Topic: Arts

Change Agents: Grassroots – People with Initiative

Thanks to Martin van Hemert for this lovely photo of Hi Ute Ranch, one of our easements in Summit County. Today, Bonanza Flat is 1,350 acres of undeveloped mountain on the dividing …

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Jethro Tull Kicks off Red Butte Garden Concert Season May 23

Salt Lake’s summer concert season at Red Butte Garden begins May 23rd with the legendary ’70s blues rock band Jethro Tull – launching their 2017 world tour and marking their 50th a …

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Call for volunteers for Utah Arts Festival

The Utah Arts Festival depends on more than 1,000 volunteers every year. Specific volunteer opportunities include: set-up crew, greeters, makers workshop assistants, booth sitters, …

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Are We Indivisible?

Utah playwrights explore the psyche of the nation with stories about everyday people. Plan-B is a theatre company known for producing plays that provide an opportunity for patrons …

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Samba Fogo’s origins collide & ignite in CHAMA, featuring Rosangela Silvestre and Mark Lamson April 27, 28, 29, 2017

Beneath the fire, glitter and bikinis, the Afro-Brazilian and Afro-Cuban dance culture of the Orixa tradition holds deep spiritual significance.   The Candomblé Priestess toss …

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A Confession

Playwright on the prowl. I suppose I ought to come clean. Although I didn’t wiretap Donald Trump’s phones (I thought about it, but….), I did (and it wasn’t easy; I have to thank …

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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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On the cover: April 2017

Face Within a Rose By Linda Dalton Walker I decided that if I could paint that flower on a huge scale, you could not ignore its beauty. -Georgia O’Keefe Local oil painter, Linda Da …

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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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