John Hughes has been writing for our Hints & Tips column for over three years now, providing advice on everything from painting in the snow to choosing an easel to how to get out of an artist rut. We decided it was finally time to see him in […]
Dale Thompson has a B.A. in Liberal Arts from The Evergreen State College and an Masters degree in communications from Westminster College. Her writing career includes work for a local theatre, journalism in Park City, and freelance contributions for various nonprofit organizations.
What does it mean to be a man? Plan-B Theatre Company’s resident playwright, Matthew Ivan Bennett, tackles this complex question in his latest work and world-premiere Eric(a). A one-person play that directly engages the audience as participants, Eric(a) is a thought provoking piece filled with challenging questions about […]
Another Language Performing Arts Company continues to push boundaries and redefine theatre. Think back to geometry class and mapping points on a grid. The x-axis runs horizontally and the y-axis runs vertically. It’s a two-dimensional plane. But then there is the z-axis, a visual representation of our three-dimensional […]
photos by Kelly Green Throughout history, advancements in technology have brought about significant changes for the book. In the 15th century the printing presses began making the written word available to the masses and today a person can tote around an entire library on a Kindle. The full […]
A look at Logan artist Heather Campbell, whose elaborately modeled sculptures are now on exhibit at Park City’s Meyer Gallery.
EVE, Salt Lake’s three-day new year celebration of light art and sound, happens this weekend at ten different venues downtown. During the celebrations there’s plenty of live music at the Gallivan Center, but if you want to get out of the cold there are a number of […]
Angels often come to come to mind around Christmas, so it seems fitting that Amy Caron’s “Angel Series” is currently on display at Frida Bistro. The playful pieces are suspended cheerfully from the ceiling and add to the atmosphere of Jorge Fierro’s restaurant. “Aesthetically, I think […]
For a performance at the Leonardo, why not draw inspiration from the man himself? Co-creators Robert Smith, Creative Director at the Leonardo, and Alexandra Harbold, Freelance Director, did just that for their latest work, “Senses 5.” “We wanted to create a project that met the Leo’s mission […]
photos by Kelly Green To walk through the front door of Susan Kirby’s house is to see an intimate portrait of Kirby herself: every wall is covered with paintings she’s created, small to large, and each one tells a piece of her story. One of these works, a 7’ […]
The University of Utah’s Rio Mesa Center near Moab Utah fosters artistic exploration.
With galleries all over town exhibiting group shows full of small works for tonight’s Gallery Stroll, it will be hard to determine what to go see. There’s just so much work out there. One piece you won’t want to miss, though, is Nathan Florence’s “Gravitas” at Slusser Gallery. The […]
Our lives are fraught with the constant tension of our relationship to technology. Some days, when there are urgent calls to be made, it’s a blessing to have your cell phone nearby. Other times the phone invades moments where silence is critical to getting work done. Today you […]
Time is a tricky thing. Minutes tick by and hours slip through our fingers never to be held again. Internationally recognized performance artist Marilyn Arsem is bringing her talents to Salt Lake City and tackling this elusive theme in a piece titled Marking Time. In a press […]
Dale Thompson explores the Tutored by the Land exhibit at Artspace, and the workshop that inspired it.
Some amazing photographs have appeared on the cover of National Geographic Magazine. One of the most enduring is Steve McCurry’s Afghan Girl. Shot in 1985, the iconic image brought a face to the conflict in Afghanistan. The girl, Sharbat Gula, wears a vulnerable and terrified expression on […]