Entertainment Archive

Salt Lake Comic Con Cosplayers: In Their Own Words

(KCPW News) Thursday marks the opening of the second annual Salt Lake Comic Con—not to be confused with the San Diego Comic-Con. Before

What’s in a Name? San Diego Comic-Con Issues Cease-And-Desist Order to Salt Lake Comic Con

(KCPW News) The San Diego Comic-Con wrapped up over the weekend. Believe it or not, movie casting decisions or the reintroduction of

2014 Salt Lake Comic Con Tickets Go On Sale

(KCPW News) After the rousing success of the inaugural Salt Lake Comic Con last year and Comic Con’s Fan Xperience last month, the

New Leonardo Exhibit an ‘Anatomical Safari’

(KCPW News) From Dead Sea scrolls to dead animals. The Leonardo Museum in downtown Salt Lake City has a new exhibition that

2014 Twilight Concert Series Acts Announced

(KCPW News) Music fans in Salt Lake City and all across Utah have been anxiously awaiting the lineup for the popular Twilight Concert

Utah Symphony to Perform at Utah National Parks

(KCPW News) The Utah Symphony, in concert with the Utah Office of Tourism, will be offering a series of special outdoor performances

Rare Display of Dead Sea Scrolls Comes to Utah Museum

(KCPW News) The largest antiquities collection to ever leave Israel will soon be on display in Salt Lake City. The Leonardo Science

Living Traditions Festival Features Food, Music, Dance and More

(KCPW News) A rite of Spring in downtown Salt Lake City is the Living Traditions Festival, which will take place this weekend

NBC Affiliate’s Decision Not to Air Show about Gay Fathers Draws Backlash

KSL-TV’s decision not to air a show about a gay couple and their efforts to start a family is drawing anger from

Life at Topaz Internment Camp on Display Online

Images of a dark period in Japanese American history are now on display thanks to the state history department.

“Wicked” Opens Tonight at Capitol Theatre

After a sold-out run in 2009, the hit Broadway show Wicked has landed once again in Salt Lake City, opening tonight at

Sand Sculpture Takes Shape at Utah Arts Festival

A 20-ton sand sculpture will anchor the four-day Utah Arts Festival beginning Thursday on Salt Lake City’s Library Square. And as KCPW’s

Summer Shows on the Horizon in Salt Lake City

Summer is officially on its way in Salt Lake City and that means people are gearing up for traditional summer festivities. As

The Cupcake Project at UMOCA

An exhibition coming to downtown Salt Lake City’s Utah Museum of Contemporary Art will have visitors thinking about hunger in a different

“The Sound of Young America” Graduates from College

The end of an era has arrived for a public radio program that began as a college radio show. Now, The Sound

City Council Takes Step Toward Performing Arts Center

The Salt Lake City Council discussed last night how the vision of a Broadway-style performing arts center in downtown Salt Lake City

U.S. Poet Laureate William S. Merwin Speaks at Main City Library

United States Poet Laureate William S. Merwin spoke at the Salt Lake City Main Library on Wednesday, October 5 as part of

Experimental Surveillance Focus of Westminster Professor’s Novel

If new technology can help prevent violence, does that necessarily mean it should be used? That’s one of the questions explored in

Hill Above Red Butte Garden to Close

Red Butte Garden is counting on a smaller crowd for next year’s outdoor concert series, at least when it comes to those

Joint Exhibition Remembers Longtime Artist, Art Teacher Doug Snow

A longtime artist and art teacher who passed away in late 2009 is the subject of a joint exhibition opening this week

Modified Beer Festival a Success

Tighter liquor laws didn’t put a damper on Salt Lake City Weekly’s second annual Utah Beer Festival Saturday outside the City-County Building.

Twilight Series Seeking Donations

Growing costs have prompted the Salt Lake City Arts Council to seek text message donations to help pay for the annual Twilight

Athlete Gives Back to City He Calls Home

For professional football players, the summer months generally bring mini-camps and free-agent negotiations. However, with the National Football League involved in

EDF President to Speak on Re-Inventing Energy

The discussion on cap and trade began long before Congress considered measures to reduce greenhouse gases. In fact, Fred Krupp, President of

Q Debuts Tonight on KCPW

A new program that debuts tonight on KCPW is a fusion of high art, pop culture, politics, entertainment, and more. Q debuted

Jeff Muhs Opens 2011 Nature of Things Lecture Series

Jeff Muhs, director of Utah State University’s Energy Dynamics Laboratory opened this year’s Nature of Things Lecture Series on February 16 at