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The Essential A&E Picks for August 20-26

Jon Lovitz, Daniel Everett, Jason Heller, and Broadway at the Eccles

The Essential A&E Picks for August 13-19

Carmen Inside Out, Aliens, Immigrants and Other Evildoers, Science Friday Live, and more

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

FanX, Timpanogos Storytelling Festival, Salt Lake Greek Festival, Jurassic Park

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.

The Essential A&E Picks for July 12-18

The Sting & Honey Co.: Snow White, Utah Arts Alliance: Connect, Doug Loves Movies and more.
Several years ago, Javen Tanner—artistic director of The Sting & Honey Co.—was working on a production of Shakespeare's The Winter's Tale when it occurred to him that there was a connection between the play and the set-up for many classic fairy tales.

The Essential A&E Picks for July 5-11

Utah Festival Opera, Key Lewis, Salt Lake Gaming Con and more.
For 26 years, Utah Festival Opera & Musical Theatre has been turning Logan into a summer destination for a rich program filled with some of the most beloved works of the classical opera and Broadway musical canon.

The Essential A&E Picks for June 28-July 4

Utah Shakespeare Festival, Pirates of the Caribbean: Curse of the Black Pearl in Concert, Salt Lake Acting Co.: Saturday’s Voyeur 2018 and more.
THURSDAY 6/28 Utah Shakespeare Festival Tragic kings, misguided heroes and bumbling fools take the stage as the 57th annual Utah Shakespeare Festival kicks off in Cedar City. This year's plays include some of the Bard's classics—such as Othello (pictured), The Merry Wives of Windsor and The Merchant of Venice—but also more modern productions such as the one-man show The Iliad, the musical Big River and more.

The Essential A&E Picks for June 21-27

Liberty, Laughs and Libations, Cirque Italia Water Circus, The Sklar Brothers and more.
What do you get when you combine a fundraiser for a local health organization, adult beverages and laugh-out-loud comedy, all in the month of June?

The Essential A&E Picks for June 14-20

Page-to-Stage Festival, Jersey Boys, Kristen Chandler: Thief of Happy Endings and more.
Wasatch Theatre Co. might be 21 years old, but like many 20-somethings nowadays, finding a place to live on your own isn't easy.

The Essential A&E Picks for June 7-13

Sisyphus Theatre Co.: No Exit, Municipal Ballet Co. & Color Animal: Night, Corinne Fisher & Krystyna Hutchinson and more.
Any launch of a new theater company is an auspicious occasion.

The Essential A&E Picks for May 31-6

Miss City Weekly Pride Pageant, Ogden 25th Street Car Show, Jay Owenhouse and more.
As a recent wedding in the U.K. proved, Americans continue to be fascinated by royalty.

The Essential A&E Picks for May 24-30

Chris Kattan, Chiura Obata: An American Modern, Scandanavian Heritage Festival and more.
Rubber-faced comic Chris Kattan made his name during his seven-year stint on Saturday Night Live by portraying a wide array of oddball characters.


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