Gallery Stroll: Building a Community – March 2007

Gallery Stroll: Building a Community – March 2007
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It’s common knowledge that if you want to revitalize an area you get the arts involved. Artists need cheap wide-open spaces with low rents and once they move in, paint and beautify, more artists move in and eventually you have a vibrant, bustling community. … read more

Gig-Poster Girls: Paper Dolls to Exhibit at the Women’s Art Center June 17

Gig-Poster Girls: Paper Dolls to Exhibit at the Women’s Art...
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The concert poster has a history as long and colorful as the musicians themselves. First being referred to as a “bill,” the announcement would read from lesser-known musicians to the

Review: Nickelodeon – Bunch of Play Dates

Review: Nickelodeon – Bunch of Play Dates
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Nickelodeon’s Bunch of Play Dates hit all the marks and was a welcome addition to our screen time rotation. … read more

Art Rising: Gallery Stroll Builds Artists Up

Art Rising: Gallery Stroll Builds Artists Up
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Photo courtesy of Art Access Gallery In a letter to his son in 1746, statesman Philip Stanhope, the Fourth Earl of Chesterfield, wrote, “Whatever is worth doing at all is worth

Step on up!: An Interview with artist David Hochbaum
Gallery Stroll: Camilla Taylor  – July 2007

Gallery Stroll: Camilla Taylor – July 2007
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The queen of Vegan Erotica, Camilla Taylor, will return from the furnaces of hell (also known as Phoenix, AZ) where she has been creating her little darlings: voodoo dolls of the people in her life. Camilla makes no qualms about it: “Each piece in this series is the (co)modification of an idea of a person or type of person … the friends who you can’t quite trust…” she says. Camilla’s new work has her being referenced as a sculptor but her true passion is printmaking.  … read more

Wouldn’t it be Rad? – An Interview with Rad Martinez of Bellator MMA

Wouldn’t it be Rad? – An Interview with Rad Martinez...
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This Thursday, Feb. 21, Bellator, the second largest MMA organization in the world will bring Bellator 90 to the Maverik Center in West Valley City, which includes Utah native Rad Martinez taking on Russia’s Shahbulat Shamhalaev in the Season 7 featherweight tournament final. SLUG sat down with Martinez to see what drives him as a great, local fighter. … read more

Bellator: the Gladiators of the 21st Century

Bellator: the Gladiators of the 21st Century
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The crowd at the Maverick Center is on their feet, chanting “U-S-A” in unison, spotlights circle the room, and the tension is palpable. Then with a collective gasp and a wave of the referee’s hand, it’s all over. Countless hours, mentally and physically preparing for this fight and it’s over, two minutes and 45 seconds into the second round. Fighters, bull riders and Olympians recognize this fleeting moment when history claims the winners and the losers. In this case the winner is … … read more

Samba Fogo @ The Rose Wagner 04.18

Samba Fogo @ The Rose Wagner 04.18
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I’ve made it my ongoing quest to expose my children to as many arts and cultural related events as humanly possible without breaking the budget. That, along with the fact that the mere words Samba Fogo gets my hips undulating and booty popping meant that I couldn’t miss “Espirito De Fofo” (Spirit of Fire) at the Rose Wagner Performing Art Center. … read more

Elementé Celebrates 25 Years

Elementé Celebrates 25 Years
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Known for scores of stylish retro furniture, unbeatable prices, and a place to rest your tired dogs, Elementé has been an anchor on Pierpont Avenue for 25 years.  … read more