Beer of the Month: RiNo APA

Beer of the Month: RiNo APA
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RiNo APA was fashioned to share the spirit of their new neighborhood by being creative and pushing the limits, while still maintaining friendly accessibility for us consumers. The beer has bold, welcoming flavors and is simply beautiful to look at. … read more

Localized: SIAK

Localized: SIAK
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From his visceral, body-shaking music to his commitment to live production instead of prerecorded sound, Nielson and his SIAK project subvert the notion of contemporary electronic music getting lost in the ether of computers. … read more

Localized: Brain Bagz

Localized: Brain Bagz
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Out of the ashes of Swamp Ravens are a force to be reckoned with: Brain Bagz. The members of Brain Bagz bring a wide range of influences to the band, most notably Midwest and Southern punk, black rock n’ roll and the blues. Catch them at SLUG Localized on April 20. … read more

Grid Zine Fest

Grid Zine Fest
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The people behind Grid Zine Fest have been working hard to support local zine makers and those keeping the print medium alive in the public sphere. Grid Zine Fest is free and open to the public, taking place at 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, April 8, at the Salt Lake Arts Academy. … read more

Localized: Zigga

Localized: Zigga
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Zigga describes his new sound as “commercial” or “sonically acceptable” in an attempt to reach and retain a wider audience by adding new techniques into his toolbox. … read more

Localized: Shanghaii

Localized: Shanghaii
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The Beehive State’s newest buzzworthy rap artist, Alexander Bell Crocker, aka Shanghaii, is still in the early stages of his career—and his life. You can tell how new he is to the scene when you watch him pose for SLUG photographer Jo Savage’s photoshoot. … read more

Write or Cry: Good Phats

Write or Cry: Good Phats
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With two sold-out release parties at Kilby Court and a few hundred distributed copies behind them, Elaine Sayer and Chloe Monson are announcing the birth of their experimental zine company, Good Phats, and the reveal of their newest project, Write or Cry. … read more

Growing La Barba

Growing La Barba
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Cozy yet luxurious, old-world yet modern, inventive yet approachable, La Barba Downtown has become a treasured Salt Lake hub for coffee culture and education. … read more

Publik Spans the City

Publik Spans the City
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As I sat at the new Publik Kitchen in the 9th and 9th area, eating an amazing, syrup-drenched, mocha French toast, I could feel this presence of motion—of ideas, as much as utensils, putting feet to the pavement. … read more

Kid Curry Spirits and the Wild West

Kid Curry Spirits and the Wild West
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In 1904, Harvey “Kid Curry” Logan, an American outlaw who ran with the wildest of the wild. 112 years later, the Wild Bunch has reformed in West Valley City to create Kid Curry Vodka: a vodka with the spirit of the West, the earthy mineral base of Rocky Mountain, and a luxury taste. … read more