SLUG Magazine


Cause for Paws Howl-O-Ween @ The Depot 10.15

 In her second annual Cause for Paws Howl-O-Ween charity event and silent auction at The Depot, Mikhale Carter fulfills her vision of an evening filled with costumed pets and parents. Donations support the Cause for Paws mission (from to help find homeless animals stable and loving homes, eliminate the need for euthanasia through increased publicity, and raise funding in order to nurture these animals back to physical and mental health.

Art Meets Fashion - A Benefit for YWCA

A Behind the Scenes look at Art Meets Fashion. In the words of Heidi Gress and Anne Cummings-Anderson, the founders of the event, Art Meets fashion, "AMF merges local art, local fashion, to benefit local causes." Art Meets Fashion 2011 was composed of six designers ranging from theatrical/special effects makeup to men's suits and sexy women's swimwear/lingere.   Check out the photos from the event and be sure to support these local designers. Words and Photos by: Dave Brewer For more information, please visit

Centered City Yoga Eighth Anniversary

Centered City Yoga celebrated its eighth anniversary on October 8, 2011 with several free yoga classes in its new rEvolution studio space. Healthy snacks were served upstairs in Centered City Yoga's main space on 918 E. 900 South. Owner D'ana Baptiste guided dozens of practitioners through this free CORE yoga class.

Minus The Bear @ In The Venue 10.05

Minus the Bear stopped by In The Venue on October 5 as part of their 10 year anniversary tour. Check out the pictures from the show below. Photos by: Melissa Cohn 

Occupy SLC

October 6, 2011- Occupy Wall Street gains traction across the country and onto the streets of Salt Lake. (All photos and text by Russel Albert Daniels.) Braving the rain and cold, over 200 hundred Occupy SLC demonstrators gathered at the State Capitol. The vociferous assembly marched through Salt Lake's banking center stopping to demonstrate in front of the Federal Reserve Building, Chase bank, Wells Fargo, CBS News and then onto Pioneer Park where they began setting up a base camp. The crowd swelled to about 1,000 peaceful demonstrators. According to the organizers, Occupy SLC marches in solidarity with the tens of thousands of protestors on Wall Street and around the country as part of a national movement against economic inequality and the business practices of Wall Street and the government. Organizers said they will occupy Pioneer Park and hold demonstrations until they are recognized and their demands met.

Rockstar Energy Drink UPROAR Festival @ USANA Amphitheater 10.04.11

The Rockstar Energy Drink UPROAR Festival rolled into USANA Amphitheater on Tuesday.  The tour features multi-platnum headliner Avenged Sevenfold, along with artists Three Days Grace, Seether, Bullet For My Valentine, Escape The Fate, Sevendust, Black Tide, Art Of Dying and Hell Or Highwater. A portion of the proceeds from UPROAR Festival ticket sales will benefit Child Find of America and the Road 2 Recovery Foundation.

Endless Indulgence Grand Opening

On Saturday, October 1, Ogden welcomed the grand opening of vintage/pin-up boutique Endless Indulgence, authorized retailer of Bettie Page Clothing, Audrey K Designs and Steady Clothing. Together with Vintage Cupcake Company in the same space, this is a unique and delicious shopping experience.   Photos by Megan Kennedy

April Daily Calendar

  • Nigel & The Metal Dogs @ Canyons Resort
  • Karla Bonoff @ Egyptian Theatre
  • Slow Food Park City: Food & Film Festival @ Jim Santy Auditorium
  • Ill Fede @ Kilby
  • Bermuda, Set To Reflect, The Last Ten Seconds Of Life, Seeker, No Safe Way Home, It's Awake, Amorous @ Loading Dock
  • Happy Birthday, Kelli Tompkins!
  • Active Strand, Ocean Commotion, John Lane @ Kilby
  • The Animal In Me @ Loading Dock
  • Flagship, Little Daylight, Terraplane Sun @ Shred Shed
  • Katie Herzig, Mideau @ Urban
  • The Minimalists: Reading & Signing @ Weller Book Works
  • Jett Fesler @ Why Sound
  • Atoms Fall @ Burt's
  • The Underachievers, Denzel Curry, Dillion Cooper @ Complex
  • The Cosmonauts, Super 78, Black Seas @ Garage
  • Psychic Fair @ Golden Braid Books
  • Joshua Cook @ Hog Wallow
  • Phantogram, TEEN @ In The Venue
  • Psyche Ward Messiah, Salt Lake Spitfires @ Kafeneio
  • St. Paul & The Broken Bones @ Kilby
  • The Delta Saints, Candys River House @ Lo-Fi Cafe
  • OFF!, Cerebral Balzy @ Loading Dock
  • Big Shiny Geek Show Pub Quiz @ Lucky 13
  • RAMP Factory Yard Sale and Open House @ RAMP Sports
  • Step Brothers @ Shred Shed
  • Michelle Moonshine, Woody Wood & Tony Holiday, Puddle Mountain Ramblers @ Urban
  • Mideau @ Velour
  • Salt Lake Comic Con: FanXperience @ Salt Palace
  • T-Pain, Yung Cash, Vantrease, Big Reeno @ Saltair
  • Crab Legs @ Shred Shed
  • Shovels & Rope, Parker Milsap @ State Room
  • CunninLynguists, J-Live, Sadistik, Nemo Achida @ Urban
  • Joe Dean Recital @ Why Sound
  • Amigo The Devil @ ABG's
  • Mahler's Symphony No.5 @ Abravanel
  • Syndrome Psychology @ Art Access
  • Rubedo, Roots Of Acatia, Folk Hogan, Tom Bennett @ Bar Deluxe
  • A.M. Bump @ Bayou
  • Aisle Of View @ Brewskis
  • Eat The Turnbuckle, Burn Your World @ Burt's
  • Frankie Negron @ Club Karamba
  • Tribal Seeds, New Kingston, Inna Vision @ Complex
  • New to the Pagan Community Meetup @ Crone's Hollow
  • Tribal Seeds, New Kingston, Inna Vision @ Depot
  • DJ Dolph @ Downstairs
  • Roger Payne @ Eccles Center
  • Peter Yarrow @ Egyptian Theatre
  • David Williams, The Circulars @ Garage
  • Grow Room Family, Big Peck, Boss Lady Satinn, Escape @ Gino's
  • Lady Legs @ Hog Wallow
  • The Goddamn Gallows @ In The Venue
  • Mahler's Symphony No.5 @ Abravanel
  • Tavaputs, Callow, Ike Fonesca @ Bar Deluxe
  • The West Water Outlaws, Danger Hailstorm @ Brewskis
  • Queer Prom @ City Library
  • Spring Forward Psychic Fair @ Crone's Hollow
  • No Quarter @ Depot
  • WRD: Bonneville Bone Crushers vs. Ladies Of The Lake @ Derby Depot
  • Miss DJ Lux @ Downstairs
  • Peter Yarrow @ Egyptian Theatre
  • Lady Legs @ Garage
  • Record Store Day with KRCL & SLUG @ Graywhale
  • Back Wash @ Hog Wallow
  • Combichrist, William Control, New Years Day @ In The Venue
  • Tim's Vermeer @ Jim Santy Auditorium
  • Sleeper Agent, Holy Child, Pagiins @ Kilby
  • Fifty Shades Of Men @ Lo-Fi Cafe
  • Lion I Am, We Rise The Tides, I Assailant, The Conscience @ Loading Dock
  • Faraday Le Soleil, Red Yeti, Under The Oak Tree, Robbie Stewart, Jason Allen Is A Jerk @ Mojos
  • Colt 46 @ Outlaw Saloon
  • Birding @ Red Butte
  • Winter Farmers Market @ Rio Grande
  • Lukas Geniusas @ Rose Wagner
  • Salt Lake Comic Con: FanXperience @ Salt Palace
  • Dipped In Whiskey, Disengage, I Buried A Box @ Shred Shed
  • JD McPherson, The Hollering Pines @ State Room
  • UCW-Zero Pro Wrestling @ UCW-Zero Arena
  • DJ Matty Mo @ Urban
  • Record Store Day @ Various Venues
  • James Shepard, John Lane @ Why Sound