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Patterns of Resistance: Doctorow Prize Winner Firelei Baez at UMOCA

[slideShowProSC width=”600″ height=”600″ album=”569″] “Patterns of Resistance,” the title piece of UMOCA’s latest foray into “forward-thinking art” is a very large, intricate painting in blue and gray. In the midst of imposing space, created by joining two of what were probably the largest sheets of paper the artist […]

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Home is Where the House is: The Wieland Collection of Contemporary Art Comes to BYU

[slideShowProSC width=”600″ height=”500″ album=”577″] A triangle on top of a rectangle: it’s an easily recognizable symbol, a complex form in the repertoire of millions of preliterate children making sense of their world with paper and crayon; and it’s a shape ubiquitous in a major exhibition now at Brigham […]

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Triple Bill: Ballet West’s Iconic Classics

[slideShowProSC width=”600″ height=”500″ album=”576″] Ballet West’s 52nd season opens with Iconic Classics, a triple bill addressing milestones in 20th-century ballet, from its shifts towards two opposing directions — musical theatre and modern dance — to its classical apotheosis in George Balanchine’s “Symphony in C.“ Opening with Jerome Robbins’ […]

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Playful Dimensions: Darryl Erdmann and Kristina Lenzi at Finch Lane

[slideShowProSC width=”600″ height=”500″ album=”575″] If you’ve watched Darryl Erdmann’s career over the years, you may have come to suspect that there’s a good dose of the frustrated sculptor in this consummate painter. By incorporating found and constructed elements in some of his works, Erdmann has at times branched […]

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Desert Music: Hal Cannon and 3hattrio

Everyone’s favorite musician and folklorist, Hal Cannon is performing with his group 3hattrio at a free in-store concert and Dark Desert Night CD release at Ken Sanders’ Rare Books in Salt Lake City (Thursday, Nov. 5th), followed by two performances at the Moab Folk Festival (Nov. 6-7). Modern dance patrons can sample five of 3hattrio’s pieces in tandem with RDT at “Revel” (November 19 – 21, 2015) at the Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center, Salt Lake City.

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Ways of Feeling: Abstraction and Emotion at Slusser Gallery

[slideShowProSC width=”600″ height=”600″ album=”570″] In today’s heterogeneous world of art, there are, generally speaking, two fundamental vehicles for connecting with a work: the emotional and the conceptual. The two create structures of meaning and the basis for fundamental interpretation. As the viewer comes to understand a work, an […]