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 Incredible Success Of 'God's Army' Reaches Outside Utah
The success of the LDS film "God's Army" reached beyond Utah for the first time last week as the film opened on three screens in eastern Idaho. The film opened to strong sales on screens in Pocatello, Blackfoot and Idaho Falls, Idaho on Friday, February 7th, putting the film on a total of 32 screens in Utah and now Idaho. This Friday it opens on 4 more screens, including one in Reno, Nevada and is expected to reach $1 million in box office sales, according to distributor Excel Entertainment spokesperson Mary Jane Jones. The film has reached #35 in national rankings of box office sales.

 Dialogue Starts Website, Resumes Publication
The LDS Journal Dialogue is now represented on the Internet, and has resumed publication following a recent move to Ohio. The well-known LDS Journal, founded in 1966 by a group that included LDS author and former BYU professor Eugene England and now LDS Apostle Dallin Oaks, is using the web to let the public know more about it and preview the table of contents of current issues.

  Hatch Victim of Evangelical Prejudice
The anti-Mormon bias of the Christian music establishment even extends to the famous and powerful, such as Senator Orrin Hatch (R-Utah), who has received some notariety for the songs he has written. In spite of his name recognition and conservative politics, the Christian music industry isn't interested.

 So Cal Mormon Choir Concert
The Southern California Mormon Choir will join with the Morgan Utah High School Choir for a free concert 7pm on Saturday, April 15, at the Laguna Hills Methodist Church. The church is located at 24442 Moulton Parkway, Laguna Hills, California.

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