Arts and Entertainment Events Calendar: Jan. 30 — Feb.5

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Art as a vehicle for social commentary and change is what the internationally recognized Globalocation exhibit is all about. The University of Utah’s Marriott Library will host the 20th anniversary of the Artnauts Artist Collective, which is comprised of work by artists from around the world, starting Jan. 20.

Dr. George Rivera, Professor of Art at the University of Colorado, founded the Artnauts in 1996. It is the product of the 1960s art movement that made social justice and ecological art accessible to the public.

The Globalocation exhibit is free. and will take place in levels 1-3 of the Marriott Library from until March 3.


As part of its Book Collector’s Evening event, the Marriott Library is bringing “Washington Post’s” book columnist Dr. Michael Dirda for dinner and a silent auction. He will be discussing his latest book, “Browsings: A Year of Reading, Collecting, and Living with Books.”

Dr. Dirda is a Pulitzer Prize winning author and recipient of the Edgar Allen Poe Award, presented by the Mystery Writers of America. His previous publications include “An Open Book: Coming of Age in the Heartland” and “On Conan Doyle: Or, The Whole Art of Storytelling.”

The University of Utah’s Marriott Library is sponsoring the Book Collector’s Evening at the Alta Club on Feb. 15 at 6:00 p.m. The event is $50 and requires an RSVP sent to [email protected] by Feb. 10.


The Lassonde Institute on campus is nearly complete on Wednesday, August 24, 2016

The Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute is one of the highest ranked and most cutting-edge programs in the nation. Lassonde Studios, the newest edition to the University of Utah campus is, and an offshoot of the Institute, holds several recurring workshops each month. They vary from seed grant workshops to hot chocolate mixers and other networking opportunities.

Arts Entrepreneur workshops are specifically for creative students who want the chance to participate in Q&A sessions with innovative professionals and learn new tangible skills. This week’s workshops include an Art in Action meeting Feb. 2, 4 p.m. and a Bob Ross Paint Night Feb. 3, 7 p.m.. Both events will be held in the Lassonde Studios.


Power of Poison


Oct. 15-Apr. 16, 2017, museum hours

Live museum theater at the NHMU

various times, until April 15.

Dino Fest


Jan. 28 and Jan 29. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

ARTLandish: “There’s No Place Like Time”


Jan. 31, 7-9 p.m..


Sundance Film Festival,

Jan. 19-Jan. 29,

Park City


SoD: Utah Ballet performance

Feb. 2, 5:30 p.m.; Feb. 3, 7:30 p.m.; Feb. 4, 2: 00 & 7:30 p.m. @ MCD


Fridays with Faculty

Jan. 27, 12 p.m.

Dumke Music Hall.

Piano Area concert

Jan. 28, 7:30 p.m. at Libby Gardner Music Hall.

SoM: Guest Artist Recital, Asaf Zohar, Jan. 31, 7:30 p.m. DRH


Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company: “Winter Season”

Feb. 3, 7:30 p.m.; Feb. 4, 2:00 @ Capitol Theatre


Feb. 3 – Feb 19

Babcock Theatre, more information at


WiP Lecture: Jessica Houf, “Blender, Strainer, Enema, Conflict”

Jan. 31, noon @ CTIHB 143


Marriot Library: The Birth of a Statue collection

Feb. 3-Mar. 5 on level 1 (2/4)