Topic: Arts

Stony Mesa Sagas

Librarian-activist-essayist Chip Ward can write fiction, too I know Chip ward personally as a librarian and as an environmental activist. He wrote the non-fiction Canaries on the R …

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Seeing the Sacred at Urban Arts Gallery

“The artist’s mission is to make the soul perceptible.” Alex Grey At the end of each year, Urban Arts Gallery places a call for submissions and creates exhibits for the following y …

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On the cover

In my search for meaning and joy in life, I have become a painter. I have found both there.  But really, I have found all of life there.  In the creative act I have continuously cy …

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What Our Masks Say About Ourselves

Marisa Moran Jahn’s MIRROR/MASK exhibit at the Utah Museum of Fine Arts “The Driver” by Marisa Morán Jahn   Three portraits greet you at the entrance of Utah Museum of Fine Ar …

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On the cover: Chris Miles

After graduating from the University of Utah with a Bachelor’s of Fine Arts, Chris Miles moved to New York and worked as an illustrator for magazines, book covers and children’s bo …

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Urban Arts Fest welcomes Chali 2na: Artist and Rapper

Art in public spaces, or urban art, is the expansive genre of art that excludes no one: it is accessible to all, by design. Whether it is street art, dance, music or new media, urb …

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Airing out some stale shit about being an artist on the road, critical reviews & telling your story: Valley Queen returns to Kilby Court August 12

Before you even knew who Jenny Lewis, Modest Mouse, and Phantogram were, SLC’s longest running all-ages venue Kilby Court was there for them, serving as Salt Lake’s humble outpost …

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On the Cover: August 2018

Since a very young age I have a had a deep desire to connect with people. Painting has been a way to bridge the raw energies of the subconscious and a way to communicate to the wor …

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On the Cover: August 2018

Landcover Reprise by Marci Erspamer. Since a very young age I have had a deep desire to connect with people. Painting has been a way to bridge the raw   energies of the subcon …

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On the Cover: July 2018

Diving for Coins, by Jamie Wayman. Jamie Wayman knows water. A competitive swimmer for the University of Utah-turned -artist, she creates pool paintings with authenticity. Still sw …

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Beyond the Proscenium

NOW ID dances the Great Hall at UMFA. When I met Charlotte Boye-Christensen 24 years ago, we were graduate students at NYU, and I’d never seen a choreographer combine complexity wi …

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Xavier Rudd returns to SLC on Monday

Photo by Cole Bennetts, courtesy of Xavier Rudd Known for his spiritually conscious music and multi-instrumental performing skills, Xavier Rudd is an Australian native who has been …

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On the Cover: June 2018

“Nectar,” by Paul J. Marto, Jr. The stresses of everyday life do their best to rob us of simple pleasures like enjoying a glorious sunrise, witnessing a dramatic lightning strike o …

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On the Cover: May 2018

300 Plates, by Cassandra Barney. Cassandra Barney is represented in galleries across the United States and Canada. Her narrative portraits have been described as whimsical, spiritu …

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RDT’s CURRENT presents up and coming choreographers

“Material Tokens of the Freedom of Thought” by Angela Banchero-Kelleher Repertory Dance Theatre’s CURRENT opened Thursday, April 12 in the Jeanné Wagner Theater at the Rose Wagner …

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