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Unpopular Popularity

Galway Kinnell speaks softly while adding to poetry’s “unnoticed ground.”

By Ann Poore
POSTED // Jun 11,2007 - For a celebrated poet, Galway Kinnell doesn’t have much to say on the telephone. He answers the questions asked using thoughtful, carefully chosen words but rarely elaborates. He speaks, in fact, very much as he writes. Kinnell is a Pulitzer Prize-winning...

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Stroll On

Gallery goodies galore for March 18 stroll.

By Ann Poore
POSTED // Jun 11,2007 - Jennifer Rasmusson, A Gallery, 1321 S. 2100 East, 583-4800, through March 31. Reception: Friday, 6-9 p.m. One of A Gallery’s most popular artists, Rasmusson is best known for abstract oils. A couple of years ago she began working in mixed media...

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O Brother-Husbands, Where Art Thou?

Local notables get funny for the serious cause of Tapestry Against Polygamy.

By Ann Poore
POSTED // Jun 11,2007 - People who still believe sisterhood is powerful haven’t met Tapestry Against Polygamy founders Vicky Prunty and Rowenna Erickson. What happens, they say, with a sister-wife or wives in the culture they escaped “is that you are sharing one...

Arts & Entertainment

’Scape Plan

Cityscapes, landscapes and mindscapes at April 15 Gallery Stroll.

By Ann Poore
POSTED // Jun 11,2007 - April is pretty much all about landscapes: landscapes at Phillips Gallery, landscapes at A Gallery, landscapes at Horne Fine Art. All by top-notch painters, but nonetheless all landscapes all the time. Even the edgy, new Kayo Gallery is featuring a landscape—but...

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Declaration of Independence

Betsy Burton’s life as an independent bookseller turns into a lively book.

By Ann Poore
POSTED // Jun 11,2007 - Log on to Amazon.com and you’ll read: “Hello First Name Last Name. We have recommendations for you.” And so they do. Cookies track every title you’ve ever glanced at, so Amazon can offer other books that fit your “profile.” Betsy...

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The Old Collage Try

A niece who never knew him brings Adam Worden’s work to light.

By Ann Poore
POSTED // Jun 11,2007 - Drop in to the Salt Lake Art Center and see the stuff that dreams are made on. True, they’re Adam Worden’s dreams, not yours or mine—but if you look patiently, you might be inspired to make something of your own. Born in Montana and...

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Without Reservation

Dust Eaters uses fine drama to indict the white man.

By Ann Poore
POSTED // Jun 11,2007 - When you think about the white man’s interaction with American Indians over the past 400 years, about all you can do is look at the ground, kick the dirt and whistle nonchalantly. No amount of reparations can make up for it, and no apology can fix...

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Out of Africa

Thanks to Owen Mort, Utah Museum of Fine Arts can showcase “Arts of a Continent.”

By Ann Poore
POSTED // Jun 11,2007 - Owen D. Mort Jr. has made gifts to museums around the world, including the Smithsonian Institution and the prestigious Heard Museum in Phoenix. So how did this collector happen to choose Salt Lake City to receive 3,000 pieces of African art?nnThe late...

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Stroll This

Look for art in all the right places on the May 20 stroll.

By Ann Poore
POSTED // Jun 11,2007 - There’s terrific art in unexpected places this May: Stroll through Red Butte Garden (300 Wakara Way), take in Robert Wick’s monumental bronzes sporting native plants and wish the folks there a happy 20th anniversary. Chris Coleman’s...

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Rocky Road

Sometimes you have to go off the road to find your path.

By Ann Poore
POSTED // Jun 11,2007 - template_image Until 25 or 30 years ago, four-wheel-drive vehicles were strictly utilitarian, but extreme off-roading is a growing recreational sport usually engaged in during warmer weather'roughly Easter through Labor Day. Moab hosts big events on...
 
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