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Con Artistry

Relieve your post-FanX doldrums with pop-culture takes on fandom.
Whenever convention season in Salt Lake City rolls around, I think a lot about the idea of fan celebrations. They're big and loud and fun and bring a lot of people together. But after these fan gatherings, there can be what I call "post-con depression."

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The Essential A&E Picks for March 23-29

Plan-B Theatre Co., Holi Festival of Colors, Brendan Reichs and more
"If you go any slower, you'll turn into a stupid green tortoise," Aidan says at the outset of Not One Drop. Rowe quickly responds, "Why stupid?"

Entertainment Picks

Ethereal Girl

Terrence Malick again explores souls seemingly without bodies in Song to Song.
A week or so before I finally sat down for Terrence Malick's Song to Song, I shared this Twitter musing: "Like bebop, I see Terrence Malick's oeuvre as a singular, perhaps sublime art form for which I am simply temperamentally unsuited."

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What a Drag

RuPaul's Drag Race returns to make America great again; Harlots hooks historically.
RuPaul's Drag Race moves from niche network Logo to the slightly more mainstream VH1. What does this mean?

True TV

Free Will Astrology: Untamable Animal

Horoscopes for March 23-29
If you own an untamable animal like a bull, the best way to manage it is to provide a fenced but spacious meadow where it can roam freely.

Free Will Astrology

Motion of the Ocean

The dancers of Black Grace bring Pacific Islander movement to the world.
The dancing hula girl—with her grass skirt, swiveling hips and flowery lei—is likely the image that first comes to mind (and, for many Utahns, the Haka) when considering dance from Pacific Island cultures.

Arts & Entertainment

The Essential A&E Picks for March 16-22

Salvador Dalí, Sonder, ComicCon FanX and more
How often do you get a chance to see a genuine Salvador Dalí piece? Or meet someone who knew him?

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