Entertainment

Alex Boyé Cut from America’s Got Talent

Alex Boyé Cut from America's Got Talent

Alex Boyé excited LDS audiences with a rousing audition on NBC’s America’s Got Talent in June. However, Boyé’s journey has come to end as he was cut last night during the fourth week of Judge’s Cuts. Boyé and his band performed Uptown Funk to mixed reviews from the judges. You can watch the entire performance below. After the performance, Boyé waited backstage and …

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5 Gospel Themes Found in Harry Potter

5 Gospel Themes Found in Harry Potter

On the surface, the phenomenon that is J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter series may appear to simply be a well-crafted narrative about a young wizard destined to save his magical world from evil. But there’s more to the story. While most people love the series, Mormons seem to really love the series—likely due, at least in part, to perceived parallels between …

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New Video for Youth Teaches Powerful Lesson About Reaching Out

New Video for Youth Teaches Powerful Lesson

Uploaded this week, this unique new video for LDS youth finds a young man trapped in the same day over and over, where he is tasked by his Bishop to invite a less-active member to Church. When his efforts prove fruitless, he finds himself asking “What is the point?” Ultimately, he learns it takes a lot more than just a single …

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The Straight Edge Mormon DJ Taking Over the World

The Straight Edge Mormon DJ Taking Over the World

“I don’t know what day it is, truth be told!” says Kaskade, surging with adrenaline. It’s 4:30 on the morning of July 5, and the acclaimed DJ has just rampaged through a three-plus-hour set at the Encore Resort’s XS Nightclub—a 40,000-square-foot Dionysian dancehall in Las Vegas that’s half-nightclub and half-nighttime pool party, lit up by a plethora of pyrotechnics. “There …

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Watch the Mormon Tabernacle Choir React to European Tour Announcement

Watch the Mormon Tabernacle Choir React to European Tour Announcement

For the first time in 18 years, the world-renowned Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square will perform in Europe. The 20-day tour to eight European cities is scheduled from Monday, June 27, through Saturday, July 16, 2016. The international tour will kick off with performances in Berlin and Nuremberg, Germany, before heading to Vienna, Austria, and Zurich, Switzerland. …

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FREE MUSIC DOWNLOAD – Once I Was a Beehive

FREE MUSIC DOWNLOAD - Once I Was a Beehive

Once I Was a Beehive is “a girls camp movie based on thousands of true stories.” Set to be released on August 14, the film follows 16-year-old Lane Speer whose mother has just married a Mormon. While they’re on their honeymoon, Lane gets sent to girls camp, where she must deal with memories of her deceased father and her new …

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“Despicable Me” Creator on Mormonism and Minions

"Despicable Me" Creator on Mormonism and Minions

Jana Riess of Religion News Services recently interviewed Cinco Paul, one of the co-writers of Despicable Me movies and active LDS member. Below are a few standout questions and answers. You can read the full interview here. RNS: Were you raised Mormon? Cinco Paul: I grew up in Phoenix and my mom was a member of the [LDS] Church, and …

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Nashville Tribute Band’s New Music Video Will Fill You With Praise

The Nashville Tribute Band's New Music Video Will Fill You With Praise

Founded by Jason Deere, award-winning songwriter and Nashville record producer, The Nashville Tribute Band is a powerful group of musicians dedicated to bring Christians together through music as we find common ground in Jesus Christ. In 2014, the group released their latest album REDEEMER: A Nashville Tribute To Jesus Christ, which debuted at #4 on the iTunes Christian Chart and …

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