NEW YORK — Jim Lehrer, longtime host of the nightly PBS “NewsHour” whose serious, sober demeanor made him the choice to moderate 11 presidential debates between 1988 and 2012, has died, PBS said Thursday. He was 85.
OGDEN — Singer-songwriter Amy Helm, daughter of legendary drummer and singer Levon Helm of The Band fame, is making her first appearance in Ogden this weekend.
BEAR LAKE — If these dark winter mornings are making it hard to fully wake up, a plunge into the cold waters of Bear Lake might jump start the process.
One of the inherently intriguing backstories of the Sundance Film Festival are the reports of independent filmmakers who — against all odds and on a shoestring budget — acquire big-time distributors for their small-time creations.
When it comes to diversity and inclusion, the Sundance Film Festival is making waves where other film institutions are barely making ripples.
OGDEN — Weber County Library patrons will be able to get a whole lot more with their library cards starting Monday.
OGDEN — Third time’s the charm.
The Russians are coming.
OGDEN — Next week, Ogden will honor the legacy of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. with a breakfast and march, a gospel music festival, and plenty of opportunities for community service.
Organizers of the annual HOF Germanfest are looking to make the 2020 cultural event just a little more kid-friendly.
OGDEN — It took a very long time to finally bring last year’s “An Evening of Burlesque” to Ogden.
As much new ground as Good Company Theatre has broken with its cutting-edge dramatic plays in the last seven years, there’s still much more to break.
Think of it as Jay-Z meets Mozart.
SALT LAKE CITY — Attorneys for an environmental group have recommended that a maximum $4.4 million in Clean Air Act penalties could be assessed against the Diesel Brothers reality TV stars for rigging diesel pickup trucks to foil pollution controls.
The Off Broadway Theatre just went waaaay off-Broadway.
Back for a fourth year, this time around the Lady Wild Film Fest is looking to go a bit deeper with its stories of women in the great outdoors.
New music for new year with NEXT Ensemble
Forget the football, skip over soccer and tune out of tennis because this weekend Vivint Smart Home Arena is ringing in the New Year with a high-intensity sport that could also leave a ringing in your ears: Monster Jam returns to Salt Lake City with a group of eight athletes ready to rev their engines and kick off some high-octane competition.
Another year over, and another begins …
Next week’s free concert by classical pianist Josh Wright is going to be a tale of two halves.
What happens when boiling water meets freezing air?
P.T. Barnum reportedly claimed there’s a sucker born every minute. If that’s true, then the birth rate here in Utah must be closer to every 30 seconds or so.
OGDEN — Joe McQueen, the pioneering jazz saxophonist who entertained Ogden audiences for almost 75 years, got a soaring sendoff Saturday afternoon in a memorial event featuring performances by fellow musicians and ringing tributes about his selflessness.
Members of the community are invited to join together on Christmas Eve for a festive party at the local library.
For associate conductor Conner Gray Covington, the Utah Symphony’s annual “Here Comes Santa Claus” Family Series concert holds a special place in his heart.
Everybody should look good at the holidays.
In the hierarchy of the uncomely, there's ugly and there's butt-ugly.
One of the more unique local holiday traditions returns this week when the Stoddard family fires up the pipe organ in the Hoopernacle.
Whatever else is happening this week, nothing comes close to the importance of the release of “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker” in theaters.
OGDEN — Family, friends and fans will honor pioneering Ogden jazz musician Joe McQueen at a memorial event Saturday.
When it comes to holiday music, this most wonderful time of the year is a veritable oversized stocking stuffed with a dizzying array of choices.
KAYSVILLE — Forgive me for stating the incredibly obvious here, but the Standard-Examiner’s weekly GO! restaurant features are known for their focus on one main item: food.
Think of it as a “Messiah’ Sing-In for Dummies.”
Ryan Shupe brings Christmas to Peery’s Egyptian
As snow brings a hushed weightiness to the mountains and the twinkle of holiday lights pierce through the darkness of a chilly night, there's no question that winter is here, bringing with it not only the ice and cold, but the promise of Christmas, warmth, traditions, sweet music, memories and more.
OGDEN — Here’s a different suggestion for spending a cold winter’s morning: Enjoy a morning beverage and visit with a wild critter — all while helping to raise money for a good cause.
For those about to rock, Live Nation is primed to salute you with an incredible new offer for the 2020 season at USANA Amphitheatre.
OGDEN — The Ogden Concert Band will present a free Christmas concert on Wednesday evening.
OGDEN — An Ogden legend died Saturday.
Forget everything you know about “The Forgotten Carols.” The 2019 version of the annual holiday tradition has been “completely reimagined.”