UTAH'S ART MAGAZINE SINCE 2001
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Look for our monthly edition at the beginning of each month. We follow that up with a variety of "Daily Bytes" on this site. You'll find links to artistsofutah's other programming to the right.
Daily Bytes
Art . . . Off the Grid: Avenues Open Studios in its 2nd Year

Art . . . Off the Grid: Avenues Open Studios in its 2nd Year

Now in its second year, the Avenues Open Studios is an event that almost wasn’t. Artist Anne Albaugh originally pitched the idea to showcase the large number of artists in Salt Lake City’s Avenues neighborhood by holding an open studio event in August 2014. Her idea generated interest among her neighboring artists, but then Albaugh...

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Gedion Nyanhongo and other MiXeD MeDiA

Gedion Nyanhongo and other MiXeD MeDiA

Recent articles on Utah’s art world 8/19 BYU unveils donated painting ‘Treasures of Knowledge’ by artist Greg Olsen http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865634907/BYU-unveils-donated-painting-Treasures-of-Knowledge-by-artist-Greg-Olsen.html?pg=all 8/20 Two ‘art detectives’ solve an LDS Church history art mystery http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865634968/Church-art-mystery.html 8/21 Gedion Nyanhongo listens as he frees images from the rock http://www.parkrecord.com/scene/ci_28681793/gedion-nyanhongo-listens-as-he-frees-images-from-the-rock 8/21 Perfect Date: Modern twist with ‘Parables” at the Springville Museum of...

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SUNDAY BLOG READ: Stephen Tuttle

SUNDAY BLOG READ: Stephen Tuttle

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, 15 Bytes features Provo-based Stephen Tuttle who offers an excerpt from...

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Pleasant Prism of Chamber Music in Park City

Pleasant Prism of Chamber Music in Park City

Park City Beethoven Festival @ Park City Community Church. Park City, Utah, July 30, 2015. Concert review by Gregory Walz. The 2015 Park City Beethoven Festival, now in its thirty-first summer season, is Utah’s oldest classical music festival. Concerts are now given exclusively in Park City, in multiple venues, although for many years a small number of...

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West Jordan Mural Controversy

West Jordan Mural Controversy

“This is outrageous,” erupts Chicana artist Ruby Chacon on Facebook about the West Jordan mural set-to. “What are people thinking?!?! Seriously . . . I don’t get this mentality.” Miguel Galaz’s mural project on the side of a West Jordan restaurant stirred up controversy this month, on social media and at city hall. Read about...

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Lynnette Hiskey Leaves Utah Division of Arts & Museums

Lynnette Hiskey Leaves Utah Division of Arts & Museums

On Monday, Lynnette Hiskey stepped down as Director of the Utah Division of Arts & Museums after two years in the position. She previously had served as the department’s assistant director and was promoted to the new position after Margaret Hunt resigned in 2013. Hiskey’s departure was sudden and unannounced. When the Department of Heritage...

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Disappearing Art and Other Recent News Articles

Disappearing Art and Other Recent News Articles

The good side: as these three stories demonstrate, the general public is not completely indifferent to art. The bad side: it seems people only really care about art when they don’t like it. Utah Joe Hill labor mural anonymously repainted with American flag http://www.sltrib.com/home/2757635-155/sign-of-the-times-that-joe West Jordan orders controversial mural covered up http://www.ksl.com/?sid=35624082&nid=148&title=west-jordan-orders-controversial-mural-covered-up&s_cid=queue-19 BYU student’s portrayal...

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Moth Wings and Starlight: Danielle Dubrasky's "Ruin and Light"

Moth Wings and Starlight: Danielle Dubrasky’s “Ruin and Light”

Reviewed by Jennifer Tonge   Danielle Beazer Dubrasky’s new chapbook collection, Ruin and Light (The Anabiosis Press), begins in sleep and dreaming, and the shape-shifting lines of its lovely first poem, previously published in 15 Bytes’ Sunday Blog Read, contain in microcosm the themes, motifs, and movements of everything that follows—and prompt questions that will follow...

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SUNDAY BLOG READ: Alex Caldiero

SUNDAY BLOG READ: Alex Caldiero

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, 15 Bytes features Orem-based Alex Caldiero, performance poet and “sonosopher,”...

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Intermezzo Contemplates Words and Music

Intermezzo Contemplates Words and Music

In a novel and effective move, each piece, and each movement in the case of the Brahms, was prefaced by a reading of lines of poetry, or lines from a play, or in the case of the Glinka, a narrative of a brief portion of the composer's life in the composer's words. Three actors/actresses from...

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SUNDAY BLOG READ: Stephen Carter

SUNDAY BLOG READ: Stephen Carter

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, 15 Bytes features Salt Lake City-based essayist, comics writer and editor...

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The right performers for the right repertoire makes for a superb chamber music concert.

The right performers for the right repertoire makes for a superb chamber music concert.

A dash of two rather obscure (mostly) twentieth-century Danish composers, mixed with the still most--prominent one, along with a peak from a young German composer's early romanticism. What makes for a superb chamber music concert? The right performers for the repertoire and compelling performances of course.

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