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‘The Book of Mormon’ Will Increase Your Faith in Good Musical Theater

‘The Book of Mormon’ Will Increase Your Faith in Good Musical Theater

By Josh Petersen, Digital Managing Editor

August 23, 2019

  Less than two blocks away from the Salt Lake Temple, there’s now another landmark to Utah’s most famous faith. Although one allows far more four-letter words than the other, both are sure to inspire some unwavering devotion. “The Book of Mormon,” which is playing at the Eccles Theatre...

Fringe’s ‘Telephone:’ A Contemporary Parable on Faith Worth Seeing

Fringe’s ‘Telephone:’ A Contemporary Parable on Faith Worth Seeing

By Abigail Bowé

August 22, 2019

  Those unfamiliar with independent theater may imagine it as something along the lines of a certain bit from an episode of "Friends" where protagonist Chandler Bing is uncomfortably trapped in a lone front seat for a one-woman show — aptly titled "Why Don’t You Like Me?"— and the starri...

Matt and Kim Bring Infectious Energy to Ogden Twilight

Matt and Kim Bring Infectious Energy to Ogden Twilight

By Kate Button

August 3, 2019

  On Aug. 2, indie duo Matt and Kim took to the Ogden Twilight Concert Series stage and filled the night with their high energy dance music. The duo, comprised of Matt Johnson and Kim Schifino, are well known for their live performances that involve the entire audience. The night up at the ...

Excellence in the Community Brings Social Dancing Back to Utah

Excellence in the Community Brings Social Dancing Back to Utah

By Abigail Raasch

August 1, 2019

  Throughout history, social dancing has been an integral part of many communities. During times of struggle and hardship, people would join together with good music and dance it out. We now live in a generation where dancing isn’t as much of a cultural norm. Our world has had the wonderful...

Roselit Bone Will Bring Desert Punk to SLC

Roselit Bone Will Bring Desert Punk to SLC

By Kate Button

July 28, 2019

  Roselit Bone — a genre-bending band from the Pacific Northwest — released their third album, “Crisis Actor,” on July 19, 2019. In conjunction with this release, the band is embarking on a tour of the western United States. Roselit Bone’s trademarks of emotional honesty, rock intensity and broken down re...

Laugh Your Night Away With SLAC’s ‘Saturday’s Voyeur’

Laugh Your Night Away With SLAC’s ‘Saturday’s Voyeur’

By Abigail Raasch

July 22, 2019

  In an effort to “[embrace] this peculiar place we call home,” Salt Lake Acting Company (SLAC) has yet again given us "Saturday’s Voyeur." This roaring production has come to us as the conclusion of SLAC’s beautiful season and is a tradition of the theater to bring laughter and fun to ...

Indie Duo Matt and Kim Prepare for the Ogden Twilight Concert Series

Indie Duo Matt and Kim Prepare for the Ogden Twilight Concert Series

By Kate Button

July 21, 2019

  The Brooklyn-based electronic dance-punk duo Matt and Kim released their latest album “Almost Everyday” in May 2018. This album marks the duo’s sixth studio album. The two — Matt Johnson on keys and Kim Schifino on drums — have consistently released music since 2009 and the pair h...

Brutally Honest Rock Band Badflower is Coming to SLC

Brutally Honest Rock Band Badflower is Coming to SLC

By Palak Jayswal

July 12, 2019

  California-based hard-rock band Badflower released their debut album “OK, I’M SICK” just five months ago. Now, with the same electrifying honesty that defines their music, the four-member band is taking on the world this summer as they tour with rock band Shinedown. The album speaks on ...

Utah Symphony Brings Magic to Muggles of SLC

Utah Symphony Brings Magic to Muggles of SLC

By Palak Jayswal

July 3, 2019

  When people hear the word “symphony” there are traditionally two different responses: excitement or a deep sense of dread. The Utah Symphony is keen on evoking the first response with their Films in Concert series, in which they perform famous movie scores while the accompanying film pla...

LOVELOUD 2019: Engaging as Ever

LOVELOUD 2019: Engaging as Ever

By Christopher Payne

June 30, 2019

  For its third year running, the LOVELOUD Festival brought thousands of people together with a message of unconditional love and support for all LGBTQ youth in Utah and across the world. Dan Reynolds — founder of LOVELOUD and lead singer of Imagine Dragons — has made it his mission to "ignite...

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