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Posted 21 May 2001   For week ended May 18, 2001
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Maren is Waiting, Her Mother is Watching
While her daughter waits to see if her debut album, "Waiting," becomes popular, her mother, Kathy Ord, is carefully watching everything, worried that her daughter will be chewe up in the cut-throat music industry or devastated if success never comes. An experienced musician in her own right, Kathy Ord has served as a source of stability and strength as Maren works her career and waits.

Labute in London: Controversial Mormon Playwright & Director Has New Play
Mormonism's most controversial playwright and director, Neil LaBute, is in London directing his new play, "The Shape of Things," a look at the darker side of human nature, like the previous films and plays he has written. In Sunday's London Observer Sean O'Hagan interviewed LaBute and wrote about what makes him so controversial and so contradictory.

Guess Who Can't Release Album
In a recent interview from his BC music studio, Randy Bachman told Jam! Showbiz reporter Paul Cantin that the recently reunited Guess Who are having troubles producing a new studio album. Actually, the problem stems from some politics with their new record label.

Bestsellers: Behind the Smile Expands, Standing for Something Drops
While Marie Osmond's "Behind the Smile dropped off the Barnes &Noble 100, it joined four other lists, including's and the New York Times' Hardcover Non-fiction titles , as well as the Wall Street Journal's Nonfiction titles. Meanwhile, President Gordon B. Hinckley's Standing for Something dropped out of first place on the LDS bestseller list to number three, while the lower end of the list changed dramatically.

New Products: Mormon History and Doctrine
Several books on Mormon history and doctrine are among the new products this week. Morris Shirts' account of the Iron mission, Brigham Young's attempt to process iron ore in Southern Utah, is being released by BYU in both hardcover and paperback editions and the University of Illinois Press has released a new paperback edition of Edwin Firmage's classic legal history of the early LDS Church, "Zion in the Courts." Meanwhile, Griffin Books, the paperback imprint of national publisher St. Martins Press, has released Coke Newell's "Latter Days" in paperback.

Special Broadcast of Andrew Reese Howells CD 'Next Door To Eden'
Tuesday, May 15, 2001 and Thursday, May 17, 2001 KZION will broadcast Andrew Reese Howell's debut CD "Next Door To Eden" in it's entirety.

Recipes for Roughing It Easy
Dian Thomas,national TV personality, best-selling author and well-known professional speaker introduces Recipes for Roughing It Easy, her most unique and timely book ever, just in time for outdoor fun for the summer of 2001. This new volume presents more than 240 recipes and 150 photos and illustrations for outdoor cooks of all ages.

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