Queer Shakespeare: Plan-B Theatre’s Balthazar Reads Between the Scenes

Queer Shakespeare: Plan-B Theatre’s Balthazar Reads Between the Scenes
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On February 15, Plan-B Theatre Company will present the first ever showing of Balthazar, a riff on Shakespeare’s The Merchant of Venice. … read more

Andrew Earley Creates a Haven for Artsy Outcasts Through AAMP

Andrew Earley Creates a Haven for Artsy Outcasts Through AAMP
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Starting a business and fostering a community can be difficult, but Earley chooses to keep a positive attitude and continue to push forward. … read more

Kaycee Lane Turns Vintage Trash into Kitschy Treasures

Kaycee Lane Turns Vintage Trash into Kitschy Treasures
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Kaycee Lane’s favorite part of an estate sale is the basement. Knick knacks, odd ends, the contents of someone’s old junk drawer—that’s where she starts. … read more

Lucy Lawless will Never Look Away From A Great Story

Lucy Lawless will Never Look Away From A Great Story
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If there’s one thing that Lawless hopes audiences will take away from her film, it’s a sense of love and respect for journalists working in war zones. … read more

Love Letters to the West Side: Celebrating the Roots We Hold Close

Love Letters to the West Side: Celebrating the Roots We...
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MICA’s third art exhibit, Love Letters to the West Side, is a heartfelt homage to the often-overlooked Salt Lake City neighborhoods and communities. … read more

Through Suffering, Hope: The Healing Power of Betsy L. Ross’ The Bones of the World

Through Suffering, Hope: The Healing Power of Betsy L. Ross’...
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Ross’ tale of finding meaning in suffering is a deeply affecting balm worthy of countering the malaise of the 2020s. … read more

Ink Master Winner Bobby Johnson: Skating, Prison Tattoos and the Competition

Ink Master Winner Bobby Johnson: Skating, Prison Tattoos and the...
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Local tattoo artist and latest Ink Master winner Bobby Johnson tells SLUG how his childhood shaped his career. … read more

Looking Sharp: Annie Hall’s Cover Design of Occam’s Razor

Looking Sharp: Annie Hall’s Cover Design of Occam’s Razor
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Designer Annie Hall has taken up the challenge to represent Occam’s Razor, a core principle of design that prioritizes simplicity, on the cover of SLUG’s 2023 Design in Utah issue. … read more

Benjamin Wiemeyer: Painting the City Inside and Out

Benjamin Wiemeyer: Painting the City Inside and Out
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Though his early marks were self-described as vandalism, artist Benjamin Wiemeyer’s graffiti-style paintings are now paid for by the businesses they adorn. … read more

Beer and Badass Babes: Katie Mansfield’s Winning PBR Can Design

Beer and Badass Babes: Katie Mansfield’s Winning PBR Can Design
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Katie Mansfield’s relatable design for the Pabst Blue Ribbon 2022 Art Can Contest depicts a lover locked in a kiss, wishing they were drinking a PBR instead. … read more