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McGarren Flack painting and sculpture featured at Dixie Showcase

McGarren Flack painting and sculpture featured at Dixie Showcase

The annual Dixie State University Art Department Showcase, held this year from April 15th to May 4th in the Eccles Fine Arts Center, Sears Gallery, is a must-see for a well-rounded view of contemporary art developments in St. George. The work exhibited has become more diverse over the last several years, due in large part...

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Remington and Weasel: Freedom’s Just Another Word for Genderless in Pygmalion’s Latest

Remington and Weasel: Freedom’s Just Another Word for Genderless in Pygmalion’s Latest

In his latest work, Remington and Weasel, Utah playwright L.L. West gives a knowing nod to the freedom and consequences that come with throwing out the play book to live life on one’s own terms. Appropriately set in the rigid confines of academia, the story follows film Professor Chris Remington (Tamara Johnson Howell) and her...

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Read Local: Our New Reading Series with the Salt Lake Arts Council starts Thursday

Read Local: Our New Reading Series with the Salt Lake Arts Council starts Thursday

The Salt Lake City Arts Council and Artists of Utah are collaborating on a new reading series that features writers Utah writers discussing their craft. Curated by David G. Pace, Literary Editor of Artists of Utah’s online magazine 15 Bytes, the Finch Lane Gallery Reading Series will bring together emerging writers who have won local...

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Connie Borup: Nature Observed, a film by Claudia Sisemore

Connie Borup: Nature Observed, a film by Claudia Sisemore

Connie Borup’s exhibit of new landscape paintings at Phillips Gallery once again demonstrates the artist’s ability to create ethereal images that cast a loving gaze on the continual shifts of the natural world. Claudia Sisemore’s film “Nature Observed,” shot in 2008, reminds us that this current work goes back more than a decade.   Connie...

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The Holy Scripture of Our Life: Shawn Vestal's "Daredevils"

The Holy Scripture of Our Life: Shawn Vestal’s “Daredevils”

Author Shawn Vestal will read from and sign his debut novel Daredevils on April 27, 2016 at The King's English, 1511 S. 1500 E. in Salt Lake City at 7:00 pm. David Pace reviews the work in our Sunday book review.

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Reimagining a Riot: Nijinsky at Ballet West

Reimagining a Riot: Nijinsky at Ballet West

While introducing “The Nijinsky Revolution,” Ballet West artistic director Adam Sklute recalled the riotous shock with which much of Vaslav Nijinksy’s work was met. Sklute described the boundary-pushing nature of Nijinsky’s movement and libretti, inviting the modern audience seated in the Capitol Theater on opening night to see if they, like their historical counterparts, are scandalized...

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SUNDAY BLOG READ: Wade Bentley

SUNDAY BLOG READ: Wade Bentley

SUNDAY BLOG READ is your glimpse into the working minds and hearts of Utah’s literary writers. Each month, 15 Bytes offers works-in-progress and / or recently published work by some of the state’s most celebrated and promising writers of fiction, poetry, literary non-fiction and memoir. Today we are featuring Salt Lake City-based poet C. Wade Bentley who...

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RDT's "Revere" Brings Collaborators to Celebrate Jose Limon

RDT’s “Revere” Brings Collaborators to Celebrate Jose Limon

Repertory Dance Theatre has a long tradition of collaborating with the arts community. It only makes sense for them to culminate their 50th anniversary season with a collaboration. “Revere” brings together various artists to honor José Limón, whose work has been part of RDT’s repertoire since 1967. The Salt Lake Vocal Artists, conducted by Brady Allred, world-renowned...

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Life's a Bitch and Then You Die: Stupid F**King Bird at SLAC

Life’s a Bitch and Then You Die: Stupid F**King Bird at SLAC

  Once upon a time, stories told through theater resonated with audiences because they explored uncomfortable yet real themes, but this power has been diminished by the popularity of theatrical productions with fairy-tale endings where love conquers all and conflicts are ultimately wrapped up in a tidy, sugar-coated bow. This is the lamentation of Con,...

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Third Time’s the Charm: Ririe Woodbury’s “Spring Season”

Third Time’s the Charm: Ririe Woodbury’s “Spring Season”

In the intimate space of the LeonaWagner Black Box Theater, Ririe Woodbury opened Spring Season with two premieres and one reconstructed work, concluding the company’s annual season with a show that is as virtuosic as it is contemplative. Joanna Kotze’s commission, “Star Mark,” begins with increasingly rapid projections of floral prints. With dancers clad in...

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Tom Judd

Tom Judd

“Go West, young man” was the catchphrase for generations of young Americans, urged to throw themselves into the rush of America’s Manifest Destiny. A century later, Tom Judd decided to go East, but the myth of the West was never left far behind, and this month the Salt Lake City “expatriate” brings to Modern West...

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Deceptively Simple: Laurel Caryn's History of Photography at Alice Gallery

Deceptively Simple: Laurel Caryn’s History of Photography at Alice Gallery

For generations of non-millennial students, the slide library, darkened lecture hall and distinctive hum and click of the slide projector were hallmarks of the educational experience. Prior to digital imaging and asking The Goog for any and all things, professors loaded slide carousels with small plastic squares holding positive film so that when the slides...

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Infinite Possibilities: Andrew Shaw Rocks to the Beat of a True Gemini

Infinite Possibilities: Andrew Shaw Rocks to the Beat of a True Gemini

Andrew Shaw is starting to feel the push on his time, but when asked how many more bands he sees in his future, he quickly says, “Infinite.” With such a prolific musical resume, Shaw has had experience diving into things and seeing them work out, and other times, not. As a leader, he’s brought many...

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Painterly Precision: Brad Teare's Woodcuts at Alpine Art

Painterly Precision: Brad Teare’s Woodcuts at Alpine Art

Brad Teare has been making woodcuts for more than 20 years. It’s a process he began during his career as a freelance illustrator. But as his work has progressed it’s become more painterly, in a precise sort of way. You will see that painterly progression in the largest exhibition of his woodcuts to date this...

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Erica Womack

Erica Womack

Despite my best efforts, I was running late to Mudson, a works in progress series presented by loveDANCEmore. As I rushed into the lobby of Sugar Space, my eyes just barely caught the long limbs of a dancer, clad in relaxed rehearsal clothes, finishing a swooping movement and coming to rest in a wide stance....

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