The Essential A&E Picks for Jan. 19-25

En Plein Air, Man of La Mancha, Kevin Smith, Carve the Mark

The Essential A&E Picks for Jan. 12-18

Comedian Rachel Feinstein, 'Tower' with director Keith Maitland, 'Kinky Boots' and more.

The Essential A&E Picks for Jan. 5-11

Repertory Dance Theatre, Pioneer Theatre Co., Criminal Justice Reform with Van Jones and more...

The Essential A&E Picks for Dec. 29 - Jan. 4

Eve WinterFest, Dwayne Perkins, Alan Cumming and more
The family-friendly "Bounce Town" at Salt Palace is full of inflatables.

The Essential A&E Picks for Dec. 22-28

Russel Albert Daniels, Marcus & Guy Seidel and more
Russel Daniels is a longtime local photographer whose work has bridged the gap between photojournalism, in which he has a B.A., and visual art.

The Essential A&E Picks for Dec. 7-13

Lachlan Patterson, Irving Berlin's White Christmas and more
So you have to give respect to native Canadian Lachlan Patterson for making it through those ranks after years of hard work.

The Essential A&E Picks for Dec. 1-7

Men Are From Mars, The Nutcracker, and more
It clearly has to do with more than men learning to put the toilet seat down.

The Essential A&E Picks for Nov. 24-30

Christmas in Color, Messiah Sing-In, and more
For their second year, Christmas in Color takes up two stretches of city streets—one in Provo and one in Kearns—decorating the entire pathway with lights and music, all synched in an amazing showcase.

The Essential A&E Picks for Nov. 17-23

Salty Cricket Composers, Repertory Dance Theatre, and more
Through performances like this one, the group is working to bring modern classical music created by local composers to Salt Lake City.

The Essential A&E Picks for Nov. 10-16

Mary and Myra, Salt in Concert, and more.
It's among the better-known bits of presidential trivia that Abraham Lincoln's wife, Mary Todd Lincoln, had mental-health issues, and stayed in an institution several years after the president was assassinated ...

The Essential A&E Picks for Nov. 3-9

Jewish Arts Fest, Madame Butterfly, and more
Celebrating one's religion can be a joyous thing. But sharing it with someone else is often equally rewarding.

The Essential A&E Picks for Oct. 27-Nov. 2

Winter, A Gambler's Anatomy, and more
In Salt Lake Acting Co.'s National New Play Network premiere of Winter, written by Julie Jensen and directed by Tracy Callahan, however, death is viewed with a touch of humor, despite the loved ones who might be left behind.


Sackerson Theater, Jann Haworth has organized Work In Progress, and more
The piece explores the current life of Allison, who's older daughter won't stop questioning life while her younger daughter won't stop running around.

The Essential A&E Picks for Oct. 6-12

The King's Men, Piece of My Heart, The Fever Code, and more
Set following the death of Queen Elizabeth (Kathryn Atwood), Shakespeare is caught between his home life in Stratford with his wife Anne (Colleen Baum, pictured) and daughter Susanna (Ali Kinkade) and the London playhouses.

The Essential A&E Picks for Oct. 6-12

Guillermo Galindo, The Nether, Carmen, and more
Award-winning Mexican composer Guillermo Galindo's works blur the borders between finding objects to utilize as instruments...

The Essential A&E Picks for Sept. 29-Oct. 5

Rainbow Variance, The Last Ship, Magic Men Live, and more
THURSDAY 9.29 Andrew Alba: Rainbow Variance The paintings of Andrew Alba occupy a space where race, ethnic identity, gender, sexual orientation and even immigrant status all intersect. These portraits share the theme of coping with various levels of exclusion from larger communities.

The Essential A&E Picks for Sept. 22-28

The Pump and Dump, Tumbleweeds Film Festival, and more
And considering the frequent absurdities of motherhood, it's not surprising that The Pump and Dump is one of them.

The Essential A&E Picks for Sept. 15-21

A Bright New Boise, Jonah Bokaer, and Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 5
If a play brands itself as a "dark comedy," there better be some truly humorous moments—not just gratuitous language for shock value.


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