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The Essential A&E Picks for October 19-25

Aladdin, Tim Allen, An October Evening and more.

The Essential A&E Picks for October 12-18

BRINE Dance: Disembodied We, A Gruesome Cabaret, MOTUS After Dark and more.

The Essential A&E Picks for October 5-11

Norm Macdonald, Thriller, An American in Paris and more.

The Essential A&E Picks for September 28-October 4

Ryan Hamilton, Rob Lowe, One Man Star Wars Trilogy and more.
You can take the boy out of the Mountain West, but you can't take the Mountain West out of the boy.

The Essential A&E Picks for September 21-27

Salty Cricket Composers Collective, An Enemy of the People, Preacher Lawson and more.
Say what you will about instrumental ensembles.

The Essential A&E Picks for September 14-20

Matt Kruback & Naomi Marine, Collin Williams, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time and more.
"Prima facie" is a Latin phrase sometimes used in legal documents that means "at first glance" or "based on first impressions."

The Essential A&E Picks for September 7-13

Salt Lake Acting Co., Salt Lake Greek Festival, Colin Mochrie & Brad Sherwood: Scared Scriptless and more.
In a state as notoriously racially homogenous as Utah, it can be a challenge to present a play about racial minorities and not have it become a sweeping statement about The Way Things Are for members of that group.

The Essential A&E Picks for August 31-September 6

Desire Under the Elms, Sister Act: The Musical, Soldier Hollow Classic Sheepdog Championship and more.
When interpreting a classic piece of theater like Eugene O'Neill's Desire Under the Elms, it might be tempting to think in a modernist, avant-garde direction.

The Essential A&E Picks for August 24-30

Cities of Conviction, Utah Renaissance Faire, The Rose Exposed and more.
We often turn to art to see things we've never seen before, but sometimes it's because they are things we turn a blind eye to in the course of our daily lives.

The Essential A&E Picks for August 17-23

Utah Beer Festival, Ogden Balloon & Arts Festival, Solar Eclipse Viewing and more.
Last week, City Weekly whetted your appetite with a full issue of brew-tiful content to make sure the Utah Beer Festival was on your radar.

The Essential A&E Picks for August 10-16

Municipal Ballet Co.: Wilder, Craft Lake City DIY Festival, Pagan Pride Festival and more.
Audiences who associate the idea of ballet with classical music face a challenge to their expectations in Salt Lake City's Municipal Ballet Co.

The Essential A&E Picks for August 3-9

Elephant’s Graveyard, Kimball Arts Festival, Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture and more.
It's never easy to launch a new small theater company, and those who do often find themselves working in makeshift spaces.

The Essential A&E Picks for July 27-August 2

Cotopaxi Questival, Bobby Lee, Eight O'Clock in the Morning and more.
A race used to be a straightforward concept.

The Essential A&E Picks for July 20-26

The Hijab Project, Harry Potter in Concert, Days of ’47 Parade and more.
The concept of the hijab—the traditional head scarf worn by some Muslim women—as art might seem counter-intuitive, yet it's exactly this pre-conception that inspired a new exhibit at the Utah Museum of Contemporary Art.

The Essential A&E Picks for July 13-19

Under the Influence, LGBTQ Film Festival, Utah Repertory Theater and more.
Ask any young child: Animation can be as addictive as sugary breakfast cereal.

The Essential A&E Picks for July 6-12

Daniel Mont-Eton: Homeward, The Bboy Federation: They Reminisce, Alt Press Fest and more.
The 2016-17 season marks University of Utah alum Daniel Mont-Eton's first with Ririe-Woodbury Dance Co., after spending the past five years working in his native Colorado and New York City, while also producing work in Montana and Idaho.

The Essential A&E Picks for June 29-July 5

Linnie Brown, Utah Symphony Patriotic Celebration, Independence Day events and more.
Lehi-based artist Linnie Brown isn't a fashion designer by trade, but the concept behind her solo show Maps of Insufficient Clarity began with a unique clothing project when she was a graduate student at the University of Utah.

The Essential A&E Picks for June 22-28

Salt Lake Acting Co., Brian Posehn, La La Land Live and more.
There are years when Saturday's Voyeur—Salt Lake Acting Co.'s annual satirical musical comedy revue—is certain to focus on specifically local headlines.

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