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Thursday, April 2, 2020

"City of Salt": Local film launches a one-day streaming premiere

Like all artists, filmmakers are being forced in this time to make contingency plans for how to get their movies out into the world—even if it’s just for a brief time.

Wednesday, April 1, 2020

Utah Arts & Culture: Coronavirus Cancelations Continue

Utah Arts Festival and Living Traditions Festival announce schedule changes.
The optimism that the disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic could return to normalcy by early May has given way to a more frustrating reality of impacts continuing into the summer.

Thursday, March 26, 2020

How to Help: Fundraiser for Wiseguys Comedy Club staff

Comedian Andy Gold helps support a place that has supported him
Ten years ago, newly-sober Andy Gold went to his first open mic at Wiseguys Comedy Club.

Remote Local Theater: Plan-B Theatre Company's THE AUDACITY

Plan-B Theatre Company: The Audacity While many shows are not going on as a result of event cancellations, one scheduled theatrical performance is doing the best it can to put that old theatrical maxim to the test. It’s just going on in a very different form than what was initially planned.

Saturday, March 21, 2020

Tap Your Quarantined Toes at Legoland Partytime

Dream team of local emerging acts stage virtual concert.
As coronavirus shuts down all the parts of social life that make life colorful and wonderful, the arts have proven to be particularly vulnerable, as have those who perform them.

Friday, March 13, 2020

Local arts and coronavirus: What's canceled, what's happening and what you can still do

We’re in uncharted territory as the COVID-19 epidemic touches on every aspect of daily life, including the cancelation of performing arts events to facilitate social distancing. Though it might be a while before all shows, theatrical productions and other large-scale gatherings are back to business as usual, here are ways to help ride out the storm in ways that support both your own need for art and entertainment to brighten dark times, and support the organizations and individuals who create that art.

Thursday, March 5, 2020

Theater review: DEAR EVAN HANSEN

How the Tony Award-winning musical turns the stuff of farce into resonant emotion
It’s hard not to look at the Tony Award-winning Dear Evan Hansen through the lens of farce—which potentially could be all kinds of awkward, since this is a story about teen suicide. Because when you consider the basic premise of the show, which opened its touring-company stop in Salt Lake City Wednesday night, what other descriptor applies?

Sunday, March 1, 2020

1UP

Following the Sonic wave, we rank the best (and worst) cinematic video game adaptations.
Amid the myriad video games that have become movies, 'Sonic' seems to at least be tolerable, despite starring James Marsden.

Wednesday, January 1, 2020

Happy New Eats!

Weekly contributors dish on what food trends they're looking forward to in 2020.
Fermentation, spice and ... burger-flavored ice cream?

Wednesday, December 25, 2019

Deck the Newsroom!

City Weekly staffers reflect on their holiday guilty pleasures.
"The oddest of holiday pairings since "fruit cake" and "delicious."

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