by Dale Thompson Some amazing photographs have appeared on the cover of National Geographic Magazine. One of the most enduring is Steve McCurry’s Afghan Girl. Shot in 1985, the iconic image brought a face to the conflict in Afghanistan. The girl, Sharbat Gula, wears a vulnerable and terrified […]
Halloween and Day of the Dead exhibits and events at Blonde Grizzly, Charley Hafen Gallery, Dunce School for the Arts and the Utah Cultural Celebration Center.
On Saturday evening, about seventy-five people descended on the Sun Tunnels in Utah’s west desert to watch the sunset with the artist Nancy Holt, who is in town for the opening of her exhibit Sightlines, at the UMFA (read about it in the October edition of 15 Bytes). […]
Pecha Kucha night is back and once again will be held at the State Room, 638 S. State St., on Oct. 22 from 6 to 10 p.m. Tickets are $15 and on sale now at www. thestateroomslc.com and they sell out fast. As we told you in detail […]
It’s that time of year, when the weather can shift from brisk autumn to languid summer, all within a 24 hour period. Either way, it’s a perfect time to get out and about. A chance to wear that snazzy new jacket at night, or strip down to shirtsleeves […]
Two exciting opportunities this week, in two entirely different directions, for artists and art lovers to enjoy the great outdoors. To the north, at the University of Utah’s The Environmental Humanities Education Center (EHEC) in southeast Montona, the first annual Centennial Valley Arts Celebration we reported on in […]
It’s definitely fall because things are in full swing in Utah’s art world and there is plenty you’ll want to check out for tonight’s Salt Lake Gallery Stroll. We won’t be able to mention all the fabulous shows worth seeing (but we’ve already talked about one in yesterday’s […]
Neighborhood House’s Urban Gallery turns inside out this year. The Urban Gallery, a open air exhibition that uses the non-profit’s suite of garage doors as a canvas for public art, was first installed four years ago when the 337 Project was asked to invite individual artists to […]
To the list of City Weekly’s 2012 Artys awards (see here), we thought of adding an additional category: best use of captive audiences. The winner would go to Artes de Mexico, whose Viva Frida exhibit in the atrium of Salt Lake’s Main Library last year caught the eye […]
Performing arts at the Rose, steamrolling prints at Saltgrass, Art Live in Park City and plein air painting and studios at Spring City.
In some September editions past we’ve included a seasonal performing arts preview – half a dozen paragraphs describing various dance, music and theatre groups and what you might expect to see from them in the coming months. Some bright person out there has come up with something better: […]
Considering its population, China has a disproportionately small amount of international art stars (though we likely all have a sense that will change if the cogs of China’s economic engine continues to churn unimpeded). Maybe that’s because though the increasingly wealthy Chinese can pull off oligarchical money grabs and […]