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SCERA releases list of outdoor season shows, audition dates

The SCERA released its list of shows for the 2017 outdoor season: “Hairspray,” “Seussical: The Musical” and “Brigadoon.” “When choosing shows, we try to hit a good balance – a fun family show, a beloved [...]

How do I love thee? Let me count the steps

And a one and a two and a one, two, three, four. For the 9th year, Thanksgiving Point is swinging itself into the heart of that special someone with its annual Valentine’s Dinner Dance. The one-stop Valentine’s date — or weekend night [...]

University Place development update: New restaurants and events coming

The office building on the north side is done, connector road complete and the indoor/outdoor playground is finished. So what else could be happening at University Place? Answer: a lot. Cindy Nguyen, marketing director for University Place, [...]

UV To Do: February 2017

Events Fire and Ice When: Feb. 6, 4 p.m.–9 p.m. Where: The Shops at Riverwoods Cost: Free Site: shopsatriverwoods.com Family Valentine’s Dance When: Feb. 10 from 6:30 p.m.–8 p.m. Where: Springville Public Library Cost: FREE Site: [...]

Trailer tracker: Disney enchants with final live-action ‘Beauty and the Beast’ trailer

The countdown is here. With less than two months until the release of Disney’s live-action “Beauty and the Beast,” Disney released its final trailer on Monday night. The first trailer, which was released in May 2016, gave [...]

7 things Ifo Pili wants you to know about Eagle Mountain

Former NFL defensive lineman Ifo Pili first lined up in Eagle Mountain at the recommendation of his football agent. After living in Houston, Boston and Philadelphia, Ifo and his wife, Jenny, were searching for an affordable place to live during [...]

Weekend Best Bets: A supercalifragilisticexpialidocious musical and majestic ice castle

Don’t let the gloom of January keep you inside. Utah Valley always has something going on — whether its a musical performance, sporting events or a random affair – and you shouldn’t miss it. Here are five weekend best bets for [...]

Sundance Film Festival volunteers find sense of community with their service

All it took was one film screening for Trish Hopkinson to fall in love. Back in 2007, friend JoAnn Jarrett invited Hopkinson, a Provo native and local poet, to a Sundance Film Festival screening of indie comedy-drama “Delirious” in Salt [...]

Utah-Tube: Gardner Quad Squad storms Ellen DeGeneres’ show with cuteness

It was out of the “Mommy Break” pantry and onto the big stage for the Ashley Gardner, the Orem, Utah mom of 2-year-old quadruplet girls known as the Gardner Quad Squad. Gardner got a few minutes with talk show host Ellen DeGeneres [...]

Go Fish!: Of all the fish in the local restaurant sea, Tsunami at Traverse Mountain has the best sushi

By Mary Crafts-Homer I’m jumpin’ for joy that one of my favorite Salt Lake restaurants has opened a fourth location in Traverse Mountain! I have long been a fan of Tsunami at its original Sugar House location and find it a good place for [...]

First free 2017 national parks day on Martin Luther King Jr. Day

The National Parks Service will hold its first free parks entrance day in 2017 on Martin Luther King Jr. Day (Jan. 16). “Fee-free days make parks accessible to more people,” the Parks Service writes on its site. In total, there [...]

7 things Wade Christiansen wants you to know about Lehi

Father-of-five and podiatric surgeon Wade Christiansen’s Lehi roots run deep. His mother was the town beautician, his grandfather owned a bussing company on Main Street, and his other grandfather was a Lehi police officer. Wade even remembers [...]

9 post-pool season places to use your Pass of All Passes

If you think the Pass of All Passes is just for getting your family into Seven Peaks during the hot summer months, think again. Passholders can continue to get great value out of their passes by visiting any (or all!) of these nine attractions [...]

Weekend best bets: 5 festive weekend events to celebrate the holidays

From the Point of the Mountain all the way down to Santaquin, Utah Valley has a lot to offer — especially in weekend activities. There are no excuses for staying in all weekend when there are these quality events happening around Utah Valley. [...]

12 variations for your 12 days of Christmas countdown

Believe it or not, Christmas is precisely 12 days away. That means that even if your Christmas advent calendar isn’t off to a great start, today is the day to start again — or you can celebrate with 12 special gifts. Welcome to the [...]

5 ways to have fun with your kids when you’re stuck inside

Sure, winter is magical. The snow, the Christmas music, the holiday treats and twinkling lights. What’s not so magical is when you’re stuck inside with a houseful of stir-crazy kids and you’re all on the verge of a catastrophic [...]

The best, the worst and the most underrated Christmas songs

It’s the most wonderful time of the year for music. I enjoy hearing Christmas songs on the radio and singing Christmas hymns in church. Some of the best music we have has to do with the holiday season. Unfortunately, it’s produced some of [...]

MVHS alumna Jenn Blosil headlines benefit concert for MVHS stabbing victims

If you go… When: Monday, Dec. 12 at 7 p.m. Where: MVHS, 665 Center St. in Orem, Utah Cost: $5 pre-sale or $7 at the door for students; $20 pre-sale or $35 at the door for families Site: mvhs.alpineschools.org Jenn Blosil started off [...]

Spanish Fork Festival of Lights continues electrifying display for 24th year

Sponsored Story Spanish Fork Festival of Lights, now in its 24th year of operation, is bigger and better than ever. While the display maintains favorite light fixtures, it is constantly adding more lights for a new experience in the 3/4-mile [...]

UV To Do: December 2016

Events Breakfast with Santa When: Dec. 3, 10 and 17 from 9 a.m. Where: Thanksgiving Point’s Show Barn Cost: $30–$35 for adults and $25–$30 for children Site: thanksgivingpoint.org Story Time with Santa When: Dec. 5–8 at 5 p.m. Where: [...]