Jimmy Martin Memorial

Jimmy Martin Memorial
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A set of rememberance for Jimmy Martin, SLUG’s longtime film critic and film festival coverage specialist who passed away on June 18 of 2019. … read more

In Memoriam: Anthony Bourdain

In Memoriam: Anthony Bourdain
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I’m not sure if a word exists to describe the combination of anger, shock and genuine sadness I felt when I heard that Anthony Bourdain had taken his own life. To say that it was a surprise or a tragedy does not give it enough weight. It was heartbreaking and unexpected. … read more

George Starks: In Memoriam

George Starks: In Memoriam

“I first met George in the late ’90s when Slamdance was determined yet struggling to establish itself in Utah. If it wasn’t for George, we wouldn’t be where we are today.” … read more

Remembering the Lamb

Remembering the Lamb
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Feb. 9, 2016 was the day that the one and only Jason Lamb was gone. He was my dear friend and a dedicated musician. He never slowed down until his death at age 47. He punched his time card and checked out. … read more

Kenny Tadrzynski

Kenny Tadrzynski
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Homage to Kenny Tadrzynski’s accomplishments in life seems ill-fitting, as he wasn’t one to boast about his achievements, nor did he ever define himself by them. … read more

Mary Brooke LaChance

Mary Brooke LaChance

In loving memory of Mary Brooke LaChance.

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Julie N. Xiety: 07.08.94 – 01.23.15

Julie N. Xiety: 07.08.94 – 01.23.15
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Julie touched countless, endless souls. Through time here and now there, any, everywhere … together yet we are here. … read more

Kyle Trammell aka Tyler Mackmell

Kyle Trammell aka Tyler Mackmell

Kyle Trammell aka Tyler Mackmell: Jan. 10, 1989 — Jan. 2015

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Burt’s Tiki Lounge – In Memoriam

Burt’s Tiki Lounge – In Memoriam

Burt’s Tiki Lounge was a place where one checked their “scene cred” at the door and let the bar’s flier-ridden walls tell the venue’s story—and a damn-good chunk of Utah’s underground music tale at that. … read more

Jeff Michael Vice – February 2, 1965 – May 27, 2014

Jeff Michael Vice – February 2, 1965 – May 27,...
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On May 27, Salt Lake City lost one of its favorite sons. Jeff Vice was somebody that everyone in town knew—he couldn’t walk into any bar or coffee shop without seeing a friend or being recognized by a fan with whom he would instantly interact, as if they were already friends. He gave everyone his attention and was always ready to talk movies, music and comics expertly and passionately. … read more