For most, Christmas is a veritable Kilimanjaro of obligation, guilt, financial acrobatics, and endless lines. But take heart, consumer! Get in your car, get over the played-out arch-snobbery that keeps you north of Point of the Mountain, and drive your ass down to Provo for the Beehive Bazaar. … read more
Bennett is currently the resident playwright at Plan-B Theatre Company, dedicated to making Utah a better place for the arts. Whatever he’s doing, it’s working––Plan B’s season has sold out.
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Unless you are a devotee of a certain few bands out of Utah County, you’ve probably never heard of Neil Bly. He doesn’t solicit bands to record with him. He doesn’t advertise Friendless Records, the studio he runs in his Provo basement. He doesn’t even have a set price on hours. He has a Web site that not many people seem to know about, but Bly’s reputation, if not widely known, is indisputable in terms of his vast abilities in the studio. … read more
There is a strange primeval pleasure found in the company of a woman who is capable of beating my ass to a pulp. Last week I was watching tryouts for the Salt City Shakers—The Salt City Derby Girls All-Star team—and I heard a story about an unidentified Shaker nearly banned from the Women’s Flat Track Derby Association for hauling off and punching some high-falutin harpy from Los Angeles square in the face. Valkyries on wheels! Sleeve-tattooed Vixens! Be still my heart! … read more