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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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Alyssa Pyper at 12 Minutes Max this Sunday

Alyssa Pyper at 12 Minutes Max this Sunday

Alyssa Pyper will perform a set of works for solo voice, violin, and electronics at 12 Minutes Max this Sunday at the City Library in Salt Lake City. For Pyper, this particular set of works is about reclamation. “I’ve worked to craft a re-telling of personal narratives through the use of archetypes and symbols” she...

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Weekend Recommends May 13-15

Weekend Recommends May 13-15

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. Salt Lake City May 12-14 Color Animal, one of the musical projects of local musician Andrew Shaw (their latest album was released April 1st and...

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Myth-Busting: Branding the American West explores the shifting layers that defined the post-frontier West

Myth-Busting: Branding the American West explores the shifting layers that defined the post-frontier West

Branding the American West, the new exhibit in Brigham Young University Museum of Art’s main floor gallery, is so full of colorful, engaging, accessible paintings, by talented, brand-name artists of regional interest, that patrons likely will find themselves breezing through the exhibit, enjoying one scene after another, with little regard for the larger scope of...

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MiXeD MeDiA: City Weekly on Salt Lake City Art & Architecure

MiXeD MeDiA: City Weekly on Salt Lake City Art & Architecure

Over the past month, City Weekly has devoted two of its cover stories to exploring the art and architecture that defines (or hopes to define) our capitol city. A month ago it was Stephen Dark’s cover story on the $3 million public art project in downtown Salt Lake City that didn’t quite make it. While...

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Weekend Recommends May 6 - 8

Weekend Recommends May 6 – 8

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 SLC May Day on Main: Well, this is VERY cool. Floral-themed exhibitions, Garden Stroll Pop-up Parks and Painters, Street Performances by Utah Opera and a bunch...

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Terry Tempest Williams: Mormon Songdog

Terry Tempest Williams: Mormon Songdog

The Salt Lake Tribune reports today that University of Utah professor Terry Tempest Williams has tendered her resignation after a dispute with the University over the nature of her courses within the Envrionmental Humanities Program. This seemed an appropriate time to post Camille Pack’s essay on the acclaimed author that appeared in our 2014 publication...

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SUNDAY BLOG READ: Amy Brunvand

SUNDAY BLOG READ: Amy Brunvand

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 Amy Brunvand who here...

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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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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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