Arts & Culture

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Join KPCW's pop culture savant Rick Brough, as well as Friday Film Reviewers Barb Bretz, Mark Harrington and Linda Jager as they tackle the list of movies to catch on DVD, which Sundance films made it to the linelight and, of course, anticipation of the next Star Wars mvoie.

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To open it's 19th season at the Park City Eccles Center, Park City Institute has been chosen for a rare opportunity to stream a live, one-on-one conversation with the man who's been called a traitor, a hero and a patriot - Edward Snowden. Leslie Thatcher has more.

For today's Friday Film Review, Mark Harrington talks about a new movie that doesn't, for once, have a superhero.

One of the hottest tickets in the 2015 Sundance Film Festival was a ticket to the premiere of A Walk in the Woods, based on Bill Bryson's 1998 book of the same name. Here's Barbara Bretz with this week's Friday Film Review.

Ann Tyler's 20th novel, A Spool of Blue Threat, unravels themes of home and family through the intimate history of four generations of Whitshanks, Baltimore residents since 1920. Julie Crittenden has this month's KPCW book review.

A new film about a ground-breaking Rap group of the late 1980's is making waves at the box office. Here's Libby Wadman - straight outta Snyderville - with this week's Friday Film Review.

Meryl Streep proves she can become just about anyone doing anything in her latest role of agingrock 'n' roller Ricki Rendazzo in Ricki and the Flash. Here's Barb Bretz with this week's Friday Film Review.

What makes Utah snow so special? It's all in Jim Steenburg's new book, Secrets of the Greatest Snow on Earth. Amy Mills has this month's KPCW book review.

British songstress Amy Winehouse rose to fame almost as quickly as she fell, and she's the subject of the recently released documentary, Amy. Linda Jager has this week's Friday Film Review.

The film Southpaw delivers an incredible 1-2 punch. Libby Wadman has this week's Friday Film Review.