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10dec7:30 pmA Kurt Bestor Christmas

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Event Details

Live at the Eccles presents A Kurt Bestor Christmas December 10-12, 2020 at the Eccles Theater on Main Street in downtown Salt Lake City. ArtTix is the official source for tickets for Live at the Eccles events.

This year marks 33 years of Emmy-award-winning and Grammy-nominated composer and performer, Kurt Bestor performing A Kurt Bestor Christmas and has been made possible by the support provided by the CARES Act, the Utah State Legislature through Utah Department of Arts & Museums and is presented by MagicSpace Entertainment and LIVE at the Eccles. 

While the concert held at the Eccles Theater will look different than previous years, with audience and performers required to wear face coverings and fewer audience members to allow for socially distanced seating, the spirit will be the same.

“Despite being masked and socially distanced, this year’s shows are going to be very special. In a way, it’s a coming together after more than nine months of being apart. It’s a Utahan, me, performing with talented Utahans, for an audience full of Utahans; playing music of Christmas’ past and foreshadowing the hope and promises of Christmas’ future. I can’t imagine a more magical and heart-warming night,” – Kurt Bestor 

In addition to Bestor’s popular holiday hits played by his all-star band and world-class orchestra, he will be joined by special guest performers to celebrate the peace, joy, and unity of the holiday season.

To ensure the health and safety of patrons, performers, and staff, Eccles Theater has implemented new COVID precautions to create a safe and enjoyable environment.  Eccles Theater performance COVID precautions include:

  • Most important – if you are sick or show any symptoms of COVID-19 or if you’ve been exposed to anyone with the virus, please STAY HOME!
  • Face coverings are required for all patrons, please arrive at the theater with your covering
  • Reduced audience capacities to accommodate six-foot social distancing between households in the lobby and auditorium
  • Enhanced cleaning and sanitizing throughout the venue
  • Hand sanitizing stations in the lobby
  • Personal water bottles allowed; concession stands & drinking fountains are temporarily closed
  • More Eccles COVID safety information available at https://www.saltlakecountyarts.org/artsculturecovid-19information/

For additional COVID-19 Event updates and precautions in place for A Kurt Bestor Christmas please visit: https://live-at-the-eccles.com/visit/covid-19-information

Time

(Thursday) 7:30 pm

Location

George S. and Dolores Doré Eccles Theater

131 S. Main Street, Salt Lake City, 84111

Organizer

Live at the Eccles801-355-2787 131 South Main Street

A holiday letter from our editor, Mary Brown Malouf:⁠

"It’s the season for celebration. And let’s face it—it was a bad year for cheer. Nevertheless, though masked and socially distanced, we will join together again this year in love and joy for one another. We will clink glasses, feast, toast to a better future and enjoy what we have, taking care to live in the moment. Remembering the good times in the midst of the not-so-good and pledging to support one another."⁠

Have a wonderful and safe holiday. Cheers! 🥂⁠

To read the full letter, go to the link in bio.
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Happy Friday! We all know the best way to celebrate the end of the week is with a cocktail 😉! ⁠

🍸 And our next highlighted cocktail is the perfect way to start your weekend. @alibislc's 'Far From The Tree' by Clif Reagle:⁠

1.5 oz. @shdistillery Bourbon⁠
1.5 oz. Utah Honey and Akane Apple Shrub⁠
.25+ oz. @waterpocketdistillery Snow Angel .25 oz. lemon juice⁠
Barspoon of simple syrup⁠
2 dashes Regans Orange Bitters⁠
Combine in shaker over ice, shake and strain into a footed glass. Serve with dried apple garnish.⁠

“My goal for this drink was to make it with as many local ingredients as possible,” says Reagle, “and seeing as the farm scene is pretty quiet in November I decided to go with a classic method of fruit preservation: the shrub.⁠

VOTE VOTE VOTE AWAY! Grab our magazine, grab a cocktail (or make it yourself) and get voting. Cheers!🥂⁠

Link in bio to vote and learn more about Clif Reagle!
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Yes. Thanksgiving is going to be different this year. So instead of stressing out to prepare a meal, help support local restaurants who need our love this Thanksgiving. 🦃⁠

Restaurants are doing what they can to make this Thanksgiving seamless for us. With offerings of curbside pick up, meal kits, and even delivery, ordering out this Thanksgiving seems like a no-brainer.⁠

Oh and did we mention no family-sized mess to clean up afterward? That’s a win-win in our book. 😉 Check the link in bio for full list of restaurants. 🍽️
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Don't forget to vote in our 2020 Cocktail Contest!! 🍸🍹🥂⁠

Our next highlighted coktail is @thecopperonion's “Not Today Satan” by Frank Mealy:⁠

1.5 oz. @shdistillery Bourbon⁠
1.5 oz. pear shrub (Champagne Vinegar/Earl Grey simple 2:1)⁠
.75 oz. lemon juice⁠
Preheat glass with hot water. Mix ingredients, pour into the hot glass, top with hot water and garnish with cinnamon stick, star anise and dried pear.⁠

Mealy is a full-time bartender for the Copper Group. “Inspiration for this drink came from the expectation that we’re going to be running our outdoor patio season longer because of Covid.” People are more comfortable sitting outside, Mealy says, “So I wanted to make a hot drink for the colder months.”⁠

VOTE VOTE VOTE AWAY! Grab our magazine, grab a cocktail (or make it yourself) and get voting. Cheers!🥂⁠

Link in bio to vote and learn more about Frank Mealy!
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Our 2020 Cocktail Contest is live!! 🍸🍹🥂

We’ll be highlighting our cocktail contest contestants throughout the next few weeks. Starting with @takashi_slc’s “Red Dirt Garden” by Crystal Daniels:

- 1.5 oz. Amaro Bilaro
- .5 oz. @shdistillery Barrel-strength Rye
- .75 oz. Lemon juice
- 1 oz. Red rice orgeat made with @redbuttegarden botanicals
- Pinch of Jacobsen Salt from @caputosmarket

Daniels garnished her cocktail with banana leaves and an edible begonia- if you can’t get the begonia, another colorful edible bloom will do. 🌺

VOTE VOTE VOTE AWAY! Grab our magazine, grab a cocktail (or make it yourself) and get voting. Cheers!🥂

Link in bio to vote!
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Did you know that the first woman to cast a ballot in the United States voted right here in Salt Lake City?

In 1870, on her way to work as a schoolteacher, Seraph Young stopped by SLC’s old City Hall—right across from the Capitol—and made history as the first woman to vote under a women's equal suffrage law.

Like many of us, Young voted early in that election simply because she had to get to work on time. Her story reminds us of the power ordinary people have to make history. Now, get out and vote!

Photo: Ron Fox
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Our November-December issue is on stands now!!⁠

And our annual cocktail contest is open for voting! Take all precautions, support our hardworking hospitality community and remember to smile. 🍹🍸🧉⁠

Pick up a magazine, grab a cocktail and vote! Happy November, everyone! ⁠

Check the link in bio to vote.
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Trick or treat? COVID cases are getting scary.

111K confirmed cases and 601 deaths in Utah.

Link in bio for a little op-ed on face masks. 😷
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Here in Utah, we live on the traditional and ancestral homelands of the Shoshone, Paiute, Goshute and Ute Tribes. Today we celebrate the people who first called this land home. We remember the struggles and tragedies they endured and recognize the fight for justice and autonomy that Indigenous Peoples still face. ⁠

Go to the link in bio to give to Diné Bikéyah and support Bears Ears. 🏜️
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Last night’s vigil for Breonna Taylor. ...

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