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3 hrs ago | The Daily Page

Overture Center announces a 2014-15 season filled with Broadway...

Overture Center's 2014-15 season has been unveiled, and it's a doozie, filled with live music from around the world, innovative takes on dance and circus arts, and musicals that range from charming classics to irreverent new hits, there are tons of opportunities to get your fill of culture between August 2014 and June 2015.


Related Topix: Religion, Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, Pretty in Pink, Molly Ringwald, Recreational Vehicle, Award, Theater, Arts

7 hrs ago | Salt Lake Tribune

Gay marriage fight recalls - 60s mixed-race debate

As the judge listened to the attorney explain the state's interest in barring the couple from marrying, he had a question: Are you saying there is scientific evidence that shows some children will be harmed by such marriages? The question posed to R.D. McIlwaine III, assistant attorney general of Virginia, came from Chief Justice of the United ... (more)


Related Topix: Life, Interracial,Multiracial, Multiethnic, and Multicultural, Prison, Religion

12 hrs ago | The Grand Junction Sentinel

Mormons, Catholics make up lion's share of local religious followings

The Rev. Edmundo Valera, center, leads the Easter Vigil service Saturday evening at St. Joseph Catholic Church in downtown Grand Junction.


Related Topix: Grand Junction, CO, Mesa County, CO

Sat Apr 19, 2014


Gay? Mormon? Affirmation Can Help

As a junior at Brigham Young University, John Gustav-Wrathall was struggling with his sexuality, he was suicidal, and devastated over the idea of leaving behind the Mormon church that had been his entire life.


Related Topix: Religion, Gay/Lesbian, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT, Human Sexuality

The Fresno Bee

Work detail at Avocado Lake

Jerry Badal at left, is part of a group painting and doing concrete work at Avocado Lake on April 19, 2014.


Related Topix: Religion, Clovis, CA

Menifee 24

Local LDS Youth Clean Up Vacant Lots in Service Project

About 150 youth from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints took part in a clean-up of several lots throughout Perris Saturday as part of their annual Youth Conference.


Related Topix: Religion, Meditative, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints

The Kansas City Star

Atheist national conference aims at Mormon church

A 27-year-old Grandview man has been charged in the recent series of highways shootings, Jackson County prosecutors said Friday.


Related Topix: Jackson County, MO, University of Tulsa, Sundance Film Festival, Religion

The Daily Eudemon


The 4chan online community has struck again. They spread word in their community that was holding an online vote on "What's the one book that transformed your life forever?" The 4channers descended on the site and vote Mein Kampf number one and Mein Kampf, Special Banned Edition , number two.


Related Topix: Religion, The Book of Mormon, Theater

Deseret News

'Because of Him': LDS video on Christ surpasses 2.6 million YouTube views

The Because of Him Easter initiative includes memes like this, each proclaiming the LDS Church's belief that Jesus Christ is the divine Son of God who overcame sorrow and death for men and women everywhere.


Related Topix: Religion, Life, Palm Sunday, Holidays

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Oakland Post

"Lamb of God" Interfaith Concert at Temple Hill

This Easter, the American Red Cross, together with the interfaith community of Northern California, is celebrating the gift of life.


Related Topix: Religion, August, CA

Northwest Florida Daily News

Saturday is day of service for Mormons

On April 8 at the City Council meeting, Mayor Mike Anderson and the city of Fort Walton Beach issued a proclamation declaring April 19 a Day of Service.


Related Topix: Religion, Fort Walton Beach, FL, Niceville, FL, De Funiak Springs, FL (Defuniak Springs, FL), Walton County, FL

ABC News

Atheist National Conference Aims at Mormon Church

Leaders of a national atheist group say the best spot to find a nonbeliever is in a place of faith.


Related Topix: Religion, Sundance Film Festival, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT


BYU students work to bring eyeglasses to millions of Ethiopians

When Peter Tolman was 14, he visited Guatemala to distribute eyeglasses as part of his Eagle Scout project.


Related Topix: Salt Lake City, UT, Brigham Young University, Religion


Initiation into America's original megachurch

As a sociologist of religion who specializes in Roman Catholicism, it is easy to feel old-fashioned in the face of so much novelty.


Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church

Rory O'Malley, Jane Monheit, Julia Murney & More to Headline 4th ...

The fourth annual "Night Of A Thousand Judys" - presented by The Meeting* hosted by Justin Sayre - has announced that the initial talent lineup, which will include Jane Monheit , Sarah Dash , Rory O'Malley Julia Murney , Erin McKeown and Gabrielle Stravelli .


Related Topix: Jazz, Jane Monheit, Theater, The Book of Mormon, Religion, Animation Movies, Short, Comedy Movies, Family, The Wizard of Oz, Adventure, Musical Movies, Celebrities, Judy Garland

Thu Apr 17, 2014

KOLD-TV Tucson

Diaper Dash aims to help families in need

A 15-year-old's vision for charity will come to life May 3 with a Diaper Dash 5K in Marana, providing thousands of diapers for those in need in Southern Arizona.


Related Topix: Marana, AZ, Meditative, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, Religion

Texas seizes polygamist group's secluded ranch

Texas Department of Public Safety cars idle along a road on the Yearning for Zion Ranch, Thursday, April 17, 2014, near Eldorado, Texas.


Related Topix: Eldorado, TX, FLDS, Religion, Meditative, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, West, TX

Brandon Sun

Authorities seize Texas ranch belonging to polygamist group, imprisoned leader Warren Jeffs

Texas Department of Public Safety Trooper Shawn Baxter waits to advise the media at the Yearning for Zion Ranch, Thursday, April 17, 2014, near Eldorado, Texas.


Related Topix: FLDS, Religion, Eldorado, TX, Meditative, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, West, TX

Tooele Transcript Bulletin On-line

Capt. Stansbury was no average engineer

I would be remiss in my responsibilities if I did not discuss the great man for which Stansbury Park, Stansbury Island and the Stansbury Mountains are named.


Related Topix: Stansbury Park, UT, Tooele, UT, Religion


The murder of Joseph Smith

In his nuanced and engrossing tale of the first Mormons' alternating periods of triumph and despair along the original American frontier-on both sides of Huck Finn's antebellum Mississippi River-Beam illuminates not just their history but their nation's.


Related Topix: Religion, Nauvoo, IL