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Cache Magazine ‘The Widow’s Lazy Daughter’ North Logan celebrates Pioneer Day with an original musical production

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July 26-Aug. 1, 2013

COVER 8 North Logan enjoys new musical for Pioneer Day

MUSIC 3 Concerts at Noon Series

continues at the tabernacle

BOOKS 4 Fathers and sons try to get along in new ‘& Sons’

THEATER 4 Caine Lyric Theatre ready to celebrate 100th year

4 Magician Byron Grey

returning to Cache Valley

5 ‘Oklahoma’ coming to the Old Barn Theatre

MOVIES 6 Blanchett shines in new movie from Woody Allen

7 Aaron Peck gives 2 1/2 stars to ‘The Wolverine’

COLUMN 10 Dennis Hinkamp feels

Americans should be fatter

CALENDAR 15 See what’s happening this week

Julia Allen, performing as Eileen, embraces Aiden, played by Brady Allen, during a scene from “The Widow’s Lazy Daughter” Tuesday night in North Logan. On the cover: The musical was produced as part of North Logan’s Pioneer Day celebration. (John Zsiray/Herald Journal)

FROM THE EDITOR For some reason, I’ve always been fascinated by national box-office lists — probably more for the flops than the financial successes. And this summer is racking up a huge number of flops. Take last week. I didn’t figure that the new Jeff BridgesRyan Reynolds film “R.I.P.D” would make a mint, but I figured it had the buddy-cop thing going for it, along with a “Men in Black” feel. As it turned out, the $130 million “R.I.P.D.” was dead on arrival, bringing in just $12.6 million last weekend. That

was good enough for seventh place — just behind “Pacific Rim,” which is also being considered a bomb after underperforming at the box office since being released the previous week. “Pacific Rim” might come closer to living up to its $190 million budget thanks to a stronger performance overseas than in the U.S., but there’s no doubt that other “tentpole” movies such as Will Smith’s “After Earth,” “White House Down” and “The Lone Ranger” are considered huge disappointments. “The Lone Ranger” will probably even slip into that historic list of ultimate boxoffice disasters like “Ishtar” and “Heaven’s Gate” after, so far, bringing in just $81 million — about $134 million less than its budget.

Then there’s “The Conjuring.” Released last week, the horror film cost just $20 million to make but quietly raked in $41 million at the box office. I would like to say that I’m smarter than movie-studio executives and would be able to sniff out the potential flops while green-lighting the box-office champs — but I’m not. Making multi-million decisions like that would come with a huge amount of pressure, and I have to admit, when I first saw the commercials for two of the most successful movies of all time, well, I figured neither one of them was going to much more than break even. Those two films? “Home Alone” and “Titanic.” — Jeff Hunter


Tune up at the tabernacle Concerts continue weekdays at noon The Concerts at Noon Series at the Logan Tabernacle continues this week. All concerts begin at noon. Admission is free and everyone is welcome. For a more information, visit logantabernacle. blogspot.com, facebook. com/logantabernacle or www.cachecommunityconnections.com. Friday, July 26 Old Lyric Repertory Company: Members of the Old Lyric Repertory Company based at the Caine Lyric Theatre in downtown Logan will perform selections from some of this year’s productions. Monday, July 29 Utah Festival Opera and Musical Theatre: Singers and instrumentalists will perform their favorite music in addition to previewing the upcoming UFOMT season.

– Dennis Hinkamp on how the U.S. can regain the top spot in the world obesity rankings (Page 10)

PET OF THE WEEK Available for adoption

Lauren Shanley, left, and Lisa Budge will perform together Tuesday at noon.

Tuesday, July 30 Lisa Budge and Lauren Shanley: This local duo is delighted to present a musical program of Broadway tunes, sacred favorites and American folk melodies. Shanley, soprano, is a voice and piano teacher in River Heights. She earned her music degrees from California State University-Chico

in vocal performance. She moved here six years ago with her family from the Seattle area. She is currently in her fifth season performing with the Utah Festival Opera $ Musical Theater, has served as adjunct vocal faculty at Utah State University and is the music department manager at The Book Table. Lisa Budge,

alto, currently sings with the American Festival Chorus. She enjoyed many years of membership in the Northern Utah Choral Society and was a charter member of the groups Sisters in Song and Sweet Harmony. Budge is a graduate of BYU, with a master’s in library science See TUNE on Page 13

Hyrum Museum hosting fundraising event The Hyrum Museum will host its first annual car show fundraiser from 3 to 8 p.m. Saturday, July 27, 50 W. Main St. in Hyrum. Everyone is invited to enter their classic vehicle, have a mouth-watering hot dog and listen to some tunes.

“Only buy food from vending machines and the selves closest to the grocery store checkout line. ”

The museum will raise funds through an optional $5 donation for each entry and the selling of hot dogs, drinks and treats. Theurer’s all-beef hotdogs will be for sale along with the usual condiments, as well as canned soda and bottles of water, so plan on

eating dinner with us. There will also be various chips, popcorn and Casper’s ice cream for sale. A free concert by the Red Rock Hot Club will be held at 8 p.m. If it rains, the concert will be moved to Elite Hall. Along with all the interest-

ing exhibits in the museum, Autumn Pride Taxidermy will have a special wildlife exhibit in the museum classroom during the event. To pre-register or for more information, please call or email Jami at museum@ hyrumcity.com or 245-0208.

Pet: Creamsicle From: Four Paws Rescue Why he’s so lovable: Creamsicle is shy at first, but very cuddly and loving after he feels safe. He was rescued from the Ogden pound, and he is looking for an indoor-only, forever, loving home. If you would like to meet Creamsicle or learn more about him, please call Sheri at 787-1751. The adoption fee for this Four Paws cat is $50, which includes spay/neuter and shots.

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all mixed up Caine Lyric Theatre celebrates a century The Old Lyric Repertory Company, part of the Caine College of the Arts at Utah State University and based in the Theatre Arts Department, is celebrating the centennial anniversary of the Caine Lyric Theatre with a special performance at 7:30 p.m. Monday, July 29. “We are celebrating this monumental achievement with the top performers of past and present OLRC companies,” says Dennis Hassan, artistic director of the OLRC and assistant professor in the CCA. “Favorite scenes from throughout the Lyric’s history will be performed in an evening of song and dance.” The original Lyric Theatre was opened in 1913 by the Thatcher family after fire destroyed the Thatcher Opera House — Logan’s top news story on the same day that news of the sinking of the Titanic reached Cache Valley.

the Caine Lyric Theatre in 2001 following an expansion project. The new name acknowledged contributions of the Marie Eccles Caine Foundation, longtime supporters of the OLRC. The 100-year celebration performance is July 29 at the Caine Lyric Theatre, 28 W. Center St. Seating is reserved and tickets are required, but have no charge. A donation of $50 per patron is suggested for the event to support the Cache Valley landmark in the years to come. For more information or to reserve seats, visit the Caine College of the Arts Box Office in room 139-B of the Chase Fine Photo courtest of Caine College of the Arts Arts Center (open from Members of the Old Lyric Repertory Company will be featured in a special performance Monday, July 29, in honor of 9 a.m. to noon, Monday the Caine Lyric Theatre’s 100th anniversary. through Friday), call 7978022 or visit arts.usu.edu. After World War II the Vosco Call and others at with a production of its founding by Call in Tickets are also available theater was closed and USU worked to save the “Hamlet” with Call in 1967. It was placed on at the Caine Lyric Thefell into disrepair. Under theater and guided its res- the title role. The Lyric the Utah State Regisatre Box Office from 1 to brief consideration for toration. Theatre became the ter of Historical Sites 4 p.m., Monday through demolition to make way The theater reopened home of the Old Lyric in 1971. The original Friday. for a bowling alley, W. in the spring of 1961 Repertory Company at Lyric Theatre became

Magician Grey returning to Logan “Wonder of the West” Byron Grey returns to Logan with his “StrangeCarnival” at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 6, at the Thatcher-Young Mansion. Spanning a career more than 15 years, Mr. Grey has entertained audiences from Las Vegas to New York City to critical acclaim.

“Byron’s incredible performance at the Thatcher-Mansion last summer sold out quickly and received a very strong audience response, so we are delighted that he has accepted our invitation to premiere his new show at the mansion this year,” says Richard Hatch of the Hatch

Academy of Magic and Music. Grey’s new show ,”StrangeCarnival,” pays homage to the sideshow and carnival days of old, along with a twist of his original creations. Come participate in odd games of chance, witness feats of daring and be amazed by a curi-

ous blend of magic and sideshow.The performance is one-hour long. Tickets are just $15 and are available online at www.hatchacademy. com or may be reserved by calling (435) 9320017. Only 56 seats available, so advance purchase and reservations are strongly recommended.

Byron Grey will perform on Tuesday, Aug. 6.


Old Barn delivers classic musical “Oklahoma!” will take over the stage at the Old Barn Community Theatre at 7:30 p.m. every Monday, Friday and Saturday July 26 to Aug. 17. Matinee performances will also be held at 2:30 p.m. on Aug. 3 and 10. Tickets are $8 for adults and $7 for children/seniors. A family ticket is also available for the first three performances at $25 for six family members. For tickets, call (435) 4582276 or visit www.oldbarn.org. This classic musical is the story of Laurey and the two rivals for her affections: Curly, a cowboy, and Jud, the hired farmhand. The play takes place in 1906 in an Indian territory of the American West during the time when Oklahoma was established as a state. It tackles class issues between the farmers and the cowmen in the still-developing, rugged landscape of a state in its infancy as characters struggle to find hope, love and the fulfillment

COMING UP Utah Ukulele Festival

The Utah Ukulele Festival will be held Aug. 2-3, at Willow Park. Come bring your uke to learn and play along, and enjoy a free family-friendly music festival celebrating the unique contributions of the ukulele from the Polynesian Islands with special guest Cubworld. The event will include vendors, concessions, entertainment and workshops. Visit utahukefest.com for more information.

Local artists at Utah State Local artists are exhibiting their work in “Artists

spite Curly, Laurey accepts an invitation to the local dance from the evil Jud Fry. Meanwhile, Will Parker has returned early from his trip to Kansas City. Unfortunately, his girlfriend, Ado Annie, just can’t seem to say no to other men. Directed by Heather Gleason, “Oklahoma” stars Aubree Keate (Laurey), Curly (Richard Cox), Ado Annie (Katherine Newman), Nicholas Hall The Old Barn Community Theatre in Collinston will present (Will Parker), Teresa “Oklahoma” from July 26 to Aug. 17. Jones (Aunt Eller), Ali Hakim (Joe Wall), Gertie of “the American Dream.” have feelings for each (Megan Campbell Claw “Oklahoma” is also other but have difficulty son), Andrew Carines a romantic tale of love. expressing it because of (Marc Jensen) and Matt Curly and Laurey both their stubbornness. Just to Jeppesen (Jud).

Clarkston Pageant tickets available

Marking the 30th year since its inception, the Clarkston Pageant “Martin Harris: The Man Who Knew” will be presented Aug. 2-3, 6-10 and 13 to 17. Free tickets are now available for this production which recounts some of the early events surrounding the founding of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and the life of the prominent, Palmyra, N.Y., citizen: Martin Harris, one of the three

witnesses to the origin of “The Book of Mormon.” The bi-annual pageant is presented in the outdoor amphitheater adjacent to the Clarkston Cemetery, where Martin Harris is buried. The event traditionally draws thousands to the picturesque farm community on the west side of Cache County. Admission is free, but reservations are required and may be obtained online at www.clarkstonpageant.org.

of Cache Valley” opening July 22 in the Tippetts Exhibit Hall of the Chase Fine Arts Center at Utah State University. “This exhibition allows the faculty, staff and students of USU to see work by some of the many strong visual artists living and working in Cache Valley,” said Laura Gelfand, head of the Department of Art and Design. “This also creates an opportunity for these artists to connect with Utah State and the department in a new way.” The exhibit features the work of local artists, including Joe Alleman, Michael Bingham, Colleen Howe Bleinberg, Heather Campbell, Jerry Fuhriman, Kristi Grussendorf, Mike Malm, Jim Morgan and Debra Teare. “There’s going to be some neat work exhibited knowing the range of talent and who some of the other artists are,” said Alleman, who graduated from USU in 2000 with a bachelor of fine arts degree. “I think it’s neat to have a chance to do something with the strong local talent that is here.” Each artist has submitted three to five works for display, ranging from oil and watercolor paintings to mixed media, three-dimensional wall hangings and sculptures. Gelfand is the juror for the show and will choose an artwork to receive an award to be presented by Craig Jessop, dean of the CCA, at a reception at 5 p.m. Friday, Aug. 9. The “Artists of Cache Valley” exhibit can be seen through Aug. 23 in the Tippetts Exhibit Hall, open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday 10 a.m.- 4 p.m. Both the exhibit and the reception are free and open to the public. More information on the exhibit is online at arts.usu.edu.

LDS artwork available

The citizens of Cache Valley have a rare opportunity to view or purchase original illustrations from The New Era Magazine, which Dilleen Marsh was editor of for many years. Marsh’s humorous perspective on everyday life situations can be found in many of her illustrations and paintings. Marsh will be presenting her work through July 30 at Logan Fine Art Gallery, 60 W. 100 North. Marsh has illustrated for the LDS magazines for over 30 years. The artworks presented are original pieces created for the Ensign, The New ERA and The Friend.

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Pay a visit to ‘Oklahoma’


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Blanchett is luminous in Allen’s ‘Jasmine’

Jocelyn Noveck AP National Writer

★★★

Diane Keaton. Mia Farrow. Dianne Wiest. Scarlett Johansson. Penelope Cruz. To the long list of actresses who’ve thrived in Woody Allen films, it’s now time to add Cate Blanchett. And in big, capital letters, because her spectacularly wrenching performance in Allen’s latest, “Blue Jasmine,” lives up to every bit of hype you may have heard. As his fans well know, Allen, 77, keeps up the incredible pace of about a film a year, and had lately been focusing on frothy comedic fare — the whimsical hit “Midnight in Paris,” and the less successful “From Rome with Love.” “Blue Jasmine,” surely one of his meatiest films in years, finds him in different territory,

‘Blue Jasmine’ Director // Woody Allen Starring // Cate Blanchett, Alex Baldwin, Louis C.K., Andrew Dice Clay Rated // PG-13 for mature thematic material, language and sexual content

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Cate Blanchett, left, Alec Baldwin, Andrew Dice Clay and Sally Hawkins star in the new Woody Allen film “Blue Jasmine.”

both geographically — we’re back on U.S. shores — and emotionally, addressing serious issues like the Bernard Madoff financial scandal and its social ramifications. It’s also a fascinating character study of a woman trying

to keep her head above water, financially and mentally, and as such, it’s a clear homage to Tennessee Williams’ “A Streetcar Named Desire” and his tragically unstable Blanche DuBois. Some might quibble with how much Allen

borrows, thematically, from that play. But in such expert and loving hands, do we really care? And who better than Blanchett, who played such a searing Blanche onstage several years ago, to bring a 21st-century version of the character to life on the big screen? Blanche, as reimagined here by Allen, is Jasmine, an upper-crust Manhattan

‘R.I.P.D.’ suffers quick box-office death SAN DIEGO (AP) — Moviegoers were ready for a fright this weekend, sending “The Conjuring” into first place at the box office, while “R.I.P.D.” became the summer’s latest bigbudget action film to bite the dust.

“The Conjuring,” a haunted-house thriller from Warner Bros., debuted with $41.5 million in North American ticket sales, according to studio estimates Sunday. Starring Vera Farmiga, Lili Taylor, Patrick Wilson and Ron Livingston,

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“The Conjuring” unseated tempting moviegoers this weekend. The newest two-week box-office champ “Despicable Me 2,” animated offering, Fox’s which dropped to second “Turbo,” opened with $21.5 million, good for place with $25 million. “The Conjuring” was See DEATH on Page 11 among four new releases

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socialite whose life has gone seriously wrong. Jasmine had been living, you see, on Park Avenue — and shopping on Madison — as the pampered wife of high-flying investment broker Hal (Alec Baldwin, perfect in this smarmy, Madoff-inspired role.) But it’s all fallen apart, in spectacular Madoff style, and Jasmine is now flat broke. She flies to San Francisco — in first class and carrying Vuitton luggage, because some habits are hard to break — to move in with sister Ginger. Ginger was adopted from a different set of biological parents, which helps to explain why she’s everything Jasmine is not. A divorced mom of two boys, she works bagging groceries and dates an auto mechanic named Chili. The guy is gruff, temperamental, See JASMINE on Page 13


The Reel Place Aaron Peck

The superhero train keeps chugging along as the summer of 2013 inches toward the finish line. “The Wolverine” has an almost impossible task in front of it: to make us forget how terrible “X-Men Origins: Wolverine” was. That’s a tall order. While the first stand-alone Wolverine movie was nowhere near the travesty of “X-Men: The Last Stand,” it was clear that the franchise wasn’t headed in the right direction. “X-Men: First Class” righted the ship, but all it did was flesh out more origin tales for well-known characters. “The Wolverine” brings us back to the present and continues on from, well … one of the other “X-Men” movies. Take your pick. Wolverine (Hugh Jackman) has gone recluse again. He’s having awful dreams night after night. Specifically, he has lifelike nightmares about Aug. 9, 1945, the fateful day when the United States dropped an atomic bomb on Nagasaki, Japan. Wolverine — at that time known only as Logan — was there that day. As a prisoner he saved one of his captors from the bombing. Even with nuclear death raining down on him, Logan’s healing abilities proved too much for the reaper. The man he saved will one day become the richest man in Japan. Flash forward to the present. The man is dying, but Wolverine still looks the same. The man, Yashida (Hal Yamanouchi) feels he owes Logan something, so he hunts him down, brings him to Japan and explains

that the action only feels like real action when the screenplay pauses for a bit and lets us digest the lifeand-death stakes these characters find themselves in. Like so many comic book movies, “The Wolverine” has a hard time trying to figure out how to end its story (although the after-credit scene is definitely worth staying for). It sort of builds and builds and then fizzles out at the end. The creatively produced action scenes in the middle of the movie outshined anything thought up for the movie’s ultimate climax. Though, while I find myself superhero’d out at the moment, “The Wolverine” isn’t the worst comic-based blockbuster to hit theaters this summer. It’s a decent, if at times a tad underwhelming, entry into the everexpanding, seeminglynever-ending, Marvel universe.

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‘Wolverine’ is a ‘decent’ X-Men addition

mean that you have to introduce dozens of new ones. Sidestepping that pitfall, the story instead provides a laser-like focus on Wolverine, his deep-seated motivations, his anger, resentAP Photo ment and fierce loyalty Hugh Jackman returns to his popular X-Men role in “The Wolverine.” to fight for something greater. Mangold, along with He soon takes Yashihis writing staff, which da’s granddaughter under includes Christopher his Adamantium-infused McQuarrie (“Jack biceps and swears to Reacher”), Scott Frank Director // James Mangold protect her. She’s in real (“Minority Report”), Starring // Hugh Jackman, Will Yun Lee, Hiroyuki danger, because what Sanada, Rika Fukushima, Famke Janssen and Mark Bomback would a “Wolverine” Rated // PG-13 for intense sci-fi action and vio(“Unstoppable”), realmovie be without action lence, some sexuality and language ize that’s what really scenes involving lots sunk “X-Men: The Last of growling and slichost of new mutants just Stand” and to a lesser a tantalizing offer. He ing? Wolverine certainly because this is a new can make the Wolverine degree “Wolverine: Ori- does plenty of both here. movie in the X-Men mortal. gins.” Just because there The key, though, is that universe. Director James are mutants doesn’t It’s an interesting the movie understands premise. Logan spends his days painfully aware Action! PLAYING JULY 19 - JULY 25 of his own immortality. tICKets oNLINe At WWW.MeGAPLeXtheAtres.CoM GIFt booKs ANd CArds AVAILAbLe There’s a reason when STADIUM 8 UNIVERSITY 6 535 W. 100 N. PROVIDENCE 1225 N 200 E., BEHIND HOME DEPOT we first meet him here 2297 N. Main turbo(PG) 12:40 2:50 5:00 7:10 WoLVerINe 2d(PG-13) 10:40am 4:10 9:35 that he’s living in a cave MOVIE HOTLINE 753-6444 • WWW.WALKERCINEMAS.NET MOVIE HOTLINE ALL SEATS ALL TIMES $3.00 turbo 3d(PG) 10:30 am 8:45 WoLVerINe 3d(PG-13) 1:30 6:55 out in the woods. He OpEN SuN 3:30 pM 435-753-1900 OpEN MON ThRu SAT AT 11:30 AM FOR OuR MATINEES red 2(PG-13) 10:50 am 1:20 3:50 6:20 red 2 (PG-13) 11:30am 2:00 4:30 7:00 has forever to live, but SuMMER ChILdREN’S MATINEE - ESCApE 8:50 FRI ONLY 11:15pm 9:30 nothing to live for. Other FROM STADIUM 5 pLANET EARTh MON - ThuRS 12:00 & 2:00 WoLVerINe 2d (PG-13) 10:30am 3:20 2450 NORTH MAIN the CoNjurING (r) 1:45 4:15 6:45 dreams involve Jean Now you sEE ME Epic (pG) 9:15 7:50 10:25 FRI ONLY 11:00pm 3d = $2 More (pG-13) 4:40 Grey (Famke Janssen) WoLVerINe 2d (PG-13) 1:05 9:45* turbo 2d (PG) 11:45 1:15 3:30 6:15 WoLVerINe 3d(PG-13) 12:40 6:05 3:40, 7:30 & 9:50 lying next to him, beckMon - sat Mat WoLVerINe 3d (PG-13) 4:05 7:00 Fri & sat Mat PACIFIC rIM 2d(PG-13) 11:00am 12:45 4:00 turbo 3d (PG) 5:35 9:50 12:10 & 2:20 oning him to come to 1:00 the CoNjurING (r) 1:20 3:50 6:20 6:45 10:00 r.I.P.d. 2d (PG-13) 1:50 4:00 10:00 the other side. There’s 9:00* iroN MaN 3 (pG-13) EphraiM’s rEscuE r.I.P.d. 3d (PG-13) 11:10 7:40 r.I.P.d 2d (PG-13) 1:40 3:30 5:40 9:30 (pG) nothing keeping him liv4:00 PACIFIC rIM 2d (PG-13) 1:15 3:45 6:30 FRI ONLY 11:30pm 4:20, 7:10 & 9:10 PACIFIC rIM 2d(PG-13) 11:05am 9:00 9:10* Mon - sat Mat ing except for his cursed r.I.P.d 3d(PG-13) 10:35am 7:50 Fri & sat Mat GroWN uPs 2(PG-13) 12:15 2:30 4:45 12:50 desPICAbLe Me 2 2d (PG) 1:30 4:15 immortality. 11:40 & 2:00 7:10 9:20 desPICAbLe Me 2 2d(PG) 10:40am 1:00 6:45 9:15* What “The WolverFasT aNd 3:20 5:40 9:20 FRI ONLY 11:20pm desPICAbLe Me 2 2d (PG) 11:00 1:10 3:25 sTar TrEk iNTo LoNe rANGer (PG-13) 1:00 6:40 5:35 7:50 ine” does well is it Furious 6 dboX PACIFIC rIM 2d (PG-13) 11:00 4:00 6:45 darkNEss (pG-13) * MoNsters uNIVersIty (G) 4:00 9:40 (pG-13) doesn’t fall for the bait LoNe rANGer (PG-13) 12:00 3:00 6:05 No Discount Tickets or Passes for Turbo, Red 2, 7:00 & 9:40 R.I.P.D., Wolverine * = does Not shoW suNdAy 9:10 6:40 & 9:30 of introducing a whole

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Now is the time to embrace the return of the Twinkie and catch up to Mexico America is slipping. Two weeks ago a report was released revealing that we had plummeted to No. 2 in the world obesity rankings. We were toppled by our southern neighbors, Mexico. Where is our national pride? Where is the outrage over Mexicans ruining everything that we hold near and dear? This is worse than losing to the Russians in basketball. But regaining the title will be as sweet as beating the Russians in hockey, but as difficult as getting the Russians to surrender Edward Snowden. I know it is going to be hard to hate Mexico as much as Russia, but we can do it. I accuse Mexico of espionage and a rigorous non-training program. Those undocumented workers that we have been sending back to their homeland took with them our secrets of rapid weight gain. As a nation, our first step should be to immediately implement emergency unausterity measures under the leadership of the Office of Homeland Obesity. Just like reinstating the wartime draft, word out this week is that a new patriotic company is reinstating the Twinkie and other formerHostess snacks of mass production to bolster

Slightly Off Center DENNIS HINKAMP

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How America can regain the top spot

our chances of winning this war. These yummy treats with a shelf life of six years should be hitting the selves next week. McDonald’s has started listing the calorie count of all items on their menus so that citizens can make the right choices to help the nation regain its crown of corpulence. Supersize will be the default order on all purchases. Further action or, more importantly, inaction is required on your part: 1. Stop walking, even around the office. If you have a rolling desk chair, just push yourself around in it until quitting time. If you do outdoor work, lean on your tools and take frequent naps. 2. Take the elevator even if it is only for one floor; every little bit counts. Use the handicapped buttons on doors even if you are not handicapped. The government has issued a moratorium on citations for using these buttons or unused

handicapped parking stalls. 3. Light beer and diet soda has been banned at all stadiums, airports and government buildings. 4. Ride a bike, but only if it will reduce the amount you have to walk, and never pedal going downhill. Use electric bikes or scooters whenever possible. 5. Only buy food from vending machines and the selves closest to the grocery store checkout line. 6. Eat fruits and vegetables only if fried or covered with cheese or chocolate — preferably all three. This will be easier if you spend your meal times at county and state fairs. 7. Use the drive-up window for everything, even if it takes extra trips. Remember to get in some extra snacking time while the car is idling in line. 8. Cancel gym memberships immediately unless you agree to only use them for tanning and the juice bars. 9. People caught running for any reason other than to escape a fire will be issued a warning for the first infraction. Upon subsequent violations, perpetrators will face house arrest and be fitted with ankle bracelet motion detectors ———

Dennis Hinkamp has no animosity towards his Mexican friends. This is friendly competition just like the World Cup.

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Acting great, effects lacking in ‘Woman in Black’

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idly shift from one role to another. But superb acting alone cannot make “The Woman in Black” a winner. The theatrical magic that has made audiences jump and scream throughout more successful performances of this play requires a flawless blend of technical effects that are difficult to conjure up. The most important of those are perfect synchronization ity and the supernatural of pre-recorded sound gradually blurs in his effects, disquieting own mind. Meanwhile, ambiance in the play’s Warren carries the play’s flashback vignettes and narration and portrays split-second timing of all of its supporting char- special effects lighting. acters, effectively using Sadly, weaknesses in changes of dialect and those technical areas speech intonation to rap- — particularly lighting

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Charlie Schill

This season’s small cast offering by the Old Lyric Repertory Company is “The Woman in Black,” an eerie ghost story that has been running for decades in the West End theater district of London. The plot of “The Woman in Black” cannot be briefly summarized; nor would it be fair to reveal any of this would-be shocker’s surprises. “The Woman in Black” is staged as a play within a play that requires two actors to portray seven separate characters with minimal scenery, costumes and makeup, while off-stage tech wizards orchestrate thrills and chills for the audience. Needless to say, the artistic risk that director Adrianne Moore has undertaken here is a considerable one. The performers in “The Woman in Black” are OLRC veterans Richie Call and William Grey Warren, both of whom have been seen in marvelous Old Lyric productions earlier this season. Warren plays Arthur Kipps, a London lawyer seeking to exorcize a horrific experience

— limit this otherwise promising OLRC production’s shock value to one good jolt in the middle of Act II. Repertory performances of “The Woman in Black” will continue at the Caine Lyric Theater at 28 W. Center St. through Aug. 6. ———

Editor’s Note: Charlie Schill is a former city editor of The Herald Journal. He has directed and performed with theater groups in the United States, South Korea and Germany. Schill also served as theater critic for The Temple Daily Telegram in Temple, Texas and Pacific Stars & Stripes and Japan Times, both daily newspapers in Tokyo.

NUNSENSE JULY 30 & AUG. 5, 7:30PM Richie Call, left, and Bill Warren star in the Old Lyric Repertory Company’s production of “The Woman in Black.”

from his past by publicly sharing it with family and friends. Call plays the Actor, who tragically encourages Kipps to relive his terror rather than merely recounting it.

As Kipps’ story unfolds, Call and Warren exchange roles. Playing a younger incarnation of Kipps, Call brilliantly draws the audience along as the line between real-

“Pacific Rim,” ‘’White House Down,” ‘’After Earth” and “The Lone Ranger.” Overall box office totals are up, though, said Paul Dergarabedian of Continued from Page 6 box-office tracker Hollywood.com. third place. Fox’s head of domestic “Despite the fact there have been distribution, Chris Aronson, charactersome high-profile, high-budget flops, ized the opening as “a very promising the summer to date is up 12 percent start,” noting that the film won’t open from last year,” he said. “For mid-July, in Europe until the fall. to have a modestly budgeted horror But Universal’s big-budget crime film top the weekend tells you how caper “R.I.P.D.” opened with a disimportant it is for audiences to have appointing $12.76 million. The film options.” reportedly cost more than $130 million The Adam Sandler-produced Sony to make, compared to only about $19.5 comedy “Grown Ups 2,” starring million for “The Conjuring.” Kevin James, Chris Rock, David Spade Starring Jeff Bridges and Ryan Reyn- and Salma Hayek, held onto fourth place in its second week of release, olds, “R.I.P.D” joins the year’s other earning $20 million. mega-budget summer flops, including

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Books Fathers and sons struggling to connect By Ann Levin Associated Press

The ghost of J.D. Salinger hovers over David Gilbert’s new novel, “& Sons.” Set amid the wealth and privilege of Manhattan’s toniest neighborhood, the novel centers on A.N. Dyer, a reclusive author best known for his coming-of-age story set in a boys’ prep school. When the novel begins, Dyer is preparing to deliver a eulogy for his lifelong friend Charles Henry Topping at a church in the heart of the blue-blood district that Gilbert knows and writes about so well. The Dyers and the Toppings have been friends for years, send-

ing their children to the same schools and summering together in the Hamptons. St. James’ Church, the Buckley School, Exeter, Yale — Gilbert nails the taxonomy of class and wealth like a younger Tom Wolfe. But “& Sons” isn’t primarily social satire,

even though parts are hilarious. It’s about the emotional bonds between fathers, sons and brothers — the overwhelming love that can’t be adequately expressed and the burden of unspoken expectations. “It’s impossibly hard, a father’s decline,” Dyer tells Topping’s son, Philip. “You both want to say so much but you’re both so afraid of saying the same thing, something like, I hope I wasn’t a terrible disappointment.” Philip Topping is the compromised observer of the Dyer family drama. A wannabe novelist who has settled for teaching fifth grade, he’s been disloyal to his own WASPy clan by secretly yearning to be Dyer’s son. Dyer’s own three sons, meanwhile, struggle to

With numerous characters involved in creative pursuits, Gilbert has plenty of room to HARDCOVER FICTION explore the torments and 1. “Inferno” by Dan Brown satisfactions of a writer’s 2. “Hidden Order” by Brad Thor 3. “And the Mountains Echoed” by Khaled Hoslife. Indeed, he has to seini construct a novel-within4. “The Ocean at the End of the Lake” by Neil a-novel to explain the Gaiman public’s enduring fascina5. “Bombshell” by Catherine Coulter tion with Dyer’s “Catcher HARDCOVER NONFICTION in the Rye”-like work, 1. “Lean In” by Sheryl Sandberg with Nell Scovell “Ampersand.” 2. “Happy, Happy, Happy” by Phil Robertson It’s a lot to pack into 3. “Let’s Explore Diabetes with Owls” by David one novel, and parts of Sedaris the book feel long. Still, 4. “Unbroken” by Laura Hillenbrand Gilbert is an inventive, 5. “I Wear the Black Hat” by Chuck Klosterman emotionally perceptive writer, and despite forge their identities in the free and succeed on their a wholly unbelievable long shadow cast by their own terms. The youngest, sci-fi plot twist, “& Sons” father’s outsize success. just 17, is still largely an has much to offer, parThe older two, in their 40s, innocent, his youth offer- ticularly for connoisseurs understand the limitations ing his decrepit dad the of the Manhattan playof his overweening narcis- opportunity for a parental ground called the Upper sism but can’t quite break do-over. East Side.

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‘Dogtripping’ will make you laugh out loud By Kim Curtis Associated Press

to know whether his stories will resonate with those less fond of his furry four-legged friends, but because Rosenfelt When was the last time you very well could be the funniest laughed out loud? When is the last time you cried tears of gen- American author alive today, it’s certainly worth a try. uine sadness? When was the He’s charming, likable, selflast time you did both while deprecating, self-aware and reading a 260-page memoir? David Rosenfelt, who is best utterly hysterical. Be careful where you read this one because known for a series of mystery you could invoke serious stares novels, has written a booklength love letter to his canine from strangers who may think companions through the years. you’ve lost your mind. On the cleanliness of the “Dogtripping” is a delightful hotel rooms he wants to romp through his adventures reserve with 25 — mostly — and misadventures — runbig — dogs during their road ning a dog rescue along with trip from California to Maine: his wife, Debbie, out of their Southern California home and “I hadn’t done the math, but I was pretty sure that we would their cross-country move. As a dog lover, it’s hard be traveling with well over

a ton of dog, so the cleaning deposit would probably be the GDP of a third-world country.” On the bedroom he shares with his wife and a half-dozen dogs: “The noises ... are unbelievable. Between the snoring, and the scratching, the collars jiggling, and all the other weird noises, it sounds like a jungle in Zaire.” On the dogs, most of whom are old: “They sleep the majority of the day. I’ve often said that the inside of our house seems like a Civil War battlefield when the fighting was over ... eerily quiet, with bodies lying everywhere.” If it’s been too long since you enjoyed a funny, sweet, romantic tale, read this book.

‘Unseen’ is an intense tale By Jeff Ayers Associated Press Karin Slaughter’s latest novel, “Unseen,” continues the tale of detective Will Trent, who has experienced more turmoil than anyone should experience in a lifetime. Will works for the Georgia Bureau of Investigation. He’s working undercover on his latest case, but the violence doesn’t stay away for long. As Bill Black, Will has to stay in character or he’s a dead man. The people he runs with are drug dealers, and he wants to keep Sara, the woman he

loves, safe. But the case quickly invades Sara’s life, and Will cannot tell her the truth. When he witnesses a hit that involves Sara’s stepson, Jared, he’s able to save the life of Jared’s wife, Lena, without blowing his cover. But it might cost him any chance of a future with Sara. The theme of trust plays a key role in this intense and brutal tale. Slaughter has the ability to take the reader deep into a character’s psyche and pull away before it becomes too much to handle. The story that Slaughter weaves will not be forgotten anytime soon.


With thousands of colorful, toothpick-size fabrics, Noriko Endo of Tokyo, Japan, has captured the rapture of nature in art quilts that are on display in the Brigham City Museum of Art and History’s “2013 International Quilt Invitational Exhibition.” Works by Endo, the featured art quilter, and Helen Butler, the featured traditional quilter, are hanging in the museum through Aug. 24. The museum is located at 24 N. 300 West in Brigham City. The entrance is on the west side. Admission is free. Hours are from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., Tuesday through Friday, and from 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday. For additional information, please phone (435) 226-1439 or visit www. brighamcitymuseum.org. Nature’s vast magnificence has gripped the imagination of Endo since childhood when she walked in the woods with her father. She

frames and photos. She began quilting about 20 years ago when a quilt store opened near her home. Butler recalls, “When I walked through the door of the new store and saw all those beautiful, quality fabrics, I felt like I was home.” Other artists that are showing off their command of designing, piecing, quilting and painting are Lenore Crawford, Mich.; Kaye Evans, Utah; Linda French, Ohio; Suzanne Marshall, Mo.; Kathy McNeil, Wa.; Andrea Perejda, Calif.; Sharon L. Schlotzhauer and David M. Taylor, Colo.; Kate Themel, Conn. and Zena Thorpe, Calif. Thorpe’s quilt “Crowned With Glory – Right Royally” was named one of the Best Quilts of the 20th Century. This piece is in the exhibition. Marshall’s quilt “Toujour Nouveau” Noriko Endo is the featured art quilter at an exhibit in Brigham City. was also named one of the depicts mostly landscapes of fabric while watching inspired by nature as well 100 Best Quilts of the 20th in her art quilts. Endo my mother knit sweaters as architecture, antique Century. This piece is not says, “I was motivated to using odd balls of yarn.” quilts, fabric, furniture available for display as it work with small pieces is in the permanent collec Butler’s pieces are also designs, tiles, picture

Jasmine Continued from Page 6 unsophisticated — Stanley Kowalski, anyone? — but he and Ginger sure have chemistry. British actress Sally Hawkins is hugely touching as Ginger, and the passionate Bobby Cannavale, with a cowlick — or is it a bang? — to remember, is spoton as Chili — you can almost hear him yelling, “Ste-LLA!!” (Or, “GinGER!!”) Allen uses flashbacks to tell the story of Jasmine’s past, while in the present, she tries desperately to get back on her feet, with a dream of becoming an interior decorator. It’s hard to say which is more fascinating, Jasmine’s fictional journey or Blanchett’s dramatic journey in the film, between the two Jasmines. Look at Jasmine in her glory: her

skin virtually glows, her smile is glorious, and her ethereal, high-class beauty jumps off the screen. But when Jasmine’s down, Blanchett’s eyes are red and puffy, her skin pale and blotchy. Her posture changes. Sweat stains soak the same silk dress that once looked so smashing. As always, Allen draws strong supporting performances from all. The comic Andrew Dice Clay is an especially fun surprise as Ginger’s embittered ex, and Louis C.K. is deviously sweet as Ginger’s suitor. Peter Sarsgaard strikes the right tone as a wealthy diplomat who just might be Jasmine’s savior. Is “Blue Jasmine” an Occupy Wall Street-era morality tale, or just a deeply absorbing character study? Either way, Allen has given us a whole lot to chew on — and a flawed heroine we’ll remember for a long time.

Tune Continued from Page 3 and a bachelor’s in humanities and music. Wednesday, July 31 Trenton Chang: A sophomore at Logan High School, the 15-year-old piano virtuoso will perform several classical pieces. Chang’s parents came from Taiwan, and he was born in Minneapolis. When he was nearly five years old, he began piano lessons with Rebecca and Ralph Van der Beek. Currently, he studies with Gary Amano. Chang received the Mini Artist award in the USU Piano Festival at age 5 and continued on to win awards in the USU Piano Festivals each year. At age 8, he won first place in the 2006 UMTA State Concerto Competition. In 2009 and 2011, Change was chosen in the Salute to Youth auditions to play with the

tion of the Museum of the American Quilter’s Society in Paducah, Ky. However, seven of Marshall’s award-winning quilts are on view. There is a sprinkle of adventure in the art quilts produced by the 12 participants who were inspired by visits to the Greek island of Santorini, the medieval village Le Poet Laval in central France, Huangshan in the Yellow Mountains of China, a Japanese garden in Kyoto and a monastery on the tiny island of Kosljun, to name a few. A workshop on Needleturn Applique will be given by Butler at the museum from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Aug. 10. Registration is $15 for museum members and $25 for nonmembers. Participation is limited to 20. People can register in person; by mail (P.O. Box 583, Brigham City, UT 84302); or online at www.brighamcitymuseum.org.

Utah Symphony at Abravanel Hall. In May 2010, he was invited to perform the entire Mozart concerto No. 23 in the Beverly Sorenson Young Artists Concert with Utah Chamber Artists. In October 2011, Chang was the winner of the MTNA Utah State Competition. In March 2012, he appeared on NPR’s “From the Top.” Chang will be a sophomore at Logan High next fall. He enjoys hiking, traveling, and playing soccer. Thursday, Aug. 1 Craig Jessop: The dean of USU’s Caine College of the Arts, the music director of the American Festival Chorus and former director of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir will preview Beethoven’s sacred masterpiece, “Missa Solemnis.” Jessop will conduct “Missa Solemnis” Aug. 7, at the Ellen Eccles Theatre in and the performance will feature the American Festival Chorus, special soloists and the Utah Festival Orchestra.

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25. Thick piece 26. High-strung 32. Steven Soderbergh film 33. Persian Gulf port 34. Finish with 35. Very pleased with oneself 36. Highest quality 37. Poker hand 38. Sky sight 39. Large amounts 40. Alps second highest 42. Blue shade 43. Sacred places 44. Partner of now 49. Conclusion 52. Mercury alloy 53. Amphibians 54. New Testament book 55. Grant for a king’s relative, for example 57. ___ compos mentis 58. Ugh! 59. Japanese-American 60. Bathe in a risquee way 64. Daily dinners perhaps 65. Peters in Madrid 66. Off 67. Accord 68. Protector 69. Poetic meadow 71. Bird’s high spot 72. Devastation 73. Islam branch 74. Heart of something 75. Shorthand system inventor Pitman 76. Pigeon of the sea 77. Greenfly, e.g. 78. Black cat or dark cloud 79. Kid’s construction kit 80. Forthwith 87. Kind of angle 88. Slices 89. Roundish 92. Stadiums 93. It’s used in dielectrics

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Common Ground Outdoor Adventures is celebrating 20 years of providing adaptive outdoor recreation for youths and adults with disabilities in Cache Valley. To celebrate, an awareness event and party for our participants, volunteers and donors will be held from 9 a.m. to noon Friday, July 26, at the Cache County Fairgrounds (west entrance). This celebration will feature tethered rides in the country’s only accessible hot-air balloon. Live music will be provided by Lightwood Duo, a pancake bar by Herm’s Inn and fun games for over 200 people. We’re all coming together to celebrate the rich, 20-year history of the organization. At the forefront of the celebration will be the many participants, volunteers, staff, and family members who have transformed Common Ground Outdoor Adventures into what it is today Visit www.cgadventures. org or call 713-0288 for more information.

The Rotary Club of Logan would like to invite you to participate in this year’s Logan Rotary RAW-Ride Around the Wellsvilles. This top of Utah bike ride begins at the Rotary Pavilion before heading out across the beautiful Cache Valley, up over Wellsville Canyon to Brigham City, north to Collinston and back into Cache Valley, returning to the Rotary Pavilion. It all happens at 7 a.m. Saturday, July 27. Check us out at rotaryraw.com.

Cache Valley’s favorite singing cowboys, Tumbleweeds, will perform at Pier 49 San Francisco Style Sourdough Pizza from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, July 26. This is a great chance for some fun entertainment and good grub. Pier 49 is located at 99 E. 1200 South. The Stokes Nature Center will host “Backyard Harvest: An Evening with Saturn” from 9:30 to 11:30 p.m. Friday, July 26. Arguably one of the most lovely planets, Saturn features prominently in the night sky this July. Drop in for a chance to see this amazing planet up close through a telescope. Local astronomer Jim Akers will be on hand to answer questions, talk about the planets and point out other interesting objects in the night sky. Drop in anytime from 9:30 to 11:30 p.m.; no registration required. Call 755-3239 or visit www.logannature.org for the event location and for alternate dates in case of rain or clouds.

Come participate in the Health City Half Marathon Saturday, July 27. We have changed the name, the date and even lowered the prices of this race in Smithfield. The course takes you above Smithfield and through its beautiful canyon. Racers receive a shirt and a finisher’s medal. Sign up today. Cost is $35. Visit www.smithfieldcreation.com. Tr3ason will perform along with Erasmus at 8 p.m. Saturday, July 27, at Why Sound, 30 Federal Ave. Cost is $5. Ben Brown will perform from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday, July 27, at Caffe Ibis, 52 Federal Ave. Brown recreates the hidden jewels of popular music on the acoustic guitar with a lush, smooth and well-crafted sound. The Utah Festival Academy will present “Presto ChangO(ver)” following the matinee performance, July 27, at the Ellen Eccles Theatre. Cost is $10. Watch the fascinating and wellchoreographed scene change process between a matinee and an evening show and ask questions as it happens. For more information call 750-0300 or visit www.utahfestival.org. Amazing young slap-guitar sensation Maggie Westover will perform from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday, July 27, at Pier 49 San Francisco Style Sourdough Pizza. Don’t miss this chance to hear some unique and thoroughly enjoyable music while dining on the valley’s best pizza.

The Hyrum Museum will host its first annual car show fundraiser from 3 to 8 p.m. Saturday, July 27, 50 W. Main St. in Hyrum. Everyone is invited to enter their classic vehicle, have a mouthwatering hot dog and listen to some tunes. The museum will raise funds through an optional $5 donation for each entry and the selling of hot dogs, drinks and treats. A free concert by the Red Rock Hot Club will be held at 8 p.m. If it rains, the concert will be moved to Elite Hall. To pre-register or for more information, please call or email Jami at museum@ hyrumcity.com or 245-0208.

SUNDAY RacecaR RacecaR will perform from noon to 2 p.m. Sunday, July 28, at Caffe Ibis, 52 Federal Ave. RacecaR RacecaR is an alternative band that relies on passionate lyrics and catchy riffs. The Post-Mormon Community is a non-sectarian organization of individuals and families who have left Mormonism. The Cache Valley chapter meets for dinner and socializing at a local restaurant at 6:30 p.m. every Sunday evening. Newcomers welcome. For more information call Jeff at 770-4263 or visit our website at www.postmormon.org/logan. The Logan Summer Citizens will hear from Douglas Lemon at 1 p.m. Sunday, July 28, at the Calibration and Optical Research building on the Innovation Campus, 489 E. Research Pkwy. The president of the USU Research Foundation, Lemon will tell us of “seeing the universe with new eyes.” Directions: North on 600 East to 1650 North (Research Parkway). Turn left following road to 489 East on your left. Pass the building to driveway and parking area. We will meet in the auditorium. For more information contact Norman Palmer at 787-1406 or npalmer8@cox.net.

MONDAY The Utah Festival Academy will present “Desmondia’s Picnic Basket” from 4 to 5 p.m. Monday,

July 29, at the Logan High School home economics room. Cost is $10. Delicious Italian cooking by Gary Griffin. Samples included. For more information call 7500300 or visit www.utahfestival.org. The Cache LDS Democrat Caucus is hosting its first Family Home Evening Activity at 6 p.m. Monday, July 29, at 584 N. 100 East. Bring a potluck item to share, a camp chair and the entire family. Everyone of all political and religious affiliations are invited.

TUESDAY Tina Ferguson will perform at 8 p.m. Tuesday, July 30, at Why Sound, 30 Federal Ave. Cost is $5. Utah Connections Academy, a tuition-free, provisionally accredited virtual public school, is hosting a free information session from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, July 30, at the Holiday Inn Express, 2235 N. Main St. The session will cover several topics, including the school’s program and curriculum, the enrollment process and how teachers interact with students in a virtual environment. Because UCA is a virtual school, it is available to K-12 students who reside anywhere in Utah. Tuition is free and enrolled students receive a computer and books at no charge. For more information, visit www.connectionsacademy.com/utah-school. Juicy Fruits & Veggies is the title of the free class held at Macey’s Little Theater in Providence at 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 30. Cucumbers and watermelon are two of the most refreshing summer foods. Come learn how to use them to cool down in a healthy way. The Food $ense Girls will be showing great recipes that not only taste fantastic, but also help your body stay healthy. Reserve a seat at the service desk. Visit littletheatrerecipes.blogspot.com for more information. The Utah Festival Academy will present “Conversations with Sheldon Harnick” from 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesday, July 30, at the Ellen Eccles Theatre. Cost is $10.

Harnick reflects on the creation of his Tony Award-winning “Fiddler on the Roof.” A once-in-alifetime opportunity to interact with this Pulitzer Prize-winning Broadway legend. For more information call 750-0300 or visit www.utahfestival.org.

WEDNESDAY Hot ‘n Cold 2 is the title of the free class held at Macey’s Little Theater in Providence at 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 31. Amy Smith is back to share some of her fantastic recipes that will fight against this crazy weather we have in Cache Valley. This class will feature her recipes for toasted coconut chocolate chunk cookies, apple slaw and a delightful summer pasta salad. Reserve a seat at the service desk. Visit littletheatrerecipes.blogspot.com for more information. The Utah Festival Academy will present “Costume Creation” from 4 to 5 p.m. Wednesday, July 31, at the Dansante Recital Hall. Cost is $10. Join UFOMT director of costumes and wardrobe Phillip Lowe to discover what building a season of costumes entails. For more information call 750-0300 or visit www.utahfestival.org. The next Daytime Food $ense class will be held from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 31, in the multipurpose room next to the Cache County Extension office, 179 N. Main St. Beans are one of the world’s natural super foods. At this class we’ll teach all about the power of beans including how to use them as a fat replacer in baking. Call 752-6263 and reserve your spot today.

THURSDAY The Utah Festival Academy will present “Utah Festival History” from 4 to 5 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 1, at the Dansante Recital Hall. Cost is $10. Learn how the Utah Festival Opera dream began from founding general director Michael Ballam. For more information call 750-0300 or visit www.utahfestival.org.

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