Christie Porter

Christie Porter is the managing editor of Salt Lake Magazine. She has worked as a journalist for nearly a decade, writing about everything under the sun, but she really loves writing about nerdy things and the weird stuff. She recently published her first comic book short this year.
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A Manly Makeover

In a society that prizes machismo and often promotes toxic masculinity, not many dudes want to own up to getting facials or laser hair removal or breast reductions. But more and more...

The Final Dash to Draw New Districts

We're in the final hours of Utah’s redistricting process. The process was already rushed this year, thanks to COVID and delays in getting 2020 census data, but the Utah State Legislature still...

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...

Utah Pride Center Celebrates National Coming Out Day With Road Rally

Thousands of vehicles will drag Main Street in Salt Lake City on Sunday to celebrate the LGBTQ+ community and National Coming Out Day. The Utah Pride Center is organizing the Utah Pride...

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...

Worth the Trip: Strange Scenes Along Scenic Byway 89

Inside the “Jewel of Kanab,” the first modern home in Kane County, feels more like a mausoleum than a museum, preserving the remains of the day-to-day life of Mormon polygamist settlers, down...

WB’s Eatery ‘Weed Socials’ Breathe New Life Into Ogden’s Historic 25th Street

Ogden’s Historic 25th Street has had endless iterations over the decades, culminating in what is now--a lit-up, highly walkable strip of brew pubs, restaurants, art galleries and myriad independently owned shops, showcasing...

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...

Christie Porter

Christie Porter is the managing editor of Salt Lake Magazine. She has worked as a journalist for nearly a decade, writing about everything under the sun, but she really loves writing about nerdy things and the weird stuff. She recently published her first comic book short this year.