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The Daily Buzz from Sundance 2015: Episode 5 (1/27/2015)

Day 5 of the Daily Buzz at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival from the Yarrow Hotel and Conference Center in Park City, UT featured Hot Topics with Kim Voynar (Movie City News), John Wildman (Film Threat), Dominic Mill (UK’s We Got This Covered) and special guests Anne Thompson (TOH/Thompson...

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Great Interstate, Zodiac Empire

So the 2014 Utah Arts Festival happened this weekend, showcasing a lot of artwork, films, kids activities and whatnot, all under a blazing hot sun that wouldn't let up once. Despite the heat, this year was a damn fine festival with packed crowds ever

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Sundance Film Review: Station to Station

Station to Station is, essentially, a quilt of footage orchestrated by Director Doug Aitken on a train from the Atlantic to the Pacific over the course of 4,000 miles. Aitken introduced the film before the SLC Library Theatre screening as a synthesis of different artistic mediums that connect in...

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Lawmakers use Swallow scandal to stall campaign-donation caps

Horror stories about alleged campaign corruption by former Attorney General John Swallow ironically helped block passage Tuesday of a bill to limit campaign donations in Utah, one of just four states without such caps.
Lawmakers worried that limits might hamper honest politicians in raising...

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