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Nancy Van Valkenburg

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Review: 'Race' offers intelligent, intense drama

Trust the David Mamet drama “Race” to raise thorny, uncomfortable questions about prejudice and sexism, and to explore answers through unhesitating,...


Review: 'Wit' packs a dramatic punch

The ending of “Wit” is revealed within the first two minutes by the play’s lead, Vivian Bearing, Ph.D, a distinguished professor of poetry....


Local actors star in Utah Rep's '[title of show]'

For would-be playwright Hunter Bell and best friend Jeff Bowen, an aspiring composer, writing an original musical for a contest was the goal. Their first stumbling...


Locals plan Veterans Day parade, concerts, thanks

Feeling gratitude to American troops and veterans should be a year-round thing, but annual Veterans Day celebrations are a meaningful way to make the recognition...


Ogden director heads south for dream role in 'Company'

Since high school, a certain role seemed to speak directly to Rick Rea, an Ogden theater director, designer and actor. In Stephen Sondheim’s 1970 musical...


Acorn Antique Show returns to Ogden

With the dropping of temperatures and the swirling of colorful leaves, people tend to think about nesting at home. That’s what makes the fall Acorn Antiques...

Movies & TV

Tambor heads to Ogden to motivate dreamers

Jeffrey Tambor comes to Ogden next week with a talk about passion and pursuing personal dreams. More than any other time in his prolific career, Tambor is living...

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