Topic: Arts

Elizabeth, the Dance

University of Utah alumna Ann Carlson makes a name for herself in the modern dance world and returns to SLC to work with Ririe-Woodbury choreographing. Let’s consider, for a moment …

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Sounds of Mali in Utah: Tinariwen and Vieux Fara Touré

Photo by Marie Planeille Two of Mali’s great musical forces are headed to Utah this spring: Grammy-award-winning Tuareg refugee rock and desert blues band Tinariwen and rock-reggae …

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You Can’t Kill Light

Pilar Pobil: Artist, immigrant, stroke victom, surviving Trump. The week after the presidential election, my mother went to the hospital with a terrible headache. She had a hemorrh …

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Cantana on the topic of courageous women

Mary Lou Prince, composer At 74 years old, Eleanor Roosevelt traveled through the Tennessee countryside, a $25,000 bounty placed on her head by the KKK, to teach a workshop on civi …

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On the Cover: February 2017

Hatred Driven Hence by Adele Flail. I began work on Hatred Driven Hence roughly 10 years ago. At loose ends after dropping out of a graduate program and struggling with self-worth …

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A Feather on the Breath of God

The most compelling character in Western Europe’s revolutionary Twelfth Century was a woman: Hildegard. She was an abbess, a visionary, a composer and a friend of popes and kings, …

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On the Cover: Renee Sarasvati

Renee is a lifelong self taught artist and photographer, creating works of art from the soul. She is also a Reiki Master, runs sacred cacao heart-opening ceremonies, and is a profe …

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Sarina Villareal Gallery, an ephemeral exhibit

The new Eccles Theater isn’t the only new, invigorating space that recently opened on Main St. Local artist Sarina Villareal opened a gallery of her own work next door to the Eccle …

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Mundi Project “rehomes” pianos

In 2005, pianist Jana Hanatova  went through a personal life changing experience that inspired her to want to give back to the community. “Music heals, motivates, breaks down langu …

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Briefly Noted: November 2016

What’s new around town. Utah’s first art therapy studio opens in Millcreek While adult coloring books and “wine and paint nights” are trending, one of three Utah board-certified ar …

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Day of the Dead | Family events celebrating art and ancestors

A collection of folk mask from the UMFA’s Education Collection. More masks can be seen at the Discovery Gateway throughout October. PHOTO BY ADELAIDE RYDER   During the Mexica …

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Joe Hill is Still Alive

Why another play about Joe Hill? There has already been a play, a one-man musical, a movie, a documentary, and several books. Why another? Three reasons. One is that William Adler …

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Carnival of Souls

It’s easy to imagine how Herk Harvey conceived of Carnival of Souls, his 1962 cult classic movie, as he drove past the old Saltair a year or two earlier. At the end of the pier rea …

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Tzveta Kassabova’s “Opposite of Killing”

Bulgarian-born surrealist choreographer translates pain into movement. Tzveta Kassabova holds three masters degrees and has been, at various points in her life, a gymnast, a physic …

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Fire, Solar and Soul

It was that time of year when almost all the cosmonauts in the entire universe were untangling LED lights and preparing their campers to enter the dusty, week-long, 80,000-attendee …

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