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Weekend Recommends: April 29 - May 1

Weekend Recommends: April 29 – May 1

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 A really just MUST see: The Weekenders CD Release accompanied by a set of Modern Dance with opening guest Quiet Oak at The State...

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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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Jann Haworth Gets Key To The City, No Longer Needs to Use Underground Tunnels

Jann Haworth Gets Key To The City, No Longer Needs to Use Underground Tunnels

Last night Salt Lake City artist Jann Haworth was awarded the “Key to the City” by Salt Lake City Mayor Jackie Biskupski, who recognized Haworth with a Mayor’s Artist Achievement Award (not to be confused with the Mayor’s Artist Awards presented annually at the Utah Arts Festival). Haworth, who is represented locally by Modern West...

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35 x 35, Artists of Utah’s exhibition featuring Utah’s new generation of artists

Call for Entries – 35×35 Exhibition What Is It? 35X35 Exhibition is Artists of Utah’s showcase of work by Utah’s young generation of artists. Occurring every three and a half years, this exhibit features work by 35 artists 35 years old or younger, providing the artists with a unique exhibition opportunity as well as extended...

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SEE ALL THIS GREAT CONTENT? We need your help to make it happen

For almost 15 years, this publication has been a community experiment and we need your help to keep it going.   HELP US RAISE $7,500 FOR OUR 2016 SPRING FUNDRAISER Since beginning our fundraiser April 19th: We’ve raised $3150   We’re big fans of checks too! You can send them to: Artists of Utah P.O....

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35x35 RETURNS!

35×35 RETURNS!

Artists of Utah’s 35×35 Exhibition, a look at Utah’s young generation of artists, returns to Salt Lake City’s Finch Lane Gallery August-September 2016. Artists 35 years old and younger, time to finish up those masterpieces and submit them to the exhibition. The call for entries is now up at Submittable: https://artistsofutah.submittable.com/submit/57495 Entry deadline is June...

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A Bit of Fame, a Lot of Cash: Two Utah Installation Artists Win Prestigious State Fellowships

A Bit of Fame, a Lot of Cash: Two Utah Installation Artists Win Prestigious State Fellowships

Many apply but two are chosen. Each receives a little glory (spots in a couple of exhibits, an Artists of Utah/15 Bytes video profile) and big bucks – a $10,000 fellowship goes to each artist selected. No matching funds required. So, yeah, it’s a big deal. Every year, the Utah Division of Arts & Museums...

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Legislative Wrap-up 2016

Legislative Wrap-up 2016

It was a good year for the arts at the Utah Legislature, according to Julie Fisher, director of the Department of Heritage and Arts. Of course, those who didn’t get funded didn’t feel the love quite so much. “There really is no fairness in this,” Fisher reminded attendees at the Utah Cultural Alliance legislative wrap-up...

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"National Park Symphony" to premiere on KUED

“National Park Symphony” to premiere on KUED

On Monday, March 14, KUED will air the first of what will be a trilogy of films commemorating 100 years of the National Park Service. The trilogy, called Year of the Parks, begins with “National Park Symphony,” a visual portrait (or music video, depending on how you want to look at/listen to it), starring the...

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The Women are in Charge: More Enlightening Chit Chat at PechaKucha Night SLC

The Women are in Charge: More Enlightening Chit Chat at PechaKucha Night SLC

This time, they put the women in charge. And PechaKucha Night SLC never seemed more tempting. A dozen presenters will be grabbing the mic and projecting 20 images for 20 seconds on a topic of their personal expertise for your personal enjoyment on March 18th at The State Room, 638 S. State. You have to...

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Video Spotlights: Caitlin Connolly and Scott Gardner

Video Spotlights: Caitlin Connolly and Scott Gardner

Back in the October 2010 edition of 15 Bytes we published our first video interview, with Salt Lake City artist Sam Wilson. While we still produce videos from time to time, we always wish we could do more. Luckily, we’re not alone. Check out these two great videos about Utah artists posted this week in...

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The Passion and Dance of Frivolity — Review: Utah Philharmonia

The Passion and Dance of Frivolity — Review: Utah Philharmonia

The Utah Philharmonia is the largest orchestral ensemble of the University of Utah School of Music. Its most recent concert, given at Libby Gardner Concert Hall in Salt Lake City on February 11, presented the ensemble at one of its peaks. With an enthusiasm second to none, the School of Music’s concerto competition winners augmented the vibrancy...

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SUNDAY BLOG READ: Laura Stott

SUNDAY BLOG READ: Laura Stott

  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 poet and Weber State University English...

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Who Do You Love: Brenda Thomas

Who Do You Love: Brenda Thomas

After studying art in her youth at the Honolulu Academy of Arts, the University of Hawaii and Long Beach State University, Brenda Thomas decided to take up painting again when she moved to Park City in 1998 following dual careers in clothing design and motherhood. Landscapes and floral studies were a natural response to her...

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Of Books and Writers: The Printed Garden Opens in Sandy

Of Books and Writers: The Printed Garden Opens in Sandy

Aaron Cance is everything you think of when one says “bookseller”–that is before the age of Barnes & Noble and the now defunct Borders Bookstores. He’s a gentle, thoughtful-looking man with facial hair and a little nerdy with how he talks about the industry. He offers an astute voice in recommending books that will bowl...

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