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Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Meat & Potato: Around The World In 80 Days

Last year the Meat & Potato Theatre Company officially made its mark on the theatre community, bringing back familiar names and new ideas. The Infantry Monologues caught everyone's attention in mid 2009, the inspiring Shadows Of The Bakemono was an entirely different production to everything else being performed at the time and drew in large and unique crowds.

Dead Zephyr: Week 368

The Zephyr Club in Downtown Salt Lake City, 301 S. West Temple, closed since October 2003.

TV Tonight: Victoria’s Secret, Stargate, Strange Days, SOA

This just in: Eliza Dushku (Dollhouse, Buffy/Angel) will return to TV as a small-town cop in Bird Dog, a new drama from TNT next year. Even if it sucks, I’ll watch it—always do.

Utah's Beehive Cheese Wins World Cheese Awards

This week, at the 22nd Annual World Cheese Awards in London, England, Utah's own Beehive Cheese Company walked away with two bronze medals. --- Beehive won bronze for both its Promontory Cheddar and Full Moon Cheddar cheeses, presented by the UK's prestigious Guild of Fine Food.

Lounge Act Tuesday: No Age, brassy farts and avalanches

It's the last day of November, and it's going out like a lion. A cold, bitter, foot-freezing bastard of a lion.

Missed Masterpieces: Rolling Stones, Exile on Main St.

Citizen journalist/music dork Lane Heaps this week makes the case for acquired tastes.--- Twenty or so years ago, while waiting to pick up my oldest daughter from kindergarten, I would sit in the car and listen to the Rolling Stones album Exile on Main St.

Name That Tune: "The Typewriter" by Leroy Anderson

Ever have one of those weeks when the same word, name or song keeps randomly cropping up?--- Undoubtedly, these little memetic synchronicities mean something -- especially when it's an unusual, ponderous word such as "Weltschmerz" or an obscure, heavyweight name like "Heraclitus of Ephesus." Then it's obviously an omen.

Monday, November 29, 2010

TV Tonight: 90210, Chuck, The Event, Brew Masters

Winter Rerun Hell continues—well, not for all networks, but enough for me to unclog my Tivo. Yes, it is a weird feeling.

Gallivan Center: Ice Skating on the Cheap

Yesterday's storm left most Salt Lakers dealing with ice they'd rather not have to deal with. But today is also a chance to enjoy ice.

Latour at The Paris

Based in Beaune, in the Burgundy region of France, La Maison Latour produces some of the world's best wines and has done so since the 17th Century. --- On Tuesday, December 7th, owner Eric DeBonis and The Paris Bistro will host Maison Latour and a wine dinner with a focus on chestnuts: Menu aux Chataignes. 

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