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‘Breaking Bad’s’ Gus an easy selection: Giancarlo Esposito to speak Tuesday at WSU’s convocation

Becky Wright Monday, February 17, 2014 With so many interesting speakers available, it’s sometimes been a challenge for members of Weber State University’s Convocations committee to decide who should be invited to step up to the podium.... more

Hale Centre Theatre’s ‘Les Miserables’ true to script

Amy Nicholson Wednesday, February 12, 2014 The Hale Centre Theatre kicks off its longest-running production to date, the Broadway smash “Les Miserables,” with performances beginning Feb. 14.Nearly 600 auditioned for the parts, with room to... more

John Moyer cracks wise at Wiseguys

Wednesday, February 12, 2014 OGDEN — He’s a South Jersey native who likes to poke fun at what he labels a “dysfunctional” upbringing, where family values were enforced by the use of a belt.Meet comedian John Moyer, taking the... more

'Romeo and Juliet’ plays at area theaters

Tuesday, February 11, 2014 The classic tale of star-crossed lovers is one of two screenings broadcast this week in several Top of Utah theaters.“Romeo and Juliet” — a filmed version of a Broadway theater production starring... more

‘A Man for All Seasons’ opening in Centerville

Amy Nicholson Tuesday, February 11, 2014 Centerpoint Legacy Theatre presents a thought-provoking drama in the Leishman Performance Hall with “A Man for All Seasons,” opening Feb. 14 at 7 p.m.The theater’s executive director, Jansen Davis,... more

Spend ‘An Evening of Elegance, Magic’

Monday, February 10, 2014 WELLSVILLE — The American West Heritage Center, 4025 S. U.S. 89-91, hosts “An Evening of Elegance and Magic” Friday, Feb. 14, and Feb. 15.Dinner is served at 6 p.m. with a menu of chicken marsala,... more

Modern characters put twist in Oedipus story at Ben Lomond High

Wednesday, February 5, 2014 OGDEN — Ben Lomond High School, 1080 9th St., presents “The House of Oedipus” at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 6-8. This adaptation, written by drama director Gary Gabriel White, combines Sophocles’ stories of “... more

Have a laugh at 'The Odd Couple' at OHS

Amy Nicholson Wednesday, February 5, 2014 Ogden High School drama teacher Jed Broberg said he chose Neil Simon’s popular play “The Odd Couple” for the school to perform because it matches the talents of his students.“We’ve got some good... more

Marionette artist, puppeteer to perform

Wednesday, February 5, 2014 BRIGHAM CITY — The Brigham City Fine Arts Center, 58 S. 100 West, presents marionette artist and puppeteer Freddie Spencer.The Park City artist, who has been nominated for an Emmy for his work, will... more

St. Joseph students bring ‘Fiddler’ to life

Amy Nicholson Tuesday, February 4, 2014 The beloved classic in which tradition meets the winds of change, “Fiddler on the Roof,” comes to the black-box theater at St. Joseph High School this weekend.Theater teacher and director Jennifer... more