On this episode we get to know Angela H. Brown, Publisher/Executive Editor of SLUG Mag and Executive Director of Craft Lake City. CLC’s DIY festival has grown in size and structure, that it now includes STEM, VIP Parties and sustainability efforts which provide Utah a Community Inclusion Program. Designed to give a more diverse community
By Alex Wells Posted 01/31/2002 If only to be among the first to eyeball SLUG Queen Jenn Buchanan’s mondo-sexy February centerfold (and even see her jump out of a birthday cake), the street mag’s 13th anniversary bash should be a priority in any serious scenester’s Palm Pilot (yes, they have ’em now). Add the sounds
By Bill Frost Posted 08/29/2002 It’s been a year since Jenn Buchanan was crowned the SLUG Queen, our virginal vision of the local underground scene-is there a woman up to the challenge of filling Miss SLUG 2001’s royal C-cups? Some contend that the real Queen will always be the mag’s publisher, the lovely Angela Brown,
By Randy Harward Posted 09/12/2002 The new, improved SLUG Sabbathon: No daytime entrance into dirty, 21-and-over clubs for pre-pubes, no 45-minute sets from West Valley heshers, no Taco Time next door. It’s still tough to know whether to thank Angela Brown for spiffying up her mag’s annual charity concert or pine for the old days.
www.XploitedProductions.comwww.myspace.com/xploitedzine SLUG (SaltLakeUnderGround) magazine isn’t exactly a zine since its distribution is well over 30,000 monthly, but I think it’s definitely worth a review here on the blog. SLUG originally started out as a zine in 1989. That makes it one of Utah’s oldest alternative publications. Columns such as Contributor Limelight, Dear Dickheads, The Inversion
By Bill Frost Posted 02/19/2004 Coinciding with SLUG’s 15th anniversary, the local rock rag’s ambitious triple-disc compilation of local music, Death By Salt, hits SLC’s squeaky-clean streets tonight. Who’s on it? Super secret! Even the 59 painstakingly chosen bands (out of 200 submissions-yes, really) don’t yet know if their song passed SLUG muster. Hint: Bob
By Randy Harward Posted 08/19/2004 Number nine … number nine … number nine … Yup, folks, while it seems like SLUG Magazine’s local-rock Sabbathon fund-raiser fests should be now be numbered in three-place Roman numerals a la the Super Bowl, they’re only on "numero nueve." I can’t pretend to remember the first, but my first
By Rosemary Winters June 26, 2005 A tall guy in black pants jumps off the stage and shrieks indecipherable lyrics into the microphone clenched in his fist. He staggers back and forth among a sparse, but rapt, crowd. The bar – filled with smoke and the swell of electric guitars – is an unlikely environment