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Catching the Utah Arts Festival

Stooges Brass Band plays the Utah Arts Festival tonight.

The big event this weekend is the Utah Arts Festival, which opened yesterday with a New Orleans style funeral march (both the down beat and the up beat halves), the beginning of a sculpture made out of 20 tons of sand, and the sounds of James McMurtry. Today you can catch the funeral march again (courtesy The Stooges Brass Band), check in on the progress of the sculpture, and clap for this year’s recipients of the Mayor’s Award in the Arts:

Cara Despain, visual artist
Madeleine Choir School, performing arts
Pat Bagley, literary arts
Jean Irwin, service to the arts
SLCC Community Writing Center, service to the arts

There is, of course, plenty more happening at the festival, and since plenty of others are blogging about it, we don’t have to. Selective Echo is back with full coverage of the festival, and Sean Means at the Trib has been posting plenty.

OTHER MIXED MEDIA THIS PAST WEEK
Pianos adorn Salt Lake sidewalks as part of art exhibit
http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865557496/Pianos-adorn-Salt-Lake-sidewalks-as-part-of-art-exhibit.html

BYU exhibit explores minimalism, early video gaming images.
http://www.heraldextra.com/entertainment/arts-and-theatre/visual/byu-exhibit-explores-minimalism-early-video-gaming-images/article_25702337-d884-5918-a508-41767123287

Chalk Art Festival at The Gateway: Utah Foster Care breaks out the colored chalk for amazing sidewalk art.
http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment/54299306-81/art-chalk-artists-foster.html.csp

Chalk Art Festival celebrates 10 years
http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865557600/Chalk-Art-Festival-celebrates-10-years.html

Utah Arts Festival to bring wide variety of events to Salt Lake
http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865557562/Utah-Arts-Festival-to-bring-wide-variety-of-events-to-Salt-Lake.html

From A to Z, Utah Arts Festival delivers fun.
http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/home3/54313584-200/festival-arts-art-utah.html.csp

International piano exhibit comes to Salt Lake City
http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865557555/International-piano-exhibit-comes-to-Salt-Lake-City.html

Utah Arts Fest: Ted Siebert Sand Sculpture: Finding beauty in temporary moments.
http://www.cityweekly.net/utah/article-26-16072-utah-arts-fest-ted-siebert-sand-sculpture.html

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