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The Movie That Everyone You Know Will All Want to See

October 25, 2016

When you see go see a thriller, you expect a great twist, lots of action and a hero everyone can root for. "The Accountant" delivers on all three - with the addition of pleasantly surprising humor. Christian Wolff is an autistic accountant who is brilliant both with numbers and with dangerous clientele....

‘Coffee with Creatives’ Brings Art and Business Together

‘Coffee with Creatives’ Brings Art and Business Together

By Alexis Cortez

September 29, 2016

The new Lassonde building is finally open for business, and among many of its exciting features is a new monthly event called Coffee with Creatives. Meeting once a month for an hour, Coffee with Creatives is an event that was created for Art Entrepreneurs, but is open to all U students who are creative...

Artist of the Week: Teaching Students to Give Voices to the Voiceless

Artist of the Week: Teaching Students to Give Voices to the Voiceless

By Alexis Cortez

September 28, 2016

University of Utah professor Jeff Metcalf wears many hats: author, playwright, actor, world-traveler, filmmaker and teacher. Metcalf has penned fiction and essays that have been published locally and nationally. He is arguably best known for his book “Requiem for the Living.” Originally titled “52...

Carnegie Hall Pianist Turned U Professor Shares His Talents

Carnegie Hall Pianist Turned U Professor Shares His Talents

By Alexis Cortez

September 25, 2016

Every passionate music lover knows of the prestigious concert venue Carnegie Hall, but may not always get to attend a performance there. Luckily, performers will sometimes grace the stages of other venues closer to home, and this weekend Andrew Staupe, an American pianist with an impressive (and growing)...

Steering the 2016-2017 Season With The Last Ship

Steering the 2016-2017 Season With The Last Ship

By Alexis Cortez

September 21, 2016

"The Last Ship", a new musical written by English vocal artist Sting, has docked at Pioneer Memorial Theatre. After a short-lived run on Broadway, this run marks its regional premiere in Salt Lake City. Centered on the residents of a shipyard town called Wallsend and the return of a certain prodigal son, ...

“Film School Shorts” Premieres in Salt Lake City This Fall

“Film School Shorts” Premieres in Salt Lake City This Fall

By Alexis Cortez

September 21, 2016

If you're a fan of independent films, a great opportunity to see some of the best is coming to Salt Lake City and you can see it for free. Film School Shorts is a public television show that airs across the country. Featuring 10, 30-minute episodes, Film School Shorts reaches across variations of gen...

La Festa Italiana Celebrates Second Year

La Festa Italiana Celebrates Second Year

By Alexis Cortez

September 16, 2016

There are many things Italians do well and food, music and wine are some of them. This weekend, the Festa Italiana or the "Italian party" will run for the second time — featuring even more food and entertainment than before. Last year, with the Festa Italiana had more than 10,000 people gather t...

Salt Lake City’s Big Fat Greek Festival

By Alexis Cortez

September 15, 2016

The Greek Festival, which acts as a fundraiser for the Greek community, ran for three days last weekend at its usual corner on 3rd West with food, music and dancers performing onstage. The entrance to the Greek Festival was like an entrance to Greek culture--visitors were met with warm smiles and the...

Local Work Celebrated in Annual Street Fair

Local Work Celebrated in Annual Street Fair

By Alexis Cortez

September 14, 2016

Once merely a small "tool exchange," The Avenues Street Fair continues to grow each year and provide more local talent for Salt Lake residents to enjoy and support. Running for one day only, the fair began at 9 a.m. on Saturday and lasted until 6 p.m., with every hour full of live, local music playing...

Downtown Dine O’Round Brings Utahns Together

Downtown Dine O’Round Brings Utahns Together

By Alexis Cortez

September 10, 2016

College student foodies unite! Downtown Alliance is gearing up for its 13th year providing Salt Lake City with two full weeks of amazing food. From Sept. 9-25, you may not have to eat like a college student to maintain the budget of a college student. When one thinks of a fun, bustling city, the image ...

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