unanswerable in moving ‘I Origins’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58234111-223/ian-science-cahill-config.html.csp In the thought-provoking new drama “I Origins,” director-screenwriter Mike Cahill continues the exploration he began in his debut, the 2011 Sundance Film Festival breakthrough “Another Earth,” of that razor’s edge between the two halves of science fiction — the science and the fiction. Cahill’s new movie walks on the line between the scientific and the spiritual, with a couple who represent both sides of that line. It’s in their relationship and its aftermath that Cahill builds a considerable am... In the thought-provoking new drama “I Origins,” director-screenwriter Mike Cahill continues the exploration he began in his debut, the 2011 Sundance Film Festival breakthrough “Another Earth,” of that razor’s edge between the two halves of science fiction — the science and the fiction. Cahill’s new movie walks on the line between the scientific and the spiritual, with a couple who represent both sides of that line. It’s in their relationship and its aftermath that Cahill builds a considerable am... 58234111@www.sltrib.com Thu, 31 Jul 2014 16:01:56 MDT Movie review: Comedy ‘Happy Christmas’ is a smart summer treat http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58234107-223/swanberg-christmas-happy-kelly.html.csp Unless you live in New York or Los Angeles, or spend a lot of time watching video-on-demand, you may not have seen many of director Joe Swanberg’s films. The Detroit-born Swanberg is prolific, having directed 14 feature films since 2007, when his first breakout hit, “Hannah Takes the Stairs,” was released. He’s known for semi-improvised comedies, often about twentysomethings who spend most of their time talking about their problems — often oblivious to how self-absorbed they sound. Swanberg’s la... Unless you live in New York or Los Angeles, or spend a lot of time watching video-on-demand, you may not have seen many of director Joe Swanberg’s films. The Detroit-born Swanberg is prolific, having directed 14 feature films since 2007, when his first breakout hit, “Hannah Takes the Stairs,” was released. He’s known for semi-improvised comedies, often about twentysomethings who spend most of their time talking about their problems — often oblivious to how self-absorbed they sound. Swanberg’s la... 58234107@www.sltrib.com Thu, 31 Jul 2014 15:59:30 MDT Movie review: ‘Boyhood’ explores growing up, a year at a time http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58234110-223/linklater-boyhood-config-data.html.csp Richard Linklater’s new film “Boyhood” is a moving drama based on a daring yet shockingly simple premise: What would happen if a movie followed a family over a decade, watching the parents age and the children grow into adults? Linklater experimented with this sort of time-capsule filmmaking with his “Before Sunrise” trilogy, three movies that captured a romance between two people (Ethan Hawke and Julie Delpy) in their 20s, then in their 30s (in “Before Sunset”) and finally in their 40s (in “Bef... Richard Linklater’s new film “Boyhood” is a moving drama based on a daring yet shockingly simple premise: What would happen if a movie followed a family over a decade, watching the parents age and the children grow into adults? Linklater experimented with this sort of time-capsule filmmaking with his “Before Sunrise” trilogy, three movies that captured a romance between two people (Ethan Hawke and Julie Delpy) in their 20s, then in their 30s (in “Before Sunset”) and finally in their 40s (in “Bef... 58234110@www.sltrib.com Thu, 31 Jul 2014 15:49:02 MDT Sean P. Means: In battle of comic cons, Salt Lake is already winning http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58241315-223/comic-salt-lake-con.html.csp Gee, you drive a fancy sports car into the middle of a big party, and the people throwing the party get all huffy about it. That, in a nutshell, is what sparked the war of words between Salt Lake Comic Con and the bigger, and more internationally recognized, San Diego Comic-Con International (which ended last Sunday). In case you missed it — and the publicity machine behind the upstart Salt Lake Comic Con has gone into overdrive to make sure you didn’t — what happened is that lawyers for the Sa... Gee, you drive a fancy sports car into the middle of a big party, and the people throwing the party get all huffy about it. That, in a nutshell, is what sparked the war of words between Salt Lake Comic Con and the bigger, and more internationally recognized, San Diego Comic-Con International (which ended last Sunday). In case you missed it — and the publicity machine behind the upstart Salt Lake Comic Con has gone into overdrive to make sure you didn’t — what happened is that lawyers for the Sa... 58241315@www.sltrib.com Thu, 31 Jul 2014 15:48:57 MDT Scott D. Pierce: ‘The Flash’ takes the early lead over ‘Gotham’ in fall TV lineup http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58238273-223/flash-gotham-iframe-com.html.csp Having watched all the available pilots for all the upcoming fall shows, maybe the biggest surprise for me is that, while I like “Gotham” a lot, I like “The Flash” more. These are not full-blown reviews. Both these pilots may be tweaked before they air, so it’s possible I could change my mind about one or both of them. “Gotham” is scheduled to premiere Monday, Sept. 22, on Fox; “The Flash” is scheduled to premiere Tuesday, Oct. 7, on The CW. Don’t get me wrong. My first impression of both shows... Having watched all the available pilots for all the upcoming fall shows, maybe the biggest surprise for me is that, while I like “Gotham” a lot, I like “The Flash” more. These are not full-blown reviews. Both these pilots may be tweaked before they air, so it’s possible I could change my mind about one or both of them. “Gotham” is scheduled to premiere Monday, Sept. 22, on Fox; “The Flash” is scheduled to premiere Tuesday, Oct. 7, on The CW. Don’t get me wrong. My first impression of both shows... 58238273@www.sltrib.com Thu, 31 Jul 2014 15:48:57 MDT Utah Symphony brings Disney to life in Park City on Friday http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58237538-223/disney-symphony-steichen-concert.html.csp In the cooler climes of Park City, film clips from “Aladdin” and “Tangled” will stream against a starlit night as the Utah Symphony plays classics from the animated films so many have grown to love. “It’s Disney, how can you go wrong?” said Jerry Steichen, who will conduct the orchestra Friday, Aug. 1, at its Deer Valley Music Festival performance “Disney in Concert: Tale as Old as Time.” The evening will feature the orchestra and four singers — Anthony Apicella, Terron Brooks, Juliana Hansen a... In the cooler climes of Park City, film clips from “Aladdin” and “Tangled” will stream against a starlit night as the Utah Symphony plays classics from the animated films so many have grown to love. “It’s Disney, how can you go wrong?” said Jerry Steichen, who will conduct the orchestra Friday, Aug. 1, at its Deer Valley Music Festival performance “Disney in Concert: Tale as Old as Time.” The evening will feature the orchestra and four singers — Anthony Apicella, Terron Brooks, Juliana Hansen a... 58237538@www.sltrib.com Thu, 31 Jul 2014 15:48:57 MDT Dionne Warwick knows her way to San Jose http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58247054-223/warwick-san-jose-song.html.csp San Jos, Calif. • In 1968, Dionne Warwick had never been to San Jose and didn’t think much of the song. But after the iconic singer recorded “Do You Know The Way To San Jose?” and the song became a huge hit, the 73-year old singer says with a laugh that she “cried all the way to the bank.” The catchy tune penned by the songwriting team of Burt Bacharach and Hal David would become her biggest international seller and won Warwick her first Grammy Award in 1968. This week, Warwick is heading back t... San Jos, Calif. • In 1968, Dionne Warwick had never been to San Jose and didn’t think much of the song. But after the iconic singer recorded “Do You Know The Way To San Jose?” and the song became a huge hit, the 73-year old singer says with a laugh that she “cried all the way to the bank.” The catchy tune penned by the songwriting team of Burt Bacharach and Hal David would become her biggest international seller and won Warwick her first Grammy Award in 1968. This week, Warwick is heading back t... 58247054@www.sltrib.com Thu, 31 Jul 2014 13:45:01 MDT Out and about: Warped Tour, Bareilles, Gaga, the Crüe and McCartney, too http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58238387-223/tickets-lake-salt-band.html.csp Vans Warped Tour • Think of the Vans Warped Tour — which makes its second-to-last stop of the year in Salt Lake City — as a smorgasbord of rock music, with some 88 acts on multiple stages. Think of it as a cool party, with extreme sports demonstrations and other stuff. Or think of it as every teen and 20-something you know having fun in the sun. (Hydrate, people, and apply sunscreen generously.) Among the bands playing this year: L.A. sibling alt-pop band Echosmith, California metal-core band Of... Vans Warped Tour • Think of the Vans Warped Tour — which makes its second-to-last stop of the year in Salt Lake City — as a smorgasbord of rock music, with some 88 acts on multiple stages. Think of it as a cool party, with extreme sports demonstrations and other stuff. Or think of it as every teen and 20-something you know having fun in the sun. (Hydrate, people, and apply sunscreen generously.) Among the bands playing this year: L.A. sibling alt-pop band Echosmith, California metal-core band Of... 58238387@www.sltrib.com Thu, 31 Jul 2014 13:32:02 MDT Contract dispute delays ‘Big Bang’ production http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58246250-223/season-bang-cbs-contract.html.csp New York • Production on a new season of “The Big Bang Theory” is being delayed because of a contract dispute with its top actors. The Warner Brothers Television studio, which makes television’s most popular comedy, said that Wednesday’s scheduled first day of work after the summer hiatus was postponed. There’s no word on when “The Big Bang Theory” team will be back at work. The CBS series is heading into its eighth season, and the studio is trying to hammer out new deals with actors Jim Parsons... New York • Production on a new season of “The Big Bang Theory” is being delayed because of a contract dispute with its top actors. The Warner Brothers Television studio, which makes television’s most popular comedy, said that Wednesday’s scheduled first day of work after the summer hiatus was postponed. There’s no word on when “The Big Bang Theory” team will be back at work. The CBS series is heading into its eighth season, and the studio is trying to hammer out new deals with actors Jim Parsons... 58246250@www.sltrib.com Thu, 31 Jul 2014 10:15:01 MDT What problem? Ariana Grande is new princess of pop http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58246237-223/grande-music-week-ariana.html.csp Ariana Grande is the new princess of pop, topping the charts with her addictive single “Problem,” impressing critics with her thick, gliding vocal range and maintaining an image that her young Nickelodeon fans can vibe with, signature ponytail and all. The 21-year-old is having the best time of her life. But it’s also the worst. Her grandfather, with whom she had a very close relationship, died last week. “I personally felt like I’ve been not as appreciative as I could be of the music success I ... Ariana Grande is the new princess of pop, topping the charts with her addictive single “Problem,” impressing critics with her thick, gliding vocal range and maintaining an image that her young Nickelodeon fans can vibe with, signature ponytail and all. The 21-year-old is having the best time of her life. But it’s also the worst. Her grandfather, with whom she had a very close relationship, died last week. “I personally felt like I’ve been not as appreciative as I could be of the music success I ... 58246237@www.sltrib.com Thu, 31 Jul 2014 10:13:02 MDT