Topic: Enjoy

Living Traditions 2018 Pt. 1: The Artists, Crafters and Musicians

By Sophie Silverstone, Claire Brown, Anna Albertsen, and Jane Lyon Smug, you could call us Utahns who know that beyond our homogeneous appearance, the Salt Lake Valley boasts one o …

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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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Anote’s Ark & climate justice warriors at Sundance Film Festival

Courtesy of Sundance Institute Imagine if you were burdened with this news: Your entire country will be completely uninhabitable within this century due to rising sea levels. All y …

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No Small Talk: RBG at Sundance

Courtesy of Sundance Institute Nothing that Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg says is unimportant. Scholars, lawyer and politicians study her words and will continue to study them for ge …

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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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Movies to see at Sundance 2018

Genesis 2.0 / Courtesy of Sundance Institute One hundred and ten feature-length films were selected for the 2018 Sundance Film Festival. These films (selected from 13,468) represen …

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Slightly Off Center: January 2018

For a dancer. Trigger warning: this might make you cry. It made me cry writing it, but it was a joyful cathartic cry. On December 6, our 18-pound 14.5-year-old package of fury, att …

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The Year in Dance 2017

Arts called into the service of protest. The year 2017 got off to a gloomy start with the inauguration of Donald “Two Left Feet” Trump replacing the always graceful Barack Obama as …

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Sackerson’s The Little Prince Review

  Amy Ware (Snake) & McKenzie Steele Foster (Little Prince) Sackerson’s production of The Little Prince (adapted from the children’s book by Antoine de Saint-Exupery, script by …

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