Topic: Arts

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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On the Cover: April 2018

Roxie Nebel welcoming Spring to the Salt Lake Valley by Annie Connolly. I am thrilled to have a piece of my work on a CATALYST cover. I am a young Utah artist who regularly enjoys …

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Blazing the trail between East and West: Afghan musician Qais Essar’s return to SLC

Chris Rivera Photography Of the many valiant attempts to bridge Eastern and Western worlds, some are less intentional than others. And sometimes those uncalculated attempts end up …

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Meditation in Space

The art of learning to love the land. After ascending the rock-strewn switchbacks of the Moki Dugway to the sky-washed heights of Cedar Mesa, Utah, we assembled our basecamp not fa …

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Speaking Volumes Transforming Hate

White supremacist literature becomes nationally acclaimed human rights art exhibit; in Utah now through September 3. In 2003, a member of a white supremacist group in Montana defec …

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Thrill Ride

After the ripchord fails. The final moment of one’s life is one of those great mysteries that no living person fully grasps. Stop me if you know this one: You’re at a party eating …

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HEAL Utah & DRAW Inc. present: Breathe exhibit by Elisabeth Bunker

On February 16th DRAW Inc. is teaming up with HEAL Utah to focus on something everyone is affected by, the inversion in Salt Lake. Works by Elisabeth Bunker, a local oil painter, w …

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“Kusama – Infinity” Attempts to Give Yayoi Kusama the Film She Deserves

Courtesy of Sundance Institute In life, the human condition can be explained by the attempt to create a legacy that will outlast our time here on earth. The documentary “Kusama – I …

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The Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company Revisits Their Roots with STRATA

Stuart Ruckman Joan Woodbury and Shirley Ririe, creators of the Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company, have always had a special relationship choreographer Alwin Nikolais. He was a big infl …

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A Play of Options

A play of options Exploring how love—its manifestations, iterations, challenges and blessings—is unbounded by blood, age, color, gender or faith. I try to be appropriate. I try not …

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