Mormon Minute: Weekly News Recap for February 2, 2016


The Mormon Minute recaps news that’s happening in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. This week, we cover: the first YSA Face to Face event, Lindsey Stirling’s New York Times Bestselling debut, and the Piano Guys’ cello mashup.

0:05 – YSA Face to Face

The next Face to Face event is scheduled for Tuesday, March 8th at 6 p.m. For the first time, the Church is hosting the live stream for young single adults rather than youth. Elder Holland will answer questions submitted from YSA’s alongside Sister Stevens, first counselor of the Relief Society presidency and Brother Hallstrom of the Seventy.

0:24 – Stirling’s Bestseller

Lindsey Stirling’s memoir “The Only Pirate at the Party” made the New York Times’ bestselling hardcover list. Stirling coauthored the book with her sister Brooke Passey and shares memories from her audition on America’s Got Talent, struggles with an eating disorder and other lighthearted and sometimes embarrassing stories. The book is available at Deseret Book and on Amazon.

0:45 – Piano Guys ‘Hellocrimosa’

And the Piano Guys have put together a mashup of Adele’s hit “Hello” and Mozart’s “Lacrimosa” for “Hellocrimosa.” The music video features 100 tracks of acoustic and electric cello recordings layered on top of each other.

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Whitney studied Communications with an emphasis in Broadcast Journalism at BYU. She also served as Miss Utah 2009 and spent her year promoting Children's Miracle Network, fundraising for anti-bullying/suicide prevention programs, and speaking to mutual groups.