High Octane Meets High Point: Wasatch’s Devastator Race Car

High Octane Meets High Point: Wasatch’s Devastator Race Car
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Jon Lee is an adrenaline junkie and self-described former “snow bum” who cut his teeth boarding fast in the Wasatch Range and the Rockies. As head brewer at the Utah Brewers Cooperative (which combines the talents of Wasatch and Squatters under one roof), Lee splits his time crafting award-winning beers and driving number 93—The Devastator—named after the popular Wasatch label brew. … read more

Cupcake Social Code with Frosty Darling

Cupcake Social Code with Frosty Darling
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Cupcakes, kids and cuteness—the holy trinity of a good time is happening once again at Frosty Darling on Friday, July 29, for their fifth annual Frosty Darling Cupcake Social (177 East Broadway). This event will provide everything you’ve had in years past at the super-cute boutique, like the cupcake walk and cupcake decorating, but owner Gentry Blackburn is giving the format a shot in the arm with a new coloring book challenge and live music from Heber’s Holy Water Buffalo. … read more

CLC Artist: Reclaimed Wreckage

CLC Artist: Reclaimed Wreckage
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Store-bought bags could not withstand Captain Chaos, the son of Reclaimed Wreckage’s Chris and Lisa Brown. Lisa started looking to discarded byproducts as a cost-effective, durable material and solution for her own bags. Made from abandoned tractor tire tubes, their bags sport rivets, satin-lined interiors and zippers. Lisa has expanded even more into upcycled vinyl product creation, including earrings and other accessories. … read more

Pago: Sustainability, In-Field Dining & The Future of Farming for Restaurants

Pago: Sustainability, In-Field Dining & The Future of Farming for...
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Behind an average yet well kept house near the suburban Sugarhouse district of Salt Lake City sits a micro-farm, or “hobby farm,” as owner Scott Evans puts it. Since May 2009,  Evans has been enacting what is increasingly more commonplace in other, more food-forward cities like San Francisco and Portland—an almost entirely locally sustained restaurant where in the summertime, “85 percent to 95 percent of the food is sourced locally,” says Evans. … read more

Immersion
Drones – Review

Drones – Review
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One of the biggest crowd-pleasers of Slamdance 2010, this film uses actors and location to craft something unique in American cinema. … read more

Down Terrace – Review

Down Terrace – Review
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British director Ben Wheatley (Modern Toss, IDEAL) shreds the preconceptions surrounding modern UK gangster fare (no Guy Richie-isms here) in this great drama. … read more

And Everything is Going Fine – Review

And Everything is Going Fine – Review
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Stephen Soderbergh’s first documentary premiered at Slamdance with aplomb and a bit of heartstring strumming. Spalding Gray, the subject of this documentary, left a family behind after his disappearance/assumed suicide in 2004. … read more

The Last Lovecraft: Relic of Cthulhu – Review

The Last Lovecraft: Relic of Cthulhu – Review
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Director Henry Saine’s film explores the reality of a world crawling with convincing monsters of H.P.Lovecraft’s design.
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The Scenesters – Review

The Scenesters – Review
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This movie is loosely based around a script filled with murdered blondes in L.A. It’s tongue-in-cheek take on Los Angeles. … read more