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Park Record Scene Clips for July 28-31, 2007

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Garden tour and gala tonight

In effort to raise awareness for Chain Reaction For A Cure, a nonprofit dedicated to raising funds for breast cancer research, a garden tour of nine Park City yards and a gala in the evening will be held at St. Mary’s Church. From 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., pick up a map and a ticket at St. Mary’s Parish Hall. Return at 6:30 p.m. for a gala featuring raffles and silent and live auctions. Items in the auction will include two rounds of golf at Pine Valley Golf Club and Carlos Boozer’s and Andrei Kirilenko’s sneakers, signed by the Utah Jazz basketball team.

St. Mary’s Parish Hall is located at 1505 White canyon Road on S.R. 224 North of McPolin Farm.

For more information, visit http://www.chainreactionforacure.org . For details about ticket information call Sheri at (435) 962-1023, Deanna at (435) 649-4898 or Naomi at (435) 940-1927.

Sold Out: Tony Bennett

Just two days following Jewel’s sold out performance at the Deer Valley Music Festival, the festival sold the last of the 5,000 tickets available for Tony Bennett’s Aug. 18 performance. Grammy Award-winning Bennett will offer the closing performance of the festival, singing with the Utah Symphony.

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Tickets are still available for all other Deer Valley Music Festival performances including the Utah Symphony’s performance, "Bravo Broadway" this Saturday. For details, call (801) 355-ARTS, 1-888-451-2787 or visit http://www.deervalleymusicfestival.org .

History book club’s next pick

On Tuesday August 14, The Park City History Book Club will discuss John Dean’s controversial book "Conservatives without Conscious. "Dean was Richard Nixon’s White House counsel, and is famous as the architect of the Watergate cover-up. In this, his seventh book, Dean focuses on social conservatives and neo-conservatives within the Republican Party, from the standpoint of a critical insider. Copies of "Conservatives without Conscious" are available at the Park City Library, and at Dolly’s Bookstore on Main Street and the Spotted Frog in Redstone Center. The discussion is open to the public and everyone is welcome, whether or not they have read the book. The event will be held on Tuesday, Aug. 14, at 4 p.m., at the Park City Library, located at 1255 Park Ave. For details, call: (435) 615-5600.

‘Why be religious in an age of fundamentalism?’

On Monday, July 30, at 8 p.m., Temple Har Shalom has invited some of the world’s leading Jewish thinkers in an open forum discussion on the topic of "Why Be Religious in an Age of Fundamentalism?" Hear from French intellectual Bernard-Henri Levy, Israeli spiritual leader, Tova Hartman, and New Republic literary critic Leon Wieseltier at Stein Eriksen Lodge. The event is free and open to the public. For details, contact dondea@templeharshalom.com or call (435) 649-2276.

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