Not every novel that wins the Man Booker Prize—the annual award that over 40 years has become the world-wide benchmark of literary publishing—goes on to achieve wide notoriety, any more than every film that wins an Academy Award turns out to be a timeless masterpiece. One novel that, […]
The Salt Lake Valley saw mostly rain today, but up in Park City that precipitation turned into 3 – 5 inches of snow, enough to convince any committed skier or snowboarder that there’s still plenty of great opportunities to get up on the mountain before the season ends. […]
A review of Jennifer Adams’ new book Y is for Yorick.
With all the content published in this month’s edition of 15 Bytes, you might have missed our short video spotlight on Nox Contemporary’s Drawn exhibit. On February 12th we were at the gallery with our video cameras to catch some footage of the artists as they worked on […]
Mexico City artist Minerva Cuevas speaks at the UMFA on Wednesday.
by Laura Durham “Genuine poetry can communicate before it is understood.” — T.S. Eliot Most of us remember studying poetry in grade school. Poetry taught us about language, rhythm imagery and symbolism. Many of us were too young to truly understand what the poet was communicating, but nevertheless, […]
Research for this month’s article on recent developments in Still Life painting took Geoff Wichert to St. George, where 21st century development around the Tabernacle impressed him as much as the painting he came to see.
Though today is Mardi Gras you’ll have to wait another week for the arts community’s Fat Tuesday party. The Utah Arts Festival, one of our community partners, is hosting their Tardy Mardi Party next week, March 12, at the Salt Lake Hardware Building. Their 8th annual fundraiser is […]
Two hours south of Salt Lake City, rural Sanpete County is home to a disproportionately high amount of artistic activity. There’s the well-known artistic enclave of Spring City, and, just to the south, Ephraim, home to Snow College and the Central Utah Art Center. For a number of […]
This week Brolly Arts and Repretory Dance Theatre present H2O, a week long art exhibition followed by three nights of performances at the Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center. The exhibit is free and open to the public all week. Brolly Arts will be performing free Thursday through Saturday […]
You can make your Friday night all about art tonight. After taking a look at the Gary Vlasic performance (see below), or maybe as an interlude between visits, check out the open studios at Poor Yorick Studios and Spectrum Studios, both in South Salt Lake. Taking inspiration from […]
Summer may be the prime time for festivals, but in Utah the drop in temperatures and return to school does not signal the end of its festival season. Many of the festivals coming up are local harvest celebrations that, while they might feature artist booths, are more about […]