Photo of Paisley Rekdal by Austen Diamond If the Three Tenors can draw stadium-size crowds, why not poets? Asphodel, That Greeny Flower by Williams Carlos Williams (d. 1963) is an institutionally well-established poem among writers, coffee shop patrons, bar flies and academics. The modernist love poem discovers a certitude so […]
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Brad Roghaar at the 2016 Ogden City Mayor’s Awards in the Arts. Courtesy Ogden City. A year ago, in early November, poet Brad Roghaar opened the Ogden Mayor’s Awards in the Arts by reading one of his works about a city at the confluence of two rivers. His […]
Over the past decade the rate of cesarean births has continually increased so that now one-third of all births in the United States comes about through surgery, well over the 10 percent ideal established by the World Health Organization. Sara Malan-McDonald, a choreographer from the Phoenix area, gave birth to […]
Reviewed by Lis Pankl Trish Hopkinson’s most recent volume of poetry, Footnote, is a deeply personal tribute to her favorite poems, prose, music, and films. She takes references from these works throughout to extrapolate into her own subject, often responding to the creator of the text or to the […]
Repertory Dance Theatre in Zvi Gotheiner’s “Dancing the Bears Ears.” Photo by Sharon Kain. “When you have fire, that’s where you are,” she said as she rubbed ash across dancer Efren Corado Garcia’s face. The other dancers followed suit, rubbing the ashes from campfires grown cold across their […]
15 BytesUTAH’S ART MAGAZINE SINCE 2001, 15 Bytes is published by Artists of Utah, a 501 (c) 3 non-profit organization headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah.
15 Bytes is pleased to announce the winner of the 2017 15 Bytes Book Award for Fiction: Michael Gills’ The House Across from the Deaf School, a collection of inter-related stories set in the rural South. The judges’ citation for the book follows: Both a straight-talker and a poet at […]
15 Bytes is pleased to announce the winner of the 2017 15 Bytes Book Award for Creative Nonfiction: Scott Abbott’s Immortal for Quite Some Time, not a memoir but “a fraternal meditation on the question, ‘Are we friends, my brother?’’” The book opens in 1991, as Abbott, his sisters, […]
At Salt Lake’s September Gallery Stroll, Mestizo Institute of Culture and Arts | MICA opened Ali Mitchell’s Oil Fields, a multimedia exhibition evoking industrial landscapes as cultural artifacts as a means to explore complex systems of social, political, and economic production. 15 Bytes tracked down the recent University of Utah […]
Like microplastics, Justin Watson seems to be everywhere these days. There was “The Fountain of Youth,” his video installation at Bountiful/Davis Art Center, that came down recently, and currently you can see his piece |human| at Nox Contemporary and the exhibition . . . the future is the past is the future is […]
“The Wild Garden” by Susette Gertsch Some of Utah’s finest plein air painters converged on Brigham City for the Brigham City Museum’s Fourth Annual Plein Air Competition. Lydia Gravis, Gallery Director at the Mary Elizabeth Dee Shaw Gallery at Weber State, juried the competition and selected Susette Gertsch’s […]