If you’re being followed or navigating a dangerous place, your natural defense mechanisms activate and start tuning. These mechanisms are buried in our mind and body, just as they are in any other domesticated animal. Colors get brighter, movements slow down, and you can shift from terror to […]
I’m still here.
Like I had anywhere to go.
In May, working at Saltgrass Printmakers, no one else around, I was listening to the New York Times’ “Sugar Calling” podcast with Cheryl Strayed. Strayed was interviewing author Alice Walker. Snippets of that interview have stayed with me since:
Clint Whiting, Jordan Brun, Erin Berrett, Valerie Hollstein, Jamie Kyle Take Top Awards at Holladay Art Show
The Holladay Arts Council has announced the winners of its annual Fine Art Show. Many of the winners will remain on display and available for purchase until November 16th at City Hall. You can view a slideshow of all the winners at holladayarts.org Professional Acrylic 1st Place Professional […]
Numerous Dead-end Jobs and an Assortment of Dead People: Michael William Palmer’s “Baptizing the Dead”
There are few exits off I-15 into Springville: one leads you directly into “Art City,” where a stellar Spanish Colonial Revival-style museum houses thousands of treasures by Utah, American, and Russian creators; another, author Michael William Palmer’s exit, features numerous dead-end jobs and an assortment of dead people. […]
The Utah Division of Arts & Museums and the SLCC Community Writing Center have chosen 18 writers in seven categories as the winners of the 61st annual Utah Original Writing Competition. The winners were selected from a total of 291 entries from Utah-based writers. Category A: Novel, judged […]
Kasey Lindley Uses Soft Colors and Draped Canvases to Explore the Human Relationship to Nature and Space
Stepping into the basement of the Finch Lane Gallery this past week was a surreal experience. First, due to COVID-19 restrictions, the gallery is currently open only by appointment, so the whole space was profoundly silent. Second, Kasey Lindley’s exhibit has transformed the industrial environment of the cinder […]
It’s early summer and the water is high. My mother grasps the handles of two wooden oars and feels the Colorado River surge through her arms. A gray ring of raft surrounds her, sixteen feet from bow to stern, and beyond it, the mud-red river roils. Near the […]
loveDANCEmore’s November Digest: Augury, Ancestors, and Apocalypse, UtahPresents brings Dancing Earth
This month, we bring you a look at Dancing Earth’s new digital performance, BTW US CYBERSPACE, from Kathryn Machi, an independent dance writer who has followed the company’s work for a long time. To buy tickets to the UtahPresents presentation, November 20, click here. All photos are courtesy […]
With our “Still Here” series, we are checking in with members of Utah’s art community to see what the past six months has meant for them. David Habben is an illustrator, artist, and educator. His unique work has been featured in children’s books, magazines, and even on snowboards. […]
With our “Still Here” series, we are checking in with members of Utah’s art community to see what the past six months has meant for them. Hikmet Sidney Loe, born and raised on the east coast, Hikmet Sidney Loe fell in love with the arid desert lands of Utah […]
This month we bring you selections by five local authors. Voices from the River includes pieces by Karen M. Bayard, Sean Patrick McPeak, Suzy Eskenazi, Emilia Wint, and Gail Weinflash.
Salt Lake City’s two reigning modern dance companies, Ririe-Woodbury and Repertory Dance Theatre, have joined forces to present DOUBLE TAKE. A season opener for both parties, the historic collaboration is an hour-long, virtual, on-demand performance featuring two world premieres. The film begins with a recorded Zoom meeting in […]