Utah, in general, doesn't have a ton of dance-centric festivals. Sure, we have a thriving dance community that's sometimes collaborates in fun ways, but few major events span a weekend and showcase everyone at the moment.
After the most recent convention season this year, it's clear that the gaming side of geekdom in Utah is a dominant force that is steadily gaining traction. So to capitalize on that, we're starting to see an influx of comic shops doubling up on gaming, and new stores in the pipeline.
Brand new music from Erasole James, Badfeather, Stephanie Mabey and more.
The weather may not be cooperating with us this weekend, but who the hell cares: Music knows no bounds! Take a moment to go through our short list of digitally released local albums that came out this week, then join us below as we preview the two release shows we have going on over the next week through the rain and the chill.
Animated comedy and a Western remake hit multiplexes, while Sundance 2016 films including a cautionary drama and stranger-than-fiction documentary story take up residence in the Broadway Centre. Storks (pictured) succeeds by aiming first to be a comedy rather than a generic family-friendly animated movie.
The sci-fi adventure debut from Ocelot Society delivers big!
One of the coolest and most terrifying things I ever saw as a kid was HAL 9000 from 2001: A Space Odyssey. Having your life endangered by an AI unit that could interpret your motives any way it sees fit, and might decide to kill you if necessary, made the future look promising and horrifying at the same time.
Previewing this weekend's event with the current director.
The SlutWalk concept was born in 2011, after a Toronto Police Department officer was quoted as saying "women should avoid dressing like sluts" when talking about sexual assault. That comment sparked a fire with those fighting against slut-shaming and rape culture in North America, leading to the first SlutWalk in April 2011.
As the rollercoaster train climbs the first lift hill, I turn my head. Behind me, I see two people getting amped for the ride; to one side, passengers in the train on a parallel track wave to us as we near the crest of the hill.