Europeans Don’t Consume High Fructose Corn Syrup: A Tour Journal

Europeans Don’t Consume High Fructose Corn Syrup: A Tour Journal
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Eighteen hours seemed like years as we touched down in Frankfurt, Germany. It was now February 2, and the members of Uzi and Ari were officially committed for the next

Celebrating Pride: Mayor Ralph Becker Holds Wedding Reception for Same-Sex Couples

Celebrating Pride: Mayor Ralph Becker Holds Wedding Reception for Same-Sex...
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With warmth and a welcome greeting, the wedding reception held on Sunday was a sincere gesture to let those couples know that their union is a blessing worth honoring. … read more

Fluid Art: Bringing Together Art & Ales @ UMOCA 05.31

Fluid Art: Bringing Together Art & Ales @ UMOCA 05.31
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When your editor calls you up and asks if you want to drink local craft beers and look at contemporary art, the first answer is “hell yes!” immediately followed by the question, “we can do that in Utah?” … read more

Underpass Voices: Homeless Youth Awareness

Underpass Voices: Homeless Youth Awareness
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The core values and aspirations of Utah’s homeless youth are now proudly decorating the underpass of 600 South and 600 West in Salt Lake City. What started as Lesly Beck’s graduate thesis while studying at Westminster College has grown into a visual voice for a population often looked past and ignored. … read more

2014 Utah Arts Festival: Thursday 06.26

2014 Utah Arts Festival: Thursday 06.26
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The Utah Arts Festival draws a crowd even in less than ideal weather conditions. When I arrived, the rain soaked tents were no deterrent for the crowds cheerfully exploring the events many offerings. … 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

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

The Dahlia Room: A Sexy Little Preview

The Dahlia Room: A Sexy Little Preview
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The Dahlia Room, a charming, yet definitively sultry adult boutique has opened its doors in a cozy little spot on one of my favorite blocks in Salt Lake City. The Dahlia Room is basically a smorgasbord of local goodness, and it’s just going to keep getting better. … read more

Brentano String Quartet @ Libby Gardner Concert Hall 10.06

Brentano String Quartet @ Libby Gardner Concert Hall 10.06
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This year, the cool, crisp air on my cheeks and the changing leaves on the trees let me know that it was time for one of my new favorite things about Fall—Chamber music. On Oct. 6 I headed out to the Libby Gardner Music Hall for the kickoff of The Chamber Music Society of Salt Lake City’s 49th consecutive season. … read more