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

Smodcast Invades Death Ray Comics

Smodcast Invades Death Ray Comics
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Kevin Smith and Jason Mewes will be appearing Sunday, along with Will Wilkins, at Logan’s Death Ray Comics to help owner Trent Hunsaker, and a store full of fans, celebrate the store’s one year anniversary. Yes, you read that right – Jay and Silent Bob will be in Logan. … read more

Cheese Flights Take Off at Caputo’s in Holladay

Cheese Flights Take Off at Caputo’s in Holladay
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Caputo’s, a world-famous Italian deli and market, is quite a draw. Locals can relax on the patio and discover new foods in the shop. Half the store is wide open with large windows facing the patio. The Italian market is modest, but has everything you need like fresh baguettes from Eva’s Bakery, an impressive meat and cheese counter and all the accoutrements you can imagine.  … read more

Salt Lake WingFEST @ Jordan Park 06.14

Salt Lake WingFEST @ Jordan Park 06.14
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WingFEST has made some impressive strides since its inception in 2011, and based on this year’s attendance, it’s only going to keep growing. Giving locals the opportunity to meet up and enjoy a generous quantity of the quintessentially American dish on a Saturday afternoon is a great way to kick off the summer. … read more

Anime Salt Lake: Day One

Anime Salt Lake: Day One
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I left the viewing room and went to the ladies room. If there was one thing I missed the most from last year, it was sitting in the ladies room listening to two teen girls talking about boys and anime things all in one go. Alas, the room was quiet and empty. This day officially sucked. … 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

Craft Lake City Artisan Profiles

Craft Lake City Artisan Profiles
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In preparation for the 6th Annual Craft Lake City DIY Festival, SLUG sat down with seven wildly different artisans. On Aug. 8 and 9, join us in celebrating these and many other artists at The Gallivan Center in Salt Lake City for Craft Lake City’s DIY Fest. … read more

Feast of Five Senses: A Fundraiser for Slow Food Utah

Feast of Five Senses: A Fundraiser for Slow Food Utah
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Slow Food Utah wants you to care where your food comes from. A celebration of all things Slow Food, The Feast of Five Senses, is one of the finest food events held in Utah each year. … read more

Chefs, Chow, Cookies & Coffee: PechaKucha Night Vol. 12 @ Publik 10.28

Chefs, Chow, Cookies & Coffee: PechaKucha Night Vol. 12 @...
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The PechaKucha format is brilliant. Japanese for “chit chat,” it was invented in Tokyo in 2003, and since has spread to almost 800 different locations worldwide. The presenters have six minutes and forty seconds to discuss whatever they want, and they are pushed along by a slideshow, which is moving on without them. To anyone who has listened to someone drone on publicly while people cough and shift in their chairs, this format is heaven sent. … read more

Follow the White Rabbit: A Journey Into UFO Country

Follow the White Rabbit: A Journey Into UFO Country
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Before dawn on the morning of Feb. 12, 2012, security guard Corey Serawop was halfway through a graveyard shift at a Fort Duchesne alcohol abuse treatment center when the power went out. Serawop saw red-and-blue flashing lights outside the building. Assuming the police had arrived in relation to the power outage, he went outside to meet them. Instead of a police cruiser, Serawop saw something unimaginable—something he had only seen in movies. … read more