A party with poles, silks and a whole lot of strength

Morgan Briesmaster Wednesday, April 16, 2014 OGDEN — Shay Voorhees enters the studio after a long day feeling defeated from juggling demands. But flying through the air or executing a difficult trick that has taken months or weeks to master... more

Illusionist to walk through wall at Logan show

Wednesday, April 16, 2014 LAYTON — If you’ve forgotten what makes magic seem miraculous, just locate the nearest child and inquire.“We want to believe anything is possible,” said Kevin Spencer, who on Saturday brings his show... more

Fraudway improv makes fun of ‘Hunger Games’

Wednesday, April 16, 2014 OGDEN — The fierceness of “The Hunger Games” turns to comedy in Off The Wall Improv’s Fraudway, “The Blunder Games: Catching Fire.”This musical parody is made up on the spot. Get your tickets, $6 in... more

Wit, sass and romance sparkle in 'She Loves Me'

Amy Nicholson Tuesday, April 15, 2014 Since the romantic stage comedy “Parfumerie” debuted in 1937, the story has become so popular it was adapted to the Broadway musical “She Loves Me” and three motion pictures, including “You’ve Got... more

'Les Mis' actress carries on despite breast cancer

Nancy Van Valkenburg Tuesday, April 15, 2014 Lori Schoonmaker Rees had just started rehearsals for the Hale Centre Theatre’s “Les Miserables” when she discovered the lump her doctors would diagnose as Stage II breast cancer.“I talked to the... more

'Dancing on Air' lifts spirits at Weber State

Nancy Van Valkenburg Wednesday, April 9, 2014 With spring comes the scent of warm earth, blossoms and sprouting leaves, elevating the spirits and senses of many a winter-weary soul.There’s one local dance troupe that plans to “float” in seasonal... more

Ziegfeld Theater cast ventures 'Into the Woods'

Amy Nicholson Wednesday, April 9, 2014 With Hollywood stars Meryl Streep and Johnny Depp bringing the wicked witch and the big bad wolf to life on the big screen this December, “Into the Woods” is a hot musical for community theaters this... more

Comedian/magician Bonar up next at Wiseguys

Wednesday, April 9, 2014 OGDEN — Brad Bonar, Jr. plays Wiseguys comedy club this weekend, with shows at 8 p.m. April 11 and 12. Bonar’s material springs from his family life, and he’s also a magician.Wiseguys gives the act a... more

Generations clash, come together in ‘4000 Miles’

Amy Nicholson Tuesday, April 8, 2014 When Leo embarks on a 4,000-mile cycling trip, he doesn’t realize where it will ultimately take him. Like life itself, the journey is full of surprises.“Oftentimes, you don’t really realize you are... more

Imagine Ballet Theatre brings folktales to life

Morgan Briesmaster Tuesday, April 8, 2014 It is more than an evening, folks, it is ballet.Imagine Ballet Theatre (IBT), an Ogden-based youth ballet company, will present “An Evening of Folktales: Peter and the Wolf and Urashima Taro,” April... more