Pete Jr. : Happily Frustrated

Pete Jr. : Happily Frustrated
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Jr.’s style is fast-paced, clever and delivered expertly. Coming from his daily life, anger, pain and struggles, Pete Jr. is unafraid to tell the truth. … read more

Off Broadway Theatre: Indefinitely More Off Broadway

Off Broadway Theatre: Indefinitely More Off Broadway
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I’m one of those that can say they’ve worked on Main Street and Broadway in Salt Lake City for most of their adult life. Those of us who all go to AJ’s Market every day and talk to Omar, normally pass by the Off Broadway Theatre (OBT) before or after convenience shopping. OBT also sounds like a violent contractible disease

Sensory Illusion Pop-Up Exhibition @ Sagans Youth 01.11

Sensory Illusion Pop-Up Exhibition @ Sagans Youth 01.11
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The Jan. 11 Sensory Illusion event was only the third installment of the Sagans Youth gallery, and there were an estimated 300 people in attendance. … read more

Slamdance Film Festival 2020: Close Quarters (Territorio)

Slamdance Film Festival 2020: Close Quarters (Territorio)
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Close Quarters is a narrative feature that deconstructs tropes of masculinity—in Mexican society, no less—and instills a gripping sense of unease. … read more

Scriip: Making it a little easier to tell your story

Scriip: Making it a little easier to tell your story
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In January of 2018, Skye Emerson and her team started working on Scriip, an easy-to-use, affordable, accessible and modernized screenwriting resource. … read more

Triangulating Empathy: Nadia Bedzhanova Premieres Beware of Dog at Slamdance 2020

Triangulating Empathy: Nadia Bedzhanova Premieres Beware of Dog at Slamdance...
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Nadia Bedzhanova’s Beware of Dog speaks to both long-standing and universal woes as well as uniquely individual and contemporary issues. … read more

Finding Hope in Tragedy: Director Kim Snyder on Us Kids at Sundance Film Festival 2020

Finding Hope in Tragedy: Director Kim Snyder on Us Kids...
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“Us Kids is told through the lens of youth,” filmmaker/director Kim Snyder says. “It was an attempt to give them their voice.” … read more

Pattern Perception: Knew/New

Pattern Perception: Knew/New
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Rachel Henriksen’s exhibit knew/new is composed of a multitude of abstract untitled pieces, many of which disrupt the idea of patterns in art. … read more

An Artistic Alliance: Slamdance’s Collaboration with the U of U Faculty and Film Students

An Artistic Alliance: Slamdance’s Collaboration with the U of U...
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The U of U’s appeal to collaborate with Slamdance came somewhat naturally, since they share an emphasis and passion for independent filmmaking. … read more

Slamdance Film Festival 2020: Thunderbolt in Mine Eye

Slamdance Film Festival 2020: Thunderbolt in Mine Eye
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Zachary and Sarah Sherman’s Thunderbolt In Mine Eye captures a 2019 vision of young romance, following two teens entering an awkward but solid relationship. … read more