Carole Mikita

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‘This plan is ambitious’: Salt Lake County Mayor Wilson talks about the revitalization of Salt Lake City

Salt Lake County Mayor Jenny Wilson spoke to KSL TV about all the proposed changes that could hit downtown Salt Lake City.
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‘No amount of money’ could convince symphony musicians to give up their home in Abravanel Hall

Utah Symphony musicians say they want to keep Abravanel Hall standing and think renovations make more sense compared to a rebuild.
21 days ago

Lead architect of Abravanel Hall says demolition plans are motivated by disposable mentality

A lead architect of Abravanel Hall says we need a better conservation mentality to preserve heritage and the important building he helped create.
1 month ago

‘A generational blunder’: Key player in Abravanel Hall’s genesis speaks out against demolition ideas

In response to recent ideas of possibly demolishing and rebuilding Salt Lake's Abravanel Hall, the home to the Utah Symphony, a key player in the building's creation speaks out against the notion.
1 month ago

TV series ‘The Chosen’ has returned to Utah to film fifth season

The popular TV series "The Chosen" is filming again in Utah.
2 months ago

Growing concerns for the future of Abravanel Hall

Following the announcement of an NHL team and plans for a sports and entertainment district, there have been questions about the future of the Salt Lake County owned Abravanel Hall.
2 months ago

New film tells story of 79 Latter-day Saint missionaries who escaped Nazi Germany

Just days before the start of World War II, Americans, many of them Utahns, escaped from Nazi Germany. They were Latter-day Saint missionaries serving in that country. Now a filmmaker is telling their story.
2 months ago

WATCH: ‘Temples Now Dot the Land’

Utah will soon have 28 operating temples. Some are still under construction, restoration or in the Open House period. A few have recently been dedicated. In this program we will focus on the 14 newest temples in Utah by telling the stories of the people connected to them. We will also provide an historic look […]
2 months ago

Utah Temples: A Conference Special preview

As General Conference weekend approaches, Latter-day Saints look forward to the announcement of new temples somewhere in the world. In recent years, that has included temples in Utah. There will soon be a surprising number in the state, which is the focus of a Conference Special from Carole Mikita who brings us this preview.
3 months ago

Curtain set to rise on Eccles Theater 2024-25 season with old favorites and new twists

The old and the new, funny and bittersweet, the 2024-2025 Eccles season will bring musical productions for every age. And three more very popular shows return to the Eccles as "extras" for the season.
4 months ago

40 years later, the mission of the Sundance Film Festival remains the same

"Our mission has remained the same since the very beginning, and that is creating a platform for artists, independent artists, to show their work.” That has been Robert Redford’s constant statement as the 2024 Sundance Film Festival prepares to open Thursday.
5 months ago

Michael McLean returns for 32nd season of ‘The Forgotten Carols’

The beloved Christmas production, “The Forgotten Carols” returns for its 32nd season and back on stage this year is creator, Michael McLean.
7 months ago

Speakers recall President M. Russell Ballard’s unwavering faith in Jesus Christ

Hundreds gathered in the Salt Lake Tabernacle for the funeral of President M. Russell Ballard Friday morning.
7 months ago

Pioneer of modern dance in Utah dies at the age of 96

Joan Woodbury, one of the pioneers of modern dance in Utah, has died at the age of 96.
8 months ago

Ballet West dancer overcomes the odds despite a limb difference

Ballet West's latest production features a young woman who has overcome a physical challenge.
8 months ago

Performing arts students spend a day learning at Eccles Theatre

Nearly 200 students from the Salt Lake School for the Performing Arts spent the day at the Eccles Theatre in downtown Salt Lake City Tuesday attending master classes, learning what it takes to create a Broadway touring production.
8 months ago

The Osmonds: Faith, Family and Fame

The Osmonds is a documentary that gives a behind-the-scenes look inside the iconic Osmond Family. Through rare archival footage and interviews, the segment is a tribute and celebration of the remarkable contributions the family made to music, entertainment, and the world at large.
9 months ago

Osmond family documentary to air during conference weekend

For decades, members of one Utah family, the Osmonds, have entertained audiences throughout the world and hit the top of the recording charts. Here is a preview of "The Osmonds: Faith, Family and Fame."
9 months ago

Arabic calligraphy meets stained glass art to create the ‘Sphere of Light’

An artist from Kuwait has traveled to Utah to work on what will become the largest stained glass art creation in the world.
10 months ago

Minerva Teichert exhibition opens in Salt Lake City

The artwork of notable Western and Latter-day Saint painter Minerva Teichert is the subject of a new exhibition that opened Thursday at the Church History Museum in Salt Lake City.
12 months ago

Utah Symphony director gives final bow after 14 years

After 14 years at the helm of the Utah Symphony, Maestro Thierry Fischer has conducted his final concerts as music director.
1 year ago

TV legend and longtime KSL anchor Dick Nourse has died at 83

The KSL family and the television news industry lost a legend. Long-time anchorman, Dick Nourse, passed away Thursday at the age of 83.
1 year ago

Huntsman Cancer Institute showcases new cancer wing

The Huntsman Cancer Institute dedicated a new cancer care wing on Monday, featuring eight stories about comprehensive cancer care and women's cancers.
1 year ago

Taking a look back at 60 seasons of Ballet West

Ballet West is preparing to celebrate a milestone — its 60th season. KSL's Carole Mikita takes a look at the company's history and how it hopes to break new ground in the future.
1 year ago