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Book Reviews | Literary Arts

Shanan Ballam’s “Inside the Animal” Probes the Red Riding Fairy Tale for Poetic Possibilities

Inside the Animal, Shanan Ballam’s latest poetry collection, is subtitled “The Collected Red Riding Hood Poems” and encompasses some of her 2010 chapbook The Red Riding Hood Papers. Only some — a number of poems from the earlier work have been dropped as the poet has sharpened her focus, and new […]

Exhibition Reviews | Featured | Visual Arts

Nancy Friedemann-Sánchez’s “Casta Paintings” Are Haunting Works About Hybrid Identity

In the darkened gallery they float like apparitions, life-size outlines of figures captured in poses that shift between submission and aggression, carved masks sprouting from their flattened surface suggesting fear, defiance, bafflement, awe. Nancy Friedemann-Sánchez’s Casta Paintings, currently on exhibit at the Street Gallery of the Utah Museum […]

Exhibition Reviews | Featured | Visual Arts

Shaw Gallery’s “Perspective in Printmaking” Will Change Your Ideas About the Form

An artistic process that’s been practiced for centuries, from Albrecht Dürer’s woodcuts to Andy Warhol’s silk-screens, printmaking is a dynamic art form with capabilities that extend far beyond its typical associations with wall posters or flattened reproductions. Contemporary printmaking surprisingly lends itself to a variety of processes, from […]

Dance | Performing Arts | Visual Arts

Salt Lake City Library to be Transformed by the Performance Art Festival

The 7th annual Salt Lake City Performance Art Festival is fast approaching, and the festival’s founder, Kristina Lenzi, has curated 24 presenters whose works are appropriate for all ages, visually and conceptually interesting, and unrehearsed. Lenzi demands that “unrehearsed” remain an emphasized component and descriptor of these works. Unrehearsed, […]