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Memorial concert, album for killed siblings to benefit South Ogden family

Linda East Brady, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 16 2014 - 2:08pm

Musical friends and extended family of Katie and Taylor Marcus, South Ogden siblings who passed away in an auto accident on April 3, are coming together for two projects.One group of friends will host a benefit concert, and another is making a memorial album. Both will donate funds directly to the Marcuses to defray funeral and other expenses...

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VIDEO: Career switching leads to Layton teacher's life's work

Dana Rimington, Standard-Examiner correspondent
Mar 22 2014 - 7:06pm

LAYTON -- It took Michelle Montierth, 48, three different careers before landing in the field she feels is her calling in life. Montierth is now being recognized for her efforts as the 2014 Pacific Region Art Educator of the Year. After pursuing a career as a real estate agent, working in a hospital emergency room, and then as a photographer...

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'12 Years a Slave' takes top Oscar honors

The Associated Press
Mar 3 2014 - 9:44am

LOS ANGELES -- Add Twitter, Samsung Electronics and Coca-Cola to the list of winners at last night's Oscars ceremony for their product-placement coups.Twitter, the microblogging site, was flooded with traffic after host Ellen DeGeneres waded into the audience for a photo during the Los Angeles event, telecast on Walt Disney Co.'s ABC.

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‘12 Years a Slave’ rises up at Academy Awards

The Associated Press
Mar 2 2014 - 10:24am

LOS ANGELES -- Perhaps atoning for past sins, Hollywood named the brutal, unshrinking historical drama "12 Years a Slave" best picture at the 86th annual Academy Awards.Steve McQueen's slavery odyssey, based on Solomon Northup's 1853 memoir, has been hailed as a landmark corrective to the movie industry's virtual blindness to slavery, instead...

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'Sound of Music' daughter dies at 99

The Associated Press
Feb 23 2014 - 9:33am

STOWE, Vt. -- Maria von Trapp, the last surviving member and second-eldest daughter of the musical family whose escape from Nazi-occupied Austria was the basis for "The Sound of Music," has died. She was 99.Von Trapp died at her home in Vermont on Tuesday, according to her brother Johannes von Trapp."She was a lovely...

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'American Hustle,' 'Gravity' lead Oscar nominations

The Associated Press
Jan 16 2014 - 9:42am

The Academy Awards appear to be the three-horse race many expected it would be, with "Gravity," ''American Hustle" and "12 Years a Slave" all receiving a heap of nominations.The nominations for the 86th Academy Awards, announced Thursday morning in Beverly Hills, Calif., were led by the 3-D space odyssey "Gravity" and the con-artist caper "...

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What to see at Sundance

The Associated Press
Jan 16 2014 - 8:46am

PARK CITY -- Because only the most dedicated (and sleepless) cinephiles could see all 117 feature-length movies playing at the Sundance Film Festival, which begins Thursday, here's a short list of the U.S. dramas, documentaries and premieres expected to generate buzz over the event's 10 days:

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GALLERY: The 71st Annual Golden Globe Awards

This image released by NBC shows hosts Tina Fey, left, and Amy Poehler during the 71st annual Golden Globe Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Sunday, Jan. 12, 2014, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (AP Photo/NBC, Paul Drinkwater)

The Associated Press
Jan 13 2014 - 1:35pm

Highlights from the 2013 Golden Globe Awards

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Memorial concert, album for killed siblings to benefit South Ogden family

Linda East Brady, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 16 2014 - 2:08pm

Musical friends and extended family of Katie and Taylor Marcus, South Ogden siblings who passed away in an auto accident on April 3, are coming together for two projects.One group of friends will host a benefit concert, and another is making a memorial album. Both will donate funds directly to the Marcuses to defray funeral and other expenses...

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VIDEO: Career switching leads to Layton teacher's life's work

Dana Rimington, Standard-Examiner correspondent
Mar 22 2014 - 7:06pm

LAYTON -- It took Michelle Montierth, 48, three different careers before landing in the field she feels is her calling in life. Montierth is now being recognized for her efforts as the 2014 Pacific Region Art Educator of the Year. After pursuing a career as a real estate agent, working in a hospital emergency room, and then as a photographer...

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Ogden Music Festival comes off without a hitch

ANTHONY SOUFFLE/Standard-Examiner 
Singers Anna Wilson and Monty Powell perform during the Forth Ogden Music Festival on Saturday at North Fork Park in Liberty.

Michael McFall
Jun 4 2011 - 10:26pm

LIBERTY -- Ken Dunegan laid back in his plush love seat, taking in the music.

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GALLERY: The 71st Annual Golden Globe Awards

This image released by NBC shows hosts Tina Fey, left, and Amy Poehler during the 71st annual Golden Globe Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Sunday, Jan. 12, 2014, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (AP Photo/NBC, Paul Drinkwater)

The Associated Press
Jan 13 2014 - 1:35pm

Highlights from the 2013 Golden Globe Awards

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GALLERY: Jazz Saxophonist Eric Darius visited Farmington Junior High

Ariel Walker, 14, of Farmington, blushed as Jazz Saxophonist Eric Darius played next to her during his visit to Farmington Junior High on Wednesday, November 13, 2013. He performed to the students, played with the Farmington Junior High Jazz Band and answered questions during his visit. (BRIANA SCROGGINS/Standard-Examiner)

Briana Scroggins
Nov 13 2013 - 2:25pm

Jazz Saxophonist Eric Darius visited Farmington Junior High on Wednesday, November 13, 2013. He performed to the students, played with the Farmington Junior High Jazz Band and answered questions during his visit. (BRIANA SCROGGINS/Standard-Examiner)

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VIDEO: Career switching leads to Layton teacher's life's work

Dana Rimington, Standard-Examiner correspondent
Mar 22 2014 - 7:06pm

LAYTON -- It took Michelle Montierth, 48, three different careers before landing in the field she feels is her calling in life. Montierth is now being recognized for her efforts as the 2014 Pacific Region Art Educator of the Year. After pursuing a career as a real estate agent, working in a hospital emergency room, and then as a photographer...

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GALLERY: The 71st Annual Golden Globe Awards

This image released by NBC shows hosts Tina Fey, left, and Amy Poehler during the 71st annual Golden Globe Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Sunday, Jan. 12, 2014, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (AP Photo/NBC, Paul Drinkwater)

The Associated Press
Jan 13 2014 - 1:35pm

Highlights from the 2013 Golden Globe Awards

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GALLERY: Jazz Saxophonist Eric Darius visited Farmington Junior High

Ariel Walker, 14, of Farmington, blushed as Jazz Saxophonist Eric Darius played next to her during his visit to Farmington Junior High on Wednesday, November 13, 2013. He performed to the students, played with the Farmington Junior High Jazz Band and answered questions during his visit. (BRIANA SCROGGINS/Standard-Examiner)

Briana Scroggins
Nov 13 2013 - 2:25pm

Jazz Saxophonist Eric Darius visited Farmington Junior High on Wednesday, November 13, 2013. He performed to the students, played with the Farmington Junior High Jazz Band and answered questions during his visit. (BRIANA SCROGGINS/Standard-Examiner)

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Ogden Music Festival comes off without a hitch

ANTHONY SOUFFLE/Standard-Examiner 
Singers Anna Wilson and Monty Powell perform during the Forth Ogden Music Festival on Saturday at North Fork Park in Liberty.

Michael McFall
Jun 4 2011 - 10:26pm

LIBERTY -- Ken Dunegan laid back in his plush love seat, taking in the music.

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GALLERY: Weber State's operetta "Die Fledermaus" (The Flying Bat) - March 3, 2011

Actress Nicole Atkinson, who will play Adele in the Weber State operetta "Die Fledermaus" (The Flying Bat), jokes with a student in Claudia Bigler's chamber choir class as she and other members of the cast performed scenes from the upcoming show Friday, Feb. 25, 2011 at Box Elder High School in Brigham City, Utah. (ANTHONY SOUFFLE/Standard-Examiner)

Anthony Souffle, Standard-Examiner staff
Mar 3 2011 - 12:24pm

See photos of students of Weber State performing the operetta "Die Fledermaus" (The Flying Bat).

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GALLERY: Center Stage Showcase at Fremont High School - February 11, 2011

Timmy and his friends enter the future and are taken to meet the king in “Timmy the Time-Traveling Teen.” (photos by Jaycie Miller, TX. staff)

Standard-Examiner staff
Feb 11 2011 - 5:24pm

Five one-act plays, written, directed and acted by students, were featured in the annual Center Stage Showcase at Fremont High School Feb. 2-5. The plays included “Timmy the Time-Traveling Teen,” “A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to 5th Period,” “The Turn of the Screw,” “Check, Please!” and “The Lottery.”

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GALLERY: Standard-Examiner's best photos of 2010!

Randy Stanton of Salt Lake City gets colorful chalk thrown at him at the annual Holi Festival of Colors at the Krishna Temple in Spanish Fork, on  March. 27, 2010. (Djamila Grossman/Standard-Examiner)

Standard-Examiner staff
Jan 12 2011 - 6:46pm

Standard-Examiner's best photos of 2010!

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GALLERY: Holiday Art Shopping, December 17, 2010

Christmas ornaments, hand painted on foam board by various artists, $10-$15, at Bountiful/Davis Art Center.

Becky Wright
Dec 16 2010 - 10:00pm

Looking for a unique holiday gift? You may be able to find what you're looking for in one of these art galleries: • Bountiful/Davis Art Center, open 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 2-5 p.m. Saturdays, and 7-8:30 p.m. Monday, at 745 S. Main St., Bountiful. Holiday show and sale ends Dec. 23. 801-292-0367. • Eccles Community Art Center, open 9 am.-5 p.m. weekdays, and 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturdays through Dec. 31, at 2580 Jefferson Ave., Ogden. Closing at 1 p.m. Christmas and New Year’s eves. 801-392-6935. • Union Station, open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday through Jan. 4, at 2501 Wall Ave., Ogden. 801-393-9890. • Universe City, open 5-8 p.m. Dec. 17-18, at 2556 Washington Blvd., Ogden. Other hours by appointment; 801-458-8959. Here’s a small sampling of gifts for sale at the galleries, but remember— they’re one-of-a-kind. Once an item’s sold, it’s replaced by another unique creation.

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