Arts and Culture

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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Arts and Culture
11:00 am
Mon July 8, 2013

Utah Festival Opera Opens 21st Season on Wednesday

More than 250 musicians, performers and crew members from renowned stages across the nation have been working for months to perfect their performances for Utah Festival Opera and Musical Theatre’s 21st season.

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Arts and Culture
10:09 am
Mon July 8, 2013

Saturday at the Museum: Pioneers of the Oregon and California Trail

“Pioneers of the Oregon and California Trails” features activities for both children and adults. July 13 at 1 p.m., the American West Heritage Center will join the museum for a lecture highlighting the everyday experiences of settlers as they traveled across the West.

Throughout the day, children can play pioneer games, create their own yarn dolls, replicas of covered wagons and log cabins.

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Arts and Culture
3:30 pm
Wed July 3, 2013

Arrival from Sweden dazzles Freedom Fire

Stage crew members work to prepare for Freedom Fire on Wednesday.
Credit Matt Jensen

Crowds couldn't get enough of the music of ABBA at Wednesday night's Freedom Fire event inside USU's Romeny Stadium in Logan.

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Arts and Culture
4:26 pm
Mon June 24, 2013

USU's Museum of Anthropology opens exhibit comparing modern humans and Neanderthals

LOGAN - Visitors to Utah State University's Museum of Anthropology are invited to explore the differences between modern humans and Neanderthals in activities June 29 as part of the museum's "Saturdays at the Museum" series.

 

An illustration lecture begins at 1 p.m.  Relating to the day's theme, the lecture explains the newest scientific evidence for humans and Neanderthals living together.

 

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Arts and Culture
11:37 am
Thu June 20, 2013

Exhibition "Love Hours" opens in Alice Gallery

Trevor Southey, “Motherhood II,” 1978-1986

 Utah Arts and Museums announces the opening of the exhibition “Love Hours” in the Alice Gallery, located inside the Glendinning Mansion. The show runs from June 21 to July 26 and gallery hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. An opening reception will be held June 21 from 6 to 9 p.m. during Gallery Stroll. The Glendinning Mansion is located at 617 East South Temple in Salt Lake City.  

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Arts and Culture
11:16 am
Thu June 20, 2013

DesignArts '13 opens in Salt Lake City

Utah Arts and Museums presents the exhibition DesignArts Utah 2013, opening June 21 and running through August 2 at the Rio Gallery, 300 South Rio Grande 455 West in Salt Lake City. A reception for the designers, guests and public will be held on June 21 from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Rio Gallery and will coincide with Salt Lake Gallery Association’s monthly “Gallery Stroll.”

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Arts and Culture
7:51 pm
Wed June 19, 2013

International Quilt Exhibit in Brigham City July and August

With thousands of colorful, toothpick-size fabrics, Noriko Endo of Tokyo, Japan has captured the rapture of nature in art quilts that are on display in the Brigham City Museum of Art and History's 2013 International Quilt Invitational Exhibition.

Works by Endo, the featured art quilter, and Helen Butler, the featured traditional quilter, will hang in the museum July 2 through August 24.

Endo said nature's vast magnificence has gripped her imagination since childhood when she walked in the woods with her father, but her mother also influenced her art.

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