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Saturday, July 31, 2010

Hunting the Hemo Goblin

From grocery shopping to "Peeping Toms" to savage hunting, former Ririe-Woodbury dancer Andrea Dispenziere presented her work-in-progress this weekend---%uFFFDat the Sugar Space (616 E. Wilmington Ave, 888-300-7898). "Hunting the Hemo Goblin," a series of vignettes, explores hunting from the modern-day sense of grocery shopping to the mythological Artemis.

In The Loop: 7/31/10. An Uncanny Salty Film Fest

Hello to all you over-hyped Scott-Pilgrim-is-gonna-make-you-squeal enthusiasts.

Friday, July 30, 2010

Retro Revival: Markets of Britain

Fans of the BBC series Look Around You are in for a treat. (Note that down in your copybook.)---

No Zombies Allowed at Ogden Farmers Market

An apparent victim of his own success, Russ Adams’ zombie film props and shrunken head gifts apparently didn’t jive with the Ogden Farmers Market’s vision.--- Russ Adams an independent filmmaker from Ogden was happy to be invited by the Ogden Farmers Market to hold a booth at their weekly gathering where next to produce stands and jewelry and gift vendors he would share a space to show off his studio’s sculptures and artwork.

Living Planet Aquarium's Own Shark Week

The Discovery Channel's "Shark Week" has become such an institution that it can be both the punch line for a 30 Rock joke and an inspiration for a savvy local aquarium to bring in visitors. The Living Planet Aquarium in Sandy is cleverly piggybacking on the cable network's iconic "Shark Week" with a week of educational and fascinating activities surrounding its own population of cartilaginous predators.

UMFA Gets New Exec Director

Another major Salt Lake City arts facility is under new management. This time, it's the Utah Museum of Fine Arts introducing a new -- well, sort of new -- executive director.

Local Releases: Red Pete, The Lionelle, Seed-At-Zero

Wrapping up the month of July with three new releases of various tastes. --- And to kick off this set will be the brand new EP from Red Pete.

Mad Men's Christina Hendricks: Anchor Slayer

KTLA's Brian McFayden was stupefied by the thought of Mad Men's Christina Hendricks taking a bath. But really, who among us wouldn't be?

Thursday, July 29, 2010

Youth activists rally for solidarity

Chants of “Si se puede!” bounced throughout the capitol Thursday as more than a hundred rallied to protest Utah’s infamous immigration list and Arizona’s controversial S.B. 1070.--- While the chants of revolution mixed with refrains from Woody Guthrie’s “This Land is Your Land” had a powerful echo effect inside the state capitol, the acoustics also tended to muffle the talks given by the numerous speakers who presented at the rally.

Open Container Update: Down, Set, Debate!

"He hates music, football and sex, in no particular order, and he is no fun at all." —Hunter S. Thompson ---

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