2014 Utah Arts Festival 06.28 with Better Taste Bureau, Juana Ghani, Red Desert Ramblers

2014 Utah Arts Festival 06.28 with Better Taste Bureau, Juana...
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Having spent close to 20 hours over a three-day period at Library Square, all I saw was people enjoying the arts, presented in almost every form imaginable. There were thousands of attendees, some long lines and crowded walkways, but I personally never heard so much as an ill word exchanged between festival-goers. The festival, its attendees, and Salt Lake City should be very proud of that. … read more

Fear No Film: Utah Short Film of the Year, Part 2

Fear No Film: Utah Short Film of the Year, Part...
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Film reviews for the Fear No Film: Utah Short Film of the Year competition, hosted by the 2014 Utah Arts Festival. … read more

2014 Utah Arts Festival: Sunday 06.29 with Zodiac Empire, Watches, Son of Ian, The Green Leefs, Harper & Midwest Kind

2014 Utah Arts Festival: Sunday 06.29 with Zodiac Empire, Watches,...
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This year’s Utah Arts Festival was rad!!! No, it really was. After skipping out on the last few years to do absolutely nothing I finally decided to check it out again when the opportunity came up for this assignment. What was really impressive was the amount of entertainment available that didn’t require me to spend a small fortune buying pretty things for my apartment. Aside from music, the 6+ stages offered everything from local comedy shows to beatboxing to children’s theatre. … read more

2014 Utah Arts Festival: Sunday 06.29

2014 Utah Arts Festival: Sunday 06.29
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My last hour at the festival, I stopped looking at the individual mechanisms, but instead watched, in silent reflection of what the Utah Arts Festival has provided as a whole for its artists and attendees. Above all else the Utah Arts Festival shows not only the importance of art in our community, but also the importance of our community to our artists. … read more

Fear No Film: The Way You See Others

Fear No Film: The Way You See Others
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To some degree, we each place judgement on others. These films are about how you see the people around you all day, every day. … read more

Fear No Film: Societal Boundaries

Fear No Film: Societal Boundaries
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These films identify the boundaries of who we are as a nation, right now, at this moment, while comparing this to other countries. … read more

Fear No Film: Historical Boundaries

Fear No Film: Historical Boundaries
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These films explore the limits that we all share as humans, from “traditions” that we can’t quite shake, to hypothetical next steps as a species. … read more

Fear No Film: And the Winner Is…

Fear No Film: And the Winner Is…
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Over the weekend, audiences and jury members screened a wide variety of films from all over the world. As this year’s Fear No Film theme was all about exploring and redefining our own boundaries, each film presented a unique perspective on that concept. … read more