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Arts and Entertainment

Read movie reviews, band profiles, new music and concert reviews, local arts events, and more.

Lynn Collins (left) and Taylor Kitsch in "John Carter"

‘John Carter’ is pure fantasy adventure at its finest

John Carter is a classic adventure film in the style of Star Wars and Indiana Jones, and earns a 5/5.
Features a video review.

Experience intense theater with the Grand’s ‘The Crucible’

Thursday, we previewed the Grand Theatre's newest production. Today, read Shad Engkilterra's review of the performance.
Left to right: Max Robinson, Tyson Richard Baker and David Hanson

‘The Crucible’ set to chill audiences at The Grand Theatre

A performance which centers around the Salem witch trials uses horror to provoke theatergoers. The play runs at The Grand Theatre from March 8 through March 24.
Taste of Asia Celebration

A Taste of Asia imports eastern food, dancing and music to SLCC

For this year's Asian awareness month, SLCC's Arts and Cultural Events organization hosts an event which puts a highlight on Indonesian culture.
Danny DeVito voices the Lorax

The trailers lie about ‘The Lorax’

Despite what the trailers might lead you to believe, The Lorax proves to be an entertaining family film. It earns a 4/5.

The Weekly Reel: Dr. Seuss in cinema, then and now

To coincide with the release of The Lorax, The Globe presents a brief look at the cinematic history of Theodor Seuss Geisel. What would the beloved children's author think of the latest adaptations of his work?
Fans browse the offerings of many vendors at Anime Salt Lake

Anime Salt Lake draws fans of cartoons, comics, movies, and video games

The SLCC Japanese Club hosts a pop culture convention which brings both casual fans and costumed enthusiasts to the Taylorsville Redwood Student Center.
"The Weekly Reel"

The Weekly Reel: Animation shortcuts and techniques

The artistic methods used in animation are similar the world over. Stephen Romney talks about four techniques that are common in both anime and western animation.
Photo of David Oshinsky

Visiting scholar to give lecture about McCarthyism and “The Crucible”

Professor David Oshinsky will speak about corruption and injustice in the infamous 1950s Congressional hearings. He will appear alongside the Grand Theatre's March 7 production of "the Crucible"

‘Act of Valor’: ‘The Hurt Locker’ meets ‘Backdraft’

"Act of Valor" proves to be a very unique action film, and earns 3.5 / 5.

Salt Lake Design Society visits HGTV Dream Home

Salt Lake Community College's interior design club tours the Home & Garden Channel's custom-built home.