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Monday, January 31, 2011

The Passion of the Tea Partier

I keep forgetting that, to Tea Partiers, TP policies and positions seem perfectly rational. Tea Partiers are serious people, not political clowns here to divert us from the dreary realities of the U.S. two-party system.---

British Invasion: Superhero Edition

In a world of tumult and uncertainty, it's nice that at least one thing is a constant: the degree to which nerds will get worked up over the casting of superhero movies. The latest hubbub comes on the heels of the announcement that director Zack Snyder's (Watchmen) planned Superman film -- tentatively titled Superman: Man of Steel -- will feature as the iconic hero Henry Cavill of the Showtime series The Tudors.

Epic Brewing Rated Number 3

A mere nine months after opening, Salt Lake City's own Epic Brewing Company has been ranked as the #3 Top New Brewer in the World by RateBeer.com. Wow.

Happy 10th Birthday, Wiseguys

Back in 2001, a stockbroker turned comedian named Keith Stubbs had a dream for a real standup comedy venue in Utah. Ten years and three more locations later, the laughs keep coming.

Lounge Act Monday: Fine Arts Fun Day

Slow and low—that's how we're rolling on this final day of January.--- While many of us recover from various Sundance-related festivities, and others from a weekend that featured a bevy of sold-out concerts from the likes of RJD2, Little Dragon and Slash, Monday night seems a good one for "takin' 'er easy," as they say.

Sound Vs. Silence Records

For those who start up local labels, there seems to be a common crossroad for all, grow beyond the state or focus squarely on home. Most choose the later as the entire point to their initial start was to promote and grow the talent within.

Sunday, January 30, 2011

Concert review: Slash at The Depot

The singers might change, but the top hat remains the same.--- When guitarists from massive bands go out on their own, they tend to: 1.

Saturday, January 29, 2011

In The Loop: 1/29/11. Bboy Movies That Craft Music

Hello to all you documentary watching, seat cramping, refill demanding, movie star gazing, freezing your ass off in fifteen degree weather wait list enthusiasts. So a couple people wrote me and asked why I dislike Sundance and the "Sundance experience".

Friday, January 28, 2011

Sundance 2011: Final Sunday Screenings Alert

Our contributor Jeremy Mathews offers the following warning: Ticket holders for Sundance's closing Sunday screenings in Park City might need to plan for some extra time. Mathews submitted the following alert: "If you have a ticket to a hot film playing in one of the Holiday Village theaters this weekend, be sure to get there early.

Sundance 2011: 1/28 SLC Best Bets

Locals get a couple of strong Sundance options tonight—strongest if you're in Ogden, or willing to drive there. For those Ogdenites or brave travelers, the headline attraction is Like Crazy, writer/director Drake Doremus' sensitive tale of the challenging long-distance romance between a British girl (the terrific Felicity Jones) and a American boy (Anton Yelchin) who meet in college but are separated by her visa problems.

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