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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Kenny Loggins Will Take You Right Into the ‘Danger Zone’

Even if you’ve never picked up a Kenny Loggins album before, there’s probably at least one Kenny Loggins song you know by heart from a much-loved movie. From soaring hits in Top...

Review: Rodrigo y Gabriela at Red Butte Garden

“Buenas noches!” Gabriela Quintero (of Rodrigo y Gabriela) greeted the crowd at Red Butte Garden Amphitheatre Sunday night. “Buenas noches!” the crowd called back, and to her next question, “Cómo estás?” the...

Sunday’s Best Feeds Our Growing Brunch Obsession

There is something about brunch. It’s the sweet spot between breakfast and lunch with all of the best menu options of both. It’s popping a bottle of chilled champagne for another round...

Superstar Violinist Headlines Benefit Concert for Haitian Orchestra Institute

In 2010, when a 7 magnitude earthquake struck Haiti just outside of the capital city of Port-au-Prince, Getro Joseph was just 8 years old. When he was 13, his world changed again...

Utah’s Ban on Vaccine Mandates Is Ruining My Childhood

A bit shy of 20 years ago, I was a 13-year-old kid excited for my first-ever live rock show. I had won a pair of tickets to Counting Crows at the USANA...

It’s Not Too Late to See Stunning Perseid Meteor Shower

From our vantage point at Dinosaur National Monument, lying on the ground and staring up at a sky crowded with stars—seriously, an overwhelming number of stars—streaks of green, white, gold and blue...

Review: Wilco and Sleater-Kinney at Red Butte Garden

Some things never change. Wilco and Sleater-Kinney gave audiences at Red Butte Garden Sunday exactly what fans have come to expect from either bands’ live shows. These are the patrons and matrons...

Review: “I’m Baaack!” Travis Tritt Plays Red Butte Garden

“We came to Salt Lake City to party!” declared Travis Tritt at his concert on Friday at Red Butte Garden Amphitheatre. And party people did. After the first song (“Drive In Your...

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.