3 Mormon celebrities who have spoken in general conference

Today speakers for the general conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are chosen from among the general authorities and general officers of the Church. Other Church members with significant influence are given other opportunities [...]

‘Studio C’ character, Awkward Avoidance Viking, helping Conan on Tuesday night

Utah County’s clean sketch comedy show, “Studio C,” is appearing on late-night show “Conan” Tuesday night. In the episode’s description on Conan’s website, it says the Awkward Avoidance Viking, a “Studio [...]

8 LDS Church leaders who served in the armed forces

On Friday, the United States celebrates Veterans Day, a day we honor individuals who have served in the United States Armed Forces. Many members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints have served in the military as well as Church [...]

Utah-Tube: David Archuleta releases first original pop song since LDS mission

David Archuleta returned to the pop music scene on Thursday with a new song, “Numb.” A lyric video on YouTube shows the message of the song — continuing through life despite the pain and trials that accompany the journey. In February, [...]

Life as daughters of Utah’s governor

Kimberli Cahoon, Shannon Child and Heather Vlaardingerbroek are not only sisters, but their families also live within a few blocks of each other in the city of Cedar Hills. Their father, Gary Herbert, has been the governor of Utah since 2009. It’s [...]

Donny & Marie: Still a little bit country and a little bit rock ‘n’ roll

One of the unofficial traditions in my family growing up in Utah happened pretty much every Friday night. My parents would buy or make pizza and we’d sit around the television set and watch the Donny & Marie Show that aired in the 1970s [...]

Lindsey Stirling announcements: Show at UCCU Center; song included in Disney movie

Lindsey Stirling announced her fall tour dates, which includes a stop on Oct. 4 at the UCCU Center. Stirling, a classically trained violinist from Gilbert, Arizona, earned her way to fame through her YouTube channel. The BYU graduate has a [...]

What the apostles’ children have said about their dads

Fathers hold a valuable place in homes around the world. Especially in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, the role of father is held in high, sacred regard. In last April’s general conference, Elder D. Todd Christofferson [...]

The heartwarming story of Elder Bednar baptizing his father

This Father’s Day, many families in the LDS Church and around the world are sharing stories of their fathers. Many will tell about fathers who taught their children the gospel, baptized them, and led them along the gospel path. But in [...]

Donny and Debbie Osmond recreate ‘first-kiss photo’ 40 years later

On Debbie’s 17th birthday, Donny planned an elaborate birthday dinner and scavenger hunt, which began at the Tree Room. This was to be the night of their first kiss — and the snapping of the first memorable picture in their young relationship. [...]

Mrs. Donny Osmond

Debbie Osmond is often asked around town if she’s related to Donny Osmond. Sometimes she says “Yes, but so are about 500 other people!” She normalizes her experience of being married to Utah Valley’s most famous face and wants to do [...]

6 highlights from Rosemary Wixom’s service as Primary general president

Sister Rosemary M. Wixom, who served as Primary general president from April 2010 until her release on April 2, 2016, served during a period of great excitement and progress for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. During her time [...]

Donny Osmond wins April Fools’ Day with Las Vegas prank

Donny Osmond just won April Fools’ Day with a prank he pulled off in Las Vegas Thursday night. Osmond, an 58-year-old entertainer, keeps residency in Provo, but he still holds a show with his sister Marie in Las Vegas. On Thursday, Donny replaced [...]

10 star-studded CVX Live photos

The second annual CVX Live kicked of Friday at the UCCU Center in Orem — and this year is even bigger than last year’s event. “Last year’s event was fantastic,” John Roberts, one of four real-life brothers who make up the Bored [...]

Utah-Tube: 4 music videos to inspire you for Easter

Utah YouTube stars have released Easter-themed videos over the past week. With Easter Sunday coming up on Sunday, March 27, here are three Utah-made music videos to inspire you for the Easter holiday. Alex Boye, BYU Men’s Chorus and BYU [...]

Jenn Blosil, Bri Ray and Shannon Abbott perform at UV Mag’s Fab 40 party

Utah Valley Magazine’s annual Fab 40 issue became even more magical when we hosted a party for our Fab 40 and their friends and family. At the party, we pulled back the curtain and got a private performance from three of our Fab 40: [...]

10 Mormon cinema stars: Where are they now?

In 2000, screenwriter and director Richard Dutcher produced the missionary drama “God’s Army.” This marked the unofficial beginning of the age of Mormon Cinema—for the next 10 years or so, Mormon culture, Mormon actors [...]

How sports led 4 apostles to their wives

Members of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints always sit on the front row of the stand at general conference. Their wives also sit on the stand in the Conference Center. That much, everyone [...]

BYU’s one-bus choir: Dr. Ronald Staheli bows out after founding and leading the BYU Singers

From daily rehearsals to standing ovations, Dr. Ronald Staheli bows out after founding and leading the BYU Singers for 30 years. When Dr. Ronald Staheli was asked to reinvent the role of the top BYU choir, there was one primary administrative [...]

Waffle Love at first bite: Local devotion to the first food truck in the valley is waffle-iron-clad

In the second episode of Food Network’s competitive show, “The Great Food Truck Race,” Waffle Love owner Adam Terry and two of his brothers were in the truck, slicing fruit, making dough and serving customers in Arizona. Adam, in an emotional [...]