Arts & Entertainment
MR says: From popular Mormon YouTube stars to Mormon music and sports stars, lots of famous Mormons had good things to say about the new 'Meet the Mormons' movie, which comes out in theaters tomorrow.
Elaine Bradley, drummer, Neon Trees
Shawn Bradley, retired NBA basketball player
MR says: We bet this fun video is something a lot of moms can relate to! Click here for more Mormon song parodies.
In recent years, sequins have made a bolder statement on the dresses of members of the Tabernacle Choir. And that made us wonder: what other fashion statements has the choir made through the years? You'll love what we found!
The Mormon Tabernacle Choir has a certain look that we all know today--but it wasn't always that way. From the late 1800s when the Choir was founded up through the current day, see how the Choir has changed their wardrobe over the years.
The apostles are incredibly talented men--and not just at speaking at conference! Check out these three apostles whose art is a real thing of beauty.
-->See below for the art of President Boyd K. Packer
President Boyd K. Packer
Photo from LDS Church News
Current president of the Quorum of the Twelve, Boyd K. Packer, has enjoyed creating works of art since his childhood.
"His artistic impulses first drew him to the birds and wildlife that were native to the woods and wetlands outside his hometown of Brigham City, Utah," a Church News article reveals. "Young Boyd Packer sketched insects, farm animals, and waterfowl on discarded scraps of papers. He taught himself how to carve horses and big game from wood salvaged from packing boxes."
With the release of her newest album, Where My Heart Belongs, Gladys Knight is back in the limelight. But we bet you haven't heard these seven fun facts about her yet!
Gladys Knight. We know and love her. We've listened to her sing with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir. We've fallen in love with her latest CD. We've heard her conversion story. But we bet you didn't know all seven of these fun tidbits about the "Empress of Soul."
1. Her CTR ring was custom-designed specifically for her
Gladys was first introduced to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints by her children--and she loved the simplicity of Gospel concepts, in particular, the slogan CTR.