Review: Apocalyptica – Wagner Reloaded – Live in Leipzig

Review: Apocalyptica – Wagner Reloaded – Live in Leipzig
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 Whether wallowing in themes cut and pasted from Beethoven, maudlin lullabies (with sampled baby prattle) or the most domesticated of Phrygian exoticism, the album consistently eschews any of the rapturous chromatism Wagner used to drown and annihilate the bourgeois ego.  … read more

Local Review: Pinewalker – Migration
NOW-ID Dance Presents Stravinsky’s Rite of Spring

NOW-ID Dance Presents Stravinsky’s Rite of Spring
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NOW-ID’s one-night production of Igor Stravinsky’s Rite of Spring, like much of Boye-Christensen’s recent work, took place in an outdoor location. … read more

Learning to Mind the Signs: The Renaissance of Salt Lake City’s Regent Street

Learning to Mind the Signs: The Renaissance of Salt Lake...
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Jesse Allen and Mark Morris focused on the site-specific nature of the Regent Street project, aiming to create a functional public space that bares witness to SLC’s history as a vibrant and diversified community. … read more

The Life Acoustic: Teacher Kim Driggs

The Life Acoustic: Teacher Kim Driggs
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Kim Driggs has been teaching guitar at the studio for 25 years now, longer than any other instructor at Acoustic Music Studios. … read more

Review: Razer Nabu Watch

Review: Razer Nabu Watch
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At first glance, the Nabu smart watch offers a variety of attractive features. Foremost, the bold design of the watch is undeniably eye-catching. At the very least, it would be impossible for such a watch to go unnoticed, either by others or the watch’s wearing. The point is that the watch constantly reminds the owner that they ought to be exercising, or at least preparing to do so. What appears to be an advantage—the watch’s obstreperousness—soon turns out, however, to be a liability. … read more

Sisyphean Art: David Brothers’ Rolithica

Sisyphean Art: David Brothers’ Rolithica
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David Brothers is a local multimedia artist best known for film sets built for directors of both local and national renown. This commercial scenographic work, though frequently seen by many, hardly represents the full range of his talents. … read more

Dropping The “B” Word

Dropping The “B” Word
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Today Led Zeppelin is used to pander anything from gas-efficient vehicles to moisturizing dish soap. Bubble-punk pink-panthers penetrate the airwaves. Poster art papers our museums. Postmodernism, of course, celebrates this

Fletcher Booth

Fletcher Booth
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The work of painter Fletcher Booth forces the viewer to stand back. In an array of larger-than-life studies depicting cops, bikers, bouncers and marines (figures which Booth just calls “men”).

The Wardens of Darwin

The Wardens of Darwin
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Do science and philosophy belong in SLUG? What could be less UG? Well, some of the most exciting (and perhaps dangerous) action in SL is going down in public, funded by government bucks. … read more