Arts and Culture

Arts
12:21 pm
Fri August 9, 2013

Local artist takes first at Ogden competition

Desert Wake with first place ribbon.
Credit Cody Chamberlain desertwake.tumblr.com

Though many artists take inspiration from Utah’s unique landscapes; one Utah artist, Cody Chamberlain, hopes that his work will encourage viewers to think more about their role in the environment.

Chamberlain describes the deserts of the west as a harsh, yet gentle land that is the foundation of his work. Last week, he and other artists from around the state showed their work at 39th Annual Statewide art competition at the Eccles Community Art Center in Ogden.


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Arts and Culture
3:09 pm
Thu August 8, 2013

Cache County Fair kicks off Thursday

Credit CacheCounty.org

It’s time for carnivals, clowns and cotton candy in Logan where the 134th Cache County Fair gets underway Thursday and runs through Saturday.

Organizers say they’re expecting big crowds through the three-day event. Everything from fine art to blue ribbon dairy cows will be on display. Fair manager and spokeswoman Jill Zollinger says there’s something for everyone.

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Arts and Culture
12:18 pm
Thu August 8, 2013

September show celebrates veterans, America

Once each year the Utah State University ballroom is transformed into a 1940s' era supper club as the Celebrate America Show Corporation presents the big band event: In the Miller Mood.

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Utah Arts
11:40 am
Mon August 5, 2013

Cache Valley Center for the Arts announces 2013-2014 schedule

Tickets on sale now at Cache Valley Center for the Arts

“Live it Up” at the Ellen Eccles Theatre! Join thousands of ticket holders who enjoy live theatre entertainment, close to home, at the beautiful Ellen Eccles Theatre. Tickets for the Cache Valley Center for the Arts 2013-2014 performing arts season go on sale Monday, August 5, 2013 at 10 am. Enjoy wide-ranging programs of theatre, dance, music, and productions for the entire family, CVCA continues its commitment as northern Utah’s center for the performing arts, presenting the best national and international arts.

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Gallery Walk
2:38 pm
Thu August 1, 2013

Join UPR downtown for August 9 Gallery Walk

MEL TORRIE

Utah Public Radio will be hosting photographer Mel Torrie and Jazz guitarist Kelin Gibbons Friday, August 9, from 6 to 9 p.m. in our downtown studios.

Every other month, on the second Friday, UPR joins with other local businesses to host the local artists and musicians. This provides an opportunity for the public to interact with our staff, learn about public radio, see and purchase local art, and listen to wonderful music.

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The Stage
1:05 pm
Thu July 25, 2013

Revised broadway musical to have live reading in Logan

Area residents will have a rare opportunity to witness a reading of a revised musical being evaluated for a possible return to the Broadway stage. Even more unique is the fact that the lyricist, Tony Award-winner Sheldon Harnick, and script writer Sherman Yellen will be in attendance along with representatives from the Rodgers and Hammerstein organization.

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Art and Museums
11:31 am
Mon July 15, 2013

Museums across Utah receive grants from Utah Division of Arts and Museums

The Utah Division of Arts and Museums is dishing out $195,000 to museums across Utah, including Hill Aerospace Museum, Clark Planetarium and Thanksgiving Point.

More than 40 museums will receive a different dollar amount, but the vast majority of handouts are for $3,000 to $6,000.


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Arts and Culture
12:38 pm
Thu July 11, 2013

Anne of Green Gables cast perform fundraising encore for cast member

The cast of Anne of Green Gables will gather at Logan High School on Monday July 15 for a benefit encore.

A Cache Valley theater company is putting on an extra "encore" show to help raise funds for a cast member's family, whose home was destroyed in a house fire last weekend.

Lizzy John, a cast member in a recent Logan-based "Anne of Greene Gables" production didn't expect such generosity from her friends in the Cache Theatre Company after her home was destroyed by a house fire.

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Arts and Culture
10:39 am
Tue July 9, 2013

Call for photos, videos for "This is the Place" exhibit

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Utah Arts & Museums is seeking photographs from the public for our upcoming exhibition, “This Is the Place.” The deadline for submissions is August 1, 2013. The exhibition runs August 16 – September 13, 2013 at the Rio Gallery inside the Rio Grande Depot (300 South Rio Grande Street) in Salt Lake City. There will be a public reception on Friday, August 16 from 6 to 9 p.m. in collaboration with the Salt Lake Gallery Stroll.

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Arts and Culture
10:30 am
Tue July 9, 2013

USU Alumni Band celebrates French holiday and 50th anniversary on the quad

The USU Alumni Band will celebrate its 50 anniversary on July 14 at 7 p.m. on the Quad. The band is celebrating Bastille Day, a French holiday.

The national independence day for the European country remembers the storming of the Bastille fortress on July 14, 1789 and the end of the French Revolution.

The performance is free and open to the public. In case of inclement weather, the event will be moved to the Kent Concert Hall.

A reception will be held in the Twain Tippets Exhibit Hall following the performance.

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