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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.

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.

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.

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.

The Essential A&E Picks for June 15-21

Strange News from Another Star, Juneteenth Celebration, Space Venture Coalition and author Mary Roach.
When two artists come together to display vastly different work in the same space, the narrative created just by walking from one end of a gallery to the next is striking.

The Essential A&E Picks for June 8-14

(In)divisible, David Blaine, The Pushers, Utah Asian Festival
A polarizing president is bound to inspire artists to address his impact on the nation.

The Essential A&E Picks for April 6-12

Gary Jacobson, Alton Brown, Bone Hampton and more
We tend to anthropomorphize animals; it's an enormous part of the earliest tales we are told as children. In his exhibit Some Thoughts, Gary Jacobson's sculptures of animals exist in an emotional tone that triangulates humor, affection and enmity.

The Essential A&E Picks for March 23-29

Plan-B Theatre Co., Holi Festival of Colors, Brendan Reichs and more
"If you go any slower, you'll turn into a stupid green tortoise," Aidan says at the outset of Not One Drop. Rowe quickly responds, "Why stupid?"

The Essential A&E Picks for March 16-22

Salvador Dalí, Sonder, ComicCon FanX and more
How often do you get a chance to see a genuine Salvador Dalí piece? Or meet someone who knew him?


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