Topic: Entertainment

Defying Gravity

Swami Beyondananda on how levity lifts us in unfunny times Note: Cosmic comic Swami Beyondananda, whose favorite yoga pose is tongue-in-cheek, is coming to Salt Lake City Tuesday, …

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Plan-B’s Zombie Thoughts

Mother/son duo explore new ground in play for children When I was asked to write a play for Plan-B’s Free Elementary School Tour, I immediately turned to the closest elementary exp …

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MarchFourth is Bringing Their Funk Back To SLC

When asked to describe MarchFourth Marching Band in three words, bandleader John Averill had some trouble. After all, it’s hard to put three words to a marching band that is ever-c …

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CLOSE KNIT: A story on how families are not always stitched the same way

In Close-Knit, a Japanese film presented with English subtitles, written and directed by Naoko Ogigami, 11-year-old Tomo’s (Rinka Kakihara) life appears unstable and insecure. Her …

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Airing out some stale shit about being an artist on the road, critical reviews & telling your story: Valley Queen returns to Kilby Court August 12

Before you even knew who Jenny Lewis, Modest Mouse, and Phantogram were, SLC’s longest running all-ages venue Kilby Court was there for them, serving as Salt Lake’s humble outpost …

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Quiet Heroes: the only two doctors who would serve SLC’s AIDS/HIV community in the 80’s

Studded with local heroes and familiar downtown scenery, Quiet Heroes made for the perfect film to officially kick off the 15th Annual Damn These Heels Film Festival weekend. Direc …

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First Ever TrouBeliever Fest Makes the Songs the Stars

The first annual TrouBeliever Fest, a music festival with a focus on songwriting, is happening August 3-4 at Snowbasin Resort. Anna Wilson, an award-winning songwriter and one of t …

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2018 Damn These Heels Film Festival Preview

Utah Film Center celebrates its 15th year of successfully presenting Damn These Heels, Salt Lake City’s own LGBTQ film festival. With 23 films and three shorts this year, DTH has c …

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The Misandrists Preview

Set in 1999 Ger(wo)many, the iconic, campy LGBT film-maker Bruce LaBruce presents his latest provocation: The Misandrists. The concept: female liberation army training in an isolat …

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Alaska is a Drag Preview

When thinking of Alaska, Sarah Palin and the tundra landscape may come to mind, not the setting of a drag queen’s beginnings. Alaska is a Drag tells the story of Leo (a stunning de …

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Sarah DeGraw & the Odd Jobs celebrate first album release at Clubhouse SLC

Sarah DeGraw & the Odd Jobs captivated a crowd during their debut album release June 23 with a combination of menacing and warm sounds that are commanding, yet inviting. Everyt …

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Don’t Get Me Started: July 2018

The heat is on. Ned: How’s the cop business, Oscar? Oscar: Real good. Always starts hopping in weather like this. When it gets this hot, people try to kill each other. — Body Heat …

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Xavier Rudd returns to SLC on Monday

Photo by Cole Bennetts, courtesy of Xavier Rudd Known for his spiritually conscious music and multi-instrumental performing skills, Xavier Rudd is an Australian native who has been …

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Talia Keys & The Love Album Release Party

Talia Keys and The Love don’t just put on a show, they put on a kick-ass party On Saturday, April 21, Talia Keys and The Love released their new album, We Are Here, with an unforge …

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2018 Red Butte Garden Outdoor Concert Series Lineup

Summer is knocking at Salt Lake’s doorstep! The long awaited lineup for the 2018 Red Butte Garden Outdoor Concert Series was recently announced. The beautiful, outdoor amphitheater …

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