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This 16-Year-Old Pianist Is Winning National Awards. Take a Listen and You’ll See Why.

This 16-Year-Old Pianist Is Winning National Awards. Take a Listen and You'll See Why.

According to his father, 16-year-old Nathan Hardey had a dream to play high school basketball. However, as the time drew near, another passion took hold. Now, Nathan is a budding pianist receiving national attention. He started playing at nine and has been writing music since fourteen; after entering music in competitions, Nathan has taken first at the state level (Utah) …

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10 Fantastic Missionary TOONS to Put a Smile on Your Face

10 Fantastic Missionary TOONS to Put a Smile on Your Face

Space Jam. The Prince of Egypt. The Iron Giant. This is only the beginning of projects LDS animator and director Scott T. Petersen has worked on. Now the head of Golden Street Animation, Petersen has another project that may not be as well-known, but is certainly loved among LDS members. Missionary TOONS actually began while Petersen was serving a mission …

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Lindsey Stirling Responds to Recent Criticisms Over Modesty

Lindsey Stirling Responds to Recent Criticisms Over Modesty

Lindsey Stirling has been facing criticism for the dress she wore to the 2015 Billboard Music Awards this past week and responded by posting this photo to her Instagram account: Stirling wrote: “I’ve received a lot of hate over the last 2 days and I’m sorry for anyone that I’ve disappointed. The dress I wore to the awards was fully …

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LDS Artist Lindsey Stirling Showcased at Billboard Music Awards

LDS Artist Lindsey Stirling Showcased at Billboard Music Awards

The LDS community is no stranger to Lindsey Stirling, but a broader audience got to see the YouTube sensation at the Billboard Music Awards last night. Stirling performed alongside Wiz Khalifa and Charlie Puth for their hit song “See You Again,” a powerful tribute to actor Paul Walker, who died in the midst of filming the seventh installment in the …

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Cold War-Era, BYUtv Show ‘Granite Flats’ Comes to Netflix

Cold War-Era, BYUtv Show ‘Granite Flats’ comes to Netflix

“Granite Flats” is about to go mainstream. The 1960s Cold War-era drama, which boast name stars including Christopher Lloyd (“Back to the Future”), indie fave Parker Posey (“Waiting for Guffman”) and George Newbern (“Scandal”), moves to Netflix this Friday after spending its first two seasons on BYUtv — the satellite and digitally-distributed network owned by Brigham Young University. “I’m aware …

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Saturday’s Warrior Coming to the Big Screen in 2016

Saturday's Warrior Coming to the Big Screen in 2016

Saturday’s Warrior began as a college project in 1973 and quickly turned into a Mormon cult classic. Now, the creators are hard at work bringing the musical to the big screen. Set the be released in 2016, Saturday’s Warrior will be an updated retelling of the original musical, which follows the Flinders family on Earth after they make promises to …

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7 Soon-to-Be Missionaries Shock Their Families With Mission Calls

7 Soon-to-Be Missionaries Shock Their Families With Mission Calls

Receiving and opening a mission call is a special moment for any LDS missionary. From having friends place their guesses on a map to carefully covering the letter with the packet of information, this singular moment is steeped in fun traditions and begins an unforgettable journey. But these seven soon-to-be missionaries had something completely different in mind and decided not …

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LatterDayArrangements.com is Calling All Composers!

LatterDayArrangements.com is Calling All Composers!

By Jason Cassel, founder of LatterDayArrangements.com The first time I ever performed something I composed was as a twelve year old Deacon in Sacrament Meeting. It was a duet about prophets called “They Heard His Word.” The harmonies were rudimentary at best and the melody was sub-par. But it was mine; and that meant a lot. My parents sang the …

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