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Posted 03 Jun 2001   For week ended May 25, 2001
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New Paintings, Jerusalem Model to Grace Temple Square Visitors Center
Utah's most popular tourist attraction, the Visitors Center at Temple Square, is undergoing a renovation that will feature several life-size works by Mapelton, Utah artist David Lindsley. Lindsley will recreate 19th Century German artist Heinrich Hofmann's famous "Christ in the Temple," along with 12 life-size paintings depicting scenes from the life of Christ that will be placed at the entry-level of the visitors center among a huge 3-D model of Jerusalem.

Veteran LDS Author Has New Cookbook
LDS humor writer Joni Hilton, the author of "As the Ward Turns," and "Around the Ward in 80 Days," has a new book on the market - this time it's a cookbook.

New Heritage Writer at Calgary Herald
Local columnist David Bly was promoted this week from Deputy Editorial Page Editor at the Calgary Herald to the newly created position of Heritage Writer.

Bachman Donates Memorabilia
Ten years ago, Randy Bachman, a guitarist for the recently-reunited Guess Who donated memorabilia of his band to the National Library Archives in Ottawa.

New Products: Adoption, Depression, Perfection and Farnsworth
New products this week cover a number of subjects that affect everyone. Cedar Fort's new novel, "Never Letting Go of Hope," by Shannong Guymon explores the prejudice sometimes faced by those that adopt or care for children of different races. A new talk tape from Covenant Communications, "Nobody's Perfect ... Yet!" by Curtis Jacobs, focuses on our imperfections and eternal progression, and a self-published book by Rozanne W. Paxman, "Up the Down Hill" looks at her recovery from depression, after waking up in a mental hospital.

Mormon Tabernacle Choir Performs in Eight Southern Cities
A fleet of 12 buses, three charter airplanes and two tractor-trailers will be carrying the 330-voice Mormon Tabernacle Choir - along with 1,500 pieces of luggage, a 32-speaker electronic organ and part of the Orchestra at Temple Square - on a tour of eight cities in the southern United States from 15 to 27 June.

FCMA Announces 2001 PEARL Award Nominees
The Faith Centered Music Association announced the final nominees for the Fourth Annual PEARL Awards today. Among the top nominees are Kurt Bestor, Colors, George Dyer, Sam Cardon and Canadian newcomer Maren Ord. Each was nominated in 4 categories. Other top nominees include Peter Breinholt, Julie de Azevedo, Jenny Oaks Baker and Tammy S. Robinson, each winning three nominations.

Bestsellers: Behind the Smile On Its Way Off Lists
Marie Osmond's "Behind the Smile" dropped off all but the New York Times bestseller list, as the book starts an exit off the national bestseller lists as quickly as it joined them. In addition to Osmond's book, Stephen R. Covey's "Seven Habits of Highly Effective People" and Stephen Ambrose's "Nothing Like it in the World" remain on national bestseller lists.

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