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What to Do in Utah for Halloween (If You Hate Haunted Houses)

Sometimes, Halloween is all about the spooky, creepy and downright horrifying. Utah has plenty of haunted houses if that’s your thing, like the newly revamped Nightmare on 13th and the notorious Asylum...

Fame vs. Family in ‘Ass’ at Pioneer Theatre Company

First, there’s the title. Surprising, tongue-in-cheek, a little bit provocative, something that might make you awkwardly pause before saying it in polite conversation. Then, there’s the playwright. Ass, which makes its world...

Ogden’s Poet Laureate, Professor Abraham Smith

The poet Abe Smith is an otherworldly and uncontainable presence.  He thinks the label “hick” suits him just fine. For Smith, hick is a term of endearment, motivated by rural slang; he...

10 Scary Good Utah Haunted Houses

Spooky season is back and we are here for it! If you're ready to get in the sprit of the season before trick-or-treaters come knocking, there's nothing more quintessentially Halloween than a...

Review: ‘Four Women Talking About the Man Under the Sheet’ at Salt Lake Acting Company

In Four Women Talking About the Man Under the Sheet, a world premiere from Utah playwright Elaine Jarvik at Salt Lake Acting Company, a dead body literally upstages every other actor. In...

Immersive Van Gogh Exhibit Moves Salt Lake Audiences

Beyond Van Gogh defies the definition of a typical museum exhibit. While not directly interactive, it is immersive and captivating. After traveling the country for months, the exhibit has arrived in Salt Lake...

Owen Mortensen Tames Wild Artifacts into Functional Art

“I remember a tumbleweed blowing into my yard and thinking ‘Wow, what am I going to do with this?’ I put it on a shelf knowing it would eventually present itself.” Artist Owen...

Nightmare on 13th Kicks Off Season With 3 New Scares

Nightmare on 13th guests will meet a Hoodoo queen in a bayou, monsters on a mountain top and creatures shrouded in darkness.

Review: Bianca Del Rio ‘Unsanitized’ Tour

On Sunday night, it didn’t take long for the Capitol Theatre, one of Salt Lake’s most beautiful venues, to feel like a seedy club. That is by no means an insult. But...

Review: SONDERimmersive’s ‘The Chocolatier’

As the pandemic made most traditional live theater impossible, the new theater company SONDERimmersive stayed busy, experimenting with innovative ways to perform in-person productions. In Through Yonder Window, audiences stayed in their...

‘Four Women Talking About the Man Under the Sheet’ Examines the Messy Side of American Progress

In a charged period of American history, activists fight for radical social change and marginalized groups struggle to be heard. As leaders and everyday people struggle for progress, fractious debates emerge—between idealism...

Bianca Del Rio Brings Her ‘Unsanitized’ Comedy to SLC

“I am alive and awaiting my arrival in Salt Lake City to meet a nice young Mormon boy.” Mormon boys, you have officially been warned: Bianca Del Rio is coming for you....

Getting Geeky at FanX 2021

At this year's FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention, fans gathered to meet their favorite stars, show off their finest cosplay and find a community of fellow pop culture obsessives. Salt Lake was...

Review: Pioneer Theatre Company’s ‘Ain’t Misbehavin’’

Here’s how surreal it feels to attend live theater again in 2021. In Pioneer Theatre Company’s performance of Ain’t Misbehavin’—the company’s first production in 18 months—one of the biggest cheers of the...

The Gospel of Sister Dottie S. Dixon

Last spring Salt Lake City lost our Sister Dottie. Actor Charles Lynn Frost passed away on May 19 at age 67 from colon cancer. Sister Dottie S. Dixon, the creation of Frost...

Utah Cosplayer Couture

A wealth of talent to rival any fashion designer lives in the world of cosplay—a portmanteau of “costume” and “play,” used to describe the people who don costumes and play-act like their...
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