Topic: Culture

Comings & Goings: Lights, camera, action

It’s time for filmmakers to pull out their best work and enter into the Open Screening Night competition hosted by VideoWest and the Salt Lake Film Society. This year’s theme is: t …

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Kelm at the Helm

In the cockpit-like control room at the KRCL studio, Brian Kelm, surrounded by buttons, levers, microphones, screens, dials and wavering needles, is hard at work. It’s Monday night …

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Shall We Dance?

A dress for dancing?—by Amy Brunvand Last month my mother made me a dress to wear for the Living Tra­di­tions Festival. Maybe you saw me dancing with Salt Lake Scandinavian Music …

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Editor’s Notebook

An evening at the Republican with Stephen and Angela. —by Greta Belanger deJong The Republican, a tavern on State St. gets the prize for the most foreboding exterior with the frien …

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On the Road

Progressive journalist Amy Goodman took the stage at Rose Wagner April 18 to talk about her sixth and newest book: Democracy Now: Twenty Years of Cover­ing the Movements Changing A …

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Briefly Noted

What’s new around town. Bicycle/pedestrian safety grant On average, 839 bicycle/motor vehicle collisions occurred 2011-2013; 909 pedestrians were struck by motor vehicles in Utah. …

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Remington & Weasel: A Play of Politics and Love With Director Robin Wilks-Dunn and Playwright L.L. West

Chris Remington, a slick film professor, prowls the stage. The setting—a private university, in a makeshift theatre classroom. The audience is comprised of restless undergrad stude …

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2016 Twilight Concert Series Lineup

2016 TWILIGHT CONCERT SERIES LINEUP   July 21 Chet Faker: Chet Faker,  Melbourne-raised, Brooklyn-based Nick Murphy, writes, performs and records all of his own music. His cri …

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Red Butte Garden Outdoor Summer Concert Series 2016

Rock it, Kick it or Groove it all summer long. Ticket Purchase Information: Tickets go on sale April 25 at 7PM online only to Garden Members, and on May 2 at 9AM to the General Pub …

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A Brief Look at the Works of Oscar Wilde & An Earnest conversation with Sarah Shippobotham

When I saw that The University of Utah’s Theatre Department would be putting on Oscar Wilde’s The Importance of Being Earnest this February 26-28 and March 3-6 at the Babcock Theat …

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On the Cover: Pilar Pobil

“Flores para el cementario.”—by Pilar Pobil   Pilar Pobil, a local artistic treasure, is being awarded one of Spain’s top cultural awards—the Crus de Oficial de la Real Orden …

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Theatre: Based on a True Story

A time traveler’s journal. —by Elaine Jarvik I’ve often thought that I could really get into yoga if the people in charge of yoga would come up with the Worrier Pose. Worrying is m …

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Shall We Dance? Season 50

From Revel to Regalia: How a repertory company remains relevant. —by Amy Brunvand I usually don’t review performances once it’s too late to go but I’m making an exception for “Reve …

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Spreading Seeds of Peace, One Uke at a Time

What is it about a ukulele? This four-stringed flyweight relation of the guitar has got to be a top contender for “friendliest instrument.” Accessible, engaging, and utterly cute, …

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On the Cover: Adelaide Ryder

Adelaide Ryder is an artist based in Salt Lake City. She uses photography as a medium of honesty and record. Her artistic work involves the study of place and memory and how people …

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