Topic: Arts

New Performances Added to Salt Lake’s Living Traditions Festival

Salt Lake City’s Living Traditions festival, one of the best places in Utah to celebrate multiculturalism, is in its 34th year. This year the free festival is adding several exciti …

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A collection of beauties: a morning show rehearsal with Municipal Ballet Company

The delightful spring sunshine streams into the windows of Millennium Dance Complex’s windows in Trolley Square, and the Municipal Ballet Company dancers are finishing their daily …

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300 Plates artist Kelie Hess

I work with paint on canvas to create images that provoke positive emotions and ideas that lift one’s soul to a happy place.  Vibrant colors and bold brush strokes to evoke feeling …

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Honor Mother Earth at “Pale Blue Dot”

Metal Print by Kurt Beswick, featured in “Pale Blue Dot” “There is perhaps no better demonstration of the folly of human conceits than this distant image of our tiny world. To me, …

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Environews: Rebecca Solnit honored with Utah Award

Environmental writer and historian Rebecca Solnit has received the second annual Utah Award in the Environmental Humanities, a $10,000 prize given by the University of Utah Environ …

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Marci Erspamer grew up in Salt Lake City and considers Utah her “happy place.” The mountains, valley and natural beauty still inspire many of her paintings today. Marci has partici …

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…of Color: plays by Olivia Custodio, Bijan Hosseini, Iris Salazar & Darryl Stamp

“Life is learning to hold paradox.” – from The Frailest Thing, by Bijan Hosseini, one of four short plays comprising …OF COLOR   If I hear one more person say ”I don’t see col …

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Children’s Dance Theatre has helped build Utah’s dance-positive culture

In the pages of the December 1949 issue of Dance Magazine, modern dance pioneer Virginia Tanner (1915-1979) announced the formation of her new company: “We now have a CHILDREN’S DA …

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Rumi: Beyond the mind, into the heart

Jung Society reprises Coleman Barks and cellist Eugene Friesen on February 17 “Be grateful for whoever comes, because each has been sent as a guide from beyond” – Rumi (The Guest H …

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Halley Jean Bruno, professionally known under the alias Cinder Ash, was born and raised in Utah and works as an illustrator and freelance artist in downtown Salt Lake City. Bruno’s …

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My inspiration comes from the sweet side of life. I admire the great Illustrators of the 20th century, as well as the Masters in Fine Art, and Modern Art. Over time I have preferre …

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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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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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