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LDS Author David Howard Nominated for Nebula Award
After last Fall winning the Hugo Award, LDS science fiction author David Howard has now been nominated for another of the three major awards in the field, the Nebula Award. The Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America announced the nominations for this year's award last week, and Howard was nominated in the category of best script for his Star Trek spoof, Galaxy Quest.

Catholic Stained Glass Windows to Grace Snowflake Temple
An article in yesterday's Salt Lake Tribune tells the story of a set of stained glass windows, once part of a Catholic church in Boston, that have now been purchased for use in the LDS Church's Snowflake Arizona Temple. The windows were discovered by Salt Lake City antiques dealer Tony Christensen in a Boston auction house.

New Film from Director of God's Army Premieres April 4
In a gala celebration complete with red carpet, limos and celebrities signing autographs, the new film from the director of GOD'S ARMY will premiere on Wednesday, April 4 at Jordan Commons. All proceeds from tickets sales at the premiere of BRIGHAM CITY will go directly to benefit the Utah Foster Care Foundation. Representatives of the foundation will be present at the premiere to help raise awareness of the need for more foster care families in Utah.

Pacific Island Films To Tell Martin Handcart Story
Jongiorgi Enos, Co-President of Pacific Island Films and Producer, Director and Screenwriter, will direct the feature-length film "The Long Walk of Patience Loader", an historical drama in which American emigrants triumph over adversity and find religious freedom.

Winter Issue of Irreantum Released
The nonprofit Association for Mormon Letters is pleased to announce publication of the winter 2000-2001 issue of IRREANTUM, our literary quarterly devoted to exploring fiction, drama, poetry, and other literature BY or ABOUT Mormons. This 128-page issue is mostly devoted to speculative fiction (science fiction and fantasy), featuring a cover interview with novelist Dave Wolverton, six works of speculative fiction, and two essays assessing the Mormon speculative fiction experience. This issue also features an interview with Mormon short story writer Mary Clyde, who recently won the Flannery O'Connor Award and whose collection of short stories, SURVIVAL RATES, has just been released in paperback by Norton.

Bestsellers: Standing for Something to be Released
President Gordon B. Hinckley's book "Standing for Something" will be released in paperback next week, and may hit some bestseller lists in the coming weeks. But on the current national bestseller lists, the Mormon-related titles stayed basically the same, with Anne Perry's "Whitechapel Conspiracy" dropping off the lists, and the forthcoming book by Martha Nibley Beck, which will also be released next week, staying on the "Tomorrow's Bestseller" list.

Brigham Young Magazine, BYU Alumni Newspaper Merge
In mid-March, Brigham Young Magazine and the BYU Alumni newspaper will join forces to become BYU Magazine. The magazine will retain several elements of each publication and introduce new features, including a customizable e-mail newsletter and a Web site.

New Sacred work to be performed in Washington, D.C., Virginia, Idaho, Utah
A new sacred work written by composer Daniel E. Gawthrop will be premiered by Ricks College in Washington, D.C., Virginia, Utah and Idaho during April.

Other Arts & Entertainment Articles

LDS Band "Colors" to play Benefit for Provo High Track Team
PROVO, UTAH -- The LDS band "Colors is scheduled to play a benefit concet Saturday, March 17th for the Provo High track team. The benefit will raise needed funds to help the athletes compete in regional and national meets. The team has consistently finished in the top three statewide in the past five years.
Local band to help raise funds for Provo High track team
BYU NewsNet 15Mar01 A2

LDS, BYU Groups To Perform During Olympic Games
PROVO, UTAH -- Performing groups from both the LDS Church and from BYU will perform many times during the Olympic games, providing entertainment to athletes and fans alike. The Church will hold a nightly "Spectacular" in the new Conference Center during the games,featuring both LDS and BYU groups, including BYU's Young Ambassadors, Living Legends, Dancer's Company, and Folk Dance Ensemble. Other well-known LDS talent will also perform. The Church expects to fill the Conference Center each night.
BYU performing groups to dance at Olympic games
BYU NewsNet 15Mar01 A3


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