Carole Mikita

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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.
8 days 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.
1 month 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.
3 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.
3 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.
4 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.
4 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.
4 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.
5 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."
5 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.
6 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.
8 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.
9 months 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.
10 months 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.
10 months 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.
10 months ago

Utah stained glass artist tributes Jesus Christ’s Easter week

A Utah stained glass artist who created thousands of stained glass windows for Latter-day Saint temples and church buildings will present his latest piece in Paris.
11 months ago

Broadway at the Eccles announces 2023-2024 season

From the wives of King Henry VIII to Michael Jackson, the 2023-2024 Broadway season at the George S. and Dolores Dore Eccles Theatre in downtown Salt Lake City brings a varied experience to audiences.
12 months ago

‘The Sleeping Beauty’ dancer returns to stage after life-threatening illness

Ballet West is celebrating its latest production “The Sleeping Beauty” and the return of one of its dancers from a life-threatening health crisis.
1 year ago

Utah’s Madeleine Choir School returns for tour including singing for Pope Francis

The members of the Madeleine Choir School recently returned from their first international tour in five years. And the highlight was singing at a Mass for Pope Francis.
1 year ago

Looking back at President Nelson’s accomplishments over the last 5 years

Five years ago, President Russell M. Nelson met with the media as the new and 17th president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. KSL TV's Carole Mikita takes a look back at his remarkable accomplishments.
1 year ago

‘Ain’t Too Proud: The Life and Times of the Temptations’ comes to Salt Lake City

The sounds and moves of Motown come to life on stage at The George S. and Dolores Dore Eccles Theatre this week in "Ain't Too Proud: The Life and Times of the Temptations." KSL TV's Carole Mikita spoke with one of the stars of the show.
1 year ago

Father, daughter explosive combo in Ballet West’s ‘The Nutcracker’

Ballet West’s ‘The Nutcracker’ has become a holiday tradition for many families over the decades. The unmistakable music and the costumed dancers bring a beloved story to life each December.
1 year ago

‘Shucked’ heading to Broadway after Utah premiere

After a successful world premiere at Pioneer Theatre Company in Salt Lake City, the production "Shucked" is headed to The Great White Way.
1 year ago

Family of boy with rare genetic disorder thankful for care at Primary Children’s

With a big smile and a clap of his hand, anyone can tell that Emmett Bleyle is a lively, happy 5-year-old. His parents will tell you that every day of his life is a gift.
1 year ago