POSTED // Apr 17,2014 - Utah expatriate Kristin Ann King may now live in Seattle, but her fascinating short-story collection Misfits from the Beehive State shows that she still has a firm finger on the peculiar qualities of the people here
POSTED // Apr 17,2014 - As an audience-delighting act at significant local shows such as the Rooftop Concert Series—catch them this October when they play with Fictionist—and Velour’s Les Femmes de Velour showcase, The Blue Aces a
POSTED // Apr 10,2014 - Repertory Dance Theatre’s spring performance Land pulls from a vast repertoire for an evening of works designed to celebrate the land we live on. The pieces use the diversity of Utah—from vast high deserts and dense
POSTED // Apr 10,2014 - In a sobering, touching letter found in the online bio for Portland, Ore., orchestral-rock collective Typhoon, lead guitarist/vocalist and primary songwriter Kyle Morton says that when they began working on their latest
POSTED // Apr 3,2014 - Garrison Keillor, like a whole host of people in this country, grew up in a small town. Think Main Street with a local grocer and a barber shop, picket fences and everybody being on a first-name basis with everybody else.
POSTED // Apr 3,2014 - It’s no surprise that Speedy Ortiz’s lead singer, Sadie Dupuis, used to teach songwriting at a summer camp. Her sometimes gritty, introspective and clever lyrics are the pulse of this four-piece Massachusetts-based
POSTED // Mar 27,2014 - The Living Planet Aquarium has been kind of like that favorite home-aquarium-dweller, the hermit crab, over the course of its decade in Utah. In 2004, it opened in a small “preview” space in The Gateway;
POSTED // Mar 27,2014 - Every so often, a voice comes along that makes me stop in my tracks, and the gorgeous pipes belonging to Boise, Idaho, alt-country songstress Eilen Jewell has that exact effect.