Arts & Entertainment News
| LDS Rocker Tal Bachman Follows Dad's Footsteps|
|A very favourable full-page article in the Post's weekend glossy insert about Talmage "Tal" Bachman, LDS son of LDS rock singer Randy Bachman.
The article tells how Randy Bachman, founding member of The Guess Who
and later of Bachman Turner Overdrive, joined the Church in Winnipeg.
Tal is a return missionary (Argentina) and has a young and growing
family and is active LDS.
| McKay Diaries Are Missionary Legacy|
|The missionary diaries of LDS Church President
David O. McKay have been published by Freethinker Press, providing for
the first time a look at an LDS President during his missionary service.
The Deseret New's Dennis Lythgoe reviewed the book, "What E're Thou Art
Act Well Thy Part: The Missionary Diaries of David O. McKay," the
detailed diary of the years 1897 to 1899 when the 24-year-old future LDS
Church President served a mission to Scotland.|
| Mormon Woman's Play Looks At Growing Up in Southern Utah|
|Julie Jensen, author and playwright, will
premiere her new play, "Two-Headed: A Play of History", on February 2
- March 12 at the Salt Lake Acting Company's Chapel Theatre. The
two-person drama touches on 50 years of historical Utah incidents
beginning in 1857. Ten-year-old Hettie and Lavinia offer a glimpse
of the Mountain Meadows massacre and how their lives were affected by
polygamy in the LDS church.|
Other Arts & Entertainment Articles
Orchestra at Temple Square Auditions
LDS musicians that live along the Wasatch Front are invited to apply for
the new Orchestra at Temple Square. Those interested must complete an
application form and submit a high-quality audition tape of two
contrasting works by Monday, February 28th.
Music and dance auditions set
Deseret News 30Jan00 A1
LDS Performers say their music reflects Utah atmosphere
LDS performers Peter Breinholt, the Goodman Family and the Dutton Family
all say that their music has been influenced by the Utah 'atmosphere' in
addition to the LDS Church.
Performers say their music reflects Utah atmosphere
(BYU) NewsNet 24Jan00 A2
By Jennifer Groskreutz: NewsNet Staff Writer
BYU Comedy Group refines its skills
The nine-member BYU comedy troupe Divine Comedy kicked off a new season
with a show January 28th. The group continues to refine its skills and
offers a 'best of' show at the end of the season. Group members write
their own material for the show.
Divine Comedy refines its skills
(BYU) NewsNet 26Jan00 A4
By Elizabeth Arrowsmith: NewsNet Staff Writer
Garrens comedy troup performs for Spanish Fork teenagers
The Garrens Comedy Troup, a group of BYU students and "Saturday Night
Live" hopefuls performed their first show of the year at the New Haven
School located in Spanish Fork. New Haven is a residential treatment
facility for teenage girls.
Students take Garrens' comedy to youth treatment school
(BYU) NewsNet 26Jan00 A4
By Nate Mathis: NewsNet Staff Writer
Offbeat Mormon artist reviewed in England
Mathew Barney, an acclaimed artist with Mormon roots, has produced the
fourth in his Cremaster series of films. Cremaster2 (yes 2 is the fourth
film), is a puzzling, avant-garde film that looks at the lives of Harry
Houdini and Gary Gilmore, and which includes both Mormon and
Barney and the beehive Cinema as art
Manchester UK Guardian pg15 26Jan00 A4
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