30-Year Cover Retrospective: 1989-2019

30-Year Cover Retrospective: 1989-2019

In this, our 30th Anniversary Edition’s “30-Year Cover Retrospective,” we’ve selected a cover from each year of the magazine’s existence. … read more

Creature Feature: Brook Neilson (Is Garbage)

Creature Feature: Brook Neilson (Is Garbage)
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Brook has spent years working to understand herself and has continually pushed herself to connect with others through her art, the unique way in which she experiences the world. … read more

CITYART Reading Series: Thirty Years of Beauty & Truth

CITYART Reading Series: Thirty Years of Beauty & Truth
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In 2019, CITYART will be celebrating its 30th anniversary. By far the longest-running reading series in the state, it is organized and operated entirely by volunteers like Joel Long and Michael McLane. … read more

Content Shifter: 8 Xmas Excursions

Content Shifter: 8 Xmas Excursions
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Who doesn’t like Christmas? OK, let me rephrase that: Who doesn’t like Christmas as experienced with a steady, carefully—and in some states, legally—maintained buzz throughout the final weeks of the year? Your mumbled approval is noted. … read more

Pale Waves @ In The Venue 11.28.18 w/ The Candescents & Kailee Morgue

Pale Waves @ In The Venue 11.28.18 w/ The Candescents...
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Fans of teenage nostalgia with a few sharp edges will enjoy the sounds of Pale Waves, as displayed with “Eighteen” and “New Years Eve,” all of which were played to perfection live. Mid-set, the anthemic “Drive” was a delight to hear—being arguably the grandest track of their debut album. … read more

Tales, Dreams and a Place to Put Them: Utah’s First 24-Hour Comic Creation Event

Tales, Dreams and a Place to Put Them: Utah’s First...
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It’s funny how the creation of unreal things can become some of the realest things we know. Dreams and stories tucked in the back of your head become a reality of sorts when shared with those around you. Some realities become t-shirts and movie franchises. … read more

Roots Runnin’ Wild: An interview with Chuck Ragan

Roots Runnin’ Wild: An interview with Chuck Ragan
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Chuck Ragan is one of those artists that has the ability to speak to a vast amount of different people. He’s a punk rocker with roots. He’s an outdoorsman, a poet and he’s able to tap into those things and be relevant. Though we may have awhile to wait for new music from Chuck, I know that it’ll be worth the wait. … read more

Film Review: Assassination Nation

Film Review: Assassination Nation
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Assassination Nation empowers young women while condemning the forces that have taught them how to act. If you can’t act like a young lady, we’re going to murder you, figuratively or literally, so take your pick. … read more

Four Courses of Dessert in SLC: Normal Ice Cream

Four Courses of Dessert in SLC: Normal Ice Cream
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“Normal Ice Cream cares about every single step, how it tastes, what the textures are and how it looks because we live in a visual world, after all.” … read more

Creature Feature: Gemma Nigh

Creature Feature: Gemma Nigh
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Born and raised in Sandy, Utah, Gemma Nigh got into the realm of performance art while attending Cyprus High School. “Growing up in Utah was definitely interesting. I lived in a super-Mormon neighborhood but never really played with any of the other kids,” she says. … read more