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  • GOP hopes Mia Love's win a watershed moment for the party

    She’s a whip-smart and opinionated anomaly, a newcomer to Washington of Haitian immigrant parents. She’s also, the Republican Party hopes, a harbinger of the future. Late Tuesday night, in a narrow, hard-won victory celebrated by her...
  • Review: 'The Lost Book of Mormon' by Avi Steinberg

    Review: 'The Lost Book of Mormon' by Avi Steinberg
    Joan Didion famously said that "we tell ourselves stories in order to live." Didion was talking of the way we create narratives out of the stuff of our lives, attempting to make sense, to extract meaning, from what happens to us, what we observe around...
  • 'Meet the Mormons' shows diverse lives, to a point

     'Meet the Mormons' shows diverse lives, to a point
    Blair Treu, the director of "Meet the Mormons," described his film to the Salt Lake Tribune as a documentary produced by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints for nonmembers — a project that started as a visitor center piece for the...
  • 'Book of Mormon' tickets on sale Oct. 17

     'Book of Mormon' tickets on sale Oct. 17
    Tickets for the touring version of "The Book of Mormon," returning to Orlando in December, will go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday, Oct. 17. This time around, the musical comedy will play at the new Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts from Dec. 26-...
  • In Theory: Reflections on 'What's it all for?'

    The British Humanist Assn. recently began a poster campaign in the London Underground offering a daily “Thought for the Commute,” not only to garner attention for the association, but also to get commuters to ponder the meaning of life....
  • Actor B.J. Novak's Brings His Unusual Children's Book To Madison

    Actor B.J. Novak's Brings His Unusual Children's Book To Madison
    You may know actor B.J. Novak from his hilarious role as Ryan the weasel-y temp on TV's "The Office,'' but he is a comedian, director, producer and author, too. Novak won praise for his debut story collection, "One More Thing: Stories and Other Stories"...
  • Theater review: 'Book of Mormon' is smart, vulgar and sweet

    There certainly is plenty of vulgarity in "The Book of Mormon," as one would expect from something created by "South Park's" Trey Parker and Matt Stone and "Avenue Q's" Robert Lopez. There's no shortage of f-words and riffs on subjects such as diarrhea,...
  • Hit musical "Book of Mormon" opens in Philly

    "The Book of Mormon," the irreverent Tony-winning musical comedy from Trey Parker and Matt Stone, the creators of the "South Park" TV series, may be "vulgar and shocking" but it also leaves audiences with an unexpected uplifting message, says K.J....
  • For Neon Trees singer, honesty leads to confidence

    For Neon Trees singer, honesty leads to confidence
    For Tyler Glenn, frontman of the Provo, Utah-based pop-rock quartet Neon Trees, seeing a therapist was a breakthrough in more ways than one. “It was definitely a profound thing,” said Glenn recently on the phone from Minneapolis. “I...
  • Alex Beam's 'American Crucifixion' takes on early Mormon history

    It didn't last long, but for a short time in the 1840s the Mississippi River town of Nauvoo was the largest city in Illinois. While most municipalities thrived on trade, Nauvoo's propelling force was something much less tangible: faith. And that would...
  • Review: 'American Crucifixion' by Alex Beam

    Review: 'American Crucifixion' by Alex Beam
    In 1844, when Illinois was the wild, wild west, an armed mob stormed a jailhouse and assassinated an American religious leader. And got away with it. The story of Mormon founder Joseph Smith's death 170 years ago receives a fascinating retelling in...