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  • Re-enactment spotlights legal legacy of Mormon church founder Joseph Smith

    Re-enactment spotlights legal legacy of Mormon church founder Joseph Smith
    Constantly in and out of courtrooms until killed by a mob outside a jail in Carthage, Ill., Mormon church founder Joseph Smith spent much of his adult life as a wanted man. On Monday, three lesser known legal battles that kept Smith a free man will come...
  • Young Mormon Moviegoers Have Faith in Real-Life Pic 'Saratov Approach'

    Writing its own box office success in the history books, "The Saratov Approach," the real-life story of two Mormon missionaries who were kidnapped and tortured in Russia, has quietly become a local B.O. hit in heavily Mormon areas like Mesa, Ariz., and...
  • Local Mormons aren't flocking to 'Book of Mormon'

    Local Mormons aren't flocking to 'Book of Mormon'
    Sandra Spencer has no intention of seeing the hit Broadway musical "The Book of Mormon." Neither does Lynn Whitcomb. The Longwood residents, two of Central Florida's estimated 61,000 Mormons, don't object to the play's jabs at their religion. It's the...
  • Film Review: 'The Falls: Testament of Love'

    A sequel to last year's "The Falls," returning writer-director Jon Garcia's "The Falls: Testament of Love" actually jumps forward five years to reunite the two young Mormon men who came out by finding each other in the first film. It's a most awkward...
  • Theater review: 'The Book of Mormon'

     Theater review: 'The Book of Mormon'
    Thank God. Broadway hit "The Book of Mormon" has arrived in Orlando with a production that, saints be praised, is as much a thrill as the original. Of course, the carefully plotted story, rip-roaring musical numbers and witty lyrics remain the same....
  • Guess Who's On The 'Mormon' Bandwagon

    Guess Who's On The 'Mormon' Bandwagon
    Here’s the pickle: The biggest Broadway hit of the new century celebrates (yay!) and mocks (uh-oh) your religion. What’s a latter-day church to do? If the show was “The Book of Mormon” and you were The Church of Jesus Christ of...
  • On the Town: Women at Work welcomes new executive director; third annual Heart of Business Expo and Luncheon; "Let Your Light So Shine" musical fireside

    On the Town: Women at Work welcomes new executive director;  third annual Heart of Business Expo and Luncheon; "Let Your Light So Shine" musical fireside
    Not only is Women at Work celebrating its 35th anniversary, it's also welcoming its new executive director, Camille Levee, who is the former executive director of Glendale Healthy Kids. At a recent welcome reception at the Women at Work's Pasadena...
  • Hippodrome production faithful to irreverent 'Mormon'

    Hippodrome production faithful to irreverent 'Mormon'
    Humor, unlike music, isn't a universal language. I mention this up front for the benefit of anyone who cannot find anything funny in religion, poverty, disease, genital mutilation or various other things targeted in "The Book of Mormon," the mega-...
  • In Utah, many want to pull down 'Zion Curtain' drinking laws

    SALT LAKE CITY — The art of bartending, Matthew Pfohl says, is all about the performance, the subtle dance of bottle and glass. Over his career this virtuoso of the high-end pour has dazzled customers, effortlessly grabbing a top-shelf gin, say...
  • 'Book of Mormon' packs fresh irreverence into traditional musical formula

    'Book of Mormon' packs fresh irreverence into traditional musical formula
    The curtain-raising scene of Jesus appearing "in ancient upstate New York" is the first little clue that "The Book of Mormon" is not your average Broadway musical. By the time the show ends, every politically incorrect button has been pushed, every...
  • Obama and Romney fought cleanest fight in history

    Obama and Romney fought cleanest fight in history
    Now that the candidates have left the hustings (whatever those are) behind, it can be said: This was the cleanest presidential campaign in recent memory, perhaps in American history. Before you get exercised about Mitt Romney's sketchy tax math or...