SLC Bikeways Mural Project by Chris Peterson Despite the recent chilly weather, there are definite signs that Spring is here: the blossoms on the trees, the bikers on the streets, and the new public art going up in our cities. SLC Bikeways Mural Project Salt Lake City-based muralist […]
It started, as many things on the Avenues do, over cocktails. That was some three years ago and Avenues Open Studios – “Art . . . Off the Grid” remains a going concern with 24 artists, though the number changes from year to year. Check it out for […]
Oops, he did it again. J.E. Vehar-Evanoff made good on his promise to continue his artistic scavenger hunt, occasionally placing a piece of artwork somewhere in the city for a lucky person to find. The idea is that he posts what and where it is – could be […]
Lunch shouldn’t be a few bites on a stale sandwich while you sit at your desk. Not with this great weather. So, if you’re in Salt Lake City, liven up your lunch breaks this month by attending a free outdoor concert. Presented by the Salt Lake City Arts […]
For the next several months, Salt Lake City artist John Vehar is giving away his work in a series of artistic, single-item scavenger hunts. Karmic, too. “For every dollar I take,” he writes on Facebook, “I’m going to give one back. . . . Every month or […]
“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 […]
Most local audiences know Daniel Charon as the new Artistic Director of Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company (his recent work for the company has been reviewed on 15 Bytes here and here). What they may not know is that his dancing identity not only includes artistic direction and choreography but also a […]
“I saw the best minds of my generation” (Janis, Jimi, Jim, Kurt, Amy, the kid who lived around the corner) “destroyed by madness, starving hysterical naked, dragging themselves through the negro streets at dawn looking for an angry fix, angelheaded hipsters burning for the ancient heavenly connection to […]
Artists Lola Reyes, Dawn Taylor, Miguel Galaz, Danny Stephens, Jorge Arellano, and Zachary Franzoni have been hard at work, between fall showers, decorating the doors at Salt Lake City’s Neighborhood House for their eighth annual Urban Gallery. Neighborhood House is a non-profit organization committed to providing quality, […]
The Elias Quartet, a rather young and much admired group from Great Britain, will be performing at Libby Gardner Hall on the University of Utah Campus as part of the Chamber Music Society of Salt Lake City on March 26 at 7:30 pm.
After spending the summer touring the churches and cathedrals of Germany, Austria, and the Czech Republic, the Utah Chamber Artists are ready begin their season at home in Salt Lake City’s cathedral.
Last year in June, the University of New Mexico Press published a 432-page coffee table extravaganza devoted to artwork depicting the nation’s national parks, which seems appropriate since it was in large part due to the artwork of nineteenth-century painters and photographers that Congress began passing legislation to […]
You know how it goes: it’s the third Friday of the month, you head out for Gallery Stroll, but you can never get to all the places you want to see. One reason is there are a lot of venues. Another is they are pretty spread out. One […]
Every year, Friends of Contemporary Art (FoCA) purchase a work by a contemporary artist and donate it to the collection of the Utah Museum of Fine Arts (UMFA). With the assistance of the UMFA’s curator of modern and contemporary art Whitney Tassie, the work is chosen at an annual […]
The performance by Kristina Lenzi and Gretchen Reynolds, scheduled to overlap with Gallery Stroll on Friday, March 21st, was called a ‘Durational Draw Out,’ a name that suggests a sporting event or an endurance contest. And why not? Who says art works better when it’s pretentious? Flexing their […]