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Girls Don't Just Wanna Have Fun

The creators of Girls Gotta Eat approach crafting a funny, raunchy podcast with professionalism.

Geekonomics

It's getting more expensive all the time to be a pop-culture fan.

Believe the Hyper

David Payne turns an arcade game collection into a mobile gallery of "fine hyper art."

Girls Don't Just Wanna Have Fun

The creators of Girls Gotta Eat approach crafting a funny, raunchy podcast with professionalism.
"We want everyone to walk out thinking, 'What the hell just happened in there?'" Greenberg says.

Runway Success

Utah fashion designers turn clothing into art.
With encouraging mentors and creative challenges that push the boundaries of fashion, reality shows like Project Runway make it look like a designer is a single outfit away from the big time.

Coordinated Effort

Three new area coordinators bring new ideas to the 2019 Utah Arts Festival.
Here's a look at three new area coordinators for the 2019 Utah Arts Festival, including the road that brought them to the festival and their ideas for shaking things up a bit.

Cutting Edge

Disneyland's new Star Wars-themed land isn't just for die hardfans.
As a fan who wears two hats—one for Star Wars and one for Disney theme parks—I'm of two minds about the new experiences offered.

Davey's Spirit

The memory of a local artist supports makers of short films.
For six years, a foundation dedicated to the memory of local actor and filmmaker David Ross Fetzer has supported the dreams of other aspiring artists.

Touched by Angels

Utah Rep begins the ambitious project of staging Angels in America.
It's also one of the most daunting works to consider staging—especially for a smaller theater company—thanks to the sheer logistical challenges of the two-part epic.

Adventures in Suburbia

Two new art exhibitions explore the world of idyllic neighborhoods.
With identical architecture and yards, these bland blocks are a far cry from the patchwork of styles of the last century.

Feminine Mystique

Girl Child explores the trialsand treasures of being a woman.
Suddenly, hands slapping, they close the small gap between them. One woman jumps on the other's back.

Bridging the Divide

In Mama's Boy, Oscar-winning screenwriter Dustin Lance Black explores reuniting red and blue America.
The filmmaker, Oscar-winning screenwriter (Milk) and activist grew up in Texas and California, the son of a Mormon convert mother, with extended family from the conservative South.

Working on the Railroad

One simple tune evolves into the tale of Chinese railroad workers in Gold Mountain.
You might expect that telling such a story would begin with a burning desire to explore this particular historical moment. For Jason Ma, it started with a tune.

Buy the Books

Independent Bookstore Day finds locally owned stores still thriving.
As Independent Bookstore Day approaches on Saturday, April 27, indie booksellers are thrilled that they hold a special place in our hearts, but they aren't necessarily surprised by their success.

Signed, Anonymous

Journals in local coffee shops provide an outlet for uncredited creativity.
Today, local coffee shops across the valley have discovered a similar artistic evolution in overflowing journals.

Yes, And ...

Salt Lake City DuoFest showcases improv comedy with one-on-one intimacy.
"We have this city that's a desert surrounded by mountains. That right there is a duality."

Sin Fronteras

The Borderlands Conference brings authors to discuss the human realities surrounding a volatile political issue.
In the case of the Borderlands Conference, that event got rolling before the issue had reached its hottest point.

Tattoos for Everybody

Soon-to-open Marmalade studio aims for inclusivity and experimentation.
That attitude has shut many prospective tattooers out of the space—and cut off potential clients who aren't comfortable in what are often all-male spaces, or don't find traditional styles appealing.

Oquirrh West Revival

A small company re-launches with the help of a big-name choreographer.
In a September 2017 post on their Facebook page, Oquirrh West Project wrote, "Due to unforeseen circumstances we are sad to announce we will be postponing our next season.

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