Topic: Entertainment

Flora meets a bee… and discovers the value of a good friend

Morag Shepherd I was born in Scotland and my entire family still lives in the United Kingdom. I have lived in America so long that I feel (mostly) American. But I’m not; I’m a perm …

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Celebrating science and nature

Rendezvous with a poet and a bee keeper To make a prairie it takes a clover and one bee, One clover, and a bee, And revery. The revery alone will do, If bees are few. —To make a pr …

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SURREALISTIC STORYTIME: A CATALYTIC REVIEW OF FLAMAGRA AND FLYING LOTUS 3D

On August 15,  Flying Lotus (Steven Ellison) brought his 3D show to Salt Lake for the second time, and my only complaint was that the performance wasn’t longer.  Asked to define Fl …

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Plan B Theatre: Renovating The Post Office

Rabindranath Tagore’s classic theatre fable The Post Office is important for a number of reasons. It’s a significant work written and performed in Tagore’s birth language, Bengali, …

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Damn These Heels 2019: Bit

This year the LGBTQ+ film festival in downtown SLC, Damn These Heels, featured a movie on its opening night that was sure to drop some jaws. Whether it be from the gory details, to …

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A weekend with Dirtwire & Poranguí at Boulder Mountain Guest Ranch

Rebuilding a landscape Dust blows up from under my car as I make my way from the small, unsuspecting highway to an even smaller, less-suspecting dirt road to the Boulder Mountain G …

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Utah Arts Alliance’s Dreamscapes

Utah artists and volunteers practice recycling/repurposing for art’s sake Dreams rarely make sense. But frankly, reality doesn’t always make much sense either. The planet’s garbage …

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AARAMBH: An Enchanting Night with Indian Classical Dance

Nidhika and Sonali Loomba dance, but not in the way you’d suspect. The two practice Kathak, a classical dance from Northern India. Based on a Vedic Sanskrit word meaning “story”, K …

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Female directors take the helm for SLAC’s 49th season

and for now, another perspective Theatre folk are often thought to be the cream of the progressive crop, and in many ways, that is true. Good theatre challenges norms, questions th …

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Disneynature’s “Penguins” Film Review

Our favorite tuxedo pals hit the big screen again in an all-new Disneynature documentary called “Penguins.” Intended for the whole family, the 76-minute feature film follows the li …

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Singer-Songwriter Chad Wilkins Plays at Ecstatic Dance and at the royal

Singer-songwriter Chad Wilkins plays the closing music at Wednesday’s Ecstatic Dance Spring Equinox Celebration at Impact Hub, and again Thursday night with bandmates “Local Reason …

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Desert-loving author gives a reading at King’s English

Bruce Berger is many things. He is a Yale graduate, a professional pianist and a world traveler. What he’s best known for is his writing: essays and poetry aimed at exploring the r …

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THE CAKE: How a Simple Slice Could Save a Life

Two cups of instant mashed potatoes, three tablespoons of sexual politics, a heaping teaspoon of Christian not-so-hospitality, and a sprinkle of occasional nudity is the perfect re …

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…of Color: plays by Olivia Custodio, Bijan Hosseini, Iris Salazar & Darryl Stamp

“Life is learning to hold paradox.” – from The Frailest Thing, by Bijan Hosseini, one of four short plays comprising …OF COLOR   If I hear one more person say ”I don’t see col …

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Sundance 2019: The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind

William (Maxwell Simba) is a 13-year-old boy who comes from rural Malawi, a country in southern Africa that is unrecognized by many. In his village, Wimbe, food is scarce and resou …

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