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Weekend Recommends June 23 - 26

Weekend Recommends June 23 – 26

Got a few bucks to spend on some artful activities this weekend? Or are you stony broke? Either way, we’ve got suggestions for taking a walk on the creative side. Thursday, June 23 Salt Lake City Utah Arts Festival, of course, with free admission today only. Otherwise, it’s $12 for adults, $6 for service members...

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Free Utah Arts Festival & Other MiXeD MeDiA

Free Utah Arts Festival & Other MiXeD MeDiA

Now in its 40th year, the Utah Arts Festival opens this Thursday, with free admission and headliners Young Dubliners. 6/19 Utah Arts Festival celebrates 40 years, with help from the Utah Symphony http://www.sltrib.com/entertainment/4014815-155/utah-arts-festival-celebrates-40-years 6/20 Utah Arts Festival nods to the past, but there’s plenty that’s new http://www.sltrib.com/entertainment/4016184-155/utah-arts-festival-nods-to-the   Other MiXeD MeDiA articles 6/13 BTS->SLC create...

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Jason Hardink Receives 2016 Mayor’s Artist Award for Performing Arts  

Jason Hardink Receives 2016 Mayor’s Artist Award for Performing Arts  

On June 25, Jason Hardink will be presented the Salt Lake City Mayor’s Award in recognition of his outstanding talent as Principal Keyboard for the Utah Symphony, and for his role as Artistic Director of the NOVA Chamber Music Series. Jason is much more than a musician. Through his knowledge of performing arts and his...

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“From fallen angels to exploding stars”: Rock Canyon Poets to Release Second Anthology

“From fallen angels to exploding stars”: Rock Canyon Poets to Release Second Anthology

  PROVO — “In these pages,” says poet Lance Larsen  “you’ll find starlings and stars, red rocks and coffee shops, turntables and wishing wells, burritos and razorbacks and reruns of The Sound of Music.” Utah’s Poet Laureate is talking about Orogeny, a Rock Canyon Poets anthology which will have its launch Tuesday, June 14 at...

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UMFA's ARTLandish Series: The Greening of Lit

UMFA’s ARTLandish Series: The Greening of Lit

When the Utah Museum of Fine Arts closed its doors January 18th to begin installing a state-of-the-art vapor barrier in the Marcia and John Price Museum Building, many thought its programs might go into hibernation for over a year as well. Not so. An ambitious attempt to continue its outreach, and even revisit how UMFA can...

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Weekend Recommends June 9 - 13

Weekend Recommends June 9 – 13

Got a few bucks to spend on some artful activities this weekend? Or are you stony broke? Either way, we’ve got suggestions for taking a walk on the creative side. Thursday, June 9 Salt Lake City Crowdsourced Comedy Improv: Come see some of Utah’s best comedians make up scenes, characters and songs on the spot,...

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Yours if You Want It: John Vehar's Artistic Scavenger Hunts

Yours if You Want It: John Vehar’s Artistic Scavenger Hunts

For the next several months, Salt Lake City artist John Vehar is giving away his work in a series of artistic, single-item scavenger hunts. Karmic, too. “For every dollar I take,” he writes on Facebook, “I’m going to give one back. . . . Every month or two, weather permitting, I’m going to place a...

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2016 15 Bytes Book Awards: Poetry Finalists

2016 15 Bytes Book Awards: Poetry Finalists

The 4th Annual 15 Bytes Book Awards is pleased to announce the finalists for the 2016 Poetry Award. Finalists were determined  by 15 Bytes’ staff and guest judges based on three criteria: Quality of Writing/Artistry Provides Insight into Utah landscape and/or culture and/or author has a connection to Utah (i.e., is or was a Utahn)...

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2016 15 Bytes Book Awards: Fiction Finalists

2016 15 Bytes Book Awards: Fiction Finalists

      The 4th Annual 15 Bytes Book Awards is pleased to announce the finalists for the 2016 Fiction Award. Finalists were determined  by 15 Bytes’ staff and guest judges based on three criteria: Quality of Writing/Artistry Provides Insight into Utah landscape and/or culture and/or author has a connection to Utah (i.e., is or...

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Weekend Recommends June 2 - June 5

Weekend Recommends June 2 – June 5

Got a few bucks to spend on some artful activities this weekend? Or are you stony broke? Either way, we’ve got suggestions for taking a walk on the creative side. Thursday, June 2 Rockville “Rockville Bridge Exhibition and Sale”: artist reception and silent auction, Canyon Community Center, Springdale, 6-8 p.m. The art community and other...

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Weekend Recommends May 26 - 29

Weekend Recommends May 26 – 29

Got a few bucks to spend on some artful activities this weekend? Or are you stony broke? Either way, we’ve got suggestions for taking a walk on the creative side. Thursday, May 26 SLC ARTLandish: Plein Air Painting in Utah, 7 p.m., Marriott Library, Gould Auditorium, free. The traditional practice of painting “en plein air”...

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SUNDAY BLOG READ: Paisley Rekdal

SUNDAY BLOG READ: Paisley Rekdal

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 and author Paisley Rekdal,...

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Weekend Recommends May 20-22

Weekend Recommends May 20-22

Got a few bucks to spend on some artful activities this weekend? Or are you stony broke? Either way, we’ve got suggestions for taking a walk on the creative side. Friday, May 20 SLC It’s the third Friday of the month so that means Gallery Stroll. There are plenty of great exhibitions happening (far too...

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South Salt Lake's Gallery Rock and Roll (and Beer and Art)

South Salt Lake’s Gallery Rock and Roll (and Beer and Art)

“Full Moon Friday.” “Night on Commonwealth.” It all sounds kind of creepy and “Where’s Freddy?” until you know what’s really going down. It’s South Salt Lake’s first time participating in Salt Lake Gallery Stroll and they’re doing it up right. Rock ‘n’ Roll. Food trucks. Beer Garden. So get down to Commonwealth Avenue from 6-10...

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SUNDAY BLOG READ: Janine Joseph

SUNDAY BLOG READ: Janine Joseph

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 Ogden-based poet Janine Joseph, who writes of...

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