What Are The Odds? Local Artist Logan Madsen

What Are The Odds? Local Artist Logan Madsen
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Logan Madsen lives a life far from ordinary. He’s a brilliant artist, now a subject of a documentary film, promoted via a Kickstarter campaign … oh and yes, he has a very rare disease that only affects about 30 people globally. Somehow Madsen is taking it all in stride, learning from each project, making his mark and teaching all of us a little bit more about what it’s like to live and create under the rarest of circumstances. … read more

Daughters of Mudson @ Rose Wagner Black Box 06.14

Daughters of Mudson @ Rose Wagner Black Box 06.14
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Daughters of Mudson is the culminating performance hosted by Ashley Anderson Dances to encourage both emerging and established choreographers to produce work in Salt Lake City. Her umbrella organization, loveDANCEmore, hosts the Mudson works-in-progress series at the Masonic Temple throughout the year. These five Mudson pieces were selected by New York–based choreographer and loveDANCEmore board President Ishmael Houston-Jones for this curation.  … read more

SLUG Style: Annalisa Milo, Graphic Design @ Discrete Clothing

SLUG Style: Annalisa Milo, Graphic Design @ Discrete Clothing
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“People should always dress for themselves and not someone else.” She uses her style to challenge gender roles and break stereotypes. “I don’t believe that there is a specific type of clothing for a certain gender—I’m going to wear whatever I want.” … read more

2014 Utah Arts Festival: 06.26 with Candy’s River House, Madsen & The Hustlers

2014 Utah Arts Festival: 06.26 with Candy’s River House, Madsen...
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“Rain does not ruin everything, unless everything is outside.” A more perfect quote could not exist to describe the opening night of the 2014 Utah Arts Festival. … read more

Gallery Stroll: Art Makes a City

Gallery Stroll: Art Makes a City
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What brings a city to life, and what gives it its heart? Historians and anthropologists credit community gathering spaces like libraries, schoolhouses and city halls. Typically, when I want to know about a city, I ask a city dweller. When you speak to a resident about the heart of the city, the conversation usually turns to merchants, restaurants, artists, theaters and performers—the makers and doers who make up the city.  … read more

Gallery Stroll: One Gallery, Several Ways

Gallery Stroll: One Gallery, Several Ways
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The monthly gallery stroll is meant to be a time to relax and enjoy a leisurely stroll through art galleries—taking in the most recent exhibits, catching up on the local art scene, running into old friends or meeting new people. What if you focused on just one gallery, though? … read more

Birds of a Feather: Avian Allure

Birds of a Feather: Avian Allure
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Avian Allure is a Lyra (also known as an aerial hoop or a Cerceau) Duet performance group created by Andrea Hansen and Mandi Johnson. There is no denying the allure of these two beauties—they look like sisters, and they tell me that I’m not the first to think so. … read more

Mestizaje en Microcosmos

Mestizaje en Microcosmos
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A December 2013 graduate from the University of Utah in Art History and Latin American Studies, Olmedo-González gravitates toward self-portraiture in fine art. He acknowledges, furthermore, that more pedestrian (nonart) forms of self-portraiture permeate our psyches as digital simulacra via Instagram, Facebook and Twitter. … read more

DOVAD, Do as I Do – Weber State University’s Biennal Faculty Exhibition

DOVAD, Do as I Do – Weber State University’s Biennal...
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Educators at Weber State University (WSU) led by example Friday night at the opening reception for the Department of Visual Art & Design (DOVAD) Biennial Faculty Exhibition in the campus’ own, Mary Elizabeth Dee Shaw Gallery. Thirty-one faculty members displayed their works, fifteen of which were female, a record-breaking number on both accounts for faculty participation. … read more

Two Boots: Dylan Dances

Two Boots: Dylan Dances
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This past weekend, Two Boots, comprising two young choreographers, Katherine Adler and Samantha Matsukawa, presented an evening of dance outside, in the middle of Edison St. between 200 S. and 300 S. … read more