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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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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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GALLERY: Art at local galleries December 3, 2010

Art by Jamie Marple; Ogden Arts, in the street-level suites at 2484 Washington Blvd., Ogden, Dec. 3-16.

Courtesy photos
Nov 30 2010 - 10:14pm

Ogden's First Friday Art Stroll: 6-9 p.m. Dec. 3, in shops and galleries along Historic 25th Street from Wall to Jefferson avenues, and in surrounding neighborhoods. Also on the Weber State University campus. Admission is free. 801-393-3866, www.artsogden.org.

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GALLERY: 2010 Biennial Faculty Exhibition, October 15, 2010

"Lion in Winter" Larry Clarkson, poster for the Department of Performing Arts, 28 x 42 ink jet print

Contributed photos
Oct 14 2010 - 4:22pm

2010 Biennial Faculty Exhibition Works by faculty, adjunct faculty, and staff of Weber State Univeristy's Deaprtment of Visual Arts. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday, and noon to 5 p.m. Saturdays, Oct. 18-Nov. 20; reception 7 to 9 p.m. Nov. 5 Mary Elizabeth Dee Shaw Gallery, Kimball Visual Arts Center, Weber State University, 3848 Harrison Blvd., Ogden Free admission; http://departments.weber.edu/dova/

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GALLERY: 'Secret!' art show and sale, Oct. 1, 2010

"Secret!" art, by a donating artist

Contributed photos
Sep 30 2010 - 8:20pm

‘Secret!’ art show and sale Preview art 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday, Oct. 5-7; sale starts 6 p.m. Oct. 8 Union Station, 2501 Wall Ave., Ogden $10/bidding pencil; 801-393-9882 The event is a fundraiser for Ogden Union Station Foundation. Each 5-inch by 7-inch painting will be sold for $99, no matter who painted it. Buyers won't know who painted which work of art, until the secret is revealed AFTER the sale.

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GALLERY: Las Artes de Mexico

Contributed photos
Sep 1 2010 - 10:52am

Las Artes de Mexico, un exhibicion de arte en el Museo de Bellas Artes de Utah de la Universidad de Utah que corre hasta el 26 de septiembre.

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