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

Mystifying mind tricks the forte of mentalist Andrew Nadon

Nancy Van Valkenburg Thursday, April 3, 2014 You won’t see mentalist Andrew Nadon pull a rabbit out of his hat.“I love magic, but I really love mentalism,” said Nadon, who performs on Saturday at Ogden’s Ziegfeld Theater. “Magic can be cheesy,... more

'You Can't Take It With You' offers laughs at Northridge High

Amy Nicholson Wednesday, April 2, 2014 A zany show packed with quirky characters, “You Can’t Take it With You,” has a theme that is summed up in the words of main character Grandpa Martin Vanderhoff:“You can’t take it with you. So what... more

SLC comedian takes stage at Wiseguys

Wednesday, April 2, 2014 OGDEN — Wiseguys Comedy Club, 269 Historic 25th St., welcomes back Jay Whittaker to the stage.The nominee for Utah’s “Best Comedian” will perform at 8 p.m. Friday, April 4, and Saturday, April 5, at... more