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Saturday, July 30, 2011

Paleo interview

The roving crooner Paleo, born David Strackany, best known for his song-a-day year and his weekly “Sunday Prayers” on YouTube, talks with City Weekly about how his writing and recording processes have changed over the years.--- Paleo has a voice that is at once off-putting and hypnotizing—imagine if Tom Waits were a tenor and didn’t smoke.

In The Loop: 7/30/11. How About Mustard With That Relish?

Hello to all you protest-starting, environment-saving, police-yelling, smokebomb-running, traffic-halting, freezing-Trax-lines-and-sticking-me-on-a-train-with-a-kid-who-kept-coming-up-to-me-asking- “if I like computers”-DeChristopher enthusiasts! --- Don't get me wrong, I like you guys and what you did this week, you sent one hell of a message ... until you gave SLCPD a reason to use all that equipment they haven't used since 1978.

Friday, July 29, 2011

Concert Review: Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros

If you were at the Twilight Concert Series last night, you are still probably feeling the lingering tingle from the musical love-in.--- To warm up the crowd that would soon be showered with love by the large, jangly gypsy crew, The Entrance Band smiled out a little psychedelic rock on the hot summer afternoon.

Pool Party

A brand-new Cache Valley billiards club is aiming to earn its name--Legends--with a special appearance by a trick-shot legend. Legends Billiards Club in Nibley has only been open a couple of weeks, but this Saturday features a guest who any club would consider a coup: Mike Massey (pictured), five-time ESPN Trick Shot Magic Champion and 2005 inductee into the Billiard Congress of America Hall of Fame.

Dead Port: Week 128

The hole where Port O' Call used to be in Downtown Salt Lake City, 400 S. West Temple, closed since February 2009.---

Dead Zephyr: Week 402

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

Order for One; Feed Two

Table for Two (TFT) is a nonprofit organization that simultaneously tackles malnutrition in sub-Saharan Africa and obesity in the United States, Japan and other developed countries. --- Beginning Monday, Aug. 1, Table for Two will partner with its first Utah restaurant: Thai Garden.

Lounge Act Weekend: More tunes than one person can handle

This weekend is epic when it comes to great live music.--- Sure, there are plenty of other activities to partake in, and you should definitely peruse the City Weekly event listings to see all that SLC and the surrounding towns have to offer.

Thursday, July 28, 2011

Point & Click: The Passion of Dave Brewer

The new SLC Photo Collective launches Friday with a group gallery show and soiree.--- Dave Brewer isn’t a professional construction worker, but he's become one out of necessity.

Local Releases: The Dark Past, Spy Hop Records

Wrapping up July we've got some new releases this weekend to chat about, one established and a few new comers. --- First up is the latest from The Dark Past, the “message driven” metal trio who have been around for a few years but have fell short at getting major attention from the music scene.

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