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, August 11 – Saturday, August 13
Park City International Film Festival, 36 independent films, “Distinctive movies that elevate the human spirit.” Billed as music, comedy and drama for the entire family, this series began Wednesday at the Eccles Theater, Park City, http://parkcityfilmfest.org/
Friday, August 12
BDAC Multi-Exhibit: Mixing Oil and Water; Shaking it Up: Rebecca Hartvigsen, Sherry Meidell, Diane Turner, Kristi Grussendorf. [un]Finished Kelly Seim; Group Show: Mark Messick, Richard Horrocks, Richard Miles. Bountiful Davis Art Center, Bountiful, Aug.12-Sept. 10, Opening Reception, Aug. 12: 6-8 p.m., firstname.lastname@example.org
Salt Lake City
Sugar House Art Walk: A free event of art and food. Featured artist is Heidi Van Ert, who uses pen and ink to creak colorful watercolors. She also publishes adult coloring books which will be for sale during the event. 6-9 p.m. Heidi Van Ert can be seen online at:
https://www.facebook.com/Art-for-the-Soul-llc-874928529300892/?fref=ts (In addition to the Art Walk, Smith-Crown Co. is also hosting a live Miele kitchen cooking demonstration with free food and drinks.
Show Us Your Art at Urban Arts Gallery, Salt Lake City. This gallery features art inspired by city life and culture showcasing everything from raw street art to fine modern art. Bring up to two pieces of ready-to-hang work and your own easels/table easels. Vote for your favorite 3 pieces. Top 5 selected artists will showcase their work in the gallery. 7 p.m.
Saturday, August 13
“On Golden Pond”: Part of the Neil Simon Festival at Heritage Center Theater in Cedar City, this critically acclaimed play is the love story of a retired professor, nearing 80, and his 70-year-old wife returning to their summer home for the 48th year. It was called “a work of rare simplicity and beauty . . .” and “a rare theatrical experience.” 8 p.m. email@example.com
Sunday, August 14
12 Minutes Max, a monthly showcase of short works and works-in-progress by local artists in many disciplines. Three new pieces are featured in a varied mix, chosen from music, dance, film, writing, theater, performance art and the like—each 12 minutes or less. The whole event is short and sweet, taking under an hour. After each month’s performances, coffee and cookies are served—a time for conversation and feedback. Main Library, Salt Lake City, 2-3 p.m.
Urban Flea Market: Find a selection of eclectic, vintage used and unused items (including original artwork), records, furniture, tools, clothing, oddball knick-knacks and more right in downtown Salt Lake City during this free event at 600 S. Main St. from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. You can sell your own art at a future market. http://www.fleamarketslc.com/
UTAH’S ART MAGAZINE SINCE 2001, 15 Bytes is published by Artists of Utah, a 501 (c) 3 non-profit organization headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah.
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