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Friday, March 27, 2020

Salt Lake Film Society launches SLFS @home Online Screening Room

Here's how to support independent film and your local indie cinemas.
Movie theaters are shuttered during the COVID-19 pandemic, leaving people to seek remote viewing options for movies. But you can still support your local movie theater now, even as you watch from home.

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.

Monday, March 23, 2020

Monday Music: Utah Music Livestream Festival, Whisperhawk on Instagram Live, Quarantine Playlist

Utah Music Livestream Festival @ The Rise In these uncertain times, a lot of stuff is up in the air. We don’t know how long it will be until we can all go out to bars or shows again like normal, but Orem’s venue The Rise is taking this uncertainty in stride.

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 20, 2020

This Pump’s for You

Ogden's Own Distillery, makers of Five Wives Vodka, temporarily gets into the hand sanitizer biz.
Fans of the company’s spirits, places like the Ogden Clinic, police entities and even the Utah Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (DABC) have expressed interest in the sanitizer.

Wednesday, March 18, 2020

Open for Business

A work-in-progress list of local eateries currently offering delivery, curbside pickup and gift cards.
Mandatory social distancing measures are going to hurt a lot of businesses, including restaurants. Yet many remain open for service, providing curbside or delivery options for your meals.

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.

Movie Reviews: The Hunt, Bloodshot, Wendy, I Still Believe

Big Time Adolescence, The Traitor, The Times of Bill Cunningham, Swallow
Big Time Adolescence *** Hypothetically speaking, if this movie consisted solely of 90 minutes of Pete Davidson smiling goofily and describing everything as “sick,” it might still be hella-fun. It turns out to be more than that, following the friendship between 16-year-old Mo (Griffin Glick) and his unlikely best friend: 23-year-old Zeke (Davidson), the pot-smoking, layabout ex-boyfriend of Mo’s sister.

Monday, March 9, 2020

Music Monday March 9: The Wonder Years, Red Rox Festival Reveal, Farewell Tinwell

TUESDAY 3/10 The Wonder Years, Free Throw, Spanish Love Songs, Pool Kids Devotees of pop punk—the traditional kind that fuses post-hardcore guitars and a specific, earnest-as-hell vocal delivery also utilized in early-aughts emo—need to get out to this stacked night at The Depot. Tuesdays are rarely opportunities to get super pumped, but how could you not while seeing The Wonder Years?

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