Cristy Meiners is the Deseret News’ Arts and Entertainment Editor who came to digital and print by way of public radio, most recently as the producer of SiriusXM Radio’s The Bob Edwards Show and PRI’s Bob Edwards Weekend.

A moment in “Bring Your Own Brigade,” a Sundance documentary, reminded me that sometimes we have to rescue ourselves.
What happens when a believer and a non-believer walk into “The Book of Mormon” musical? We decided to find out.
As Weller Book Works celebrates its 90th anniversary — a millennia in bookstore years — on Aug. 17, its owners Tony and Catherine Weller look back on their bookstore’s history, how the store is doing now and their plans for the future.
The pop phenoms are now older and perhaps wiser than in their sweet-cheeked days of yore, but if Wednesday night’s “DNA World Tour” concert at Vivint Arena proved anything, it’s that these five performers can still get us rocking our bodies.
The organizers of FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention announced on Tuesday that Tom Holland, the 23-year-old British actor currently staring in Marvel’s “Spider-Man” franchise as the masked web-slinger, is coming to Utah for the annual comic convention.
It’s an eclectic group that includes a horror film, thrillers and, yes, “Little Women.”
Thank you to all who played. We hope you got to know this small section of downtown Salt Lake City a little better and had fun while doing it.
Read our reviews of the Utah Shakespeare Festival’s 2019 productions of “Hamlet,” “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat,” “Macbeth,” “Twelfth Night,” “Henry VI: Parts Two and Three” and “The Book of Will.”
Dedicated Itty Bitty players with sharp eyes have discovered what a few of you may have yet to suss out: This year’s clue No. 5 has disappeared.
This year marks the 50th anniversary of that incredible, even miraculous mission, when humans, for the first time in history, stepped foot on our moon.
Fans gathered together on Saturday at the USANA Amphitheatre for a day of music and messages at the 2019 LoveLoud Festival.
Given his travel schedule and seemingly boundless energy, it’s hard to believe that The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints’ President Russell M. Nelson will turn 95 later this year.
Keeping with Itty Bitty tradition, we’ve scouted out 17 interesting and tiny things on our streets for you to find and identify.
Saturday’s LoveLoud Festival Powered by AT&T will feature Kesha, K. Flay, pop duo Tegan and Sara, DJ Martin Garrix, rock bands PVRIS and AJR and others.
Kiefer Sutherland, Christina Ricci, Dolph Lundgren — Rocky’s Russian nemesis — Megan Follows and an ‘N Sync member are all part of the group of celebrities announced for the FanX Fall Comic Convention, Sept. 5-7.
With “Napoleon Dynamite” celebrating its 15th anniversary today, here are 10 of our favorite quotes from the film.
New Kids on the Block are neither new nor kids anymore, but Thursday night’s Vivint Arena concert showed that they still have the right stuff.
Setting Disneyland Park’s new Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge on Batuu, a planet that most fans haven’t heard of, was an essential part of the design plan, according to Walt Disney Imagineering studio leader Scott Trowbridge.
It’s food fit for a galaxy far, far away, but that shouldn’t be a reason not to eat up any of the offerings at Star Wars: Galaxy Edge at Disneyland Park.
Even without the glowing, breathtaking sight of a life-size Millennium Falcon as a backdrop, Wednesday night’s official opening of Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge would have given even the most cursory of “Star Wars” fans chills.
In a way, you enter the Millennium Falcon: Smugglers Run ride almost as soon as you enter Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge.
Disneyland Park’s Star Wars: Galaxy Edge opens on Friday, May 31, in Anaheim, California.
With “Good Omens” finally getting a TV adaptation starting May 31 on Amazon Prime, we decided to look back at Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett’s work, sharing our five favorites from each of the authors.
Although we’re not yet halfway through 2019, the Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square have already made their travel plans for next year, which includes Scandinavia and the U.K.
Over the weekend at the Eccles Theater, 10 high school productions competed for 18 different categories at the ninth annual Utah High School Musical Theatre Awards.
There’s a chance “Yellow Submarine,” the Beatles’ 1968 trippy, psychedelic feature cartoon, is the most famous show Ron Campbell ever worked on. But the time he spent on it doesn’t represent much more than a moment in his years of work.
World-renowned Norwegian soprano Sissel will join The Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square for this year’s Pioneer Day concerts.
Tin Angel, Salt Lake’s Farm-to-Table bistro, will set up a second location at the George S. and Dolores Doré Eccles Theater later this summer.