Behold: Princess Ramona

Behold: Princess Ramona
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Behold: For this SLUG Mag Local Photography Issue, I bestow upon you Princess Ramona, Lordess of Rose Park, heir to the throne of Salt Lake County and ruler of all things pink. Because that’s her favorite color. She’s very particular—as are most cats. For some reason, all her favorite toys are pink. … read more

Crucial for Utah: Crucialfest 7

Crucial for Utah: Crucialfest 7
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Ultimately, Crucialfest 7 is a festival made by Utahns for Utahns, and it is a must-see for local music aficionados and fans of the headlining bands alike. … read more

Gallery Stroll: Mission Accomplished – UAA Main Street Goes Out In Style

Gallery Stroll: Mission Accomplished – UAA Main Street Goes Out...
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The announcement: “The Utah Arts Alliance announces ‘Mission Accomplished’ …” That mission: to bring life and creativity back to Main Street. Now making way for the Utah Performing Arts Center (UPAC), the UAA Main Street Gallery can and should feel a sense of accomplishment and pride in what they have helped inspire.  … read more

Princess Kennedy: Growing Up Kennedy

Princess Kennedy: Growing Up Kennedy
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I’m the youngest of seven children, and Brady ­­we’re not. I thought I’d share a little insight into a prominent Mormon family that has all the real–life problems of “less important, non-title holding members.” I’m thanking god, at this point, that none of them read my column, cuz honey, I’m about to get real on you bitches! … read more

Mike Brown’s Monthly Dirt: Yer Out of Here! Kicked Out of the Band

Mike Brown’s Monthly Dirt: Yer Out of Here! Kicked Out...
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The whole time I’ve been part of the Fucktards, we have never had to kick anyone out. Sure, dudes have quit, but I’ve never had to drop the axe. I suppose getting kicked out of the Fucktards would be like flunking special ed: very improbable and more embarrassing than being in my band in the first place.  … read more

The Woodshed: Lee Just Wants To Have Fun

The Woodshed: Lee Just Wants To Have Fun
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The Woodshed, located right in the middle of Downtown just west of State Street on 800 South, is a hub for alternative culture, providing patrons with entertainment, a stage for art and expression, a sweet hangout spot with arcade games inside, a huge outdoor patio and, of course, plenty of sweet, sweet booze. … read more

The Pie: Utah’s Pizza Institution

The Pie: Utah’s Pizza Institution
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When I transferred from Arizona State up to the University of Utah in 2001, one of the first things I did was seek out good pizza. The shock of living in a new place left me in need of comfort, and pizza had always been my go-to comfort food. Everyone I asked had exactly the same answer: a basement restaurant that had long been the favorite of U of U students and staff—The Pie Pizzeria. … read more

DIY Spots: If You Build It, They Will Come

DIY Spots: If You Build It, They Will Come
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It’s past the dog days of summer, and you’re getting tired of riding your favorite parks in the blistering heat. The best street spots are crowded with people and are on high patrol by The Fuzz. What do you do now? The answer is to go out and Do It Yourself!  … read more

Princess Kennedy: Sup Witches!

Princess Kennedy: Sup Witches!
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Who in their lifetime hasn’t wished they had magical powers? To be able to fly or ace school without ever doing anything, to obtain independent wealth, or maybe to find the perfect romance? Whatever your fantasy was, I wished to be a witch.  … read more

30 Years Of Ripping: An Interview With Benjamin Pellegrino

30 Years Of Ripping: An Interview With Benjamin Pellegrino
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There is something sacred that lies within a local skate and snowboard shop. Benjamin Pellegrino is the co-owner of Milosport, one of the best and longest-standing shops in Utah. Started by Dimitrije Milovich (founder of Winterstick and namesake of Milo) and Duane Bush in 1984, Milosport has been serving the local skate and snowboard community along the Wasatch Front for 30 years. … read more