Family Home Evening it isn’t. But Eric Samuelsen’s world premiere “3” at Plan B Theatre Company is still as Mormon as it gets. That doesn’t mean anyone of any belief system won’t enjoy it immensely. But it will help if you’ve spent some time in Utah. These are three […]
A graduate of the University of Utah, Ann Poore is a freelance writer and editor who spent most of her career at The Salt Lake Tribune. She also worked for Salt Lake City Weekly and has written for such publications as Utah Business Magazine and Salt Lake Magazine.
The title, sadly, does not adequately convey the richness of language and wit to be found in this charming first novel by Dr. Miah Arnold, who grew up in a house attached to the Three-Legged Dog Saloon in Myton, Utah, and now is assistant professor of English and […]
A new book edited by Frank McEntire explores the life and art of the late V. Douglas Snow.
It’s hard to decide what’s better in this new book published by Gibbs Smith: the recipes or the art.
It’s all very Michelangelo. You’ve got your patron, your artist and your building in need of a triptych. (It was just one painting to begin with, but the space begged for three and the patron graciously agreed to pay for them.) The building is the Natural History Museum […]
You’ve been hearing “hit it out of the ballpark” a lot lately in the political arena so I hesitate to apply the phrase to an art show, but Frank McEntire really has done it with The God Particle at David Ericson Fine Art. It’s a gem of an […]
Drag out your tie-dyes and sandals and head to Park City’s Egyptian Theatre to experience “Hair: The American Tribal Love-Rock Musical.” Be aware that it features full-frontal nudity (some on opening night apparently were not — despite disclaimers practically everywhere — since they walked out in a huff) […]
If you hear a riveting chorus of: “Brekekekex! Brekekekex! Ko-ax, ko-ax!” and you didn’t sign up for an evening of Aristophanes, you would be correct in thinking you are in store for another intelligent play from Plan-B Theatre Company. Eric Samuelsen’s AMERIGO is a wicked mixture of “The […]
WALLACE comprises two solo plays about Salt Lake City’s hometown boy, Wallace Stegner (1909-93), and its homeboy (if we only knew it), Wallace Thurman (1902-34). Though Thurman was born here and Stegner in Iowa, both were connected to Utah (even attending the U of U) and both were […]
Carolyn Coalson feels another change coming on. Best known for her lyrical works in oil on paper, the artist says she believes she is going to move to a different format after this show at Phillips Gallery. She doesn’t foresee continuing to do the paper works that she has […]
A conversation with Francesc Burgos ranges from ancient ceramic firing methods to the way Mozart visualized a musical composition “almost as a three-dimensional form” before he ever wrote it down, a method not unlike this ceramist and sculptor’s manner of creating his own work. That intellectual scope is […]
Ann Poore has been a writer, editor and art critic in Utah for many years. She was also a personal friend of Salt Lake City artist Lee Deffebach, who passed away last year. In recognition of the exhibition of Deffebach’s work at Phillips Gallery this month, as well […]