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The Essential A&E Picks for November 15-21

Salty Cricket, Viva La Diva, Nikki Glaser, Neil Gaiman

The Essential A&E Picks for November 8-14

Jewish Arts Festival, Salt Contemporary Dance, Illuminate Light Art & Technology Festival, and more

The Essential A&E Picks for November 1-7

Julius Caesar, Jewels, A 24-Decade History of Popular Music, The Lucas Bros.

The Essential A&E Picks for October 25-31

Sweeney Todd, The Store That Performs What It Promises, Day of the Dead Celebration, Lord of the Dance
Whether you're playing a hero or a villain, every role brings an actor its own unique set of challenges. But how do you play a hero who is also a villain?

The Essential A&E Picks for October 18-24

Utah Cann Conference
Utah Cann Conference
An impending vote on a ballot initiative and an agreement in principle between opposing parties on possible legislation have medical cannabis at the forefront of political conversations in Utah like never before.

The Essential A&E Picks for October 11-17

True Indie, Aging, Gounod's Romeo and Juliet, Neil deGrasse Tyson
He landed his first studio distribution deal when he was still a teenager, and his 40-plus-year career as a filmmaker has included one of the most iconic horror franchises ever.

The Essential A&E Picks for October 4-10

The Jawbone's Daughter, Peter Stone, Performance Arts Festival, and more
A wonderfully funny and surreal tale in which two men—Flince (John Liddiard) and Strothe (Chris Bentley)—make their way through a possibly post-apocalyptic world

The Essential A&E Picks for August 27 - October 3

Thriller, Splice, An American in Paris, and Happy Hour
Odyssey Dance Theatre is getting spooky for the 22nd year of its seasonal classic Thriller, where skeletons, monsters and mummies captivate the audience with their frightening dance performance.

The Essential A&E Picks for August 20-26

Jon Lovitz, Daniel Everett, Jason Heller, and Broadway at the Eccles
Lovitz remains an active presence on both the big and little screens with more than five dozen films to his credit and several significant television roles.

The Essential A&E Picks for August 13-19

Carmen Inside Out, Aliens, Immigrants and Other Evildoers, Science Friday Live, and more
The woman at the center of Bizet's ever-popular operaCarmenis complicated.

The Essential A&E Picks for Sept. 6-12

FanX, Timpanogos Storytelling Festival, Salt Lake Greek Festival, Jurassic Park
The show floor offers a three-day shopping mall of geek paraphernalia, from T-shirts and pins to action figures and comics.

The Essential A&E Picks for August 30- Sept 5

Midway Swiss Days, Piff the Magic Dragon, Sackerson Theatre Co., Neftalie Williams
The town of Midway developed such a strong Swiss presence that religious services were held in both English and German in the town's early days.

The Essential A&E Picks for August 23-29

Long Shots and Layups, Chris Gethard, Petapalooza and more
Snarr's book Long Shots and Layups is part memoir, part team history and part management manual.

The Essential A&E Picks for August 16-22

The Utah Beer Festival, Jana Richman, Green Day’s 'American Idiot' and more.
Once upon a time, there was a land in despair. For upon that land, there was a great thirst, crying out to be quenched.

The Essential A&E Picks for August 9-15

1812 Overture, Craft Lake City DIY Festival, Jackie Kashian and more.
These days, it's difficult to find many areas of common ground between Russia and the U.S.—other than the bromance shared by their respective presidents.

The Essential A&E Picks for August 2-8

Heber Valley Railroad Wizard’s Train, Great Salt Lake Fringe Festival, Marc Maron and more.
What Harry Potter fan hasn't dreamed of receiving an owl-delivered letter telling them they are a witch or wizard, and then getting to take a ride on the Hogwarts Express?

The Essential A&E Picks for July 26-August 1

Hall of Breakfast, Pacific Islander Heritage Month Kickoff, Utah Symphony: The Music of John Williams and more.
The most obvious question inspired by the name Hall of Breakfast is, "What is that?"

The Essential A&E Picks for July 19-25

SALT Contemporary Dance: Pan, Brooke McAlary in Conversation with Courtney Carver, Niki de Saint Phalle and more.
SALT Contemporary Dance has carved out a unique local niche with its site-specific dance performances, but one locale from 2017 proved to be so special that they couldn't resist returning.


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