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Saturday, June 30, 2018

A Seat at the Table

Thousands gather at the Capitol to protest Trump’s immigration policies.
“It’s heartbreaking,” Timoteo said before musing on the perilous journey many immigrants embark on to reach U.S. soil.

Make American Presidents Impeachable Again

Group clamors for Trump’s legal removal from office.
A voice from out the throng shouted a follow-up question—“So, why aren’t you running for president?” Steyer laughed along with the crowd.

Facts Are Facts

Guv offers thoughts on Utah’s Lee brothers potentially filling Supreme Court vacancy.
“Tom Lee, who I think is a brilliant, brilliant intellect, understands the rules of law, and doesn’t legislate from the bench,” Herbert said.

Friday, June 29, 2018

Movie Reviews: Sicario: Day of the Soldado, Uncle Drew

A thin week for new releases brings a sequel to a morally-grey thriller about the War on Drugs, and a feature film version of a Pepsi Max ad campaign. Uncle Drew turns a series of faux-documentary commercials into a comedy that seems to think NBA players in old-age makeup are funnier than Tiffany Haddish.

Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Primaries See Democrats Ahead by Small Margins

Dailey-Provost and Kitchen hold small leads following Tuesday’s election.
Kitchen gave his supporters a victory speech and said the “spread is pretty safe.”

Tuesday, June 26, 2018

'Here to Stay'

Mayor Biskupski, I Am an Immigrant unveil public art installation.
“The objective is to display, in form of art, the contributions that immigrants have made,” volunteer Francisco Juarez told City Weekly.

Monday, June 25, 2018

It’s (Primary) Election Day!

A quick look at races you can vote in during Tuesday’s primary election.
Tuesday is primary election day and that means if you haven’t already mailed in a ballot, you might be trying to figure out how you can vote.

Sunday, June 24, 2018

Utah Arts Festival: Traveling Poet for Hire

Atlanta's Ryan J. hits SLC living the spoken-word dream
For a would-be artist, it can be a challenge convincing your parents that you can make a living doing that work, and that you don't need to "get a real job."

Friday, June 22, 2018

Utah Arts Festival 2018: Wall Dancing

Bandaloop turns modern dance on its ear
The Utah Arts Festival offers plenty of earthbound pleasures, from musical performances to a markeplace teeming with visual artists.

Movie Reviews: Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, Won't You Be My Neighbor?

The Catcher Was a Spy, The Seagull
Dinosaurs rule the multiplexes this weekend, while counter-programming includes a Chekhov adaptation, a historical biopic and a documentary about a gentle TV legend. A stellar cast elevates the adaptation of Chekhov's The Seagull, but it makes you wish for that cast to take the show on the road.

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