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Whole Cloth

Utah native talks about the art of creating computer-generated costumes.

Rebel Rebel

Eric Samuelsen's The Ice Front explores morality in Nazi-Occupied Norway.

Hate-Free Zone

The Jewish Arts Festival celebrates cultural creativity in a challenging world.

All Hallow's Evenings

Building on last year's debut, Fear Con emphasizes interactivity.
Not all of us have a sense when we're still in grade school for what the future holds, but Michael Hardle might have shown an indication of where he'd be today.

Cirque du Salt Lake

Sparklepark glitters its way to Trolley Square.
At some point in the history of entertainment, the term "family-friendly" became shorthand for "boring."

Salt Lake's Greatest Escapes

Offering immersive, real-world adventures, escape rooms are growing in popularity—in Utah and beyond.
You're in a train station.

Not Lost in Translation

Utah Opera's La Bohème still speaks to audiences.
Forty years ago.

Trauma Class

Paisley Rekdal uses one event to explore the psychic ripples of violence in The Broken Country.
Homeless man attacked several people in the parking lot of a downtown Salt Lake City Smith's Marketplace.

Star Power

How Salt Lake Comic Con became a desirable destination for a bevy of celebrities.
>When Salt Lake Comic Con opens its doors this week, it will feature a guest lineup of familiar celebrity names like John Cusack, Christopher Lloyd, Elijah Wood and Dick Van Dyke.

Border Crossing

UtahPresents hosts a season of collaborative and unconventional events.
Stage doors tend to attract uninvited groupies and fans seeking an autograph after a show.

Utah's Got Tallent

A Salt Lake City writer brings his California background to My Absolute Darling.
It's one thing to be a 30-year-old debut novelist.

Taking Time

Geological ideas of time inspire the multimedia dance piece DRYPP.
If the process by which Einy Åm's multimedia dance production DRYPP made its way to a Utah stage was a long one, that seems only fitting.

Full Upgrade

Utah Museum of Fine Arts improves its physical and educational spaces.
Every once in a while, a home needs to be remodeled.

Point Blank

Those With Wings interprets a unique memoir through movement.
The process of creating art almost always begins with blankness.


The art of the beer label offers the unique challenge to be attractive and persuasive.
You might not give much conscious attention to the images on your bottle of suds.

All's Fair

Our writers relate indelible memories of visiting their local fairgrounds.
As summer begins its slide into autumn, county and state fairs around the country will bring food, entertainment and unique memories to millions of visitors.

Fringe Kiss

Great Salt Lake Fringe Festival offers a unique incubator for innovative theater.
In January 2015, Alex Ungerman was trying to launch a theater company—and launching a theater company isn't easy.

Between Two Worlds

Francisco Gella and New Century Dance Project connect competitive and concert dance styles.
Statewide, competitive dance is a big deal.


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