Daily Archives: July 2, 2016

Utah Shakespeare Festival launches new theater with much ado

SALT LAKE CITY — Most afternoons, a veteran Utah Shakespeare Festival actor ducks out of rehearsals and meetings and costume fittings and sound checks to slip into the new Engelstad Shakespeare Theatre.

Utah Shakespeare Festival launches new theater with much ado

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The National Parks rock Rooftop stage

The National Parks returned home Friday night to headline July’s edition of the Rooftop Concert Series, and those paying attention couldn’t help but be struck by the second line of the band’s opening song.

The National Parks rock Rooftop stage

Two days left: How to squeeze the most out of the Freedom Festival

The Freedom Days and heritage events countdown has begun with just two days left until the celebration organizers and vendors pack up until they open again in 2017.

Two days left: How to squeeze the most out of the Freedom Festival

Utah County’s signature candidates all defeated in primary

After three Republican primary races in Utah County ended in defeat for those who gathered signatures to get on the primary ballot, some say the caucus/convention process is validated.

Utah County’s signature candidates all defeated in primary

Cowboy singer Michael Martin Murphey performs with Utah Symphony

As the Utah Symphony filed into their empty on-stage seats for Thursday’s performance at Thanksgiving Point’s Ashton Gardens, the audience might have expected to hear a rousing performance of Tchaikovsky or Mozart.

Cowboy singer Michael Martin Murphey performs with Utah Symphony

Utah state Sen. Al Jackson resigns from Utah Legislature

SALT LAKE CITY — Utah state Sen. Al Jackson has resigned ahead of his move out of state.

Utah state Sen. Al Jackson resigns from Utah Legislature

Flash flood warning issued for Zion National Park

SALT LAKE CITY — Officials have issued a flash flood warning for Zion National Park in southern Utah as afternoon thunderstorms have moved into the area.

Flash flood warning issued for Zion National Park

Firework restrictions set for Utah County cities

No Fourth of July celebration is complete without the twinkling lights of fireworks. But before lighting up your sparklers, it’s important to know when and where to do so.

Firework restrictions set for Utah County cities