The Lower Lights are in the business of breathing new life into the sacred hymns and gospel tunes audiences may already know and sharing the meaningful messages of songs that have been forgotten. This hymn revival is sparking new traditions.
June Audio Recording Studios feels like a place where art happens. It looks like the kind of place where songs are crafted.
There’s a fine line between magic and music. In fact, some might argue that there is no line at all. One thing’s for certain: The Utah Symphony’s “The Magic of Harry Potter” lived up to its name. It was nothing short of magical.
Many are familiar with the opening scene where we’re first introduced to Herr Drosselmeyer — err, Donald Trump? — entering a house labeled “Extreme Makeover: Nutcracker Edition?” Ballet West’s “Nutty Nutcracker” has done it again.
Kira Stone hopes that her music will help make the listener’s day better.
Fun, inspiring, miraculous, “piano-licious,” “cello-licious” — these are just a few of the words The Piano Guys use to describe their journey over the past couple of years.
Whether it’s an uphill climb with struggling to get published or fighting cancer, there is one thing Kristin Bryant you have to have: faith.
The 5 Browns, the famous group of piano-playing siblings from Utah, released their sixth album, “The Rite of Spring” on Oct. 29.
National Geographic’s “Jerusalem” is a 3D format, giant-screen film showing at Thanksgiving Point’s Mammoth Screen IMAX theater. The film takes an up-close-and-personal look at one of history’s most fascinating cities.
Speed dating? Try speed faithing. LDS students had the chance to participate in a “speed-faithing” event held at UC Irvine.
The Heber Valley Western Music and Cowboy Poetry gathering, which runs from Oct. 31 to Nov. 3, is full of a variety of Western art and entertainment that is sure to be fun for the whole family.
Many Institutes of Religion in the LDS Church have a longstanding tradition of some kind of weekly devotional. Though devotional traditions vary from institute to institute the world over, the spirit is the same.
“SIMPLY SINATRA,” Utah Symphony and guest artist Steve Lippia, Abravanel Hall, Friday
“Simply Sinatra,” a concert with the Utah Symphony and singer Steve Lippia, made for a foot-stompin’, finger-snapping kind of evening that leaves you dancing in your dreams that night. It was simply fantastic.
The Piano Guys, made up of Jon Schmidt, Steven Sharp Nelson, Paul Anderson, Al Van Der Beek and Tel Stewart, seem to have developed the perfect formula to strike a chord – literally – with people all over the world.
The Pacific Islands span multiple languages and a variety of translation stories. From Tongan to Maori, from as early as the 1840s through today, translating the Book of Mormon for faithful members on these many islands has been a constant project.
An article titled “Translation and Transculturation in the Pacific” details the struggles of getting the Book of Mormon translated for the saints in the Pacific Islands and Southeast Asia. The Philippines provide a prime example of years-long work
Jerry Steichen hopped out of his car, grinning and waving through the window of the Utah Opera Production Studios in Salt Lake City.
The Oquirrh Mountain Symphony and American Preparatory Academy charter school have partnered to launch a new music education program for at-risk youth.
Jerry Steichen, principal pops conductor of the Utah Symphony, is in high demand all over the nation for his versatile conducting abilities but loves his time in Utah. Utah residents can see Steichen this month both with the symphony and Ballet West.
From witty banter in “His Girl Friday” to sexual banter in “No Strings Attached,” a recent rise in gritty sex comedies has negatively impacted the long-lived romantic comedy genre.
Utah Symphony Music Director Thierry Fischer, along with Principal Pops Conductor Jerry Steichen and Utah Symphony|Utah Opera President and CEO Melia Tourangeau announced on Thursday the symphony’s 2012-2013 season and renewal of Fischer’s con
“How Beautiful: A Pictorial History of the Logan LDS Temple,” provides a detailed story of the temple from the beginnings of the LDS Church and settling to Cache Valley, to its many renovations and scenic pictures today.
Recent news stories from New York to the Virgin Islands highlight family history work, temple construction and Scouting honors.
Utah Opera Artistic Director Christopher McBeth announced Utah Opera’s 2012-2013 season on Monday. The season will include “Il Trovator,” “Florencia en el Amazonas,” “The Magic Flute,” and “The Barber of Seville.”
NBC’s “Who Do You Think You Are?” which takes a variety of celebrities on a journey of family history research, kicks off its third season on Feb. 3 at 7 p.m.
Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company’s upcoming performance, “Kaleidoscope,” Feb. 3-4 at Capitol Theatre, features the choreography of contemporary dance pioneer Alwin Nikolais. It’s anticipated to be a visual treat, especially for children and families.
Shannon Hale’s “Midnight in Austenland,” a sequel to the modern Jane Austen tribute “Austenland,” introduces a new heroine in Charlotte Kinder and adds an exciting murder mystery element. Those who loved the first book won’t be disappointed.
The Syd Riggs Foundation, a group memorializing the late teacher, director and mentor, is holding its 4th annual “Why We Tell the Story” concert Feb. 4, showcasing varied musical talent to contribute to an arts scholarship fund for Utah students.
If you think the arts in Utah are made only for trendy, single thirty-somethings or the empty-nested boomer generation, think again. With a closer look, it’s easy to see just how rich the state really is in arts geared toward children and families.