Arts & Culture

Review: ‘The Lehman Trilogy’ by PTC

Pioneer Theatre Company (PTC) opened its production of The Lehman Trilogy on March 29, 2024, in its brand-new space, The Meldrum Theatre. The high-stakes world of high finance has never been so...

Spring Music Festivals Coming to Utah in 2024

With spring officially here, it’s time to bust out those low back chairs and start planning your festival season. Salt Lake City music fans have some great outdoor music opportunities coming up....

Preview: ‘The Lehman Trilogy’ at Pioneer Theatre

For 62 Seasons, PTC has been bringing Utah award-winning professional theater, cementing its place as one of Utah’s cultural cornerstones. This season, however, PTC will debut its first show on the stage...

Celebrate The State Room’s 15th Anniversary with Low Cut Connie and Fantastic Cat 

Don’t be a fool and miss Low Cut Connie’s high-octane rock ‘n’ roll show on Monday, April 1st. The State Room will be celebrating its 15th Anniversary (can you believe it?) To...

Review: KRCL Presents Margo Cilker

Whenever KRCL and The State Room join forces, the end result is usually an unforgettable Salt Lake City concert. We had such a memorable evening on Friday, March 8, 2024 when Margo...

Bonnie and Clyde Have Made Their Way to The Utah Stage

The murderous couple Bonnie & Clyde and their infamous story of adventure and romance have hit the stage at Salt Lake City’s Pioneer Theater Company. This version, directed by decorated and experienced...

The Ogdenite Presents ‘Femme As Folk: Book More Womxn

Femme As Folk: Book More Womxn is a new multi-genre music festival series featuring women, transgender, and nonbinary musicians every Friday and Saturday in March at Lighthouse Lounge in Ogden. Deann Armes, founder...

Preview: KRCL Presents Margo Cilker’s Valley of the Heart’s Delight 24 Tour with Jeremy Ferrara

The State Room is an incubator for award winning artists like 2024 Grammy winner Allison Russell and the Grammy nominated duo War and Treaty. That trend continues with Margo Cilker. Don’t miss...

Interview: Grace Potter will Rock the Eccles

In our interview, Grace Potter tells how a decision to move back to her childhood home in Vermont shook up her world and prompted her to embark on three road trips by herself, treks that put her on the road to creating her stirring new album “Mother Road.” She shares some of the discoveries she had about herself and life along the way and how they grew into an album of character-driven story songs that blend fiction and facts and offer glimpses into her personality and life.

Review: Balthazar at Plan-B Theatre

On Friday, Feb. 16, 2024, Plan-B staged the world premiere of Balthazar, a new play by Debora Threedy that puts a modern twist on Shakespeare’s Merchant of Venice. The lights go up and...

Review: Wildflowers and Heartbreakers

It was an evening of music by Petty by many—and more. The State Room hosted an all-star lineup for a sold-out 30th Anniversary celebration of Tom Petty’s Wildflowers on Friday, Feb. 9,...

Review: Lydia Loveless w/ Jason Hawk Harris

Lydia Loveless is touring in support of her album, Nothing’s Gonna Stand In My Way Again. And on January 31st at The State Room, nothing did. She and her band hit us...

SLC Punk! 25 years later (ish)

As a document of Salt Lake’s mid-’80s punk-rock underground, this darkly funny film is not accurate enough for the scene’s survivors and a face-slap to the conservative Reagan-era types who had no...

Preview: Wildflowers and Heartbreakers– The Songs of Tom Petty

The all-star lineup that brought us an amazing tribute to Neil Young’s Harvest last year are back at it for a 30th Anniversary celebration of Tom Petty’s Wildflowers. Singers and musicians from...

Preview: Cosmic Hootenanny

It's time to say goodbye to dry January and get ready to party with a purpose at the Commonwealth Room on Thursday, February 8, 2024. Trash Moon Collective presents: Cosmic Hootenanny, a...

OCA’s Artist Factory Program Highlights the Importance of Youth Arts Education

As we’ve witnessed public education funding come under fire over the past decade, some of the first programs to be cut are arts—despite proven studies that show how impactful arts education is...